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7:13am

Fri July 25, 2014
Arts Weekly

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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9:37am

Fri July 11, 2014
Arts Weekly

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
Arts Weekly

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
Arts Weekly

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
Arts Weekly

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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6:00am

Fri May 23, 2014
Arts Weekly

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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8:00am

Fri May 2, 2014
Arts Weekly

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
Arts Weekly

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
Arts Weekly

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 4, 2014
Arts Weekly

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
Arts Weekly

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

Fri March 7, 2014
Arts Weekly

Rich Copley: Comic, Actor Aziz Ansari On Stage at UK

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It’s time for our weekly preview of weekend events with Rich Copley of the Lexington Herald Leader.  Rich tells us that, among other events this weekend, a well-known comic and star of NBC’s Parks & Recreation, Aziz Ansari will be at UK tomorrow night.


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10:51am

Fri January 31, 2014
Arts Weekly

Copley: UK Art Museum Showing off Photos, Bluegrass Events & UK Dance Minor Concert

The Art Museum at the University of Kentucky is showing off its photography collection.  There’s plenty of bluegrass in the region this weekend and UK Fine Arts Dance Minor has a concert. Here with a preview of weekend events is Rich Copley of the Lexington Herald Leader. 


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3:07pm

Fri August 31, 2012
Arts Weekly

Chamber Music Festival Debuts World Premiere

The Sixth Annual Chamber Music Festival of Lexington going on this weekend at Fasig Tipton Pavilion once again features the debut of a new work of music composed for this festival.

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7:20am

Fri May 13, 2011
Kentucky Arts and Culture

"Gypsy," "1776," Then Poof Go the Directors

Two central Kentucky theater groups are staging classic musicals this weekend.  And afterward, both will lose their directors.  With a preview of the Paragon Theater’s production of “Gypsy” and the Woodford Theater’s production of “1776” is Rich Copley, who’s an arts and cultural reporter for the Lexington Herald Leader newspaper.