Monthly Archives: November 2009

‘Here Now, There Then’ @ 21c

Through Dec. 31 21c Museum Hotel 700 W. Main St. 217-6346 www.21cmuseum.org Letitia Quesenberry’s art is subtle. It doesn’t shout at you to look at it, which is a hard thing to achieve with portraiture. Her current show is part of a larger exhibition at 21c titled “Creating Identity: Portraits Today.” Quesenberry combines two past […]

University Guitar Studio Recital @ U of L

Tuesday, Nov. 24 Margaret Comstock Concert Hall U of L Free; 8 p.m. 

Pint Night @ Flanagan’s

Tuesday, Nov. 24 Flanagan’s Ale House 934 Baxter Ave. 585-3700  Free; 7 p.m. Tonight they’re tapping Reissdorf Kolsch at 7 p.m. and Spaten Optimator at 8. Spaten Optimator is a bottom-fermented Doppel Bock, full bodied with a deep dark color and lots of rich, roasted malt flavor.

‘NEW VALUES’ @ Cressman Center

Through Nov. 28 Cressman Center for Visual Arts Gallery 100 E. Main St. Currently on exhibit at the Cressman Center for Visual Arts Gallery: “NEW VALUES: everyday objects into art objects” by Leticia Bajuyo & Louis Bickett.   Why do some objects find their way into the esteemed status of art and others wind up in […]

American Craft Council is not relocating to Louisville

The American Craft Council, currently headquartered in New York City, has announced they are relocating to Minneapolis. Louisville was one of the cities in consideration. 

New Zachary Taylor one-dollar coin celebration

The Louisville Historical League and Stock Yards Bank is celebrating Zachary Taylor 225th Birthday with an “One Dollar Coin Celebration” on Tuesday, Nov. 24, 12-1 p.m. at Brownsboro Rd. and Rudy Lane. The new Taylor one-dollar coin goes on sale that day. Taylor lived in Louisville and is buried at Zachary Taylor National Cemetery. 

‘Illuminations’ @ Gallery at The Brown

Through Jan. 8 Gallery at The Brown The Brown Hotel Fourth and Broadway 583-1234 The Brown presents the new exhibition showcasing  Madison, Ind., artist Teresa Waller. “Illuminations” is Waller’s third solo show in two years and was inspired by the common motif of dramatic lighting that surrounds her many pieces. Waller says of her work […]

University Chorus & Chorale @ U of L

Monday, Nov. 23 Margaret Comstock Concert Hall U of L 852-4137 Free; 8 p.m.

Voces Novae @ Christ Church Cathedral

Monday, Nov. 23 Christ Church Cathedral 421 S. Second St. 587-1354 www.voces-novae.org $16; 7:30 p.m. The focus of this concert is poetry of Edgar Allen Poe set to music, but not all the gloomy writings one might expect of Poe, instead we will reveal his heart.

Rudolph Alexander Jr. @ U of L

Monday, Nov. 23 Ekstrom Library’s Chao Auditorium U of L 852-0751 Free; 1-3:30 p.m. Once under a death sentence, a former inmate who now is an author and Ohio State University social work professor will give a free, public talk Nov. 23 at the University of Louisville. Rudolph Alexander Jr. will talk about his journey “To […]

eyedia, design it again has an art gallery

The resale shop eyedia, design it again at 1631 Mellwood Ave. now has a gallery featuring original art. 

Weekender: Nov. 21-22

•Bill T. Jones & Arnie Zang Dance Co. Saturday, Nov. 21 Whitney Hall, Kentucky Center 501 W. Main St. 562-0100 $20-$38; 8 p.m. All right, try this on for size: an interpretation of Lincoln. Sounds a little stiff and boring, eh? All right, let’s modify this in an important way: interpretations of Lincoln through dance. […]

‘Little Mary Sunshine’ @ Kentucky Center

Nov. 20-22, 27-29 Kentucky Center 584-7777 myspace.com/ayutc $16; 8 p.m. (2:30 p.m. Nov. 22 & 29) Book, Music, Lyrics by Rick Besoyan, it’s one of the most successful off-Broadway productions.

‘Hansel and Gretel’ @ Brown Theatre

Nov. 20 & 22 Brown Theatre 315 W. Broadway 584-7777 kyopera.org $35-$85; 8 p.m. (Fri.), 2 p.m. (Sun.) The Hansel and Gretel story began in a Grimm Brothers fairytale called “Babes in the Woods.” But the Grimm story is pretty grim, with a mother sending her children off into the woods to lose them. A […]

Holiday Art Show and Boutique @ Holy Spirit

Nov. 20-21 Holy Spirit Church 3345 Lexington Road 893-3982 hspirit.org Features 35 booths this year with a variety of vendors selling jewelry, artwork, pottery, children’s clothing and accesories that are fun and ‘edgy,’ so to speak, home decor items, stationary and also ’off the wall’ items.

Artist Jay Ryan @ Carmichael’s

Friday, Nov. 20 Carmichael’s Bookstore 2720 Frankfort Ave. 896-6950 Free; 7 p.m. You’ve seen them — underground band posters with cute animals, hand-drawn type and complex, muted colors advertising My Morning Jacket, Built to Spill, The Melvins and others. The artist, Jay Ryan of Chicago, has a new book out called “Animals and Objects In […]

Gallopalooza Live Auction @ Seelbach Hotel

Friday, Nov. 20 Seelbach Hilton Hotel 500 S. Fourth St. www.gallopalooza.com  $50-$100; 7:30 p.m.  Gallopalooza, Inc., the civic pride project that is currently displaying more than 130 life-size horses designed by professional and amateur artists throughout the Louisville area, plans to auction approximately 100 of the horse statues to the highest bidders in Live and […]

R. Kelly @ Louisville Palace

Friday, Nov. 20 Louisville Palace 625 S. Fourth St. 583-4555 $57-$97; 8 p.m. I don’t find nothin’ wrong with a little bump ’n’ grind either, as long as your partner is of legal age and it’s consensual. I also believe I can fly, have been trapped in a closet and remind myself of a Jeep. […]

Festival of Trees & Lights @ Slugger Field

Nov. 20-22 Slugger Field $5 ($3 for children); 10 a.m.-6 p.m. HelpKosairChildrensHospital.com  This year’s 20th anniversary Festival of Trees & Lights will herald the start of the holiday season while benefiting the Kosair Children’s Hospital neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). Presented by Republic Bank, the event will be held at Louisville Slugger Field Nov. 20 […]

‘It’s All Greek …’ @ Walden Theatre

Through Nov. 21 Walden Theatre 1123 Payne St. 589-0084 www.waldentheatre.org $15 ($10 students); 7:30 p.m. (w/ 2 p.m. matinee on Sat.) In the spirit of the Greek tradition of The Festival of Dionysus, you can celebrate by singing or dancing, or seeing Walden Theatre’s “It’s All Greek …” With this production, Walden continues to provide […]