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February 12, 2016

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School Time Theatre performance

“Songs from the Soul,” a musical narrative of the history of African-American music, is the next School Time Theatre performance. Local and area students are invited to take a musical journey into African-American history when Lake Cumberland Performing Arts, in partnership with The Center for Rural Development, presents Theatre IV’s electrifying performance of “Songs from […]

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.

School Time Theatre performance

Based on the classic novel by Robert Louis Stevenson, set sail with young Jim Hawkins aboard the Hispaniola for the mysterious Treasure Island, a tiny spot in the ocean believed to conceal the greatest of fortunes. Young Jim must learn the value of honor and decency from the most unlikely teachers. This new show and […]

Exhibit by landscape photographer on display

An exhibit by landscape photographer Gary Compton of Somerset is on display at The Center for Rural Development through Oct. 1.

Purchase season subscriptions to Center Stage

Lake Cumberland Performing Arts and The Center for Rural Development announce new season subscriptions for the 2014-2015 Center Stage LIVE! season are now on sale. “We are excited to offer season subscriptions for our new Center Stage lineup,” said Dianna Winstead, associate director of arts, culture, and events at The Center. “Season subscribers will have an […]

Creative student artwork

A collection of artwork by Pulaski Elementary School fifth-grade art students is on display in a new visual arts exhibit at The Center for Rural Development.

More Center Stage shows to come

Music, the best of Broadway, and a dramatic performance of a timeless literacy classic all make up the new Center Stage series this season at The Center for Rural Development. “We have an exciting, diverse selection of performances that will offer something for everyone,” said Dianna Winstead, associate director of arts, culture, and events at The Center. “Dr. Ralph Stanley & the […]

Redbud photo exhibit

The top 30 photographs in the Redbud Trails Photography Contest sponsored by TOUR Southern and Eastern Kentucky (TOUR SEKY) are on display in a new visual arts exhibit at The Center for Rural Development.

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