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Ace Picks: Lexington KY Calendar Aug 8 thru Aug 14, 2013


Welcome to this week’s Ace Picks Events Calendar for Lexington, Kentucky — Ace’s highly curated and selective to do list for the next eight days in the bluegrass (also delivered to your inbox every Thursday morning via the Ace e-dition click here to subscribe.)

THURSDAY Aug 8, 2013

Tonight’s Thursday Night Live features Rebel Without a Cause at Cheapside Square.

Author and MSNBC Host, Melissa Harris-Perry is hosting The Poverty Forum at the Lyric
Theatre at 6 pm.   Join in the conversation about poverty and take the opportunity to “fight back”.

Theatre goers can support New Works, Inc., a new non-profit Central Kentucky theatre company by attending a staged reading of Kevin Lane Dearinger’s In Respect to Mrs. Carter; the American Bernhardt at the Downtown Arts Center Black Box Theatre.

FRIDAY Aug 9, 2013

Lighten up your Friday with Sinbad at Comedy Off Broadway tonight at 7:15 pm and 9:15 pm.  The show runs until Sunday.

Support the fight against breast cancer by grabbing at seat at the Pink Tie Masquerade Ball at the Hilton in downtown Lexington.  The night includes cocktails, a silent auction, dinner, and music.

Movie lovers can see Raising Arizona as part of Free Friday Flicks at Triangle Park.

SATURDAY Aug 10, 2013

Chill Saturday?  Check out the Lexus Smooth Jazz Fest today at Old Morrison front lawn at the Transylvania campus.  Artists include: Alex Bugnon, Cindy Bradley, and Nelson Rangell.

Foodies and chefs should signup for the Advanced Flavor Wheel Class taking place at the Woodford Reserve today, 1 – 4 pm.  Chef-in-Residence Ouita Michel will lead guests through a tasting of over thirty flavors, explaining how the palate discerns each.

After tasting those thirty flavors, burn them off with A Midsummer Night’s Run in downtown Lexington.  Runners and walkers appreciated equally.

The 2nd Annual Lexington Beer and Booty Trolley Tour is today, known as “the best pub crawl Lexington has to offer”.  The schedule spans from Tin Roof to Soundbar and Al’s Bar, to many more.

SUNDAY Aug 11, 2013

Tomato lovers have their day with the Arboretum Tomato Festival today at the UK Arboretum, 1 – 4 pm.

Larry Correia discusses and signs his bookWarbound, today at Joseph-Beth Booksellers, 2 pm.

Helene Steene

“Aegean Echoes”, a collection of Greek inspired paintings by Helene Steene go on display today at the Headley-Whitney Museum.  The opening reception for the display runs from 5:30 pm – 7: 30 pm.

A Piece of the Action is being screened tonight at the Lyric Theatre, working to encapsulate a nostalgic moment in African American cinematic history.

MONDAY Aug 12, 2013  

Tonight’s Woodsongs features Jesse Dee, at the Lyric Theatre.

TUESDAY Aug 13, 2013

Southland Jamboree has Custom Made Bluegrass lined up tonight adjacent to Collins Bowling.

Tonight’s Big Band and Jazz is Dan Brock at Ecton Park.

Movie lovers can see Best in Show at the Farish Theater tonight.

WEDNESDAY Aug 14, 2013

Tonight’s Red Barn Radio features Great Smoky Mountain Bluegrass Band at ArtsPlace.

The classic Rio Bravo is playing at the Kentucky Theatre tonight at 1:30 pm and 7:15 pm.


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Lexington, Kentucky Music Listings
Aug 8 – Aug 14, 2013
Thursday Night Live: Rebel Without a Cause, Cheapside Square
Native Eloquence| Countless Others, 9 pm Al’s Bar
Avery Crabtree, 7 pm Austin City Saloon
Field of Kings| Ancient Warfare| The Rooster’s Crow, 10 pm Cosmic Charlie’s
Mad Anthony| All American Werewolves, Green Lantern
Morgan Leigh, 8 pm Henry Clay’s Public
The Whipps Horseshoes
Jeff Hembree, 8 pm JDI
Ben Lacy, Kevin Spears 8 pm Natasha’s
Superfecta, 8:30 pm Parlay Social
Lauren Mitchell, 8 pm Paulie’s Toasted
Grayson Capps, 8 pm Willie’s

Ford Theatre Reunion| Jak Locke Rock Show| Vice Tricks, 9 pm Al’s Bar
Avery Crabtree, 7 pm Austin City Saloon
Beth Burden 9:30 pm Big Blue Martini
Adam Blythe, 10 pm Cheapside
Idiot Glee| Jovontaes, 10 pm Cosmic Charlie’s
Recipe for Gamma Rays| Hurts to Laugh, Green Lantern
Jon Curtis and Lauren Wilson, 9 pm Henry Clay’s Public
The Whipps, Horseshoes
Masters of Karate, 9 pm JDI
Radio 80, 9 pm O’Neill’s
Superfecta, 10 pm Parlay Social
The Killing Time Band, 8 pm Paulie’s Toasted
The Johnson Brothers, 9 pm Natasha’s
The Reva Dawn Salon, 8 p Willie’s

