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Barnstable Brown Gala celebrates 25 years

Louisville’s Barnstable Brown Gala will celebrate its 25th edition with plenty of old friends and some new faces Derby Eve. Among the familiar faces at the home of The ‘Ville’s hostess with the mostess, Patricia Barnstable Brown, will be reigning … Continue reading

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Derby: 15 years with the Barnstable Brown Gala

This year will be my 15th Barnstable Brown Gala. The first few years I covered it, the media contingent was fairly modest: usually a group of us from the Herald-Leader and a reporter and photographer from the Courier-Journal, a cameraman … Continue reading

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Video: 2011 Barnstable-Brown Gala

Kentucky Derby celebrities who made the Barnstable-Brown Party one of their first stops in Louisville were bowled over by the Southern hospitality and seemed all over the place on who they picked to win the race.

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2010 Barnstable-Brown Party

Check out Jonathan Palmer’s slide show from the party. While the forecast is calling for possible flash floods for Saturday’s Kentucky Derby, it was a flash flood of stars that turned out for Friday night’s 23rd annual Barnstable Brown Party. “This is my … Continue reading

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Derby: Jacksons coming to Barnstable-Brown

The Kentucky Derby is now less that two weeks away and the guest list is starting to take shape for the annual Barnstable-Brown Derby Eve Gala, April 30 at the Louisville home of Patricia Barnstable-Brown. Tito, Marlon and Jackie Jackson, … Continue reading

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Derby: The Peacock is promoting the ponies

If you miss the fact that the Kentucky Derby is on Saturday, maybe you just aren’t watching enough NBC and its universe of networks. This week, the Peacock is proving that while healthy advertising budgets are nice, nothing beats having … Continue reading

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Derby: Add Brooke Shields to Barnstable-Brown Gala guest list

According to the Courier-Journal, the formal release of the guest list for the Barnstable-Brown Derby Eve Gala adds a couple of names to the lineup we reported yesterday morning. Chief among the additions is Brooke Shields, a 1980s teen film … Continue reading

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Derby: Checking the Barnstable-Brown Gala guest list and others

Derby mode got a little delayed this year at Copious Notes because it seems like every arts group in Lexington decided to have an event in the last couple of weeks. But here we are at the big week, and … Continue reading

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Barnstable twins’ ‘Quark’ coming soon on DVD

Quark was a 1978 NBC comedy series that was supposed to capitalize on the sci-fi craze that had launched the year before with the release of Star Wars. Richard Benjamin played Adam Quark, captain of a United Galactic Sanitation Patrol … Continue reading

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Barnstable Brown redux

Above: One of the unique aspects of the Barnstable Brown Gala is seeing stars such as the Supremes Mary Wilson give impromptu performances. By Angela Baldridge. Below: Party regular Bo Derek, looking a very classy 10 at 51. By David … Continue reading

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