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Senior Exhibition By Transylvania Art Majors

March 3 - April 10

Work by Cabby Brown, Ashleigh Stickler, and Marissa Price Start: Tuesday, March 3, 2020 End: Friday, April 10, 2020 Time: Weekdays noon-5 pm

Contra Dance

April 10 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Contra dance with caller TBA and open band (pick-up musicians welcome). $8 adults; $5 students/first-timers Time: 8 pm - 10:30 pm (lesson at 7:30 pm)

Kentucky Great Writers Series: Jeff Worley, John James, and Savannah Sipple

April 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us on Tuesday, April 14 for readings from Jeff Worley’s LUCKY TALK, John James’s THE MILK HOURS, Savannah Sipple’s WWJD AND OTHER POEMS.

Contra Dance

April 17 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Contra dance with caller TBA and open band (pick-up musicians welcome). $8 adults; $5 students/first-timers Time: 8 pm - 10:30 pm (lesson at 7:30 pm)

Sing Community, International Collaboration

April 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

A mesmerizing evening of Scandinavian choral music featuring guest composer and musician Anders Åstrand. He will use improvisation to musically connect the pieces in an hour of uninterrupted music. Joining us for the third time, Åstrand is sure to be a crowd-pleaser. Tickets - $10…

Transylvania University Juried Student Art Exhibition

May 1 - May 15

Art majors and non-art majors alike contribute to work in a wide variety of media to inventive exploration of creativity. Start: Friday, May 1, 2020 End: Friday, May 15, 2020 Phone: 859.233.8142

Exhibition: “La Feuille” Mary Rezny and Karen Spears Springate

May 1 - May 31

"La Feuille" is French for "leaf" and goes along with Apollo's Fire May 7 concert and their signature piece, "La Folia" (leaf in Latin!) This exhibition is a collaborative work featuring images of leaves by Mary Rezny and Karen Spears. Start: Friday, May 1, 2020 End: Sunday,…

Cinderella

May 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

An enchanted pumpkin. The royal ball. That famous glass slipper. Based on the classic story, and featuring whimsical music, we’ll follow Cinderella, her Fairy Godmother, and her mischievous step sisters in this rags-to-riches fairy tale. LexArts Card holders receive 2-for-1 tickets: Friday, May 1, 2020

Cinderella

May 2 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

An enchanted pumpkin. The royal ball. That famous glass slipper. Based on the classic story, and featuring whimsical music, we’ll follow Cinderella, her Fairy Godmother, and her mischievous step sisters in this rags-to-riches fairy tale. LexArts Card holders receive 2-for-1 tickets: Friday, May 1, 2020

Contra Dance

May 2 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Contra dance with caller TBA and open band (pick-up musicians welcome). $9 adults; $6 students/first-timers Time: 8 pm - 11 pm (lesson at 7:30 pm)

Apollo’s Fire

May 7 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Led by renowned Baroque violinist, Olivier Brault, Cleveland based Apollo's Fire has become one of the most recognized early music ensembles in the world. The program is titled, “Bach, Vivaldi & Friends,” and includes "La Folia," the group's signature piece. Free admission with reserved seating…

Contra Dance

May 8 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Contra dance with caller TBA and open band (pick-up musicians welcome). $8 adults; $5 students/first-timers Time: 8 pm - 10:30 pm (lesson at 7:30 pm)

Kentucky Great Writers Series: Jeffrey Skinner, Michael Croley, and Carter Sickel

May 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us on Tuesday, May 19 for readings from Jeffrey Skinner’s I OFFER THIS CONTAINER: NEW AND SELECTED, Michael Croley’s ANY OTHER PLACE: STORIES, Carter Sickel’s THE PRETTIEST STARR.

Contra Dance

May 22 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Contra dance with caller TBA and open band (pick-up musicians welcome). $8 adults; $5 students/first-timers Time: 8 pm - 10:30 pm (lesson at 7:30 pm)

Dance Trance Festival

June 12 - June 14

Contra dances, couple dances, including workshops! Friday evening through Sunday afternoon Morton Middle School, 1225 Tates Creek Rd, Lexington KY Advance registration through May 20 $90 regular, $45 student After May 20, $100 regular, $50 student Prices vary at the door. See website for details.…

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