Monthly Archives: August 2010

Nzingha Beverley Sweeney-Sheppard at Wayside Expressions Gallery

Wayside Expressions Gallery at Wayside Christian Mission, Hotel Louisville, 120 W. Broadway, is presenting mixed media artist Nzingha Beverley Sweeney-Sheppard from Sept. 3-27. The opening reception is during the Sept. 3 First Friday Trolley Hop from 5-9 p.m. The gallery will also be open on the Third Sunday, Sept. 19, from 2-4 p.m. The gallery […]

38th Annual Louisville Artisans Guild Exhibition

The Louisville Artisans Guild is presenting its 38th Annual Exhibit from Sept. 9-26 at the Mellwood Arts and Entertainment Center, 1860 Mellwood Ave., 895-3650. The artist reception and award presentation is Thursday, Sept. 9 from 5-7 p.m.  

The Dandy Lion art boutique opens in New Albany

The Dandy Lion, 310 Bank St., is a new boutique that has recently opened in New Albany. It features 50+ artists from all over North America. 98% of the boutique and displays, with the exception of structural lumber and paint, were built with found objects.  

Barr Gallery at IUS featuring Tiffany Carbonneau

The Barr Gallery at IUS, 4201 Grant Line Rd., New Albany, (812) 941-2118, is featuring the work of Tiffany Carbonneau from Sept 2-20. The opening reception is Thursday from 5-7 p.m. with an artist talk starting at 6 p.m.

Coal Ash Discussion @ Shively Community Center

Tuesday, Aug. 31 Shively Community Center 1902 Park Road Free; 7 p.m. What: “A Gathering for the River — Clean Water for All God’s Children” A Faith and Community Meeting on Water and the Coal Ash Problem, moderator will be Jim Jenkins, former Mayor of Shively. There will be a panel of faith leaders, stories from […]

Explosions in the Sky @ Headliners

Tuesday, Aug. 31 Headliners Music Hall 1386 Lexington Road • 584-8088 www.explosionsinthesky.com $13 (adv.), $15 (door); 7 p.m. Noticed early on by Louisville native Jeremy deVine’s Temporary Residence label, Austin’s Explosions in the Sky have risen from being lost among the oceans of instrumental bands to being revered for their cinematic methods: rousing transitions, guitars […]

Beginning blacksmith class at Kaviar Forge & Gallery

Kentucky artist/blacksmith Craig Kaviar is opening his workshop this fall to teach his popular beginning blacksmith class at Kaviar Forge & Gallery, 1718 Frankfort Ave., 561-0377. Working in his studio students will get hands on experience working on coal, natural gas, and his unique waste vegetable oil forge. While learning basic techniques students will make simple […]

Zombies needed

It’s time to bring out your inner zombie. Head to Flame Run Glass Studio and Gallery, 828 E. Market St., on Sunday, Sept. 5 at 10:30 a.m. They need at least 50 people to show up as zombies. Call 584-5353 with questions.     

Sarabande Reading Series @ 21c

Monday, Aug. 30 21c Museum Hotel 700 W. Main St. www.sarabande.org Free; 7:30 p.m. The event will begin with musical guest Justin Lewis in the downstairs atrium of 21c The guests for the evening will be: Don Bogen is professor of English at the University of Cincinnati. He is the author of four collections of poetry, most […]

Carr + Waite Studios open during First Friday

Visit Carr + Waite Studios, 221 Hancock St., 298-2110, during the Sept. 3 First Friday Trolley Hop from 6-9 p.m. Caroline Waite is presenting a series of miniature books and Geoff Carr is showing his photographs from Santa Fe. 

Sept. 3 First Friday Trolley Hop

First Friday Trolley Hop on the first Friday of the month, Sept. 3. Explore the art galleries, museums, shops and restaurants along East & West Main and Market Streets from 5-9 p.m. Hop on and off the free trolley.

2nd Annual September Art Fair at Mellwood

The Mellwood Arts & Entertainment Center’s 2nd Annual September Art Fair is Sept. 11-12. 180 artist’s booths will be set up outside and inside; on the upper parking lot and inside in the event room at 1860 Mellwood Ave. SAF is a juried art fair that has joined with the Ursuline Sisters and this year […]

Cabaret Life Drawing + Yoga with Art

This Sunday, Shannon Rumpke will beam your drawing practice to planet Intergalactic Cowgirl. 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 […]

“Pecha Kucha Nights #1” at Bernheim with Julia Oldham and Karen

Drawing its name from the Japanese sound for “chit-chat”, Pecha Kucha nights encourage exciting but short lectures. On Aug. 28 from 7-10 p.m., Bernheim will gather 10 creative presenters and give each a mere 400 seconds to present a visual idea under the theme “Mother Nature told me to tell you this …” Each participant then […]

Weekender: Aug. 28-29

•Louisville Zombie Attack Sunday, Aug. 29 Bearno’s Pizza 1318 Bardstown Road Free; 8:29 p.m. Beware Highlands residents and passers-by — the zombies are coming, and they’re hungry … for pizza. Zombie Attack 2010 is going down Sunday at 8:29 p.m., and Bearno’s Highlands is ground zero for the bloodied and butchered undead marchers. They’re trying […]

Vend-A-Pin! Series Two @ Ultra Pop

Friday, Aug. 27 Ultra Pop 1414 Bardstown Road Free; 6-10 p.m. Series Two introduces twelve new designs from six local artists including Bill Green, Jeff Gaither, Robby Davis, Adam Potts, Tiffany Embry and Daniel Butler. Also included are a new series of micro plush prizes by Lyonesque. There will be prizes, giveaways and even a […]

Gigantic Used Book Sale @ Historic Locust Grove

Aug. 27-29 Historic Locust Grove 561 Blankenbaker Lane www.locustgrove.org Free; 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Historic Locust Grove announces their fall Used Book Sale with approximately 16,000 books in the auditorium at Historic Locust Grove. Like the sale in the spring, a large amounts of books will be for sale in neatly sorted categories such as cookbooks, juvenile, […]

Birds and Bees Bash @ The Seelbach Hilton

Friday, Aug. 27 The Seelbach Hilton $75-$100; 7-11 p.m. Planned Parenthood of Kentucky (PPKY), along with event chair Dr. Ruth Greenberg and honorary chair Dr. Christine Cook, are hosting the annual fundraiser, Birds and Bees Bash. It’ll feature a sit-down dinner and dancing, with music from ???. The event will also include a silent auction […]

‘The Superhero’ @ Village 8 Theaters

Friday, Aug. 27 Village 8 Theaters 4014 Dutchmans Lane www.thesuperhero-movie.com $5; 8 p.m. (7:30 pre-show) Films about unlikely superheroes are becoming a genre unto themselves; take “Kick-Ass” and “Scott Pilgrim vs. The World,” both released this year. Contributing a local take on this emerging zeitgeist is “The Superhero,” which depicts “the rise and fall of […]

King Kong @ 610 Magnolia

Thursday, Aug. 26 610 Magnolia Wine Studio $5; 8 p.m. Join us at 610 Magnolia in August as we kick off a new series of outdoor live music concerts in The Wine Studio and Garden. Summer wine selections, cocktails, artisan beers and a special grill menu of roast suckling pig will be available.