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LexArts Announces HybridHOP – Friday, September 18

LexArts Announces HybridHOP – Friday, September 18
Presented by Republic Bank
Lexington, KY – LexArts today announced the first HybridHOP, bringing the arts back to our lives in a socially distant manner.
Stroll, socialize, shop and buzz, socially distant of course!, about what’s new and now at eight-plus galleries, studios and out-of-the-box exhibit spaces that will welcome guests into their spaces, some for the first time since March. At the time of this communication, the following locations will welcome in-person guests:
Artists’ Attic
Institute 193
LexArts Gallery at ArtsPlace
Lexington Art League
Living Arts & Science Center *** Exterior Only
Mulberry & Lime
New Editions Gallery
Pam Miller Downtown Arts Center
Safety protocols will be in place at all locations, including mandatory masks and reduced capacity.
For those sites that may not be able to open their doors for this HOP, many will have an exhibition you can visit virtually at LexArts.org/HOP.
We’re grateful to Republic Bank for their encouragement and excitement as the Hybrid HOP brings art back into our lives.
For more information, please visit LexArts.org/HOP.
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*** The LASC will present four virtual exhibitions on their large Glo Gallery screen visible from the LASC’s lawn between 7:00PM and 9:00PM Friday night. ...Read more

City Seeking Two Christmas Trees for Downtown

LEXINGTON, KY (Sept. 16, 2020) – Do you have a large evergreen tree that is nicely shaped that you want removed from your property? If so, consider donating it for the city to use for Lexington’s holiday season celebration.
Bring holiday magic to the entire city of Lexington by having your tree chosen as the beacon of cheer and merriment. City officials will evaluate all trees and select the two chosen for the city Christmas trees. If your tree is chosen, the City and Kentucky Utilities will coordinate with the property owner remove it in early November. There’s no financial compensation, however removal of the tree and stump grinding is free.
The chosen trees will be placed in Triangle Park and in front of the KU building on Quality Street. They will be decorated and lit Friday, November 27, as part of Luminate Lexington presented by Kentucky Utilities. Help your tree live out its Christmas destiny!
The trees need to meet the following guidelines: ...Read more

AAA: As Summer Fades Away, Lower Gas Prices Here to Stay

Kentucky sees third largest drop in gas prices in the nation in past week

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Motorists saw plenty of savings at the pump from Memorial Day through Labor Day. The national gas price average during the unofficial start and stop to summer was $2.15―the cheapest since 2004. Demand was decimated this summer, which ultimately meant increased supply and cheap gas prices. ...Read more