Monthly Archives: November 2011

Brooks Ritter & Dave Moisan @ The 930 Art Center

Friday, Nov. 18 The 930 Art Center 930 Mary St. www.facebook.com/brooksrittermusic $8 adv., $10 DOS; 8 p.m. There are some young adults in these here parts who play music, sometimes even loudly, yet who offer it in praise to their creator, not merely in exchange for booze, babes and bucks. Is it fun? Depends on […]

‘Expanded Music Project’ @ LOT

Nov. 18-Jan. 3 Land of Tomorrow (LOT) 233 W. Broadway • 632-6500 www.landoftomorrow.org Opening Reception: Nov. 18, 7 p.m. For a half-century, the relationship between music and visual art was rich and rewarding. Imagine some of your favorite album art, live set designs, iconic photographs or innovative music videos, and then consider iTunes and Snooki. […]

‘The Marriage of Figaro’ @ Brown Theatre

Nov. 18 & 20 Brown Theatre 315 W. Broadway • 584-7777 www.kyopera.org $28+; 8 p.m. (Fri.), 2 p.m. (Sun.) Mozart’s “The Marriage of Figaro” is also known as “The Crazy Day” — what an understatement. Deceptions, revenge and wandering eyes are just part of this 18th century screwball comedic opera. The valet Figaro is set […]

“everyone loves a history” at Zephyr

The opening reception of “everyone loves a history” by Kenneth Hayden is at Zephyr Gallery, 610 E. Market St., on Friday, Nov. 18 from 5-8 p.m. It runs through Dec. 31.

Lecture on Leonardo at Speed Art Museum

“Leonardo da Vinci’s Theory of Design” is the topic of a lecture by Matthew Landrus at the Speed Art Museum, 2035 S. Third St., 634-2700. Thursday, Nov. 17 at 6 p.m. Free with museum admission.

“Ki-ne-tics” next Louisville Artists Syndicate event

The Louisville Artists Syndicate is presenting “Ki-ne-tics: Movement and Art at the Water Tower” on Thursday, Nov. 17 at Louisville Visual Art Association, 3005 River Rd., 896-2146. The event begins at 7 p.m. $5 general admission includes free drink tickets.

‘Fall Into Art’ @ Howard Steamboat Museum

Through Nov. 20 Howard Steamboat Museum 1101 E. Market St., Jeffersonville 812-283-3728 www.steamboatmuseum.org “Fall Into Art” this year falls into the past, with photographs taken by Capt. Jim Howard, the last owner of the famous steamboat-building Howard Shipyards. Howard began photographing the activities in the shipyard when he was a teenager, and he had a […]

‘A Christmas Story’ @ Actors Theatre

Through Nov. 27 Actors Theatre of Louisville 316 W. Main St. • 584-1205 www.actorstheatre.org $24+; various times “A Christmas Story” is that movie — you either love it or it annoys the living hell out of you. If you love it, you are like a friend of mine who proudly displays a leg lamp complete […]

‘Le Coeur du Cheval’ @ Gallery at The Brown

Through Dec. 9 Gallery at The Brown Fourth and Broadway • 583-1234 www.brownhotel.com Zenyatta stands more than 17 hands tall (in people-talk, that’s about 5 feet, 9 inches). That’s one impressive horse. Her owners Ann and Jerry Moss commissioned Jaime Corum to do a life-size rendering for this year’s Breeders’ Cup. The result is an […]

‘A Very Special Holiday Special’ @ The Bard’s Town

Nov. 16-20 The Bard’s Town 1801 Bardstown Road • 609-2520 www.lepetomane.org $8-$20; 7:30 p.m. Sick of Christmas celebrations starting before you’ve polished off your last handful of dusty, orange-and-black-wrapped peanut butter chews? As Santa Claus once said, “If you can’t beat ’em, join ’em.” Le Petomane takes the joke one step further with “A Very […]

‘The Flu Season’ @ U of L Thrust Theatre

Nov. 16-20 U of L Thrust Theatre 2314 S. Floyd St. • 852-6814 www.louisville.edu/theatrearts $8-$12; 8 p.m. (Wed.-Sat.), 3 p.m. (Sat.-Sun.) Fear not — this production does not dramatize the impending season of sneezing doom. Set in a psychiatric retreat center where the patients might be far less loony than their caretakers, Will Eno’s 2004 […]

Kevin Oechsli’s paintings at Westport Whiskey & Wine

Painter Kevin Oechsli is showing at Westport Whiskey & Wine, 1115 Herr Lane, through Dec. 31.

Thanksgiving centerpiece workshop at KMAC

Registration required. The Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, 715 W. Main St., 589-0102, is hosting a Thanksgiving centerpiece workshop by Jan Banta-Briseno on Saturday, Nov. 19 from 1-4 p.m. $43 for KMAC members, $48 non-members.

Home of the Innocents benefit @ Anselmo’s Bistro and Bar

Tuesday, Nov. 15 & Tuesday, Nov. 29 Anselmo’s Bistro and Bar 1511 Bardstown Road 749-0444 www.Anselmosbistroandbar.com On Tuesday, Nov. 15, Anselmo’s Bistro and Bar will donate 10% of ALL sales to the Home of the Innocents to help make Christmas brighter for their children. In addition, Anselmo’s will match all monies raised through this event. Patrons are welcome […]

“New Work” opens at the Jane Morgan Gallery

“New Work” by gallery artists is opening on Tuesday, Nov. 15 at the Jane Morgan Gallery, 4838 Brownsboro Center, 592-7835. The exhibition will be up through Jan 31. The artists’ reception is Thursday, Dec. 8 from 5-8 p.m.

Art quilts by Karen Davis at Iroquois library

“Stanzas” art quilts by Karen Davis are exhibited in the Community Art Gallery at the Iroquois Branch Library, 601 W. Woodland, through November


“A Certain Slant of Light” at B. Deemer

“A Certain Slant of Light” by Sandra Phipps MacDiarmid is on exhibit at B. Deemer Gallery, 2650 Frankfort Ave., 896-6687, through Nov. 26. The works are based on her travels through Italy.

Weekender: Nov. 12-13

•Flea Off Market Saturday, Nov. 12 Lot by Salvo Collective 216 S. Shelby St. Free; noon-6 p.m. The first-ever Flea off Market is geared to locals who love keeping it local — it’s like taking the best parts of area farmers markets and festivals and blending them together. With more than 40 vendors already on […]

Weekend visual art events

Americans for the Arts‘ annual National Arts Marketing Project conference is in Louisville from Nov. 12-15. Museum Row on Main is celebrating Teacher Appreciation Weekend on Saturday, Nov. 12 and Sunday, Nov. 13. All teachers will receive free admission for themselves and one guest to the following locations: Frazier History Museum, Louisville Science Center, Muhammad […]

Graciela Perrone at Caffe Classico

Painter, singer and dancer Graciela Perrone will be performing at Caffe Classico, 2144 Frankfort Ave., 894-9689, on Friday, Nov. 11 at 10 p.m. She will also be displaying her latest paintings. $10, includes a complimentary glass of wine or beer.