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Shakespeare at Equus Run – “The Merry Wives of Windsor”

For the second straight year, Actors Guild of Lexington is presenting Shakespeare at Equus Run Vineyards, advancing the idea that Shakespeare and wine are two great things that go great together. This year, patrons have been taking in Anthony R. Haigh’s production of “The Merry Wives of Windsor.” We visited on June 21, the first night of summer, to take in the play and the atmosphere at the Midway vineyard. Photos, audio and productions by Rich Copley | culture writer

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Garey Farm

After 18 years, Carla and David Garey gave up raising tobacco in 2004 and turned their full time attention to raising vegetables and meat to sell at Lexington Farmers Market. Today on their 60 acre farm in Bourbon County, the Garey family raise 190 different kinds of vegetables and a flock of 450 chickens and turkeys. Photos by Charles Bertram

Ichthus Festival: Day One, Two & Three

Day Three: Mud Wrestling


In the aftermath of the storm, the Point of Grace Family Christian Center Youth Group of Richmond, Ky., decided to take advantage of their soggy campsite and have a little fun. [[kml_flashembed movie="http://www.heraldleaderphoto.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/2008/06/080615Ichthus/soundslider.swf" height="426" width="590" allowfullscreen="true" /] A perfect muddy Ichthus day! Day Two: The Storm

Ichthus came to a halt Friday afternoon following torrential downpours that forced the cancellation of the evening’s entertainment.

Day One: Battle of the Bands

The Battle of the Bands this year at Ichthus started bright and early at 9:30 a.m. Nine bands competed for a time slot on Saturday and other perks.

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Grand Night


Performers in Grand Night discuss what it takes to pair the singer with the song, as well as how the annual event brings college and community singers together to do a Broadway review. The show opens Friday, June 6, and runs through Sunday, June 15, 2008.