Lyric in the News

The Lyric in the Press:


7/15/16 - Lexington NAACP holds town hall meeting with police chief about body cameras

7/15/16 - Lyric's Summer Youth Program gives students a creative outlet for learning

6/23/16 - Lyric Theatre Summer Film Series highlights influential black films

6/16/16 - The voice of Jordan Smith more stunning in person

6/14/16 - Lexington artists to discuss Beyonce's 'Lemonade' at The Lyric Theatre

4/2/16 - For Galactic, different voices fuel the groove

1/25/16 - Kenyan artist Tarus opens new exhibit 'River Between' at the Lyric

1/22/16 - Yonder Mountain's Jamgrass Rocks Lyric Theatre


11/12/2015 - Big weekend at The Lyric starts with bassist Nik West

11/12/2015 - Robert Cray brings four decades of blues to the Lyric Theatre Saturday

10/2/2015 - Donald Mason named Executive Director of Lyric Theatre in Lexington

7/12/15 - Same sex couples receive minsters' blessing at Lyric Theatre event


12/12/14 - UK Opera undergrads, youth orchestra present holiday classic'Amahl and the Night Visitors'

11/29/14 - Kenny Loggins' new indie-pop-folk trio rides into town

11/22/14 - Conference plans to lynch last remnants of Jim Crow

10/16/14 - Frank X Walker Exhibit unmasks world of black superheroes

9/25/14 - Dr Cornel West to Salute Lexington Poverty Advocates

9/4/14 - The Lyric, LCT collaborate on play during heritage festival

9/1/14 - Dayton Contemporary Dance Company kicks offRoots & Heritage at The Lyric

7/26/14 - Jazz Concert to Help First African Foundation purchase church

7/21/14 - Play about Alzheimers seeks to make us more aware, aid research

6/7/14 - 'Black Roots' exhibit another sign of the reawakening of The Lyric

5/31/14 - Snapped: Les McCann Juke Joint at The Lyric

1/7/2014 - Lyric Theatre Acting Director Promoted to Role Permanently


10/18/13 - Special Homecoming Performance Highlights Lyric's Anniversary Celebration

10/17/13 - Les McCann Returns to his Hometown, Home Theatre

10/14/13- Lexington Filmmaker Documents History of Local Man and Lyric Theatre

8/8/13 - Lyric Theatre Showcasing Early African American Cinema

6/8/13-Historic East End Walking Tour

5/2/13 - Uncover the History of the East End in a Walking Tour

5/2/13- Hiroya Tsukamoto & Monica Dewey Live at the Lyric

4/23/13- CKYO Youth Jazz Arts Orchestra Live at the Lyric

4/19/13- April 2013 Gallery Hop at the Lyric Theatre

4/17/13- Art After Hours at Institute 193

2/15/13- Temptations Revue at the Lyric Theatre

2/3/13- La Pasion Del Arte Latina Exhibit Dates Extended

1/31/13- Deweese Street Community Room Dedication


11/16/12- November 2012 Gallery Hop at the Lyric Theatre

7/12/12- Summer 2012 Free Movie Series

6/15/12- June Gallery Hop with LaShun Beal and Little Dresses

5/18/12- Duke Ellington Jazz Series: Hip, Harlem, and Hollywood

4/20/12- Who is My Neighbor Art Exhibit

2/19/12- Groups perform at Gospel Celebration at Lyric Theatre

2/1/12- Doors by Minerva Evans

2/1/12- LEXARTS Dynamic Doors

1/16/12- Little Dresses For Lexington

1/13/12- Actor's one-man show honors Frederick Douglass

1/6/12- Community Joins Together To Sew Dresses For Lexington’s Little Girls


10/25/11- Lyric Theatre One Year Anniversary

8/27/11- Notable Night at the Lyric

5/12/11- Engravings honor Lyric Theatre donors

Festival of Choirs at the Lyric Theatre

Lexington's Lyric Theatre reopens

Lyric Theatre reopens