Monthly Archives: September 2010

galerie hertz presents “New Work from the Eleventh Hour”

galerie hertz, 1253 S. Preston St., 635-3727, is presenting “James Doiron and Lisa Simon: New Work from the Eleventh Hour” from Oct. 3-Nov. 6. The opening reception is Sunday, Oct. 3 at 1-4 p.m. Married with two young children, this artist couple has had to work hard to create space in their lives for art. […]

“The Sacred Subject” at PYRO Gallery

“The Sacred Subject” will be shown at PYRO Gallery, 624 W. Main St., 587-0106, from Oct. 22-Nov. 28. Artists were challenged to find holiness in unlikely subjects. The show features photographs by John Fitzgerald; he invited three other artists to contribute works — Bob Lockhart’s wood carvings, Al Nelson’s stone carvings and Elise Fazio’s oil […]

21c sponsoring contest during Idea Festival

21c Museum, 700 W. Main St., 217-6300, is unveiling a new art piece to coincide with IdeaFestival and the World Equestrian Games. “CEO Stagecoach” will be hitched up to a team of draft horses outside of 21c from Sept. 29-Oct. 2. After that the piece will move inside the museum. The piece is part of […]

‘Escribitionist’ @ Comedy Caravan

Tuesday, Sept. 28 Comedy Caravan Mid City Mall 7:15 p.m. Escribitionist is a dramatic comedy about the thin line between passion and obsession. Josh (Greg Kiser) is diligent about blogging every detail of his day. His bare-all style causes him to lose his job, which creates a domino effect in his life . In […]

Take Back the Night @ U of L’s Red Barn

Tuesday, Sept. 28 U of L’s Red Barn Free; 5:30-7:30 p.m. In addition to the keynote address by Joyce Wilson, the evening’s events will include: -Speak Out Session, a candlelight vigil and march around UofL campus -performances by student band Silo and the Mbira Queens -remarks by Provost Shirley Willihnganz,  Karina Barillas of the Latina Women’s […]

Jan Carew @ Muhammad Ali Center

Tuesday, Sept. 28 Muhammad Ali Center 144 N. Sixth St. • 533-8995 Free; 5:30 p.m. There are giant renaissance men whose biographies span the 20th century and cross the continents. In Louisville, such a man is pan-African scholar Jan Carew, who is turning 90 years old this month and is being honored as part of […]

Manhattan Short Film Fest @ KY Center

Tuesday, Sept. 28 KentuckyShow! Theater, KY Center $7; 6 & 8:30 p.m. The name of this festival is deceptive. Billed as a survey of the New York film scene, the event is a lot more international. From late September through early October, the fest’s 10 finalists will screen in more than 200 cities, where […]

October 1 First Friday Trolley Hop

First Friday Trolley Hop on the first Friday of the month, Oct. 1. 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.

Sally LaBaugh is the next “Food for Thought” speaker at LVAA

“Food for Thought” at the Louisville Visual Art Association, 3005 River Rd., 896-2146, will feature local artist Sally LaBaugh on Tuesday, Oct. 5. Labaugh’s lecture will touch on all aspects of Louisville Metro’s visual art scene including civic leadership in the arts, emerging and established artists, education, visual art organizations, funding, government and exhibitions. The […]

“The Face of God” by Jeanne Tessier at Huff Gallery

The Huff Gallery at Spalding University is presenting “The Face of God” by Jeanne Tessier through Oct. 31. Tessier is a teacher, writer, and artist who has been making art since childhood. This particular collection of work reflects on the existence nature of divinity, God. It incorporates found objects, some made by human processes and some from […]

Trish Korte wins Alma Lesch Award

The Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, 715 W. Main St., 589-0102, has awarded the Alma Lesch Memorial Award to Trish Korte. Korte’s piece “Red Vessel” is composed of merino wool and mohair and embellished with glass beads. 
 Korte is a full time visual arts teacher at New Albany High School in Indiana and […]

Sarabande Reading Series @ 21c

Monday, Sept. 27 21c Museum Hotel 700 W. Main St. Free; 7:30 p.m. Featuring poets Rhett Trull and Bryan Scichilone and music by Sarah Elizabeth Burkey.

Weekender: Sept. 25-26

•Doulapalooza Sunday, Sept. 26 Willow Park • 499-4418 Free ($5 suggested donation); 1-6 p.m. Doula (noun; rhymes with “hula”): a trained professional who offers emotional and physical support to a mother during and after labor. Doulapalooza (noun; rhymes with … nothing, really): a family-friendly picnic with entertainment, activities and information about childbirth, breastfeeding and, of […]

Aqueous USA 2010 at the Gallery at Actors Theatre

The Kentucky Watercolor Society’s 33rd national juried exhibition is Sept. 28-Oct. 30. Paintings from 70 artists representing 24 states were selected for the Aqueous USA 2010 exhibition by juror Sue Archer, a nationally known instructor and watercolorist with over 130 state and national awards. The exhibition will be shown at the gallery in Actors Theatre, […]

“In the Pink Room” @ Faulkner Gallery

Drink Your Pink @ F.A.T. Friday Trolley Hop

Friday, Sept. 24 The F.A.T. Friday Trolley Hop will honor corporate sponsor Chambord Vodka and kick off October as breast cancer awareness month with the “Drink Your Pink” Trolley Hop on Friday, Sept. 24 from 6-10 p.m. Trolley hoppers can enter to win an Apple iPad at all trolley sponsor locations, and many restaurants and bars […]

‘Crossing Mountains’ @ Rudyard Kipling

Friday, Sept. 24 Rudyard Kipling 422 W. Oak St. 636-1311 $15 ($10 students); 7 p.m. The Looking for Lilith Theatre Company presents “Crossing Mountains: To Teach All We Can and To Learn All We Can” tonight at the Rud. This play celebrates 100 years of education and change in the Kentucky Mountains at the Hindman […]

Cask Festival @ Bluegrass Brewing Co.

Friday, Sept. 24 Bluegrass Brewing Co. 3929 Shelbyville Road • 899-7070 $30; 4 p.m.-midnight As part of the first-ever Louisville Craft Beer Week (Sept. 24-Oct. 2), BBC is hosting a Cask Festival featuring beers from more than 30 breweries, both near (Browning’s, NABC, Cumberland) and far (Rogue, Bells, Flying Dog, Stone). So what makes cask […]

‘Freedom Sings’ @ Clifton Center

Friday, Sept. 24 Clifton Center 2117 Payne St. Free; 7 p.m. If you remember listening to the radio in the weeks following the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, you might recall that Clear Channel Communications banned 166 songs from airplay, including awesome ones like Van Halen’s “Jump,” The Chi-Lites’ “Have You Seen Her” and […]

Lohio @ Zanzabar

Friday, Sept. 24 Zanzabar 2100 S. Preston St. • 635-ZBAR $TBA; 9 p.m. Stacked with intelligent folk-pop songcraft à la Yo La Tengo and New Pornographers, Lohio’s methods shift from delicate lullabies to grand pop marches. It was evident in the tones of “Grandfather’s Chaise” on their self-titled EP. Now the Pittsburgh ensemble, featuring […]