Things To Do In The Area

March 25, 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 Public 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, 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.


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.

Showdown, 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. Saturday, Brock Auditorium, Eastern Kentucky University. Cost: $10 at the door. Information: (859) 622-1356.

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

Shirley Horn Trio Concert, 8 p.m. Saturday, Singletary Center for the Arts, Lexington. Cost: $35/general, $25/students. Tickets: (859) 257-4929.

The Osborne Brothers, with Moron Brothers, and Lardo and Burley, 7 p.m. Saturday, New Barn Theater, Renfro Valley. Cost: $12 and $14. Tickets: (800) 765-7464. Web site:

Jessica Graff, voice recital, 7:30 p.m. April 1, Grant 114, Norton Center for the Arts, Centre College. Free.

"March Madness," Lexington Brass Band's season finale, 4 p.m. April 4, Calvary Baptist Church, Lexington. Concert fetures cornet virtuoso Vince DiMartino, Russian sounds and a celebration of John Philip Sousa's 150th anniversary. Cost: $5. Information: (859) 858-3511, ext. 2246; or email


"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. Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday, 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. Friday and Saturday, 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:

"The Coronation of Poppea," by University of Kentucky Opera Theatre, 8 p.m. today, Saturday and Monday, Singletary Center for the Arts, Lexington. Tickets: (859) 257-4929.


For "It's A Grand Night for Singing," 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Koinonia House at Rose Street and Rose Lane, Lexington. Performers should be older than 16. Theme: "1,001 Nights: Broadway's Greatest Hits." To set up audition time: (859) 257-9331.


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

Contra dance, 7:30-11 p.m. Saturday, Russell Acton Folk Center, 212 Jefferson St., Berea. Music by This Band for Hire Reunion. Dress for energetic activity. Cost: $6/adults, $4/students and children. Information: (800) 598-5263.


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

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