Calendar of Events

September 13, 2013

Balagula Theatre: ‘E.G.O.: The Passions of Eugene Gladstone O’Neill’ at Natasha’s

“In the words of American playwright, television writer and activist Kia Corthron, who selected E.G.O. from over 170 submissions from US, Canada, Italy, France and Russia and endorsed it: ‘Many theatergoers are familiar with the work of legendary playwright Eugene O’Neill and his barrier-breaking political and aesthetic achievements. His final contribution, the breathtaking, posthumously produced ‘Long Day’s Journey into Night,’ …

Date: September 13, 2013
Venue: Downtown Arts Center
Address:
141 East Main Street, Lexington, KY, United States

“Double Vision” Reception at New Editions Gallery

New Editions Gallery will be opening a collaborative event titled “Double Vision” featuring renowned photographer Julius Friedman and contemporary abstract painter, Cheryl Chapman. This husband and wife duo combine forces exploring their shared environs using different media.  Both artists reveal glimpses of the natural world’s light and energy rhythms and show an obvious reverence for the world around them. www.neweditionsgallery.com …

Start: September 13, 2013 5:00 pm
End: September 13, 2013 8:00 pm
Venue: New Editions Gallery
Phone: 266 2766
Address:
807 Euclid Avenue, Lexington, KY, 40502, United States

Carnegie Center Birthday Bash at Gratz Park

A birthday bash in Gratz Park celebrating the Center turning 21. Featuring: -Live Music by Coralee Townie -BBQ Dinner with all the fixin’s -Beer and Bourbon courtesy of Lexington Brewing and Distilling Co. -Holler Poets’ Carnegie Tribute, featuring: 2013-14 Kentucky Poet Laureate, Frank X Walker Eric Sutherland Maurice Manning Katerina Stoykova-Klemer Matthew Haughton Bianca Spriggs Leigh Anne Hornfeldt $21, All Proceeds benefit …

Start: September 13, 2013 6:00 pm
End: September 13, 2013 8:00 pm
Venue: Gratz Park
Address:
Lexington, KY, United States

Future of Fashion V

The Lexington Fashion Collaborative presents their fifth annual fundraising extravaganza, showcasing mini collections by more than 25 local and regional fashion designers. Also featuring local models, stylists and photographers, the event has expanded to a 3-day event in conjunction with the organization recently obtaining their 501(c)3 non-profit status. The event kicks off Thursday with a free “Emerging Designers” showcase that …

Start: September 13, 2013 6:00 pm
End: September 13, 2013 9:00 pm
Venue: Lyric Theatre and Cultural Arts Center
Address:
300 E Third Street, Lexington, 40508
Cost: Free - $20

Josh Sneed at Comedy Off Broadway

In 2004, he performed at the Just For Laugh’s Montreal Comedy Festival in the “New Faces of Comedy” group, one of the highest honors that a comedian at his level can achieve. In 2007, Josh was chosen by Comedy Central to perform in the inaugural South Beach Comedy Festival, and garnered praise from Punchline Magazine for his performance at the …

Start: September 13, 2013 7:15 pm
End: September 13, 2013 9:15 pm
Venue: Comedy Off Broadway
Address:
161 Lexington Green Circle, #C4, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $8-$14

‘The Spencers- Theatre of Illusion’ at the EKU Center

Described as modern-day Houdinis, the Spencers present a big, high-tech stage show that combines drama, comedy, romance and suspense with elaborate illusions. By blending the theatrical elements of a Broadway-style production with the high energy of a rock concert, these artists take their audience on a journey to the brink of impossibility… and back again. Ekucenter.com for more information and …

Start: September 13, 2013 7:30 pm
End: September 13, 2013 9:00 pm
Venue: EKU Center for the Arts
Phone: 859-622-7469
Address:
521 Lancaster Ave., Richmond, KY, United States

Lex Traditional Dance Assoc.: Contra Dance at Arts Place

With Gaye Fifer and live band Footbridge. Contra dance has roots in English folk dance and has evolved into a delightful community dance tradition for beginners and experienced dancers alike. Every dance is taught by a “caller” who walks you through the various moves (in lines, circles or squares). The live music is primarily jigs and reels with a variety …

