Louisville Water Tower

25 Years of Reggae Festival, Mon, at the Louisville’s Water Tower This Weekend

NOTE: I’ve been to this event several times. Always great sounds and smells. Bring a lawn chair and dancing shoes. Watch for dreadlocks. Kentucky Reggae Festival Celebrates 25th  Anniversary Summer Starts with the Flavor of the Islands at Louisville Water Tower Park on May 22nd For the First Time in Event History, Three-Day Festival Begins on a Friday Louisville, KY (May 11th, 2015) – The Kentucky Reggae Festival brings the sound of steel drums and the savory smell of Caribbean-inspired foods back to Louisville Water Tower Park on Memorial Day weekend.  The three-day festival held Friday, May 22nd through Sunday, May 24th is the premiere…

WaterWorks Museum Celebrates First Anniversary with a “Big Splash Birthday Bash”

 Day long event includes, tours, kids’ activities, birthday cake and the Quench Water Bar Experience, all for a special one day $1 admission price  (Louisville, KY—March 1, 2015) — Louisville Water Company’s WaterWorks Museum is celebrating its first anniversary today with a “Big Splash Birthday Bash,” which features a special all day (10 am to 5 pm) admission price of just $1 per person. Exactly one year ago, Louisville Water officials and local school children cut the ribbon on the newly renovated and restored interior of Pumping Station No. 1 located on Zorn Avenue at River Road.  Built between 1858 and…

Kentucky Reggae Festival Competes Amongst a Jam-packed Weekend

When one thinks Kentucky, and one thinks Memorial Day weekend, it’s not unfair to say that reggae music might be one of the last things to come to mind. That is unless you can already count yourself amongst the thousands of Kentucky Reggae Festival initiates devoted to this seemingly improbable event, which over the past nineteen years has grown from a modest Louisville Water Tower romp to the largest festival of its kind in the region.

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Water Tower Regional Reflects Contemporary Jurors

I wanted to see the 2011 Water Tower Regional so I buzzed over to the Water Tower off Zorn Ave at The Louisville Art Association ( LVAA). The Water Tower Regional began in 1909 and is the oldest competitive juried art exhibition in the southeast and midwest regions. This exhibit includes 27 pieces of art ranging from photography, painting, fiber and 3D. The selected artists are from Kentucky and its contiguous states. I was pleased to see some familiar names from Louisville; Geoff Carr, photographer and Lauren Argo, 3D. The jurors this year were Alice Stites, Director of artwithoutwalls and Suzanne Weaver, Curator…