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Some changes in store for LouisvilleKY’s GonzoFest

GONZOFEST LOUISVILLE MOVES ANNUAL EVENT TO JULY FOR 2019 FESTIVAL PARTNERSHIPS WITH SPEED ART MUSEUM AND FRAZIER HISTORY MUSEUM BRING TWO SEPARATE HUNTER S. THOMPSON EXHIBITS IN 2019 LOUISVILLE, KY – From numerous venue changes, to logistical modifications, such as emphasizing the literary and spoken word components, GonzoFest Louisville [1] has seen a lot of change since their inception in 2010. In 2017 GonzoFest Louisville partnered with the Louisville Free Public Library [2](LFPL) and the Main Library of LFPL is now the home of GonzoFest Louisville. That location was chosen because Thompson’s mother, Virginia Thompson retired from the Main Library of LFPL after working years there as…

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Notes from LouisvilleKY’s Churchill Downs

Story from ChurchillDowns.com LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Thursday, May 3, 2018) – In possibly the most anticipated pre-Derby entrance at Churchill Downs since Arazi in 1992, runaway UAE Derby (GII) winner Mendelssohn emerged from quarantine Thursday morning to get his first feel of the track beneath the historic Twins Spires. Trained by Aidan O’Brien and owned by Derrick Smith, Mrs. John Magnier and MichaelTabor, Mendelssohn and three stablemates entered the main track at the five-eighths gap and proceeded to walk and jog a clockwise 1¼ miles. They then reversed course and cantered one mile before exiting through the six-furlong gap and taking the scenic route back to Barn 17. Exercise rider Dean Gallagher was aboard Mendelssohn. Before Mendelssohn came…