July 29, 2012 - 7:50pm
Once the show starts, barge workers head into a container — like a transport container you’d see on a train — and close the doors. They never actually see the show. All you hear is thumping. It sounds like a war zone.
This article appears in the March 2011 issue of LouisvilleMagazine. To subscribe, please visit loumag.com.As told by 63-year-old Dave Evans . . .We drop each firework shell individually into a pipe. Then you hook an electronic igniter to it. We’re talking more than 10,000 shells on six barges. We...
July 29, 2012 - 7:50pm
by Lou
Join the KFC Yum! Center for two free admission events on Saturday, April 16 at the KFC Yum! Center to celebrate Thunder Over Louisville, the nation’s largest annual fireworks show that is the official opening ceremonies for the fun-filled Derby Festival.
Free Events at KFC Yum! Center Celebrate Thunder Over LouisvilleJoin the KFC Yum! Center for two free admission events on Saturday, April 16 at the KFC Yum! Center to celebrate Thunder Over Louisville, the nation’s largest annual fireworks show that is the official opening ceremonies for the fun-...
July 29, 2012 - 7:50pm
by Lou
There are several Kentucky Derby Festival activities this weekend in addition to the festival’s Opening Ceremonies.
There are several Kentucky Derby Festival activities this weekend in addition to the festival’s Opening Ceremonies: Thunder Over Louisville.They include:Saturday, April 16-Sunday, May 1 DERBY FESTIVAL VOLLEYBALL CLASSICContributing Sponsor:  98.9 Radio Now, ASICS, Hyatt Regency Louisville...
July 29, 2012 - 7:50pm
by Lou
To my recollection, high school prom was not the magical night many girls dream of. No, for me, the excitement and giddiness that prom spurs for most, was reserved instead for another evening: the Barnstable Brown Gala during Derby Weekend 2003.
This article appears in the March 2011 issue of Louisville Magazine. To subscribe, please visit loumag.com.As told by Lena Ness, 25 To my recollection, high school prom was not the magical night many girls dream of. No, for me, the excitement and giddiness that prom spurs for most, was reserved...
July 29, 2012 - 7:50pm
One year, though, it rained badly on Oaks night, and we were using squeegees and vacuums on the red carpet the following morning because we didn’t want these celebrities to hear their shoes make squishing noises
This article appears in the March 2011 issue of Louisville Magazine. To subscribe, please visit loumag.com.
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