LADIES WHO LAUNCH Ayrica is a seasoned hospitality professional with a diverse background, boasting an impressive 10-year career that spans across various facets of the industry. Her experience encompasses hospitality sales, event management, and catering, where she has consistently excelled, leaving a trail of remarkable sales records and a reputation for delivering exceptional customer service in her wake. Throughout her career, Ayrica has played an integral role in the success of numerous events, showcasing her versatility in handling a wide array of markets. Her expertise extends to social gatherings, corporate functions, sports events, and citywide [...]

By |2023-11-11T13:41:24-05:00November 11, 2023|Digital Exclusives, Ladies Who Launch, Way to Go Woman|


Photographed by: Leslie Rodriguez Powered by AI. In the heart of St. Matthews, Louisville natives Mady Martin and Abica Dubay have teamed up to create something extraordinary –CYCLST8, a new cycling studio that aims to revolutionize the fitness scene in the city. This remarkable journey began five years ago when Mady and Abica trained together to become cycling instructors. On October 7th this year, their vision came to life as CYCLST8 officially opened its doors, breathing new life into the old Sears building. For Abica Dubay, the path to CYCLST8 started when she returned to [...]

Spotlight on Hispanic Heritage Month

In celebration of September being Hispanic Heritage Month the Arts Insider puts the focus on México Lindo. Written and Photographed by Gioia Patton/Arts Insider What: México Lindo is a group of families who gather together to share their love for Mexican Folklore and culture. Members: The group is formed by children, teenagers, and adults. Formation: Created the summer of 2009 by Ana Lane, who has become the choreographer/director. Mission:  "We want our children to continue celebrating the diversity of this Beautiful city that has welcomed the traditions and folklore of the Hispanic people. We have [...]

By |2023-09-18T11:23:12-04:00September 15, 2023|Community & Sisterhood, Digital Exclusives, Events|

Local Rapper Dave.Will.Chris Reflects on His Journey as an Artist

“When I pass, just know I repped my city till I did die.” — Dave.Will.Chris, "Get By" Written by Jasmine Christopher, Contributor | Photographed by Malcolm A. Taylor White lights, smoke fog, and roaring guitar intensify the feeling in the room. Silence falls over the crowd as they take the music in, watching in awe. Out The Plastic was held at Headliners Music Hall on Oct. 8 at 7 pm. The show featured Kuana Evans, Axel Roley, Allen Vice, Q Mekhi, BP The GassGuy, that’s crazy inc., and the headliner of the night, Dave.Will.Chris. Born [...]

By |2022-12-05T11:21:17-05:00December 2, 2022|Entertainment|

Letting Love Rule

ON THE OCTOBER ISSUE COVER: Couple Barrett Gargala and Elle Becker celebrate their love — and a movement that is gaining traction. Barrett, left, is wearing: Theia sequined dress, $495, and Mitchies leather jacket, $450, both at Glasscock Too. Diamond dangle earrings, $11,900, at Davis Jewelers. Styling: Christine Fellingham | Hair and Makeup: Mikhail Schulz for J Michael’s Spa & Salon. Couple Elle Becker and Barrett Gargala discuss how things have changed for the better for the LGBTQ+ community. Barrett Gargala says her and Elle Becker’s relationship began, as all great love stories [...]

By |2021-11-23T11:02:56-05:00October 8, 2021|Community, Digital Exclusives, Living|

Colors of Joy

[et_pb_section fb_built="1" _builder_version="3.22.3"][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.22.3"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.0.47"][et_pb_post_title author="off" comments="off" featured_image="off" _builder_version="3.2.2" title_font="|700|||||||" title_font_size="37px"][/et_pb_post_title][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.22.3" background_size="initial" background_position="top_left" background_repeat="repeat"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.0.47"][et_pb_image align="center" force_fullwidth="on" align_tablet="center" align_last_edited="on|desktop" admin_label="Featured Image" _builder_version="3.23.3" src=""][/et_pb_image][et_pb_text admin_label="Image Caption" _builder_version="3.23.3" text_font="||on||||||" text_text_color="#6d6d6d" text_font_size="10px" text_orientation="center" max_width="90%" module_alignment="center" saved_tabs="all"] The Pride Parade kicks off the two-day Kentuckiana Pride Festival, which takes place this weekend at Big Four Lawn, Waterfront Park. The festival will be putting COVID-19 restrictions in place for the safety of participants. [/et_pb_text][et_pb_text admin_label="Image Caption" _builder_version="3.23.3" text_font="||on||||||" text_text_color="#6d6d6d" text_font_size="10px" text_orientation="center" max_width="90%" module_alignment="center" saved_tabs="all"][/et_pb_text][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.22.3" background_size="initial" background_position="top_left" background_repeat="repeat"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.0.47"][et_pb_text _builder_version="3.23.3"] Organizers of the Kentuckiana Pride Festival are [...]

By |2021-10-01T14:06:20-04:00October 5, 2021|Community|
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