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Fayette County arts calendar

Poetry

Writing Peace and Justice: A Reading by the Affrilachian Poets. 6:30 p.m. Oct. 10. Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning, 251 W. Second St. Free. (859) 257-4207. http://twentydaysforpeaceandjustice.org.

Music

UK Symphony Band Third Annual College Band Invitational Concert. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 8. University of Kentucky Singletary Center for the Arts, 405 Rose St. Free. www.uky.edu/FineArts/Music/calendar/index.php.

Seabird. 8 p.m. Oct. 8. University of Kentucky, 253 Student Center. Free. www.jambase.com/

Jazz at the Library. 7 p.m. Oct. 9. Lexington Public Library, 140 E. Main St. Free. (859) 231-5554. www.lexpublib.org.

Strange Design. 8 p.m. Oct. 10. The Dame, 156 W. Main St., Lexington.

Lafayette Choir Gala. 7 p.m. Oct. 10. Lafayette High School Café, 401 Reed Ln. $5 students, $7 adults. (859) 396-3605. www.lafayettechoir.org.

Moon Taxi. 11 p.m. Oct. 10. Fishtank Bar and Grill, 500 E. Euclid Ave. www.myspace.com/fishtanklexingtonky.

Michel Gough. 10 p.m. Oct. 10. Cheapside Bar and Grill, 131 Cheapside. $5. (859) 254-0046. http://Cheapsidebarandgrill.com.

Contra-Punctus. 7 p.m. Oct. 11. Lower 48, 401 W. Main St. $3 cover. http://lower48.com.

Lexington Philharmonic PB&J Series: Lexington Philharmonic Woodwind Quintet. 10 and 11:30 a.m. Oct. 11. Beaumont YMCA, 3251 Beaumont Centre Cir. $4 in advance, $5 at the door. (859) 233-4226. www.lexphil.org.

Royal Illness: Soundtrack to the War. 2 p.m. Oct. 11. POPS Resale, 1423B Leestown Rd. Free. (859) 254-7677. www.myspace.com/royalillness.

The Whipsaws with The Other Brothers. 9 p.m. Oct. 11. Fishtank Bar and Grill, 500 E. Euclid Ave. www.myspace.com/fishtanklexingtonky.

Classical guitar concert by Michael Fogler. 2 p.m. Oct. 12. Maxwell Street Presbyterian Church, 180 E. Maxwell St. Suggested donation $10-$20. (859) 299-3074. http://twentydaysforpeaceandjustice.org.

Adaskin String Trio with Thomas Gallant, oboe. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 12. University of Kentucky Singletary Center for the Arts, 405 Rose St. $20 adults; $6.50 students. www.singletarytickets.com.

Violin virtuoso Mariusz Patyra accompanied by Giovanni Casella, piano. 8 p.m. Oct. 13. University of Kentucky Singletary Center for the Arts, 405 Rose St. $25, $10 seniors, $5 students. (859) 257-4929. www.uky.edu/SCFA

We Versus the Shark; Pegasuses-XL; Bedtime; The Oxford Farm Report. 9 p.m. Oct. 15. Al's Bar, 601 N. Limestone. $5.

U.S. Army Field Band and Soldiers' Chorus. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 15. University of Kentucky Singletary Center for the Arts, 405 Rose St. Free. Tickets are limited to four per person and can be picked up at Singletary Center for the Arts. Information: (859) 257-9331.

Song of the Bluegrass Weekly Rehearsal. 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Dec. 30. South Elkhorn Christian Church, 4343 Harrodsburg Rd. Free. (859) 879-9363. www.songofthebluegrass.org.

Woodsongs Old Time Radio Hour. 6:45 p.m. Mondays. Kentucky Theatre, 214 E. Main St. $10 public, $5 students; free for Woodsongs Partners. www.woodsongs.com/wotrh.html.

David Hall, saxophone. 6:30 p.m. every Wed. and Thurs., 7 p.m. Fri. Giuseppe's Ristorante Italiano, 4456 Nicholasville Rd. Free. (859) 272-4053 for reservations. www.saxmandavid.com.

Sax in the City. 8 p.m. Wednesdays through Dec. 3. Natasha's Bistro, 112 Esplanade. Free. (859) 259-2754.

Tagawa on Tuesdays. 8 p.m. Tuesdays through Dec. 2. Natasha's Bistro, 112 Esplanade. Free. (859) 259-2754.

