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December 2014

Ballet: The Nutcracker, Lexington Opera House

December 19 - 21
Lexington Opera House,
Lexington, KY United States
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The Lexington Ballet presents The Nutcracker. “A perennial holiday favorite returns to the Lexington Opera House in an enchanting production that will be treasured by every member of the family. Presented by Lexington Ballet Company and set to the timeless music of Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, The Nutcracker tells the delightful story of a little girl named Clara who is given a magical nutcracker doll on Christmas Eve. She encounters the frightful rat king before embarking on a journey through the Land of Snow…

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Theatre: The Smack Off: A Christmas Reality Show, Guignol Theatre

December 19 - 21
UK Guignol Theatre,
465 Rose Street, Lexington, KY 40506 United States
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Friday, December 19th  7-9 pm Saturday, December 20th 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm Sunday, December 21st 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm “The REP theatre troupe presents  an evening of laughter and holiday fun . The Billy’s and the Bobbie’s are back competing for a record contract, a tour of 72 state fairs, and the coveted Christmas Crown . A colorful and delightful show with over seventy dancers and singers – including a former Miss Kentucky, Jenna Day, and Steve Zahn.”  

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Ballet: The Nutcracker, Lexington Opera House

December 12 - 14
Lexington Opera House,
401 W Short St, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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The Lexington Ballet presents The Nutcracker. “A perennial holiday favorite returns to the Lexington Opera House in an enchanting production that will be treasured by every member of the family. Presented by Lexington Ballet Company and set to the timeless music of Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, The Nutcracker tells the delightful story of a little girl named Clara who is given a magical nutcracker doll on Christmas Eve. She encounters the frightful rat king before embarking on a journey through the Land of…

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November 2014

DANCE: 1001 Nights, DAC

November 23 @ 7:00 pm
Downtown Arts Center,
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Mecca presents its 3rd Annual 1001 Nights performance. Please join Mecca Studio dancers, Rakadu, and special guests: Aminata Cairo, March Madness Marching Band, Anaya Belly Dance, SuperKate Slepicka, Alyssum Pohl, Artist, Tripp Bratton, Julie Edwards, Jules Downum, and  Mira Betz for an inspiring evening of belly dance, performance art, ritual, music and more! Doors at 6pm Show at 7pm

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Ballet: Great Russian Nutcracker, UK Singletary Center

November 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
UK Singletary Center for the Arts,
405 Rose Street, Lexington, KY 40508 United States
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The Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker is at the UK Singletary Center for the Arts Concert Hall on Tuesday, November 18 at 7 pm. “Moscow Ballet’s spectacular Great Russian Nutcracker… Celebrate the beloved Christmas tradition with the whole family as 40 world-class Russian artists bring this charming classic to life. The New York Times raves “Knock Out!” Experience Tchaikovsky’s master score this Christmas with the magic of larger than-life-puppets, a growing Christmas Tree and super-sized Matrushka dolls…”

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DANCE: Movement Continuum: Down the Rabbit Hole, Downtown Arts Center

November 7 - 9
Downtown Arts Center,
141 Main St. , Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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The Downtown Arts Center presents the fourth season performance on an adaptation of Alice In Wonderland by Lexington’s contemporary dance company, Movement Continuum. November 7: 7:30 pm November 8: 7:30 pm November 9: 2:30 pm

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Ballet: Giselle, Lexington Opera House

November 1 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Lexington Opera House,
Lexington, KY United States
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“Giselle is a beautiful and innocent village girl who dies of a broken heart after discovering the truth about her beau. The peasant boy, Loys, is really Duke Albrecht of Silesia a royal who is caught in an arranged engagement. He naively escapes into peasant life and falls in love with Giselle without understanding the tragic consequences. The Wilis, ghosts of maidens who have died before their wedding, summon Giselle from her grave. Lead by the evil Queen Myrtha, the…

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October 2014

2014 Thriller & Halloween Parade, Main Street

October 26 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The 2014 Thriller & Halloween Parade is taking place on Sunday, October 26 (the rain date is Monday, October 27). The Halloween and Thriller Parade starts at 8 pm at the Kentucky Theatre and proceeds along Main Street ending at Mill Street. The dance will occur repeatedly along the route, and will be followed by a Halloween parade. There will also be a Halloween variety pre-show and an afterparty at the Cheapside Pavilion. “Participation is open to all willing zombies who attend rehearsals to learn…

