Monthly Archives: January 2010

Kentucky Foundation for Women grant workshop

The Kentucky Foundation for Women is conducting a free workshop on Wednesday, Feb. 10 for its “Art Meets Activism” grants. Louisville Free Public Library, Iroquois branch, 601 W. Woodlawn Ave., 5:30-8:30 p.m. Reservations required, contact or 562-0045. KFW also recently awarded 14 Artist Enrichment Grants to feminist artists and arts organizations. Louisville-area recipients are […]

Arts Advocacy Day

Arts Advocacy Day is Wednesday, Feb. 10 in Frankfort. Go to Arts Kentucky for more information.

Call for art

BIKE ART WANTED! Work Due Feb. 27. Contact for more details.

SCOUT moving sale

SCOUT at 801 E. Market is moving in with its second store SCOUT HOUSE, 742 E. Market. In order to make it easier, they’re having a moving sale Feb. 1-14, with 20-70% off throughout both stores.

Weekender: Jan. 30-31

•Anime Con 6.5 Saturday, Jan. 30 Louisville Free Public Library 301 York St. Free; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. We’ve all encountered it at some point in our lives. Hell, if you’re my age (21), then it’s an essential stage in development. Whether it was waiting for “DBZ GT” to begin after watching the entire Z series […]

St. Francis High School’s IMAGINE 2010 art auction

St. Francis High School’s IMAGINE 2010 is an art auction of original works by local, regional and national artists. All proceeds from the event support scholarships and financial aid for students who couldn’t afford to attend the school otherwise. The Featured Gallery section highlights work from E & S Gallery, Swanson Reed Contemporary, Chapman Friedman Gallery, […]

F.A.T. Friday Trolley Hop on Frankfort Avenue

Friday, Jan. 29 Frankfort Avenue Free; 6-10 p.m. Hop on a trolley between 6-10 p.m. for free transportation to participating shops, restaurants and galleries along the Frankfort, Mellwood and Story Avenue corridor. For complete details, visit

Late Seating @ Actors Theatre

Friday, Jan. 29 Actors Theatre 584.1205 $10; 10:30 p.m. The Late Seating at Actors is a late night series featuring an electric mixture of new work by local artists in performance, music, art and video. Musical guest will be Lucky Pineapple with the Troup de Danse d’Ananas; performance by Le Petomane Theatre Ensemble; “Radio Play” – […]

Louisville Arts Live @ Glassworks

Friday, Jan. 29 Glassworks 815 W. Market St. 230-1772 $5; 7 p.m.-midnight Studio 502 is putting together a Louisville Arts Live night at the Glassworks building Friday that’s shaping up to be quite the event. The theme will be “An Evening in the Orient,” and the night will include two fashion shows (male and […]

Songwriters for Haiti @ The Rudyard Kipling

Jan. 29-30 The Rudyard Kipling 422 W. Oak St. 636-1311 $5+ donation; 9 p.m. Move over Julia Roberts and Jay-Z, Louisville musicians are getting together this weekend for two nights of Haiti benefits, both held at the always-venerable Rudyard Kipling. Songwriters for Haiti takes place Friday night and features more than 15 artists, including Tyrone […]

‘Beeing Hear: The Nature of Sound’ @ Kaviar Forge & Gallery

Jan. 29-Feb. 27 Kaviar Forge & Gallery 1718 Frankfort Ave. 561-0377 What an artist will do for the love of her art … Diana Brockway Klem creates encaustic paintings. Encaustic uses wax, traditionally beeswax, as its pigment binder. Klem decided to literally go to the source and become a beekeeper, working at the Clifton […]

Crescent Hill named a “Comeback Neighborhood”

Southern Living magazine has named Crescent Hill a “Comeback Neighborhood,” one of 10 neighborhoods in the South featured in the January issue of the magazine.  

The Late Seating event at Actors Theatre returns

Actors Theatre announces the return of The Late Seating on Friday, Jan. 29 beginning at 10:30 p.m. (doors open at 10 p.m.). It is a late night series featuring an electric mixture of new work by local artists in performance, music, art and video. Musical guest will be Lucky Pineapple with the Troup de Danse d’Ananas; […]

January 29 F.A.T. Friday

F.A.T. Friday — the Frankfort Avenue Trolley Hop on the final Friday of the month, Jan. 29. 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.

Literary LEO party @ Riverbend Winery

Thursday, Jan. 28 Riverbend Winery 118 S. 10 St. Free; 7-9 p.m. Come celebrate the winners of this year’s Literary LEO contest. The winners will be reading from their poetry, short fiction, flash fiction and more.

Homebuyer Seminar @ Quills Coffee

Thursday, Jan. 28 Quills Coffee 930 Baxter Ave. Free; 6:30 p.m. Realtor Zach Fry is partnering with Tim Stratman (from Vanguard Wines) and Elayne Havens (from Kentucky Mortgage) to offer a Free Wine & Cheese/Homebuyer seminar. This is going to be a fun, upbeat seminar on the EXTENDED Housing Tax Credit for REPEAT and First […]

Lunch w/ Coach Rick Pitino @ Champions

Thursday, Jan. 28 Champions 280 W. Jefferson St. 210-3495 $20-$30; 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Join Coach Rick Pitino for lunch at Champions next Thursday and get the inside scoop on the Cardinal basketball program.  Coach will recap the team’s most recent games and preview the Cards’ upcoming showdown against Connecticut. These luncheons are a must-attend for […]

Bridal Experience @ Brown Hotel

Thursday,  Jan. 28 Brown Hotel Fourth & Broadway 583-1234 $15; 5:30-8:30 p.m. The Brown Hotel Bridal Experience is unlike any other bridal show. It is luxurious, sophisticated, and puts the bride-to-be directly in contact with Louisville’s most elite wedding professionals. Brides are invited to attend the event free of charge.

Contemporary Japanese architecture lecture @ Speed Art Museum

Thursday, Jan. 28 Speed Art Museum 2035 S. Third St. 852-0442 Free; 6 p.m. Dana Buntrock, associate professor of architecture at University of California-Berkeley, will spend the semester as the Frederic Lindley Morgan visiting professor of architectural design in UofL’s fine arts department. She will teach “Contemporary Architecture in Japan and the United States. Jan. […]

Cincinnati Reds Winter Caravan @ Louisville Slugger Museum

Thursday, Jan. 28 Louisville Slugger Museum 800 W. Main St. 585-5226 Free; 5:30-8 p.m. The Cincinnati Reds Winter Caravan makes its annual stop at the Louisville Slugger Museum Thursday from 5:30-8 p.m. The event is free, with various Reds officials and players in attendance, including right fielder Jay Bruce, who came up to the Big […]