Issue August 29, 2006

Arts & Entertainment Listings

Special Events

••Art Festival — Goldenrod Gala Arts and Entertainment Festival, free, outdoors, Sept. 2, 9am-6pm, General Butler State Resort Park, Hwy. 227, Carrollton, Ky., 732-7030.
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

Actors Theatre Gallery — Landscape paintings by Mary F. Burnley and Nana Lampton on display during season-opening musical “My Fair Lady,” Aug. 29-Sept. 23, 584-1265.
Jefferson Community College — Kentucky Watercolor Society will hold juried all-member competition, Aug. 30 reception 4-6pm, exhibit runs thru Sept 28, 9-5pm, 2nd and Broadway, 213-2393.
••Atomic Saucer — exhibit of art made from recycled materials, shrines and altered books by Kate Wilke of the Louisville Craft Mafia, runs thru Aug. 31, 1000 E. Oak St., 637-5399.
Bernheim Gallery — exhibit of jazz albums on display, thru Aug. 31, Louisville Free Public Library, 301 York St., 574-1611.
Mad About Art — exhibit by oil painter Lou Posner and contributing watercolorist and sculptor, runs thru Aug. 31, free, 625 Baxter Ave., 568-4916.
Oldham Co. History Center — “Oldham County’s English Immigrants: Freemasonry and the Eastern Star,” runs thru Aug. 26, 222-0826.
1950s Leisure Wear Exhibit — exhibits at the Jeffersontown Historical Museum, thru Aug. 29, 10-5pm Mon-Fri, 10-2pm Sun, 10635 Watterson Trail, Jeffersontown, 261-8290.
Lionheart Gallery — painters and textile artists exhibited, thru Aug 31, 10-6pm Mon-Tue, Wed-Sat 10-9pm, 10-5 Sun, 313 S. Fourth St., 568-3030.
Filson Historical Society — “Mary Cobb: A Retrospect,” thru summer, Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, Sat 9am-12pm, 1301 S. Third St., 635-5083.
Chase Gallery — “Emerging Artists” exhibit by Louisville Visual Art Assoc., thru Sept. 1, 416 W. Main St., 896-2146.
••Oldham County History Center — “Key Ingredients: America by Food,” Smithsonian Traveling Exhibit, Sept. 2-Oct. 14, (502) 222-0826.
UnderGround Art Space — features Underground Group Show, thru Sept. 2, 1235 Bardstown Rd., 459-8005 or seddsart@yahoo.com.
Speed Art Museum — “Sam Gilliam: a retrospective,” thru Sept. 3, 2035 S. Third St., 634-2700 or www.speedmuseum.org.
Kentucky Artisan Center — “Fiberworks” exhibit featuring Louisville area fiber and textile artists, thru Sept. 4, 8-7:30pm, free, at exit 77 (Berea), (895) 985-5448.
Frazier Historical Museum — “André Jeunet: Images of WWI by a Pacifist Soldier,” thru Sept. 4, 829 W. Main St., www.fraziermuseum.org.
••Louisville Free Public Library — Main branch, “Ground Zero Gallery,” fifth anniversary exhibit of the 9/11 photos, Sept. 5-30, free, 574-1662.
Cathedral of the Assumption — exhibit “She Speaks: Forgotten Goddess” features quilts of Penny Sisto, thru Sept 6, 10-4:30pm, 433 S. Fifth St., 583-3100.
Louisville Visual Art Association — hosts paintings of Cheryl Chapman and photographs of Julius Friedman in “Palette de Deux,” thru Oct. 21, reception Sept 8, 5:30-7:30pm at the Water Tower, 3005 River Rd., 896-2146.
Douglas Loop Heine Bros. — photography by Laura Skinner on display thru Sept 10, 7am-11pm, 2200 Bardstown Rd., 515-0380.
Bon Air Regional Library —windows at Bon Air Library will feature work by the Watercolor Group, thru Sept. 12, 2816 Del Rio Place, 574-1795.
Kentucky Center Gallery — “Snap Shots: Nature Around Us” by Patricia Brock, thru Sept. 15, 501 W. Main St., 562-0118.
University of Louisville — photographs of trappist monastery Gethsemani and Cherokee Park by award-winning photographer Theodore Eitel, display at U of L’s Photographic Archives, thru Sept. 29, 2301 S Third St., 852-1861.
Merton Institute for Contemplative Living — presents photography exhibit “Abbey of Gethsemani and Cherokee Park,” thru Sept. 29, Ekstrom Library, UofL, 899-1991.
Gallery Janjobe — “Journey Jots: The Art Dolls’ Adventure,” a collaborative art dolls by six Kentucky Artists, thru Sept. 30, 6-9pm, 1850 Mellwood Ave., 899-9293.
21C Museum Hotel — “Hybridity” exhibit on display thru Sept. 30, 700 W. Main St., 589-4690.
Zephyr Gallery — features artists Debbie Thomas and Brenda Wirth, thru Sept. 30, 610 E. Market St., 585-5646.
Bernheim Forest — two new outdoor sculptures, “Growth” by Erin Fletcher and “The Persistence of Solitude” by Jesse Levesque, thru Sept. 30, free, Mon.-Fri., $5 per car, Sat. and Sun., 955-8512.
Kaviar Gallery & Forge — “Artists in our Midst” celebrates the work of at least 19 artists from Clifton, Crescent Hill and Clifton Heights, thru Oct. 1, 1718 Frankfort Ave., 561-0377.
••Mellwood Arts & Entertainment Center — “The Last Picnic,” collage artwork by Heather Hunter at the Tenant Art Gallery, thru Oct. 16, 9-5pm, 1860 Mellwood Ave., 895-3650.
Winfrey Blackburn Fine Arts Gallery — exhibit of Emily Trick’s small clay sculptures, thru Oct. 21, by appointment only, 101 St. Francis Dr., Mt. St. Francis, Ind., 923-8602.
KY Museum of Art and Craft — exhibit “Life InSight: The Human Experience,” with work of nearly 90 artists working in sculpture, fiber, metalwork and more, Gail Brown is curator, thru Nov. 4, free, 715 W. Main St., 589-0102.
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.
Carnegie Center — “Ordinary People, Extraordinary Courage: Men and Women of the Underground Railroad” permanent exhibit now open, 201 E. Spring St., IN, (812) 944-7336.
“Window Comics” — ongoing public art installation by Jeffrey Scott Holland, 1661 Story Ave., 582-1674.
Mellwood Arts Center — looking for raw, rough primitive pieces representing traditional and contemporary artwork, 1860 Mellwood Ave., 895-3650.
University of Louisville  — looking for artist(s) for short-term contract work to help create art for the Web site and promotional literature, 456-5810.
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.
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 experienced artists who are interested in dynamic co-operative gallery, 452-2008.
Gallery Hops — first Fridays of every month, 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 — art classes for pre-school to adult, New Albany, IN, 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

