Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Kentucky: Place

[An archive about and from my adopted state: "In ecology, a neophyte is a plant species recently introduced to an area; in contrast to an archaeophyte, a long-established introduced species."]

Actors Guild of Lexington ["Actors Guild of Lexington was created in 1984 by a collective of artists with the purpose of giving the city of Lexington a place to see edgy and contemporary theatre."]

Adams, Noah. "Hard Times Inspire Ky. College Students To Action." NPR (November 29, 2011)

Alessi, Ryan. "Nursing schools have test issues." Lexington Herald-Leader (March 3, 2009)

Appalshop ["Appalshop is a non-profit multi-disciplinary arts and education center in the heart of Appalachia producing original films, video, theater, music and spoken-word recordings, radio, photography, multimedia, and books. Our education and training programs support communities' efforts to solve their own problems in a just and equitable way. Each year, Appalshop productions and services reach several million people nationally and internationally. Appalshop is dedicated to the proposition that the world is immeasurably enriched when local cultures garner the resources, including new technologies, to tell their own stories and to listen to the unique stories of others. The creative acts of listening and telling are Appalshop's core competency."]

Bageant, Joe. "Escape from the Zombie Food Court." The Smirking Chimp (April 6, 2009)

Benton, Michael Dean. "65-hour fast for DREAM Act." North of Center (May 20, 2010)

---. "American Sex and Sexuality 2.0." Dialogic (May 27, 2010)

---. "An effigy of Senator Barack Obama discovered hanging in a tree on the University of Kentucky's campus." Dialogic (October 29, 2008)

---. "Gender and Sexuality at the Carnegie Center." North of Center (January 29, 2010)

---. “'He Could Resist': The Lexington Tattoo Project and A Noosed Life." North of Center (February 3, 2013)

---. "James Allen: Without Sanctuary; The Debate Over the Hanging of a Barack Obama Effigy on the Campus of the UK; The History of Lynching in America." Dialogic (November 3, 2008)

---. "A Nation Starts to Mobilize: Something's Happening Here." North of Center (October 12, 2011)

---. "The Non-Gardener's Guide to Turning Un(der)-used Space into a Productive Garden: Pt. 2." Dialogic (March 23, 2008)

---. "Occupy: One Year Later." North of Center (September 5, 2012)

---. "The Politics of Meat." Dialogic (February 24, 2005)

---. "Review of Straightlaced: How Gender’s Got Us All Tied Up." North of Center (October 13, 2010)

---. "Rich Media, Poor Democracy." Dialogic (Februaru 25, 2012)

---. "Thoughts on Blogging by a Poorly Masked Academic ." Dialogic (May 7, 2006)

Benton, Michael and Michael Marchman. "Guerrilla Gardening in Cincinnati, Pt. 1." Dialogic (April 28, 2008)

---. "So long—it’s been good to know ya." North of Center (February 13, 2010)

"The Big Impact of Small Town Reporting." On the Media (April 1, 2011)

Blackford, Linda B. "Kentucky lawmakers divert millions from student aid, even as poor students turned away." Lexington Herald-Leader (July 15, 2012)

---. "Pay for university presidents growing faster than faculty salaries in Kentucky." Lexington Herald-Leader (March 20, 2012)

---. "Poor spend larger percentage on taxes." Lexington Herald-Leader (November 19, 2009)

---. "Proposed state budget would divert $76 million away from cash-strapped student aid programs." Lexington Herald-Leader (February 25, 2014)

---. "Supporters, former UK students protest dismissal of MLK Cultural Center director." Lexington Herald-Leader (June 13, 2012)

Blackford, Linda and Calvert McCann. "Whiteout Mea Culpa: Kentucky Paper Apologizes for Lack of Civil Rights Coverage 40 Years Ago." Democracy Now (July 7, 2004)

The Bluegrass and Beyond ("Tom Eblen is a columnist for the Lexington Herald-Leader who writes about life, people and issues in Lexington and Kentucky. A Lexington native, Eblen was the Herald-Leader's managing editor from 1998 to 2008. He previously was a reporter and editor for the Atlanta Journal- Constitution and The Associated Press. Some columns contain his opinions and observations.">

Bluegrass Courier [Bluegrass Community and Technical College's student paper.]

Bruggers, James. "Natural gas liquids pipeline planned for Kentucky." Louisville Courier-Journal (May 22, 2013)

Cacek, Ty. "The Secret World of Militias." Time (September 30, 2010)

Carlin, Dan. "The Secrecy Feedback Loop." Common Sense #201 (June 2, 2011)

Central Kentucky Council for Peace and Justice ["We think globally and work locally here in central Kentucky for a world that is more just, free from the scourge of war and more sustainable."]

