Monthly Archives: October 2012

LVAA launches Artebella

The Louisville Visual Art Association (LVAA), 609 W. Main St., 584-8166, is launching Artebella, a new website and daily email that features a different Louisville-area artist’s work for sale each weekday. The daily email program, set to launch Wednesday, Oct. 24, will include an image of the featured artist’s original artwork along with a short essay where readers can […]

Bobby Keys & the Suffering Bastards @ Headliners

Tuesday, Oct. 23 Headliners Music Hall 1386 Lexington Road $20; 9 p.m. Do you like classic rock ’n’ roll and reading names? If so, Bobby Keys is your man. Actually, he’s been lots of folks’ man: The Texan saxophonist has played with Elvis, Joe Cocker, Harry Nilsson, Eric Clapton, Faces, Dr. John, Warren Zevon, […]

Hyland Glass Groupon

Hyland Glass, 619 E. Main St., 384-BLOW, is scheduled to have a Groupon on Tuesday, Oct 23 that will go out to Goupon’s “Select Audience,” then for all subscribers on Oct 24-26.

Village Anchor donates to LVAA

On Monday, Oct. 22 from 5-10 p.m., the Village Anchor restaurant. 11507 Park Rd. in Anchorage, 708-1850, is donating 10% of proceeds to the Louisville Visual Art Association’s children’s art program CFAC.

Weekend visual art events

K.A.S. Gallery Spirit & Bottega, 1806 Frankfort Ave., is presenting artist Fahrudin Omeromic from  Oct. 20-Dec. 1. The reception is Friday, Oct. 26 at 6:30 p.m. Art Sanctuary, 1433 S. Shelby St., 299-2652, is showing “Thirty Three Quarters: a motorcycle helmet art event” on Saturday, Oct. 20 fro, 7 p.m.-12 a.m. $5. “With Child: Art and Parenting” […]

Weekender: Oct. 20-21

•Beaux Arts Ball Saturday, Oct. 20 Galt House 141 N. Fourth St. $90; 6:30 p.m. It’s time to put on your fancy pants and strut around the Galt House for a good cause. (That’s a typical Friday night for me.) The Beaux Arts Ball invites you to come out and play Saturday night in […]

“The Art of Indian Textiles” at the Asia Institute — Crane House

“The Art of Indian Textiles” opens at the Asia Institute — Crane House, 1244 S. Third St., 635-2240, on Friday, Oct. 19 and runs through Jan. 4. The opening begins at 6 p.m. The exhibition is free.

“Breaking the Mold” at Weber Gallery

“Breaking the Mold” is an exhibition for Louisville Clay 10th anniversary. It’s at Weber Gallery, 736-0818, 1151 S. 4th St. from Oct. 19-Dec. 21. The reception is Friday, Oct. 19 from 5:30-9 p.m.

‘Homesick’ @ The Great Escape

Friday, Oct. 19 The Great Escape 2433 Bardstown Road • 456-2216 Free; 6 p.m. Does this qualify as a sad homecoming or a triumphant one? Kentucky native Jason Walz does indeed have a major accomplishment that he’ll be sharing at a signing at The Great Escape. His graphic novel “Homesick” is hitting store shelves […]

Sic Alps @ KMAC

Friday, Oct. 19 Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft 715 W. Main St. $6-$8; 8 p.m. Sic Alps have a not-unpleasant tendency to sound like scraps of an overheard conversation interrupted by a 10-car pileup. To perhaps understand the stops and starts, the utterly lo-fi, heavily fragmented style, know that frontman (and only constant) […]

‘Breaking the Mold’ @ Weber Gallery

Oct. 19-Dec. 21 Weber Gallery 1151 S. Fourth St. Reception: Oct. 19, 5:30 p.m. 
 If you are interested in seeing the work of 100 ceramic artists in one spot, you are in luck. A local potter club, Louisville Clay, is celebrating its 10-year anniversary at the Weber Gallery. The reception is free and […]

Shamrock Arrow Fund event with artist Ken Swinson

Artist Ken Swinson will be showing his current work at Leslie H. Septz Custom Framing & Gallery, Glenview Pointe Shopping Center, 2400 C Lime Kiln Lane, 426-8880, on Friday, Oct. 19 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. He will bring one of his printing presses and will be printing a special piece he created to benefit the Shamrock Arrow […]

“Penguin Series” by Keith Stone at Garner Narrative

Keith Stone is showing his “Penguin Series,” featuring the 21c Museum Hotel penguins, at Garner Narrative, 642 E. Market St., 641-8086, through Nov. 30.

Drag Queen Bingo @ The Connection

Thursday, Oct. 18 The Connection 120 S. Floyd St. $15; 6:30 p.m. OK, what’s got eccentric style, royalty and a winning set of balls? Drag Queen Bingo! Forget the bingo of yore, confined to wood-paneled American Legion Halls and community centers scorched by fluorescent lighting. This evening’s Drag Queen Bingo at The Connection will surely […]

‘The Artifacts’ @ U of L Thrust Theater

Oct. 18-21 U of L Thrust Theater 2314 S. Floyd St. Free; 8 p.m. The pressure of graduate school can make one start to feel a little nutty and maybe even hallucinate, especially at the worst times. During her comprehensive exams, theater student Beth finds herself haunted by her own subject matter, in the […]

“The Moth StorySLAM” at KMAC

The Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, 715 W. Main St., 589-0102, will host “The Moth StorySLAM” in conjunction with the current exhibit “Storytelling as Craft: Chapter One” on Thursday, October 18. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the storytelling begins at 8 p.m. Admission is $8, free for museum members. WFPL’s Gabe Bullard will host […]

Works by mixed media artist Grace Koleda for sale

There is an art show/sale of the life works of Grace Koleda, mixed media artist on Thursday Oct. 18 at the Polo Fields Country Club, 17001 Polo Fields Lane. For further information, contact Mary Lib McFarland, Reclaimed Treasures of Louisville, at 314-8514.

Thanks from Jo Anne Triplett

My thanks to the readers who sent emails and cards during my recent recovery from a ruptured appendix. And a special shout-out to all who voted for me as Best Local Arts Writer in the Readers’ Choice Awards. The award was the better surprise of the two! –Jo Anne Contributing Visual Arts Editor, LEO Weekly

Absolutely Not @ Solidarity

Wednesday, Oct. 17 Solidarity 1609 Bardstown Road $5; 7 p.m. Tonight’s all-ages show features a full line-up of blooming acts, connected once again with Louisville and Chicago bands. Absolutely Not come fully loaded with songs from their debut, Extended, and plenty of Chicago love. One must appreciate their tightly wound song scheme; it’s aggressive, […]

May, Rhema and Curtin @ Tim Faulkner Gallery

Through Oct. 31 Tim Faulkner Gallery 943 Franklin St. • 851-2380 The Tim Faulkner Gallery complex is in its usual overdrive this October. The current star on display is James Russell May, whose new exhibition “Peripheral” features his trademark depletions of the human body. His reception is Friday from 6-10 p.m. Also showing this […]