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

By |2022-10-19T13:30:04+00:00October 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 [...]

Symbio at the Norton Center for the Arts

By |2022-07-01T18:22:55+00:00September 30th, 2022|

A DREAMY MUSICAL JOURNEY Described as musical storytellers where folk, minimalistic art music and electronic dance music meet, Symbio is one of the most prominent new bands from the Swedish folk and world music scene. With their strong stage presence, original music compositions and a magical interplay of hurdy-gurdy and accordion — the duo surprises [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Kat Edmonson

By |2022-01-18T18:40:33+00:00May 14th, 2022|

With a lighter-than-air vocal approach as well as her gift for evocative songwriting, Kat Edmonson is a rare artist who embodies the spirit of the past while remaining resolutely au courant. This vintage-pop jazz artist has a story to tell. Edmonson’s fifth and latest album, Dreamers Do, debuted at #1 on the Billboard Traditional Jazz [...]

Centre Fusion & African Percussion

By |2022-01-21T19:09:56+00:00May 9th, 2022|

Centre Fusion performs a mixture of arranged and improvised material with strong jazz and rhythmic foundations, primarily in contemporary styles of American and world music. Although there is a focus on jazz and percussion instruments, all instruments are welcome in the ensemble. Centre African Percussion performs the percussive music of Ghana and other West African [...]

Fifth House Ensemble: Journey LIVE

By |2022-01-18T18:33:30+00:00May 6th, 2022|

Praised by the New York Times for its “conviction, authority, and finesse,” the Chicago-based Fifth House Ensemble harnesses the collaborative spirit of chamber music to reach beyond the traditionally perceived limits of classical music. Now they’ve teamed up with composer Austin Wintory to present an original interactive live performance of his Grammy®-nominated score to the [...]

Load More Posts
Go to Top