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At Emerge14, from mayor to “KY Kicks Ass” rogues: “build a...

Kentucky's young leaders, gathered at Emerge14, heard about projects priced from $350 million to $3.5 million to one pencil. And the message was the...

Matt Jones of Kentucky Sports Radio tells his origin story at...

BY KAKIE URCHThe man who has the job that every Kentucky fan wants told a group of young leaders how he made that job...

Hunter S. Thompson inducted into the Kentucky Journalism Hall of Fame

By Kakie UrchIn the Kentucky spring, young men’s heads turn to horseracing and bourbon, just as they did in the spring of 1970, when...

Punk’s Not Dead: X’s John Doe stars in Pleased to Meet...

By Kakie Urch The director who says he went to film school at the Kentucky Theatre is bringing it home to roost. On February 16,...

Art Duo Kurt Gohde and Kremena Todorova are This Year’s Models...

This Year’s ModelsThe Art Duo behind The Lexington Tattoo ProjectBy Kakie UrchThis Year’s Model is the duo behind the sprawling, living, breathing, exfoliating, video-starring,...

Anderson Cooper thrills University of Kentucky audience with compassion, insight, humor

CNN anchor and reporter Anderson Cooper brought a 2,500-person crowd to its feet on the University of Kentucky campus Monday night with his "From...

I-75 Connector opposed by Kentucky Literati at ‘Off the Road’

Off the Road Kentucky Literati ‘disconnectors’ oppose I-75 connector at upcoming rallyBy Kakie UrchThe tall timbers of the Kentucky literary, art and music world...

A Conversation with Joel Pett: Carnegie Center retrospective celebrates 30 years

By Kakie UrchJoel Pett has been the political cartoonist for the Lexington Herald-Leader since 1984, a tenure of 29.5 years, an even 30 in...

Reading “The Guy Davenport Reader”: Erik Reece, Guy Mendes, Richard Taylor

Guy Davenport was a lodestone for the intellectual life that converged in Lexington in the 1960s, '70s and '80s.Drawn in by this Georgia-born, Harvard-educated...

It was a real Kentuckian who wrote and directed “fake” Siberia...

In a format described as " 'Lost' meets 'Survivor,'" tonight's new NBC show, Siberia, breaks new ground on TV as a "scripted horror series...