February 28, 2006

Arts & Entertainment

Arts & EntertainmentSpecial Events••Dance Louisville presents “Everybody Dance” fundraiser, hosted by Tim Kelty, proceeds to Mankind Project and Woman To Woman Kentunckiana, March 4, 7-10pm, $20/ $10 18 and under, Dance Louisville, 8023 Catherine Ln., 485-0310.Flamenco Louisville presents JUERGA! Flamenco Party, March 4, 8pm-midnight, $5, BYOB, 1710 Frankfort Ave., FlamencoLouisville.com.Kentucky Theater presents Muse Fest, celebration of creative women feat. music, spoken word, visual art, March 4, 7-11pm, $8, 651 S. Fourth St., 589-6419.Walden Theatre presents Texas Hold ’Em benefit March 4, 7pm-midnite, registration 6pm, $100, German American Club, 1840 Lincoln Ave., 589-0084.Louisville Palace Theatre presents “Cheaters” starring Brian McKnight, March 4, 3 & 6pm, 625 Fourth St., 583-4335.••Clifton Center presents Art! Art! Barking Dog Modern Dance educational evening of dance, March 4, 7pm, 2117 Payne St., 896-8480.St. Bartholomew Parish presents Monte Carlo Night, March 4, 6pm-midnite, 21 and over, St. Bartholomew’s Magel Center, 2036 Buechel Bank Rd., 267-6339.Fourth Street Live presents the Mother’s Love Benefit including live music, food and silent auction featuring signed celebrity items, March 4, 12-5pm, donations appreciated, 852-8526.UofL Kentucky Author Forum presents President Clinton’s National Economic Advisor Gene Sperling, March 7, 6pm, Q&A session 7pm, tickets $17, Kentucky Center, 589-2884.Louisville Science Center presents “Earth Exhibit,” thru May 7, 727 W. Main St., 560-7159.Oldham County History Center presents “World’s Largest Whiskey Jug Collection,” thru May 15, 469 jugs from all over KY, exhibit features films on distilling and moonshining, Tue.-Sat. 10am-4pm, 106 N. Second Ave., La Grange, 222-0826.Louisville Central Area Inc. presents “Work Late Wednesdays,” happy hour drink and food discounts at downtown Louisville bars and restaurants, 5-7pm, www.worklatewednesdays.com.Visual ArtsCreative Diversity Studio presents 4-week workshop w/ artist Patrick Donley, March 2, 7, 9, 14, 16, 10am-noon, $75, 767-4723.IUS Barr Gallery presents Annual Juried Student Show, thru March 2, IUS Ogle Center, (812) 941-2358.••Flame Run Gallery presents “New Growth: Signs of Life” exhibit, features flame-blown glass depictions of primitive plant life, thru April 1, Tue.-Sat. 10am-4pm, opening March 3, 5:30pm, 828 E. Market, 584-5353.Louisville Visual Art Association presents mixed media work exhibit, March 3-May 26, reception March 3 at First Friday Gallery Hop, 3004 River Rd., 896-2146.Tobin-Hewett Gallery presents mixed media and glassworks exhibit “Scale/Detail: Small works with Powerful Presence,” March 4-April 8, Tues.-Sat. 10am-5pm, 815 W. Market St., 592-7856.Clifton Center presents Rita Jackson sculpture spring sale, featuring Derby and Easter seasonal items, March 4, 9am-1pm, 2117 Payne St., 896-8480.KY Foundation for Women offers weekend artist residencies at Hopscotch House, March 10-12, April 7-9, June 9-11, 228-4875.Higgins Maxwell Gallery presents “Scenes from My Travels,” Impressionistic paintings by Frank Campbell, thru March 22, opening reception March 3, 5-8pm, 1-6pm, 1200 Payne St., 584-7001.Jefferson Community College presents T.L. Macon painting exhibit, thru March 24, Mon.-Thu. 8am-4pm, Fri 9am-noon, Krantz Art Gallery, VTI Building, 213-2393.••UofL Ekstrom Library presents “All Possible Worlds,” a photographic exhibit by Douglas Prince, illustrated catalog available, thru March 24, 852-6752.Louisville Slugger Museum presents “Willie Mays: 24 at 75,” art/photography/artifacts exhibit, sign giant b-day card that will be sent to him, thru March 25, 800 W. Main St., 558-7228. KY Museum of Art and Craft presents Louisville Area Fiber and Textile Artists exhibit, thru March 25, 715 W. Main St., 589-0102 or www.KentuckyArts.org.PYRO Gallery presents “Invisible Conversations,” Benedict Phillips collected photography focusing on visual Dyslexia, thru March 25, 221 Hancock St., 587-0106.Hite Art Institute at UofL presents “Alma Lesch: A Life in Fabric,” thru March 26, Mon.-Fri. 9am-4:30pm, Sat. 10am-2pm, Sun. 1-6pm, 852-4483.Speed Art Museum presents “Time & Transformation in 17th Century Dutch Art,” thru March 26; and Gaela Erwin: “Facing the Subject,” self-portraits, thru June 25, $10, 2035 S. 3rd St., 634-2701.Flame Run Gallery presents Devyn Baron’s “New Growth: Signs of Life,” thru March 26, opening reception March 3, 6-9pm, 828 E. Market St., 584-5353.Spalding University presents photography exhibit “Consider it All Joy,” a collection of Harlan Co. photos, thru March 26, Spaulding University Huff Gallery, 853 Library Lane, 585-9911.galerie hertz presents “Brad Devlin: Random Portraits in Mixed Media,” thru April 1, 632 E. Market, 584-3547.Zephyr Gallery presents Sharon Weis: “Two Bodies of Work,” thru April 1, Wed.-Sat. 11am-6pm, 610 E. Market St., 585-5646.Swanson Reed Contemporary presents Thea Lura: “Kneel Before Gaud,” thru April 1, 638 E. Market St., 589-5466.Kaviar Forge & Gallery presents Fred Giovanni: “Alyeska The Great Land,” thru April 15, Thu.