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October 2014

Red Barn Radio: Phoebe Hunt and Connor Forsyth

October 8 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
ArtsPlace,
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On October 8, Red Barn Radio presents Phoebe Hunt and Connor Forsyth  at ArtsPlace. Red Barn Radio records each show before a studio audience for later broadcast. Come help cheer on the fine musicians who keep alive the Traditional Music of Kentucky. The Performance Hall at ArtsPlace 161 North Mill Street in Lexington, Kentucky Wednesdays at 8 pm. Enter the red Church Street door for all RBR shows.

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Lexington Mayoral Debate, Carrick Theater

October 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Transylvania University’s Carrick Theater,
300 North Broadway Road, Lexington, KY 40508 United States
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Transylvania University hosts Lexington Mayor Jim Gray and challenger, former police chief Anthany Beatty in a mayoral debate leading up to the November elections.  

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Movies: Vertigo, Farish Theater

October 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Farish Theater (Central Library),
140 E. Main Street, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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The November Director’s Series at the Farish Theater at the Central Library features Alfred Hitchcock’s Vertigo on November 8.

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Theatre: Sweeney Todd, Lexington Opera House

October 8 - 12
Lexington Opera House,
430 W. Vine St., Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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Wednesday, October 8: 7:30 pm Thursday, October 9: 7:30 pm Friday, October 10: 7:30 pm Saturday, October 11: 2 pm & 7:30 pm Sunday, October 12: 2 pm “A tale of a barber, Benjamin Barker, who is sentenced and exiled by a corrupt judge for a crime he didn’t commit. Benjamin returns fifteen years later under a new alias of Sweeney Todd to seek his revenge on the judge and to save his daughter. Soon, with the help of a…

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Movie: Notorious, Farish Theatre

October 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Farish Theater (Central Library),
140 E. Main Street, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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The November Director’s Series at the Farish Theater at the Central Library features Alfred Hitchcock’s Notorious (1946) on November 7.

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Dress for Success’s Recycle the Runway, Grand Reserve

October 7 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
The Grand Reserve,
903 Manchester St., Lexington, KY United States
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Dress for Success Lexington is once again hosting “Recycle the Runway”, a unique fashion show and luncheon to benefit Dress for Success Lexington where local designers will be show off runway-ready fashions created out of a bag of “unsuitable” garments. 13 designers will showcase their ‘wearable art’ atDress for Success Lexington’s Recycle the Runway.

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Coheed and Cambria, Mercury Ballroom (Louisville)

October 6 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mercury Ballroom,
611 S 4th St, Louisville, KY 40202 United States
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Coheed and Cambria will play at the Mercury Ballroom in Louisville on Monday, October 6 at 8 pm. Supporting acts include Thank You Scientist.

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Woodsongs: A Country Tribute to Buddy Holly, Lyric Theatre

October 6 @ 6:45 pm - 8:15 pm
Lyric Theater,
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David Frizell and Helen Cornelius perform A Country Tribute to Buddy Holly at the Lyric Theater on October 6. Plenty of free parking in the lots alongside the Lyric. Audience must be seated by 6:45 pm. Please remain seated until 8:15 pm.

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“Connecting Fibers” Opening Reception, MS Rezny

October 5 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
MS Rezny Gallery,
903 Manchester Street, Lexington, KY United States
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“Six regional contemporary artists explore color and texture through a variety of techniques and inspiration. Artists include, Stacey Chinn, Justine Dennis, Janice A. Durham, Arturo Alonzo Sandoval, Laverne Zabielski and Jennifer Zurick.”

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Books: Maryjean Wall, Morris Book Shop

October 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Morris Book Shop,
882 E. High St., Lexington, KY 40502 United States
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Maryjean Wall signs her new book Madam Belle: Sex, Money, and Influence in a Southern Brothel, Noon, Morris Book Shop.

