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SPOTLIGHT: Dancing with the Prospect Stars TASTES: Chefs for Success HOMES: A Sense of Flow HEALTH: Low-Impact Exercise FASHION: Boutique Buzz VOICE OF STYLE: Jabril Goodner A&E: Art at the Omni A&E: Actors Theatre 2018-2019 Lineup A&E: John Alagia & The Dirty Dozen Brass Band

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TIPPING THE SCALES The duo behind Kale & Flax works to empower women entrepreneurs through Wild Accelerator.

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Letter from the Editor

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Wine Women & Shoes Committee Meeting

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Pearls & Puptails at Royal Jewelers

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Fall in Love with the Arts

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Four Roses Flower Hour

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I don’t mean to be a downer, but I have never been a fan of Valentine’s Day. The disdain started when I was young and witnessed the hurt in some of my classmates’ eyes upon discovering they hadn’t received as many valentines as others. I’m hopeful one day my (now 2-year-old) daughter will help me fall in love with the holiday, though I kind of budged a bit toward at least liking it a tad thanks to the Kentucky Humane Society (KHS). On the morning this issue went to print, KHS brought an adorable puppy named Comet and a young kitten named Whispey to the Red Pin Media offices. This “Puppy and Kitten Gram,” as they’re called, was an early Valentine’s Day gift. Of course, everyone in the office had to stop what we were doing to watch them play. And pet them. And hold them. We got a little behind schedule, but it was absolutely worth it. Comet and Whispey and hundreds of other pets who need homes benefited from every gram gifted in the city. They’re also available for adoption through the KHS. Visit kyhumane.org to learn more. And, if you want a sneak peek of Comet – unless you’ve already seen him on our Facebook and Instagram pages – you’ll see plenty of pictures of the photogenic pup on page 38. Royal Jewelers recently hosted their first-ever Pearls & Puptails, a party benefiting KHS. A few furry friends who are up for adoption made an appearance, and as you’ll see from the photos captured by Tim Valentino, it is obvious that Comet was the crowd favorite. You may have noticed a few billboards around town featuring The Voice-Tribune and the caption, “It’s your Voice!” We chose this tagline because I sincerely want to drive home to you, our readers and community members, that your opinion matters to us. With every issue, we want to represent our city in the best way imaginable and also reflect the input we’re getting from you. If you have comments or ideas, please don’t hesitate to reach out to me at 502.897.8900 or angie@voice-tribune.com.

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leven locals will vie for the title of “Prospect Star 2018” at Bill Collins Ford Lincoln. The fifth annual event, which is hosted by the Prospect Area Chamber of Commerce, begins at 5 p.m. Feb. 18 with the Taste of Prospect. Guests will have the opportunity to try samples from some of the area’s best restaurants and caterers along with a meal provided by Ladyfingers Catering. The dancers – all of whom have been practicing for months – will be judged on their performances as well as the donations they secured for their respective charities.

DANCING WITH THE PROSPECT STARS & TASTE OF PROSPECT 5 to 6:30 p.m. Taste of Prospect; dancing begins afterwards Feb. 18 Bill Collins Ford Lincoln 4220 Bardstown Road DancingWithProspectStars.org

Maggie Morris’ efforts will benefit Kentucky Refugee Ministries.

Ashima Kumar Gupta, M.D. is dancing for Visually Impaired Preschool Services.

Krista Rigling will dance to benefit Bluegrass Center for Autism.

Attorney Kevin Renfro will serve as one of the judges.

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Chefs Share Kitchen for Salvation Army One-night dining experience benefits culinary arts training program By Angie Fenton Courtesy photos from 2014 and 2015 Chefs for Success events

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here’s no such thing as too many cooks in the kitchen when it comes to local charity events, and Chefs for Success 2018 is no exception – though it’s sure to be an exceptional evening. Several area chefs have stepped up to collaborate for the one-night dining experience benefiting the Salvation Army’s Culinary Arts Training Program, which takes place Feb. 24 at Big Spring Country Club, 5901 Dutchmans Ln. Produced by the Foundation of Hope, Chefs for Success will feature Chef Josh Hillyard of Big Spring Country Club; Chef James Moran of Julep’s Catering; Chef Ming Pu of 502 Bistro; Chef Jeffrey Daily of Harvest; Chef Robbi Santos of Ward 426 and Equus; and Head Chef Cody Stone of Decca. “The Chefs for Success benefit dinner (is) ... an incredible event for foodie fans here in Louisville,” said David Yarmuth, the Salvation Army’s director of community relations. “This is a multi-course dinner put on by nearly a half dozen of Louisville’s finest chefs in an effort to raise funds and awareness for the culinary program, which has helped nearly 200 men and women learn valuable culinary and life skills since 2005.”

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The program, in partnership with Sullivan University, provides a 10-week training course to individuals living in poverty and cultivate vocational skills that students are able to utilize in the food and hospitality industry. In fact, many students complete the program with a job already secured, Yarmuth said. Chefs for Success attendees will be treated to an evening of Southern hospitality and culinary creations from traditional to eclectic. All proceeds from the event go directly to the Salvation Army culinary arts training program in Louisville. VT

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t all began with a visit to Homearama 2015, which inspired Larry Bates and Paula Theineman-Bates to contemplate building a new home. While they were content with where they lived, Norton Commons was reminiscent of where Larry had once resided – the Highlands. He loved the walkability and sense of community which was only enhanced once they caught a glimpse of their ideal home, coincidently built by Paula’s cousin, Leo Thieneman of Thieneman & Sons, LLC. With Paula’s work as a realtor (she works with Louisville Realty Group) as a foundation, Larry gives her a lot of credit for how their new home came to be. “The process was really effortless because Paula is very familiar with all the facets of building,” he said. “This is

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our third time we have walked through the process, so we know what works and what doesn’t, but her knowledge definitely gave us an advantage.” In their previous homes, Paula leaned more toward the traditional elements – warmer colors and brown leathers – when choosing décor. However, in this instance, she opted for a transitional look, which is a marriage of traditional and contemporary. She sought out the expertise of Karista Hannah, owner and interior designer with

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Set the Stage, for assistance in her many décor selections. Hannah was also the designer for the Homearama home that Paula and Larry fell in love with. The vibe is classic and timeless. Their home is warmed by gray, taupe and coastal hues combined with stylish accessories. The welcoming entry foyer spills into a long hallway lined with columns, revealing a tailored and cozy great room. A stylish drum chandelier shows off the dramatic coffer ceilings. Built-in shelving flanks the fireplace, displaying potted greenery and literary

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selections. The cozy seating area features a plush sofa partnered with accent chairs. The room is grouped around a tufted ottoman and anchored by a decorative area rug. “This space has been ideal in the sense of flow,” Paula reflected as she stood in her open and airy kitchen. “We accommodated roughly 43 people at one gathering and it worked out perfectly.” Positioned centrally in the room – the island accentuated with its gleaming, gray granite countertop and embraced by bar chairs - provides easy access to the café-styled gas range and grill complete with double ovens. Elegant lanterns are aerially suspended, illuminating the space. A circular oak table is brightened by a sophisticated chandelier with crystal accents. The living space expands with folding glass doors that open, accordion style, to reveal an expansive outdoor lounge area complete with a fire pit and lit by Southern-style gas lights. “We just love the warmer months when we can utilize both spaces.” VT

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LowImpact Exercise Why do we wait until after an injury when we can prevent it in the first place? Story by Katie Kannapell Ryser Photos by Kathryn Harrington

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y nephew Davis is a standout kid in our family; not just because he towers over every one of us (he stands tall at 6’ 4” and weighs in at 240 pounds) but because he plays football for Centre College. To our delight, Davis plays in close games and scores touchdowns. While my extended family is no stranger to high-level collegiate athletics, this distinction has eluded our little branch of the family for, um… ever. “We have more heart than raw talent,” we remind ourselves from the sidelines. At any rate, I know way too many former athletes (many of whom are now my clients) who have damaged their joints from over-compression in sports, lifting and running. They come to CycleBar for the cardio, endurance and endorphins. They come to Club Pilates to get flexible and toned from head to toe (literally). Knowing this, I always encourage Davis to take as many free spin and Pilates classes as he can when he returns home on breaks – hopeful to help him avoid chronic pain and limitations that he is otherwise nearly guaranteed to have. Fast forward to last week when I told him I was writing about why people should start low-impact exercise way before they “have to.” Davis chimed in, “Oh, I’ve been meaning to tell you how Pilates helped me out this

season.” He immediately had my attention. “It increased my performance in my running and blocking. I feel a lot stronger in my legs and more explosive in my hips and back. I’m pretty sure the other guys on the field don’t realize how much core is involved in running, cutting and blocking. I know I didn’t until I started adding Pilates into my training.”

