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Calendar of Events

November 7, 2017 - January 3, 2018

Event: BCTC Student, Faculty, & Staff Art Exhibition
Location: Atrium Gallery, BCTC Newtown Campus Classroom Building (2nd floor)
More Information: Bluegrass Community & Technical College's Arts in Focus Committee is presenting its annual Student, Faculty, and Staff art exhibition, November 7 through January 3. The exhibit of paintings, drawings, and sculpture, showcases the talent of the BCTC students as well as accomplished faculty and staff. It provides an opportunity to recognize their creative work from inside and outside the classroom. An opening reception will be held on November 7 from 4:30 - 6:00 p.m.  Fall 2017 Art Exhibit Poster

October 30, 2017

Deadline to submit your work for consideration for the BCTC Student, Faculty and Staff Art Exhibition.

September 28 – October 1, 2017

Event: BCTC Theatre Production, CICADA 
Location: Stagebox Theatre 3323 Partner Place, Suite 13, Lexington, Kentucky
Time: 7:30 p.m., September 28 - 30; 2:00 p.m., October 1, 2017 
Tickets: Advance tickets available through DAC: http://www.lexingtonky.gov/DAC Tickets will also be available at the Stagebox Theatre door (cash or check only). Tickets $10 for students / $12 General Admission
More Information
: Cicada is a story about letting go and shedding what is no longer necessary in a world full of secrets, ghosts, and memories that hold on tight. Poetic, dynamic, lyrical and hard-hitting, this unique piece of theater sheds light on the enduring southern spirit and the ties that bind.

September 17, 2017

Event: Film Screening: Columbus, with a post -film Q & A with director Kogonada, moderated by BCTC professor, Michael Benton
Location: Kentucky Theatre, 214 E. Main Street. Lexington, Kentucky 
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m., September 17, 2017
Tickets: https://www.showclix.com/event/columbus-screening-kogonada-qa Tickets $10
More Information
:  Starring John Cho, Haley Lu Richardson, Parker Posey, and Rory Culkin, Columbus explores the relationship between two people at possible turning points in their lives set against the backdrop of Columbus, Indiana's stunning Modernist architecture.

April 14 – May 31, 2017

Event: Student Drawings: Art Exhibition
Location: Atrium Gallery, BCTC Newtown Campus Classroom Building (2nd floor)
Time: Artists' Reception: 12:00 – 2:00 p.m., April 25; exhibit will run from April 24 to May 31.
More Information: Drawings from ART 110, Spring 2017 Semester. Free admission and parking.

March 30 - April 2, 2017

Event: BCTC Theatre Production, American Idiot 
Location: Downtown Arts Center, 141 East Main Street, Lexington, Kentucky
Time: 8:00 p.m., March 30 - 31; 7:00 p.m., April 1; 2:00 p.m., April 2
Tickets: Tickets $12 Students / $15 General admission. Ticket information, contact 859.425.2550 or go to www.lexingtonky.gov/DAC
More Information: Music by Green Day; lyrics by Billie Joe Armstrong; book by Billie Joe Armstrong and Michael Mayer. The story, expanded from that of the concept album, centers on three disaffected young men, Johnny, Will, and Tunny. Johnny and Tunny flee a stifling suburban lifestyle and parental restrictions, while Will stays home to work out his relationship with his pregnant girlfriend, Heather. The former pair look for meaning in life and try out the freedom and excitement of the city. Tunny quickly gives up on life in the city, joins the military, and is shipped off to war. Johnny turns to drugs and finds a part of himself that he grows to dislike, has a relationship and experiences lost love. This show contains adult language and explicit material, and is recommended for mature audiences only!

March 1 - 5, 2017

Event:  Southeastern Theatre Conference
Location: Lexington, Kentucky
Registration: http://www.setc.org/convention/register/
More Information: The annual Southeastern Theatre Conference (SETC) brings over 4,000 members of the theatre community together for workshops, keynotes, performance festivals, auditions, college recruiting, job interviews, and more. This year, it will be in Lexington, Kentucky! BCTC's Theatre Arts Coordinator, Tim Davis, will be among those involved in presenting workshops at the conference.

February 27, 2017

Deadline to submit your work for consideration for the tenth issue of the college's literary journal, the Bluegrass Accolade.

November 10 - November 13, 2016

Event: BCTC Theatre Production, All the Way
Location: Downtown Arts Center, 141 East Main Street, Lexington, Kentucky
Time: 7:30 p.m., November 10 - 12; 2:00 p.m., November 13
More Information: All the Way is a play by Robert Schenkkan, depicting President Lyndon B. Johnson's efforts to maneuver members of the 88th United States Congress to enact, and civil rights leaders including Martin Luther King, Jr. to support, the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The play takes its name from Johnson's 1964 campaign slogan, "All the Way with LBJ. Bryan Cranston debuted the role of LBJ on Broadway, and in the recent HBO film.

