Broadway is Back at SKyPAC!
Today, Arts of Southern Kentucky announced details of the Willanna K. Ramsey Memorial Broadway Series. The 2022-23 lineup, sponsored by Robert P. Ramsey, will feature productions of Legally Blonde, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, and Disney’s Beauty and the Beast. Broadway season ticket packages – with guaranteed seats to all three productions plus a free bonus show – are now on sale. Previous season ticket holders have the ability to retain their seats and will receive renewal information soon. Single tickets will be available for purchase at a later date. Details are available at TheSkyPac.com and packages may be purchased by calling the SKyPAC box office at (270)904-1880 open 9am to 5pm weekdays. Click here to read the full press release. Pictures by Grace Ramey, Bowling Green Daily News
SOUTHERN KENTUCKY PERFORMING ARTS CENTER CELEBRATES 10 YEARS
BOWLING GREEN, KY – Today, Arts of Southern Kentucky (ASK), which manages the Southern Kentucky Performing Arts Center (SKyPAC), presented a one-year review of the “State of the Arts” in south central Kentucky. The announcement comes as SKyPAC celebrates ten years since opening its doors. Click here to read the full press release.
Astrophotography Exhibit on Display
Merriam Webster defines astrophotography as photography or imaging of astronomical objects, celestial events, or areas of the night sky. Learn about our newest art exhibit on display next to the donor lounge on the second floor of astrophotography by Elm Street Society member Dr. Carlos Rotellar and his passion for the art form. I started my journey with astrophotography about three years ago and, I knew nothing about the sky nor how to take pictures of it. During this time, I learned the beauty of the night sky and how to photograph it from my driveway. When we look at the night sky, we see a dark space with white points of light, but in reality, there is much more than meets the eye. With a camera mounted on a telescope and a lot of patience, we can discover that the sky is just full of stuff! These photos are a window into the past from hundreds of years to… (Read More)
Orchestra Kentucky presents Standing Together
BOWLING GREEN, KY – On Monday, January 10th at 7:30 pm in SKyPAC, Jeff Reed and Orchestra Kentucky will perform “Standing Together,” a benefit of the people and places impacted by the tornados that hit Warren County on the early morning hours of December 11th. The concert will last about an hour with no intermission and will feature music celebrating America’s spirit and resilience . READ FULL PRESS RELEASE
SKyPASS: Arts Access for All Announced
On Tuesday, November 30th, Arts of Southern Kentucky proudly announces the establishment of a new program, SKyPASS: Arts Access for All, that will provide tickets to individuals on financial assistance from the Commonwealth of Kentucky for most SKyPAC, Orchestra Kentucky, and BG OnStage performances. Through artistic excellence and a commitment to improving the quality of life in south central Kentucky, Arts of Southern Kentucky seeks to inspire and empower the community through diverse programs that extend beyond the concert hall. SKyPASS will strengthen music and arts exposure for families, children and adults who have not been able to engage with the organization. The program offers entertainment experiences with the mission to enrich lives and introduce non-traditional audiences to the arts for many generations to come. FULL Press Release Links to media stories: WNKY WBKO Daily News
Judge Mike Buchanon Honored with Plaque Presentation
On Wednesday, October 27th, at 10:00 a.m., Arts of Southern Kentucky will honor Judge-Executive Michael O. Buchanon with a reception and plaque unveiling on behalf of the citizens of Southern Kentucky in recognition of his role in securing funding for the continued operations of the Southern Kentucky Performing Arts Center (SKyPAC). Arts of Southern Kentucky President and CEO Jeff Reed said, “Acknowledging Judge Buchanon’s role in obtaining significant funding for SKyPAC’s continued operations is long overdue. It is not an overstatement to say that the building would not be open, but for Buchanon’s leadership. It is highly unusual for a county executive to be so supportive of the arts. The plaque on the front of the building is a small way to show our community’s gratitude, but I hope that it will serve as a timeless reminder of the impact the judge has made on the arts in our region.” FULL PRESS RELEASE
Single Ticket Sales for Orchestra Kentucky On Sale July 19
Today, Arts of Southern Kentucky announced that individual concert tickets to Orchestra Kentucky’s 2021-22 season will go on sale Monday, July 19. Highlights include appearances by America’s Got Talent favorite the Texas Tenors, tributes to Billy Joel and the Eagles plus the return of the J.C. Kirby & Son Christmas Spectacular. Ticket prices for most concerts start at just $17. Tickets may be purchased any time through OrchestraKentucky.com, or by calling the SKyPAC box office at (270) 904-1880 open 9am to 5pm weekdays. “We can’t thank our season ticket holders enough for their loyalty. Season ticket sales for this year are at an all-time high, and our special event featuring the music of Queen is sold out, so our audiences are clearly excited for concerts to resume,” said Orchestra Kentucky Music Director and Arts of Southern Kentucky President & CEO Jeffrey Reed. “We are thrilled to now offer the opportunity to experience live orchestral music to everyone in our community.” The… (Read More)
Jody Richards Honored With Plaque Presentation
Today, Arts of Southern Kentucky honored former Kentucky Speaker of the House of Representatives Jody Richards with a plaque presentation and reception on behalf of the citizens of Southern Kentucky in recognition of his role in securing funding for the construction of the Southern Kentucky Performing Arts Center (SKyPAC). Arts of Southern Kentucky President and CEO Jeff Reed said, “Acknowledging Jody Richards’ role in obtaining significant funding for SKyPAC’s construction is long overdue. It is not an overstatement to say that the building would not exist, but for Jody’s leadership. The plaque is a small way to show our community’s gratitude, but I hope that it will serve as a timeless reminder of the impact one man made on the arts in our region.” FULL PRESS RELEASE
SKyPAC Mainstage Events: ON SALE NOW!
Tickets for all 2021-22 SKyPAC Mainstage presentations are on sale! Sixteen events will be held in the Rita & Jim Scott Concert Hall from September of 2021 through May of 2022. Highlights include appearances by Jimmie Allen – Academy of Country Music 2021 New Male Artist of the Year – Saturday Night Live veteran Rob Schneider, and gospel legend Guy Penrod, plus a Broadway touring production of South Pacific. Tickets range from $20 – $65 each. To purchase, visit theskypac.com/shows or call the SKyPAC Box Office at (270) 904-1880, open 9am – 5pm weekdays. For full lineup of 2021-2022 SKyPAC shows click HERE.