Monthly Archives: August 2010

Another Colour @ Clifton’s Pizza

Thursday, Aug. 26 Clifton’s Pizza Company 2230 Frankfort Ave. 893-3730 Free; 8 p.m. If you’re not here, you don’t love kittens.

‘Fat Grandma Arms’ @ The Alley Theater

Thursday, Aug. 26 The Alley Theater 1205 E. Washington St. $10; 8 p.m. Damaged Goods Presents “Fat Grandma Arms,” with opener comedian Ryan Rubi. Damaged Goods returns to the Alley Theater with an evening of hilarious improv comedy! Done in the style of ABC’s Whose Line Is It Anyway, come out and get ready to have […]

“Reflections on a Louisville Landmark” at LVAA

  “Reflections on a Louisville Landmark” is an exhibition showcasing the historical Louisville Water Tower and Pumping Station at 3005 River Rd. Shown from Sept. 3-Oct. 22. The Louisville Visual Art Association exhibition will feature a juried show of Water Tower themed artwork by local and regional artists, never-before-seen historical drawings and photographs, and a […]

“Faces” at Gebhardt Marshall Gallery

Gebhardt Marshall Gallery, 801 E. Market St., is presenting “Faces” by Angela Gebhardt. The gallery is open during the Sept. 3 First Friday Trolley Hop from 7-11 p.m.

Waterfront Wednesday @ Waterfront Park Harbor Lawn

Wednesday, Aug. 25 Waterfront Park Harbor Lawn www.wfpk.org Free; 6 p.m. This month’s Waterfront Wednesday, presented as always by WFPK on the Harbor Lawn at Waterfront Park, features These United States, along with Dan Mangan and Audra Mae. The food and drink booths open at 5 p.m. for a happy hour al fresco of sorts, […]

Claudia Hammer Retrospective @ Patio Gallery

Through Sept. 7 Patio Gallery Jewish Community Center 3600 Dutchmans Lane • 238-2739 www.jccoflouisville.org I’m a big fan of retrospectives. To follow the story of an artist’s career from soup to nuts is always insightful. Claudia Hammer is a consummate artist, skilled at one of the most difficult disciplines to get right — drawing the […]

Jacob Heustis/’Bonus Day’ @ Swanson Reed Contemporary

Through Sept. 25 Swanson Reed Contemporary 638 E. Market St. • 589-5466 www.swansonreedgallery.com 
 A show is ending, a show is beginning. These bookended exhibitions at Swanson Reed Contemporary dig deep into the relationship between artwork and audience. Jacob Heustis has gotten down to the basics in his latest series full of text and symbols, […]

‘Ring of Fire’ @ Derby Dinner

Through Sept. 26 Derby Dinner Playhouse 525 Marriott Drive Clarksville, Ind. • 812-288-8281 www.derbydinner.com $30-$43; various times I’d love to wear a rainbow every day/And tell the world that everything’s okay/But I’ll try to carry off a little darkness on my back/Till things are brighter, I’m the man in black, professed Johnny Cash. He’s a […]

An Evening of Tantric Burlesque Music Dance Art Photography Spoken Word

Celebrating the release of Outlaw Poet Ron Whitehead’s THE STORM GENERATION MANIFESTO and on parting, the wilderness poems. Ron’s 20th book, 30th cd, 1st DVD, plus 4 new videos. Friday, Aug. 27 at The Rudyard Kipling, 422 W. Oak St., 636-1311. $10 cover, 10pm-1:45am. Featuring NYC Mets Poet Laureate Frank Messina, Tyrone Cotton, The Show-Me Burlesque Troupe, Marion Dries, Justin Lewis, Dean McClain, […]

Folk art historian and artist at Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft

Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, 715 W. Main St., 589-0102, will host a gallery talk by acclaimed folk art historian and collector Larry Hackley and folk artist Donny Tolson on Tuesday, Sept. 14 at 6:00 pm. The lecture is free for museum members and $5 for non-members, and is part of the museum’s “Red […]

