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Kentucky by Heart: A look at some worthy Kentucky service organizations for your holiday giving list

By Steve Flairty KyForward Columnist We’re in the holiday season when most of us likely feel inundated with messages coaxing us to buy; it’s also a time when we are barraged with requests to give to a good cause, and it can quickly become a matter of “polite frustration.” There are lots of good causes, and most of us have limited resources to give, though we might have good hearts with noble...

LexArts Book Benches public art project to celebrate Ky’s literary heritage; call to artists in mid-November

LexArts has announced a new collaboration with Arts Connect and The Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning to present a new public art project in Lexington. Book Benches will invite artists to submit designs based on their illustrative interpretation of a work written by a Kentucky author. A call for artists will be issued in mid-November. Building on the enormous success and community support...