Arts & Entertainment in Louisville, KY.

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Social Speed goes with a Wild, Wild West theme this month

July 12, 2016 superuser 0

The next Social Speed is Thursday, July 14. | Courtesy of Speed Museum

By Ali Boland It’s time to throw on those cowboy boots and overalls you saved, because they are coming back in style on Thursday, July 14, thanks to the Speed Art Museum. The theme for this month’s Social Speed is Wild, Wild West, and there will be activities and cocktails centered around boots and chaps and […]

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Louisville Film Society joins mayor for free screening of ‘Resilience’ documentary on Thursday

June 15, 2016 superuser 0

A scene from "Resilience"

It probably doesn’t surprise many that those who endure abuse as a child are at greater risk for disease, homelessness, prison time and early death as an adult. It’s this disheartening fact that has spurred pediatricians, therapists, educators and communities to target early violence and stress on children, thus disrupting the cycle of everything mentioned above. […]

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Green Building Gallery showcases exhibit by Nashville artist Mandy Rogers Horton

June 1, 2016 superuser 0

"Something I Cannot Name" by Mandy Rogers Horton

Oftentimes, words can’t quite express everything we see, experience and feel. Nashville artist Mandy Rogers Horton explores that theme in her latest exhibit, “General, Particular, Permanent, Passing,” now on display at the Green Building Gallery through June 24. According to her artist statement, the title of the exhibit comes from the poem “View with a […]

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Louisville musicians step up for the ‘Hope for Ecuador Benefit Concert,’ organized by Ecuador native Israel Cuenca

May 19, 2016 superuser 0

Israel Cuenca is from Ecuador and works at U of L. | Courtesy of Israel Cuenca

On Saturday, April 16, a 7.8-magnitude earthquake hit the small South American country of Ecuador, destroying many cities and villages along its coastline. It killed more than 650 people, injured over 4,000 and affected nearly 34,000. Since then, two additional earthquakes have hit the same area, but it does not appear the aftershocks have caused additional damage. […]

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