A new arts initiative will provide some Jefferson County Public Schools a major boost in funding for elementary school students to attend fine arts events and performances.
Phoenix Hill is the first neighborhood to incorporate a public art project. WFPL’s Daniel Gilliam reports on the effects it is having on the neighborhood.
The 2009-2010 “Dreammakers” artist, Carlos Gamez de Francisco, will present new works in his culminating exhibit at the Muhammad Ali Center.
Good weather is expected to contribute to a large crowd at this year’s St. James Court Art Show, which historically attracts 200,000 to 300,000 people over the three day festival.
For 13 years it has been billed as an alternative to the St. James Court Art Show, and hosted at the Magnolia Bar in Old Louisville. The show’s organizers are confident this year’s event will occur uninterrupted.
John Howard Griffin’s life is detailed in a new documentary by Louisvillian Morgan Atkinson, which will have a showing at the 2010 Civil & Human Rights Conference in October.
The 2010 Idea Festival partners again with the Festival of the Written Word. This year’s panel includes Mary Lou Northern, Kiki Petrosino and Kathleen Driskell.
The 2010 Fall NETWORK luncheons will focus on how the arts can affect critical thinking, and will incorporate jazz and John Chenault’s opera “Shadowboxer: An Opera Based on the Life of Joe Louis.”
The 3rd Annual Kentucky Short Film & Video Showcase draws on submissions from across Kentucky, and selected films will be shown on a rooftop garage, next to 21C Museum.
Two one-act Italian operas open the 58th season of Kentucky Opera this weekend. The company is now in its second season at the Brown Theater.