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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 2, 2014

Film Screening and Discussion of “Anne Braden: Southern Patriot”

The UK Appalachian Center presents an evening with Kentucky filmmaker Mimi Pickering (Appalshop) as part of the Appalachian Forum Series on Appalachian Labor, Civil Rights, and Environmental Movements. Pickering will be there to discuss the film as well. “Anne Braden: Southern Patriot” is a first person documentary about the extraordinary life of American civil rights leader Anne Braden (1924-2006), who was …

Start: October 2, 2014 7:30 pm
End: October 2, 2014 9:30 pm
Venue: UK Memorial Hall
Address:
Memorial Hall, S. Limestone St., Lexington, KY, 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

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

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 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 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

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

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

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

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