Monthly Archives: January 2010

Open House @ LEO Weekly

Wednesday, Jan. 27 LEO Weekly 301 E. Main St., ste. 201 895-9770 Free; 3-5 p.m. Come check out our new digs … we’ll even offer up free drinks and snacks.

Special Edition Open Bottle Night @ Westport Whiskey & Wine

Wednesday, Jan. 27 Westport Whiskey & Wine 1115 Herr Lane Suite 140 708-1313 $10; 6:30-8 p.m. The store welcomes Kyle Beasmore & David Geary of Axial Vinos of Spain. This will be a great evening as we will be serving not only some great wines from Spain, but we will be pairing it with paella. Paella […]

‘Ulysses’ Crewmen’ @ BRYCC House

Wednesday, Jan. 27 BRYCC House Community Center 1101 S. Second St. $5; 7 p.m. Although the press release remains as elusive as the website, this event looks like it has the potential to be something very, very cool. A group called the Insurgent Theatre Troupe is stopping by the BRYCC House tonight to put […]

Walden Theatre’s ‘The Crucible’ @ Kentucky Center

Through Jan. 30 MeX Theater, Kentucky Center 501 W. Main St. 584-7777 $15; various times Arthur Miller wrote “The Crucible” to be a metaphor for McCarthyism, the blacklisting of accused Communists in the 1950s. Set in Salem, Mass., in Colonial America, a community gets swept up in the suspicions and accusations of a witch […]

‘Really Kentucky’ by Linda J. Nelson @ Pigment Gallery

Through Feb. 15 Pigment Gallery Mellwood Arts & Entertainment Center 1860 Mellwood Ave. 895-3650 We are all born to create, as witnessed by the vast amount of crayons and pencils used by kids. Usually that ends sometime during our childhood. “Artist” is the title reserved for those who keep creating. But there is another […]

Moving Movie Louisville

The Speed Art Museum and The Louisville Film Society would like to see through your eyes! This is an opportunity to show how you move through Louisville and to have your 10-minute video screened as part of the next Brown-Forman “Art After Dark” at the Speed on Friday, Feb. 5. Participants will receive two free […]

Bookmaker Debbie Shannon teaching book arts for beginners

Bookmaker Debbie Shannon is teaching “Book Arts for Beginners” on the four Tuesdays in February. 6:30-9:00 p.m. at Louisville Collegiate School. $145. Contact Shannon for more information at 894-0239 or

“Blow Your Own Wine Glass” at Glassworks

Glassworks has “Blow Your Own Wine Glass” on Saturday, Jan. 30 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $95. Call 584-4510 for reservations.  

River City Swing @ River Bend Winery

Tuesday, Jan. 26 River Bend Winery 120 S. 10th St. $5 (an hour for lessons); 7-11 p.m. Jonah Grimes and Melissa Pylant will finish their West Coast teachings for the Tuesday Swing January Progressive Lesson Series. The cost is $5 for an hour lesson and afterwards three full hours of dancing.

‘Ella’ @ Actors Theatre

Jan. 26-Feb. 20 Actors Theatre 584-1205 $23-$59 This musical tribute to Ella Fitzgerald channels the essence of the woman behind the voice in a sensational live concert and stars Tina Fabrique, returning to Actors for the first time since 2001 when she played in CONSTANT STAR by Tazewell Thompson. “Ella” is based on a book by Jeffrey […]

C1 Launch Party @ Flanagan’s

Tuesday, Jan. 26 Flanagan’s Ale House 934 Baxter Ave. 585-3700 Free; 7 p.m. C1 is a new collaborative brew from Schlafly, New Albanian Brewing Co and O’Fallon. C1 is an OAK-AGED, DRY-HOPPED, SMOKED, RYE PALE ALE. Plus, the boys from all three breweries are coming to town for this event.

Lecture on Japanese architecture

On Thursday, Jan. 28, U of L visiting professor Dana Buntrock is presenting the free lecture “Tradition and Today: Materials and Meaning in Contemporary Japanese Architecture” at 6 p.m. Speed Art Museum, 2035 S. Third St.

2010 Louisville Mayoral candidates discuss arts in Louisville

The Kentucky School of Art is presenting “A Conversation with the 2010 Louisville Mayoral Candidates” about the future of the arts in Louisville. The event will be hosted by The Kentucky Center and moderated by David Cupps, Executive Director, Arts Kentucky. Monday, Feb. 8 from 6-8:00 p.m. Free and open to the public. Open seating, […]

Haiti Relief Week in Louisville

Jan. 25-30 Organized by the BRYCC House and Livefeed Louisville – A collection for specific items such as cases of bottled water and personal hygiene basics such as toothbrush/paste, soap, new socks, soap, baking soda, deodorant, shoes, shorts and blankets/sheets. Please no pre-opened/used hygiene items. Drop-off locations are: Red Tree Louisville (701 E. Market), BRYCC […]

Jamey Aebersold Jazz Quartet @ U of L

Monday, Jan. 25 Malcolm Bird Recital Hall University of Louisville Free; 7 p.m.

National ‘Thank Your Mentor’ Day @ Kosair Charities

Monday, Jan. 25 Kosair Charities 982 Eastern Parkway 608-6138 Free; 6 p.m. Mentor Louisville, a coalition of youth mentoring programs, is celebrating National Mentoring Month during January. On Monday evening, a celebration will be held at Kosair Charities to inspire volunteers and celebrate their service to the community along with some of Louisville’s respected business […]

Sarabande Reading Series @ 21c

Monday, Jan. 25 21c Museum Hotel 700 W. Main St. Free; 7:30 p.m. Featuring an evening with poets Sandra Meek and Kristi Maxwell, as well as music from vocalist Lacey Guthrie.

Weekender: Jan. 23-24

•LEO A Little Off Center Series presents Paula Poundstone Saturday, Jan. 23 Bomhard Theater, Kentucky Center 501 W. Main St. 584-7777 $25-$32; 8 p.m. It’s hard to believe that Paula Poundstone has been on the comedy scene for more than 30 years now. Her dry, sardonic wit has led her into the new millennium as […]

Haitian benefit @ The Monkey Wrench

Friday, Jan. 22 The Monkey Wrench 1025 Barret Ave. 6 p.m.-? The deck will be openiing again, and what better thing to do than raise some money for a good cause? They will be donating a portion of sales to the Haiti cause. Donations will be taken at the door — every little bit helps.

‘Cats’ @ KY Center

Jan. 22-23 The Kentucky Center 501 W. Main St. 584-7777 $27.50-$62.50; 8 p.m. (w/ a 2 p.m. matinee on Saturday) Part of the PNC Broadway Across America series. Based on T.S. Eliot’s Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats, and with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, CATS won seven 1983 Tony Awards including Best Musical, Best Book […]