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Lexington Bach Choir

At three years old, the Lexington Bach Choir is establishing itself in Central Kentucky’s active choral community. It presents two concerts this weekend, March 26 and 27, as part of a weekend of Bach in the Bluegrass. Video by Rich Copley | staff.

Winter Jam 2010 at Rupp Arena

With superstars Third Day and Newsboys on the bill, Winter Jam 2010 attracted 14,756 Christian Music fans to Rupp Arena Saturday night. Photos by Rich Copley | staff.

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.

BCTC’s See Jane Quit

The theater program at Bluegrass Community and Technical College presents the world premier production of Beth Kander’s See Jane Quit Feb. 25-27 and March 4-6 at the Downtown Arts Center. The play is about a woman who tries to quit smoking, so her family and friends desperately try to avoid telling her upsetting news that may drive her back to cigarettes. Photos by Rich Copley | staff.

Read more about the show.

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