Mural Project to Recognize Dancer Wendy Whelan

The Greater Louisville Pride Foundation has put up 17 large murals of famous Louisvillians throughout the city — and it’s getting ready to mount another. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer reports. The foundation’s Hometown Heroes project began to recognize current or former citizens known for excellence in their fields and first hung an image of Muhammad Ali. […]

High Hopes are on Louisville Ballet's New Nutcracker

This weekend, the Louisville Ballet raises the curtain on a ballet that has been two years in the making. A newly designed and choreographed version of “The Nutcracker.” And, as WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer reports, the company has a lot riding on the success of a ballet that’s more then a century old. In 1892, The […]

A New Rite of Spring from The Louisville Ballet

The Louisville Ballet took a bold step in the late ‘70s when it had Mikhail Baryshnikov perform with the company. Those performances helped make it one of the most renowned regional companies in the dance world and beyond. And this weekend the company looks to strengthen its footing with the premiere of a new ballet. […]