Art by Enrique Estuardo Alvarez, presented by Kentucky/Ecuador partners, through Jan. 4, Central Library Gallery, 140 E. Main St., Lexington. Information: (859) 231-5559.
Paintings by David Farmer, through Dec. 31, Miller Fine Art and Framing, 501 E. High St., Lexington. Information: (859) 254-0402 or www.millerfineart.com.
"JUOGI," recent sculptures by Kenyan artist Jimmy Ongonga, through Saturday, Tuska Gallery, Fine Arts Building, University of Kentucky, Lexington. Free. Hours: noon-5 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday and Saturday, noon-8 p.m. Friday. Information: (859) 257-5716.
"Calico and Chintz: Early American Quilts from the Smithsonian Art Museum," featuring 22 rare pieced and whole-cloth American quilts made before 1850, through March 15, Speed Art Museum, Louisville. Hours: 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, 10:30 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursday, 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Information: (502) 634-2700.
For "Martin Said So," Heritage Festival XI play, 6:30 p.m. Jan. 6 and 8, Danville High School auditorium. Directed by Karen L. Logue. Information: (859) 236-8607.
Stardust, Saturday, Mae Johnson's White Barn, Waynesburg. Hours: 8 p.m.-midnight Saturday. Cost: $5. Information: (606) 365-3417.
Gomalan Brass Quintet, 3 p.m. Jan. 25, Weisiger Theatre, Centre College. Tickets: (859) 23-4692.
Swan Lake, by Moscow Festival Ballet, 8 p.m. Jan. 13, Newlin Hall, Centre College. Tickets: (859) 236-4692.
The Simple Gifts of Christ-mas, guided tours focusing on Shaker live and Christmas customs, Dec. 26-31, Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill. Information: (859) 734-5411.
Winter solstice celebration, a program of Dominican Earth Center, 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Madonna Conference Room, St. Catharine. Featuring storytelling, candle decorating, singing and dancing. Free. Information: (859) 336-7778.
Southern Lights, 5:30-10 p.m. through Dec. 31, Kentucky Horse Park, Lexington. Cost: $12/carload. Information: (859) 255-5727.
Directors sought, for 2004-2005 season of productions at Ragged Edge Community Theater. Send resumes to: RECT, P.O. Box 157, Harrodsburg, KY 40330. Information: (859) 734-2389.
Phil Kelley, "America's Party Comedian," Tuesday through Jan. 3, Comedy Off Broadway, Lexington Green. Show times and prices: 8 and 10:30 p.m. Tuesday, $10.25; 8 p.m. Wednesday, $35/couple, $20/single, and 10:30 p.m., $65/couple, $35/single; 8 and 10:30 p.m. Friday, $10.25; 7, 9:15 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. Saturday, $12.25. Box office hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday, 11 a.m.-8:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.
Scott Wilson, winner of Showtimes "Funniest Person in Kentucky" contest, Friday and Saturday, Comedy Off Broadway, Lexington Green. Show times and prices: 8 and 10:30 p.m. Friday, $8.25; 7, 9:15 and 11:30 p.m. Saturday, $10.25. Box office hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday, 11 a.m.-8:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.
"The Quick and the Dead: Sorrowful Mysteries and Stories from Central Kentucky," presented by Kentucky Humanities Council Speaker's Bureau, 3 p.m. Jan. 11, Ragged Edge Community Theater, Harrodsburg. Free. Information: (859) 734-2389.
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