Area Happenings

January 15, 2004


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, Friday through Feb. 13, AEGON Gallery, Centre College. Hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Free. Reception: 4-7:30 p.m. Jan. 16.


"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

"Cultural Connections: Chris Stafford, Michele Little and Jill Plaisted," through Feb. 29, Central Library Gallery, 140 E. Main St., Lexington. Free. Information: (859) 231-5559.

"Shades of Greatness," national tour of Negro Leagues Baseball Museum's memorabilia, through July 11, Louisville Slugger Museum. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Cost: $6/adults, $5/seniors, $3.50/ages 6-12. Information: (502) 588-7228.


Classical guitar ensemble of University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music, featuring works by Scarlatti, Morley, Britten, Piazzolla and Pujol, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 22, Audrey Gillespie Recital Hall, Norton Center for the Arts, Centre College. Free.

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.

Stardust, 8 p.m.-midnight Friday and Saturday, Mae Johnson's White Barn, Waynesburg. Cost: $5/adults, $1/under 9. Information: (606) 365-3417.

Gomalan Brass Quintet, 3 p.m. Jan. 25, Weisiger Theatre, Centre College. Tickets: (859) 236-4692.


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

"Why Mosquitoes Buzz," original adaptation of African folk tales, 2 p.m. Jan. 25, 31 and Feb. 1, Lexington Children's Theatre. Cost: $10/adults, $8.25/children. Tickets: (800) 928-4545.


"Though He Slay Me Yet Will I Trust In Him: A Meditation on Job," interpretation of biblical book of Job by writer/performance artist Peter Trachtenberg, 9 p.m. Tuesday, Combs Center Warehouse, Centre College. Free.

Public fiction reading by author Mary Gaitskill, 7 p.m. today, Norton Center for the Arts board room. Free.

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

Blake Clark, "The Industry Legand," through Saturday, Comedy Off Broadway, Lexington Green. Show times and prices: 8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, $10.25; 8 and 10:30 p.m. Friday, $12.25; 7, 9:15 and 11:30 p.m. Saturday, $16.75. Box office hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday, 11 a.m.-8:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Web site:

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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