Camilla Huey has helped dress stars including Oprah Winfrey, Kate Blanchett, Bette Midler and Janet Jackson. Her art exhibit in Lexington uses corset sculptures to tell the stories of nine women who loved Aaron Burr, the nation’s most controversial Founding Father.
Preservationists are rushing to save an 1818 building, the last remnant of a long-forgotten Kentucky school where Native American tribes in the East sent their sons to become tribal leaders before they were forced to move west.
The Knight Foundation has made two grants for downtown Lexington improvement demonstrations: One to better integrate Phoenix Park and Central Library and make the area safer; another to see what services Lextran riders would patronize in the Transit Center area.
Lexington is one of six “university cities” that share characteristics that give them advantages in a 21st century knowledge-based economy. But Wade Troxell, the mayor of Fort Collins, Colo., tells Lexington leaders that collaboration among the city, university and business is key.
Populist uprisings in both the Republican and Democratic presidential campaigns are more than a rejection of the political establishment. They are a rejection of the business establishment that essentially controls both parties.
Why would a grandmother and semi-retired minister want to challenge Sixth District U.S. Rep. Andy Barr for re-election? The Rev. Nancy Jo Kemper had a good answer for that question. I wasn’t surprised.
For less than $300,000, this 1801 mansion surrounded by farmland near Maysville could be yours to restore. The goal of the Kentucky Trust for Historic Preservation is to save unique historic buildings in out-of-the-way parts of the state.
John Regis Tuska spent three decades teaching fine art at the University of Kentucky and creating thousands of pieces of art in a variety of media, including drawing, painting, sculpture, collage, ceramics and papier-mache.
Gov. Matt Bevin proposed his version of a two-year state budget. House Democrats proposed their version, and Senate Republicans their version. Legislative leaders are now meeting in secret to reach a compromise.
The GOP campaign for president has been dominated by calls for prejudice and discrimination, so it is hardly surprising that some Republicans in the Kentucky Senate want to incorporate it into state law.
I met two brothers last weekend at the Blue Grass Trust for Historic Preservation’s annual Antiques & Garden Show whose business is selling chunks of minerals and ancient petrified wood as art objects and home accessories.