Monthly Archives: March 2011

B.A. Senior Exhibition at IUS

The Ronald Barr Gallery at Indiana University Southeast, 4201 Grant Line Rd. in New Albany, is showing the B.A. Senior Exhibition through April 13. Artists are Erika Christian, Kimberly Layman, Alicia Osbourne, Mel Smith and Brittany Seals. The opening reception is Thursday, March 31 from 5-7 p.m.

Linda Nochlin to speak at Speed Art Museum

The University of Louisville Hite Art Institute presents the 2011 Allen R. Hite Endowed Lecture delivered by art historian Dr. Linda Nochlin as she discusses “Misère: Courbet, Millet, and the Representation of Poverty in the Nineteenth Century” from 6-7 p.m. at the Speed Art Museum, 2035 S. Third St. Call 852- 6794 for more information.

Garner-Furnish Studio has closed

The Garner-Furnish Studio at 642 E. Market St. is closed, with the ”garner narrative” opening in June.

U of L Student Chamber Music Ensemble Concert @ Portland Museum

Monday, March 28 Portland Museum 2308 Portland Ave. Free; 7:30 p.m. The Portland Museum, along with the University of Louisville School of Music, invites you to enjoy an evening of beautiful music presented by a variety of student chamber music ensembles.  The program will feature two horn ensembles, a brass quintet, a low brass trio, […]

Hank & My Honky Tonk Heroes @ Derby Dinner

Monday, March 28 Derby Dinner Playhouse 812-288-8281 $35; 6 p.m. Jason Petty brings Hank’s timeless music back to life in this insightful and energetic show.  He also pays tribute to others who were influenced by Hank Williams and who influenced him such as Jimmie Rodgers, the Carter family, Roy Acuff, Ernest Tubb, George Jones, […]

Spalding University presents Annual Student Art Exhibition

The Huff Gallery at Spalding University, 845 S. Third St., 585-9911 ext. 2360, is presenting its Annual Student Art Exhibition 2011 from March 28-April 10. The reception and lunch buffet is Wednesday, March 30 from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Cabaret Life Drawing + Yoga with Art

This Sunday, multi-faceted dancer Olivia Klotz will add drama to her poses with her extra saucy (and fluffy) fans used in her burlesque routines. 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 to costume designers – will […]

Weekend visual art events

The Louisville Artisans Guild’s “Spring Showcase 2011” is March 26-27 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the American Legion Post, 2919 Bardstown Rd. ArtsWORK-New Albany is presenting a series of free monthly workshops at the Carnegie Center for Art and History, 201 E. Spring St. in New Albany, 812-944-7336, for artists focusing on career development skills and […]

“Reflections of the Orchid Pavilion” at Crane House

Crane House, The Asia Institute, Inc., 1244 S. Third St., 635-2240, is presenting “Reflections of the Orchid Pavilion: Chinese Calligraphy by Students and Faculty of the Hite Art Institute” from March 25-May 27. The exhibition showcases the results of the “Chinese Calligraphy” course offered in the fall of 2010 at U of L’s Hite Art […]

Weekender: March 26-27

•Roommate Saturday, March 26 Zanzabar 2100 S. Preston St. • 635-9227 $8; 9 p.m. Roommate’s keyboard-and-drum-based tracks often seem cautiously bemused. It’s not just the floating-but-not-spacey sonic décor of nearly funky shuffling folk-pop, heavy-weighted quasi-rhythms or effects that are lightly industrial (i.e., tape-machine abuse and studio squonks). Kent Lambert sings as if he just discovered […]

Jerry Bleem at Pat Harrison Center

The Arts Council of Southern Indiana, 820 E. Market St. in New Albany, 812-949-4238, is exhibiting work by Jerry Bleem at the Pat Harrison Art Center in New Albany through June 17. Bleem is an artist, teacher, writer, Franciscan friar and Catholic priest. The opening reception is Friday, March 25 from 6-8 pm and the […]

Shannon McNally @ Headliners

Friday, March 25 Headliners 1386 Lexington Road • 584-8088 $17 (adv.), $20 (door); 8 p.m. It’s always been her own vision behind the music, but by now, Shannon McNally has thoroughly established an indelible style on record and in concert. Not only does that put the stake in the never-shoulda-happened Sheryl Crow comparisons, it lets […]

Artography @ Creation Gardens

March 25-26 Creation Gardens 725 E. Market St. $15; 6 p.m.-midnight (Fri.), 4 p.m.-2 a.m. (Sat.) The first-ever Artography seeks to mix together the best Louisville has to offer — music, art, craft beer, bourbon, food and community. The two-day show includes more than 100 artists, more than 45 bands and DJs, four breweries and […]

Origami Weekend @ KMAC

March 25-26 Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft 715 W. Main St. • 589-0102 $6 (free for members) The act of folding paper can be as simplistic as making a kid an airplane. For the elaborate, jaw-dropping, “How was that done?,” head on over to Origami Weekend. To get up close and personal with […]

March 25 FAT Friday events

F.A.T. Friday — the Frankfort Ave. Trolley on the final Friday of the month, March 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. The Mellwood Arts & Entertainment Center, 1860 Mellwood Ave., 895-3650, will have […]

Girlhood to Womanhood Empowerment Retreat

Registration is required.       Do you have a daughter that you’d like to celebrate and support as she makes her way into womanhood? Women’s Rites Kentucky announces a free Girlhood to Womanhood Empowerment Retreat on May 14 at Black Acre Nature Preserve in Louisville. Through storytelling, sharing and art, we’ll empower the time of intense changes that young women experience. For 5th grade […]

KMAC’s 25th Annual Oaks Day Brunch

The Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, 715 W. Main St., 589-0102, is hosting its 25th Annual Oaks Day Brunch fundraiser on Friday, May 6 at The Brown Hotel from 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Tickets are $150. Reservations required.

Fair Trade Oriental Rug Benefit @ Just Creations

March 24-26 Just Creations 2722 Frankfort Ave. 897-7319 Although most of the world’s attention has turned from the severe flooding in Pakistan last August, this disaster is like a slow moving tsunami. Just Creations in Louisville knows that rug artisans have just begun to rebuild their lives and are in great need of help, help […]

Isabel Wilkerson @ Speed Art Museum

Thursday, March 24 Speed Art Museum 2035 S. Third St. • 852-8160 Free; 6 p.m. It’s great to have a fine writer lead a discussion on his or her important book, but it’s even more compelling when the author is asked to speak about that work from a challenging perspective. Isabel Wilkerson conducted 1,200 interviews […]

Motherlodge Live Arts Exchange’s “Shelter”

Motherlodge Live Arts Exchange is hosting it Spring Live Arts Exchange with over 100 musical, theatre and visual artists on March 24-26. “Shelter,” a Pop Up Art Gallery, is opening on Thursday, March 24 from 7-10 p.m. at the Rudyard Kipling, 422 W. Oak St. For more information on the gallery, contact Teresa Koester Mills […]