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The Southern Kentucky Performing Arts Center
E-Newsletter February 2014
In This Issue
UPCOMING EVENTS
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D93 Presents "An Evening with Gov't Mule"
February 7, 2014

Gov't Mule has announced a series of Winter tour dates in support of their new album, Shout!. Gov't Mule formed in 1994 as a side project of The Allman Brothers Band by singer-songwriter and guitarist Warren Haynes and bassist Allen Woody.
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Orchestra Kentucky: Endless Love
February 8, 2014

Celebrate Valentine's Day with a concert, featuring great love songs from the '60s and '70s, performed by Orchestra Kentucky, The Rewinders, and Retro Singers. For an extra fee, ticket buyers will have the opportunity to dedicate a song to their loved one.
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Kentucky Stages: Working
February 13 -16, 2014 
February 20 -23, 2014
 
Working is a vital new musical based on the book by Pulitzer Prize-winning author and Chicago's own Studs Terkel. Adapted by Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Pippin and Godspell) from the original adaptation by Stephen Schwartz and Nina Faso, Working is the working man's A Chorus Line.
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Cirque Ziva Presented by Golden Acrobats
February 15, 2014

Presenting Sponsor: Bank of Edmonson County

Representing the best of a time-honored tradition that began more than 25 centuries ago, the Golden Dragon Acrobats are recognized here and abroad as the premiere acrobatic touring company.
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ROCK OF AGES
February 24 & 25, 2014
In 1987 on the Sunset Strip, a small town girl met a big city rocker and in LA's most famous rock club, they fell in love to the greatest songs of the 80s. It's ROCK OF AGES, an arena-rock love story told through the mind-blowing, face-melting hits of the 80s. Don't miss this awesomely good time about dreaming big, playing loud and partying on!  MORE DETAILS
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SKyPAC has a  variety of rooms in every size to fit your needs. We can accommodate a small meeting for ten people, a reception for 300, or a conference for 1800, and everything in between! We have unique spaces, comparable rates, catering options, and full bar service.

For more information, contact Hannah Turner, our Facility Sales Manager, by email at hturner@TheSKyPAC.com or by phone at 270-904-5008.

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Behind the Musical Q&A: ROCK OF AGES 
Get Ready to Be Rocked by the
Greatest Hits of the 80's!  
 
SKyPAC is rock'n the 80's and roll'n ROA_Imgback the clock! Put on your best 80's rock 'n roll outfit and rock to your favorite 80's power ballads 
with ROCK OF AGES on February 24th and 25th at 7:30 PM!   
 
Q: What is ROCK OF AGES about? 
In 1987 on the Sunset Strip, a small town girl met a big city rocker and in LA's most famous rock club, they fell in love to the greatest songs of the 80s. It's ROCK OF AGES, an arena-rock love story told through the mind-blowing, face-melting hits of the 80s. Don't miss this awesomely good time about dreaming big, playing loud and partying on!
 
Q. Whose music will I hear in the show?
ROCK OF AGES features the tunes of all your 80s favorites, including REO Speedwagon, Styx, Journey, Bon Jovi, Poison, Foreigner, Pat Benatar,Twisted Sister, Steve Perry, Whitesnake, Night Ranger, Quaterflash, Asia, Damn Yankees and more!  

Q. What about the Original Broadway Cast Recording?
Ohmigod, it's so amazing. 

 

Q: Is ROCK OF AGES appropriate for children? 

ROCK OF AGES is a full-out, blast-off, hold-onto-your-hairspray celebration of the great rock music of the 80s, and you might be wondering-or, admit it, hoping-your kids will love it as  

much as you will. Well, we think they will, but you should know that some of the costumes, dancing and language might not be appropriate for kids under the age of 14. We think teenagers will dig it, because it's totally awesome, sort of like a music video brought to life, complete with hot dancers and blazing guitar licks. You know the maturity of your children, so we suggest you use your best judgment about whether or not the show is appropriate for them. Remember, if you do bring them, they'll get to see you rockin' like you did back in the day. Just so you know.

 
Q: Will my grandparents enjoy ROCK OF AGES? 
Depends on how cool they are. If your grandma has "I Wanna ROCK!" as her ringtone, buy that girl a ticket TODAY!


Q: I'm not familiar with 80s music, will I like ROCK OF AGES?
The show is packed with "feel good power ballads" that rose to huge popularity in the 1980s. They feature distorted guitar riffs based around power chords, catchy hooks and hard-hitting drumming. There are tons of guitar solos and many of the songs have catchy "sing-along" choruses and clear vocals.


Q: How long is ROCK OF AGES? 
It's a smokin' 2 hours and 15 minutes (with a 10-minute intermission) of wall-to-wall 80s hits!


Q: Anything else special I should know?
Well, the show was nominated for five-count 'em- five Tony´┐Ż awards: Best Musical, Best Actor in a Musical (Constantine Maroulis), Best Director (Kristin Hanggi), Best Costume Design (Gregory Gale) and Best Sound Design (Peter Hylenski), which makes us feel pretty special!

 

Q: Should I wear my leg warmers, studded leather jacket and CFM pumps when I come see the show?
Can't hurt! Here's our motto: "Dress to excess, baby, it's the 80s all over again!"
Need some inspiration? Check out our Pinterest board "We Love the 80's" for awesome ideas!

 

ROCK OF AGES ROCK OF AGES 
February 24 at 7:30PM
February 25 at 7:30PM 

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Presenting Sponsor               
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Prove Your Love to the One You Love

 

Looking for that special gift for your Valentine? Consider  naming a seat in their honor in our Main Hall. You can be creative with your inscription which can be two lines of 25 characters each. There are many different payment options including monthly billing opportunities as low as $25 a month for ten months. For more information about these options please contact Faith Holley at 270-904-7008 or fholley@theskypac.com or by clicking here.

 

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The Uncommon Wealth Exhibition

Don't miss the opportunity to meet award-UncommonWealthwinning local artist  Mark Whitley whose piece Thinking Chair #2 is being featured in SKyPAC's Main Gallery. His work, along with over 30 other visual artists, is part of the Uncommon Wealth Exhibit.  Mark will speak and play music from from 6:30-7:30PM before the Gov't Mule concert presented by D93 on Friday, February 7th. The Uncommon Wealth exhibition will run now until Feb. 22, 2014. (photo: "Thinking Chair #2" by Mark Whitley)  >> More Details 

Do Good and Create Visibility 

One of the many ways you can support SKyPAC is by becoming a sponsor. Sponsorship is a great way to do good and create visibility for your business. We have opportunities for businesses of all sizes to meet your marketing objectives.  

 

SKyPAC is currently seeking sponsors for:

Contact Jessica Yonts at 270-904-7005 or jyonts@theskypac.com for more information.

SKyPAC Youth Theater presents
The Secret Garden

February 27 - March 2, 2014
 
The SKyPAC Youth Theater presents The Secret Garden in the  Carol Wedge Studio Theater located in the Renshaw Education Center at SKyPAC. You may purchase tickets online, by phone 270-904-1880 or contact Tiffany Deaton at tdeaton@theskypac.com
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Ticket Prices
Adults $12
Students $10
Seniors $10

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Presenting Sponsor:
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