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Listen Up! Festival raising awareness for survivors of interpersonal violence coming to Lexington Saturday

The inaugural Listen Up! Festival is bringing together activists, musicians, authors, dancers and more to downtown Lexington this Saturday, April 28 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. to show support and bring awareness to survivors of interpersonal violence. Inspired by the #MeToo movement, the festival represents Lexington’s commitment toward social change and amplifying the voices of survivors of dating...

10 of the country’s best women writers will join the Kentucky Women Writers Conference

  Staff report     The Kentucky Women Writers Conference will feature 10 well-known females who have worked and continue to work in the arts, whether it is through playwriting, journalism, poetry, education, advocacy or something else entirely.   Find a short biography on each woman and the conference itinerary below:   Margaret Wrinkle (Photo provided) Margaret Wrinkle is...

Versailles school's 'Writing on the Walls' project a 'community celebration of literacy'

‘The Writing on the Walls’ project at Simmons Elementary School in Versailles is aimed at showing students the importance of writing in all facets of life. (Graphic from Wikimedia Commons)   By Erin Grigson KyForward Intern   While some people may see “The Writing on the Walls” as a bad omen, at Simmons Elementary School in Versailles, it means preparing students for...