Monthly Archives: March 2010

April 2 First Friday Trolley Hop

First Friday Trolley Hop on the first Friday of the month, April 2. Explore the art galleries, museums, shops and restaurants along East & West Main & Market Streets from 5-11 p.m. Hop on and off the free trolley. 

‘CRUDE’ @ The Space @ 6th & Oak

Friday, March 26 The Space @ 6th & Oak Free; 6:15-9:15 p.m. “CRUDE” is a documentary about the devastating effects of pollution on the rain forests and community of Ecuador by the oil company Texaco. This film documents both sides of the largest environmental court case in history – $27 billion. Between the years 1972 […]

Uncommon Houseflies @ Studio’s Grille and Pub

Friday, March 26 Studio’s Grille and Pub 209 E. Main St., New Albany Free; 9 p.m. Kids, do you like the rock ‘n’ roll? Well, the Uncommon Houseflies will provide just that on Friday, March 26, at Studio’s Grille and Pub in New Albany, and we hope you will plan to be there. The show will […]

Robin Stone at Carmichael’s Bookstore

Carmichael’s Bookstore, 2720 Frankfort Ave., 456-6950, will host a book discussion with journalist and author Robin Stone on Friday, March 26 at 7 p.m. Ms. Stone will discuss her late husband’s memoir “My Times in Black and White: Race and Power at the New York Times.” The event is free and open to the public. […]

J. Daniel Graham is next New Albany Bicentennial Public Art speaker

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 […]

‘Spiritual Work of John Coltrane’ @ Christ Church Cathedral

Sunday, March 28 Christ Church Cathedral 421 S. Second St. • 774-9909 $25; 6 p.m. John Coltrane, the groundbreaking and highly influential jazz saxophonist, devoted much of his time in the last years of his too-brief life to expressions of spirituality. Dick Sisto, a mainstay on the local jazz scene, brings together an all-star lineup […]

‘From Slavery To Freedom’ @ KY Center

Saturday, March 27 Kentucky Center • 584-7777 www.kentuckycenter.org $22.50; 8 p.m. T.C. Carson, aka Kyle Barker from “Living Single,” will swing by the ’Ville this weekend, but not to look for a hot date spot to take Max or an open mic night where he can bust out “My Funny Valentine.” The two-time NAACP winner […]

‘Fight Girl Battle World’ @ Alley Theater

March 26-28 Alley Theater 1205 E. Washington St. www.thealleytheater.org $16 ($12 students); 7 p.m. With a name like this, your curiosity should already be piqued. The jumbled syntax of the title gives this battle play the same kind of power that a B-movie out of Wild & Woolly’s “Psychotronic” section has. Just what the hell […]

“LoCAL Portraits” at ART227

“LoCAL Portraits” will be at ART227, 227 Chenoweth Ln., from April 16-May 1. Curated by artist Daniel Pfalzgraf, this exhibition is a culmination of literally a who’s who of the Louisville contemporary art scene, all brought together under one roof. The exhibition opens with a reception for the artists on Friday, April 16 from 6-10 […]

This Sunday’s Cabaret Life Drawing and Yoga with Art

  This Sunday Cabaret Life Drawing hosts Scott Carney, a local musician and filmmaker. Scott will perform with various instruments. He sings and plays guitar and other instruments for the local rock group, Wax Fang. This class is for professional and beginning artists alike. Just $10 at the door $5 for students, attendees should being their […]

“Gretchen Papka: The Horizon Series” at B. Deemer Gallery

Fanciful and dreamlike. Those are the words that Gretchen Papka uses to describe the imagery she conjures up for her latest exhibition at B. Deemer Gallery, 2650 Frankfort Ave., from March 26-May 4. Her mixed media encaustic creations combine old ledger sheets, pages from dictionaries, graphs, maps and equations layered amongst surreal landscapes reminiscent of expansive Wyoming vistas dotted with […]

Another Colour @ Bearno’s By the Bridge

Thursday, March 25 Bearno’s by the Bridge 131 W. Main St. 584-7437 Free; 6:30-10 p.m.

‘She Stoops to Conquer’ @ Bellarmine

March 25-27 Cralle Theater Bellarmine University 2001 Newburg Road 7:30 p.m. (March 25-26), 2 p.m. (March 27) The Louisville Irish Arts Foundation is sponsoring the Mulligan Stew Players in Oliver Goldsmith’s “She Stoops to Conquer.”  A bawdy tale of mistaken identities, star-crossed lovers, perplexed parents and general mayhem. One of the most popular plays in the English […]

F-N Art Series @ Vernon Club

Thursday, March 25 Vernon Club 1575 Story Ave. 584-8460 $5; 7 p.m. Bon Vivant Savant introduces a new monthly art series at the Vernon Club tomorrow called F-N Art — Friendship and Art. The community-centered concept is open to multiple media, and all artists are invited to participate, professional and otherwise. Also, each event will […]

Joe Manning is next 7/70 artist

  The Portland branch of the Louisville Free Public Library is featuring artist/LEO writer Joe Manning as the next guest artist of their new art program, the 7/70 Art Project. Saturday, March 27 at 10 a.m. Contact Rachel Smith at 574-1744 for more information.  

Theo Von @ Louisville Improv

March 25-28 Louisville Improv Fourth Street Live 581-1332 www.improvlouisville.com $15; various times You might recognize Theo Von from his stint as a regular competitor on MTV’s “Real World/Road Rules Challenge” series. If not … you might know him as a contestant on NBC’s “Last Comic Standing.” Then again, he might also be familiar to you […]

“Olmsted Parks” at Jane Morgan Studio & Gallery

The Plein Air Painters of Kentucky will have a show opening April 14 at Jane Morgan Studio & Gallery, Inc., 4838 Brownsboro Rd. The 26 artists painted outdoors in 8 of the 18 Louisville Olmsted parks. It closes on May 29. The opening reception is Thursday, April 22 from 5 – 8 p.m.

“Natural Splendor” at Kaviar Forge & Gallery

  “Natural Splendor” Biennial Nude Exhibition is at Kaviar Forge & Gallery featuring thirteen artists in a multitude of media. Taste and talent abound through paintings, sculpture, glass, drawings and more exploring the natural beauty of nude figures through realism and the abstract. Celebrating the inaugural year of “Natural Splendor,” this nude exhibition is designed […]

Call for artists: 7/70 Art Project

The Portland Library at 3305 Northwestern Parkway has started a new art program called the 7/70 Art Project. The goal is to invite a different local artist to the library on the last Saturday of each month to talk about the medium they use, to show samples of some of their art work, and to work with participants on making a […]

Author Sarah Addison Allen @ Carmichael’s

Wednesday, March 24 Carmichael’s Bookstore 2720 Frankfort Ave. 896-6950 Free; 7 p.m. A few years after she set out her shingle at the crossroads of Southern literature and modern lite romance, Sarah Addison Allen has established her brand and style. Allen’s tales reliably dole out the charms of characters you can relate to — along […]