Issue June 13, 2006

Arts & Entertainment Listings

Special Events

••Kentuckiana Pride Fest — featuring live music, pagents, parade, food, games and more, June 16-17, free on Fri., $5 on Sat., Belvedere, 649-4851 or www.kentuckianapridefestival.com.
Juneteenth Celebration — festival of events celebrating African American culture includes choir recitals, plays and food, June 17, 3:30-6pm, Oldham Co. History Center, 106 N. Second Ave., La Grange, 222-0826.
••GospelFest — concerts by local gospel artists, headlined by popular gospel/R&B singer Kirk Franklin, June 17, 10:30am-5pm, Six Flags Kentucky Kingdom, included in regular park admission, 937 Phillips Ln., 814-4511.
Downtown Louisville Ghost Walks — guided tours of downtown haunt spots, thru June 23, then July 14 thru end of summer, 90-minute tours, 7:30pm, $10 adults, $5 children, 367-1664.
Oldham County History Center — “A History of Free Masonry and the English Culture of Oldham Co.” exhibit, thru Sept. 9, 222-0826.
“Discover Louisville” Landmarks — tours scheduled second Sun., 1-4pm, Water Tower on River Road, $45, 574-2868.

Visual Arts

Louisville Slugger Museum — “Hitters Hands” exhibit by artist Raelee Frazier, life-cast bronze hand sculptures, thru June 15, 588-7228 or www.sluggermuseum.org.
“Heroes All!” — exhibit of black-and-white portraits of WWII and Korean War Veterans by photographer Tom Graves, thru June 16, Mon.-Thu. 9am-10pm, Fri.-Sat. 9am-12pm, Webster University Visual Arts Center, 1031 Zorn Ave., 896-1835.
••KY Museum of Art and Craft — “Turning Twenty: Still Evolving” exhibit celebrates 20 years of the American Association of Woodturners; “Out of the Woodshed and into the Parlor” includes state’s finest woodworkers, both exhibits thru June 24, 715 W. Main St., 589-0102.
Patio Gallery — Student Art Show exhibit at Jewish Community Center, thru June 24, 3600 Dutchmans Ln., 238-2753.
Pyro Gallery — new work by fiber artist Kim Huber and b&w photographer David Modica, thru June 24, 221 S. Hancock St., www.pyrogallery.com.
Zephyr Gallery — “Figures,” exhibits by Joel Pinkerton and Myra Silva, 610 E. Market St., thru June 24, 11am-6pm, 585-5646.
Speed Art Museum — Louisville artist Gaela Erwin exhibits paintings of herself portrayed as Christian martyrs and saints, thru June 25; 2035 S. Third St., 634-2700.
Dunbar-Bryant Art Studio — “Faded Snapshot Memories” w/ artists Jessica Friedman, Lynn Dunbar and Catherine Bryant, thru June 26, 2003 Frankfort Ave., 905-5966.
Kentucky Center Gallery — new textile work by Louisville artist Vallorie Henderson, thru June 27, opening reception June 9, 5:30-7:30pm, 501 W. Main St., 562-0118.
Jeffersontown Historical Museum — gallery exhibit of winning entries in J-Town Blues Festival Poster Content, thru June 27, Mon.-Fri. 10-5pm, Sat. 10-2pm, 10635 Watterson Trail, 261-8290.
Howard Steamboat Museum — sponsoring amateur photo contest, subject of photos must be views or details of Howard Museum & Mansion, the Carriage House, Laundry House or mansion lawn, thru June 30, prizes awarded by age group, 1101 E. Market St., (812) 283-3728.
UofL Photographic Archives Gallery — features work from Chris Maynard, photographer for New York Times from 1993-2002, 4:30-7pm, thru June 30, 10am-4pm weekdays, 10am-8pm Thu., Ekstrom Library, 852-6752.
Kaviar Gallery and Forge — “Turn, Turn, Turn: Contemporary American Wood Carvings” and “The Familiar: Recent Encaustic Works by Dane Waters,” thru July 1, 1718 Frankfort Ave., 561-0377.
Carnegie Center — “Elmer Lucille Allen: Shibori and Ceramics,” thru July 8, 201 E Spring St, New Albany, 944-7336.
••New Center for Contemporary Art — featuring Seven Suns and Jen DeNike works, thru July 21, 742 E. Market St., 561-7621.
Brown Hotel Art Gallery — showcasing regional art from Joseph Fitzpatrick including Derby hats, thru July 28, Mon.-Fri. 7am-9pm, Sat.-Sun. 10am-6pm, 335 W. Broadway, 583-1234.
Hite Art Institute — three shows: “Sam Gilliam Masters Thesis Drawings,” “Early Imprints from Margaret Bridwell Library” and “Large Scale Relief Prints,” thru July 30, UofL, 852-4483.
Deven 7 Studios — Geoff Carr’s French Series on display through July 31, 825 Floyd St., 582-2333.
Frazier Historical Museum — “André Jeunet: Images of WWI by a Pacifist Soldier,” thru Sept. 4, 829 W. Main St., www.fraziermuseum.org.
Brown Williamson Tower in Middleton Reulinger firm — photographer/attorney Don Vish exhibit “Eccentric Views of Louisville,” photos of Louisville landmarks and businesses, top floor, ongoing, 584-1135.
21C Museum Hotel — “Hybridity” exhibit on display thru summer, 700 W. Main St., 589-4690.
Oldham Co. History Center — “Oldham County’s English Immigrants: Freemasonry and the Eastern Star” exhibit runs thru Aug. 26, 222-0826.
••Chase Gallery — “Emerging Artists” exhibit, by Louisville Visual Art Assoc., thru Sept. 1, 416 W. Main St., 896-2146.
Filson Historical Society — “Mary Cobb: A Retrospect,” open thru summer, Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, Sat 9am-12pm, 1301 S. 3rd St., 635-5083.
Carnegie Center — “Ordinary People, Extraordinary Courage: Men and Women of the Underground Railroad” permanent exhibit now open, 201 E. Spring St., (812) 944-7336.
“Window Comics” — ongoing public art installation by Jeffrey Scott Holland, 1661 Story Ave., 582-1674.
••Call for Artists — MailArt project seeking postcard-sized submissions for theme “Coffee – How Does it Make You Feel?,” results displayed at Day’s Espresso & Coffee Bar in March 2007, coffeemailart.websiteanimal.com.
Photography Contest — “Celebration of Life” sponsored by St. John United Church of Christ, 637 E. Market St., 587-1653.
KFW Female Mechanics — individual artist grant winner Sarah Lyon seeks female mechanics for shop photos to dispel stereotypical images, 558-3230 or www.sarahlyon.com/calendar.
Louisville Artists — join “Louisville Art Talk” forum on Louisville art-related topics, www.groups.yahoo.com/group/louisvillearttalk.
Mary Anderson Center — seeking artists to exhibit, (812) 923-8602.
Full Moon Yoga — free space available for women artists to use as gallery during F.A.T. Fridays, 2001 Frankfort Ave., 894-0094.
Wild Honeysuckle Studio/Gallery — offers holistic art classes, 4121 Shelbyville Rd., St. Matthews Pavilion, Tue. evenings/Thu. mornings, 592-3774.
Pyro Gallery — seeking talented artists who are serious about exhibiting and selling works. 452-2008.
Gallery Hops — first Fridays from 5-9pm. 589-0102.
F.A.T. (Frankfort Ave. Trolley) hops — final Friday of every month, 6-9pm. 314-5897.
Crafts for a Cause — Mondays, 7-8:30pm, Third Lutheran Church, 1864 Frankfort Ave. Learn to knit, crochet and other crafts, make items for Hospice and others. 206-5210.
Kentucky Arts Council — recruiting artists to work in Kentucky schools, 1-4 weeks. www.kyarts.org.
George and Helen Segal Foundation — awards grants to young painters who are at least 21. www.segalfoundation.org.
Creative Diversity Studio in Mellwood Arts Center — open to people with disabilities, workshops and studio spaces available. 767-4723.
Access to the Arts Inc. — an arts and disability advocacy organization, making arts accessible to people with disabilities. www.accesstothearts.org.
Carnegie Center for Art and History, New Albany — art classes for pre-school to adult. 944-7336.
Jewish Community Center — offers art classes, 459-0660.
Bernheim — offers watercolor painting classes for adults and children, 955-8512 x 251.
Flame Run Gallery — offers classes, 584-5353.
Glassworks — offers classes, 992-3016.

