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

Downtown for the Holidays

Festive Fringe: Andree blazer, $72, and IC Collection pants, $92, at Tunie’s; Velvet Outlaw fringe top, $50, at; 60s faux leopard coat, $120, at The Nitty Gritty; Sondra Roberts quilted clutch, $79, at Belle Monde. The vintage chic ambiance of our city’s newest boutique hotel, The Grady, provides the perfect setting for a sustainable, slow fashion twist on glam party style. Written & Styled by Christine Fellingham with Jazzlin Hamilton and Samantha Coburn | Photographed by Kylene White with photo assistant William Kolb | Hair by Andrea Gregory | Makeup by Jeannie [...]

By |December 1, 2022|Life & Style|

A Playwright for Her People

There was no Spanish language theater in Louisville when Haydee Canovas started writing plays. She has changed that. By Gioia Patton/Arts Insider | Photographed by Kylene White The ability to create something that not only entertains, but also educates is a special kind of gift. For Haydee Canovas, bilingual playwright and co-founder of the Spanish language, non-profit children’s theater company, Teatro Tercera Llamada, it is also a personal mission. Her works, which have been staged at the Kentucky Center, seek to inform the audience about issues of importance in their community – issues that are [...]

By |November 11, 2022|Backstage Pass, Life & Style|

It Takes a Village

After raising their own families, many grandparents are stepping up to raise their grandchildren when their children are no longer able. We take a look at this important social issue. Written by Diane R. Paylor and Yelena Sapin Raising children is a journey filled with many firsts: the first smile, the first words, the first steps. The first birthday, however, is a milestone. “We are so excited to celebrate our little princess turning one,” read the evite sent by Today’s Woman Publisher Tawana Bain, for the first birthday party of her granddaughter Alyjia. Tawana arrives [...]

By |November 9, 2022|Life & Style|

The Art of Throwing a Party

Entertaining entrepreneurs, Shannon Fehr, Clair Belknap and Robyn Thomas. These entertaining experts have a reputation for designing and hosting fabulous, fun events. During the time of year when you need it most, they share some trade secrets that will help make your next gathering a blast. Written by Christine Fellingham | Photographed on location at Land O' Goshen Farm Event Center by Kylene White When it comes to hosting a memorable party, these three friends and entertaining entrepreneurs have it all figured out. The first thing they advise any hostess to do is to [...]

By |November 3, 2022|Life & Style|

The Age-Defying Fashion Secrets of Stylish Women

There are those who believe that there are unspoken age limits on fashion. That edgy, sexy or avant-garde looks are best left to anyone under 40, while those heading into midlife and beyond should be settling into a stylistic safety zone. The five women photographed here reject that notion and demonstrate the rejuvenating power of dressing by your own rules. Styled & Written by Christine Fellingham | Photographed on location at Louisville Thoroughbred Society by Kylene White You don’t have to be 22 years old or a professed fashionista to know how to turn heads [...]

By |November 1, 2022|Life & Style|

Backstage Pass: Destiny’s Child

Brittany “BeeBee” Patillo: Destiny’s Child Written by Gioia Patton/Arts Insider | Photo by Gioia Patton While many wannabe actors spend years waiting tables, working as temp employees, nannying etc. before landing their first real acting role, it didn’t take actress Brittany “BeeBee” Patillo, a 2019 alumna of the University of Louisville, very long to land a much-coveted position as a member of Actors Theater of Louisville’s 2020-2021 Acting Apprenticeship. Though the 2020 season was canceled due to COVID-19 outbreak, BeeBee basically hit the ground running when it came to launching her career. Some might consider luck [...]

By |October 13, 2022|Backstage Pass, Life & Style|
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