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    UPCOMING TROUBADOUR SHOWS AT THE LYRIC THEATRE:

    To order tickets to any of these shows, just click on the picture!

     

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    February 2015

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    Saturday, February 28 – 8PM

    Bryan White in Concert

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    Click on picture to purchase tickets!

    Bryan White is a Grammy award winning multi-platinum and gold artist with 6 #1 singles and armful of major awards.  His hits include “someone Else’s Star, Rebecca Lynn, I’m Not Supposed To Love You Anymore, and the iconic ‘From This Moment On’ with Shania Twain. Bryan is back in full swing, touring and recording.

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    Sunday, March 1 – 11:00AM

    The Kingdom Center Service

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    Join us Sunday at 11AM as we worship together.  Pastor Brent Ireland preaches the powerful Word of God.  Kingdom Kids hosts childcare at all services from birth through 5th grade.

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    Sunday, March 1 – 5:30PM

    One World International Festival

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    This event is free and open to the public.

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    Monday, March 2 – 6:45PM

    Woodsongs Old-Time Radio Hour

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    T. GRAHAM BROWN is a journeyman and songwriter who has recorded over thirteen studio albums and charted more than twenty singles on the Billboard charts. Three of these singles reached Number One and eight more reached the Top Ten. Brown’s latest album, ‘Forever Changed’, is his first release in 9 years. It was just nominated for a Grammy and features guest appearances by industry giants like Leon Russell, The Oak Ridge Boys, Steve Cropper, and more.  http://tgrahambrown.com/

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    REVEREND PEYTON’S Big Damn Band if funky, rootsy, full of groove and powerfully unexpected. The band has always been strong on authenticity, playing music that blends blues, ragtime, folk, country and other traditional styles with the sleek modern energy of do-it-yourself, homespun, punk fueled rock. ‘So Delicious’ is their 5th album, with songs that speak from the heart and capture the trio — whose sound has been honed over 250 annual tour dates during the last eight years — playing at their peak. http://www.bigdamnband.com

    For more on Woodsongs schedule, check www.woodsongs.com

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    Thursday, March 5 – 4:00PM

    Colon Cancer Prevention Fair

    This event is FREE and open to the public!

    Colon Cancer Prevention Fair

    Sunday, March 8 – 11:00AM

    The Kingdom Center Service

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    Join us Sunday at 11AM as we worship together.  Pastor Brent Ireland preaches the powerful Word of God.  Kingdom Kids hosts childcare at all services from birth through 5th grade.

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    Sunday, March 8 

    LexArts Arts Showcase Weekend at The Lyric!

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    Come for a full day of artistic activities and presentations at The Lyric Theatre & Cultural Arts Center as we partner with and host some of these amazing local organizations:

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    ‘Sculpture Gumbo’ – by Sisohpromatem Art Foundation, Inc

    12:00 pm – 4:00 pm, Multipurpose Room

    Create whimsical sculptures from a variety of household and everyday items, transform a plastic water bottle into an exotic flower, create a soft sculpture from fabric scraps, turn plain eyeglass frames into fancy glasses, build a mini-castle from spaghetti and marshmallows. Sisohpromatem Art Foundation, Inc. helps children to become creative, confident, active citizens by engaging them in the arts.

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    Six Bomb Boards

    3:00 pm – 4:00 pm, Main Lobby

    Six Bomb Boards is a rotating collective of Lexington, KY artists who get together and set up shop in theaters, bars, and at various events or wherever will have us. We draw and paint live for people. We get the audience involved and encourage any and everyone to step up and create something. Draw it. Paint it. Write it. Bomb it. We’ll be drawing and painting live for people coming through and will be encouraging people to come up and draw with us.

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    The Kentuckians Chorus

    2:00 pm – 2:30 pm, Theatre

    Founded in 1960, The Kentuckians Chorus is open to all men in the Lexington area who love to sing. Our mission: Singing and sharing barbershop harmony for enjoyment and good will. A quartet will perform barbershop songs, explain the barbershop style, and provide information about our group. Come join us!

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    Unbridled Harmony Chorus

    3:00 pm – 3:30 pm, Theatre

    Unbridled Harmony Chorus is an eclectic group of women who sing and perform a very wide variety of music from current popular to all time favorites.  We are the local chapter of Sweet Adelines International. We rehearse weekly, perform locally and compete regionally.

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    Bluegrass Youth Ballet

    4:00 pm – 4:30 pm, Theatre

    Bluegrass Youth Ballet (BYB) is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization in Lexington, KY, founded and directed by Adalhi Aranda. BYB performances are educational, incorporating other art disciplines. We enhance lives by providing dance education in a positive environment for all youth through high quality training, innovative performances, and cultural experiences.

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    ‘Fashion + Music Session’ by Lexington Fashion Collaborative

    6:00 pm – 9:00 pm, Museum

    A free-flow stage of emerging artists featuring spoken word, hip-hop, bluegrass & jazz with musicians wearing creations by designers of the Lexington Fashion Collaborative.

