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An audience of students and family members sit before the 48 Hour Film Race screening on Friday, March 29, 2024, in the William T. Young Library Auditorium in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Akhila Nadimpalli

UK Libraries and Student Media Depot announce winners of 48 Hour Film Race

Alexis Baker, Reporter April 3, 2024

Filmmakers, friends and family gathered for a screening and awards ceremony for 48 Hour Film Race participants. In collaboration with the Student Media Depot, University of Kentucky Libraries hosted...

Thomas Metheny and Gabby Copeland perform on stage during the UK Department of Theatre and Dance’s production of “Good” at the Briggs Theatre in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Brady Saylor | Staff

PHOTOS: UK Department of Theatre and Dance performs their production of “Good”

Brady Saylor, Photojournalist November 10, 2023

UK Department of Theatre and Dance performs their production of “Good” at the Briggs Theatre on Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2023, in Lexington, Kentucky.

Critical Role Campaign 2: Eyes, Redemption, and Found Family

David Bowlin June 10, 2021

On June 3, 2021, Critical Role wraps up its wildly successful second campaign of fifth edition Dungeons & Dragons. Since Critical Role was first streamed in 2015, it took tabletop gaming by...

Nick Dittmeier and the Sawdusters came out with a new album Midwest Heart Southern Blues in January. Image provided by the Nick Dittmeier and the Sawdusters

Southern rock, Americana rolling into Lexington

Matt Wickstrom January 29, 2016

This Friday night a wave of Americana and southern rock n’ roll will invade the Green Lantern in downtown Lexington, led by Nick Dittmeier and the Sawdusters. The stop in Lexington, a short trip down...

Micki Martin of the Bearded Lady Club poses for a picture with a member of the Queen City Beard and Mustache Society at Cosmic Charlies nightclub in 2012. Photo by Brandon Goodwin | Staff

Beards, Bourbon, Bands, Burlesque unite for charity

Aspen Gage January 29, 2016

What’s not to like about Beards, Bourbon, Bands and Burlesque? Students and Lexingtonians alike can find out this weekend, all while supporting GreenHouse 17, a local charity focused on supporting victims...

UK alum among new Kentucky Writers Hall of Fame inductees

Lexington Souers January 29, 2016

Thursday night welcomed five new inductees to the Kentucky Writers Hall of Fame.The event was hosted by the Carnegie Center, as well as the Kentucky Council for the Arts and LexArts. Both the Arts Council...

UK should include students in Fitbit challenge

EDITORIAL January 19, 2016

This semester, UK launched a Step Up challenge for faculty and staff to promote health and wellness. Through the university, participants can purchase discounted Fitbits and compete for rewards. Most...

Kentucky legislature should legalize recreational marijuana

EDITORIAL January 19, 2016

Kentucky has the opportunity to follow the successful policies of states like Colorado and Oregon by passing the Cannabis Freedom Act to legalize recreational marijuana.The bill, introduced by state Sen....

Gallery goers enjoyed a variety of paintings, photographs, and sculptures at over 20 venues on Friday night. The event is hosted bi-monthly by LexArts.

Hopping around Lexington Art Scene

By Aspen Gage [email protected] January 16, 2016

Lexington art patrons came together for LexArts bimonthly Gallery Hop to enjoy local artists, wine and food.The artists’ work debuted at different venues all over the city. “Hoppers” could start...


Skating to downtown tradition

November 19, 2015

By Kendall [email protected] may only be November, but that won’t stop UK students from getting into the holiday spirit. Temperatures are dropping, Thanksgiving break is almost here, and downtown...

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