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  1. Nov
    21
    Fri
    1. Third Annual Bluegrass Burlexpo Kentucky Burlesque & Variety Festival
      8:00 pm – 11:55 pm

      Purchase tickets at: www.bluegrassburlexpo.com Experience theatrical and dazzling burlesque and variety entertainment atDowntown Arts Center Black Box Theater for the Third Annual Bluegrass Burlexpo Kentucky Burlesque & Variety Festival in Lexington, Kentucky on November 21 and 22, 2014. Witness over 30 stunning acts over two nights in two unique burlesque and variety shows that feature internationally acclaimed and award-winning performers from around the Commonwealth of Kentucky and around the nation. Shop in our vendor area featuring creations made by unique artisans from far and wide. Enjoy our speakeasy bar provided by Alfalfa’s restaurant. Create a night to remember with your partner, friends, or group and join us! Proudly Presented By: Kentucky Burlesque Society Kentucky Academy of Burlesque Vagabond Artists Collective Defiance Studios Mecca Live Studio & Gallery HEADLINERS: Alethea Austin (Nashville) Michelle Mynx (St. Louis) Amber Ray (NYC) Lola van Ella (St. Louis) FEATURE PERFORMERS: Vita Devoid (Tampa, FL) Freya West (Nashville, TN) Siobhan Atomica (Richmond, KY) Pixie Pistola (Lexington, KY) Bijoux Bordell (Louisville, KY) Flow Jo (Louisville, KY) Natasha Nova (Lexington, KY) Sri Tarasita (Lexington, KY) Xander Lovecraft (St. Louis, MO) Matt O’Flows (Louisville, KY) See full cast details at www.bluegrassburlexpo.com

    2. The Carnegie Series at Joseph Beth: Overnight Write-In
      9:00 pm – 9:00 am

      Where better to write your novel than in a place full of novels? Joseph-Beth and the Carnegie Center invite all National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) participants—or any dedicated writer—to spend the night at Joseph-Beth Booksellers! From 9:00 pm to 9:00 am, the bookstore will be open for you to relax, stretch out, and find inspiration for your novel. Optional group sessions throughout the night led by Jennifer Mattox. Refreshments will be provided throughout the night and early morning. All participants will receive free books to take home. This is an overnight lock-in, so bring a pillow, blanket, and your writing materials. Visit www.josephbeth.com or follow Joseph-Beth on Facebook for updates. Offered in collaboration with Joseph-Beth Booksellers. All levels welcome! *NOTE: This event takes place at Joseph-Beth Booksellers, 161 Lexington Green Circle. Please call 859-273-2911 to reserve a spot!

  2. Nov
    22
    Sat
    1. ART EXHIBIT: “Take My Word for It” at the UK Art Museum
      Nov 22 (all-day)

      This exhibition examines ways in which artists use language to directly engage the viewer. Drawings, prints, and books by Clifford Amyx, Luis Camnitzer, Van Deren Coke, Wendy Ewald, Hand Haacke, Jenny Holtzer, Susan E, King, Barbara Kruger, Les Levine, Kay Rosen, Edwards Ruscha, Tad Savinar, Pat Steir, Catherine Wagner, Kara Walker offer a range of subjects and conditions, from poetics to politics. Exhibit dates: September 6 – December 23, 2014. Gallery hours: Tues. – Sun., noon – 5 p.m. // Fridays, noon-8.

    2. ART EXHIBIT: Laurel Nakadate, “Strangers and Relations”
      Nov 22 (all-day)

      Photographer Laurel Nakadate will visit Lexington as part of the Robert C. May Photography Lecture Series. Her exhibition, Strangers & Relations, features two distinct groups who are documented in similar ways. The “strangers” are part of Nakadate’s Star Portraits series, and feature individuals who she found through a process of asking friends to invite people to meet her, as well as by postings made on Facebook and community message boards. The “relatives” were found when Nakadate, whose paternal lineage is Japanese-American, took a DNA test in order to uncover data about her mother’s family history. Exhibit runs September 6 – December 23. Lecture with Nakadate on October 10 at 4 p.m. in Worhsam Theatre Gallery hours: Tues. – Sun., noon – 5 p.m. // Fridays, noon-8.  

    3. ART EXHIBIT: Madmen and Moonbeams – Fanciful Faces by Kurt Vonnegut
      Nov 22 (all-day)

      Novelist Kurt Vonnegut made drawings throughout his life, and like writers and musicians including Norman Mailer, Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell, and John Lennon, found that visual art offered him another space for creativity. This exhibition of his silkscreens, feature portraits that are both comic and surreal, defined by bolds line and carefully placed areas of color. It is organized by Art History graduate student Courtney Anich, and the works were printed in Lexington, Kentucky, by Joe Petro III. Exhibit dates: September 6 – December 23, 2014. Gallery hours: Tues. – Sun., noon – 5 p.m. // Fridays, noon-8.

    4. ART EXHIBIT: Oak Hill Farm – A Jewel of the Bluegrass
      Nov 22 (all-day)

      The Showplace for Saddlebreds celebrates the breeding program at the late Jean McLean Davis’ Oak Hill Farm in Harrodsburg, KY, which has long been synonymous with World’s Champion Saddlebred performance horses and the 2014 exhibit will focus on the tradition of excellence the farm represents. On display are hundreds of items, including photos, paintings, trophies and furnishings from the estate of the farm’s owner, Jean McLean Davis. The exhibition runs February 14, 2014 to January 31, 2015, and admission to the American Saddlebred Museum’s Showplace for Saddlebreds and Oak Hill Farm – A Jewel of the Bluegrass exhibition is included with admission to the Kentucky Horse Park. For further information contact 859-259-2746 or museum@asbmusuem.org or visit www.ASBMuseum.org.

    5. ART EXHIBIT: Pattern, Color, and Form: The Art of Marco Logsdon and Nicole Hand
      8:30 am – 2:00 pm

      This exhibition will feature the beautiful pattern works of Lexington painter and former Chicago gallery owner Marco Logsdon with printmaker and Murray State University Art Professor Nicole Hand as the LASC presents their distinctive works of art produced on paper and wood.  Experience the unique ways these two Kentucky artists combined color, form, and pattern to create pieces developed using non-traditional art materials. Gallery Hours: Mon.-Fri., 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m

    6. Café Shambhala Meditation and Social Gathering
      9:00 am – 12:00 pm

      Café Shambhala offers meditation and a social gathering every Saturday  morning. Free basic meditation instruction is available at 9 and 11 AM.  At 10 we gather for refreshments and chat. If you are interested in learning to meditate, drop by and join us on Saturday!

    7. Girls on the Run Central Kentucky 5K
      9:30 am – 11:00 am

      The Girls on the Run Central Kentucky 5K presented by Buchart Orthodontics will be held on Saturday, 11/22/14, at Keeneland at 9:30am. Race registration is available online at: www.gotrcentralky.org. Come join over 580 girls as they complete their first 5K! Race day volunteers are also needed! Sign up today at: https://www.raceplanner.com/register/Index/girls-on-the-run-central-kentucky-fall-2014-5K-volunteer?sid=643ca4aa3eb845448cf13c95d5444d77

    8. ART EXHIBIT: Ann Tower Holiday Exhibition
      10:00 am – 10:00 am

      The Ann Tower Gallery is pleased to present our annual Holiday Exhibition, an exciting group show with a lot of new work, both large and small by all our favorite artists including paintings, drawings, prints, photographs, ceramics, sculpture and folk art. The show will open with Gallery Hop Friday, November 21st, 5 – 8 p.m. and run through December 20th. Gallery Hours: Tues – Sat 10am – 5pm Sunday 10am – 2pm (closed on Mondays)

    9. Bluegrass Printmaker’s Open Studio Hours Every Saturday
      10:00 am – 2:00 pm

      Bluegrass Printmaker’s Cooperative BPC c/o LexArts 161 North Mill St. Lexington, KY 40508 Open Studio First Saturday – Salt Etching with Paul Adanick Second Saturday – Montypes and Monoprinting with Marta Dorton Third Saturday – Collagraphy with Elizabeth Foley Fourth Saturday – Relief Printing with Todd Herzberg 10am-2pm $8 per hour Curious about printmaking? Work side by side with BPC members who will be working in a specific printing technique. Work at your own pace and we will share tricks of the trade. We provide the press and inks. You bring plates and paper.

