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November

Concert explodes with Rachmaninoff, soothes with Beethoven 11/11/13
LEXINGTON, Ky.—On Sunday, Nov. 17, gifted pianist David Viscoli will perform works of two musical giants, Beethoven and Rachmaninoff, presenting a program that demands passion and virtuosity. The conc...[more]
Lexington Tattoo Project unveils the “hidden image” Nov. 15 11/7/13
LEXINGTON, Ky.—The Lexington Tattoo Project brought together a diverse community: grandmothers, parents, tattoo aficionados, tattoo newbies, bikers, poets. On Friday, Nov. 15, the tattoo designs thems...[more]
Transylvania hosts Day of Remembrance for transgender individuals who were victims of violence 11/5/13
LEXINGTON, Ky.—In 2012, the lives of more than 60 transgender individuals worldwide came to a violent end. They were beaten, strangled, shot, stabbed, burned and frequently mutilated—all because...[more]
Music lovers take note 11/5/13
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Music lovers, take out your calendars and start planning: Transylvania University’s music program has four compelling—and contrasting—performances scheduled for the ne...[more]
State Auditor Adam Edelen featured at Transylvania’s Left of Center Speaker Series 11/4/13
Kentucky State Auditor Adam Edelen will speak at Transylvania University on Nov. 14 as part of the Left of Center Speaker Series, sponsored by the Transylvania College Democrats. The series was founded in 2...[more]
Eclectic menu for mid-week concert at Transylvania 11/1/13
LEXINGTON, Ky.—All musical palates are sure to be satisfied at Transylvania University’s Composers’ Concert Wednesday, Nov. 6, as music professors Tim Polashek and Larry Barnes serve up a ...[more]

October

Transylvania University’s theater program offers first repertory season beginning Nov. 14 10/31/13
LEXINGTON, Ky.―Costumes, actors and sets are multiplied by three this fall as Transylvania University’s theater program ambitiously mounts its first repertory theater season, packing nine perfor...[more]
Transylvania University hosts encore presentation of LUNAFEST film festival 10/29/13
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Nine short films by, for and about women. An opportunity to celebrate the courage and resiliency of women, as well as the talent, insightfulness and sense of humor of the filmmakers. ...[more]
Transylvania University offers public screening of film about civil rights activist Anne Braden 10/28/13
LEXINGTON, Ky.—In 1954, Anne Braden, a white Louisville journalist from an established family, helped an African American couple purchase a home in a white suburb. Soon thereafter she was charged with...[more]
Transylvania’s Moosnick Lecture features Amy-Jill Levine, noted Jewish scholar of the New Testament 10/23/13
LEXINGTON, Ky.—One does not expect to find a Yankee Jewish scholar teaching the New Testament in the Bible Belt. But that is exactly what Amy-Jill Levine does. The decidedly unorthodox scholar will ...[more]