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October 1, 2014

“Out: a Theatrical Celebration” at The Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning

In this original performance developed by Lexington’s Donna Ison, the cast - which represents the spectrum of LGBTQ – will each share their varied stories using poetry, monologues, and personal essays. The accounts range from humorous to heartbreaking and astonishing to affirming, but in the end each is a triumph.  www.carnegieliteracy.org

Start: October 1, 2014 7:00 pm
End: October 1, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
Address:
251 W. Second St., Lexington, KY, United States

October 3, 2014

Spirit Strolls at Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill

Real history can be scarier than any imagined ghost story. This haunted history walk shares stories from Shaker journals and letters as you stroll through the Village to the cemetery following the glow of lanterns. Fridays and Saturdays in September – 7 p.m. Family Friendly Fridays and Saturdays in October – 6 p.m. Family Friendly, 7 p.m. recommended for ages …

Start: October 3, 2014 6:00 pm
End: October 3, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill
Phone: (859) 734-1545
Address:
3501 Lexington Road , Harrodsburg, KY, United States

October 4, 2014

Dr Coleman’s Lexington History Walks: The Grand Tour

  Dr. Coleman’s Lexington History Walks is Lexington’s newest downtown experience.  Led by Dr. Jonathan Coleman, who holds a Ph.D. in history, the tour introduces visitors and locals alike to little-known tales of the city’s intriguing past.      Every Saturday at 6pm, Dr. Coleman leads “The Grand Tour.”  From horses to heroes, First Ladies to phantoms, “The Grand Tour” takes …

Start: October 4, 2014 6:00 pm
End: October 4, 2014 7:40 pm
Venue: Victorian Square
Address:
401 main street , lexington , KY, United States
Cost: $5 kids/ $10 adults

Spirit Strolls at Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill

Real history can be scarier than any imagined ghost story. This haunted history walk shares stories from Shaker journals and letters as you stroll through the Village to the cemetery following the glow of lanterns. Fridays and Saturdays in September – 7 p.m. Family Friendly Fridays and Saturdays in October – 6 p.m. Family Friendly, 7 p.m. recommended for ages …

Start: October 4, 2014 6:00 pm
End: October 4, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill
Phone: (859) 734-1545
Address:
3501 Lexington Road , Harrodsburg, KY, United States

Dr. Coleman’s Lexington History Walks: ‘Spirits! Scandals! Sordid Secrets!’

  Dr. Coleman’s Lexington History Walks is Lexington’s newest downtown experience.  Led by Dr. Jonathan Coleman, who holds a Ph.D. in history, the two distinctive tours introduce visitors and locals alike to little-known tales of the city’s intriguing past.     Every Saturday at 8pm, Dr. Coleman’s tour takes a ghastly turn when he reveals the darker side of genteel Lexington.  Participants uncover why …

Start: October 4, 2014 8:00 pm
End: October 4, 2014 9:40 pm
Venue: Victorian Square
Address:
401 main street , lexington , KY, United States
Cost: $10 adults

October 5, 2014

‘Connecting Fibers’ Opening Reception at M.S. Rezny Gallery

Six regional contemporary artists explore color and texture through a variety of techniques and inspiration. Artists include, Stacey Chinn, Justine Dennis, Janice A. Durham, Arturo Alonzo Sandoval, Laverne Zabielski and Jennifer Zurick.

Start: October 5, 2014 2:00 pm
End: October 5, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: M.S. Rezny Studio/Gallery
Phone: (859) 252-4647
Address:
903 Manchester St., Lexington, KY, 40508, United States

October 6, 2014

Open Mic with Coralee at Willie’s Locally Known

Willlie’s Locally Known hosts their weekly open mic series with Coralee. 

