Marlon is the Director of Music and Arts at First Presbyterian Church. He is also the Artistic Director of the Kentucky Bach Choir.

Marlon: “It’s odd to be a choir director without a choir to conduct. The Bach Choir comprises people who can sing by themselves. Church choirs often include people who like to sing but with others. To ask church choir members to sing in a virtual choir can be alienating. I am attending conferences this summer, hoping to figure this out.”

Lexington in the Time of COVID-19 is an artwork about people practicing social distancing at a time of a deadly virus. And also offering kindness.

Kurt Gohde and Kremena Todorova capture photographs at the periphery of American culture, where drag queens, discarded couches, and abandoned motel signs exist.