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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 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.

Rich Copley: Joshua Bell with UK Symphony, and Where to Watch NCAA Action

Apr 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.

UK Grad Wins MET Council Auditions

Mar 23, 2015
Lynn Lane / reginaldsmithjr.com

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.

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

Mar 20, 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, 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.

Rich Copley, via Twitter

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

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 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. 

Rich Copley: Snow Storm Causes Cancellations, Some Shows Still On

Feb 20, 2015
Rich Copley, via Twitter

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

Rich Copley: Unlucky in Love, the Lex Phil, and Sundy Best

Feb 13, 2015
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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 Copley: Guys and Dolls, UK Art Museum, and...Monster Trucks?

Jan 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 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.

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: Tom Arnold, Lexington Theatre Co. Kickoff, & Travis Tritt

Jan 9, 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. 

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