    10. Free Ice Skating Learn to Skate Class
      10:00 am – 11:00 am

      Children are invited to participate in a free Learn to Skate class through the United States Figure Skating Association Program. Mondays 6-7 pm, Tuesdays 1:30-2:30pm, Wednesdays 6-7 pm or Saturday 10-11am. This class focuses on the FUNdamentals of skating at every level. Students will be placed in an appropriate level class and taught in a group setting with a professional coach. Bring a Buddy and enjoy the fun! Class runs through June 2015, skates provided. Call June Warta (859) 619-6228

    11. Saturday Seminars: Designing Your Book
      10:00 am – 2:00 pm

      Whether you’re self-publishing a novel or learning Adobe Creative Suite, you must first understand the basics of how to communicate through images, layout, and typography. Explore fundamental concepts and how they are utilized by modern book designers. While we won’t be using computers in this course, the core ideas are valuable to mastering graphic design in such programs as Microsoft Publisher and Adobe InDesign. All levels welcome!

    12. Martial Arts for Women
      10:30 am – 12:00 pm

      This is a 6-week class that is FREE for women in the Lexington community. The women’s class focuses on empowering women’s inherent strengths as they apply to self-defense. Open to women 16 years and over, classes are held from 10:30 a.m. – noon Saturdays beginning November 1. No classes held during Thanksgiving week.

    13. Try It! Wheelthrowing
      12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

      Take advantage of this opportunity to try wheelthrowing with the help of a Mudwork’s instructor.  Clay and tools provided.  Firing available for an additional fee. Adults and children (6+) with an adult are welcome. Limit 10 students

    14. Improbable Baubles Opening Reception
      1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

      Free, kid-friendly, and open to the public!

    15. Oleika Pro Rodeo – IPRA National All Region Finals
      6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

      November 21-22, 2014 – KY Horse Park – Alltech Arena The Oleika Shriners welcome you to the 4th Annual Oleika Pro Rodeo! This year, we are proud to announce that we are the home of the International Professional Rodeo Association National All Region Finals!  The top two competitors from each region of each event will be here kicking up the dust to win that top spot! Join us on November 21 -22, 2014 to watch the action!  Doors open at 6 pm with a pre-show performance by the Kentucky Cowtown Rangers at 6:30.  The rodeo will begin at 7:30 pm. Miss Rodeo USA 2014, Elisa Swenson, will be our guest as well – so come meet her and get autographs from her, competitors, performers and barrelman (Marshall Greene) after the rodeo! Ticket pricing is $15 adults (pre-sale) or $17 at the gate.  Kids under 10 are $8 (pre-sale) or $10 at the gate.  Children 5 and under are FREE!  Parking is FREE! To purchase pre-sale tickets, visit:  http://oleikarodeo.com/   Proceeds benefit Oleika Shriners.

    16. R. J. Corman Lexington Dinner Train Comedy Night
      6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      Comedy Night November 22nd @ 6:00 Entertainment by Rob Wilfong, Joe Deuce and Allan Ivie Tickets are $109.95 per adult and $69.95 per child (ages 5-12) plus tax & gratuity.

    17. An Evening at the Theatre
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      Join us at Hunter Presbyterian Church for a concert of Broadway and opera selections sung by professional musicians, including Dr. Suna Gunther, Thomas Gunther, Brittany Jones, Jonathan Parham, Maggie Blair, and Rubin Thomas. A dessert reception will follow the concert. Tickets are $10 general admission and may be obtained at the door or in advance by calling (859) 277-5126.

    18. ART EXHIBIT: INTERSTRUCT (NoLi installations)
      7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

      Explore art in non-art spaces in the North Limestone corridor! Walk to multiple residential and business spaces which serve as pop-up exhibition sites to experience multi-disciplinary projects that explore themes of home/homeownership and material resources like hemp and coal. November Night Market guests will be the first to experience two more INTERSTRUCT installations within walking distance of the NoLi neighborhood. Chicago-based artist Rebecca Hamlin Green will explore themes of home, nostalgia, history, and identity in This Remains to Be Seen, a mixed-media installation at 128 York Street in the NoLi neighborhood. Tennessee artists Juan Rojo and Cedar Nordbye will question the institutions of marriage and homeownership within the context of evolving American identity in their project Partnership House at 740 North Limestone Street. Opening Reception Nov 7, 7 p.m. – 11 p.m.

  3. Nov
    23
    Sun
    1. ART EXHIBIT: “Take My Word for It” at the UK Art Museum
      Nov 23 (all-day)

      This exhibition examines ways in which artists use language to directly engage the viewer. Drawings, prints, and books by Clifford Amyx, Luis Camnitzer, Van Deren Coke, Wendy Ewald, Hand Haacke, Jenny Holtzer, Susan E, King, Barbara Kruger, Les Levine, Kay Rosen, Edwards Ruscha, Tad Savinar, Pat Steir, Catherine Wagner, Kara Walker offer a range of subjects and conditions, from poetics to politics. Exhibit dates: September 6 – December 23, 2014. Gallery hours: Tues. – Sun., noon – 5 p.m. // Fridays, noon-8.

    2. ART EXHIBIT: Laurel Nakadate, “Strangers and Relations”
      Nov 23 (all-day)

      Photographer Laurel Nakadate will visit Lexington as part of the Robert C. May Photography Lecture Series. Her exhibition, Strangers & Relations, features two distinct groups who are documented in similar ways. The “strangers” are part of Nakadate’s Star Portraits series, and feature individuals who she found through a process of asking friends to invite people to meet her, as well as by postings made on Facebook and community message boards. The “relatives” were found when Nakadate, whose paternal lineage is Japanese-American, took a DNA test in order to uncover data about her mother’s family history. Exhibit runs September 6 – December 23. Lecture with Nakadate on October 10 at 4 p.m. in Worhsam Theatre Gallery hours: Tues. – Sun., noon – 5 p.m. // Fridays, noon-8.  

    3. ART EXHIBIT: Madmen and Moonbeams – Fanciful Faces by Kurt Vonnegut
      Nov 23 (all-day)

      Novelist Kurt Vonnegut made drawings throughout his life, and like writers and musicians including Norman Mailer, Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell, and John Lennon, found that visual art offered him another space for creativity. This exhibition of his silkscreens, feature portraits that are both comic and surreal, defined by bolds line and carefully placed areas of color. It is organized by Art History graduate student Courtney Anich, and the works were printed in Lexington, Kentucky, by Joe Petro III. Exhibit dates: September 6 – December 23, 2014. Gallery hours: Tues. – Sun., noon – 5 p.m. // Fridays, noon-8.

    4. ART EXHIBIT: Oak Hill Farm – A Jewel of the Bluegrass
      Nov 23 (all-day)

      The Showplace for Saddlebreds celebrates the breeding program at the late Jean McLean Davis’ Oak Hill Farm in Harrodsburg, KY, which has long been synonymous with World’s Champion Saddlebred performance horses and the 2014 exhibit will focus on the tradition of excellence the farm represents. On display are hundreds of items, including photos, paintings, trophies and furnishings from the estate of the farm’s owner, Jean McLean Davis. The exhibition runs February 14, 2014 to January 31, 2015, and admission to the American Saddlebred Museum’s Showplace for Saddlebreds and Oak Hill Farm – A Jewel of the Bluegrass exhibition is included with admission to the Kentucky Horse Park. For further information contact 859-259-2746 or museum@asbmusuem.org or visit www.ASBMuseum.org.

