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It’s time for our weekly chat featuring weekend arts and cultural events with Rich Copley and Harriett Hendren of the Lexington Herald-Leader. On their minds today are tonight’s concert by Lyle Lovett, some local bands and “free” events.

Rich Copley & Harriett Hendren cover arts and culture for the Lexington Herald-Leader and Lexgo dot com. 

You can also find listings of arts and cultural activities at the events calendar link at WEKU dot FM. 

Hendren, Copley on Winona Concert, Weekend Festivals

Jul 22, 2016

It’s time for our weekly chat featuring weekend arts and cultural events with Rich Copley and Harriett Hendren of the Lexington Herald-Leader.  On their minds today are tonight’s concert by a famous country star and a number of weekend festivals.   

Rich Copley & Harriett Hendren cover arts and culture for the Lexington Herald-Leader and Lexgo.com. 

You can also find listings of arts and cultural activities at the events calendar link at WEKU.FM. 

It’s time for our weekly chat featuring weekend arts and cultural events with Rich Copley and Harriett Hendren of the Lexington Herald-Leader. Today, their focus is largely on children and family-oriented events.  

Rich Copley & Harriett Hendren cover arts and culture for the Lexington Herald-Leader and Lexgo dot com.  

It’s time for our weekly chat featuring weekend arts and cultural events with Rich Copley and Harriett Hendren of the Lexington Herald-Leader. As they tell us, there’s a lot going on over the 3-day 4th of July holiday  weekend.

Rich Copley & Harriett Hendren cover arts and culture for the Lexington Herald-Leader and Lexgo dot com.

You can also find listings of arts and cultural activities at the events calendar link at WEKU dot FM. 

It’s time for our weekly chat featuring weekend arts and cultural events with Rich Copley and Harriett Hendren of the Lexington Herald-Leader.

As they tell us, one of this weekend’s major events is the Lexington Pride Festival

Rich Copley & Harriett Hendren cover arts and culture for the Lexington Herald-Leader and Lexgo dot com. 

You can also find listings of arts and cultural activities at the events calendar link at WEKU dot FM. 

It’s time for our weekly chat featuring weekend arts and cultural events with Rich Copley and Harriett Hendren of the Lexington Herald-Leader. 

This week, they kick off their comments with a mention of the Great American Brass Band Festival and an associated art festival, taking place this weekend in Danville.

Rich Copley & Harriett Hendren cover arts and culture for the Lexington Herald-Leader and Lexgo dot com. 

You can also find listings of arts and cultural activities at the events calendar link at WEKU dot FM. 

It’s time for our weekly chat featuring weekend arts and cultural events with Rich Copley and Harriett Hendren of the Lexington Herald-Leader. On their minds this week are the Chamber Music Festival of the Bluegrass and other summer music shows and festivals.    

Rich Copley & Harriett Hendren cover arts and culture for the Lexington Herald-Leader and Lexgo.com. 

It’s time for our weekly chat featuring weekend arts and cultural events with Rich Copley of the Lexington Herald-Leader. This week, Rich is joined by the newspaper’s music writer.   

They start by discussing the 3rd edition of the Moonshiner’s Ball in Berea.

Rich Copley & Walter Tunis cover arts, culture and music for the Lexington Herald-Leader and Lexgo dot com. 

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It’s time for our weekly chat featuring weekend arts and cultural events with Rich Copley and Harriett Hendren of the Lexington Herald-Leader.

On their minds this week are season finales for the Lexington Philharmonic and Lexington Singers, a Studio Players production and the Great Day Race at the Kentucky Horse Park.

Rich Copley & Harriett Hendren cover arts and culture for the Lexington Herald-Leader and Lexgo dot com

Copley/Hendren on Derby, Mayfest, Hairspray, UK Art Museum

May 6, 2016

It’s time for our weekly chat featuring weekend arts and cultural events with Rich Copley and Harriett Hendren of the Lexington Herald-Leader.

