What's Happening in the Area

October 23, 2003


Works by glass artist Che Rhodes, through Nov. 7, AEGON Gallery, Jones Visual Arts Center, Centre College. Gallery hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

"It's All Down in Black and White," an exhibit featuring new pieces in various mediums with a basic black-and-white theme, through Nov. 10, Main Floor Gallery, Wilderness Trace Art League, Constitution Square. Coming in November: Christmas presentation of arts and crafts. Hours: noon-4 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, 1-4 p.m. Sundays. Closed Tuesdays. Information: (859) 236-5799.

Stitchery by Rosemary Huckleberry, jewelry by Ginny Birney and beaded works by Joyce Marshall, through October, Boyle County Library. Sponsored by Gathering Artists. Open to the public during regular business hours. Free.


Paintings by Jackie Zimmerman, through October, McDowell Wellness Center. Sponsored by Gathering Artists. Open to the public during regular business hours. Free.

Paintings by Diane Reed and Jackie Zimmerman, photography by John Robinson, through Jan. 9, Commonwealth Cancer Center, Danville bypass. Open during regular business hours. Free.

"Prince Charlie and the Royal House of Stuart 1688-1788: Works of Art from the Drambuie Collection," through Nov. 2, Headley-Whitney Museum, 4435 Old Frankfort Pike, Lexington. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday and noon-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Cost: $6/adults, $5/seniors, $3/children. Information: (859) 255-6653. Web site:

"Kopana Terry: Down the Backstretch - Women in the Thoroughbred Industry," by Lexington Art League, through Nov. 11, MetroLex Gallery, 301 E. Main St., Lexington. Hours: 8:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, by appointment Saturday. Free. Information: (859) 254-7024. Web site:

"To Be a Belle," showing a century of costumes from the clothing collection of Liberty Hall Historic Site, 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays through Friday, Orlando Bloom House, Frankfort. Cost: $3. Information: (502) 257-2560.

Art by Enrique Estuardo Alvarez, presented by Kentucky/Ecuador partners, Nov. 1-Jan. 4, Central Library Gallery, 140 E. Main St., Lexington. Information: (859) 231-5559.


Royal Blue Bluegrass Band and Stringtown, performing Friday Night Bluegrass, 8-10:30 p.m. Friday, Back Roads American Music Theater, 1820 Oxford Circle Road, Lexington. Cost: $8/adults, $5/ages 7-12; 6 and under free. Information: (859) 235-0613.

Larry Sanders and Borderline, presented by Mercer County band, 7 p.m. Nov. 8, Mercer County Elementary School auditorium. Cost: $8/adults, $4/children. Doors open at 6 p.m. Information: (800) 828-3361.

Maroon 5, eclectic mix of pop, punk and rock, 7 p.m. today, Singletary Center for the Arts, Lexington. Cost: $20. Tickets: (859) 257-4929 or

Barnhouse Effect with Axis and Gnobodhi, Friday, The Dame, 156 W. Main St., Lexington. Doors open at 9 p.m.; music begins at 10 p.m. Cost: $5. Information: (859) 226-9204.

Sonny Landreth with Tony Furtado, Saturday, The Dame, 156 W. Main St., Lexington. Doors open at 8 p.m.; music begins at 9 p.m. Cost: $12. Information: (859) 226-9204.

DiMartino/Osland Jazz Orchestra, 8 p.m. Nov. 3, Comedy Off Broadway, Lexington. Cost: $6.25. Tickets: (859) 271-5653.

Etheve-Wogaman Duo, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 30, Historic State Theater, Elizabethtown. Cost: $10/adults, $5/students. Tickets: (270) 234-8258.

The Barn concerts, specializing in "good, clean family fun," 6:30-10 p.m. every Friday night. Located on Buster Pike outside Burgin. Admission: $5. Tom Hurst, Sam Baker, Charlie Peel and Jim McKee are the featured singers/songwriters. Information: (859) 748-9689.

Fiddlers' Festival, Friday through Sunday, New Barn Theater, Renfro Valley. Admission charged. Tickets: (800) 765-7464. Web site:


"Frankenstein Slept Here," readers theater Halloween alternative for all ages, 8 p.m. Oct. 31 and Nov. 1, West T. Hill Community Theatre, Larrimore Lane. Free; open seating. Wear a costume; refreshments served. Information: (859) 236-8607.

"Rigoletto," popular Verdi opera, 8 p.m. Monday, Newlin Hall, Centre College. Tickets: (859) 236-4692.

"Tales of Edgar Allan Poe," adapted by Larry Snipes, 2 p.m. Sunday and Nov. 1-2, 10 and 11:45 a.m. Oct. 28-31 and Nov. 3, 5, 6 and 7, Lexington Children's Theatre, 418 W. Short St. Cost: $10/adults, $8.25/children. Tickets: (800) 928-4545.

"Haunted Frontier," by Fort Harrod Drama Productions, 7-11 p.m. Oct. 30-Nov. 1, Old Fort Harrod State Park, Mercer County. Cost: $5. Information: (859) 734-4394.


Ballet Espaol, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Historic State Theater, Elizabethtown. Cost: $10/adults, $5/students. Tickets: (270) 234-8258.

Contra dance, sponsored by Lexington Traditional Dance Association, 8-11 p.m. Friday, ArtsPlace, 161 N. Mill St., Lexington. Music by Atcher, Beck and Kahl. Dress for energetic activity. Cost: $5/adults, $4/students and first-timers. Information: (859) 269-2713.

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