September 23, 2010 - 12:09pm
Indie rock band The National stops at the Brown Theater on Monday, September 27, touring behind their latest critically praised release, High Violet. Violinist and singer Owen Pallett will open.
The National, with special guest Owen Pallett, are playing a show Monday night, September 27 at the Brown Theater. Although they are now based in Brooklyn (like every other indie rock band, seemingly), The National has its roots in Cincinnati where singer Matt Berninger and bassist Scott...
September 23, 2010 - 9:19am
Kentucky Opera's performance of two classic tales of love -- Italian style -- is beautiful to both the eye and ear. Just don't use them as a model for handling your own romantic disappointments.
September 27, 2010 - 11:46pm
Native Texan Michael Mayes will perform the role of Silvio in I Pagliacci for Kentucky Opera on September 24 and 26. He explains how playing football led to his singing career and why he draws inspiration from Elvis Presley.
Last week, Kentucky Opera previewed the upcoming double bill of Cavalleria Rusticana and I Pagliacci on WUOL's Lunch and Listen program. Among other things, I learned that baritone Michael Mayes, who will be playing Silvio, “the other man” in Pagliacci, is from the small town of Conroe, Texas. So...
May 19, 2010 - 8:59am
Singer and songwriter Josh Ritter took some time out for an interview about his latest release, So Runs the World Away. His current tour brings him to the Brown Theater, May 17.
Josh Ritter has been compared to many a great songwriter from Townes Van Zandt to Leonard Cohen, and in fact, he has already been named One of the 100 Greatest Living Songwriters by Paste magazine at the fairly tender age of 33 years-old. His path to achieving such lofty critical status as a...
March 26, 2010 - 2:17pm
Visit your old friends at Sesame Street Live, then hit the kids' consignment sale at Highland Presbyterian and top it all off with the sashimi pizza at Dragon King's Daughter.