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Grammy Award-winning band Stone Temple Pilots to perform in Louisville Sept. 23


American Rock band, Stone Temple Pilots will be performing at the Louisville Palace on Wednesday, Sept. 23, at 8 p.m. (doors at 7 p.m.).   Tickets range from $29.50 to $49.50 and are on sale now at www.LouisvillePalace.com, The Louisville …

Beekeeping and Honey Expo set for
Aug. 1 at Jenny Wiley State Resort Park


Jenny Wiley State Resort Park is hosting a Beekeeping and Honey Expo on Saturday, Aug. 1, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.   The expo will feature presentations and displays about beginning beekeeping, pest control, harvesting honey and other topics. …

NBC’s Last Comic Standing brings standup, laughs to the Louisville Palace Theater Oct. 9


America’s most compelling comedy competition will appear live at the Louisville Palace Theater Friday, Oct. 9 at 8 p.m. (doors open at 7 p.m.).   Tickets range from $18.75 to $35.50 and are on sale now at www.LouisvillePalace.com, The Louisville …

Science Guy: Are you stronger than books? Put our skills to the test and see if you pass


Did you know books have muscles? “Science Guy” Jason Lindsey and a couple kid scientists show us the strength of two books.   Inseparable Books   INGREDIENTS   · two books   INSTRUCTIONS   STEP 1: Overlap the pages of …

Dress for Success Lexington’s third Recycle the Runway returns to the stage Oct. 6


  Recycle the Runway, a unique fashion show, silent auction and luncheon where local designers unveil runway-ready fashions made out of “unsuitable” garments, returns to the Grand Reserve on Oct. 6.   The event, which benefits the nonprofit Dress for …

James Halcomb: Southpaw tells an old boxing story with new, fresh performances


Antoine Fuqua’s Southpaw is an old-school boxing movie. A sports tale of pain and redemption, guts and glory, you have seen it a million times and you will see it a million more. I couldn’t have loved it more.   …

Kentucky native Laura Bell Bundy takes on television in ABC Family’s Recovery Road


Staff Report   Bourbon County’s Laura Bell Bundy, of Broadway’s Legally Blonde fame, is taking her talents to the television.   Bundy was cast in ABC Family’s newest drama, Recovery Road.   The show centers on Maddie (played by Skins‘ …

Register in person or online for this year’s
‘A Midsummer Night’s Run’ in Lexington


In-person registration for the 2015 A Midsummer Night’s Run, which takes place Saturday, Aug. 8, in downtown Lexington, will begin July 24 during regular business hours at John’s Run/Walk Shop, 317 S. Ashland Avenue.   Those who wish to participate …

EatKentucky: Burgers are well done in
more ways that one at Smithtown Seafood


  By Alan Cornett Special to KyForward   If you go to Lexington’s Smithtown Seafood of course you should get a burger, right? Well, as it turns out despite the counterintuitivity of getting beef at this seafood restaurant, it’s not …

See KY: Trail Towns among the state’s
top destinations for outdoor adventure


  There’s still plenty of summer left this year, and Kentucky’s Trail Towns are offering a variety of outdoor events for the whole family.   Kentucky’s certified Trail Towns are billed as top destinations for outdoor adventure. These communities provide …

River Blast 2015: ‘Regional celebration’ of
the Kentucky River aimed at whole family


  Swing Street and Dublove headline the live entertainment scheduled for the second annual River Blast festival Aug. 1 at Fort Boonesborough State Park near Richmond.   Organized by the Kentucky River Water Trail Alliance and benefiting Bluegrass Tomorrow and …

Mary Todd Lincoln House tour delves into relationship of Lincoln and her seamstress


The Mary Todd Lincoln House will offer an evening tour titled Mrs. Lincoln and Mrs. Keckley at 5 p.m., 6 p.m., and 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 27. The guided tour explores the relationship between Mary Lincoln and her African …

Keeneland Concours d’Elegance Best of Show goes to 1937 Bugatti at 12th annual event


  The Keeneland Concours d’Elegance named a 1937 Bugatti Type 57SC Atalante as Best of Show as well as the Children’s Choice Award winner during the 12th annual event at the historic Keeneland Race Course.   More than 130 historic …

Legends homestand features fireworks, Big Red Dog and welcome for Lexington native


The Lexington Legends will welcome the first Lexington native to play for the team in its 15-year history as the Legends return home for seven games beginning Wednesday.   Anderson Miller, an outfielder who played at Lafayette High School and …

Science Guy: Build your own working ‘Scribblebot’ that will create works of art


Markers and paper are just a few ingredients your kids might use to create a masterpiece. “Science Guy” Jason Lindsey and a kid scientist show us how to use these ingredients along with a few others from around the house …

James Halcomb: Ant-Man is different kind of Marvel film, but ‘a lot of fun and a visual feast’


  If Ant-Man had been released as a stand-alone film 10 years ago when the story was conceived by writer/director Edgar Wright, I am not sure how the public would have reacted.   If this film was the first, instead …

Lexington home brewer wins ninth annual Kentucky Ale Pro-Am Brew-Off with IPA


  Raise your glasses, craft beer fans, to a new limited edition brew from a Lexington home brewer. A light, sessionable India Pale Ale recipe created by home brewer Keith Rodenhauser will hit the local market later this summer for …

Dive into a family-friendly event on Aug. 4
at Kentucky American Water’s WaterFest


Enjoy a family-friendly evening that provides an up-close look at water – from river to tap at WaterFest. Coordinators will have demonstrations and exhibits, refreshments and children’s activities.   On Tuesday, Aug. 4 from 4:30 – 7:30 p.m. at Kentucky …

You’re Invited: Little princes and princesses can come to Ballet Under the Stars Tea Parties


In celebration of the Ballet Under the Stars pre-show (The Little Mermaid), Lexington Parks and Recreation is hosting a series of tea parties for children. Each night, Friday, July 31–Sunday, Aug. 2, from 6 – 7 p.m., children can wear …

Get Unreal — Bluegrass, that is — as attorney, musician Steve Martin interviews the ‘greats’


  By Vicki Prichard Special to KyForward   A survey of the rapidly growing inventory of interviews that Steve Martin has squirreled away in the archive of his weekly radio show, Steve Martin’s Unreal Bluegrass, quickly reveals one thing: Talent …