We Found a Treasure Around the Corner

Mary Todd Lincoln, wife of President Abraham Lincoln, was the 16th First Lady of the United States. The fourth-born of sixteen children, she sparked controversy in almost every aspect of her life. Mary was notorious for over-shopping, and she completely redecorated the White House after she and Lincoln moved in. One year, she purchased 400 …

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Sensual Experiences at the Night Market

Every first Friday from April to December, the NoLi Night Market fills an otherwise unassuming Bryan Avenue. The 6 o’clock trickle turns into a mass of Lexingtonians – all shapes and sizes. Music fills the corridor. The sun sets and strings of light dangle from tent tops and temporary scaffolding, illuminating art of varied medium. …

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Turning Up the Volume

LexArts is a mothership. It provides programming and operational support to several of Lexington’s arts organizations, including the Central Kentucky Youth Orchestra, Lexington Art League, Lexington Children’s Theatre, the Living Arts and Science Center, and the Lexington Philharmonic. This campaign takes that idea of pulling together the disjointed. It’s fragmented, yet cohesive. The vibrant colors …

Making Beautiful Music

This annual event brings a new internationally renowned group of musicians for two weeks of incredible performances. In conjunction with this, they commission a local artist to create a piece that serves as that year’s visual theme, that festival’s icon. Because the spirit of each festival changes so radically from year to year–different cast of …

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