Monthly Archives: October 2012

Stained glass repair next Preservation Louisville workshop

Advance registration is required. The next Hands on History Workshop at Preservation Louisville, Inc., The Brennan House Historic Home, 631 S. Fifth S., 540-5146 is on stained glass windows. The Saturday, Nov. 10 workshop will cover the basic steps taken to restore a historic stained glass window. Participants will learn methods and techniques of repair using […]

“With Child: Art and Parenting” workshops

Spalding University’s Huff Gallery is showing “With Child: Art and Parenting.” This exhibition includes a catalog, hands-on creativity stations and free family art workshops every Sunday during the exhibition It is on display through Dec. 9. For more information on the exhibition or workshops, contact Skylar Smith at 640-3447 or “With Child” will have […]

“The Barn Revisited/Vanishing Americana” at Bardstown Art Gallery

“The Barn Revisited/Vanishing Americana” by Jim Cantrell is showing at the Bardstown Art Gallery, 214 W. Stephen Foster Ave. in Bardstown, 502-348-6488, through Dec. 15.

Into It. Over It. @ The Vernon Club

Tuesday, Oct. 30 The Vernon Club 1575 Story Ave. $10; 7:30 p.m. Chicago act Into It. Over It. play a very particular kind of indie/emo hybrid (established in the mid-’80s with acts like Rites of Spring and Embrace) that privileges delicate melodies over heavy guitars. A one-man band helmed by singer-songwriter Evan Weiss, this […]

IUS Fine Art Faculty show

IUS, Barr Gallery, 4201 Grant Line Rd. in New Albany, is exhibiting art by its fine art faculty through Nov. 27.

“Random Pleasures” by M.P. Wiggins at B. Deemer

“Random Pleasures” by M. P. Wiggins is the new show at B. Deemer Gallery, 2650 Frankfort Ave., 896-6687, through Nov. 27.

Weekender: Oct. 27-28

•Harvest Hootenanny Saturday, Oct. 27 Brown-Forman Amphitheater, Waterfront Park Free; noon-6 p.m. What happens when the local farmer meets up with the social justice advocate who was hanging with the eco steward and the minister, who had a lunch date with the peace activist and the artist? It’s the ultimate vision of the Mighty […]

Weekend visual art events

The Arts Association of Oldham County and Gallery 104, 104 E. Main St. in LaGrange, 502-222-3822, present “Meet the Artist Night” on Saturday, Oct. 27 from 5-8 p.m. This month we feature artists Keri Sparks and Vicki Dennis. Light refreshments will be served. “Meet the Artist Night” is part of LaGrange’s Art on the Tracks […]

‘November: An Oval Office Comedy’ @ Kentucky Center

Oct. 26-Nov. 4 MeX Theater, Kentucky Center $16; 8 p.m. (2 p.m. Nov. 4) This satire by David Mamet, presented by the Louisville Repertory Co. and directed by J.R. Stuart, takes the audience into a single day in the life of a beleaguered American president. In the story, incumbent Charles Smith (Sean Childress) faces […]

Oct. 26 FAT Friday

FAT Friday — the Frankfort Avenue Trolley on the final Friday of the month, Oct. 26. 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. The opening reception of Charlotte Browning Originals Pottery featuring the “Knucklehead” collection will be […]

Affrilachian Poets at KMAC

The Affrilachian Poets will be reading at the Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, 589-0102, 715 W. Main St., on Thursday, Oct. 25 at 7 p.m. Free with museum admission. The Affrilachian Poets are an ensemble of African-American writers that challenge simple notions of an all white Appalachian region and culture while drawing on traditions […]

The Trishas @ Fourth Street Live

Thursday, Oct. 25 Fourth Street Live Free; 7:30 p.m. Like fellow all-female Americana songstresses The Wailin’ Jennys, none of the members of The Trishas personally share their band’s namesake, but they do both create well-crafted vocal harmonies layered with twang, sweetness and strife. Based in Austin, Texas, The Trishas just released their first full-length album, […]

The Cell Phones @ Magnolia Bar

Thursday, Oct. 25 Magnolia Bar 1398 S. Second St. $5; 10 p.m. The 21st century might turn out to be the one where women begin achieving something like true equality. If that’s going to happen, we’re going to need a lot more school-age girls to pick up an instrument and lay waste to the Maroon […]

‘An Evening with Poe’ @ Frazier History Museum

Oct. 24-27, Oct. 30-Nov. 2 Frazier History Museum 829 W. Main St. • 753-5663 $15; 7:30 p.m. (8:15 on Oct. 24 and 31) Whether writing about a man losing his mind while mourning a lover or a murderer going mad upon hearing the heartbeat of his deceased victim, Edgar Allan Poe is the master […]

Tour of private collection

Tickets required. The Arts Council of Southern Indiana, 820 E. Market St. in New Albany, 812-949-4238, has organized a tour of the glass collection of Judy Mayfield and Dick Burge on Sunday, Oct. 28 from 4-7 p.m. There will be music by pianist Lemoyne Smith, hors d’oeuvres and wine. $40 per person; contact the Arts Council for tickets.

Regalo Halloween Happy Hour

Regalo, 982 Barret Ave., 583-1798, is holding a Halloween Happy Hour on Wednesday, Oct. 24 from 5-8 p.m. All Halloween items will be 20% off plus Halloween treats and beverages. Rebecca Simpson will be showing her art from 6-9 p.m. in their studio space across the street at 981 Barret Ave.

Frank X Walker reading at KMAC

Frank X Walker, Kentucky poet and founding member of the Affrilachian Poets, will be reading on Wednesday, Oct. 24 at 7:30 p.m. at the Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, 589-0102, 715 W. Main St. Free with museum admission. Walker coined the word “Affrilachia” to make visible the black experience in the Appalachian South. He […]

Fahrudin Omerovic @ K.A.S Gallery’s Spirit & Bottega

Through Dec. 1 K.A.S Gallery’s Spirit & Bottega 1806 Frankfort Ave. When K.A.S. Gallery says they’re “more than a visual art gallery,” they mean it. In addition to their space in the Mellwood Arts & Entertainment Center (where they offer yoga and dance classes, wine nights and art), their roster now includes K.A.S Gallery’s […]

‘Local Fare’ @ Green Building Gallery

Through Nov. 2 Green Building Gallery 732 E. Market St. • 561-1162 Luscious red strawberries, delicate green cabbages, vibrant yellow squash. No, this isn’t my grocery list, or the recipe for a very colorful salad, but a few of the images featured in the Green Building Gallery’s latest exhibit, “Local Fare.” The group show, […]

AquaVenture 2012 @ Gallery M

Through Nov. 1 Gallery M Mellwood Arts & Entertainment Center 1860 Mellwood Ave. AquaVenture is one of the top exhibitions put on by the Kentucky Watercolor Society. This year’s juried show features 39 paintings by 29 artists. The organization was formed in 1977 to promote the painting medium of watercolor. Since then, its membership […]