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    Derby Festival Basketball Classic presented by

    Some of the top prep basketball players in the nation will be on hand for the Derby Festival Basketball Classic  presented by on Friday, April 22, at the new KFC Yum! Center and the Night of the Future Stars on Thursday, April 21 at Bellarmine University's Knights Hall. Live coverage on 99.7 DJX.

    Said Recruiting Chair Dan Owens: "The Derby Festival Basketball Classic has for years been a great place to see stars in the making. These young men represent the best talent in the country and the Classic is a unique opportunity to see the players while they're still in high school."

    Tickets for the Basketball Classic go on sale Jan. 14, and are sold at all TicketMaster locations, call (800) 745-3000 or the KFC Yum! Center box office at (502) 690-9090.  ( or 1-800-745-3000).

    April 22, 7-11 p.m.
    KFC Yum! Center
    1 Arena Plaza
    Louisville, KY 40202

    ConGlomeration 2011 Brings Noted Authors, Artists and Game Designers to Louisville for Easter Weekend

    ConGlomeration, Louisville's own multimedia science fiction and fantasy convention, brings its family-friendly brand of organized geekery to Easter Weekend, from noon on Friday, April 22 through 2pm Sunday, April 24. For a mere $40, you can enjoy 50 uninterrupted hours of games, costumes, panel discussions, crafts, movies, music and uncategorizable fun.

    Want specifics? How about a lineup of local and national authors headlined by fan-favorite novelist, screenwriter and comic book scribe Peter David, who wrote episodes of Babylon 5, oversaw the most popular decade of Incredible Hulk comics in history, and created the Star Trek: New Frontier book series.

    Like games? ConGlomeration will debut a never-before-seen wargame developed and demonstrated by the legendary Andy Chambers, the lead writer of the hit video game Starcraft II and longtime developer of Warhammer 40,000 miniature combat series. Top that off with an acclaimed art show led by noted illustrator Kristin Kest, whose work has graced the covers of The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction.

    Admission to ConGlomeration is $40 for an all-weekend pass or $30 for a single day. The Crowne Plaza Louisville Hotel and Conference Center, our host venue, is located at 830 Philips Lane, Louisville, KY 40209. Additional information, including a full roster of guests, a complete programming schedule, hotel rates, and contact information for the entire organizing committee, can be found at

    April 22, 12 p.m. - April 24, 2 p.m.
    Crowne Plaza Louisville
    830 Philips Lane
    Louisville, KY 40209

     19th Annual Frankfort Avenue Easter Parade

    The parade will travel from Stilz to Haldeman Avenue and feature the Shriners, Hwang’s Martial Arts, the Talking Police Car and the Mounted Sheriff’s Posse, Grand Marshal Gene Heustis, the Easter Bunny, antique cars and trucks, Wallie Moon's Bubble Truck and tons of free candy. The "Good Ears" awards will be presented to the most creative float and the most outrageous Easter bonnet. This is a free, family friendly event.

    April 23, 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
    Frankfort Avenue
    Louisville, KY 40206

    Jeff Foxworthy, Bill Engvall & Larry the Cable Guy @ The KFC Yum! Center

    April 23, 8 p.m.
    KFC Yum! Center
    1 Arena Plaza
    Louisville, KY 40202

    The Brown Hotel Celebrates Easter Sunday J. Graham’s Café Easter Buffet and Easter Sunday at The English Grill

    J. Graham’s Café Easter Buffet features breakfast items including omelet and waffle stations, and lunch items including Hot Brown casserole, citrus crusted salmon, Kentucky spiral ham, roasted leg of lamb, assorted grilled vegetables, and the pastry chef’s selection of assorted cakes, pies and mini pastries for dessert. The cost is $39 per person plus tax and gratuity, $19.50 for children ages 4-12, children under 4 are complimentary. Seating times are 11:30 am, 11:45 am, 1:15 pm, and 1:30 pm. For reservations, please call (502) 583-1234, extension 7225.

    Easter Sunday at The English Grill features a sensational prix fixe menu beginning with a lavish appetizer buffet. The a la carte entrée selection offers a choice of Virginia farm lamb loin, roasted French cut chicken, seared petite filet mignon of beef, or herb crusted George Bank cod, followed by a special Viennese dessert table from the pastry chef. The cost is $59 per person plus tax and gratuity, $29.50 for children ages 4-12 for buffet only, children under 4 are complimentary. Seating times are Noon, 12:30 pm, and 1:00 pm. For reservations, please call (502) 736-2996.

    April 24, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
    The Brown Hotel
    335 West Broadway
    Louisville, KY 40203
    502-583-1234, ext. 7225
    Easter Brunch at BLU

    Bring the family and celebrate Easter at BLU Italian Grille. Our Easter Brunch menu includes eggs benedict, omelets and waffles made to order, antipasti, carved prime rib with au jus, maple bourbon-glazed Kentucky ham, striped bass, assorted desserts and much, much more! $40 per person. Call 502-671-4285 or email for reservations

    April 24, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
    Louisville Marriott Downtown
    208 W. Jefferson St.
    Louisville, KY 40202



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