Monthly Archives: March 2010

Greater Louisville International Professionals United Kingdom event

Greater Louisville Inc. has developed an International Professionals arm called Greater Louisville International Professionals (GLIP). GLIP showcases Louisville’s welcoming and inclusive nature by serving as a trusted source of information, conversations and connections between international professionals and the region’s business community. The first United Kingdom GLIP event will be a casual social gathering for any […]

Spring Break drop-in workshops at KMAC

The Education Department at the Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft will host several drop-in workshops during Spring Break week. Parents will have the opportunity to create artwork with their children. Parents and kids ages 4 and up are invited to stop by anytime between 1:00pm–4:00pm on April 5, 7 and 9 to spend 20-30 […]

“Retrospective Images” by photographer Ernestine Hall at Wayside

The next exhibition at the Wayside Expressions Gallery is “Retrospective Images: Windows, Doors and the People Living Within” by photographer Ernestine Hall. “Photography provides for me an avenue to document what I see, experience and wish to share. The images presented are selected from a series of doors and windows that are continuous subjects in my […]

Historian Walter Hixson to speak at U of L

Walter Hixson, author of “The Myth of American Diplomacy: National Identity and U.S. Foreign Policy,” will speak on America’s constructed identity and its effect on our foreign policy. Hixson, professor and chair of the Department of History at the University of Akron, will speak at the Chao Auditorium, the University of Louisville. This event is co-sponsored by the History […]

Founder of “LoneStar Outreach to Place Ex-Racers” in Louisville

Lynn Reardon, founder and executive director of the nonprofit racehorse placement Agency LOPE (LoneStar Outreach to Place Ex-Racers), will be in Louisville on Wed., March 31 signing her book “Beyond the Homestretch: What I’ve Learned from Saving Racehorses.” 2-4 p.m.: Stonehurst Riding Club, 13900 Reamers Rd. 7-8 p.m.: Carmichael’s Bookstore, 2720 Frankfort Ave., 896-6950 Both events are […]

LVAA’s April “Food for Thought” speaker is sculptor William Duffy

The April “Food for Thought” luncheon and lecture speaker is sculptor William Duffy. This installment of the Louisville Visual Art Association’s popular series is April 13. Duffy, a Louisville native, began stone carving in the fall of 1979, a few years after graduating from the Louisville School of Art with a BFA in Painting. Driving […]

Eleanor Griffin, Editor in Chief of “Southern Living” at Woman’s Club

The Woman’s Club of Louisville, 1320 S. 4th St., is proud to announce that Eleanor Griffin, Editor-in-Chief of “Southern Living” magazine will be our guest speaker on March 31. Griffin is a Louisville native. She graduated from Waggoner High School and received a bachelor’s degree from Indiana University in Journalism and Political Science. In the fall of […]

ArtsReach Kentucky presents “Dance: Our Common Language”

ArtsReach Kentucky will present “Dance: Our Common Language,” an evening of youth performances celebrating cultural traditions, on Wednesday, March 31, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in Bomhard Theater at The Kentucky Center. This is a free event and no tickets are required for entry. The event, hosted by Claudia Peralta-Mudd, will feature performances by Weiling Liu’s Chinese […]

New Albany Bicentennial Public Art Project speaker J. Daniel Graham

The New Albany Bicentennial Public Art Project is presenting speakers from their 2010 River Project. The Visiting Artist lectures are free and open to the public. The next speaker is sculptor J. Daniel Graham on Thursday, April 1 from 12-1 p.m. at the Purdue College of Technology, Purdue Research Park on Charlestown Rd., New Albany. Graham will discuss […]

“Dinosaurs Alive!” at the Louisville Zoo

“Dinosaurs Alive!” is now open at the Louisville Zoo, 1100 Trevilian Way, through Sept. 30. Through the magic of incredible, futuristic technology, the mammoth, life-like animatronic creatures that roar, snarl and move will depict a full-blown dino-reality experience to visitors as they travel back in time along a lush, winding pathway where the enormous primeval […]

Elizabeth Cady Stanton Trust website unveiled at Ali Center

The Elizabeth Cady Stanton Trust website will be unveiled on Wednesday, March 31 at 11 a.m. at the Ali Center, 144 N. 6th St. Stanton first publicly demanded the right for women to vote at the first Women’s Rights Convention held in Seneca Falls, New York on July 19, 1848. After 72 years, women finally won […]

Spring Break Texture Paintings at the Carnegie Center

During the April 6-10 JCPS spring break, we invite families to stop in to view the Carnegie Center exhibit “Outta Sight! The Inner Vision of Two Blind Guys: Recent Works by C.J. Pressma and Keith Kleespies” and to make a texture painting. Visually impaired artists create visual art in many ways and one of them […]

“Splash of Bourbon, Kentucky’s Spirit” book signings

David Dominé signs his latest cookbook, Splash of Bourbon, Kentucky’s Spirit on Tuesday, March 30 at the Bellarmine University Bookstore from 11: a.m.-1 p.m. He will also be at the Visitors Center in Old Louisville on Saturday, April 3 at the Visitors Center in Old Louisville from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Future signings will be at […]

Mamakitty Southwood and Ashley Radcliffe at Diamonds

Sub Rosa, the Gypsie Courtyard celebrates the music of Mamakitty Southwood and the art of Ashley Radcliffe on Monday, March 29. Open mic sign up list goes out at 8 pm , show starts at 9 p.m. No Cover -Diamonds Pub and Billiards, 3814 Frankfort Ave.

Former Ecuadorian President and Nobel Peace Prize nominee Dr. Jamil Mahaud visits IUS

Former Ecuadorian President and Nobel Peace Prize nominee Dr. Jamil Mahaud will visit Indiana University Southeast to deliver lessons on international relations. Mahaud, the current Co-Founder and Senior Advisor in the International Negotiation Program at Harvard Law School, will speak at IUS, 4201 Grant Line Rd., on Tuesday, March 30. Mahaud’s keynote presentation, “The Rise […]

“Mexican Modernists and the Female Nude”

On April 8, U of L visiting professor Dr. Adriana Zavala of Tufts University is presenting the free lecture “Intimate Encounters: Mexican Modernists and the Female Nude” at 6 p.m. Speed Art Museum, 2035 S. Third St.

KMAC’s Artist-in-Residency Program

The Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft’s Artist-in-Residency Program provides an emerging artist the opportunity to hone their craft within an active museum environment, which is part of the vibrant arts community in Louisville. Benefits include the use of studio space and tools, a stipend for supplies and work, free admission to adult workshops, and […]

Livable Louisville Public Forum

The Livable Louisville Public Forum is Tuesday, March 30 at the Clifton Center. The reception is 5-6 p.m. with the forum from 6-7:30 p.m. RSVP requested. Presented by Broken Sidewalk and LEO Weekly.

Israel Nash Gripka @ Lynn’s Paradise Café

Monday, March 29 Lynn’s Paradise Café 984 Barret Ave. • 583-3447 Free; 12:30 p.m. Why not cut some of the bullshit steps out of touring from club to club? That was the brilliant idea worked out by singer-songwriter Israel Nash Gripka and trio The Fieros. Since it’s all about getting your music heard while earning […]

Sarabande Poetry Reading @ 21c Museum Hotel

Monday, March 29 21c Museum Hotel 700 W. Main St. • 458-4028 www.sarabandebooks.org Free; 7:30-9:30pm. As the last Monday of the month approaches, this means Sarabande will host another evening of poetry and music at 21c. Folks are invited to crush a complimentary cup of wine as they soak in the verbal affluence from the […]