September 27, 2010 - 10:46pm
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 - 7:59am
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 - 1:17pm
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 - 8:34am
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.
Learn to spell...
February 5, 2010 - 12:18pm
Everyone loves a circus. Well...except for a rather large percentage of the population who suffer from coulrophobia, or a fear of clowns.
The Kosair Shrine Circus is in town through this Sunday at the Kentucky Fairgrounds bringing you the classic circus extravaganza that has entertained children for generations. The show includes an elephant parade, nail-biting acrobatics and many other spectacles that will delight the kids. Tickets...