Saraya Brewer

For Daniel Martin Moore, a Hardin County native and songwriter, seeking artistic inspiration from the environment has always come naturally.“I can’t help but write about what... more

Apr 1, 2016 6:16 PM Community

Welcome to our annual Fall Arts preview, powered by Lexington arts and entertainment calendar! On the following pages, we break down the upcoming 2014-2015 season that, for many arts organizations, kicks off this month [...] more


Multi-media artist Stacey Chinn uses a variety of material to compose art on an even wider variety of topicsStacey Chinn got an initial whiff of her future vocation... more

Apr 8, 2013 8:12 PM Arts & Culture

It is our goal to provide as comprehensive a list as possible. If you have an upcoming show in Lexington that you would like to see mentioned in our weekly listings, e-mail the details... more

Nov 20, 2012 3:35 PM Community

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 27Lipbone Redding Natasha's Bistro, 112 Esplanade, 9 p.m., $8. From the venue website: “Inventive voicestrumentalist... more

Sep 27, 2012 2:09 PM Community

TUESDAY, July 10 Dunebuggy Attack Battalion, One Night Standards, Indoorfins Cosmic Charlie’s,... more

Jul 10, 2012 2:47 PM Arts & Culture

Chair, One World Films, Inc.; Coordinator, Book Buddies Program, Lexington Public LibraryWhen Annette Mayer worked as the cashier for the long-defunct... more

May 14, 2012 8:15 PM Business

When Jennifer Bricking learned that her mother had been diagnosed with breast cancer, her first thoughts were similar to many upon hearing that a loved one has cancer."All I heard was the word cancer and I thought, 'Man, my mom's... more

Mar 2, 2012 6:09 PM Community

Lexington, KY - When Link Henderson started taking clay classes at the Lexington Art League just over a decade ago, she didn't foresee that in 10-years time she would be administering one of the largest pottery studios... more

Mar 2, 2012 6:08 PM Community

Lexington, KY - Named after a Beatle by music-loving parents, one might say Lennon Michalski was destined to cross paths with the auditory arts at some point in his artistic career, which has taken a decidedly more visual... more

Mar 2, 2012 6:08 PM Community

Lexington, KY - In 1981, Armadillo World Headquarters, an iconic music hall in Austin, Texas, was demolished to make way for a new development on the outskirts of downtown. The city was growing at a rapid pace, and the... more

Mar 2, 2012 6:07 PM Business

Lexington, KY - The Bluegrass region may not be considered a mecca for the fashion and design business, but a number of local design companies have worked quietly and diligently to find national recognition and distribution... more

Mar 2, 2012 5:44 PM Community

Amidst the doom and gloom of recent economic news and forecasts, there may not be much to look forward to in regards to consumer behavior this holiday season. With national government efforts to revive both Wall Street and Main Street... more

Mar 2, 2012 5:43 PM Community

Many of us are accustomed to using the Internet to order plane tickets, hotel rooms and random eBay odds and ins ... but ordering dinner online? With a new trend of businesses focusing on the concept of "grab-and-go" dinners, the notion... more

Mar 2, 2012 5:43 PM Community

The ways in which people seek information has changed dramatically over the past decade. We make plans via text message, we store treasured photographs in digital boxes, telephone "land lines" are almost obsolete, and with Internet sites... more

Mar 2, 2012 5:43 PM Community

5 Great Ways to Improve Your Outdoor Space (Without Digging In the Dirt) more

Mar 2, 2018 12:08 PM Community

After 40 years with Bell Court neighborhood gallery Cross Gate Gallery, beloved framing specialist Mary Phillips is turning in her badge more

Mar 1, 2018 11:33 AM , Community

University of Kentucky Art Museum director Stuart Horodner summons new energy and dynamics for the evolving local institution more

Feb 2, 2018 3:02 PM Community

Blue Grass Trust’s annual Antiques & Garden Show invites attendees to summon springtime a few weeks early more

Feb 1, 2018 4:33 PM Community

With the opening of FIKA Vegan Cantina, Lexington’s first all-vegan eatery, the budding local entrepreneurs behind Granola Culture expand the reach of their holistic North Limestone business more

Nov 3, 2017 10:54 AM , Community

Smiley Pete's events-based website is making a big move on the heels of its 5th anniversary - here's a note from editor and founder Saraya Brewer, looking back on the site's history and explaining its move. more

Nov 3, 2017 10:53 AM

Kentucky’s most popular literary event relocates to Lexington more

Nov 3, 2017 10:52 AM , Community

The University of Kentucky clubhouse prepares for its inaugural holiday craft market: A rare opportunity for the public to step inside the historic venue more

Nov 3, 2017 10:50 AM Community

Lexington company re-creates the iconic, centuries-old designs of famous Lexington metalsmith Asa Blanchard more

Nov 3, 2017 10:44 AM , Community

A look back at the beginnings of Chevy Chaser Magazine, as it celebrates 20 years this October more

Sep 29, 2017 10:14 AM Community

Nearly a 150 years after it first opened, historic Lexington racetrack Red Mile continues to build on tradition and innovation to bolster its position as a year-round, multi-faceted entertainment destination. more

Sep 29, 2017 10:12 AM , Community

Book of letters between Sam Shepard and his longtime friend John Darko paint an intimate portrait of the late actor and playwright, who passed away at his Midway farm in July more

Aug 29, 2017 4:18 PM Community



A comprehensive guide to upcoming music, dance, theater, art and other cultural performances, exhibits, festivals and events! more

Aug 29, 2017 3:27 PM , Community

With a diverse and ambitious lineup, Moontower Music Festival readies for fourth annual event this weekend more

Aug 23, 2017 10:52 AM , Community

A (mostly visual) recap of highlights from Louisville's 15th annual Forecastle Music Festival more

Jul 20, 2017 1:46 PM , Arts & Culture

From under-the-radar music acts to partying on a century-old steamboat, we've rounded up 10 Kentucky-themed reasons to be excited about Forecastle 2017. more

Jul 5, 2017 12:30 PM Community

5 fun ways to celebrate Kentucky culture at this year's Forecastle Festival more

Jul 5, 2017 12:28 PM Community

Beyond Kentucky natives Sturgill Simpson and Cage the Elephant, this year's Forecastle Festival includes a delightful selection of "don't miss" Kentucky acts – from the music director of the Louisville Orchestra to a rising teenage hip hop star. more

Jul 5, 2017 12:10 PM Community

Dozens of local festivals, summer concert series, carnivals, outdoor films and more! more

Jun 1, 2017 10:41 PM , Community

The local company Engle Group brings new life to aging 40502 homes – including this fully reconstructed Lansdowne home, formerly owned by the purveyors of Lexington’s famed Phoenix Hotel more

Apr 29, 2017 1:04 PM Community

  • Aubrie Sellers

    Photo by Saraya Brewer

    Aubrie Sellers

  • The sun sets over Moontower.

    Photo by Saraya Brewer

    The sun sets over Moontower.

  • Manchester Orchestra at Moontower

    Photo by Saraya Brewer

    Manchester Orchestra at Moontower

  • Trombone Shorty at Moontower

    Photo by Saraya Brewer

    Trombone Shorty at Moontower