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elcome to our annual Fall Arts Preview – a concise glimpse of the upcoming arts and entertainment options coming to the area’s stages, streets and galleries during the 2012 - 2013 season. Concise, but extensive. This is our fifth installment of this special section, and it’s one of our favorites to produce. All of us here at the magazine hold various forms of the arts in high regard, so it’s fun to get a sneak peak at what’s coming in the months ahead, and maybe even try to weasel some “press passes” for some upcoming performances, though I’m usually just told to sit in the back and keep quiet. Loyal readers through the years will notice one thing in particular about our annual preview: it gets beefier every year. And that’s a good thing, for two reasons – one is selfish and one altruistic: First, it means that more and more groups and organizations and ragtag bands of per formers and artists are taking it upon themselves to make Lexington’s cultural of ferings more robust – more art exhibits, more ballets, more special guest conductors, more concerts, more festivals, more curtain calls, more stuf f to do. It’s a great thing to happen for our city’s character, albeit a little rough on our wallets as we make retur n trips to the box office. Still, and I’m sure you’ve heard this before, but please let me reiterate, a vibrant arts scene is essential to a city’s prosperity. It does all sorts of things to help bolster a local economy, like attract young professionals to live and work in the area and woo visitors into town for an evening or the weekend. Think of it as an investment in the community as you’re ordering tickets or paying at the door . Second, it means that local arts administrators and volunteer marketing coordinators find our Fall Arts Preview useful enough to want to be included, which is a great thing to happen for my job security. Please take the time to peruse our Fall Arts Preview, which begins on page 15. We may have worked hard to compile the hundreds of listings from dozens of area venues and organizations, but I know we haven’t worked as hard as all of these individual artists and organizers in their various creative pursuits. They’re excited for you to see their stuff, and we all need to be excited about going out to see it.


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Welcome to our annual Fall Arts Preview. On the following pages, you will find information about the upcoming arts season in Lexington, including visual art exhibits, fall festivals, and music, dance and theater season schedules.

From experimental theatre and music to more traditiona l concerts from the Philharmonic and Chamber Chorale, this season contains something for everyone .

If we have left off your favorite arts organiza tion or event, please visit this article at southsidermagazin and leave us a comment .


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The Kentucky Chinese American Association will host the Moon Festival Celebration 2012 from 4 – 8 p.m. Sept 15 at the MoonDance at Midnight Pass amphitheater in Beaumont Centre.


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The Parents, Friends and Families of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) has received funding from JustFund KY to begin an intense support program. The initiative, called PFLAG Stay Strong Program, will empower parents, family and friends to become allies of LGBT members, to accept themselves and their LGBT member. The PFLAG Stay Strong Program will provide a four-week program – scheduled four times over the next year – for a total of 40 individuals .

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During the sessions, participants will be building their own tool kit to take away from the experience to not only maintain their support and acceptance, but also build acceptance within the people they are in contact with. Additionally, participants will have a network of nine other individuals that they can rely on for peer mentoring and advice, as well as the assistance of PFLA G volunteers. Ultimately, the outcome is to create 40 educated and empowered advocates of family and friends in the Lexington community. PFLAG Lexington promotes the health and wellbeing of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender persons, their families and friends through support, education and advocacy. As an organization, PFLAG provides opportunity for dialogue about sexual orientation and gender identity, and acts to create a society that is healthy and respectful of human diversity. For more information about the program or the organization, visit

Community Action Council announces 2012 Poverty Forum The Community Action Council will hold its 2012 Poverty Forum from 6 – 9 p.m. Sept. 28 at the Lexington Convention Center. The featured speaker is Tavis Smiley, best known as the host of the last night PBS talk show “Tavis Smiley”and also Public Radio International’s “Tavis Smiley Show.” “The Poverty Forum is Community Action Council’s most important event to raise community awareness about the 15 percent of our citizens , including 28 percent of our children, who lack the

resources to meet even their basic, survival needs,” said Jack Burch, executive director of the Community Action Council. Aside form making people aware of how many people in our community are dealing with issues that stem from living on incomes that fall below the federal poverty guidelines, the event has a more subtle educational aspect – it offers facts to replace erroneous ideas and images.

Along with quilts, many other items, from woodworking to jewelry, will be available from dozens of vendors. The Lutheran School of Lexington will be selling drinks, baked goods and lunch items. Crafters interested in having a booth at the fair can contact St. John’s Lutheran Church at (859) 277-6391.


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The Poverty Forum, while supported by private contributions, is not a fundraiser for the Community Action Council. Burch said that its purpose is informational.

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When Alltech opens its new distillery at the end of September, not only will it be the first new distillery built in Lexington in more than a century , it will also join the “trail” of one of Kentucky’s signature industries.

City offering free classes for minority and womenowned businesses The Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government will hold free classes during September for women and minority-owned businesses seeking to do work with the government. A new class – “How to do business with LFUCG, the Fayette County Public Schools and UK Facilities Management” – has been added to the class roster from 4 - 6 p.m. Sept. 17. Other classes include “Minority Business Enterprise Certification” (9 – 11 a.m. Sept. 13), “Kentucky Minority and Women Business Certifications” (9 – 11 a.m. Sept. 14), “Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Certification” (9 – 11 a.m. Sept. 21), “Women Business Enterprise Certification” (9 – 11 a.m. Sept. 26) and “Small Business Administration Certifications and Programs” (9 – 11 a.m. Sept. 27). The classes are held in Room B109 in the basement of the LFUCG Government Center, 200 East Main St. Free parking is available in the Government Annex Parking Garage on Main Street. Participants should bring their parking ticket to class to be stamped for free parking. Owners of women and minority-owned companies can take part in the classes by registering online. To register online go to

Annual fundraiser helps group make quilts for the less forunate St. John’s Lutheran Church (516 Pasadena Dr.) will be hosting a Quilt and Craft Fair 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Oct. 6. This is the only fundraiser for the church’s quilting group, which gets together on a weekly basis to make quilts for Lexington organizations that help the less fortunate.

Opening Sept. 28 with tours starting Oct. 1, Alltech’s Downtown Distillery will be the home of Town Branch Bourbon and Lyons Reserve, a single malt whiskey. It will also mark the first time a new city has been added to the Kentucky Bourbon Trail since it was formed in 1999 by the Kentucky Distillers Association. With the distinction Lexington joins Lawrenceburg (Four Roses and Wild Turkey), Bardstown (Heaven Hill), Clermont (Jim Beam), Loretto (Maker’s Mark) and Versailles (Woodford Reserve) as cities along the popular tourist draw. In the past five years, more than 2 million visitors have toured the trail, and last year nearly 12,000 visited each of the six member distilleries. The addition of Town Branch’s home makes Lexington the first urban area to join the tour. “Any time the second city in the state can pull one on the major city, I guess that’s always good for competition,” Alltech’s Founder and CEO Dr. Pearse Lyons said in a nod to Louisville, which has made a push in recent years for “urban bourbon.”

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“It’s the only distillery in the middle of a city and I think that’s going to speak volumes. That means people can walk from the Hyatt or the downtown Hilton, they can walk over here and see the distillery and get a feel for what whisk ey is all about,” Lyons said. Visitors along the Bourbon Trail are given a passport for each of the soon-to-be seven distilleries to stamp upon competition of a tour. Once all distilleries have been visited, the passport is redeemable for a Bourbon Trail t-shirt featuring silhouettes of each distillery’s bourbon bottle. “When you broke ground, I remember a comment you made,” Lexington Convention and Visitors Bureau President Jim Browder said to Lyons during a press conference, “you hoped tourists would come. All I have to say is: ‘hold on.’” – ERIK A. CARLSON

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Council Committee Rejects New Animal Ordinance BY DOUG MARTIN 10TH DISTRICT COUNCIL

urban zones and residential neighborhoods. While other committee members had reservations about the draft ordinance as well, the proposal was only narrowly defeated by a vote of four to five. Councils you may have heard, the council’s Planning & members Kay, Blues, Ford and Lawless voted in support Public Works Committee recently discussed a of the ordinance, and I voted with Councilmembers proposal by Councilmember Steve Kay to allow residents to keep certain far m animals within the urban Ellinger, Farmer, Gorton and Henson against it. Currently, Lexington allows chickens in urban areas, area. Lexington’s ordinances currently allow citizens to keep dogs, cats, chickens, rabbits and a variety of other and you can’t believe how many complaints my of fice animals in non-agricultural zones, but other types of ani- receives about cackling chickens. I believe allowing more types of farm animals in the urban area would only mals are not allowed, such as hogs, pigs, goats, cows, dangerous wildlife and other animals that would disturb make matters worse. Lexington hardly has the resources the peace. The recent proposal to permit small goats and to enforce its current animal ordinance, let alone one allowing small pigs and goats. pigs within the urban area included restrictions on the The proposal would be particularly disruptive in size of the animal and the minimum allowed space in older neighborhoods that aren’t protected by restrictive which they could be kept. Urban farming has become a topic of great interest in covenants, as pens with small pigs and goats could be recent years due to numerous benefits of producing food kept right out in front yards. The point is that it would be very difficult to manage where and how these far m locally. With local food, you have a better idea where animals would be kept. I know my neighbors don’t want your food came from and how it was produced. Local me to have a pig pen in my front yard. food puts money back into our local economy, and proAllowing farm animals within the urban boundary tects the earth from the exhaust fumes that are expended can also have a real impact on a neighbor hood and its when produce has to travel halfway around the world. I support our local far mers markets and believe of fering a property values. While there is no doubt that a number of variety of food options to our community is important. But very responsible urban far mers could manage their aniI was unable to support an ordinance that allows folks to mals without any problems, people in my district experience firsthand what happens when animals – particularly keep farm animals, even small pigs and goats, in our


those cackling chickens – are not properly cared for . It would be completely unfair for urban far mers to hurt property values of people in their neighborhoods who do not share their vision for home-raised pigs and goats. Fayette County is a heavily agricultural area, with over 73 percent of our land designated as some kind of agricultural zone. There is plenty of far m land where folks can raise animals within 20 minutes of downtown. We can and should raise our own far m animals in Lexington, but not within our urban areas and residential neighborhoods. Cities adopt zoning rules in the first place so that similar and compatible land uses can be grouped together. And citizens who bought their homes in a residential neighbor hood, and not an agricultural zone, have the right to protect their home values and to choose to live away from the sights, sounds and smells of pigs and goats, even small ones. And those cackling chickens.

