Revelry celebrates ninth anniversary with a new location inside Logan Street Market and exhibit by Julio Cesar Wednesday, Aug 7 2019 


As the Revelry Boutique Gallery approaches its ninth birthday, it is now set to expand to a second location, the owner told Insider on Tuesday. “I am very excited to celebrate nine years of Revelry,” said owner Mo McKnight Howe in an email. “It’s been really humbling to become a grownup along with my business. […]

St. Joe’s Picnic, in its 170th year, about much more than rides, games and chicken Tuesday, Aug 6 2019 

St Joe Picnic 1

Live music, carnival rides, gambling tents, food and games — each summer for the last 170 years, the St. Joe’s Picnic has brought fun for a weekend in August. But the picnic is much more than a neighborhood event. The full name of the two-day picnic is St. Joe’s Picnic for the Kids, and the […]

Bourbon & Glass: Maker’s Mark Distillery pays tribute to Stephen Rolfe Powell with its latest exhibition Thursday, Aug 1 2019 

art by Stephen Rolfe Powell

Earlier this year, Kentucky lost one of its most renowned glass artists when Stephen Rolfe Powell died on March 16 at the age of 67. Although enduring various injuries and overcoming them, Powell continued to create one-of-a-kind vibrant glass sculptures and also teach his craft at his alma mater, Centre College in Danville, Ky. In […]

7 Questions With … Katy Yocom, author of ‘Three Ways to Disappear’ Tuesday, Jul 30 2019 

Katy Yocom

In 2004, Taibib, one of the tigers at the Louisville Zoo, had a litter of three cubs named Jai, Mohan and Leela. Katy Yocom — a local writer and associate director of Spalding University’s School of Creative and Professional Writing — was immediately drawn to the newborns, visiting the zoo at least once a week, […]

Louisville native Soozie Eastman explores alarming level of toxins in documentary ‘Overload: America’s Toxic Love Story’ Tuesday, Jul 30 2019 

Soozie Eastman

On Friday, more than 240 people packed into the Kentucky Science Center to see the final selection of the 2019 Flyover Film Festival, Louisville native Soozie Eastman’s “Overload: America’s Toxic Love Story.” The sold-out event was held at the four-story, 3-D digital IMAX theater and celebrated a project that took nearly seven years to film […]

With the ballet’s Erica De La O at the helm, Cleopatra’s sexy will share the spotlight with her smarts and strategy Saturday, Jul 27 2019 

The Louisville Ballet’s premiere of a new Shakespeare-inspired work as part of the Kentucky Shakespeare Festival’s season in Central Park has become one of Insider Louisville’s most anticipated events of the year. Choreographer Roger Creel and Composer Scott Moore have given audiences original full-length ballets based on “The Tempest” and “King Lear,” as well as a […]

In and out of pain at the Louisville premiere of ‘The Art of Self-Defense’ Thursday, Jul 25 2019 

scene from The Art of Self-Defense

The new Jesse Eisenberg movie “The Art of Self-Defense,” which was filmed in Louisville and premiered here Tuesday night at the Baxter Avenue Theatres, begins with characters who seem so shallow that you’re thinking, well, maybe the filmmakers just asked people on the street what they imagined the dialogue might be for a movie about […]

South Points Buy Local Fair celebrates all things South Louisville on Saturday Wednesday, Jul 24 2019 

South Points Buy Local Fair

More than 30 South End businesses will show off their wares on Saturday, July 27, as the fourth annual South Points Buy Local Fair takes over the Iroquois Amphitheater at Iroquois Park. Add to that live music, food, drinks and a children’s play area — plus free admission and parking — and you’ve got yourself […]

Baby Horse Theatre transports to Arrakis in ‘Dune’ adaptation Wednesday, Jul 24 2019 

Scene from "Robothello"

By Ben Gierhart Frank Herbert’s 1965 novel “Dune” is inarguably one of the most celebrated works of science-fiction in the English language and has made a considerable impact on pop culture, even serving as an inspiration for “Star Wars.” Its accolades and adaptations are many, but for a modern audience unfamiliar with “Dune,” it can […]

Author of ‘Obama-Biden Mysteries’ will visit Carmichael’s on Wednesday Tuesday, Jul 23 2019 

Vice President Joe Biden arrives in Chicago to see his buddy President Barack Obama speak at a conference and is caught up in St. Patrick’s Day traffic and a murder mystery. How do high-powered, high-profile people solve a crime without being besieged by the public? You’ll have to read the book to find out. Hint: […]

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