Monthly Archives: June 2010

Sonos @ Harbor Lawn at Waterfront Park

Wednesday, June 30 Harbor Lawn at Waterfront Park www.wfpk.org Free; 6 p.m. Sonos, a six-person a cappella group out of L.A., will open up WFPK’s Waterfront Wednesday with an infectious brand of a cappella panache. Using beat boxing and avoiding the ubiquitous “dow” sound other groups use to imitate musical instruments, Sonos also touts a […]

SCOUT summer sale

SCOUT, 742 E. Market St., 584-8989, is holding its Summer Clearance Sale from July 1-10. Everything is discounted.

‘Pelle Immagini’ @ Spot5 Gallery

Through July 23 Spot5 Gallery 2044 Frankfort Ave. • 594-1483 www.spot5artstudio.com The Spot5 Gallery is an enthusiastic space that strives to bring unexpected shows to Louisville and give local artists the opportunity to show their work. After three years with the gallery, Brian Stastny has his latest collection, “Pelle Immagini” (Italian for “skin images”) on […]

‘Red Rock and Rust’ @ City Café

Through July 23 City Café 505 W. Broadway • 548-3023 Nick Roberts has earned his title as a photographer through 40 years of hard riding and straight shooting. Accompanied by Harley Davidson and his camera, Roberts has spent the past decade focusing on what the West has to offer, from its landscapes to its speed […]

Gray Henry @ Carmichael’s Bookstore

Wednesday, June 30 Carmichael’s Bookstore 2720 Frankfort Ave. 896-6950 Free; 7 p.m. Carmichael’s hosts a discussion of the new book “Common Ground Between Islam and Buddhism: Spiritual and Ethical Affinities.” Fons Vitae publisherGray Henry and Interfaith Paths to Peace director Terry Taylor will discuss the foundational principles of these two great religions and how finding common […]

‘com-pla-cent’ @ Green Building Gallery

Through July 30 The Green Building Gallery 732 E. Market St. • 561-1162 www.thegreenbuilding.com Complacent: pleased with one’s situation and advantages without awareness of some potential danger or defect. That word sparked some heavy conversation between friends McKinley Moore and Matthew Eskuche. It seems both feel too many Americans are apathetic toward the rise and […]

‘Women Walking’ by Monica Mahoney @ Proof on Main

Through April 2011 Proof on Main 21c Museum Hotel 702 W. Main St. • 217-6360 www.proofonmain.com Women gotta walk, and Monica Mahoney has the images to prove it. Inspired by films showing life’s dramatic moments, Mahoney used walking as a metaphor for endings and beginnings. The six 9-by-5-foot oil paintings encircle the space at Proof […]

‘Sea Rex’ IMAX @ Louisville Science Center

Ongoing Louisville Science Center 727 W. Main St. • 561-6100 www.louisvillesciencecenter.org $7 for non-members, $5 for members (IMAX only) If you’re looking for a good way to beat the heat with the family, the Louisville Science Center’s IMAX theater is ready to take you on a 200 million-year journey back in time. Get ready to […]

Sculptor Ed Hamilton honored by the National Education Association

Sculptor Ed Hamilton will be honored by the National Education Association on Friday, July 2. He will receive the human and civil rights award at the NEA’s annual convention in New Orleans. The NEA is honoring Hamilton for bringing history to life with his art, and for his spirit and talent.

New gallery: Art Upon Walls

Printmaker/ceramicist Richard McNabb III has just opened Art Upon Walls Gallery in his home at 2013 Bonnycastle Ave., 413-1836. The gallery will have an art opening on July 14 from 6-11 p.m.

Arts Kentucky closing

The arts advocacy group Arts Kentucky is closing its doors at the end of the month. Formerly in the Mellwood Arts and Entertainment Center, it moved to Bronston, Ken., recently to cut costs. The executive director David Cupps was also laid off. The organization formed in 1995. Contact (502) 561-0701 for more information.

July 2 First Friday Trolley “Freedom Hop”

First Friday Trolley Hop on the first Friday of the month, July 2. Explore the art galleries, museums, shops and restaurants along East & West Main & Market Streets from 5-9 p.m. Hop on and off the free trolley.

Blow Your Own Ornament at Glassworks

It’s Christmas In July! Let Us Blow – Let Us Blow – Let Us Blow. Temperatures are far from freezing; don’t let the heat stop you from enjoying Christmas a little early this year! Join Glassworks, 815 W. Market St., for their most popular BYO event, BLOW YOUR OWN ORNAMENT. Work one-on-one with a Glassworks […]

Sub Rosa open mic @ ZaZoo’s

Monday, June 28 ZaZoo’s Bar and Grill Bauer Ave. Free; 9 p.m. Sub Rosa: The Gypsie Courtyard has a new home for it’s Monday night variety show and open mic.  Louisville Sub Rosa will now be held at Zazoo’s bar and Grill on Bauer Ave. The sign up list still goes out at 8 pm […]

Sarabande Books Reading Series @ 21c

Monday, June 28 21c Museum Hotel 700 W. Main St. Free; 7:30 p.m. Sarabande welcomes poets Michael Rerick and Robin Behn. The musical guest for the evening is local folk singer/songwriter The Mack.

Center for Accessible Living benefit @ O’Shea’s

Monday, June 28 O’Shea’s Irish Pub 956 Baxter Ave. 11 a.m.-midnight The Center for Accessible Living is teaming up with O’Shea’s for a Monday FUNDay event on June 28. All profits from this day will go the Center for Accessible Living’s Rampbuilders Program that provides ramps to individuals with disabilities so they can have access […]

SIZZLIN’ SUMMER SALE at Mellwood

Art, craft, treasures and closeouts plus music, kids activities and family fun will be the highlights of the SIZZLIN’ SUMMER SALE, Saturday, July 24 in the courtyard of the Mellwood Art Center, 1860 Mellwood Avenue. The event is sponsored by the Mellwood Arts Council, a nonprofit collaborative of artists. Hours are 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Call 724-4414 for more […]

This Sunday’s Cabaret Life Drawing and Yoga with Art

This Sunday’s Cabaret Life Drawing welcomes The Bluegrass Gypsy, a local artist and personality. Cabaret Life Drawing is an evening of provocative inspiration. An array of models – from burlesque starlets to ballerinas, body builders to fetish models, circus contortionists to costume designers – will perform and pose for the audience to sketch. This class […]

Casey Roberts exhibition and workshop at The 930

“casey roberts: a forest, and the biggest thing possible” at The 930, 930 Mary St., from July 23-Sept. 5. The opening reception is July 23 from 8-11 p.m. with an artist talk at 8:15 p.m. Roberts is also teaching the workshop “Experimenting with Cyanotype” on Saturday, July 24. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Through an exhibit and […]

Paintings and drawings by Janis Kirstein at Zephyr Gallery

Paintings and drawings by Janis Kirstein are at Zephyr Gallery, 610 E. Market St., 585-5646 from July 2-Aug. 14. The opening reception is during the July 2 First Friday Trolley Hop with another opening on Aug. 6 from 6-9 p.m. “I created the small drawings in this exhibition while lying down in my bed flat […]