Calendar of Events

September 22, 2013

Crave Lexington: Food + Music Maker’s Festival

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.

Start: September 21, 2013
End: September 22, 2013
Venue: Moondance Amphitheater
Address:
1152 Monarch Street, Lexington , KY, United States
Cost: FREE

Lexington Children’s Theatre: “Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse”

The Queen of the World, aka Lilly, suspects her new baby brother is stealing the spotlight.  Luckily, her fabulous purple plastic purse will surely prove she is the main attraction…. Based on the book series by Kevin Henkes. To purchase tickets, call the Box Office at 859.254.4546 ext. 247 or visit www.lctonstage.org.

Start: September 21, 2013 7:00 pm
End: September 22, 2013 9:00 pm
Venue: LCT Main Stage at Lexington Children's Theatre
Phone: (859) 254-4546
Address:
418 W. Short St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $15-$18

Boomslang presents Blonde Redhead, Youth Lagoon, Pure X and Jamaican Queens

 

Start: September 22, 2013 8:00 am
End: September 22, 2013 5:00 pm
Venue: Buster's Billiards & Backroom
Phone: (859) 368-8871
Address:
899 Manchester Ave., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $20

Lexington Farmer’s Market: Southland

Established in 1975 as the Farm and Garden Market Cooperative Association, The Lexington Farmers’ Market has been a staple in the Lexington community, supplying healthy, locally grown produce from April to November. lexingtonfarmersmarket.com

Start: September 22, 2013 10:00 am
End: September 22, 2013 2:00 pm
Venue: Southland Drive
Address:
Southland Drive , Lexington, KY, United States

Sunday Brunch with Coralee and The Townies

Coralee and the Townies are a Lexington, Kentucky based band of a genre they’ve self-defined as HONKY TONK SOUL. And it’s a fitting description, as the sextet whoops and weeps with traditional authenticity and contemporary energy, with Coralee’s husky vocals front and center and the Townies providing a righteous, raucous hootenanny soundtrack around her. www.willieslex.com

Start: September 22, 2013 12:00 pm
End: September 22, 2013 2:00 pm
Venue: Willie's Locally Known
Address:
805 North Broadway Road , Lexington, KY, 40508 , United States

Bleu Plate Culinary Tour

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. A stroll through the park with a side dish of history, a dash of culture and a taste of the Bluegrass. Sunday’s tour focuses on more casual eateries. …

Start: September 22, 2013 1:30 pm
End: September 22, 2013 3:00 pm
Cost: $55

Ky Women Writers Conf.: A Conversation with Kia Corthron and Patrice Muhammad

The Sonia Sanchez Series, honoring the indelible spirit of the poet and her many visits to the neighborhoods of Lexington, brings a major thinker whose writing impacts Black culture and social justice issues. She participates in the Kentucky Woman Writers Conference and gives a keynote address, free and open to the community. www.kentuckywomenswriters.org

Start: September 22, 2013 4:00 pm
End: September 22, 2013 6:00 pm
Venue: Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
Address:
251 W. Second St., Lexington, KY, United States

Stars with Accents at the Carnegie Center

  Stars with Accents is a literary celebration in conjunction with Boomslang and Kentucky Women Writer’s Conference, featuring readings by Ada Limón, George Ella Lyon, and Sara Freligh, and hosted by Katerina Stoykova-Klemer of Accents: A radio show for art and culture.  womenwriters.as.uky.edu//stars-accents  

Start: September 22, 2013 7:00 pm
End: September 22, 2013 9:00 pm
Venue: Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
Address:
251 W. Second St., Lexington, KY, United States

Phil Lee at Natasha’s Bistro

Phil Lee plays intelligent songs full of wit, humor and grace that blend sizzling Dylan-esque rock and roll, country and western, mid-sixties British Invasion and medicine show sounds. www.beetnik.com for reservations.

Start: September 22, 2013 8:00 pm
End: September 22, 2013 10:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: $10

Balagula Theatre: ‘E.G.O.: The Passions of Eugene Gladstone O’Neill’ at Downtown Arts Center

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 …

Start: September 22, 2013 8:00 pm
End: September 22, 2013 10:00 pm
Venue: Downtown Arts Center
Address:
141 East Main Street, Lexington, KY, United States

Boomslang presents: Cunninlynguists/ Sheisty Khrist/ Nemo Achida

Southern trio CunninLynguists sample genres from psych-rock to blues, New Romantic to polka, they have been musically compared to UGK and Atmosphere. Nemo Achida is a Brooklyn, NY hip-hop artist bringing a fresh perspective with poetry-based works. www.boomslangfest.com

Start: September 22, 2013 10:00 pm
End: September 22, 2013 10:00 pm
Venue: Cosmic Charlie's
Phone: (859) 309-9499
Address:
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $8