Monthly Archives: October 2010

kick-off for ArtsBookUSA Louisville Artist Directory

The kick-off launch of the comprehensive ArtsBookUSA Louisville Artist Directory will be held Thursday, Nov. 4 at the University of Louisville Alumni Club, Belknap Campus at the Cardinal Blvd. Call 585-9525 for details. Participation in the interactive directory is a free marketing and promotion service to our area’s local artists. The Arts Council of Louisville’s goal […]

Weekender: Oct. 30-31

•‘Tales of Kentucky Ghosts’ Saturday, Oct. 30 Borders Fourth Street Live • 562-2100 Free; 1 p.m. Books about hauntings often dole out squirmy moments and shocks with stale polish and familiar pacing. Borders at Fourth Street Live is ready to present an alternative — the thorough research of a man who knows that the supernatural […]

“Fall into Art” presentations at Howard Steamboat Museum

Howard Steamboat Museum’s exhibition “Fall into Art” (Oct. 31-Nov. 21) is featuring free Sunday presentations at 2 p.m. The museum is located at 1101 E. Market St. in Jeffersonville, (812) 283-3728. Oct. 31:  “Steamboat Gothic” by Estill Curtis Pennington Nov. 7: “Crocks and Jugs” by Denise Melcher Goodale Nov. 14: “Bragging Rights (Bring a Treasure)” […]

O.Z. glass gallery open during FAT Fridays

U of L Advanced Glass students have opened O.Z. Gallery at 1710 Frankfort Ave. The Oct. 29 FAT Friday Trolley Hop will be showing an exhibition about color in glass from 5-9 p.m.

Halloween Blacklight Show @ Spot5 Art Studio

Friday, Oct. 29 Spot5 Art Studio 2044 Frankfort Ave. 594-1483 5-10 p.m. This is the second year for the Halloween Blacklight Show: Haunted Headquarters. Artists decorate, embellish and redesign plastic masks and styro wig-heads in fluorescent materials.

Louisville Orchestra @ Kentucky Center

Friday, Oct. 29 Kentucky Center 501 W. Main St. 584-7777 $20-$75; 8 p.m. The Louisville Orchestra Presents: “Vienna.” Mahler’s music and the city of Vienna are inseparable. At the dawn of the 20th century, the esteemed composer served as Principal Conductor of the Vienna Philharmonic. His fourth symphony was a response to Beethoven’s “Ninth,” the […]

100 Years of Broadway @ Brown Theatre

Friday, Oct. 29 Brown Theatre 584-7777 $20-$45; 8 p.m. Celebrate a century of the Great White Way with songs that span Broadway’s best and brightest, from George M. Cohan and Irving Berlin to Wicked and Jersey Boys. This wonderful review of the past century of Broadway favorites will include hits by Andrew Lloyd Webber, Cole Porter, Rodgers […]

Jason Wilber @ The Rudyard Kipling

Friday, Oct. 29 The Rudyard Kipling 422 W. Oak St. • 636-1311 $8 (adv.), $10 (door); 7:30 p.m. You may not immediately recognize the name Jason Wilber, but there’s a good chance you’ve heard his guitar work. Wilber has long played in a band alongside a gentleman named John Prine, who performed at the […]

Comicnomicon @ The Rudyard Kipling

Friday, Oct. 29 The Rudyard Kipling 422 W. Oak St. • 636-1311 $7; 10 p.m. If you’re over age 18, wearing a ski mask for Halloween probably breaks a few KRS statutes, so Ted Nathanson and the rest of the crew behind the Louisville Cartoonist Society are throwing a party to A) prevent you […]

‘The Last Words of Louis XVI’ @ Muhammad Ali Center

Oct. 29-Jan. 16 Muhammad Ali Center 144 N. Sixth St. • 992-5315 Since Louisville is named after Louis XVI, we really should know something about the man. The Muhammad Ali Center’s artist-in-residence Carlos Gamez de Francisco has done some of the research for us by presenting insights about the French king. The Cuban artist […]

Art at Sungerous Coffee

Sungerous Coffee is showing the following visual artists at their Germantown location (2122 S. Preston St.): November: Scott Shuffitt December: Aubrey Renee January: Tyler Deeb February: Shalan Darragh March: Ted Nathanson April: Amber Estes & Nick Thieneman May: Mike Gutterman The following artists are at their Beechmont location (306 W. Woodlawn Ave.): November: Nick Felton […]

Library gets new desk by Craig Kaviar

Louisville sculptor Craig Kaviar was commissioned this summer to create a centerpiece for the newly renovated downtown Library entrance. A desk was fashioned with an ironwork frame from the library’s scrollwork staircase. The countertop is black polished concrete with brown vein-work throughout, accompanied by recycled glass pieces and was recently installed this August.  The main […]

“Halloween Blacklight Show: Haunted Headquarters” at Spot5

Spot5 Art Studio, 2044 Frankfort Ave., 594-1483, is hosting “Halloween Blacklight Show: Haunted Headquarters” during the Oct. 29 FAT Friday from 5-10 p.m. Artists have decorated, embellished and redesigned plastic masks and styro wig-heads in fluorescent materials. The Outside Art Market will feature work by Michelle Amos, Ari Wallace, Meredith Hayden, Rob Swartz, Wes Hillegus, […]

‘Reel Injun’ @ Fern Creek High School

Thursday, Oct. 28 Fern Creek High School 485-6362 Free; 6 p.m. The Fern Creek Film Club, the Louisville Film Society, and KET are teaming up for the second season of the Community Cinema series. This year’s first screening is the one-hour documentary Reel Injun on Thursday, October 28, at 6:00 pm. in the high school’s auditorium. […]

‘The Learned Ladies’ @ Walden Theatre

Oct. 28-30 Walden Theatre 1123 Payne St. 589-0084 $15; 7:30 p.m. (w/ a 2 p.m. matinee on Oct. 30) Walden Theatre and director Charlie Sexton are pleased to bring you The Learned Ladies by Molière. The play centers on domineering matriarch Philaminte’s misguided pretentiousness. She and her cohort of “learned ladies” are taken in by […]

‘Modern Houses of Louisville’ @ Speed Art Museum

Thursday, Oct. 28 Speed Art Museum 2031 S. Third St. • 634-2700 Free; 6 p.m. Louisville may be best known for its abundance of Victorian architecture, but it’s really a city with a variety of building styles. Architectural historian Steve Wiser, author of “Modern Houses of Louisville,” is presenting the U of L Morgan […]

‘The Rocky Horror Show’ @ Clifton Center

Oct. 28-31 Clifton Center 2117 Payne St. • 216-5502 $18-$20; 7:30 p.m. The Ohio was dirty, but I swam it. (Janet) Halloween is here, so let’s plan it. (Janet) So please don’t tell me to can it. (Janet) I’ve one thing to say and that’s … well, I have a few things to say, […]

Loni Love @ The Improv

Oct. 28-31 The Improv Fourth Street Live $15; times vary I can hear the bizarre-o version of the Journey classic now: She’s just a city girl, born and raised in south Detroit/She took a midnight train goin’ anywhere. Loni Love has a lot of heart and a lot of fight in her, and those […]

‘Arsenic and Old Lace’ @ Kentucky Center

Oct. 28-Nov. 7 MeX Theater, Kentucky Center 501 W. Main St. • 584-7777 $15; 8 p.m. (2 p.m. on Nov. 7) During an election year, there’s a lot of talk about skeletons in closets, but (hopefully) it’s all figurative. In the case of the Brewsters, however, there are literally bodies buried in the basement […]

[M]akery – Mature Audience Art & Craft Show

The Makery, 1734 Bonnycastle Ave., (304) 382-9042, is presenting the adults only “[M]akery – Mature Audience Art & Craft Show” on Nov. 12 from 6-10 p.m. Pieces may contain nudity, suggestive dialogue, graphic violence, blood and gore, strong sexual content and crude indecent language.  This show is recommended for audiences 17+. Expect anything from cursing […]