Club Dub| Roots of a Rebellion| Drunk and Sailor, 9 pm Al’s Bar
Avery Crabtree, Austin City Saloon
Lisa Raymond 9:30 pm Bigg Blue Martini
Black Taxi, 10 pm Cosmic Charlie’s
Pawn Shop Radio, 10 pm Cheapside
Sundresses| Palisades, Green Lantern
Other Brothers, 9 pm Henry Clay’s House
The Whipps, Horseshoes
Kenny Owens, 9 pm JDI
Radio 80, 9 pm O’Neill’s
Superfecta, 10 pm Parlay Social
Jo Jo Gunn, 6 pm Paulie’s Toasted
LexJam (11 am) |The City, 8 pm Natasha’s

SUNDAY Aug 11 
Lost Trail| Proud Father, 9 pm Al’s Bar
Howard Levy 8 pm Natasha’s

MONDAY Aug 12 
Woodsongs: Jesse Dee and Mandolin Orange, 6:45 pm Lyric
Crown Larks, 9 pm Al’s Bar
Jordan Allen & the Bellwethers, 9 pm Natasha’s

Southland Jamboree: Custom Made Bluegrass, Collin’s Bowling
Big Band| Jazz: Dan Brock, Ecton Park
The Resolvers, 10 pm Cosmic Charlie’s
Duane Pitre, 9 pm Natasha’s

Red Barn Radio: Great Smokey Mountain Bluegrass Band, ArtsPlace
Terror Pigeon Dance Revolt Feat. Little Ruckus| Coffin Ships, 9 pm Al’s Bar
Appleseed Cast, 10 pm Cosmic Charlie’s
NewTown, 8 pm Paulie’s Toasted
Greg Foresman| Warren Byrom| Tom Green, 8 pm Natasha’s
The Black Lillies, 8 pm Willie’s

Al`s Bar 601 Limestone St 859.252.9104
ArtsPlace 161 N. Mill Street
Atomic Café 265 Limestone St. 859-254-1969
Austin City Saloon 2350 Woodhill Drive 859.266.6891
Bar Lexington: 373 East Main St. 859-523-7694
Bigg Blue Martini 369 W. Vine St. 859.231.9000
Black Box Theater 141 E. Main St. 859.225.0370
Bogart`s at Crowne Plaza 1375 S. Broadway 859.255.4281
Buster`s Billiards & Backroom 899 Manchester St. 859.368.8871
Campus Pub 393 Waller Ave 859.231.0957
The Cellar 3256 Lansdowne Drive 859.317.8301
Cheapside 131 Cheapside 859.254.0046
Chevy Chase Inn 833 East Euclid Ave. 859.266.9422
Common Grounds 343 E. High St. 859.233.9761
Coffee Times Coffee House: 2571 Regency Rd.

Cosmic Charlie`s 388 Woodland Ave. 859.309.9499
Giuseppe`s: 4456 Nicholasville Rd. 859-272-4269
Grapevine 4101 Tates Creek Rd. 859.273.7788
Green Lantern 497 W. Third St. 859.252.9539
Henry Clay’s Public House 112 N. Upper Street
Horse and Barrel at DeSha`s 101 N. Broadway 859.259.3771
The Julep Cup 111 Woodland Ave 859-226-0300
Kentucky Theatre 214 East Main Street 859.231.6997

Land of Tomorrow 527 E. Third Street
Lynagh`s Irish Pub 384 Woodland Ave. 859.255.1292
Malibu Pub and Grill 239 Surfside Dr. 859.278.9003
Natasha`s 112 Esplanade 859.259.2754
O`Neill`s Irish Pub 2051 Richmond Rd. 859.266.4488
Parlay Social 257 W. Short Street
The Secret Bar and Grill 841 Lane Allen Road

Shamrocks Bar and Grill154 N. Patchen Dr. 859.269.7621
ShowMe’s Restaurant: 1973 Bryant Rd. – 859-317-8625
Southside Pub 3650 Boston Rd. 859.223.4775
Squires Tavern 3429 Buckhorn Dr. 859.317.8887
Tee Dee’s Club 266 E Second St 859.335.8440
Tin Roof 303 S. Limestone St. 859.317.9111
Two Keys Tavern 333 S. Limestone St. 859.254.5000
Vue 201 E. Main Street, 15th Floor
Willie’s Locally Known 805 N. Broadway