Rich Copley http://weku.fm en A "Steppe" into Asian Horse Cultures http://weku.fm/post/steppe-asian-horse-cultures <p>Among the top events this weekend for lovers of horses or lovers of history is a <a href="http://imh.org/about-the-museum/">new exhibit</a> featuring artifacts from horse-based societies in central Asia.&nbsp; Also, the <a href="http://www.uky.edu/FineArts/Music/ensembles/ukje/">University of Kentucky Jazz Ensemble</a> gives Kentuckians the same performance they&rsquo;ll soon offer the &ldquo;crowned heads of Europe.&rdquo;&nbsp;&nbsp; And, a new drama in Lexington <a href="http://www.bluegrassmysterytheatre.com/">mixes marriage with murder</a>.&nbsp; <a href="http://copiousnotes.bloginky.com/">Rich Copley</a> of the <a href="http://www.kentucky.com/">Lexington Herald Leader</a> offers this preview. Fri, 24 Jun 2011 10:00:01 +0000 Rich Copley 7196 at http://weku.fm Two Shows Look Back on Life http://weku.fm/post/two-shows-look-back-life <p>Adventurous dramas dominate the footlights this weekend in Lexington.&nbsp; A play produced by the <a href="http://actors-guild.org/">Actors Guild of Lexington</a> has one of the community&rsquo;s most famous prostitutes looking back at her life.&nbsp; Another production, by the <a href="http://www.ontheverge.org/">&ldquo;On The Verge&rdquo;</a> theater company looks at the end of life with a performance at an actual funeral home.&nbsp; &nbsp;And a take-off on &ldquo;The Importance of Being Earnest&rdquo; is staged by the <a href="http://www.summerfestlex.org/">Kentucky Conservatory Theater</a>.&nbsp; With previews is arts and cultural reporter Rich Copley of the <a href="http://www.kentucky.com/">Lexington Herald Leader</a>. Fri, 03 Jun 2011 04:00:02 +0000 Rich Copley 5402 at http://weku.fm Two Shows Look Back on Life Musical Monsters Mark Milestone at Opera House http://weku.fm/post/musical-monsters-mark-milestone-opera-house <p>To celebrate its anniversary the <a href="http://www.lexingtonoperahouse.com/">Lexington Opera House</a> is turning itself over to some musical monsters.&nbsp; <a href="http://copiousnotes.bloginky.com/">Rich Copley</a>, who&rsquo;s an arts and cultural reporter with the <a href="http://www.kentucky.com/">Lexington Herald Leader</a>, offers a preview of their 2011-2012 season.&nbsp; He also looks ahead at the season planned for next year at the <a href="http://www.nortoncenter.com/">Norton Center for the Arts</a>. Fri, 27 May 2011 04:00:02 +0000 Rich Copley 4703 at http://weku.fm Musical Monsters Mark Milestone at Opera House The "Pops" of all Music Festivals http://weku.fm/post/pops-all-music-festivals <p>A mini-music festival is performed Saturday afternoon in downtown Lexington.&nbsp; It&rsquo;s a celebration of a <a href="http://www.popsresale.com/">retailer</a> who still sells vinyl records.&nbsp; Also, this weekend, a &ldquo;pitch black&rdquo; comedy is performed by <a href="http://www.studioplayers.org/">Studio Players</a> of Lexington.&nbsp; Arts and culture reporter <a href="http://copiousnotes.bloginky.com/">Rich Copley</a> of the <a href="http://www.kentucky.com/">Lexington Herald Leader</a> offers a sneak peak. Fri, 20 May 2011 04:00:59 +0000 Rich Copley 4128 at http://weku.fm The "Pops" of all Music Festivals "Gypsy," "1776," Then Poof Go the Directors http://weku.fm/post/gypsy-1776-then-poof-go-directors <p>Two central Kentucky theater groups are staging classic musicals this weekend.&nbsp; And afterward, both will lose their directors.&nbsp; With a preview of the Paragon Theater&rsquo;s production of &ldquo;<a href="http://paragonmusictheatre.org/">Gypsy</a>&rdquo; and the Woodford Theater&rsquo;s production of &ldquo;<a href="http://www.woodfordcountytheater.com/home/">1776</a>&rdquo; is <a href="http://copiousnotes.bloginky.com/category/paragon-music-theatre/">Rich Copley</a>, who&rsquo;s an arts and cultural reporter for the <a href="http://www.kentucky.com/">Lexington Herald Leader </a>ne Fri, 13 May 2011 11:20:00 +0000 Rich Copley 3437 at http://weku.fm "Gypsy," "1776," Then Poof Go the Directors Rehearsed Improv at Balagula Theater http://weku.fm/post/rehearsed-improv-balagula-theater <p><span class="article-content"><span>Arts and cultural reporter <a href="http://copiousnotes.bloginky.com/" target="_blank">Rich Copley</a> to previews the &quot;Adventures in Mating,&quot; which he calls a fun little audience participation play at <a href="http://balagula.com/" target="_blank">Balagula Theater</a>. The <a href="http://www.kentucky.com/" target="_blank">Lexington Herald Leader</a> newspaper reporter also looks at <a href="http://www.bluegrassyouthballet.com/" target="_blank">Bluegrass Youth Ballet&#39;s</a> presentation of &quot;Rapunzel&quot; at the Lexington Opera House. Fri, 06 May 2011 04:00:59 +0000 Rich Copley 2974 at http://weku.fm Rehearsed Improv at Balagula Theater