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September 3, 2014

Dayton Dance Contemporary Dance Company at the Lyric Theatre

  Rooted in the African-American experience, DCDC is a culturally diverse professional contemporary dance company committed to reaching the broadest audience through exceptional performance and arts-integrated education. DCDC’s performance at The Lyric will be a “mixed bill” of dance to accommodate the interests of both the newcomer to dance and the seasoned art lover.     www.lexingtonlyric.com 

Start: September 3, 2014 7:00 pm
End: September 3, 2014 8:30 pm
Venue: Lyric Theatre and Cultural Arts Center
300 E Third Street, Lexington, 40508

September 6, 2014

Moon Festival Celebration 2014 at Moondance Ampitheatre

Presented by the KY Chinese American Association, this celebration features a moon cake competition, mini Chinese language lessons, cooking demonstrations, crafts, inflatable and a petting zoo, among other family activities. For more information, visit www.kycaa.org. 

Start: September 6, 2014 4:00 pm
End: September 6, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Moondance Amphitheater
1152 Monarch Street, Lexington , KY, United States
Cost: Free

September 11, 2014

“The Prisoner’s Wife”: A Conversation with Asha Bandele and Patrice Muhammad

The Sonia Sanchez Series, honoring the indelible spirit of the poet and her many visits to the neighborhoods of Lexington, brings Asha Bandele, 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, alongside series chair Patrice Muhammad.  www.carnegieliteracy.org

Start: September 11, 2014 7:00 pm
End: September 11, 2014 8:30 pm
Venue: Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
251 W. Second St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: Free

September 13, 2014

8th Annual Japan Summer Festival

  In its 8th year, the Japan Summer Festival has become Kentucky’s largest celebration of Japanese culture, food, and fun. Come enjoy traditional Japanese Origami, try on a Kimono, and get your name written in Japanese. Kids (and adults!) can have fun at the Japanese games booth and traditional workshop area. Enjoy great Japanese food and goods as well as …

Start: September 13, 2014 11:00 am
End: September 13, 2014 7:00 pm
Venue: Courthouse Plaza
150 N. Limestone, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: Free

Wild Women of Poetry Slam at the Carrick Theatre

This year’s Wild Women of Poetry Slam, a spoken word competition with audience judging presented in conjunction with the Kentucky Woman Writers Conference, features poet and celebrity judge Ellen Hagan and is emceed by Bianca Spriggs.  6:30 Open mic, performances begin at 7. www.carnegieliteracy.org   

Start: September 13, 2014 6:30 pm
End: September 13, 2014 8:30 pm
Venue: Transylvania University's Carrick Theater
300 North Broadway, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: Free

September 18, 2014 – September 20, 2014

Inaugural Lex Latino Film Fest

In conjunction with the annual Festival de Latino and inspired by the annual San Diego Latino Film Festival, the inaugural Latino Film Fest features screenings of Latino-produced four films over three days at the historic Kentucky Theatre. Films include -“Rudo & Cursi:” a comedy about two Mexican boys who find fame as soccer stars (Sept. 18) -“Who is Dayani Cristal?,” …

Start: September 18, 2014
End: September 20, 2014
Venue: Kentucky Theater
Phone: (859) 231-6997
214 East Main St., Lexington, KY, 40507, United States