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September-October-November

 
 
 

September

 
Music
 
WoodSongs Old-Time Radio Hour
Lyric Theatre and Cultural Arts Center
Sept. 22 – Las Cafeteras; Fullset; General tickets – $10, WoodSongs Partners free
Sept. 29 – Special Event Broadcast with Mud Morganfield & Kim Wilson; Angaleena Presley; General tickets – $20. WoodSongs Partners free
All tickets must be picked up by 6:45 p.m. for the 7 p.m. broadcast. For reservations, call 859-252-8888.
For more information, click here.
 

Natasha’s Bistro and Bar
Natasha’s, 112 Esplanade
Sept. 17 – Bros. Landreth at 9 p.m.; $5 cover
Sept. 18 – Bluegrass Parkway at 9 p.m.; $10 cover
Sept. 20 – The Glade City Rounders at 9 p.m.; $8 cover
Sept. 21 – Special Session at 8 p.m.; $5 cover
Sept. 22 – A. Lorenzo Farr – the Backslider at 9 p.m.; $6 cover
Sept. 24 – Tim Shelton at 9 p.m.; $8 cover
Sept. 25 – Jollett Hollow at 9 p.m.; $6 cover
Sept. 26 – Central Kentucky Guitar Night presents Neil Jacobs with Chris Weiss at 9 p.m.; $10 cover
Sept. 27 – Tall, Dark and Handsome at 9 p.m.; $8 cover
Sept. 28 – Brunch with The Queens at 10:30 a.m.; tickets are $18, reservations required
Sept. 28 – Foghorn Stringband at 8 p.m.; $10 cover
Sept. 29 – Ali Sperry & the Family Vacation at 9 p.m.; $5 cover
For more information, click here.
 

Red Barn Radio
This is a studio taping of a radio broadcast at 7 p.m.
ArtsPlace, 161 N. Mill St.
Sept. 17 – Bluegrass Parkway’s U.S. tour (from Australia)
Sept. 24 – Fred Kearns and Nizhoni Sky
Tickets – $8
For more information, click here.
 

Cosmic Charlie’s
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington
Sept. 17 – Simo
Sept. 20 – Born Cross Eyed
Sept. 21 – Sunday Service with The Tall Boys at 9 p.m.
Sept. 23 – Service Industry Night with Levon Musk at 9 p.m.
Sept. 28 – Sunday Service with Restless Leg String Band
Sept. 30 – Service Industry Night with Levon Musk at 9 p.m.
All shows, unless otherwise indicated, begin at 10 p.m. and are 18+.
For more information, click here.
 
Gaelic Storm in Concert
EKU Center for the Arts, Richmond
Sept. 17, 7:30 p.m.
Tickets are $23.50-$38.
For tickets, call 859-622-7469 or click here.
 
Crystal Gayle, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Mitch Barrett
EKU Center for the Arts, Richmond
Sept. 19, 7:30 p.m.
Tickets are $45 and benefit Christian Appalachian Project.
For tickets, call 859-622-7949 or click here.
 
Buster’s Billiards and Backroom
899 Manchester St.
Sept. 17 – September Singer Songwriter Night at 8:30 for 18+; $5
Sept. 18 – Big SMO rescheduled for Jan. 15
Sept. 19 – SquallFest 2014 – Those Crosstown Rivals at 8 p.m.; $18 weekend pass; $10 at door
Sept. 20 – SquallFest 2014 at 5 p.m.; $18 advance, $20 at door
Sept. 25 – Randy Rogers Band at 8 p.m. for 18+; $14 in advance, $17 at door
Sept. 26 – Corey Smith at 9 p.m.; $20 advance, $25 at door; all ages
Sept. 28 – Framing Hanley at 8 p.m.; $13 in advance, $15 at door
For more information, click here.
 
Bolero & Barnatan: LexPhil’s Season Opener
Israeli pianist Inon Barnatan plays Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. 1; LexPhil plays Gershwin’s Cuban Overture, Ravel’s Bolero
Singletary Center for the Arts, Rose and Euclid
Sept. 20, 7:30 p.m.
Tickets are $25-$75.
For tickets and more information, see lexphil or call 859-233-4226.
 
Recycled Percussion Bring Vegas Show
Norton Center for the Arts, Danville
Sept. 23, 7:30 p.m.
Tickets are $25-$45.
For tickets, call 859-236-4692 or click here.
 
Smash Mouth
The band brings their 20th anniversary tour.
Norton Center for the Arts, Danville
Sept. 27, 8 p.m.
Tickets are $25-$46.
For tickets, call 859-236-4692 or see here.
 

