Asian American festival, Marimba madness at Levitt, Professor Phelyx and more

Asian American festival, Marimba madness at Levitt, Professor Phelyx and more

Denver Zoo launches Asian American festival Saturday-Sunday. To celebrate Asian and Pacific American Heritage Month, Denver Zoo this weekend is its first Asian American and Pacific Islander Festival. The event is driven by the zoo’s partnership with the Filipino-American Community of Colorado, organizers said, and will offer multicultural dance, music, art, workshops and community engagement, … Read more

Alleged Dave Chappelle attacker charged with 4 misdemeanors

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — The man accused of attacking comedian Dave Chappelle on stage at the Hollywood Bowl while carrying a replica gun that contained a switchblade was charged Thursday with four misdemeanor counts — after Los Angeles County prosecutors declined to pursue any felony charges. What You Need To Know Isaiah Lee, 23, was … Read more

Normal Kentucky Derby: Capacity crowd, big hats, mint juleps

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Derby is the next major sporting event to move a step closer to normalcy after two years of upheaval adjusting to COVID-19 restrictions. After fluctuating dates and crowds, Churchill Downs will welcome everyone without restrictions on Saturday, raising hopes of getting back to 150,000 or more beneath the Twin … Read more

Age-Friendly Louisville, Kentucky

Get Involved “If you see things in your city that you know could be improved, or if you have ideas on how to make your city better, it’s definitely worth the work of getting involved,” says Tihisha Rawlins of AARP Kentucky. “I see age-friendly as an opportunity to get like-minded people together to work on … Read more

‘She tried to kill me,’ Rob Kardashian says of Blac Chyna

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — Rob Kardashian testified Wednesday that he feared for his life during a celebration-turned argument nine days before Christmas 2016 with then-fiancee Blac Chyna at the home they shared that was provided to them rent-free by Kylie Jenner. What You Need To Know Kris Jenner is a defendant along with three of … Read more

Coachella festival closes Sunday with headliner The Weeknd

INDIO, Calif. (CNS) — The Weeknd and Swedish House Mafia will headline Sunday’s final day of the Coachella Music & Arts Festival, which has largely gone on without a hitch since its return following a two-year break during the COVID-19 pandemic. What You Need To Know Among Sunday’s performers are headliner The Weeknd and Swedish … Read more

The Weeknd, Swedish House Mafia headline Coachella

INDIO, Calif. (CNS) — Hip-hop and electronic music will collide Sunday at the Empire Polo Fields for the final day of the Coachella Music & Arts Festival’s first weekend. What You Need To Know Day 2 of the Coachella Music & Arts Festival featured performances by Billie Eilish, Megan Thee Stallion, 2NE1 and Danny Elfman … Read more

Thousands flock to Indio for Coachella Music & Arts Festival

INDIO, Calif. (CNS) — A shirtless Justin Bieber and a Harry Styles-Shania Twain duet were among the first-night highlights as the Coachella Music & Arts Festival returned to the Empire Polo Club, following two years of cancellations due to the COVID-19 pandemic, drawing thousands to the Indio area. Styles, a longtime fan of the veteran … Read more

Louisville Zoo welcomes back Party for the Planet

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) – The Louisville Zoo invites students of all ages throughout the state of Kentucky to get involved in its 10th annual Trashformation: A Trash-to-Treasure Art Contest for Students. This annual contest is part of the Zoo’s Party for the Planet: A Month-Long Celebration of the Earth, powered by the LG&E and … Read more

Former LMPD officer facing federal civil rights charge related to shooting of west Louisville restaurant owner | In-depth

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) — A former LMPD officer is facing a federal criminal charge for firing a pepperball at a woman shortly before the shooting death of business owner David McAtee during protests in Louisville’s West End in 2020. Katie Crews, 29, was indicted Wednesday in US District Court in Louisville by a federal grand … Read more