A current University of Kentucky student and a graduate were among the winners at the Kentucky District round of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, Saturday. Two other UK singers received encouragement awards.
Lexington native and country music star Chris Stapleton met this weekend with Jeremy Mason, a K-9 officer for the Jacksonville, Fla., Sheriff's Office. Mason was shot in the face in July while chasing a suspected bank robber and a three-time convicted felon.
A 3-month citywide arts exhibit in New Orleans is showing hundreds of works including collages by jazz trumpeter Louis Armstrong, three versions of a piece by Yoko Ono and a dream-like video about jazz trumpeter Buddy Bolden.
A jury has found that a businesswoman must pay $5 million to singer Katy Perry and the archdiocese of Los Angeles, finding that the woman intentionally interfered with the sale to Perry of a hilltop property that was once a convent.