Kentucky on Stage Showcases
(Frankfort, Ky.) — Acoustic, contemporary, Appalachian, classical, blues, old time, bluegrass, Celtic and choral are the sounds that can be heard at the Kentucky Arts Council’s seventh annual Kentucky on Stage. Performing artists and ensembles will showcase their talent in 12-minute sample performances from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, November 2, 2005 at the Lexington Children’s Theatre, 418 West Short Street, Lexington, Ky. The widely diverse group of performers showcasing includes John Gage, Ceol Cridhe, Pale Stout & Amber, No Tools Loaned, Roger Cooper, Raison D' Etre, Kentucky Wild Horse, Juggernaut Jug Band, Greg Schaber, Tim Lake, Lexington Children's Theatre, Andrew Leonard, Daniel & Amy Carwile, Derby City Chorus, Kentucky Reign, Butch Rice, and Willie Eames.
Primarily an opportunity for performing arts presenters to review artists featured in the Kentucky Arts Council’s Performing Arts Directory, the sample performances are also open to the public.
The Kentucky Performing Arts Directory features 72 performing artists, groups or ensembles in dance, music, storytelling and theatre that have been selected by a panel of Kentucky and out-of-state performing arts professionals on the basis of artistic excellence, performance experience and marketing capacity.
Registration (http://www.artscouncil.ky.gov/KY_On_Stage2005.pdf ) for performing arts presenters is open to college and university student activity boards, corporate event planners, festival organizers, local arts councils, local and state government agencies, library directors, night club and coffeehouse booking agents, Main Street and Renaissance program directors, local, state and national park site activities directors as well as performing arts theatres and centers. For more information about Kentucky on Stage or the Performing Arts Directory, contact Amber Luallen, Individual Artist and Community Arts Program Director at 888-833-2787 or email@example.com.
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The Kentucky Arts Council is a state agency in the Commerce Cabinet that invests in programs that develop vibrant communities, provide lifelong education in the arts and support arts participation. Every $1 in grant funds awarded by the Kentucky Arts Council helps grantees secure $15 in earned income and matching funds from individuals, philanthropic sources and other levels of government. Kentucky Arts Council funding is provided by the Kentucky State Legislature and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency, which believes that a great nation deserves great art.