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Creative Types is a new editorial series produced by Smiley Pete Publishing in partnership with Creative Lexington, a local initiative that connects the public with Lexington’s... Read more

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Creative Types is a new editorial series produced by Smiley Pete Publishing in partnership with Creative Lexington, a local initiative that connects the public with Lexington’s... Read more

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Creative Types is a new editorial series produced by Smiley Pete Publishing in partnership with Creative Lexington, a local initiative that connects the public with Lexington’s... Read more

Community

Creative Types is a new editorial series produced by Smiley Pete Publishing in partnership with Creative Lexington, a local initiative that connects the public with Lexington’s... Read more

Arts & Culture

Just over a century after it was built, Lexington’s first skyscraper has been given a new life – one that pays homage to the building’s history while also marshaling it into the 21st century.... Read more

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Just over a century after it was built, Lexington’s first skyscraper has been given a new life – one that pays homage to the building’s history while also marshaling it into the 21st century.Lexington’s... Read more

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The four women who run Woodford Theatre brace for a month of full-blown girl powerAt the center of “Calendar Girls,” this month’s production by Woodford Theatre, is a dynamic... Read more

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This article, a profile on Lexington artist and archivist Louis Zoeller Bickett, is the first in a new partnership between and Smiley Pete Publishing to highlight members of the local creative community. Read more

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Creative Lexington has released a new "snapshot bio" video featuring poet Frank X Walker, a native of Danville and the former poet laureate of Kentucky. A founding member of the Affrilachian... Read more

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Creative Lexington has released a new "snapshot bio" video featuring poet Frank X Walker, a native of Danville and the former poet laureate... Read more

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For Lexington artist Anne Kindl, creating art is about more than making pretty pictures – it is a form of therapy that has helped her overcome many fears in her life, including those... Read more

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For this installment of the Creative Lexington video series, Kentucky Ballet Theatre principal dancer Kelsey Van Tine, recounts the emotional experience she had auditioning for and being... Read more

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As the announcement for winners of this year’s National Book Award approaches, Lexington poetry fans have a local author to root for. It was announced last month that Ada Limón, a... Read more

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Write-up courtesy of the Lexington Art LeagueA year and a half in the making, Creative Lexington launched the first in a series of “snapshot bio” videos on local artistic creators earlier this week. A “snapshot... Read more

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In a quiet suburb of Lexington, Iranian-born artist Haydar Hatemi enjoys the kind of work arrangement that most artists can only dream of. Like Michelangelo and great classical painters... Read more

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In a quiet suburb of Lexington, Iranian-born artist Haydar Hatemi enjoys the kind of work arrangement that most artists can only dream of. Like Michelangelo and great classical painters... Read more

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The Breeders’ Cup Host Committee has organized a weeklong, citywide festival for the week leading up to the Breeders’ Cup World Championships, with multiple events at various venues taking place Oct. 24-31. Here, we’ve... Read more

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Lexington musician Brett Ratliff sleeps to classical music, listens to trance in the shower and checks his emails to a background of world beats. He describes his band Giant Rooster Sideshow as a “strange fusion of folk, honky tonk,... Read more

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This April, Jorge Barani Lopez will perform in Russia’s Dance Open Festival as a principal dancer with the Bolshoi Ballet – one of the world’s oldest and most prestigious ballet... Read more

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Influenced by years of traveling and collaborating with local bands that include The Swells and Big Maracas, Lexington musician Chris Sullivan’s self-produced debut solo album, “Western... Read more

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