The last Thursday of every month, Chris Vititoe and Mandee McKelvey turn Decca’s cellar into a “cave for secrets.” The pair co-hosts a storytelling series that originated in Chicago, “We Still Like You.” “WSLY” bills itself as an opportunity to tell stories from your past that “make you feel weird” to a room full of “friendly strangers” – Trust me, it’s a lot of fun and a great way to see some of Louisville’s funniest comedians out of their element.
A rare opportunity awaits as “Angels in America” lands at Actors Theatre. Set in the midst of the AIDS crisis, this provocative production has moved and inspired audiences for nearly two decades. Both parts of the play will premiere at Actors this fall with a stellar cast and production team prepared to tackle its many difficult components. We had the good fortune of meeting the ensemble cast to learn about their roles, their backg...
Rising from our seats and making our way out of the theater, my sister asked me if the script for Actors Theatre’s production of “Angels in America, Part One: Millennium Approaches” had been updated. “No,” I told her. The play simply holds up—both a sign of Tony Kushner’s exceptionalism as a playwright and our troubling times.
Part One premiered in 1991 and Part Two followed a few years later. I first encountered the play more than a decade later in my early twenties as an unde...
For most of her adult life, Morgan Haley had been holding her breath. Haley, known as the “Southern Yogi” to her 361,000 Instagram followers, dedicated 10 years of her life to competitive swimming with the goal of making it to the Olympics, “In swimming you hold your breath… I was doing the only sport where you actually can’t breathe.”
Summertime means the return of RYE on Market’s free Back Porch Sessions. RYE, a restaurant located on Market Street in NuLu, is all about using seasonal produce from local farms and has been hosting the city on their back porch since June 2012. But this year they’re trying something new.
Chef Loreal Gavin aka “The Butcher Babe” was the May speaker at Connecting Things, a small monthly gathering for creatives. She was kind enough to bring along some of her delicious pastries and several copies of her new cookbook, “The Butcher Babe Cookbook: Comfort Food Hacked by a Classically Trained Chef.” Her book is available on Amazon and at other major retailers.
If you ask Keith Nash what he’s most proud of in life, he’d probably tell you his 5-year-old daughter; she starts kindergarten this fall. Close second? The street wear fashion line he launched with his close friend James Ray. Beyond the Pen, established in 2012, is also turning 5 this year. The two dropped their winter collection, “Olive Branch,” in January.
Get your jam on at the Speed on Saturday, July 22 for the museum’s “Southern Sounds: Women in Contemporary Southern Music” festival.
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Say yes to the dress, the venue, the caterer, the photographer and more at Louisville’s first interactive wedding show! You’re cordially invited to join Made Weddings at the Henry Clay Sunday, August 20 from 2:30 to 6 p.m. for a full-scale mock wedding ceremony, cocktail hour and reception.
William Boles has made a career out of make-believe. Boles is the set designer for Actors Theatre’s upcoming production of Tony Kushner’s “Angels in America, Part One: Millennium Approaches” and “Angels in America, Part Two: Perestroika,” opening August 31 and September 21, respectively.
eanie B. Kahnke, senior director of public relations and external affairs for the Muhammad Ali Center, says that she believes “people were surprised by how loved [Ali] was,” which is why the city of Louisville is coming together like never before this summer for a six-week “I Am Ali” festival.