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Ballet: La Sylphide, Lexington Opera House

October 24 - 25
Lexington Opera House,
401 W Short St, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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Friday, October 24: 8 pm Saturday, October 25: 8 pm “On the morning of his wedding day, a Scottish farmer falls in love with a vision of a magical woodland nymph. The ballet tells the story of an impossible love between a human and a spirit, and man’s inherent temptation for the unknown and sometimes dangerous life. La Sylphide remains a captivating, fascinating ballet that appeals to both audiences and dancers.” Performed by the Kentucky Ballet Theatre

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Ballet: The Nightingale, Singletary Center

October 24 - 25
Singletary Center for the Arts,
Rose Street, Lexington , KY United States
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The Bluegrass Youth Ballet presents The Nightingale at the UK Singletary Center for the Arts Recital Hall. October 24: 7 pm October 25: 3 and 7 pm

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Taylor 2, EKU

October 4 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
EKU Center,
1 Hall Drive, Richmond, KY 40475 United States
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Taylor 2 will perform at EKU Center for the Arts on Saturday October 4 at 7:30 pm.

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September 2014

Contra Dance, ArtsPlace

September 26 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
ArtsPlace,
161 North Mill St, Lexington, KY United States
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“Contra Dance with caller Bradley Smith and open band (pick-up musicians welcome).” Friday, September 26th at 8 pm at ArtsPlace. There will be a lesson at 7:30 pm.

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2014 Pink Tie Gala, Loudoun House

September 20 @ 6:30 pm
Loudoun House,
209 Castlewood Dr, Lexington, KY 40505 United States
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The 2014 Pink Tie Gala will be at 6:30 pm at the Loudoun House. “An evening of entertainment, dinner, drinks, silent and live auction. DRESS / ATTIRE: Men wear a range of regular suits to tuxes and Women wear cocktail dresses to evening or ball gowns. Lots of guests sprinkle pink wherever they can – be it bow ties, accessories or shoes. This year there will be a Cirque de Pink theme. EVENT START: 6:30 pm – Cocktail Hour + Silent…

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The August Ball, Sts. Peter & Paul School

September 6 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Sts. Peter & Paul School,
423 W. Short St., Lexington, KY United States
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The Lexington English Country Dancers present The August Ball, featuring the Capital City Country Dance Orchestra and caller Don Carson of Louisville. The event will be held at Sts. Peter and Paul School and will begin at 8 pm.

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The Dayton Contemporary Dance Company, Lyric Theatre

September 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Lyric Theatre,
300 East Third, Lexington, KY 40508 United States
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The Lyric Theatre is proud to present The Dayton Contemporary Dance Company at 7 pm.

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July 2014

Ballet Under The Stars, Woodland Park

July 31 @ 8:00 pm - August 3 @ 5:00 pm
Woodland Park,
Lexington, KY United States
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The evening will begin with a pre-show youth production at 8 pm followed by the main show that will once again feature professional dancers. Lawn chairs and/or blankets should be brought for seating and patrons may pack a picnic dinner or purchase concessions onsite.

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June 2014

Swingin’ on Short

June 7 @ 7:00 pm
Courthouse Plaza,
Lexington, KY United States
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Lexington Parks & Rec., the Hepcats and Lexington Arthur Murray are mighty proud to bring you Swingin’ on Short, Lexington’s annual street dance! Music by Keith Jones & the Makeshifts, playing great jump blues and early rock ‘n’ roll. Mike Richardson DJ’s music during the band’s break and for the dance contest. 7-8 pm, swing dance lesson by the Hepcat 8-11 pm, dancing and music Dance contest during the band’s break Refreshments avaialble on site More info: see the Hepcats…

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May 2014

“Anjali – An Offering,” Farish Theater

May 18 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Farish Theater,
140 East Main St, Lexington, KY United States
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“Anjali – An Offering” presented by Shree School of Dance

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Bluegrass Youth Ballet 10th Anniversary Gala: Art Rhapsody

May 3 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lexington Opera House,
430 W. Vine St., Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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Bluegrass Youth Ballet presents Art Rhapsody for its 10th Anniversary Gala at the Lexington Opera House, 2 pm.

