Opera: Love goes wrong in right places

Kentucky Opera presents 'Tosca'

Floria Tosca, the celebrated singer and innocent beauty of the tragic opera “Tosca,” is not a real person.


Classical Music: Naked Louisville Orchestra to boost ticket sales

Now that the Louisville Orchestra has settled its dispute with its contracted musicians, all focus is on ticket sales.


Dance: Ballet gives Cinderella a comedic twist

The story of Cinderella is so familiar that comedian Jerry Lewis made a 1960 film called “Cinderfella” and we still understood it.


WEB EXCLUSIVE: Vixens sex it up for Valentine show

When Va Va Vixens, our local burlesque ingénues, put together a show, they always deliver.


Classical Music: A ‘bridge between the old and new’

Pinchas Zukerman leads the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Growing up in Tel Aviv, violinist Pinchas Zukerman caught the eye of Isaac Stern and fiddled around with cellists Gregor Piatigorsky and Pablo Casals.


Performing Arts: ‘The Nutcracker’ taps into magic and imagination

My first job out of college came when I joined the Louisville Ballet as a trainee in 2008.


WEB EXCLUSIVE: Have a very Vixen Christmas

Va Va Vixens present ‘Va Va Revue’
Dec. 9-10
Headliners Music Hall
1386 Lexington Road
$20-$30; 8 p.m.



Culture: When the Rain comes …

'Rain — A Tribute to The Beatles’

The Associated Press hailed “Rain — A Tribute to The Beatles” as “the next best thing to seeing the Beatles.” Paul McCartney might take issue with that claim, but at l


Culture: Cardinal Singers zing their way toward the top

The University of Louisville men’s soccer team started the season ranked No. 1 in the country. And Rick Pitino’s Cards will be in the Top 25 when basketball season rolls around.


Performing Arts: The Fate of Carmen

Opera in the 19th century fell pretty much into one of two categories — comedy or tragedy.