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The Year in Lexington Food, Drink, and Restaurant News: Ace 2012 Year in Review

Although HuffPo insists that food trucks are over and offers 12 reasons why they’ve jumped the shark (“Taco Bell, Chick-fil-A and Rachael Ray’s dog food line all have food trucks”), the battle for street eats was still one of Lexington’s […]

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Off with High Hopes, a New Year’s Essay by Linda Scott DeRosier

Kentucky native Linda Scott DeRosier is the author of Creeker: A Woman's Journey and Songs of Life and Grace: A Memoir. BY LINDA SCOTT DEROSIER About thirty years ago Arthur

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Movies: The Guilt Trip

The comedy duo everyone wanted to see together has finally teamed up onscreen, Barbra Streisand and Seth Rogen... said no one, ever. The Guilt Trip isn't the worst

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Bishop Gene Robinson on Marriage Equality on the Daily Show

Lexington native, Bishop Gene Robinson, appeared on The Daily Show to discuss his new book, God Believes in Love: Straight Talk About Gay Marriage. Robinson, elected bishop of

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Movies: Silver Linings Playbook

by Raj Ranade There's a tiny moment in a diner during Silver Linings Playbook that gets at the heart of what makes director David O. Russell's films so interesting.

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Ace Daily Photo 11.26.2012 ‘Pie Lady’ author Beth Howard

Ace Daily Photo 11.26.2012 "The Pie Lady!" Author Beth Howard, passing through Lexington today. Howard is the author of Making Piece: A Memoir of Love, Loss and Pie, an Ace Favorite

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The Kentucky Book Page: Barbara Kingsolver, Jason Howard, etc

Kentucky native Barbara Kingsolver's new novel, Flight Behavior, hit bookshelves this week and  is a uniquely Appalachian fiction take on climate change, as well as a different spin

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Essay: With All Best Wishes, by Holly Goddard Jones

BY HOLLY GODDARD JONES The first time I gave a public reading from my fiction was in 2003. My professor (and fairy godmother), Nikky Finney, invited me to read

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BOOKS: Flights of Fancy in Appalachia: Barbara Kingsolver’s Flight Behavior

BY HEATHER C. WATSON "A certain feeling comes from throwing your good life away, and it is one part rapture." With that provocative opening sentence, Barbara Kingsolver introduces us

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“Road Report” by Bobbie Ann Mason

Road Report By Bobbie Ann Mason A few years ago, I gave a reading at a library in  Kentucky, and in the  book-signing line I met a nine-year-old girl with



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