Monthly Archives: January 2012

“Three Photographers” at Liberty Tattoo & Art Parlor

Mitch Lin, Laura Lin and Jeff Roberts are the “Three Photographers” on display at the Liberty Tattoo and Art Parlor, 2801 S. Third St., 637-4777, through Feb. 25.

Classes offered by the Arts Council of Southern Indiana

The Arts Council of Southern Indiana is offering classes in February and March. Beginning Feb. 9, oil painting techniques will be taught by Wini Kemple Harrison. Contact Julie Schweitzer, executive director, at 812-949-4238 for more information. Classes in partnership with the YMCA at 33 State St. in New Albany: Feb. 4 and 11 (2-6 p.m.) […]

Bourke-White photos at Photo Archives

Margaret Bourke-White’s LIFE photographs, including her image of Louisville’s 1937 flood, is at U of L’s Photographic Archives Gallery in the Ekstrom Library, 852-6752, through March 9.

Art Meets Activism grant workshop

Reservations required. The Kentucky Foundation for Women, 562-0045, is holding its next Art Meets Activism grant workshop in Louisville on Monday, Feb. 6. 5:30 pm-8:30 pm at the Louisville Free Public Library, Main Branch, Centennial Room, 301 York St.
 All workshops include networking time and discussions of feminism, art for social change and grant application […]

“Consumed” by Alysia Fischer at the Cressman Center

“Consumed” by Alysia Fischer is at the Cressman Center, 100 E. Main St., 852-4483, from Jan. 27-Feb. 25. She will give a lecture on Feb. 3 at 6 p.m. during the First Friday Trolley Hop, with reception to follow.

Weekender: Jan. 28-29

•‘Blood, Bones & Butter’ Saturday, Jan. 28 Louisville Free Public Library 301 York St. • 574-1611 Sold Out These days, can you turn around without bumping into a celebrity chef? How about a celebrity memoirist? Gabrielle Hamilton is both: winner of the James Beard Award and of one of the most memorable “Iron Chef” contests, […]

‘Almost, Maine’ @ KY Center

Jan. 27-29 Kentucky Center for the Arts 501 E. Main St. · 584-7777 $16; 8 p.m. (2 p.m. on Jan. 29) This tiny, fictional town’s comic tale of love and loss in the chilly Northeast has charmed theater audiences almost everywhere: from Dubai to Korea, Australia to Germany, Canada to Mexico, and — you guessed […]

Louisville Experimental Fest @ various locations

Jan. 27-29 Various locations Free; 9 p.m. Escape the weird winter blahs with another weekend of outer sounds, featuring locals and travelers sharing free bills of exciting, freaky-deaky and possibly off-putting concoctions. Friday night kicks it off with The Tiles, Clarksmithy, Electric Inertia, and Parlour at Lisa’s Oak Street Lounge. On Saturday, the action […]

‘Alter Ego’ by Anthony Goicolea @ 21c Museum

Jan. 27-July 15 21c Museum 700 W. Main St. • 217-6300 21c Museum has the largest collection of art by Cuban-American Anthony Goicolea in the USA. That’s our good fortune, for it gives us the opportunity to hear Goicolea speak in Louisville as part of the exhibition “Alter Ego.” The show of installations and […]

No FAT Friday Hop on Jan. 27

There is not a FAT (Frankfort Avenue Trolley) Hop on Friday, Jan. 27.

Carlos Gamez de Francisco at Swanson Contemporary

“Black Portraits of Pomegranate Eaters” by Carlos Gamez de Francisco is at Swanson Contemporary, 638 E. Market St., through Feb. 18. There will be a reception during the Feb. 3 First Friday Gallery Hop as well as one on Feb. 17 from 6-9 p.m.

‘dirty sexy derby play’ @ The Bard’s Town

Jan. 26-Feb. 4 The Bard’s Town 1801 Bardstown Road • 876-0532 $15; 7:30 p.m. For a theater town obsessed with a certain annual horse race, it’s odd that there aren’t many plays written here about the Kentucky Derby. Thankfully, Brian Walker’s saucy “dirty sexy derby play” is back after a strong 2008 debut with […]

Call for artists

In honor of Women’s History Month, Liberty Tattoo and Art Parlor, 2801 S. 3rd St., 637-4777, is seeking women artists for a group show in March. The show will run from March 3-31. All media are accepted.

‘Daily Paintings’ by Claudia Hammer @ Zurkuhlen Gallery

Through March 1 Christy Zurkuhlen Gallery and Studio Mellwood Arts & Entertainment Center 1860 Mellwood Ave. • 777-1794 This is about persistence and second chances. Christy Zurkuhlen had a gallery/studio in Brownsboro Center that she closed. She’s now resurfaced in the Mellwood Arts & Entertainment Center with a small gallery in the courtyard. She’s chosen […]


Ongoing Fund for the Arts Select, click, give. Power2give is a direct way to fund local nonprofit organizations. It introduces projects to donors, with every dollar donated matched by Kentucky businesses, such as Republic Bank, the Kentucky Arts Council and LG&E-KU. As the brainchild of the Arts & Science Council in Charlotte, N.C., Louisville’s […]

PosSOUPbility, a new food and art event

Reservations required. PosSOUPbility, a new art-based food event, is holding its first event on Sunday, Jan. 29 at 6 p.m. at the Water Tower, 3005 River Rd. Visit for more information or call 641-6674.

Actors Theatre’s Gallery presents African American Art Exhibition

Actors Theatre’s Gallery, 316 W. Main St., 584-1205, is presenting the 18th annual African American Art Exhibition on display from Jan. 24-Feb. 19, featuring works from 22 artists from around the nation. There will be a reception honoring the artists on the Feb. 3 First Friday Gallery Hop.

Flame Run offering classes

Flame Run, 828 E. Market St., 584-5353, is offering Beginning Paperweight and Introduction to Glassblowing classes. Visit the website for details.

LVAA classes

The Louisville Visual Art Association, 3005 River Rd., 896-2146, is offering Adult Education Spring Series and Workshops: One Day Workshops: Sunday, Jan. 29, 1-3pm – Jen Grove, Intro to Calligraphy at LVAA Sunday, Feb. 12, 1-3pm – Martin Edlin, Portrait Clay Vessels at LVAA Ongoing Workshops meeting weekly: Suzy Hatcher, Intro to Wheel Throwing. Six-week […]

Weekender: Jan. 21-22

•Beer Chili Cook-off Saturday, Jan. 21 Flanagan’s Ale House 934 Baxter Ave. • 585-3700 $5; 1 p.m. I would argue that the combination of chili and beer is one of the best in the world. It certainly gives peanut butter and chocolate a run for its money. Wine and cheese? Eh, maybe. Lucky for cheer […]