Lexington Community Chorus. 6:30 p.m. Mondays through Nov. 22. Gethsemane Lutheran Church, 2185 Garden Springs Dr. Free. (859) 224-9551. www.geocities.com/lexcomchor.

Classes and workshops

Portraiture Workshop Series with Ben Durham. 6 p.m. Oct. 9. LAL @ Loudoun House, 209 Castlewood Dr. $125, $100 LAL members. (859) 254-7024. www.lexingtonartleague.org.

UK Department of Art Fine Arts Institute. 6 p.m. Oct. 9, 11, 14, 16, 18, 21, 23, 25, 28 and 30. University of Kentucky Fine Arts Building, 465 Rose St. $165-$225. (859) 257-8151. www.uky.edu/FineArts/Art.

Piano master class with Steven Glaser. 10 a.m. Oct. 17. University of Kentucky Singletary Center for the Arts, 405 Rose St. Free.

Comedy

Etta May. 8 p.m. Oct. 8-11; 10:30 p.m. Oct. 10-11; 8 p.m. Oct. 15-18; 10:30 p.m. Oct. 17-18. Comedy Off Broadway, The Mall at Lexington Green, 161 Lexington Green Cir. $11-$19. (859) 271-5653. www.comedyoffbroadway.com.

Dances/dance classes

Rakadu Gypsy Dancers. 9 p.m. Oct. 10. Natasha's Bistro, 112 Esplanade. $7 cover. (859) 259-2754. http://meccadance.com.

Ballroom Dancing. 8 p.m. Oct. 11, Nov. 8. Oleika Shriners Temple, 326 Southland Dr. Members $7; non-members $10; students with ID $3. (859) 255-2751. www.usadancebluegrass.org.

LexTango Second Sunday Milonga. 5:30 p.m. Oct. 12. Victorian Square, 401 W. Main St. www.lextango.com.

Scottish Country Dancing. 7:15 p.m. Mondays through Dec. 8. ArtsPlace, 161 N. Mill St. $45; $20 for full-time students. (859) 226-0327. http://lexingtonvintagedance.org.

Lexington Irish Dancers class session. 6 p.m. every Weds. for beginners, 7 p.m. for advanced dancers. Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 425 Patchen Dr. $85. (859) 873-3521.

Friday Night Dance Party. 8 p.m. every Fri. through Dec. 8. Franklin Cottrell Dance Center, 2573 Richmond Rd. $10, free to members. (859) 266-3966. www.franklincottrell.com.

Fairs and Festivals

Slime Time Fall Festival. 6 p.m. Oct. 11. Journey Baptist Fellowship, 3450 Richmond Rd. Free. (859) 266-2601. www.journeylexington.com.

Scarecrow Fest '08. 10 a.m. daily through October. The Mall at Lexington Green, 161 Lexington Green Cir. Free.

South Elkhorn Christian Church Fall Festival. 9 a.m. Oct. 11. South Elkhorn Christian Church, 4343 Harrodsburg Rd. Free. (859) 223-1433. www.southelkhorncc.org.

Oktoberfest. 6 p.m. Oct. 17. Transylvania University, 300 N. Broadway.

Film

Boys From Baghdad High. 7 p.m. Oct. 11, 2 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. Oct. 12. Lexington Public Library, 140 E. Main St. Free.

Film Discussion Group: The Kite Runner. 6 p.m. Oct. 13. Lexington Public Library, Eagle Creek Branch, 101 N. Eagle Creek Dr. Free. (859) 231-5570. www.lexpublib.org.

Literary Arts

William Heath on tour for book Blacksnake's Path. 7 p.m. Oct. 15. Joseph-Beth Booksellers, 161 Lexington Green Cir.

The Eclectic Living Room: Michael L. Cooper. 5:30 p.m. Oct. 9. Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning, 251 W. Second St. Free. (859) 254-4175. www.carnegieliteracy.org.

Melissa Burton on tour for book Kentucky's Boone: The Pioneer Spirit. Noon Oct. 11. Joseph-Beth Booksellers, 161 Lexington Green Cir.

Fiona Young-Brown on tour for book Lexington: Then and Now. 11 a.m. Oct. 11. The Morris Book Shop, 408 Southland Dr.

