The Richmond Register


  • RAAC thanks GoodGiving Challenge donors

    Thank you to each individual and business who donated to the Richmond Area Arts Council during the 2013 GoodGiving Guide Challenge.
    RAAC's total donations for the 2013 GoodGiving Challenge came to $12,736.
    Each donation is greatly appreciated and helps ensure that Madison County has arts opportunities available for residents of all ages and also sustains our beautiful, historic building. 

    January 9, 2014

  • Join the Treble Clef Chorus

    Get ready boys and girls! The Richmond Area Arts Council is now accepting spring registrations for the Treble Clef Youth Chorus.
    Students in grades 1-10 may register online at, by phone at 624-4242 or by emailing
    Rehearsals for the spring semester will begin Monday, Jan. 13. Rehearsals are 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. each Monday at the Richmond Area Arts Center, 399 W. Water St. Tuition for the spring semester is $60.

    January 9, 2014

  • Madison Singers gear up for spring semester

    If you love to sing or would like to improve your vocal techniques the Madison Singers of the Richmond Area Arts Council is the perfect choir for you.
    It is directed by Dr. Richard Waters, associate professor of music and director of choral activities at Eastern Kentucky University, where he directs the university’s three choral ensembles. He also teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in conducting and choral literature.

    January 9, 2014

  • Art class 1.jpg Decorative painting classes at RAAC in January

    Get off to a great start in the new year with the first RAAC Art Class of 2014!
    Classes will be conducted Jan. 15, 22 and 29 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Richmond Area Arts Center, 399 W. Water St.
    This class will involve painting on tile – yes, tile like your kitchen floor.

    January 9, 2014 3 Photos

  • Registration open for Fun With the Arts after-school classes

    Registration is still underway for RAAC’s outstanding “Fun With the Arts” after-school classes for students in grades K-5.
    Visit www.artsin to register or for more information. You may also email or call 624-4242.

    January 9, 2014

  • Ballroom dancing.jpg Ballroom, social dance classes at RAAC

    Learn to ballroom dance at RAAC!
    Dance categories covered during eight weeks of classes beginning Feb. 10 include waltz, rumba, cha-cha and swing.
    The beautiful Grand Hall in the Richmond Area Arts Center is the perfect place to learn to dance or refresh your steps. The classes will take place 7 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays from Feb. 10 through March 31.

    January 9, 2014 1 Photo

  • January class to make Boonesborough Market Basket

    The Richmond Area Arts Council Basket Guild’s January basket class take place Jan. 25 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the the Stained Glass Room of the Richmond Area Arts Center, 399 W. Water St.
    Janice Luxon, the instructor for this class, describes the basket as a 9-by-12 inch market design with an inserted hand-carved oak handle. The basket sides are made of two different weave designs split in half that are brought together at the top and woven as one.

    January 9, 2014

  • 12-7 Dolly Parton.jpg Dolly Parton returning to Richmond on May 27

    County music legend Dolly Parton, who gave an October 2008 benefit performance in Richmond for St. Mark Catholic Church and School, is returning May 27.

    December 7, 2013 1 Photo

  • 12-18 Holiday Concert 13.jpg Second annual community holiday celebration scheduled Dec. 15

    After the success of last year’s first Madison County Community Holiday Celebration, Rev. Howard Miller said he and his organizing committee are setting the stage for even more community participation.
    The free concert is scheduled 3 p.m. on Dec. 15 at the EKU Center for the Arts.

    December 4, 2013 4 Photos

  • Tickets on sale for EKU Theatre production

    Tickets for the Eastern Kentucky University Theatre’s production of “The Contrast” by Royall Tyler are now on sale.

    The play will be presented at 8 p.m. nightly Wednesday, Nov. 20, through Saturday, Nov. 23, and Sunday, Nov. 24, at 2 p.m. in the Gifford Theatre of the Campbell Building.

    November 17, 2013

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