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Art: Art Show, Art Talk, Children's Arts/Crafts
Be a BLUEGRASS Printmaker
Register online at: https://www.lexingtonky.gov/artworks-carver-school Or call 859 425 2057 and use the class code and pay over the phone using a credit or debit card! Or stop by the office at Artworks at the Carver Center, 522 Patterson Street, Lexingt...
Lexington Parks and Recreation Artworks Cultural Center
Lexington, KY

Fri 4/19/19 - Tue 12/31/19 at 12am-12pm
Art: Art Show, Gallery, Mixed Media
Altered Egos and Guardian Angels – Carleton Wing-digital collage with embellishments
Carleton Wing shares with us the exploration of his “altered egos” pairing them with his “guardian angels”. A master at using digital collage for storytelling, Wing adds a unique embellishment to each of his “altered egos “and “guardian angels”. According...
M.S. Rezny Studio/Gallery
Lexington, KY

Fri 4/19/19 - Fri 5/17/19 at 12pm-5pm
Dance: World Dance, Ballroom
April Latin Friday Parties
Bachata Lessons every Friday, plus the basics of Salsa following before the social. Grab your friends and let's have a good time! The Salsa Center will hold Friday Night parties every Friday in April! April 5 / April 12 / April 19 / April 26 Fridays ...
Salsa Center,The
Lexington, KY

Fri 4/19/19 at 7pm till 7:45pm, 7:45pm till 10pm
Fri 4/26/19 at 7pm till 7:45pm, 7:45pm till 10pm
Art: Art Show
Bits and Bobs - Artwork by Constance Grayson
"Bits and Bobs" Paintings and Textile Work by Constance Grayson March 4 - April 30, 2019 Artist Statement: The title for this exhibit comes from a British saying, "bits and bobs." The phrase is used to mean bits and pieces, odds and ends, leftover...
First Presbyterian Church
Lexington, KY

Fri 4/19/19 at 9am-3pm
Mon 4/22/19 at 9am-3pm
Tue 4/23/19 at 9am-3pm
Wed 4/24/19 at 9am-3pm
Thu 4/25/19 at 9am-3pm
Art: Drawings/Works on Paper, Mixed Media
Bob Lockhart and Michael Rhode: Spirited Meditations
Award winning artists Bob Lockhart and Michael Rohde have had extensive careers teaching and exhibiting and can be found in museums and private collections across the county. While both embrace the use of color, bob’s drawings and ceramic creatures present...
New Editions Gallery
Lexington, KY

Fri 4/19/19 at 12pm-6pm
Sat 4/20/19 at 12pm-6pm
Tue 4/23/19 at 12pm-6pm
Wed 4/24/19 at 12pm-6pm
Thu 4/25/19 at 12pm-6pm
Special Event: Tour
Bourbon Barons: Prohibition
On January 17, 1920, the death knell rang for Kentucky’s bourbon industry with the ratification of the 18th Amendment—Prohibition. This made alcohol illegal throughout the country. Prohibition had a major impact on the economy of Kentucky. The Bluegrass St...
Lexington Visitors Center
Lexington, KY

Fri 4/19/19 at 9am-6pm
Fri 5/17/19 at 9am-6pm
Art: Art Show
CoBrA: Hope After Destruction
In the aftermath of the unprecedented devastation of World War II—a group of artists and poets came together with the intention of creating a movement that rejected European traditions in favor of something new, fresh, and spontaneous. They named themselve...
Art Museum at the University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY

Fri 4/19/19 at 10am-8pm
Sat 4/20/19 - Sun 4/21/19 at 12pm-5pm
Tue 4/23/19 at 10am-5pm
Wed 4/24/19 at 10am-5pm
Thu 4/25/19 at 10am-5pm
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word, Talks/Lectures, Signing/Readings
Frank X Walker Book Launch: Last Release, Last Testament
Please join us for the launch of Frank X Walker’s new book, Last Will, Last Testament (Accents Publishing). At 5:00, guests will enjoy refreshments and a first view at Frank X Walker’s multimedia exhibit, Black Star Seeds: When Mi Cyaan Find Di Words. At 6...
Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning
Lexington, KY

Fri 4/19/19 at 5pm-8pm
Special Event: Class/Workshop
Free Writing Practice
This practice offers writers the opportunity to engage in a creative and communicative loop without judgment. We write from a variety of prompts designed to get writers to loosen their inner censor and simply get words on the page during two or three short...
Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning
Lexington, KY

Fri 4/19/19 at 12pm-1:30pm
Fri 4/26/19 at 12pm-1:30pm
Fri 5/3/19 at 12pm-1:30pm
Fri 5/10/19 at 12pm-1:30pm
Fri 5/17/19 at 12pm-1:30pm
Art: Painting, Gallery, Museum, Sculpture, Mixed Media
Luminous: Carolyn Young Hisel, A 50 Year Retrospective
Luminous: Carolyn Young Hisel, A 50 Year Retrospective April 6 - June 16 Headley-Whitney Museum of Art, Lexington, Kentucky Carolyn Young Hisel's prolific career as an artist of landscape and figurative paintings, drawings, and collage, spanned fifty...
Headley-Whitney Museum of Art
Lexington, KY

