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This Is Fancy: Gill Holland In The New York Times

February 21st, 2012 · Comments Off

Did you read Gill Holland in the New York Times? Check this out: Our record label put out one of 2011’s most blogged about and critically acclaimed records, Nerves Junior’s “As Bright as Your Night Light.” The hype was deafening. The band’s debut performance at the CMJ Festival in New York seemed to be on [...]

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Tags: Music · Possibility City

Why Do People Ruin Perfectly Good Alcohol???

February 14th, 2012 · 5 Comments

That sound? Why, that’s the sound of butt holes puckering over at the Metro Sewer District. Literally. [WFPL] Jefferson County Public Schools plan to start classes later in the 2012-2013 school year. [Toni Konz] GE is hiring 5,000 U.S. veterans and investing like woah in its plants. So it seems the company isn’t just playing [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Business · Cordish · Health Care · Homeless · MSD · Music · Possibility City · Race · Thunder

How Dare Us Ask Qs About Kentucky Kingdom!

February 10th, 2012 · Comments Off

Greg Fischer is still pushing this aging care industry lobbyist mantra. Where the hell does he find the time to write all this and promote it on Facebook and Twitter? [Click the Clicky] Kentucky musician Ben Sollee was featured on CNN. Check this video out. It’ll autoplay. [CNN] Here’s Greg Fischer discussing the five finalists [...]

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Tags: Discrimination · Gambling · Gannett · Gays · Greg Fischer · Horse Industry · Hype · Kentucky Kingdom · LMPD · Metro Council · Music · Newspaper · Race · State Government · Weather · WLKY

Louisville Orchestra Nightmare Rages On In Hell

February 9th, 2012 · Comments Off

Lawwwwd. When will this Louisville Orchestra mess just quit? Now the LO is pushing for binding arbitration to settle the musicians’ strike. The organization has given musicians and their union until February 17 to agree. From the LO release: Under arbitration, an independent third-party would review the case and make a binding decision regarding terms [...]

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Tags: Hype · Music · Possibility City

New Albany Says Louisville To Blame For Its Crime

February 1st, 2012 · Comments Off

A paramedic in Louisville is being ignored by Greg Fischer and most of his administration after an amputation. Meanwhile, the Parks director was allowed to keep his job after driving drunk in a city-owned vehicle, Metro Animal Services is killing more than ever before, the head of the Metro Sewer District was excoriated in an [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Greg Fischer · Indiana · Metro Council · Metro Government · Music · Old Louisville · Police · Possibility City · Scandal · State Government · Weather · West End

Louisville Orchestra Mess About To Get Hotter?

January 31st, 2012 · Comments Off

Sometimes you can’t muck around with a press release to make a story juicier. So we’re not gonna do that with this release from the Louisville Orchestra: An official from the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) in Cincinnati confirmed that the American Federation of Musicians, Local 11-637 (Louisville) has withdrawn its unfair labor practice claim [...]

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Tags: Music · Oops

It’s Monday. What Will Float Up At MSD Today?

January 9th, 2012 · 2 Comments

The Metro Sewer District board is set to discuss ethics policy. Will you be holding your breath on that one? [WFPL] Let the Jerry Abramson knob-slobbing begin. We’re not sure how it’s technically possible to work full-time in Frankfort while he works full-time in Louisville. [WAVE3] This is the State of the Commonwealth speech that [...]

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Tags: Greg Fischer · Health Care · JCPS · Jerry Abramson · Library · Metro Council · MSD · Music · Scandal · State Government · Steve Beshear · University of Louisville · West End

The MSD Crooks Are Getting A Gigantic Free Pass

December 21st, 2011 · Comments Off

We’re still wondering why these MSD folks aren’t getting indicted like the people at the Blue Grass Airport. They pulled the same stunts, used money for personal gain, spent half a million bucks on random charitable contributions, $42,000 on office plants. It’s a farce that Greg Fischer is keeping Bud Schardein and allowing him to [...]

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Tags: Anchor · Bad Behavior · Greg Fischer · Homeless · JCPS · Metro Government · MSD · Music · Ohio River Bridges · Radio · Reporters · State Government

This Is Why Louisville Can Have Nice Things

December 7th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Have you seen this? Jou Jou Papailler using art and music to reach young people with health and wellness messaging. A H.E.A.R.T for Art Project (Health Education Advocates Reaching Out to Teens) that illustrates what a tremendous resource we’ve got in Louisville. The 24 kids in the video are from 14 schools in the metro [...]

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Tags: Art · Health Care · Music · Possibility City · Video · Youth

Some Filmmakers Making Louisville Proud Again

November 30th, 2011 · 3 Comments

Check this out! Jerome Hiler and Owsley Brown III are making Louisville proud again, as their film – Music Makes a City – gets some big attention from the BBC: In 1948, a small, semi-professional orchestra in Louisville, Kentucky began a project to commission new works from contemporary composers. The architect of this venture was [...]

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Tags: Movies · Music · Possibility City

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