Arts Weekly

4:16pm

Fri May 8, 2015
Arts Weekly

Rich Copley: Woodford Theatre, Studio Players, Les McCann, & Chris Stapleton

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It’s time for our weekly chat with Rich Copley of the Lexington Herald Leader for a look at this weekend’s arts and cultural events.

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5:50am

Fri May 1, 2015
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Rich Copley: Derby Prep, Patrick McNeese Band, & Message Theater

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For those planning to make their first ever trip to the Kentucky Derby, Rich Copley of the Lexington Herald Leader has some tips.

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3:05pm

Fri April 3, 2015
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Rich Copley: Joshua Bell with UK Symphony, and Where to Watch NCAA Action

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It’s time for our weekly chat with Rich Copley of the Lexington Herald Leader for a look at this weekend’s arts and cultural events.

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12:49pm

Mon March 23, 2015
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UK Grad Wins MET Council Auditions

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Reginald Smith Jr., a 2012 graduate of the University of Kentucky, is one of five winners of the final round of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions.

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4:22pm

Fri March 20, 2015
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Rich Copley: Gallery Hop, ZZ Top, & UK Grad in MET National Council Finals

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It’s time for our weekly chat with Rich Copley of the Lexington Herald Leader for a look at this weekend’s arts and cultural events. 

Rich tells WEKU’s Jonese Franklin, Friday evening’s Gallery Hop is the first official hop of the spring season.

Also discussed: ZZ Top performs at the Norton Center for the Arts in Danville, and UK graduate Reginald Smith, Jr. has made it to the finals of the Metropolitan Opera National Council auditions.

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6:00am

Fri March 13, 2015
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Rich Copley: Lexington ComicCon, Balagula Theatre Returns, and Prince in Louisville

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Traffic will likely be an issue for those visiting downtown Lexington this weekend. 

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6:30am

Fri February 27, 2015
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Rich Copley: 'The 39 Steps,' Organist Cameron Carpenter, and Comedian Henry Cho

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It’s time for our weekly chat with Rich Copley of the Lexington Herald Leader for a look at this weekend’s arts and cultural activities. Rich tells WEKU’s Jonese Franklin, following a delay due to last week’s snow storm, UK Theater’s presentation of ‘The 39 Steps’ is back on track. 

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4:07pm

Fri February 20, 2015
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Rich Copley: Snow Storm Causes Cancellations, Some Shows Still On

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It's time for our weekly chat with Rich Copley of the Lexington Herald Leader

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1:52pm

Fri February 13, 2015
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Rich Copley: Unlucky in Love, the Lex Phil, and Sundy Best

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It’s time for our weekly chat with Rich Copley of the Lexington Herald Leader for a look at this weekend’s arts and cultural activities.

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12:05pm

Fri January 23, 2015
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Rich Copley: Guys and Dolls, UK Art Museum, and...Monster Trucks?

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It's time for our weekly chat with Rich Copley of the Lexington Herald Leader for a look at the weekend's arts and cultural activities. 

Event's discussed this week:

  • Monster Trucks at Rupp Arena
  • "Guys and Dolls" on stage at The Lexington Opera House
  • UK Arts Museum opens 4 exhibits

Rich Copley covers arts and entertainment for the Lexington Herald Leader. You can read more about this weekend's activities in Friday's edition.

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11:44am

Fri January 16, 2015
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Rich Copley: Miranda Lambert, Lee Ann Womack, Studio Players, & Gallery Hop

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It’s time for our weekly chat with Rich Copley of the Lexington Herald Leader for a look at this weekend’s arts and cultural activities.

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6:45am

Fri January 9, 2015
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Rich Copley: Tom Arnold, Lexington Theatre Co. Kickoff, & Travis Tritt

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It's time for our weekly chat with Rich Copley of the Lexington Herald Leader for a look at this weekend's arts and cultural events. 

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7:30am

Fri December 19, 2014
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Rich Copley: Nativity Singers, 'The Smack Off,' & Bluegrass Youth Ballet

It’s time for our weekly chat with Rich Copley of the Lexington Herald Leader for a look at this weekend’s arts and cultural activities.

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9:53am

Fri December 5, 2014
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Rich Copley: Holiday Dance Events, Wynonna Judd, & Rudolph 'Live'

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It’s time for our weekly chat with Rich Copley of the Lexington Herald Leader for a look at this weekend’s arts and cultural activities.

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6:35am

Fri November 28, 2014
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Rich Copley: Lex Children's Theatre, Balagula Theatre, & Warren Byrom

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It’s time for our weekly chat with Rich Copley of the Lexington Herald Leader for a look at this weekend’s arts and cultural activities. 