Start: October 6, 2014 8:00 pm
End: October 6, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Willie's Locally Known
Address:
805 North Broadway Road , Lexington, KY, 40508 , United States

October 10, 2014 – October 12, 2014

4th Annual PRHBTN

September 25 – October 25 PRHBTN, the 4th year multi-platform celebration of art forms that have been criminalized, marginalized, and underappreciated in the mainstream, will feature an exhibition of these works in a warehouse space that complements the raw, powerful nature of the message and the artistry of each piece. At Buster’s Billiards & Backroom – in the heart of Lexington, Kentucky’s …

Start: October 10, 2014
End: October 12, 2014
Venue: Buster's Billiards & Backroom
Phone: (859) 368-8871
Address:
899 Manchester Ave., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: 0-$20

Laura Nakadate: Strangers and Relations Lecture

In conjunction with the Robert C. May Photography Lecture Series, photographer Laura Nakadate will exhibit her portraits of two groups of people and give a lecture. Nakadate contacted her “strangers” through friends and social media, while her “Relations” subjects were discovered through DNA tests that Nakadate took to uncover data about her mother’s family history.

Start: October 10, 2014 4:00 pm
End: October 10, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: UK Worsham Theater
Address:
Lexington , 40508

Spirit Strolls at Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill

Real history can be scarier than any imagined ghost story. This haunted history walk shares stories from Shaker journals and letters as you stroll through the Village to the cemetery following the glow of lanterns. Fridays and Saturdays in September – 7 p.m. Family Friendly Fridays and Saturdays in October – 6 p.m. Family Friendly, 7 p.m. recommended for ages …

Start: October 10, 2014 6:00 pm
End: October 10, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill
Phone: (859) 734-1545
Address:
3501 Lexington Road , Harrodsburg, KY, United States

October 11, 2014

Dr Coleman’s Lexington History Walks: The Grand Tour

  Dr. Coleman’s Lexington History Walks is Lexington’s newest downtown experience.  Led by Dr. Jonathan Coleman, who holds a Ph.D. in history, the tour introduces visitors and locals alike to little-known tales of the city’s intriguing past.      Every Saturday at 6pm, Dr. Coleman leads “The Grand Tour.”  From horses to heroes, First Ladies to phantoms, “The Grand Tour” takes …

Start: October 11, 2014 6:00 pm
End: October 11, 2014 7:40 pm
Venue: Victorian Square
Address:
401 main street , lexington , KY, United States
Cost: $5 kids/ $10 adults

Spirit Strolls at Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill

Real history can be scarier than any imagined ghost story. This haunted history walk shares stories from Shaker journals and letters as you stroll through the Village to the cemetery following the glow of lanterns. Fridays and Saturdays in September – 7 p.m. Family Friendly Fridays and Saturdays in October – 6 p.m. Family Friendly, 7 p.m. recommended for ages …

Start: October 11, 2014 6:00 pm
End: October 11, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill
Phone: (859) 734-1545
Address:
3501 Lexington Road , Harrodsburg, KY, United States

Dr. Coleman’s Lexington History Walks: ‘Spirits! Scandals! Sordid Secrets!’

  Dr. Coleman’s Lexington History Walks is Lexington’s newest downtown experience.  Led by Dr. Jonathan Coleman, who holds a Ph.D. in history, the two distinctive tours introduce visitors and locals alike to little-known tales of the city’s intriguing past.     Every Saturday at 8pm, Dr. Coleman’s tour takes a ghastly turn when he reveals the darker side of genteel Lexington.  Participants uncover why …

Start: October 11, 2014 8:00 pm
End: October 11, 2014 9:40 pm
Venue: Victorian Square
Address:
401 main street , lexington , KY, United States
Cost: $10 adults

October 13, 2014

Open Mic with Coralee at Willie’s Locally Known

Willlie’s Locally Known hosts their weekly open mic series with Coralee. 

Start: October 13, 2014 8:00 pm
End: October 13, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Willie's Locally Known
Address:
805 North Broadway Road , Lexington, KY, 40508 , United States

October 15, 2014

Design Thinking – Latrobe’s Pope Villa and other Modern Ideas

A presentation and open discussion about how world view is manifested in architecture. The presentation will begin with a look at how Latrobe’s view of his early 19th century world is reflected in the Pope Villa, and then will examine some Modern architectural works that illuminate their architects’ thought processes. The event will take place in the Pope Villa while …

Start: October 15, 2014 5:30 pm
End: October 15, 2014 6:30 pm
Venue: Pope Villa
Address:
326 Grosvenor Ave , Lexington, KY