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Bluegrass Youth Ballet 10th Anniversary Gala: Art Rhapsody

May 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Lexington Opera House,
430 W. Vine St., Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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The Bluegrass Youth Ballet with be presenting Art Rhapsody as part of its 10th Anniversary Gala.

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April 2014

Disney On Ice: Rockin’ Ever After, Rupp Arena

April 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Rupp Arena,
430 W. Vine St., Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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Rupp Arena Thursday April 10th- Sunday April 13th 7 pm Disney On Ice: Rockin’ Ever After is an all musical showcase of well known Disney characters. Tickets go on sale February 14th 2014. LIVE CONCERT LISTINGS, LIVE THEATER LISTINGS, LEXINGTON KENTUCKY, 2014  

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March 2014

Dance: Alvin Ailey…, Norton Center

March 11 @ 7:30 pm
Norton Center,
600 W. Walnut St., Danville, KY 40422 United States
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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, guided by Artistic Director Robert Battle, will be performing at the Norton Center for the Arts at Centre College on Tuesday, March 11, at 7:30 pm, presented by the Newlin Hall Series.

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January 2014

Theatre: (Re) Actions Dance Concert, Guignol

January 31 - February 2
Guignol Theatre,
465 Rose St, Lexington, KY United States
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UK Theatre presents (Re) Actions Dance Concert at the Guignol Theatre. Show times are: Jan 31 @ 7:30 pm Feb 1 @ 7:30 pm Feb 2 @ 2 pm

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November 2013

Dance: Savion Glover, UK Singletary

November 16, 2013 @ 7:30 pm
Singletary Center,
405 Rose St, Lexington, KY 40508 United States
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Savion Glover will be performing his collaboration of tap dance, “STePz”, at the UK Singletary Center for the Arts on November 16, 2013 at 7:30 pm. His numerous credits include Broadway shows “The Tap Dance Kid”; “Black and Blue”; “Jelly’s Last Jam”; and “Bring in ‘da Noise, Bring in ‘da Funk,” and the films “Tap” with Gregory Hines and Sammy Davis Jr.; “Bamboozled” by Spike Lee; and “Happy Feet” and its sequel, an Academy award-winning movie choreographed by Glover. “STePz”…

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MUSIC: Alma Gitana band, Headley Whitney

November 16, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Headley Whitney Museum,
4435 Old Frankfort Pike, Lexington, KY 40510 United States
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Saturday, November 16th, 2013  6:00 – 8:00 pm the Headley-Whitney museum will host music and dancing with the Alma Gitana Band. This event is supported with funding from the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government.  This event is limited to 100 people. Tickets 859-255-6653.   ON EXHIBIT: “Aegean Echoes,” Greek inspired paintings by Helene Steene with sound design by Jay Crutcher running August 11th thorough December 22nd, 2013. With this exhibition the museum forges a new goal to embrace more  local talent…

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October 2013

Superhero Costume Party, Al’s Bar

October 31, 2013 @ 9:00 pm - 11:55 pm
Al’s Bar,
601 N. Limestone, Lexington, KY United States
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Sheisty Khrist Presents a Superhero Themed Costume party Halloween night at Al’s Bar. DJ Miz will be spinning ONLY Superhero Themed music ALL NIGHT LONG. Best Superhero Costume Contest.

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ART talk: Helene Steene’s Aegean Echoes, Headley Whitney

October 6, 2013 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Headley Whitney Museum,
4435 Old Frankfort Pike, Lexington, KY 40510 United States
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On October 6th, 2013 from 2 – 4pm Bianca Spriggs-Floyd, Katerina Stoykova-Klemer, Janet Holloway and more will interpret Helene Steene’s work and perform in the Headley-Whitney museum gallery. Stephanie Harris will dance and Helene will give a short art talk about her work and Jay Crutcher’s sonic sculpture. ON EXHIBIT: “Aegean Echoes,” Greek inspired paintings by Helene Steene with sound design by Jay Crutcher running August 11th thorough December 22nd, 2013. With this exhibition the museum forges a new goal…

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September 2013
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ART: A Taste of Greece, Headley-Whitney

