21c Museum Hotel: Global Folk Music Interactive

Immerse yourself in the music and dance of Africa, Latin America, and Kentucky with members of Louisville’s global community at this event at 21c Museum Hotel Louisville. We will enjoy music and dance interactive performances with Hamidou Koivogui and Gregory Acker (Guinean drum and dance), Fernando Moya and Zenon Llusco

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Louisville Handcrafted Event

On Friday, June 1, from 12 to 2 pm, the Louisville Visitor Center will be hosting a lunchtime event honoring Muhammad Ali. Guests will be able to enjoy butterfly or bee-shaped cookies and punch.While there, be sure to check out the "Ali's Louisville" exhibit that spotlights key Louisville landmarks in

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“I Am Ali” Festival

Join Louisville in celebrating our famous son, the late, great Muhammad Ali, during the Second Annual “I Am Ali” Festival.When our hometown champion passed away in June 2016, the Louisville community shone brightly to the world with collective pride, compassion, and humanity. Last year, Louisville came together again to recognize

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Stories of Ali: Ali’s West End

Muhammad Ali moved into the Parkland neighborhood with his family in 1947, when he was only 5 years old. Our next “Stories of Ali” program will feature contemporaries of Ali, his neighbors and schoolmates, who will share their memories of Ali and will paint a picture of what it was

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Stories of Ali: Ali and the Nation

Stories of Ali: Ali and the Nation, the first of a series of programs, will have two differing approaches and understandings of the Nation of Islam: to explore Ali’s early religious conversion and his choice to devote much of his life to his faith.Dr. Brandon McCormack, as a professor of

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International Mentoring Day

January 15th – 21st, the Muhammad Ali Center invites mentors and mentees to visit the Center together and receive a discounted rate. Mentors will receive a $5 admissions rate and their mentee will be able to tour the Center for free. The National Mentoring Partnership and the Muhammad Ali Center are proud to

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Becoming a Citizen Athlete: Youth Leadership Seminars – Laila Ali

July 5-15Free Tours & Programs for Middle and High School StudentsRegistration for Seminars Required, Links Available BelowTaking place in the one and only Muhammad Ali Center, during these seminars, athletes will be encouraged to reflect upon their individual and team values, explore their inner strength, and discover their greatness through

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Free Tour and Program for Middle and High School Students

BECOMING A CITIZEN ATHLETE:YOUTH LEADERSHIP SEMINARSJuly 5-15Free Tours & Programs for Middle and High School StudentsRegistration for Seminars Required, Links Available BelowTaking place in the one and only Muhammad Ali Center, during these seminars, athletes will be encouraged to reflect upon their individual and team values, explore their inner strength,

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Daughters of Greatness

Daughters of Greatness 2022 The “Daughters of Greatness” breakfast series honors prominent women engaged in social change, activism, and pursuits of justice. The stories and reflections they share are motivational to some people, transformative to others, and inspirational to all. The Daughters of Greatness series provides a place for dialogue and

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Mayor Fischer celebrates decision to rename Louisville airport to honor Muhammad Ali

‘Wonderful next step’ in further championing The Champ’s legacy LOUISVILLE, KY (January 16,2019) – Mayor Greg Fischer said he is pleased and proud of today’s decision by the Louisville Regional Airport Authority Board to rename the city’s airport for its native son Muhammad Ali. The new name is Louisville Muhammad

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