Upcoming Events

October 22, 2014

Fall Meet at Keeneland

A true Kentucky tradition, Keeneland’s 2014 fall race season runs Oct. 3– 25, with no racing on Mondays or Tuesdays. Gates open at 11 a.m. with the first race posting at 1:05 p.m. and races posted approximately every half hour.  For more information on the historical racetrack, visit www.keeneland.com.

Start: October 22, 2014 8:00 am
End: October 22, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: Keeneland
Address:
4201 Versailles Road, Select a Country:

Balagula Theatre: “The Mystery of Irma Vep: A Penny Dreadful” at the Farish Theatre

  This definitive spoof of Gothic melodramas, “The Mystery of Irma Vep” by Charles Ludlam was named one of the 20th Century’s best plays by Time Magazine and the New York Times. Liberally stealing from well known film classics like Wuthering Heights, The Mummy’s Curse and Hitchcock’s Rebecca, with dialog lifted from Ibsen, Shakespeare, and Poe, “Irma” is a tour de …

Start: October 22, 2014 7:00 pm
End: October 22, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Farish Theatre (Central Library)
Address:
140 East Main St., Lexington, KY, United States

Ben Lacy at Willie’s Locally Known

Ben Lacy and  will play funk, rock and jazz covers, led by his virtuosic rhythmic and melodic style. www.willieslex.com 

Start: October 22, 2014 8:00 pm
End: October 22, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Willie's Locally Known
Address:
805 North Broadway Road , Lexington, KY, 40508 , United States

Ana Sia at Cosmic Charlie’s

One of the west coast’s most celebrated DJs, this SF Bay Area-based tastemaker is known for not only energizing the dance floor, but consistently breaking new sounds from all over the world. Having championed some of the most beloved music festivals in the US, Canada and abroad, Ana Sia has gone from rocking house parties to stadiums. From huge festivals …

Start: October 22, 2014 10:00 pm
End: October 22, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Cosmic Charlie's
Phone: (859) 309-9499
Address:
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $10

The Shivas at the Green Lantern

The Shivas play upbeat, fuzzy surf-rock that’s been compared to Thee Oh Sees & Black Lips, and they’ve played with bands like Spiritualized, The Dandy Warhols, The Fresh & Onlys, and La Luz. They’re releasing their new record, You Know What To Do, October 28th on Olympia-based label K & on cassette via Burger Records. 

Start: October 22, 2014 10:00 pm
End: October 22, 2014 11:55 pm
Venue: Green Lantern
Address:
497 W. Third St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $5

October 23, 2014

Marvel Universe Live! at Rupp Arena

Marvel Universe LIVE! features favorite Marvel Super Heroes including Spider-Man, The Avengers – Iron Man, Hulk, and more, and threatening villains come to life in an action-packed arena extravaganza. With cutting-edge special effects, pyrotechnics, aerial stunts, martial arts, motorcycles and more, it’s being hailed as the most technically advanced live show ever. Showtimes:     •    October 23, 2014 7:00 PM     …

Date: October 23, 2014
Venue: Rupp Arena
Address:
430 West Vine Street, Lexington, KY, United States

Lexington Farmer’s Market: S. Broadway & Maxwell

Established in 1975 as the Farm and Garden Market Cooperative Association, The Lexington Farmers’ Market has been a staple in the Lexington community, supplying healthy, locally grown produce from April to November. www.lexingtonfarmersmarket.com

Start: October 23, 2014 7:00 am
End: October 23, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: South Broadway & Maxwell
Address:
South Broadway & Maxwell, KY, United States

Fall Meet at Keeneland

A true Kentucky tradition, Keeneland’s 2014 fall race season runs Oct. 3– 25, with no racing on Mondays or Tuesdays. Gates open at 11 a.m. with the first race posting at 1:05 p.m. and races posted approximately every half hour.  For more information on the historical racetrack, visit www.keeneland.com.

Start: October 23, 2014 8:00 am
End: October 23, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: Keeneland
Address:
4201 Versailles Road, Select a Country:

EcoArt Dedication at Raven Run Nature Sanctuary

LexArts and Lexington’s Department of Environmental Quality and Public Works (DEQPW) will unveil and dedicate artist Brian Rust’s Signs of Change/No Away, the newest public art project of DEQPW’s EcoART program. Created as an educational project via artistic creation, this public art program aims to generate increased awareness of environmental issues important to Lexington, celebrate Lexington’s unique bluegrass environment, educate citizens …

Start: October 23, 2014 2:00 pm
End: October 23, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: Raven Run Nature Sanctuary
Address:
3990 Raven Run Way, Lexington , KY, United States

Urban Outfitters Opening Party / In-store performance by DIIV

In celebration of the grand opening of the Lexington location of their national clothing, accessory and home furnishing store, Urban Outfitters, the store will host a live in-store performance by New-York based indie rock band DIIV. Featuring former members of Beach Fossils, Smith Westerns and Soft Black, DIIV creates dreamy beach-pop songs with shoegaze and krautrock influences. Drinks will be provided by West Sixth Brewery. 