A COLLEGE CONVERT I fondly refer to Davis as my college-age Pilates convert. All the lower and mid-body Pilates work gave him added strength and stability in muscle groups like the groin and hamstrings that tend to give out and pop when he got tackled. “The classes I took before and during the season caused a noticeable change in how strong my core felt,” he said. “And I started to feel more confident in my blocking.” How on earth did a dozen Pilates classes change a football player’s season both mentally and physically? Here’s how: Pilates strengthens core and postural muscles to realign your body to neutral so that it is ready to take on the impact of our daily movements, assisting with everything from sitting to contact sports. Pilates accomplishes this by combining hundreds of no- or low-impact functional 0 2 . 1 5 . 2 0 1 8 V O I C E -T R I B U N E . C O M


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Just being strong without proper mobility and stability is completely useless. Erika Massey.

movements that build up the small stabilizing muscles that surround our joints, particularly the ankles, knees and shoulders. Pilates core work takes care of the spine, and Pilates glute and hamstring work takes care of the hips and lower back. Specifically, it handles: • Mobility: through the intended range of motion • Stability: moving the joint freely and being able to control it without stressing or adding pressure to any other part of the body • Strength: can only be accomplished if 1) mobility and 2) stability are truly there • Sum of all three: this is where power comes from, and the confidence follows

AVOIDING ACHES AND PAIN STARTS NOW Just being strong without proper mobility and stability is completely useless; actually, it is really harmful. Without mobility and stability you involuntarily recruit muscles that have no business being recruited. An example we hear of too often is a thrown-out back. Anyone without a strong core and mobile/stable hips is at risk. So, let’s extend our “prevention game” to our joints and spines. I see it as quite similar to brushing our teeth. We don’t wait until we need a root canal to start our brushing practice; we start dental care early and often. I can only imagine what my knees and ankles would feel like if I had begun spinning 10 years before I “had to” at age 25 after years of too much running. I know if I had begun Pilates 20 years ago, at Davis’s 0 2 . 1 5 . 2 0 1 8 V O I C E -T R I B U N E . C O M 

age, I undoubtedly would have a completely different spine and joint health report. It brings me so much joy to provide studios that can help my peer group and older generations reverse some of the damage done. It makes me downright giddy to know that we are offering an affordable way to prevent a lot of these aches, pains and chronic issues for the next generations. VT 19


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he Peppermint Palm, a Lilly Pulitzer signature store located at 3741 Lexington Rd., is pleased to announce the launch of Lilly Pulitzer’s 2018 swimwear collection. This year’s looks come in styles for both women and girls in one- and two-piece style swimwear for all shapes. Along with the swimwear in both prints and solid Raz Berry, they also have a great selection of coverups, hats, beach dresses, caftans, shorts, beach towels, beach bags and sandals to finish off your Lilly look. The new collection arrives in the store Feb.15, the perfect time before you hit the beach for Spring Break. Lilly lovers live on the bright side and Spring 2018 is going to be the best season ever. The Peppermint Palm is open 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

he Fashion Post has updated its annual Basics Sale to include “Beyond the Basics” Feb. 15 through Feb. 24 at their store in Glenview Pointe Shopping Center, 2420 Lime Kiln Lane. During this special event, customers may stock up on basic wardrobe items that rarely go on sale like suits, navy blazers, dress shirts and trousers.

“The store is transitioning to spring everyday but not everyone is interested in bright colors and warm weather wear just yet,” says Bob Bayersdorfer, owner of The Fashion Post. “Now is an excellent opportunity to fill in those gaps in your wardrobe and to replace some of the older items in your closet.” Suits are available from Southwick, including ready-made suit separates and custom options from a range of more than 50 luxurious Italian fabrics. The sale features 100 percent wool, year-round navy blazers from C.W. Denbars that resist wrinkling and travel well. Or, go “beyond the basics” and customize your own navy blazer from Southwick. Trousers from Aristo 18 are made of super 140’s Merino wool and are available in 10 solid colors, flat-front, pleated or trim fit. Dress shirts from Gitman Bros. – both ready-made and design your own – are reduced for this event. Basics Sale hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. The Fashion Post is a Louisville-based retailer of quality men’s clothing, sportswear and furnishings operating since 1959. 0 2 . 1 5 . 2 0 1 8 V O I C E -T R I B U N E . C O M


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How would you describe your style?

I would describe my style in four words: timeless, classic, functional and expressive. I describe the confidence I have in my style as a new counter-culture because I know the function of my garments. I also know what kind of impression I want to make. To me, this new counter-culture is knowing who you are and what you want out of life. I want to convey that with what I wear. I am considered a “millennial” who will be innovative with his style, but I also use perfect, timeless fashion as the basis for this contemporary expression.

Do you have any go-to pieces this time of year? My ZERO KING coat is a staple for the winter season. It’’s reliable, it makes a statement and it goes with practically everything. It’s one of my most prized garments. I’m very thankful to have found it.

Do you have a process for picking out an outfit? My process is to consider the day and what I am up going to be up against. I want my clothes to always be functional and comfortable. When you’re comfortable, you’re confident. However, I also try to choose different pieces without too much active thought. I believe that if you do your homework and acquire great quality pieces in your collection, almost anything in your wardrobe will look great together. Some days people need a hero, so why not look like one?

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I want my clothes to always be functional and comfortable. When you’re comfortable, you’re confident. — Jabril Goodner

Does your style change from day to night? My style is very professional during the day. When the sun is out, people need to be inspired, and I need to be ready to make a real impact with my job. Function dominates and takes precedence during this time. At night, my garments emphasize silhouettes. It celebrates tech-wear and Eastern culture with inspirations like Korea, Japan, etc. I like to move swiftly.

Any other thoughts on style? People from all over the globe can benefit from enhancing their confidence and taste level when it comes to clothing. And even if styles vary in different regions, true knowledge of style, fashion, economics and efficiency are all things that people need dire access to, just like any other field of education. VT 0 2 . 1 5 . 2 0 1 8 V O I C E -T R I B U N E . C O M 

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Art in the Omni Story by Mariah Kline Photos by Kathryn Harrington

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s one of the city’s most anticipated events of 2018, the opening of the Omni Hotel has Louisville abuzz with questions about its impact on downtown. Time will tell how the economy and tourism will be affected by the national conglomerate’s arrival, but it is certain that the Omni isn’t leaving locals out of the excitement. The massive new complex will boast 612 rooms and 70,000 square feet of event space. As a nod to Louisville, the hotel’s pool deck (which will feature a full kitchen and bar) is named The Water Company. The pool will only be open to guests, but Mokara Salon & Spa on the third floor will have reservations available and open to the public, perfect for those of who work downtown and want to pop in for a quick massage. At its single location, the Omni will have five dining options, including Falls City Market, that are open to the public. Neighborhood Services will be open for breakfast, lunch and dinner and led by Chef Nick Badovinus. Bob’s Steak & Chop House will offer dinner and drinks in a luxurious atmosphere. Library, open all day from 11 a.m. to 2 a.m., will serve coffee and pastries during the day and locally-inspired cocktails in the evening. Pin + Proof, possibly the most exceptional option of them all, is a speakeasy that will feature four bowling lanes and an alluring, Prohibition-era vibe. Falls City Market is perhaps the most unique component of all. The food hall and marketplace will include a Heine Brothers Coffee storefront, a pizza station, flower shop, bookstore and more. Located on the first floor, this massive market will be accessible to the public and provide a much-needed one-stop-shop in downtown. “There’s really nothing like this in Louisville,” said Carly Mason, the Omni’s marketing manager. “This is more of an urban development, and it’s not quite like an Eataly or something to that extent, but it’s definitely unique to the city.” The Omni has made engaging the community a priority, and that includes the city’s thriving arts scene. A number of local artists will have their works on display in the hotel’s lobby and beyond. “From the minute you come in as you’re walking throughout the hotel, you’re going to see art,” said Mason. Local works will be featured all around the hotel, but several pieces will be found on the first floor leading to the guest elevators, creating a gallery of sorts for the public to view. Each piece will have a short description and an artist bio so admirers can learn more about the works. 0 2 . 1 5 . 2 0 1 8 V O I C E -T R I B U N E . C O M


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ctors Theatre of Louisville has announced the 20182019 season, which begins in September. “The strength of this lineup speaks to the dedication and passion (Artistic Director) Les (Waters) has for this organization and this community,” Managing Director Kevin E. Moore said in a release. “Since Les announced his departure in October, he’s worked closely with the theater’s artistic team to program the upcoming season. We are honored to work alongside him through this year’s Humana Festival of New American Plays and will look forward to welcoming him back to Louisville as a guest artist in the future.” The 2018-2019 season is sponsored by Brown-Forman with additional support from Fund for the Arts, the Kentucky Arts Council and Yum! Brands, which supports the student matinée series. Season ticket packages are on sale now, with six- and eightplay packages starting at $130. Actors Theatre’s Box Office is located at 316 West Main St. and can be reached by calling 502.584.1205 or go to actorstheatre.org.

