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

Allyship in the Workplace

When we leverage privilege at work to uplift those with less power, the payoff is increased productivity and a happier work culture. Written by Lisa Weseman | Illustrations by Branden Barker We devote a third of our life to work — often spending more time with our co-workers than we do our own families. With so much time invested in these relationships, it’s only natural that our colleagues often begin to feel like a family. But how do the family dynamics work in a business setting — particularly when the work “family” represents a diversity of [...]

By |October 7, 2022|Life & Style|

Reviving Russell

A ramshackle 16-room Victorian mansion is a bold investment that Kaila Washington and her partner Gaberiel Jones Jr. made in their future — and the future they envision for this historic West End neighborhood. Written by Javacia Harris Bowser | Photographed by Kylene White For five years Kaila Washington and her partner Gaberiel Jones Jr., dreamed of owning a home in the Russell neighborhood of West Louisville. They put offers on several houses only to be outdone by investors seeking to purchase old homes in the area and flip them into rental properties. “It felt [...]

By |October 1, 2022|Life & Style|

Backstage Pass: Fall Arts Guide

We give you a rundown of some of the top events of the season. By Gioia Patton/Arts Insider   Dracula by Kate Hamill (a feminist revenge fantasy) Actors Theatre of Louisville Based loosely on the novel by Bram Stoker, Kate Hamill’s new adaptation, which bounces between humor and horror to reimagine the vampire classic, will be directed by Louisville’s Jennifer Pennington.   ATL Executive Artistic Director Robert Fleming remarked about this production: “Kate Hamill's funny, dark and insightful adaptation of Dracula will subvert expectations of this long-standing annual tradition. To share a new adaptation of [...]

By |September 16, 2022|Backstage Pass, Life & Style|

The Essence of Fall Fashion

Hair and makeup by Lauren Sutton. Heyman Talent models Dominique Thompson, Ashley Anderson and Crissa Chandler. Shot on location at KMAC. Post-pandemic style trends put an emphasis on personal empowerment – the right statement to pair with a portrait exhibit by artist Sandra Charles. Styled and written by Christine Fellingham | Photographed by Kylene White The highly individualized mood of Fall 2022 fashion is the perfect foil for the stunning, woman-power motifs featured in the vibrant portraits that comprise the “The Reality of Our Essence” at KMAC. The striking backdrop and inspiration for [...]

By |September 2, 2022|Life & Style|

Taking Flight

How three women pilots soar past sexism in the sky. Written by Christine Fellingham | Photographed by Kylene White Female pilot is not actually an oxymoron, but, statistically, it might as well be. The numbers paint a picture of women firmly planted on terra firma while men soar skyward. In 2021, 93% of pilots were men and only 6% were women. The percentage of women pilots has hovered between 2 and 5% for more than a decade — increasing at an almost imperceptible rate of about a hundredth of a percent annually. Director of Photography Kylene White [...]

By |August 1, 2022|Life & Style|

Dream Kitchen

This Highlands kitchen serves up all the ingredients for a functional, festive gathering place where great meals and memories are made. Written By Christine Fellingham | Photographed by Erik Branch Something happens when you walk into a well-designed kitchen; you don’t want to leave. “Some of the most beautiful, inviting rooms I’ve ever designed have been kitchens,” says Barry Wooley, president of Barry Wooley Designs. “Kitchens truly are the gathering place in most homes — especially in Louisville where entertaining is part of our culture. They’re the place where people focus their money and their [...]

By |July 15, 2022|Life & Style|
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