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T-Shirts and the Chests Who Wear Them

September 21st, 2009 · 2 Comments

One of the cooler parts of the Idea Festival this week is a project by local photographer Leslie Lyons, who wants you to wear your most provocative t-shirt down to the 21C Hotel on Thursday so she can take your photo. It’s called Talking Back. As Lyons explained, one of the featured subjects from Louisville [...]

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Tags: Art · IF 08 · Photo

Monday Morning Dept. of Meatball Express

September 21st, 2009 · 18 Comments

So the Cats beat the Cards in an entertaining game in Lexington by a 31-27 count, so now we can move on to the Jan. 2 basketball game between the two schools. The notable part of the broadcast, other than the no-name announce team of Clay Matvick and David Diaz-Infante, was the excess of brownie [...]

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Tags: IF 08 · Jeffersontown · Mayor's Race 2010 · Metro Council · Sports · University of Kentucky · University of Louisville

At Least It’s Friday Edition

September 18th, 2009 · 3 Comments

The Big Game: No one’s come through with tickets, yet, so I guess I’ll watch the big game on TV. It would be much more fun to live blog from the stands in defiance of the new Southeastern Conference rule. Anyway the game’s on ESPNU, but you can catch it on Insight’s channel 11. Noon [...]

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Tags: 8664 · Crime · Health Care · Hires · IF 08 · Journalism · Mayor's Race 2010 · Race · Sports

Friends of NuLu

September 11th, 2009 · 6 Comments

Here’s an idea that we’re pretty excited about — the NuLu Festival. It’s coming up in two weeks, celebrating the newest, hippest stuff happening on East Market Street. Here’s the news on it: LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY ­ The first annual NuLu Festival will take place on East Market Street Saturday, September 26th, from 5- ­11 pm. [...]

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Tags: Art · East Downtown Bus. Assoc. · IF 08 · Neighborhoods

IF Lineup of Artists, Scientists, Media Types Announced

June 19th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Time to get excited about the 2009 Idea Festival and start figuring out which sessions you want to attend. My favorites, or at least the ones I’ve heard of, are author A.J. Jacobs and “Kitchen Confidential” author Anthony Bourdain. Jacobs is a regular contributor to Esquire, and has written a pair of really intriguing books [...]

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Tags: Books · Branding · Celebrity · Downtown · Economy · Festival · IF 08