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artha Dryden gets excited as she explains all that has happened at this previously dilapidated part of Lexington to create Parkside, a mixeduse venture that includes af fordable apartments and commercial space. The smile on her face indicated she was trying to temper her enthusiasm for all that’s still to come at 1060 Cross Keys Rd., a stop less than half a mile away from Alexandria Drive that will be featured in the Women in Architecture Tour on Sept. 22. Dryden is the director of operations for AU Associates, a development fir m headquartered in Lexington that spearheaded Parkside. The or ganization has completed more than $63-million worth of projects in Kentucky and West Virginia, creating in excess of 350 residential units and over 100,000 square feet of commer-


cial space during its 21 years of existence. But the Parkside project – which totaled a little more than $6 million and is tucked away from the usual Lexington hubs of downtown, Hambur g or Beaumont – is a bit extra special to the AU Associates. “It’s nice to be in our own backyard,” Dryden said. “We work in a lot of rural communities two hours away, so it’s really nice to have something in our backyard and to see the positive impact it can have on our home community.” That would help explain the added bounce in Dryden’s step as she gives an informal tour of AU Associates’ latest example of repurposing a vacant or under-utilized property. Parkside was formerly the location of the Gardenside Cabana Club and later the Cross Keys YWCA. The site was abandoned (it had actually been condemned by LFUCG code enforcement) and had become the subsequent target of vandalism as well as

other questionable activity –– a general eyesore for the community. AU Associates was approached by Citizen’s Union Bank, a Shelbyville-based institution that held the mortgage on the property and was interested in helping work toward tax credits to refurbish the land. The group then proceeded to submit the necessary paperwork to secure funding through af fordable housing tax credits and other funds through the Kentucky Housing Corporation and the city’s HOME funds once site control had been obtained. The land cost approximately $700,000, with the entire project totaling $6.5 million. That figure was tempered thanks to a design by Chantelle N oble of Cincinnati’s City Studios Architecture that leveraged the site’s elevation changes, thus minimizing the need to move excess amounts of dirt. Ground was broken in December 2010 with a dedication ceremony for the finished ROBBIE CLARK projectPHOTOS heldBYjust more than 12 months

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later on Jan. 25, 2012. The finished product is a completely handicap-accessible four-story building managed by Winterwood, Inc. Painted in muted shades of lime, grey and taupe for a very contemporary feel, the structure also adheres to a required zone change to a P-1 that called for commercial space to be established on the ground floor. Parkside’s base houses a handful of organizations, including the Sunflower Kids, an 11-year -old non-profit agency that provides safe, af fordable and supervised child visitation primarily for families affected by domestic violence and child abuse. Bluegrass Domestic V iolence also has a community outreach of fice onsite that offers access to counseling and support groups. The mix of commercial and residential occupants has thus far been a productive combination. Sunflower Kids was located off Nicholasville Road in a space that had been previously occupied by a

dental office prior to its move to Parkside. But a lack of space and rooms not suited to offer a “nurturing environment” wasn’t a good fit. The agency jumped at the chance to customize an area after being approached by AU Associates through a liaison with the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government. “The facility itself is per fect,” said Stephanie Hoffman, executive director of Sunflower Kids, which moved into Parkside in February. “The structure, the layout, the way AU Associates worked with us to design it to suit our needs – it’s perfect. AU Associates has helped us think about our needs and really took that into account during the design phase. Because we have more space here, we’re better able to account for the safety needs of families.” The top three floors are the core of the development, however. Parkside, which has a keyless electronic entry system, consists of 34 resi-

dential units ranging from one to three bedrooms, with 600-1,000 square feet. Each unit has a fully equipped kitchen, washer and dryer hook-up connections, central heat and air conditioning, and other amenities such as Ener gy Star windows and a private balcony. Apartments are high-speed Inter net accessible and tenants can receive discounted cable television rates through a bulk agreement through Insight. There are also shared common areas such as a breezeway patio with tables, a community room and laundry facility on each floor. The building reached full capacity by the end of May, less than five months after officially opening. Talks to create a second phase for the six-acre property are in the infantile stages, pending the release of the Kentucky Housing Corporation’s qualified allocation plan that will provide guidelines for future projects. Dryden, however, said it’s feasible the number of units could easily dou-

Martha Dryden (left), the director of operations for AU Associates, says it has been encouraging to see the positive impact the company's pr oject has had on the community. Located off Alexandria Drive in a site that was formerly condemned by the Le xingtonFayette County Government, the mixed-use Parkside development features 34 affordable residential units and two non-profit organizations. Dedicated in January 2012, the building will be a featured stop on the Sept. 22 Women in Architecture Tour. PHOTOS BY ROBBIE CLARK

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“ I N TO DAY ’ S M A R K E T, I T PAYS TO G O W I T H E X P E R I E N C E .”

2012 Lexington Residential Architecture Tour The Parkside development will be open to the public during the 2012 Lexington Residential Architecture Tour, hosted by AIA EKC’s Women in Architecture group, from 1 - 6 p.m. Sept. 22.


In building the Parkside development, local architecture firm AU Associates worked with future occupants Sunflower Kids, a non-profit that provides safe supervised visitation for families affected by domestic violence and child abuse, to customize a design best suited to their needs. The four-story building is completely handicap accessible and features a number of breezeways and community rooms for residents.

ble given the amount of now-landscaped land surrounding the building that is usable. “AU Associates’ Parkside development has helped a blighted area to become revitalized,” said Peggy Henson, 11th District Council Member. “Not only did the development help with the horrendous blight, it also helped several individuals and families to have a safe, affordable place to live. I have a strong belief that no matter what your level of income might be, we all deserve a high quality of life. The Parkside development has certainly provided that higher quality of life for its tenants.”

The tour will showcase the residential work of several architects, with a variety of housing types ranging from high design twists on the single-family home to a multi-family, mixed-use development. Indicative of the economic climate, several of the projects are renovations, which add to the unique life of their neighborhoods and enhance the lifestyle of the inhabitants. Participants in the tour will have an opportunity to explore these spaces – each of which has evolved in response to the specific needs and desires of each client, available budgets, the context and character of the surrounding neighborhoods, and sustainable considerations – firsthand. The project architects and designers will be present during the tour to discuss the projects and design processes, and to point out details and special features of each home.

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A portion of the tour’s proceeds will benefit the Bluegrass Domestic Violence Program. WiA noticed that the goals of architecture dovetailed with the mission of the organization. Architects seek to provide safe, inspirational spaces for the people who inhabit them. Tickets for the tour are $10 and are available in advance online at www.lexingtonarchitecturetour/ Tickets will also be sold locally at locations to be announced. “Like” Women in Architecture (AIA EKC) on Facebook for details, updates and sneak previews of the houses on the tour.

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FALL ARTS PREVIEW 2012 Welcome to our annual Fall Arts Preview. On the following pages, you will find information about the upcoming arts season in Lexington, including visual art exhibits, fall festivals, and music, dance and theater season schedules. From experimental theatre and music to more traditional concerts from the philharmonic and Lexington Singers, this season contains something for everyone. If we have left off your favorite arts organization or event, please visit this article at and leave us a comment.


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theatre Actors Guild of Lexington All productions are held in the South Elkhorn Theatre (4383 Old Harrodsburg Rd.). Showtimes are 8 p.m. Fri., Sat. and opening night; 2 p.m. Sun. (859) 309-1909 November Nov. 1 - 11 It’s November in a presidential election year, and incumbent Charles Smith’s chances for reelection are looking grim. Amidst the biggest fight of his political career, the president has to find time to pardon a couple of turkeys, and this simple PR event inspires Smith to risk it all in attempt to win back public support. With playwright David Mamet’s characteristic no-holds-barred style, “November” is a scathingly hilarious take on the state of America today and the lengths to which people will go to win. RED Jan. 24 – Feb. 3, 2013 Master abstract expressionist Mark Rothko has just landed the biggest commission in the history of modern art: a series of murals for New York’s famed Four Seasons Restaurant. In the two fascinating years that follow, Rothko works feverishly with his young assistant, Ken, in his studio on the Bowery. But when Ken gains the confidence to challenge him, Rothko faces the agonizing possibility that his crowning achievement could also become his undoing. Seminar Feb. 28 – March 10 “Seminar” follows four young writers: Kate, Martin, Douglas, and Izzy, and their professor, Leonard. Each student has paid Leonard $5,000 for a ten-weeklong writing seminar to be held in Kate’s Upper West Side apartment. As tensions arise and romance falls between students, they clash over their writing, their relations and their futures. William Shakespeare’s Land of the Dead May 9 - 19 London, 1599. After the Globe’s inaugural performance of “Henry V,” Shakespeare fends off an embittered Will Kemp, furious about Falstaff’s removal, and Francis Bacon. But when the company’s costumer is bitten by a plague-ridden madman and the Queen and her men arrive seeking safety, life in the playhouse takes a turn for the worse. A comedic homage to zombie films and a carefully researched drama about Shakespeare and his authorship. TBA June 13 - 23 The final show of Actors Guild’s 29th season will be announced later in the season. Leaving this slot open will allow AGL to bring the best possible season closer to the Lexington community.

Balagula Theatre All shows are performed at Natasha’s Bistro and Bar (112 Esplanade). (859) 259-2754

Bug Sept. 9 - 12, 16 - 19 This work from award-winning American playwright Tracy Letts deals with the issues of love, paranoia and conspiracy theories. The script offers unprecedented challenges to the actors and requires considerable emotional depth and physical plasticity to adequately portray the development of characters in the course of the play.

Ballroom with a Twist Jan. 4 - 6, 2013 A brilliant new dance production conceived and choreographed by Emmy Award-nominated and fivetime “Dancing with the Stars” pro, Louis van Amstel. This show combines classic ballroom dance with the latest authentic hip-hop and Broadway styles.

Lexington Children’s Theatre All performances are at the LCT Main Stage (418 W. Short St.). Showtimes are at 2 p.m. Sun.; 2 and 7 p.m. Sat. (unless otherwise noted). (859) 254-4546

Mrs. Klein Oct. 21 – 26, 29 – 30 “Mrs. Klein” is a biographical drama based on the life of celebrated child psychologist Melanie Klein (1882-1960), and the tragic death of her son in 1934. Witty, taut and rich in psychological insights, “Mrs. Klein” tells of a brilliant and unorthodo x woman whose single-mindedness threatened to destroy those closest to her. Don Juan on Trial Dec. 9 – 12, 16 – 19 “Don Juan on Trial” is an intriguing look into the legend of Don Juan that touches on gender equality and tolerance. Written in 1991, “Don Juan on Trial” is the first play by Eric-Emmanuel Schmitt, one of the most notable contemporary French dramatists, novelists and fiction writers whose plays have since been translated into 40 languages and staged in over 50 countries all over the world. The Goat, or Who is Sylvia? Feb. 10 – 13, 17 – 20, 2013 The tale of a married, middle-aged architect whose life crumbles when he falls in love with a goat, the play focuses on the limits of an ostensibly liber al society. Through showing this family in crisis, playwright Edward Albee challenges audience members to question their own morality in the face of social taboos. The play also features many language games and grammatical arguments in the middle of catastrophes and existential disputes among the characters. The Trial of God April 14 – 17, 21 – 24 “The Trial of God” is based on the trial of God that was held by the inmates in Auschwitz and witnessed by the author, Elie Wiesel, as a teenager. Wiesel initially had difficulty in recounting the story. After several attempts the story was written as a play to be performed around the Jewish festival of Purim. The play transcends its ethnic and historical boundaries and examines the eternal questions of faith, loyalty and cultural identity.

Broadway LIVE All shows are held at the Lexington Oper a House. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Fri., 2 and 8 p.m. Sat., and 2 and 7 p.m. Sun. (unless noted otherwise). (859) 233-3535 West Side Story Nov. 16 - 18 From the first note to the final breath, “West Side Story” soars as the greatest love story of all time . This revival, based on Tony Award-winning librettist Arthur Laurents’ Broadway direction, remains as powerful, poignant and timely as ever.