CONNECT at Bernheim on Sept. 11

CONNECT at Bernheim is a nighttime collision of art, music, science and technology on Saturday, Sept. 11. CONNECT is Bernheim’s grand invitation for all to experiment, play, dance and dream. 5:52pm – 9:92pm (Two hours before and after sunset). Enter at the Sunset Amphitheatre on Lake Nevin There is a suggested donation fee of $5 per person (funds […]

FarmerFest @ Phoenix Hill Farmers Market

Tuesday, Aug. 24 Phoenix Hill Farmers Market 829 E. Market St. Free; 3-6:30 p.m. There will be cooking demonstrations by the Chefs from The Mayan Cafe and Le Gallo Rosso, music by “Down to Earth”, a children’s activity, and refreshments. Join us in celebrating the Summer Harvest and celebrating our great local farmers. Come buy wonderful locally grown […]

Annual Extravaganza Tasting Event @ The Olmsted

Tuesday, Aug. 24 The Olmsted Frankfort Ave. 499-5757 $60; 5:30-8:30 p.m. A benefit for the Kentucky and S. Indiana Stroke Association. Features samples from area restaurants and spirits. Music by Walker & Kays.

Auditions for UofL Theatre

Aug. 24-25 Thrust Theatre 2314 S. Floyd St. 7-9 p.m. The University of Louisville’s Department of Theatre Arts is inviting the public to audition for its fall plays. Auditions will be Tuesday and Wednesday, Aug. 24 and 25, 7 p.m. – 9  p.m. at the Thrust Theatre, 2314 S. Floyd St. Roles are available for all […]

ArtsWORK-New Albany Monthly Workshop Series

ArtsWORK Indiana announced today the formation of a new satellite location, ArtsWORK-New Albany.  ArtsWORK Indiana is an informal, statewide group of people interested in improving arts-related professional opportunities and careers for people with disabilities through networking and professional development workshops.  ArtsWORK-New Albany and The Carnegie Center for Art and History, 201 E. Spring St., is […]

Aug. 27 FAT Friday

FAT Friday — the Frankfort Ave. Trolley on the final Friday of the month, Aug. 27. Explore the art galleries, shops and restaurants along Frankfort, Story and Mellwood Avenues from 6-10 p.m. There’s free parking, then hop on and off the free trolley.

Women’s right to vote event on Aug. 26

PYRO Gallery, in connection with their exhibition “Women Imaging Women,” is hosting Women’s Equality Day with speaker Cynthia Torp. The 90th anniversary of women winning the right to vote is Thursday, Aug. 26. The event will be held that day at 6 p.m. at PYRO Gallery, 624 W. Main St. Torp is the graphic artist […]

Weekender: Aug. 21-22

•Hollywood Hits-Live Aug. 21 & 27 RiverStage Jeffersonville, Ind. www.theriverstage.com Free; 8:30 p.m. Reincarnated from a retired floating restaurant in Cincinnati, RiverStage now finds its home anchored at the end of Spring Street in Jeffersonville. With improvements to its operation and programming in recent years, the buoyed theater has brought in plays, concerts and musicals, […]

Adam Arcuragi & Lupine Chorale Society @ Rudyard Kipling

Friday, Aug. 20 The Rudyard Kipling 422 W. Oak St. • 636-1311 www.adamarcuragi.com $5; 10 p.m. Philadelphia death gospel magnate Adam Arcuragi has revivals on the brain. “Was it Blake or Yeats who said, ‘I must create my own mythology lest I be enslaved by another man’s’? That always stuck with me,” says Arcuragi, who’s […]

Madison Ribberfest @ Madison, Ind.

Aug. 20-21 Banks of the Ohio Madison, Ind. 812-265-5284 www.madisonribberfest.com Prices vary; 5 p.m. Back Door Slam and Delbert McClinton dropkick Madison Ribberfest into a new decade after nine years on the other side of the stream. That’s partially due to Slam frontman Davy Knowles’ preternatural chops. You can hear them free — arrive early […]