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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 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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In the second installment of Creative Lexington - a new local video series of "snapshot bios" that highlight Lexington's creative community - the spotlight is on Julie Glover, costume shop manager for the Lexington Children's Theatre.... Read more

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Even as she was finishing her architecture degree at the University of Kentucky, Valerie Fuchs knew that being an architect did not fit into her vision of her future.“I love... Read more

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The artwork and music of Robert BeattyGrowing up in a small Kentucky town before the dawn of Internet-induced hyper-connectivity, a kid with creative tendencies... Read more

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What started as an interest in learning how to make rap beats in middle and high school has turned into a fruitful career as a music composer and entrepreneur for Lexington’s A.J. Hochhalter,... Read more

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Local designer Jennifer Wesley has found her stitch with Lexington Fashion CollaborativeLexington Fashion Collaborative board member and fashion designer Jennifer... Read more

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By day, Community Action Council financial fitness coordinator Derek Feldman counsels low-income, working class families; Mark Rush, a high school science teacher, coaches his students... Read more

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Paige Hankla, Organizer of PlayThink Movement & Flow FestivalMany of us associate hula hooping with a backyard childhood pastime, or possibly with a fitness... Read more

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Poet, Publisher and Literary Activist Katerina Stoykova-KlemerAn accomplished poet, teacher and translator; founder of the longstanding creative writing group... Read more

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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... Read more

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For years, following the success of the Lexington-based band Chico Fellini (she was the bassist), Emily Hagihara has been one of the most sought-after musicians in Lexington. Locally,... Read more

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Barely into his mid-30s and boasting somewhere close to 100 releases under his belt, songwriter James Jackson Toth’s declaration that he considers himself to have been “a late bloomer”... Read more

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After years of being hindered by what he attributes to something between laziness and intimidation, Dave Quisenberry decided it was time to step up and learn how to play a musical instrument.... Read more

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A self-described “old school, black & white, wet darkroom photographer,” Guy Mendes primarily sticks to those guns, processing his own (actual) film, creating archival prints... Read more

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At 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... Read more

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After graduating in 2011 from the Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music with an emphasis in double bass performance, Richard Young — who grew up playing piano and violin as well... Read more

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When singer/songwriter Reva Williams moved to Lexington almost two years ago, she didn’t waste much time carving out a name for herself in the local music scene. Today she performs... Read more

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Last fall, Arthur Hancock IV was fully prepared to delve headfirst into a vagabond life as a “starving artist.” He had returned home to Stone Farm in Paris, Ky., where his family... Read more

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When Eric Seale took on the role of artistic director for the Actors Guild of Lexington (AGL) two years ago, one of his first moves was to ensure the continuation of an old AGL practice:... Read more

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