Kentucky to the World presents “Carol Wyatt: 35 Years of TV Animation and Film”

By Lilli Dubler, Building Kentucky Legendary film animator Carol Wyatt is returning to Kentucky for an exclusive live program as part of the Republic Bank Foundation Speaker Series. Kentucky to the World is excited to welcome the Louisville native home to the Commonwealth for the event on November 1, 2023, at 6:30 p.m. at the […]

Lexington Sporting Club announces new state of the art stadium near I-75

By Quin Welch, Building Kentucky LEXINGTON, Ky. – Lexington Sporting Club on Tuesday announced that the club will build its soccer-specific stadium in Lexington, marking a monumental step forward for the club, soccer in central Kentucky and the City of Lexington. “We are so excited to build our new home right here in the beautiful city of […]

Soak up the summer: seasonal festivals and fairs across Kentucky

By Lilli Dubler, Building Kentucky Woodland Art Fair, Aug. 19, 2017, Photo by Amy Wallot Summer is festival season in the Commonwealth! Check out what’s going on across the state for the next few weeks. – Louisville Louisville Street Food Festival July 22-23 Don’t miss the first ever Louisville Street Food Festival at Fourth Street […]

Celebrating in the Commonwealth: Fourth of July events across Kentucky

By Lilli Dubler, Building Kentucky Photo by Amy Wallot, Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government Looking for a way to spend the holiday weekend? We’ve compiled a list of Fourth of July celebrations all across the state. Louisville Riverview Independence Festival – July 1 Watch the Ohio River come to life with food, live music and fun […]

Louisville Orchestra finishes May segment of statewide “In Harmony” tour

By Lilli Dubler, Building Kentucky Music Director Teddy Abrams and members of the Louisville Orchestra concluded the May leg of “In Harmony – The Commonwealth Tour of the Louisville Orchestra” with performances in Prestonsburg, Pikeville and Harlan. The performances celebrated the Commonwealth and were arranged by Kentucky native composer Valerie Coleman, composer-in-residence Lisa Bielawa and […]

Famous cellist Yo-Yo Ma takes part in historic show with Louisville Orchestra inside Mammoth Cave

By Lilli Dubler, Building Kentucky World renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma and members of the Louisville Orchestra, led by Music Director Teddy Abrams, performed inside Mammoth Cave on Saturday, April 29. The music piece entitled “Mammoth” celebrated how natural environments, like caves, can provide artistic inspiration. The music performed during this special event was created especially […]

U.S. News ranks Lexington and Louisville among the top 150 places to live

By Lilli Dubler, Building Kentucky Both Lexington and Louisville made the 2023 U.S. News list of the Top 150 “Best Places to Live in the U.S.” Lexington is ranked No. 34, with Louisville ranked No. 75. Lexington scored an overall rating of 6.5 out of 10, based on the city’s quality of life and job […]

On the road: Louisville Orchestra to travel state for “In Harmony – The Commonwealth Tour”

By Quin Welch, Building Kentucky The Louisville Orchestra announced will embark upon a two-year musical journey across Kentucky beginning in May, playing for audiences throughout the Commonwealth as part of “In Harmony – The Commonwealth Tour of the Louisville Orchestra.” These concerts will include full orchestra performances as well as bring orchestra musicians for intimate, […]

Yo-Yo Ma to join Louisville Orchestra for five-day immersive residency

By Quin Welch, Building Kentucky Famed cellist Yo-Yo Ma will enter into a five-day immersive residency with the Louisville Orchestra in April, including two performances within the iconic caverns of Mammoth Cave. Yo-Yo Ma will join Louisville Orchestra music director Teddy Abrams and the full orchestra for a performance including Shostakovich’s Cello Concerto No. 1 […]

Year in photos: Best Kentucky images from 2022

By Kaitlin Keane and Steven Richard, Building Kentucky From the flood relief efforts and responses in eastern Kentucky to marking the first project milestone at BlueOval SK, communities across Kentucky showed compassion, cooperation and connection above all in 2022. Peer through the moments that made C2 Strategic’s list of top photos from this year. Kentucky […]

What’s the best city for coffee lovers in Kentucky? Mandoe picks Louisville

By Quin Welch, Building Kentucky There’s nothing like a hot cup of coffee – or an ice-cold latte – to kickstart your morning. And according to Mandoe, a digital signage company, Louisville is one of the best cities in the country for coffee. Louisville ranked No. 1 in the United States for best-value coffee, with […]

More than $20M granted to economic development projects in eastern Kentucky

By Office of Governor Andy Beshear During the annual SOAR Summit, Governor Andy Beshear and U.S. Congressman Harold “Hal” Rogers (KY-05) announced $24.4 million in Abandoned Mine Land Economic Revitalization (AMLER) Program funds would be allocated for economic development projects in nine eastern Kentucky counties. When completed, the projects in Clay, Elliott, Floyd, Knox, Letcher, Magoffin, Martin, […]

Hungry for more: Kentucky’s food and beverage industry continues to thrive

By the Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development After a record year in 2021 that saw Kentucky set all-time highs in investment and job growth, it is no surprise that many of the commonwealth’s major industries continue to thrive and build on its unprecedented momentum. One of the key industries seeing consistent growth and success is […]