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March 04, 2004


"The Minnesota Pottery Collection: Selected Artists," featuring pieces of contemporary pottery given to the college in spring 2003, through March 17, AEGON Gallery, Jones Visual Arts Center, Centre College. Hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Sculptures by Ira Adams, through March, Boyle County Library. Open to the public during regular business hours. Free. Information: (859) 236-6627.

Works from Boyle County schools, through March, McDowell Wellness Center. Sponsored by Gathering Artists. Open to the public during regular business hours. Free. Information: (859) 236-6627.


"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

"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.

"The Wonderful World of Tutu," artworks by Mary Ruth Maggard, through March 31, Chateau du Vieux Corbeau Winery, 471 Stanford Ave. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Free. Information: (859) 236-1808 or 236-1775.

"The Other Nude Show: Local and Regional Artists," through March 31, Miller Fine Art & Framing, 501 E. High St., Lexington. Information: (859) 254-0402.

"Contemporary Painters: Velma Morris, Tom Lohre and Eric Johnson," Saturday through April 4, Central Library Gallery, 140 E. Main St., Lexington. Free. Information: (859) 231-5559.


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

"Mancini at the Movies," with vocals by Monica Mancini, 8 p.m. today, Newlin Hall, Centre College. Tickets: (859) 236-4692 or (877) 448-7469.

American Chamber Players, 8 p.m. Monday, Weisiger Theatre, Centre College. Tickets: (859) 236-4692 or (877) 448-7469.

Israel Philharmonic, 8 p.m. March 11, Newlin Hall, Centre College. Tickets: (859) 236-4692 or (877) 448-7469.

IIIrd Tyme Out with Dean Osborne, 7 and 9:15 p.m. Saturday, New Barn Theater, Renfro Valley. Tickets: (800) 765-7464. Web site:


"The Wind in the Willows," focusing on how the technology boom affects Rat, Toad, Badger and Mole, 2 p.m. Sunday and March 13 and 14, Lexington Children's Theatre, 418 W. Short St. Cost: $10/adults, $8.25/children. Tickets: (800) 928-4545.

"Li'l Abner," musical theater, 8 p.m. April 1 and 2, Lincoln County High School auditorium. Information: (606) 365-9111.

"Bravo! Amelia Bedeliz & Other Stories," round-the-world musical of favorite childrens' books, 11 a.m. March 13, The Theatre for Children at The Thoroughbred Center, 3380 Paris Pike, Lexington. Cost: $8. Tickets: (859) 293-1853.


For "Guys and Dolls," Ragged Edge Community Theater's spring musical, 2 p.m. Sunday, 6:30 p.m. Monday, at the theater in Harrodsburg. Roles available: four main singing roles, two men and two women, ages 25-40; and supporting roles for up to 12 men and 10 women. Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script and singing a musical selection, up to two minutes. Production dates: May 14-16 and 21-23. Information: (859) 734-2389.

For "Anne of Green Gables," West T. Hill Community Theatre's late spring production, 2 p.m. March 14, 6:30 p.m. March 15, at the theater on Larrimore Lane. Roles available: four girls and four boys, ages 8-12; four older girls and four older boys, ages 13-18; four women and four men. Directed by Karen L. Logue. Production dates: May 7-9 and 14-16. Information: (859) 236-8607.


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


"Red River," 1948, directed by Howard Hawks and starring John Wayne and Montgomery Clift, 7 p.m. today, Boyle County Public Library. Part of the Western Film Series, sponsored by Friends of the Library and led by Charles Vahlkamp. March 18: "The Gunfighter," 1950, directed by Henry King and starring Gregory Peck.

Heritage Festival XI, Friday through Sunday, Danville High School. Information: (859) 238-6223.

Play Reading Week, 7 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, March 11 and 12, West T. Hill Community Theatre, Larrimore Lane. Refreshments provided; excerpts will be read from a couple of plays each evening. Information: (859) 236-8607.

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