Category Archives: fundraiser

Weekender – June 28 & 29

<FILM> Saturday, June 28 ‘Butterflies Are Free’ American Printing House for the Blind 1839 Frankfort Ave. Free; 12:30 p.m. The American Printing House for the Blind, the world’s largest organization focused on creating and making products for those who are visually impaired, is using a slightly unusual method for raising awareness of blindness: a […]

Merengue on Mellwood @ Eyedia

<FEST> Friday, June 27 Merengue on Mellwood Eyedia 1631 Mellwood Ave. Free; 5-8 p.m. Every month, the FAT Friday Trolley Hop offers folks an eclectic mix of live music, sales and entertainment along Frankfort Avenue. This month includes an Irish music “seisuin” — we are told that’s a fancy word for a jam session […]

Weekender – June 14-15

<ART> Saturday, June 14 ‘Graphica’ by Sparrow The Vault 1031 1031 S. Sixth St. $5; 8-9:30 p.m. After spending a great deal of his childhood in hospitals and under the care of doctors and nurses, 20-year-old Louisville artist Sparrow (Jesse Lane) wants to honor and help out the people who helped him. His upcoming […]

‘Rent’ @ Tim Faulkner Gallery

<THEATER> June 6-15 ‘Rent’ Tim Faulkner Gallery 1512 Portland Ave. $18; 8 p.m. (2 p.m. on June 8 & 15) It’s been a while since Rentheads have gotten a fix in Louisville — probably since JCC’s CenterStage production a year or two ago. The groundbreaking Broadway musical is back in town, this time as […]

Joy Wilson’s ‘Conversations of Space’ @ Regallery at Regalo

<ART> Friday, June 6 Joy Wilson’s ‘Conversations of Space’ Regallery at Regalo 562 S. Fourth St. Free; 5:30-9 p.m. In their constant quest for everyone to own great art, the folks at the Regallery at Regalo are hosting an exhibit of new works by Joy Wilson. The former Louisvillian’s show, “Conversations of Space,” explores […]

Weekender: June 7-8

<FEST> Saturday, June 7 Americana World Festival Iroquois Amphitheater 1080 Amphitheater Road Free; 11 a.m.-9 p.m. You know the old adage that says Louisville is a melting pot? Yeah, I know that’s supposed to be America. But the Americana Community Center is celebrating the vast cultural diversity of the people who have settled by […]

Louisville Youth Group @ Play Dance Bar

<BENEFIT> May 30-31 Louisville Youth Group Play Dance Bar 1101 E. Washington St. $10; 8 p.m. Be a drag, be a queen, be a sister, it’s free. But it’s not free to keep the Louisville Youth Group — which provides LGBTQ youth or the children of such parents with a safe space for activities […]

Weekender | May 17-18

<BENEFIT> Saturday, May 17 Pasta Bowl Fundraiser City Café 505 W. Broadway • 212-9474 $20; 4-8 p.m. Eating for a good cause is satisfying for your stomach as well as your heart. Creative Diversity Studio’s Pasta Bowl Fundraiser fits the bill on both levels. Creative Diversity has a roster of artists with disabilities who […]

Creative Diversity Studio’s 4th Annual Pasta Bowl Fundraiser

Tickets on sale now. Creative Diversity Studio and Gallery is holding its 4th Annual Pasta Bowl Fundraiser on Saturday, May 17 from 4-8 p.m. at City Cafe, 505 W. Broadway. Admission includes a pasta dinner, dessert, non-alcoholic beverages, live music and raffle. There will also be ceramic bowls and other art by the Creative Diversity […]

Weekend visual art events

The art/business innovator IDEAS 40203 is sponsoring “The King’s Kitechen Garden Fete” on Saturday, March 22 to raise funds for the UrbanGreen Project. It will send students from YouthBuild Louisville to work at the kitchen garden started by Louis XIV at Versailles, France. Nucleus Building, 300 Market St., 7:30 p.m.

‘PINK’ @ U of L’s Student Activities Center

<BENEFIT> Friday, March 21 ‘PINK’ U of L’s Student Activities Center $10 ($5 students); 8 p.m. Life doesn’t have to be a drag, especially on Friday night at U of L when the students present the annual “PINK” benefit, an amateur drag and variety show that raises money for U of L’s LGBT Center. […]

Weekender: March 15-16

<ART> Saturday, March 15 ‘Art [squared]’ PUBLIC Gallery 131 W. Main St. • 235-3088 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 […]

Sip & Sing @ Highlands Tap Room Grill

Friday, March 7 Sip & Sing Highlands Tap Room Grill 1058 Bardstown Road • 584-5222 Free; 7:30 p.m. Karaoke, to me, is a lot like Irish Car Bombs — sometimes you’re in the mood to throw one back, but most of the time, the thought doesn’t even cross your mind to indulge. I’ve got nothing […]

Louisville Ballet fundraiser Bourbon & Barre BQ

Tickets now on sale. Bourbon & Barre BQ, the Louisville Ballet’s new fundraising event, is Saturday, Jan. 18. It will be held at The Pointe, 1205 E. Washington St. beginning at 7 p.m. The tickets for the seated dinner, open bar, auction and dancing are $200 per person and are available at online at the […]

Donorama @ Crowne Plaza Hotel

Dec. 26-27 Crowne Plaza Hotel 830 Phillips Lane Free; noon-7 p.m. While you’re enjoying the Christmas season, remember there’s more to it than just buying Mom a sweater. Instead, you can save lives in an hour by donating at the 36th annual American Red Cross “Donorama.” The need for blood is constant, and supply […]

Sweaty Sheep Ministries @ Headliners/Waterfront Park

Dec. 19 & 22 Headliners/Waterfront Park $10 (each); 8 p.m. (concert), 3:30 p.m. (race) There’re some strange events coming up in the name of feeding and clothing the homeless — and they fall under the leadership of Sweaty Sheep Ministries. First off is a Christmas concert at Headliners on Thursday, featuring Danny Flanigan and […]

‘Give-a-Jam’ @ Clifton Center

Thursday, Dec. 19 Clifton Center 2117 Payne St. $10-$20; 6 p.m. For the Clifton Center’s third annual night benefiting the Coalition for the Homeless’ work with our less fortunate, there’s the usual strong and big list of musical performers, in addition to a silent auction and soups and stews from seven of Louisville’s best […]

WFPK Winter Wednesdays @ Clifton Center

Wednesday, Dec. 18 WFPK Winter Wednesdays Clifton Center 2117 Payne St. Free; 7:30 p.m. For the final WFPK-presented free Wednesday night concert of 2013, the public radio station offers a very special present for their listeners, indeed. Headliner Tony Joe White, now 70, is an underrated cult legend, best known for his late-’60s hits […]

Weekender: Nov. 22-24

Art Lite Louisville 2013 Friday, Nov. 22 FAF Gallery 602 S. Third St. • 212-5108 Free; 5-8 p.m. The Fine Art Firm Gallery and the Preston Arts Center are presenting an artistic event that will let viewers see how artists create as well as have a chance to get their hands dirty. Eight artists […]

“Arts on Quality Place” art fair

“Arts on Quality Place” art fair is Oct. 25-27. Sponsored by the Arts Association of Oldham County and the Oldham County Family YMCA, the event features over 60 artist booths inside the Y. The preview fundraiser party is Friday, Oct. 25 at 6 p.m. Tickets are $80; contact the YMCA at 502-222-9358 for details. The art […]