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Kentucky literary icon Ed McClanahan has died

One of Kentucky’s most well-known and beloved writers, Ed McClanahan, died Saturday, November 27, 2021 at the age of 89. 

Legendary singer-songwriter Paul K has died

Last week, on  March 9, 2020 Paul Kopasz wrote a farewell from in-home hospice care, for his pending exit, "For my fans and friends:...

In Memory of Glass Artist Stephen Rolfe Powell

The art world woke to the news today that internationally renowned glass artist, Stephen Rolfe Powell, has died. Centre College president John Roush posted, "This...

Photographer Guy Mendes ‘Walks to the Paradise Garden’

Southern Strange: Lexington photographer Guy Mendes 'walks to the Paradise Garden'   Institute 193’s forthcoming book, Walks to the Paradise Garden is their production of the...

Ed McClanahan and Gurney Norman make the Kentucky Writers Hall of...

Road Warriors Wondering where the Lions are? When Kentucky’s literary hall of fame convenes later this month at the Carnegie Center, two living lions of letters...

30 years of Ace: Lexington’s oldest independent publication

thirtysomething ‘Faster Horses, Younger Women, Older Whiskey, and More Money’   The year was 1989. Metaphorical tumbleweeds drifted down Lexington’s Main Street, past a forlorn Kentucky Theatre, shuttered...

What Lexington Needs: from the Ace Archives

Thirty years ago, Ace began including a regular feature from our readers titled, “What Lexington Needs.” A diverse array of local leaders —  from...

Top Chef comes to Kentucky: Burgoo, Bourbon and Benedictine, oh my

Kentucky Cuisine is no stranger to the small screen. Louisville chef Edward Lee got serious in 2011's episode two of Top Chef Texas, telling...

Happy National Bourbon Day 2018

It may be Bourbon Day every day in Kentucky but on Thursday, June 14, America's native spirit gets the national recognition it deserves with...

Top Chef to film in Kentucky

  Kentucky's culinary champs have a long history of creating compelling food television. No one would know this better than Top Chef's Bravo execs, who...