Monthly Archives: December 2009

NYE @ Headliners

Thursday, Dec. 31 Headliners 1386 Lexington Road 584-8088 $15; 9 p.m. Featuring live music by The Fervor, Arnett Hollow and DJ Kim Sorise.

NYE @ The Monkey Wrench

Thursday, Dec. 31 The Monkey Wrench 1025 Barret Ave. 582-2433 $20; 8 p.m. Featuring an unlimited champagne and chocolate bar. With music by DJs Fabricia, Lady J, Skate Ninja and Dome Light.

NYE @ The Lounge

Thursday, Dec. 31 The Lounge 947 E. Madison St. 889-5889 $10; 9 p.m. For most of us, New Year’s Eve is about poisoning the body one last time — all in the name of fun, of course. For others, it’s about celebrating transitions and resolutions and rebirth and crap like that. For us, there are […]

‘What Would the Community Think?’ @ Speed Art Museum

Through March 10 Speed Art Museum 2035 S. Third St. 634-2700 When you, as a member of the Metro community, view contemporary art, what is going through your head (other than “What the %#*&!”)? The Speed Art Museum wants to know, so they have organized the exhibition “What Would the Community Think?” To further […]

Jan. 1 First Friday Trolley Hop

There is a First Friday Trolley Hop on Jan. 1 but not all locations will be open. It’s a good idea to check the website before going.

Art Sparks has reopened

Art Sparks Interactive Gallery at the Speed Art Museum has reopened. It was closed for repairs due to the flooding.

New Kentucky Arts Council newsletter

The Kentucky Arts Council now has a new monthly newsletter. A.R.T. (Artist Resources and Tips) is a free, subscriber-based, monthly electronic newsletter for individual artists of all disciplines. This publication serves as a clearinghouse for regional, national and international opportunities and contains up-to-date information about Kentucky Arts Council grants, programs and training available to Kentucky’s […]

Donorama Blood Drive @ Crown Plaza

Dec. 29-30 Crown Plaza 830 Phillips Lane Free; noon-7 p.m. The 31st Annual Donorama blood drive will bring together 1,500 blood donors who will give lifesaving gifts to patients.

The Loto Ball Show @ Skull Alley

Tuesday, Dec. 29 Skull Alley 1017 E. Broadway $5; 7:30 p.m. The Loto Ball Show is not one single band or anything that can be summed up by a band name. They need a unique symbol like Prince to get their sound and spirit across. I picture a pit bull standing on two legs […]

Kaviar Forge offering tours

Kaviar Forge & Gallery is now offering tours of its blacksmith shop on Fridays at 2 p.m. The tour includes an introduction into the history of blacksmithing, discussion of Craig Kaviar’s work as well as visits to the forge and gallery. $10.

Sixth Mazin Annual Art Exhibit @ JCC

Through Jan. 11 Jewish Community Center 3600 Dutchmans Lane The Mazin Annual Art Exhibition was conceived and created by Bernice and Benjamin Mazin and the Jewish Community Center’s Visual Arts Committee. The event is funded by the Mazin Visual Arts Fund and is a regional juried art exhibition of 2-D and 3-D art, open […]

Bubbles Tasting @ Westport Whiskey & Wine

Monday, Dec. 28 Westport Whiskey & Wine 1115 Herr Lane Suite 140 708-1313 $5; 6-8 p.m. Korbel Chambord Royals will be featured, along with a few other bubbles for the New Years’ celebration.

Speed Art Museum receives gift

The Speed Art Museum has received a gift of $10 million from the Drs. Elizabeth and Frederick Cressman. The money will be used to create an outdoor piazza and sculpture garden at the museum. 

Last minute holiday sale at Liberty Tattoo and Art Parlor

Liberty Tattoo and Art Parlor at 2801 S. 3rd St. is having a sale on Dec. 24 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and Dec. 26 from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Liberty Press shirts and handmade ceramic ornaments are 20% off with 2009 ornaments are $2. The Holiday Group Show is also on exhibit with all artwork under […]

Weekender: Dec. 26-27

•Hootenanny 2009 Saturday, Dec. 26 The Rudyard Kipling 422 W. Oak St. 636-1311 $10; 8 p.m. Every Christmas for the past few years, a group of musicians involved with Louisville’s Motherlodge project have gathered at The Rudyard Kipling to make a joyful noise. For the uninitiated, Motherlodge ( began as part of a benefit […]

Merry Christmas!

Friday, Dec. 25 The LEO staff would like to wish you a Merry Christmas. Let us help you get the word out about your events in 2010. Just send press releases and such to

Holiday sale at Kaviar Forge & Gallery

Kaviar Forge & Gallery at 1718 Frankfort Ave. is having a 20% off Holiday Sale through Christmas Eve on Craig Kaviar’s wine racks and new line of taper candlesticks. Holiday hours through Christmas Eve are 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Kaviar Gallery will be closed Friday, Dec. 25 and Saturday, Dec. 26 and will reopen with regular […]

Paintings by Joseph Leggot @ Bridge Gallery

Through Dec. 31 Bridge Gallery Mellwood Arts & Entertainment Center 1860 Mellwood Ave. 895-3650 Life is guaranteed to trip you up. Certainly Joseph Leggot can attest to that. Leggot moved here from West Virginia almost two decades ago and makes his living as a cosmetologist. One of his lifelong passions is painting. Then came […]

New Paintings by Monique Motiff @ Gallery Ex Voto

Through Jan. 8 Gallery Ex Voto 634 E. Market St. 271-0091 Gallery Ex Voto is a new gallery in East Market. The artist collective is featuring an artist who works in unusual media. The result: sensuous shapes and color. “Similar to encaustic paintings, my works are mixtures of oil, wax and tar layered on wood,” […]

‘Secrets of Louisville Chefs’ @ Bookstores

$21.95; available at local bookstores It’s Christmas Eve, you only have a $5 pair of dryer balls for your mom under the tree, and you refuse to go the route of chain-restaurant gift certificates. Thank god you read LEO, because here’s what you’re gonna do to stay in her good graces. Get yourself over to […]