Monthly Archives: November 2010

‘The Normal Heart’ @ Land of Tomorrow

Dec. 1-11 Land of Tomorrow (The LOT) 233 W. Broadway • 561-1004 www.thenormalheart.info $20; 8 p.m. Larry Kramer’s “The Normal Heart” debuted in 1985 and was the first play to address the AIDS epidemic. In celebration of its 25th anniversary and to keep the play’s messages going strong, director Tom Trudgeon and his Actor Saturday […]

‘Trajan’s Arch’ @ Joseph-Beth Booksellers, etc.

Tuesday, Nov. 30 Joseph-Beth Booksellers 161 Lexington Green Circle, Lexington 859-273-2911 www.blackwyrm.com Free; 7 p.m. Here’s the deal, loyal bookworms: Joseph-Beth is working to get over its recent Chapter 11 filing. They’ve been a great bookstore for the literary community in Lexington, but they also deserve our love with all they’ve done for Louisville authors. […]

Call for art

OPEN MIC, OPEN WALLS Friday, Dec. 3 2010 / 7:00 – 10:00 p.m. / Open to the public / Free The 930, 930 Mary St., 494-7042, is pleased to present an evening of creative sharing. In hopes to further our mission to encourage meaningful and beautiful art, music, and community we’re launching our first “Open Mic, […]

Juliet Ehrlich at the Gallery at Actors Theatre

Sculpture by Juliet Ehrlich is at the Gallery at Actors Theatre, 316 W. Main St., 584-1205, through Dec. 31. The portraits and reliefs are inspired by Renaissance masters.

21c Sunday Series: Cabaret Life Drawing and Yoga with Art

This Sunday, competitive bodybuilder Kevin Johnson will flex and strut his toned anatomy in a series of fun poses for Cabaret Life Drawing. He has won several competitions over the past years, recently placing second in the Men’s Open Middle Weight Class in the NPC (National Physique Committee) in Northern Kentucky. Never been to Cabaret […]

Holiday Pottery Sale on Saturday

The Louisville Original Clay Group is presenting their Holiday Pottery Sale on Saturday, Nov. 27 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Clifton Center, 2117 Payne St. The ceramicists include Wayne Ferguson, Tonya Johnson and Laura Ross.

O.Z. Gallery show during Nov. 26 FAT Friday

O.Z. Gallery, 1710 Frankfort Ave., is the new glass gallery on the corner of Frankfort and Mellwood, two houses down to the right of Kaviar Forge and North End Cafe.    Their next show is a BFA exhibition for the University of Louisville. It will be a collection of work from the advanced glassblowing program […]

Nov. 26 FAT Friday

FAT Friday — the Frankfort Ave. Trolley on the final Friday of the month, Nov. 26. Explore the art galleries, shops and restaurants along Frankfort, Story and Mellwood Ave. from 6-10 p.m. There’s free parking, then hop on and off the free trolley.

Black Friday art events

The 3rd Annual Artist Market at 21c Museum (700 W. Main St., 217-6300) is on Friday, Nov. 26 from 12-6 p.m. Artists include Hound Dog Press, Jonathan Nesci and Suzanne Spencer. The Gebhardt-Marshall Gallery (801 E. Market St., 317-696-3796) is also doing Black Friday with its special gallery hours of 10 a.m.-6 p.m. The Liberty Tattoo […]

Grand Opening @ Greenhaus

Friday, Nov. 26 Greenhaus 2227 S. Preston St. • 636-4141 Free; 10 a.m.-? Chances are, you’ll recognize the face behind the counter at the new Greenhaus store in Germantown. Daniel Duncan, a bartender at Nachbar and member of the band The Commonwealth, opened the “plant, wine and home” shop with his family, and they’re planning […]

