Upcoming Events

November 20, 2014

Jon Reep at Comedy Off Broadway

  Jon Reep is a nationally touring stand-up comedian and actor. His authentic point of view is a result of being born and raised in rural Hickory, NC.  As an actor Jon has played the pot smoking farmer “Raymus” from the movie “Harold and Kumar escape from Guantanamo Bay”, and the dim witted cop Gerald Bob from the ABC Sitcom …

Date: November 20, 2014
Venue: Comedy Off Broadway
Address:
161 Lexington Green Circle, #C4, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: 415 -$25

UK Theatre Department: “Much Ado About Nothing” at the Guignol Theatre

A joyful story of romance between two very dissimilar lovers at the forefront of this Shakespeare classic.  7:00p.m. Nov. 20, 21, 23. 2:00p.m. Nov. 22 and 23.  

Date: November 20, 2014
Venue: Guignol Theatre
Phone: (859) 257-4929
Address:
465 Rose St., Lexington, KY, 40506, United States
Cost: $10-$15

Translyvania University Theatre: “Shakespeare In Mind”

Transylvania University proudly presents “Shakespeare in Mind,” an original Transylvania production that channel-surfs Shakespeare through 21st-century American culture. Shakespeare’s scenes and soliloquies mix with contemporary playwriting; film performances share the stage with Shakespearean swag; and works based on, inspired by, or ripped off from the Bard combine with biography and theories that someone else wrote Shakespeare’s plays. If the mention …

Start: November 20, 2014 7:30 pm
End: November 20, 2014 9:30 pm
Venue: Lucille C. Little Theatre
Phone: (859) 281-3621
Address:
300 N. Broadway Rd., Lexington, KY, 40508, United States

Comedy Mania 2014 at Rupp Arena

    Headlining the event will be comedian Bill Engvall from the Blue Collar Comedy Tour and Dancing with the Stars, along with actor/comedian, Sinbad. Other performers include comedians Henry Cho and Mark Christopher Lawrence. Illusionist Curt Anderson will perform several mind boggling tricks including an attempt to escape from a straight jacket while hanging from the rafters of Rupp …

Start: November 20, 2014 7:30 pm
End: November 20, 2014 9:30 pm
Venue: Rupp Arena
Address:
430 West Vine Street, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $35- $75

Matt A. Foster at Willie’s Locally Known

Matt Foster is an East Tennessee songster transplant. A founding member of Knoxville bands Medford’s Black Record Collection and Earth Quaker, Foster has struck out on his own to entertain Texas audiences with Appalachian-tinged renditions of various songs and ballads in between original country blues- fused banjo and guitar tunes. www.willieslex.com

Start: November 20, 2014 8:00 pm
End: November 20, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Willie's Locally Known
Address:
805 North Broadway Road , Lexington, KY, 40508 , United States

Thelma and The Sleaze/ J. Marinelli at the Green Lantern

Thelma and the Sleaze is an all-female punk rock/’blues sludge’ trio  hailing from Nashville, TN.  J. Marinelli is a Lexington one-man-band rocker utilizing drums, electric guitar, and vocals through filters and effects.

Start: November 20, 2014 9:00 pm
End: November 20, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Green Lantern
Address:
497 W. Third St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $5

Ritual X: Goth Night ft. Tinderbox Circus and DJ Through

The 10th edition of Lexington’s monthly goth night feature circus sideshow act Tinderbox Circus and DJ Through, spinning your favorite dark hits.

Start: November 20, 2014 9:00 pm
End: November 20, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Bluegrass Batcave
Address:
942 winchester Road, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $5

Mulebone at Natasha’s Bistro

A partnership comprised of multi-instrumentalist John Ragusa and roots music specialist Hugh Pool, they form the popular East Coast band Mulebone. The launching pad for their musical expression is traditional blues. www.beetnik.com

Start: November 20, 2014 9:00 pm
End: November 20, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: $5

Kyle Keith and Haley Stark Duo at Paulie’s Toasted Barrel

Guitarist Kyle Keith and soul/ pop singer Haley Stark will cover an array of popular songs. www.paulestoastedbarrel.com 

Start: November 20, 2014 10:00 pm
End: November 20, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Paulie's Toasted Barrel
Address:
517 W. Main St., Lexington, KY, United States

November 21, 2014

Jon Reep at Comedy Off Broadway

  Jon Reep is a nationally touring stand-up comedian and actor. His authentic point of view is a result of being born and raised in rural Hickory, NC.  As an actor Jon has played the pot smoking farmer “Raymus” from the movie “Harold and Kumar escape from Guantanamo Bay”, and the dim witted cop Gerald Bob from the ABC Sitcom …

Date: November 21, 2014
Venue: Comedy Off Broadway
Address:
161 Lexington Green Circle, #C4, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: 415 -$25

UK Theatre Department: “Much Ado About Nothing” at the Guignol Theatre

A joyful story of romance between two very dissimilar lovers at the forefront of this Shakespeare classic.  7:00p.m. Nov. 20, 21, 23. 2:00p.m. Nov. 22 and 23.  