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In addition to displaying local art, the Omni is also utilizing the skills of local artists. The Voice-Tribune Art Director Britany Baker was recently commissioned to create a mural inside the entrance to Neighborhood Services. The mural itself is a recreation of one that was previously located on this site. “There was a parking garage here,” Baker explained. “From what I understand, it was in pretty bad shape, but it was beloved and had some interesting murals on it.” Though it will not be the same as the original, she strived to give the mural an authentic look. “My goal was to document how it looked when it came down,” she said, “so it will not only be the original sign, but it will have the same weathered look.” Working on reclaimed brick was a welcome challenge for Baker, who diligently planned and painted while she was surrounded by the continual construction at the hotel. In the days leading up to the project, she tested three different methods of painting on sample bricks. In order to emphasize the weathered vibe, she added in what she calls a “line of distress” that ties the piece together and gives it more of a damaged look. Baker has been painting since she was old enough to hold a paintbrush and has been doing scenic painting since the 1990s. She has years of experience working on sets and backdrops for theatrical and film productions, which made her an ideal choice for the project. She and the Omni’s staff are delighted with the end result. “I think it’s a nod to history and I feel honored that they chose me to recreate it,” Baker said. While reservations for Derby weekend are nearly sold out, the hotel’s staff looks forward to welcoming locals and out-of-towners to fill their guest rooms in the coming months. It may be an elegant addition to downtown, but at its the core, the Omni will provide a new space for the entire community to eat, drink and enjoy. VT 0 2 . 1 5 . 2 0 1 8 V O I C E -T R I B U N E . C O M 

Fifth Third Bank’s Dracula originally dramatized by John L. Balderston and Hamilton Deane from Bram Stoker’s world-famous novel Dracula adapted by William McNulty Bingham Theatre Sept. 7-Oct. 31 The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time a play by Simon Stephens based on the novel by Mark Haddon directed by Meredith McDonough Pamela Brown Auditorium Sept. 18-Oct. 10 A Doll’s House, Part 2 by Lucas Hnath directed by Pirronne Yousefzadeh Victor Jory Theatre Oct. 2-Nov. 4

Fifth Third Bank’s A Christmas Carol based on the book by Charles Dickens adapted by Barbara Field directed by Drew Fracher Pamela Brown Auditorium Nov. 20-Dec. 23 Pipeline by Dominique Morisseau Bingham Theatre Jan. 8-Feb. 2 Hershey Felder as Irving Berlin lyrics and music by Irving Berlin book by Hershey Felder directed by Trevor Hay Pamela Brown Auditorium Jan. 29-Feb. 17, 2019 The 43rd Humana Festival of New American Plays March 1-April 7, 2019

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ouisville native and music producer John Alagia may not be a household name, but his work is one of the reasons stars like Dave Matthews and John Mayer are known around the world. Alagia’s achievements behind-the-scenes have earned him three Grammy nominations and given him the opportunity to produce for Paul Simon, Herbie Hancock, Lukas Nelson and countless others. Because of his connections in the world of music, Alagia was able to assist with one incredibly important task: booking a band for the Speed Ball. Thanks to him, guests can look forward to seeing the Dirty Dozen Brass Band in action on March 3. Growing up in Louisville, Alagia found inspiration all around and attributes his choice of profession, in part, to a few local musicians he always admired. “There was always a band I wanted to check out and a lot of them I looked up to,” he said. “I watched Nervous Melvin and those guys, and I saw them as big brothers. I thought, ‘One day when I grow up, I want to be like them.’” He also credits his four older siblings for influencing his tastes. “My oldest sibling, Marie, was very influential in my musical makeup,” he continued. “She pointed me in the direction of the Beatles. She’s 10 years older than I am, so I basically had a whole decade of music that was laid out in front of me before I ever came into the world.” Currently, Alagia spends much of his time either working in his Los Angeles recording studio or traveling and performing as a side man with various musicians. Recently, he spent two weeks in Seattle working with Dave Matthews on the rocker’s new album, but he was glad to return to Louisville to work alongside the Speed. 0 2 . 1 5 . 2 0 1 8 V O I C E -T R I B U N E . C O M


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Because of his connections in the world of music, Alagia was able to assist with one incredibly important task: booking a band for the Speed Ball. He got involved with this year’s Speed Ball through his friend and event co-chair Laura Benson Jones. Once Alagia became part of the planning committee, he was charged with finding the perfect musical act for the evening’s entertainment. After brainstorming a few options and reaching out to a number of contacts in the industry, Alagia helped to orchestrate the booking of the Dirty Dozen Brass Band. Based in New Orleans, the Dirty Dozen came together in 1977 and have played shows throughout the world. Their style cannot be boiled down to one specific genre. They’ve employed jazz, soul, R&B and other styles to create an eclectic and crowd-pleasing songbook that’s all their own. Alagia first encountered the Dirty Dozen in the late 1980s when they were working with Elvis Costello. After seeing them perform more and more often over the years, his respect and appreciation for their talents continued, and to him, made the group an obvious candidate to play at the ball. “I thought a brass band would be a good fit since you can boogie to that music,” he explained, “and everyone on the committee liked the idea.” According to Alagia, those attending the annual fundraiser can look forward to an energetic performance from the artists. “They really integrate with the audience and move around a lot when they perform,” he said. “They’ve been known to start a conga line or two, and they’re just a fun band.” Since he’s been away from the area for a long time, Alagia didn’t have the chance to visit the Speed until last month. “The museum is really incredible,” he said, “and it’s amazing all that they’re doing with their concert series and their After Hours.” VT SPEED ART MUSEUM BALL LATE NIGHT March 3, 9 p.m. For tickets, call 502.634.2704 speedmuseum.org/events-programs

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TIPPINGE TH SCALES Women entrepreneurs are classically underrepresented in the venture capital world. Wild Accelerator aims to change that. Story by Steve Kaufman Photos by Kathryn Harrington

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s if women didn’t need yet more bad news about their plight in the workplace, here’s a depressing set of statistics from Fortune magazine: “Female Founders Got 2 percent of venture capital dollars in 2017.” There were $85 billion of venture capitalist investment in start-up businesses. Of that pot of gold, allwomen teams received just $1.9 billion – a trifling two percent. And it becomes a self-fulfilling prophecy, said Stacey Servo, vice president of sustainability and growth at Kale & Flax, a creative design firm. The fewer the investment opportunities for women entrepreneurs, the more hesitant women are to venture forth and seek funding. And the fewer women who seek funding, the smaller the venture capital return. Servo is looking to change all that starting in the Louisville area. To refer to Servo by her Kale & Flax title is to provide just an outline sketch of this local dynamo. She and her husband Amador Delatorre, who is with PRG Commercial Property Advisors, landed in Louisville from Seattle in 2007. They chose the Derby City at the end of their national research project for a new home that might provide a better quality of life at a lower cost of living – as she said, an opportunity for the newlywed couple to “hit the reset button.” “Amador is in real estate, so he was focusing on cost of living and cost of properties, and Louisville popped up on his radar,” Servo said. “I didn’t know anything about Kentucky, but the engineering firm I was working for had an office here. We flew out here and fell in love with Louisville. Why hasn’t everyone discovered this city? We flew back to Seattle, put our house on the market and moved here within six months.” Being an engineer, she loved Louisville’s architecture. “Louisville didn’t overdevelop, so there were still a lot of historic buildings,” she said. “On the West Coast, you don’t have a lot of old buildings.” They were able to live downtown here, which is prohibitive in so many other cities. “And we were shocked by how cool Proof on Main was,” she said. “We felt like we were in New York or L.A.” But they found that being new to Louisville was a daunting challenge, and they automatically gravitated to other transplants. “Everybody asks you where you went to school,” she said. “I finally realized they meant high school.” She launched New2Lou in 2009, as a “social resource for newcomers,” connecting other transplants through online and social events. And after working for the engineering firm CH2M Hill for a few years, she joined founder Tarik Nally, whom she’d met through New2Lou, at Kale & Flax in 2017.