Lora Leigh on tour for book The Magical Christmas Cat. 2 p.m. Oct. 11. Barnes and Noble Booksellers, 1932 Pavilion Way.

Museums

For the Love of a Horse: Children and Saddlebreds. 9 a.m. daily through October. American Saddlebred Museum, 4089 Ironworks Pk. Included in Kentucky Horse Park admission: $8-$15 adults; $6-$8 children 7-12; free for children 0-6. (859) 259-2746. www.asbmuseum.org.

Design a Dinosaur. 2 p.m. Oct. 12. Explorium of Lexington, 440 W. Short St.

Christine Kuhn: Kentucky Murder Ballads. Noon daily through Nov. 26. University of Kentucky President's Room Gallery, 405 Rose St.

Photography

The Silver Process: From Blank Film to Finished Print. 5:30 p.m. Oct. 9, 16, 23 and Oct. 30. Living Arts and Science Center, 362 N. Martin Luther King Blvd. $150 members; $160 non-members. (859) 252-5222. www.lasclex.org.

Theater

The Pillowman, presented by Actors Guild of Lexington. 7:30 p.m. Thu., 8 p.m. Fri. and Sat., 2 p.m. Sun. Runs through Nov. 2. Actors Guild of Lexington, 141 E. Main St. $25 adults; $18 seniors 65 and older; $15 students. (859) 233-0370. www.actorsguildoflexington.org.

The Mystery of Irma Vep, presented by Balagula Theatre. 8 p.m. Oct. 8, 9, 12, 14, 15 and 16. Balagula Theatre, 112 Esplanade. $15, $12 students. (859) 259-2754. www.beetnik.com.

Visual Arts

Artwork by Persons with Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias. 10 a.m. every Sun.-Fri. Closed Sat. Runs through Oct. 26. The Gallery at First Presbyterian Church, 171 Market St. Free. (859) 252-1919. www.fpclex.org and www.alz.org/kyin.

Elizabeth Buckley: People and Such. 5 p.m. weekdays, 10 a.m. Sat., closed Sun. Runs through Oct. 27. South Hill Gallery, 600 South Broadway. Free. (859) 253-3885. www.southhillgallery.com.

Master Works by Kentucky Painters: 1819-1935. Noon every Tues.-Sun. Closed Mon. Runs through Nov. 30. The Art Museum at the University of Kentucky, 405 Rose St. $8; $5 seniors; free for UK students, staff and alumni. (859) 257-5716. www.uky.edu/ArtMuseum.

A Keeneland Study by Rickelle Nelson. 10 a.m. weekdays through October. South Hill Gallery, 600 S. Broadway. Free. (859) 253-3885. www.southhillgallery.com.

Jesta Bell: J.B. Armstrong Discovered. Noon every Tues.-Sun. Closed Mon. Runs through Nov. 30. The Art Museum at the University of Kentucky, 405 Rose St. (859) 257-5716. www.uky.edu/ArtMuseum.

Robert C. May Photography Series: Alec Soth. Noon every Tues.-Sun. Closed Mon. Runs through Oct. 26. The Art Museum at the University of Kentucky, 405 Rose St. Free. (859) 257-5716. www.uky.edu/ArtMuseum.

Visual Dialogue: Bluegrass Printmakers Co-Op. 9 a.m. weekdays through Oct. 24. LAL @ the Government Center, 12th floor, Government Center, 200 E. Main St. Free. (859) 254-7024. www.lexingtonartleague.org.

4th annual Artists' Attic plein air exhibit: works by Tony Petterson, Ann Pass, Bob Sanford and more. 10 a.m. every Mon.-Sat. Closed Sun. Runs through Oct. 31. Artists' Attic, 401 W. Main St. Free. (859) 254-5501. www.artists-attic.org.

Ellen Skidmore. 9 a.m. every Mon.-Sat. Closed Sun. Runs through Nov. 29. Cross Gate Gallery, 509 E. Main St. Free. (859) 233-3856. www.crossgategallery.com.

Transylvania University Collection. Noon Oct. 8-10. Transylvania University Morlan Gallery, 300 N. Broadway. Free. (859) 233-8142. www.transy.edu/morlan.

Milbie Benge: A Sense of Kentucky. 10 a.m. every Mon.-Sat. Closed Sun. Runs through Oct. 31. Fayette Gallery, 2644 Richmond Rd. Free. (859) 272-7111. www.fayettegallery.com.

