Monthly Archives: October 2009

‘Equally Yours’ billboards

Through December Art is everywhere, including the billboards that dot our city. The “Equally Yours” public art project, curated by Christa Faulkner, features the work of 10 local women artists. They each have something personal to say. Rachel Seed, whose billboard is at Grinstead and Lexington, uses art to express the loss of her […]

Flame Run has a kiosk in Mall St. Matthews

Flame Run Glass Studio and Gallery will be in a kiosk in Mall St. Matthews from Nov. 1-Dec. 31. It will feature contemporary art glass items such as hand-blown ornaments and smaller gift glass.

King Bees @ Stevie Ray’s

Tuesday, Oct. 27 Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar 230 E. Main St. 582-9945 9 p.m. A CD Release party.

Halloween Cocktail Class @ Westport Whiskey & Wine

Tuesday, Oct. 27 Westport Whiskey & Wine 1115 Herr Lane Suite 140 708-1313 $20; 7 p.m. Chief Entertainment Officer, Tim Laird of Brown-Forman, will conduct a cocktail class on how to make some great party drinks to make your Halloween party a spooktacular event. Reservations are required.

Guest Artist @ Comstock Concert Hall

Tuesday, Oct. 27 Comstock Concert Hall U of L Free; 8 p.m. Featuring Russell Stinson on organ, a Herz Visiting Professor of Bach Studies.

University Jazz Combos @ Malcolm Bird Recital Hall

Tuesday, Oct. 27 Malcolm Bird Recital Hall U of L Free; 7 p.m. 

F.A.T. Friday

F.A.T. Friday – the Frankfort Avenue Trolley on the final Friday of the month, Oct. 30. Explore the art galleries, shops and restaurants along Frankfort, Story and Mellwood Avenues from 6-10 p.m. There’s free parking, then hop on and off the free trolley.

Italy Wine Class @ Westport Whiskey & Wine

Monday, Oct. 26 Westport Whiskey & Wine 1115 Herr Lane Suite 140 708-1313 $35; 6:30-9 p.m. Presented by Mike Monnin, CWE, Wine Educator & Manager, Heidelberg Distribution. Not all wines from Italy are Chianti or Asti. Do you want to discover the tastes of Italy that have been known since the Romans? Or do you […]

‘The Witch’ @ Walden Theatre

Monday, Oct. 26 Walden Theatre 1123 Payne St. $1-$5 donation; 7 p.m. Savage Rose Theatre Co. presents a reading of “The Witch,” by Thomas Middleton. The next in its play reading series Words, Words, Words, the story has been called one of the first “tragicomedies.” Written around 1616, the play explores love and intrigue in the midst of […]

Sarabande Reading Series @ 21c

Monday, Oct. 26 21c Museum Hotel 700 W. Main St. Free; 7:30 p.m. This month’s Reading Series features authors Jericho Brown and Matt Hart (of the super-hip lit mag Forklift, Ohio fame) with musical guest Aaron Craker.

Weekender: Oct. 24-25

•Doggy Hop Saturday, Oct. 24 Barret Avenue, between Winter & Highland Free; 3-7 p.m. If you don’t like dogs, then: a) you should avoid the Barret Avenue business corridor Saturday, and b) you have issues. For the rest of you dog-lovers, leash up your canines and head to the second annual Doggy Hop on […]

A Discussion on New Media and Interactive Art

Valerie Sullivan Fuchs and artwithoutwalls director Alice Gray Stites will be discussing emerging technologies in contemporary art at The Green Building Gallery on Monday, Oct. 26. Doors and cash bar open at 6 p.m., with the talk beginning at 6:30 p.m.

‘It Came from Indiana’ @ Walden Theatre

Oct. 23-31 Walden Theatre 1123 Payne St. 589-0084 $15; 7:30 p.m. (matinee performances at 2 p.m. on Oct. 24 & 31)  Just in time for the Halloween season, ”It Came from Indiana!” is a kooky mash-up of local environmental issues and 1950s sci-fi.  Written specifically for the students of Louisville’s renowned youth theatre conservatory, ”It Came from Indiana!” promises to delight and excite audiences with local […]

Stage One’s ‘Antigone’ @ KY Center

Friday, Oct. 23 Kentucky Center 501 W. Main St. 584-7777 7 p.m. Written in 441 BC, ”Antigone” was written at a time of national fervor as Sophocles had been appointed as one of the ten generals to lead a military expedition against the Greek island of Samos. While ”Antigone” has been translated, re-written, and adapted many times over the years, the themes […]

Halloween Cabaret @ Floyd Central High School

Oct. 23-24 Floyd Central High School 6575 Old Vincennes Road Floyds Knobs, Ind. (812) 923-8811, Ext. 3527 $12; 7 p.m. The Musical Theatre Lab of Floyd Central High School will present an evening of music, dance, comedy and stories centering around the Halloween season at a dessert cabaret. Some of the songs to be presented include […]

Art by Jeff Gaither @ Vault of Horror Tattoos

Friday, Oct. 23 Vault of Horror Tattoos 132 Outer Loop 727-5583 Free; noon-8 p.m. Say it’s July 10 and you desperately need a rotting zombie corpse for decoration. Where do you look? The Vault of Horrors, of course, the city’s only year-round horror shop that doubles as a tattoo parlor. Owner Jason Thomas wants to […]

‘Art After Dark: Remix’ @ Speed Art Museum

Friday, Oct. 23 Speed Art Museum 2035 S. Third St. 634-2700 $10 non-members (free for members); 7-11 p.m. The Speed Art Museum is throwing a party, and you’re invited. “Remix” is the first of three Art After Dark museum-wide events. It’s more kid-friendly until 9 p.m., when the adults can start swinging off the […]

Ballet Choreographers’ Showcase @ Ballet

Oct. 23-24 Louisville Ballet 315 E. Main St. 584-7777 $20; 8 p.m. (Fri.); 2 p.m. (Sat.) Has it been 13 years? Really? I remember going to the second Louisville Ballet Choreographers’ Showcase (or was it the third?), and there’s no way I’ve aged that much. Nevertheless, one can imagine this showcase has only improved […]

Halloween Art Show @ Ultra Pop

Oct. 23-Nov. 23 Ultra Pop 1414 Bardstown Road 479-1035 (Opening reception: Oct. 23, free; 6-10 p.m.) If you’re into vintage Halloween graphics and classic horror films, then this screenprint art show, put on by ScreenQueen and Ultra Pop!, is your vile of blood. Both Paul LePree of Ultra Pop and Matt Barnes of ScreenQueen […]

Karaoke for a Cure @ O’Shea’s

Thursday, Oct. 22 O’Shea’s Irish Pub 956 Baxter Ave. 589-7373 6-10 p.m. First Annual Beta Theta Pi “Karaoke for a Cure.” 100% of the proceeds go to The James Graham Brown Cancer Center at the University of Louisville Breast Cancer Research.