Center for the Arts
Three Kentucky-based bands will take the stage at the Eastern Kentucky University Center for the Arts for a benefit concert on Saturday, Nov. 23.
Exile, the Kentucky Headhunters and Halfway to Hazard will perform in the Center’s Grand Hall, beginning at 7 p.m. The concert benefits the Kentucky Music Hall of Fame and several other charities and projects.
Joel Aalberts has been selected as executive director of the Eastern Kentucky University Center for the Arts.
The appointment was announced after a meeting of the Center’s Community Operations Board on Wednesday, July 17.
Performances by Chicago, Dwight Yoakam and LeAnn Rimes, as well as stage productions of “Rock of Ages,” “Mamma Mia” and “The Addams Family” are among the highlights of the 2013-14 season at the Eastern Kentucky University Center for the Arts.
The Eastern Kentucky University Center for the Arts will present five daytime shows this academic year to students from area schools.
Debra Hoskins has resigned as executive director for the Center for the Arts at Eastern Kentucky University.
Hoskins has served in the position since January 2011. A national search for her successor will begin immediately.
The Center for the Arts at Eastern Kentucky University has played host during its inaugural season to more than 50,500 guests from more than 30 states and abroad.
The EKU Center for the Arts Community Operations Board has elected officers and announced appointments for the 2011-12 term.
Dr. Bob Rogow, dean of Eastern Kentucky University’s College of Business & Technology, was re-elected as chair of the Board. Other officers re-elected were David Fernandez, vice chair, and Barry Poynter, treasurer.
The EKU Center for the Arts at Eastern Kentucky University has received the 2011 Vision Award for Innovation from Bluegrass Tomorrow.
A shuttle service will be available in Lexington, Danville and Lancaster for those wishing to attend any events during the 2011-12 season of the EKU Center for the Arts at Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond.
Great variety and a sparkling array of internationally-known entertainers mark the inaugural season of the EKU Center for the Arts at Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond.