Category Archives: News

Kentucky to the World is Idea Festival 2017 Community Partner

Kentucky to the World is proud to be a Community Partner for IdeaFestival® 2017, an annual celebration for creative thinkers and the intellectually curious, held this year from Sept 26 – 28 at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts. IdeaFestival is an eclectic network of global thinkers and one-of-a-kind innovators bound together by an intense curiosity […]

PRESS RELEASE: Kentucky to the World Presents:
“Breaking The Mold” with the Roth Brothers & Junior Bridgeman – June 2016

Louisville, KY–Kentucky to the World, Inc. will present the first live audience recording of the “Breaking the Mold” podcast. Created by Louisville native Evan Roth, the event will feature an interview with Junior Bridgeman along with special guest co-host Daniel Roth, Evan’s brother. The event will be held on Wednesday, August 3 with a reception […]

Junior Bridgman talks business on new podcast

Restaurant magnate and former University of Louisville basketball player Junior Bridgeman will give his insights about the business world on the “Breaking the Mold” podcast, presented by Kentucky to the World on Aug. 3. Bridgeman, who also played for the Los Angeles Lakers and the Milwaukee Bucks, is one of the largest franchise owners in the country, owning more […]

IDEAS xLab and Kentucky to the World Partner on New Lifelong Learning Initiative

Louisville, Kentucky – In a knowledge-based economy where ideas that blend creativity and technical know-how are increasingly valuable, educational programs that encourage new interdisciplinary approaches are needed. Acquisition of knowledge has been recognized as a necessary lifelong endeavor for everyone. One of Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer’s top three priorities for Louisville is to become a city of lifelong learning. The social entrepreneurs behind IDEAS xLab and Kentucky to the World are stepping up as champions of lifelong learning with a new program called KentuckyLab©.

Thank You, All Give Local Louisville Supporters!

Thanks to everybody for the generous support of KTW through the Community Foundation of Louisville’s Give Local Louisville campaign! Kentucky to the World will certainly participate in GLL in 2016, and we give kudos to the Community Foundation of Louisville for all their staff efforts to put this campaign together and manage it to its conclusion. It is […]

Kentucky to the World Presents: Michael Wines and Sharon LaFraniere Coming to Louisville in October 2015

Michael Wines and Sharon LaFraniere: “Breaking World News from The Louisville Times to The New York Times” – October 21, 2015 Louisville native and former New York Times Beijing Bureau Chief Michael Wines and award-winning New York Times journalist Sharon LaFraniere met when they both worked at The Louisville Times. They went on to live […]

Jonathan Wolff Tells All at Kentucky to the World Event – Louisville, KY

Louisville’s own music legend Jonathan Wolff spoke to a sold-out crowd at Actors Theatre sharing how he got the jobs others didn’t and the impact growing up in Louisville had on his career. WFPL’s Devin Katayama moderated the event taking the audience on a journey from Jonathan’s early days of playing and studying with Louisville’s leading musicians to Hollywood where he spent his first 10 years doing every odd job or music “chore” he was offered.