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Just Getting By

Author Keith Banner’s characters are waiting for that one big thing to break their way.

High Profile: Mike Battaglia

Covington native Mike Battaglia became the country’s youngest thoroughbred race announcer at 23. Since then he’s called 19 consecutive Kentucky Derbies. These days, the Turfway announcer also handicaps for Keeneland and Churchill Downs, broadcasts races for NBC, and serves as a tipster for Lexington newspapers.

Queen of Style

A glorious exhibit to feed our fascination with the "People's Princess."

Rachel Kushner’s latest novel drops the hammer on 1970s art and politics

Rachel Kushner’s new novel, The Flamethrowers, is one of those books that moves so uniformly fast that you’re lulled by the high rate of speed.

Kim Taylor howls at the moon

Listen to Singer-songwriter Kim Taylor’s recent album, Love’s a Dog, and you might think it was a bad thing to be a dog: wildness, pain, and insomnia.

Ice Dreams

Christina Gao is a favorite to make the Olympic figure-skating team competing in Sochi, Russia, in February.

Mayor Cranley’s Cheat Sheet

The mayoral election was driven primarily by two issues: the streetcar and the parking meter lease. But we asked some folks who should know what unexamined issues will really grab our attention in 2014.

Speak Easy: Dianne Ashton

How Hanukkah turned Red, White, and Blue.

Barrel Housing

Neglect is bad, except...occasionally, in terms of architecture, it’s good.
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