Backstage Pass: Spring Arts Guide

This season, take in the sights and sounds of all the great performances happening in our city. By Gioia Patton/Arts Insider Pictures from Pieces – Quilts from the Eleanor Bingham Miller Collection Speed Art Museum Pictures from Pieces celebrates the recent, generous gifts of 10 American quilts from Louisville’s Eleanor Bingham Miller. Eleanor began collecting quilts — particularly those made by Kentucky women — in the 1980s. The inspiration for this came from her work as one of the co-founders of the Kentucky Quilt Project, a landmark program devoted to documenting Kentucky quilts, their histories, [...]

By |2022-04-08T11:36:37-04:00March 25, 2022|Digital Exclusives, Life & Style|

The March Issue Is Out!

Eco-Friendly Fashion story Photos by Kylene White | Hair and makeup by Jill Higginbotham and Mariah Sanchez for J Michael’s Spa & Salon Styled and written by Christine Fellingham Why Champion College Volleyball Players Are Suddenly Modeling In our March issue, we feature five stunning Division One Volleyball players usually photographed on the court in their U of L jerseys, not striking poses in spring fashions. In fact, up until this summer, the NCAA “name, image and likeness” rules banned college athletes from taking advantage of these kinds of opportunities or from making [...]

By |2022-03-29T13:00:40-04:00March 1, 2022|Digital Exclusives, Featured|

A New Leaf

The University of Louisville Volleyball Team in Eco-Friendly Fashion Styled and written by Christine Fellingham | Photos by Kylene White | Hair and makeup by Jill Higginbotham and Mariah Sanchez for J Michael’s Spa & Salon Green thinking is redefining how we dress. From sustainable fabrics to recycled materials and thrift-store chic, there’s a shift away from overconsumption towards ecologically-aware wardrobe building. Eager to support this new fashion philosophy, we shopped local for eco-chic looks, then headed to our own rain forest at The Louisville Zoo for a nature-inspired fashion shoot. And, because their generation [...]

Follow the Music

Mariana Miranda is a mechanical engineer by day and a flamenco dancer at night. Flamenco dancing has shown Mariana Miranda how to let go and embrace imperfection – all while getting in a good workout. By Carrie Vittitoe  |  Photos by Kylene White By day, Mariana Miranda is a mechanical engineer at GE Appliances, a Haier Company. She is a participant in the company’s Edison Engineering Development Program, which is helping her determine where she most wants to use her skills in the business while she pursues her master’s degree. By night, though, [...]

By |2022-02-01T17:41:15-05:00February 11, 2022|Digital Exclusives, Health & Wellness|

Backstage Pass — Top Shows You Don’t Want to Miss in February!

By Gioia Patton/Arts Insider Gospel at the Symphony The Gospel at the Symphony program opens with Duke Ellington's New World A-Comin, a work for piano and orchestra featuring Louisville’s own Harry Pickens (pictured), which mixes jazz, gospel, blues and West Indian dance with traditional symphonic music. As Ellington said about the piece in his biography: “I visualized this new world as a place in the distant future, where there would be no war, no greed, no categorization, no non-believers, where love was unconditional, and no pronoun was good enough for God.” The program is rounded [...]

By |2022-02-10T16:23:10-05:00February 10, 2022|Digital Exclusives, Life & Style|

On Talking to My Kids about Marijuana

Reaching Out to Our Kids About Marijuana Before Their Teenage Years Helps the Conversation Remain Judgment-Free and Factual By Megan M. Seckman  The signs are obvious. All of a sudden, your little cherub turns into some type of demi-varmint. Ravenous and racoon-eyed, they devour everything in the refrigerator. They rifle through the cabinets in search of some gluttonous, odd concoction like peanut butter, banana and potato chip sandwiches.   Or the opposite happens: they become quiet as a church mouse, their spine furls into a parenthesis in an attempt to hide in plain sight. Hobbies and the bric-a-brac [...]

By |2022-02-07T13:43:10-05:00February 7, 2022|Digital Exclusives, Health & Wellness|
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