Monthly Archives: July 2011

Opening reception for “Heartbeats: Art Quilts by Penny Sisto”

The Carnegie Center for Art and History, 201 E. Spring St. in New Albany, 812-944-7336, is having the opening reception for “Heartbeats: Art Quilts by Penny Sisto” on Friday, July 22 from 6-8 p.m. Enjoy refreshments and Native American music by Anthony Redfeather Nava (free and open to the public). In this new exhibit, internationally […]

‘To Bury Caesar’ @ The Bard’s Town

July 22-23 The Bard’s Town 1801 Bardstown Road • 749-5275 www.thebardstown.com $10; 7 p.m. Imagine Brad Pitt assassinating the president of the United States — that sounds like a bad late-night comedy sketch, but it’s not like it hasn’t happened before. When John Wilkes Booth shot President Abraham Lincoln, he didn’t just alter the course […]

Hip-Hop Showcase @ Phoenix Hill Tavern

Friday, July 22 Phoenix Hill Tavern 644 Baxter Ave. • 589-4957 www.reverbnation.com/grimeyrhymeregime $10; 10 p.m. Hot on the heels of top-notch releases from Skyscraper Stereo and Jalin Roze, Louisville’s hip-hop scene continues to drop more heat. Phoenix Hill Tavern is playing host to a three-way release party and showcase for three albums from the Grimey […]

Cabaret Life Drawing + Yoga with Art

This Sunday, Cabaret Life Drawing welcomes back Kevin Johnson, a competitive bodybuilder. In addition to his bodybuilding, Kyle is a small business owner and personal trainer. He has won several competitions over the past years. He recently placed second in the Men’s Open Middle Weight Class in the NPC (National Physique Committee) in Northern KY. […]

SCOUT sale

SCOUT, 742 E. Market St., 584-8989, is having its Annual Summer Clearance Sale from Friday, July 22-Sunday, July 31. Everything is on sale. Discounts from 20% to 50%. Huge selection of Clearance Jewelry. Summer scarves and hats 35% off, HOBO Bags 20% off. Mon-Sat 10-5 & Sun 10-3.

Yew Dell’s 4th Annual Sculpture Show

With over 40 sculptures, including site-specific pieces by Louisville’s Anne Peabody, the Sculpture Show at Yew Dell Botanical Gardens has something for everyone. The Sculpture Show is an exhibit and sale of outdoor sculpture in stone, glass, metal, ceramic and more; each piece elegantly displayed in one of Yew Dell’s exceptional garden settings. Show is […]

Reopening of Chez Moi @ Chez Moi Gallery

Ongoing Chez Moi Gallery 317 Winkler Ave. • 714-2898 Chez Moi is a new gallery with an old name. Previously in the Highlands, the latest reincarnation has moved south of U of L. The building, owned by the Framers Supply Co., houses artists’ studios as well as the gallery, in which resident artists will have […]

‘Jeff’s Path’ & ‘Library’ @ Revelry Boutique-Gallery

Through Aug. 16 Revelry Boutique-Gallery 980 Barret Ave. · 414-1ART www.revelrygallery.com Sunlight filters through rippling prayer flags, blue letters march across a tiled subway tunnel, wooden clogs tumble toe over heels off a dusty workbench — these are just some of the images featured in “Jeff’s Path, A Decade of Discovery in Photographs.” Louisville native […]

Photography Show @ Firehouse Gallery

Through July 25 Firehouse Gallery 221 S. Hancock St. • 894-9504 Carr+Waite Studio has undergone a re-branding: Now known as Firehouse Gallery, it is opening its doors for the first time since the renaming with a photography exhibit showcasing four local photographers. Carolyn Courtney, Chris Scott, Cassie Doumas and Sean Doumas kick off the new […]

Still Life Paintings by Robert Stagg @ B. Deemer Gallery

Through July 25 B. Deemer Gallery 2650 Frankfort Ave. • 896-6687 www.bdeemer.com Bob Stagg’s art is precise and contained. If the details do not grab your attention, the color will. I’m sure someone has dubbed him a new Old Master of still-life paintings (if not, I just did). “I believe art is always a dialogue […]

Bourbon Baroque @ Yew Dell Gardens

Thursday, July 21 Yew Dell Gardens 6220 Old Lagrange Road • 241-4788 www.yewdellgardens.org $15 (members), $25 (non); 7 p.m. As a trained opera singer, Meagan Brus honed her craft at the Manhattan School of Music and the Oberlin College Conservatory of Music before traveling across the country and to countries such as Japan and Germany […]

Geoffrey Wawro @ Greenebaum, Doll & McDonald

Thursday, July 21 Greenebaum, Doll & McDonald PNC Tower • 101 S. Fifth St. (35th Floor) • 561-5422 www.worldkentucky.org $15; 6 p.m. “Tell me how this ends.” General David Petraeus made this statement to a reporter in 2003, at the beginning of the Iraq invasion. While historian Geoffrey Wawro’s latest book, “Quicksand: America’s Pursuit of […]

Twilight Tram Tour of Cave Hill Cemetery

Registration required. The Cave Hill Heritage Foundation is hosting a twilight tram tour of Cave Hill Cemetery led by historian Steve Wiser on Saturday, July 23 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. $35 per person. Call 451-5630 to register.

Burnham family exhibition at Mrs. Potter’s Coffee

Robin Burnham and her son Sammy are showing their photo-boards at Mrs. Potter’s Coffee Lounge and Cafe, 718 W. Main St., through July 31.

Kentucky Foundation for Woman seeking new board members

The Kentucky Foundation for Women is seeking applications for up to three new Board members to serve three-year terms beginning September 15, 2011.  Successful applicants for the Board must live and work in Kentucky and be able to demonstrate their commitment to the core components of KFW’s mission: feminism, art and positive social change. They […]

Weekender: July 16-17

•Hellogoodbye Saturday, July 16 The Vernon Club 1575 Story Ave. • 584-8460 $15; 7 p.m. You can’t completely blame this on Brian Wilson. Or Lennon/McCartney (despite the band name). Or even XTC (though we’re starting to get close there). California combo Hellogoodbye treats every song like it’s their one chance at a chart-topping single about […]

“Jeff’s Path” and “Library” at Revelry

Revelry Boutique-Gallery, 980 Barret Ave., 414-1ART, is showing “Jeff’s Path” by Jeff Mertz and “Library” by Alan Vales through Aug. 16.

‘Guys and Dolls’ @ Kentucky Center

July 15-17, 19-23 Kentucky Center’s Bomhard Theater Production by Music Theatre Louisville $20; 7 p.m. (1:30 p.m. July 17 & 23) www.MusicTheatreLouisville.com Based on Damon Runyon’s short story “The Idyll of Miss Sarah Brown,” Guys and Dolls revolves around Nathan Detroit, the organizer of the oldest established permanent floating crap game in New York, who bets […]

Bourbon & Cigar Tasting @ Asiatique

Friday, July 15 Asiatique 1767 Bardstown Road www.gobourbon.com $45; 7 p.m. They’re simple images — a stiff glass of bourbon and a thick, round cigar. They remind us of simpler days — when Groucho Marx was on evening TV and Frank Sinatra sang through radio speakers. Friday night, those days will live again in hearts, […]

Full Moon Ghost Tour @ Old Louisville Visitors Center

Friday, July 15 Visitors Center 218 W. Oak St. • 637-2922 www.ghostsofoldlouisville.com $25; 9 p.m. According to history buff David Domine, Old Louisville is quickly gaining a reputation for being the most haunted neighborhood in the country. “Old Louisville is the perfect spot for a ghost tour, because nowhere else in the country do you […]