Datebook: October 17 - Taipei 101 Becomes Tallest Building 10 Years Ago

Oct 17, 2013

Surpassing the Petronas Towers, Taiwan's Taipei 101 was the tallest building until the Burj Khalifa was completed in Dubai in 2010. The building has 101 stories, and tops out at 1,669.9 feet. The project cost $1.8 billion and the 101 is LEED Platinum certified for energy efficiency. 

It’s Thursday, Oct. 17

Lake Barkley State Resort Park presents Murder Mystery and a Meal Saturday night from 7 to 9. Grab your magnifying glasses, piece together the clues, and find the murderer while enjoying an Italian-themed buffet dinner. Tickets are $35 and are available at 1-800-325-1708.

Monday’s the deadline for Hopkins County High School students to enter their artwork in the Madisonville Woman’s Club High School Art Contest. Categories include painting, drawing, printmaking, photography, computer-aided design, and 3D work. Bring artwork to the Glema Mahr Center for the Arts. An awards reception is Friday night at 5:30. For more information call 836-9014.

Maiden Alley Cinema in Paducah hosts its Oktoberfest on Saturday from 11 to 5, a day of Bavarian food, beer, and live music from Red Ember, the Paducah Jazz Ensemble Polka Band, the Solid Rock'it Boosters, The Rum Drum Ramblers, and JD Wilkes & The Dirt Daubers. See details at

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