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

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|

Escapist Dining

It’s a post pandemic foodie phenomenon: escapist restaurants with transportive menus. Grabbing a meal or a drink at any one of these three experiential newcomers is like taking a mini vacation. Written By Christine Fellingham | Photographed by Kylene White Top: Papardalle with figs, shallots and Tuscan kale. Bottom: the Bitcoin Miner's Daughter. Watch Hill Proper 11201 River Beauty Loop, Prospect, KY (502) 230-1982 With its gorgeous paneled library, towering wall of bourbon and whiskey and sumptuous leather and velvet club chairs, you feel transported to a bourbon magnate’s private estate from the [...]

By |July 13, 2022|Life & Style|

Two Women to Watch in our Foodie Scene

610 Magnolia sous chef Breanna Baker was accepted into the Lee Initiative program in 2020 and was mentored by Top Chef winner Brooke Williamson. While the word “chef” may be genderless, the archetype is unquestionably male. Fortunately, our local restaurant scene is becoming an exception — thanks to the tireless work of talented women and, in part, to the opportunity provided by the Lee Initiative's Women Culinary and Spirits program. Here are two recent Initiative grads and rising stars who are adding a new flavor to our foodie culture. Written By Christine Fellingham [...]

By |July 9, 2022|Life & Style|
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