Monthly Archives: September 2012

Highlands Fest? What Highlands Fest??

There’s been little publicized about the event this year, but the Highlands Fest is still taking place on Saturday, Sept. 29, on the Baxter Avenue corridor. The street will be shut down, and there will be live music, vendors and a Tap N Run 4K race. All we could find on the event was a […]

Weekender: Sept. 29-30

•Princess Bride Experience Saturday, Sept. 29 620 S. Third St. $10-$15; noon “Princess Bride” fans: This might be everything you’ve ever dreamed of. It’s exactly what it sounds like — an all-day festival dedicated to the cult classic film, just in time for its 25th anniversary. The folks at Alley Theater will have movie-themed […]

Weekend visual art events

The eighth annual Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day Live! Event is on Saturday, Sept. 29. Participating museums and cultural institutions offer free admission: Carnegie Center, Culbertson Mansion State Historic Site, Howard Steamboat Museum & Mansion, Locust Grove, Frazier History Museum, Kentucky Derby Museum and Louisville Science Center.    

Kentucky School of Art Faculty Exhibition

The Kentucky School of Art at Spalding University is presenting an exhibition by its faculty from Sept. 28-Oct. 28. The opening reception is Friday, Sept. 28 from 7-11 p.m. in its new gallery space 849 Gallery, 849 S. Third St.

Steff Mahan @ 300 Spring

Friday, Sept. 28 300 Spring 300 Spring St., Jeffersonville $10; 8 p.m. Music has always been a powerful force for social justice. This weekend, concerts across the country are being held to defend the separation of church and state. Sponsored by Americans United for Separation of Church and State, these concerts will raise awareness […]

Faces at the Palace @ Palace Theater

Friday, Sept. 28 Palace Theater 625 S. Fourth St. $10; 9 p.m. The “Faces at the Palace” series was created as a showcase for local musicians, their fans, and fans of architecture. The Palace is one of the most beautiful venues around, and it can be tough for local bands to get on a […]

Louisville Irish Fest @ Bellarmine University

Sept. 28-30 Bellarmine University $8; 7 p.m. (Fri.), 11 a.m. (Sat.), 11:30 a.m. (Sun.) If death and taxes represent life’s two certainties, here’s another one that probably runs a close third: You don’t have to be Irish to love the Louisville Irish Fest. Every fall, traditional Irish food, crafts, dancing, libations, music and more […]

Sept. 28 FAT Friday Trolley Hop

FAT Friday — the Frankfort Avenue Trolley on the final Friday of the month, Sept. 28. 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.

Beatrice Guarneschelle-Holt at Lenihan Sotheby’s

Beatrice Guarneschelle-Holt is showing her latest work at Lenihan Sotheby’s International Realty, 3803 Brownsboro Rd.,  899-2129, from Thursday, Sept. 27-December.

Steven Hagan @ Flame Run

Through Oct. 6 Flame Run at Glassworks 815 W. Market St. • 584-5353 As far as I know, the culinary arts do not include glassblowing. I suppose a chef could create the glass bowls, dishes and other pieces needed to serve the food. I just don’t want to eat the glass as the main […]

Reba Rye & Stephen Driver @ Zephyr Gallery

Through Sept. 29 Zephyr Gallery 610 E. Market St. · 585-5646 Form vs. function, purpose vs. pleasure, man vs. nature: These are just some of the critical dichotomies explored through photography, sculpture and more in Reba Rye and Stephen Driver’s collaborative exhibit at Zephyr Gallery. Potter and painter extraordinaire Driver creates nature-based paintings that […]

Marco Benevento @ Headliners

Thursday, Sept. 27 Headliners Music Hall 1386 Lexington Road $15; 9 p.m. Marco Benevento continues his exploration of the outer limits of keyboards on his latest, TigerFace, which features a dizzying array of musicians. The songs range from the Terry Riley meets the Go-Go’s opening “Limbs of a Pine” to what sounds like a […]

Victor Woooten @ Diamond Pub

Thursday, Sept. 27 Diamond Pub 630 Barret Ave. $17; 8 p.m. Bassist/composer/Flecktone Victor Wooten brings his own dynamic ensemble to town, with six additional musicians who double (and triple) on vocals, basses, keyboards and more. Wooten is supporting the releases of Words and Tones and Sword and Stone, separate but related albums. Words combines […]

Craft Beer Week @ Various locations

Sept. 26-29 Various locations Forget May, September is proving to be an awesome month to be in Louisville. Not only are we celebrating National Bourbon Heritage Month, but now it’s time for Craft Beer Week! The more the merrier, I say. With several seminars, lectures, tastings and food pairings scheduled throughout each day, it’s […]

‘Shakin’ the Mess Outta Misery’ @ U of L Thrust Theatre

Sept. 26-30 U of L Thrust Theatre 2314 S. Floyd St. • 852-6814 $10-$15; 8 p.m. (plus 3 p.m. Sun.) On top of growing up in the stormy South during the 1960s, Daughter is left to do it without her parents. But this young black woman falls into the nurturing hands of strong, wise […]

Deven 7, kNowhere and KLT Open House

Deven 7 Studios, kNowhere and KLT Print Services is having an open house on Thursday, Sept. 27 and Friday, Sept. 28 from 7-11 p.m.      

Kentucky School of Art has new gallery space

The Kentucky School of Art at Spalding University has a new gallery space at 849 Gallery, located at 849 South Third St.  

Bourbon Academy @ Filson Historical Society

Saturday, Sept. 29 Filson Historical Society 1310 S. Third St. • 635-5083 $100; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. As Kentuckians, we take our bourbon seriously. We know the difference between bourbon and whiskey. We know the major distillers, and we know the best way to drink it is straight — don’t even think about adding Coke. […]

Bo & Luke @ Against the Grain Brewery

Tuesday, Sept. 25 Against the Grain Brewery 401 E. Main St. Free; 6 p.m. New beer alert! Against the Brain Brewery at Slugger Field, run by a bunch of good ol’ boys never meanin’ no harm, is releasing their newest concoction — Bo & Luke — on Tuesday with a “Dukes of Hazzard”-themed throw-down. […]

White Mystery @ Zanzabar

Tuesday, Sept. 25 Zanzabar 2100 S. Preston St. $TBA; 9 p.m. Louisville and Chicago share an underground connection through music. It has helped define our own eroded rock ’n’ roll while drawing more acts to Kentucky. White Mystery, a brother and sister guitar ’n’ drums duo from Chicago, will be refreshing our memory of […]