Kentucky Theatre http://wuky.org en Harry Dean Stanton Film Fest Celebrates Fourth Year http://wuky.org/post/harry-dean-stanton-film-fest-celebrates-fourth-year <p>Kentucky-born actor Harry Dean Stanton has been the subject of a film festival in Lexington for the past three years. Fri, 13 Jun 2014 18:01:13 +0000 Josh James 50451 at http://wuky.org Harry Dean Stanton Film Fest Celebrates Fourth Year Filmmaker Archie Borders discusses his new movie "Please to Meet Me" http://wuky.org/post/filmmaker-archie-borders-discusses-his-new-movie-please-meet-me <p>Louisville-based Indie filmmaker Archie Borders has a new movie project financed on Kickstart.com, a project that starts shooting today in Louisville.</p><p>And as far as we can see, this is Borders’ third feature film, but his first film with a “name” cast.</p><p>“Pleased to Meet Me” &nbsp;was inspired by one segment&nbsp;on Chicago Public Radio’s series&nbsp;<a href="http://www.thisamericanlife.org/" target="_blank" title="This American Life">“This American Life” </a>called “Classifieds,” produced by Ira Glass.</p><p>http://youtu.be/bAMq30jscUA</p> Thu, 13 Feb 2014 19:30:24 +0000 Mike Graves & insiderlouisville.com 44562 at http://wuky.org Filmmaker Archie Borders discusses his new movie "Please to Meet Me" Group Has Raised More Than $700,000 For Kentucky Theatre http://wuky.org/post/group-has-raised-more-700000-kentucky-theatre <p>The volunteer group collecting money to improve and preserve the Kentucky Theatre has released its latest fundraising report. Tue, 08 Oct 2013 15:52:44 +0000 WUKY Staff 38702 at http://wuky.org Group Has Raised More Than $700,000 For Kentucky Theatre Kentucky Theatre Recieves $15,000 Donation http://wuky.org/post/kentucky-theatre-recieves-15000-donation <p>LEXINGTON, KY--- The non-profit group Friends of the Kentucky Theatre received a $15,000 grant from Columbia Gas early Friday.&nbsp; Fri, 02 Aug 2013 16:29:18 +0000 Chase Cavanaugh 35451 at http://wuky.org Kentucky Theatre Recieves $15,000 Donation Toyota Contributes $10K To Kentucky Theatre Fundraiser http://wuky.org/post/toyota-contributes-10k-kentucky-theatre-fundraiser <p>The Kentucky Theatre is $10,000 close to meeting its $1.5 million fundraising goal thanks to a grant from Toyota Motor Manufacturing of Kentucky. Tue, 04 Jun 2013 21:24:29 +0000 Josh James 32537 at http://wuky.org Toyota Contributes $10K To Kentucky Theatre Fundraiser Kentucky Theatre Fundraiser: Don't Count Michael Shannon Out http://wuky.org/post/kentucky-theatre-fundraiser-dont-count-michael-shannon-out <p>LEXINGTON, Ky. - Organizers raising funds for The Kentucky Theatre says, despite his canceled appearance this Friday, Michael Shannon remains committed to helping the cause. Mon, 22 Apr 2013 19:24:54 +0000 Josh James 30414 at http://wuky.org Kentucky Theatre Fundraiser: Don't Count Michael Shannon Out Kentucky Theatre To Screen, Hold Q & A On "Invisible War" http://wuky.org/post/kentucky-theatre-screen-hold-q-invisible-war <p>LEXINGTON, Ky. - In 2011, the Department of Defense reported about 28,000 violent sex crimes in the military.&nbsp; But why do outside estimates put the numbers much higher?&nbsp; And why do most service members choose not to report their assault?&nbsp; WUKY Reporter Chase Cavanaugh has the details on an upcoming local screening of an Oscar Nominated film that hopes to answer these questions.</p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 18 Apr 2013 16:47:10 +0000 Chase Cavanaugh 30250 at http://wuky.org Kentucky Theatre To Screen, Hold Q & A On "Invisible War" So Long, Film: Movie Theaters Struggle to Keep Up With Digital Conversion http://wuky.org/post/so-long-film-movie-theaters-struggle-keep-digital-conversion <p>LEXINGTON, Ky. - It's a busy time of year for the movie industry. Oscar nominations were announced Thursday and the Golden Globes award show is set for Sunday.</p><p>Because of an ongoing shift behind the scenes, many theaters across the country may soon be unable to show movies.&nbsp; Hollywood studios are expected to fully switch from 35 mm film to digital distribution sometime this year, and that’s putting a strain on local movie houses. Fri, 11 Jan 2013 15:02:21 +0000 Brenna Angel 25827 at http://wuky.org So Long, Film: Movie Theaters Struggle to Keep Up With Digital Conversion What to Do With $1.26 Million? http://wuky.org/post/what-do-126-million <p>LEXINGTON, Ky. - Money from a federal grant program dating back to the 1980s is available to the city of Lexington, but how to use the funds is still up for debate. Wed, 19 Sep 2012 19:51:56 +0000 Brenna Angel 20905 at http://wuky.org What to Do With $1.26 Million? Kentucky Theatre Seeking Donations for Repairs, Digital Switch http://wuky.org/post/kentucky-theatre-seeking-donations-repairs-digital-switch <p>LEXINGTON, Ky. - It’s been twenty years since the community rallied to save Lexington’s Kentucky Theatre. Now a group of volunteers say it’s time for another round of renovations. Wed, 12 Sep 2012 20:20:28 +0000 Brenna Angel 20574 at http://wuky.org Kentucky Theatre Seeking Donations for Repairs, Digital Switch