• Finding the artist in myself and others

    This past weekend I found myself wearing a T-shirt that designated me as an artist.

    I kind of felt like a fraud.

    You see, this was for Via Colori, the Italian street painting festival held annually in downtown Elizabethtown. The day-long event featured artists who could draw circles around me and do so in such a way as to create art.

  • The man in the brown fedora is back on screen

    If you are itching for an adventure, the Historic State Theater has just the weekend for you.

    The Indiana Jones trilogy starring Harrison Ford will be shown this weekend for thrill-seeking audiences who are fans of the man in the brown fedora.

  • Bourbon, music highlight festival

    For six days, nearby Bardstown will provide the nationally known Kentucky Bourbon Festival.

    The festival begins Tuesday and continues through Sept. 21.

    Some of the featured events are a balloon glow, arts and crafts and tours. The week celebrates the heritage and history of bourbon in Kentucky.

  • Via Colori features art plus entertainment

    This Saturday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., the streets of downtown Elizabethtown will be decorated in a variety of colors during the Via Colori street painting festival.

    The festival also includes two stages full of music and entertainment throughout the day.

    Scheduled to appear at the acoustic stage are:

    Noon — Nutty Scientists of Northern Kentucky

  • Event boosts walking tour, offers crowds music, relaxation

    A table of 11 AGC Automotive employees dressed in light blue shirts and navy blue pants talked and sipped beer on a Thursday night as music drifted from a nearby stage and the murmur of conversation and laughter from visitors filled Cunningham Garden behind the Brown-Pusey House.

  • ‘The Identical’ may still be searching for its identity

    “The Identical”
    Rated PG for thematic material and smoking.
    Release date; Sept. 5
    Runtime: 107 minutes
    Rating: A TV movie kind of feel


    The News-Enterprise

    The past couple weekends at the movies have not produced the best films of the year. In fact, few have had critical or popular success.

  • A cappella harmony on stage at the State this weekend

    The Kentucky Vocal Union will take the stage at the Historic State Theater at 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

    They are appearing in concert as a part of A Taste of Guatemala, a fundraising event for clean water projects in Guatemala promoted locally by the Noon Rotary Club, local churches and individuals.

  • Capt. Mike Guardia signs books at Barr Library

    Capt. Mike Guardia will be discussing and signing his book “Hal Moore: A Soldier Once...and Aways” at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Barr Library on post at Fort Knox.

    He is appearing as a part of the Authors at Your Library program.

    The book features retired Lt. Gen. Hal Moore famously portrayed by Mel Gibson in “We Were Soldiers.”

  • Bestselling novelist, comic book writer hosts book signing in Fort Knox

    A New York Times best-selling author who also is a noted comic book author will host a discussion and book signing in Fort Knox.

    Gregg Hurwitz will be at Barr Memorial Library at 62 W. Spearhead Division Ave., Building 400, from noon until 2 p.m. Tuesday.

  • Debi Fields is taking her art to the streets at Via Colori

    Next weekend, the streets of downtown Elizabethtown will be filled with colorful sidewalk art.

    Glendale artist Debi Fields will be involved in this year’s Via Colori, an artistic celebration bringing awareness to foster care support through event host New Begin­nings Family Services.