January 15, 2013 - 3:21pm
As PBS prepares to air “Music Makes A City”, a story about the rise of the Louisville Orchestra in the aftermath of the 1937 flood, today’s orchestra is attempting a similar comeback.
The story of the Louisville Orchestra, and the role it played in distinguishing Louisville as a cultural center, is well known. After the Great Flood of 1937, highly sought after conductor Robert Whitney arrived in Louisville to build the orchestra. Despite the devastation left behind by the flood...
November 20, 2012 - 4:01pm
Support the Louisville Youth Orchestra by attending concerts that showcase the talents of these young musicians.
On Sunday, November 18, the Louisville Youth Orchestra performed a concert entitled “Finding Freedom.” May I just say we have some very skilled, uniquely talented youth in our midst? My daughter and I were in attendance at the first concert of the season and I was very impressed. My...
January 31, 2012 - 12:15pm
Fund for the Arts 2012 Campaign kicks off with an Art-A-Thon and planking from a Wild Thing? Begins today (Jan 31st).
We’ve all been voting for Louisville during Southern Living’s The South’s Tastiest Town Contest (or at least you should have been) because we value the diverse and fantastic food offerings this city brings its citizens. Now it’s time to show some love to another reason...
December 19, 2011 - 4:10pm
Power2give.org provides a way to connect fore Louisville philanthropists and Louisville Arts organizations in need.
May 23, 2011 - 9:00am
As you've heard, Allan Cowen is out as CEO of the Fund for the Arts.
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