Start: September 13, 2013 7:30 pm
End: September 13, 2013 11:00 pm
Venue: Artsplace
Phone: (859) 255-2951
Address:
161 Mill St., Lexington, KY, United States

Filmslang 2013: Local Music Video Screening

Friday, September 13, 7:00 PM Farish Theater—Free The Lexington and Kentucky music video scene is much more than alive… it’s totally kicking. Come see a juried selection of new videos by local filmmakers featuring local music. About Filmslang: The Lexington Film League and the Lexington Public Library will present six film events over five days in the week leading up …

Start: September 13, 2013 7:30 pm
End: September 13, 2013 7:30 pm
Venue: Farish Theatre (Central Library)
Address:
140 East Main St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: Free

‘Black Jacket Symphony: AC/DC Back In Black’ at the Lex. Opera House

The Black Jacket Symphony offers a unique concert experience by recreating classic albums in a live performance setting with a first class lighting and video production. A selected album is performed in its entirety by a group of handpicked musicians specifically selected for each album. With no sonic detail being overlooked, the musicians do whatever it takes to musically reproduce …

Start: September 13, 2013 8:00 pm
End: September 13, 2013 10:00 pm
Venue: Lexington Opera House
Phone: (859) 233-4567
Address:
401 W. Short St., Lexington, KY, United States

Jon Curtis & Lauren Wilson at Henry Clay’s Pub

Country pop duo covering everything from Miranda Lambert, to Lady Gaga, Lady Antebellum and Norah Jones. www.henryclayspublichouse.com  

Start: September 13, 2013 8:00 pm
End: September 13, 2013 10:00 pm
Venue: Henry Clay Pub
Address:
112 N. Upper St., Lexington, KY, United States

Alma Gitana at Natasha’s Bistro

Alma Gitana [Gypsy Soul] fuses musical styles and elements from countries and cultures throughout the Mediterranean–including Southern Spain, Morocco, Greece, Egypt and Lebanon. This versatile group brings to the stage a wealth of talent stemming from their collective diverse backgrounds including rock, West African, traditional Irish and Scottish, jazz, classical guitar, flamenco, Latin percussion and Arabic. www.beetnik.com for reservations.

Start: September 13, 2013 9:00 pm
End: September 13, 2013 11:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: $10

Citizen Cope solo acoustic show at Buster’s

“Rawness improbably balanced by a mixture of danger and delicacy,” says one Rolling Stone writer, “is what gives Citizen Cope his edge. As a singer, songwriter and producer, he stands alone—an artist immune to corruption.” www.bustersbb.com 

Start: September 13, 2013 9:00 pm
End: September 13, 2013 11:00 pm
Venue: Buster's Billiards & Backroom
Phone: (859) 368-8871
Address:
899 Manchester Ave., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $22-$25

Josh Sneed at Comedy Off Bradway

In 2004, he performed at the Just For Laugh’s Montreal Comedy Festival in the “New Faces of Comedy” group, one of the highest honors that a comedian at his level can achieve. In 2007, Josh was chosen by Comedy Central to perform in the inaugural South Beach Comedy Festival, and garnered praise from Punchline Magazine for his performance at the …

Start: September 13, 2013 9:45 pm
End: September 13, 2013 9:45 pm
Venue: Comedy Off Broadway
Address:
161 Lexington Green Circle, #C4, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $8-$14

Born Cross Eyed at Cosmic Charlie’s

Born Cross Eyed is a Grateful Dead tribute band, playing the famous band’s catalog founded in 1991. www.cosmic-charlies.com

Start: September 13, 2013 10:00 pm
End: September 13, 2013 10:00 pm
Venue: Cosmic Charlie's
Phone: (859) 309-9499
Address:
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $7

Blindside Drop at Cheapside Bar & Grill

The band’s set list is  wide ranging and includes various genres of rock and roll such as classic rock, southern and modern rock. www.cheapsidebarandgrill.com

Start: September 13, 2013 10:00 pm
End: September 13, 2013 10:00 pm
Venue: Cheapside Bar & Grill
Address:
131 Cheapside St., Lexington, KY, United States