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Essentially, Servo is someone who picked up and relocated on the chance that somewhere else she’d never lived before would be a better choice than the city in which she’d lived for 11 years. She then created from scratch an organization to help other transplants to her adopted city. She will be, without a doubt, an outstanding mentor to other women who might feel there are opportunities out there but are either too timid or don’t know how to go about opening those doors. Earlier this month, she and Nally launched Wild Accelerator, a 501(c)3 aimed at coaching and preparing women entrepreneurs to ask for their share of the venture capital pot of gold. A start-up “accelerator” is a relatively new type of mentoring and educational business in a world in which new ideas and technologies have emerged with startling rapidity. As Servo said, “Everybody wants to be the next Facebook.” Ideas are one thing; the ability to turn those ideas into piles of seed money is an entirely different thing, especially for women. “Our message will be, ‘You need to ask for more,’” said Servo, who is the accelerator’s program director. “Here’s how you can be more confident. Here are the tools you need to walk into a (venture capital) firm or boardroom that’s male-dominant.” Wild Accelerator is seeking applicants for its program beginning this month. Applications will be accepted through Feb. 20 (visit WildAccelerator.org and click “apply now”), and then 10 semi-finalists will be selected by an advisory committee. After in-person interviews, three finalists will ultimately be chosen to go through the nine-week program. “We want a promising business idea, of course,” said Servo, “but also a female who is driven, savvy and has the potential to accel-

erate; somebody who is hungry and ready to take this idea to the next level. It takes grit and passion. “We’re evaluating the women as much as we’re evaluating their ideas,” she said. ”We want a successful outcome to emerge from the program. We want to showcase our program in the community.” Professional mentors will meet with the women for two hours one evening a week, walking them through the process of seeking investments and building their businesses. The women will meet with accounting, marketing, legal, financial, investment and banking mentors as well as digital strategists, plus entrepreneurs who have been through the process themselves. They will learn about “growth hacking” – conventional and unconventional marketing approaches to organically building their brand and their following when marketing dollars are limited. “They’ll be given pitch passes,” said Servo. “They’ll be helped to create pitch decks for when they go out for funding.” As much as the program is designed to give the three participants specific information, it’s also designed to give them poise and confidence, the persuasive tools to convince potential investors, when they take these skills out into the real world. “Of course, not all women will want to go out seeking funding,” Servo noted. “Some may

We want a promising business idea, of course, but also a female who is driven, savvy and has the potential to accelerate; somebody who is hungry and ready to take this idea to the next level. It takes grit and passion. — Stacey Servo

choose to self-fund or to get a small business loan. So, the program will be customized depending on what the business is, who the entrepreneur is and where she wants to go. That’s the benefit of having only three women participating.” For those who do choose to seek funding, however, the program will have what Servo called a “going lean and getting investor-ready” night. “That’s really about how you prepare for the tough questions – even if you just go to a loan officer in a bank. They’ll ask you the same questions.” The program will have a “private pitch” night in which the entrepreneur will actually get to test and pitch in front of the advisors, who will ask them all the tough questions they’re going to have to face. The program will end on the ninth week with what the accelerator world calls a “demo night,” two-or-three-minute pitches in front of a panel of actual investors, but in a celebratory party atmosphere. “We’ll be celebrating getting through the program,” said Servo. “But hopefully there will also be investors in there who are ready to invest.” The overall plan is to make this a regional operation, perhaps including the Lexington, Nashville and Cincinnati markets or even beyond. “Everybody knows about Silicon Valley,” said Servo, “but nobody really knows about the Midwest. We hope this will put us on the map as a region with good ideas and successful entrepreneurs. And from a female standpoint, the timing is great. There are some really sharp women here who haven’t had the opportunities or skills to take it to the next level. We want to help get them there.” VT 0 2 . 1 5 . 2 0 1 8 V O I C E -T R I B U N E . C O M


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Sandy Nixon, Heather Ann Barnett, Amy Caudill and Ted Lytle.

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Sally Dillon, Dr. Bill Dillon and Roz Cordini.

Tia Moore and Rod Ledford.

Brad and Leslie Savko.

Marty and George O’Daniel.

Louisville Marriott Downtown General Manager David Greene and Trish Greene.

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2018 Campaign Chair Tammy York-Day, emcee Shannon Cogan, Tonya York Dees and President/CEO of the Fund for the Arts Christen Boone.

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Artist Braylyn “Resko” Stewart painted.

Braden McCampbell and Tessa McShane.

Andrea Ragsdale and Mary Bainbridge.

John Austin Clark, Aron Norman, Mayor Greg Fischer, Terri Foster and Mera Kathryn Corlett.

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Renee and Roger Cecil with the American Heart Association.

John Mark, Shelby Nitzken, Chelsea Scherer, Luke Schultz, Dillon Miller, Belinda Malroy and Lawrence Johanssan.

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Scenic Singapore and So Much More By Carla Sue Broecker

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fter a great day in Muara, Brunei on the island of Borneo, our Regent Seven Seas Explorer sailed overnight to the next stop – Kuching, Malaysia. At most stops we have a choice of a number of shore excursions. They vary in length, usually starting with three hours and at times go to a whole day. In Kuching, there were four to choose from that included a sort of standard “Highlights” tour; one with a museum, fort and garden; and the one we chose – Sarawak River Cruise with dinner. From its description, we figured we would see more of Kuching onboard a riverboat since it sails right through the center of town. Husband Brad always likes the excursions that include a meal of some sort because he is the adventurous eater in the family. I don’t mind as long as there are more choices than fish to eat. We boarded our cruise bus with about 28 fellow passengers and headed toward the Sarawak River waterfront. Upon arrival we took a walking tour of the waterfront passing by the main bazaar. A thorough examination of all the souvenirs in the bazaar yielded not one purchase. I consider this something of a minor sin. We boarded a local, vintage restaurant/riverboat made of teakwood. It had two decks, and the tables were beside large windows – great for viewing and picture taking. One of the most spectacular sites was the State Assembly Building on the bank of the Sarawak River. We sailed under a brand new futuristic-styled pedestrian bridge. It had a curious spaceship-looking viewing pod for pedestrians at the midpoint. Dinner was served shortly after boarding and included roast chicken with a superb sauce, fried fish with dill sauce (their version of tartare sauce), a lamb curry, garlic green beans and noodles. There were other items, too, and they included the standard fresh pineapple and watermelon for dessert.

As the sun went down, the skyline of the city was shown off to the best advantage. We returned to the ship for a nightcap and prepared for the next day at sea on our way to Singapore, where we had been several weeks before. It will be the end of a segment of the cruise, and many passengers will be leaving but many more will be coming on. It will be time to say goodbye to some new-found friends and to also start making new ones. For those of us who are continuing on, the ship scheduled several shore excursions to keep us busy while several hundred passengers departed and several hundred more arrived. Luggage for those departing is placed outside the cabin door the evening before. It disappears during the night into the bowels of the ship, only to be offloaded upon arrival in port. Then an equal amount of luggage is loaded on for the new passengers. It is a pretty daunting task for those members of the crew that need to do their regular jobs and handle the luggage coming and going. We call it the “Ballet of the Bags.” When we arrived in Singapore it was an overcast and dreary day, but that didn’t dampen our excitement. We signed up for an excursion titled, “Cruise on the Singapore River.” It promised to show us lots of highlights that we had not seen on previous visits. Our coach headed to Clarke Quay, and on the way stopped at a very lovely temple smack dab in the middle of town among office buildings, restaurants and souvenir shops. It was very clean and well-maintained, and had the traditional heavy odor of incense. Many of the faithful were there to pray on their way to work nearby. The Singapore River runs through the middle of the city, and our cruise lasted about 45 minutes. It meandered along, showing us modern hotels and office skyscrapers of the latest architecture. Many of them serve as a backdrop to one- and two-story historic “chop houses” that have lined the river for a long time. Much of this part of Singapore includes reclaimed land in a country where prospects for growth are more vertical than horizontal. The tour guide told us that the whole country averages 8,000 people per square kilometer. That’s pretty dense.

