Category Archives: stars

Moth GrandSLAM Championship @ Bomhard Theater

<STORY> Friday, June 13 Moth GrandSLAM Championship Bomhard Theater, Kentucky Center 501 W. Main St. themoth.org $20; 8 p.m. There’s nothing worse than a bad story that goes on endlessly. But slap on a five-minute limit, heated competition and the opportunity to judge others, and the Moth GrandSLAM is something I can get behind. This […]

‘Hard Candy’ with Joslyn Fox @ Play Dance Bar

<DRAG> Wednesday, May 21 ‘Hard Candy’ with Joslyn Fox Play Dance Bar 1101 E. Washington St. facebook.com/HardCandyKY $10-$15; 10 p.m. Fans of “RuPaul’s Drag Race” don’t need any spoiler alerts here — “black horse” Joslyn Fox did not make it to this season’s finale, though she did win many fans during her stay on the […]

Louisville Comic Con @ Kentucky International Convention Center

<GEEKS> March 28-30 Louisville Comic Con Kentucky International Convention Center 221 S. Fourth St. wizardworld.com/home-louisville.html $35+; various times It’s not even Derby yet and we’ve got some pretty big (but nerdy) names coming into town for Louisville’s annual Comic Con next weekend. Hosted by the folks at Wizard World, the three-day sci-fi and comic book […]

Weekender: Feb. 25-26

•Victory Over Sound Saturday, Feb. 25 Clifton Center 2117 Payne St. • 896-8480 victoryoversound.com $10; 8 p.m. Though there are four musical acts on this bill, the only thing hardcore about it is how hardcore awesome it’ll be. New Yorker and former Louisvillian Diane Williams — known to some of y’all as d.w. box — […]

Astronomy 101 @ E.P. Tom Sawyer State Park

Thursday, May 19 E.P. Tom Sawyer State Park $5; 5-7 p.m. Come to the Louisville Astronomical Society’s Urban Astronomy Center located in E.P. Tom Sawyer State Park tonight for the first in a series of Astronomy 101 classes. They will be covering different types of telescopes and how they work. They will also discuss Earth’s […]

Alexis Mateo @ Hotel Nightclub

Wednesday, May 3 Hotel Nightclub Fourth Street Live $5; 8 p.m. Alexis Mateo had little chance of winning “RuPaul’s Drag Race” on the Logo channel this season. The Puerto Rican native placed third on the competition series, but in my personal contest of drag queens with whom I would like to have a drink, she […]

ConGlomeration @ Crowne Plaza Louisville

April 22-24 Crowne Plaza Louisville 830 Phillips Lane www.conglomeration.info $30/day ($40 for weekend pass) ConGlomeration, Louisville’s own multimedia science fiction and fantasy convention, brings its family-friendly brand of organized geekery to Easter Weekend, from noon on Friday, April 22 through 2pm Sunday, April 24. For a mere $40, you can enjoy 50 uninterrupted hours of […]

Weekender: July 17-18

•Lebowski Fest July 16-17 Executive Strike & Spare 911 Phillips Lane • 368-1651 www.lebowskifest.com $10-$20; various times You said it, man: Robes, jellies and bowlers of the world are about to converge in Lebowski’s adopted hometown. The bluesy stomp left over from last year’s Black Diamond Heavies show gives way to the alt-countrified Felice Brothers. […]