The story behind the musical group Appalatin; profile of jazz master-educator Jamey Aebersold; a visit to Louisville's oldest barber shop, the Loop Barber Shop; and an interview with Susan Zepeda, president-CEO with the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky.
Tom Brokaw ("Boom! Voices of the Sixties") at the Kentucky Author Forum; Louisville author Kirby Gann ("Our Napoleon in Rags"); a history of the Archdiocese of Louisville; the annual Kentucky Crafted show; Denise Vasquez Troutman (Center for Women and Families).
Louisville's Urban Bourbon Trail and area distilleries; the 26-acre Luci Center in Shelbyville, which offers therapeutic horse rides for the disabled; making floats for the Kentucky Derby Festival's Pegasus Parade; Derby collectibles.
A visit to "Antiques Roadshow," featuring host Mark Walberg, executive producer Marsha Bemko and appraiser Wes Cowan; a search for antiques in Glendale; the Embroiderers' Guild of America; Joe Ley Antiques, which is housed in an 1890 schoolhouse.
A look at "Antiques Roadshow," featuring interviews with host Mark L. Walberg, executive producer Marsha Bemko and appraiser Wes Cowan. Also: the Louisville Antique Mall; three collectors; the Brennan House.
Louisville's Kynt Cothron and Vyxsin Fiala, who appeared on "The Amazing Race"; Louisville Originals, which promotes independent restaurants; the Derby City Roller Girls; Schimpff's Confectionery in Jeffersonville, Ind.
Fred Whitaker, who teaches the St. Francis of Assisi School's Holocaust-education program; the Squallis Puppeteers, who create their own puppets and plays; the University of Louisville's Planetarium; Annie Fellows Johnston's "Little Colonel" book series, about old Kentucky's aristocracy.
The Louisville Zoo's conservation efforts; Louisville's Nanz and Kraft Florists, which was founded in 1850; Linda Valentine, the executive director of the General Assembly Council of the Presbyterian Church (USA); Dr. Harvey W. Wiley (1844-1930), considered the father of the FDA.
The Jane Austen Society's local chapter; the Cressman Center Visual Arts Gallery; the Carnegie Center for Art & History in New Albany, including its underground railroad exhibit; civil-rights leader Whitney M. Young Jr. (1921-1971); storyteller-artist Nana Yaa Asantewa, the director of the Arts Council of Louisville.
Artist Ed Hamilton, who's creating a bronze sculpture of Abraham Lincoln for Waterfront Park; chef Joe Castro, who teaches GE architects and designers about the company's Monogram line of appliances; artist Kathleen Lolley; Louisville Palace; Public Radio Partnership president Donovan Reynolds.
New Albany High School's WNAS radio station; Pro-Liquitech, a company that makes beverages, food and nutritional supplements; paper doll quilts; "culture maven" c d kaplan ("The Culture Maven's 2008 History Warp Day Planner").
Southern Indiana's B&K Enterprises Costume Company, which makes official Elvis outfits; the 50th anniversary of the Howard Steamboat Museum; Muhammad Ali; an interview with Terry Blackwell, the CEO of Girls Scouts of Kentuckiana.
A visit to Dublin, Ireland, compares its resurgence with Louisville's; Louisville restaurants Asiatique and August Moon; the Americana Community Center; Claudia Peralta-Mudd of the Louisville Metro Office for International Affairs; the 32nd Indiana Regiment Monument, which honors Civil War soldiers.
Photographer Keith Auerbach, whose work was featured in the Louisville Eccentric Observer; the Little Loomhouse, where traditional weaving and other textile arts are taught. Also: Supreme Court justice Louis Brandeis (1856-1941), who was born in Louisville, is remembered.
The 25th anniversary of the Humana Building is marked. Included: comments from architect Michael Graves; Humana founder David Jones; and Mayor Jerry Abramson. Also: the history of the Henry Clay Building; artist Julie May; Peace Education Program executive director Eileen Blanton; the city's founder, George Rogers Clark.
Business First reporter Terry Boyd, who previously reported on Afghanistan, Iraq and Kosovo for Stars and Stripes; Winfrey Blackburn, co-author of “Kentucky Houses of Stratton Hammon”, about the Kentucky architect. Also: 19th-century actor Mary Anderson is recalled.
Louisville restaurants; Cousin Willie's Popcorn; Oxmoor Farm's Food Literacy Project, which teaches about organic and local agriculture; former Courier-Journal food editor Sarah Fritschner; regional foods, including the Hot Brown.
Filmmaker Tod Browning (1880-1962), best known for 1931's “Dracula”; Cave Hill Cemetery; Old Louisville's Dupont Mansion Bed and Breakfast; author David Dominé (“Ghosts of Old Louisville”); the history of Corn Island.
World War II is recalled via interviews with veterans, including former governor Edgar Whitcomb; photos and information from the University of Louisville archives; and visits to the Patton Museum at Fort Knox and the Kentucky Medal of Honor Memorial. Also: Clark County Libraries librarian Susan Bennett on preserving and posting online letters from Southern Indiana soldiers who served in WWII.
Artist Bill Green, known for his Lebowski Fest posters; the Henry Clay building; actress, dancer, singer and trumpeter Angela Bartley; astronomer Edwin Hubble (1889-1953), who also coached basketball at New Albany High School and belonged to the Kentucky bar.
Retiring Brown-Forman chairman Owsley Brown II; YouthBuild Louisville, which helps low-income youths rebuild their communities; the Governor's School for the Arts; the 1883 Southern Exposition; Old Louisville Chamber of Commerce's Rick Tabb on the St. James Court Art Show.