Stage & Dance

6 things to do this weekend in the Bluegrass

Tanyaradzwa Tawengwa sings during the 2016 Alltech Vocal Scholarship Competition.
Tanyaradzwa Tawengwa sings during the 2016 Alltech Vocal Scholarship Competition.

Alltech Vocal Scholarship Competition

Young vocalists from around the world will compete for $500,000 in scholarships at the 13th annual event. Past winners have gone on to win the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, Opera Philadelphia and the Merola Opera program in San Francisco. It’s free to watch the competition, 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Singletary Center , 405 Rose Street. Finearts.uky.edu/singletary-center.

‘Stage Kiss’

Two actors with a history are thrown together as romatic leads in a play in the latest production from Studio Players. Show times are 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday; 2:30 p.m. Sunday, through March 25 at the Carriage House Theatre, 154 West Bell Court. Tickets are $21, $11 for students. Studioplayers.org.

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Comedian Pauly Shore will perform in Lexington this weekend at Comedy Off Broadway and appear at the Lexington Comic & Toy Con. Rebecca Joelson

Pauly Shore

The star of “Bio Dome” and “Son In Law” has a busy weekend in Lexington with appearances at the Lexington Comic & Toy Con Friday through Sunday at the Lexington Convention Center (See pages 9 to 12 for more) and sold-out performances at Comedy Off Broadway Friday and Saturday. Comedyoffbroadway.com.

11th Annual Tales and Ales

At this party for the animals enjoy a night of beer tasting, food, and live music by Ben Lacy and Kenny Owens & Group Therapy. Proceeds benefit the Lexington Humane Society. It’s 7 to 10 p.m. Friday at the Griffin Gate Marriott Resort And Spa, 1800 Newtown Pike. Admission is $55. Ticket sales end at noon on Friday. There will be no tickets sold at the door. Lexingtonhumanesociety.org.

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Cellist Ben Sollee will peform in Louisville. Magnus Lindqvist

Ben Sollee and Kentucky Native, Martha Redbone Trio

Kentucky-born cellist Ben Sollee is joined by the Martha Redbone Trio for the Speed Concert Series. The show is 8 p.m. Saturday at the Bomhard Theater in Louisville. Tickets are $25. Kentuckycenter.org.

One World Film Festival: ‘If You’re Not in the Obit, Eat Breakfast’

The festival wraps up with a free screening 10 a.m. Saturday at the Kentucky Theatre, 214 East Main Street. The 2017 documentary features comedian Carl Reiner as he chats with people about a rewarding life at 90 and older. Lexfilm.org.

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