“Spring Awakening” explores the journey from adolescence to adulthood with poignancy and passion you will never forget. This landmark musical is an electrifying fusion of morality, sexuality and rock & roll that is exhilarating audiences across the nation like no other musical in years.

Oz Sept. 16, 22 - 23 When a young girl named Dot sneaks into the house of L. Frank Baum, she is unexpectedly enlisted to help improvise his latest story. Enter Baum’s world of imagination and get swept away as a black footstool becomes Toto and an overstuffed couch becomes a flying house.

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Catch Me If You Can Jan. 31 - Feb. 3 “Catch Me If You Can” is the high-flying, splashy new Broadway musical that tells the story of F rank W. Abagnale, Jr., a teenager who runs away from home in search of the glamorous life. The Addams Family March 15 - 17 “The Addams Family” is is a smash-hit musical comedy that brings the darkly delirious world of Gomez, Morticia, Uncle Fester, Grandma, Wednesday, Pugsley and, of course, Lurch to spooky and spectacular life. Dreamgirls April 19 - 21 Full of onstage joy and backstage drama, the sensational new production of “Dreamgirls” tells the story of an up-and-coming 1960s girl singing group, and the triumphs and tribulations that come with fame and fortune.

Kentucky Conservatory Theatre (859) 935-1564 8 6:30 p.m. Oct. 2, Kentucky Theatre The issue of marriage equality is brought to life on stage by JustFundKY and Kentucky Conservatory Theatre. A staged reading of “8,” a new documentary play by Dustin Lance Black, will be presented with a cast of some of Lexington’s finest actors, community leaders and celebrity guests. Spring Awakening Nov. 23 – 25, 30; Dec. 1 – 2, 7 – 9, Downtown Arts Center

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Wiley and the Hairy Man Oct. 21, 27 - 28 In the deepest part of the swamp where the sun never shines, the wind never blows, and the mud turns to slime, you will find him, the most powerful conjurer: the Hairy Man. Can Wiley find the courage to outsmart him, or will he fall to his father’s same fateful end? The Adventures of Tom Sawyer Nov. 4, 10 - 11 Join us as Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn lead us on a pirate adventure through the joys and perils of growing up along the Mississippi. Tom, Huck, Becky and all the rest spring to life on our stage as we present our loving adaptation of one of Mark Twain’s most cherished novels. Adapted by Larry Snipes. The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe Nov. 24, Dec. 1 - 2 Performed in the Lexington Opera House Escaping war-torn 1940s London by taking refuge in the professor’s country home turns the lives of the Pevensie children topsy-turvy. This highly theatrical depiction of the classic story explores right and wrong, good and bad and puts loyalty to the test. Aesop’s Fables On Stage Dec. 9, 15 - 16 What do a tortoise, a hare, a goose, a golden egg, a lion and a mouse all have in common? Find out as our trio of storytellers uses music, dance and a dose of hilarity to reenact some of Aesop’s most famous fables. Adapted by Larry and Vivian Snipes. Why Mosquitoes Buzz Jan. 27, Feb. 2 - 3, 2013 Jambo. Welcome to the village story circle. In this African folk tale, learn what happens when mosquito’s loud mouth causes a great jungle catastrophe . Pinkalicious The Musical Feb. 24, March 2 - 3 One not-so-ordinary day, Pinkalicious eats a few too many pink cupcakes and wakes up the next morning vibrantly pink from head to toe. She’s overjoyed until she learns that life can really stink when you’ re pink.


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This musical adaptation of the popular book shows that eating your greens can actually be delicious . The Hundred Dresses April 20 - 21, 28 Wanda Petronski talks funny, has a strange last name, and wears the same faded blue dress to school every day. When she tells her classmates of the one hundred beautiful dresses she has at home , she unwittingly triggers a game of relentless teasing. The Tallest Tale Ever Told May 5, 11 - 12 Every tall tale character is born when the lighting flashed and the winds howled across the pr airie. These men embody the spirit necessary to tame the wild, wild west, but what about the women who stood beside them – strong, independent and legendary. By Vivian Snipes.

Project SEE Theatre (859) 225-0370 Big Love 7:30 p.m. Feb. 14 - 16, 21 - 23, March 1 - 2 2 p.m. Feb. 17, 24, March 3 Downtown Arts Center In this modern re-making of one of the western world’s oldest plays, “The Suppliants” by Aeschylus, playwright Charles Mee explores all the feelings men and women experience as love forces their strengths and weaknesses to surface – stubbornness, fear, lust, rage, tenderness, excitement, confusion, contentment, desire and, for the lucky two, adoration. Directed by Sullivan Canaday White. Ellis Island: The Dream of America 7:30 p.m. May 10 Singletary Center for the Arts Peter Boyer’s “Ellis Island: The Dream of America” is a compelling multimedia theatre and orchestral backdrop in celebration of the historic American immigrant experience. It combines first-person narrations of seven immigrants who entered the United States through Ellis Island between 1910 and 1940, selected by Boyer from the Ellis Island Or al History Project, with Boyer’s original orchestral music. Presented by The Lexington Philharmonic, featuring Project SEE Theatre.

Studio Players All productions are held at the Carriage House Theater (154 W. Bell Ct.). Showtimes are 8 p.m. Fri., Sat. and opening night; 2:30 p.m. Sun. Tickets can be purchased in advance through a box office partnership with Singletary Center for the Arts at or by calling (859) 257-4929. Elvis Has Left the Building Sept. 13 - 30 The Colonel, Elvis’s manager, has lost a bet and must schedule a special appearance for the star. But Elvis cannot be found and nobody can look and sing like Elvis, right? Directed by Eric Seale. My Three Angels Nov. 8 - 25

On the Verge (or the Geography of Yearning) 7:30 p.m. Nov. 29 – Dec. 1, Dec. 6 – 8 2 p.m. Dec. 9 Three women seek adventure and time travel in Eric Overmeyer’s modern comedy. From the 19th century to 1955, the future unfolds for these three explorers through twisting and turning escapades.

A scene from the Studio Players’ production of last season’s “39 Steps.” PHOTO FURNISHED BY LARRY NEUZEL

Loud and Clear: Winter Dance Concert 7:30 p.m. Jan. 25 – 26, 2013 2 p.m. Jan. 27 Contemporary dance sounds off “Loud and Clear” for the second annual dance concert. Watch and listen as new works by faculty and guest artists come to life in the hands –and feet – of UK’ s talented dance students.

Christmas 1910 in French Guiana, and who is up there fixing M. Ducotel’s roof? Three cutthroats from the prison. Just his luck – troublemaking convicts show up at the very moment when the family business desperately needs a band of angels. Directed by Ross Carter. Southern Comforts Jan. 10 - 27, 2013 New Jersey widower Gus and Southern widow Amanda have little in common other than w aiting out a rainstorm. But opposites attract and before you know it – marriage? At their age? They can’t even agree where to be buried. Directed by Scott Turner. The Hound of Baskervilles March 7 - 24 A country house, a dead baronet, a curse, a dark moor, a missing boot, an anonymous warning, a litigious eccentric, a figure in the moonlight, ashes from a cigar, creeping fog, and a gigantic spectral hound – it’s a mystery that only Sherlock Holmes can solve. Directed by Gary McCormick. Funny Money May 9 - 26 Picking up the wrong briefcase, which is filled with a fortune in unmarked bills, leads to a series of lies to neighbors, policemen, the cab driver and the thugs who want their money back, and the need to start drinking. Directed by Bob Singleton.

Transylvania University Theatre All shows are presented in the Lucille C. Little Theater, unless otherwise noted. Sunday performances are at 2 p.m., all other performances are at 7:30 p.m. The Liar Oct. 25 - 28, Nov. 1 - 3 A sparkling urban romance as fresh as the day Pierre Corneille wrote it, mischievously adapted for today by David Ives, who wants us to savor every meticulously groomed conceit, every stylishly turnedout couplet, every assiduously manicured joke. Trust Nov. 29 - Dec. 2 Against the backdrop of the rock music scene , this contemporary comedy combines love, lust and lying. “Trust” sketches out the bumps and grinds of coupling and uncoupling in the ‘90s. Though the play’s

supposed theme is “trust,” it’s really about the fleetingness of passion. The Neo-Futurists Feb. 16, 2013 Founding Director Greg Allen will be here for an artistic residency of two weeks and will give a group of knowledge-hungry students the opportunity to develop their own show based on the principles of Neo-Futurism. Today Is History April 10 - 11, 13 This revelatory drama looks at life in two eras: Act I, students portray key events in the lives of people who transitioned from adolescent to adult 50 years ago; Act II, students portray defining moments from their own life experiences. What will they – and the audience – discover? Can the generation gap be bridged? Or have we entered a Brave New World? Written and performed by Transylvania students. Pippin May 16 - 18 Performed in Haggin Auditorium “Pippin” is a hip, tongue-in-cheek, anachronistic fairy tale that captivated Broadway audiences and continues to appeal to the young at heart everywhere .

UK Department of Theatre All shows are presented in the Guignol Theatre on the University of Kentucky campus. (859) 257-4929 New Works Now! 7:30 p.m. Sept. 6 - 8, Guignol Theatre University of Kentucky Department of Theatre presents this festival of student works, featuring three days of innovative dance and theatre productions by tomorrow’s stars. Selected for inclusion in the festival are eight original theatre, dance and performance art projects by UK student artists. Les Liaisons Dangereuses 7:30 p.m. Oct. 11 – 13, 18 – 20 2 p.m. Oct. 21 A game of deceit. A sinful seduction. “Liaisons” has been translated again and again across generations and genres, proving itself a lasting tomb of youthful romance. Whether sizzling onscreen as “Cruel Intentions” or leaping off the page as an 18th century novel, this production is sure to tantalize and thrill and bring you back for more.

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Gross Indecency: the Three Trials of Oscar Wilde 7:30 p.m. Feb. 21 – 23, March 1 – 2 2 p.m. March 3 Oscar Wilde led an enlightened existence as one of the most creative literary geniuses in 19th-century England. Moises Kaufman’s drama deftly weaves selections of court transcripts and personal documents that paint the story of a man who w as lived boldly in a time that tried him for the passion that made him unique. Spring Awakening - a New Musical 7:30 p.m. April 18 – 20, 25 – 27 2 p.m. April 28 A story with a pulsating, pounding heartbeat – this Tony award-winning musical is a coming of age teen drama unlike any other. Set in 19th-century Germany, it speaks to generations of rebellious youth.

