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May 1, 2016

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New wildlife art exhibit

A new art exhibit by wildlife artist James “Jay” Perkins is now on display at The Center for Rural Development. Perkins, one of Kentucky’s premier wildlife artists, has a great love for nature and all the wildlife of the world. He says he paints everything from ants to “eleph-ants.” His originals hang everywhere throughout the […]

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.

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 […]

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