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The cruise ended up in Marina Bay, the site of the city’s iconic Marina Bay Sands Hotel, owned by the Las Vegas Sands Company. A picture works better than words but think of three 57-story towers separate but side by side and joined together at the base. All of this is topped off by what appears to be a “canoe” across the top of all three towers. This forms the top floor and contains Sands Park, a tourist attraction where there are several restaurants and bars and a spectacular infinity pool for guests of the hotel. Our river cruise took us back to the pier, where we loaded into our coach and headed off to the Marina Bay Sands Hotel to see for ourselves, up close, what it had to offer. The coach pulled into an underground entrance and we took an escalator to the ground floor, where we found ourselves in a spacious area that connected the hotel towers. It is sort of a promenade and has shops of all sorts and also functions as the area for guests to check in. We took an express elevator to the top floor of Sands Park. It is a huge outdoor observatory where visitors can get a 360 degree look all over downtown Singapore. The view included the surrounding bay where hundreds of boats lay at anchor. We also looked down on the “Singapore Flyer” ferris wheel and a futuristic-style park. It is too difficult to describe. Put it on your bucket list. We returned to the ship in time for the sail away in the evening as the sun went down. What a beautiful site it was. A few hours later we were fast asleep and never knew that shortly after we got out to sea there was a medical emergency on board. A helicopter came to air evacuate a very ill passenger back to a Singapore hospital, but the next day we got a report that the passenger was doing well. Our next destination was Jakarta, Indonesia, after a day a sea. Sea days can be fun to read, nap, play cards or just “veg.” The ship usually shows an afternoon movie on the big screen in the theater. That day’s movie was “The Shape of Water,” the Oscar-nominated film of the season. It is about a woman who is mute and falls in love with a creature that is part fish and part human. I know most movie fans are swooning over it. I can only say, “Really?” Jakarta was hot but tolerable. Their “Indonesia Museum” is terrific. There were beautifully preserved masks, bamboo musical instruments, puppets and garb from all over the area. It was most impressive to see the feeling and need for historic preservation

State Assembly Building in Kuchin, Malaysia.

in this area. Further proof of this was what they called “Beautiful Indonesia Miniature Park,” which turned out to be an area for locals and tourists alike. All of the regions of Indonesia have created replicas of the houses and buildings in their particular area to show the distinctive architecture of their various locales. It reminded us of the World’s Fair of yesteryear. On the following day it was “raining cats and dogs” when we arrived in Samarang (Java), Indonesia. It rained all day long, putting more than a damper on our sightseeing enthusiasm, so we stayed “home.” It was delightful! We slept late, ate in a leisurely manner, went to the movies, read, visited with new friends and generally had a wonderful “day off.” The following day at sea was like a day at the spa. We went to a lecture titled “The Sunni, the Shia: Part One – Southeast Asia.” The guest lecturer is quite good. Lunch was a Greek buffet by the pool. Then there was a presentation on future cruises and a big screen movie showing “American Folk.” Before the cocktail hour, there was a ship-wide “block party” where everyone stands outside their door with a wine glass. The cabin attendants serve wine and nibbles and the captain, staff captain and cruise director come around to all of the decks in a mad whirl to say hello. The point is to get the guests to meet each other, and it is a lot of fun. Dinner conversation that night concerned our next arrival which is a two-day stop in Bali. We’re looking forward to it. VT

The Singapore Flyer ferris wheel as seen from the top of the Marina Bay Sands Hotel.

Bronze sculpture of children jumping into the Singapore River.

New pedestrian bridge over the Sarawak River in Kuchin, Malaysia. Notice the viewing pod in the middle.

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hen I received the call to help out with the Kilgore Samaritan Counseling Center fundraiser, I immediately said yes. After discussing the details and seeing how they unfolded, I was even more excited. But first, let me tell you what I’ve learned about Kilgore. Established in 1987 through the vision and dedication of Betty Moss Gibbs, it is named in memory of her father, Ben Kilgore. Robin Jennings, their chairman of the board, said, “There is quite a story to be told; the biggest part is that Kilgore is turning 30 years old this year.” He knows the story well since he was the minister at St. Francis in the Fields for 35 years. “In the early development of the Kilgore Center, St. Francis in the Fields became a satellite location and housed counselors from Kilgore, which expanded the reach of the center from Second Presbyterian Church down US 42,” he said. “As a result of the partnership and history between Second Presbyterian Church and St. Francis in the Fields, one of the core values of Kilgore is that we are faith sensitive.” Part of their mission provides counseling on a sliding scale to those who demonstrate

financial need. He explained, “That again is a core value of our mission. There are times those who are struggling with emotional pressures and crisis are often under financial strain as well.” In addition, Robin said, “It is very specific in scope, which makes our work not more difficult but more intensive and personal. Therein lies the blessing.” He also wants us to take note of the executive director of Kilgore, Ken Fleming. Robin added with enthusiasm, “In all my years in supporting and participating in Kilgore, Ken is exactly the right leader at this time. He not only has the vision but is able to provide organizational and administrative skills to Kilgore that most counselors are simply not trained to do. His effectiveness has brought Kilgore to a new level of expertise, and he has made us a major resource in the greater Metro Louisville demographic. Thanks to Ken we can say, ‘Happy 30th Birthday, Kilgore,’ and know there will be many more.” Ken’s leadership has certainly brought Kilgore to the forefront of our community. “Healing in Faith and Faith in Healing” is their belief and has helped to serve over 800 clients in the greater Louisville area. Being a non-profit organization that provides faith-sensitive counseling to individuals, 0 2 . 1 5 . 2 0 1 8 V O I C E -T R I B U N E . C O M


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couples, families, children and all type of groups, Kilgore has provided more than 42,000 counseling hours to help with the twists and turns of life’s challenges. Not one person or family has ever been turned away for care for the lack of ability to pay for services. One client commented, “I have learned through therapy to think highly of myself, to always know that I’m an important person, too! I still have to work at it, and Kilgore has helped me tremendously.” “Kilgore has changed over the years by expanding our reach through the partnerships of the West End School, The Healing Place, churches and area ministries,” Ken added. Through supporters donating $410,000, 4,125 counseling hours have been provided to clients in need. Those numbers are impressive to say the least. To further celebrate their 30th birthday, Kilgore has established a fundraising event: Kilgore Luncheon & Style Show happening at 12 p.m. Wednesday, March 7 at the Louisville Boat Club located at 4200 River Road. The show will feature clothing by Rodes for Him/For Her, hats by New York Designer Christine Moore, children’s clothing by Animal Crackers and fashions by Lourdes Chavez. The ticket price of $65 ($35 of which is tax deductible) includes lunch, the style show and the opportunity to view the India Hicks Spring Collection that will be on display by Blair Shelby. Ticket information is available at tickets@kilgoregardentour.org via PayPal. Designer hats by Christine Moore will also be available for purchase. It’s so inspiring to see wonderful people come together for such a meaningful cause. This inspiration is what led me to give the milliner a call at her New York office. She took time to speak with me, and as we worked our way through the conversation, I asked what made her say yes when she was asked to donate a hat. “My mother had a master’s degree in social work, and I appreciate how when you need help through the harder times in life, you can get that help from a place like Kilgore. Christine said, “I’m all for supporting something that’s helped me through my own difficulties. Color, art and adornment are deep inside all of us, and I use boldness of color to accentuate the details of my design, much like the subtleties of emotions. Sometimes the boldness draws us into the details of what’s really going on when you take a closer look.” The soft pink and tangerine-color hat Christine has donated for the event’s raffle is valued at $775. The piece possesses the couturier qualities of a handblocked, parisisal-dyed straw, and has an upswept horsehair brim trimmed with a signature hand-cut, hand-painted silk flower. I, for one, cannot wait until March 7 to attend this fundraiser for such a worthy cause. You just might see myself and some other folks you recognize doing their best to make it down the runway “dressed to the nines” in spectacular fashions while we sport the latest, one-ofa-kind chapeaux (that’s French for “hats”). Hope to see you there! VT

Kilgore Samaritan Counseling Board Chair Robin Jennings and Clinical Director Barry Winstead.

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Business Briefs To submit your business brief email circulation@redpinmedia.com Bourbon Country has been named one of the “Top 10 Travel Destinations in the United States” for 2018 by Lonely Planet.

BOURBON COUNTRY NAMED A TOP TRAVEL DESTINATION BY LONELY PLANET

of-this-world spots to visit in 2018. From natural wonders to captivating coastlines and up-and-coming cities, these destinations promise big things this year.”