UK Opera Theatre The prestigious UK Opera Theatre performs at various locations. (859) 257-9331 The Phantom of the Opera 7:30 p.m. Oct. 5 – 6, Oct. 10 - 13 2 p.m. Oct. 6, 13 - 14 Lexington Opera House Award-winning singers from UK Opera Theatre bring you “the music of the night” in this full production of Andrew Lloyd Weber’s “The Phantom of the Opera.” In Lexington for the first time ever. The Marriage of Figaro 7:30 p.m. March 1 - 3, 2013 2 p.m. March 2 Lexington Opera House Figaro is the count’s valet, and the count is plotting to bed Figaro’s bride-to-be, Susanna – maid to the countess. See how Figaro, Susanna and the countess foil the count, with the help of the love struck page, Cherubino. This clever, comical and lovable opera is the most produced opera in North America. It’s a Grand Night for Singing! 2013 7:30 p.m. June 7 - 8, 14 - 15 2 p.m. June 9 Singletary Center for the Arts “It’s a Grand Night for Singing” turns 21, and who knows what might happen during this annual, highly anticipated musical review.


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Noted printmaker and portraitist Victor Karl Hammer (b. 1882, Austria) served as artist- in-residence at Transylvania University from 1948-53. His presence in the Lexington community resulted in a vibr ant small press industry and created a fertile ground for a new generation of printmakers in the Bluegrass. “Victor’s Legacy” exhibits the work of Lexington’s printers, those who were directly descended from Hammer to nascent printmakers who have benefitted from Lexington’s rich printmaking history. The Thirteen Jan. 16 – Feb. 15, 2013 “The Thirteen” revolves around the lives of 13 black women who were violently murdered in Kentucky during the19th and 20th centuries. The exhibition features original poetry and mixed-media memorials by poet and multidisciplinary artist Bianca Spriggs and photographer and filmmaker by Angel Clark. (The Thirteen: A Performance and Reading, 7:30 - 9 p.m. Jan. 23, Carrick Theater.) Divine Hybrids: Syncretic Visions of Sexuality and the Sacred Feb. 25 – March 22 “Divine Hybrids” features contemporary mixed-media art in which figuration emerges in an also mixed imagery, taking after syncretic religions and mythologies born from historically decisive multicultural encounters. From emblematic figures of mestizaje, to deities that embody combinations of Haitian voodoo with Hindu, Mayan, Catholic and other traditions, the three-dimensional art of Claudia Dominguez, Gabriela Jiménez, Ebony Patterson, and Lexington artists Diane Kahlo and Bob Morgan, contemplates life within a sexualized realm of the sacred.

Tommy Taylor’s “Day Tripper” (shown) and other works will be exhibited at Institute 193. PHOTO FURNISHED

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Gallery hours are 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Wed. – Sat. (and by appointment) 193 N. Limestone St. (859) 749-9765

All events and exhibits are held at the Loudoun House (207 Castlewood Dr.), unless noted otherwise. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Tues. – Fri.; 1 - 4 p.m. Sat. - Sun. (859) 254-7024

Tommy Taylor: Shadowland Sept. 6 - Oct. 27 In this body of work, artist Tommy Taylor has arranged imagery gleaned from cartoons, films and found family photographs into jarring compositions that convey the competing drives, histories, expectations and accepted social norms that characterize modern identity. Opening reception, 6 - 9 p.m. Sept. 6 Colleen Toutant Nov. 1 - Dec. 5 Colleen Toutant’s repurposed quilts and textiles call into question the ways in which globalization and social media have altered our methods for forming personal and communal identities. By reconfiguring utilitarian objects, she highlights how technology and shifting gender roles have impacted material culture in the United States, and further complicates what is considered “fine art” and what is considered “craft.”

The 200 Sept. 22 - Oct. 12 “The 200” is an exhibition of 200 works of art offered to the Lexington Art League by artists to raise funds that support the organization's operations. “The 200” culminates in an art auction in the style of a reverse raffle (scheduled for 7 - 11 p.m. Oct. 13). Everyone who holds an auction ticket will win and will leave with a piece of art from the exhibition. General admission to the auction is $40 / $75 per couple . Auction tickets are $200 and are limited. Admission to the exhibition during normal gallery hours is free. Approach Oct. 20 - Nov. 25 “Approach” is an exhibition exploring situations of separateness and/or the search for harmony as a theme in performance art. Works in this show focus

on engagement with self, the audience and/or the surrounding environment and will exist within the genre of performance art, or video or photographic documentation of performative actions/works. The exhibition is juried by Rae Goodwin, Director of Art Foundations at the University of Kentucky. The Nude Jan. 12 – March 10, 2013 “The Nude,” an annual exhibition now in its 27th year at the Lexington Art League, explores the role of the human form in contemporary visual art. Opening preview party, which includes refreshments, hors d’oeuvres, live music, performances and more, is scheduled for 6 p.m. Jan. 11.

Morlan Gallery Mitchell Fine Arts Center, Transylvania University Noon - 5 p.m. Mon. - Fri. (859) 233-8142 Ink In the Cage: The Stories behind MMA Fighter Tattoos Sept. 17 – Oct. 26 While tattoos are common among mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters and are highly visible in the cage, the stories behind them are less public. “Ink In the Cage” is a photographic exploration by Barbara LoMonaco and Angela Baldridge of those tattoos which reveal unique aspects of fighter identities. Victor’s Legacy: Printmaking in the Bluegrass Nov. 5 – Dec. 5

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UK Art Museum 405 Rose St. Gallery hours are 12 - 5 p.m. Tues. - Sun. (until 8 p.m. Fri.) (859) 257-5716 Mettle: UK Art Faculty Exhibition Sept. 16 - Dec. 23 Curated by Lisa Dent, this is an exhibition of the University of Kentucky College of Fine Arts faculty artists. R.C. May Photography Lecture Series: David Hillard Oct. 5 - Nov. 11 Artist lecture is scheduled for 4 p.m. Nov. 2 in the Worsham Theater, located in the UK student center. R.C. May Photography Lecture Series: Lalla Essaydi Nov. 16 - Dec. 23 Artist lecture is scheduled for 4 p.m. Nov. 16 in the Worsham Theater, located in the UK student center. Art and the Animal Feb. 3 - April 28, 2013 This is the flagship exhibition of the Society of Animal Artists, an international group of sculptors and painters who specialize in animal subjects. Art in Bloom 2013 Feb. 22 - 24 The museum blooms with floral interpretations of art and a variety of events.


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Performances are scheduled at various locations in Lexington. (859) 233-4226

An American Requiem 7:30 p.m. Nov. 9, Immanuel Baptist Church This fall brings the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Perryville – Kentucky’s largest Civil War battle. Highlighting a piece first commissioned and performed by the singers in 1999 by K entucky’s own Joseph Baber, “An American Requiem” is an inspiring and moving work based on texts from the Civil War. Handel’s Messiah 3 p.m. Dec. 16, Singletary Center for the Arts

Opening Night Celebration: Firebird & Fandangos 7:30 p.m. Sept. 14, Singletary Center Program – Sierra: “Fandangos.” Rachmaninoff: “Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini” – Alessio Bax, piano. Tchaikovsy: “Capriccio Italien.” Stravinsky: “Firebird Suite” (1919 Version).

Le Cabaret 7 p.m. Feb. 23, 2013, location TBD. Escape the winter blues with a fine dinner and show at our annual fund-raising auction. Relax in style as a small ensemble from the choir regale you with the best music around in an intimate cabaret setting.

Copland’s America 7:30 p.m. Nov. 16, Singletary Center Program – Sibelius: “Symphony No. 5.” Copland: “Old American Songs No. 1” and “Suite from the Tenderland.” Vaughan Williams: “Five Mystical Songs.” Featuring Noel Bouley, baritone and choruses from Berea College, Transylvania University, Centre College, Eastern Kentucky University and the University of Kentucky.

Festival of Choirs 4 p.m. March 9, Shiloh Baptist Church Experience the spirit and joy of Gospel choirs singing together with one voice of celebr ation. Area choirs and The Lexington Singers join forces to present the best of today’s Gospel music.

Candy Cane 3 p.m. Dec. 9, Singletary Center This family favorite will include music from holiday specials, featuring choruses from Lafayette High School and SCAPA, Bill Meck and more. Handel’s Messiah 7:30 p.m. Dec. 15, Cathedral of Christ the King Piazzolla’s Tango Opera 7:30 p.m. Feb. 1 – 2, 2013, Downtown Arts Center Beethoven + eighth blackbird 7:30 p.m. March 1, Singletary Center Program – Mozart: “Divertimento K. 136.” Jennifer Higdon: “On a Wire” featuring eighth blackbird. Beethoven: “Symphony No. 7.” Bach Brandenburg 7:30 p.m. March 22, Singletary Center Program – Villa-Lobos: “Bachianas Brasileiras No. 1.” Ginastera: “Variaciones Concertantes.” Bach: “Brandenburg Concerto No. 6.” Handel: “Royal Fireworks Music.” Featuring guest conductor Chelsea Tipton, II.

POPS 8 p.m. May 18; 3 p.m. May 19 Lexington Opera House Hum along with your favorite musical medleys from Kentucky’s 2006 “Artist of the Year” and our own composer, arranger and accompanist, Jay Flippin.

Singletary Signature Series All shows are held at the Singletary Center for the Arts (405 Rose St.). (859) 257-4929 Andrew Bird 7:30 p.m. Sept. 29.

Lexington Singers Performances are held at various locations.

Live at Birdland 7:30 p.m. Oct. 20 This dynamic new ensemble, straight from the jazz mecca of New York City, provides an unforgettable musical event that goes beyond the traditional and sets the standard for the 21st-century jazz orchestr a. Chris Isaak 7:30 p.m. Nov. 17 Isaak returns to Singletary with a new record in his discography, “Beyond the Sun,” which is a true labor of love and a riff on the glory days of Sun Studios.

Coppélia April 12 - 14 “Coppélia” is a lighthearted comedy about mistaken identity, mischief and love. The mysterious toymaker and his life-size doll, Coppélia, come from a story created by E.T.A. Hoffman.

The Kentucky Ballet Theatre presents The Wizard of Oz Feb. 23-24. PHOTO FURNISHED

UK Symphony Orchestra feat. Christine Brewer 7:30 p.m. Feb. 15, 2013 Brewer combines her vibrant personality with an emotional honesty that distinguishes her performances in opera and concert. Brewer’s range, tone, power and vocal control have made her a favorite of the stage as well as the recording studio . Celtic Nights: Journey of Hope 7:30 p.m. March 2 In this glittering production, six of Ireland’s most prominent vocal talents are complimented by six of its most accomplished step dancers, creating an exhilarating picture of a proud people who dared to dream big and doggedly carved out a home in the New World.

The Lexington Ballet All performances are at the Lexington Opera House, unless noted otherwise. (859) 233-3925 Hard Rock Ballet Sept. 14 - 16 Artistic Director Luis Dominguez brings this Lexington favorite back to the stage with new energy. Come see a dazzling performance with the legends of rock. Andrew Bird 7:30 p.m. Sept. 29 Chicago based multi-instrumentalist and lyricist Andrew Bird plays his violin in a most unconventional manner, accompanying himself on glockenspiel and guitar, adding singing and whistling to the equation, and becoming a pop songwriter in the process .

This classic ballet composed by Sergei Prokofiev is an event for the whole family.

The Brian Setzer Orchestra 7:30 p.m. Dec. 7 Brian Setzer has an astonishing consistency and quality of output, an honest reverence for the American musical tradition and an idiosyncratic swagger that is itself the kind of br and that defies all contrivance.



