Award-winning biographer and historian T.J. Stiles spoke before a packed auditorium at the Louisville Free Public Library on May 12, 2010, about his latest book, The First Tycoon: The Epic Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt. The book was recently named the winner of the 2010 Pulitzer Prize for Biography, and also received the prestigious National Book… Continue reading Biographer T.J. Stiles in Louisville
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Eleven candidates for Louisville mayor spoke at a forum on the arts and culture last night. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer reports. (To listen to the entire forum, click on Listen to the story.) Local businessman Chuck Maisch opened the event recounting how a few business leaders started the Louisville Orchestra in the aftermath of the 1937… Continue reading Mayoral Forum Offers Ideas for City's Arts Future
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Hundreds of millions of dollars are expected to flow into Kentucky from the federal stimulus package, and local governments are preparing to handle the influx of cash.