The travel media authority named the Kentucky region No. 8 on its list of must-see places to visit. “The state of Kentucky is known for its rolling hills topped with stately horse farms, its fierce devotion to college basketball and, most importantly, its bourbon,” Lonely Planet said. “The state’s distilling heritage runs deep, and those looking for a taste should head straight to Kentucky Bourbon Country, the golden triangle between Louisville, Lexington and Elizabethtown, where this seasoned spirit comes to life.” Lonely Planet also gave a shout-out to Louisville’s Frazier History Museum, which will become the “Official Starting Point of the Kentucky Bourbon Trail® Experiences” this August. This marks the eighth year for the “Best in the U.S.” list, which is created by a community of travel experts and, according to Lonely Planet, shines the spotlight on the top 10 “underrated, rejuvenated and out-

APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR INAUGURAL HEALTH EQUITY FUND GRANTS

The Community Foundation of Louisville in partnership with the Center for Health Equity, Jewish Heritage Fund for Excellence, the Humana Foundation and Metro United Way are pleased to announce the establishment of the Health Equity Fund to support local nonprofits working towards improving root causes of health. The $150,000 Fund will award a minimum of $40,000 each year for the next three years to reduce health inequities in our community and improve health outcomes. The Community Foundation of Louisville and its partners encourage nonprofits to apply for one of two $20,000 grants at louisvilleky.gov/ government/center-health-equity/health-equity-fund by March 5, 2018. The grant award winners will be notified in late March. Eligibility: • Nonprofit, 501(c)(3) public charities in good standing, or charitable projects that are fiscally sponsored by a tax-exempt organization • Located in and serve the residents of Jefferson County • Equity is a core value of their work 48

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California’s Redwood Coast, a picturesque region spanning 175 miles of coastline and home to towering forests of giant redwood trees (just four hours north of San Francisco), landed in the

Other destinations spotlighted include: Boise, Idaho; Chattanooga, Tennessee; Florida’s Space Coast; Cincinnati; Midcoast, Maine; Richmond, Va.; Minneapolis; and Southeastern Utah. To view the complete list, visit: lonelyplanet. com/best-in-us

Old Forester recently OLD FORESTER appointed Erik Brown DISTILLERY as Visitor Experience NAMES ERIK Manager for the Old ForBROWN HEAD ester Distillery. Located OF VISITOR at 117 and 119 Main St. along Louisville’s historic EXPERIENCE “Whiskey Row,” the distillery and bourbon experience will open in summer 2018. In this new position, Brown will be responsible for the management and execution of tourism programs at the Old Forester Distillery. He will oversee events, tours, visits and retail sales at the Old Forester Distillery, ensuring a highly-engaging consumer and visitor experience. “Erik brings a passion for creating memorable experiences, making him a great fit for our dynamic distillery and bourbon experience on Whiskey Row,” said Campbell Brown, Old Forester Distillery President. “We are proud to add him to our growing Old Forester Distillery team.” Brown joins Brown-Forman from the Kentucky Derby Museum, where he was Vice President, Chief Development Officer. During his time at the Kentucky Derby Museum, Brown developed Fan Fest, the single largest annual admission day for the museum. He previously served as Director of Sales and Special Events at the Kentucky Derby Museum.

• Propose a use of funds that will strengthen the organization’s ability to address barriers that prevent students from achieving their full educational potential

address root causes through an equity lens. The Health Equity Fund seeks to highlight what it can look like to practice equity in a meaningful way.

Born out of the work of the Center for Health Equity and through a collaboration of organizations working to reduce inequities and improve health outcomes, Louisville received the Culture of Health Prize and an award of $25,000 award from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation in 2016. Because of the generous donations by Community Foundation of Louisville, Jewish Heritage Fund for Excellence, the Humana Foundation and Metro United Way, the initial prize money was leveraged to raise a total of $150,000 to start the Louisville Health Equity Fund.

In January 2018, the Center for Health Equity engaged nearly 200 residents from numerous community groups and asked them to prioritize which of the 11 root causes highlighted in the 2017 Health Equity Report should be funded in the first round of grants from the Health Equity Fund. Education was a clear priority. For residents, education is inclusive of early childhood through postgraduate and is intricately linked to other root causes.

Although the Culture of Health prize is a phenomenal celebration of the hard work in Louisville, the 2017 Health Equity Report shows a 12.6-year difference in life expectancy among populations, depending on where you live or who you are. In order to improve health outcomes in our community, it is critical to

In response to these discussions, the 2018 grants from the Health Equity Fund will strengthen nonprofit organizations’ ability to address barriers that prevent students from achieving their full educational potential. For questions about grants from the Health Equity Fund, please contact Aja Barber, aja. barber@louisvilleky.gov or 502.574.6646. 0 2 . 1 5 . 2 0 1 8 V O I C E -T R I B U N E . C O M


The debate between the Beatles and the Rolling Stones has been going on ever since they first crossed paths on the charts 54 years ago. The argument at the time, and one that still persists, was that the Beatles were a pop group and the Stones were a rock band: the boys next door vs. the bad boys of rock. So who’s better? These two legendary bands will engage in an on-stage, throw down – a musical “showdown” if you will – on April 24 at the Brown Theatre at 7:30 p.m. courtesy of tribute bands Abbey Road and Satisfaction – The International Rolling Stones Show.

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BEATLES VS. STONES TRIBUTE SHOW COMES TO LOUISVILLE ON APRIL 24

Taking the side of the Fab Four is Abbey Road, one of the country’s top Beatles tribute bands. With brilliant musicianship and authentic costumes and gear, Abbey Road plays beloved songs spanning the Beatles’ career. They face off against renowned Stones tribute band Satisfaction – The International Rolling Stones Show, who offer a faithful rendition of the music and style of Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and the bad boys of the British Invasion. Where did the idea for the show come from? “Music fans never had a chance to see the Beatles and the Rolling Stones perform on the same marquee,” said Chris Legrand, who plays Mick Jagger in the show. “Now, music aficionados can watch this debate play out on stage.”

2018 THUNDER OVER LOUISVILLE WILL BE GROOVY

The Kentucky Derby Festival has announced the theme of this year’s Thunder Over Louisville and named the event’s sponsors. This year’s theme – “A Disco Thunder” – will celebrate disco music, and the fireworks soundtrack will be filled with the top hits of that era. Horseshoe Southern Indiana, LG&E, Meijer, UPS and Valero return as Presenting Sponsors of the day-long event set for Saturday, April 21. “The continued generosity of these sponsors is a real gift to the community,” said Mike Berry, Kentucky Derby Festival President and CEO. “Thunder Over Louisville is a massive undertaking and because of their commitment we are able to continue producing the air and fireworks show fans have come to expect and anticipate all year long.” This is the 28th consecutive year that UPS has been a presenting sponsor of Thunder Over Louisville. Horseshoe Southern Indiana has been a presenting sponsor for 19 consecutive years; LG&E and Meijer have both been Thunder sponsors for the past 12 years in a row; and this is the fifth year for Valero.

The Louisville show is part of a 110-stop tour of the U.S., Australia and Canada and has been touring since 2011.The show also performs long term residencies for a number of the Harrah’s Casino properties. The production includes some of the more popular songs from the two rock pioneers and covers the scope of their musical careers, although the set list for Satisfaction usually includes Rolling Stones songs up to the 1980s. “They certainly have more pop songs but we’re a really great live show. The fans are in for an incredible night of music!” says LeGrand. During the two-hour show, the bands perform three sets each, trading places in quick set changes and ending the night with an all-out encore involving both bands. The band members have their outfits custom-made since avid fans know exactly what the Beatles and Stones wore onstage during different time periods in their careers. There’s a lot of good-natured jabbing between the bands as well. “Without Beatlemania, the Stones might still be a cover band in London,” said Chris Overall, who plays Paul. “There’s no question that the Beatles set the standard.”