Theater
 

Central Library’s Farish Theater
Sept. 17-19, 23-25, 7 p.m. – Balagula Theater 2014/15 season opens with Eric Bogosian’s Drinking in America; tickets are $25 for one show and $100 for six; more information is available here.
Sept. 20, 2:30 p.m. – Author/illustrator Joan Walsh Anglund
Sept. 29, 7 p.m. – Wandering Storytellers
For more information, click here.
 

Late Night Latin Dance
Natasha’s, 112 Esplanade
Sept. 19, 11 p.m.
Cover is $6 with ID
 
Brother Outsider: The Life of Bayard Rustin
Film about social justice
Lyric Theatre and Cultural Arts Center, Third and Elm Tree
Sept. 20 – 1:30 p.m.
Free
For more information, click here.
 
Leading Ladies
Studio Players present Ken Ludwig’s comedy.
Carriage House Theatre, 154 W. Bell Court
Sept. 18-21, 26-28 – Thursdays-Saturdays at 8 p.m., Sundays at 2:30 p.m.
Tickets are $21 for adults, $11 for students at the door.
For tickets, call 859-257-4929 or see here.
 
Exhibits
 
The Art Museum at the University of Kentucky
Singletary Center for the Arts, 405 Rose St.
Through Dec. 23 — Laurel Nakadate: Strangers and Relations
Through Dec. 23 — Take My Word For It
Through Dec. 23 — Kurt Vonnegut: Madmen and Moonbeams
Tuesday through Sunday, 12-5 p.m.; Friday 12-8 p.m.
Special exhibits are $8 general admission, $5 for seniors and free Fridays 5-8 p.m.
For more information, click here.
 
Arts in HealthCare
A. B. Chandler Hospital, University of Kentucky
East Gallery: Jill Frank’s Latent History of color photographs
West Gallery: James Baker Hall: The Mirror’s Beveled Edge of four color and black and white groupings
For more information, click here.
 
Kentucky Artisan Center
Kentucky Artisan Center, Berea
Sept. 20 – Berea Welcome Center Carvers demonstrate woodcarving
Sept. 27 – Janice Miller of Lancaster demonstrates folk art painting
All artisan demonstrations are from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
For more information, click here.
 
Victory Without Fanfare: Lori Larusso and Melissa Vandenberg
Loudoun House, 209 Castlewood Dr.
Through Oct. 5
For more information, click here.
 
 
Special Events
 

Landscape Painting Classes
Bill Fletcher teaches a class twice a month on select Tuesdays either 2:30-6 p.m. or 6-9:30 p.m.
Artists’ Attic, 4th floor of The Square, 401 W. Main St.
For more information, click here or contact Fletcher at billfletcherstudio@gmail.com.
 

Rain Barrel Workshops
Sponsored by Kentucky American Water, Bluegrass Greensource
Bourbon County
Sept. 27, 9 a.m.
For more information, call Michelle Patterson at 859-266-1572 or contact her at michelle@bggreensource.org. To register, click here.
 

2014 Kentucky Summit on Philanthropy
Marriott Griffin Gate Resort, Lexington
Sept. 30-Oct. 1
For more information, click here and here.
 
Thursday Night Live
Cheapside Park, Fifth Third Band Pavilion, 4:30-7:30 p.m.
Sept. 18 – Blind Corn Liquor Pickers; Nonprofit is Carnegie Center; Food Venders are J Renders BBQ, Shakespeare & Co., Lexington Pasta, Goodfellas Pizzeria and Kettle Masters
Sept. 25 – Sixtyfourwest; Nonprofit is Bluegrass Conservancy
For more information, visit here.
 
Dining Out For Life
Fifth annual event to raise money for AIDS Volunteers Inc.
Sept. 18
For more information, click here.
 
Bella Rose Trunk Show
126 W. Maxwell St.
Sept. 18-20
For more information, click here.
 
Empowering Women in Business
The Plantory, 501 W. Sixth St. Suite 250
Sept. 19, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Preregistration required and includes lunch
For more information, click here.
 
LexArts Gallery Hop
Downtown Lexington
Sept. 19, 5-8 p.m.
For more information, click here.
 
Mission Lexington Fall Fling
Evening of live music, hors d’oeurves and live auction to raise funds for medical and dental clinics
Donamire Farm Guest House, 4151 Old Frankfort Pike
Sept. 19, 7 p.m.
Admission is $75, $50 for those 35 and younger.
For more information, click here.
 