    5. ART EXHIBIT: Ann Tower Holiday Exhibition
      10:00 am – 10:00 am

      The Ann Tower Gallery is pleased to present our annual Holiday Exhibition, an exciting group show with a lot of new work, both large and small by all our favorite artists including paintings, drawings, prints, photographs, ceramics, sculpture and folk art. The show will open with Gallery Hop Friday, November 21st, 5 – 8 p.m. and run through December 20th. Gallery Hours: Tues – Sat 10am – 5pm Sunday 10am – 2pm (closed on Mondays)

    6. Sunday Session – Rep. Susan Westrom
      2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

      State Representative Susan Westrom will outline current and pending legislation that affects caregivers and the aging.  She’ll also tell us the most effective way to advocate for issues that concern you.   Sunday Sessions, sponsored by ITN Bluegrass and The Retirement Research Foundation,  are held monthly and feature topics relevant to caregivers and those planning their own aging.  Event is free.  Parking available.  Refreshments.  More info at iknowexpo.org

    7. ART EXHIBIT: INTERSTRUCT (NoLi installations)
      7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

      Explore art in non-art spaces in the North Limestone corridor! Walk to multiple residential and business spaces which serve as pop-up exhibition sites to experience multi-disciplinary projects that explore themes of home/homeownership and material resources like hemp and coal. November Night Market guests will be the first to experience two more INTERSTRUCT installations within walking distance of the NoLi neighborhood. Chicago-based artist Rebecca Hamlin Green will explore themes of home, nostalgia, history, and identity in This Remains to Be Seen, a mixed-media installation at 128 York Street in the NoLi neighborhood. Tennessee artists Juan Rojo and Cedar Nordbye will question the institutions of marriage and homeownership within the context of evolving American identity in their project Partnership House at 740 North Limestone Street. Opening Reception Nov 7, 7 p.m. – 11 p.m.

  4. Nov
    24
    Mon
    1. ART EXHIBIT: Oak Hill Farm – A Jewel of the Bluegrass
      Nov 24 (all-day)

      The Showplace for Saddlebreds celebrates the breeding program at the late Jean McLean Davis’ Oak Hill Farm in Harrodsburg, KY, which has long been synonymous with World’s Champion Saddlebred performance horses and the 2014 exhibit will focus on the tradition of excellence the farm represents. On display are hundreds of items, including photos, paintings, trophies and furnishings from the estate of the farm’s owner, Jean McLean Davis. The exhibition runs February 14, 2014 to January 31, 2015, and admission to the American Saddlebred Museum’s Showplace for Saddlebreds and Oak Hill Farm – A Jewel of the Bluegrass exhibition is included with admission to the Kentucky Horse Park. For further information contact 859-259-2746 or museum@asbmusuem.org or visit www.ASBMuseum.org.

    2. ART EXHIBIT: Pattern, Color, and Form: The Art of Marco Logsdon and Nicole Hand
      8:30 am – 2:00 pm

      This exhibition will feature the beautiful pattern works of Lexington painter and former Chicago gallery owner Marco Logsdon with printmaker and Murray State University Art Professor Nicole Hand as the LASC presents their distinctive works of art produced on paper and wood.  Experience the unique ways these two Kentucky artists combined color, form, and pattern to create pieces developed using non-traditional art materials. Gallery Hours: Mon.-Fri., 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m

  5. Nov
    25
    Tue
    1. ART EXHIBIT: “Take My Word for It” at the UK Art Museum
      Nov 25 (all-day)

      This exhibition examines ways in which artists use language to directly engage the viewer. Drawings, prints, and books by Clifford Amyx, Luis Camnitzer, Van Deren Coke, Wendy Ewald, Hand Haacke, Jenny Holtzer, Susan E, King, Barbara Kruger, Les Levine, Kay Rosen, Edwards Ruscha, Tad Savinar, Pat Steir, Catherine Wagner, Kara Walker offer a range of subjects and conditions, from poetics to politics. Exhibit dates: September 6 – December 23, 2014. Gallery hours: Tues. – Sun., noon – 5 p.m. // Fridays, noon-8.

    2. ART EXHIBIT: Laurel Nakadate, “Strangers and Relations”
      Nov 25 (all-day)

      Photographer Laurel Nakadate will visit Lexington as part of the Robert C. May Photography Lecture Series. Her exhibition, Strangers & Relations, features two distinct groups who are documented in similar ways. The “strangers” are part of Nakadate’s Star Portraits series, and feature individuals who she found through a process of asking friends to invite people to meet her, as well as by postings made on Facebook and community message boards. The “relatives” were found when Nakadate, whose paternal lineage is Japanese-American, took a DNA test in order to uncover data about her mother’s family history. Exhibit runs September 6 – December 23. Lecture with Nakadate on October 10 at 4 p.m. in Worhsam Theatre Gallery hours: Tues. – Sun., noon – 5 p.m. // Fridays, noon-8.  

    3. ART EXHIBIT: Madmen and Moonbeams – Fanciful Faces by Kurt Vonnegut
      Nov 25 (all-day)

      Novelist Kurt Vonnegut made drawings throughout his life, and like writers and musicians including Norman Mailer, Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell, and John Lennon, found that visual art offered him another space for creativity. This exhibition of his silkscreens, feature portraits that are both comic and surreal, defined by bolds line and carefully placed areas of color. It is organized by Art History graduate student Courtney Anich, and the works were printed in Lexington, Kentucky, by Joe Petro III. Exhibit dates: September 6 – December 23, 2014. Gallery hours: Tues. – Sun., noon – 5 p.m. // Fridays, noon-8.

    4. ART EXHIBIT: Oak Hill Farm – A Jewel of the Bluegrass
      Nov 25 (all-day)

      The Showplace for Saddlebreds celebrates the breeding program at the late Jean McLean Davis’ Oak Hill Farm in Harrodsburg, KY, which has long been synonymous with World’s Champion Saddlebred performance horses and the 2014 exhibit will focus on the tradition of excellence the farm represents. On display are hundreds of items, including photos, paintings, trophies and furnishings from the estate of the farm’s owner, Jean McLean Davis. The exhibition runs February 14, 2014 to January 31, 2015, and admission to the American Saddlebred Museum’s Showplace for Saddlebreds and Oak Hill Farm – A Jewel of the Bluegrass exhibition is included with admission to the Kentucky Horse Park. For further information contact 859-259-2746 or museum@asbmusuem.org or visit www.ASBMuseum.org.

    5. ART EXHIBIT: Pattern, Color, and Form: The Art of Marco Logsdon and Nicole Hand
      8:30 am – 2:00 pm

      This exhibition will feature the beautiful pattern works of Lexington painter and former Chicago gallery owner Marco Logsdon with printmaker and Murray State University Art Professor Nicole Hand as the LASC presents their distinctive works of art produced on paper and wood.  Experience the unique ways these two Kentucky artists combined color, form, and pattern to create pieces developed using non-traditional art materials. Gallery Hours: Mon.-Fri., 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m

    6. ART EXHIBIT: Ann Tower Holiday Exhibition
      10:00 am – 10:00 am

      The Ann Tower Gallery is pleased to present our annual Holiday Exhibition, an exciting group show with a lot of new work, both large and small by all our favorite artists including paintings, drawings, prints, photographs, ceramics, sculpture and folk art. The show will open with Gallery Hop Friday, November 21st, 5 – 8 p.m. and run through December 20th. Gallery Hours: Tues – Sat 10am – 5pm Sunday 10am – 2pm (closed on Mondays)

  6. Nov
    26
    Wed
    1. ART EXHIBIT: “Take My Word for It” at the UK Art Museum
      Nov 26 (all-day)

      This exhibition examines ways in which artists use language to directly engage the viewer. Drawings, prints, and books by Clifford Amyx, Luis Camnitzer, Van Deren Coke, Wendy Ewald, Hand Haacke, Jenny Holtzer, Susan E, King, Barbara Kruger, Les Levine, Kay Rosen, Edwards Ruscha, Tad Savinar, Pat Steir, Catherine Wagner, Kara Walker offer a range of subjects and conditions, from poetics to politics. Exhibit dates: September 6 – December 23, 2014. Gallery hours: Tues. – Sun., noon – 5 p.m. // Fridays, noon-8.