In addition to the five presenting sponsors, Ford Motor Company returns as sponsor of Ford’s Thunder on the Ground. Thunder Over Louisville’s 2018 Official Broadcast Partners are WLKY-TV and SummitMedia’s 106.9 PLAY. The Galt House is the Official Hotel of the event. The Festival is also planning for another packed air show in 2018, which could include additional military aircraft participation. The show will feature the USAF A-10 Thunderbolt II Demonstration Team, the USAF Heritage Flight, the U.S. Army Golden Knights, the KC Flight Formation Team (new to Thunder) and Younkin Airshows. Additional details on the 2018 Thunder Air Show will be released closer to the show date. For Thunder fans who want a front row seat to the show, tickets for the Thunder Over Louisville VIP Rooftop Party went on sale this week. The party features a VIP tent with the best view of the show, catered meals, open bar and private amenities. Individual tickets are $150 and special group opportunities are available for parties of 20 or more. Tickets can be purchased at ThunderOverLouisville. org or by calling 502.584.FEST.

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DANIELS, JAMES “JIMMY” BOYD James “Jimmy” Boyd Daniels, 75, a native of Louisville and a resident of Dallas, Texas since 1982, passed away Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018 at Norton Hosparus Inpatient Care. He owned and operated Daniels Dental Studio in Dallas. He was a grateful member of Alcoholics Anonymous for 35 years. He carried the AA message across the United States through his inspirational and compassionate sharing of his own experience, faith and hope. He was a founder of the Ethel Daniels Foundation. Jimmy was predeceased by his loving wife, Ethel Zoeller-Daniels. He is survived by two daughters, Dori Youngs (Mark) and Melissa Daniels; son, Petie

Daniels (Michele); three brothers, Terry Daniels, Bobby Daniels (Sharon) and Michael Barrett; one sister, Glenda Susan Lish (Donnie); six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. His celebration of life will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 24 at Ratterman Keenan Southwest Chapels, 4832 Cane Run Road. Memorial visitation will be 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 24.

MARKS, JUDITH GREENFIELD Judith Greenfield Marks, 90, passed away Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018 at Episcopal Church Home. She was born September 16, 1927 in New York, New York to the late Julien and Shirley Greenfield. Judy, as she was known, was a beautiful woman who spent

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most of her life volunteering her time to make her community a better place to live and helping her husband at Allied Sporting Goods. She was state president of the League of Women Voters, bringing the first presidential debate to Louisville in 1984 and running several political campaigns. She volunteered with the criminal justice system, organized the program Family and Friends United for Hope and was past president of local PTAs. Judy was a member of The Temple and board member of NCJW-Louisville Section, JCC and Hadassah. She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Samuel Marks; and a son, Gregory Marks. She is survived by her loving family: her sons, Michael Marks (Joanne) and Harry Marks; her daughter-in-law, Lorna Marks; her sister, Carol Behr; her grandchildren, Lauren Marks (Doug), Caryn Marks (Marc), Michelle Marks, Abigail Reed (Ian), Nicole Marks, Justin Marks and Kyle Rodgers; five great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 14 at Herman Meyer & Son, Inc., 1338 Ellison Ave., with burial following in The Temple Cemetery. Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Jewish Community Center or the donor’s favorite charity.

METZNER, EDWARD SEVERANCE Edward Severance Metzner, 86, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Feb. 8, 2018 at Baptist East Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky. Born May 15, 1931 to Eberhard and Lucy Severance Metzner, Edward (known affectionately as Ned after his grandfather), spent his entire working life in various areas of real estate, just like his father and grandfather before him. A polio survivor, he persevered through physical hard-

ship undaunted, graduating from Louisville Male High School and then the first graduating class of the School of Business at the University of Louisville in 1954. Ned was the official photographer for the University of Louisville, where he took vibrant pictures of the sports teams he enjoyed so much. He also loved to sing barbershop, which led to him becoming the president of the Louisville Thoroughbred Chorus. In his professional life, he was a past member of the Louisville Board of Realtors and The Institute of Property Management. Ned spent much of his life donating his time to numerous business organizations and went on to become the president of the Louisville Chapter of the Institute of Real Estate Management, and was treasurer of both the Detroit and Chicago chapters. He served on the board of directors of Goodwill Industries of Kentucky, was president of the Louisville Lutheran Home and chairman of the board of the Waterfront Condominium Association in Ft. Myers, Florida, where he spent his winters for the past 25 years. Ned loved to golf, and was a member of Hurstbourne Country Club and Lexington Country Club in Ft. Myers. He was a long standing member of Christ Lutheran Church and Peace Lutheran Church in Ft. Myers. He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Mary Carlyle Winkler Metzner; his son, Mark Winkler Metzner; his daughter, Mary Lucille (Michael) Leocata; and his two grandchildren, Ryan Hudson and Mason Edward. The funeral service was held at 12 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13 at Pearson’s, 149 Breckenridge Lane with burial in Cave Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, Ned would have appreciated donations given to Goodwill Industries of Kentucky, an organization that meant a great deal to him.

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THIS WEEK LEXUS OF LOUISVILLE FASHION WEEK PRE-PARTY 2400 Blankenbaker Pkwy. 6:30 p.m. Feb. 15 facebook.com/ LouisvilleBespoke Louisville Bespoke fashion designers will preview their collections while Louisville Ballet dancers serve as models.

THE STILL LIFE B. Deemer Gallery Now through March 1 502.896.6687 B. Deemer has a number of Incredible still life paintings now on display from artists Pat Brauer, Robert Foose, Gwen Gugell, Yasharel Manzy, Carolyn Plochmann, Richard Schlecht and Robert Stagg.

RED The Henry Clay Theatre Feb. 16-25 502.585.5306 Don’t miss this intense and entertaining production that explores the relationship between an artist and their work featuring J Barrett Cooper and Brandon Meeks.

SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE GALA 21c Museum Hotel 7 to 11 p.m. Feb. 17 kyshakespeare.com/gala Take part in this black and white bash benefiting Kentucky Shakespeare. The evening will include live music and performances, tarot card readings, dancing and more.

13TH ANNUAL SWASHBUCKLER’S BALL Marriott Louisville East 6 to 11 p.m. Feb. 17 saintmaryscenter.org Party hard or walk the plank at this pirate-themed fundraiser for St. Mary’s Center, which serves adults and teens with intellectual disabilities. Don your finest pirate attire and enjoy dinner, drinks and dancing with Moondance.

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DANCING WITH THE PROSPECT STARS Bill Collins Ford Lincoln 5 p.m. Feb. 18 dancingwithprospectstars.org See 10 local residents compete in this prestigious competition as they raise money for their chosen charities as well as the Prospect Chamber of Commerce.

SIXTH ANNUAL DINE-AROUND Various locations Feb. 21 aproninc.org Several restaurants around the city will donate a portion of their day’s profits to Apron Inc., which helps those in the local food and beverage industry who experience financial distress due to illness, injury or other hardships. See the full list of restaurants on their website and pick a place to have breakfast, lunch and/or dinner.

MAMMA MIA Derby Dinner Playhouse Feb. 21 through April 8 derbydinner.com Experience the ultimate feelgood story of a mother, a daughter and three possible fathers. This acclaimed show set to the music of ABBA will star Kayla Eilers as Sophia and Jillian Prefach as Donna.

THE MAKERS SERIES: CELEBRATING 125 YEARS OF W. BRITAIN Frazier History Museum 7 to 9 p.m. Feb. 23 fraziermuseum.org Join the W. Britain team, the iconic makers of historic toy soldiers and figures, in raising a glass to their 125th anniversary. Guests will enjoy samplings from Wiltshire Pantry and Art Eatables paired with bourbon.

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the Louisville Orchestra in this spectacular symphonic experience. The music of Gustav Holst will be played as HD images from NASA’s space exploration are projected above the stage.

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TULIPS & JULEPS ART & GIFT MARKET Louisville Slugger Field 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 24 facebook.com/ juniorleaguelouisville For the 12th year in a row, this market will have more than 55 booths featuring art and home decor, clothing and accessories, food products and more. There is a $5 minimum donation to attend, and the proceeds will go toward supporting the Junior League of Louisville.

THE FRENZY Kosair Shrine Club 5 p.m. Feb. 24 facebook.com/ sproutlingsdaycare This fun and frenetic game night will include trivia games, a costume contest, cocktails and much more. All proceeds from the event benefit Sproutlings Pediatric Day Care & Preschool.

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FIFTH ANNUAL TAILSPIN ALE FEST Bowman Field WWII Era Hangar 3 to 7 p.m. Feb. 17 tailspinalefest.com Over 75 breweries are taking part in this festival with over 250 beers available. This year they’ll have an expanded Kentucky Heritage Section featuring only beers brewed in the Commonwealth.

“SPROUT” DERBY COUTURE HAT SHOW Pigment Gallery, Mellwood Art Center 6:30 to 8 p.m. March 1 Email: info@formemillinery.com Save the date for this magnificent pre-Derby fashion show hosted by Forme Millinery, and email them right away to save your seat.

