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Three UK theater students are helping theater go virtual worldwide — and see plenty of opportunity for the future

By Whitney Hale and Mark Mozingo University of Kentucky Like most businesses, arts organizations have been scrambling most of 2020 to find new footing during the COVID-19 global pandemic. For many, dropping the curtain on the year, just is not an option. That said, there is a lot to problem-solve for those in the performing arts. While coronavirus has taken away of lot of opportunities, it has also...

Collaboration between UK colleges results in hiring of cooperative extension fine arts specialist

By Carol Lea Spence University of Kentucky A unique collaboration between the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment and College of Fine Arts has resulted in the hiring of one of the few cooperative extension arts specialist in the country. Stephanie Richards, who was hired in 2005 in Pike County as the first fine arts extension agent in the nation, accepted the job. Richards’...

Applications open for Hadley Creatives: Generation 3 professional development experience for local artists

The Community Foundation of Louisville is accepting applications for Hadley Creatives: Generation 3 (2020), a six-month professional development experience for local performing, literary and visual artists who are at a pivotal point in their careers. The online application opened July 1 at www.hadleycreatives.org and will remain open until Aug. 5. Developed in partnership with Creative Capital, a...