Flora and Fauna: New Paintings by Robert James Foose. 10 a.m. every Tues.-Sun. Closed Mon. Runs through Nov. 9. Ann Tower Gallery, 141 E. Main St. Free. (859) 425-1188. www.anntowergallery.com.

Farmer's Daughter Cycle. 10 a.m. Oct. 8-11. LAL @ DAC, 141 E. Main St. Free. (859) 254-7024. www.lexingtonartleague.org.

Realistic Drawing 101. 7 p.m. Oct. 9, 16, 23 and 30. Living Arts and Science Center, 362 N. Martin Luther King Blvd. $65 members; $75 non-members. (859) 252-5222. www.lasclex.org.

Kentucky Guild New Member Work. 10 a.m. weekdays, noon Sat., closed Sun. Runs through Oct. 18. ArtsPlace, 161 N. Mill St. Free. (859) 255-2951. www.lexarts.org.

Art Glass by Daum. 10 a.m. every Tues.-Fri., noon Sat.-Sun. Closed Mon. Runs through Nov. 2. Headley-Whitney Museum, 4435 Old Frankfort Pk. $7; $5 students, children and seniors; free for ages 5 and younger. (859) 255-6653. www.headley-whitney.org.

Fertility Objects: Ceramic Sculpture by Tom Bartel. 8:30 a.m. weekdays, 10 a.m. Sat., closed Sun. Runs through Oct. 17. Living Arts and Science Center Gloria Singletary Gallery, 362 N. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Free. (859) 252-5222. www.lasclex.org.

Equine Art. 9 a.m. weekdays, 10 a.m. Sat., closed Sun. Runs through Dec. 31. Collectors Gallery, 835 Porter Pl. 1-800-626-6927. www.horseartgallery.com.

Video Production for Kids and Teens. 6 p.m. Oct. 14, 21 and 28. Living Arts and Science Center, 362 N. Martin Luther King Blvd. $40 members; $50 non-members. (859) 252-5222. www.lasclex.org.

Ink Stains and Paper Cuts: A Collection of Work by Cricket Press. 9 a.m. every Mon.-Sat., 1 p.m. Sun. Runs through Nov. 9. Central Library Gallery, 140 E. Main St. Free. (859) 231-5530. www.lexpublib.org/central.

American Academy of Equine Art Fall Open Juried Exhibition and Sale. 9 a.m. every Mon.-Sat., 1 p.m. Sun. Runs through Nov. 9. International Museum of the Horse, 4089 Ironworks Pk. Included in Kentucky Horse Park admission: $15 adults; $8 children 7-12; free for children 0-6. (859) 281-6031. www.aaea.net.

Russell Weedman: Recent Works. 10 a.m. weekdays through Nov. 14. Heike Pickett Gallery at CMW, 400 E. Vine St. Free. (859) 233-1263. www.heikepickettgallery.com.

Come Together: Mixed Media Artwork From the Collection. Noon every Tues.-Sun., closed Mon. Runs through Nov. 2. The Art Museum at the University of Kentucky, 405 Rose St. Free. (859) 257-5716. www.uky.edu/ArtMuseum.

Beginning Rigid Heddle Weaving. 7 p.m. Oct. 9, 16, 23 and 30. Living Arts and Science Center, 362 N. Martin Luther King Blvd. $40 members; $50 non-members. (859) 252-5222. www.lasclex.org.

A Gathering of Artists Group Show. 10 a.m. every Tues.-Sat. through Oct. 24. Miller Fine Art & Framing, 501 E. High St. Free. (859) 254-0402. www.millerfineart.com.

Creating Digital Art. 6 p.m. Oct. 14 and 16. Living Arts and Science Center, 362 N. Martin Luther King Blvd. $45 members; $55 non-members. (859) 252-5222. www.lasclex.org.

He Said, She Said: Artist Couples Silvia Davis and Paul Davis, Joeanna Arnett and James Asher. 10:30 a.m. every Tues.-Sat. Runs Oct. 7-31. Gallery B, 145 W. Main St. Free. (859) 233-0843. www.galleryblexington.com.

Talks and Lectures

Robert C. May Photography Lecture: Alec Soth. 4 p.m. Oct. 10. University of Kentucky Worsham Theatre, 404 S. Limestone. Free. www.uky.edu/ArtMuseum.

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