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Officials provide second update on repairs to Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts building

The Finance and Administration Cabinet on Friday provided a second update on the progress of restoration work on the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts (KCA) in Louisville. The center sustained damage from a June 13 fire which began from sparks from ongoing construction on the building. Contractors, engineers, architects and others have made progress with the main theaters, bringing electrical...

Employees return to work at damaged Ky. Center for the Performing Arts building as cleanup continues

Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts (KCA) staff were able to return to their offices on Monday, while work continued to repair damage as a result of the June 13 fire. Officials say performances will resume as soon as possible. Barrel ceiling with some plaster removed. “I want to commend my staff and contractors who are working tirelessly on clean-up efforts and getting mechanical and electrical...

Kentucky Arts Council, Center for the Performing Arts presenting cultural accessibility summit

As the baby boom generation ages and more inclusive classrooms are able take field trips, accommodating people with disabilities at performance halls and museums is taking center stage. That’s the observation of Stacy Ridgway, manager of accessibility services at Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts in Louisville. The center has been a standard bearer in accessibility since it first introduced...

DeaFestival 2016 will transform Kentucky Center into ‘Land of Oz’ on Sept. 3

The state’s only daylong celebration of deaf and hard of hearing art, language and culture, DeaFestival 2016 will be held Saturday, Sept. 3 in the Bomhard Theatre at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts (501 West Main Street, Louisville). The public is invited to this free event. The doors will open at 9:30 a.m. More than 50 visual and performing artists will combine to not only make DeaFestival...

Governors’ School for the Arts relocatesto Centre College in Danville for 2014-2017

The Kentucky Center Governor’s School for the Arts, an annual intensive summer arts residency program for Kentucky high school sophomores and juniors, will relocate to Centre College next summer in 2014.   The program has resided at Transylvania University for the previous 14 years. The arts education program selected the Danville-based college as the new campus for 2014-17 after reviewing...

Governors' School for the Arts relocatesto Centre College in Danville for 2014-2017

The Kentucky Center Governor’s School for the Arts, an annual intensive summer arts residency program for Kentucky high school sophomores and juniors, will relocate to Centre College next summer in 2014.   The program has resided at Transylvania University for the previous 14 years. The arts education program selected the Danville-based college as the new campus for 2014-17 after reviewing...