Kentucky Repertory Theatre — performances of “The Gospel of Mark,” Aug. 30, 7:30pm, $12 adults, $8 students and children, located two miles east off of Exit 58 off I-65, Horse Cave, (270) 786-1200.
••Actors Theatre — Brown-Forman Mainstage series presents production of “My Fair Lady,” Pamela Brown Auditorium, thru Sept. 23, 7:30pm, 316 W Main St., 584-1265.
Derby Dinner Playhouse — presents regional premiere of “Peace Like a River,” gospel musical comedy, thru Oct 1, 525 Marriot Drive, Clarksville, (812) 288-8281.
Blue Apple Players — reconnecting BAP alumni to celebrate 30th anniversary, public is asked to contact theater with their most memorable BAP performance, deadline Oct 31, 587-7990.
Project Improv, a long form improv troupe — performs every Fri., 9pm, KY Theater, 651 S. Fourth St., www.projectimprov.com.

Auditions/Contests

••Renegade Art Productions — open casting for feature film, all ages, Sept. 2, 541-1833.
The Drama Studio — ongoing auditions for “On Golden Pond” to be performed in Oct. 13-22, looking for ages 35-50, Encore Performing Arts Center, 128 E. Bell Ave., Clarksville, Ind., (812) 284-0280.
Celebration of Life Photography Contest — showcase for new/emerging artists, winners featured in Louisville galleries during Derby ’07, deadline Feb. 17, www.celebratelifephotocontest.com.
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.
IU Southeast — needs instrumentalists and singers to join ensembles, (812) 941-2655 or www.ius.edu/music.
Louisville Chorus — auditions on-going for qualified singers, all sections, 968-6300.

Book

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, Fourth and Hill sts., 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 meets the second Wed. of the month, New Albany-Floyd County Public Library, IN, 949-3523.
Science Fiction/Fantasy Readers Group — meets 7pm, fourth Mon. of the month, Barnes and Noble, 801 S. Hurstbourne, http://scifi.meetup.com/32/.

Film

••Fright Night Film Fest — horror-based film fest including short films, feature length, animated, Sept. 1-3, Holiday Inn Airport, 2715 Fern Valley Rd,, www.frightnightfilmfest.com.
Bluegrass Independent Film Fest. — accepting entries for regional filmmakers, scheduled in Oldham County, Sept. 8-10, (502) 241-1006 or www.bluegrassfilmfest.com.

Music

Mellwood Arts Center — looking for stripped down, raw, traditional with a contemporary bend, lo-fi fiddlers, circuit benders, psycho-billy, one-man bands, 1860 Mellwood Ave., 895-3650.  
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.