    2. ART EXHIBIT: Laurel Nakadate, “Strangers and Relations”
      Nov 26 (all-day)

      Photographer Laurel Nakadate will visit Lexington as part of the Robert C. May Photography Lecture Series. Her exhibition, Strangers & Relations, features two distinct groups who are documented in similar ways. The “strangers” are part of Nakadate’s Star Portraits series, and feature individuals who she found through a process of asking friends to invite people to meet her, as well as by postings made on Facebook and community message boards. The “relatives” were found when Nakadate, whose paternal lineage is Japanese-American, took a DNA test in order to uncover data about her mother’s family history. Exhibit runs September 6 – December 23. Lecture with Nakadate on October 10 at 4 p.m. in Worhsam Theatre Gallery hours: Tues. – Sun., noon – 5 p.m. // Fridays, noon-8.  

    3. ART EXHIBIT: Madmen and Moonbeams – Fanciful Faces by Kurt Vonnegut
      Nov 26 (all-day)

      Novelist Kurt Vonnegut made drawings throughout his life, and like writers and musicians including Norman Mailer, Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell, and John Lennon, found that visual art offered him another space for creativity. This exhibition of his silkscreens, feature portraits that are both comic and surreal, defined by bolds line and carefully placed areas of color. It is organized by Art History graduate student Courtney Anich, and the works were printed in Lexington, Kentucky, by Joe Petro III. Exhibit dates: September 6 – December 23, 2014. Gallery hours: Tues. – Sun., noon – 5 p.m. // Fridays, noon-8.

    4. ART EXHIBIT: Oak Hill Farm – A Jewel of the Bluegrass
      Nov 26 (all-day)

      The Showplace for Saddlebreds celebrates the breeding program at the late Jean McLean Davis’ Oak Hill Farm in Harrodsburg, KY, which has long been synonymous with World’s Champion Saddlebred performance horses and the 2014 exhibit will focus on the tradition of excellence the farm represents. On display are hundreds of items, including photos, paintings, trophies and furnishings from the estate of the farm’s owner, Jean McLean Davis. The exhibition runs February 14, 2014 to January 31, 2015, and admission to the American Saddlebred Museum’s Showplace for Saddlebreds and Oak Hill Farm – A Jewel of the Bluegrass exhibition is included with admission to the Kentucky Horse Park. For further information contact 859-259-2746 or museum@asbmusuem.org or visit www.ASBMuseum.org.

    5. ART EXHIBIT: Pattern, Color, and Form: The Art of Marco Logsdon and Nicole Hand
      8:30 am – 2:00 pm

      This exhibition will feature the beautiful pattern works of Lexington painter and former Chicago gallery owner Marco Logsdon with printmaker and Murray State University Art Professor Nicole Hand as the LASC presents their distinctive works of art produced on paper and wood.  Experience the unique ways these two Kentucky artists combined color, form, and pattern to create pieces developed using non-traditional art materials. Gallery Hours: Mon.-Fri., 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m

    6. ART EXHIBIT: Ann Tower Holiday Exhibition
      10:00 am – 10:00 am

      The Ann Tower Gallery is pleased to present our annual Holiday Exhibition, an exciting group show with a lot of new work, both large and small by all our favorite artists including paintings, drawings, prints, photographs, ceramics, sculpture and folk art. The show will open with Gallery Hop Friday, November 21st, 5 – 8 p.m. and run through December 20th. Gallery Hours: Tues – Sat 10am – 5pm Sunday 10am – 2pm (closed on Mondays)

    7. Monthly Book Discussion
      5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

      Fourth Wednesday of each month, September through November. Join us for discussion of contemporary and classic novels as well as nonfiction, plays, and poetry chosen by the group. For current selections or more information, contact Alan at church11@webtv.net or 859-254-5649.

    8. Sprouts Innovators Club
      6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      The Plantory’s Sprouts Innovators Club offers small workshops that teach new skills, which vary widely from week to week while building community and allowing participants to think creatively. This week’s focus is Harry Potter Crafts Class! Check out the Sprouts Innovators Club page on Facebook for more details.

  7. Nov
    27
    Thu
    1. ART EXHIBIT: “Take My Word for It” at the UK Art Museum
      Nov 27 (all-day)

      This exhibition examines ways in which artists use language to directly engage the viewer. Drawings, prints, and books by Clifford Amyx, Luis Camnitzer, Van Deren Coke, Wendy Ewald, Hand Haacke, Jenny Holtzer, Susan E, King, Barbara Kruger, Les Levine, Kay Rosen, Edwards Ruscha, Tad Savinar, Pat Steir, Catherine Wagner, Kara Walker offer a range of subjects and conditions, from poetics to politics. Exhibit dates: September 6 – December 23, 2014. Gallery hours: Tues. – Sun., noon – 5 p.m. // Fridays, noon-8.

    2. ART EXHIBIT: Laurel Nakadate, “Strangers and Relations”
      Nov 27 (all-day)

      Photographer Laurel Nakadate will visit Lexington as part of the Robert C. May Photography Lecture Series. Her exhibition, Strangers & Relations, features two distinct groups who are documented in similar ways. The “strangers” are part of Nakadate’s Star Portraits series, and feature individuals who she found through a process of asking friends to invite people to meet her, as well as by postings made on Facebook and community message boards. The “relatives” were found when Nakadate, whose paternal lineage is Japanese-American, took a DNA test in order to uncover data about her mother’s family history. Exhibit runs September 6 – December 23. Lecture with Nakadate on October 10 at 4 p.m. in Worhsam Theatre Gallery hours: Tues. – Sun., noon – 5 p.m. // Fridays, noon-8.  

    3. ART EXHIBIT: Madmen and Moonbeams – Fanciful Faces by Kurt Vonnegut
      Nov 27 (all-day)

      Novelist Kurt Vonnegut made drawings throughout his life, and like writers and musicians including Norman Mailer, Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell, and John Lennon, found that visual art offered him another space for creativity. This exhibition of his silkscreens, feature portraits that are both comic and surreal, defined by bolds line and carefully placed areas of color. It is organized by Art History graduate student Courtney Anich, and the works were printed in Lexington, Kentucky, by Joe Petro III. Exhibit dates: September 6 – December 23, 2014. Gallery hours: Tues. – Sun., noon – 5 p.m. // Fridays, noon-8.

    4. ART EXHIBIT: Oak Hill Farm – A Jewel of the Bluegrass
      Nov 27 (all-day)

      The Showplace for Saddlebreds celebrates the breeding program at the late Jean McLean Davis’ Oak Hill Farm in Harrodsburg, KY, which has long been synonymous with World’s Champion Saddlebred performance horses and the 2014 exhibit will focus on the tradition of excellence the farm represents. On display are hundreds of items, including photos, paintings, trophies and furnishings from the estate of the farm’s owner, Jean McLean Davis. The exhibition runs February 14, 2014 to January 31, 2015, and admission to the American Saddlebred Museum’s Showplace for Saddlebreds and Oak Hill Farm – A Jewel of the Bluegrass exhibition is included with admission to the Kentucky Horse Park. For further information contact 859-259-2746 or museum@asbmusuem.org or visit www.ASBMuseum.org.

    5. ART EXHIBIT: Pattern, Color, and Form: The Art of Marco Logsdon and Nicole Hand
      8:30 am – 2:00 pm

      This exhibition will feature the beautiful pattern works of Lexington painter and former Chicago gallery owner Marco Logsdon with printmaker and Murray State University Art Professor Nicole Hand as the LASC presents their distinctive works of art produced on paper and wood.  Experience the unique ways these two Kentucky artists combined color, form, and pattern to create pieces developed using non-traditional art materials. Gallery Hours: Mon.-Fri., 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m

    6. Thoroughbred Classic
      8:30 am – 11:00 am

      This Thanksgiving, join runners and walkers from across the country for the Thoroughbred Classic 5K and Kay Collins Memorial Mile at Keeneland. Organized by BLUEgrass Runners, the the Thoroughbred Classic is a family-friendly event that benefits four local charities: The Hope Center, God’s Pantry Food Bank, Central Kentucky Radio Eye, and the Lexington Humane Society. Sign up at runlexington.com.

