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Beer with a Scientist @ Against the Grain

  <SCIENCE> Wednesday, July 16 Beer with a Scientist Against the Grain 401 E. Main St. facebook.com/LouisvilleUndergroundScience Free admission; 8 p.m. “No one lives forever, no one. But with advances in modern science and my high level income, it’s not crazy to think I can live to be 245, maybe 300.” If only these words from […]

The Barefoot Movement @ Bicentennial Park

<MUSIC> Friday, June 6 The Barefoot Movement Bicentennial Park, New Albany cityofnewalbany.com Free; 6 p.m. Folk music seems to divide people pretty quickly: You either love it or can’t stand it. However, The Barefoot Movement offer songs with a unique mix of bluegrass and Americana, with a little something for everyone, even those who typically […]

‘Form, Not Function: Quilt Art at the Carnegie’ @ Carnegie Center for Art & History

<ART> Through July 12 ‘Form, Not Function: Quilt Art at the Carnegie’ Carnegie Center for Art & History 201 E. Spring St., New Albany 812-944-7336 carnegiecenter.org The Carnegie Center for Art and History has made quite a name for itself in the textile and fiber world, especially with its art quilt shows. Their 11th annual […]

Weekender: March 15-16

<ART> Saturday, March 15 ‘Art [squared]’ PUBLIC Gallery 131 W. Main St. • 235-3088 louisvillevisualart.org Free: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Being anonymous can be fun, dangerous or dangerous fun. The Louisville Visual Art Association found out last year that we like the thrill of buying art without knowing the artist who created it. So it’s time […]

Bob Weir & RatDog @ Louisville Palace

Wednesday, March 12 Bob Weir & RatDog Louisville Palace 625 S. Fourth St. • louisvillepalace.com $29.50-$75; 8 p.m. Grateful Dead founding member Bob Weir pursued his muse outside of that band long before Jerry Garcia’s 1995 passing, and he has now reconvened his best-known side project, RatDog. Featuring Weir on guitar and vocals, Jay Lane […]

Pretty Things Peepshow @ Alley Theater

Tuesday, March 4 Alley Theater 633 W. Main St. thealleytheater.org $15; 8 p.m. The curtain at the new Alley Theater will be lifted Tuesday for something equally as strange and compelling as the quirky local theater company — the Pretty Things Peepshow. The touring burlesque/sideshow act features sword swallowers, famous pin-up models, belly dancers, magic, […]

The 23 String Band @ Headliners Music Hall

Saturday, March 1 Headliners Music Hall 1386 Lexington Road http://headlinerslouisville.com/”headlinerslouisville.com $10; 9 p.m. Though Bangin’ and Clangin’, the new EP by the 23 String Band being released, is only 15-plus minutes long, you can expect plenty of big bangs from the beloved stringers tonight. Known for having friends in high places (MMJ, Houndmouth, Ben Sollee, […]

‘Raising Ms. President’ @ Brown Theatre

Tuesday, Feb. 25 Brown Theatre 315 W. Broadway • 584-7777 raisingmspresident.com  $15 ($6 students); 7 p.m. My political ambitions ended back in high school, when I lost a student council race to a girl who wrote sophmore on every one of her campaign posters. Sophmore! With only two Os! That’s when I decided I’d rather […]

Pontiak @ Lisa’s Oak Street Lounge

Sunday, Feb. 23 Lisa’s Oak Street Lounge 1004 E. Oak St.  facebook.com/pages/Lisas-Oak-St-Lounge $TBA; 9 p.m. We all must grow up, but nothing says we have to get dull in the process. The heavy thunder trio Pontiak, farm-fresh brothers from Virginia, has taken a step forward with Innocence, their latest full-length on Thrill Jockey Records; what […]

Mary Mack @ The Bard’s Town

Sunday, Feb. 23 The Bard’s Town 1801 Bardstown Road thebardstown.com $10-$12; 7:30 p.m. Don’t let her folksy charm fool you, Mary Mack is one talented comedian. And this weekend, the Wisconsin native will be performing at The Bard’s Town, another rising star booked in the venue’s recent string of one-nighters that consistently feature stellar up-and-coming/alternative […]

John Shore @ St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church

Feb. 22-23 St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church 330 N. Hubbards Lane • stmatt-ky.org Free; 7 p.m. (Feb. 22), 11 a.m. (Feb. 23) If you think John Shore is just another namby-pamby “Christian speaker,” then please ponder, if you will, this quote from his column in Huffington Post: “… in the minds of a lot of people, […]

Priests @ Modern Cult Records

Tuesday, Jan. 21 Modern Cult Records 2001 Frankfort Ave. facebook.com/moderncultrecords $5 suggested donation; 8 p.m. Washington, D.C., band Priests touches you with a primal cloud of female aggression and melodic rage. Led by Katie Alice Greer, also of Cropped Out festival vets Chain and the Gang, the band’s No Wave riot offers a surf guitar […]

Tibetan monks @ Carnegie Center

July 11-13 Carnegie Center 201 E. Spring St., New Albany carnegiecenter.org Free; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. (Wed.-Thu.), noon-1:30 p.m. (Fri.) Spending days painstakingly working on something only to see it destroyed sounds like my worst nightmare. This is one of the many reasons I’m not a Tibetan monk. This week, seven touring monks from India are […]

Artist Chris Doyle to give lecture at 21c

Chris Doyle is giving a free artist lecture on Thursday, May 30 at 7-8 p.m. in the Atrium Gallery of 21c Museum. Doyle is a multidisciplinary artist based in Brooklyn, New York, whose work is both part of the site-specific collection at 21c Bentonville and is currently featured in the inaugural exhibition “Hybridity: The New Frontier.”  

Weekend visual art events

The opening for “Spirit in Bronze” by David Lind at the Arts Council of Southern Indiana, 820 E. Market St. in New Albany, 812-949-4238, is on Saturday, April 13 from  1-4 p.m. The show runs through May 31.

Call for art

The South Fourth Street Association is announcing a design competition to create a new entrance to Fountain Court (1430 1/2 South Fourth Street). This competition will be a two-stage process. The first phase will be submittal of a designer’s qualifications. Then, from this submittal, a short-list of designers will be considered. Up to three will be […]

Fong Choo at LVAA’s Food for Thought

Reservations required. The next Louisville Visual Art Association “Food For Thought: Lunch and Learn” event is Tuesday, June featuring Fong Choo, curator of the DINNER(re)WORKS 2012 Exhibition. He will show and discuss his work as a studio potter. Lunch provided by Cafe Fraiche. Reservations are required and admission is $15 for LVAA Members/$25 for non-members. 12 p.m. […]

“Our House: Recent Works in Glass by Joel O’Dorisio” at Carnegie

The Carnegie Center for Art and History, 201 E. Spring St. in New Albany, 812-944-7336, is showing “Our House: Recent Works in Glass by Joel O’Dorisio” from June 1-July 28. O’Dorisio explores the relationship between his fascination with the inherent wonder of the natural landscape and the contrived beauty of the city. To achieve a balance […]

LVAA’s children’s classes are finalist in national competition

The Louisville Visual Art Association’s Children’s Fine Art Classes has been chosen as a finalist for National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award for the second year in a row. NAHYPA is the Nation’s highest honor for out-of-school arts and humanities programs that celebrate the creativity of America’s young people, particularly those from underserved communities. […]

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, […]