What's Happening In The Area

October 21, 2004


"Ritual Objects," an exhibit of works by Flame Run resident artist and Centre College graduate Paul J. Nelson, Saturday through Nov. 17, Flame Run studio, Louisville. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Information: (888) 584-5353. Web site:

"Enter the Whimsical World of Virginia Robertson," paintings with a light touch, through October, Boyle County Public Library. The artist welcomes 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. Friday; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday.


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


Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra, featuring pianist Olga Kern, 8 p.m. Wednesday, Newlin Hall, Centre College. Tickets: (859) 236-4692.

"Chill Out to Cool Jazz" concert, featuring the 15-piece CentreJazz Band, directed by Vince DiMartino, 7:30 p.m. today, The Warehouse, Centre College. Free. Concert features popular jazz standards such as "My Funny Valentine."

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, by Waynesburg Auction. Information: (606) 365-3417.

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

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

Lexington Philharmonic, featuring pianist and cancer survivor Janina Fialkowska, 8 p.m. Friday, 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

Rodney Carrington, 8 p.m. Saturday, Rupp Arena, Lexington. Tickets: $29.50-$42.50. Call: (859) 233-3535.

Luxembourg Philharmonic Orchestra, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Singletary Center for the Arts. Tickets: (859) 257-4929.

Halloween Spooktacular, part of the Lexington Philharmonic's Family Series, 3 p.m. Sunday, Singletary Center for the Arts, Lexington. Costumes encouraged; doors open at 1:30 p.m. Cost: $13/adults, $9/kids. Tickets: (859) 233-4226 or

Music show and fish fry, 5 p.m. Saturday, Mackville Community Center. Music begins at 7 p.m. Cost: $10/both, $6/fish fry only, $5/music show only; carry outs available. Information: (859) 262-6105.


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

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

"Attempts on Her Life," by DramaCentre, Nov. 10-13, Weisiger Theatre, Centre College. Tickets: (859) 236-4692.

"Miss Saigon," presented by Broadway Live, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Saturday, 7 p.m. Sunday, Opera House, Lexington. Tickets: (859) 233-3535.

"Seven Wives for Dracula," Halloween readers theater presentation, 7 p.m. Oct. 29 and 30, West T. Hill Community Theatre. Costumes encouraged; refreshments served. Donations accepted. Information: (859) 236-8607.


Contra dance, sponsored by Lexington Traditional Dance Association, 8-11 p.m. Friday, ArtsPlace, 161 N. Mill St., Lexington. Dress for energetic activity. Cost: $5/adults, $4/students and first-timers. Information: (859) 269-2713.

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


"Holding and Solitude: Addressing the Absent Beloved in the Lyric," a lecture concentrating on selected sonnets by Shakespeare as well as lyrics by Shelley, Emily Dickinson and Frank O'Hara, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Norton Center for the Arts boardroom. Free.

"Haunted Frontier," 7-10 p.m. Oct. 28-30, Old Fort Harrod State Park. Cost: $5. Information: (859) 734-9614 or 734-3314.

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