What's Happening in the Area

March 18, 2004


Paintings by Anne Crawford, April 3 through May, Vineyard room, Chateau du Vieux Corbeau winery. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Reception: 1-4 p.m. April 3. Information: (859) 236-1808.

Sculptures by Ira Adams and artwork by Brenna Kihlman, 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.


"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," through April 4, Central Library Gallery, 140 E. Main St., Lexington. Free. Information: (859) 231-5559.

"Matter of Spirit: Artwork by Carolyn Young Hisel and Edward Knippers," by Lexington Art League, Friday through April 25, Loudon House Gallery, Lexington. Hours: 1-4 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. Information: (859) 254-7024. Web site: Reception: 6-8 p.m. Friday; cost, $5.


"Tribute to Kentucky Artist," by Larry Sanders and BorderLine, 2 p.m. Sunday, Ragged Edge Community Theater, Harrodsburg. Information: (800) 928-3361.

Centre Jazz, featuring pianist Raleigh Dailey, professor of jazz studies at University of kentucky and a member of DiMartino-Osland Jazz Orchestra, 7:30 p.m. today, The Combs Center, 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.

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

St. Louis Quintet, 8 p.m. March 27, Brock Auditorium, Eastern Kentucky University. Cost: $10 at the door. Information: (859) 622-1356.

Hensley, Isenstadt, Boyd and Co., wood quintet, 3 p.m. March 28, great hall of Richmond Area Arts Center, 399 W. Water St. Cost: $8. Information: (859) 624-4242.


"Nursery Rhymes, Fairy Tales & Shakespeare," produced by Arts for Kids, ETC in partnership with the Danville/Boyle County Community Learning Centers, 7:30 p.m. March 27, 2:30 p.m. March 28, Gravely Hall, Danville High School. Cost: $6/adults, $4/children and seniors, free/under 6. Preview performance interpreted for the deaf: 3:45 p.m. March 25; cost, $1. Tickets: (859) 854-5906.

"Li'l Abner," musical theater, 8 p.m. April 2 and 3, Lincoln County High School auditorium. Information: (606) 365-9111.

"The Glass Menagerie," Tennessee Williams classic presented by Bluegrass Theatre Guild, 8 p.m. March 18-20 and 26-27, 2 p.m. March 21, Franklin County High School auditorium, 1100 E. Main St., Frankfort. Cost: $10/adults, $5/students, $15/advanced preferred seats. Tickets: (502) 223-7529. Web site:


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.

Les Ballets Africains, National Dance Company of the Republic of Guinea, 8 p.m. March 30, Newlin Hall, Centre College. Tickets: (859) 236-4692 or (877) 448-7469.

Contra dance, 7:30-11 p.m. Friday, Russell Acton Folk Center, 212 Jefferson St., Berea. Music by Cornpone. Dress for energetic activity. Cost: $4/adults, $2/students and children. Information: (800) 598-5263.


Grandpa Jones, portrayed by Harrdsburg native David Hurt, 3 p.m. March 28, Ragged Edge Community Theater, Harrodsburg. Free. Information: (859) 734-2389.

"The Gunfighter," 1950, directed by Henry King and starring Gregory Peck, 7 p.m. today, Boyle County Public Library. Synopsis: Jimmy Ringo (Peck) is the fastest gun in the West, but he is getting tired of it all and would like to retire. But wherever he goes, there always is some young gun who wants to take him on. Part of the Western Film Series, sponsored by Friends of the Library and led by Charles Vahlkamp. April 1: "The Searchers," 1956, directed by John Ford and starring John Wayne.

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