Monthly Archives: August 2009

Madi Diaz @ 21c

Monday, Aug. 31 21c Museum Hotel 700 W. Main St. Free; 7:30 p.m.

Griffin House @ Headliners

Monday, Aug. 31 Headliners 1386 Lexington Road 584-8088 $15; 8 p.m. Need to Breathe and Green River are also on the bill.

Weekender: Aug. 29-30

  •Bingo & BBQ benefit Saturday, Aug. 29 Thomas Jefferson Unitarian Church 4836 Old Brownsboro Road 241-6850 $15; 6-9 p.m. Screaming “Bingo!” in a crowded room has to be one of the Top 10 PG highs. You wantedthat B6; you needed that B6; you got that B6. Probably somewhere near the “Bingo” buzz is that high you feel after you […]

Teneia Sanders @ River Bend Winery

Friday, Aug. 28 River Bend Winery 120 S. 10th St. 540-5650 Free; 7 p.m. This is one of Teneia’s last shows — she leaves Tuesday for Phoenix, Ariz.

Vienna Teng @ Jim Porter’s

Friday, Aug. 28 Jim Porter’s Good Time Emporium 2345 Lexington Road 452-9531 $12; 7 p.m. At once a virtuoso but with a sense of soul and, when the song calls for it, sass, Vienna Teng’s path to greatness might well be sealed with Inland Territory, the follow-up to 2006’s Dreaming Through The Noise. Her […]

Ohorella @ Rooftop at Glassworks

Friday, Aug. 28 Rooftop at Glassworks 815 W. Market St. 584-4510 $5; 8 p.m. Here we have a young Louisville band with potential. Ohorella, a three-piece that sound about their size, make reggae-infused pop with a hit of carnival and just enough late-era Police to keep you curious. Their tunes are jangly and weird, […]

Heywood Banks @ Comedy Caravan

Aug. 28-29 Comedy Caravan 1250 Bardstown Road 459-0022 $20; various times This weekend, Heywood Banks invades Comedy Caravan with his quirky, over-the-top sense of humor and a repertoire of hilarious songs guaranteed to be a riot. He schizophrenically bounces in and out of character with witty observations on modern life — and then into […]

‘Sindicated: The Best of the Indicators’ @ Thrust Theater

Aug. 28-30 Thrust Theater at U of L 2314 S. Floyd St. 614-7062 $10 ($7 students); 8 p.m. Comedy troupe The Indicators have been entertaining Louisville for four years and are now officially too good for us. They’re movin’ on up like George and Weezie to New York City, where they will share their […]

Regional Folk Art Sale @ KMAC

Thursday, Aug. 27 Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft 715 W. Main St. 589-0102 Free; 6-8 p.m. The Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft (KMAC) has recently acquired a large assortment of rare, regional folk art and they will host an exclusive sale of these works on Thursday, Aug. 27 from 6-8 p.m. The […]

‘Guys & Divas’ on Showtime

Thursday, Aug. 27 Showtime, 8:30 p.m. “GUYS ‘N DIVAS: BATTLE OF THE HIGH SCHOOL MUSICALS” is a documentary co-produced with Lionsgate and Spitfire Pictures follows three Indiana high schools during the heated winter musical season. The film follows the drama, both on stage and off, at Floyd Central High School, New Albany High School and Jeffersonville High […]

Catherine Fosl & Tracy K’Meyer @ Carmichael’s

Thursday, Aug. 27 Carmichael’s 2720 Frankfort Ave. 896-6950  Free; 7 p.m. Join us for an thought-provoking evening of Kentucky history as we welcome Catherine Fosl & Tracy K’Meyer, both University of Louisville professors, who will sign and discuss their book, ”Freedom on the Border: An Oral History of the Civil Rights Movement in Kentucky,” as well as K’Meyer’s new book, ”Civil Rights in the Gateway […]

‘Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’ @ Derby Dinner

Through Oct. 4 Derby Dinner Playhouse 525 Marriott Drive Clarksville, Ind. (812) 288-828  $33-$42; various times I’m a middle child, so I know a thing or two about sibling rivalry. Who hasn’t wanted to sell a brother or sister into slavery over a little back-to-school wardrobe skirmish? It’s not like dopey Joseph wasn’t asking […]

‘Art and Copy’ @ 21c

Thursday, Aug. 27 21c Museum Hotel 700 W. Main St. $5 for non-members; 7 p.m. Ever been curious about how the words “just do it” became a cultural mantra as familiar now as “I pledge allegiance …”? “Art and Copy” has the dish. The film looks at the personal odysseys of some of the […]

Patrick Donley & Kenneth Hayden @ Zephyr Gallery

Through Sept. 26 Zephyr Gallery 610 E. Market St. 585-5646 Prepare to be dazzled by color. Patrick Donley, perhaps best known for his sculptures, has returned to painting. “My work is first and foremost about color,” he says. “Surface and form follow closely behind. These works begin as improvisations, working directly on the canvas […]

‘KY Landscape Paintings’ @ B. Deemer Gallery

Through Sept. 29 B. Deemer Gallery 2650 Frankfort Ave. 896-6687 Prepare to be dazzled by color, part 2. “Color is my inspiration,” says artist Pam Folsom. “Using strokes created by brush or knife to lay down thick and thin paint and then scrape down the surface, creating relationships between sky and trees, fields and […]

Great Lake Swimmers @ Waterfront Park

Wednesday, Aug. 26 Harbor Lawn at Waterfront Park 574-3768 Free; 5 p.m. (weather permitting) Is this the age of affected folk? Not that it all turned as fast as you can say bon iver, but acoustic guitars and humble pianos now are given lots of atmospheric treatment. Add some silent dropouts, plus cryptic background […]

Douglas Hannant @ Rodes For Her

Wednesday, Aug. 26 Rodes For Her 4938 Brownsboro Road 753-7633 Free; 10 a.m.-2 p.m. If you’re a bridezilla with a deep love of taffeta or a recession-proof fashionista with cash to burn, your shopping fantasies are about to be fulfilled in the form of Douglas Hannant. The designer is ditching the Big Apple to pitch […]

Vegetarian Evening @ Browning’s

Tuesday, Aug. 25 Browning’s Slugger Field 515-0174 $50; 6:30 p.m. Join chef Anoosh Shariat of Browning’s Restaurant and Brewery for a special evening featuring vegetarian cuisine made with fresh produce from local farms and cheese from Capriole Farms tonight. The event will cost $50 per person which includes dinner, goat cheese tastings paired with handcrafted […]

‘Veer’ @ Clifton Center

Tuesday, Aug. 25 The Clifton Center 2117 Payne St. Free; 7:30 p.m. Feeling the wind on your face, the pavement speeding beneath you, riding a bike is high on the list of free fun. But the seedling of transportation has grown into a culture all its own. The recently released documentary “Veer” takes an […]

‘Lookingglass Alice’ @ Actors Theatre

Aug. 25-Sept. 20 Actors Theatre of Louisville 316 W. Main St. $25-$56; various times O frabjous day! Callooh! Callay! The beamish boys and girls at Actors Theatre kick off their 2009-10 season with Chicago’s Lookingglass Theatre Company’s playful adaptation of Lewis Carroll’s timeless and absurd children’s classic. Alice’s slip through the mirror takes her […]