The Lexington Children’s Theatre opens its new show about aviation legend Amelia Earhart, Cynthiana’s Rohs Opera House presents the thriller “Wait Until Dark” and next week gets off to a swinging start with the Glenn Miller Orchestra.
John Mayer and Sting headline Louisville’s Bourbon and Beyond Festival, but there’s a lot to see on the undercard, including David Byrne and Robert Plant. Lexington’s Blind Corn Liquor Pickers and Zoe Speaks release new albums.
The winding eight miles of water from the Forks of Elkhorn to Knight’s Bridge in Franklin County hasn’t changed much since the 1770s, when pioneers paddled dugout canoes up it on their way to survey what would become Frankfort and Lexington. A new book explores its hidden history.
Arthur Mitchell, who broke barriers for African-Americans in the 1950s as a ballet dancer with the New York City Ballet and who would go on to become a driving force in the creation of the Dance Theatre of Harlem, has died.