    7. ART EXHIBIT: Ann Tower Holiday Exhibition
      10:00 am – 10:00 am

      The Ann Tower Gallery is pleased to present our annual Holiday Exhibition, an exciting group show with a lot of new work, both large and small by all our favorite artists including paintings, drawings, prints, photographs, ceramics, sculpture and folk art. The show will open with Gallery Hop Friday, November 21st, 5 – 8 p.m. and run through December 20th. Gallery Hours: Tues – Sat 10am – 5pm Sunday 10am – 2pm (closed on Mondays)

    8. Let’s Play Drums, Lexington!: Children’s Drumming Workshop
      5:30 pm – 6:15 pm

      An exploration of rhythms from West Africa, South America and the Caribbean. You will gain new skills, techniques, grooves and rhythms with immediate practical applications. Djembe drums are provided. All classes will be held on Thursdays beginning October 30. This class is for ages 7-12. No classes during Thanksgiving week.

    9. Teen Drumming Workshop
      6:15 pm – 7:15 pm

      An exploration of rhythms from West Africa, South America and the Caribbean. You will gain new skills, techniques, grooves and rhythms with immediate practical applications. Djembe drums are provided. Classes will be held on Thursdays beginning October 30. This class is for ages 13-17. (No classes Thanksgiving week.)

    10. Adult Drumming Workshop
      7:15 pm – 8:15 pm

      An exploration of rhythms from West Africa, South America and the Caribbean. You will gain new skills, techniques, grooves and rhythms with immediate practical applications. Djembe drums are provided. All classes will be held on Thursdays beginning October 30. This class is for ages 18 and older. No classes during Thanksgiving week.

  8. Nov
    28
    Fri
    1. ART EXHIBIT: “Take My Word for It” at the UK Art Museum
      Nov 28 (all-day)

      This exhibition examines ways in which artists use language to directly engage the viewer. Drawings, prints, and books by Clifford Amyx, Luis Camnitzer, Van Deren Coke, Wendy Ewald, Hand Haacke, Jenny Holtzer, Susan E, King, Barbara Kruger, Les Levine, Kay Rosen, Edwards Ruscha, Tad Savinar, Pat Steir, Catherine Wagner, Kara Walker offer a range of subjects and conditions, from poetics to politics. Exhibit dates: September 6 – December 23, 2014. Gallery hours: Tues. – Sun., noon – 5 p.m. // Fridays, noon-8.

    2. ART EXHIBIT: Laurel Nakadate, “Strangers and Relations”
      Nov 28 (all-day)

      Photographer Laurel Nakadate will visit Lexington as part of the Robert C. May Photography Lecture Series. Her exhibition, Strangers & Relations, features two distinct groups who are documented in similar ways. The “strangers” are part of Nakadate’s Star Portraits series, and feature individuals who she found through a process of asking friends to invite people to meet her, as well as by postings made on Facebook and community message boards. The “relatives” were found when Nakadate, whose paternal lineage is Japanese-American, took a DNA test in order to uncover data about her mother’s family history. Exhibit runs September 6 – December 23. Lecture with Nakadate on October 10 at 4 p.m. in Worhsam Theatre Gallery hours: Tues. – Sun., noon – 5 p.m. // Fridays, noon-8.  

    3. ART EXHIBIT: Madmen and Moonbeams – Fanciful Faces by Kurt Vonnegut
      Nov 28 (all-day)

      Novelist Kurt Vonnegut made drawings throughout his life, and like writers and musicians including Norman Mailer, Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell, and John Lennon, found that visual art offered him another space for creativity. This exhibition of his silkscreens, feature portraits that are both comic and surreal, defined by bolds line and carefully placed areas of color. It is organized by Art History graduate student Courtney Anich, and the works were printed in Lexington, Kentucky, by Joe Petro III. Exhibit dates: September 6 – December 23, 2014. Gallery hours: Tues. – Sun., noon – 5 p.m. // Fridays, noon-8.

    4. ART EXHIBIT: Oak Hill Farm – A Jewel of the Bluegrass
      Nov 28 (all-day)

      The Showplace for Saddlebreds celebrates the breeding program at the late Jean McLean Davis’ Oak Hill Farm in Harrodsburg, KY, which has long been synonymous with World’s Champion Saddlebred performance horses and the 2014 exhibit will focus on the tradition of excellence the farm represents. On display are hundreds of items, including photos, paintings, trophies and furnishings from the estate of the farm’s owner, Jean McLean Davis. The exhibition runs February 14, 2014 to January 31, 2015, and admission to the American Saddlebred Museum’s Showplace for Saddlebreds and Oak Hill Farm – A Jewel of the Bluegrass exhibition is included with admission to the Kentucky Horse Park. For further information contact 859-259-2746 or museum@asbmusuem.org or visit www.ASBMuseum.org.

    5. ART EXHIBIT: Pattern, Color, and Form: The Art of Marco Logsdon and Nicole Hand
      8:30 am – 2:00 pm

      This exhibition will feature the beautiful pattern works of Lexington painter and former Chicago gallery owner Marco Logsdon with printmaker and Murray State University Art Professor Nicole Hand as the LASC presents their distinctive works of art produced on paper and wood.  Experience the unique ways these two Kentucky artists combined color, form, and pattern to create pieces developed using non-traditional art materials. Gallery Hours: Mon.-Fri., 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m

    6. ART EXHIBIT: Ann Tower Holiday Exhibition
      10:00 am – 10:00 am

      The Ann Tower Gallery is pleased to present our annual Holiday Exhibition, an exciting group show with a lot of new work, both large and small by all our favorite artists including paintings, drawings, prints, photographs, ceramics, sculpture and folk art. The show will open with Gallery Hop Friday, November 21st, 5 – 8 p.m. and run through December 20th. Gallery Hours: Tues – Sat 10am – 5pm Sunday 10am – 2pm (closed on Mondays)

    7. Free Writing Practice
      12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

      Fridays, September 12-December 5 (no class November 28). This is an opportunity to write without rules, editing, or judgment—the best way to start! Freewriting is also the best way to limber up or generate something new and energetic for working on later. We write from a simple prompt, followed by readings and “recalls” where other writers simply recall your words back to you without criticism or praise. Natalie Goldberg’s witty and insightful Writing Down The Bones is suggested reading, but not required. Writers of all stripes are welcome to join us at any time.

  9. Nov
    29
    Sat
    1. ART EXHIBIT: “Take My Word for It” at the UK Art Museum
      Nov 29 (all-day)

      This exhibition examines ways in which artists use language to directly engage the viewer. Drawings, prints, and books by Clifford Amyx, Luis Camnitzer, Van Deren Coke, Wendy Ewald, Hand Haacke, Jenny Holtzer, Susan E, King, Barbara Kruger, Les Levine, Kay Rosen, Edwards Ruscha, Tad Savinar, Pat Steir, Catherine Wagner, Kara Walker offer a range of subjects and conditions, from poetics to politics. Exhibit dates: September 6 – December 23, 2014. Gallery hours: Tues. – Sun., noon – 5 p.m. // Fridays, noon-8.

    2. ART EXHIBIT: Laurel Nakadate, “Strangers and Relations”
      Nov 29 (all-day)

      Photographer Laurel Nakadate will visit Lexington as part of the Robert C. May Photography Lecture Series. Her exhibition, Strangers & Relations, features two distinct groups who are documented in similar ways. The “strangers” are part of Nakadate’s Star Portraits series, and feature individuals who she found through a process of asking friends to invite people to meet her, as well as by postings made on Facebook and community message boards. The “relatives” were found when Nakadate, whose paternal lineage is Japanese-American, took a DNA test in order to uncover data about her mother’s family history. Exhibit runs September 6 – December 23. Lecture with Nakadate on October 10 at 4 p.m. in Worhsam Theatre Gallery hours: Tues. – Sun., noon – 5 p.m. // Fridays, noon-8.  

