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November-December-January

 
 
 

November

 
 
Music
 
WoodSongs Old-Time Radio Hour
Lyric Theatre and Cultural Arts Center, 301 Third St., Lexington

Nov. 24 – SPECIAL WoodSongs Partners Night starting at 6:30 p.m. requiring audience to be seated by 6:15 a.m. Ramblin’ Jack Elliott, Nell Robinson & The Rose of No-Man’s Land, and Country Current are featured; All tickets free.
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, Lexington

Nov. 22 – Kate Voegele at 9 p.m.; $12 cover
Nov. 24 – Happy Hour and Dinner Dining viewing of PBS Series ART21 at 6 p.m.; free admission but reservations suggested
Nov. 25 – Thomas Biri at 7 p.m.; free admission
Nov. 26 – Honeychild at 9 p.m.; $15 cover
Nov. 30 – Helena Handbasket: It’s Gonna Be a HO HO Holiday at 8 p.m.; $12 tickets on sale by calling 859-259-2754; last two performances sold out; adult humor, parental discretion advised
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.

Nov. 26 – Restless Leg String Band
Tickets – $8
For more information, click here.
 

Buster’s Billiards and Backroom
899 Manchester St.

Nov. 22, 9 p.m. – prhbtn presents Gent & Jawns; $15 tickets for 18+
Nov. 23, 8 p.m. – The Green Gallows and Meghann Wright; $5 tickets for 18+
For more information, click here.
 

Cosmic Charlie’s
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington
All shows begin at 10 p.m. and are 18+.

Nov. 22 – Hawthorne Heights for all ages at 7:30 p.m.; Restless Leg String Band; Driftwood Gypsy at 10:30 p.m.
Nov. 23 – Kung Fu; The Baja Yetis
Nov. 25 – Service Industry Night with Levon Musk at 9 p.m.
Nov. 30 – Sunday Service with The Tall Boys
For more information, click here.
 

Theater

 
Shakespeare in Mind
Nov. 20 – 22, 7:30 p.m.; Nov. 23, 2 p.m.
Lucille C. Little Theatre, 300 North Broadway
Tickets range from $5-10.
For more information, click here.

 
Much Ado About Nothing
Fine Arts Building, Guignol Theatre, 465 Rose Street
Nov. 20 – 23
Tickets range from $10-15.
For more information, click here.

 
Farish Theater
Central Public Library, Main and Limestone Streets, Lexington

Nov. 24 – Wandering Storytellers at 7 p.m.
For more information, click here.

 
The Second City 55th Anniversary Tour
EKU Center for the Arts, Richmond
Nov. 22, 7:30 p.m.
Tickets – $15.5-=$28
For more information, click here.
 

Balagula Theater presents ‘Venus in Fur’ by David Ives
Farish Theater, Central Public Library
Nov. 28, Dec. 4-5 at 7 p.m.
Nov. 29-30, Dec. 6-7 at 2 p.m.
For more information, click here.
 

A Well Mannered Murder
Bluegrass Mystery Theatre

Nov. 23 – Columbia’s in downtown Lexington at 6 p.m. includes a three-course meal and show for $29.99.
Nov. 29 – My Old Kentucky Dinner Train leaves Bardstown at 5 p.m.; includes four-course dinner, show and 2 1/2 hour train ride for $109.95 for adults and $69.95 for children.
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.
 

Room With a View
Selected paintings of Lexington skyline and 1990s downtown by Robert Tharsing
UK Chandler Hospital East Gallery, 1000 South Limestone
Through February
For more information, click here.
 

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

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.
 
Madmen and Moonbeams: Fanciful Faces by Kurt Vonnegut
Silkscreens organized by UK art history graduate student Courtney Anich and printed in Lexington by Joe Petro III
UK Art Museum, Singletary Center for the Arts
Through Dec. 23
For more information, click here.
 
“Totems, Tales and ‘Toons: the Story Beneath the Surface”
MSRezny Studio/Gallery, 903 Manchester Street
Through November 30
Tuesday – Friday, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.; Saturday, 12 – 3 p.m.
This event is free and open to the public.
For more information, click here.

 

Special Events

 
Ice Rink Open
Triangle Park, Lexington
Nov. 7-Jan. 11
Hours are 4-9 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday and 1-10 p.m. Sunday
 

UK Fall Dance Ensemble
UK’s Singletary Center for the Arts, 405 Rose St.
Nov. 22, 8 p.m.
Nov. 23, 2 p.m.
Tickets are $15 for adults, seniors and UK students pay $10 and children under age 10 are $5.

 
Joseph Beth Booksellers Presents
161 Lexington Green Circle, Lexington

Nov. 22 – The Nutcracker Breakfast with Lexington Ballet at 8:30 a.m.
Nov. 22 – A Ballet Story Time at 11 a.m.
For more information, click here.
 
Raven Run Nature Sanctuary
3885 Raven Run Way, Lexington

Nov. 22, TBA – Yoga
Nov. 22, TBS – Yoga
For more information, click here.
 

