July 29, 2012 - 7:00pm
A fully recreated corner store at the Idea Festival gives a humorous but depressing and scatalogical view on the American urban corner store. View a slideshow of the exhibit.
Upon first entering Idea Festival, one can't help but notice a yellow structure. I walked in and thought "That's new and strange; Idea Festival has added fair food."  I thought it was a food vendor due to the "Tamales" sign  at the top of the structure. Upon...
October 5, 2010 - 10:32am
Jon Landau, producer of the two highest grossing films of all time, Titanic and Avatar, talks about Avatar and the future of 3D at IdeaFestival 2010. So what's next in the world of 3D technology?
Avatar is now the highest grossing film of all-time with over $2.7 billion dollars in ticket sales, a substantial portion stemming from 3D screenings. Jon Landau also produced the second highest grossing film of all-time, Titanic.
July 29, 2012 - 6:58pm
Sean Carroll will be presenting Wild Time about the concept of time in all of its many manifestations. Saturday, 1:30 p.m. at Idea Festival.
September 29, 2010 - 3:13pm
Just a day after appearing on national TV, the singer will show Louisville’s Idea Festival what she is all about.
Sometimes it is hard to explain why there is a certain amount of hype surrounding a new artist, but this is not the case with Janelle Monae. She is turning heads everywhere from Rolling Stone to Sound Opinions because she is just so hard to explain.  She is lauded by Puff Daddy and sings with...
July 29, 2012 - 6:57pm
Thrivals is a festival within the Idea Festival with an impressive line up of speakers and performers, including Nichelle Nichols of Star Trek fame and Janelle Monae on Wednesday, September 29.
Thrivals seems to be a festival within a festival and fills an entire day of the Idea Festival with an impressive list of speakers, finishing with a performance by rising alternative pop musician Janelle Monae who tells an epic story through her performance art and has  been called “a