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January 10, 2015

The Lex Theatre Company: “Concert With The Stars” at The Lexington Opera House

This inaugural event for the new Lexington theatre troupe Lexington Theatre Company (“The Lex”) will feature Broadway veteran headliners Laura Bell Bundy, Jonathan Groff and Mara Davi.  Under the direction of Broadway veterans (and husband and wife team), Jeromy and Lyndy Franklin Smith, the theatre company aims to produce a summer musical theatre season and the Lexington Opera House starting …

Start: January 10, 2015 8:00 pm
End: January 10, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Lexington Opera House
Phone: (859) 233-4567
401 W. Short St., Lexington, KY, 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
300 N Broadway, Lexington, 40508

January 15, 2015

Lexington Premiere of “Proud Citizen” at the Kentucky Theater

This Lexington-produced film follows the fictionalized story of Krasimira Stanimirova, a Bulgarian writer who travels to America for the first time to premiere her Communist-era, semi-autobiographical play. Directed by Lexington’s Thom Southerland and featuring a cast of both seasoned and ametuer local actors, the film, which is largely unscripted, is a touching exploration of various themes, including isolation, dashed expectations …

Start: January 15, 2015 7:30 pm
End: January 15, 2015 7:30 pm
Venue: Kentucky Theater
Phone: (859) 231-6997
214 East Main St., Lexington, KY, 40507, United States

January 19, 2015

One World Film Festival: “Red Tails” Screening at the Kentucky Theatre

​In conjunction with  Lexington’s observance of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday, ​Lexington’s One World Film Festival ​presents a screening of​ the George Lucas film ​”Red Tails,” the story of a squadron of highly skilled black pilots known as the Tuskegee Airmen ​who have fought racism at home, and also in their World War ​II​ assignments as they fight …

Start: January 19, 2015 2:30 pm
End: January 19, 2015 4:30 pm
Venue: Kentucky Theater
Phone: (859) 231-6997
214 East Main St., Lexington, KY, 40507, United States

January 27, 2015

Paul Taylor Dance Company at Norton Center for The Arts

Celebrating its 60th season, the Paul Taylor Dance Company, directed by the greatest living pioneer of American modern dance, visits the Norton Center for the first time ever this season.  Extolled as “a marvel” and “the center of American modern dance” (New York Times), the iconic Paul Taylor produces dances consistently regarded as masterpieces.  His prodigious output includes more than 140 works over the course …

Start: January 27, 2015 7:30 pm
End: January 27, 2015 9:30 pm
Venue: Norton Center for the Arts
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
Hall Drive, Richmond, KY, United States
Cost: $38-$55