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October 2014

Theatre: The Mystery of Irma Vep, Farish Theatre

October 28 - 31
Farish Theater (Central Library),
140 E. Main Street, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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The Farish Theater in the Lexington Public Library will present Charles Ludlam’s The Mystery of Irma Vep: A Penny Dreadful, performed by the Balagula Theatre Company.  “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…

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National Horse Show, Kentucky Horse Park

October 28 - November 2
Alltech Arena at Kentucky Horse Park,
Lexington, KY United States
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The National Horse Show is back at the Kentucky Horse Park October 28 – November 2, 9 am – 5 pm. “The National Horse Show in Kentucky was once again ranked as one of the top shows in the United States by the North American Riders Group (NARG) and voted Horse Show of the Year by the National Show Hunter Hall of Fame. President Mason Phelps, Jr said, “We are excited to once again showcase the best our sport has…

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Comedy: Keith Alberstadt, Comedy Off Broadway

October 29 - November 1
Comedy Off Broadway,
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Keith Alberstadt will perform at Comedy Off Broadway. Wednesday, October 29: 7:15 pm Thursday, October 30:  7:15 pm Friday, October 31: 8 pm Saturday, November 1: 7:15 pm & 9:45 pm  

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Midnight Movie: Rocky Horror, Kentucky Theater

October 31 - November 1
Kentucky Theatre

The Kentucky Theater will show The Rocky Horror Picture Show at midnight on Friday, October 31 and Saturday, November 1.

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Garth Brooks, Rupp Arena

October 31 - November 1
Rupp Arena,
430 W. Vine St., Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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October 31: 6:30 pm & 10:30 pm November 1: 6:30 pm & 10:30 pm Garth Brooks returns to Lexington for the first time in over 16 tears. Rupp Arena hosts the Garth Brooks World Tour. Over 80,000 people are expected to be in downtown Lexington for four Garth Brooks concerts  October 31st – November 1st.  The impact on downtown Lexington will be significant and logistically challenging. Representatives from Lexington Center along with VisitLex, Lextran and Metro Police have designed a…

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The Witch’s Brew Halloween Bash, Blue Stallion

October 31 @ 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Blue Stallion Brewing,
610 W. Third Street, Lexington, KY 40508 United States
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Blue Stallion presents The Witch’s Brew Halloween Bash. The even feature food trucks (including The Gastro Gnomes and Rolling Over), kids’ games, a costume contest, and live music (including Loaded Barrel at 7:30 pm and Tyler Childers at 10:30 pm). Finally, expect souvenir pint glasses with a special version of the Blue Stallion logo.

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Concert: All Hallows Eve, Singletary Center

October 31 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Singletary Center,
405 Rose St., Lexington, KY 40508 United States
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The UK Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of John Nardolillo, presents the “All Hallows Eve” concert. The concert features guest violinist and UK faculty member Daniel Mason. The concert begins at 7:30 pm on October 31 at the Singletary Center for the Arts.

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November 2014

Day of the Dead Festival, LASC

November 1
Lexington Arts & Science Center,
362 N. Martin Luther King Blvd., 40508, KY 40508 United States
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On November 1, 2014, the “Night of the Angels”, the Living Arts & Science Center will present the 9th annual Day of the Dead Festival with a participatory celebration at the Living Arts & Science Center as well as at the Old Episcopal Burying Ground at the corner of E. 3rd Street and Elm Tree Lane. This is a participatory experience that includes the visual, musical, dance and culinary traditions of this holiday that is celebrated in Mexico and parts…

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Filmslang Film Festival, Farish Theatre

November 1 - 3
Farish Theater (Central Library),
140 E. Main Street, Lexington, KY 40507 United States

“The Lexington Public library and Lexington Film League sponsor the fourth annual Filmslang Film Festival at the Central Library’s Farish Theater. Three feature films make their Lexington premieres at the festival, along with short films from local filmmakers, including a special afternoon block of young local filmmakers. Saturday, November 1 2 to 3 p.m.—shorts by local filmmakers ages 9 to 18. 7 p.m.—Something, Anything. Lexington premiere followed by Q&A with writer-director Paul Harrill. When a tragedy shatters her plans for…

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Art: Iron Pour, Metal Arts Building

November 1 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Metal Arts Building,
672 S. Broadway Rd., Lexington, KY 40508 United States
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There is a week of events to celebrate the UK School of Arts & Visual Studies 21t anniversary of the Metal Arts Program Iron Pour. The week will culminate with the Iron Pour of November 1, from 4 pm until dark.

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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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Gigs: The Devil Makes Three, Cosmic Charlie’s

November 1 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cosmic Charlie’s,
388 Woodland Ave, Lexington, KY 40508 United States
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Trio The Devil Makes Three performs at Cosmic Charlie’s on November 1 at 9 pm.

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Concert: Taj Mahal, Lexington Opera House

November 2 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Taj Mahal visits the Lexington Opera House on Sunday, November 2. “The Grammy winning composer, multi-instrumentalist and vocalist  is one of the most prominent figures in late 20th century blues and roots music. Though his career began more than four decades ago with American blues, he has broadened his artistic scope over the years to include music representing virtually every corner of the world — west Africa, the Caribbean, Latin America, Europe, the Hawaiian islands and so much more.”

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UK Basketball: UK vs Pikeville (Exhibition), Rupp

November 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Rupp Arena,
430 West Vine Street, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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UK basketball home game: UK hosts Pikeville at Rupp Arena at 7 pm for the first exhibition game of the season.

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Comedy: Dale Jones, Comedy Off Broadway

November 5 - 8
Comedy Off Broadway,
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Dale Jones performs at Comedy Off Broadway. “In addition to his training at the world renowned Second City Dale has had numerous television appearances including TBS – The Very Funny Show, NBC – Last Comic Standing Season Six, Fox – 30 seconds to Fame and The Comedy Network in Canada. If you don’t blink you might see him in the 2003 MGM movie “Out Of Time” with Denzel Washington. He has also been on 2 nationally syndicated radio shows, THE BOB…

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Art: Dana Harper Gallery Reception, Rasdall Gallery

November 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
UK Rasdall Gallery,
404 S. Limestone St., Lexington, KY 40506 United States
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“Stop by the Rasdall Gallery on November 5 at 7 pm to witness the installation work of Dana Harper. This work includes the artistic piece “Bloom Bloom” which incompases beauty and gender topics through bright colors and unique mediums. Harper’s work has been shown all over the Ohio area, and recently was installed in Busters here in Lexington, Kentucky for the Boomslang Music Festival, a celebration of art and sound. Harper’s work will be on display in the gallery until…

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Cult Film Series: A Face in the Crowd, Al’s Bar

November 5 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Al’s Bar,
601 N. Limestone, Lexington, KY United States
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The Cult Film Series at Al’s Bar presents A Face in the Crowd (1957). “An Arkansas hobo becomes an overnight media sensation. But as he becomes drunk with fame and power, will he ever be exposed as the fraud he has become?Director: Elia KazanWriter: Budd Schulberg (story)Stars: Andy Griffith, Patricia Neal, Anthony Franciosa, Walter Mattheau”

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Musical: Annie Jr., Lexington Opera House

November 6 - 8
Lexington Opera House,
Lexington, KY United States
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“SCAPA, School for the Creative and Performing Arts, brings Annie Jr. to the Lexington Opera House. With equal measures of pluck and positivity, little orphan Annie charms everyone’s hearts despite a next-to-nothing start in 1930s New York City. She is determined to find her parents who abandoned her years ago on the doorstep of a New York City Orphanage run by the cruel, embittered Miss Hannigan. With the help of the other girls in the Orphanage, Annie escapes to the…

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Speak: Walking The Way, Farish Theatre

November 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Farish Theater (Central Library),
140 E. Main Street, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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Presentation of the 1,000 mile journey to Santiago with guest speaker Lee Sanstead.

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Speak: Lauren Potter, UK Student Center Theater

November 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
UK Student Center Theater,
UK Campus, Lexington, KY United States
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Glee‘s Lauren Potter speaks at the UK Student Center’s Center Theater at 7 pm on November 6. “Lauren Potter will be speaking about the challenges that she has faced throughout her life due to Down Syndrome and how she has overcome them to achieve success on nov. 6 pm in Center Theater. As a prominent figure on the hit television series Glee, Lauren has entered the public eye through her noteworthy performance and several awards nominations. As a person of…

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Lexington Lab Band, Lyric Theatre

November 6 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Lyric Theatre,
Elm Tree Lane, Lexington, KY United States
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Lexington Lab Band plays at the Lyric Theatre on November 6 at 7:30 pm. “The Lexington Area Music Alliance is proud to present the Lexington Lab Band in concert on Thursday November 6th at 7:30pm. LLB is a project dedicated to recreating iconic songs while highlighting Central Kentucky’s deep well of artists. With over 280,000 online views since their debut in 2013 the band has decided it’s time to take the music offline and bring it to The Lyric Theater.…

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Lecture: Marvin Heiferman, Worsham Theatre

November 7 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
UK Worsham Theatre,
404 S. Limestone St, Lexington, KY 40508 United States
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On November 7 at 4 pm, Marvin Heiferman presents a Robert C. May Photography Endowment Lecture. “Marvin Heiferman is a curator and writer who has organized numerous exhibitions for institutions including the New Museum, International Center for Photography, the Whitney Museum of American Art, and the Smithsonian Institution. He has worked with many artists including Nan Goldin, Robert Mapplethorpe, Richard Prince, Stephen Shore, John Waters, and Garry Winogrand and has contributed texts toArt in America, Artforum, Bomb Magazine, and Art News. Heiferman’s…

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Good Giving Gala, Carrick House

November 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Carrick House,
312 North Limestone, Lexington, KY United States
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The 2014 Good Giving Gala is on November 7 at 6 pm at the Carrick House. “The GoodGiving Gala is a fundraiser and awareness building event for the Blue Grass Community Foundation. Blue Grass Community Foundation is where people go to give — of their passion, money, and ideas — to enhance the quality of life in our region. This year, at the GoodGiving Gala, all net proceeds will benefit 155 local nonprofits participating in the GoodGiving Guide Challenge and…

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Jack Hanna’s Into The Wild, EKU

November 7 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
EKU Center,
1 Hall Drive, Richmond, KY 40475 United States
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Jungle Jack’s live show features many of his favorite animal friends, as well as fascinating and humorous stories and footage from his adventures around the world. Performing at EKU Center for the Arts on Friday November 7th at 7 pm.

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Carnegie Classics: Catcher in the Rye

November 7 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Carnegie Center,
251 W. Second Street, Lexington, KY United States
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“Even though we hate such a phony word, you’re in for a “grand” night at our third annual Carnegie Classics event featuring The Catcher in the Rye, Friday, November 7, 7:00 pm. Come clap for all the wrong reasons as we feature the Jessie Laine Powell Jazz Trio, local filmmakers (Norton Brothers, Whitney Baker, Bianca Spriggs & Jeremey Midkiff, to mention a few), performances by BlackBird Dance Theatre and other artistic surprises inspired by J.D. Salinger’s seminal novel. We’ll drown…

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Art: Interstruct @ Night Market Opening Reception, Pope Villa

November 7 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Pope Villa,
326 Grosvenor Avenue, Lexington, KY 40508 United States
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“Night Market guests will be the first to experience two more Interstruct installations within walking distance of the NoLi neighborhood. Chicago-based artist Rebecca Hamlin Green will explore themes of home, nostalgia, history, and identity in This Remains to Be Seen, a mixed-media installation at 128 York Street in the NoLi neighborhood. Tennessee artists Juan Rojo and Cedar Nordbye will question the institutions of marriage and home ownership within the context of evolving American identity in their project Partnership House at 740…

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UK Men’s Chorus Fall Extravaganza, UK Singletary Center

November 7 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Singletary Center,
405 Rose St., Lexington, KY 40508 United States
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The UK Men’s Chorus presents the Fall Extravaganza on Friday, November 7 at 7:30 pm at the UK Singletary Center for the Arts Concert Hall. Featuring the acoUstiKats and the University of Georgia Men’s Glee Club.

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Russian State Symphony Orchestra, Center College

November 7 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Norton Center for the Arts,
600 West Walnut Street , Danville, KY 40422 United States
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The Russian State Symphony Orchestra is at Newlin Hall in the Norton Center for the Arts on November 7, 2014. “The Russian State Symphony Orchestra, known in Russia as the State Symphony Capella of Russia, was established in 1991. Its founding followed a merge of the State Symphony Orchestra of the USSR Ministry of Culture and the USSR State Chamber Choir.  Under the direction of Music Director Valeri Polyansky, the RSSO is now most known for its strict discipline of the ensemble, the…

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UK vs Georgia, Commonwealth Stadium

November 8
Commonwealth Stadium,
1540 University Drive, Lexington, KY 40502 United States
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The UK football team faces off against the University of Georgia at Commonwealth Stadium for their final home game of the season. Game time TBD.  

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Books: Salt River Anthology, Morris Book Shop

November 8 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Morris Book Shop,
882 E. High St., Lexington, KY 40502 United States
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Charlie Hughes reads and signs his collection Salt River Anthology

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The Forte Band, Lyric Theatre

November 8 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Lyric Theatre,
300 East Third Street, Lexington, KY 40508 United States
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Evening Out at the Lyric: Featuring The Forte Band “Tribute Show” at the Lyric Theatre on November 8 at 8 pm. Dinner served at 8:30.

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Books: LOST Lexington Kentucky, Morris Bookshop

November 9 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Morris Book Shop,
882 E High Street, Lexington, KY 40502 United States
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Peter Brackney signs and reads his latest book, LOST Lexington Kentucky.

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Concert: Lucinda Williams, Lexington Opera House

November 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Lexington Opera House,
Lexington, KY United States
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Highbridge Spring Water and the volunteers of the Troubadour Concert Series present Grammy winner Lucinda Williams. The concert takes place November 9 at 7 pm at the Lexington Opera House.

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WOODSONGS: Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn, Lyric Theatre

November 10 @ 6:45 pm - 8:00 pm

Banjo players Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn perform original songs

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Daughtry, EKU Center for the Arts

November 10 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
EKU Center for the Arts,
1 Hall Drive, Richmond, KY 40475 United States
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Daughtry perform at the EKU Center for the Arts on November 10, at 7:30 pm.

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UK Basketball: UK vs Georgetown College (Exhibition), Rupp

November 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Rupp Arena,
430 W. Vine St., Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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UK basketball home game: UK hosts Georgetown College at Lexington, Kentucky’s Rupp Arena at 7 pm.

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Lecture: Women of the World, Memorial Hall

November 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
UK Memorial Hall,
Lexington, KY United States
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On November 11 at UK’s Memorial Hall, there will be a lecture by Judy Smith. The lecture was the inspiration behind the ABC show Scandal. This event will be the beginning of the Women of the World lecture series.  

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Books: A New Dawn: Star Wars, Joseph-Beth

November 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Joseph Beth Booksellers,
161 Lexington Green Circle , Lexington, KY 40503 United States
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New York Times bestseller John Jackson Miller discusses and signs A New Dawn: Star Wars on Tuesday, November 11 at 7 pm at Joseph-Beth.

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Concert: Gov’t Mule, Lexington Opera House

November 11 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Lexington Opera House,
401 W Short St, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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Gov’t Mule perform at the Lexington Opera House on November 11. “Highbridge Spring Water and the volunteers of the Troubadour Concert Series are proud to bring Gov’t Mule to the Lexington Opera House. Gov’t Mule is a Southern rock jam band, formed in 1994 as a side project of The Allman Brothers Band by guitarist Warren Haynes and bassist Allen Woody. The group has become a staple act at music festivals across North America, with both its members and frequent…

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Books: Diane Cook, Joseph-Beth

November 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Joseph Beth Booksellers,
Lexington Green, Lexington, KY United States
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Nonfiction and short story writer Diane Cook discusses and signs Man v. Nature: Stories at Joseph-Beth on November 12 at 7 pm.

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Eat: Country Ham Dinner With Steve Coomes, Azur

November 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Azur,
3070 Lakecrest Circle, Suite 550, Lexington, KY 40513 United States
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“Author Steve Coomes will bring stories of the timeless Southern tradition of country ham to a special dining event at Azur Restaurant & Patio Wednesday, Nov. 12 at 7 p.m. Azur chef Jeremy Ashby, inspired by recipes in Coomes’ recently released book Country Ham: A Southern Tradition of Hogs, Salt & Smoke, has created a four-course menu highlighting the Kentucky delicacy. An avid cook of cured meats, Ashby will prepare some of world’s best aged pork while Coomes gives diners…

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Theatre: And Then There Were None, Studio Players

November 13 - 16
Studio Players Carriage House,
154 W. Bell Court, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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Studio Players presents Agatha Christie’s And Then There Were None, directed by Gary McCormick. “First there were ten, And then there were none. If no one survived, Who is the guilty one?” Thursday, November 13: 8 pm Friday, November 14: 8 pm Saturday, November 15: 8 pm Sunday, November 16: 2:30 pm

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Theatre: Shakespeare in Mind, Transy

November 13 - 15
Lucille Little Theatre, Transylvania University,
Lexington, KY United States
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“Directed by Michael Bigelow Dixon 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 of Shakespeare’s name sparks a hundred associations in your mind, this production is for you.”…

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Comedy: Donnie Baker, Comedy Off Broadway

November 13 - 15
Comedy Off Broadway,
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Donnie Baker performs at Comedy Off Broadway. Thursday, November 13:  7:15 pm Friday, November 14: 7:15 pm & 9:45 pm Saturday, November 15: 7:15 pm & 9:45 pm

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Jazz: Jamey Aebersold Quartet, Central Library

November 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Central Library Theatre,
Main Street, Lexington, KY United States
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The Jazz Arts Foundation and the Lexington Public Library continue the”Jazz: Live at the Library” series of concerts at the Central Library Theatre. On November 13, the show features the Jamey Aebersold Quartet.

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Theatre: Elf, Lexington Opera House

November 14 - 16
Lexington Opera House,
430 W. Vine St., Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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This modern day Christmas classic is sure to make everyone embrace their inner elf. Presented by Broadway Live and the Opera House Fund, Elf will be at the Lexington Opera House in November. Friday, November 14: 8 pm Saturday, November 15: 2 pm & 8 pm Sunday, November 16: 1 pm & 6 pm

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Josh Turner, EKU

November 14 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
EKU Center,
1 Hall Drive, Richmond, KY 40475 United States
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Josh Turner will be performing at the EKU Center for the Arts on Friday November 14 at 7:30 pm.

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Opera: Carmina Burana, UK Singletary Center

November 14 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

November 14 at 7:30pm: Carmina Burana at the UK Singletary Center for the Arts. “SCRIABIN, The Poem of Ecstasy ORFF, Carmina Burana featuring regional college chorus from Eastern Kentucky University, Berea College, University of Kentucky, Transylvania University, and a children’s choir from SCAPA Amanda Woodbury, soprano Daniel Shirley, tenor Chad Sloan, baritone The illuminating power of Orff’s Carmina Burana and Scriabin’s symphonic poem, The Poem of Ecstasy catch fire in Carmina Burana! Scriabin’s enigmatic Poem of Ecstasy opens the program…

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Concert: Sundy Best, Lancaster Grand Theatre

November 14 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Lancaster Grand Theatre,
117 Lexington Street, Lancaster, KY 40444 United States
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“The Eastern Kentucky duo, Sundy Best, crafts music that re-imagines timeless classic rock of the ‘70s and ‘80s – think the Eagles and the smart, whiskey-voiced lyrics of Tom Petty and Bob Seger. With Nick Jamerson on guitar and Kris Bentley on cajon, Sundy Best takes that sound, modernizes it in their own unique way by borrowing hints of country and bluegrass and makes it personal. They released their album “Bring Up the Sun” earlier this year. Rolling Stone Magazine…

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UK Basketball: UK vs Grand Canyon, Rupp

November 14 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Rupp Arena,
430 W Vine St, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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UK basketball home game: UK hosts Grand Canyon at Rupp Arena at 7 pm for the first regular season game of the season.

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