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What's Happening In The Area

July 29, 2004

Looking for something to do? Here are a few suggestions:

EXHIBITS

Artwork by Virginia Robertson, Aug. 7-Sept. 30, Vineyard Room, Chateau du Vieux Corbeau winery, 471 Stanford Ave. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Information: (859) 236-1808. Reception: 2-4 p.m. Aug. 7.

"Nature Up Close," photographs of flowers and other creatures by Geri Trinler, through August, Boyle County Public Library. Open to the public during regular business hours. Free. Information: (859) 332-7046.

Paintings by Diane Carey, through August, McDowell Wellness Center. Sponsored by Gathering Artists. Open to the public during regular business hours. Free. Information: (859) 236-6627.

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"Suddenly Sirius," exhibit of new works by members with a canine or a celestial theme for the dog days of summer, by Wilderness Trace Art League, through August, Unit No. 2, Constitution Square. Facility also includes two floors of members' arts and crafts. Hours: noon-4 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, 1-4 p.m. Sundays. Closed Tuesdays. Information: (859) 236-6561.

"Children of the World: Photographs and Paintings by Betty Laduke," through Sunday, Central Library Gallery, 140 E. Main St., Lexington. Information: (859) 231-5559.

"The Paintings of Henry Lawrence Faulkner," through July 31, Miller Fine Art and Framing, 501 E. High St., Lexington. Artist reception: 5-9 p.m. Friday. Information: (859) 254-04042. Web site: www.millerfineart.com.

"Let There Be Light," a national juried art exhibition, through Sept. 11, Centenary Christian Life Center, 1441 Perryville Road. Free. Hours: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m.-noon Friday, 10:30 a.m.-noon Sunday. Information: (859) 236-4800. Opening reception: 1-4 p.m. Sunday.

Women Artists Group Show, mixed media by group of central Kentucky female artists, Saturday through Sept. 12, Central Library Gallery, 140 E. Main St., Lexington. Hours: 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Free.

Works by several members, by Gathering Artists, through December, Commonwealth Cancer Center, Danville bypass. Open during regular business hours. Free. Information: (859) 236-6561.

CONCERTS

The Swells, jazz, blues and oldies, Whimsy in Weisiger concert, 6:30-8:30 p.m. today, Weisiger Park, downtown Danville. Also featuring ArtsAlive! art market, sponsored by Arts Commission of Danville/Boyle County, and farmer's market. Free. Aug. 5: Little South, country.

Stardust, 8 p.m.-midnight Friday and Saturday Mae Johnson's White Barn, Waynesburg. Cost: $5/adults, $1/under 9. Auction: 7 p.m. Mondays, led by Waynesburg Auction. Information: (606) 365-3417.

John Pope's Hardwood Duo, 7:30-10:30 p.m. today, Two Roads Cafe. Saturday: Jazz Cafe, 7:30-10:30 p.m. Friday: Billyblues, 7:30-10:30 p.m. Wednesday: Open mic with guitarist Shane White.

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.

Weekly Jam Session, hosted by David Robertson and friends, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Weisiger Park. Free to all musicians. Information: (859) 236-9886 or heartdan@bellsouth. net

Homer Ledford and the Cabin Creek Band, 5 p.m. Aug. 7, Jack Jouett House, Versailles. Cost: $6. Information: (859) 873-7920.

Larry Sanders and BorderLine, featuring old and new country, bluegrass, and gospel music, and The Hubcaps and The Inmates, featuring old rock 'n' roll, 1950s and '60s music, 7 p.m. Saturday, Boyle County Fairgrounds. Cost: $8/adults, $4/children. Concessions available. Information: (800) 928-3361 or (859) 734-3361.

Homer Ledford and The Cabin Creek Band, 5 p.m. Aug. 7, Jack Jouett House, Woodford County. Cost: $6. Tickets: (859) 873-5948 or 873-5122.

AUDITIONS

For "witness," tale of friendship, fanaticism and deadly undercurrents of prejudice in 1920s Vermont, 6-8 p.m. Aug. 8, 7-9 p.m. Aug. 9-10, Lexington Children's Theatre main stage, 418 W. Short St. Appointments required; each auditionee must attend entire two-hour session. Roles available: two females, ages 9-14; one African-American female, age 14; one male, age 18. Information and scheduling: (859) 254-4546, ext. 319. Web site: www.lctonstage.org.

THEATER

"Daniel Boone, The Man and the Legend," 8:30 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday, through Aug. 21, James Harrod Amphitheatre, Harrodsburg. Cost: $12/adults, $10/seniors, $8/children 5-12; $5/under 4. Reservations: (800) 852-6663. Web site: www.boonedrama.com.

"The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940," mystery-comedy, Tuesday through Saturday, July 27-Aug. 7, Pioneer Playhouse. Dinner and theater: 7:30 p.m., $25. Theater only: 8:30 p.m., $13. Reservations: (859) 236-2747. Web site: Pioneer Playhouse

"Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat," 7:30 p.m. Aug. 6-7, 2 p.m. Aug. 7-8, Lexington Children's Theatre, 418 W. Short St. Cost: $10/adults, $8.25/children. Tickets: (859) 254-4546, ext. 247 or www.lctonstage.org.

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