Now it can be told: the origin of ThisIsLouisville.com

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Three years ago, I decided to do a website celebrating my city of Louisville, KY though my photographic work. Not exactly a new idea, but I wanted to do something that would reflect my version of Louisville so, with a few dollars and some WordPress knowhow, it became a reality, thanks to the Strobist, David Hobby. Continue reading “Now it can be told: the origin of ThisIsLouisville.com”

41st annual P.R.I.D.E. Motorcade and Rally another rousing success

Mayor Greg Fischer looks on as Beatrice Westlake hugs husband George Burney.
Mayor Greg Fischer looks on as Beatrice Westlake hugs husband George Burney.

For 41 years, People’s Rights in Demanding Equality, or P.R.I.D.E., has organized a motorcade and rally in honor of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Spearheading the even all those year is George Burney, Continue reading “41st annual P.R.I.D.E. Motorcade and Rally another rousing success”

The Pointer Sisters on the street in downtown Louisville

 

Last night, I jumped around and danced poorly but it didn’t matter because I busted my moves to the music of the Pointer Sisters. The event that brought them to town, and me downtown, Continue reading “The Pointer Sisters on the street in downtown Louisville”

Pecha Kucha Louisville

I attended the Louisville Pecha Kucha event last night at Metro Hall. Pecha Kucha originated as an idea forum from Tokyo with built-in impact due to the exacting nature of its timing. Each speaker Continue reading “Pecha Kucha Louisville”

40th Annual MLK Motorcade and Rally

This morning, the 40th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Motorcade and Rally. Rev. Charles Elliot served as host as we got together in the gym at 1st Gethsemane Baptist Church. Continue reading “40th Annual MLK Motorcade and Rally”

Voices of the Survivors Committee

Mayor Greg Fischer addressing the press.

On Saturday, at the behest of Metro Mayor Greg Fischer, the first meeting of the Voices of the Survivors Committee was held at Louisville Metro City Hall. In an effort to make Louisville a more compassionate city, the committee is designed to be the mayors call to action to find ways to assist with the people left when a life is taken by homicide. Continue reading “Voices of the Survivors Committee”