Monthly Archives: February 2010

Wayside Expressions Gallery moving

Wayside Expressions Gallery will be moving to 120 W. Broadway after Monday, March 1.

“Light a Candle for Haiti” benefit

Kaviar Forge & Gallery is hosting a benefit to help Haiti. “Light a Candle for Haiti” will give 50% of proceeds from the gallery sales of handcrafted candlesticks and candles directly to Doctors Without Borders. The fundraiser will start with the F.A.T. Friday Trolley Hop on Feb. 26 and will continue through April 3. 

Russ Hulsey at 21c tonight

Even though Judy Pfaff’s lecture is canceled tonight, 21c will present local Russel Hulsey discussing his work “Msyitc Truhts” now on display in Gallery 4. In addition, there will be docent tours of all 21c exhibits every 30 minutes from 5:00 – 7:30 p.m.  

Judy Pfaff’s lecture tonight is canceled

Judy Pfaff’s lecture tonight at 21c Museum is canceled due to the huge snowstorm in New York. The Kentucky School of Art is currently rescheduling her visit.

Call for art

Jeffersonville Arts on the Ohio is seeking artists to exhibit on June 18 and 19. The event is sponsored by Jeffersonville Parks Department in conjunction with Smokin’ On the River. Prizes awarded.

KAC accepting nominations for Governor’s Awards in the Arts

The Kentucky Arts Council is accepting nominations for the 2010 Governor’s Awards in the Arts. They are seeking nominations from every region of the state for Kentucky’s highest honor in the arts. Please take some time to nominate an individual or an organization, agency, school, media outlet or business that has contributed significantly to the […]

Weekender: Feb. 27-28

•Trampled By Turtles Saturday, Feb. 27 Headliners 1386 Lexington Road 584-8088 trampledbyturtles.com $20; 7 p.m., 18+ Dave Simonett says Trampled By Turtles owes its career to college and public radio. “Throughout the whole time we’ve been playing, it’s been the only radio support that we’ve gotten,” says Simonett, the band’s producer and main songwriter. “I […]

‘Transparency’ by Debra Clem @ Swanson Reed

Friday, Feb. 26 (through March 27) Swanson Reed Gallery 638 E. Market St. 589-5466 www.swansonreedgallery.com Free; 6-8 p.m. Not all is transparent in Debra Clem’s world — LEO Weekly, Feb. 24

Artist Judy Pfaff @ 21c

Friday, Feb. 26 21c Museum, Atrium Gallery 700 W. Main St. 618-4600 www.kentuckyschoolofart.com Free; 6-8 p.m. The Kentucky School of Art has an ambitious visiting artist program — this time they’re bringing Judy Pfaff to town. Pfaff specializes in sculpture and installations. Armed with an MFA from Yale University, she is now labeled as one […]

‘Three Reflections’ by Louisville Ballet @ Kentucky Center

Feb. 26-27 Kentucky Center 501 W. Main St. 584-7777 www.louisvilleballet.org $25-$75; 8 p.m. (plus 2 p.m. matinee on Feb. 27) I’m one of those good ol’ Celtic mutts you find around here, so I’m eagerly awaiting the chance to see Louisville Ballet’s “Celts.” One of the ballets in “Three Reflections,” it combines music and dance […]

Bob Hill & Jim Tomlinson @ Carmichael’s Bookstore

Thursday, Feb. 25 Carmichael’s Bookstore 2720 Frankfort Ave. 896-6950 Free; 7 p.m. Both authors have become favorites here in Kentucky, for a short reading and informal discussion of their writing careers. Longtime Courier-Journal columnist Bob Hill is the author of “Double Jeopardy,” “Stone Walls” and “River Music,” and the new history of Centre College, “Our Standard Sure.” […]

Architect Steve Wiser to discuss “No Tolls – Better Bridge Alternative”

Architect Steve Wiser will discuss his “No Tolls – Better Bridge Alternative” at Destination Bookstore on Saturday, March 6 at 11 a.m. 604 E. Spring St., New Albany, (812) 944-5116.   

G3 Soiree @ Actors Theatre

Thursday, Feb. 25 Intermezzo Cafe, Actors Theatre 316 W. Main St. Free; 7 p.m. The Humana Festival Opening Party and G3 Soiree will take place Thursday, February 25th at 7pm at Actors Theatre! Enjoy an incredible variety of entertainment and sample cuisine from Louisvilles finest restaurants. The G3 crowd will congregate in the Intermezzo Cafe with […]

‘Weddings’ w/ the Louisville Orchestra

Feb. 25 & 27 Brown Theatre (Feb. 25) – 6:30 p.m. IUS Ogle Center (Feb. 27) – 7:30 p.m. $20-$26 584-7777 www.louisvilleorchestra.org Whether you are preparing for the big day or looking to relive the magic of the moment, nothing will take you there like the music. Principal Pops Conductor Bob Bernhardt will lead the Louisville […]

IUS International Film Fest

Feb. 25-28 Paul W. Ogle Cultural Center, IUS 4201 Grant Line Road, New Albany (812) 941-2232 Free; 7 p.m. Picking a rotten tomato at an IUS film festival can be tres difficile. Now in its 11th year, lineups have featured foreign language classics as well as recent international hits not widely known in the United […]

‘Slant!’ @ Rudyard Kipling

Feb. 25-March 6 Rudyard Kipling 422 W. Oak St. www.LePetomane.org $8-$20 (sliding scale); 7:30 p.m. Everybody can use a laugh. It’s always in the worst times that we need some escape, and there’s no better escape than comedy. Good comedy, that is. And when a company that continues to do surprising, innovative and hilarious work […]

Figure drawings by Shawna Khalily at Gallery Ex Voto

Gallery Ex Voto is exhibiting figure drawings by Shawna Khalily through Monday, March 1. 634 E. Market St., 271-0091.  

Kentucky Crafted: The Market

The Kentucky Arts Council’s “Kentucky Crafted: The Market” is Saturday, March 6 from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sunday, March 7 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Adults $8, children 15 and under free, parking $6. Kentucky Exposition Center, South Wing B.

Reservations being accepted for KidArt and Blackacre Summer Camps

The Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft’s Education Department provides the solution to summer boredom by offering summer camps for elementary and middle school age children. Each week-long camp is carefully designed to create a fun and educational art experience for kids and teenagers, with the focus on hands-on art projects taught by professional artists.  […]

Upcoming Frazier Museum events

Frazier Museum events March 3: Dollar Day, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. A dollar may not get you as much today as it did in the 1940s, but the Frazier Museum is trying to change that! In celebration of our current exhibit, WWII: 48 Local Stories That Changed the World, we’re hosting Dollar Day, where museum […]