October 31 - December 11, 2016

Event: BCTC Student, Faculty, & Staff Art Exhibition
Location: Lyric Theatre and Cultural Center, 300 E. Third Street, Lexington, Kentucky
More Information: Bluegrass Community & Technical College s Arts in Focus Committee is presenting its annual Student, Faculty, and Staff art exhibition at the prestigious Lyric Theatre and Cultural Center, October 31 through December 11. The exhibit of paintings, drawings, and sculpture, showcases the talent of the BCTC students as well as accomplished faculty and staff. It provides an opportunity to recognize their creative work from inside and outside the classroom. A reception for the artists will be held on November 4 from 5:00 7:00 p.m. Event Poster

September 29 - October 2, 2016

Event: BCTC Theatre Production, All in the Timing
Location: BCTC Newtown Campus, 005 Classroom Building
Time: 7:30 p.m., September 29 - October 1; 2:00 p.m., October 2
More Information: David Ives' All in the Timing is a collection of one-act plays by the American playwright David Ives. The short plays are almost all comedies (or comedy-dramas), focusing mainly on language and wordplay, existentialist perspectives on life and meaning, and the complications involved in romantic relationships. Event Poster
Tickets: Tickets are $10 and are only on sale at the door. Tickets will begin selling 45 minutes prior to showtime, and seating is limited, so please arrive early. Only cash or checks will be accepted.

June 17-19, 2016

Event: BCTC Theatre Production, The Bottle Tree
Location: Farish Theatre, 140 E. Main Street, Lexington, Kentucky (inside Central LPL)
Time: 7:30 p.m., June 17-18; 1:30 p.m., June 19
Tickets: Tickets $10; tickets only available at the door. Cash or check only, please. No credit cards.
More Information: A play by Beth Kander. Summary: Years after a tragic shooting at East Maple High, all of Maple County, Mississippi, is still traumatized; perhaps no one more so than shy, sarcastic Alley, the little sister of the infamous shooter. Young love, old guilt, laughter, and lingering scars all keep the girl, the town, and Alley s symbolic bottle tree on the verge of shattering. Event Poster

April 14, 2016

Event: Soulful Space presents The Landers Live, to benefit BCTC Arts in Focus Foundation
Location: Soulful Space, 533 E Main Street, Lexington, Kentucky
Time: 7:00 - 9:30 p.m.; April 14
Tickets: To purchase tickets: http://www.thesoulfulspace.com/
More Information: The Landers are an accomplished group of Lexington musicians inspired by the original songs and stories of singer-songwriter and multi instrumentalist Maggie Lander. Featuring Dan Trisko on guitar, Dwight Dunlap on drums, and Scott Stoess on bass, The Landers sonic palette weaves the shadow and light of Roots Americana, Indie Pop, Soul, and Rock, all inspired by the sublime, creative vision of Maggie Lander. Proceeds will help support the BCTC Arts in Focus Foundation. Listen to a sample

April 11 - April 22, 2016

Event: Student Drawings: Art Exhibition
Location: Atrium Gallery, BCTC Newtown Campus Classroom Building (2nd floor)
Time: Artists' Reception: 5:00 - 7:00 p.m., April 21; exhibit will run from April 11 to April 22.
More Information: Drawings from ART 110, Fall 2016 Semester. Free admission and parking.
Exhibit Poster

March 30, 2016

Event: BCTC Author Event & Reception: Leif Erickson
Location: BCTC Newtown Campus Learning Commons, 120 Classroom Building
Time: Reception, 4:00 p.m.; Author Reading, 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
More Information: Leif Erickson Poster

March 24 - March 27, 2016

Event: BCTC Theatre Production, TARTUFFE
Location: Downtown Arts Center, 141 East Main Street, Lexington, Kentucky
Time: 8:00 p.m. March 24-26; 2:00 p.m. March 27
Tickets: Tickets $10 Students / $12 General admission. Tickets on sale early March. For ticket info, contact 859.425.2550 or go to www.lexingtonky.gov/DAC.
More information: A play by Moli re, freely adapted by Charles Edward Pogue. Description: The inveterate con artist, Tartuffe, finds his mark in Orgon, an affluent man of unquestioned faith. With his faux piety and self-serving displays of virtuosity, Tartuffe charms his way into Orgon s household and schemes to defraud the family of all they possess in Moli re s comedic satire on hypocrisy. Tartuffe Poster

March 21 - April 10, 2016

Event: Floaters and Flashes: An Art Exhibit of Paintings by Chris Huestis
Location: Atrium Gallery, BCTC Newtown Campus Classroom Building (2nd floor)
Time: Artist Reception: 4:30 - 7:00 p.m., March 22; Gallery Talk with Artist: 5:00 - 6:00 p.m., March 24; exhibit will run from March 21 to April 10.
More Information: Chris Huestis Poster

February 17, 2016

Deadline to submit your work for consideration for the ninth issue of the college's literary journal, the Bluegrass Accolade. More information: Bluegrass Accolade Poster

December 3 - December 5, 2015

Event: BCTC Theatre Production, RACE
Location: Farish Theatre, 140 E. Main Street, Lexington, Kentucky (inside Central LPL)
Time: 7:00 p.m., December 3-5, 2015
Tickets: Tickets $10 Students / $12 General admission. Tickets only available at the door, starting 45 minutes prior to showtime. Cash or check only, please. No credit cards.

