Monthly Archives: July 2009

Festival @ Phoenix Hill Farmers Market

Tuesday, July 28 Phoenix Hill Farmers Market 829 E. Market St. 583-7133 Free; 3-6:30 p.m. Musician Heidi Howe will perform. Chef Bruce Ucan from The Mayan Cafe will do cooking demonstrations. There will also be door prizes, customer appreciation gifts for the first 100 customers, children’s activities, and refreshments. Oh yeah … don’t forget the wonderful […]

Classic Rock Band Challenge @ French Lick Resort

Only a week remains for classic rock bands to get in on French Lick Resort’s band challenge where they can vie for their share of $10,000. Bands are encouraged to submit a CD or DVD to the resort with a photo or to upload a video onto YouTube. The deadline for entries is July 31 and […]

Tequila Seminar & Tasting @ Westport Whiskey & Wine

Monday, July 27 Westport Whiskey & Wine Westport Village 1115 Herr Lane  708-1313 $15 ($10 for tasting members); 8 p.m. Tequila Seminar & Tasting with Armando Zapata – Tequila Sauza – limited seating event.

Auditions for Carol Burnett comedy sketches

Auditions are open to males and females aged 18 and up and will be held by appointment through July 31. Please provide a comedic monologue of no longer than 2 minutes. Rehearsals will begin late August. Production dates are Oct. 9–17. Call 812-283-7472 or e mail inthedramastudio@aol.com for an appointment. Visit www.TheDramaStudio.net for more details.

Sarabande reading @ 21c

Monday, July 27 21c Museum Hotel 700 W. Main St. Free; 7:30 p.m. Sarabande is hosting a reading in the downstairs Atrium Gallery of 21C. Tonight’s readers include noted poets Ross Gay, Tom Hunley and Denise Duhamel and musical guest Pure Dirt.

Weekender – July 25-26

•West Louisville Metro Appreciation Fest July 25-26 Shawnee Park 552-1151  Free The popular community celebration features activities for the entire family, including a 5K Fun Run, the Proud Heritage Family Reunion, a special “Renewal of Vows” wedding tent, bingo, a 300-foot exhibit tent with community service, heathcare, arts & crafts, retailers and automotive exhibits, a […]

Another Colour @ Bearno’s By the Bridge

July 24-25 Bearno’s By the Bridge 131 W. Main St. 584-7437 Free; 9:30 p.m.

St. Therese Picnic @ St. Therese

July 24-25 St. Therese 1101 E. Kentucky St. (corner of Schiller & Kentucky) Free; 5 p.m. (Fri.), 4 p.m. (Sat.) Capital Prize: $5 each 1st Prize: $2,000 2nd Prize: 42” Flat Panel HDTV 3rd, 4th, 5th Prizes: $100 Texas Holdem Tournament,  Friday Night, July 24 7 p.m. • $60 Buy-in  Reservations: 409-5637

‘Godspell’ @ The Drama Studio

July 24-26 The Drama Studio St. Genesius Theatre 128 East Bell Ave. Clarksville, Ind. (812) 283-7472 www.TheDramaStudio.net $10-$14; 7:30 p.m. (also 2 p.m. on July 26)  

The Geek Show @ Diamonds

Friday, July 24 Diamond Pub & Billiards 895-7513 3814 Frankfort Ave. Free; 8 p.m. Who said geeks aren’t cool? The folks behind the weekly Sub Rosa: The Gypsie Courtyard open-mic night are hosting “The Geek Show” Friday night at Diamonds and are encouraging guests to dress in either sci-fi or super-hero gear. Events include music […]

Rhett Miller & Old 97’s @ Headliners

Friday, July 24 Headliners Music Hall 1386 Lexington Road headlinerslouisville.com $15; 8 p.m. The subtitle of Miller’s new release should read: “Inspired by true events.” His grandmother’s death, David Foster Wallace’s suicide and projecting what his daughters would be like at age 100 are all referenced in the Old 97’s leader’s latest. The show is […]

KY Music Weekend @ Iroquois Amp.

July 24-25 Iroquois Amphitheater www.kentuckymusicweekend.com Free ($10 suggested donation); 7-11 p.m. (Fri.), 10 a.m.-11 p.m. (Sat.) The rich history of Appalachia and the bluegrass state will be celebrated with folk music and other mighty fine pickin’ and a-grinnin’. Kentucky Music Weekend was voted into law as Kentucky’s Premier Folk Festival in 2000 by the state […]

‘A Brush With Portraits’ @ Christy Zurkuhlen Gallery

Through Aug. 21 Christy Zurkuhlen Gallery and Studio 4844 Brownsboro Center 777-1794 “Part of the reason for (“A Brush With Portraits”) is to raise the awareness of portraiture in Louisville,” says artist/gallery owner Christy Zurkuhlen. “I think the only experience that most people have with portraiture is going to have their picture snapped. It is […]

‘Parables and Portals’ by Barry Motes @ Swanson Reed

Through Aug. 29 Swanson Reed Contemporary Gallery 638 E. Market St. www.swansonreedgallery.com Artist Barry Motes will unveil new paintings in an exhibit exemplifying spiritual themes and modern situations. Motes has exhibited his work nationally in more than 90 group or juried shows and 29 solo exhibits. He’s also won several grants and awards. “The ‘Parables’ […]

Scott Carney @ Nachbar

Thursday, July 23 Nachbar 969 Charles St. 637-4377 Free; 8 p.m. Also features John Ashley and Sarendren Wells.

Killswitch Engage @ InnPlace

Thursday, July 23 InnPlace Hotel and Conference Center 9700 Bluegrass Parkway 491-4830 $26 ($23 adv.); 6:30 p.m. Metal mania hits the ground running Thursday as rising stars Killswitch Engage take the stage behind their self-titled fourth album, which recently debuted at No. 7 on the Billboard Top 200, moving 58,000 copies. The good vibes have […]

‘The Producers’ @ JCC

July 23-Aug. 9 Jewish Community Center 3600 Dutchmans Lane www.jccoflouisville.org $20 ($16/member/senior/student); various times Two schmucks find the worst play ever written, then hire the worst director and actors in town, hoping that bad reviews will close the show and they can pocket their investors’ money and skip town. With a play like “Springtime for […]

Molly Rucks & Robert Mitchell @ Zephyr Gallery

Through Aug. 15 Zephyr Gallery 610 E. Market St. www.zephyrgallery.org Molly Rucks’s color photography exhibit “Versus” explores humanity in a contemporary way. The exhibit’s title demonstrates the conflict between human will and nature. Rucks has a knack for making ordinary moments look extraordinary with her vibrant use of color and space. By using this tactic, […]

Hokes Medical Arts @ Schneider Hall

Through Aug. 8 Schneider Hall, U of L 852-4483 Hokes Medical Arts is the latest traveling exhibition created by University of Tennessee art professor Beauvais Lyons, known primarily for his various mock-documentary projects. For this collection, he has created a series of prints and drawings depicting abnormal human anatomy. Though they might look authentic enough […]

48 Hour Film Project @ Village 8

July 22-23 Village 8 Theatres 4014 Dutchmans Lane www.48hourfilm.com/louisville $7.50; 7 & 9 p.m. Chances are you saw them last weekend — clusters of filmmakers and their crews shooting in and around the city. They may have been hurried … and they were definitely sleep deprived. The rules of the 48 Hour Film Project are […]