Performing Arts

••KY Shakespeare Festival — opens 46th season with “As You Like It,” June 14-July 2, Tue-Sun, 8pm, free, C. Douglas Ramey Amp., Central Park, free, 637-4933.
Walden Theatre — hosts one-woman show, “Eenie Meanie,” by Kentucky actress Teresa Willis, June 15-16, 8pm, $15, 1123 Payne St., 589-0084.
Pandora Productions — “Southern Baptist Sissies” by Del Shores at UofL’s Thrust Theatre, June 15-17, 22-24, 8pm, June 18 & 25, 7pm, advance tickets $13, door $15, corner of Floyd and Warnock, (812) 288-7686.
••Pleiades Theatre Company — “6 Women Turning 60 in 2006” features six short plays by baby boomers, June 16, 8pm, June 17, 1 and 5pm, adults $10, seniors $8, students $5, KY Center, 501 W. Main St., 584-7777.
Music Theatre Louisville — “West Side Story,” June 16-18, 21-25, 8pm, adults $20, student/senior $15, kids $5, Iroquois Amphitheatre, 589-4060.
Floyd Central Theatre — school’s production of “Dames at Sea” will encore at the Floyd Central High School, June 16, 7:30pm, adults $15, students $8, 6575 Old Vincennes Rd., 923-8811 ext. 333.
Juneteenth Legacy Theatre — 7th Annual Jamboree of New Plays, hosted by Actors Theatre, thru June 17, 8pm, $10, 584-1205.
WhoDunnit Murder Mystery — latest show “Murder by Midnight” includes case of mistaken identity, continues every Sat. evening thru June 24, Hyatt Regency Hotel, 320 W. Jefferson, 426-7100.
Derby Dinner Playhouse — “Steel Magnolias,” thru July 9, various times, (812) 288-8281, www.derbydinner.com.
Theatre of Innocence — requests applications for staff positions including Costumes Mistress, Stage Manager, Props Master/Mistress, and light and sound operation, 644-8741.
Project Improv, a long form improv troupe — performs every Fri., 9pm, KY Theater, 651 S. 4th St., www.projectimprov.com.

