Norton Center Debuts New “We Were Here” Exhibition

By |2022-09-21T20:48:27+00:00September 21st, 2022|

Centre College’s Norton Center for the Arts announced the opening of its new exhibition, titled “We Were Here:” The African American Experience in Boyle County. The special exhibition is presented in partnership with the Danville Boyle County African American Historical Society (DBCAAHS) and Centre College’s Program in Anthropology and Sociology. “This exhibition tells the story [...]

Constitution Square Festival returns to downtown Danville

By |2022-09-09T20:26:25+00:00September 9th, 2022|

For many years the Constitution Square Arts Festival was an anticipated event in the local, as well as statewide, fall festival calendar. The weekend event brought local and regional artists, community groups, musicians and food to the park which is the birthplace of Kentucky. The task of mounting such a large and far range event [...]

Celebrate Bourbon Heritage Month in Danville

By |2022-08-25T20:19:56+00:00August 25th, 2022|

September is National Bourbon Heritage Month and the best way to celebrate America’s only Native Spirit is by experiencing it. With its central Kentucky location, Danville sits in the midst of about two dozen distilleries on the famed Kentucky Bourbon Trail® (KBT). It is home to Wilderness Trail Distillery, a founding distillery destination on the [...]

Norton Center attracts world-class entertainment year after year

By |2022-08-18T13:42:12+00:00August 18th, 2022|

You might expect to go to a large venue in a big city to see musicians like The Guess Who, Kathy Mattea and Suzy Bogguss, or to see productions like The Pirates of Penzance, Hairspray and Cats. That isn’t the case if you’re talking about the Norton Center, located on the campus of Centre College [...]

Special music weekend will close out 73rd season at Pioneer Playhouse

By |2022-08-12T17:10:01+00:00August 12th, 2022|

Pioneer Playhouse, Kentucky’s oldest outdoor theatre, located in Danville, will close out its 73rd season under the stars with a weekend of live music that’s sure to appeal to everyone. On Friday, August 19 the locally grown group Powerplay will hit the stage for a free concert benefitting the historic theatre. “Powerplay started right here in Danville [...]

Bites of the Bluegrass starting Danville Walking Food Tour

By |2022-08-05T17:20:58+00:00August 5th, 2022|

Danville’s emerging culinary scene will soon be put on full display with the addition of a food and walking tour by a recently opened Lexington-based company already doing similar tours there. Bites of the Bluegrass is operated by Erin Goins, who started food and walking tours in downtown Lexington earlier this year.  Tours there begin [...]

Blockbuster entertainment featured in 2022-2023 Norton Center lineup

By |2022-08-05T15:01:03+00:00August 5th, 2022|

 Tickets go on sale Tuesday, Aug. 9 for the Norton Center for the Arts’ 49th Performing Arts Season. Continuing its trend of making arts accessible to everyone, the Norton Center will again be offering tickets starting at $19 to all performances. “World class performing arts experiences are available right here in Danville,” Norton Center Executive [...]

Art Center showcasing retrospective of internationally renowned glass artist

By |2022-08-04T12:40:21+00:00August 4th, 2022|

Great artists gravitate to great cities to practice their craft and seek fame and fortune. In the 60s, New York was the magnet for Rothko, Jackson Pollock, Andy Warhol, and a whole bevy of other abstract expressionist painters.  Earlier, any artist with an interest in film flocked to L.A. After WWI, the most talented writers [...]

Deli, dogs, sushi and falafel. It’s what’s for lunch

By |2022-08-02T19:49:08+00:00August 2nd, 2022|

After a morning of exploration around Danville and Boyle County you may find yourself looking for the perfect spot for lunch. All of these local restaurants serve up delicious, fresh, and unique options for your midday meal. Try them all until you find your favorite(s). Melton’s Great American Deli Melton’s Great American Deli has been [...]

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