Local artists and music promoters are joining together to raise money for and awareness of the struggling ear X-tacy record store and its imprint on the Louisville music scene. The show, called “ear X travaganza,” will take place Sunday, December 26 at Headliners Music Hall, 1386 Lexington Road....
• KFC is bringing the Colonel to Africa, big time. [Courier-Journal] • New stadium…check. How about an NBA team to call it home? [Courier-Journal]
• The emperor has no clothes? How about Jim King running for Metro Council president? [WFPL] • Good news for AIDS sufferers: Kentucky has caught up on its treatment waiting list. [WLKY]
• The Louisville Orchestra is out of notes…currency notes, that is. [WFPL] • Forget KFC—U of L is going to the Beef Bowl. [WLKY]
If you’d like a break from all the recorded, overplayed Christmas music on the radio, the Louisville Mandolin Orchestra has just the solution. The acoustic ensemble will perform a free concert on Sunday, December 5 at St. Francis of Assisi Church, 1960 Bardstown Road in the Highlands.
• Scientist unhappy about Beshear’s Ark. [The Edit] • Dollar toll proposed for bridges. [WDRB] •
• Bad news for Aegon employees. [Courier-Journal] • No rain, but an ark anyway. [LEO] • After more than a month, the FBI finally gets involved in the Compton case. [WAVE]
There’s a chill in the air and, maybe, cocoa on the stove—and it’s time for Bardstown Road Aglow. This Saturday, December 4, the Highland Commerce Guild will present “Get Happy and Say Hello to the Highlands” from dusk to 10 p.m.
If you love flamenco or just want to get a taste of it (or introduce someone to the music and dance of southern Spain), this Friday you’ll have your chance.
Outward Bound, the international outdoor education organization, is hosting “Heroes at Home,” a celebration to pay tribute to veterans and raise funding for the Outward Bound Veterans’ Program at Bowman Field this Saturday, December 4.
Ever wish you could go back to a different time, before television (or the internet, for that matter) was the most popular way to see a story told? Are you a fan of radio programs such as Garrison Keillor’s A Prairie Home Companion? Want to go back to the basics of pure storytelling this December?...
Whenever there is a major world news story—from the rescue of trapped miners in Chile to a Pacific tsunami—the Louisville news media has striven to provide a local angle. Naturally, the engagement of Prince William and his longtime companion Kate Middleton earlier this week is no exception.