Takács Quartet brings up the curtain on a new Chamber Music Society season

The Takács Quartet opens the Chamber Music Society of Louisville’s 81st season Sunday at Comstock Hall. | Photo by Amanda Tipton In a Chamber Music Society of Louisville concert on Sunday, Oct. 14, in Comstock Hall, the Takács Quartet will take listeners on a musical tour that spans the arc of the enduring art form […]

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Belknap and Garvin Gate lead this weekend’s fall festivities

The beer will be flowing at the 24th annual Belknap Fall Festival. | Courtesy of Belknap Fall Festival Finally fall has fallen on Louisville, which means it’s time to remember what it feels like to enjoy the outdoors with a sweater wrapped around your waist. There are a handful of events this weekend that encourage […]

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Review: Lucas Hnath’s sequel to ‘A Doll’s House’ brings Nora home

Zuleyma Guevara and Nikhaar Kishnani in “A Doll’s House, Part 2” | Photo by Jonathan Roberts It’s been 15 years since Nora Helmer left her empty marriage to Torvald and her three young children with a slam of the front door. She left penniless and lived a life of abject impoverished solitude until she made […]

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Artist hopes pop-up show will start conversations about art, poverty

Artist Francisco Xavier Cardona organized “Russell in Flux,” a pop-up art show in the Russell neighborhood this weekend to start a conversation between residents and the art community. | Courtesy of Francisco Xavier Cardona A vacant lot in the Russell neighborhood is getting a temporary makeover in the form of a one-night pop-up art show this […]

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Louisville Story Program to introduce latest collection on Thursday

Nine authors | Courtesy of Louisville Story Program By Hope Reese “I didn’t miss anything about Pakistan,” Maria Zaminkhan writes, “except myself … I’d had the freedom to do everything except get a good education. In America, I could get a good education, but I didn’t have the freedom to do anything else.” Zaminkhan’s personal […]

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Meet actor Melinda Beck, the library’s October artist-in-residence

Melinda Beck at the Kentucky Refugee Ministries’ We Create Festival | Photo by Gary Guthrie This month, in our continuing coverage of the Louisville Free Public Library’s artist-in-residence program “Collider,” Insider spoke with October artist Melinda Beck, an actor, divisor and arts educator. Though born in Washington, D.C., Beck moved to Louisville with her family at […]

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