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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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Gala of the Royal Horses, Rupp Arena

October 4 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Rupp Arena,
430 West Vine Street, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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“Following in the family footsteps of seven generations, Rene Gasser, producer of the Royal Horses, has recreated a show for this tour only previously seen at the famous riding schools in Vienna and Spain. This performance will celebrate the tradition, athleticism and grace of these revered creatures. Spanish flamenco dancers will be featured in authentic vibrant costumes accompanied by the mellow notes of a guitar to bring the sights and sounds of Spain only a heartbeat away. The Gala of…

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Books: Gwenda Bond, Morris Book Shop

October 4 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Morris Book Shop,
882 E. High St., Lexington, KY 40502 United States
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Gwenda Bond signs Girl on a Wire, 5:30 pm, Morris Book Shop.

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2014 Race for the Cure, Courthouse Plaza

October 4 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Robert F. Stephens Courthouse Plaza,
120 N. Limestone, Lexington, KY United States
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The Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure® Series is the largest series of 5k run/fitness walks in the world. You can run or walk the 5K route, with a team or as an individual. The 2014 Lexington Race for the Cure will start off at 9 am at the Courthouse Plaza.

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Louder Than Life Festival, Louisville

October 4 - 5
Champions Park,
2050 River Rd., Louisville, KY 40206 United States
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October 4 + 5, 2014 Music + Whiskey + Gourmet Man Food Festival Louisville, KY

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Theatre: Sweeney Todd, Lexington Opera House

October 4 - 5
Lexington Opera House,
401 W. Short Street, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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Saturday, October 4: 7:30 pm Sunday, October 5: 2 pm “A tale of a barber, Benjamin Barker, who is sentenced and exiled by a corrupt judge for a crime he didn’t commit. Benjamin returns fifteen years later under a new alias of Sweeney Todd to seek his revenge on the judge and to save his daughter. Soon, with the help of a meat pie shop owner, he opens a barber shop above her store, initiating a crime rampage against those…

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UK vs South Carolina, Commonwealth Stadium

October 4
Commonwealth Stadium,
1540 University Drive, Lexington, KY 40502 United States
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The UK football team faces off against South Carolina at Commonwealth Stadium.  

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Music: Triceratops Jackson, Blue Stallion

October 4
Blue Stallion Brewing,
610 W. Third Street, Lexington, KY 40508 United States
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Triceratops Jackson perform at Blue Stallion on October 4 as a part of Blue Stallion’s Oktoberfest. “Authentic Oktoberfest celebration featuring locally made Oktoberfest beer, Bavarian pretzels, beer cheese, live music, corn hole and the best food trucks in Lexington. Grab your lederhosen or dirndl and come celebrate the end of summer at Blue Stallion Brewing.”

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Patrick McNeese Band CD Release, Natasha’s

October 3 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Natasha’s,
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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There is a Patrick McNeese Band CD Release at Natasha’s bar on October 3 at 8:30 pm. “Come pick up your copy of Hallelu and hear it performed live. A dozen of Patrick McNeese’s uniquely original songs, plus a second set of material that may find its way into our next recording project.”  

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Art: INTERSTRUCT, Pope Villa

October 3 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Pope Villa,
326 Grosvenor Avenue, Lexington, KY 40508 United States
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The opening reception of INTERSTRUCT@Pope Villa is 6 – 9 pm. Exhibition hours are Wed – Sat, 10 am – 6 pm, Oct 3 – Oct 18. “The first exhibition in the INTERSTRUCT series, if the walls could talk features a large-scale, mixed-media installation at the historic Pope Villa by international artist collective Expanded Draught. Located at 326 Grosvenor in downtown Lexington, the Pope Villa is the best surviving domestic design by U.S. Capitol architect Benjamin Henry Latrobe.”