Black Friday @ ear X-tacy Records

Friday, Nov. 26 ear X-tacy Records 2225 Bardstown Road • 452-1799 www.earx-tacy.com Retailers are contorting their traditional definitions of Black Friday this year, starting sales pushes earlier in November — in some cases after Halloween — in an effort to boost the fourth quarter, but at ear X-tacy, this holiday season is about more than […]

Football-free Thanksgiving

Thursday, Nov. 25 RTV • Channel 21.4 www.myretrotv.com Watching football has become THE great Thanksgiving tradition. But what if you don’t like football and can’t afford cable? Check out RTV, a retro goldmine of classic ’60s and ’70s TV. Think of it as leftover television to go with your leftover turkey. And I’ve already got […]

Terry Riley’s ‘In C’ @ Land of Tomorrow

Wednesday, Nov. 24 Land of Tomorrow (The LOT) 233 W. Broadway www.facebook.com/landoftomorrow Free (donations encouraged); 7 p.m. Completed in 1964, Terry Riley’s “In C” was a watershed moment for composers who cherished minimalism. Many of them credit Riley’s piece for ushering the genre toward the prominence it enjoys today. The bearded wonder from Colfax, Calif., […]

The Whigs @ Headliners

Wednesday, Nov. 24 Headliners Music Hall 1386 Lexington Road • 584-8088 www.thewhigs.com $12 (adv.), $15 (door); 8 p.m. Mission control is right. The Georgia trio of Julian Dorio, Parker Gispert and Tim Deux has seen its smarter-than-your-average garage rock show grow more explosive in recent months: arena dates with The Black Keys, Kings of Leon […]

Best of the Bluegrass @ Comedy Caravan

Nov. 24, 26-28 Comedy Caravan 1250 Bardstown Road • 459-0022 www.comedycaravan.com $10; various times Comedy Caravan’s “Best of the Bluegrass” will be a series of shows that highlight the funniest comedians this town has to offer. With eight of our finest comics, the entire weekend will be a revolving door of seasoned, road-tested and homegrown […]

‘Oil and Water Don’t Mix’ by Daniel Pfalzgraf @ Swanson Reed Contemporary

Through Dec. 11 Swanson Reed Contemporary 638 E. Market St. • 589-5466 www.swansonreedgallery.com Dan Pfalzgraf is right — oil and water don’t mix. Since it’s doubtful he’s giving us a cooking tip, we have to dig deeper to understand the meaning behind the title. “(The exhibition) is centered on the emphasis placed on our society’s […]

KaLightoscope Christmas @ Galt House

Through Jan. 3 Galt House Hotel 140 N. Fourth St. • 584-7777 www.kalightoscope.com $12.95-$17.95; various times Shopping malls and big-box stores have been blasting Christmas tunes since Halloween, but I refuse to acknowledge the holiday season until the week of Thanksgiving. That means it’s finally game on, and now that I’m officially in the spirit, […]

Wang Jianguo & Derreld Hallenbeck @ Gallery M

Through Jan. 15 Gallery M Mellwood Arts & Entertainment Center 1860 Mellwood Ave. • 895-3650 www.mellwoodartcenter.com Gallery M has given us a twofer: Chinese artist Wang Jianguo, his first show in America, and Derreld Hallenbeck’s take on mid-century modern furniture. As president of the School of Art and Design at Jilin Art Institute at Changchun, […]

‘The Good. The Bad. The Cuddly.’ @ Frazier Museum

Through March 27 Frazier International History Museum 829 W. Main St. • 753-5663 www.fraziermuseum.org Let’s just be honest — adults are probably going to be way more into this than the kids. The munchkins will get to see what life was like pre-iFun, and the grown-ups get to experience nostalgia at its finest. The Frazier […]

Call for artists

The Carnegie Center for Art & History and the New Albany Urban Enterprise Association are accepting proposals from artists for the 2011 New Albany Bicentennial Public Art Project. The submission deadline is January 3, 2011. Each selected artist or artist team will receive an honorarium of $4,000.  Three artists or teams will be selected from the proposals […]