Date: November 21, 2014
Venue: Guignol Theatre
Phone: (859) 257-4929
Address:
465 Rose St., Lexington, KY, 40506, United States
Cost: $10-$15

LexArts Gallery Hop

Presented by LexArts, this periodic “choose-your-own-adventure” style event encourages attendees to explore the offerings of local art galleries, many of which stay open after hours and provide light snacks and beverages for patrons. The hops typically run from 5-8 p.m., with many galleries opting to stay open later. www.galleryhoplex.com

Start: November 21, 2014 5:00 pm
End: November 21, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Various Venues
Address:
Lexington , KY, United States

‘Totems, Tales, and Toons’ Artist Reception at M.S. Rezny Gallery

Artist reception in conjunction with LexArts Gallery Hop. The secret life of the pencil will be revealed through cartoons by Chris Brannock and Kathy Rees Johnson’s paintings will be about people, plants and places that populate the storylines of her life.  

Start: November 21, 2014 5:00 pm
End: November 21, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: M.S. Rezny Studio/Gallery
Phone: (859) 252-4647
Address:
903 Manchester St., Lexington, KY, 40508, United States

20th Annual Southern Lights at The Kentucky Horse Park

The Kentucky Horse Park Foundation presents Southern Lights annually, a greatly anticipated holiday tradition for families all across Kentucky, in support of the programs, activities and facilities of the Kentucky Horse Park. Specialty weekends will be going on throughout the event.  Visit www.southernlightsky.org for more information. $15 per carload Sunday-Thursday, $20 Friday and Saturday.

Start: November 21, 2014 5:30 pm
End: November 21, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Kentucky Horse Park
Address:
3785 Campground Road, Lexington, KY, United States

Basketball: UK Wildcats vs Boston Terriers at Rupp Arena

 Contact UK Athletics Ticket Office for more information: (859) 257-1818

Start: November 21, 2014 7:00 pm
End: November 21, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Rupp Arena
Address:
430 West Vine Street, Lexington, KY, United States

Translyvania University Theatre: “Shakespeare In Mind”

Transylvania University proudly presents “Shakespeare in Mind,” an original Transylvania production that channel-surfs Shakespeare through 21st-century American culture. Shakespeare’s scenes and soliloquies mix with contemporary playwriting; film performances share the stage with Shakespearean swag; and works based on, inspired by, or ripped off from the Bard combine with biography and theories that someone else wrote Shakespeare’s plays. If the mention …

Start: November 21, 2014 7:30 pm
End: November 21, 2014 9:30 pm
Venue: Lucille C. Little Theatre
Phone: (859) 281-3621
Address:
300 N. Broadway Rd., Lexington, KY, 40508, United States

November 21, 2014 – November 22, 2014

Bluegrass Burlexpo: Kentucky Burlesque & Variety Festival

Experience theatrical and dazzling burlesque and variety entertainment atDowntown Arts Center Black Box Theater for the Third Annual Bluegrass Burlexpo Kentucky Burlesque & Variety Festival. More than 30 stunning acts over two nights in two unique burlesque and variety shows featuring internationally acclaimed and award-winning performers from around the Commonwealth of Kentucky and around the nation. The festival will also feature a vendor area …

Start: November 21, 2014 8:00 pm
End: November 22, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Downtown Arts Center
Address:
141 East Main Street, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $10-40

Paul Burch/ Niles Foley at Willie’s Locally Known

Over a decade of critically acclaimed albums, Paul Burch’s original and riveting mix of rock and roll, blues and honky tonk has been described by USA Today as “music that sounds thoroughly modern but completely unlike contemporary country” and Entertainment Weekly has called him “a modern day Jimmie Rodgers.” Niles Foley is a fiddler from rural Kentucky who cut his …

Start: November 21, 2014 8:00 pm
End: November 21, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Willie's Locally Known
Address:
805 North Broadway Road , Lexington, KY, 40508 , United States

Grayson Jenkins at Henry Clay’s Public House

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

Start: November 21, 2014 9:00 pm
End: November 21, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Henry Clay Pub
Address:
112 N. Upper St., Lexington, KY, United States

Overnight Write-In for NaNoWriMo at Joseph Beth

Joseph-Beth and the Carnegie Center invite all National Novel Writing Month participants – or any dedicated writer – to spend the night at Joseph-Beth Booksellers. From 9:00 pm to 9:00 am, the bookstore will be open for you to relax, stretch out, and find inspiration for your next great novel. Optional group sessions are offered throughout the night, led by …

