Norton Center talks 50th anniversary and bringing top-name entertainers to Danville

By |2023-08-02T09:20:21-04:00August 2nd, 2023|

Centre College’s Norton Center, home to a world-class performing arts series of professional touring artists, marks a milestone in 2023 and plans to celebrate turning 50 all season long. A special exhibition, “A Retro Perspective: Revisiting Prints from the Permanent Collection,” opens Monday, Aug. 14. A free community concert by the Louisville Orchestra as part [...]

Celtic Women Christmas Symphony Tour

By |2023-06-22T10:51:49-04:00June 20th, 2023|

Celebrate this holiday season with the celestial voices of multi-platform Irish singing sensation Celtic Woman with a full orchestra. Featuring music from the all-female ensemble’s favorite Yuletide songs over the years. Join the Norton Center on Saturday, December 2nd, at 7:30 p.m. and enjoy a magical Christmas performance from the Celtic Women. Visit or [...]

STOMP at the Norton Center

By |2023-06-22T10:50:56-04:00June 20th, 2023|

STOMP is explosive, inventive, provocative, witty, and utterly unique—an unforgettable experience for audiences of all ages. The international percussion sensation has garnered armfuls of awards and rave reviews. Join the Norton Center on Sunday, November 5th, at 7:30 p.m. and witness the STOMP magic for yourself. Visit or call the Box Office 859-236-4692 for [...]

Devine Carama at the Norton Center

By |2023-06-22T10:50:07-04:00June 20th, 2023|

Devine Carama is a nationally renowned, 2022 Emmy Award-winning hip-hop artist, educator, community activist and motivational speaker from Lexington, Kentucky. Join us for this special performance celebrating the 50th anniversary of hip-hop! Join the Norton Center on Friday, November 3rd, at 7:30 p.m. to enjoy this special performance. Visit or call the Box Office [...]

Coco in Concert on Tour at the Norton Center

By |2023-06-22T10:49:11-04:00June 20th, 2023|

Disney Pixar’s Coco in Concert on Tour features a screening of the complete film with Oscar® and Grammy®-winning composer Michael Giacchino’s musical score performed by a 20-member Latin ensemble. Join the Norton Center on Wednesday, October 25th, at 7:30 p.m. to experience Coco come to life. Visit or call the Box Office 859-236-4692 for [...]

See nine world-class productions now through May at Danville’s Norton Center

By |2023-01-31T18:09:25-05:00January 31st, 2023|

Fifty years ago in 1973, Centre College’s Norton Center for the Arts opened its doors to bring world-class entertainment to Danville — everything from Dolly Parton to the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra and lots of Broadway musicals in between. “The Norton Center has presented the most recognizable artists and shows from the United States and around [...]

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Danville/Boyle County Celebration

By |2023-01-11T16:55:27-05:00January 11th, 2023|

Martin Luther King, Jr Day Celebration *ASL interpreter serves provided for all events 12 NOON: Community March beings at City Hall and ends at Jennie Rogers Community Center 12:45 PM MLK Celebration Speakers, poetry reading, floetry and singing (high school and community choirs) - FREE tshirts and grab-and-go lunch provided while supplies last *Bus Transportation [...]

Premiere scheduled for Danville/Boyle County’s feature in educational travel TV series

By |2022-10-19T13:30:04-04:00October 19th, 2022|

Boats, brass, and Brazilian rum. The Boyle County episode of Downstream will highlight some of central Kentucky’s little-known treasures including the historic town of Danville and the Dix River which forms Herrington Lake, home to Kentucky’s first reservoir that powers not only the surrounding areas through hydroelectricity, but ignites the hearts of boaters, kayakers, and [...]

Norton Center Debuts New “We Were Here” Exhibition

By |2022-09-21T20:48:27-04:00September 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 [...]

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