Kentucky Center Considers Role of Art in Healing

The Kentucky Center has launched a new arts and healing program that’s bringing a leader in arts and health care to speak there Tuesday. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer reports. Jill Sonkee is the co-founder and director of a center for the arts in healthcare at the University of Florida. And she’ll speak about her experiences and… Continue reading Kentucky Center Considers Role of Art in Healing

Arts and Healing Program Presents Speaker

The Kentucky Center has launched a new arts and healing program that’s bringing a leader in arts and health care to speak there tomorrow. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer reports. Jill Sonkee is the co-founder and director of a center for the arts in healthcare at the University of Florida. And she’ll speak about her experiences and… Continue reading Arts and Healing Program Presents Speaker

Theater Arts & the Economy

When economic times are tough, people try to curb their spending wherever they can. Often the entertainment budget is the first to be pared down – leaving theater groups with more empty seats, and performers, directors, and crews with less work. Recent debate over arts funding in the stimulus package has people talking about what value and importance we place on the arts. Listen to the Show

Presidential Inauguration Will be Broadcast at Kentucky Center

The presidential inauguration can be viewed tomorrow at the Kentucky Center in downtown Louisville. Spokesperson David Holland says they originally planned to show the ceremonies in Bomhard Theater, and all those free tickets were quickly handed out. Holland says they’ll accommodate many more in their public areas with tables and plasma TV’s. “I think everybody… Continue reading Presidential Inauguration Will be Broadcast at Kentucky Center

New Ideas for Maintaining Arts Facilities

President elect Barack Obama’s plan to aid the national economy includes $350 billion in spending on infrastructure — from water systems to broadband networks. Cultural institutions aren’t part of the package, but arts leaders in Kentucky and beyond are thinking more seriously about their infrastructure needs and their role in the economy. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer… Continue reading New Ideas for Maintaining Arts Facilities

Native Louisvillian Profiled in Documentary Showing Tonight

A documentary premieres in Louisville tonight about an unusual organization that delivers food and medical supplies to people in some of the world’s most dangerous places. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer has more. Tonight’s showing of “Beyond the Call” at the Kentucky Center comes after the film’s screening in more than 120 film festivals on five continents.… Continue reading Native Louisvillian Profiled in Documentary Showing Tonight