The forecast called for a chance of severe thunderstorms, and the press release humbly read ‘Maxim and BlackRock Stables invite an influential guest list of celebrities, athletes and tastemakers to an exclusive private bash to experience [The] Kentucky Derby…” making the storm almost sound more dangerous. The torrential downpour did eventually arrive; it closed the red carpet, sent props and riggings crashing to the ground – Mother Nature huffed-and-puffed with all her might but couldn’t stop the annual Fillies & Stallions Party raging inside the Mellwood Arts Center on Friday, May 4th 2012. Mother Nature tried to crash, but couldn't get a ticket.
April proved once again that Fat Friday Trolley Hops are fun and exciting. If you missed it…well you’ll have 8 more to catch up on all the fun.
Take a trip to France and enjoy the beauty of the spring hillsides, the canals and the color of the villages. The artistic ambiance and beauty of these painting will take you there.
The bi-annual LOOK gallery guide was released Monday night with a small show and reception, which brought artists, performers, and art collectors to Gallery M of the Mellwood Arts and Entertainment Center. The show had art ranging from assemblage, sculpture, and paintings to jewelry and flame worked glass.
Monday (February 27) marks the celebratory release party of the 5th Edition of the the LOOK Gallery Guide. The award-winning guide lists art galleries and museums that are local to the Louisville and Southern Indiana areas. A release party will be at Gallery M of Mellwood Arts and Entertainment Center from 6 to 8 p.m.
Friday nights Mellwood/Frankfort Avenue Fat Friday Trolley Hop was not only an art lovers dream, it was about creating dreams. While customers shopped and saved money, they helped local store owners give back to help give needy families and children a Christmas some may not have had by Shop with a Cop, Backpacks for Kids, Toys for Tots and several other programs.
My review of this year's Brew at the Zoo...and what I say goes.
Food. Glorious food.
Become Facebook fans of Louisville.com for your chance to win tickets to the Second Annual Taste of Derby.
Derby Week is marked by an impressive slate of extremely festive social events ranging from campouts like the Hillbilly Infield, to the most celebrated party of them all, the Barnstable Brown Gala.
Proceeds from party at Melwood Arts and Entertainment Center benefit Blessings in a Backpack.