    3. ART EXHIBIT: Madmen and Moonbeams – Fanciful Faces by Kurt Vonnegut
      Nov 29 (all-day)

      Novelist Kurt Vonnegut made drawings throughout his life, and like writers and musicians including Norman Mailer, Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell, and John Lennon, found that visual art offered him another space for creativity. This exhibition of his silkscreens, feature portraits that are both comic and surreal, defined by bolds line and carefully placed areas of color. It is organized by Art History graduate student Courtney Anich, and the works were printed in Lexington, Kentucky, by Joe Petro III. Exhibit dates: September 6 – December 23, 2014. Gallery hours: Tues. – Sun., noon – 5 p.m. // Fridays, noon-8.

    4. ART EXHIBIT: Oak Hill Farm – A Jewel of the Bluegrass
      Nov 29 (all-day)

      The Showplace for Saddlebreds celebrates the breeding program at the late Jean McLean Davis’ Oak Hill Farm in Harrodsburg, KY, which has long been synonymous with World’s Champion Saddlebred performance horses and the 2014 exhibit will focus on the tradition of excellence the farm represents. On display are hundreds of items, including photos, paintings, trophies and furnishings from the estate of the farm’s owner, Jean McLean Davis. The exhibition runs February 14, 2014 to January 31, 2015, and admission to the American Saddlebred Museum’s Showplace for Saddlebreds and Oak Hill Farm – A Jewel of the Bluegrass exhibition is included with admission to the Kentucky Horse Park. For further information contact 859-259-2746 or museum@asbmusuem.org or visit www.ASBMuseum.org.

    5. Collide Opening at the Village Trough
      12:00 am – 12:00 am

      Come out to the Village Trough and celebrate the opening for Collide with the artists and refreshments! Collide is a collaboration between local artists and models. The project includes the artwork of Skylar Davis, Kate Dellpoglou, Johnny Hammond, Aaron Stewart Lewis Knapp, and Cassie Shaver.

    6. ART EXHIBIT: Pattern, Color, and Form: The Art of Marco Logsdon and Nicole Hand
      8:30 am – 2:00 pm

      This exhibition will feature the beautiful pattern works of Lexington painter and former Chicago gallery owner Marco Logsdon with printmaker and Murray State University Art Professor Nicole Hand as the LASC presents their distinctive works of art produced on paper and wood.  Experience the unique ways these two Kentucky artists combined color, form, and pattern to create pieces developed using non-traditional art materials. Gallery Hours: Mon.-Fri., 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m

    7. Café Shambhala Meditation and Social Gathering
      9:00 am – 12:00 pm

      Café Shambhala offers meditation and a social gathering every Saturday  morning. Free basic meditation instruction is available at 9 and 11 AM.  At 10 we gather for refreshments and chat. If you are interested in learning to meditate, drop by and join us on Saturday!

    8. ART EXHIBIT: Ann Tower Holiday Exhibition
      10:00 am – 10:00 am

      The Ann Tower Gallery is pleased to present our annual Holiday Exhibition, an exciting group show with a lot of new work, both large and small by all our favorite artists including paintings, drawings, prints, photographs, ceramics, sculpture and folk art. The show will open with Gallery Hop Friday, November 21st, 5 – 8 p.m. and run through December 20th. Gallery Hours: Tues – Sat 10am – 5pm Sunday 10am – 2pm (closed on Mondays)

    9. Bluegrass Printmaker’s Open Studio Hours Every Saturday
      10:00 am – 2:00 pm

      Bluegrass Printmaker’s Cooperative BPC c/o LexArts 161 North Mill St. Lexington, KY 40508 Open Studio First Saturday – Salt Etching with Paul Adanick Second Saturday – Montypes and Monoprinting with Marta Dorton Third Saturday – Collagraphy with Elizabeth Foley Fourth Saturday – Relief Printing with Todd Herzberg 10am-2pm $8 per hour Curious about printmaking? Work side by side with BPC members who will be working in a specific printing technique. Work at your own pace and we will share tricks of the trade. We provide the press and inks. You bring plates and paper.

    10. Free Ice Skating Learn to Skate Class
      10:00 am – 11:00 am

      Children are invited to participate in a free Learn to Skate class through the United States Figure Skating Association Program. Mondays 6-7 pm, Tuesdays 1:30-2:30pm, Wednesdays 6-7 pm or Saturday 10-11am. This class focuses on the FUNdamentals of skating at every level. Students will be placed in an appropriate level class and taught in a group setting with a professional coach. Bring a Buddy and enjoy the fun! Class runs through June 2015, skates provided. Call June Warta (859) 619-6228

    11. Martial Arts for Women
      10:30 am – 12:00 pm

      This is a 6-week class that is FREE for women in the Lexington community. The women’s class focuses on empowering women’s inherent strengths as they apply to self-defense. Open to women 16 years and over, classes are held from 10:30 a.m. – noon Saturdays beginning November 1. No classes held during Thanksgiving week.

    12. Charlie Brown Christmas
      2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

      Recommended for All Ages / All Grades Christmas time is here, Happiness and cheer, Fun for all the children call Their favorite time of year. Celebrate Christmas with this live, regional premiere of your favorite holiday special! Don’t let the hustle and bustle of the holidays get you down – Charlie Brown and the rest of the Peanuts gang are here to remind us all what’s most important this Yuletide season. Saturday, November 29 – 2:00 Saturday, December 6 – 2:00 Saturday, December 6 – 7:00 Sunday, December 7 – 2:00

  10. Nov
    30
    Sun
    1. ART EXHIBIT: “Take My Word for It” at the UK Art Museum
      Nov 30 (all-day)

      This exhibition examines ways in which artists use language to directly engage the viewer. Drawings, prints, and books by Clifford Amyx, Luis Camnitzer, Van Deren Coke, Wendy Ewald, Hand Haacke, Jenny Holtzer, Susan E, King, Barbara Kruger, Les Levine, Kay Rosen, Edwards Ruscha, Tad Savinar, Pat Steir, Catherine Wagner, Kara Walker offer a range of subjects and conditions, from poetics to politics. Exhibit dates: September 6 – December 23, 2014. Gallery hours: Tues. – Sun., noon – 5 p.m. // Fridays, noon-8.

    2. ART EXHIBIT: Laurel Nakadate, “Strangers and Relations”
      Nov 30 (all-day)

      Photographer Laurel Nakadate will visit Lexington as part of the Robert C. May Photography Lecture Series. Her exhibition, Strangers & Relations, features two distinct groups who are documented in similar ways. The “strangers” are part of Nakadate’s Star Portraits series, and feature individuals who she found through a process of asking friends to invite people to meet her, as well as by postings made on Facebook and community message boards. The “relatives” were found when Nakadate, whose paternal lineage is Japanese-American, took a DNA test in order to uncover data about her mother’s family history. Exhibit runs September 6 – December 23. Lecture with Nakadate on October 10 at 4 p.m. in Worhsam Theatre Gallery hours: Tues. – Sun., noon – 5 p.m. // Fridays, noon-8.  

    3. ART EXHIBIT: Madmen and Moonbeams – Fanciful Faces by Kurt Vonnegut
      Nov 30 (all-day)

      Novelist Kurt Vonnegut made drawings throughout his life, and like writers and musicians including Norman Mailer, Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell, and John Lennon, found that visual art offered him another space for creativity. This exhibition of his silkscreens, feature portraits that are both comic and surreal, defined by bolds line and carefully placed areas of color. It is organized by Art History graduate student Courtney Anich, and the works were printed in Lexington, Kentucky, by Joe Petro III. Exhibit dates: September 6 – December 23, 2014. Gallery hours: Tues. – Sun., noon – 5 p.m. // Fridays, noon-8.

