Orchestra: Old music in a new age

On Tuesday, May 31, I joined several thousand other music lovers in the Louisville Palace to enjoy local-rockers-turned-international stars My Morning Jacket performing a concert th


Culture: Sister Spit

Queer-centric spoken-word tour stops at U of L

Why should rock ’n’ rollers have all the fun touring the country?


Out of tune

Louisville Orchestra management and musicians clash over financial discord

This past Feb. 19 was a highlight of the concert season for the Louisville Orchestra.


Opera: Baby, it’s cold outside …

... but Kentucky Opera offers ‘A Night in Seville’



Culture: Don’t call him a magician

Mike Super aims to ‘mystify’

“Mystifier” Mike Super specializes not just in magic and illusion, but in getting his audiences in on the fun.


Opera: A whole new world

East meets West in Puccini’s ‘Madame Butterfly’

In 1904, Giacomo Puccini stood with one foot in the Old World, and one foot in the New.


Performing Arts: Va Va Vixens revive burlesque

It’s been a long time since adult entertainment has garnered respect in this community, but thanks to the burlesque troupe Va Va Vixens, that might be changing.


Dance: Thriller nights

Terpsichore Dance Company celebrates a 10-year tradition

Lately, it seems, turning a corner to find a magically appearing throng of dancing zombies has become nearly normal. And that is almost comforting.


Opera: Love Potion No. 9

Hey, Doc, you got anything for romantic troubles?

After opening its season in September with a pair of tragic Italian operas that end with blood on the stage, the Kentucky Opera this week turns back a half a 19th century


Opera: Tears of a clown

Kentucky Opera twin bill features ‘Pagliacci’ and ‘Rusticana’

The story structure of the opera “I Pagliacci” is a play within a play, so the plot is a bit tricky.