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UK Opera Theatre presents Die Fledermaus

The University of Kentucky Opera Theatre presents Johann Strauss II’s Die Fledermaus March 11-13 at the Lexington Opera House.  Photos by Rich Copley | staff.

Elvis showdown in Frankfort

Dwight Icenhower’s name echoes that of the man who served as President of the United States for most of the 1950s, and Saturday he won a contest impersonating the man who changed music that same decade. The Orlando performer bested 22 other hopefuls in the Elvis in Frankfort competition Friday and Saturday in the Capitol Plaza Hotel. With his victory, Icenhower secured a place in the annual Images of the King competition during Elvis week, Aug. 10-15, in Memphis. In addition to the competitors, there was a performance by 2009 Images of the King champion Jesse Aaron. Event organizer Kathy Stigers said 235 people turned out to see the competition, which is held the last weekend in February every year at the Capitol Plaza in Frankfort.

Photos by Amy Wallot.

Concert of Hope

The Central Kentucky Youth Orchestra strings and Lafayette High School Choir joined with soloists Ben Sollee, Everett McCorvey, Cynthia Lawrence and others for The Concert of Hope, organized by CKYO cellist and SCAPA student Jacob Yates for Haitian earthquake relief. The event was Feb. 21, 2010 at Centenary United Methodist Church, and it raised $5,000. Photos by Mark Ashley.

Black Eyed Peas get Rupp dancing

Fergie and the Black Eyed Peas rock Rupp Arena. Photos by Mark Cornelison | Staff

Paragon Music Theatre’s Hello, Dolly!

Paragon Music Theatre presents the Jerry Herman-Michael Stewart musical Hello, Dolly! Oct. 22-25 at the Lexington Opera House.  Photos by Rich Copley | staff.

Feature story: Adam Richard Fister has become a staple of Lexington musical theater

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