September 6, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Headley Whitney Museum,
4435 Old Frankfort Pike, Lexington, KY 40510 United States
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On Friday, September 6th, 2013 6:00 to 8:00pm, in collaboration with the Panagia Pantovasilissa Greek Orthodox Church, the Headley-Whitney Museum will present ancient and modern poetry with Dr. Haris Symeonides and Peter Moore, doctoral student of Philosophy at the University of Kentucky. There will also be time to observe Greek dances from various regions in Greece. No Greek gathering can occur without a “taste” from Greece. Appetizers and wine will be provided. Homemade Greek pastries will also be available for purchase.…

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August 2013

Pink Tie Masquerade Ball, Hilton

August 9, 2013 @ 6:00 pm
Hilton Lexington,
369 W. Vine St. , Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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Benefiting the Susan G. Komen Foundation, the Pink Tie Masquerade Ball will be held at the Hilton Lexington in downtown on Friday, August 9, beginning at 6 pm with registration, cocktails, and a silent auction prior to dinner, not to mention live music later in the evening. Tickets are $125 per person and $1,250 for a table for 10. For further information and/or to register online, click here or call the Susan G. Komen office at (859) 368-7133.

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DANCE: Ballet Under the Stars, Woodland Park

August 1, 2013 - August 4, 2013
Woodland Park,
Lexington, KY 40502 United States
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August 1 thru August 4, 2013 Ballet Under the Stars Woodland Park 8 pm pre-show. Curtains at 9 pm. Dancers from Lexington Ballet Company and Kentucky Ballet Theatre.

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June 2013

Dance: Swingin’ on Short, Courthouse Plaza

June 8, 2013 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Stephens Court House Plaza,
Lexington, KY United States
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Arthur Murray and the Hepcats Swing Dance Club provide free lessons to everyone looking to pick up swing dance.  After the dancing lessons, there is live music and street dance. 7–11 pm, Saturday, June 8, Robert F. Stephens Courthouse Plaza This event will be held at the Robert F. Stephens Courthouse Plaza (intersection of Short & Limestone)

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May 2013

Gigs: Art Mize, Hugo’s

May 11, 2013 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Hugo’s,
206 W. Main St, Lexington, KY United States
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Lexington Dance Music Summary May 2013 Traditional Irish dancing at 7 pm and traditional Irish music by Art Mize 8-10 pm at Hugo’s.

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Kentucky Ballet Theatre’s Peter Pan, Lexington Opera House

May 11, 2013 - May 12, 2013
Lexington Opera House,
Short Street, Lexington, KY United States
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Dance: Movement Continuum: Finding Home, DAC

May 9, 2013 - May 11, 2013
Dowtown Arts Center,
Lexington, KY United States
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April 2013

Lexington Ballet presents Coppélia – Lexington Opera House

April 14, 2013 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Lexington Opera House,
401 West Short Street, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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Coppélia will be performed by Lexington Ballet Company, at the Lexington Opera House, on the corner of Short and Broadway, in Lexington Kentucky, Friday April 12 through Sunday April 14 2013. There will be two showtimes on Saturday. Tickets available at Ticketmaster. Showtimes are as follows: Friday, April 12; 7:30pm Saturday, April 13; 2:00pm & 7:30pm Sunday, April 14; 2:00pm

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Lexington Ballet presents Coppélia – Lexington Opera House

April 13, 2013 @ 2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Lexington Opera House,
401 West Short Street, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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Coppélia will be performed by Lexington Ballet Company, at the Lexington Opera House, on the corner of Short and Broadway, in Lexington Kentucky, Friday April 12 through Sunday April 14 2013. There will be two showtimes on Saturday. Tickets available at Ticketmaster. Showtimes are as follows: Friday, April 12; 7:30pm Saturday, April 13; 2:00pm & 7:30pm Sunday, April 14; 2:00pm

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Lexington Ballet presents Coppélia – Lexington Opera House

April 12, 2013 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Lexington Opera House,
401 West Short Street, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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Coppélia will be performed by Lexington Ballet Company, at the Lexington Opera House, on the corner of Short and Broadway, in Lexington Kentucky, Friday April 12 through Sunday April 14 2013. There will be two showtimes on Saturday. Tickets available at Ticketmaster. Showtimes are as follows: Friday, April 12; 7:30pm Saturday, April 13; 2:00pm & 7:30pm Sunday, April 14; 2:00pm

