Arts http://wfpl.org en Governor's Awards Recognize Four Louisville Arts Leaders http://wfpl.org/post/governors-awards-recognize-four-louisville-arts-leaders <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>This year's recipients of the Governor's Awards in the Arts include four Louisville individuals or organizations.</p> Thu, 11 Jul 2013 15:41:42 +0000 Gabe Bullard 6081 at http://wfpl.org Governor's Awards Recognize Four Louisville Arts Leaders The Cowsills: Siblings Share a Musical Family's Joy, Pain in Documentary http://wfpl.org/post/cowsills-siblings-share-musical-familys-joy-pain-documentary <iframe width="100%" height="166" scrolling="no" frameborder="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/132071888&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_artwork=true"></iframe></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 19 Apr 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Rick Howlett 5041 at http://wfpl.org The Cowsills: Siblings Share a Musical Family's Joy, Pain in Documentary Jennifer Lawrence is the Favorite for Best Actress. But What Does That Mean? http://wfpl.org/post/jennifer-lawrence-favorite-best-actress-what-does-mean <p>Going into tonight's Academy Awards, <a href="/post/jennifer-lawrence-oscars-talk-show-nerves-and-persistent-paparazzi-wfpl-interview">Louisville native Jennifer Lawrence</a> is the favorite to win Best Actress—but no shoo-in.</p><p>Lawrence, star of <em>Silver Linings Playbook, </em>would become the second-youngest Best Actress winner in history and the win would be another indicator—on top of the $408-million domestic gross for last year's&nbsp;<em>Hunger Games,</em>&nbsp;in which she also starred—that the 22-year-old is among Hollywood's elite.</p><p></p> Sun, 24 Feb 2013 12:45:16 +0000 Joseph Lord 4167 at http://wfpl.org Jennifer Lawrence is the Favorite for Best Actress. But What Does That Mean? Southern Indiana Historian Releases Book With Favorite Articles of Last 100 Years http://wfpl.org/post/southern-indiana-historian-releases-book-favorite-articles-last-100-years <p></p><p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 10.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px 'Lucida Grande'"><span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">A new book by southern Indiana historian Jane Sarles&nbsp;includes a collection of newspaper clips from southern Indiana over the last century.&nbsp;</span></p> Mon, 24 Dec 2012 17:00:00 +0000 Devin Katayama 3105 at http://wfpl.org Southern Indiana Historian Releases Book With Favorite Articles of Last 100 Years UofL's 'Photo Wrangler' Curates Final Exhibit http://wfpl.org/post/uofls-photo-wrangler-curates-final-exhibit <p>For Bill Carner, it's been a decades-long career surrounded in nostalgia -- black and white photos, often, of a Louisville that may be forgotten without the visual evidence he's spent a career collecting.</p><p>Carner is ending a 35-year run as the curator -- or, as he's called, "photo wrangler" -- for the University of Louisville Photographic Archives. To celebrate, the exhibit "Bill Carner's Swan Song: A Final Curatorial Exercise" will open Thursday and run through Jan. 25 at U of L's Ekstrom Library.</p> Sat, 03 Nov 2012 14:00:00 +0000 Patrick DeSpain 2311 at http://wfpl.org UofL's 'Photo Wrangler' Curates Final Exhibit "Music in the Black Church" To Be Studied In Library Course http://wfpl.org/post/music-black-church-be-studied-library-course <P>A.T. Wed, 26 Sep 2012 16:52:06 +0000 Colleen Stewart 1796 at http://wfpl.org "Music in the Black Church" To Be Studied In Library Course Author of Catherine the Great Bio to Speak in Louisville http://wfpl.org/post/author-catherine-great-bio-speak-louisville <P>Pulitizer Prize winning author Robert Massie is <A href="http://www.lfpl.org/upcomingevents.htm">coming to Louisville</A> this week to talk about his latest work, a highly acclaimed biography of&nbsp; Catherine The Great, who was empress of Russia for 34 years. Tue, 25 Sep 2012 16:35:31 +0000 Rick Howlett 1782 at http://wfpl.org Author of Catherine the Great Bio to Speak in Louisville Documentary Studies How America Coped With Civil War Deaths http://wfpl.org/post/documentary-studies-how-america-coped-civil-war-deaths Historians now estimate that 750,000 people died in the American Civil War, two-and-a-half percent of the population.<p> The Union and the Confederacy were both ill-equipped to deal with the carnage as the fighting escalated.<p> Filmmaker Ric Burns’ new documentary, <A href="http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/films/death/player/">Death and the Civil War</A>, which premieres tonight on public television, focuses on how the war forced Americans to improvise ways of coping with battlefield casualties and honoring their war dead.<p> <STRONG>Death and the Civil War</STRONG> airs tonight Tue, 18 Sep 2012 13:32:03 +0000 Rick Howlett 1683 at http://wfpl.org Documentary Studies How America Coped With Civil War Deaths Taking the Helm at Actors Theatre: Artistic Director Les Waters http://wfpl.org/post/taking-helm-actors-theatre-artistic-director-les-waters <p>Today on <em>Byline</em>, WFPL's arts and humanities reporter Erin Keane spent some time with new artistic director of <a href="http://actorstheatre.org/">Actors Theatre of Louisville,</a> Les Waters.</p><p>Keane talks with Waters about his background and experience, what he hopes to achieve in Louisville, the <a href="http://wfpl.org/post/keeping-capulets-actors-theatre-opens-season-romeo-and-juliet">first production of the new season</a>, and his curatorial decisions behind the productions for the 2012-13 season.</p> Fri, 31 Aug 2012 19:42:59 +0000 Brad Yost 1519 at http://wfpl.org Taking the Helm at Actors Theatre: Artistic Director Les Waters Governor’s School for the Arts: 25 Years and Going Strong http://wfpl.org/post/governor-s-school-arts-25-years-and-going-strong <p>Two-hundred twenty-five students from 43 counties across Kentucky make up the <a href="http://www.kentuckygsa.org/">Governor’s School for the Arts</a> class of 2012. Students spend three weeks on Transylvania University's campus immersed in the study of one of nine disciplines, from architecture to musical theater. They start with performances at morning assembly and go until curfew, creating ensemble pieces, solo work and interdisciplinary projects.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 17 Aug 2012 20:33:08 +0000 Brad Yost 1365 at http://wfpl.org Governor’s School for the Arts: 25 Years and Going Strong