••Jazz & The Spoken Word — evening of readings and jazz improv at the Jazz Factory, honors the work of monk/poet Thomas Merton, June 21, 5pm, free, 815 W. Market St., 992-3242.
Dew Action Sports Tour — events at the KY Fair Expo Center include skate/bmx/fmx competitions, concert by Hoobastank, June 22-25, four-day passes $40 for adults, $20 for children, (212) 664-3989, www.dewactionsportstour.com
Sun Circle Celebration — Native American arts & crafts fest includes spear demonstrations, films, food, music and more, June 23-24, 10-4pm, $5 adults, $2 children, Falls of the Ohio State Park, Riverside Dr., Clarksville, Ind., (812) 280-9970.
Book-Art and Summer Gardens @ Bernheim — driving/walking tours of the habitat displays at the arboretum, June 24, 10:30-noon, $5 members, $7.50 non-members; non-traditional book-making program using only natural materials, visitor center, June 25, 10-2pm, $20 members, $25 non-members, Bernheim Forest, Clermont, Ky., 955-8512.
••Summer Art Festival — Southern Indiana Center for the Arts, invites artists to exhibit their work for sale during festival and thereafter, June 24, 10-2pm, 2001 N. Ewing, Seymour, Ind., (812) 522-2278.
Louisville Stoneware Tent Sale — 33rd annual event offers food, entertainment, artist demonstrations, June 24-July 16, 10-6pm Mon-Fri, 9-6pm Sat, noon-5pm Sun, 731 Brent St., (800) 626-1800.
••Locust Grove Antiques Fair — bi-annual fair offers wide variety of antiques at varied styles and prices, food and drink available, June 25, 10-4:30pm, $6 adults, $3 seniors and children, 561 Blankenbaker Ln., 897-9845.
African Music and Dance Clinic — children ages 5-12 may sign up for clinic taught by renowned African musicians, drummer YaYa Diallo and dancer Harlina Churn-Diallo, June 26-30, 1-3pm, Western Library, 604 S. 10th St., 574-1779.
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.
••Small But Weird Exhibit — open call for artists, submissions require $5 entry fee, submit to Brick House Community Center, 1101 S. Second St., firstname.lastname@example.org.
••Wedding Fashion/Tradition Display — “The Ritual Myth and Magic of Weddings” displays multicultural wedding-inspired art, June 23-Aug 19, opening reception 5:30-7:30pm, at the Water Tower, 3005 River Rd., 896-2146.
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, 501 W. Main St., 562-0118.
Bernheim Gallery — exhibit of jazz albums on display, June 27-Aug. 31, Free Public Library, 301 York St., 574-1611.
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.
••Zephyr Gallery — artist Michelle Amos will show vessels and costumes, band Ut Gret will play homemade instruments at the artist reception, June 28-Aug. 12, reception June 30, 5-8pm, 610 E. Market St., 585-5646.
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.
Music Theatre Louisville — “West Side Story,” June 21-25, 8pm, adults $20, student/senior $15, kids $5, Iroquois Amphitheatre, 589-4060.
••Pandora Productions — “Southern Baptist Sissies” by Del Shores at UofL’s Thrust Theatre, June 22-24, 8pm, June 25, 7pm, advance tickets $13, door $15, corner of Floyd and Warnock, (812) 288-7686.
Wayward Actors Co. — production of Muriel Spark’s novel “The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie,” adapted by Jay Presson Allen, directed by John Hess, June 22-24, 8pm, June 25, 2pm, $15, 1527 Lakeland Dr., 744-7214.
••Walden Theatre Summer Academy — production of Roald Dahl’s “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” by young students of three week summer camp, students 8-16 years of age of varied experience accepted, June 23-Aug. 12, show times vary daily, 1123 Payne St., 589-0084.
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.
KY Shakespeare Festival — opens 46th season with “As You Like It,” thru July 2, Tue-Sun, 8pm, free, C. Douglas Ramey Amp., Central Park, free, 637-4933.
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.
••Little Colonel Players — playhouse celebrates 50th anniversary by holding auditions for part of a “Little Colonel” role originally played by Shirley Temple, auditions June 24-25, 6-7pm, 302 Mt. Mercy Dr., 241-0145.
Theatre Alliance of Louisville — collective auditions for seven theater companies, June 24, registration 10am, auditions 11-4pm, VTI Building, 2nd and Chestnut, email@example.com.
The Drama Studio — auditions for summer teen show “Characters,” ages 13-18, June 24, 10am, St. Genesius Theatre, 128 E. Bell Ave., Clarksville, Ind., (812) 284-0280.
New Albany 4th of July — looking to break Guinness Book of World Records for largest band, need musicians, 298-2628 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Reading Group — discussion of “Night” by Elie Wiesel, June 22, 7pm, Crescent Hill Baptist Church, 2800 Frankfort Ave., 896-4425.
Carmichael’s Bookstore — presents signing/discussion of Sister Mary Ellen Doyle’s novel “Pioneer Spirit: Catherine Spalding, Sister of Charity of Nazareth,” June 25, 4pm; reading/signing by E. Lynn Harris, “I Say A Little Prayer,” June 26, 7pm, 2720 Frankfort Ave., 896-6950.
••Unity of Louisville — presents author David Korten, to discuss book “The Great Turning: From Empire to Earth Community,” June 25, 7pm, Unity of Louisville, 757 S. Brook St.; dialogue, June 26, 9:30-12:30pm, Louisville Free Public Library, free, 897-2721.
Women Who Write welcomes women writers, meets first Thu. of month, Highland-Shelby Park Library, â€¨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/.
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.
••International Jazz Café at Library — tango w/ Argentinean musicians Waldo Brandwajnman, Roberto Gesaghi, Luis Montanana, Jose Pablo Menajovsky, June 27, 7pm, Louisville Free Public Library, 301 York St., 574-1611.
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.