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    Monday, March 9 – 6:45PM

    Woodsongs Old-Time Radio Hour

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    THE FAIRFIELD FOUR are one of the most prominent and respected names in gospel music. Featured in the hit motion picture O Brother Where Art Thou?, their blend of rich harmonies of soulful singers clad in tuxedo jackets and coveralls, made for an experience unmatched in pop, soul, R&B and blues music for nearly a century. The famed quartet the will celebrate the studio release of ‘Still Rockin’ My Soul’ on WoodSongs. PBS recently premiered a dynamic celebration of this tradition with ‘Rock My Soul’ anchored by The Fairfield Four and The McCrary Sisters   http://thefairfieldfour.com

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    THE McCRARY SISTERS are first-call session aces supporting some of music’s most vibrant artists from Bob Dylan and beyond. As daughters of longtime Fairfield Four tenor Rev. Samuel McCrary, The McCrary Sisters – Alfreda, Ann, Deborah and Regina – each bring a unique energy and virtuosity to the group. ‘Let’s Go’ is their new project Of timeless spirituals and original tracks produced by Buddy Miller. www.mccrarysisters.com

    For more on Woodsongs schedule, check www.woodsongs.com

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    Sunday, March 15 – 11:00AM

    The Kingdom Center Service

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    Join us Sunday at 11AM as we worship together.  Pastor Brent Ireland preaches the powerful Word of God.  Kingdom Kids hosts childcare at all services from birth through 5th grade.

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    Monday, March 16 – 6:45PM

    Woodsongs Old-Time Radio Hour

    Both Artists TBA!

    For more on Woodsongs schedule, check www.woodsongs.com

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    Friday, March 20 – 5:00PM

    Gallery Hop at The Lyric!

    Come enjoy LexArts Gallery Hop at The Lyric, featuring these beautiful exhibits:

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    February 6, 2014 – June 6, 2015
    “Headliners in History: Portraits of African-American Icons”

    Local painter Agustin Zarate, a native of Mexico, acknowledges the influences cultural groups share with one another and aims to fuse the vibrant colors of his native land into the portraits of African American visionaries whose services have forever enhanced history. This exhibit consists of 23 acrylic painted portraits of both regionally and internationally noted icons including: Les McCann, Aretha Franklin, Marvin Gaye, Isaac Murphy and Muhammad Ali, among other recognizable faces and local dignitaries.

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    March 14, 2015 – June 6, 2015
    “Lexington Fashion Collaborative’s Art + Fashion + Sustainability”

     More info coming soon.

    For more on our Gallery & Museum hours and private tours,

    contact The Lyric at (859) 280-2201.

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    Sunday, March 22 – 11:00AM

    The Kingdom Center Service

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    Join us Sunday at 11AM as we worship together.  Pastor Brent Ireland preaches the powerful Word of God.  Kingdom Kids hosts childcare at all services from birth through 5th grade.

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    Monday, March 23 – 6:45PM

    Woodsongs Old-Time Radio Hour 800th Broadcast!

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    ASLEEP AT THE WHEEL is the legendary Austin based 9-time Grammy winning Band led by the dynamic Ray Benson. For over 40 years Asleep at the Wheel have been carrying the traditions of Bob Wills across generations and the into the 21st century. The band latest CD is a spectacular tribute to this legacy, called ‘Still The King: Celebrating the Music of Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys.”

    BOB WILLS: Widely considered “The King of Western Swing,” Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys performed thousands of shows across the United Sates for nearly six decades and recorded prolifically in the late ‘30s and early ‘40s. Early stars of American country music, Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys were inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1968, the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1970, the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1999 and the National Fiddler Hall of Fame in 2007.

    TICKET INFORMATION: This show is a fundraiser for our national education project “WoodSongs In The Classroom” Tickets are $30 public and only $20 for WS Partners. Call the Lyric Theatre box office 859-280-2218 after 1PM or visit LexingtonLyric.com. We are excited and proud that Asleep at the Wheel will be the featured guests as we celebrate the astounding 800th broadcast of our show.

    For more on Woodsongs schedule, check www.woodsongs.com

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    Sunday, March 29 – 11:00AM

    The Kingdom Center Service

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    Join us Sunday at 11AM as we worship together.  Pastor Brent Ireland preaches the powerful Word of God.  Kingdom Kids hosts childcare at all services from birth through 5th grade.

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    Monday, March 30 – 6:45PM

    Woodsongs Old-Time Radio Hour

    Both Artists TBA!

    For more on Woodsongs schedule, check www.woodsongs.com

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  • Gallery Hours

    Tuesday – Friday: 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

    Saturday- 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

    Group Tours available by appointment, to schedule call (859) 280-2201 or email at officeassistant@lexingtonlyric.com

     

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    October 30, 2014 – February 28, 2015
    “Garry R Bibbs Featuring 25 Years of UK Sculpture Excellence – Past, Present and Future”

    Garry R. Bibbs is an African-American tenured professor at University of Kentucky and has taught graduate and undergraduate students for the past 12 years. Through his encouragement and endorsement, many of his students have gone on to create public art displayed throughout the nation.

    In this exhibit, Bibbs will feature sculptures from students he has taught in his tenure at UK, including alumni, current BFA and MFA students, as well as rising students in his 355 Sculpture I course.

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    February 6, 2014 – June 6, 2015
    “Headliners in History: Portraits of African-American Icons”

    Local painter Agustin Zarate, a native of Mexico, acknowledges the influences cultural groups share with one another and aims to fuse the vibrant colors of his native land into the portraits of African American visionaries whose services have forever enhanced history. This exhibit consists of 23 acrylic painted portraits of both regionally and internationally noted icons including: Les McCann, Aretha Franklin, Marvin Gaye, Isaac Murphy and Muhammad Ali, among other recognizable faces and local dignitaries.

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