October 17, 2014

Spirit Strolls at Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill

Real history can be scarier than any imagined ghost story. This haunted history walk shares stories from Shaker journals and letters as you stroll through the Village to the cemetery following the glow of lanterns. Fridays and Saturdays in September – 7 p.m. Family Friendly Fridays and Saturdays in October – 6 p.m. Family Friendly, 7 p.m. recommended for ages …

Start: October 17, 2014 6:00 pm
End: October 17, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill
Phone: (859) 734-1545
Address:
3501 Lexington Road , Harrodsburg, KY, United States

October 18, 2014

Dr Coleman’s Lexington History Walks: The Grand Tour

  Dr. Coleman’s Lexington History Walks is Lexington’s newest downtown experience.  Led by Dr. Jonathan Coleman, who holds a Ph.D. in history, the tour introduces visitors and locals alike to little-known tales of the city’s intriguing past.      Every Saturday at 6pm, Dr. Coleman leads “The Grand Tour.”  From horses to heroes, First Ladies to phantoms, “The Grand Tour” takes …

Start: October 18, 2014 6:00 pm
End: October 18, 2014 7:40 pm
Venue: Victorian Square
Address:
401 main street , lexington , KY, United States
Cost: $5 kids/ $10 adults

Spirit Strolls at Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill

Real history can be scarier than any imagined ghost story. This haunted history walk shares stories from Shaker journals and letters as you stroll through the Village to the cemetery following the glow of lanterns. Fridays and Saturdays in September – 7 p.m. Family Friendly Fridays and Saturdays in October – 6 p.m. Family Friendly, 7 p.m. recommended for ages …

Start: October 18, 2014 6:00 pm
End: October 18, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill
Phone: (859) 734-1545
Address:
3501 Lexington Road , Harrodsburg, KY, United States

Dr. Coleman’s Lexington History Walks: ‘Spirits! Scandals! Sordid Secrets!’

  Dr. Coleman’s Lexington History Walks is Lexington’s newest downtown experience.  Led by Dr. Jonathan Coleman, who holds a Ph.D. in history, the two distinctive tours introduce visitors and locals alike to little-known tales of the city’s intriguing past.     Every Saturday at 8pm, Dr. Coleman’s tour takes a ghastly turn when he reveals the darker side of genteel Lexington.  Participants uncover why …

Start: October 18, 2014 8:00 pm
End: October 18, 2014 9:40 pm
Venue: Victorian Square
Address:
401 main street , lexington , KY, United States
Cost: $10 adults

October 20, 2014

Open Mic with Coralee at Willie’s Locally Known

Willlie’s Locally Known hosts their weekly open mic series with Coralee. 

Start: October 20, 2014 8:00 pm
End: October 20, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Willie's Locally Known
Address:
805 North Broadway Road , Lexington, KY, 40508 , United States

October 24, 2014

Spirit Strolls at Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill

Real history can be scarier than any imagined ghost story. This haunted history walk shares stories from Shaker journals and letters as you stroll through the Village to the cemetery following the glow of lanterns. Fridays and Saturdays in September – 7 p.m. Family Friendly Fridays and Saturdays in October – 6 p.m. Family Friendly, 7 p.m. recommended for ages …

Start: October 24, 2014 6:00 pm
End: October 24, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill
Phone: (859) 734-1545
Address:
3501 Lexington Road , Harrodsburg, KY, United States

October 25, 2014

Dr Coleman’s Lexington History Walks: The Grand Tour

  Dr. Coleman’s Lexington History Walks is Lexington’s newest downtown experience.  Led by Dr. Jonathan Coleman, who holds a Ph.D. in history, the tour introduces visitors and locals alike to little-known tales of the city’s intriguing past.      Every Saturday at 6pm, Dr. Coleman leads “The Grand Tour.”  From horses to heroes, First Ladies to phantoms, “The Grand Tour” takes …

Start: October 25, 2014 6:00 pm
End: October 25, 2014 7:40 pm
Venue: Victorian Square
Address:
401 main street , lexington , KY, United States
Cost: $5 kids/ $10 adults

Spirit Strolls at Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill

Real history can be scarier than any imagined ghost story. This haunted history walk shares stories from Shaker journals and letters as you stroll through the Village to the cemetery following the glow of lanterns. Fridays and Saturdays in September – 7 p.m. Family Friendly Fridays and Saturdays in October – 6 p.m. Family Friendly, 7 p.m. recommended for ages …

Start: October 25, 2014 6:00 pm
End: October 25, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill
Phone: (859) 734-1545
Address:
3501 Lexington Road , Harrodsburg, KY, United States

Dr. Coleman’s Lexington History Walks: ‘Spirits! Scandals! Sordid Secrets!’

