Monthly Archives: March 2012

Dinosaurs! @ Louisville Zoo

March 31-July 31 Louisville Zoo 1100 Trevilian Way · 459-2181 $5; 10 a.m.-7 p.m. The hisses, chirps, snorts and growls you usually hear at the Louisville Zoo will be drowned out this summer by the roars of creatures that have long been deceased. Don’t start imagining that tiger zombies from another dimension will overrun […]

Weekend visual art events

PYRO Gallery, 624 W. Main St., is hosting a SWAN Day Celebration on Saturday, March 31 at 2 p.m. SWAN (Support Women Artists Now) features female artists ranging in age from teens to 60s presenting a wide range of work in the visual arts, poetry, narrative, dance, music and theater. The Louisville Visual Art Association, […]

“A Sense of Place, Revisited” at The 930

“A Sense of Place, Revisited” by Darrell Kincer is at The 930, 930 Mary St., 338-5857, from March 30-May 27. The opening reception is Saturday, April 27 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Kincer will also discuss landscape photography during that time.

PNC Broadway in Louisville announces 2012-2013 season

2012-2013 SEASON SHOWS DISNEY’S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST — October 23-28, 2012 FLASHDANCE — January 15-20, 2013 MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET — February 12-17, 2013 MEMPHIS — April 2-7, 2013 WEST SIDE STORY — May 14-19, 2013 2012-2013 SEASON SPECIALS WICKED — September 12-30, 2012 JERSEY BOYS — Nov 20 – Dec 2, 2012

Breachbent Benefit @ The 930 Art Center

Friday, March 30 The 930 Art Center 930 Mary St. • 635-2554 $13 adv., $15 door; 7 p.m. In the midst of all the hype behind Invisible Children’s viral Kony 2012 campaign, other charities may find themselves fighting with one another over American donations. This competition is ironic, because the charitable aim of the […]

PINK @ U of L’ s Student Activities Center

Friday, March 30 U of L’ s Student Activities Center $10 ($5 students); 8 p.m. Fifteen years of U of L’s longest running student fundraiser has been anything but a drag. PINK, an amateur drag (queen and king) show put on by U of L students, drag veterans and newbies, helps provide funds for […]

Joe Rogan @ The Improv

March 30-April 1 The Improv Fourth Street Live • 581-1332 $25; various times Joe Rogan has been to comedy hell and back. He rocked major network shows like “News Radio” and “Fear Factor,” as well as cable fodder — whether commentating for UFC or stuffing the empty jerseys left by Adam Carrolla and Jimmy […]

‘Cosi Fan Tutte’ @ Kentucky Center

March 30 & April 1 Bomhard Theater at Kentucky Center 501 W. Main St. • 584-7777 $20 ($10 students); 8 p.m. (March 30), 2 p.m. (April 1) Although they are now hailed as masterpieces of comic opera, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s operas were no laughing matter to the aristocrats he so deftly lampooned in his […]

March 30 FAT Friday Trolley Hop

FAT Friday — the Frankfort Avenue Trolley on the final Friday of the month, March 30. 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 and off the free trolley.

Tiger & Woods @ Zanzabar

Thursday, March 29 Zanzabar 2100 S. Preston St. • 635-9227 $5; 9 p.m. The mysterious duo of Larry Tiger and David Woods (sure, guys) are DJs from Europe who insist on cultivating an air of complete mystery (see their official press photo above) — it’s, like, their thing. And now they’re coming to totally […]

‘Everyday Heroes’ @ Gilda’s Club

Thursday, March 29 Gilda’s Club 633 Baxter Ave. • 583-0075 Free; 6:30 p.m. Whitney Houston used to believe that children are the future, and what did it get her? Nevertheless, Male High School’s art club, led by teachers Elizabeth Berry and Carrie Neumayer, has put together a show of future art stars in which […]

Motherlodge Arts Exchange @ various locations

Through April 1 347-628-7057 The Motherlodge Live Arts Exchange features music, theater and art by New York and Kentucky artists and performers in four local venues. Organized by Ray Rizzo, Traci Timmons and Theresa Koester Mills, Motherlodge promotes creativity as well as the people who have it, sharing 80 percent of proceeds with artists. […]

‘Night Music’ by Jeffrey & Laura Skinner @ PYRO Gallery

Through April 8 PYRO Gallery 624 W. Main St. • 587-0106   Fathers go to great lengths to connect with their daughters, all in an attempt to sustain a bond that stands through time. For Jeffrey Skinner, his love of photography was an obvious choice when he looked for an activity to share with […]

‘Figured OUT’ @ Kaviar Forge & Gallery

Through May 19 Kaviar Forge & Gallery 1718 Frankfort Ave. • 561-0377 The skin we humans walk around in has fascinated artists, well, since there have been artists. “Figured OUT” is the latest local exploration on the subject, the second installment of Kaviar Forge & Gallery’s “Nude Biennial.” The nine artists featured created art […]

U of L Photo Exhibit @ Ekstrom Library

Through June 29 Ekstrom Library Free; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays Author and photographer Steven W. Plattner gets around. The former U of L photographic archives researcher has not only studied and written about photography extensively, he has traveled the country the past few years practicing his craft. A collection of his work, titled “All […]

Photo lecture by Dianne Harris

Architectural historian Dianne Harris is giving the lecture “Case Study Utopia?: Toward a Photographic Urbanism” on Thursday, March 29 at 6 p.m. in the Chao Auditorium, Ekstrom Library. Free and open to the public. For more information, call 852-6794.

Hoosier Heritage Alliance Regional Conference

The Carnegie Center for Art and History in New Albany is hosting the Hoosier Heritage Alliance Regional Conference on Monday, April 16 from 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. The cost to attend the conference is $10 per person, which includes lunch. The registration deadline is April 1. Morning sessions focus on what to collect and how to […]

Call for art

K.A.S. Gallery is seeking art that reveals all areas of life, peace, war, sexuality (heterosexual, LGBT) religion and social conflicts (ex. Ethnicity, peer pressure and bullying). Every social group, gender and ethnicity has some type of apprehension or barrier they feel they cannot oppose due to their peers. Accepting all mediums of art such as, […]

Disappearing America at U of L Photo Archives

Former photographic curator Steven Plattner’s show, “All Over the Map: Photographs across America, 2006-2012,” is on display at U of L Photo Archives gallery from March 27-June 29. Plattner will give a gallery talk on Thursday, March 29, during the reception from 5-7 p.m. Call 852-6752 for more information.

LGDA presenting Todd Random

Reservations required. The Louisville Graphic Design Association is presenting Todd Random on Thursday, March 29 at Interactive Media Lab, 124 N. First St. Todd Random is an independent graphic designer specializing in branding for professional sports franchises and events. The reception is at 6 p.m. followed by the presentation at 7 p.m. The evening will […]