Auditions/Contests

Musicians Wanted — to perform at Smoketown/Shelby Park and Portland/Shawnee Farmer’s Markets, Saturdays, 9am-noon, 775-4041.
Miss Black Kentucky — accepting applications for Miss Black Kentucky Pageant, held Sept., winner represents KY, 592-8244.
Prime Time Singers — preparing musical “Sentimental Journey,” looking for people 50 and over, Mondays, 3pm, Crescent Hill Baptist Church, 2800 Frankfort Ave., 896-4425.
••Music Theatre Louisville — openings for two paid tech internships in stage sound and carpentry, 432-9943.
IU Southeast — needs instrumentalists and singers to join ensembles, www.ius.edu/music or 812-941-2655.
Louisville Chorus — auditions on-going for qualified singers, all sections, 968-6300.

Books

••Barnes & Noble — columnist and retired Methodist minister Donald Charles Lacy to read from “Fast Food for the Soul: Nourishing Inspiration in Today’s Hectic World,” June 17, 2pm, 4100 Summit Plaza Dr., 327-0410.
Borders Bookstore — presents author Barry Eisler to read/sign novel “The Last Assassin,” June 20, 7pm, Shelbyville Rd. location, 893-0133.
Women Who Write welcomes women writers, meets first Thu. of month, Highland-Shelby Park Library, 
Mid-City Mall, 6:30-8:30pm, 635-1391.
Abraham-Hicks Book Study, experience and discussion group on “Ask and it is Given,” Wed., 6:30pm, Unity of Louisville, 757 Brook St., 583-5559 x12.
Creative fiction writing group, Wed., 7-9pm, Old Louisville Coffee House (4th and Hill), 451-5737.
Informal writing group meets second Tue. of month at the Fern Creek Library, 6-8pm, 955-8143.
••Wilderness Road Writers’ Group meets third Mon., 6:30-8:30pm, Okolona Library (Preston Hwy.), all writers welcome. 966-2327.
The Vault, new sci-fi writer’s group, 7pm first Wed., Starbucks (101 N. Hurstbourne Ln.) Bring a short story or novel chapter. www.vault.oseland.net/.
Mystery Book Discussion Group at New Albany-Floyd County Public Library meets the second Wed. of the month, 949-3523.
Science Fiction/Fantasy Readers Group — meets 7pm, 4th Mon., Barnes and Noble, 801 S. Hursbourne, http://scifi.meetup.com/32/.

Film

••Crescent Hill Outdoor Cinema Series — showing of “Wallace & Gromit: Curse of the Were-Rabbit” at Peterson-Dumesnill House Lawn, June 17, 8:30pm, free, 301 S. Peterson Ave., www.crescenthill.us.
International Filmmaking Competition — registration for 48-Hour Film Project now open for submission, competition to be held in Louisville, July 21-23, www.48hourfilm.com, 459-1262.
Bluegrass Independent Film Fest. — accepting entries for regional filmmakers, scheduled in Oldham County, Sept. 8-10, (502) 241-1006, www.bluegrassfilmfest.com.

Music

••Baroque Dance Music — evening of music by Bach, Handel, Vivaldi and others, June 15, 7pm, free, Second Presbyterian Church, 3701 Brownsboro Rd., 645-7427.
Louisville Live! Artist Open Stage — performers of all skill levels and talents welcome, hosted by Teneia Sanders, food and refreshments, June 15, 8-10:30pm, free Kentucky Theatre, 651 S. Fourth St., 589-6419.
Gospel Vocal Concert — renowned vocalist Ivan Parker to sing at Silver Creek HS Auditorium, June 16, 6:30pm, adv. $10, door $8, 557 Renz Avenue, Sellersburg, Ind., (812) 246-9241.
••IU Southeast Music Dept — Summer Pops Concert Series with Orchestra and Concert Band, June 18, 3pm, adults $7, students/seniors $5, Stem Concert Hall, 4201 Grant Line Rd., New Albany, 361-3100.
Appalachian Dulcimer Performance — dulcimer player and singer Maureen Sellers will play and share knowledge of instrument’s history, June 20, 7-8:15pm, free, New Albany-Floyd County Public Library, 180 W. Spring St., New Albany, 949-3523.
Downtown Sounds — third Thursday Trolley Bop, third Thu. of month, many varieties of live music throughout downtown, www.thirdthursday.info.
UofL School of Music — weekly performances and recitals; for schedule, call 852-1787.
MERF — Musicians Emergency Resource Foundation needs volunteers, 244-4790.