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Hop all around downtown Lexington in the second-to-last LexArts Gallery Hop of 2014

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  Friday, Sept. 19, is the second to last Gallery Hop of 2014 in Lexington. From 5-8 p.m., visitors will take a self-guided tour of visual arts in downtown and nearby areas of the city.   What’s on for the …

First time Kentucky poets included in national 10th Poetry Out Loud recitation competition

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Schools and teachers can register through Oct. 1 to participate in Poetry Out Loud, a national poetry recitation competition created by the National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation, which includes this year Kentucky poets.   Any Kentucky …

Student Activities Board wraps up Kentucky Week with rising star band Houndmouth

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  University of Kentucky’s Student Activities Board is hosting a special concert by Houndmouth at the historic kentucky Theater on Thursday, Sept. 18, at 8 p.m.   A rising band of Kentucky natives, Houndmouth will bring guest artist Andrea Davidson …

Balagula Theatre Company moves to a new venue with new play Drinking in America

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  Lexington’s own Balagula Theatre Company opens its 12th season this week with not only a new production, but also a new venue. They’re in the process of creating a permanent home in the Distillery District, but are producing all …

Kentucky Chautauqua actress, script writer bring Mary Todd Lincoln to life in Danville

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Lexington native Mary Todd Lincoln will be remembered almost as if she were there in a Kentucky Chautauqua appearance by Trish Clark at the Community Arts Center at 401 W. Main St. in downtown Danville on Wednesday, Sept. 17, at …

Photography, ceramics, drawing, painting, felting, metal – you name it, UK offers it

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  Are you interested in further developing your artistic skills and exploring your creativity? University of Kentucky Fine Arts Institute is offering classes and workshops this fall through the School of Visual Arts and Studies.   These non-credit community education …

UK student-designed table, chair win big at Atlanta Design Emphasis furniture contest

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  Three University of Kentucky students took home top honors at Design Emphasis Student Furniture Design Competition, a prestigious annual furniture design competition that features furniture pieces designed and built by students from colleges and universities throughout the U.S.   …

James Halcomb: The November Man fails on many levels, but still worth my time, money

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  The November Man is a failure of a movie – it fails to be a tough-guy, post-war espionage flick; it fails at trying to be an old-school cat-and-mouse chase movie.   The movie fails to give us identifiable and/or …

A Little Slice of Heaven: This candid exhibit explores people and places of Mercer County

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  The Arts Council of Mercer County presents Slices of Life: A Candid Look at the People and Places of Mercer County. This exhibit of photography by Nick Lacy will run from Sept. 19 to Oct. 24 with an opening …

‘It’s Live on Saturday Night’: Emmy-winning NKU graduate reflects on her SNL success

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  By Cara Hannah Sullivan Special to KyForward   Editor’s note: How many Kentuckians watching the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards a few weeks ago realized they were watching another Bluegrass champion, Cara Hannah Sullivan, who won her third consecutive Emmy …