Monthly Archives: February 2012

“The Creative Process” at Louisville Free Public Library

“The Creative Process” is a free course led by Dr. Annette Allen, Professor of Humanities at U of L and four other artists. All four instructors have received or will receive their Ph.D. in Humanities from the University of Louisville. The class meets from 5:30-7 p.m. on Wednesdays through March 28, at the Main Library, […]

Puscifer @ Brown Theatre

Wednesday, Feb. 29 Brown Theatre 315 W. Broadway · 775-7777 puscifer.com $39.50+; 7:30 p.m. The “Conditions of My Parole Tour” is the band’s first tour this side of the Mississippi, and Louisville is only the fifth stop. They aren’t playing any arenas: Whereas leader Maynard James Keenan’s other band Tool enjoyed great success in such […]

‘Atomic Bombers’ @ U of L

Feb. 29-March 4 U of L Thrust Theatre 2314 S. Floyd St. • 852-6814 louisville.edu/theatrearts $8-$12; 7 p.m. (plus 3 p.m. Sun.) Just the fact that nuclear weapons exist is terrifying, and it’s even scarier that humans are able to come up with something like that. Inspired by an essay by Nobel Prize-winning American scientist […]

‘75th Anniversary of the 1937 Flood’ @ U of L

Through March 9 Photographic Archives U of L’s Ekstrom Library • 852-6752 library.louisville.edu/eskstrom The 1937 flood of the Ohio River was one of the largest floods in American history, with Louisville getting the brunt of it. Margaret Bourke-White was sent here by Life magazine to photograph the devastation. Louisvillian Corwin Short, in turn, photographed Bourke-White […]

‘Romance Novel Challenge’ @ Gallery 104

Through March 10 Gallery 104 104 E. Main St., LaGrange 502-222-3822 gallery104.org It’s always a challenge to figure out what to do with unwanted books. Many people donate them to the local library where they’re sold to raise funds for various projects. But what if the books don’t sell? Make art from them, of course. […]

Fred Ruffenach at Gallery 104

Stained glass artist Fred Ruffenach is showing at Gallery 104, 502-222-3822, during March.

Harold Winslow at U of L

Harold Winsolow’s “Una vision de la mexicanidad” is at U of L’s Hite Galleries in Schneider Hall through March 25. Also showing is “Masks of Michoacan.” There will be a symposium on Tuesday, March 6 from 3-4:30 p.m. in the Chao Auditorium on “Sanctuaries of Promise: African Americans in Mexico, France and Russia.” For more […]

Panel discussion on quilts at Spalding

Panel Discussion at Huff Gallery at Spalding University today: “Quilts and Cultural Metaphors.” Free and open to the public from 12:30- 2 p.m. in the Library Lecture Lounge located  next to the Huff Gallery. This event will include a preview of episode seven, “Empowering Women One Quilt at a Time,” of Shelly Zegart’s new nine-part […]

‘Feel the Love’ benefit @ Clifton Pizza

Monday, Feb. 27 Clifton Pizza2230 Frankfort Ave.$20 (donation); 7 p.m. The Troubadours of Divine Bliss might just be the hardest working band in Louisville. They play gigs in and out of town every week, host Church on the Rocks open mic night on Sundays and organize the annual Mighty Kindness Hootenanny. Anytime there’s a benefit […]

LOOK Gallery Guide Launch Party

The LOOK Gallery Guide Launch Party will be held at Gallery M in the Mellwood Arts & Entertainment Center, 1860 Mellwood Ave., 895-3650, on Monday, Feb. 27 at 8 p.m. Art featured in the LOOK Gallery Guide will be on sale. The proceeds from the sales will be split evenly between the creating artist/galleries and […]

Weekend visual art events

Louisville’s First Knit Bombing Event is Sunday, Feb. 26 from 12-4 p.m. Knitters and crochet artists welcome. Sponsored by the Kentucky School of Art. Call 618-4600 for more information. “Rooted in the Earth” by Pat DaRif, Joanne Weis and Valerie White will be exhibited at Spalding University’s Huff Gallery from Feb. 26-April 8. The artists’ […]

Weekender: Feb. 25-26

•Victory Over Sound Saturday, Feb. 25 Clifton Center 2117 Payne St. • 896-8480 victoryoversound.com $10; 8 p.m. Though there are four musical acts on this bill, the only thing hardcore about it is how hardcore awesome it’ll be. New Yorker and former Louisvillian Diane Williams — known to some of y’all as d.w. box — […]

Children of Bodom @ Expo Five

Friday, Feb. 24 Expo Five 2900 S. Seventh St. • 636-3532 cobhc.com $20 adv., $22 DOS; 6:30 p.m. Children of Bodom are facing the bitter side effects of success in heavy metal. Having stripped down their sound the last few years, they’ve gained a wider audience yet lost many longtime fans along the way. This […]

“E.T.A- Empowerment Through Art” at Creative Diversity

Creative Diversity Studio and Gallery, 107 S. Ewing Ave., 212-9474, is presenting “E.T.A. – Empowerment Through Art” from Feb. 24- March 30. The opening reception is Friday, Feb. 24 from 6-9 p.m. “E.T.A- Empowerment Through Art” is an exhibition celebrating the works and creations of Creative Diversity’s Studio artists. CDS is a non-profit venue dedicated […]

Feb. 24 FAT Friday Trolley Hop

FAT Friday — the Frankfort Avenue Trolley on the final Friday of the month, Feb. 24. Explore the art galleries, shops and restaurants along Frankfort, Story and Mellwood Avenues from 6-10 p.m. There’s free parking, then hop on ad off the free trolley.

LOT opens temporary gallery shop

Land of Tomorrow (LOT), 233 W. Broadway, 648-8307, has opened a temporary gallery shop offering fine art, fine objects, architectures, art supplies, decorative art, furniture, accessories, necessities, plans, books and gift cards. Open Monday-Friday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. until May 6.

“Tom Lundberg: Microcosms” at U of L

“Tom Lundberg: Microcosms” is at U of L’s Gallery X, 852-4483, from Feb. 23-March 25. Lundberg will be giving a talk on Thursday, Feb. 23 at 6 p.m with the reception to follow the lecture.

Drag Queen Bingo @ The Connection

Thursday, Feb. 23 The Connection 120 S. Floyd St. $15; 7 p.m. Hurricane Summers is a force to be reckoned with while on stage at Connection’s nightly drag show. She’ll call you out without hesitation. She’ll make fun of sorority girls on annoying bachelorette parties, gay boys on parade and lesbians on the hunt. But […]

U of L Jazz Fest @ Comstock Hall

Feb. 23-25 Comstock Concert Hall • 852-6907 louisville.edu/music $5-$7 (students), $10-$17 (general); 8 p.m. The University of Louisville’s Jazz Fest combines top-notch teaching with evening concerts open to the public. The concert schedule is: Thursday, Fábio Calazans Sexteto (Brazilian jazz); Friday, bassist Eddie Gomez with Stefan Karlsson (piano) and Jason Tiemann (drums); Saturday, saxophonist Lou […]

Conference on Literature @ U of L

Feb. 23-25 U of L Ekstrom Library & Strickler Hall thelouisvilleconference.com Free; 11:30 a.m. (Thu.), 5 p.m. (Fri.) It’s the 40th time around for “The Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture,” and once again U of L will be chockfull of the literary avant garde and those who study their peculiar and fascinating ways. This […]