KING OF GLORY: THE BLUEGRASS OPERA’S 3RD ANNUAL EASTER ORATORIO
April 14-15, 7:30pm, First United Methodist Andover-4131 Todds Road
www.bluegrassapera.org, Tickets: $20, 12 and younger FREE!
The Bluegrass Opera is proud to celebrate Easter once again with a moving musical performance. This year we feature the World Premiere of “King of Glory”, an uplifting new work that tells the story of the passion and resurrection of Jesus Christ using unforgettable melodies and gorgeous harmonies. Think of Handel’s “Messiah”, but updated to appeal to today’s society.
KEENELAND’S SPRING THOROUGHBRED RACING
April 4-25, Keeneland Race Course-4201 Versailles Road
Keeneland’s 2014 Spring Race Meeting opens on Friday, April 4th and continues through Friday, April 25, with no racing on Mondays, Tuesdays, or Easter Sunday, April 20.
March 8-August 17, Times Vary, The Headley-Whitney Museum-4435 Old Frankfort Pike
A Lexington Fashion Collaborative Exhibit. The exhibit will feature the fashion designs and fashion photographs from over 25 local designers and photographers. Times: Wed-Fri 10am-5pm; Sat-Sun 12pm-5pm.
OAK HILL FARM-A JEWEL OF THE BLUEGRASS EXHIBIT
February 14-January 31, Museum Hours, American Saddlebred Museum-4083 Iron Works Parkway, 859-259-2746, www.asbmuseum.org, Tickets: See Below For Pricing
Oak Hill Farm has long been synonymous with world’s champion Saddlebreds and the tradition of excellence begun by owner Jean McLean Davis. Featured in the exhibit will be hundreds of items and artifacts donated by Davis’ estate. Museum Hours: Mon-Sun 9am to 5pm. Tickets: Winter Season-Adults 13 & older $10, children 7-12 $5, children 6 & under FREE! Summer Season-Adults $16, children $8.
WIDE ANGLE: AMERICAN PHOTOGRAPHY
February 11-April 20, Times Vary, The Art Museum at the University of Kentucky-405 Rose St.
859-257-5716, www.uky.edu/artmuseum, Admission: FREE!
From the Art Museum’s extensive collection of more than 1,300 photographs, this exhibition examines the history of American photography through the work of artists like: Ansel Adams, Van Deren Coke, Elliott Erwitt, Robert Frank, Lewis Hine, Helen Levitt, Russell Lee, Ralph Eugene Meatyard, Cindy Sherman, Aaron Sisking, Edward Steichen, Paul Strand, Doris Ulmann, Andy Warhol, and Carrie Mae Weems. Time: Tue-Sun 12noon-5pm; Fri 12noon-8pm.
THE EDIFICE IN FRONT OF US: EXPLORATIONS IN ARCHITECTURE AND IDENTITY
April 14-May 10, 8:30am, Living Arts and Science Center-362 N. Martin Luther King Blvd.
859-252-5222, www.lasclex.org, Admission: FREE!
In this exhibition, you will view exquisitely painted canvases that explore how architecture can reflect society both culturally and socially. The exhibit brings together two nationally recognized artists, Morgan Craig and Colin Doherty, who uses architecture as a metaphor. Both artists create melancholy works that question our identity as well as our collective obligation to the architecture that we produce for both current and future generations.