Start: October 23, 2014 5:00 pm
End: October 23, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Urban Outfitters
Address:
4401 W. Main St, Lexington, KY, United States

Balagula Theatre: “The Mystery of Irma Vep: A Penny Dreadful” at the Farish Theatre

  This definitive spoof of Gothic melodramas, “The Mystery of Irma Vep” by Charles Ludlam was named one of the 20th Century’s best plays by Time Magazine and the New York Times. Liberally stealing from well known film classics like Wuthering Heights, The Mummy’s Curse and Hitchcock’s Rebecca, with dialog lifted from Ibsen, Shakespeare, and Poe, “Irma” is a tour de …

Start: October 23, 2014 7:00 pm
End: October 23, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Farish Theatre (Central Library)
Address:
140 East Main St., Lexington, KY, United States

David Connerley Nahm Discussing and Signing “Ancient Oceans of Central Kentucky” at Joseph-Beth

Leah’s little brother Jacob disappeared when the pair were younger, a tragedy that haunts her still. When a grown man arrives at Leah’s work claiming to be Jacob, he is wrenched back to her childhood: an iridescent tableau of family joy and strife, swimming at the lake, sneaking candy, late-night fears and the stories told to quell them.  www.josephbeth.com

Start: October 23, 2014 7:00 pm
End: October 23, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Joseph-Beth Booksellers
Address:
161 Lexington Green Cir #B, Lexington, KY, United States

Ben Lacy at Parlay Social

Ben Lacy and cohorts will play funk, rock and jazz covers, led by Lacy’s virtuosic rhythmic and melodic style. www.parlaysocial.com

Start: October 23, 2014 7:30 pm
End: October 23, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Parlay Social
Phone: (859) 244-1932
Address:
257 West Short Street, Lexington, KY, United States

Danger: A Sideshow and Burlesque Review at Cosmic Charlie’s

  Join members of the Kentucky Burlesque Society as they bring to the Cosmic Charlie’s stage a unique variety show featuring:  burlesque, striptease, comedy,  and dance. FEATURING: Priscilla Pincushion (STL)                                                             …

Start: October 23, 2014 8:30 pm
End: October 23, 2014 10:30 pm
Venue: Cosmic Charlie's
Phone: (859) 309-9499
Address:
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $13

Ritual Presents: Devil’s Night at The Green Lantern

The monthly Ritual extends their reach this October with a second event at the Green Lantern featuring music by Atrocity & the Complications, Through and Live Island.   

Start: October 23, 2014 9:00 pm
End: October 23, 2014 11:55 pm
Venue: Green Lantern
Address:
497 W. Third St., Lexington, KY, United States

October 24, 2014

Marvel Universe Live! at Rupp Arena

Marvel Universe LIVE! features favorite Marvel Super Heroes including Spider-Man, The Avengers – Iron Man, Hulk, and more, and threatening villains come to life in an action-packed arena extravaganza. With cutting-edge special effects, pyrotechnics, aerial stunts, martial arts, motorcycles and more, it’s being hailed as the most technically advanced live show ever. Showtimes:     •    October 23, 2014 7:00 PM     …

Date: October 24, 2014
Venue: Rupp Arena
Address:
430 West Vine Street, Lexington, KY, United States

Fall Meet at Keeneland

A true Kentucky tradition, Keeneland’s 2014 fall race season runs Oct. 3– 25, with no racing on Mondays or Tuesdays. Gates open at 11 a.m. with the first race posting at 1:05 p.m. and races posted approximately every half hour.  For more information on the historical racetrack, visit www.keeneland.com.

Start: October 24, 2014 8:00 am
End: October 24, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: Keeneland
Address:
4201 Versailles Road, Select a Country:

Food Trucks For A Cause

Every Friday from March 21-Oct. 31, Bluegrass Food Association will present a pop-up food truck “food court,” with 10% of total profits benefitting a different local non-profit organization. Note the new location: Beaumont Centre Liquor Barn will host the event through the end of the fall 2014 season! Food trucks will generally be open from 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. …

Start: October 24, 2014 11:00 am
End: October 24, 2014 7:00 pm
Venue: Beaumont Liquor Barn
Address:
921 Beaumont Centre Pkwy, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: free

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

CMA Rocks the House! a fundraiser event benefitting the Central Music Academy

The Central Music Academy is celebrating its 10th anniversary with an evening of fun, food, music, and art at the historic Bodley-Bullock House. Enjoy wine, beer and hors d’oeuvres in the beautiful house and garden, while you bid on unique vinyl record artwork created by noted local artists, and are entertained with a variety of music provided by CMA students …

Start: October 24, 2014 6:00 pm
End: October 24, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: The Bodley Bullock House
Address:
200 Market St, Lexington, KY

