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Articles by RickRedding
They’ve got some great writers at the Letterman show. You may have heard enough of the heart-wrenching Kevin Ware story, but this bit on Letterman is hilarious. Ware shows he’s got some comedy chops. The bit was written as the Top 10 thoughts going through Kevin Ware’s mind as he was writing in pain:
This video, produced by Mark Cowherd, gives you a great feel for the Bernie Lubbers/Hickory Vaught show at the Haymarket Whiskey Bar, which I wrote about last week. Bernie and Hickory take you through the history of bourbon with story and song. This is “Last Letter Home” about a Civil War soldier fighting and dying for the Conferderate cause. I had a pretty good seat!
There just may not be enough bourbon-themed tourist attractions in this town, so it was time for someone to create an entertaining Bluegrass music/Bourbon history show.
So says comedian Bernie Lubbers, the self-proclaimed Whiskey Professor, who along with mandolin-picker Hickory Vaught has created a 75-minute show touted as “an all-sensory historical live musical performance piece.”
If you go to Gnit, in the Humana Festival of New American Plays at Actors Theatre, know that you may walk out scratching your head and wondering the meaning of what you’ve just seen.
While I’ve become used to the professional productions at Actors — the sets, the sounds, the spot-on performances by the actors — this story of Peter Gnit was a difficult story to follow.
While I was busy drinking beer, I enlisted my son Luke, age 14, to capture the fun and excitement of the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in the Highlands.
The setting for “Appropriate” is the home of the family patriarch, who has just died. Two sons and a daughter are there to parse through belongings and quibble over what money might be left over. There’s no easy way to divide the duties, the spoils or the shame for how Dad was treated in his last years.
Our March 11 Breakfast of Champions brings the opportunity to get to know a Louisville leader whose organization is tackling one of the biggest challenges on our planet: access to safe water.
Ed Hamilton’s career as an international sculptor was launched in a single moment, waiting in his car outside the local studio of his mentor, Barney Bright. As Hamilton tells the story, he wasn’t sure he’d have the courage to walk into Bright’s studio and introduce himself.
34 years later, my son Josh is a Pike at U of L, and he and his brothers are making a more positive contribution to the world through the use of the Pike fire truck symbol. On Nov. 10, the U of L Pikes are holding the inaugural PIKE’s Fireman Challenge to raise money for the Crusade for Children.