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6:30am

Fri November 21, 2014
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Rich Copley: Hunger Games, Shakespeare, & Gallery Hop

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It’s time for our weekly chat with Rich Copley of the Lexington Herald Leader for a look at this weekend’s arts and cultural activities. 

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5:33pm

Fri November 14, 2014
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Rich Copley: Elf the Musical, Diego Garcia, & Josh Turner at EKU Center

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2:14pm

Fri October 31, 2014
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Rich Copley: Garth Brooks, Filmslang, and Renfro Valley's 75th

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This week has already been a big one for live music in Kentucky. Sir Paul McCartney played Louisville the same night Boz Scaggs and Leo Kotke  performed in Lexington. 

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1:50pm

Fri October 10, 2014
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Rich Copley: 'Frankenstein', 'Out' at Carnegie Center, Incredible Food Show, & PRHBTN

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7:35am

Fri October 3, 2014
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Rich Copley: UK Opera, LAL, & State Worker Finds Sucess as Young Adult Novelist

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It’s time for our weekly chat with Rich Copley of the Lexington Herald Leader for a look at this weekend’s arts and cultural events.

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7:35am

Fri September 26, 2014
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Rich Copley: Storytelling at Cave Run, Smash Mouth in Danville, and Studio Players' 'Leading Ladies'

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Fans of storytelling are in for treat as the annual Cave Run Storytelling Festival kicks off Friday in Morehead. 

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7:30am

Fri September 19, 2014

7:30am

Fri September 12, 2014
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Rich Copley: Jason Aldean, Marcus Roberts & Scarefest

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It’s time for our weekly chat with Rich Copley of the Lexington Herald Leader for a look at this weekend’s arts and cultural events.

   

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7:35am

Fri August 15, 2014
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Rich Copley: Woodland Art Fair, Picnic with Pops & River Blast

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It’s time for our preview of weekend events with Rich Copley of the Lexington Herald Leader. 

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5:02pm

Fri August 8, 2014
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Rich Copley: Well Crafted Festival, Ten Minute Plays at Studio Players & Smooth Jazz

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It’s time for our preview of weekend events with Rich Copley of the Lexington Herald Leader. This week, Rich tells us about three very different festivals taking place in the region.

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6:00am

Fri August 1, 2014
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Rich Copley: Cinderella at Children's Theatre, Ballet Under the Stars & Jay Pharoah

It’s time for our preview of weekend events with Rich Copley of the Lexington Herald Leader.  This week Rich updates us on some events that have become summer family traditions in the Lexington area.

The performances Rich  discusses are: Lexington Children's Theatre's production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's version of Cinderella; Ballet Under the Stars presents the 25th annual production at Woodland Park; and Comedy Off Broadway presents Saturday Night Live cast member Jay Pharoah.

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7:13am

Fri July 25, 2014
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Rich Copley: Moontower Music Fest, Films with Lexington Roots, 'Little Shop of Horrors' at Moondance

It’s time for our preview of weekend events with Rich Copley of the Lexington Herald Leader.  

This week Rich tells us about a new music festival that organizers hope will become a summer mainstay in Lexington plus two new feature films with Asbury University roots plus "Little Shop of Horrors" on stage at the Moondance Amphitheatre.  

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6:00am

Fri July 18, 2014
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Rich Copley: Studio Players, Forecastle Festival & Keeneland Concours

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It’s time for our preview of weekend events with Rich Copley of the Lexington Herald Leader.  This week, Rich  tells us about The Studio Players’ production of Honky Tonk Angel, the annual Keeneland Concours and the annual Forecastle music festival in Louisville.

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9:37am

Fri July 11, 2014
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Copley: 'Biggest Upset in College Football History', Master Musicians, Lions Club Bluegrass

Rich Copley is arts and culture reporter for the Lexington Herald-Leader

It’s time for our preview of weekend events with Rich Copley of the Lexington Herald Leader.  Rich begins by telling WEKU’s John Hingsbergen about the Pioneer Playhouse production of “The Wonder Team.”

Also on tap this weekend: The Master Musicians' Festival in Somerset and the annual Lions Club Bluegrass Fair in Lexington's Masterson Station Park.

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12:27pm

Fri July 4, 2014
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Rich Copley: Holiday Events and SummerFest Launching New Era

It’s time for our preview of weekend events with Rich Copley of the Lexington Herald-Leader.  Speaking with WEKU’s John Hingsbergen, Rich says the paper and its online service at Lex-Go-dot-com, has a complete listing of Fourth of July celebrations and other events.  Also on his mind this week is Red, white and Boom at Whitaker Park and SummerFest at MoonDance at Midnight Pass Amphitheater. 

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