The Royal Treatment

Kentucky Derby Festival Princesses reign over the celebrations of spring

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50 to 1

A long-shot movie tribute to a longer-shot horse more »

Mar 28, 2014 by in Arts & Entertainment (7 Comments)

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Life on the Backside

Against the backdrop of the historic Twin Spires, more than 500 people live, work and create a community more »

Mar 25, 2013 by in People

Sharp Dressed Man

Mark Twain once argued, “The clothes make the man.” Crittenden Rawlings is the man who makes the clothes... more »

Jul 27, 2012 in People

The Original Hollywood Hunk

Victor Mature was the biggest male star of Hollywood's Golden Age to hail from Kentucky. more »

Jan 28, 2014 by in People (1 Comments)

On Location

There's no business like show business, and show business is great for the Bluegrass State. Here's a list of movies filmed in Kentucky. more »

Jan 28, 2014 by in Arts & Entertainment (3 Comments)

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Growing Hope, One Hero at a Time

Veterans transition to civilian life and cultivate a sense of purpose by farming more »

Oct 21, 2013 by in People

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A Long Tradition

Contemporary craftsmen uphold the artistry and history of Kentucky’s namesake rifle more »

Feb 20, 2013 by in | CULTURE |

Freedom Fight

Kentuckians crusade against human trafficking and slavery in the Commonwealth more »

Jul 22, 2013 by in | CULTURE |

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Candy Men

Three confectioners mix it with love and make Kentucky - and the world - taste good. more »

Jan 21, 2014 by in People

Jesse Stuart: A Man of the Country, a Man of the World

Forever connected to the classrooms of Greenup County, beloved Kentucky author Jesse Stuart also taught students and audiences in the far corners of the world. more »

Jan 18, 2013 by in People (5 Comments)

Kentuckians on the Titanic

A presidential military aide and an ophthalmologist were among the unlucky on the RMS Titanic more »

Sep 20, 2013 by in History

Hell Along the Border

The bloody saga of mass murderer and Confederate guerilla Champ Ferguson more »

Oct 10, 2012 by in People

The Sailor’s Log

We shouldn’t forget that we’re surrounded by those who have risked their lives—lost their limbs—for the freedoms we often take for granted. more »

Nov 8, 2013 by in Extra Vested Interest

At Fifteen

In celebration of Kentucky Monthly's 15th Anniversary, we glance at a few other Kentucky icons and where they stood at 15. more »

Aug 19, 2013 by in | CULTURE |

Tim Collins, UK Opera Theatre

2013-14 Performing Arts Guide

A guide to performing arts companies and venues across the Commonwealth. more »

Aug 16, 2013 in Arts & Entertainment

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Stories in a Click

The Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History at the University of Kentucky preserves the stories of our Commonwealth and its people. more »

Aug 19, 2013 by in History

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Strike Up the Bands

Musicians find their rhythm and create the sweet harmony of community more »

Jun 26, 2013 by in Music

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Speed of Life

Owensboro artist Aaron Kizer is on a crusade to wring significance from life's trials and triumphs. more »

May 20, 2013 by in People (1 Comments)

“If Moonshine Don’t Kill Me …”

Kentucky White Lightning in Song, Story and Fact more »

Jul 27, 2012 in | CULTURE |

Our States. Our Sounds. Part Three: Music for the Multitudes

The final installment of our three-part series celebrating Kentucky's musical heritage. more »

Mar 25, 2013 by in Music

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King of the Hill

With a coaching win rate of 83 percent, you'd better believe Western Kentucky University coach Ray Harper knows what he's doing. more »

Feb 20, 2013 by in People

Old-time Originality: The 23 String Band

The Kentucky band’s sound can be a little hard to pin down because it’s roots music, old-time music, a touch of bluegrass and a whole lot of original. more »

Feb 20, 2013 by in Music

Keep on Shinin'

Owensboro educators, advocates and students carry the torch of bluegrass music’s legacy more »

May 20, 2013 by in Music

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