New Urban County Council gets to work
Seven of the 15 council spots are occupied by women, the most ever. The council's first work session of the year starts at 3 p.m. in council chambers at the Government Center, 200 East Main Street. The public may attend. Follow @HLCityhall on Twitter for updates.
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It suddenly got a lot more crowded around UK
Students are back for the first day of classes of the spring semester.
And the nominees are ...
Hollywood wakes up at 5:30 a.m. (8:30 a.m. EST) to learn who's been nominated for Oscars. Look for live coverage on E! and the major morning shows, and check Kentucky.com for updates.
It's the first Gallery Hop of the year
The self-guided tour of area galleries, from 5 to 8 p.m., is free. (Galleryhoplex.com)
Miranda Lambert takes the stage
CMA Vocalist of the Year Lambert headlines a night of country music. The show starts at 7:30 p.m. at Rupp Arena, 432 West Vine Street. ($29.75 to $54.75. Rupparena.com)
UK gymnastics' Excite Night
Excite Night, the popular home opener for the UK gymnastics team, is back as the Cats face Louisiana State and Arizona State at 7 p.m. in Memorial Coliseum. ($5, free for ages 5 and younger)
Horse racing's version of the Oscars
Winners of the Eclipse Awards, honoring 2014 Thoroughbred champions, will be announced at Gulfstream Park. Who will be horse of the year? Bayern, California Chrome or Main Sequence? Follow @horseracinghl on Twitter for updates.