Monthly Archives: November 2012

Weekender: Dec. 1-2

•Bardstown Road Aglow Saturday, Dec. 1 Highlands Free; 5-10 p.m. The reindeer have the night off, so Santa and his elves will be cruising the streets via the Thirsty Pedaler — you know, that long bike thing that looks like a moving bar. For the past 27 years, the first Saturday of December is […]

Cassian @ Zanzabar

Friday, Nov. 30 Zanzabar 2100 S. Preston St. $5-$8; 10 p.m. Compromises are made all week — with coworkers, clients, families and significant others. A decent society needs its subjects to be amiable so we don’t all just shout at each other constantly. A club, on the other hand, relies on members to remain unified […]

‘Clara’s Dream’ @ Margaret Comstock Concert Hall

Nov. 30-Dec. 2 Margaret Comstock Concert Hall U of L School of Music • 852-6878 $10-$15; various times Everybody has that one movie or show they absolutely must watch in order for it to really feel like Christmastime — for many (like me), it’s “The Nutcracker.” Just hearing the music makes me want to […]

‘The Art of Repoussé’ @ Kaviar Forge & Gallery

Nov. 30-March 30 Kaviar Forge & Gallery 1718 Frankfort Ave. • 561-0377 This is an art exhibition for people who like “Game of Thrones,” “Le Morte d’Arthur” and any other tale involving knights. Sculptor Craig Kaviar has created works in repoussé, the same method used by medieval blacksmiths to decorate armor. The history is […]

Weekend visual art events

KNPRINTS is having a Holiday Event Sale on Saturday, Dec. 1 from 1-5 p.m. upstairs at RYE, 900 E. Market St. They will be featuring hand-printed scarves, stoles and shawls. Revelry Boutique Gallery, 980 Barret Ave., 414-1ART, will be showing “Scenes for the Season” during Bardstown Road Aglow on Saturday, Dec. 1 from 6-10 p.m. […]

Wendall Castle exhibition at KMAC

An exhibition of works by Wendall Castle “Forms Within Forms” is opening at the Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, 715 W. Main St., 589-0102, on Friday, Nov. 30. In lieu of an artist talk, curator Joey Yates will conduct a public artist interview at 7 p.m. The exhibition runs through Feb. 4.

Creative Diversity at Winter Fair

Creative Diversity Studio & Gallery, 212-9474, will be at this year’s Winter Fair, Thomas Jefferson Unitarian Church, 4936 Brownsboro Rd., on Friday, Nov. 30 from 2-8 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 1 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Nov. 30 FAT Friday

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

Holiday ceramic sale at U of L

Handcrafted clay items will be sold Nov. 30-Dec. 1 at the University of Louisville’s annual ceramics sale. The items will be available in room 136 of the Studio Arts Building, 2314 S. Floyd St. at the intersection of Floyd and Warnock streets, diagonally across from McDonald’s restaurant. The ceramics studio will be open for the […]

Daniel Higgs @ Quills

Thursday, Nov. 29 Quills 930 Baxter Ave. $6; 10 p.m. An artist in every sense of the word, with a career spanning three decades of numerous books of poetry, albums and collections of drawings, former Lungfish frontman Daniel Higgs is a self-made renaissance man. For his latest project, Higgs blends simplicity and repetition in instrumentation […]

“The Last Mountain” documentary at Carnegie

The Carnegie Center for Art and History, 201 E. Spring St. in New Albany, 812-944-7336, is showing “The Last Mountain,” a spellbinding tour along the front lines of America’s most spirited battle over the environment and the economy. Set deep in the heart of Appalachian West Virginia, this consciousness-raising film captures a rowdy band of […]

Sales at Just Creations to benefit Louisville Ballet

In support for the dancers of the Louisville Ballet, a percentage of the sales at  Just Creations, 2722 Frankfort Ave., 897-7319, on Wednesday, Nov. 28 from 6-8 p.m. will go to the PARTNERS for Artists’ Care.

WFPK Winter Wednesdays @ Clifton Center

Wednesday, Nov. 28 Clifton Center 2117 Payne St. Free; 7:30 p.m. Considering the great success that WFPK’s Waterfront Wednesday series has had this year and in summers past, it is no surprise that the radio station has now begun a winter version, starting in November and running through February, once a month at the […]

Beatrice Guarneschelle-Holt @ Lenihan Sotheby’s International Realty

Through Dec. 31 Lenihan Sotheby’s International Realty 3803 Brownsboro Road • 899-2129 Here’s another example of Louisville the city showcasing what Louisville the people have to offer. The local office of Lenihan Sotheby’s International Realty has a quarterly visiting artist series. The exhibition for the fall 2012 artist, Beatrice Guarneschelle-Holt, features her large abstract […]

‘Scene on the Street’ @ Revelry Boutique-Gallery

Through Jan. 4 Revelry Boutique-Gallery 980 Barret Ave. • 414-1ART Revelry Boutique-Gallery continues its commitment to “accessible art” with its latest exhibit, the punnily titled “Scene on the Street.” Featuring the work of Judy Rodgers, the exhibit showcases Louisville’s urban landscape, from the Highlands to Crescent Hill and the downtown corridor. Rodgers’ paintings are […]

Art & Dialogues presents Cincinnati Art Museum curator

The Speed Art Museum’s Art & Dialogues presents Dr. James Crump, Chief Curator of the Cincinnati Art Museum
on Wednesday, Nov. 28 from 6-7 p.m. Dr. Crump will give a lecture on “Change and Experimentation” followed by a conversation with Speed Curator, Suzanne Weaver. The program will be held in the Lectorium in the Egan Leadership […]

Rebecca MacKinnon @ 620 S. Third St.

Tuesday, Nov. 27 620 S. Third St. $15 ($10 members); 6:30 p.m. Stand up for your (digital) rights! On Tuesday, Rebecca MacKinnon, former Newsweek contributor and CNN bureau chief, and co-founder of the organization Global Voices Online, will speak up for the interests of bloggers and “citizen media” worldwide. There’s no doubt the Arab […]

Call for volunteers

The Creative Diversity Studio & Gallery, 107 S. Ewing St., is looking for volunteers in the areas of administrative, maintenance, community and art. For more information, call 212-9474 or email

Call for artists

The Louisville neighborhood-based public art program PAINT (Producing Art in Neighborhoods Together) is looking for artists. Interested participants should atted the workshop which will be held on Saturday, Dec. 1 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. at Elm Baptist Church, 3114 Greenwood Rd. RSVP by Thursday, Nov. 29 to Lisa Dettling at

Houndmouth @ Headliners

Thursday, Nov. 22 Headliners Music Hall 1386 Lexington Road $12-$15; 9 p.m. It’s been quite a year for Houndmouth, literally. Fifty-three weeks ago, the quartet started a Facebook page, having just become a band. By January, they had Internet buzz and decided to play a show. The Mumfords-in-the-making went to Austin’s SXSW fest six […]