slant culture theatre festival http://wfpl.org en Innovation Award Winner Says Collaboration Is the Future for Louisville Arts http://wfpl.org/post/innovation-award-winner-says-collaboration-future-louisville-arts <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Working in the nonprofit arts world isn't for the weak. Competition is stiff - for the limited amount of public and private funding, for audience members, season subscribers and individual donors. But Alison Huff says working together, not against one another, is what's going to allow Louisville's arts community to grow and thrive in the future.&nbsp;</span></p> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 13:14:05 +0000 Erin Keane 9123 at http://wfpl.org Innovation Award Winner Says Collaboration Is the Future for Louisville Arts No Sophomore Slump for Slant Culture Theatre Festival http://wfpl.org/post/no-sophomore-slump-slant-culture-theatre-festival <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The second annual </span><a href="http://wfpl.org/post/slant-culture-theatre-festival-returns-uncommon-works" style="line-height: 1.5;">Slant Culture Theatre Festival opened last week</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> with a live-music launch party and kicked into high gear on Friday with multiple productions running in repertory in Walden </span>Theatre<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. Thu, 21 Nov 2013 15:02:41 +0000 Erin Keane 7631 at http://wfpl.org No Sophomore Slump for Slant Culture Theatre Festival Strange Fruit: 'Eenie Meanie' Examines Baby Boomer Racism & Louisville Busing Riots http://wfpl.org/post/strange-fruit-eenie-meanie-examines-baby-boomer-racism-louisville-busing-riots <p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/120446031&amp;color=ff6600&amp;auto_play=false&amp;show_artwork=false" width="100%"></iframe></p><p>"These buses came back from the West End with these little kids on them, and they were crying, there were windows knocked out. They had been beaten with baseball bats, they had been called every horrible racial name you can expect, right here in this town."<br />&nbsp;</p> Sat, 16 Nov 2013 18:35:16 +0000 Laura Ellis 7585 at http://wfpl.org Strange Fruit: 'Eenie Meanie' Examines Baby Boomer Racism & Louisville Busing Riots Slant Culture Theatre Festival Returns With Uncommon Works http://wfpl.org/post/slant-culture-theatre-festival-returns-uncommon-works <p>Last year, five Louisville theater companies came together to put on what they call a festival of "uncommon works.”</p><p>Theatre [502], Le Petomane Theatre Ensemble, Savage Rose Classical Theatre, the Louisville Improvisors and Walden&nbsp;Theatre&nbsp;are teaming up again this year for the second annual Slant Culture Theatre Festival, which opens Thursday with <a href="http://www.slantculture.com/ai1ec_event/slant-culture-theatre-festival-launch-party/?instance_id=">a launch party at Walden Theatre</a>&nbsp;featuring&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">performances by Billy Goat Strut Revue, Sandpaper Dolls and Justin Paul Lewis, food by Grind Burger truck and assorted short theatrical performances. The festival runs through November 24.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Tue, 12 Nov 2013 19:15:31 +0000 Erin Keane 7523 at http://wfpl.org Slant Culture Theatre Festival Returns With Uncommon Works O Pioneers! The Slant Culture Theatre Festival Opens http://wfpl.org/post/o-pioneers-slant-culture-theatre-festival-opens <p>The Slant Culture Theatre Festival opened over the weekend with a full slate of productions, workshops, special guests and events (<a href="http://wfpl.org/post/overview-slant-culture-theatre-festival">read the overview</a>). Five Louisville theater companies joined together to produce a repertory festival featuring five mainstage plays and about a dozen special events. Mon, 12 Nov 2012 21:54:49 +0000 Erin Keane 2473 at http://wfpl.org Overview: Slant Culture Theatre Festival http://wfpl.org/post/overview-slant-culture-theatre-festival <p>In biology, a slant culture occurs when you tilt the test tube to maximize your potential area for cellular growth.</p><p>The producing companies of the Slant Culture Theatre Festival are taking a similar approach: by joining forces for an 11-day festival, they hope to create conditions—and a culture—that are favorable to growth for all of the performers and organizations.</p><p>Slant Culture opens at Walden Theatre Thursday and runs through Sunday, November 18.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 05 Nov 2012 16:28:07 +0000 Erin Keane 2332 at http://wfpl.org Overview: Slant Culture Theatre Festival