Moser Performs Shostakovich 7:30 p.m. April 12, Singletary Center Program – Mason Bates: “Rusty Air in Carolina.” Shostakovich: “Cello Concerto No. 1,” featuring Johannes Moser, cello. Dvorak: “Symphony No. 8.” Rach 3 7:30 p.m. May 10, Singletary Center Program – Rachmaninoff: “Piano Concerto No. 3,” featuring Chu Fang Huang, piano. Peter Boyer: “Ellis Island: The Dream of America.” Featuring Project SEE Theatre.

Itzhak Perlman 7:30 p.m. Sept. 30 Perlman will perform Tchaikovsky’s “Violin Concerto” and Dvorak’s Symphony No. 9 “From the New World” with the UK Symphony Orchestra.

The Nutcracker Dec. 7 - 9, 14 – 16 A family holiday tradition. Cinderella Jan. 26, EKU Center for the Arts

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Kentucky Ballet Theatre All performances are at the Lexington Opera House. (859) 252-5245 Dracula Oct. 19 - 20 Several centuries before Hollywood’s “Twilight” series lived the original vampire – Count Dracula. He has come back to deliver a Halloween scare , and tell his story in “Dracula: the Ballet.” The Night Before Christmas Dec. 22 - 23 What does Santa Claus really do on the night before Christmas? Find out in the Kentucky Ballet Theatre’s brand new family holiday ballet. Wizard of Oz Feb. 23 - 24, 2013 Dorothy, Toto, the Scarecrow, the Tin Man and the Cowardly Lion are all waiting to entertain you in this award-winning production of the Kentucky Ballet Theatre’s “Wizard of Oz.” Peter Pan May 11 - 12 Peter Pan flies straight to your heart when he, Wendy and the boys take the Lexington Opera House stage in this production of Kentucky Ballet Theatre.


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festivals Festival Latino de Lexington 5 - 11 p.m. Sept. 14 4 - 11 p.m. Sept. 15 Robert F. Stephens Courthouse Plaza Last year, over 30,000 people came together in a celebration of culture and heritage at the Festival Latino de Lexington. Friday will be the tropical night with music and dancing from the Caribbean and fireworks. Saturday will feature more Latino music, dancing and country presentations. Both nights will also feature Latino food vendors selling authentic cuisine, Latino art vendors, youth activities and more. All activities are free.

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The Shadow History of Women in Hip Hop. 7 p.m. Sept. 20. Lyric Theatre. The Sonia Sanchez keynote speech with hip-hop journalist, critic and filmmaker dream hampton.

The fourth annual Boomslang: A Celebration of Sound & Art will take place at various venues throughout Lexington Sept. 20 - 23. A weekend of music, art, film and “other curiosities” presented by University of Kentucky student radio station WRFL 88.1 FM, the festival is an effort of the station to further its mission of providing a platform for non-commercial, nonmainstream live music and cultural events. This year’s line-up will be headlined by prolific Scottish shoegaze forebearers The Jesus and Mary Chain; indie pop legend Jeff Mangum, founder and frontman for the seminal group Neutral Milk Hotel; and doom metal pioneers Saint Vitus. Additional performances include acclaimed art-pop band, Deerhoof, Queens-based alternative hip hop group Das Racist;,genre-bending Chicagobased Brazilian jazz ensemble São Paulo Underground, experimental electronic artist Oneohtrix Point Never, and more than 20 additional acts. Other Boomslang events include music video and film screenings presented by Lexington Film League with the Lexington Public Library; a series of community skillshare workshops; Stars with Accents, a literary event presented in conjunction with the Kentucky Women Writer’s Conference; and the second annual Queerslang Festival – music and other events events celebrating Lexington’s queer community.

Gypsy Poetry Slam. 7 p.m. Sept. 21. Carrick Theatre, Transylvania University. Live poetry competition with Tara Betts. Eating Our Words. 7 p.m. Sept. 22. Worsham Theatre, University of Kentucky. Keynote presentation featuring Ruth Reichl.

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Lise de la Salle 7:30 p.m. Nov. 27 Acoustic Christmas: Phil Vassar & Craig Morgan 7:30 p.m. Nov. 28 New Century Chamber Orchestra 8 p.m. Jan. 18, 2013 HAIR 8 p.m. Feb. 2, 1 p.m. Feb. 3

EKU Center for the Arts 521Lancaster Ave., Richmond, Ky. (859) 622-SHOW Cincinnati Pops 8 p.m. Sept. 11 Al Green 8 p.m. Sept. 21

Aquila Theatre Company: Cyrano de Bergerac 7:30 p.m. Feb. 14 Aquila Theatre Company: The Taming of the Shrew 8 p.m. Feb. 15 One Man Star Wars 8 p.m. March 1 Mummenschanz 7:30 p.m. March 5

Royal Drummers and Dancers of Burundi 2 p.m. Sept. 23

Grégoire Maret Quartet 7:30 p.m.

Parsons Dance Company 8 p.m. Oct. 9

The Silk Road feat. Yo-Yo Ma 7:30 p.m. March 21

Vince Gill 8 p.m. Oct. 18 Tony Bennett 8 p.m. Oct. 27 Blue Man Group 8 p.m. Nov. 9, 2 and 8 p.m. Nov. 10 Michael Bolton 8 p.m. Nov. 27

The Boston Brass and The Enso String Quartet 8 p.m. April 5 Jeremy Kittel Band 7:30 p.m. April 23 Seraphic Fire 8 p.m. April 26 Sherrié Austin 7:30 p.m. May 6

State Ballet Theatre of Russia: “The Nutcracker” 8 p.m. Nov. 30 Kenny Rogers Christmas & Hits Concert 8 p.m. Dec. 4 STOMP 8 p.m. Jan. 16 – 17, 2013 The Lexington Ballet: “Cinderella” 8 p.m. Jan. 26

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The Black Watch & Band of the Scots Guards 8 p.m. Feb. 8 A Chorus Line 8 p.m. Feb. 19 Branford Marsalis 8 p.m. Feb. 26 Leahy 8 p.m. March 4 The Silk Road Ensemble feat. Yo-Yo Ma 8 p.m. March 20

Street Fair: Sept. 7 - 9, corner of Third Street and Elm Tree Lane Month-long events held throughout September

Golden Dragon Acrobats: “Cirque Ziva” 8 p.m. March 26

In celebrating 24 years of diversity, the annual Roots & Heritage Festival hosts events throughout September and consists of a wide variety of entertaining and culturally enriching activities. This year’s events include: art exhibits, literary readings, a golf tournament, film presentations, youth programs, a health fair, a fresh food marketplace and the popular three-day street festival.

Of Mice and Men 8 p.m. April 16

The street festival recaptures the powerful spirit of Lexington’s historical African American culture. Set alongside the historic Lyric Theatre, the festival kicks off with a full parade and continues throughout the afternoon and evening. With its energetic African

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Norton Center for the Arts 600 W. Walnut St., Danville, Ky. (859) 236-4692 Huey Lewis & The News 8 p.m. Oct. 19 The King’s Singers & Seán Curran Company 8 p.m. Nov. 16

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rirang Garden is one of only a small handful of Korean dining options in Lexington. T ucked just off of Richmond and Mount Tabor Road, Arirang Garden has a surprisingly large dining room, which my guest and I had the run of on a quiet T uesday evening. What most people unfamiliar with the restaurant will find perplexing on their first visit are the shiny steel grills embedded in the center of the tables. Arirang Garden is an authentic Korean barbecue restaurant, and depending on what your party orders from the menu, you may find yourself playing grill master for the evening. The menu includes about a dozen “gui” dishes – a generic Korean ter m for grilled food – with beef, chicken, pork, seafood and combination options, that diners can prepare to their liking at the table (but only so long as two or more dishes from this section of the menu are ordered, my guest and I regrettably discovered after only ordering one, which they cooked for us before delivering to the table). Highlights include “bul go ki” (thinly sliced, marinated beef), “kalbee” (beef

ribs) and “dae ji gui” (marinated pork); there were also some beef tongue and pork belly lurking on the pages, and all of the BBQ options are priced between $16 – 19 (except for the combination dinners for two). And while the BBQ selections probably steal the show, the rest of the menu is chock-full of traditional Korean staples, with a wide selection of appetizers, soups, and rice and noodle dishes (which the chef prepares for your table). Many options here caught my attention, including the “hae mool tang” (a spicy seafood soup), the “chop chae” (a noodle dish with veggies and shredded meat) and the “dolsot bop” (a rice dish with veggies, beef and raw egg served in a piping hot lava rock bowl). Most of these dishes cost between $10 – 13. Before dinner we ordered some fried Korean dumplings for an appetizer, which also come steamed if you prefer. For our main course, my guest and I split an order of the “dae ji gui” from the Korean BBQ menu and the “dolsot bop” from the rice options. Though we were initially disappointed we didn’t get a chance to try our skills on the grill, in the end it worked out for the best, as the mound of spicy pork was delicious and more

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On the Right Snack These recipes will really make young students look forward to the end of the school day BY MEGAN SMITH | HOMEMAKING COLUMNIST


oritos, grilled cheese, Little Debbie snacks, bologna on saltines, Fruity Pebbles, Pizza Rolls and SpaghettiO’s. Bring back any mid-September, 3 p.m., junior high school memories? Ah yes, it’s coming back, right? I’m talking about the highly anticipated after school snack. When I asked Facebook friends their favorite childhood after school snack, I was inundated with over two dozen enthusiastic, reminiscent responses. Some, I’ve mentioned below, and nearly all were unhealthy, processed, but oh-so-nostalgic treats. As a mom of three boys, two of which are now school aged, daily I don snack chef hat. This is a tall order and, if I’m honest, one that I fail at quite often. T wenty years ago, Pizza Rolls were considered a perfect after school snack option – one that I routinely devoured as a pre-teen. But as many of us have come to lear n either by choice or osmosis in recent years, these brightly packaged foods probably aren’t the best form of sustenance and nutrition, especially for growing bodies. Clearly, children should be content with a banana and glass of water after school, right? Unfortunately not. A kid’s day is long – many heading out the door by 7 a.m. or earlier and with lunchtimes ending before noon. Because no more than four hours should lapse between refueling, after school snacks that incorporate both lean protein and healthy carbs actually provide kids the proper nutrition required for growth, energy, homework and participation in activities throughout the evening.

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Homemade Pizza Rolls Ingredients: • 2 sheets of puffed pastry, defrosted Or 1 refrigerated roll of pizza crust (or homemade, if you are so inclined) • 6 tbsp pizza sauce • 2 tsp Italian herbs • 4 slices of ham, diced • 2 cup grated pizza cheese


Method: 1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Line a baking tray with foil or parchment paper and set aside. 2. Spread puff pastry sheet or pizza dough with pizza sauce, sprinkle with Italian herbs

and diced ham. Spread the pizza cheese over the top. 3. Roll tightly into a scroll and slice the scroll evenly into 12 pieces. 4. Place on tray and bake for 10-15 minutes until bubbly and cooked through.