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Keeneland 2014 Fall Meet Opening Day

October 3 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Keeneland,
Lexington, United States
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Friday, October 3: 1 – 5 pm

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Theatre: Leading Ladies, Studio Players

October 3 - 5
Studio Players Carriage House Theatre,
154 W. Bell Ct., Lexington, KY 40502 United States
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Studio Players presents Ken Ludwig’s Leading Ladies at the Carriage House Theatre. Two down-on-their-luck Shakesperean actors, Jack and Leo, hatch a get-rich-quick plot that casts them in the most challenging roles they’ve ever taken on: Maxine and Stephanie. Director: Marty Wayman Cast: Ryan Briggs, Will Drane, Joe Fields-Elswick, Kyle Wade, Graeme Hart, Sheila Miller, Max Searcy, Evander Hodges, Mason Wood Friday, October 3rd: 8 pm Saturday, October 4th: 8 pm Sunday, October 5th: 2:30 pm

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Midnight Movie: The Exorcist, Kentucky Theater

October 3 - 4
Kentucky Theatre

The Kentucky Theater will show The Exorcist on midnight of Friday, October 3 and Saturday, October 4.

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Under The Streetlamp, EKU

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

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Movie: The 39 Steps, Farish Theatre

October 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Farish Theater (Central Library),
140 E. Main St., Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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The November Director’s Series at the Farish Theater at the Central Library features Alfred Hitchcock’s The 39 Steps on November 2.

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Encore of Lexington, Fifth Third Pavilion

October 2 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Cheapside Park,
251 West Main St, Lexington, KY 40508 United States
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Thursday Night Live offers free, family friendly live music every Thursday at the Fifth Third Pavilion at Cheapside Park.

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Theatre: Dancing at Lughnasa, Guignol Theatre

October 2 - 5
UK Guignol Theatre,
465 Rose Street, Lexington, KY 40506 United States
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The UK Guignol Theatre presents Brian Friel’s Dancing at Lughnasa. This Tony Award-winning drama tells of the narrator’s childhood in Ballybeg, Ireland, raised by his young mother and her four sisters. Presented by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc., New York. Originally produced on the New York stage by Noel Pearson in association with Bill Kenwright and Joseph Harris. Thursday, October 2: 7:30 pm Friday, October 3: 7:30 pm Saturday, October 4: 7:30 pm Sunday, October 5: 2 pm

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Red Barn Radio: The Whiskey Charmers

October 1 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
ArtsPlace,
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On October 1, Red Barn Radio presents The Whiskey Charmers at ArtsPlace. Red Barn Radio records each show before a studio audience for later broadcast. Come help cheer on the fine musicians who keep alive the Traditional Music of Kentucky. The Performance Hall at ArtsPlace 161 North Mill Street in Lexington, Kentucky Wednesdays at 8 pm. Enter the red Church Street door for all RBR shows.

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Pearl Jam, US Bank Arena (Cinci)

October 1 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
US Bank Arena,
100 Broadway St., Cincinnati, OH 45202 United States
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Pearl Jam will play at the US Bank Arena in Cincinnati on Wednesday, October 1st. The show will kick off at 7:30 pm.

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Books: Brad Jones, Joseph-Beth

October 1 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Joseph Beth Booksellers,
Lexington, KY United States
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Wednesday, October 1 at 7 pm, Brad Jones discusses and signs Black Walls Turn Gray: A Veteran’s Novel of War and Recovery. “Black Walls Turn Gray is a novel about the consequences of modern warfare and the struggles that soldiers face when readjusting to civilian life. Young, fit, and from a military family, Corporal Quince Magowan sees serving his country as his patriotic duty. Unfortunately, fighting in his generation’s war proves to be more than just a physical battle. When he returns home to…

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September 2014

Movies: A Clockwork Orange, Farish Theatre

September 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Farish Theater (Central Library),
140 E. Main St., Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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The Farish Theatre at the Central Library will be showing A Clockwork Orange on September 30th, at 7 pm.

