Monthly Archives: July 2010

Sarabande Reading Series @ 21c

Monday, July 26 21c Museum Hotel 700 W. Main St. sarabandebooks.org Free; 7:30 p.m. The guests will be Marc McKee, from Columbia, Missouri, and local poet and writer Erin Keane.

‘Hyperbolic Identities’ @ Gallery Ex Voto

Through August Gallery Ex Voto 634 E. Market St. • 271-0091 www.galleryexvoto.com There’s a little bit of Chicago and Indianapolis in Louisville right now at Gallery Ex Voto. The six visiting artists work in a wide array of media, including Polaroids, collage and paper/paint constructions. The Chicagoans are photographer Kyle Blevins, printmaker Elke Claus, painter […]

Taiwanese Contemporary Video Art @ Hite Art Institute

Through Aug. 29 Hite Art Institute U of L, Schneider Hall • 852-4483 www.louisville.edu Taiwan may seem like another world from Kentucky, but the “Extreme Sensibility” exhibit will show you we’re not so different. It showcases video art from 15 young Taiwanese artists, providing a glimpse into their everyday realities. Themes include identity, gender, politics, […]

“Bridges” by Ted Wathen and Bob Halliday at Cressman Center

U of L’s Cressman Center, 100 E. Main St., 852-4483, is presenting “Bridges” by Ted Wathen and Bob Halliday through Sept. 4.

This Sunday’s Cabaret Life Drawing and Yoga with Art

Saddle-Up and Giddy-Up your drawing practice with model and performer, Matthew. 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 is for professional and […]

Weekender: July 24-25

•Fairness Over Louisville Saturday, July 24 Frazier International History Museum 829 W. Main St. • www.fairness.org $20 (suggested donation); 8 p.m.-midnight There’s something intriguing about partying on the roof of a tall building. The lights of the city mix with the sky’s flickering orbs and passing UPS planes to create an intoxicating atmosphere of mischief […]

Woody’s Roadhouse Turns 10 @ Vernon Club

Friday, July 23 1575 Story Ave. • 584-8460 www.wfpk.org $5; 8 p.m. Institutional knowledge matters, and for 10 years, Woody Chancy has enhanced yours. To listen to his nighttime journey “Woody’s Roadhouse” on mighty fine 91.9 WFPK is to walk away wiser about rock ‘n’ roll’s origins. He doesn’t relegate his repertoire to the booth, […]

Golden Dragon Acrobats @ Iroquois Amphitheater

Friday, July 23 1080 Amphitheater Road • 368-5865 www.goldendragonacrobats.com $25 ($10 children); 7:30 p.m. The country’s leading troupe of traditional Chinese acrobatic companies will bring their award-winning show to the Iroquois Amphitheater Friday night. The 21-member company from Xian, China, will showcase their amazing skill and striking choreography for a show perfect for the whole […]

9th Annual Kentucky Art Car Weekend

The Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft will host the 9th Annual Kentucky Art Car Weekend from Thursday, August 5 to Saturday, August 7. The event will showcase nearly 40 art cars from around the country, including Chris Hubbard’s “Heaven and Hell Car” (Georgia), Ramona Moon’s “Corn Car” (Ohio), Becky Morris’ “OptiCARlusion” (West Virginia), Tim […]

Kentucky Foundation for Women grants

The Kentucky Foundation for Women, 562-0045, is offering the 2010 Artist Enrichment Grant. Application deadline September 3rd. An Artist Enrichment Grant Workshop is on Thursday, July 29th, 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm, Louisville Free Public Library, Main Branch, 301 York St. Each workshop includes time to network, discuss feminism, art and social change and think […]

Louisville Orchestra @ Ballard High School

July 22 & 24 6000 Brownsboro Rd. www.louisvilleorchestra.org $10; 7 p.m. Saturday: RiverStage, Jeffersonville $10; 8:30 p.m. Now, what would be the music for an ideal summer concert? Perhaps a light orchestral work? A skittering solo? Maybe a classical symphony to cap the evening? Then along comes the final edition of the Louisville Orchestra’s Summer […]

‘Strange Brew’ @ Louisville Beer Store

Thursday, July 22 746 E. Market St. www.louisvillebeerstore.com Free; 9 p.m. “Eh, hosehead, once you get there, you can have all the free beer and sausages you want,” says Bob McKenzie in the 1983 comedy “Strange Brew.” Although there’ll be no sausage, and you’ll indeed have to pay for your stouts and pilsners, revisiting Rick […]

Studio sale by Jonathan Swanz @ Loft Blu at Glassworks

Thursday, July 22 815 W. Market St. • 992-3267 www.louisvilleglassworks.com Free; 5-10 p.m. Jonathan Swanz is heading off to graduate school in Hawaii and has to clean house. That’s good for us. When asked what will be for sale, Swanz says, “There will be a survey of work from the past four years, including new […]

Claudia Hammer at JCC’s Patio Gallery

Claudia Hammer will be presenting her retrospective art show in the Patio Gallery at the Jewish Community Center of Louisville, 3600 Dutchmans Ln., 459-0660. Her work, comprised of graphite, charcoal, pastel and oil paintings, will be on display from Aug. 1-Sept. 7. The opening reception for Hammer is open to the public and will be […]

Emily Church at Galerie Hertz

Galerie Hertz, 1253 S. Preston St., is presenting Emily Church’s “Sketches from Slovenia” from July 25- Aug. 25. The opening is Sunday, July 25 from 1-4 p.m. with music by Z Trio. Church chose to study in the forestlands of Slovenia and Croatia. This body of images, though created half a world away, could just […]

Sarah Hyland @ Comedy Caravan

July 21-25 1250 Bardstown Road• 459-0022 www.comedycaravan.com $8; various times Sarah Hyland is a Louisville native who is returning to town this weekend to perform at Comedy Caravan with comedian John Fox. After graduating from Assumption, she attended art school in Chicago, where she worked at Second City and Zanie’s. With the encouragement of many […]

Ladies in Louisville @ Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar

Wednesday, July 21 230 E. Main St.•582-9945 www.stevieraysbluesbar.com $4; 9 p.m. Wednesday night finds soul songstress Teneia Sanders making a long-awaited return from Arizona. However brief or extended her stay is, it’s worth catching. Jenn Stout offers up a preview of her forthcoming solo album, due out next month on Red Corduroy Music, while Alanna […]

Third Annual “Day at the Museum” at the Carnegie Center

  “Day at the Museum” will feature art activities throughout the Carnegie Center, 201 E. Spring St., New Albany, 812-944-7336, on Tuesday Aug. 3, from 11 am-2 pm. Grilled hot dogs, chips, and drinks will be served during the event. Best of all, this event for the whole family is completely free and open to […]

Revelry Boutique-Gallery opening up soon in old Regalo location

Revelry Boutique-Gallery, 980 Barret Ave., 414-1ART, is a new gallery focusing primarily on local and regional artists. Revelry features two gallery spaces and a boutique. The Preview Party is July 31 from 7-11 p.m. with the Grand Opening, featuring a painting exhibit by Cincinnati illustrator Mike Maydek, on August 14 from 7-11 p.m.   

Greg Laswell, Cary Brothers, Harper Blynn @ Zanzabar

Tuesday, July 20 2100 S. Preston St. •635-9227 Singer Greg Laswell will headline this show with the sounds that have landed his music in countless television shows and films during his career. With the release of his fourth studio album “Take A Bow,” Zanzabar will be  filled with the cool, laidback California rocker.