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‘This is MY Old Kentucky Home’: Heritage Council contest focuses on shared history

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  Do you have a favorite Old Kentucky Home? Other than the one in Bardstown?   The Kentucky Heritage Council wants to know for its new Facebook photo contest running through midnight on Friday, May 23.   May in Kentucky …

‘Gutsy, athletic’ Macbeth at Centre College opens on bard Shakespeare’s birthday

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  Director Anthony Haigh calls his staging of Shakespeare’s Macbeth a “gutsy, athletic production” set in the period of the medieval king of the Scots at Centre College. Performances run today through Saturday, April 26.   “There will be blood,” …

KSO Flood Wall Jazz Quintet to benefit Baker Hunt Art and Cultural Center with concert

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  The Kentucky Symphony Orchestra’s Flood Wall Jazz Quintet will perform a community concert to benefit Baker Hunt Art and Cultural Center on Friday, April 25, at 7:30 p.m. in the restored Jack Moreland Auditorium in Holmes High School in …

Loofo, a dark comedy made by two Kentucky brothers, is to be shown twice in Lexington

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  The Norton brothers, Zak and Ben Norton, from the University of Kentucky are premiering their feature film, Loofo, twice in Lexington. The first showing is tonight at 8:30 p.m at the Kentucky Theater and the second is Thursday, May …

Engaging Culture weekend at Asbury ends
in the 10th annual Highbridge Film Festival

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  Asbury University’s upcoming Engaging Culture Weekend, April 24-26, will incorporate concerts, special speakers, educational forums, art shows and the 10th annual Highbridge Film Festival in a campus-wide discussion of culture and worldview.   One of the highlights of Engaging …

Put a Lid on It: Berea Artisan Center calls for submissions of container art for coming show

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The Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea invites Kentucky artisans to submit works for the exhibit “Put a Lid on It: Containers by Kentucky Artisans” to be held Sept. 13 through the end of February 2015.   Each year the Kentucky …

UK’s Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat ends first musical theatre season

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  Following a season of offerings on comedic afterlife, holiday classics, breathtaking choreography and the themes of love, life and death, the University of Kentucky Department of Theatre and the UK College of Fine Arts’ first class of musical theatre …

Experimental jazz trio on cello, saxophone and drums adds Lexington to current tour

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On Tuesday, April 22, WRFL 88.1 fm and Outside the Spotlight free jazz and experimental music series at the University of Kentucky presents the Holm/Erb/Zerang Trio.   The performance will begin at 8 p.m. in the Rasdall Gallery at the …

Jazz violinist makes two stops at Lexington schools on Yamaha electric violin artist tour

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Jazz and blues violinist Christian Howes will be in Lexington for two stops next week on his Yamaha Electric Violin Artist tour.   The first event will be with string students at Henry Clay High School on Tuesday, April 22, …

Youth orchestra invites alumni back for CKYO alumni reunion weekend and performance

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  So would you like the chance to come back, sit in on a quick rehearsal and play in your old youth orchestra’s season finale? The chance is yours if you are an alumnus of the Central Kentucky Youth Orchestra, …