Apple Nachos

• 1/4 cup flaked unsweetened coconut • 1/4 cup chocolate chips

I love this food concoction. It requires no baking, and it is visually both fun and colorful. It’s nutritious and definitely a winner with kids. (Adapted from, pictured on previous page.) Ingredients: • 3 crispy and slightly tart apples • 1 tsp lemon juice • 3 tbsp peanut butter • 1/4 cup sliced almonds • 1/4 cup pecans

Brownie Bites These couldn’t be simpler and take the place of a pre-packaged sweet snack. Make a couple of batches, mixing flavors to your tastes and keep them stored in the freezer. An hour before school ends, take them out of the freezer and let them defrost on a plate. Serve a couple of these brownies with veggie sticks and hummus for a well-rounded after school snack. Ingredients: • 1 c. butter • 8 oz. semisweet chocolate • 1 2/3 c. sugar • 4 large eggs • 2 tsp. vanilla • 3/4 tsp. baking powder • 1 tsp. salt • 1 3/4 c. flour • 2/3 c. chocolate chips (I use Ghirardelli)

Method: 1. Slice the apples thin enough for easy eating. Rub each apple with just a bit of lemon juice to keep them from browning. Place on a large plate, piling the apple slices like chips. 2. Melt the peanut butter in the microwave for 20 seconds or until runny. Drizzle over the apples. Top the apples and peanut butter with coconut, sliced almonds, a few pecans and, of course, chocolate chips.

Method: 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a mini muffin pan with nonstick cooking spray. 2. In a heavy large saucepan, melt chocolate and butter over low heat, stirring as it gets smooth. Remove from heat and cool. 3. Stir in sugar, vanilla and eggs and mix well. 4. Add in flour, salt and baking powder and mix well. Stir in chocolate chips. 5. Pour batter evenly into the muffin pan. Top with an assortment of flavors (see below) and bake for 18-20 minutes or until just a few brownie crumbs stick to a toothpick. Cool, remove from pan and enjoy. Mix-in ideas: • Strawberry slices • Banana • Peanut Butter • Walnuts • Blueberries • Cooked and crumbled bacon

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t its most basic, dance is a relationship between movement, space and time. But for professional dancer Lakshmi Sriraman, founder of Lexington’s Shree School of Dance and one of the most recent additions to the Kentucky Arts Council’s Performing Arts Directory, dance is much more than that. “You feel a music and you let it just seep into you, every cell of you, into your soul, and it just bursts out as movement,” said Sriraman, one of a handful of dancers in Kentucky with a professional emphasis on the traditional Indian dance for m known as Bharatanatyam. She explained that much of her work over the past four or five years has centered on education and increasing the awareness about that particular form of dance. “When you say ‘India’ and ‘dance,’ the first thing that comes to everybody’s mind is Bollywood dance,” said Sriraman, who moved to Lexington in 2005. “I love Bollywood dance – it’s great entertainment. But (the experience that) classical dance provides is very different. It’s a very involved sense of movement, and it’s also spiritual by it’s very nature.” Bharatanatyam dance relies heavily on the Natya Shastra, a highly detailed document dating back to 200 B.C. which Sriraman refers to as “the bible for all performing arts in India.” The treatise outlines precise details of the art for m, ranging from stage set-up to hand, neck and eye movement. “(The Natya Shastra) provides a vocabulary, and we use a vocabulary based on what it is that we want to express,” she said. She added that while she works to preserve the “purity and tradition of the moves themselves,” the ultimate expression of the traditional dance form has changed over the years as it has evolved from a ritualistic temple art to a form of entertainment geared toward a more general audience. “It’s not that we are dancing the same dance that we did 2,000 years ago, but we are using the same codified gestures and moves. ... The for mat of the program has changed, because you’re wanting to please the sensibilities of the audience.” To that end, Sririamin often incorporates moder n elements, including spoken

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word poetry and more moder n music, into her per formances. While she considers her dance to be, in lar ge part, a window to traditional Indian heritage and culture, Sriraman says she is primarily concerned with creating a portal where she can engage with her audience to create a unique experience. Where theatre actors often work to create a “fourth wall” – i.e., an imagined boundary between performer and audience – Sriraman finds herself working in each performance to break that boundary down. “I consciously try to take away that wall and connect with (the audience) completely,” she said. “The Natya Shastra talks of how the purpose of per forming arts is to create a response in the audience, the viewer – when you feel it, you feed it back to me and we create together.” Sriraman moved to the United States from India in 1994 to pursue her MBA, with a master’s degree in mathematics and science already under her belt. She spent a decade in a successful career as a management consultant with an HR management firm before the birth of her son in 2004 inspired her to give up the days of long hours and travel in order to more seriously pursue her lifelong passion of Indian dance. She landed an intensive apprenticeship with Smt. Priyadarsini Govind, an award-winning Bharatanatyum dancer whom she had admired greatly in her early teens and 20s. “She was always my inspiration growing up,” Sriraman said of Govind, whom she first met while living in Atlanta in 2004. Govind had traveled there to give a workshop; the two “hit it of f as people” and set up an apprenticeship that has had Sriraman traveling to India about once a year to study with Govind. One of Sriraman’s greatest joys as a dancer lies in teaching others, and she reaches around 30 – 40 students each Sunday at the Shree School of Dance, which she founded soon after moving to Lexington. While there are many historical and technical aspects that can be passed down from one generation to the next, she admits that there are some aspects of dance – which she lightly termed “soul-thetics,” in reference to the expression of something deep inside oneself – that dancers must find in themselves. “That cannot be choreographed. And you can’t teach that either,” she said. “You can talk about the end product and where the impulse will lie, but the process between that impulse and end product is a very personal jour ney.”

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ate summer and early fall gardens are wonder ful. The asters and goldenrod are in bloom, the or namental grasses start tur ning brown, and the goldfinches are perched on the coneflower seedheads. From my kitchen window I also see cardinal flower, great blue lobelia, turtlehead, iron weed, joe pye weed, silphium, blue sage, various rudbeckias, and so on. There is no shortage of fall flowers for the perennial border. And let’s not forget shrubs for fall color. Shrubs are so useful in the garden. They offer height, privacy, structure, for m, and also they provide a great backdrop for a perennial border or structure within the perennial garden. There are many that also dress up in festive autumnal colors, some with splashy berries. Let me introduce you to some of them. Here is a great plant that does well through summer drought, heat and humidity. ‘Gro-Low’ fragrant sumac ( Rh u s a ro m a tic a ‘Gro-Low) is per fect for planting en masse to stabilize a sunny slope or where a taller groundcover is desired. It grows quickly to about two foot tall by six foot wide. W ant it to be smaller? Just prune it back to three inches from the ground in the spring and by mid-summer it will have completely recovered. I like the rambling nature of this shrub and the fall color tends to be brilliant reddish-orange to scarlet.

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Winterberry holly (Ile x v e rtic illa ta ) cultivars come in many shapes and sizes. For much of the year they’re just plain filler shrubs, but in the fall, wow. The berries have real impact in the garden. ‘Red Sprite’, also known as ‘Nana’ or ‘Compacta’, has lots of very winter persistent red fruits and its smaller size (four foot tall and wide) makes it easy to use. ‘Shaver’ is very useful in landscape design due to its upright, compact form. It is slow growing to six foot tall by three foot wide. ‘W inter Red’ and ‘Winter Gold’ are larger with profuse quantities of berries. Hollies are dioecious, meaning that the female requires a nearby male in order to berry. Just get the right male, stick him somewhere behind the scenes and keep him pruned to a small size. Sorry, guys. Viburnums also are terrific shrubs. Spring blooms (some fragrant) are followed by berries and many have great fall leaf color . Consider v ib u rn u m n u d u m ‘Winterthur’, with its compact size of about six foot tall and wide and amazingly blue berries that pop against the intense maroon red fall leaves. V. n u d u m ‘Brandywine’ is known for its vivid pink and blue berries. ‘Eskimo’ vibur num is also rather compact; its leaves tur n attractive shades of yellow, orange and red in fall. ‘Mohawk’ is larger with fragrant blooms and good fall color . Aro n ia a rb u tif o lia , red chokeberry, is an underutilized shrub with great characteristics. It is most readily available as the cultivar ‘Brilliantissima’, with showy spring flowers, large red berries and lovely fall color . It grows to seven foot tall and three foot wide, will take full sun to part shade and tolerates the clay soil so many of us have. I like A. m e la n o c a rp a , or black chokeberry, too, even though the black fruits are not as showy. The landscape value of blueberries is often overlooked as well. Highbush blueberry (Va c c in iu m c o ry m b o s u m ) likes acidic soils, so give it some Hollytone or elemental sulphur in spring and fall. It will reward you with spring blooms, edible fruit (maybe just for the birds) and long-lasting fall color . Cross pollination tends to produce the best fruit crop, meaning it is best to plant a couple of cultivars if you wish to maximize fruit set. We mustn’t forget the much beloved oakleaf hydrangea. Hy d ra n g e a q u e rc if o lia cultivars range from large (like ‘Snow Queen’ and ‘Alice’) to much smaller (‘Pee Wee’ and ‘Sike’s Dwar f’) They all have those lar ge pyramidal panicles of white flowers, exfoliating bark and lobed, oak-like leaves. In the fall those leaves tur n to shades of bronze, maroon and purple. This hydrangea flowers on old wood so, if you feel the need to prune, don’t wait until too late in the season or you will cut off next year’s blooms. Itea is becoming a popular plant, too. It is very versatile – sun or shade, and tolerates a wide variety of soil conditions and is drought tolerant. Ite a v irg in ic a ‘Henry’s Garnet’ grows to about four foot tall and wide. ‘Little Henry’ is about half this size. Spring flowers for m cylindrical white racemes that cover the plant. Fall colors are variations on a reddish theme. Fo th e rg illa m a jo r and f o th e rg illa g a rd e n ii (dwarf fothergilla) are also tough plants with excellent shade tolerance, though they also do well in full sun. It has a white spring bloom and excellent, rather cherry red, fall color. Enough of this red – how about yellow? Cle th ra a ln if o lia , lin d e ra b e n z o in (spicebush), and Ha m a m e lis v irg in ia n a (common witchhazel) all turn a striking yellow in the fall. Autumn is almost upon us. The end of summer , but definitely not the end of a beautiful landscape. Fall can compete with any season for Dwarf fothergilla is beauty in the garden. another colorful

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Rosa Goddard Film Festival Sept. 12 - Oct. 3. A series of international film screenings in the spirit of Rosa Goddard, a longtime fan of cinema and the K entucky Theatre, resurrected by independent bookstore and gift shop sQecial Media. Films will be shown on Wednesdays, and include “Band of Outsiders,” “Diva,” “Knife in the Water” and “Weekend.” All films will be shown in their original language with English subtitles . 7:15 p.m. Kentucky Theatre, 214 E. Main St.

