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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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Local jazz vocalist Jessie Laine Powell gears up for album release celebration Lexington-based jazz singer Jessie Laine Powell likens the recurring presence of... Read more

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The bus ride from West Irvine Intermediate School in Estill County covered about 90 miles roundtrip, but for many of the roughly 100 third-graders who visited the newly expanded Living [...] Read more

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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... 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.... Read more

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For years, Grethe Holby – a New York-based producer and director who specializes in opera and contemporary musical performance – had been fostering an idea for a production that wasn’t... 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 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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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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The smallest detail can sow the seed of a full-length work, and that’s what happened for Lydia Blaisdell, a bold new voice in American theater whose play The Silent Woman won the biennial Prize for Women Playwrights from the... 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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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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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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At home in Chevy Chase with artists Clint Colburn and Erin EldredFor artists and young Lexington couple Erin Eldred and Clint Colburn, deciding to live together meant being willing to work side by side under a single roof.The... Read more

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Lexington band’s debut album is a reflection of their diverse backgrounds and influences, from Eastern music to chamber pop to psychedelic “dream folk”From the first flute... 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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