downtown lexington http://weku.fm en Focus on Business: Robert Wagoner on Lexington's Urban Core and its Unrealized Potential http://weku.fm/post/focus-business-robert-wagoner-lexingtons-urban-core-and-its-unrealized-potential <p>Lexington’s downtown has come a long, long way in recent years; restaurants, music venues, the farmers market and Thursday night live. But, we still hear people say they avoid downtown, and it usually has to do with uncertainty about parking. That’s the focus of Tom Martin’s conversation with Robert Wagoner, a retired commercial real estate and development professional whose projects include the Tates Creek, Palomar and Lexington Green shopping centers.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Tue, 01 Jul 2014 13:59:19 +0000 Bryan Bartlett 61800 at http://weku.fm Lexington Art League Hosts pARTy to Make Art More Accessible http://weku.fm/post/lexington-art-league-hosts-party-make-art-more-accessible <p>The Lexington Art League takes its art out of the gallery and onto the streets September 21st, 2012 for its second "pARTy for Everyone."</p><p> Fri, 15 Mar 2013 19:32:24 +0000 Roger Duvall 41332 at http://weku.fm Lexington Art League Hosts pARTy to Make Art More Accessible Quartet to Perform Coltrane's Spiritual Music Part I http://weku.fm/post/quartet-perform-coltranes-spiritual-music-part-i <p>Legendary saxophonist, John Coltrane, had an illustrious career that spanned from the bebop era of the 1940s to the free-jazz movement of the late 1960s. One lesser-known aspect of his career was his spiritual side. Sunday evening, October 28th, The Church of the Good Shepard in Lexington will feature the sacred music of John Coltrane with jazz artist Dick Sisto. Brian Cole is the Director of Good Shepard Church and spoke with WEKU's Roger Duvall about the performance.</p><p> Fri, 15 Mar 2013 18:53:23 +0000 Roger Duvall 41325 at http://weku.fm Quartet to Perform Coltrane's Spiritual Music Part I Multi-Genre Art Show Exhibits Local Art Inspired by "To Kill a Mockingbird" http://weku.fm/post/multi-genre-art-show-exhibits-local-art-inspired-kill-mockingbird <p>The Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning presents an arts celebration of works inspired by the book,&nbsp;<em>To Kill a Mockingbird.</em> Jessica Faye Mohler is the group's marketing director and helped coordinate the celebration.</p><p> Fri, 15 Mar 2013 16:30:20 +0000 Roger Duvall 41306 at http://weku.fm Multi-Genre Art Show Exhibits Local Art Inspired by "To Kill a Mockingbird" Lexington Hosts Kentucky Arts Council's "Kentucky Crafted: The Market" for its 31st Year http://weku.fm/post/lexington-hosts-kentucky-arts-councils-kentucky-crafted-market-its-31st-year <p>Lexington hosts over 200 visual and crafts artists this weekend as the <a href="http://artscouncil.ky.gov" target="_blank">Kentucky Arts Council</a> presents Kentucky Crafted: The Market at the Lexington Convention Center. This is the 31st annual festival and marks its second year in-a-row in Lexington. Arts Council Executive Director, Lori Meadows, spoke with&nbsp;<em>Arts Weekly's&nbsp;</em>Roger Duvall.</p><p> Thu, 14 Mar 2013 17:10:44 +0000 Roger Duvall 41245 at http://weku.fm Lexington Hosts Kentucky Arts Council's "Kentucky Crafted: The Market" for its 31st Year Lexington Area Music Alliance presents LAMArama at Downtown Natasha's Bistro http://weku.fm/post/lexington-area-music-alliance-presents-lamarama-downtown-natashas-bistro <p>Once a year, the non-profit Lexington Area Music Alliance presents a day-long&nbsp;series of workshops and live performances for musicians. Tom Martin is a member of the group and says the goal of LAMA-RAMA is to nurture the local music scene.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 14 Mar 2013 16:54:23 +0000 Roger Duvall 41243 at http://weku.fm Lexington Area Music Alliance presents LAMArama at Downtown Natasha's Bistro Balagula Theatre Tackles Controversial, Award-Winning Play http://weku.fm/post/balagula-theatre-tackles-controversial-award-winning-play <p>Balagula Theatre, based at Natasha's Cafe in downtown Lexington, is no stranger to what might be called "cutting edge theater." Its latest production is a Tony Award-winning play dealing with a controversial subject not often tackled on stage: a romantic relationship involving a successful business- and family-man and a goat.</p><p> Fri, 08 Feb 2013 19:20:17 +0000 Roger Duvall 39594 at http://weku.fm Balagula Theatre Tackles Controversial, Award-Winning Play New Corner Market Opens http://weku.fm/post/new-corner-market-opens <p><span class="article-content"><span>Mayor Jim Gray, business and other community leaders helped cut the ribbon today at the Town Branch Market, a new corner grocery shop in downtown Lexington. Alan Lytle has details.</span></span> Mon, 16 May 2011 19:49:58 +0000 Alan Lytle, Kentucky Public Radio 3876 at http://weku.fm