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Rusty Satellite #314: Patrick Henshaw at LEAP; Dan Kazemi at Actors

The Rusty Satellite Show, the city’s longest-running and most interesting podcast, rolls into the summer with more of the most interesting people in the ‘Ville. We begin downtown at Story Louisville, where Patrick Henshaw explains whta the Louisville Entrepreneurship Acceleration Partnership (LEAP) is and how he’s shaping its success as CEO. Henshaw is using his combat experience, plus lessons learned in leadership in Cincinnati, to help local entrepreneurs. We talked in the hip Story Louisville facility at 900 East Main. Then it’s on to Actors Theatre, where New Yorker Dan Kazemi is in final rehearsals for the Louisville production of…

Buzz over Actors’ ‘In the Next Room’ is Well-deserved

A story of self-actualization and unspoken desire emanating outward from a provocative and illuminating new medical treatment, ‘In the Next Room’ is supercharged from ‘AAA’ to ‘D’ by the ability to combine its playful yet earnest examinations with intuitively motivated characters and high-voltage humor that relentlessly flirts with the line.

A Chat with Actors’ ‘In the Next Room’ Director Laura Gordon

Premiering this week at Actors Theatre of Louisville, ‘In the Next Room (or the Vibrator Play)’ is the 2010 Tony Award-nominated play from Sarah Ruhl set close to the 19th century advent of electricity, and more specifically, within the household of a doctor who is using a miraculous new treatment for his female patients suffering from bouts of “hysteria”.

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All You Can Eat Lobster….I’m there!!!

One of my favorite foods in the entire world is Lobster! I can just about eat my weight in the Crustaceans in one sitting. I’ve even mastered a unique way to get the meat out of a tail without having to do any cutting. So combine an all you can eat lobster event with a fundraiser for one of my favorite Louisville organizations, Actors Theater, and you have a win – win! That’s the background and why I’m thrilled this Saturday is the annual 2011 Lobster Feast. This year the theme is Pop Goes The Sixties and so we’ve been…