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Thu August 1, 2013
Kentucky Arts and Culture

Passing Of Historic Tree Saddens Many Lexington Artists

This weekend’s “Ballet Under The Stars” will be the last one under an historic tree at Lexington’s Woodland Park. With more the ballet, the tree and this weekend’s other events is Rich Copley, who covers culture for the Lexington Herald Leader.  Rich spoke with WEKU’s Charles Compton

The oak tree where the Ballet Under the Stars and Lexington Shakespeare Festival take place was struck by lightning recently and will have to come down after Ballet Under the Stars on Tuesday July 30, 2013 in Lexington, Ky.
The oak tree where the Ballet Under the Stars and Lexington Shakespeare Festival take place was struck by lightning recently and will have to come down after Ballet Under the Stars on Tuesday July 30, 2013 in Lexington, Ky.
Credit Mark Cornelison / Lexington Herald Leader