Monthly Archives: November 2009

“All in the Family: Artistic Collaboration in Renaissance and Baroque Venice” at the Speed

Adelheid Gealt is giving a free lecture on “All in the Family: Artistic Collaboration in Renaissance and Baroque Venice” on Tuesday, Dec. 1 at 6 p.m. Speed Art Museum, 2035 S. Third St., 634-2700.

University Chamber Music Ensemble @ U of L

Monday, Nov. 30 Malcolm Bird Recital Hall University of Louisville Free; 7 p.m.

‘Gospel of Luke and the Infancy Narrative’ @ Cathedral of the Assumption

Monday, Nov. 30 Cathedral of the Assumption  433 S. Fifth St. 582-2971  $5; 7 p.m. Rev. Eugene Hensell, OSB, will present The Gospel of Luke and the Infancy Narrative over three evenings, Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, November 30, December 1 & 2 at 7 pm in the Cathedral of the Assumption Undercroft.  There is a […]

Appalachian discussion and exhibition at Library

Award-winning photographer and author Tim Barnwell will discuss his new book and exhibition, “Hands in Harmony: Traditional Crafts and Music in Appalachia,” at the Main Louisville Free Public Library on Monday, Nov. 30 at 7 p.m. A celebration of Appalachian music and handcrafts, “Hands in Harmony” combines Barnwell’s rich photography with intimate stories, biographies, and […]

Weekender: Dec. 28-29

  •Thomas Brown on ‘Iron Chef’ Sunday, Nov. 29 Food Network Channel 9 p.m. Louisville’s ice sculptor extraordinaire Thomas Brown will flaunt his talents on national television this holiday weekend. Catch him on the Food Network’s “Iron Chef” Sunday evening as he carves, chisels and hacks away on ice blocks while blockhead chefs Bobby […]

The Commonwealth @ Nachbar

Friday, Nov. 27 Nachbar 969 Charles St. Free; 10 p.m. In the two years since The Commonwealth played its last show, Daniel Duncan became a father, changed his writing process and formed an entirely new band. The outcome is a new EP, How to Play Pretend, in the vein of Brian Eno, Yo La […]

Kevin Hart @ Improv Louisville

Nov. 27-29 Improv Louisville Fourth Street Live 581-1332 $23; various times It’s going to be a weekend of high-energy hysterics when Philadelphia-born comedian Kevin Hart comes to Louisville’s Improv. Hart’s humor is dynamic, whether he’s talking about family, Muslim friends or his dealings with women. He’s been featured in a number of high-profile films like […]

‘Vectorland’ @ Ultra Pop

Friday, Nov. 27 Ultra Pop 1414 Bardstown Road Free; 6-8 p.m. White, blocky fleur-de-lis being busted apart by the spaceships from Asteroids. What does this mean to you? Well actually, you probably shouldn’t put much thought into it (could come off as a bizarre terroristic threat), because it just looks damn cool. This is […]

Gallopalooza Book Signing @ Mellwood & Varanese

Friday, Nov. 27 Gallery M  Mellwood Art Center 1860 Mellwood Ave. Free; 11 a.m.-3 p.m. The 2009 Gallopalooza artists will be at Gallery M during the day for the November F.A.T. Friday Trolley Hop to sign the newest edition of the Gallopalooza book. This book will be for sale, and visitors may come and meet […]

Light Up Louisville @ Metro Hall

Friday, Nov. 27 Metro Hall 527 W. Jefferson St. Free; 6 p.m. Light Up Louisville returns for its 29thyear on Nov. 27. New features include the “Run Run Rudolph” 5K run in the afternoon and an evening parade of lights. The “Light Up” displays and lights will be featured nightly throughout the holiday season.

32 Frames @ Skull Alley

Friday, Nov. 27 Skull Alley 1017 E. Broadway 749-9541 $7; 7 p.m. Hardcore rockers 32 Frames, who last played in July 2003, plan a reunion show to raise money for St. Jude’s Cancer Center and the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Guitarist Jim Dzurovcak pulled the band back together after being diagnosed with thyroid cancer earlier this […]

Black Friday

Friday, Nov. 27 Shop local, people! For the love of Streisand!

Digby @ R Place Pub

Friday, Nov. 27 R Place Pub 9603 Whipps Mill Road 452-8516 Free; 10 p.m. Go Digby!

Happy Thanksgiving!

Thank you for reading! Have a great feast … if you eat too much, just lay on the couch and scream at the football players. That seems to work for us.  Just remember: Mashed potatoes make the world go ’round. You can never have too many helpings.

F.A.T. Friday

F.A.T. Friday – the Frankfort Avenue Trolley on the final Friday of the month, Nov. 27. 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.  


Who: Any and all female actors over the age of 20 What: Looking for Lilith’s Crossing Mountains: To Teach All We Can and To Learn All We Can – an original play which explores 100 years of education and change in the Kentucky mountains at the Hindman Settlement School When: Sunday, Nov 29th, 5-7PM and […]

Candlelight March @ Plymouth Community Renewal Center

Wednesday, Nov. 25 Plymouth Community Renewal Center  17th & Chestnut Free; 7 p.m. A 45-minute Candlelight Walk Marking the 40th Anniversary Of the Death by Hunger in Louisville of 9-year-old Bobby Ellis. Please join us at Plymouth Community Renewal Center (17th and Chestnut) as we walk 6 blocks to Muhammad Ali and W.J. Hodge (21st. St.), the spot […]

Thanksgiving Eve/Thanksgiving

Nov. 25-26 Thanksgiving Be thankful for Facebook — this year, you won’t have to endure that awkward 10-minute conversation at the bar Thanksgiving Eve when you run into former high school classmates. You already know how many kids they have, where they moved to, how many divorces are under their belt and how much weight […]

‘Earthworks: Art Quilts’ @ Carnegie Center

Through Dec. 30 Carnegie Center for Art and History 201 E. Spring St., New Albany (812) 944-7336 Nature and how we relate to it is the focus of the latest show by members of River City Fiber Artists. The art quilts of Pat DaRif, Joanne Weis and Valerie White feature many aspects of what […]

‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ @ Derby Dinner

Through Dec. 31 Derby Dinner Playhouse 525 Marriott Drive, Clarksville (812) 288-8281 Various prices and times There are some staples in the holiday season: family, gifts, travel (to some degree), a big guy in a red suit, a certain antlered fella. And then there are those things greater than anything tangible — those moments […]