Festival Latino de Lexington
Robert F. Stephens Courthouse Plaza, Lexington
Sept. 19-20, 5-11 p.m. on Friday, 4-11 p.m. on Saturday
 
TrusT After Party
Following Festival Latino de Lexington
TrusT Lounge, 123 W. Main St.
Sept. 19, 9 p.m.
 
Empty Bowls 2014
Fifth annual fundraiser for Moveable Feast.
Bourbon N’ Toulouse, 829 Euclid Ave.
Sept. 20, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
For more information, click here.
 
A Night For The Nest
Fund-raiser for The Nest, Center for Women, Children and Families
Normandy Farm, 4701 Paris Pike
Sept. 20, 7-11 p.m.
For more information, click here.
 
Women Airforce Service Pilots
Historian Sarah Byrn Rickman discusses WASPs at dinner and talk
Aviation Museum of Kentucky, 4029 Airport Rd., Lexington
Sept. 20, 6 p.m.
Buffet dinner included in ticket, but reservations required.
Tickets – $15 for museum members, $20 for non-members.
For more information, call 859-231-1219 or click here.
 

Raven Run Nature Sanctuary
3788 Raven Run Way, Lexington
Sept. 20 – Yoga into the Stars at 7 p.m., Stargazing at 8 p.m.
For more information, click here.
 
McConnell Springs
Sept. 20 – Junior Naturalist on Kentucky’s autumn trees at 10 a.m.
For more information, click here.
 
Joseph-Beth Booksellers presents:
Sept. 20 – Carey Corp and Lorie Langdon discussing and signing Destined for Doon at 2 p.m.
Sept. 27 – Loren Long, Lexington native and NYT bestselling author, discussing and signing Otis and the Scarecrow at 11 a.m.
Sept. 30 – Robert A. Powell discussing and signing Lexington-Fayette County Sketchbook at 7 p.m.
Sept. 30 – Teacher Appreciation Night at 5 p.m.
For more information, click here.
 
Walk To End Alzheimer’s
Sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association
Downtown Lexington starting at Fayette County Courthouse
Sept. 27, 9 a.m.
For more information, call 859-266-5283 or visit click here.
 
LexEndPoverty: A Night to Build Livable Communities
Keynote speaker is Dr. Cornel West.
Lyric Theatre and Cultural Arts Center, Third and Elm Tree
Sept. 27, 7 p.m.
Tickets are $50.
For more information, click here.
 
Art Off Pike
An event for emerging artists that celebrates its 10th anniversary with art, culture, food and booze
Madlot, 27 W. 7th St., Covington
Sept. 28, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
For more information, click here.
 
 
October

 
 
 
Music
 
WoodSongs Old-Time Radio Hour
Lyric Theatre and Cultural Arts Center
Oct. 6 – David Frizell; Helen Cornelius – $20 general public; Free to WoodSongs members
Oct. 13 – Lawson and Williams Crowe – $20 general public; Free to WoodSongs members
Oct. 20 – Emi Sunshine; Rob Ickes and Trey Hensley – $10 general public; Free to WoodSongs members
Oct. 27 – Ian McLagan; Janiva Magness – $20 general public; Free to WoodSongs members
To reserve tickets, call 859-252-8888 and leave a message. All tickets must be picked up by 6:45 p.m. or they’re released. Shows begins at 7 p.m.
For more information, click here.
 
Natasha’s Bistro and Bar
Natasha’s, 112 Esplanade
Oct. 2 – Nathan Angelo at 9 p.m.; $8 cover
Oct. 3 – Patrick McNeese Band at 9 p.m.; $8 cover
Oct. 4 – Alma Gitana at 9 p.m.; $10 cover
Oct. 5 – Silverback in fund-raiser for Bridget Leukemia Society at 9 p.m.; $10 cover
Oct. 9 – Alyssa Jacey at 9 p.m.; $5 cover
Oct. 10 – Phoebe Hunt and The Gatherers featuring Connor Forsyth in Walk With Me album release party at 9 p.m.; $10 cover
Oct. 11 – LexJam Acoustic CafĂ© jam brunch at 9 p.m.; Admission free
Oct. 11 – Quinn Coffey CD Release Party at 9 p.m.; $5 cover
Oct. 13 – Roy Schneider & Kim Mayfield at 9 p.m.; $5 cover
Oct. 17 – Howard Levy with The Miles/Dailey Jazztet at 8:30 p.m.; Tickets $22 online here
Oct. 18 – Julia Knight at 8 p.m.; $6 cover
Oct. 19 – Evening River Band/Quiet Hollers at 9 p.m.; $7 cover
Oct. 20 – Samuel Lockridge and David Mahler at 9 p.m.; $5 cover
Oct. 25 – The Bats at 8 p.m.; Tickets $10 Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at 859-259-2754
Oct. 26 – Nick Dittmeier and Josh Nolan at 7:30 p.m.; Free
Oct. 30 – Twiggenburys at 9 p.m.; $8 cover
Oct. 31 – Lee Carroll presents C the Beat: Dance Party at 9 p.m.; $10
For more information, click here.
 
