Christmas

Strange Fruit
2:29 pm
Mon December 23, 2013

Strange Fruit: Going Home Gay for the Holidays

Even under the best of circumstances, the holidays can be stressful. For some LGBTQ people, Christmas also means deciding whether to go home to a family who doesn't fully embrace them.  

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Local News
6:40 am
Fri December 20, 2013

Hundreds of Workers Turn Louisville's CafePress Facility Into 'Santa's Workshop'

Retail companies typically hire extra employees for the holiday season to meet  shoppers’ demand for their products.

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. 

On a mid-December morning, Keith Pataluna is running on very little sleep, but it comes with the territory.

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Local News
6:27 am
Mon November 25, 2013

Louisville Salvation Army Seeking Holiday Food Donations

The Louisville Salvation Army 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.

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. 

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Arts and Humanities
1:00 pm
Wed November 28, 2012

Holiday Special Goes Underwater with Squallis Puppeteers

A puppet star of "Plank's Holiday Special."
Squallis Puppeteers

A sponge, a jellyfish and a crab walk into a Christmas party—stop me if you’ve heard this one before.

If you haven’t, it’s because a Squallis Puppeteers show isn’t your average holiday fare. 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 guest who turns out to be a harmless brine shrimp—and the life of the party. 

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Arts and Humanities
2:00 pm
Fri November 23, 2012

Worst Kids Ever Take Over Best Christmas Pageant

The young cast of The Best Christmas Pageant Ever.
Stage One Family Theatre

Stage One Family Theatre opens its first public performances of Barbara Robinson’s “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” at the Kentucky Center Saturday. The family-friendly play is recommended for grades 4-8. 

Directed by Lucas Adams, the play is about how a small town reacts when the rowdiest children in town—the Herdmans —decide to muscle their way into the annual Christmas play.

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