downtown lexington

9:59am

Tue July 1, 2014
Focus on Business

Focus on Business: Robert Wagoner on Lexington's Urban Core and its Unrealized Potential

Lexington’s downtown has come a long, long way in recent years; restaurants, music venues, the farmers market and Thursday night live. But, we still hear people say they avoid downtown, and it usually has to do with uncertainty about parking. That’s the focus of Tom Martin’s conversation with Robert Wagoner, a retired commercial real estate and development professional whose projects include the Tates Creek, Palomar and Lexington Green shopping centers.

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3:32pm

Fri March 15, 2013
Arts Weekly

Lexington Art League Hosts pARTy to Make Art More Accessible

The LAL's pARTy for Everyone brings art out of the galleries and into the world.
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The Lexington Art League takes its art out of the gallery and onto the streets September 21st, 2012 for its second "pARTy for Everyone."

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2:53pm

Fri March 15, 2013
Arts Weekly

Quartet to Perform Coltrane's Spiritual Music Part I

The Rev. Brian Cole, left, and John Linker, right, the respective pastor and music director of Good Shepherd Episcopal Church, are excited about hosting a jazz performance by vibraphonist Dick Sisto, center, and his quartet.
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Legendary saxophonist, John Coltrane, had an illustrious career that spanned from the bebop era of the 1940s to the free-jazz movement of the late 1960s. One lesser-known aspect of his career was his spiritual side. Sunday evening, October 28th, The Church of the Good Shepard in Lexington will feature the sacred music of John Coltrane with jazz artist Dick Sisto. Brian Cole is the Director of Good Shepard Church and spoke with WEKU's Roger Duvall about the performance.

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12:30pm

Fri March 15, 2013
Arts Weekly

Multi-Genre Art Show Exhibits Local Art Inspired by "To Kill a Mockingbird"

Multi-genre art inspired by "To Kill a Mockingbird" presented at the Carnegie Center in Lexington, Ky
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The Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning presents an arts celebration of works inspired by the book, To Kill a Mockingbird. Jessica Faye Mohler is the group's marketing director and helped coordinate the celebration.

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1:10pm

Thu March 14, 2013
Arts Weekly

Lexington Hosts Kentucky Arts Council's "Kentucky Crafted: The Market" for its 31st Year

The Kentucky Arts Council Presents the 31st Annual Kentucky Crafted: The Market
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Lexington hosts over 200 visual and crafts artists this weekend as the Kentucky Arts Council presents Kentucky Crafted: The Market at the Lexington Convention Center. This is the 31st annual festival and marks its second year in-a-row in Lexington. Arts Council Executive Director, Lori Meadows, spoke with Arts Weekly's Roger Duvall.

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12:54pm

Thu March 14, 2013
Arts Weekly

Lexington Area Music Alliance presents LAMArama at Downtown Natasha's Bistro

Nonprofit, Lexington Area Music Alliance
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Once a year, the non-profit Lexington Area Music Alliance presents a day-long series of workshops and live performances for musicians. Tom Martin is a member of the group and says the goal of LAMA-RAMA is to nurture the local music scene. 

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2:20pm

Fri February 8, 2013
Arts Weekly

Balagula Theatre Tackles Controversial, Award-Winning Play

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Balagula Theatre, based at Natasha's Cafe in downtown Lexington, is no stranger to what might be called "cutting edge theater." Its latest production is a Tony Award-winning play dealing with a controversial subject not often tackled on stage: a romantic relationship involving a successful business- and family-man and a goat.

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3:49pm

Mon May 16, 2011
Business and the Economy

New Corner Market Opens

Mayor Jim Gray, business and other community leaders helped cut the ribbon today at the Town Branch Market, a new corner grocery shop in downtown Lexington. Alan Lytle has details.

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