Monthly Archives: December 2010

Artists showing at Sunergos Coffee in January

Artists scheduled to show at Sunergos Coffee in January are Tyler Deeb at the 2122 S. Preston St. location and Aubrey Renee at the 306 W Woodlawn Ave. store.

F.A.T. Friday canceled on Dec. 31

There will not be a F.A.T. Friday Trolley Hop on Dec. 31. The next one scheduled is Jan. 28.

Cabaret Life Drawing and Yoga with Art

This Sunday’s Cabaret Life Drawing welcomes back Bethan Kannapell, an Acrobatic Contortionist and circus producer. Bethan has performed and directed circus productions around the country and is a member of the Circus Performance Group at Warren Wilson College. She recently directed her own circus production with 35 performers about a journey across the world told […]

New Year’s Day

Saturday, Jan. 1 Everywhere All Day Chances are today is going to unfold one of two ways: 1) Eager to embrace your New Year’s resolutions, you awake early, go for a brisk jog, meditate, then refuel with a sensible breakfast, or 2) You awake with a pounding head, stumble to the bathroom in search of […]

Last Show @ Skull Alley

Friday, Dec. 31 Skull Alley 1017 E. Broadway www.skullalley.net $7; 7 p.m. Skull Alley’s closure doesn’t bode well for the future of Louisville’s all-ages scene, but the future can wait until after New Year’s Day. On Friday, owner-operator Jamie Prott powers up the PA for the last time in what amounts to a time capsule […]

End of the Year Sale at Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft

The Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, 715 W. Main St., 589-0102, is hosting an End of the Year Sale on Thursday, Dec. 30. Get 20% off all holiday merchandise in the Gallery Shop.

SCOUT open New Year’s Day

SCOUT, 742 E. Market St., 584-8989, will be open New Year’s Day with a special one-day sale. On Saturday, Jan. 1 only, all regular priced merchandise will be 30% off.

Christian Finnegan @ The Improv

Dec. 30-Jan 2 The Improv Fourth Street Live www.improvlouisville.com $15 and up; various times You’ll probably recognize Christian Finnegan from his sarcastic commentary on VH1’s “Best Week Ever” series — but this holiday weekend, you can get to know him for his stand-up comedy. Finnegan has also appeared on “Chappelle’s Show,” “Tough Crowd with Colin […]

Memorials for artist Stephen Irwin

Two memorials have been planned for artist Stephen Irwin: Saturday, Jan. 1 from 4-6 p.m. at Zephyr Gallery, 610 E. Market. St., 585-5646 Saturday, Jan. 15 at 4 p.m. at the Speed Art Museum, 2035 S. Third St., 634-2700

call for artists

The World’s Second Most Awesome Art Market is seeking artists and craftspeople to bring unique DIY work for an indoor art shopping event. Apply online today to show everyone how awesome you are.  The three-day event on April 1-3 kicks off during the First Friday Gallery Trolley Hop at Glassworks and continues through the weekend […]

Kwanzaa Celebration @ Catholic Enrichment Center

Wednesday, Dec. 29 Catholic Enrichment Center 3146 W. Broadway • 636-0296 Free (donations suggested); 5:30 p.m. If you chose not to participate in the mass commercial ritual of purging discretionary income known as Christmas, consider this alternative: The Archdiocese of Louisville is hosting its 29th annual Kwanzaa celebration today. The seven-day, non-religious festival called Kwanzaa, […]

‘Multiplicity’ @ Louisville Visual Artists Collective

Through Jan. 7 Louisville Visual Artists Collective 2932 Cleveland Blvd. The new gallery at the Louisville Visual Artists Collective is featuring an exhibit illustrating the theme “more is more.” Gallery founder and director Keith Linton explains that the 14 artists, including Jeremy Dixon and Eddie Santiago, “investigate multiple frames and parts, multiple aspects of the […]

Plein Air Painters of KY @ Jane Morgan Gallery

Through Jan. 31 Jane Morgan Studio ad Gallery 4838 Brownsboro Center • 592-7835 www.janemorgangallery.com Artist Jane Morgan believes so strongly in the virtues of painting outdoors, known in the visual art world as “plein-air,” that she started the Plein Air Painters of Kentucky in 1998. As a gallery owner, she gets to do double duty […]

Artist Stephen Irwin deceased

Artist Stephen Irwin died Monday, Dec. 26. The cause of death is unknown at this time. Funeral arrangements will be announced at a later date. Irwin’s work can be seen at Zephyr Gallery, 610 E. Market St., 585-5646. The two-person show, “In the Pink,” closes on Saturday, Jan. 1.

Jayna Morgan @ Third Street Dive

Tuesday, Dec. 28 Third Street Dive 440 S. Third St. • 587-0706 www.nolaswing.com $7; 8 p.m. While earning a degree in classical voice from George Washington University, swing dancing overtook Jayna Morgan so deeply that she ended up running Jitterbugs Swing Society, which offered students lessons in the Lindy Hop, a dance from the 1920s […]

Oil pastel workshop by Susan Gorsen

The Carnegie Center for Art & History, 201 E. Spring St. in New Albany is hosting another Oil Pastels Workshop for Adults with Susan Gorsen on Wednesday, Dec. 29 from 2-4 p.m. This class is an introduction to working with oil pastels and will start with a brief gallery talk with Susan, looking at her oil […]

Artist Tony Perez passed away on Dec. 21

Artist Tony Perez died recently. His funeral is Tuesday, Dec. 28 at 10 a.m. at the Becher Funeral Home in Ferdinand, Indiana. Visitation is Monday, Dec. 27 from 4-8 p.m.  “On Tuesday the 21st of December Tony Perez passed away,” says friend and gallery owner Tim Faulkner, “and Louisville and the art world at large […]

Cabaret Life Drawing and Yoga with Art

Happy Holidays! Unwind during the Holiday Season this Sunday. Burlesque dancer, Electra will model for your drawing pleasure. Electra participates in burlesque shows in Louisville with the Va Va Vixens. 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 […]

The Betweeners @ Headliners

Thursday, Dec. 23 Headliners Music Hall 1386 Lexington Road • 584-8088 www.thebetweeners.com $5; 7 p.m. Seldom-seen roots outfit The Betweeners are looking to resurface with a new album soon. Bandleader Stephen Couch reports that the group’s follow-up to its 2004 album Matador Karma has been “15 minutes away from being done for the last two […]

Tim Northern @ The Improv & Comedy Caravan

Dec. 23-26 The Improv (Dec. 23-24, 26) www.improvlouisville.com • $10; 8 p.m. Comedy Caravan (Dec. 25) www.comedycaravan.com • $10; 7:15 p.m. Tim Northern does what Tim Northern wants. And this holiday weekend, he wants to headline not one, but two comedy clubs — The Improv (with Sarah Hyland and Jamie Utley), and Comedy Caravan’s “Best […]