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.
March 20, 2010 - 9:34am
This weekend the Derby Festival Spelling Bee, Louisville Youth Orchestra and 2010 Kentuckiana Cluster All Breed Dog Show will pique the interests of adults and kids.
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