What's Happening in the Area

December 31, 2003


Paintings by Linda Neal, through January, Boyle County Library. Sponsored by Gathering Artists. Open to the public during regular business hours. Free.

Watercolors by Wayne Daugherty, through January, McDowell Wellness Center. Sponsored by Gathering Artists. Open to the public during regular business hours. Free.

"Contrast by conflagration," works by ceramic artist Anthony Wolking, Jan. 16 through Feb. 13, AEGON Gallery, Centre College. Hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. Free. Reception: 4-7:30 p.m. Jan. 16.


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

"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 or


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.

Leavin' Tracks, New Year's Eve, Friday and Saturday, Saturday, Mae Johnson's White Barn, Waynesburg. Hours: 8 p.m.-midnight Saturday. Cost: $5. Information: (606) 365-3417. New Year's Eve: 8 p.m.-1 a.m.; $10/adults, $2/kids.


A Mid-Winter Madrigal Feaste, featuring dinner and entertainment, 6:30 p.m. Jan 23 and 24, Anderson Circle Show Barn, Harrodsburg. Cost: $25/adults, $23/seniors, $12/children. Tickets: (859) 734-2389 or


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.


Swan Lake, by Moscow Festival Ballet, 8 p.m. Jan. 13, Newlin Hall, Centre College. Tickets: (859) 236-4692.

Contra dance, sponsored by Lexington Traditional Dance Association, 8-11 p.m. Saturday, ArtsPlace, 161 N. Mill St., Lexington. Music by Contrarians. Dress for energetic activity. Cost: $6/adults, $5/students and first-timers. Information: (859) 269-2713.


Phil Kelley, "America's Party Comedian," through Saturday, 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/ingle, 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. Web site:

Grassroots Writers, 6-7:30 p.m. second and fourth Tuesdays, Lancaster United Methodist Church, Stanford Street.

"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.

Events for this column must be submitted to the Advocate by 5 p.m. Tuesday. Call (859) 236-2551 with complete information, including hours and admission price; or e-mail

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