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Winner of international piano competitions, Stephen Beus, to perform at Campbellsville

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Award-winning Steinway Artist and concert pianist Stephen Beus will perform at the Kentucky Music Teachers Association Conference Artist Concert at 8 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 3, in the Ransdell Chapel at Campbellsville University.   Beus, who teaches at the University …

Staged version of Driving Miss Daisy brings honest look at time, place, race to Carnegie

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  By Jackie Demaline Special to KyForward   It’s Atlanta, 1948. Just after WWII and not long before the Civil Rights Movement.   Seventy-something, acerbic Jewish widow Daisy Wertham is having her car keys confiscated by her put-upon son. His …

James Halcomb: A 30-year-old horror film tops my list of all-time favorite scary movies

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  Editor’s note: This is the final story in a series of columns in which James Halcomb counts down his 10 favorite horror movies – just in time for Halloween.     Like many favorites lists, my record of my …

UK Women’s Choir turns 20 and brings back alumnae to celebrate with special concert

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  The University of Kentucky Women’s Choir will celebrate 20 years of music when they present their fall concert at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 1, in the Singletary Center for the Arts Recital Hall. UK’s award-winning female a cappella …

Kentucky Book Fair coming for 33rd year with basketball, Beatlemania and the Civil War

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Kentucky’s premier literary event – Kentucky Book Fair – is coming for the 33rd year to the Frankfort Convention Center on Saturday, Nov. 15, with nearly 200 authors in attendance and an expected 4,000-5,000 patrons visiting.   The fourth Annual …

Classic Death: UK Symphony performs series of classical works on death on Halloween

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By Whitney Hale Special to KyForward   The University of Kentucky Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of John Nardolillo, continues its 96th season with an All Hallows Eve concert. The free public concert, featuring guest violinist and UK faculty member …

School of Music Friends host Bagels and Bach breakfast and concert by faculty brass quintet

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By Whitney Hale Special to KyForward   Friends of the University of Kentucky School of Music will present Bagels and Bach at Lakeshore Village Clubhouse in Lexington on Saturday, Nov. 1, from 9:30-11:30 a.m. The breakfast of classics at 543 …

Popular UK Iron Pour provides chance for public to see metal arts in the actual making

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  The heat is expected to rise on the University of Kentucky campus this week when the School for Art and Visual Studies hosts its 21st Iron Pour.   The iron pour, beginning at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 1, …

Honeyboy and Boots cello-guitar, husband-and-wife duo to perform on Red Barn Radio

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  A unique cello and guitar duo, Honeyboy and Boots are married. When not on stage, they go by the names Drew and Courtney Blackwell and bring their act to Lexington on Wednesday, Oct. 29, to the Red Barn Radio …

UK sculpture professor Garry R. Bibbs brings 25 years of his and students’ work to Lyric

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  University of Kentucky sculpture professor Garry R. Bibbs brings the past 25 years or “UK Sculptural Excellence” to an exhibit opening Thursday, Oct. 30, at the Lyric Theatre and Cultural Arts Center in Lexington.   Bibbs has taught sculpture …