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The Courier-Journal

Louisville, KY, United States

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Past articles by Kirby:

He learned to make bourbon on YouTube. Now this Kentucky distiller is making big moves

Bluegrass Distillers is the only Kentucky distillery that produces a wheated bourbon with 100% locally sourced blue corn. Here's why that's important. → Read More

More than music: Big names among Bourbon & Beyond 2022's unique food and drink experiences

Ed Lee and Chris Santos will host food experiences at Bourbon and Beyond Music Festival. Trish Suhr and Chris Blandford head up the spirits stage. → Read More

My Morning Jacket coming to YUM Center after canceling June concerts due to COVID

After two canceled shows due to COVID 19 in July, My Morning Jacket has announced it will return to Louisville for a concert in October. → Read More

Carving his place in history: Kentucky artist wins world chainsaw carving championship

Kentuckian Abby Peterson has won the top spot at a prestigious international chainsaw carving championship. Meet the world's best woodcarver. → Read More

Here's why Tim Allen has been spending so much time in Louisville

Actor Tim Allen will soon perform at the Louisville Palace plus he hosts The History Channel's "More Power" from Louisville's FirstBuild. → Read More

Oksana Masters and Justin Thomas need your vote for 2022 ESPY Awards

Known as the GOAT of Paralympic sport and a PGA Championship golfer, Oksana Masters and Justin Thomas from Louisville are nominees for 2022 ESPYS. → Read More

Meet the Louisville family that keeps American flags flying in all their glory

Since 1945 the Oates family has been in the flag business. Over 7 decades of expansion, flags have remained at the heart of this Louisville business. → Read More

'A rare gem.' How Kentucky's Yew Dell plans to turn its 60-acres into a 'jewel of a garden'

"It doesn't do you any good to build a world-class garden if you can't maintain it in world-class condition," said Yew Dell's executive director. → Read More

Say it isn't so! My Morning Jacket cancels Louisville concerts after positive COVID test

My Morning Jacket has canceled its two shows scheduled for this weekend in Louisville after lead singer Jim James tested positive for COVID-19. → Read More

A 'finger lickin' good' piece of Kentucky history is for sale. Inside the Sanders home

A "For Sale" sign went up this month at a Kentucky landmark and for the right buyer, it could be a deal that's "finger lickin' good." → Read More

Kentucky BBQ master to compete on new PBS show 'The Great American Recipe'

A Kentucky chef with a knack for creating award-winning BBQ sauces will put his talents to the test on KET's 'The Great American Recipe' → Read More

This Kentucky chef is back and cooking up a storm on new season of 'MasterChef'

Hardinsburg, Kentucky chef Brandi Alexander gets a second shot in the MasterChef kitchen in new "redemption' season of the reality cooking show. → Read More

Louisville native, Ebony Magazine owner to speak at Louisville networking event. What to know

The owner of Ebony and Jet Media, Eden Bridgeman Sklenar, returns to her hometown Louisville to speak at the 100 Wise Women Networking Event June 22. → Read More

Your guide to 25+ best things to do this summer in Louisville and Kentucky

Louisville offers so many must-try things to do this summer that you don't want to miss! Our to-do guide offers it all! → Read More

He's 'First Class.' What Louisville's own Jack Harlow has been up to ahead of Forecastle

From shooting a music video with Drake at the Kentucky Derby to attending the Met Gala and releasing his new album, Jack Harlow has been busy. → Read More

Here's why 'American Idol' winner Noah Thompson couldn't wait to come home to Kentucky

"American Idol" winner Noah Thomspon is proud of the spotlight his win has shone on Kentucky and the talent his state has to offer. → Read More

'History's about to get overthrown.' Acclaimed Broadway musical 'SIX' heads to Louisville

A pop culture, high octane, musical take on the wives of Henry VIII is headed toLouisville as part of the PNC Broadway in Louisville 2023-24 season. → Read More

'One Day Tonight.' Kentucky's Noah Thompson wins 'American Idol' 2022. Here's what to know

Thompson, 20, is the first person from the commonwealth to win the competition, which has been running since 2002. → Read More

Where to find sweet Georgia peaches from The Peach Truck in Louisville in 2022

The magic of fresh-picked Georgia peaches all summer is just a truck load away. Here's when The Peach Truck drives back into Louisville. → Read More

Waterfront Wednesday is back! Here's the lineup for the free Louisville concert series

Waterfront Wednesday, a free concert series held at Waterfront Park in downtown Louisville, is back for its 20th anniversary season. What to know. → Read More