Jennifer Lawrence http://wkyufm.org en Lawrence Too Busy for Pegasus Parade http://wkyufm.org/post/lawrence-too-busy-pegasus-parade <p>The head of the Kentucky Derby Festival says Academy Award winning actress Jennifer Lawrence won't make it to this year's Pegasus Parade to serve as grand marshal. But CEO Mike Berry says there's a silver lining; Lawrence has a standing invitation for any year she can make it.</p><p>Lawrence, a 22 year old Louisville native, won an Oscar this year for her role in "Silver Linings Playbook" and received a nomination in 2011 for "Winter's Bone."</p> Wed, 03 Apr 2013 15:27:41 +0000 Associated Press 28901 at http://wkyufm.org Lawrence Too Busy for Pegasus Parade Louisville Native Nominated for Second Academy Award http://wkyufm.org/post/louisville-native-nominated-second-academy-award <p><span style="font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: medium;">Jennifer Lawrence continues to bring in the Hollywood honors. The Louisville native has been nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in the film "Silver Linings Playbook."</span></p><p><span style="font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: medium;">It is the second Oscar nod for the 22-year-old Lawrence. She was nominated for best actress in the 2010 film "Winter's Bone". </span></p><p><span style="font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: medium;">The Civil War saga "Lincoln'' leads the Academy Awards with 12 nominations, including best picture, director and actor. </span></p><p><span style="font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: medium;">The winners will be announced February 24th.</span> Thu, 10 Jan 2013 19:55:33 +0000 Kentucky News Network 24704 at http://wkyufm.org Louisville Native Nominated for Second Academy Award