Political Guru Larry Sabato Speaking in Louisville

Political science professor and author Larry Sabato will be in Louisville on Tuesday as part of a lecture sponsored by the Filson Historical Society. Sabato is director of the University of Virginia Center for Politics and is considered a leading analyst and guru of American politics. In July 2008, he correctly predicted that Barack Obama […]

Louisville Exhibits Mark Civil War Sesquicentennial

Listen to the story: The commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War is now in full swing across the country and two exhibits in Louisville explore Kentucky’s unique position as a Civil War border state.      At the Filson Historical Society, there’s a new exhibit called “United We Stand – Divided We Fall.” It […]

Civil War Exhibit Opens At Filson Historical Society

Louisville’s Filson Historical Society has opened a new exhibit focusing on the Civil War as it played out in Kentucky and the Ohio Valley region. It’s called “United We Stand—Divided We Fall.” Filson Curator of Special Collections Jim Holmberg says interest is running high as the country marks the Civil War’s 150th anniversary. “You have […]

Home Movie Day Debuts in Louisville

Bloggers and vloggers — those who blog with video — have made their mark documenting history — most dramatically during the 2004 tsunami. Their forerunners where people who made home movies. And today, home movies are often a treasure trove for historians and film buffs. Since 2003, the Center for Home Movies has helped locate […]

U of L Launches Arts and Culture Initiative

The University of Louisville has announced its new Arts and Culture Partnerships Initiative. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer has more. The initiative took root two years ago when the university began to develop formal agreements with local arts and cultural groups that could benefit nonprofits while giving students learning opportunities and faculty prospects to advise these groups. […]