Balagula Theatre http://weku.fm en Rich Copley: Comic, Actor Aziz Ansari On Stage at UK http://weku.fm/post/rich-copley-comic-actor-aziz-ansari-stage-uk <p>It’s time for our weekly preview of weekend events with Rich Copley of the Lexington Herald Leader. &nbsp;Rich tells us that, among other events this weekend, a well-known comic and star of NBC’s Parks &amp; Recreation, Aziz Ansari will be at UK tomorrow night.</p><p> Fri, 07 Mar 2014 12:30:00 +0000 John Hingsbergen 56468 at http://weku.fm Rich Copley: Comic, Actor Aziz Ansari On Stage at UK Balagula Theatre puts God on Trial http://weku.fm/post/balagula-theatre-puts-god-trial <p>A fictional drama, based on a historical event is spawning a community forum including local religious leaders.&nbsp; A Lexington group is the first to stage “The Trial of God” in the Commonwealth.&nbsp; The forum is being held to foster an interfaith dialogue about the issues raised by the controversial play. Fri, 31 May 2013 16:31:16 +0000 John Hingsbergen 45032 at http://weku.fm Balagula Theatre puts God on Trial 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 The Goat-Rascal Flatts-H'artful of Fun http://weku.fm/post/goat-rascal-flatts-hartful-fun <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A play about a man and his goat hits the stage in Lexington this weekend.&nbsp; There’s music, then basketball, and then music again in </span><a href="http://www.rupparena.com/" target="_blank">Rupp</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://www.rupparena.com/" target="_blank"> Arena</a>.&nbsp; Plus, raising money for the <a href="http://www.lasclex.org/" target="_blank">Living Arts and Science Center</a> is on the agenda.&nbsp; <a href="http://copiousnotes.bloginky.com/#asuggest" target="_blank">Rich Copley</a>, a cultural arts reporter for the <a href="http://www.kentucky.com/" target="_blank">Lexington Herald Leader</a>, speaks this week with </span>Weku’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Stu Johnson.&nbsp; He says the </span><a href="http://www.balagula.com/">Balagula<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Theatre</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> will feature Edward </span>Albee’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> ‘The Goat, or Who is Sylvia.’</span></p><p> Fri, 08 Feb 2013 15:52:53 +0000 Stu Johnson, WEKU & Stu Johnson, WEKU 39574 at http://weku.fm The Goat-Rascal Flatts-H'artful of Fun Balagula Theatre features story of "Mrs. Klein" http://weku.fm/post/balagula-theatre-features-story-mrs-klein <p class="western" style="margin-bottom: 0in; line-height: 200%"><em><font face="Cambria, serif"><font size="4" style="font-size: 16pt"><span style="font-style: normal">Melanie Klein</span></font></font></em><font face="Cambria, serif"><font size="4" style="font-size: 16pt"><i> </i></font></font><font face="Cambria, serif"><font size="4" style="font-size: 16pt">was a brilliant and unorthodox woman who came to Britain from Berlin to extend her brand of psychoanalysis to young children.&nbsp; </font></font><font face="Cambria, serif"><font size="4" style="font-size: 16pt">A new production, openi Fri, 19 Oct 2012 16:30:00 +0000 John Hingsbergen 34564 at http://weku.fm Balagula Theatre features story of "Mrs. Klein"