Start: November 21, 2014 9:00 pm
End: November 21, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Joseph-Beth Booksellers
Address:
161 Lexington Green Cir #B, Lexington, KY, United States

Appalatin/ Carla Gover at Natasha’s Bistro

Appalatin plays roots music bridging Latin and American folk traditions. Their sound is the unique blend of several cultures, part Latino, part Appalachian, but most importantly world. The six member band uses all acoustic instrumentation that features classical and steel string guitars; traditional Native wood flutes and pan flutes; harmonica; mandolin; charango (Andean ukelele); bass; and a myriad of percussion …

Start: November 21, 2014 9:00 pm
End: November 21, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States

ATTEMPT/ Wol and Weeps/ Nativity Singers at Al’s Bar

ATTEMPT is the solo project of prolific Lexington musician Trevor Tremaine (Hair Police, ARA, the Teenagers Responsible). Odd, angular, & beautiful pop songs trafficking in dissonances of both the harmonic and cognitive varieties. Wol and Weeps are duo consisting of fuzzed out drums and guitar. The Nativity Singers are no stranger to melding genres. From tightly structured pop songs to …

Start: November 21, 2014 9:00 pm
End: November 21, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Al's Bar
Address:
601 North Limestone, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $5

CANCELED: Aaron Behrens & The Midnight Stroll/ Ranch Ghost at Cosmic Charlie’s

 Unfortunately this show has been canceled, as of 11/19/14. Aaron Behrens is the lead singer of Ghostland Observatory and The Midnight Stroll is his current form of musical expression: Elements of rock and roll, rhythm and blues. www.cosmic-charlies.com   

Start: November 21, 2014 10:00 pm
End: November 21, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Cosmic Charlie's
Phone: (859) 309-9499
Address:
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $13-$15

The Greener Band at Cheapside Bar and Grill

The Greener Band is a local jam-rock band covering Dave Matthews Band, Jack Johnson, Bob Marley and more.  www.cheapsidebarandgrill.com 

Start: November 21, 2014 10:00 pm
End: November 21, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Cheapside Bar & Grill
Address:
131 Cheapside St., Lexington, KY, United States

Mad Anthony/ Hona Lee & The Plurals at the Green Lantern

Mad Anthony is a grunge rock/post punk  trio from Cincinnati.

Start: November 21, 2014 10:00 pm
End: November 21, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Green Lantern
Address:
497 W. Third St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $5

November 22, 2014

Jon Reep at Comedy Off Broadway

  Jon Reep is a nationally touring stand-up comedian and actor. His authentic point of view is a result of being born and raised in rural Hickory, NC.  As an actor Jon has played the pot smoking farmer “Raymus” from the movie “Harold and Kumar escape from Guantanamo Bay”, and the dim witted cop Gerald Bob from the ABC Sitcom …

Date: November 22, 2014
Venue: Comedy Off Broadway
Address:
161 Lexington Green Circle, #C4, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: 415 -$25

UK Theatre Department: “Much Ado About Nothing” at the Guignol Theatre

A joyful story of romance between two very dissimilar lovers at the forefront of this Shakespeare classic.  7:00p.m. Nov. 20, 21, 23. 2:00p.m. Nov. 22 and 23.  

Date: November 22, 2014
Venue: Guignol Theatre
Phone: (859) 257-4929
Address:
465 Rose St., Lexington, KY, 40506, United States
Cost: $10-$15

Community Appreciation Day at Joseph Beth

Twice a year, Joseph Beth dedicates a whole day to customers and friends in the form of music, special sales, giveaways and family fun. Local food vendors will be in the store sampling all day. www.josephbeth.com 

Start: November 22, 2014 10:00 am
End: November 22, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Joseph-Beth Booksellers
Address:
161 Lexington Green Cir #B, Lexington, KY, United States

“A Ceremony of Carols​”​ at Christ Church Cathedral​

This 30 minute choral work by Benjamin Britten will be performed at a free lunchtime concert.  The Cathedral Girls Choir will be accompanied by harpist Elaine Cook.   ccclex.org  

Start: November 22, 2014 12:00 pm
End: November 22, 2014 1:00 pm
Venue: Christ Church Cathedral​
Address:
166 Market Street​​, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States

Improbable Baubles Reception at the Headley-Whitney Museum

Improbable Baubles is an art program designed to give public and private school children from the region an opportunity to create, perform and respond to art. Students learn the history of Headley-Whitney Museum founder George Headley, his artwork and bibelots, and his significance to Kentucky, and then create their own works of art (faux bibelots), democratically choosing pieces by their …

Start: November 22, 2014 1:00 pm
End: November 22, 2014 3:00 pm
Venue: Headley Whitney Museum
Phone: 859-255-6653
Address:
4435 Old Frankfort Pike, Lexington, KY, 40510, United States