Conley, Lisa. "Appalachian Food Preservation." University of Kentucky College of Arts & Sciences Podcast (March 21, 2012)

Connors-Manke, Beth. "Art-gate: a fight over the public." North of Center (December 8, 2010)

"Conservatism I Support: Wendell Berry." Dialogic (Archive of essays by the Kentucky writer/activist: February 24, 2009)

Cooney, Ryan. "Take Only Memories, Leave Only Footprints." Dialogic (November 2, 2010)

Copley, Rich. "Debra Hensley leading low-power radio effort." Copious Notes (June 25, 2013)

Cooper, Dave. "Life In a Branded World." North of Center (October 12, 2011)

Crum, Travis. "Marchers scale Blair Mountain: Protesters rally at Labor's 'Gettysburg,' vow mountaintop-removal fight." The Charleston Gazette (June 11, 2011)

Eblen, Tom. "Danny Mayer May Not Get Past the Primary, but Mayoral Candidate's Ideas are Worth Discussing." Herald-Leader (May 10, 2014)

---. "Kentucky hunger: taking from poor while giving to rich is shameful." Lexington Herald-Leader (September 17, 2013)

Ervin, Mike, Blair Kelley and Joe Sonka. "GOP Senate Nominee Rand Paul of Kentucky Faces Firestorm After Suggesting Opposition to Civil Rights Act." (May 21, 2010)

Estep, Bill. "Eastern Kentucky ranks last in national survey of well-being." Lexington Herald-Leader (April 5, 2014)

---. "Food insecurity in Kentucky remains above U.S. average, relief agency's study finds." Lexington Herald-Leader (April 20, 2014)

---. "Lexington attorney sues Clay Co. officials over strip search at jail." Lexington Herald-Leader (June 8, 2011)

Ferdinand, Marilyn. "The Oldest Established Really Important Film Club: The True Meaning of Pictures (2002)." Ferdy on Films (2009)

Finney, Nickey. "Head Off and Split." Radio Times (April 26, 2011)

Fisher, Max. "Kentucky Creationist Museum Will Feature Dragons, Unicorns." The Atlantic (December 28, 2010)

Frank, Joshua. "The Coal Ash Industry Manipulated EPA Data." TruthOut (January 29, 2010)

Garfield, Bob. "The Kentucky Media and Rand Paul." On the Media (May 28, 2010)

Good Foods Coop ["Good Foods Co-op is a locally owned and operated cooperative business where everyone is welcome to shop at Good Foods Market & Cafe on Southland Drive. Good Foods has been in business in Lexington, KY since 1972. With a modest start as a buying club in a garage, we now claim a 10,000 square foot Market. In 2002, we expanded our current location by adding a 2,825 square foot Cafe. Some people might call us a health food store or a health food restaurant; but we offer much, much more. In serving our diverse community, our market carries everything you need from a grocery store, with focus on natural foods, organic foods, and whole foods. We are proud to support numerous Kentucky producers and farmers. We offer a variety of vitamins, supplements, fresh fish and natural meats, organic produce, housewares, bath & body care products, herbs & spices, pet supplies, vegan foods, and vegetarian foods. Our Cafe offers a salad bar, a steaming lunch & dinner buffet, sandwiches, sushi, a noodle bar, and an espresso & juice bar."]

Goodman, Amy. "Occupy Louisville: Voices from Social Justice Encampment in the Hometown of Muhammad Ali." Democracy Now (October 24, 2011)

"Governor’s Task Force on the Economic Status of Kentucky’s Women." Kentucky Commission on Women (December 4, 2002)

Houp, Wes. "Abandoned Channels: Elkhorn to Lockport." North of Center (March 7, 2012)

---. "Life by Rheotaxis: A River Rat Perspective." North of Center (April 13, 2011)

House, Silas. "Beshear lawsuit embarrasses state, tarnishes his legacy; Backward thinking on Ky.'s gay-marriage ban." Lexington Herald-Leader (May 13, 2014)

---. "My Polluted Kentucky Home." The New York Times (February 20, 2011)

The Kentucky Theater ["The Kentucky Theatre is a familiar Landmark to generations of Lexingtonians. It’s richly ornamented walls and glowing stained glass fixtures have hosted gala events and entertained overflowing crowds. They have also endured hard times and disasters, both natural and manmade. And so it stands today, a true palace of memories, a hall full of comedy, tragedy, drama, adventure, and just plain fun."]

Kentuckians for the Commonwealth ["KFTC is a grassroots organization of 7,500 members across Kentucky. We have local chapters and at-large members in many counties. We use a set of core strategies, from leadership development to communications and voter empowerment, to impact a broad range of issues, including coal and water, new energy and transition, economic justice and voting rights."]

Kitchen, Sebastien. "Citizens support increasing minimum wage in Louisville." Courier-Journal (April 14, 2014)

Kocher, Greg. "Experts encourage Jessamine community to protect its rare plants, animals." Lexington Herald-Leader (February 23, 2014)

Kroll, Andy. "JPMorgan’s War on Nature: How the Wall Street darling underwrites environmental Armageddon." Mother Jones (March 30, 2010)

Leung, Rebecca. "A Toxic Cover-Up?" CBS (April 1, 2004)

Living Arts and Science Center [The Living Arts & Science Center (LASC) was created as a not-for-profit organization in 1968 to “provide creative and unique opportunities for exploration and education in the arts and sciences.” Since that time, the LASC has not only moved with the times but has become a trusted creative resource and a stimulating force that makes Central Kentucky a better place."]

