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December 20, 2014

George Ella Lyon signs “What Forest Knows” at the Morris Book Shop

Meet George Ella Lyon as she signs her new children’s book What Forest Knows. Stunning illustrations and poetic text fill the pages of this enchanting picture book that celebrates nature and its evocative, peaceful beauty. www.morrisbookshop.com

Start: December 20, 2014 2:00 pm
End: December 20, 2014 3:00 pm
Venue: the Morris Book Shop
Phone: 859-276-0494
Address:
882 E. High Street, Lexington, KY, United States

December 22, 2014

Open Mic Night with Coralee

Each monday night through the month of January, Coralee of Coralee and the Townies will host an open mic night at Willie’s Locally Known.

Start: December 22, 2014 8:00 pm
End: December 22, 2014 11:55 pm
Venue: Willie's Locally Known
Address:
805 North Broadway Road , Lexington, KY, 40508 , United States

December 29, 2014

Wandering Storytellers at the Farish Theatre

Wandering Storytellers featuring Octavia Sexton.

Start: December 29, 2014 7:00 pm
End: December 29, 2014 8:45 pm
Venue: Farish Theatre (Central Library)
Address:
140 East Main St., Lexington, KY, United States

Open Mic Night with Coralee

Each monday night through the month of January, Coralee of Coralee and the Townies will host an open mic night at Willie’s Locally Known.

Start: December 29, 2014 8:00 pm
End: December 29, 2014 11:55 pm
Venue: Willie's Locally Known
Address:
805 North Broadway Road , Lexington, KY, 40508 , United States

January 5, 2015

Open Mic Night with Coralee

Each monday night through the month of January, Coralee of Coralee and the Townies will host an open mic night at Willie’s Locally Known.

Start: January 5, 2015 8:00 pm
End: January 5, 2015 11:55 pm
Venue: Willie's Locally Known
Address:
805 North Broadway Road , Lexington, KY, 40508 , United States

January 14, 2015

‘DWELLINGS: Contemplating Home, House, and Neighborhood’ Opening Reception

Texas artist Libby Rowe deconstructs notions of home, house, and neighborhood in this one-person exhibition that features photography and sculpture. In three major works, Inside/Out, (sub)Division, and Dwell, Rowe cleverly casts a fresh gaze on the façade- like quality of the American home, questions the success of the urban subdivision, and considers the philosophical meaning of “dwellings.”  

Start: January 14, 2015 5:00 pm
End: January 14, 2015 7:00 pm
Venue: Morlan Gallery
Phone: (859) 233-8142
Address:
300 N Broadway, Lexington, 40508

January 16, 2015

Bluegrass Printmaker’s Co-Op Sale

The Bluegrass Printmakers’ Cooperative is having a print sale during the next Gallery Hop. Meet BPC members, hear them talk about their work and buy hand made, local artwork!

Start: January 16, 2015 5:00 pm
End: January 16, 2015 8:00 pm
Venue: Central Library Theater
Address:
140 East Main St, Lexington

January 17, 2015

Jonathan Ashley signs “The Cost of Doing Business” at the Morris Book Shop

The Morris Book Shop welcomes Louisville author Jonathan Ashley as he reads from and signs his debut novel The Cost of Doing Business. In Ashley’s dark humor crime novel, a bookstore owner leaves his used volumes of Yeats to get into the drug trade. www.morrisbookshop.com    

Start: January 17, 2015 4:00 pm
End: January 17, 2015 5:00 pm
Venue: the Morris Book Shop
Phone: 859-276-0494
Address:
882 E. High Street, Lexington, KY, United States

January 20, 2015

‘Dwellings’ Artist Talk with Libby Rowe at Morlan Gallery

Texas artist Libby Rowe deconstructs notions of home, house, and neighborhood in this one-person exhibition that features photography and sculpture. In three major works, Inside/Out, (sub)Division, and Dwell, Rowe cleverly casts a fresh gaze on the façade- like quality of the American home, questions the success of the urban subdivision, and considers the philosophical meaning of “dwellings.”  

Start: January 20, 2015 12:30 pm
End: January 20, 2015 1:30 pm
Venue: Morlan Gallery
Phone: (859) 233-8142
Address:
300 N Broadway, Lexington, 40508

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