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KET’s ‘backSTORY’ will go behind the scenes at Kentucky magazine

Fans of print media and journalism — a group I am proudly a part of — have enjoyed watching the last couple years as a new Kentucky magazine has launched and grown in this era where print publications have regularly … Continue reading

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Kentuckian Brandy Neelly eliminated from ‘Idol’

Eastern Kentucky University student Brandy Neelly never made it to the American Idol stage to sing for her future on the show Tuesday night. The Louisville native was one of five singers not chosen to go on in the 13th season of Idol after … Continue reading

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Alert: Lexington Brass Band concert moved

The location for Sunday afternoon’s Lexington Brass Band concert has been changed from Calvary Baptist Church to Centenary United Methodist Church. Show time is still 4 p.m. Here is the Brass Band’s statement: “Due to any emergency at Calvary Baptist … Continue reading

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‘Justified’ recap: ‘Over the Mountain’

If you were doing something else at 10 p.m. Tuesday, like watching the Cats or the President’s State of the Union speech, you missed perhaps the most bizarre prayer in television history. To set the scene, on the order of … Continue reading

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Picasso ain’t originating from Lexington anymore

For a decade, Matt Jordan has been chronicling music in Lexington and beyond on his blog, You Ain’t No Picasso. In addition to writing, the Elizabethtown native became an accomplished concert photographer, following the music where it led, from Lexington … Continue reading

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‘Justified’ recap: Season 5 premiere

The Season 5 premiere of our Kentucky show featured a pair of road trips and a number of introductions. But first, there was a big farewell to Elmore Leonard, the author who brought Raylan Givens, Boyd Crowder and many of … Continue reading

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acoUstiKats’ ‘Sing-Off’ journey ends

The University of Kentucky’s acoUstiKats fell short of the Final Four on The Sing-Off. The UK male a capella ensemble was voted out of the competition along with Orlando-based VoicePlay in the first episode of the NBC competition show to feature … Continue reading

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Fall break

With highs now dipping into the 60s and leaves starting to turn, it seems like a good week to take a little fall break. Have a great week, and I’ll be back on the beat Oct. 14. In the meantime, … Continue reading

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New Ben Sollee from Institute 193

Lexington contemporary art outpost Institute 193 continues its forays into music with a new album of covers by Lexington cellist Ben Sollee. As anyone who has followed Sollee knows, he is not a cellist in the traditional sense of the … Continue reading

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Hard to believe: our town without Sears

Really, I don’t want the first memory to be me being obnoxious, but there it is. It was 1978, and like a lot of 11 year olds, I was collecting Star Wars action figures. Kenner was being a bit chintzy doling them … Continue reading

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