Lovan, Dylan. "Funding after evolution debate spurs ark project." Lexington Herald-Leader (February 27, 2014)

Lydersen, Kari. "Resisting Mountaintop Removal in Tennessee: A revival of the controversial strip-mining practice is stirring ire and protest from locals in the North Cumberland Mountains." AlterNet (November 20, 2005)

Mangold, Tom. "Murder in Mayfield." BBC (May 17, 2013)

Mann, Denise. "Feeling stressed? It's more likely in some U.S. states than others." CNN (April 15, 2009)

Mayer, Danny. "Corporate Creep in UK CEO Search." North of Center (November 24, 2010)

---. "How JP Morgan Took Over All Kentucky's Financial Services, And Why You Should Be Scared." AlterNet (August 4, 2011)

---. "Let Them Eat Art!: The 21c public/private partnership." North of Center (December 5, 2012)

---. "The Old Weird Canelands." North of Center (June 22, 2011)

McNair, James. "Despite Cuts, Kentucky Community College Head Gets Lucrative Deal." Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting (May 8, 2014)

"Measuring Up 2008: The State Report Card on Higher Education -- Kentucky."

Molz, David. "Tenure on the Chopping Block." Inside Higher Ed (December 3, 2012)

Musgrave, Beth. "Citing new same-sex marriage ruling, Fayette judge allows step mother to adopt her wife's son." Lexington Herald-Leader (February 28, 2014)

---. "Council members want more details about financing for Rupp Arena renovation." Lexington Herald-Leader (February 14, 2014)

Myers, P.Z. "Creation 'Museum' honored." Pharyngula (December 17, 2007)

North of Center [A newspaper based in Lexington, Kentucky, featuring local news and commentary.]

Panopticon. "Black Soot and Red Blood." (2012 music video posted on Youtube: June 28, 2012)

Patton, Janet. "Lockheed layoffs come while it's in line for Kentucky tax incentives." Lexington Herald-Leader (September 4, 2011)

Peek, Joe. "I Guess You Can Take It with You After All -- On the University of Kentucky Trustees Great Giveaway to Outgoing President Lee Todd." Dialogic (September 28, 2010)

"People Who Are Destroying America: Johnny Cummings." The Colbert Report (August 2013)

Perkowski, Katie. "Basketball dorm naming rights causes stir over coal." Kentucky Kernel (October 25, 2009)

Potok, Mark. "The Year in Hate & Extremism, 2010." Southern Poverty Law Center (Spring 2011)

Project Lex ("ProgressLex’s mission is to nurture and sustain a thriving, diverse and beautiful Lexington that talented and creative people are happy to call home. We organize events, share ideas, and foster community around a people-centered and progressive vision of Lexington.")

Pyle, Christian. "Adjunct: The Invisible Majority." North of Center (April 27, 2011)

Richards, Cara. "Commentator Assails Vote To Eliminate Tenure." WUKY (April 21, 2009)

Rust, Wrenna. "No, I Don’t Find Your Hillbilly Jokes Funny: Cultural Stereotyping & the Destruction of Appalachia." The Seams & Story (November 3, 2010)

Saltz, Katie. "Can’t keep them down: Lexington women find release in rough and tumble sport." Kentucky Kernel (November 3, 2009)

Savoring Kentucky ["Rona Roberts, host of Savoring Kentucky, writes and speaks about the wonders and pleasures of Kentucky food, farms, and farmers, and about Kentucky’s potentially self-sufficient, resilient local food economy. She is the author of Sweet, Sweet Sorghum: Kentucky’s Golden Wonder. Rona is a convenor for the weekly Local Food Percolator lunch in Lexington, Kentucky, a forum for connecting and supporting all who work toward an excellent, self-sufficient local food system. She is at work on a book about the wonders of Kentucky summer food. Along with Steve Kay, her favorite man, business partner, and excellent husband, Rona co-hosts weekly Cornbread Suppers every Monday at 6 PM. Be assured pure Kentucky sorghum graces the table each week. You’re invited. No RSVP needed."]

Sloan, Scott. "Hands On Originals T-shirt company accused of discrimination." Lexington Herald-Leader (March 26, 2012)

Taibbi, Matt. "The Truth About the Tea Party." Rolling Stone (September 28, 2010)

United States Department of Agriculture. "Hemp for Victory." (1942 Video posted on Youtube: May 28, 2006)

Walker, Frank X. "The Unghosting of Medgar Evers." WUKY (August 31, 2013)

Watkins, Boyce. "University of Kentucky: The Plantation that Never Quits." (June 12, 2012)

Webb, Laura. "Landmarks and memory: On the “When separate is not equal” bus." North of Center (November 7, 2012)

Woodsong's Old Time Radio Hour [Weekly live radio show on Mondays at the Kentucky Theater hosted by Michael Jonathon.]

"Why We Vote." ("A voter empowerment documentary featuring the voices of many Kentuckians, this community media project answers the question of why we vote.": October 30, 2006)

"Beshear lawyers say gay marriage threatens Kentucky birth rates." Louisville Courier-Journal (May 9, 2014)

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