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LexArts, Creative Lexington to present youth concert series; brainchild of 16-year-old Eliza Mullins

LexArts announced Monday an alliance with Creative Lexington that will bring together Lexington’s creative youth culture in the inaugural Creative Lexington Youth Concert Series on Oct. 3. The concert series is the brainchild of 16-year-old Eliza Mullins, an actress, singer and creator hoping to fill the void in her creative life created by COVID-19. After arranging and performing “Take...

Lexington Arts organizations awarded more than $172,000 as part of Arts Day in Kentucky

Representatives of Lexington arts organizations gathered last week in Frankfort for Arts Day in Kentucky, an annual meeting that fosters discussions in the Commonwealth’s arts community about the state of the arts industry in Kentucky. The day is also an opportunity for arts leaders to thank members of the Kentucky General Assembly for their continued support of arts funding through the Kentucky...

Five individuals, four organizations to receive 2018-19 Governor’s Award for the Arts Sept. 10

Five Kentuckians and four Kentucky organizations will receive the state’s top honors in the arts on Sept. 10 in Frankfort when Gov. Matt Bevin presents the 2018-19 Governor’s Awards in the Arts. The Governor’s Awards in the Arts recognize individuals and organizations making extraordinary and significant contributions to the arts in Kentucky. Awards go to artists, arts organizations, art critics,...

Ky. Foundation for Women awards more than $54,000 in grants to feminist artists, arts organizations

The Kentucky Foundation for Women gave one-time grants for feminist artists and arts organizations to use their artmaking to build power for women and girls and inspire action towards a future democracy grounded in equity and inclusive engagement. The grants were offered in addition to KFW’s regular grant programs. Ten grants totaling $54,508 were given. “These artists will help change the stories...