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Rosenstein Lecture, UK Singletary Center

September 30 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
UK Singletary Center,
405 Rose Street, Lexington, KY 40506 United States
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“On September 30, 2014, the UK College of Social Work will welcome Don Cipriani to Lexington as our special guest lecturer for the College’s annual Irma Sarett Rosenstein Lecture Series on Early Childhood Interventions. Don Cipriani is the Director of Just and Fair Schools Fund and author of  “Children’s Rights and the Minimum Age of Criminal Responsibility: A Global Perspective”. Please join us at the Singletary Center Recital Hall on September 30, from 2-4pm for Don’s presentation: ‘Children’s Rights and Why They Matter.’…

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Woodsongs: Mud Morganfield & Kim Wilson, Lyric Theatre

September 29 @ 6:45 pm - 8:15 pm
Lyric Theater,
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Mud Morganfield & Kim Wilson and Angaleena Presley play at the Lyric Theater on September 29th. Plenty of FREE parking in the lots alongside the Lyric. Audience must be seated by 6:45 pm. PLEASE REMAIN SEATED UNTIL 8:15 pm.

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Lexington Women Chefs Series, Montessori Middle School

September 28 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Montessori Middle School,
725 Stone Road, Lexington, KY 40503 United States
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The next Lexington Women Chefs series event, a Farm to Table Brunch, will take place on Sunday, September 28th from 11 am – 2 pm. Photos from past Women Chefs series events:

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Savory Cycle

September 28 @ 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
West Sixth Brewing,
501 W. Sixth, Lexington, KY United States
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“What is it? Progressive “Meal” + “Metric” Century (a metric century is a 100km bicycle ride, roughly 62 miles, our route will be roughly 65 miles) Why? Celebrate the thriving local food and beverage culture. Contribute to the vibrant bicycling scene. Raise awareness and money for Broke Spoke Community Bike Shop. Route and Pace: The route will be open to normal traffic. We will provide ride cue sheets and have the course marked along the way for easy navigation. Your…

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Smash Mouth, Centre College

September 27 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Norton Center for the Arts,
600 West Walnut Street , Danville, KY 40422 United States
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Smash Mouth will be performing at Center College’s Norton Center for the Arts on September 27th, at 8 pm.

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Lecture: Dr. Cornel West, Lyric Theatre

September 27 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Lyric Theatre,
300 East Third Street, Lexington, KY 40508 United States
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“Lex End Poverty is designed to facilitate a community conversation about poverty. Dr. Cornel West is a prominent and provocative democratic intellectual. He is a Professor of Philosophy and Christian Practice at Union Theological Seminary and Professor Emeritus at Princeton University.  He has written 20 books and has edited 13.  He is best known for his classics “Race Matters” and “Democracy Matters,” and his memoir, “Brother West:  Living and Loving Out Loud.”  He appears frequently on the Bill Maher Show,…

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Beer & Booty Trolley Tour

September 27 @ 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Beer & Booty Trolley Tour with Drunk & Sailor will be coming back for its fourth year in Lexington on September 27th. The festivities are scheduled to begin at 5 pm. Location details will be forthcoming.

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UK vs Vanderbilt, Commonwealth Stadium

September 27
Commonwealth Stadium,
1540 University Dr. , Lexington, KY 40502 United States
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For their second SEC game of the season, on Sunday, September 27, the UK football team faces off against Vandy at Commonwealth Stadium. Game time TBD.

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Heritage Festival, St. Andrew

September 27 - 28
St. Andrew Orthodox Church,
1136 Higbee Mill Road, Lexington, KY United States
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The 24th Annual Heritage Festival of St. Andrew Orthodox Church will be held on the church grounds at 1136 Higbee Mill Road, Lexington on September 27th from noon until 8 pm, and on September 28th from noon until 5 pm. The festival includes dance demonstrations and ethnic foods of Eastern Europe and the Middle East.

