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May 16, 2019   Louisville Memorial Auditorium Celebrates 90th Anniversary With Free community Concert:  To celebrate 90 years of operation on Memorial Day, Monday, May 27th 2019 the historic Louisville Memorial Auditorium will be honoring veterans in remembrance of Memorial Day, as well as a ceremony acknowledging the landmark’s rich history as the region’s auditorium, with a free community concert featuring “The Thoroughbreds” chorus who will be performing a classic selection of patriotic songs such as “Star Spangled Banner” and “God Bless America."  pdf file.link

 

May 9, 2019   Honor Flight Bluegrass Operation Bravo Zulu Media Packet:  On June 6, 2019, in a very special and memorial event, Honor Flight Bluegrass will honor the American heroes who served in WWII with a celebration at Louisville Memorial Auditorium, an historic site that was built to commemorate those who fought in WWII.  pdf file.link

 

May 6, 2019   Russian Ballet Theatre Presents Breathtaking New Production Of Swan Lake - Press Release:  The Russian Ballet Theatre is pleased to present one breathtaking new production of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake on Wednesday, October 30 at 7:30 pm at the Louisville Memorial Auditorium.  pdf file.link

 

May 2, 2019   Operation Bravo Zulu” event to honor Veterans on the 75th D-Day Anniversary on Thursday, June 6th 2019 at the auditorium  - Press Release:  Seventy-five years ago, on June 6, 1944, United States (U.S.) forces led the Allied Nations in the largest amphibious invasion in history, Operation Overlord, klnown as D-Day.  Over 73,000 U.S. soldiers and marines set in motion the final phase of World War (WWII), risking their lives to preserve and protect the freedoms we enjoy today in America.  pdf file.link

 

April 19, 2019  LMPD Recruits Sworn in Amid Uncertainty of Future Classes​:  "Friday's ceremony at Memorial Auditorium ended with almost two dozen new police officers ... This graduating class dedicated their training to their fallen sister, Deidre Mengedoht. wave3

 

March 27, 2019  Local Group Urges Metro Council for Funding​:  The group Citizens of Louisville Organized and United Together, or CLOUT, invited members of the Metro Council to its assembly Tuesday at Memorial Auditorium. wlky.com

 

Jan. 15, 2019  Exhibit highlights history of Louisville Memorial Auditorium​:  "The World War in Broad Outlines" is based in Belgium but travels the world. It has been in Louisville since late December and will be on display until Jan. 20.  Kelly Gream, the auditorium's executive director, told WLKY the exhibit pays homage to the building's original purpose."   wlky.com

 

Dec. 14, 2018  International WWI Exhibit Kicks off Louisville Memorial Auditorium' 90th Anniversary - Press Release:  PDF file link

 

Nov. 12, 2018  Louisville Memorial Auditorium Announces 2018 Holiday Season! - Press Release:  PDF file link

 

Oct. 5, 2018   Metropolis Emerges Again at Louisville Memorial Auditorium - Press Release:   PDF file link

 

Oct. 17, 2017  Meet The Man Preserving The Legacy Of This Rare Louisville Pipe Organ:  On Friday, the Louisville Memorial Auditorium and the William H. Bauer Foundation will host a fundraiser to repair a rare pipe organ, which was designed in Louisville in the 1940s, and is original to the auditorium:  WFPL.org

 

Oct. 13, 2017   Building Bloodline:  Louisville Memorial Auditorium: A timeline that originally appeared in the September 2015 issue of Louisville Magazine:  louisville.com

 

Oct. 11, 2017  Friday the 13th:  Dress In Costume For Live "Phantom of the Opera" Experience:  Phantom of the Opera returns to the Louisville Memorial Auditorium:  courier-journal.com

 

Dec. 15, 2016  The Great Russian Nutcracker comes to the Louisville Memorial Auditorium Friday, December 16th:  The Moscow Ballet's "Dance with Us" program allows local student dancers, ages 7 to 17 with at least 1 year of ballet training to perform with the professional company:  wdrb.com

 

Nov. 12, 2015  Memorial Auditorium Still "Unique"  The auditorium, which was dedicated on Memorial Day in 1929, has been a busy place over the years and continues to be used for events, meetings and performances - including large-scale dance recitals and competitions - especially in the winter and spring:  courier-journal.com

 

March 4, 2011  Historic Memorial Auditorium Organ to get Facelift:  Louisville's Memorial Auditorium has hosted some of the brightest stars in Hollywood over its eighty-plus year history including Bette Davis, Myrna Loy and many other famous actors. It's also the home of the world's largest Pilcher pipe organ:   wave3.com

 

Michael Conen "Where Were You?"  Brace yourself. Today’s post is going to be a lengthy one, for two reasons: one, the amount of images that will be shared, and, two, the recounting of the adventures:  michaelconen.wordpress.com

 

Memorial Auditorium Louisville Concert Set Lists:  List of past concert tours held at Louisville Memorial Auditorium:  setlist.fm

 

War Memorial Auditorium -- Louisville, KY:  Specs on the Pilcher Pipe Organ at Louisville Memorial Auditorium:  municipalorgans.net 

 

Memorial Auditorium - Commemorating Sacrifice:  Dedicated on Memorial Day, 1929, Louisville’s Memorial Auditorium commemorates those who served and sacrificed in World War I:  explorekyhistory.ky.gov