Life & Style2022-09-07T14:27:49-04:00

Backstage Pass: Leader of the Pack

“What all my female protagonists share in common is that they can pretty much take care of themselves. And pretty much save themselves if necessary.” — New York Times best-selling author, Karen Robards Author Karen Robards was writing historical romance before it became cool. Written by Gioia Patton/Arts Insider While the popularity of historical romance fiction novels has grown significantly due to a certain streaming platform’s adaptation of a series of books, true aficionados of the genre know that one of the best to ever do it is Louisville’s-own, Karen Robards. After gaining [...]

By |February 8, 2023|Backstage Pass, Life & Style|

From Meet Cute to Forever

In Hollywood, love stories are crafted around the “meet cute.” It’s the special moment when two people’s paths cross and there’s a glimmer that something special might be occurring between them. These couples share the meet cute moment that led them to love and forever.  Written by Diane R. Paylor | Photographed by Kylene White ANTECIA  WHITEHEAD + LUKE  WHITEHEAD When the first meeting with your husband took place when you were either a freshman or a sophomore in college and you’ve been together for just about 20 years, it’s understandable that some details of [...]

By |February 1, 2023|Life & Style|

Backstage Pass: 2023 Winter Arts Guide

Dancing With The Stars: Live! Photo by Gioia Patton Here are some noteworthy events to add to your social calendar this season. Written by Gioia Patton/Arts Insider Dancing With the Stars: Live!  The all-new stage show features your favorite professional dancers from the hit TV series (and a celebrity competitor guest star), performing brand new numbers and some of the showstoppers featured in season 31. The tour delivers a spectacular night of captivating dance performances from world-renowned dancers including (*past Mirror Ball winners) *Emma Slater,  and *Alan Bersten, Sasha Farber, Gleb Savchenko, Britt [...]

By |January 6, 2023|Backstage Pass, Life & Style|

Backstage Pass: Unbreakable Kim Vaughn

‘The number one thing I can tell you is tell the truth…even if it hurts.’ - Best advice comedian Kim Vaughn ever received, and told to her by comic legend Whoopi Goldberg at a 1989 Derby season event. Despite multiple traumas and her struggles with mental health, comedian Kim Vaughn finds healing in the power of the joke. Written by Gioia Patton/Arts Insider | Photo by Gioia Patton It is said that comedy is born out of pain and for a standup comedian, traumatic life experiences are the jetpack that fuels their craft. There [...]

By |December 26, 2022|Backstage Pass, Life & Style|

Our Favorite Holiday Memories

'Tis the season to gather with family and friends, celebrate love and spread good cheer. In anticipation of the ho-ho-holidays, we asked members of the Today’s Woman family to share a memory from holidays past that sparkles in their hearts and reminds them why this is the most wonderful time of the year. Written & photos provided by Today's Woman Staff Tawana Bain, Publisher and Chief of Authentic Connections  Over the past three decades Christmas was primarily centered around making my children smile — fussing over finding the perfect gift, or making the perfect memory. [...]

By |December 20, 2022|Life & Style|

The Pursuit of Happiness

What does it mean to be happy? Is it A feeling or a state-of-mind? We talked to women in different stages of life who are discovering a major pillar to happiness is the self-determination of choice. Written by Sarah Kinbar | Photographed by Kylene White | Illustrations by Branden Barker When it comes to happiness, context is key. Much of our world is decided for us before birth — our location, community, family, and DNA define our earliest years and then shape our journey. The choices we make along the way influence our self-satisfaction and [...]

By |December 10, 2022|Life & Style|
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