CreativeMornings in Louisville exists to foster a creative community that values and celebrates the creative life. Our free monthly gatherings welcomes a variety of people with different creative disciplines to gather and celebrate the creative work being done in our community. We believe Louisville is full of creative talent and we want to inspire and challenge our creative community towards better things.
Award winning Break Beat Poet and Playwright Idris Goodwin reads from his new book CAN I KICK IT? from Haymarket Books
CAN I KICK IT? interrogates and remixes our cultural past in order to make sense of our present and potential futures.
The Carnegie Center for Art and History and the Frazier History Museum partner to offer a panel presentation about historically black cemeteries in Louisville and New Albany. The panel will be followed by the unveiling of a headstone dedicated to prominent nineteenth-century businessman George Washington Carter at Fairview Cemetery in New Albany. The panel will take place at the Carnegie Center for Art and History on November 2 at 10:00 AM, and attendees are invited to the headstone unveiling at Fairview Cemetery immediately following at 11:30 AM. Registration to attend the panel presentation is required at: https://fraziermuseum.org/no-pauper-burial-rsvp
The New York Premiere of
BARS AND MEASURES
Friday, October 18, 2019 at 7:00PM
Urban Stages Theater259 West 30th StreetNew York, NY 10001Between 7th and 8th Avenue, closer to 8thA, C, E, 1, 2, 3, NJ Transit, LIRR, Amtrak (Penn Station). B, D, F, M, N, Q, R and PATH (Harold Square Station)
By IDRIS GOODWIN
Directed by KRISTAN SEEMEL
Original Music Composed by JUSTIN ELLINGTON
The NY Premiere: October 18 to November 10, 2019
Starring Shabazz Green (TOPDOG, Oklahoma), Roderick Lawrence (NY: Othello Remix, Lion King), Abraham Makany (TV: Orange is the New Black NY: Sheen Center’s Hamlet) and Salma Shaw (TV: Main Justice; NY: Acquittal).
A tale of two brothers. One a classical pianist. The other a jazz bass player. One a Christian. The other a Muslim. One living in freedom. The other in jail. Separated by bars, the brothers try to reconcile their differences through the language they know best. Music. A beautiful journey through faith, family, melody and time.
Based on the young adult novel by Jason Reynolds . The story follows seventh-grader Castle “Ghost” Cranshaw as he joins a track team and struggles to deal with his past and his present.
The award winning, critically acclaimed HYPE MAN: a break beat play makes its Kentucky debut, kicking off the 2019-2020 season at Actors Theatre of Louisville
The second in a series of conversations launched in reaction to the work Ebony G Patterson while the dew is still on the roses at Speed Art Museum.
Dates and times vary. Click image for show info