What's Happening

August 05, 2004


For "witness," tale of friendship, fanaticism and deadly undercurrents of prejudice in 1920s Vermont, 6-8 p.m. Sunday, 7-9 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, 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:


Artworks by Virginia Robertson and Nancy Beresford, Saturday through 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. Saturday.

"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.


"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.

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.

"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.

Paintings by Jack Carey, for sale and on display, Cutter's Buffet, Hustonville Road.

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


"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:

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

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

"Bay at the Moon," soulful comedy, Tuesday through Saturday, Aug. 10-21, Pioneer Playhouse. Dinner and theater: 7:30 p.m., $25. Theater only: 8:30 p.m., $13. Reservations: (859) 236-2747.


Gary Crank, gospel music, 8-10 p.m. Saturday, Olde Town Park, Main Street, Harrodsburg. Part of the Summer Entertainment Concert Series. Free. No admission. Rain cancels.

Little South, country and Southern rock, 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. 12: After Six, standards of the 1940s and '50s.

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. Auction: 7 p.m. Mondays, led by Waynesburg Auction. Information: (606) 365-3417.

Jazz Cafe, 7:30-10:30 p.m. Saturday, Two Roads Cafe. Wednesday: Open mic with guitarist Paul Sirimongkhon. Information: (859) 236-9847.

Royal Blue, bluegrass music jam session, 8 p.m. Friday, Chimney Rock Campground, Burgin. Information:

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

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


Call for artists interested in exhibiting at "Gallery Hop Stops," set for 5-8 p.m. Nov. 12 and Feb. 4 and hosted by the Arts Commission of Danville/Boyle County. For information about becoming an exhibitor: Ann Nichols, Executive Director of the Arts Commission, (859) 238-0063 or

Pat Godwin, armed with a quick wit, piano and guitar, Wednesday through Aug. 14, Comedy Off Broadway, Lexington Green. Show times and prices: 8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, $7.50; 8 and 10:30 p.m. Friday, $9.50; 7, 9:15 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. Saturday, $12.50. Box office hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday, 11 a.m.-8:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Web site:

Grassroots Writers, 6-7:30 p.m. second and fourth Tuesdays. Information and locations of meetings: (859) 548-2698 or (859) 339-0473.

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