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Actors Theatre of Louisville Announces 2015-2016 Season Lineup

From Actors Theatre… Today, in the midst of preparations for one of the nation’s most influential festivals of new work, the Humana Festival of New American Plays, Artistic Director Les Waters and Managing Director Jennifer Bielstein proudly announce Actors Theatre of Louisville’s 2015-2016 Season. The lineup features an exhilarating range of stories including; a work by famed playwright August Wilson, a madcap take on a Gilbert and Sullivan crowd-pleaser, a critically acclaimed hard hitting drama, a charmingly inventive Broadway hit for the whole family, and the return of two of the most popular and beloved holiday shows in the city….


Louisville’s Pendennis Club and the origin of Henry Bain Sauce

from Louisville Uncovered: A southern meat sauce Legacy: Created over 150 years ago for the game prepared for members,, the Pendennis Club in Louisville Kentucky, bottled and released their famous Original Henry Bain sauce. Copied by many, but not the original, I uncover the story about the beloved man behind the legacy! “For over a century, Pendennis Club’s The Original Henry Bain’s Famous Sauce was only available to members and guests of the world renowned Pendennis Club in Louisville, Kentucky. After decades of incomparable enjoyment, the Pendennis Club is pleased to share its signature sauce with the public. The release…


It’s Conference Tournament Week for Louisville, UK and WKU

Whatever work you need to get done this week, do it on Monday and Tuesday. Starting Wednesday the region becomes mired in Basketball, and Spring, Fever. It’s Christmas all over again for sports bars, and March Madness affects even casual fans, as they try to memorize starting lineups for local teams and figure out where Alcorn State is. So here’s where our teams are playing: Western Kentucky’s first game in the Conference USA Tourney is Wednesday at Birmingham. WKU is the 5th-seed in the 12-team league. The Toppers get Marshall, then would face 4th-seed Alabama-Birmingham Thursday at 6. If WKU…


M.M. Good! Louisville Edges Virginia on Last-Second Shot

from GoCards.com LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) Down a point with the clock running out, No. 16 Louisville had no choice but to trust Mangok Mathiang’sjump shot. And hope. The sophomore center’s 15-footer with 2.7 seconds was true, giving the Cardinals the lead and an unlikely hero a 59-57 victory over No. 2 Virginia on Saturday night. After Malcolm Brogdon hit his fourth 3 of the half to give Virginia a 57-56 lead with 13 second left, the Cardinals ran a play hoping to set up one of its two stars, guard Terry Rozier or forward Montrezl Harrell. But when was Rozier was double-teamed he found Mathiang…


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Louisville Home Sales Kick into High Gear

from The Medley-Sokoler Team Snow, freezing temperatures and ice on the roads did little to stop Louisville home buyers last month.  New Louisville home sales numbers for February 2015 are more than encouraging, they are downright exciting! The number of homes going under contract last month was up an impressive 16.9% (last month the number was 26.3%) from the same period a year before.  The new Greater Louisville Association of Realtor numbers indicate five things: 1) Interest rates are low. 2) There is fear those rates could increase. 3) FHA financing costs have come down. 4) Credit score requirements have…


The Roommate Leads Off Humana Festival of New American Plays at Louisville’s Actors Theatre

Sure, there must be a lot of 50-ish women living alone in houses in Iowa. Women like Sharon, who are divorced, her kids moved AWAY from Iowa, and she’s accumulated very little in the way of life experience, and doesn’t really know what to do with herself. She must imagine that everyone lives the way she does. In the Actors Theatre play “The Roommate”, Sharon decides to get a roommate for the purpose of saving a little money. NOTE: there’s no mention of whether Robyn used Airbnb to find a roomie in Iowa). But Sharon gets a lot more than…


Wear Red for Louisville Senior Night at the Yum!

Wayne Blackshear may be the only senior on the Louisville roster, but it may be your last chance to see Terry Rozier and Montrezl Harrell in the home whites for the Cardinals. GAME FACTS – Louisville vs. Virginia Date: Saturday, March 7, 2015 Time: 6:30 p.m. Site: KFC Yum! Center/Crum Court, Louisville, Ky. (22,000) (80-12 in 5th yr.) Television: ESPN – Dave O’Brien, play-by-play; Dick Vitale, analyst; Allison Williams, reporter. Radio: WKRD ( (790 AM; joined in progress on WHAS 840 AM)) Paul Rogers, play-by-play; Doug Ormay, analyst (Sirius 91, XM 91) Also: ESPN Radio — Bill Rosinski, play-by-play; Bob…


Kentucky Child Care Providers Now Have Free Access, New Resources to Improve Quality Care

Friday, February 13, 2015 , Louisville, Ky – CCA For Social Good, an operating division of CCA Global Partners, and Community Coordinated Child Care (4-C) announce the re-launch of KYSharedServices.org, a website that delivers practical resources for early childhood education directors, family care providers, and teachers. Its goal is to help save time, reduce costs, and improve quality. Most simply, the platform helps its users manage their programs more efficiently. A new feature of KYSharedServices.org is a section devoted to ending child abuse with dozens of resources to help child care providers recognize, report and prevent child abuse including information on ways providers can help…


ESPN’s “The Bilastrator” Set to Tip-Off Derby Festival in Louisville

Friday, March 6, 2015. Louisville, KY.   – The Kentucky Derby Festival’s 59th Annual They’re Off!® Luncheon is sure to be a slam dunk with ESPN’S Jay Bilas as the featured speaker. Bilas, an acclaimed broadcaster, attorney, author and athlete, will address approximately 1,500 Derby Festival supporters and patrons in attendance at the Festival’s annual kick-off luncheon.  The event will be held on Friday, April 17, at 11:30 a.m. in the Grand Ballroom of the Galt House East Hotel – site of the festive event since 1974. “This is our Game Day and we couldn’t think of a better person to…


Louisville’s Frazier Museum Marks 40th Anniversary of the End of Vietnam War

The Frazier Museum presents Louisville Writer Graham Shelby’s “The Man on TV” The first time Graham laid eyes on his birth father, Graham was 12 and his father was featured on the CBS Evening News. Jimmy Godwin was a former Green Beret who told America about the battles he’d fought and friends he’d lost. Join us for a multimedia storytelling event that follows Graham’s 25-year journey to understand how a distant war can echo through the lives of families long after the last shot is fired.  Tuesday, March 24, 2015, 6-7 p.m., gallery access, 7-8 p.m., presentation Frazier History Museum, 829…