10 01, 2019

Norton Center Salutes: Toyota

By |2018-12-01T22:43:33-04:00January 10th, 2019|Norton Center Salutes|

Toyota on Nicholasville is a full-service dealership specializing in new Toyota car sales, used car sales, financing, and maintenance services. We pride ourselves on being Kentucky’s largest volume dealer* and cater to Central Kentucky area drivers! Since we opened the dealership, we’ve steadily grown into one of the region’s best dealerships! Over the past [...]

1 12, 2018

Norton Center Salutes: Ephraim McDowell Health

By |2018-12-01T22:50:39-04:00December 1st, 2018|Norton Center Salutes|

Tens of thousands of people in central Kentucky depend on Ephraim McDowell for their health care needs as well as the dozens of other services we offer to improve an individual’s health and lifestyle. It’s no wonder, then, that our health care system is a frequent winner of the Quality Award presented annually by [...]

20 10, 2018

Comic Twins and Surrealism: Old and New

By |2018-12-01T22:45:20-04:00October 20th, 2018|Centre News, Notes from the Faculty|

Comic Twins and Surrealism: Old and New Dr. Morrison In the Marx Brothers’ film Duck Soup (1933), Harpo presents himself as a second Groucho in the famous mirror scene. Harpo’s attempt to impersonate Rufus T. Firefly (Groucho’s character) is met by Groucho’s series of increasingly challenging tests to prove that the reflection he sees [...]

11 10, 2018

Norton Center Salutes: Farmers National Bank

By |2018-10-04T15:31:12-04:00October 11th, 2018|Norton Center Salutes|

Norton Center Salutes: Farmers National Bank Farmers National Bank has been in the same place with the same name since 1879 and has been investing in its customers and communities ever since. As the 10th oldest financial institution in Kentucky, the bank considers itself the “tip of the spear” when it comes to supporting [...]

8 10, 2018

There’s no place like home(coming) this year at Centre College!

By |2018-10-04T15:29:14-04:00October 8th, 2018|Centre News, Press|

The Broadway National Tour of “The Wizard of Oz,” along with Centre College’s Homecoming prove there truly is “no place like home” this October at the Norton Center Danville, Kentucky — The greatest family musical of all time, the wonderful Wizard of Oz, twists its way into Danville on October 26 in time for [...]

4 10, 2018

The Westerlies ‘blow’ into Danville!

By |2018-10-04T15:27:30-04:00October 4th, 2018|Centre News, Press|

The Westerlies, blow into Danville with Norton Center performance Danville, Kentucky — The Westerlies, a New York-based brass quartet comprised of four childhood friends from Seattle, Washington, will be blowing into town on October 5th to perform at the Norton Center’s Weisiger Theatre. Named after the prevailing winds from the West to the East, [...]

1 10, 2018

A sweet collision of cultures with the Martha Redbone Roots Project

By |2018-10-04T15:30:12-04:00October 1st, 2018|Centre News, Press|

Martha Redbone returns to Kentucky for a sweet collision of cultures at the Norton Center for the Arts Danville, Kentucky — Martha Redbone will be rolling her Roots Project into the Norton Center on September 28th, bringing her “tasty gumbo” of sound to Weisiger Theater. Redbone is a multi-award winning musician and one of [...]

4 06, 2018

Pardon Our Dust

By |2018-06-12T09:49:01-04:00June 4th, 2018|Backstage at the Norton Center, Centre News|

Pardon our dust! The Norton Center is receiving some scheduled TLC. Please note that College Drive is closed for parking, but we are open. The entrance behind the Ex Astris statue (facing the corner of College St and W. Walnut) is available for patron use. If you have any issues or concerns, please call [...]

3 05, 2018

The Dark Knight and the Robber Barons

By |2018-10-08T13:53:22-04:00May 3rd, 2018|Centre News, Notes from the Faculty|

In the most recent Batman film, Justice League, he is teamed up with demigods, cyborgs, and mutants to save the world.  When asked what his super-power is, what entitles him to be special enough to play in this league, he responds simply “I’m rich.”  It is played as a laugh line, but is the [...]

23 03, 2018

Acclaimed String Quartet Workshops Student Piece

By |2018-03-23T13:07:35-04:00March 23rd, 2018|A Closer Look, Centre News, General, Norton Center Past and Present|

Originally Published Spring, 2018 | CENTERPIECE, The Alumni Magazine of Centre College | Reprinted with Permission When the American String Quartet came to Centre in February, the internationally acclaimed group knew they would be participating in a number of campus events in addition to their main-stage performance. They did not realize that sight-reading an eight-minute [...]