Monthly Archives: December 2009

Stacy Mitchhart @ Stevie Ray’s

Wednesday, Dec. 23 Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar 230 E. Main St. 582-9945 $13; 9 p.m. Stevie Ray’s is bringing the Cincinnati-born, Nashville-livin’ Stacy Mitchhart back to town for a Christmas show. It isn’t difficult to imagine Mitchhart adapting his act for seasonal music: This man can and will do anything that’ll keep him onstage in […]

“Truth and Justice” donated to U of L

Barney Bright’s sculpture “Truth and Justice,” originally in front of the Legal Arts Building for almost 30 years, has been donated to U of L. It will be part of a planned plaza.

Andrea Davidson @ Dutch’s Tavern

Tuesday, Dec. 22 Dutch’s Tavern 3922 Shelbyville Road 895-9004 Free; 11 p.m.

Open Mic @ The Back Door

Tuesday, Dec. 22 The Back Door Mid-City Mall 1250 Bardstown Road 451-0659 Free; 7:30 p.m. Come early to sign up!

Pint Nights @ Flanagan’s

Tuesday, Dec. 22 Flanagan’s Ale House 934 Baxter Ave. 585-3700 Free; 7 p.m. Tapping first keg at 7 p.m. - Spaten Dunkel. They also have the new Spaten Holiday glasses! At 8, they will tap a keg of Rogue Santa’s Private Reserve, a great Christmas brew with a secret ingredient called “Rudolph.”  From 4-7 p.m. there will also […]

Holiday Dinner for Shelter Animals

The Kentucky Humane Society (KHS) will provide all shelter cats and dogs at the main campus with a special holiday dinner on Wednesday, December 23, courtesy of Rudy Green’s Doggy Cuisine. As a treat, shelter animals will receive a meal that includes ground turkey, sweet potatoes, green beans, pumpkin and cranberries. “The Kentucky Humane Society […]

Fused Snowflakes workshop

Glassworks at 815 W. Market St. is offering a Fused Snowflakes workshop during the rest of December. Pieces must be picked up at a later date or shipped. Appropriate for ages 12 and up. $15-$20.

Brooklyn Beer Dinner @ The Patron Restaurant

Monday, Dec. 21 The Patron Restaurant 3400 Frankfort Ave. 569-BEER $45 (6 courses & 6 beers); 7 p.m. The Patron Restaurant and Louisville Beer Store have partnered to present, A Brooklyn Beer Dinner. Chef Amber McCool and Chef Matt Jones have created a six course menu to compliment selected beers from the Brooklyn Brewery (listed […]

Funny Ladies of the ’Ville @ Diamonds

Monday, Dec. 21 Diamonds Pub and Billiards 3814 Frankfort Ave. 895-7513 Free; 9 p.m. (open mic begins at 8) Chicks are funny, and anyone who tells you otherwise probably doesn’t menstruate. The weekly “Sub Rosa: The Gypsie Courtyard” open-mic event at Diamonds Pub is leaning toward funny females Monday night. Hosted by Divinity Rose and […]

Weekender: Dec. 19-20

•A Very Portland Christmas Saturday, Dec. 19 Nelligan Hall 2010 Portland Ave. Free; 1-8 p.m. A $50 and under last-minute Christmas Art Sale featuring dozens of Louisville artists.

Weekend art events

A Very Portland Christmas, presented by artists Hallie Jones and Aaron Conway, is on Saturday, Dec. 19 from 1-8 p.m. at Nelligan Hall, 2010 Portland Ave. Nelligan Hall provides studio space to seven artists and is the “phoenix rising from the ashes” of the LAVA House, which burnt down in January 2008. Payne Street Pottery […]

Lit-Up Bike Ride @ Parkside Bike and Boutique

Friday, Dec. 18 Parkside Bike and Boutique 1345 Bardstown Road Free; 8 p.m. Riding in the winter is cold, dark, and lonely, so we’re going to have a group ride starting and ending with lots of fun. Come to Parkside Bike and Boutique for soup and hot choclate. Put Lights on you and your bike, […]

An American Cathedral Christmas @ Episcopal Diocese of Kentucky

Friday, Dec. 18 Episcopal Diocese of Kentucky 421 S. Second St.587-1354 www.christchurchlouky.org 8 p.m. The combined choirs of Christ Church Episcopal Cathedral and the Roman Catholic Cathedral of the Assumption. Robert L. Bozeman and Dr. Philip Brisson, directors. Guest artist Kathryn Aaron, soprano. Featuring Three Nativity Carols by Stephen Paulus for choir, harp and oboe; […]

Good Luck @ Skull Alley

Friday, Dec. 18 Skull Alley 1017 E. Broadway 745-9541 www.skullalley.net $5; 7 p.m. It’s the kind of pop-punk you don’t get anymore, but at the same time, it’s like nothing you’ve heard. Mix the Weakerthans up with some noodly guitar parts and a sense of hope, and you get Good Luck, a band that took […]

‘Insane With Power’ @ Kentucky Center

Dec. 18-27 MeX Theater, Kentucky Center 501 W. Main St. 584-7777 $16; various times Fun is to be expected in this zany comedy about a big-city journalist writing a story about the current state of mental health facilities — particularly a hospital populated with a group of quirky inmates who imagine themselves to be crime-fighting […]

Artist selected for the 2010 Kentucky Derby and Oaks

Churchill Downs has chosen Linda Le Kinff as the artist for the 2010 Kentucky Derby and Oaks.

Brigid Kaelin Band’s Christma-kuh Party @ Monkey Wrench

Thursday, Dec. 17 Monkey Wrench 1025 Barret Ave. 8-10 p.m. Brigid says: “I wanted to have a holiday party, and I wanted to play a show. So I thought I’d do both at the same time. Come out to The Monkey Wrench on Thursday, December 17th, and mingle, dance, listen, eat, drink, and most definitely […]

‘Young @ Heart’ @ Fern Creek High

Thursday, Dec. 17 Fern Creek Traditional High School 9115 Fern Creek Road Free; 3:30 & 6 p.m. Get ready to rock with the most entertaining golden oldies you will ever meet in the senior citizen’s choir “Young@Heart.” With a show only weeks away, they must learn a slate of new songs ranging from James Brown to […]

Holiday Open House @ Habitation

Thursday, Dec. 17 Habitation The Summit 4288 Summit Plaza Dr 426-0807 habitationstore.com 7-9 p.m. Habitation and Java Brewing Co. will present an evening for Home of the Innocents. Admission is an item for Home of the Innocents “wish list.” Requested items include diapers, batteries, underwear, socks and arts and crafts supplies. For a complete list, go […]

Randy Houser @ Louisville Palace

Thursday, Dec. 17 Louisville Palace 625 S. Fourth St. 583-4555 www.randyhouser.com $30; 7:30 p.m. Randy Houser has been writing songs since he was 15. He was already tired of playing covers and knew that if he was going to do anything with his deeply soulful voice, he would have to learn to express himself lyrically. […]