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LouisvilleKY’s Forecastle Festival announces 2017 Lineup

Sturgill Simpson, Phantogram, Spoon, Capital Cities, Tycho, Real Estate, What So Not, K.Flay, Whitney, Classixx and more join LCD Soundsystem, Weezer, Odesza, Cage the Elephant and others for the 15th anniversary of Forecastle Festival Tickets on Sale Now via ForecastleFest.com LOUISVILLE, KY (January 31, 2017) — The Forecastle Festival has added more than a dozen acts to its three-day music, art and activism celebration, including Kentucky’s own Sturgill Simpson, electro-dream pop duo Phantogram, indie art veterans Spoon and many more. Celebrating 15 years at sea, Forecastle Festival will take place July 14-16, 2017 at the award-winning Waterfront Park, situated on…


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Macy’s Derby Festival Fashion Show returns to the LouisvilleKY runway very soon

January 26, 2017. Louisville, KY.   – Time to start planning what you’ll be wearing this spring to all the Derby Festival events.  You’ll find the latest looks and hottest trends at the Macy’s Kentucky Derby Festival Spring Fashion Show on March 30th.  Tickets go on sale this Friday, January 27th at 10 a.m. The event kicks off with cocktails and boutique shopping at 5:30 p.m., followed by dinner at 7 p.m. and runway show at 8 p.m. in the Showroom of Horseshoe Southern Indiana. Macy’s has been title sponsor since 2013.   This year’s fashion show will feature outfits and…


Fillies and Stallions derby party

LouisvilleKY’s Sexiest Party of Kentucky Derby Week Now Taking Applications for Guest List

Fillies and Stallions is the most exclusive of all events leading up to the Run for the Roses LOUISVILLE, Ky. /PRNewswire/ — Kentucky Derby 143 is 100 days away, and the call for guests has begun for the most sought after Derby Eve ticket.  The 8th annual Fillies and Stallions party is an invite-only soiree that, year after year, draws some of the most powerful names in business, entertainment and sports.  Media from all over the globe line the red carpet to capture the glitz, glamour, and electricity of a night like no other.  Fillies and Stallions is one of the…


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Free tax help for LouisvilleKy is underway

VITA, AARP volunteers available across Louisville also will help residents determine eligibility for Earned Income Tax Credit Louisville, KY., – Mayor Greg Fischer, Louisville Asset Building Coalition and AARP has announced the opening of free tax preparation sites that will provide federal and state income tax assistance to eligible residents. “Every hard-working Louisvillian should be able to benefit from all tax credits that apply to them, and by offering this free assistance we can make sure that happens,” said Mayor Greg Fischer. “This is money they can use to start a savings account, buy a car, get braces for a child, pay for…


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LouisvilleKY chocolate lovers to get a night of bliss

From ElderServe’s website: Louisville, Ky., – Chocolate Dreams: An Evening of Decadent Bliss! is Monday, January 30, 2017 at the Mellwood Arts and Entertainment Center (1860 Mellwood Avenue, 40206). Chocolate Dreams is eagerly anticipated by guests and supporters throughout Metro Louisville. At Chocolate Dreams, 25 culinary professionals enter their chocolate creations for a juried competition, offering samples of those delights to our guests. The event also features hors d’oeuvres, an auction, and the presentation of Today’s Transitions Caregiver of the Year award. ADMISSION: Seats and reserved tables can be purchased online. To order by phone, contact Lauren Curry at 502.736.3834. ~ Single seat,…


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LouisvilleKY’s GonzoFest is moving to the Main Library

LOUISVILLE, KY (January 23, 2017) – On Saturday, April 15, 2017 GonzoFest Louisville will celebrate the legacy of Hunter S. Thompson, creator of Gonzo journalism, at the Main branch of Louisville Free Public Library (LFPL), located at 301 York Street. The Louisville Free Public Library is the largest library system in Kentucky, comprised of 18 branch locations serving more than 3 million visitors per year. From eBooks to author visits, storytimes to streaming music, the library continues to engage the community in new and exciting ways through innovative programs and services. Moving to the Main Library was a natural move…


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Legendary Journey to play in LouisvilleKY

From KFC Yum! Center’s website: Louisville, KY., – Rock band JOURNEY has set a concert in Louisville at the KFC Yum! Center on June 28th, performing all their classic hits like “Don’t Stop Believin’,” “Any Way You Want It,” “Lights,” “Faithfully,” “Wheel In The Sky,” “Separate Ways,” and more. The concert is set for Wednesday, June 28, 2017, at 7:30. Tickets go on sale Friday, January 27, at 10 a.m. Ticket prices are between $29.50 and $125. JOURNEY is one of the most popular American rock bands of all time, creating some of the best-known songs in modern music, with iconic…


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LouisvilleKY group to celebrate Fat Tuesday

  Louisville, KY., – Join the Highland Commerce Guild on Fat Tuesday for a Mardi Gras celebration of Louisville’s “Restaurant Row”, featuring picks from the city’s biggest collection of local, unique, and eclectic establishments on our beloved Bardstown Road. All to support Highlands Community Ministries, helping neighbors in need of food, emergency financial help, and quality-of-life programs. Up to 20 establishments will be represented. Restaurants inlcude Asiatique, Bristol Bar & Grille, Eat-a-Pita, Highland Morning, Jack Fry’s, Kizito Cookies, Morris Deli, O’Shea’s Irish Pub, Somewhere Louisville, Uptown Cafe, Wild Ginger, and Wiltshire Pantry plus more in the works. Spirits provided by…


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Two special events set for Cards LouisvilleKY games

  LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Honoring two past University of Louisville NCAA Final Four teams on their anniversaries and two “color” events are among upcoming special events at three of the remaining six UofL men’s basketball home games in the KFC Yum! Center. UofL will close the month of January with its annual “White Out” game when the Cardinals face NC State in the KFC Yum! Center on Jan. 29.  Fans are encouraged to wear white attire for the 1 p.m. game.  Louisville has won six of its previous 10 games with “White Out” promotions, including knocking off four ranked opponents…


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Set the date for LouisvilleKY’s annual Oscar Party by the Louisville Film Society

Louisville, KY— With award season now in full swing, the Louisville Film Society announces its 4th Annual Oscar Watch Party to be held Sunday, February 26 at 7:00 p.m. at The Loft at The Gillespie. Although La La Land ran away with the Golden Globes, Oscar Watch guests will enjoy making their own predictions during the live Academy Awards broadcast from Dolby Theater. The Oscar Watch Party is LFS’s primary fundraiser helping to support the organization’s programming and operations throughout the year. LFS Chairman Stu Pollard, who is a filmmaker himself, noted that the industry has exploded in Kentucky this…