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Fourth Street improvements will transform north Lexington 11/26/13
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Collaboration. According to Lexington Mayor Jim Gray, that’s what made it happen. Connections. That’s what Urban County Council member Chris Ford wants the improvements to...[more]
What to do with all these chimps? 11/25/13
LEXINGTON, Ky.—You might think the United States has a wide variety of surpluses: fast food restaurants, ineffective politicians, talentless celebrities, overpaid athletes, insipid tweets. But chimp...[more]
Henry Clay Center names new executive director 11/18/13
LEXINGTON, Ky.—The Board of Directors of The Henry Clay Center for Statesmanship has named Eduardo Nino-Moreno as the center’s new executive director. The center, a partnership between Transy...[more]
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]


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]