Beauty and Fashion


Oh, The Cool Sights of Forecastle

It’s difficult to describe the Forecastle crowd — it spans the spectrum of humanity. All ages, body types, dress and levels of outrageousness. We can all agree that it was most unbearably hot for most of the weekend. But with the exception of a shortened set from Sam Smith on Friday, everything that was planned happened. And that was good. I spent a few hours there Friday and Saturday, long enough for a few PBRs and a rocking’ set from St. Paul and the Broken Bones, now a favorite band.’s photographer Bill Brymer was turned loose with an assignment that consisted of…

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There’s Some New Horses in Town – Gallopalooza Statues in Louisville

Seen the new Gallopalooza horses around town? The theme of the 2015 Gallopalooza III  is Bridles and Bourbon. They were unveiled April 17-19 Gallopalooza has produced several hundred life-sized and colorful equine figures that you can see in front of businesses, homes and attractions around the city. There are 70 new ones this year — including  some 6-foot julep cups and a bourbon barrel in addition to horses. The statues from Gallopalooza III will be displayed around town through the summer, with a charity auction of the figures planned this fall. Brightside benefits from the profits, with a Ninth Street landscaped gateway…