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UK Theatre Faculty Couple Team Up on 'Drunken City' Oct. 11-14

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 8:00am
Husband and wife faculty members Stephen Wrentmore and Yoon Bae direct and design the sets, respectively, for UK Theatre's next production about the aftermath of a drunken bachelorette party.

Couples are in 'Appalachia in the Bluegrass' Spotlight as Sparky and Rhonda Rucker, Stray Local Play UK

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 8:00am
"Appalachia in the Bluegrass" will welcome storyteller and mult-instrumentalist Sparky Rucker and his wife, musician Rhonda Rucker, and indie band Stray Local to campus for free public concerts Oct. 5 and 12, at the Niles Gallery.

Campus Walk With Dean Mark Shanda: Why Fine Arts is a Front Door for UK

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 7:00am
Dean Mark Shanda shows us why the UK College of Fine Arts extends well beyond one building, as students, faculty and staff bring the power of performance and expression to the entire campus and community.

Photography Curator Corey Keller to Open May Lecture Series

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 8:00am
To open this year’s Robert C. May Photography Lecture Series, UK Art Museum will host curator Corey Keller of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Keller's free public lecture will begin 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5, in the Worsham Cinema.

UK Theatre to Open New Season With 'Drunken City'

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 8:00am
UK Department of Theatre and Dance will start its 2018-19 season this week with a production on the phenomenon that is bachelor/bachelorette parties with "The Drunken City." The play will run Oct. 4-14, at the Guignol Theatre.

Cantus Headlines Men’s Chorus Fall Extravaganza at Singletary Center

Fri, 09/28/2018 - 8:00am
UK Men's Chorus and the acoUstiKats will join nationally acclaimed men’s vocal ensemble Cantus in concert 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5, at the Singletary Center.

Lewis Honors College Celebrates Knowledge With New Painting

Thu, 09/27/2018 - 8:00am
UK Lewis Honors College Dean Christian Brady worked with Lexington artist Lennon Michalski to commission a "Tree of Knowledge" painting in the main lobby of Lewis Hall.

UK Opera Theatre Announces 2018-19 Season

Tue, 09/25/2018 - 8:00am
As part of the 2018-19 season, UK Opera Theatre will present a 2012 Pulitzer Prize-winning musical, a Puccini masterpiece and its beloved "Grand Night."

Singer-Songwriter St. Lenox Addresses Immigration, Music, Songwriting in UK Residency

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 8:00am
Singer-songwriter St. Lenox will participate in a multi-day residency this week at UK Division of Musicology and Ethnomusicology. His visit, also part of the College of Arts and Sciences’ Year of Migration, will include a songwriting session, an artist talk and performance Sept. 27-28.

UK Nursing Student Promotes Ghanaian Culture and Student Mentorship at Ms. Ghana USA Competition

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 8:00am
Nana Ntodi, a senior in the UK College of Nursing, was first runner up in the 2018 Ms. Ghana USA competition. She will use her position and resources to launch a mentorship initiative in her native Ghana.

UK’s SOOP Brings Opera to Kentucky’s Children

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 8:00am
Schmidt Opera Outreach Program will bring the magic of opera to children across Kentucky again this year with the show "Little Red's Most Unusual Day." Before heading on tour, local audiences can check out the production’s final dress rehearsal 2 p.m. Saturday, in the second floor rehearsal room of the Schmidt Vocal Arts Center.

Fiddle Around With 'Appalachia in the Bluegrass' and Magill, Miller and Milnes

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 8:00am
Fiddle music will fill campus as the "Appalachia in the Bluegrass" concert series presents free public performances by Andrew Finn Magill followed by Emily Miller and Jesse Milnes Sept. 21 and 28, at the Niles Gallery.

UK Symphony Orchestra Opens 100th Concert Season With Alumni Soloists, ‘Pictures at an Exhibition’

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 8:00am
UK Symphony Orchestra will open its centennial concert season by featuring alumni soloists Julian Kaplan and Seth Morris in concert Sept. 21, at Singletary Center. The concert will include music by Hector Berlioz, Joseph Haydn, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Claude Debussy, as well as Modest Mussorgsky/Maurice Ravel’s “Pictures at an Exhibition.”

UK Art Museum, Theatre Team Up on New Plays Inspired by Ralph Eugene Meatyard

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 8:00am
Ralph Eugene Meatyard created enigmatic photographs featuring friends and family members posed in abandoned places, often wearing masks or enacting symbolic gestures. In celebration of his enigmatic vision, UK Art Museum has mounted an exhibition of not only the photographer's work but also “Stages for Being,” an exhibit of work inspired by Meatyard from fellow artists across various mediums including newly-commissioned plays, performance art, music and a panel discussion.

UK School of Music to Perform Series of Showcases at UK Chandler Hospital

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 8:00am
Students and faculty from the UK School of Music are scheduled to perform a series of showcases in the atrium lobby of UK's Chandler Hospital throughout the fall semester.

UK Theatre and Dance Brings Heroes, Villains and Bachelorettes to Life Onstage

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 8:00am
UK Department of Theatre and Dance will have you on the edge of your seat as they bring wild bachelorettes, pirates and ogres to life on stage with an array of award-winning shows for all ages to enjoy beginning this October.

UK Fine Arts Helps Bring 3 Emmys Back to Lexington

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 8:00am
Two productions that brought home three Emmys from the Ohio Valley Regional Awards involved students, faculty and staff of the UK College of Fine Arts.

Celebrated Folk Musician Baby Gramps to Play UK

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 8:00am
"The Salvador Dali of Folk Music," nationally recognized steel guitar player Baby Gramps, will give a free public concert at UK's Niles Gallery Sept.18.

UK Bands Welcomes Parents to Campus for Concert

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 8:00am
UK’s Wind Symphony and Symphony Band welcome family to campus for the annual Parents Day Concert 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 16, in the Singletary Center for the Arts. The concert is free and open to the public.

UK Trombone and Piano Professors Release Brazilian-themed Album

Mon, 09/10/2018 - 8:00am
UK music professors Bradley Kerns and Jacob Coleman teamed up for a 15-song album titled "Splotch Ecology."