Monthly Archives: July 2011

“Face Time” at Cressman is free

The “Face Time: Examining Authority” staffpick in the July 27 issue incorrectly listed entrance fees to see the exhibition. U of L’s Cressman Center, 100 E. Main St., 852-0288, is free.

Weekender: July 30-31

•Teneia Sanders CD Release Show Saturday, July 30 The Vernon Club 1575 Story Ave. • 584-8460 www.teneiasanders.com $10; 7 p.m. She may live in Phoenix now, but Teneia Sanders will always be a Louisvillian. She single-handedly kept me in Stevie Ray’s with her gentle playing, soulful voice and perfectly positive disposition. Hosting all those open-mic […]

B. Deemer Gallery presenting prints by Tony Saladino

B. Deemer Gallery, 2650 Frankfort Ave., 896-6687, presents new monotype prints by Tony Saladino on exhibit now through Aug. 11. Saladino lives in Fort Worth, Texas. After leaving the corporate world and opening a frame shop, he was given a set of paints and has been painting ever since, becoming a full time painter in […]

Keep Louisville Symphonic Concert @ Northeast Christian Church

Friday, July 29 Northeast Christian Church 9900 Brownsboro Road 7:30 p.m. This is a family concert — music to include “Peter and the Wolf.”

Reid Norris at Green Building Gallery tonight

Artist Reid Norris, whose exhibition “What to Do When You Find Yourself on the Ground” is at The Green Building Gallery, 732 E. Market St., 561-1162, will be at the gallery during the evening of Friday, July 29.

‘The City Mouse and the Country Mouse’ @ Kentucky Center

July 29-31 Kentucky Center 584-7777 www.kentuckycenter.org The Magic Lantern Stage Company, a new professional acting company performing plays for children, opens its first production, “The City Mouse and the Country Mouse”, July 29-31, 2011.  The play is an updated musical version of the classic Aesop fable. Performances for “The City Mouse and the Country Mouse” […]

July 29 FAT Friday Trolley Hop

FAT Friday — the Frankfort Avenue Trolley on the final Friday on the month, July 29. Explore the art galleries, shops and restaurants along Frankfort, Story and Mellwood Ave. from 6-10 p.m. There’s free parking, then hop on and off the free trolley.

Call for art

The Affordable Art Show 2011, presented by the 930 Art Center, 930 Mary St., 494-7042, is an one-day event on Saturday, Sept. 17 in conjunction with a Fall Festival sponsored by Sojourn Church at the same location. Indoor and outdoor space are both available, however there are only a limited number of spots available, so […]

This Piano Plays Itself @ Mag Bar

Thursday, July 28 Magnolia Bar & Grill 1398 S. Second St. • 637-9052 www.myspace.com/thispianoplaysitself $5; 10 p.m. music OK, let’s be honest — that piano had a little help, mostly from bassist and sampler Doug Saylor. This Piano Plays Itself is a self-described post-psychedelic shoegaze band. These Georgia boys mess around with vocals and sampling […]

‘Monuments, Benches and Urns’ @ Kaviar Forge & Gallery

July 28-Sept. 17 Kaviar Forge & Gallery 1718 Frankfort Ave. • 561-0377 www.kaviargallery.com “I don’t want to achieve immortality through my work, I want to achieve immortality through not dying,” Woody Allen once said. “It’s not that I’m afraid to die. I just don’t want to be there when it happens.” Sorry, Woody, we all […]

Amy Lemaire at Flo Gallery and Studio

In conjunction with the International Glass Beadmakers conference hosted here in Louisville, Flo Gallery and Studio, 803 E. Market St., 458-4164, is featuring a new collection of wearable glass beads jewelry by Amy Lemaire. The artist reception is Thursday, July 28 from 6-8:30 p.m.

PYRO Gallery showing “Oasis”

PYRO Gallery’s latest exhibit is “Oasis,” which runs through Aug. 28. It features 35 new paintings, drawings and woodcuts by artists Corie Neumayer and Susan Moffett. The opening reception is Friday, Aug. 5 from 6-9 p.m. during the First Friday Trolley Hop. 624 W. Main St., 587-0106.

Dave Waite @ Comedy Caravan

July 27-31 Comedy Caravan 1250 Bardstown Road www.comedycaravan.com $10-$15; various times Dave Waite — a Cincinnati native — is a familiar face on the local comedy circuit, having worked Louisville stages for years. Now living in New York, Waite has been building a reputation there as an up-and-coming comic. After releasing a new album, Kaboom, […]

Lower Dens @ Zanzabar

Wednesday, July 27 Zanzabar 2100 S. Preston St. • 635-9227 www.lowerdens.com $6; 10 p.m. Baltimore’s Lower Dens formed when singer-songwriter Jana Hunter needed members to fill up her live band. One rhythm section later, a new band was born, one more expansive and versatile than any solo act could hope to be. The band’s first […]

‘Face Time: Examining Authority’ @ Cressman Center for Visual Arts

Through Aug. 13 Cressman Center for Visual Arts 100 E. Main St. • 852-0288 www.louisville.edu/art $15 (members), $25 (non); 7 p.m. In times long past, only the most powerful had pictures of themselves — only they could afford to commission a portrait. Now, in a nation where most people have endless photographs of themselves, a […]

International Society of Glass Beadmakers

Through mid September •Gallery Janjobe www.galleryjanjobe.com •Flame Run Glass Studio and Gallery www.flamerun.com When most of us think of glass art, we think of objects of a certain size. To appreciate the glass now on display in Louisville, you’ve got to go much smaller. The International Society of Glass Beadmakers is in town for their 19th […]

Downtown preservation district proposed

According to the Courier-Journal, The Neighborhood Planning and Preservation advocacy group wants to establish a downtown preservation district, with boundaries of Ninth Street, Breckinridge Street, Interstate 65 and the Ohio River, that would offer greater protection to historic buildings. The preservation district would be similar to districts in such neighborhoods as the Cherokee Triangle, Old […]

Penny Sisto’s “Heartbeats” at the Carnegie Center

The Carnegie Center for Art and History, 201 E. Spring St. in New Albany, 812-944-7336, is showing “Heartbeats: Art Quilts by Penny Sisto” through October 15. In this new exhibit, internationally recognized fiber artist Penny Sisto has embraced her interest in Native American history and culture.

Visual art weekend events

The Stephen Irwin Estate Sale is Saturday, July 23 at 9 a.m. at 805 E. Market St. Liberty Tattoo and Art Parlor, 2801 S. Third St., 637-4777, is putting on a benefit art show for Mike Tag. This one week art show will include many national and local artists who have come together to raise money […]

Weekender July 23-24

Saturday July 23 ‘Giants’ The Barrel Room @ Butchertown Pointe 1205 E. Washington St. www.forestgiant.com Free; 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Digital design agency Forest Giant is celebrating its first anniversary Saturday with a one-day exhibit entitled “Giants.” Curator Ty Kreft explains: “The anniversary celebration is a way to sort of announce to the public who we […]