Byline

Fridays at 1pm

On Byline we re-examine the top stories around Louisville and look at what's coming next. With regular segments on everything from arts to politics, it's an essential conversation about what's happening in Louisville. 

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Arts and Humanities
4:11 pm
Fri October 19, 2012

Mentoring Minority Dancers, and 'That Scottish Play'

On today’s Byline arts segment, WFPL’s Erin Keane discussed the importance of community partnership and visible mentors for minority dancers in a conversation about the Dance Theatre of Harlem.

She also gave a preview of Savage Rose Classical Theatre’s new Parkside Studio production of “Macbeth,” which has some unorthodox moments.
 

Local News
2:48 pm
Fri October 19, 2012

Kentucky Kingdom in the Lurch; MCO Landscape Changing; College Sports: Today on Byline

Here's what we covered in this edition of Byline:

At the top - LEO Weekly’s Joe Sonka joins us to talk about his cover story on Kentucky Kingdom, the amusement park that has been shuttered for three years now.

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Politics
8:31 am
Sat October 13, 2012

Reviewing the Vice Presidental Debate at Danville

John Yarmuth and Rand Paul at the Vice President debate in Danville
Phillip Bailey WFPL News

The vice presidential debate at Centre College on Thursday night was viewed by millions of television viewers worldwide.  Two of our own reporters - WFPL's Political Editor Phillip M. Bailey and Kentucky Public Radio’s Kenny Colston - were there in person to watch the 90-minute debate between vice president Joe Biden and Republican nominee Paul Ryan. They were also part of the media throng at Centre College for several hours both before and after the debate. Bailey and Colston talked about their experience this past Friday on Byline.

Local News
3:01 pm
Fri October 12, 2012

VPs in Danville; Yarmuth/Wicker Debate; African-American Heritage Center; Pensions: Today on Byline

Here is the rundown for today's edition of Byline:

At the top - The world is talking about the vice presidential debate last evening in Danville, and WFPL was represented by Phillip Bailey and Kenny Colston, who discuss the media circus, the atmosphere in Danville, and of course the debate itself.

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Arts and Humanities
4:16 pm
Fri October 5, 2012

Writer's Block Festival and Weekend Arts Round-Up

Lynnelle Edwards

Today on Byline, WFPL's arts and humanities reporter Erin Keane gave a quick rundown on some of the many arts highlights for this weekend, including productions by Theatre 502, Kentucky Opera, and Looking for Lilith.

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Local News
3:17 pm
Fri October 5, 2012

JCPS District 7 Board Race; New Medicaid Operators; Stephen Tobolowsky; DecodeDC: Today on Byline

Here's what we covered today on Byline:

At the top - WFPL's education reporter Devin Katayama recaps the school board debate we hosted earlier this week with candidates running in District 7.  The five candidates competing for retiring board member Larry Hujo's seat include Chris Brady, Christopher Fell, Marty Bell, James Sexton and Jonathan Robertson.

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Local News
8:42 am
Sun September 23, 2012

You Again: John Banvard and the Moving Panorama

Louisville lays claim to many unique inventions:  chewing gum, the happy birthday song, and the cheeseburger, among others. But in a new occasional series called “You Again,” WFPL's Devin Katayama and Gabe Bullard look at another innovation that came out of our city.

The blockbuster motion picture was born in the 1840s, right here in Louisville, when John Banvard’s enormous hand-painted and hand-cranked moving panorama of the Mississippi River debuted on Third street, between Main and Market, at a place called the Apollo Saloon.  Listen above for the whole story.

Local News
4:57 pm
Fri September 21, 2012

Park(ing) Day; Lost Muhammad Ali Interview; Idea Festival; Education News: Today on Byline

Here's what is covered in this edition of Byline:

At the top - No one's favorite part of living in an urban area is finding a place to park your car.  On Park(ing) Day, we look at a re-designed parking system in San Francisco that may take the city one step towards a smarter, well-parked city.

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Local News
3:36 pm
Fri September 21, 2012

Candid Microphone: WFPL Park(ing) Day Guests Speak Out

Today is Park(ing) Day, when city dwellers across the country put parking spaces to new use - ideally a green and park-like use. WFPL set up a streetside studio outside of our headquarters at 619 S. 4th Street.

Local News
3:26 pm
Sat September 15, 2012

Born Addicted: Growing Numbers of Newborns in Crisis

Courtesy Courier-Journal

For the past two years, the Courier-Journal has been investigating Kentucky’s prescription drug abuse epidemic, with reporting by the C-J's medical writer Laura Ungar. 

Friday Laura joined us on Byline to talk about the latest installment in the series, focusing on newborns suffering from serious opiate withdrawal symptoms because of the drug use of their mothers.

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