    4. ART EXHIBIT: Oak Hill Farm – A Jewel of the Bluegrass
      Nov 30 (all-day)

      The Showplace for Saddlebreds celebrates the breeding program at the late Jean McLean Davis’ Oak Hill Farm in Harrodsburg, KY, which has long been synonymous with World’s Champion Saddlebred performance horses and the 2014 exhibit will focus on the tradition of excellence the farm represents. On display are hundreds of items, including photos, paintings, trophies and furnishings from the estate of the farm’s owner, Jean McLean Davis. The exhibition runs February 14, 2014 to January 31, 2015, and admission to the American Saddlebred Museum’s Showplace for Saddlebreds and Oak Hill Farm – A Jewel of the Bluegrass exhibition is included with admission to the Kentucky Horse Park. For further information contact 859-259-2746 or museum@asbmusuem.org or visit www.ASBMuseum.org.

    5. ART EXHIBIT: Ann Tower Holiday Exhibition
      10:00 am – 10:00 am

      The Ann Tower Gallery is pleased to present our annual Holiday Exhibition, an exciting group show with a lot of new work, both large and small by all our favorite artists including paintings, drawings, prints, photographs, ceramics, sculpture and folk art. The show will open with Gallery Hop Friday, November 21st, 5 – 8 p.m. and run through December 20th. Gallery Hours: Tues – Sat 10am – 5pm Sunday 10am – 2pm (closed on Mondays)

    6. Charlie Brown Christmas
      2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

      Recommended for All Ages / All Grades Christmas time is here, Happiness and cheer, Fun for all the children call Their favorite time of year. Celebrate Christmas with this live, regional premiere of your favorite holiday special! Don’t let the hustle and bustle of the holidays get you down – Charlie Brown and the rest of the Peanuts gang are here to remind us all what’s most important this Yuletide season. Saturday, November 29 – 2:00 Saturday, December 6 – 2:00 Saturday, December 6 – 7:00 Sunday, December 7 – 2:00

  11. Dec
    1
    Mon
    1. ART EXHIBIT: Oak Hill Farm – A Jewel of the Bluegrass
      Dec 1 (all-day)

      The Showplace for Saddlebreds celebrates the breeding program at the late Jean McLean Davis’ Oak Hill Farm in Harrodsburg, KY, which has long been synonymous with World’s Champion Saddlebred performance horses and the 2014 exhibit will focus on the tradition of excellence the farm represents. On display are hundreds of items, including photos, paintings, trophies and furnishings from the estate of the farm’s owner, Jean McLean Davis. The exhibition runs February 14, 2014 to January 31, 2015, and admission to the American Saddlebred Museum’s Showplace for Saddlebreds and Oak Hill Farm – A Jewel of the Bluegrass exhibition is included with admission to the Kentucky Horse Park. For further information contact 859-259-2746 or museum@asbmusuem.org or visit www.ASBMuseum.org.

    2. ART EXHIBIT: Pattern, Color, and Form: The Art of Marco Logsdon and Nicole Hand
      8:30 am – 2:00 pm

      This exhibition will feature the beautiful pattern works of Lexington painter and former Chicago gallery owner Marco Logsdon with printmaker and Murray State University Art Professor Nicole Hand as the LASC presents their distinctive works of art produced on paper and wood.  Experience the unique ways these two Kentucky artists combined color, form, and pattern to create pieces developed using non-traditional art materials. Gallery Hours: Mon.-Fri., 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m

    3. Bluegrass Printmaker’s Cooperative Open Studio Sessions
      11:00 am – 3:00 pm

      Know how to print and want to use our press? We provide the press and inks, you bring plates and paper. Participants must have a printmaking background and/or taken a class at the Bluegrass Printmaker’s Cooperative.

    4. Independent Film Networking Group
      5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

      Mondays, September 8, October 6, November 3, and December 1. This group will meet at the Carnegie Center each month for those interested in networking for independent film projects. Those with technical proficiency are welcome to attend, such as lighting and sound people and editors, as well as screenwriters, film directors and producers. There will be some time available each meeting for discussion of members’ screenwriting. The meetings will be led by local screenwriter and filmmaker Christopher Kelder.

  12. Dec
    2
    Tue
    1. ART EXHIBIT: “Take My Word for It” at the UK Art Museum
      Dec 2 (all-day)

      This exhibition examines ways in which artists use language to directly engage the viewer. Drawings, prints, and books by Clifford Amyx, Luis Camnitzer, Van Deren Coke, Wendy Ewald, Hand Haacke, Jenny Holtzer, Susan E, King, Barbara Kruger, Les Levine, Kay Rosen, Edwards Ruscha, Tad Savinar, Pat Steir, Catherine Wagner, Kara Walker offer a range of subjects and conditions, from poetics to politics. Exhibit dates: September 6 – December 23, 2014. Gallery hours: Tues. – Sun., noon – 5 p.m. // Fridays, noon-8.

    2. ART EXHIBIT: Laurel Nakadate, “Strangers and Relations”
      Dec 2 (all-day)

      Photographer Laurel Nakadate will visit Lexington as part of the Robert C. May Photography Lecture Series. Her exhibition, Strangers & Relations, features two distinct groups who are documented in similar ways. The “strangers” are part of Nakadate’s Star Portraits series, and feature individuals who she found through a process of asking friends to invite people to meet her, as well as by postings made on Facebook and community message boards. The “relatives” were found when Nakadate, whose paternal lineage is Japanese-American, took a DNA test in order to uncover data about her mother’s family history. Exhibit runs September 6 – December 23. Lecture with Nakadate on October 10 at 4 p.m. in Worhsam Theatre Gallery hours: Tues. – Sun., noon – 5 p.m. // Fridays, noon-8.  

    3. ART EXHIBIT: Madmen and Moonbeams – Fanciful Faces by Kurt Vonnegut
      Dec 2 (all-day)

      Novelist Kurt Vonnegut made drawings throughout his life, and like writers and musicians including Norman Mailer, Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell, and John Lennon, found that visual art offered him another space for creativity. This exhibition of his silkscreens, feature portraits that are both comic and surreal, defined by bolds line and carefully placed areas of color. It is organized by Art History graduate student Courtney Anich, and the works were printed in Lexington, Kentucky, by Joe Petro III. Exhibit dates: September 6 – December 23, 2014. Gallery hours: Tues. – Sun., noon – 5 p.m. // Fridays, noon-8.

    4. ART EXHIBIT: Oak Hill Farm – A Jewel of the Bluegrass
      Dec 2 (all-day)

      The Showplace for Saddlebreds celebrates the breeding program at the late Jean McLean Davis’ Oak Hill Farm in Harrodsburg, KY, which has long been synonymous with World’s Champion Saddlebred performance horses and the 2014 exhibit will focus on the tradition of excellence the farm represents. On display are hundreds of items, including photos, paintings, trophies and furnishings from the estate of the farm’s owner, Jean McLean Davis. The exhibition runs February 14, 2014 to January 31, 2015, and admission to the American Saddlebred Museum’s Showplace for Saddlebreds and Oak Hill Farm – A Jewel of the Bluegrass exhibition is included with admission to the Kentucky Horse Park. For further information contact 859-259-2746 or museum@asbmusuem.org or visit www.ASBMuseum.org.

