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Cirque Éloize: Cirkopolis at EKU Center

September 20, 2013 - September 21, 2013
EKU Center for the Arts,
Hall Drive
Richmond, KY United States
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Montreal’s Cirque Éloize arrives with its all-new creation, CIRKOPOLIS, a non-stop spectacle that blends the worlds of circus, dance and theatre. The production pushes the boundaries of visual and audio innovation, transporting the audience to an industrial yet fanciful universe inspired by the rich visual world of comic books and populated by a cast of twelve multi-disciplinary artists. Jugglers, contortionists …
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Christ the King Oktoberfest

September 20, 2013
Christ the King Cathedral,
299 Colony Blvd.
Lexington, KY United States
This free annual festival taking place in the parking lot of Christ the King Cathedral features food, live music, a beer garden, bingo and other game tents, children’s activities and more. This year’s live music schedule is a 1980s throwback, featuring the Romantics, The Georgia Satellites (“Keep Your Hands to Yourself”), Thumper & the Plaid Rabbits and more. 7:00p Thumper …
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Crave Lexington: Food + Music Maker’s Festival

September 21, 2013 - September 22, 2013
Moondance Amphitheater,
1152 Monarch Street
Lexington , KY United States
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Smiley Pete Publishing presents the inaugural Crave Lexington, a two-day food & music maker's festival. Featuring food trails with more than 60 local food vendors, cooking demonstrations from local chefs, and live music for two days, Crave Lexington is Central Kentucky's first celebration of "made from scratch." From home cook to farmer to chef, Crave will highlight the bounty right around us and the people who make it delicious.
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$49

Bleu Plate Food Tour

September 21, 2013
Downtown Lexington,
Main Street
Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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A guided, walking food tour that traverses through beautiful, historic downtown Lexington while stopping at the city’s best eateries. Sample the fare that made each place an iconic staple in Lexington restaurants. It’s a stroll through the park with a side dish of history, a dash of culture and a taste of the Bluegrass. Two “Heart of the Bluegrass” tours …
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4:00 pm

Gloria Nixon-John signs “The Killing Jar” at the Morris Book Shop

September 20, 2013 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
the Morris Book Shop,
882 E. High Street
Lexington, KY United States
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Based on true events, this novel recounts the story of one of the youngest Americans to be charged with a capital crime and sentenced to death. After an emotionally abused 15 year-old boy kills his 7 year-old neighbor in rural Eastern Kentucky, he is tried as an adult and sentenced to die in the electric chair. But questions about the …
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5:00 pm

Undivided Attention: ‘Three Distinct Voices In Contemporary Fiber’ Reception

September 20, 2013 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Living Arts and Science Center,
362 N. Martin Luther King Blvd.
Lexington, KY 40508 United States
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This event will be a Gallery Hop Reception for the Exhibit. This exhibition features the compelling works of natural materials with forms created using the traditional basketry technique of twining.  Morehead State University Assistant Professor Jennifer Reis investigates personal and cultural issues with her hand-worked embellished textile assemblages.  Inspired by children’s stuffed animals, Morehead State University Professor Elizabeth Mesa-Gaido’s soft sculptures …
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Opening Party for “Beatification” at The Black Lodge

September 20, 2013 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Black Lodge,
110 York Street
Lexington, KY United States
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“Beatification” is a collection of paintings, sculpture, and an ordained drag queen blessing of your most hated body parts and/or your most beloved femininity-enhancing accoutrements. The Hen Party is a revolving group of uppity women who meet for coffee on Sundays in Lexington, KY. Find out more »
6:00 pm

Gloria Nixon-John book signing: The Killing Jar at Morris Book Shop

September 20, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
the Morris Book Shop,
882 E. High Street
Lexington, KY United States
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Gloria Nixon- John will sign her new book, the Killing Jar. Based on true events, this novel recounts the story of one of the youngest Americans to be charged with a capital crime and sentenced to death. www.morrisbookshop.com Find out more »
$10

Boomslang presents Chelsea Wolfe/ Scout Niblett/ Ancient Warfare

September 20, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Natasha’s Bistro & Bar,
112 Esplanade Alley
Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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A showcase of dark, stark and beautiful songwriting, ranging from ambient to noisy to electro-tinged goth. To simply call Chelsea Wolfe “unique” would be an understatement. Even among her peers in the so-called “drone-metal-art-folk” scene she’s an icon, a stand-alone singer/songwriter whose fully-formed aesthetic and haunting timelessness appear almost without effort. Scout Niblett is an English singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist known for her …
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7:00 pm
Free

KY Women Writers Conf.:Wild Women of Poetry

September 20, 2013 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Transylvania University’s Carrick Theater,
300 North Broadway
Lexington, KY United States
Wild Women of Poetry Slam, with feature poet and celebrity judge Sonya Renee Taylor, emcee Bianca Spriggs,  special Guest Saul Williams, courtesy of Boomslang: A Celebration of Sound and Art. www.kentuckywomenwriters.org Find out more »
7:30 pm
$10

DOJO at Frankfort Center for the Arts

September 20, 2013 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Grand Theatre,
308 Clair St.
Frankfort, KY United States
The big-band sound of DOJO includes founders Vince DiMartino on trumpet and Miles Osland on sax. Find out more »

Lexington Philharmonic: ‘Revolution!’

