Monthly Archives: February 2011

Gebhardt – Marshall Gallery publishes art magazine

Gebhardt – Marshall Gallery, 801 E. Market St., (317) 696-3796, is publishing an art magazine. Gebhardt Gallery & Studio magazine will feature Angela Gebhardt’s paintings, coupled with Kris Gebhardt’s photography. Issue 1, Photography 2010, can be purchased at the gallery or ordered on line at www.gebhardtmarshallgallery.wordpress.com. Gebhardt Gallery & Studio Issue #1 Photography 2010 64 […]

Update on “Save Whiskey Row”

On January 31, Mayor Greg Fischer announced a settlement with developer Todd Blue that allows for demolition of buildings along historic Whiskey Row from 105 to 119 West Main. All of these buildings are designated local Landmarks and listed in the National Register of Historic Places. This decision sets a bad precedent for the city […]

“DISCORDANT” at Zephyr Gallery

Zephyr Gallery, 610 E. Market St., 585-5646, is pleased to present “DISCORDANT,” two exhibitions of new sculptural works by Patrick Donley and Joel Pinkerton through March 26. Assemblage artist/musician Joel Pinkerton is making noise. Literally. In this new exhibit, Pinkerton has combined constructed wooden containers with used harmonica reeds and found organ pipes to create […]

Canstruction 2011

Canstruction 2011 has teams using foods to build works of art on display at Mall St. Matthews from Feb. 21-26.  The competition benefits the Dare to Care Food Bank.

Cabaret Life Drawing + Yoga with Art

This Sunday, Sarah McCollum embodies a 1940s film-noir starlet a la Barbara Stanwyck. Sarah is an experienced art model from the Louisville area. She is also an avid artist herself – writing and illustrating her own comics, designing and creating jewelry and clothing, as well as costuming and makeup artistry work for various theatrical productions. […]

Pints & Paints @ BBC Theater Square

Friday, Feb. 18 BBC @ Theater Square 660 S. Fourth St. • 568-2224 Free; 7 p.m. The folks at Bluegrass Brewing Company in Theater Square are tired of staring at blank walls. They’ve been scratching their heads for months on how to create better ambiance. Then, after numerous pints of BBC Nut Brown, an idea […]

‘Sonnets and Soliloquies’ @ Ursuline Arts Center

Friday, Feb. 18 Ursuline Arts Center 3114 Lexington Road • 736-6514 $35; 7:30 p.m. Actor Liev Schreiber started popping up in the late ’90s, initially in independent films and working his way up to mainstream Hollywood movies like the “Scream” trilogy and “The Sum of All Fears.” He shows up on TV once in a […]

‘Mamma Mia’ @ Kentucky Center

Feb. 18-20 Kentucky Center 584-7777 $25.50-$70.50; various times Friday night and the lights are low? Looking out for the place to go? Where they play the right music, getting in the swing? Look no further than the stage of the Kentucky Center, where “Mamma Mia” will transport you to a time when glitter and glam […]

‘Shelter’ @ B. Deemer Gallery

Through Feb. 26 B. Deemer Gallery 2650 Frankfort Ave. • 896-6687 www.bdeemer.com The word shelter implies more than just a building. At the least, it’s a covering similar to a bus stop; at most, it’s a sanctuary, a refuge. Carolyn Young Hisel’s visualization of the word is the latter. Her art beckons you to a […]

The Real Rick Ross @ Comstock Auditorium

Thursday, Feb. 17 Comstock Auditorium, School of Music University of Louisville • 852-5985 Free; 4 p.m. For years, hip-hop artists and Hollywood directors have mimicked a version of former drug trafficker “Freeway” Ricky Ross’ life, but the biography isn’t fiction. Growing up in Los Angeles as a gifted athlete, Ross eventually became embroiled in the […]

Dance Blue Fundraiser @ Big Blue Country

Thursday, Feb. 17 Big Blue Country 426 Baxter Ave. • 241-8888 www.bigbluecountry.com $5; 7 p.m. Get ready, Kentucky fans: The UK Alumni Association is about to make your dreams come true. The goal for Dance Blue is to raise funds to support cancer research in an effort to find the cure. The means? An event […]

Danielle Evans @ Ekstrom Library

Thursday, Feb. 17 Ekstrom Library, U of L 2301 S. Third St. • 852-3053 Free; 7:30 p.m. The University of Iowa has nurtured and/or produced many a provocative and accomplished writer, but Danielle Evans stands out even in such vaunted company. Evans made her name in short stories — primarily because of her debut collection […]

Call for art

The Governor’s Office has asked the Kentucky Arts Council to coordinate the Governor’s Derby Exhibit 2011. The works selected will be on display in the Capitol Rotunda. This exhibit is open to all Kentucky artists. The works must be original, two-dimensional and completed within the last four years. The exhibit will focus on the theme “Spring […]

“Collecting Kentucky” and “Artists Collect” at KMAC

The Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, 715 W. Main St., 589-0102, is featuring two companion exhibitions, “Collecting Kentucky” and “Artists Collect” through March 12. The shows feature art in KMAC’s permanent collection plus work from local artists’ personal collections. KMAC members free, $6 non-members

“What’s it Really Worth?” at Oldham County History Center

The Oldham County History Center presents the 2011 Dinner Lecture Series. The first event is on Wednesday, Feb. 16 at 6 p.m. “What’s it Really Worth?” with appraiser Mike Brown. Mike discusses antiques and appraisals and will appraise individual items brought in by guests. It’s a fun evening as participants show their special items while […]

Kentucky Author Forum @ Kentucky Center

Tuesday, Feb. 15 Kentucky Center 501 W. Main St. • 589-2884 www.kentuckyauthorforum.com $17 (with dinner, $100); 5 p.m. So you saw “Inception,” but now you’re wondering if the memory you have of watching “Inception” is really real, or did you actually watch “Total Recall” instead, inexplicably confusing DiCaprio with Schwarzenegger once again? Although years of […]

Cuban Art at Graciela Perrone Art Gallery

Graciela Perrone Art Gallery, 2214 Frankfort Ave., 649-8664, is presenting “Cuban Art” through March 15. Organized by Louisville artist Carlos Gamez de Francisco of works he brought back from his birth country of Cuba. The opening is Tuesday, Feb. 15 from 6-9 p.m. Most of the works will be exhibited in the United States for the […]

Creative Capital grants for visual artists

The Creative Capital Foundation has opened grant applications for visual artists. Come learn about the process from director Ruby Lerner on Tuesday, Feb. 15. Art Without Walls, 707 W. Main St., from 6-9 p.m.

Oldham County History Center offers internship

The Oldham County History Center announces the Lowry Watkins, Jr. Summer Internship Program for college students.  This $1,200 award is open to college students with majors in art history, history, communications or education.  The award is only available to undergraduate students that currently attend the University of Louisville, Centre College or Transylvania University. The award […]

Valentine’s Day @ White Castle

Monday, Feb. 14 White Castle 361-2317, ext. 7 Still have no plans tonight with your Valentine? Why not wine and dine her/him at White Castle, who are pulling out all the stops to help you celebrate the ridiculous holiday, including white table cloths and a commemorative vase. Call the number above to make a reservation […]