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Music: All the Little Pieces, Blue Stallion

September 27
Blue Stallion Brewing,
610 W. Third Street, Lexington, KY 40508 United States
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Nick Pennington performs at Blue Stallion on September 27 as a part of Blue Stallion’s Oktoberfest. “Authentic Oktoberfest celebration featuring locally made Oktoberfest beer, Bavarian pretzels, beer cheese, live music, corn hole and the best food trucks in Lexington. Grab your lederhosen or dirndl and come celebrate the end of summer at Blue Stallion Brewing.”

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Corey Smith, Buster’s

September 26 @ 9:00 pm
Buster’s,
899 Manchester Street, Lexington, KY United States
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Corey Smith will be playing at Buster’s at 9 pm.

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The Positive Movement Band, Lyric Theatre

September 26 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Lyric Theatre,
Elm Tree Lane, Lexington, KY United States
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“THE POSITIVE MOVEMENT BAND of Lexington, KY will stage a rare public performance of Jazz, Blues, Gospel, and R&B music! This is an opportunity for everyone to enjoy a night of free musical entertainment featuring the dynamic sounds & arrangements of keyboardist Steven Mabson, guitar player, DJ Rice; recent winner of Regional Blues Challenge and competitor for the International Blues Challenge in Memphis, TN! Along with group of musicians and vocalist such as Simon Peter Rawlings and Vera Soules Mabson,…

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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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Phoenix Fridays: Jukebox the Ghost, Phoenix Park

September 26 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Phoenix Park (downtown Lexington),
Lexington, KY United States
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Jukebox the Ghost, Jarekus Singleton, and Northside Sheiks play at Phoenix Park on September 26th at 5 pm as a part of Phoenix Fridays.  

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Much Ado About Nothing, Central Christian Church

September 26 - 30
Central Christian Church,
205 E Short St, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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On the Verge presents an immersive adaptation of Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing. Friday, September 26th: 7 pm Saturday, September 27th: 7 pm Sunday, September 28th: 2 pm Monday, September 29th: 7 pm Tuesday, September 30th: 7 pm

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Theatre: Leading Ladies, Studio Players

September 26 - 28
Studio Players Carriage House Theatre,
154 W. Bell Ct., Lexington, KY 40502 United States
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Studio Players presents Ken Ludwig’s Leading Ladies at the Carriage House Theatre. Two down-on-their-luck Shakesperean actors, Jack and Leo, hatch a get-rich-quick plot that casts them in the most challenging roles they’ve ever taken on: Maxine and Stephanie. Director: Marty Wayman Cast: Ryan Briggs, Will Drane, Joe Fields-Elswick, Kyle Wade, Graeme Hart, Sheila Miller, Max Searcy, Evander Hodges, Mason Wood Friday, September 26th: 8 pm Saturday, September 27th: 8 pm Sunday, September 28th: 2:30 pm

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Dierks Bentley, Riverbend Music Center (Cincinnati)

September 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Riverbend Music Center,
6295 Kellogg Ave, Cincinnati, KY 45230 United States
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“Award winning singer/songwriter Dierks Bentley’s 2014 RISER TOUR  will kick off May 9 in Charlotte, NC and continue through the summer with special guests Chris Young, Chase Rice and Jon Pardi.  The tour will make a stop in Cincinnati, OH at Riverbend Music Center on Thursday, September 25th.”  

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Movies: Raising Ms. President, Kentucky Theater

September 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Kentucky Theatre,
214 E. Main, Lexington , KY 40507 United States
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Raising Ms. President is a documentary film about raising the next generation of female political leaders.A portion of the proceeds will go to benefit Friends of the Kentucky Theater. Schedule: 6:30 pm Doors Open 7:25 pm Introduction for Friends of the Kentucky Board & Director, Kiley Lane Parker 7:30 pm Screening of Raising Ms. President 8:30 pm Panel Discussion with Q&A

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Sixtyfourwest, Fifth Third Pavilion

September 25 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Cheapside Park,
251 West Main St, Lexington, KY 40508 United States
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Thursday Night Live offers free, family friendly live music every Thursday at the Fifth Third Pavilion at Cheapside Park.

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