November 19, 2015

Event: BCTC Chorale, led by John Stegner
Location: Meadowthorpe Presbyterian Church, 356 Hillsboro Ave, Lexington, Kentucky
Time: 7:00 p.m, November 19, 2015
More information: The performance is free and open to the public.

November 6 - December 12, 2015

Event: BCTC Fall Art Exhibit
Location: Lyric Theatre, 300 E. Third Street, Lexington, Kentucky
More Information: Opening Reception, Friday November 6, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Gallery Hop reception, Friday, November 20, 5:00 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Exhibit Poster

September 24 - 27, 2015

Event: BCTC Theatre Production, The Katrina Project
Location: Downtown Arts Center, 141 East Main Street, Lexington, Kentucky
Time: 7:30 p.m. September 24-26; 2:00 p.m. September 27
More Information: Written by Michael Marks and Mackenzie Westmoreland. Presented by special arrangement with Playscripts, Inc. Presented with Charlene Donaghy's "Who You Got to Believe"
Tickets: $12.00 general admission, and $10.00 for students. For ticket information, call 859-425-2550 or go online to www.lexingtonky.gov/dac

May 28 - 30, 2015

Event: BCTC Theatre Production, After Ashley
Location: BCTC Newtown Campus, 005 Classroom Building
Time: 7:30 p.m., March 28-30.
More Information: Opening Reception on Thursday, May 28, 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm at the BCTC Newtown Learning Commons, 120 Classroom Building. The STEAM Academy exhibit will be open during the reception.
Tickets: Contact Tim Davis for ticket information (Tel: 246-6672; E-mail: Tim.Davis@kctcs.edu )

April 25, 2015

Event: Monotype Workshop
Instructor: Erica Meuser, Printmaking Instructor
Location: BCTC Newtown Campus, 113 Classroom Building
Time: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Fee: Students: $20.00; Non-students, $35.00
More Information: Monotype Workshop Flyer

April 20 - May 4, 2015

Event: "In America's Wake 2015: Memories of a Time and Sacred Place, May 4, 1970, Kent State University" Art Exhibit & Reception
Location: Newtown Campus Learning Commons, 120 Classroom Building
More Information: Opening Reception on Monday, April 20, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm at the BCTC Newtown Learning Commons, 120 Classroom Building; Exhibit Poster

March 26 - 29, 2015

Event: BCTC Theatre Production, The Greater Watauga County Annex's 17th Annual Hollerin' Contest - Sponsored by Mabel Meriwether's Blackberry Jam
Location: Downtown Arts Center, 141 East Main Street, Lexington, Kentucky
Time: 7:30 p.m. March 26-28, 2:00 p.m. March 29
More Information: reception with playwright Jon Fitts will be on Friday night at 7:00 p.m. in the DAC lobby, pre-show.
Tickets: $14.00 general admission, and $12.00 for students.

February 25, 2015

Event: BCTC Student "Love Your Heart" Poster Event & Reception
Location: BCTC Newtown Campus Learning Commons, 120 Classroom Building
Time: 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
More Information: AAF Lexington

February 17, 2015

Deadline to submit your work for consideration for the eighth issue of the college's literary journal, the Bluegrass Accolade. More information: Bluegrass Accolade Poster

December 4, 2014

Event: BCTC Chorale Winter Concert
Location: Southern Hills United Methodist Church, 2356 Harrodsburg Rd, Lexington, KY
Time: 7:00 p.m.

November 22-23, 2014

Event: BCTC Fall Art Exhibit at Talon
Location: Talon Winery, Lexington, Kentucky
Time: opening reception 3:00 - 5:00 p.m., November 22; exhibit, Nov. 22 - 23, Noon - 6:00 p.m.
More Information: Fall Art Exhibit Poster - Talon

November 13-21, 2014

Event: BCTC Fall Art Exhibit at Newtown
Location: BCTC Newtown Campus Learning Commons, 120 Classroom Building
More Information: opening reception will be at the BCTC Newtown Learning Commons from 4:00 - 5:30 p.m., November 13; Fall Art Exhibit Poster- Newtown

October 30, 31, and November 1

Event: Theatre Production, Scarecrows Will Never See the Sunset.
Location: Downtown Arts Center, 141 East Main Street, Lexington, Kentucky
Time: 8:00 p.m.
More Information: opening night reception and visit with playwright on October 30th, pre-show, at the Downtown Arts Center
Tickets
: $12.00 general admission, and $10.00 for students.

October 30, 2014

Deadline to submit your work for consideration for the BCTC Fall Art Exhibition.

October 22, 2014

Event: BCTC Alliance presents a screening of the film, Weekend.
Location: BCTC Cooper Campus, Oswald Building, Room 230
Time: 7:30 p.m.
More Information: https://www.facebook.com/events/740234416032297/