Arts Weekly

7:30am

Fri December 19, 2014
Arts Weekly

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

Rich Copley is an arts reporter for the Lexington Herald-Leader

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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3:11pm

Fri June 27, 2014
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Rich Copley: Oakridge Boys, Pride Festival & Local Actress 'Under the Dome'

Rich Copley is an arts and culture reporter for the Lexington Herald Leader. He joins us for a "chat" every Friday at 7:35 am and 12:35 pm.

It's time for our weekly chat with Rich Copley about weekend arts and cultural activities. Rich tells WEKU’s John Hingsbergen that, with the Oakridge Boys performing Saturday night at Renfro Valley, he had a chance to interview one of the members of the group.  

Rich Copley is an arts reporter for the Lexington Herald Leader.  Information on the weekend’s events is available in today’s (Friday) edition.  You can also find out about arts and cultural events by visiting the events calendar on-line, at WEKU dot FM.

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7:12pm

Fri June 20, 2014
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Rich Copley: Gallery Hopping, Life in the Theatre and a Grand Night for Singing

It’s time for our preview of weekend events with Rich Copley of the Lexington Herald Leader.  Rich tells WEKU’s John Hingsbergen that the weekend begins with one of Lexington’s popular Gallery Hops.

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6:30am

Fri June 13, 2014
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Rich Copley: A Weekend of Bluegrass, Harry Dean Stanton and BlackBird Dance

It’s time for our preview of weekend events with Rich Copley of the Lexington Herald Leader.  As usual, Rich is on the line with WEKU’s John Hingsbergen, discussing this week and weekend's bluegrass activities, the Harry Dean Stanton Festival and the BlackBird Dance troupe at the Downtown Arts Center.

Rich Copley is an arts reporter for the Lexington Herald Leader.  Information on the weekend’s events is available in today’s (Friday) edition.  You can also find out about arts and cultural events by visiting the events calendar on-line, at WEKU dot FM.

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6:00am

Fri May 23, 2014
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Rich Copley: 'Dinner' at Balagula; Institute 193 Book Launch; Jean Ritchie Honored in Berea

It’s time for our preview of weekend events with Rich Copley of the Lexington Herald Leader.  Rich tells WEKU’s John Hingsbergen that, among the options for this holiday weekend, is a dark comedy opening Sunday at Balagula Theatre.

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6:00am

Fri May 9, 2014
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Rich Copley: Studio Players Stage 'Perfect Wedding,' Film with Ky Connection & Moonshiner's Ball

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

Rich tells WEKU’s John Hingsbergen that it’s going to be another busy weekend across Central Kentucky, beginning with the opening of a play staged by “Kentucky’s oldest community-involved theatre.” 


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8:00am

Fri May 2, 2014
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Rich Copley: Cirque du Soleil Makes First Appearance in Lexington

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

Rich tells WEKU’s John Hingsbergen that, in the midst of Derby weekend, there are plenty of other entertainment events.  Among them is Cirque de Soleil, making its first visit to this part of Kentucky. Other events discussed are:  The play, Big River, in its second week at the Woodford Theatre; and the The Lexington Concert Band says farewell to longtime director Peter LaRue upon his retirement from the position.

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7:30am

Fri April 25, 2014
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Rich Copley: UK Theatre at the Opera House, Concert at Former Ichtus Site, Concerts at Keeneland

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

Rich tells WEKU’s John Hingsbergen that University of Kentucky theatre is presenting Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at the Lexington Opera House through Sunday.

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7:37am

Fri April 18, 2014
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Rich Copley: Melissa Etheridge, Japanese Theatre, Gallery Hop Top Regional Events

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

Rich tells WEKU’s John Hingsbergen that, in addition to all the Easter holiday-related events are a performance of Japanese comic theatre, a gallery hop and a concert by singer and activist Melissa Etheridge.

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7:30am

Fri April 11, 2014
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Copley: Lex Phil Premieres Schoenberg's 'Canto,' 'Bring It On' at Opera House & The Werks Perform

The Lexington Philharmonic performs "Canto," a commissioned piece by Adam Schoenberg, this year's Saykaly-Garbulinksa composer-in-residence

It’s time for our preview of weekend events with Rich Copley of the Lexington Herald Leader.  Rich tells WEKU’s John Hingsbergen that the weekend begins with a performance by the Lexington Philharmonic, featuring the premiere of a piece by its latest Saykaly-Galbulinska composer-in-residence.


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7:30am

Fri April 4, 2014
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Rich Copley: Thy Will Be Done, Mosaics in Mt. Sterling, Lex. Vintage Dance and Beatles (sort of)

It’s time for our weekly preview of weekend events with Rich Copley of the Lexington Herald Leader.  This week Rich discusses Thy Will Be Done, an original oratorio by Winchester composer Angela Rice. It's having its third production this weekend, Thursday at the Cathedral of Christ the King and then Sunday at Tates Creek Presbyterian.. 


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7:30am

Fri March 21, 2014
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Rich Copley: Snow White, Lafayette Grad in Mamma Mia and Preview of Spring Events

It’s time for our preview of weekend events with Rich Copley of the Lexington Herald Leader.  Rich tells WEKU’s John Hingsbergen that, among other events this weekend, is the Lexington Ballet production of Snow White on Saturday.


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7:30am

Wed March 12, 2014
Arts Weekly

2/3 Goat, Band with Eastern Ky. Connection Heading to South by Southwest Festival

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An acoustic-driven New York City band with a Kentucky connection is on its way to Texas to play at the South by Southwest music festival.  Reporter Cheri Lawson talked with Ryan Dunn and Annalyse McCoy, the lead singers of the group “Two Thirds Goat.”

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