Monthly Archives: February 2011

“Experience the Arts!” license plate

If things go as planned, people who want to promote the arts can do so with the “Experience the Arts!” license plate. Designed by Louisville artist Jeaneen Barnhart, a portion of the cost goes to arts groups that receive Kentucky Arts Partnership funding from the Kentucky Arts Council. Before the plates can go into production, […]

Family Scholar House Benefit @ Village Anchor Pub

Monday, Feb. 28 Village Anchor Pub 11507 Park Road, Anchorage 708-1850 (reservations) 5 p.m. Join Cynthia Fanning and Kirt Jacobs as they host a Mardi Gras-themed dinner to benefit Family Scholar House.

Deicide @ Headliners

Monday, Feb. 28 Headliners Music Hall 1386 Lexington Road • 584-8088 $20; 7 p.m. They brand inverted crucifixes onto their foreheads and play songs with titles like “Fuck You God,” so it’s clear Deicide isn’t a boy band. Formed in Tampa, Fla., in 1987, this black metal quartet also has one of the most […]

KMAC raffling Marvin Finn sculpture

The Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft is giving one lucky individual the opportunity to win a piece of Kentucky’s folk art history. Art lovers can purchase a chance to win one of Marvin Finn’s signature large roosters for $20 per ticket. The piece is valued at $2,500 and measures 36” tall, 25” side to […]

Cabaret Life Drawing + Yoga with Art

This Sunday, multi-faceted dancer Olivia Klotz will model for your drawing pleasure. Olivia has Ballet training from the UofL Dance School and began Contra dancing at the Advent Church in Louisville. In 2004 she started belly dancing under the instruction of Taletha, a prominent belly dancer of Kenuckiana. Most of Olivia’s dance repertoire is with […]

Weekender: Feb. 26-27

•Juggernaut Jug Band Saturday, Feb. 26 Mulligan’s Pub and Grill 1801 Newburg Road • 632-2818 Free; 8 p.m. The Juggernaut Jug Band has been a Louisville mainstay for more than 40 years now; sadly, longtime guitar player and vocalist Steve “Mr. Fish” Drury died in November 2009, a turn of events that very well […]

‘Hedda Gabler’ @ Bellarmine University

Feb. 25-27 Wyatt Center for the Arts Bellarmine University 2001 Newburg Road $5-$10; 8 p.m. What happens when a woman’s boredom and jealously get the best of her while she has access to guns? She’s also pregnant, so her hormones are raging, and she’s pissed at her new husband for spending half their honeymoon […]

‘Women Behind Bars’ @ Alley Theater

Feb. 25-March 12 Art Sanctuary at the Alley Theater 1205 E. Washington St. • 713-6178 $12-$18; 8 p.m. That’s something you don’t hear about every day — women in prison. Now, I have to admit, I’ve never actually been to prison, but I’m assuming the women’s isn’t any cozier than the men’s, despite all […]

Weekend visual art events

21c Museum is presenting “Cuba Now,” an extensive exhibition of more than 80 works of contemporary Cuban art from the 21c collection, other institutions and private collections as well as several works loaned by the artists themselves. “Cuba Now” will offer a glimpse of the diversity of themes that contemporary Cuban artists are exploring – […]

Feb. 25 FAT Friday Trolley Hop

FAT Friday — the Frankfort Ave. Trolley on the final Friday of the month, Feb. 25. 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.

IUS Senior Exhibition

IUS, Barr Gallery, 4201 Grant Line Rd., New Albany, is showing its B.A. Senior Exhibition through March 16. The opening reception is Thursday, Feb. 24 from 5-7 p.m.

International Film Fest @ IUS

Feb. 24-27 Paul W. Ogle Center IU Southeast 812-941-2232 Free; 7 p.m. (all screenings) The subtitle averse should probably stay clear of IUS’s 12th International Film Festival. For everyone else, it’s hard to go wrong with this one: Screenings are free, and the odds that you’ll watch an Academy Award winner — or nominee — […]

‘What I Keep: Photographs’ @ The 930

Through March 6 The 930 930 Mary St. • 635-2554 What is your most valued personal treasure, the one that says the most about who you are, once were or want to be? Photographer Susan Mullally asked that question to a number of impoverished people who, by definition, have very little. “I collaborate with […]

Water Tower Regional @ LVAA

Through April 10 Louisville Visual Art Association 3005 River Road • 896-2146 The Water Tower Regional is a chance to see new work by a number of local artists conveniently gathered in one setting. This year’s show features 27 regional artists, 12 of whom are from Louisville, including Lauren Argo, Sather Bruguiere, Geoff Carr, […]

Tom Huck’s “Evil Prints” at U of L

U of L’s Hite Art Institute, 852-0288, is showing Tom Huck’s exhibition “Evil Prints” at the Hite Galleries located in Schneider Hall from Feb. 24-April 3. The opening reception of the exhibition is Thursday, Feb. 23 as well as the Marcia S. Hite Endowed Lecture, “Terror in Black & White,” to be delivered by the […]

“Health and the Built Environment” at Sustainable City forum

The fifteenth forum of the Sustainable City Series, HEALTH AND THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT, will be held on Thursday, February 24 beginning at 6:00 pm at Glassworks, 815 W Market St. Join us as DPZ Charlotte Director Tom Low and Nashville Health Impact Assessment Coordinator Jimmy Dills explore tools and techniques for examining and creating healthy, sustainable […]

K.A.S. Gallery presents “Express Yourself”

K.A.S. Gallery at the Mellwood Art and Entertainment Center, (859) 230-6536, is showing “Express Yourself” through March 18. This exhibit expresses the imaginative and analytical minds of 15 regional artists including Vlasta Smola, Debra Lott, Charles Wayne Shelton II, Carol Jones and Telayna Luttrell.

Martin Rollins at B. Deemer Gallery

Martin Rollins has a new series of oil pastels at B. Deemer Gallery, 2650 Frankfort Ave., 896-6687, through April 30.

IMPROVISATION: New Work by Brad Devlin” at Galerie Hertz

“IMPROVISATION: New Work by Brad Devlin” is showing at Galerie Hertz, 1253 S. Preston St., 635-3727, through March 19. If you have ever had the pleasure of visiting Brad Devlin’s studio, you will know that when people need to get rid of completely useless stuff, in bulk, they call Brad. Devlin has taken anything because […]

‘Work and the Life of Alma Lesch’ @ KMAC

Tuesday, Feb. 22 Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft 715 W. Main St. • 589-0102 $5 (free for members); 6 p.m. Alma Lesch came to textile arts late in life, but in the nearly five decades after she left work as a grade-school teacher, the McCracken County native became a luminary in the folk-art […]