Jazz! Live at the Library
Central Library’s Farish Theater
Oct. 9 – 7-8 p.m.
Event is free.
 
Leo Kottke
Lyric Theatre
Oct. 28, 7:30 p.m.
For tickets, call 859-280-2218 or here.
 
Boz Scaggs
Lexington Opera House
Oct. 28, 8 p.m.
For tickets, call 859-233-2525 or visit ticketmaster.com.
 
Buster’s Billiards and Backroom
899 Manchester St.
Oct. 3 – Here Come the Mummies at 9 p.m.; $22 advance, $25 at door for 18+
Oct. 9 – Cherub at 8 p.m.; $15 advance, $17 at door for 18+
Oct. 11 – Annual PRHBTN featuring Mayhem and 30,000 Watts of Bass! at 9 p.m. for 18+; $15 in advance, $20 at door
Oct. 31 – Granger Smith featuring Earl Dibbles Jr. at 9 p.m.; $15 advance, $18 at door for 18+
For more information, click here.
 
Cosmic Charlie’s
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington
Oct. 5 – Sunday Service with The Tall Boys at 9 p.m.
Oct. 7 – Service Industry Night with Levon Musk at 9 p.m.
Oct. 12 – Sunday Service with Restless Leg String Band
Oct. 14 – Service Industry Night with Levon Musk at 9 p.m.
Oct. 17 – The Nth Power
Oct. 18 – Pallbearer; Tombs; Vattnet Viskar
Oct. 19 – Sunday Service with The Tall Boys at 9 p.m.
Oct. 21 – Service Industry Night with Levon Musk at 9 p.m.
Oct. 26 – Sunday Service with Restless Leg String Band
Oct. 28 – Service Industry Night with Levon Musk at 9 p.m.
All shows begin at 10 p.m. and are 18+.
For more information, click here.
 
 
Theater
 
Central Library’s Farish Theater
Oct. 15-17, 22-25, 28-31, 7 p.m. – Balagula Theatre presents Charles Ludlum’s The Mystery of Irma Vep: A Penny Dreadful; tickets are $25 or $100 for the entire six-show season; for more information, click here.
 
Exhibits
 
The Healing Presence of Art
A program of UK Arts in HealthCare program with works from the state, including UK employees, and as far away as England
Pavilion H lobby of UK Chandler Hospital and Good Samaritan Hospital, Lexington
Through March 31
For more information, see our story here.
 
Black Roots: Art Creations 2014
Lyric Theatre and Cultural Arts Center
Through Oct. 11
Tuesday-Friday 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday 1-5 p.m.
For more information, click here.
 

Kentucky Artisan Center
Kentucky Artisan Center, Berea
Oct. 4 – Gary Bertram of Georgetown demonstrates miniature oil painting
Oct. 11 – Greg Kirkland of Elkhorn demonstrates wood turning
Oct. 18 – Berea Welcome Center Carvers demonstrate woodcarving
Oct. 25 – Diana Colgate of Shepherdsville demonstrates pastel painting
All demonstrations are free and run from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
For more information, click here.
 
 
Special Events
 
Thursday Night Live
Fifth Third Pavilion, Cheapside Park
4:30-7:30 p.m.
Oct. 2 – Encore of Lexington; Nonprofit is Radio Eye
Oct. 9 – Coralee & The Townies; Nonprofit is Moveable Feast Lexington
Oct. 16 – Boogie G & The Titanics; Nonprofit is The Newst
For more information, see downtownlex.com.
 
November

 
 
Music
 
 
Theater
 
 
Exhibits
 
Kentucky Artisan Center
Kentucky Artisan Center, Berea
Nov. 1 – Richard Adams of London demonstrates wood turning
Nov. 8 – Debby Stratford of Louisville demonstrates linoleum block printing
Nov. 15 – Berea Welcome Center Carvers demonstrate woodcarving
Nov. 22 – Chris Robbins of Berea College Student Crafts demonstrates broom making
Nov. 29 – TBA
All demonstrations are free and run from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
For more information, click here.
 
 
Special Events
 
 
To include your event in Our Calendar, contact Lesley Cissell at lesley@kyforward.com.