ART September Gallery Hop. September 21. Art exhibits and gallery receptions at a variety of Lexington venues. 5 - 8 p.m. For more details, including a full list of venues, visit Fourth Friday. Sept. 28. Enjoy live music, appetizers and a cash bar at this monthly art happy hour presented by the Lexington Art League. Featuring the exhibit “The 200,” an exhibition of 200 works of art offered to the Lexington Art League by artists in support of the organization's operations 6 – 9 p.m. Loudoun House, 209 Castlewood Dr. (859) 254-7024. Out of the Woods. Through Sept. 7. Exhibit of work by Kathy Rees Johnson. Johnson’s love of trees in the landscape is dramatically captured in paintings by layering watercolor and pastel. (Opening reception: Aug. 9, 5 - 8 p.m.). 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Mon. - Fri. MS Rezny Studio/Gallery, 903 Manchester St. No. 170. KY.7 Biennial. Through Sept. 9. A regional survey of contemporary art produced in Kentucky and its seven


contiguous states. Artwork selected is innovative in concept and execution, is culturally relevant, and addresses issues important to contemporary life. Loudoun House Gallery, 209 Castlewood Dr. (859) 254-7024. 2012 Perspectives of LaShun Beal: Impressions of Life Exhibit. Through Sept. 9. Selftaught artist, Beal has challenged himself throughout his career to perfecting his art on various mediums ; on display are vibrantly decorated paintings, charger/plates, and household items such as light switch covers , clocks, lamps, vases and coffee tables. The Lyric Theatre & Cultural Arts Center, 300 E. Third St. (859) 280-2201. Mettle: The UK Art Faculty Exhibition. Sept. 16 – Dec. 23. Admission is free. Curated by Lisa Dent, this exhibition of the University of Kentucky Fine Arts faculty artists includes Ruth Adams, Sarah Wylie A. Van Meter, Garry Bibbs, Roger Boulay, Jeremy Colbert, Rob Dickes, Beth Ettensohn, Gerald Ferstman, Valerie Fuchs, Rae Goodwin, Sharon Lee Hart, Marty Henton, Marty, Hui Chi Lee, Doreen Maloney, Matt Page, Ebony Patterson, Arturo Alonzo Sandoval, Bobby Scroggins, Robert Shay, Brandon Smith, Hunter Stamps, Dima Strakovsky, Lynn

Sweet, George Szekely and James Wade. The Art Museum at UK, Rose Street and Euclid Avenue. Lasting Legacy. Through Sept. 23. This exhibition traces modernism from the 1920s through the 1970s and includes major figures such as Pablo Picasso, Joan Miro, and Jean Dubuffett as well as American masters Milton Avery, John Marin, Ed Ruscha and Morris Graves. UK Art Museum, 405 Rose St. (859) 257-5716. It’s Easy Beading Green. Through Sept. 30. This exhibit is the result of a community art project which was designed to engage participants and viewers in a dialogue about the need for repurposing materials into decorative and functional objects. The "call to artists" was answered by over 500 bead-makers who contributed 2,500 eco-art beads. UK Art Museum, 405 Rose St. (859) 257-5716. Willie Rascoe: The Core of Nature’s Beauty. Through Oct. 19. Born in rural Christian County, Ky., in 1950, Willie Rascoe was the first black student to graduate from the Sinking Fork Elementary School following racial integration of the public schools. Rascoe felt the

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Through Oct. 20. Working in pairs, eight visual artists combine talents and mediums to create dynamic new images. Each artist will exhibit their work beside the collabor ative piece. Artists include Marco Logsdon and Matt Matsubara; Rene Hales and Melissa Hall; Laverne Zabielski and Kathleen O’Brien; Mary Rezny and Karen Spears. Opening reception Sept. 21, 5 - 8 p.m. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. and by appointment. MS Rezny Gallery, 903 Manchester St. (859) 252-4647.

urge to create and was drawn to the pieces of driftwood and other natural materials that he would find during long contemplative walks along the lakes, rivers and woods of his western Kentucky home. His complex and intriguing abstractions are inspired by African imagery and Rascoe’s highly evolved human and animal forms evoke a spiritual quality that blends wood, seeds, bones, shells and other natural materials. (Opening reception presented as part of the Roots & Heritage F estival: 5 - 8 p.m. Sept. 7.) Gallery hours: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Mon. - Fri.; 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Sat. Living Arts and Science Center, 362 N. Martin Luther King Blvd. Where Were You in ’62 – Saddlebreds, the Museum and the Sixties. Through Jan. 31, 2013. A special exhibit presented by The American Saddlebred Museum (4083 Iron Works Pkwy.). (859) 259-2746.

PERFORMANCE Boomslang: A Celebration of Sound & Art. Sept 20-23. A multi-venue festival featuring live music, art and “other curiosities,” presented by the University of Kentucky student-and community run radio station, WRFL. With headlining performances by Jesus & Mary

Chain, Jeff Mangum (Neutral Milk Hotel), Das Racist and others, the event will also feature film screenings , multi-media events, a literary event, workshops and other events. Various venues throughout Lexington. Firebird & Fandangos. Sept. 14. The Lexington Philharmonic kicks off the 2012 - 2013 season with musical fireworks showcased by American composer Roberto Sierraâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s fantasy piece â&#x20AC;&#x153;Fandangosâ&#x20AC;? and works by Russian-born composers Stravinsky, Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninoff, featuring Alessio Bax on piano for Rachmaninoffâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s â&#x20AC;&#x153;Rhapsody on a Themeâ&#x20AC;? by Paganini. 7:30 p.m. Singletary Center for the Arts, 405 Rose St. (859) 233-4226.

LITERATURE & FILM Kentucky Womenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Writers Conference. Sept 20-23. This yearâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s iteration of the annual conference has a strong emphasis on food writing, with a keynote address by Ruth Reichl, former editor and writer for Gourmet Magazine and presenters that include Stella Parks and Rona Roberts. The weekend-long conference also includes a number of free community readings and events. Various locations.

HEALTH & FITNESS Wellness Wednesday at Good Foods Co-Op. Sept. 5. On the first Wednesday of the month, all customers will receive discounts on all supplements, body care, and bulk herb & spice items. Customers can special order Wellness Wednesday items ahead of time and pick

them up on Wellness Wednesday. 8 a.m. - 10 p.m. Good Foods Market & Cafe, 455 Southland Dr. (859) 2781813. Everyday Yoga for Kids. Sept. 15. This workshop is a playful blend of Yoga, breathing, and wellness tips designed to entice our little onesâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; imaginations and spirit. We will learn various poses, practice movement, and stillness to release tension and anxiety while gaining focus and concentration. 9:45 a.m. Good Foods Market & Cafe, 455 Southland Dr. (859) 278-1813. Chinese Medicine for Your Health: Allergies. Sept. 15. Learn how Chinese medicine provides relief from allergies of all kinds. Various types of allergies will be discussed, including environment, chemical, and changing seasons, as well as various Chinese medicine and methods, such as acupuncture, moxibustion, Chinese herbs, qi gong, and diet. 2 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 3 p.m. Good Foods Market & Cafe, 455 Southland Dr. (859) 278-1813. The 30 Minute Vegan. Sept. 27. In this class, led by Carolyn Gilles, participants will prepare recipes that take less than 30 minutes, start to finish. We'll also learn about what foods to keep in the pantry for a quick and healthy meal after a long day at the office or hiking in the Gorge. An abbreviated version of the full class held at The Wholesome Chef. 7 - 8:30 p.m. Good Foods Market & Cafe, 455 Southland Dr. (859) 278-1813. Green Sprouts Kids Club. Sept. 29. Kate Horning will teach kids about great ways to start the day with

healthy breakfast choices. Kids will have an opportunity to sample delicious, healthy smoothies. There will be recipes available for the kids and parents. 10 - 11 a.m. Good Foods Market & Cafe, 455 Southland Dr. (859) 278-1813. National Alliance on Mental Health Familyto-Family Course. Sept. 5 - Nov. 14. The National Alliance on Mental Health (NAMI) in Lexington is offering an upcoming Family-to-Family education/support course for family members of individuals living with a mental illness. Course runs for 11 consecutive Wednesdays starting Sept. 5. The course and all class materials are free, including a 1 1/2 inch thick notebook full of educational materials on mental illness. Upon registration, participants will receive on e-mail confirmation and will be told where the classes will be held. 6-9 p.m. (859) 272-7891.

CLASSES Wheeler Dealerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Square Dance Club Beginner and Mainstream Lessons. First and third Fridays of each month, beginning Sept. 6. 7 - 9 p.m. Morning Pointe, 233 Ruccio Way. (859) 272-4769. Community Centers Open for the Season. Sept. 10. The Parks & Recreation Community Centers (Castlewood, Dunbar, Kenwick and William Wells Brown) will open for the season on Monday, Sept. 10. Each of the four centers offers a v ariety of activities such as wellness programs, dance classes, aerobics, karate, arts & crafts, homework help clubs and more. The centers located at Castlewood, Dunbar and


Kenwick will be open from 3â&#x20AC;&#x201C;9 p.m., Mondayâ&#x20AC;&#x201C;Thursday and 3â&#x20AC;&#x201C;7 p.m. on Friday. William Wells Brown will be open 5â&#x20AC;&#x201C;9 p.m., Mondayâ&#x20AC;&#x201C;Friday and 10 a.m.â&#x20AC;&#x201C;2 p.m. on Saturday. (859) 288-2953. History to Chew On. Sept. 11. Pack your brown bag dinner and come out to McConnell Springs for their â&#x20AC;&#x153;History to Chew Onâ&#x20AC;? series. Held the first Tuesday of the month through October, these presentations will focus on aspects of Central Kentucky to include history, geology, archaeology and culture. This month's topic is the Civil War at Henry Clay's Ashland Estate and will be presented by Eric Brooks. The event is free but registration is requested as seating is limited. 6 p.m. McConnell Springs, 416 Rebmann Ln. (859) 225-4073. The Next Generation of Citizens: How Civics is Taught in Kentucky Schools. Sept. 13. Presented by the Central Kentucky chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union and the League of Women Voters, this panel discussion will feature a v ariety of panelists from the local education system. 7 - 9 p.m. Temple Adath Israel, 124 N. Ashland Ave. French Lessons. Sept. 10 - Nov. 27. The Carnegie Center will be offering French lessons to various levels of proficiency. Call the center or the instructor for a list of classes and schedules. The Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning, W. 2nd St., (859) 254-4175.

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identify many common species “on the wing,” hear about insect folklore and how to attr act species to your yard. This walk will last approximately an hour and a half and cover approximately one mile of trail. 1 p.m. Raven Run, 3990 Raven Run Way. (859) 272-6105. Rain Garden Tour. Sept. 9. Rain gardens capture storm water runoff, allowing it to be absorbed into the ground and cleansed of pollutants before it enters our waterways. Learn more by joining the Lexington Chapter of Wild Ones Native Plants and the Bluegr ass Rain Garden Alliance at their tour of three sites, with two rain gardens at each site. No charge; donations welcome. 2 – 5 p.m. lexington/. Junior Naturalist “Leaf it to Us.” Sept. 15. Youth ages 10 and younger will have the opportunity to learn about the different parts of a tree plus create their own leaf print. Pre-registration is requested. 11 a.m. McConnell Springs, 416 Rebmann Ln. (859) 225-4073. (859) 225-4073. Stargazing. Sept. 15. View the night sky through a variety of telescopes provided by the Bluegrass Amateur Astronomy Club. Far from the city lights, Raven Run is an excellent place to see planets, nebulae, galaxies and the Milky Way. 8 p.m. Raven Run, 3990 Raven Run Way. (859) 272-6105. Weekend Workout. Sept. 22. Individuals will be helping with garden upkeep, weed pulling, trail maintenance and more. 10 a.m. McConnell Springs, 416 Rebmann Ln. (859) 225-4073.


will take place rain or shine; if there is inclement weather on Saturday that is of great length or intensity , this event will be postponed to Sept. 9.) 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Woodland Aquatic Center. (859) 288-2900.

Sampling Saturday. Sept. 1. Meet our local producers and sample their unique products during our monthly Sampling Saturday event. Free store tours available as well; sign up at the customer service desk. 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Good Foods Market & Cafe, 455 Southland Dr. (859) 278-1813.

Rock the Vote. Sept. 10. Rock The Vote (RTV), a national organization that musically celebrates political awareness and responsibility amongst young adults, is coming to the University of Kentucky for the first time. The free show features Ohio natives and up-and-coming rockers, Walk The Moon. UK Student Government Association will be holding voter registration at the event along with booths from other organizations. 8 – 9:30 p.m., Student Center Ballroom.

September Discover Night feat. John DeCuir. Sept. 6. The Living Arts & Science Center’s September Discovery Night program will present John DeCuir Jr., a Hollywood Art Director and Production Designer for films such as Top Gun, Ghostbusters, Fright Night and Scream. DeCuir will discuss how he collects images and ideas that inspire him, and references those ideas for projects. This Discovery Night is appropriate for school-age children, teens, and adults. 6 - 8 p.m. Living Arts and Science Center, 362 N. Martin Luther King Blvd.

Ed Houlihan Halfway to St. Patrick’s Celebration. Sept. 11. Now celebrating 10 years, this annual event will feature Irish stew and Irish breads by Mary Parlanti, Irish music by Liam's Fancy, Irish dancers and bagpipe music. Also includes a silent auction, door prizes, and guest bartenders. Proceeds go to scholarships for students for Sister Cities Lexington/County Kildare student exchange program. 5:30 - 8 p.m. O’Neill’s Irish Pub, 2051 Richmond Rd.

The Kentucky BASH. Sept 7. This spirited evening benefitting Cardinal Hill Rehabilitation Hospital will feature bourbon and wine tastings, a sophisticated southern menu, live music by The Johnson Brothers, a silent auction and an exclusive live auction. Also featuring special guests Coach Joker and Leslie Phillips. 7 p.m. Donamire Farm. (859) 254-5701, ext. 5603.

September Fashion Show. Sept. 12. Presented by the Newcomers Club of Lexington, a social club for new and established residents of the bluegrass. 11:30 a.m. Red Mile Clubhouse. 1200 Red Mile Rd. (859) 5363689.

12th Annual Dog Paddle. Sept. 8. Bring your dog out to the Woodland Aquatic Center for a dip in the pool. (Sorry, humans will not be allowed to swim.) All dogs must have a 2011 or 2012 r abies tag or other proof of vaccination. Proceeds will benefit the addition of amenities of dog parks in Fayette County. The event

Greek Festival. Sept 14-16. This annual festival presented by the Greek Orthodox Church features authentic Greek food and entertainment. Fri., 5 - 9 p.m.; Sat., 11

a.m. - 9 p.m.; Sun., noon - 6 p.m. Red Mile Clubhouse, 1200 Red Mile Rd. Makenna Foundation: The Art of Making Miracles. Sept. 14. The 12th annual Art of Making Miracles, presented by The Makenna Foundation, will benefit the Kentucky Children’s Hospital. An exciting evening of fabulous auction items, great food and entertainment. 6 - 11 p.m. Re/MAX Creative Realty, 2808 Palumbo Dr. (859) 422-2010. Sts. Peter & Paul Downtown Fall Festival. Sept 14-15. This second annual festival features kid’s carnival games, inflatables, basket raffle, food, beer, bingo and other games. Also featuring live music by The Twiggenburys and Big River. 4 - 11 p.m. Saints Peter and Paul School, 423 W. Short St. Supermercados Aguascalientes presents Festival Latino de Lexington. Sept. 14 - Sept. 15. Two days of Latino celebrations and fun for the entire family at the Festival Latino de Lexington. Featuring music, dancing, fireworks, a "Trip to Rio Carnival," great Latino food, traditional dances, and arts and crafts from all parts of Latin America. Other activities will include information booths, cultural presentations, youth activities, music, dancing and vendors selling authentic cuisine and wares. 5 - 11 p.m. Friday; 4 - 11 p.m. Saturday. Robert E. Stephens Courthouse Plaza, 120 N. Limestone. (859) 288-2925. Moon Festival Celebration. Sept. 15. Presented by the Kentucky Chinese American Association, this event will feature moon cake tastings and competition, a talent show featuring Chinese American dancers, singers



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and musicians, Chinese language lessons, vendors and more. 4 - 8 p.m. Moondance Amphitheater in Beaumont Centre Cir. Bark for the Cure. Sept. 22. Presented by Susan G. Komen of Lexington and the Bluegrass Barkery, this dog-friendly event is designed to raise awareness for breast cancer. Featuring live music, a silent auction, fun and games, and giveaways for guests. 2-5 p.m. Bluegrass Barkery Tiverton location, 152 West Tiverton Way.

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Thai Orchid Cafe Harvest Fest. Sept. 22. A celebration of local food and sustainable culture benefitting Seedleaf, a local non-profit organization that aims to increase the availability of fresh, wholesome food to people at risk of hunger in Central Kentucky. Harvest Fest will feature live music as well as food and bever age tastings from Thai Orchid Cafe, Good Foods Market &Cafe, The Wholesome Chef, West Sixth Brewing, and Elmwood Stock Farm. 5 - 10 p.m. Thai Orchid Cafe, 1030 S. Broadway Ste. 2. The Poverty Forum with Keynote Speaker Tavis Smiley. Sept. 28. Presented by Columbia Gas of Kentucky and Kentucky Utilities, The Poverty Forum is intended to raise community awareness about poverty, with proceeds supporting Community Action Council's mission to combat poverty. Cash bar available. Lexington Convention Center. (859) 244-2221.


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Pete’s Properties Real Estate Transactions for 40503, 40513, 40514, 40515

40503 661 Longview Dr., $111,500 600 Vincent Way, $115,000 497 Cromwell Way, $127,000 2996 Waco Rd., $139,900 2884 Runnymede Way, $174,000 3124 Chelsea Dr., $175,000 421 Coventry Ct., $180,000 1985 Mountjoy Pl., $229,000 3456 Rabbits Foot Trl., $325,000 3518 Rabbits Foot Trl., $351,672 3237 Wellington Ln., $439,900 3478 Rabbits Foot Trl., $460,000

40513 2041 Glade Ln., $147,000 2056 Glade Ln., $153,000 2009 Glade Ln., $158,000 2105 Sovereign Ln., $207,000 2316 Valencia Dr., $220,500 3329 Gondola Ct., $265,000 4165 Palmetto Dr., $270,000 3257 Sebastian Ln., $343,000

4773 Firebrook Blvd., $368,000 4128 Amberwood Ct., $375,000 3269 Malone Dr., $425,000 1328 Mumford Ln., $455,000 4809 Firebrook Blvd., $470,000 2261 Barnwell Ln., $796,731 2201 Olmstead Ct., $800,000

476 Goldon Trophy Trl., $212,635 4804 Charisma Ct., $263,500 1420 Copper Glen Dr., $265,000 1015 Blue Bonnet Ct., $281,081

TOP-SELLING PROPERTY 2201 Olmstead Ct. $800,000

40515 3553 Roundtable Way, $74,500 1653 Prairie Cir., $109,450 184 Ellemoor Ln., $116,000 3524 Brookewind Way, $116,000 3901 Suffolk Cir., $116,000 3416 Featherston Dr., $119,900 1641 Magna Oak Ct., $121,000 2944 Tuscaloosa Ln., $124,000 4645 Fieldmoor Dr., $140,500 3190 Greenbo Rd., $142,000 4616 Saron Dr., $148,000 657 Southpoint Dr., $155,000 4512 Langley Cir., $158,900 881 Edgewood Dr., $164,500 364 Shoreside Dr., $165,000 464 Amberley Dr., $167,000 1100 Weldon Ct., $167,000 464 Amberley Dr., $167,000 405 Shoreside Dr., $168,000

40514 2000 Hartford Ct., $90,000 2448 English Station Dr., $119,900 3893 Boston Rd., $123,000 3780 Bingham Dr., $136,000 3846 Nadia Ln., $145,900 737 Woodhaven Pl., $152,000 508 Baylor Pl., $153,000 3768 Bingham Dr., $156,000 1920 Cottonwood Dr., $164,800 4004 Daisy Hill Ln., $168,000 3016 Blenheim Way, $171,000 940 Sunny Slope Trce., $178,000 1145 Spring Run Rd., $178,900 3904 Sweetbriar Cir., $182,000 3751 Blue Bonnet Dr., $198,047 1389 Copperfield Ct., $201,000

1713 Hunters Rest Ct., $176,000 737 Fitzroy Ln., $178,500 4712 Windstar Way, $179,000 4016 Parker Meadows, $186,500 4529 Windstar Way, $195,000 4117 Clearwater Way, $197,500 4708 Sunny Pt., $199,500 4704 Windstar Way, $200,000 5100 Federal Dr., $205,500 4617 Forest Lake Cir., $215,000 4332 Waterstone Ln., $224,000 868 Calypso Breeze Dr., $225,000 942 Forest Lake Dr., $226,000 2350 Golden Oak Dr., $250,000

472 Madison Point Dr., $254,208. 4656 Collinswood Dr., $260,000 4117 Bridgemont Ln., $262,500 4560 Windstar Way, $283,000 221 Somersly Pl., $283,450 712 Brookstone Ct., $299,500 565 Alderbrook Way, $315,000 2213 Cascade Way, $320,000 1012 Holly Way, $337,000 4153 Heartwood Rd., $345,000 193 Ellerslie Park Blvd., $385,000 3713 Wembley Ln., $521,500 8039 Old Richmond Rd., $629,000

Recent home transactions in this magazine’s distribution area. Information obtained from the Fayette County Clerk’s Office in August ’12.

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Southsider Magazine September 2012

The Original



The finest prime beef. Unmatched service. The very best in fine dining.



Lexington, KY


Benjamin Steak House NEW YORK, NY

Gene & Georgetti CHICAGO, IL


Manny’s Steak House MINNEAPOLIS, MN

McKendrick’s Steak House

Now on Saturdays, too!


Metropolitan Grill SEATTLE, WA

SAT & SUN 11: 15—3pm

Ringside Steakhouse PORTLAND, OR

St. Elmo Steak House INDIANAPOLIS, IN

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Lansdowne Shoppes | Hamburg | Palomar Centre

Lansdowne Shoppes | Hamburg | Palomar Centre

Southsider Magazine September 2012  
Southsider Magazine September 2012  

Southsider Magazine September 2012