Music News & Reviews

The Posies are playing living rooms and loving it

In the 1980s and ’90s, the Posies lived the rock star life with tour buses and support crew. But they come to Lexington Sunday night to play a living room show at The Raven House, driving their own vehicle and schlepping their own gear. Singer and guitarist Jon Auer says there couldn’t be a better setting for their new album, “Solid States.”


Around the remote: Chuck Barney's picks for Sept. 25-Oct. 1

DON'T MISS: The presidential debate - They've been throwing long-distance verbal jabs at one another for months. On Monday the candidates - Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump - finally come face to face on the same stage at New York's Hofstra University in the first of three scheduled debates. Judging from the spiteful tone of the campaign, this could get ugly. NBC anchor Lester Holt will be the referee, er, moderator. 9 p.m. Eastern, on all the broadcast networks and cable news channels.

Movie News & Reviews

‘Storks’ is a weird, wacky bundle of joy

Welcome to the strange, and strangely moving, world of “Storks.” Writer-director Nicholas Stoller, known for adult comedies like “Forgetting Sarah Marshall” and “Neighbors,” delves into the family-friendly animated genre in a little movie about where babies come from.

Stage & Dance

Southern-fried ‘Dixie Swim Club’ opens season for Studio Players

Studio Players begins its 2016-2017 season with one of its specialties: the Southern-fried comedy. Its opening production of “Dixie Swim Club,” by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope, and Jamie Wooten, is a light, if not lithe, romp through the lens of five women whose college friendship is renewed every summer when they meet at a cottage for a weekend of fun and bonding.


Circus performers entertain patients at Kentucky Children’s Hospital

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey brought their Circus XTREME performers to Kentucky Children’s Hospital Thursday afternoon. Pediatric patients and their families enjoyed a mini performance featuring clowns and contortionists. The circus is in town this weekend with five performances in Rupp Arena. Shows run Friday night through Sunday afternoon.
Mark Cornelison mcornelison@herald-leader.com
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Circus performers entertain patients at Kentucky Children’s Hospital

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