How this man helped plant the seeds for a premiere music festival at Keeneland

Following over a decade of combative work in the litigation sector, the Italian-born, Owensboro-raised David Helmers needed a change of pace. He appears to have found that change, as the man who planted the seed for the inaugural Railbird Festival.

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Moving Mountains

Nearly a decade after teaming up with cellist Ben Sollee and songwriter/producer Jim James on “Dear Companion,” a protest album (albeit a peaceful one) denouncing mountaintop removal, Kentucky songwriter Daniel Martin Moore is back with a new arts-meets-conservation effort – and one of his most ambitious projects to date.

Not even a fire could bring the dream of these bar owners to ashes

What’s it like watching years of hard work literally go up in flames? Just ask Justin Thompson, who had to watch just that when Belle’s Cocktail House, the rustic downtown Lexington bar with a rooftop view he co-owns, went up in flames on the morning of Aug, 24, 2018.