Fri 4/19/19 at 10am-4pm
Sat 4/20/19 at 10am-4pm
Sun 4/21/19 at 10am-4pm
Fri 4/26/19 at 10am-4pm
Sat 4/27/19 at 10am-4pm
Sports: Baseball
Men's Baseball: Tennessee at Kentucky
The Wildcats take on the visiting Volunteers in this college baseball matchup.
Kentucky Proud Park
Lexington, KY

Fri 4/19/19 at 6:30pm
Sat 4/20/19 at 2pm
Art: Art Show
Pushing the Envelope: Mail Art from the Archives of American Art
In the 1960s, mail art became an artistic practice engaging an international network of artistic participants. With letters, postcards, and packages—as well as material that tested the limits of what could be posted—mail artists circumvented museums and co...
Art Museum at the University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY

Fri 4/19/19 at 10am-8pm
Sat 4/20/19 - Sun 4/21/19 at 12pm-5pm
Tue 4/23/19 at 10am-5pm
Wed 4/24/19 at 10am-5pm
Thu 4/25/19 at 10am-5pm
Art: Art Show
Ralph Steadman: A Retrospective
Ralph Steadman is one of the world’s most acclaimed illustrators and visual storytellers. His work combines expressive lines and emphatic ink splatters, an immediately recognizable style that has spanned decades. Featuring more than 100 original artworks a...
Art Museum at the University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY

Fri 4/19/19 at 10am-8pm
Sat 4/20/19 - Sun 4/21/19 at 12pm-5pm
Tue 4/23/19 at 10am-5pm
Wed 4/24/19 at 10am-5pm
Thu 4/25/19 at 10am-5pm
Theater: Comedy/Drama, Play
THE CAKE presented by AthenWest Theatre Company
The Cake By Bekah Brunstetter April 12-28, 2019 Thursday-Saturday at 8 PM | Sunday at 2 PM (no performance Easter Sunday) Jen returns to her small, North Carolina hometown to plan her wedding and convince her dear family friend Della to bake the wed...
Pam Miller Downtown Arts Center
Lexington, KY

Fri 4/19/19 at 8pm-9:30pm
Sat 4/20/19 at 8pm-9:30pm
Thu 4/25/19 at 8pm-9:30pm
Fri 4/26/19 at 8pm-9:30pm
Sat 4/27/19 at 8pm-9:30pm
Special Event: Religious
The Last Week of Jesus (Holy Week Services)
Join us at Historic Saint. Paul AME Church as we celebrate the life, death and resurrection of Jesus. Remember His actions, reflect on His messages, and recommit to living as His disciples in the world today. • PALM SUNDAY, April 14 @ 11:00 am ...
Historic St. Paul AME Church
Lexington, KY

Fri 4/19/19 at 12pm-1:30pm
Music: Funk, Blues, Jazz, Live Music in Bar/Club, R&B/Soul
Weekend Vibes! Live music at Creaux every Friday and Saturday night!
The most vibrant live music cocktail and tapas bar in downtown Lexington! Come check us out and see what everyone is talking about! The best vibes, diverse crowds, and good 'ole fashioned fun without the pretense. Bands on regular rotation include, ...
Creaux
Lexington, KY

Fri 4/19/19 at 9pm-12am
Sat 4/20/19 at 9pm-12am
Fri 4/26/19 at 9pm-12am
Sat 4/27/19 at 9pm-12am
Fri 5/3/19 at 9pm-12am
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Women's Voices of Ashland Tour
This new tour features the women of Ashland who span a century of social, cultural and political evolution. It gives voice to the causes they championed, the challenges they faced and the heartache they suffered. The changing role of women in America from ...
Ashland – The Henry Clay Estate
Lexington, KY

Fri 4/19/19 at 2:30pm-3:30pm
Sat 4/20/19 at 2:30pm-3:30pm
Fri 4/26/19 at 2:30pm-3:30pm
Sat 4/27/19 at 2:30pm-3:30pm
Fri 5/3/19 at 2:30pm-3:30pm
Special Event: Class/Workshop, Health & Wellness/Nutrition, Yoga/Pilates/Tai Chi
Yoga
What better way to start your Friday than with a yoga practice that both relaxes and invigorates? Writers, artists, and professionals—maximize your wellness to help maximize your creativity and productivity. We’ll stretch, strengthen, balance, and flow, pr...
Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning
Lexington, KY

Fri 4/19/19 at 9am-10am
Fri 4/26/19 at 9am-10am
Fri 5/3/19 at 9am-10am
Fri 5/10/19 at 9am-10am
Fri 5/17/19 at 9am-10am
Special Event: Food/Tasting
Barn Brunch at The Summit at Fritz Farm
In celebration of warmer weather and Keeneland’s Spring Meet season, The Summit at Fritz Farm invites the Lexington community to experience brunch in The Barn each Saturday in April starting on April 6. From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., The Barn will feature local b...
The Summit at Fritz Farm
Lexington, KY

Sat 4/20/19 at 11am-2pm
Sat 4/27/19 at 11am-2pm
Special Event: Tour
Bluegrass Bucket List
The Bluegrass State is known for its two historic industries, horses and bourbon. We have been racing horses in Kentucky since the late 1700s and even today the top horses in the industry are bred and raised here. One of Kentucky’s historic and beautiful h...
Lexington Visitors Center
Lexington, KY

Sat 4/20/19 at 1pm-9pm
Fri 5/3/19 at 1pm-9pm
Fri 5/24/19 at 1pm-9pm
    

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