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March 2013

Dance SCAPA, Lexington Opera House

March 8, 2013 - March 9, 2013
Lexington Opera House,
Short Street, Lexington, KY United States
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Blackbird Dance Theatre: The Great Gray, DAC

March 2, 2013 @ 8:00 pm
Downtown Arts Center,
141 East Main Street, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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Kentucky Conservatory Theatre presents the premier of its first collaborative dance project utilizing the talents of local dance professionals and KCT Conservatory students. This evening of dance will feature an eclectic mix of dance styles and music, with original choreography by Jenny Fitzpatrick. Conceived & Coordinated by Jenny Fitzpatrick March 2, 2013 – 8:00pm Downtown Arts Center

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February 2013

Kentucky Ballet Theatre: Wizard of Oz, Lexington Opera House

February 23, 2013 - February 24, 2013
Lexington Opera House,
Short Street, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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January 2013

Broadway Live presents Catch Me if You Can – Lexington Opera House

January 31, 2013 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Lexington Opera House,
401 West Short Street, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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Catch Me if You Can will be performed by Broadway Live at the Lexington Opera House, on the corner of Short and Broadway, in Lexington Kentucky on Thursday January 31 2013 at 8pm. Tickets available at TicketMaster.

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Lexington Philharmonic Kicked Back Classics: Essence of Tango, DAC

January 31, 2013 @ 7:00 pm
Downtown Arts Center,
Main Street, Lexington, KY United States
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Lexington Ballet, Cinderella, at EKU

January 26, 2013 @ 8:00 pm
EKU Center for the Arts,
Richmond, KY United States
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ART: Thomas Heyer’s ‘Mannish,’ opening, Land of Tomorrow

January 18, 2013 @ 6:00 pm
Land of Tomorrow,
527 E. Third, Lexington, KY 40508 United States
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Mannish, a solo exhibition by NYC visual artist and costume designer Thom Heyer, will open with a reception on Friday, January 18th at 6pm and remain on display through January 31st. The evening will also feature a performance from Lexington based ensemble EnVaGe, accompanied by dancers from the Lexington Ballet. Heyer’s work explores and questions notions of gender and sexuality through religious imagery and iconography, heavily influenced by Byzantine and Haitian Voodoo art of the saints. EnVaGe is a variable…

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EKU: STOMP

January 17, 2013 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
EKU Center,
1 Hall Drive, Richmond, KY 40475 United States
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Thursday, January 17th, 2013 STOMP will be performing at Richmond, Kentucky’s EKU Center at 8.00 pm.

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EKU: STOMP

January 16, 2013 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
EKU Center,
1 Hall Drive, Richmond, KY 40475 United States
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Wednesday, January 16th, 2013 STOMP will be performing at Richmond, Kentucky’s EKU Center at 8.00 pm.

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McTeggart Irish Dancers Open House

January 13, 2013 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
McTeggart Irish Dancers,
3519 Lansdowne Dr, Lexington, KY 40517 United States
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On Sunday, January 13th, 2013 McTeggart Irish Dancers Open House will take place in Lexington, Kentucky from 4 to 5 pm, where children from the ages of 5-17 can come and learn to Irish Dance. Contact Stephanie Schoff at shschoff @gmail.com for more details.

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Broadway Live presents Ballroom with a Twist – Lexington Opera House

January 6, 2013 @ 2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Lexington Opera House,
401 West Short Street, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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Broadway Live will be performing Ballroom with a Twist at the Lexington Opera House, on the corner of Short and Broadway, in Lexington Kentucky, on Sunday January 6 2013. One show at 2pm, another show at 7pm. Tickets available at Ticketmaster.

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Broadway Live presents Ballroom with a Twist – Lexington Opera House

January 5, 2013 @ 2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Lexington Opera House,
401 West Short Street, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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Broadway Live will be performing Ballroom with a Twist at the Lexington Opera House, on the corner of Short and Broadway, in Lexington Kentucky, on Saturday January 5 2013. One show at 2pm, another show at 8pm. Tickets available at Ticketmaster.

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Broadway Live presents Ballroom with a Twist – Lexington Opera House

January 4, 2013 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Lexington Opera House,
401 West Short Street, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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Broadway Live will be performing Ballroom with a Twist at the Lexington Opera House, on the corner of Short and Broadway, in Lexington Kentucky, on Friday January 4 2013, at 8pm. Tickets available at Ticketmaster.

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