    5. ART EXHIBIT: Pattern, Color, and Form: The Art of Marco Logsdon and Nicole Hand
      8:30 am – 2:00 pm

      This exhibition will feature the beautiful pattern works of Lexington painter and former Chicago gallery owner Marco Logsdon with printmaker and Murray State University Art Professor Nicole Hand as the LASC presents their distinctive works of art produced on paper and wood.  Experience the unique ways these two Kentucky artists combined color, form, and pattern to create pieces developed using non-traditional art materials. Gallery Hours: Mon.-Fri., 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m

    6. ART EXHIBIT: Ann Tower Holiday Exhibition
      10:00 am – 10:00 am

      The Ann Tower Gallery is pleased to present our annual Holiday Exhibition, an exciting group show with a lot of new work, both large and small by all our favorite artists including paintings, drawings, prints, photographs, ceramics, sculpture and folk art. The show will open with Gallery Hop Friday, November 21st, 5 – 8 p.m. and run through December 20th. Gallery Hours: Tues – Sat 10am – 5pm Sunday 10am – 2pm (closed on Mondays)

    7. ART EXHIBIT: Holiday Revels at M.S. Rezny Gallery / Studio
      11:00 am – 4:00 pm

      Throughout 2014, the gallery has been filled with the innovative work of many contemporary artists. Holiday Revels will be your chance to review the work of our featured artists. A wide variety of media and subject matter will offer an abundance visual stimulation for the festive season. Register to win a gift box with artwork from each of the 8 artists…no purchase necessary. Artist Reception and Open House, Sunday December 7th 2-4 pm

  13. Dec
    3
    Wed
    1. ART EXHIBIT: “Take My Word for It” at the UK Art Museum
      Dec 3 (all-day)

      This exhibition examines ways in which artists use language to directly engage the viewer. Drawings, prints, and books by Clifford Amyx, Luis Camnitzer, Van Deren Coke, Wendy Ewald, Hand Haacke, Jenny Holtzer, Susan E, King, Barbara Kruger, Les Levine, Kay Rosen, Edwards Ruscha, Tad Savinar, Pat Steir, Catherine Wagner, Kara Walker offer a range of subjects and conditions, from poetics to politics. Exhibit dates: September 6 – December 23, 2014. Gallery hours: Tues. – Sun., noon – 5 p.m. // Fridays, noon-8.

    2. ART EXHIBIT: Laurel Nakadate, “Strangers and Relations”
      Dec 3 (all-day)

      Photographer Laurel Nakadate will visit Lexington as part of the Robert C. May Photography Lecture Series. Her exhibition, Strangers & Relations, features two distinct groups who are documented in similar ways. The “strangers” are part of Nakadate’s Star Portraits series, and feature individuals who she found through a process of asking friends to invite people to meet her, as well as by postings made on Facebook and community message boards. The “relatives” were found when Nakadate, whose paternal lineage is Japanese-American, took a DNA test in order to uncover data about her mother’s family history. Exhibit runs September 6 – December 23. Lecture with Nakadate on October 10 at 4 p.m. in Worhsam Theatre Gallery hours: Tues. – Sun., noon – 5 p.m. // Fridays, noon-8.  

    3. ART EXHIBIT: Madmen and Moonbeams – Fanciful Faces by Kurt Vonnegut
      Dec 3 (all-day)

      Novelist Kurt Vonnegut made drawings throughout his life, and like writers and musicians including Norman Mailer, Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell, and John Lennon, found that visual art offered him another space for creativity. This exhibition of his silkscreens, feature portraits that are both comic and surreal, defined by bolds line and carefully placed areas of color. It is organized by Art History graduate student Courtney Anich, and the works were printed in Lexington, Kentucky, by Joe Petro III. Exhibit dates: September 6 – December 23, 2014. Gallery hours: Tues. – Sun., noon – 5 p.m. // Fridays, noon-8.

    4. ART EXHIBIT: Oak Hill Farm – A Jewel of the Bluegrass
      Dec 3 (all-day)

      The Showplace for Saddlebreds celebrates the breeding program at the late Jean McLean Davis’ Oak Hill Farm in Harrodsburg, KY, which has long been synonymous with World’s Champion Saddlebred performance horses and the 2014 exhibit will focus on the tradition of excellence the farm represents. On display are hundreds of items, including photos, paintings, trophies and furnishings from the estate of the farm’s owner, Jean McLean Davis. The exhibition runs February 14, 2014 to January 31, 2015, and admission to the American Saddlebred Museum’s Showplace for Saddlebreds and Oak Hill Farm – A Jewel of the Bluegrass exhibition is included with admission to the Kentucky Horse Park. For further information contact 859-259-2746 or museum@asbmusuem.org or visit www.ASBMuseum.org.

    5. ART EXHIBIT: Pattern, Color, and Form: The Art of Marco Logsdon and Nicole Hand
      8:30 am – 2:00 pm

      This exhibition will feature the beautiful pattern works of Lexington painter and former Chicago gallery owner Marco Logsdon with printmaker and Murray State University Art Professor Nicole Hand as the LASC presents their distinctive works of art produced on paper and wood.  Experience the unique ways these two Kentucky artists combined color, form, and pattern to create pieces developed using non-traditional art materials. Gallery Hours: Mon.-Fri., 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m

    6. ART EXHIBIT: Ann Tower Holiday Exhibition
      10:00 am – 10:00 am

      The Ann Tower Gallery is pleased to present our annual Holiday Exhibition, an exciting group show with a lot of new work, both large and small by all our favorite artists including paintings, drawings, prints, photographs, ceramics, sculpture and folk art. The show will open with Gallery Hop Friday, November 21st, 5 – 8 p.m. and run through December 20th. Gallery Hours: Tues – Sat 10am – 5pm Sunday 10am – 2pm (closed on Mondays)

    7. ART EXHIBIT: Holiday Revels at M.S. Rezny Gallery / Studio
      11:00 am – 4:00 pm

      Throughout 2014, the gallery has been filled with the innovative work of many contemporary artists. Holiday Revels will be your chance to review the work of our featured artists. A wide variety of media and subject matter will offer an abundance visual stimulation for the festive season. Register to win a gift box with artwork from each of the 8 artists…no purchase necessary. Artist Reception and Open House, Sunday December 7th 2-4 pm

    8. Sprouts Innovators Club
      6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      The Plantory’s Sprouts Innovators Club offers small workshops that teach new skills, which vary widely from week to week while building community and allowing participants to think creatively. This week’s focus is Harry Potter Trivia Night! Check out the Sprouts Innovators Club page on Facebook for more details.

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    1. ART EXHIBIT: “Take My Word for It” at the UK Art Museum
      Dec 4 (all-day)

      This exhibition examines ways in which artists use language to directly engage the viewer. Drawings, prints, and books by Clifford Amyx, Luis Camnitzer, Van Deren Coke, Wendy Ewald, Hand Haacke, Jenny Holtzer, Susan E, King, Barbara Kruger, Les Levine, Kay Rosen, Edwards Ruscha, Tad Savinar, Pat Steir, Catherine Wagner, Kara Walker offer a range of subjects and conditions, from poetics to politics. Exhibit dates: September 6 – December 23, 2014. Gallery hours: Tues. – Sun., noon – 5 p.m. // Fridays, noon-8.

    2. ART EXHIBIT: Laurel Nakadate, “Strangers and Relations”
      Dec 4 (all-day)

      Photographer Laurel Nakadate will visit Lexington as part of the Robert C. May Photography Lecture Series. Her exhibition, Strangers & Relations, features two distinct groups who are documented in similar ways. The “strangers” are part of Nakadate’s Star Portraits series, and feature individuals who she found through a process of asking friends to invite people to meet her, as well as by postings made on Facebook and community message boards. The “relatives” were found when Nakadate, whose paternal lineage is Japanese-American, took a DNA test in order to uncover data about her mother’s family history. Exhibit runs September 6 – December 23. Lecture with Nakadate on October 10 at 4 p.m. in Worhsam Theatre Gallery hours: Tues. – Sun., noon – 5 p.m. // Fridays, noon-8.  

    3. ART EXHIBIT: Madmen and Moonbeams – Fanciful Faces by Kurt Vonnegut
      Dec 4 (all-day)

      Novelist Kurt Vonnegut made drawings throughout his life, and like writers and musicians including Norman Mailer, Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell, and John Lennon, found that visual art offered him another space for creativity. This exhibition of his silkscreens, feature portraits that are both comic and surreal, defined by bolds line and carefully placed areas of color. It is organized by Art History graduate student Courtney Anich, and the works were printed in Lexington, Kentucky, by Joe Petro III. Exhibit dates: September 6 – December 23, 2014. Gallery hours: Tues. – Sun., noon – 5 p.m. // Fridays, noon-8.