Arts & Entertainment in Louisville, KY.

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National storytelling event Expressing Motherhood bolstered by local talent

March 23, 2017 superuser 0

Fans of The Moth and storytelling in general will get a treat this weekend when Los Angeles-based storytelling event Expressing Motherhood arrives in Louisville. Like The Moth, the show will feature local storytellers addressing a theme — motherhood — live on stage, but unlike The Moth, Expressing Motherhood is a curated show, with its stories carefully […]

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Delta Dental expands commitment to arts in education

November 27, 2016 superuser 0

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In Louisville, we have a number of wonderful programs that expose our children to the arts — for example, school buses are regularly lined up at The Kentucky Center for the Arts for StageOne performances. It is easy to take for granted the opportunities we have to introduce children to the arts through musical performances, […]

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7 Questions With … ‘Book of Mormon’ star Cody Jamison Strand

November 27, 2016 superuser 0

Cody Jamison Strand plays Elder Cunningham in "The Book of Mormon" | Photo by Joan Marcus

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints — and all religions for that matter — is about to get roasted. PNC Broadway in Louisville brings the controversial but very funny “The Book of Mormon” to the Kentucky Center for a one-week stint, Nov. 29-Dec. 4. The Tony Award-winning musical was written by “South Park” creators Trey Parker […]

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‘White Christmas’ exhibit, contest, cabaret at the Frazier History Museum

November 20, 2016 superuser 0

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Once again, the Rosemary Clooney House in Augusta, Ky., has provided the Frazier History Museum props and costumes from the 1954 movie “White Christmas,” in which Clooney starred with Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye and Vera-Ellen. “White Christmas: the Exhibition” is open and runs through January 8. The exhibition tells the inside story about some of the props […]

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Wendell Berry will interview best-selling author James Rebanks at the Louisville Free Public Library

November 8, 2016 superuser 0

A photo from James Rebanks' "A Shepherd's View"

James Rebanks wandered into the literary landscape in 2015 with the release of his memoir, “The Shepherd’s Life: Modern Dispatches from an Ancient Landscape.” A sheep farmer from Matterdale, England, Rebanks’ prose about his simple yet fulfilling lifestyle touched many people. His book received rave reviews and landed on The New York Times’ best-seller list. Practicing a […]

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Actors Theatre cancels production after actor dies

November 8, 2016 superuser 0

Owiso Odele | Photo by David Noles via IMBD

Actors Theatre’s Artistic Director Les Waters and Managing Director Kevin E. Moore have announced that the entire coming performance of “Detroit ’67” has been cancelled because of the sudden death of a cast member, Owiso Odera. On Nov. 3, Odera, 42, collapsed while rehearsing on stage in Louisville, according to the Kenyan media outlet, Mediamax. […]

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Kentucky Shakespeare takes ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ on a library tour

November 8, 2016 superuser 0

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Apparently, Shakespeare travels well. Kentucky Shakespeare continues to spread love of the Bard throughout Louisville, this time taking a two-person production of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” to more than a dozen branches of the Louisville Free Public Library throughout November and into December. The free, family-friendly performances are interactive and will rely on audience participation. The […]

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Louisville artist Chris Chappell a finalist in national ‘Art of Patrón’ contest; votes needed through Sunday

November 8, 2016 superuser 0

"Clearly Agave" by Chris Chappell | Courtesy of Patrón

If Facebook is any indication, you all are thrilled to have voted. So why not keep it going? Louisville artist Chris Chappell would like a few votes thrown his way this week as he competes in the national “Art of Patrón” contest. Chappell is one of 10 finalists — selected from hundreds — who submitted their original […]

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