Rupp Arena task force to hold public meeting Wednesday night

A public meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday in the Lexington Children's Theatre, 418 West Short Street, where architect and master planner Gary Bates will talk about his ideas for the proposed Arena, Arts and Entertainment District and solicit input from the public.

This will be the second meeting of the Arena, Arts and Entertainment District Task Force, which is expected to make a recommendation early next year on whether to replace or refurbish Rupp Arena.