Wednesday, April 1
•The Saints Tour by Molly Rice (tour runs Thu.-Sat. also)
$10 (adv.)/$15 (door); 1 p.m.; all ages
Bus leaves from south parking lot of Salvation Army Male Campus, 911 Brook St., and returns in 90 minutes. A vegetarian meal is served.
•A Movielodge screening of “Blackbird”
$10; 7 p.m.; 18+
Presented by Motherlodge and The Louisville Film Society. Features Q&A with director Adam Rapp and stars Paul Sparks and Annie Parisse.
•The Louisville Improvisers
$10; 9:30 p.m.
•LP Funk and The Cheerful Colony: Ithaca
$10; 11 p.m.; 18+
The Rudyard Kipling (422 W. Oak St., 636-1311)
Thursday, April 2
•Short Play Readings
Donation; 7 p.m.
Works by Gina Gionfriddo and others.
•“A Boy Called Noise” by Julia Steele Allen and Ray Rizzo
$10; 8 p.m.
•“The Beast of Taylor Mac” starring Taylor Mac
$10/$15; 9 p.m.
•Open Air Transmission with Scott Anthony
Donation; 11 p.m.
($15 Thursday-night pass available from motherlodge.com.)
Friday, April 3
•Panel discussion: “The Revolution Will Not Be Funded”
Featuring Motherlodge curator/creator Ray Rizzo, activist/artist Julia Steele Allen, the Squallis Puppeteers and more.
Squallis Puppeteers Studio (770 Eastern Pkwy.)
•Motherlodge Friday Night
$10 single, $20 bus pass; 7 p.m.-2 a.m.
The Monkey Wrench shuttle bus runs between participating venues, First Friday Trolley Hop and others. All-access passes include admission to the shows at Headliners, Monkey Wrench and the Rud.
•Motherlodge InStore w/ Philpot, The Indicators and more
Free; 6 p.m.
ear X-tacy (1534 Bardstown Road, 452-1799)
•Funky Ground Water, Side Effects, The Trad Project
$10/$20; 7 p.m.
The Rudyard Kipling
•Tyrone Cotton, Alanna Fugate, Teneia Sanders, Philpot
$10/$20; 9 p.m.
Monkey Wrench (1025 Barret Ave., 583-2433)
•Ron Whitehead & Southside, Dawn Landes, Lady Rizo, The Big Diggity
$15; 9 p.m.
Headliners Music Hall (1386 Lexington Road, 584-8088)
Saturday, April 4
•Opus Ditty’s Garden Party w/ Tom Burnett, Joe Hanna
$15/$20; noon; all ages
•A Movielodge Screening
Short films by C. Scott Shuffitt and “Operation Lysistrata” by Be LaRoe
$5; 3 p.m.; all ages
•“The BeAst of Taylor Mac” starring Taylor Mac
$10/$15; 7 p.m.
Saturday Night Final Fourplay: Lady Rizo, Tom Burnett, David Van Pelt, Scott Anthony and more
Dawn Landes and Lady Rizo’s She Haw feat. Arnett Hollow
Evening package for Taylor Mac and Final Fourplay: $20
Sunday April 5
•Closing Night Hootenanny w/ Paradigm, The Trust, The Governours, Thomas A. Minor & the Picket Line
Pay what you can; 8:30 p.m.; 18+
This week we get up close and personal with Surviving Thalia, whose second album, The Occupation of D.C., is out now. Listen at Bluegrass Catastrophe, bluecat.leoweekly.com.