Christmas http://wfpl.org en Strange Fruit: Going Home Gay for the Holidays http://wfpl.org/post/strange-fruit-going-home-gay-holidays-0 <p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/126208081&amp;color=d3082a&amp;auto_play=false&amp;show_artwork=false" width="100%"></iframe></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Even under the best of circumstances, the holidays can be stressful.&nbsp;</span>For some LGBTQ people, Christmas also means deciding whether to go home to a family who doesn't fully embrace them. &nbsp;</p> Mon, 23 Dec 2013 19:29:35 +0000 Laura Ellis 8006 at http://wfpl.org Strange Fruit: Going Home Gay for the Holidays Hundreds of Workers Turn Louisville's CafePress Facility Into 'Santa's Workshop' http://wfpl.org/post/hundreds-workers-turn-louisvilles-cafepress-facility-santas-workshop <p>Retail companies typically hire extra employees for the holiday season to meet &nbsp;shoppers’ demand for their products.</p><p>At Louisville’s CaféPress, the normal workforce of about 250 has been nearly quadrupled so the company can fill thousands of online orders coming in from around the world each hour to its Riverport faciilty.&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">On a mid-December morning, Keith </span>Pataluna<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is running on very little sleep, but it comes with the territory.</span></p> Fri, 20 Dec 2013 11:40:00 +0000 Rick Howlett 7960 at http://wfpl.org Hundreds of Workers Turn Louisville's CafePress Facility Into 'Santa's Workshop' Louisville Salvation Army Seeking Holiday Food Donations http://wfpl.org/post/louisville-salvation-army-seeking-holiday-food-donations <p>The <a href="http://www.paradisedivision.org/louisville/">Louisville Salvation Army</a> always sees an increase in people coming to its doors during the holiday season, but officials say this year could prove to be especially difficult to meet its needs.</p><p>The organization expects to provide holiday meals to more than one thousand people this year and is asking the community for donations of food and other items.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 25 Nov 2013 11:27:05 +0000 Colleen O'Leary 7662 at http://wfpl.org Louisville Salvation Army Seeking Holiday Food Donations Holiday Special Goes Underwater with Squallis Puppeteers http://wfpl.org/post/holiday-special-goes-underwater-squallis-puppeteers <p>A sponge, a jellyfish and a crab walk into a Christmas party—stop me if you’ve heard this one before.</p><p>If you haven’t, it’s because a <a href="http://www.squallispuppeteers.com/Site/Home.html">Squallis Puppeteers </a>show isn’t your average holiday fare.&nbsp;Created by puppet artist Kathryn Spivey, “Plank’s Holiday Special” is the story of three sea creature friends whose party is threatened by a dangerous, unwelcome&nbsp;guest who turns out to be a harmless brine shrimp—and the life of the party.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 28 Nov 2012 18:00:43 +0000 Erin Keane 2676 at http://wfpl.org Holiday Special Goes Underwater with Squallis Puppeteers Worst Kids Ever Take Over Best Christmas Pageant http://wfpl.org/post/worst-kids-ever-take-over-best-christmas-pageant <p>Stage One Family&nbsp;Theatre&nbsp;opens its first public performances of Barbara Robinson’s “<a href="http://www.stageone.org/the-season/the-best-christmas-pageant-ever/">The Best Christmas Pageant Ever</a>” at the Kentucky Center Saturday.&nbsp;The family-friendly play is recommended for grades 4-8.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 23 Nov 2012 19:00:00 +0000 Erin Keane 2496 at http://wfpl.org Worst Kids Ever Take Over Best Christmas Pageant