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Maggie Kowalski, Emilee Casabella, Grace Lyon, Madi Moorhead and Kaitlyn K perform Layers...and whats in between, choreographed by Theresa Bautista, at UK’s Rooted Forces dance performance on Thursday, Jan. 26, 2023, at Guignol Theater in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Mark Cornelison

UK’s ‘Rooted Forces’ dance performance shares stories of struggle

Kristen Roberts, Reporter February 1, 2023

The UK Department of Theatre and Dance held its annual dance performance “Rooted Forces,” the third of five faculty-led productions to be put on this school year, Jan. 27-29 in Guignol Theater. Dancers...

Radium Girls Poster. Provided by the UK Department of Theatre + Dance

‘Radium Girls’ tells a story of illness, strength and determination

Grace Medley, Reporter October 21, 2022

“Radium Girls,” a play presented by UK’s Department of Theatre and Dance, was performed from Oct. 13-16. The play was written by D.W. Gregory and is inspired by true events. The play follows Grace...

Jason Derulo, live(streamed) in concert

Brooklyn Kelley February 6, 2021

Students not watching the UK's men's basketball team take on the University of Tennessee had another option for entertainment Saturday night - a virtual concert performed by Jason Derulo.The performance,...

UK and National Pan-Hellenic Council alumni perform a joint opening act during the annual step show held on Friday, October 11, 2019, in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Natalie Parks | Staff

UK’s NPHC step show: ‘breaking the stage, unifying the campus’

Natalie Parks October 12, 2019

As people streamed through the doors, the energy inside the ballroom ramped up. Alumni and students alike were gathered to witness a night of talent, hard work and community.The National Pan-Hellenic Council’s...

Chris Stapleton announced he will be the first artist to perform at Kroger Field on Wednesday, October, 2, 2019. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Chris Stapleton to headline first-ever concert performance at Kroger Field

Sydney Momeyer October 2, 2019

Kroger Field is going to host a lot more than football this year.  On Wednesday, country singer Chris Stapleton teamed up with UK Athletics to announce that he would be the first artist to perform at...

Crimes of the Heart set

‘Crimes of the Heart’ is a reflection of family

Kristi Fitzgerald February 18, 2019

The performers in “Crimes of the Heart” received a standing ovation after their Feb. 17 their performance. The performance of the play took place in the Briggs Theatre of Fine Arts Building on the...

Toni Bean was one of many artists who performed at the UnderGrass hip-hop showcase.

UnderGrass hip-hop showcase brought ‘heat’ to Heritage Hall

Myia Pretty January 20, 2019

Up-and-coming artists from Louisville to Lexington came out to Lexington Convention Center Heritage Hall on Saturday night to give a crowd a little taste of their music and showcase their talent.Fans came...

The Lyric Theatre and Cultural Arts Center will be hosting the Allegro Dance Projects performance Forthcoming.

Allegro Dance Project will move to move others

Addison Lander January 12, 2019

At 7 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 12, at the Lyric Theatre and Cultural Arts Center, the Allegro Dance Project will be performing its show titled “Forthcoming.” This performance marks the beginning of its...

The holiday Collage is an annual performance that rings in festive Christmas spirits.

Collage performance puts audiences in the holiday spirit

Emily Baehner December 3, 2018

The performances at "Collage: A Holiday Spectacular" featured musical holiday favorites reminiscent of traditional Christmas caroling, except with a lot more carolers. With seamless interchanges between...

Between the Blue and White Lines: The Defeat of Young Bull

Kernel Sports Staff February 17, 2018

After Kentucky defeated Alabama 81-71 on Saturday afternoon, the guys met up in Rupp Arena to dissect the game and discuss what it means for the future of UK's season.Recap: UK defeats Alabama by double...

Allegro Dance Project will perform its encore show In Our Element at the Lyric Theater on Saturday, Jan. 13, at 7 p.m. Photo provided by Jeana Klevene, founder and artistic director for Allegro. 

Allegro will bring the elements and inclusiveness to the stage this weekend

Bailey Vandiver January 11, 2018

Seven years ago, a young man with autism took a ballet class and inspired a dream in the instructor.Jeana Klevene said this dancer started her on a journey that, after years of research and paperwork,...

College funding

Kentucky to fund public universities based on performance

Madison Rexroat February 22, 2017

Kentucky lawmakers voted Tuesday to pass a bill that will distribute $1 billion to public universities based on graduation rates and other factors. The bill will give 35 percent of funding based on the...

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