Monthly Archives: June 2011

‘Hideouts and Spaces Between’ @ Sunergos Coffee

Through July 1 Sunergos Coffee • 634-1243 2122 S. Preston St. If you’re walking around Louisville in the next couple of weeks, you may stumble upon some hidden pieces of art from local artist Ashley Brossart. She has recently completed a two-part, linked exhibit — one finds a home at Sunergos Coffee on Preston, […]

‘Creep Deep’ @ Ultra Pop!

Through July 16 Ultra Pop! 1414 Bardstown Road • 479-1035 Patrick Jilbert may be young at 27 years old, but he’s already made quite the name for himself on the Louisville art scene and beyond. Having been an artist since his teen years, he’s since done work for WHY Louisville, Creature Skateboards and Urban […]

‘It’s All in the Peripherals’ @ Gallery M

Through July 29 Gallery M Mellwood Arts & Entertainment Center 1860 Mellwood Ave. • 895-3650 Thanks to Sinatra, many people believe “If I can make it there, I’ll make it anywhere.” “There” is New York City, the place many visual artists still flock to make their name. Aaron Raymer, formerly of Louisville, is one […]

‘Push the Envelope’ @ Zeppelin Café

Through June 2012 Zeppelin Café 1036 E. Burnett Ave. • 589-0343 Sometimes you just have to push the envelope, and that’s what the Center For Neighborhoods’ PAINT program has done. Their second public project, by artists Russel and Shelley Vaughn Hulsey, is in Schnitzelburg. The oversized envelope sculpture, mounted on the side of Zeppelin […]

Louisville Experimental Fest

June 21-25 Free; various locations and times Louisville has a long history of encouraging many forms of experimental music, an umbrella name for what can evolve out of jazz, metal, folk, electronic and other proven styles. To be an experimental musician, most likely you will push the boundaries of whatever conventions your particular genre […]

“Lunch & Learn” at the Carnegie Center

Reservations required. The Carnegie Center for Art and History’s Tuesday, June 21 “Lunch & Learn” will feature Linda Gugin and James St. Clair discussing their new book, “The Indiana Supreme Court: Its History and Its Justices” from 12-1 p.m. Bring your own lunch, drinks are provided. Registration required (812-944-7336).  201 E. Spring St. in New […]

The Louisville Review seeking submissions

The Louisville Review is publishing a special, all-Kentucky issue this winter to honor our close friend, Kentucky Poet Laureate Maureen Morehead. We are now accepting submissions of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction by writers who live in or are from Kentucky. To submit, visit Please use the comments section to let us know you are a […]

Cabaret Life Drawing + Yoga with Art

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

Weekender: June 18-19

•Art & Collectibles Fair Saturday, June 18 Miraflores Center 173 Sears Ave. 413.5307 Free; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Featuring more than 20 booths. •Four poets Sunday, June 19 The Bard’s Town 1801 Bardstown Road Free; 5-7 p.m. Featuring Sherry Chandler, Nana Lampton, Georgia Wallace and Sheri L. Wright.

Weekend visual art events

The Speed Art Museum, 2035 S. Third Sts.,  634-2700, is opening “Quilts from Kentucky and Beyond: The Bingham-Miller Family Collection” on Sunday, June 19. It runs through Sept. 18.

“LANDSCAPE ART: An All-Media Exhibit” at The Gallery on Pearl

“LANDSCAPE ART: An All-Media Exhibit” opens with a reception on Friday, June 17, from 6-8 p.m. at The Gallery on Pearl, 222 Pearl St. in New Albany, 812-542-0780. In this exhibit, which will run through July 29, a dozen artists use diverse art forms including painting, ceramics, glass, and wood in their presentations of nature.

First Annual Kentucky School of Art Freshman Show

The First Annual Kentucky School of Art Freshman Show has its opening reception on Friday, June 17 from 4-7 p.m. in the Huff Gallery at Spalding University, Third and Kentucky Sts. This exhibition offers work by the first class of Kentucky School of Art students. Students will display work from the previous academic year of Foundation […]

Summer Picnic @ St. Bartholomew

June 17-18 St. Bartholomew Parish 2040 Buechel Bank Road 499-0883 Free; 5-11 p.m. Featuring Food—Friday Fish Fry/Saturday Chicken Dinner; Fun; Inflatables; Live music from Muench; Games/Booths; and Poker, Texas Hold ‘em, Black Jack, 7 Card Stud.

‘Salute to Women, Wine and Whiskey’ @ Brown Hotel

Friday, June 17 Brown Hotel 583-1234 $125; 6:30 p.m. An all-star team of female chefs from the South and Midwest will join The Brown Hotel executive chef Laurent Géroli for the second annual “A Salute to Women, Wine and Whiskey” event on Friday, June 17. The five-course dinner is $125 per person (inclusive of […]

Juggernaut Jug Band @ Oxmoor Farm

Friday, June 17 Oxmoor Farm 720 Oxmoor Ave. $10 solo, $25 per carload; 6:30 p.m. The Filson Historical Society is a wonderful group that helps remind us self-important punks that stuff happened before last week. Like, even though its cultural relevance has perhaps waned slightly in the past few generations, we need to remember […]

Kentuckiana Pride Fest @ Belvedere

June 17-18 Belvedere Parade: Free; 8 p.m. Fest: $5; noon Watch out, Main Street. Here comes the Pride Parade Friday night — with a fleet of floats and a mass of marchers celebrating unity, diversity and acceptance for Louisville’s LGBTQ community. This year’s parade theme is “I Am One, We Are Many,” and the […]

“Art Pays Big Dividends” at Citizens Union Bank

“Art Pays Big Dividends” Art Show is at the Citizens Union Bank, 2100 S. Highway 53 in LaGrange, 502- 565-1410, featuring artists from Gallery 104. The opening Reception is Thursday, June 16 from 5:30-7:30 pm. The show runs through July 28. For more information, contact Gallery 104.

KMAC names Martha Slaughter interim director

The Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft has named Martha Slaughter the interim executive director.

Cody Hudson @ Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft

Thursday, June 16 Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft 715 W. Main St. • 589-0102 $10, $5 (students); 6 p.m. After creating work for people and companies such as Mos Def, Lady Sovereign, Nike and Converse, Chicago-based artist Cody Hudson is collaborating with the Louisville Graphic Design Association (LGDA) to lecture on his 15 […]

REO Speedwagon @ Iroquois Amphitheater

Thursday, June 16 Iroquois Amphitheater Iroquois Park $35 adv., $40 door; 8 p.m. Like Strawberry Magic Shell and “Dukes of Hazzard” lunch boxes, they just don’t make arena rock bands anymore, and frankly, that sucks. Everyone has her top 5 favorites — and I’m sure somewhere on that list are Journey, Styx, Survivor and […]