CSA Fall 2014 Harvest Party

Celebrate the bounty of local art. Enjoy tasty food and delicious drinks by AZUR Catering and be the first to see the latest installment of Kentucky’s first Community Supported Art program.  Become a CSA shareholder by purchasing a Fall 2014 crop online at http://www.lexingtonartleague.org/csa-shop.html, by phone at 859-254-7024, or in person at the Loudoun House during office hours. All shareholders can pick up …

Start: October 24, 2014 6:00 pm
End: October 24, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Loudoun House
Address:
209 Castlewood Drive, Lexington, 40505
Cost: $5 General Admission; Free for CSA Shareholders and LAL Members

Balagula Theatre: “The Mystery of Irma Vep: A Penny Dreadful” at the Farish Theatre

  This definitive spoof of Gothic melodramas, “The Mystery of Irma Vep” by Charles Ludlam was named one of the 20th Century’s best plays by Time Magazine and the New York Times. Liberally stealing from well known film classics like Wuthering Heights, The Mummy’s Curse and Hitchcock’s Rebecca, with dialog lifted from Ibsen, Shakespeare, and Poe, “Irma” is a tour de …

Start: October 24, 2014 7:00 pm
End: October 24, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Farish Theatre (Central Library)
Address:
140 East Main St., Lexington, KY, United States

Bluegrass Youth Ballet: “The Nightinglale” at Singletary Center for The Arts

Bluegrass Youth Ballet presents a new original ballet, The Nightingale, on  at the Singletary Center for the Arts Recital Hall. Directed by Adalhi Aranda Corn, this ballet brings Hans Christian Andersen’s literary fairy tale to life through dance! www.bluegrassyouthballet.org

Start: October 24, 2014 7:00 pm
End: October 24, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Singletary Center for the Arts
Phone: (859) 257-1706
Address:
405 Rose St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $12

Ethan Allen “Modern Masters” Party / LASC Benefit

The Ethan Allen Design Center at 1873 Plaudit Place, Lexington, will open its doors to the public for a festive evening of art, music, and food, all to benefit Living Arts and Science Center of Lexington. The centerpiece of the evening will be Ethan Allen’s “Modern Masters” Collection, an exclusive exhibition of rare and collectible lithographs created by some of …

Start: October 24, 2014 7:00 pm
End: October 24, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Ethan Allen Design Center
Address:
1873 Plaudit Place, Lexington, KY, United States

STARSHIP at Norton Center for The Arts

Mickey Thomas is the owner of the soaring voice that propelled the iconic band STARSHIP through the decades of the 80’s and 90’s. With his soulful and compelling vocals, Mickey established himself as one of rock music’s most recognizable stars. In 1979, Mickey joined Jefferson Starship as lead vocalist, after the departure of Grace Slick and Marty Balin. Backed by …

Start: October 24, 2014 7:30 pm
End: October 24, 2014 9:30 pm
Venue: Norton Center for the Arts
Address:
625 West Walnut Street, Danville, KY, United States
Cost: $25-$46

The Chung Yen Twins at The Listening Room

The Chung Yen Twins are J.D. Wright and David Cubine, a progressive acoustic guitar duo creating and performing a palette of rock, blues, and roots music. www.maxpres.org

Start: October 24, 2014 7:30 pm
End: October 24, 2014 9:30 pm
Venue: The Listening Room - Maxwell Street Presbyterian Church
Address:
180 Maxwell Street , Lexington, KY
Cost: $10

ZZ Top at Norton Center for The Arts

  The sharp-dressed men of legendary rock band ZZ Top are bringing their signature mix of Southern rock, blues and boogie, to the Norton Center this fall.  Guitarist Billy F. Gibbons, bassist Dusty Hill and drummer Frank Beard are currently touring the country in support of their first studio album in nine years, La Futura.  ZZ TOP’s music is always instantly …

Start: October 24, 2014 8:00 pm
End: October 24, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Norton Center for the Arts
Address:
625 West Walnut Street, Danville, KY, United States

The Velvet Blue at Natasha’s Bistro

The Velvet Blue hails from Lexington, Morehead, Vanceburg and Kingsport TN. Along with the band’s musicianship, and love for bluegrass music, all of the band members are songwriters and have written many of the songs on their upcoming album, “Memories and Heartaches,” which they are currently recording at The Curve Studio, with producer Steve Gulley. www.beetnik.com

Start: October 24, 2014 9:00 pm
End: October 24, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: $5

Grayson Jenkins at Henry Clay’s Public House

Singer/songwriter and Lexington transplant playing multi-genre acoustic music.      www.henryclayspublichouse.com   

Start: October 24, 2014 9:00 pm
End: October 24, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Henry Clay Pub
Address:
112 N. Upper St., Lexington, KY, United States

Motherplant/ Bask/ Doc Feldman & The Infernal Method at the Green Lantern

Two touring bands, Bask from Asheville North Carolina and Bohannons from Chattanooga Tennessee team up with locals Motherplant and Doc Feldman & The Infernal Method for a night of rock n roll psychedelic blues doom debauchery.

Start: October 24, 2014 9:00 pm
End: October 24, 2014 11:55 pm
Venue: Green Lantern
Address:
497 W. Third St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $5