Live from the stage of Actors Theatre of Louisville, a panel discussion about festivals and community.

From the Humana Festival of New American Plays to the IdeaFestival, Louisville, Kentucky, is home to a growing variety of high-profile festivals that celebrate the arts and culture, reflecting the joy of conversation and community in our city.

Why and how did all of this festivity begin to happen there? How do festivals impact the life of a city and vice versa? This panel features leaders from a handful of Louisvilleā€™s festivals examining these questions and more.

The panel features:

Marc Masterson, Humana Festival of New American Plays
Kris Kimel, IdeaFestival
Elaine Davis Steele, St. James Court Art Show
Leslie Broecker, Kentucky Derby Festival
Stewart Lussky, Festival of Faiths

Moderated by Stacey Yates (Louisville Convention and Visitors Bureau)

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  • March 12, 2011