What's Happening In The Area

October 14, 2004


"Giselle Act II" and "Closed on Mondays," by Lexington Ballet Company, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Opera House, Lexington. Cost: $18/adults, $12/students. Tickets: (859) 233-9663.


"Enter the Whimsical World of Virginia Robertson," paintings with a light touch, through October, Boyle County Public Library. During the month, the artist invites groups, particularly of school kids, to walk through the exhibit; a writing component is included. Open to the public during regular business hours. Free. Information: (859) 332-7046.

"Structure and State of Mind: Oil Paintings by Lori Ellis," through Oct. 29, AEGON Gallery, Centre College. Gallery hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Information: Judith Pointer Jia, (859) 238-5469. Other hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday; reception 4-5 p.m. Oct. 22; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 23.


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

Works by Brenna Kihlman, an exhibit honoring the late artist, by Wilderness Trace Art League, through October, 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.

Paintings and photography by Gathering Artist members, through December, Commonwealth Cancer Center, Danville bypass. Open during regular business hours. Free. Information: (859) 236-6561.

"An Array of Gallery Artists", through Oct. 23, Miller Fine Art and Framing, 501 E. High St., Lexington. Information: (859) 254-04042.

"Place A Culture Here and There," works by Wolfgang Ritschel, through Nov. 9, MetroLex Gallery, 301 E. Main, Lexington. Hours: 8:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. weekdays; Saturdays by appointment. Information: (859) 254-7024 and

Works by Nicolas Herrera, through Nov. 7, Central Library Gallery, 140 East Main St., Lexington. Open during regular business hours. Information: (859) 231-5559.

"Opening the Gates of Consciousness: Art Nouveau Glass and Pottery," through Nov. 7, University of Kentucky Art Museum, Lexington. Hours: noon-5 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday, noon-8 p.m. Friday; closed Monday and university holidays. Cost: $8/general, $5/senior citizens. Information: (859) 257-5716.


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.

Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver, 7 and 9 p.m. Oct. 23, Renfro Valley Entertainment Center. Tickets: 606) 256-2638. Web site:

Juilliard String Quartet, 8 p.m. Monday, Weisiger Theatre, Centre College. Tickets: (859) 236-4692 or (877) 448-7469.

Johnny Rivers, 8:30 p.m. Oct. 22, Newlin Hall, Centre College. Tickets: (859) 236-4692 or (877) 448-7469.

Tracy Lawrence and Toby Keith, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Rupp Arena, Lexington. Cost: $59.75 and $39.75. Tickets: (859) 281-6644.

Desert Wind, 8 p.m.-midnight Saturday, Fraternal Order of Eagles No. 4394, Junction City. Cost: $5/members and guests.

Lexington Philharmonic, featuring pianist and cancer survivor Janina Fialkowska, 8 p.m. Oct. 22, Singletary Center for the Arts, Lexington. Fialkowska will give a pre-concert lecture at 7:15 p.m. Cost: $22-$40. Tickets: (859) 233-4226 or


"Trials: The Life of Joan of Arc," part of the new "Teen Dreamers" series for patrons ages 11 and up, 2 p.m. Sunday and Nov. 6, Bomhard Theater, The Kentucky Center, Louisville. Tickets: (800) 775-7777. Web site:

"Dracula," 10th anniversary presentation of the Bram Stoker story, through Oct. 31, Actors Theatre of Louisville. Tickets: (502) 584-1205. Web site:

"The Fisherman and His Wife," 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 2 p.m. Sunday, Lexington Children's Theatre. Cost: $10/adults, $8.25/children. Tickets: (859) 254-4546.

"Stop Kiss," by Actors' Guild of Lexington, Oct. 21-Nov. 7, Downtown Arts Center, Lexington. Information: (859) 233-0663.


Paint Lick VillageFest, Saturday, Paint Lick. Information: (859) 200-0434.

"Dr. Strangelove, or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb," directed by Stanley Kubrick and starring Peter Sellers, Sterling Hayden and George C. Scott, 7 p.m. today, Boyle County Public Library. Part of the American Film Classics series. Free; discussion follows. Oct. 28: "To Kill A Mockingbird," directed by Robert Mulligan and starring Gregory Peck, Brock Peters and Robert Duvall.

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