FAT Friday Trolley Hop rolls down Frankfort Avenue on Dec. 26 Wednesday, Dec 24 2014 

trolleyIt’s probably best to avoid the malls the day after Christmas — no need to fight for a parking space only to wait in the return line for hours. Those Lucky jeans can be swapped out another day. But if … Continue reading

Author Brenda Duffey stops by McQuixote Books & Coffee for a reading/signing Friday, Dec 19 2014 

Courtesy of McQuixote Books & CoffeeMcQuixote Books & Coffee, the venerable little book store and coffee shop located inside the Tim Faulkner Gallery space in Portland, hosts Portland native and author Brenda Duffey for a reading and signing tonight, Dec. 19. Duffey’s latest book, “The … Continue reading

Last-minute shoppers should head to the Mammoth Holiday Bazaar on Saturday, Dec. 20 Thursday, Dec 18 2014 

posterThe clock is ticking. Your pulse is racing and your palms are sweaty. There’s only a handful of days left until Christmas, and your shopping list is checkless! You’ve been a bad boy/girl for procrastinating, but there’s still time. I suggest … Continue reading

‘Care-aoke’ for a good cause at Mercury Ballroom on Friday, Dec. 19 Thursday, Dec 18 2014 

Retro microphone on stageLook, if you had one shot, or one opportunity To seize everything you ever wanted — one moment — Would you capture it or just let it slip?  Perhaps you’re not as skilled as Eminem on the mic, but that … Continue reading

Holiday laughs by the sackful in The Bard’s Town’s ‘The Kings of Christmas’ Tuesday, Dec 9 2014 

10615354_10203920296862026_8085711986560006286_nThe holiday season is in full swing along with the intrusion of family members traveling from afar to overstay their welcome. Just when you think your family tops them all with chaos, The Bard’s Town Theatre’s annual Christmas production would like to … Continue reading

Take a peek inside at the 38th annual Old Louisville Holiday Home Tour Dec. 6-7 Friday, Dec 5 2014 

HHT_2013_01It’s OK to peek in on your neighbors from time to time — most of us are guilty of it. How many of you have gone to an open house just to look around, compare houses or gather ideas for a … Continue reading

World AIDS Day observance held Dec. 1 at the Louisville Free Public Library Saturday, Nov 29 2014 

World-AIDS-Day-logoThis year marks the 26th anniversary of World AIDS Day, which was started in 1988 by health educators who called for a spirit of social tolerance and greater awareness of HIV/AIDS. Sponsored by Fairness Campaign and the Kentuckiana AIDS Alliance, the Louisville … Continue reading

MAGIC presents ‘Nutcracker in a Nutshell’ on Saturday, Dec. 6 Saturday, Nov 29 2014 

Photo by nutcrackerinanutshell.comLooking for a family-friendly holiday treat that will get everyone into the Christmas spirit? “Nutcracker in a Nutshell” brings all the tradition of “The Nutcracker” classic but adds a unique spin to create fun for audiences of all ages. The show … Continue reading

‘A Christmas Carol’ returns to Actors Theatre Saturday, Nov 22 2014 

Cast in "A Christmas Carol," 2013 | Photo by Bill BrymerFor 39 years, Actors Theatre of Louisville has celebrated the holiday season with its production of “A Christmas Carol,” making it the second-longest running of the Charles Dickens classic in the country (first place belongs to Raleigh, N.C.’s Memorial Auditorium). … Continue reading

Copper & Kings hosts ‘A Family Affair’ to benefit Family Scholar House on Friday, Nov. 21 Thursday, Nov 20 2014 

copper-potstill-badgesCROPJust months after opening their doors, the Butchertown brandy distillery Copper & Kings is already giving back to the community. They’re hosting “A Family Affair” on Friday, Nov. 21, to benefit the Family Scholar House, a local nonprofit that provides … Continue reading

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