Things To Do In The Area

April 01, 2004


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

Watercolors by Gaynella McGuire, through April, Boyle County Public Library. Open to the public during regular business hours. Free. Information: (859) 332-7046.

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


"Fresh Paint," opening April 16, by Wilderness Trace Art League, Unit No. 2, Constitution Square. Hours: noon-4 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, 1-4 p.m. Sundays. Closed Tuesdays. Information: (859) 236-6561. Open house: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. April 17, noon-4 p.m. April 18; refreshments served.

"Contemporary Painters: Velma Morris, Tom Lohre and Eric Johnson," through Sunday, 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.

All-member exhibit, by Gathering Artists, through May, Commonwealth Cancer Center, Danville bypass. Open during regular business hours. Free. Information: (859) 236-6561. Reception: 10 a.m.-noon May 8.


Royal Blue, bluegrass, 6-8 p.m. Saturday, Gabriel's Diner, 210 W. Main St., Stanford. Information: (606) 365-9199. Web site:

Bad Train, 8 p.m.-midnight Friday and Saturday Mae Johnson's White Barn, Waynesburg. Cost: $5/adults, $1/under 9. Information: (606) 365-3417. Today: David Lunsford and Doug Kirby band, old country, 8-11 p.m., $3/adults, $1/children.

Jessica Andrews and Little Big Town, 7 and 9:15 p.m. Saturday, New Barn Theater, Renfro Valley. Cost: $21 and $23 plus tax and handling. Tickets: (800) 765-7464. Web site:

Jessica Graff, voice recital, 7:30 p.m. today, Audrey Gillespie Recital Hall, Centre College. Graff, a senior music major from Lexington, will be performing works ranging from J. S. Bach to Rogers and Hammerstein. She will be accompanied by Elizabeth Wolfe and Lisa Cloud on piano, Caroline Henderson, Melissa Tidwell and Abby Winterberg on flute. Mezzo-soprano Missy Crowley also joins Jessica on the program. Free.

"March Madness," Lexington Brass Band's season finale, 4 p.m. Sunday, 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

"The Hallelujah Project," opportunity to learn the primary aspects of Baroque musical style and join 100-plus voice "sing in" of Handel's "Hallelujah Chorus," 3 p.m. Sunday, Newlin Hall. Free.

Karen Wicke, junior piano recital, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Audrey Gillespie Recital Hall, Centre College. Wicke, of Louisville, will perform solo works of Bach, Beethoven and Poulenc. Free.

The Chamber Players of Central Kentucky, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, recital hall, Singletary Center for the Arts. Cost: $18/adults, $7.50/children. Tickets: (859) 257-4929.

Euphonium recital, by Neal Corwell, member of "Pershing's Own" U.S. Army Band, 8 p.m. Monday, Singletary Center for the Arts. Free.

Bela Fleck and The Flecktones, 8 p.m. Tuesday, concert hall, Singletary Center for the Arts. Tickets: (859) 257-4929.


"Twelve Angry Jurors," 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday, West T. Hill Community Theatre, Larrimore Lane. Cost: $8/advance, $9/door. Tickets: (859) 236-1310.

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

"The Tomato Plant Girl," an empowering tale of friendship and self-confidence, 10 and 11:45 a.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, and April 8-9, 2 p.m. Sunday and April 10, Lexington Children's Theatre. Cost: $10/adults, $8.25/children; group rates available. Tickets: (800) 928-4545.


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


"Poetry and the Art of Finding," Bastian Lecture by noted poet and critic John Hollander, 7 p.m. April 8, Norton Center for the Arts Board Room, Centre College. Free.

Spring Wildflower Hikes, 10 a.m. Saturday and April 10, Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill. Cost: $5. Information: (800) 734-5411.

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