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August 27, 2016

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VSA KY Side-by-Side reception

Lake Cumberland Performing Arts and The Center for Rural Development invite the community to meet nine talented artists from Northern Middle School whose artwork is on display in the 2016 VSA KY Side-by-Side visual arts exhibit. The students will be recognized at a Meet-the-Artists reception on Monday, Sept. 12, beginning at 5:30 p.m., in the front […]

Battle of the Band winners

Frontier, a soft rock/Americana band from Laurel County, was first-place winners at this weekend’s 10th annual Don Marshall Lake Cumberland Battle of the Bands. The band took home the top prize—$1,000 in prize money—and will receive a guaranteed spot in next summer’s 2017 Master Musicians Festival. Frontier battled six other bands to take the top spot and win the […]

Art camp begins this week

Experience the arts like never before at the Virginia Murrell Summer Art Camp for children between 6-11.

Final week for art exhibit

If you haven’t viewed our wildlife art exhibit in the front lobby, stop by before July 19th for a look at these beautiful paintings.

School Time: The Lightning Thief

Follow Percy Jackson on an adventure to bring peace to Mount Olympus in the next School Time Theatre performance.

Kevin Spencer Magic & Illusion Show

Lake Cumberland Performing Arts, in partnership with The Center for Rural Development, presents Kevin Spencer in a magic and illusion Center Stage performance on Saturday, April 16, at 7:30 p.m. at The Center.  Kevin Spencer’s Magic and Illusion show  is the most unique, sophisticated, and modern production of theatrical grand illusion in the performing arts arena. […]

New Year’s Eve Benefit Show

Tribute artists Diana Lynn and Ron Preston celebrate the “Sounds of the Carpenters Once More” in a New Year’s Eve show.

Get your tickets for The Coasters

The Coasters, America’s premier rhythm and blues vocal group, will open the 2015-2016 Center Stage season on Thursday, Sept. 24, at 7:30 p.m. in a live concert performance at The Center.

Kentucky artists exhibit work

A new art exhibit by two Kentucky artists is on display at The Center for Rural Development. The exhibit, “Art: From the Mountains to the Sea,” showcases the work of Estill County resident Donna Morgan and William F. Adams, who makes his home in Madison County. Morgan, who lives on a 145-acre farm in Eastern Kentucky, began […]

Best Local Performing Arts Site

Readers of the Kentucky Living magazine have voted The Center for Rural Development as the region’s top local performing arts site in the 2015 Best of Kentucky readership poll.

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