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Madness is Here in Louisville KY, UK in Action Thursday night: Cards, Hoosiers on Friday afternoon

Time to tune out if you’re not into college hoops. Louisville KY is not the #1 rated market for watching basketball on TV for nothing. The top overall seed, Kentucky, will play late Thursday night in Louisville KY’s KFC Yum! Center. Louisville’s Cardinals are a #4 seed, and open Friday (on TBS) at 4:10 with UC-Irvine’s Anteaters in Seattle. Indiana made the big show as a #10 seed, and play Wichita State in Omaha Friday at 2:45 on CBS. Make your “get-out-of-w0rk” plans now for Friday. And who’s coming to Louisville, along with Kentucky? Cincinnati and Purdue face off Thursday in an…


Check Out Ben Sollee On Tour with New Music

Ben Sollee has released some great new music, and is touring the country. The Lexington native (hear his Rusty Satellite interview here) is on tour through March and April. Here’s the latest from Sollee himself about his new collection, called Steeples Part One. Over the last two years I’ve been slowly working on a new collection of songs for you. Between touring and other projects I’d dip in to the studio to create and make. Now, I’m excited to share with you the first chapter, Steeples Part One. As you all know, I run a small, very independent operation here in…


Rally to End Child Abuse Set for Louisville KY’s Waterfront Park April 1

On Wednesday, April 1, join Family & Children’s Place, along with members of Kosair Charities’ Face It® Movement, to “Rally to End Child Abuse” at the Big Four Bridge in downtown Louisville. The rain or shine event kicks off recognition of April as Child Abuse Prevention Month. Following the 11 a.m. rally, which will include as speakers Family & Children’s Place President and CEO Pam Darnall, Louisville Police Chief Steve Conrad, Louisville Chief of Community Building Sadiqa Reynolds, Kosair Charities Board Chair Jerry Ward and Kentucky Youth Advocates Executive Director Terry Brooks, participants and guests are encouraged to walk across…


That Was Quick…Cold-Shooting Louisville Cards Bounced from ACC Tourney

From U of L… GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) Brice Johnson scored 18 of his 22 points after halftime to help No. 19 North Carolina outlast No. 14 Louisville 70-60 in Thursday’s Atlantic Coast Conference tournament quarterfinals. Marcus Paige added 13 points for the fifth-seeded Tar Heels (23-10), who regrouped from an ugly first half and took control in the final 7 minutes to take the third tough matchup between the teams this season. UNC used an 8-0 run to finally push ahead for good, with Kennedy Meeks coming up with some key plays despite being limited by a recent illness. The…


Schnatter, Koch gifts create free enterprise center

From U of L…  The University of Louisville will use a $6.3 million gift from two foundations to create a new academic and research center in its College of Business. The John H. Schnatter Center for Free Enterprise will “give our students the opportunity to learn from some of the greatest business minds in the world,” said UofL President James Ramsey. “We’re honored that John and Annette Schnatter and the Charles Koch Foundation board have confidence in UofL to make this happen.” UofL will combine funds from the John H. Schnatter Family Foundation and Charles Koch Foundation to recruit two…


University of Louisville Names Interim Provost

From U of L… University of Louisville President Dr. James Ramsey has named Neville Pinto interim executive vice president and provost, replacing Shirley Willihnganz who is stepping down from the positions June 30th.  The provost is the chief academic officer at UofL.  Pinto is currently the dean of the J.B. Speed School of Engineering. “Dr. Pinto is passionate about teaching students in new ways and developing collaborations between academic units and community partners,” Ramsey said. “He is highly respected by UofL faculty and is the perfect fit to keep UofL on the amazing trajectory Dr. Willihnganz helped start and sustain.”…


Actors Theatre of Louisville Announces 2015-2016 Season Lineup

From Actors Theatre… Today, in the midst of preparations for one of the nation’s most influential festivals of new work, the Humana Festival of New American Plays, Artistic Director Les Waters and Managing Director Jennifer Bielstein proudly announce Actors Theatre of Louisville’s 2015-2016 Season. The lineup features an exhilarating range of stories including; a work by famed playwright August Wilson, a madcap take on a Gilbert and Sullivan crowd-pleaser, a critically acclaimed hard hitting drama, a charmingly inventive Broadway hit for the whole family, and the return of two of the most popular and beloved holiday shows in the city….


Louisville’s Pendennis Club and the origin of Henry Bain Sauce

from Louisville Uncovered: A southern meat sauce Legacy: Created over 150 years ago for the game prepared for members,, the Pendennis Club in Louisville Kentucky, bottled and released their famous Original Henry Bain sauce. Copied by many, but not the original, I uncover the story about the beloved man behind the legacy! “For over a century, Pendennis Club’s The Original Henry Bain’s Famous Sauce was only available to members and guests of the world renowned Pendennis Club in Louisville, Kentucky. After decades of incomparable enjoyment, the Pendennis Club is pleased to share its signature sauce with the public. The release…


It’s Conference Tournament Week for Louisville, UK and WKU

Whatever work you need to get done this week, do it on Monday and Tuesday. Starting Wednesday the region becomes mired in Basketball, and Spring, Fever. It’s Christmas all over again for sports bars, and March Madness affects even casual fans, as they try to memorize starting lineups for local teams and figure out where Alcorn State is. So here’s where our teams are playing: Western Kentucky’s first game in the Conference USA Tourney is Wednesday at Birmingham. WKU is the 5th-seed in the 12-team league. The Toppers get Marshall, then would face 4th-seed Alabama-Birmingham Thursday at 6. If WKU…


M.M. Good! Louisville Edges Virginia on Last-Second Shot

from GoCards.com LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) Down a point with the clock running out, No. 16 Louisville had no choice but to trust Mangok Mathiang’sjump shot. And hope. The sophomore center’s 15-footer with 2.7 seconds was true, giving the Cardinals the lead and an unlikely hero a 59-57 victory over No. 2 Virginia on Saturday night. After Malcolm Brogdon hit his fourth 3 of the half to give Virginia a 57-56 lead with 13 second left, the Cardinals ran a play hoping to set up one of its two stars, guard Terry Rozier or forward Montrezl Harrell. But when was Rozier was double-teamed he found Mathiang…