September 20, 2013 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Singletary Center for the Arts,
405 Rose St.
Lexington, KY United States
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The 2013-2014 season begins with an evening of contemporary and classical works in Revolution! Joined by vibrant violin soloist, Caroline Goulding, LexPhil presents an opening night featuring Shostakovich’s Festive Overture, Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto and 1812 Overture, and Adam Schoenberg’s American Symphony. Click here for tickets. Find out more »
8:00 pm

Holy Ghost Tent Revival at Willie’s Locally Known

September 20, 2013 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Willie’s Locally Known,
805 North Broadway Road
Lexington, KY 40508 United States
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‘Since forming in 2007, Holy Ghost Tent Revival — a 6 piece rock band from Greensboro, NC — has played roughly 150 dates per year, released 4 albums, and gained a solid reputation for their eclectic sound and passionate performances. They can be found bringing their blend of Dixieland, Folk and horn-driven Rock and Roll all over the USA, headlining …
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Balagula Theatre: ‘E.G.O.: The Passions of Eugene Gladstone O’Neill’ at Downtown Arts Center

September 20, 2013 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Downtown Arts Center,
141 East Main Street
Lexington, KY United States
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Winner of the Second Bi-Annual Kentucky Women Writers Prize for Women Playwrights. A play about two of O’Neill’s fatal loves and the detrimental effect that they had on his life and work, “E.G.O.” spans over almost four decades of O’Neill’s life from the moment he met Agnes, who became his second wife, through a passionate affair with Carlotta, the turbulent …
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The Honeycutters at Willie’s Locally Known

September 20, 2013 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Willie’s Locally Known,
805 North Broadway Road
Lexington, KY 40508 United States
The Honeycutters are, at the heart, the musical collaboration of singer/songwriter Amanda Anne Platt and Lead Guitarist/ Producer Peter James. While their sound has drawn comparisons to such artists as Gram Parsons and Emmylou Harris or Gillian Welch and David Rawlings, Platt and James produce a refreshingly unique blend of Americana music that is comfortingly familiar while being entirely original. …
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9:00 pm
$15

Boomslang presents: Carl Calm/ ADULT./ Clinic/ Com Truise

September 20, 2013 @ 9:00 pm
Cosmic Charlie’s,
388 Woodland Ave.
Lexington, KY United States
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2013 marks the 5th year for WRFL 88.1’s Boomslang:  A Celebration of Sound & Art,  a 3-day multi-genre festival taking place at various venues throughout Lexington. Carl Calm is the stage moniker of Eric Lanham. Based out of Lexington, he produces lulling, ethereal electronic soundscapes. ADULT. is an American band from Detroit, Michigan that integrates vocals with drum machines, analog …
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Absalom, Absalom/ New Madrid at Al’s Bar

September 20, 2013 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Al's Bar,
601 North Limestone
Lexington, KY United States
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Local 5-piece dream-pop/ art-rock outfit. Find out more »

Lauren Mink at Henry Clay’s Pub

September 20, 2013 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Henry Clay Pub,
112 N. Upper St.
Lexington, KY United States
Winchester, KY native covering pop and country hits. www.henryclayspublichouse.com Find out more »
$195

35th KY Women Writers Conference at the Carnegie Center

September 20, 2013 @ 9:00 pm
Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning,
251 W. Second St.
Lexington, KY United States
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35th Annual Kentucky Women Writers Conference: workshops, readings, and panels in poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and playwriting with Bonnie Jo Cambell, Kia Corthron, Claire Dederer, Jennifer Haigh, Ada Limon, George Ella Lyon, Molly Peacock, Kiki Petrosino, Paisley Rekdal, Sonya Renee Taylor, and more. www.kentuckywomenwriters.org Find out more »
10:00 pm

Five Below Band at Paulie’s Toasted Barrel

September 20, 2013 @ 10:00 pm
Paulie’s Toasted Barrel,
517 W. Main St.
Lexington, KY United States
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The Five Below Band are a cover band with music ranging from  southern rock, classic rock and the blues. www.pauliestoastedbarrel.com   Find out more »

Holy Ghost Tent Revival at Willie’s Locally Known

September 20, 2013 @ 10:00 pm
Willie’s Locally Known,
805 North Broadway Road
Lexington, KY 40508 United States
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Since forming in 2007, Holy Ghost Tent Revival — a 6 piece rock band from Greensboro, NC — , released 4 albums, and gained a solid reputation for their eclectic sound and brings their blend of Dixieland, Folk and horn-driven Rock and Roll all over the USA, headlining festivals and respected venues year-round. www.wllieslex.com Find out more »

The Del Lord’s Reunion Tour at Parlay Social

September 20, 2013 @ 10:00 pm
Parlay Social,
257 West Short Street
Lexington, KY United States
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The Del-Lords are an American rock and roll band that formed in New York City in 1982, founded by The Dictators’ guitarist Scott Kempner. The band combined elements of 1960s garage rock with country, blues, and folk influences to become one of the initial progenitors of urban-roots-rock. www.parlaysocial.com Find out more »

Greener Band at Cheapside Bar and Grill

September 20, 2013 @ 10:00 pm
Cheapside Bar & Grill,
131 Cheapside St.
Lexington, KY United States
A local jam band trio covering Jack Johnson, Sublime, Eric Clapton and more… www.cheapsidebarandgrill.com Find out more »

Boomslang Fest: Wild Women of Poetry after-party at Natasha’s Bistro

September 20, 2013 @ 10:00 pm
Natasha’s Bistro & Bar,
112 Esplanade Alley
Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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Presented by WRFL’s Boomslang Festival and he KY Women Writers Conference, this official after-party for the Wild Women of Poetry Slam will feature local DJ’s, an open mic, and a spoken word performance by esteemed poet and alternative hip-hop artist Saul Williams. Emceed by Bianca Spriggs. www.beetnik.com www.boomslangfest.com Find out more »
10:30 pm

Drunk with Guns at Tin Roof

September 20, 2013 @ 10:30 pm
Tin Roof,
303 S. Limestone
Lexington, United States
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3-piece rock band from Knoxville, TN. www.tinrooflexington.com Find out more »
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