  Dr. Coleman’s Lexington History Walks is Lexington’s newest downtown experience.  Led by Dr. Jonathan Coleman, who holds a Ph.D. in history, the two distinctive tours introduce visitors and locals alike to little-known tales of the city’s intriguing past.     Every Saturday at 8pm, Dr. Coleman’s tour takes a ghastly turn when he reveals the darker side of genteel Lexington.  Participants uncover why …

Start: October 25, 2014 8:00 pm
End: October 25, 2014 9:40 pm
Venue: Victorian Square
Address:
401 main street , lexington , KY, United States
Cost: $10 adults

October 27, 2014

Open Mic with Coralee at Willie’s Locally Known

Willlie’s Locally Known hosts their weekly open mic series with Coralee. 

Start: October 27, 2014 8:00 pm
End: October 27, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Willie's Locally Known
Address:
805 North Broadway Road , Lexington, KY, 40508 , United States

October 29, 2014

Rural Women: Photographs by Max Payne Opening Reception

Maxine Payne works with anthropologist Anne Goldberg to create oral and visual documentation of rural women from locations around the world.

Start: October 29, 2014 5:00 pm
End: October 29, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Morlan Gallery
Phone: (859) 233-8142
Address:
300 N Broadway, Lexington, 40508

November 1, 2014

Writing Workshop at The UK Art Museum

Join poet and UK Professor of English, Julia Johnson, for “Poetry in the Museum” a workshop inspired by the “Take My Word For It” exhibition. This event is appropriate for writers of all ages and experience.

Start: November 1, 2014 10:00 am
End: November 1, 2014 12:00 pm
Venue: UK Art Museum
Phone: (859) 257-5716
Address:
405 Rose St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $20 , $15 for members and students

Dr Coleman’s Lexington History Walks: The Grand Tour

  Dr. Coleman’s Lexington History Walks is Lexington’s newest downtown experience.  Led by Dr. Jonathan Coleman, who holds a Ph.D. in history, the tour introduces visitors and locals alike to little-known tales of the city’s intriguing past.      Every Saturday at 6pm, Dr. Coleman leads “The Grand Tour.”  From horses to heroes, First Ladies to phantoms, “The Grand Tour” takes …

Start: November 1, 2014 6:00 pm
End: November 1, 2014 7:40 pm
Venue: Victorian Square
Address:
401 main street , lexington , KY, United States
Cost: $5 kids/ $10 adults

Dr. Coleman’s Lexington History Walks: ‘Spirits! Scandals! Sordid Secrets!’

  Dr. Coleman’s Lexington History Walks is Lexington’s newest downtown experience.  Led by Dr. Jonathan Coleman, who holds a Ph.D. in history, the two distinctive tours introduce visitors and locals alike to little-known tales of the city’s intriguing past.     Every Saturday at 8pm, Dr. Coleman’s tour takes a ghastly turn when he reveals the darker side of genteel Lexington.  Participants uncover why …

Start: November 1, 2014 8:00 pm
End: November 1, 2014 9:40 pm
Venue: Victorian Square
Address:
401 main street , lexington , KY, United States
Cost: $10 adults

November 7, 2014

Carnegie Center Classics: Catcher In The Rye

  Step into mid-century New York City. Spend an evening in the world of Holden Caulfield. This November, our annual “Carnegie Classics” happening will celebrate J.D. Salinger’s classic, “Catcher in the Rye.”   www.carnegiecenterlex.org

Start: November 7, 2014 7:00 pm
End: November 7, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
Address:
251 W. Second St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $15 advance, $20 at the door