Best Bets: 'Luminosity' expands, Lexington Chamber Chorale, more

February 27, 2014 

Capacity to Breed and Recover by Rune Guneriussen is among the works in the light-based Luminosity exhibit at the Loudoun House.

COURTESY OF LEXINGTON ART LEAGUE

'Luminosity' turns the lights on indoors

The Lexington Art League's exhibit of light-based work, Luminosity, expands with an indoor show by five artists at the Loudoun House.

The show, which continues through April 6, opens with a party from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at the Loudoun House, 209 Castlewood Drive. (An outdoor portion of the exhibit, the light bulb sculpture New Moon, was unveiled last week at Triangle Park downtown.)

Friday's opening will include treats and drinks from Enoteca. Admission is $5. (After Friday, admission to the exhibit is free.)

Call (859) 254-7024 or go to Lexingtonartleague.org for more info.

The sounds of Spain

The Lexington Chamber Chorale will present The Profane and the Profound: Canciones of Spain, a concert of secular and sacred works from the European nation, at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Central Baptist Church, 110 Wilson Downing Road. The evening will include Romancero Gitano by Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco, with words by Federico García Lorca featuring guest guitarist Michael Fogler, above. Pieces by Tomás Luis de Victoria, Pablo Casals and Javier Busto also will be performed. Tickets are $20, $10 for students, available at the door or at Lexingtonchamberchorale.org.

Free tours at Ashland

Ashland, the Henry Clay Estate kicks off its March Member Madness drive with free tours from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday. The historic estate, 120 Sycamore Road, features 17 acres of gardens, trees and walking paths open 365 days a year. Annual membership starts at $50, includes benefits and helps preserve the grounds. Call (859) 266-8581 or go to Henryclay.org for more info.

Beers for betterment

Raise a pint or two for Kentucky Natural Lands Trust from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday at West Sixth Brewing's Sixth for a Cause event. Guest bartenders will include Guy Mendes, Mick Jeffries and Cricket Press's Brian Turner. A minimum of 6 percent of sales for the day will benefit the trust, which works to protect and restore wild lands. For more info, go to Knlt.org.

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