The Closing Bell: KyCAD becomes independent art college; UofL spinal research in national spotlight; JCPS working budget passed; and more

Welcome to The Closing Bell. This is your last stop for biz scoops and big news before the weekend — a roundup of stories that can’t wait till Monday. KyCAD becomes Kentucky’s only four-year independent art college During its annual gala held Thursday night, Moira Scott Payne, president of the Kentucky... Continue Reading

Review: UofL Theatre’s ‘The Mountaintop’ is a much needed opportunity to contemplate how much further we have to go

Katori Hall’s “The Mountaintop” is a fictionalized version of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s last night on earth. With the subject matter and two meaty roles, it’s a good fit for the University of Louisville’s African American Theatre Program, and they’ve staged a solid and well-timed production that continues this weekend.... Continue Reading

In Other News … Rick Pitino says he’s done coaching, Papa John’s week 9, Lawrence covers Marie Claire

Finished: Former Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino says he’s “finished coaching,” reports ABC News, ESPN, Sports Illustrated, Sporting News and Bleacher Report. He talked to ESPN’s “Get Up” this week, promoting his new book, “Pitino: My Story.” "I'm finished coaching." -Rick Pitino on his future pic.twitter.com/Hm9QWuHKwa — Get Up (@GetUpESPN) September... Continue Reading