Jewish Community Center http://wfpl.org en Louisville's Jewish Community Theatre Celebrates 100th Season http://wfpl.org/post/louisvilles-jewish-community-theatre-celebrates-100th-season <p>CenterStage, the resident theatre company of Louisville’s Jewish Community Center, launches its 100<sup>th</sup> season this summer.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 13 Mar 2014 18:51:59 +0000 Erin Keane 8863 at http://wfpl.org Louisville's Jewish Community Theatre Celebrates 100th Season Jewish Film Festival Showcases International Perspectives http://wfpl.org/post/jewish-film-festival-showcases-international-perspectives <p></p><p>The annual Jewish Film Festival opens in Louisville this week.Programmed by Jewish Community of Louisville and screened at various locations, including Village 8 Cinema, the annual Jewish Film Festival is has become a predominantly&nbsp; foreign-language film festival, too.</p><p>This year’s films hail from Israel, Poland, the Netherlands and France, with one documentary hailing from the United States.</p> Mon, 03 Feb 2014 12:08:25 +0000 Erin Keane 8440 at http://wfpl.org Jewish Film Festival Showcases International Perspectives Musical Brings Songs to Life After Near-Death Experience http://wfpl.org/post/musical-brings-songs-life-after-near-death-experience <p><a href="http://centerstagejcc.org">CenterStage at the Jewish Community Center</a> opens a musical about creativity, legacy and brain surgery this week.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">"A New Brain," by the Tony Award-winning creative team behind "Falsettos," chronicles the creative struggles of a composer diagnosed with a terminal brain disorder.</span></p><p>“It is an obscure musical," says artistic director John Leffert, who also directs. "I think the subject matter scares people away.”&nbsp;</p> Wed, 14 Aug 2013 19:42:19 +0000 Erin Keane 6458 at http://wfpl.org Musical Brings Songs to Life After Near-Death Experience JCC Exhibit Pairs Local Artists Across Generational Lines http://wfpl.org/post/jcc-exhibit-pairs-local-artists-across-generational-lines <p>A new exhibit is open at the Jewish Community Center Patio Gallery featuring an art exchange between established and emerging local artists.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">The show is called </span><a href="http://www.jewishlouisville.org/index.php?option=com_content&amp;view=article&amp;id=118&amp;Itemid=273" style="line-height: 1.5;">Pairallels </a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">– emphasis on the pair. </span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Curator Stacey Reason asked&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">members of the&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Artists' Breakfast Group</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, a group of Louisville artists who have been working together for nearly twenty years, &nbsp;to begin a piece of art that focuses on global and local perspectives. Members of the Louisville Artists Syndicate, a group of younger visual artists, did the same.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The exhibit includes sculpture, collage, paintings and mixed media work.</span></p><p> Mon, 17 Jun 2013 10:33:53 +0000 Erin Keane 5788 at http://wfpl.org JCC Exhibit Pairs Local Artists Across Generational Lines Big Dreams, Big Show: 'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat' at CenterStage http://wfpl.org/post/big-dreams-big-show-joseph-and-amazing-technicolor-dreamcoat-centerstage <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Louisville’s Center Stage opens Andrew Lloyd Weber’s “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor </span>Dreamcoat”<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> this week. The </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">musical was the first Andrew Lloyd Weber/Tim Rice collaboration to be staged, but it didn’t really catch on until the two had a smash hit with “Jesus Christ Superstar” in the early Seventies.</span></p> Mon, 18 Feb 2013 19:00:00 +0000 Erin Keane 4033 at http://wfpl.org