Kosair Kids Benefit Concert
Phoenix Hill Tavern, 644 Baxter Ave., Louisville
Nov. 29, 7:30 p.m.-3 a.m.
Admission is $10.
For more information, click here or call 502-637-7696.
 

Third Annual Bluegrass Burlexpo Festival
Downtown Arts Center, 141 East Main Street
Nov. 22, 7:30 p.m.
Tickets range from $10-40.
For more information, click here.
 

Mecca Dance Studio presents 1001 Nights
Downtown Arts Center, 141 East Main Street
Nov. 23, 7 p.m.
Tickets range from $20-25.
For more information, click here.

 
 

December

 
Music
 

WoodSongs Old-Time Radio Hour
Lyric Theatre and Cultural Arts Center, 301 Third St., Lexington
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
112 Esplanade
Dec. 1 – Happy Hour and Dinner Dining viewing of PBS Series ART21 at 6 p.m.; free admission but reservations suggested
Dec. 5 – Sauce Boss at 9 p.m.;$10 cover
Dec. 8 – Happy Hour and Dinner Dining viewing of PBS Series ART21 at 6 p.m.; free admission but reservations suggested
Dec. 12 – Chung Yen Twins at 9 p.m.; $8 cover
Dec. 13 – Jam Branch: LexJam Acoustic Cafe at 11 a.m.; no cover
Dec. 19 – Shemekia Copeland at 9 p.m.; Dinner seating $30, Standing $20
For more information, call 859-259-2754 or click here.
 
Red Barn Radio
This is a studio taping of a radio broadcast at 7 p.m.
ArtsPlace, 161 N. Mill St.
Dec. 3 – Appalachian Christmas VI
Tickets – $8
For more information, click here.
 
Troubadour Series Presents Kenny Loggins’ Blue Sky Riders
Kenny Loggins, Georgia Middleman and Gary Burr
Lyric Theatre and Cultural Arts Center
Dec. 2, 7:30 p.m.
For tickets, call 859-280-2218 or click here.
 
Wynonna & The Big Noise
Norton Center for the Arts, 600 W. Walnut, Danville
Dec. 6, 8 p.m.
Tickets – $38-$75
For more information, click here.
 
Lexington Philharmonic’s Messiah
Cathedral of Christ the King, Lexington
Dec. 6, 7:30 p.m.
For information, click here.
 
Fifth on the Floor
Busters, 899 Manchester St.
Dec. 6, 8:30 p.m.
Tickets – $10, $25 wine and dine special offered
For more information, click here.
 
Trans-Siberian Orchestra
Rupp Arena, Lexington
Dec. 11, 7:30 p.m.
For tickets, click here.
 
New Year’s Eve Celebration with Ute Lemper
Lexington Philharmonic’s first New Year’s Eve party
Lexington Opera House
Dec. 31, 7:30 p.m.
For more information, click here.
 

Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea
Dec. 6 – Kyle Meadows and Tisa McGraw perform on hammer dulcimer and Celtic harp
Dec. 13 – Jan Hill on the harp
Dec. 20 – trio Raison D’Etre
All performances are free and run from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
For more information, click here.
 

Theater
 
Amahl and the Night Visitors
University of Kentucky Opera Theater and Central Kentucky Youth Orchestra present this Christmas classic.
Lyric Theatre and Cultural Arts Center
Dec. 12-13, 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. on Saturday
Tickets are $22 for adults, $12 for students
For tickets, click here or call 859-280-2218.
 

Exhibits
 
Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea
Put a Lid On It: Containers by Kentucky Artisans
Through Feb. 28, 2015
 

Special Events
 
Black Friday Art Sale
Lexington Art League’s one-stop holiday shopping
209 Castlewood Dr., Lexington
Dec. 5, 7-10 p.m.
Dec. 6, 2-10 p.m.
Everything is under $50.
For more information, click here.
 

Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea
Dec. 6, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. “Kentucky’s Twelve Days of Christmas” book signing; Wyman Rice to create hand-built ceramics
Dec. 13 – Cynthia Cusick to demonstrate inlay decorating techniques
Dec. 20 – Berea Carvers Cut-It-Up
Dec. 27 – Ron Owens to create license plate birdhouses
All demonstrations are free and run from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
For more information, click here.
 
 

January

 
Music
 

WoodSongs Old-Time Radio Hour
Lyric Theatre and Cultural Arts Center, 301 Third St., Lexington
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
112 Esplanade
For more information, call 859-259-2754 or click here.
 

Red Barn Radio
This is a studio taping of a radio broadcast at 7 p.m.
ArtsPlace, 161 N. Mill St.
Tickets – $8
For more information, click here.
 
Keb’ Mo’
Lexington Opera House
Jan. 28, 7:30 p.m.
Tickets – $53.75
For tickets, click here or call 859-233-3535.

 
Theater
 

Paul Taylor Dance Company
Norton Center for the Arts, 600 W. Walnut St., Danville
Jan. 27, 7:30 p.m.
Tickets – $25-$46
For more information, click here.
 

Exhibits
 

Special Events
 

To include your event in Our Calendar, contact Lesley Cissell at lesley@kyforward.com.