On their minds this week are the Kentucky Derby as well as Mayfest in Lexington as a performance of “Hairspray” and new exhibits at the UK Art Museum. 

Rich Copley & Harriett Hendren cover arts and culture for the Lexington Herald-Leader and Lexgo dot com. 

You can also find listings of arts and cultural activities at the events calendar link at WEKU dot FM. 

It’s time for our weekly chat featuring weekend arts and cultural events with Rich Copley and Harriett Hendren of the Lexington Herald-Leader.

On their minds this week are performances by comedian Amy Schumer and the postponed show by Hal Holbrook plus some other shows and concerts.

Rich Copley & Harriett Hendren cover arts and culture for the Lexington Herald-Leader and Lexgo dot com. 

Harriett Hendren - Lexington Herald-Leader

Rich Copley, of the Lexington Herald-Leader is joined this week by one of his colleagues at the paper, Harriett Hendren.

They discuss shows such as Sunday’s concert by singer/songwriter James Taylor and the production of  Once: The Musical as part of the Broadway “Live” Series.  

Rich Copley covers arts and culture for the Lexington Herald-Leader and Lexgo dot com where you’ll find more information about this weekend’s events. 

You can also find listings of arts and cultural activities at the events calendar link at WEKU dot FM. 

Rich Copley, via Twitter

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.

With numerous plays opening and several concerts happening, Rich tells WEKU’s Jonese Franklin the Bluegrass is jam packed this weekend with things to do. 

Rich Copley covers arts and culture for the Lexington Herald Leader and Lexgo.com, where you’ll find out more about the weekend’s events.

Rich Copley: Thriller Parade, Breeders' Cup Fest, Time for Three

Oct 23, 2015
Rich Copley, via Twitter

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, on Sunday, Lexington’s Thriller Parade will help kick off the Breeders Cup Festival.

Rich Copley, via Twitter

 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.

Keeneland’s Fall Meet kicks off Friday. And as Rich tells WEKU’s Jonese Franklin, race goers can expect to get a taste of the upcoming Breeder’s Cup World Championships when they visit the Lexington track. 

Rich Copley: Beauty & The Beast, LexLatino Film Fest, and Lots of Live Music

Sep 25, 2015
Rich Copley, via Twitter

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

Rich Copley: Oktoberfest, ScareFest, Roots & Heritage, and Madeline

Sep 11, 2015

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 although it is still September, it's time for Oktoberfest.


Rich Copley, via Twitter

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.

As Rich tells WEKU’s Jonese Franklin, this week marks the beginning of a series on Community Theaters. He says the project has been in the works for over a year. 

Rich Copley: Pedal Pubs, Crave, & Ancient Warfare

Aug 21, 2015
Rich Copley, via Twitter

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 Copley, via Twitter

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 Copley, via Twitter

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 Copley: Lexington Theatre Co. Presents '42nd St.' & the Eagles Play Rupp

Jul 24, 2015
Rich Copley, via Twitter

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 Copley: July 4th & Miss Kentucky Finals

Jul 3, 2015
Rich Copley, via Twitter

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 Copley: Red, White & Boom, John Prine, LAL Food Fight, and Lex Pride 2015

Jun 26, 2015
Rich Copley, via Twitter

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 Copley, via Twitter

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 Copley, via Twitter

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.

Tom Pich / arts.gov

Jean Ritchie, the Kentucky-born folksinger who brought the centuries-old ballads she grew up with to a wide audience from the 1950s onward, died Monday evening. 

Rich Copley: Harry Dean Stanton Fest, Ky Ballet Theatre, & Hot Rize

May 29, 2015
Rich Copley, via Twitter

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

May 8, 2015
Rich Copley, via Twitter

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 Copley: Derby Prep, Patrick McNeese Band, & Message Theater

May 1, 2015
Rich Copley, via Twitter

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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