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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.

It’s A Grand Night for Singing

It’s late summer at the University of Kentucky, which can only mean one thing: It’s A Grand Night for Singing.

For 17 years, UK opera singers have joined voices with leading singers and dancers from the Lexington community to give music lovers ringing renditions of Broadway classics, exuberant performances of pop hits, and vice versa.

This year’s edition will take you all the way back to classics such as George M. Cohan’s Give My Regards to Broadway and Roger Miller’s Worlds Apart from Big River to recent hits such as Mel Brooks’ rousing Transylvania Mania from Young Frankenstein. The show runs the next two weekends at UK’s Singletary Center for the Arts.