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February 9, 2015

A Tribute to Jane Gentry at the Carnegie Center

The Carnegie Center will host a tribute to the late Kentucky poet (and former Kentucky Poet Laureate) Jane Gentry, on her birthday. Light refreshments will be served and Gentry’s books will be for sale courtesy of Morris Book shop.  

Start: February 9, 2015 6:00 pm
End: February 9, 2015 7:30 pm
Venue: Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
Address:
251 W. Second St., Lexington, KY, United States

February 19, 2015

Japanese Winter Plum Festival at the Norton Center for The Arts

The Norton Center and Centre College will host a Japanese Winter Plum Festival to explore the rich culture of the “Land of the Rising Sun.”  The evening event will include demonstrations in Japanese tea tasting, flower arranging, calligraphy, Sake tasting and karaoke.  The highlight of the Festival is a sampling of traditional Japanese Sagi-ryu Kyogen Theatre.  These short plays originated …

Start: February 19, 2015 6:30 pm
End: February 19, 2015 9:30 pm
Venue: Norton Center for the Arts
Address:
625 West Walnut Street, Danville, KY, United States

February 28, 2015

Kodo – One Earth Tour: Mystery at EKU Center for the Arts

Performing on the larger-than-life taiko drum, the Kodo drummers reinterpret traditional Japanese arts with astounding energy and athleticism. Infusing rhythms and movements from across the globe, Kodo creates an exhilarating performance for audiences of all ages. www.ekucenter.com

Start: February 28, 2015 7:30 pm
End: February 28, 2015 9:30 pm
Venue: EKU Center for the Arts
Phone: 859-622-7469
Address:
Hall Drive, Richmond, KY, United States
Cost: $38-$55

March 5, 2015

Mike Daisey: ‘Life During Wartime’ at EKU Center for the Arts

Groundbreaking author, actor, and monologist Mike Daisey’s new work, “Life During Wartime” was inspired by his father, a veterans’ counselor, and focuses on the lives of veterans after they come home, and the changing face of our military. A captivating piece by an artist The New York Times calls “one of the finest solo performers of his generation.” www.ekucenter.com

Start: March 5, 2015 7:30 pm
End: March 5, 2015 9:30 pm
Venue: EKU Center for the Arts
Phone: 859-622-7469
Address:
Hall Drive, Richmond, KY, United States
Cost: $20-$34

April 19, 2015

A Thousand Cranes at EKU Center for The Arts

Hiroshima-born Sadako faces the battle of her life when she is told that she has leukemia, the “atom bomb disease.” Recalling a Japanese legend, Sadako sets to work folding paper cranes. According to the legend, if a person folds 1,000 cranes the gods will grant them a wish. Will Sadako finish making the cranes in time to have her health …

Start: April 19, 2015 2:00 pm
End: April 19, 2015 4:00 pm
Venue: EKU Center for the Arts
Phone: 859-622-7469
Address:
Hall Drive, Richmond, KY, United States
Cost: $10-$15

May 1, 2015

Juried Student Show Opening Reception at Morlan Gallery

Art majors and non-art majors alike contribute work in a wide variety of media to this joyful exploration of creativity.  

Start: May 1, 2015 5:00 pm
End: May 1, 2015 7:00 pm
Venue: Morlan Gallery
Phone: (859) 233-8142
Address:
300 N Broadway, Lexington, 40508