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pets of the week Meet Baby! Six-year-old Baby came to the Kentucky Humane Society when her owner had to go into assisted living and couldn’t bring her along. Baby is a sweet, affectionate girl who’s won the hearts of everyone at KHS. She doesn’t seem to be a big fan of dogs but has lived with a cat before. We think she would do fine with another cat as long as she is introduced slowly and properly. She gets so sad when people pass over her for the younger cats and really misses having a family. Could you help us spread the word so we can find Baby the forever home she deserves? Baby is spayed, micro-chipped and up-to-date on all vaccinations. Meet Baby today at the Hikes Point Feeders Supply, 3079 Breckenridge Lane. For more on Baby or any of our adoptable pets, please call 502-366-3355 or visit kyhumane.org. Meet Max, a cheerful one-year-old searching for someone to love! This charming lab mix came to the Kentucky Humane Society when his owner’s work schedule changed and prevented them from spending time with Max. Despite facing the challenge of moving to a new home, Max always has a happy greeting (and maybe a stuffed animal) at the ready for anyone who stops by to visit. He’s still a young dog who would benefit from learning basic commands but also has a penchant for treats that makes training a fun activity. Is your life missing an affectionate, furry family member? Come visit Max today! He’s neutered, micro-chipped and up to date on shots. Meet Max today at the Hikes Point Feeders Supply, 3079 Breckenridge Lane. For more on Max or any of our adoptable pets, please call 502-366-3355 or visit kyhumane.org. For more on any of our adoptable pets, please call 502.366.3355 or visit kyhumane.org 0 2 . 0 5 . 2 0 1 8 V O I C E -T R I B U N E . C O M


BEAUTIFUL VENUES FOR EVERY SEASON & OCCASION Weddings • Receptions • Corporate Events • Meetings • Parties

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unds generated from facility rentals of the Gheens Foundation Lodge, Hockensmith Barn and picnic pavilions throughout The Parklands of Floyds Fork help support annual operations of this donor-supported public park. Whether you are celebrating a wedding, birthday, reunion or organizing a gala, conference, or corporate meeting, by hosting your event at The Parklands, you are selecting a scenic and flexible space for your guests while helping to provide a myriad of benefits to general park visitors. The Parklands encompasses nearly 4,000 acres of parklands stretching from Shelbyville Rd. to Bardstown Rd. in eastern and southeastern Louisville, Ky. Our four major parks—Beckley Creek, Pope Lick, Turkey Run and Broad Run—are now open and offer a variety of reservable indoor and outdoor venues to fit your needs. Give us a call today to reserve the perfect space for your next event at The Parklands! THE PARKLANDS OF FLOYDS FORK 502-584-0350 | www.theparklands.org

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Reunions • Picnics • Luncheons • Galas • Birthdays • Retreats & more!

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deally situated about 40 minutes outside of Louisville, the Faul Family Riverside Farm is excited to offer a new event space in a renovated 1880’s tobacco barn. Our barn can accommodate 220 guests and includes an area set aside for a dance floor. We offer a conveniently located kitchen area next to the barn, which allows for both food storage and meal preparation. Our wedding packages include access to our 1880’s farmhouse, which features a bridal suite and rehearsal dinner space. We have tables, chairs, dinnerware, tablecloths, a dance floor and various decorations for rent. We look forward to helping you have your wedding, birthday party, family reunion, Quinceañera or South African braai on our farm. We will do everything we can to ensure your event is unforgettable. Contact us for current pricing and to reserve your event: (502) 641-2641, riversidefarmky@gmail.com.

Our wedding packages include access to our 1880’s farmhouse, which features a bridal suite and rehearsal dinner space.

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iquor Barn-Party Mart is the largest locally owned and operated independent retail chain of beer, spirits, wine, gourmet foods and party goods in Kentucky, with 17 retail locations and growing. Currently there are eight stores in Louisville, six in Lexington, as well as stores in Danville, Bowling Green and Elizabethtown. The stores range in size from 2,700 square feet to 30,000 square feet, with a flagship store that is more than 44,000 square feet. Liquor Barn / Party Mart have served local communities for more than 30 years. They have become more than just a destination for beer, wine, spirits and cigars, emerging as a one-stop-shop for all of life’s celebrations for all Kentuckians. They offer the most extensive and carefully curated bourbon collection in Kentucky.

Liquor Barn-Party Mart have a gourmet food selection that continues to evolve and grow, thanks to the Kentucky Proud guarantee. This means that they are fully committed to offering the largest selection of Kentucky-made products. Farmed, produced and made locally, these products ensure you are getting the freshest, most nutritious food possible. Kentucky Proud is a network that Liquor Barn-Party Mart have been a part of for more than 20 years. By shopping local, they support the thousands of local farmers, small food producers and food artisans who make up Kentucky’s rich agricultural community.

KENTUCKY HOSPITALITY In the true Kentuckian spirit of hospitality, Liquor Barn-Party Mart staff provide each and every single customer with exemplary customer service. Their staff of more than 300 employees includes experts in bourbon, wine, beer and cigars who select the newest and best products with the most competitive pricing in the state. Liquor Barn-Party Mart are locally focused and regularly contribute to local charities and sponsor and participate in local events within Kentucky’s communities.

In the true Kentuckian spirit of hospitality, Liquor Barn-Party Mart staff provide each and every single customer with exemplary customer service.

LIQUOR BARN

Party Mart Cheers!

We provide complimentary beverages for all your party and special event needs. Dinner Party • Cocktail Party • Birthday Party • Sports Party • Wedding • Reception • Reunion • Fundraiser • Bar/Bat Mitzvah Our experts will help you select the perfect pairings for your function within your budget, determine the proper quanities to purchase and deliver right to your home or venue. We also offer full refunds on any unopened beer, liquor or wine. Please call or email for consultation today. Jacob Bush: 962manager@liquorbarn.com • 502.244.7738

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ho doesn’t enjoy receiving a party invitation in the mail? In this time of technology overload, it is something very special and meaningful to receive a paper invitation. Cartwheels Papers & Gifts offers a wide variety of invitation styles for you to choose from...everything from children’s birthday parties to formal rehearsal dinner and wedding invitations. You want your guests to be excited when they open their envelope to get a hint of what to expect at the fun event you have planned. Your invitation should provide guests with an idea of the nature of the event, whether casual or formal, and should answer the questions who, what, why, when & where. Ideally, guests should receive invitations 3-4 weeks in advance of the party. When planning your next party, come to Cartwheels for the perfect invitation and customer service that is second to none. Cartwheels Papers & Gifts is located in Chenoweth Square and is open Monday - Saturday, 10-5 and by appointment.

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Women Artists in the Age of Impressionism is organized by the American Federation of Arts. Guest curator Laurence Madeline, Chief Curator for French National Heritage, was aided by Suzanne Ramljak, AFA Curator, and Jeremiah William McCarthy, AFA Associate Curator. Presentation of the exhibition at the Speed Art Museum is coordinated by Erika Holmquist-Wall, Chief Curator at the Speed Art Museum.

The exhibition is generously supported by the National Endowment for the Arts and by an indemnity from the Federal Council on the Arts and the Humanities. Additional funding is provided by the JFM Foundation, Elizabeth K. Belfer, the Florence Gould Foundation, Monique Schoen Warshaw, the Barbro Osher Pro Suecia Foundation, the Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia, Clare McKeon, Steph and Jody La Nasa, Victoria Ershova Triplett, the American-Scandinavian Foundation, and the Finlandia Foundation. Support for the accompanying publication provided by Furthermore: a program of the J.M. Kaplan Fund.

Additional support for the exhibition is provided by The Mr. and Mrs. Raymond J. Horowitz Foundation for the Arts A. Cary Brown and Steven E. Epstein Paul and Deborah Chellgren The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation Corporate support for the Speed Art Museum’s exhibition season is provided by

ON VIEW FEBRUARY 17– MAY 13

OPENS THIS WEEKEND!

Become a member to see it first and free. Purchase tickets at speedmuseum.org. 2035 S 3rd Street Louisville, KY 40208 502.634.2700 speedmuseum.org

Marianne Stokes (Austrian, 1855–1927) The Passing Train, 1890 Oil on canvas 24 x 30 in. Private Collection; Photo: Dominic Brown, D.G.A. Brown Photography Courtesy American Federation of Arts

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