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Lyric Theatre and Cultural Arts Center (#623)

The Lyric Theatre, a cultural anchor in Lexington's black community in the 1950s, closed in 1963. It reopened in fall 2010. Freda Meriwether, chairwoman of the Lyric board, and Joan Brannon, a filmmaker and Lyric program director, talk about what the theater's renaissance means for the black community, the work to restore the building, and what kinds of programs and community events will be held there.

Learn more: Lyric Theatre and Cultural Arts Center

Air Dates

Friday, February 18, 2011 at 5:00/4:00 pm CT on KET2

Sunday, February 20, 2011 at 1:30/12:30 pm CT on KET

Thursday, February 24, 2011 at 7:30/6:30 am CT on KET2