-Fri. 1-6pm, Sat. 11am-5pm, 1718 Frankfort Ave., 561-0377.New Center for Contemporary Art presents “Nowhere,” an art exhibit drawing on Louisville locales, thru April 22, Wed.-Sat. 11am-6pm, 742 E. Market St., 561-7621.Portland Museum presents Michael W. Farmer’s “Inside Out” exhibit, thru April 28, 2308 Portland Ave., 776-7678.Brown Williamson Tower in Middleton Reulinger firm features photographer/attorney Don Vish exhibit “Eccentric Views of Louisville,” photos of Louisville landmarks and businesses, top floor, ongoing, 584-1135.“Window Comics,” an ongoing public art installation by Jeffrey Scott Holland, 1661 Story Ave., 582-1674.Winfrey Blackburn Gallery at Mary Anderson Center looking for artists to exhibit, send 10 slides, artist statement and resume to MACA, 101 St. Francis Dr., Mount St. Francis, IN 47246, (812) 923-8602.••Historic Division Street School, newly restored building which opened as a segregated school in 1884, Saturdays, 1-3pm, 18th & Division St., New Albany, 941-0959.Mary Anderson Center offers Art Educators Fellowships, (812) 923-8602.Full Moon Yoga, 2001 Frankfort Ave., has free space available for women artists to use as gallery during F.A.T. Fridays. 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 are on the first Fridays from 5-9pm. 589-0102.F.A.T. (Frankfort Ave. Trolley) hops are the 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 offering watercolor painting classes for adults and children. Prices and times vary. 955-8512 x 251.Flame Run Gallery offers classes, 584-5353. Glassworks offers classes, 992-3016.Mary Anderson Center for the Arts offers classes, 987-6470.Performing ArtsHighland Hills Middle School presents “Honk, Jr.,” based on book by Hans Christian Andersen, March 1-3, School Auditorium, 3492 Edwardsville Galena Rd., Georgetown, Ky., 923-4014, ext 3162.Louisville Playhouse presents “As Bees in Honey Drown,” comedy centered around woman looking for fame, March 1-5, 8pm, $10, $9 seniors, $7 students, 852-6814.••Lisa’s Oak St. Lounge presents “Decent Exposure,” two-man improv, March 2, $5, 9pm, 1004 E. Oak St., 727-6252.Walden Theatre presents 25th annual Young Playwrights Festival, March 2-3, 7:30pm, March 4, 2pm & 7:30pm, $15 adults, $10 students, matinee $10 adults, $8 students, 1123 Payne St., 589-0084.Blue Apple Players present 30th anniversary celebration including behind-the-scenes look at growth of theater company, open houses take place March 3, 4:30pm; March 15, 10am; March 29, 10am; April 7, 4:30pm; April 19, 10am, 625 E. Market St., 587-7990.••As Yet Unnamed Theater Co. presents “Broadway Reverie, an Evening of Song,” March 3-4, 8pm, March 5, 2:30pm, $12, Kentucky Center MeX Theater, 584-7777.Interactive Murder Mystery presents “Love Hurts … a lot!” including light buffet, coffee and dessert, features romance specialist Dr. Phil Good, March 5, 7-9pm, $40 per person, $60 couples, Bernheim Mansion, 1416 S. Third St., 742-9345.Derby Dinner Playhouse presents “Do Black Patent Leather Shoes Really Reflect Up?” thru April 2, 7:45pm, Sun. 1:30pm, Wed. 1pm, $30-$40; and “Pinocchio,” as part of Children’s Musical Theatre Series, March 4, 11, 18 & 25, $10-$19, 525 Marriott Dr., Clarksville, (812) 288-8281.Actors Theatre presents 30th Annual Humana Fest, March 7-April 8, 316 W. Main, ticket packages/schedule at 584-1205 or www.actorstheatre.org.Trinity Department of Theatre presents “Babes in Arms,” March 8-11, 15-18, 7:30pm; matinee performances March 12 & 19, 2pm, $7 adults, $5 students/seniors, Trinity Auditorium, 115 North Sherrin Ave., 736-2177.WhoDunnit Murder Mystery Theater presents “Murder in the Court,” centers around courtroom chaos, Saturdays, thru April 15, Hyatt Regency, 320 W. Jefferson St., 426-7100 or www.whodunnitky.com.Auditions/ContestsLouisville Repertory Co. auditions for “How I Learned to Drive” by Paula Vogel, thru March 2, 7-9pm, bring headshot and resume, Christian Health Center, 920 S. Fourth St., 645-1012.••Music Theatre Louisville auditions for Summer 2006 season, children 7-12, March 6-7, 10-11, 17-19, Iroquois Amp., 589-4060.Kaviar Forge & Gallery seeking submissions for “Artists in Our Midst,” exhibit of art by people who live or work in Clifton/Crescent Hill neighborhoods, deadline April 1, 561-0377.Bands wanted for Derby Fest. miniMarathon, April 29, 584-3378 ext. 822.DaVinci Downtown Festival, in New Albany May 20, seeking artists to design official T-shirt, awards will be presented, deadline March 3, 941-0018.Kentucky Unbridled Spirit Photo Contest, focus on winter scenes around state, winning photos used to promote tourism, deadline March 3, www.kytourism.com.UofL School of Music invites instrumentalists, young and old, to participate in UofL Community Concert Band, rehearses Mon., 7:15-9:15pm, School of Music, 852-4665.Project Women seeking pieces for “Women & Wisdom” art exhibit/sale, no fee, www.projectwomen.org.“African Tales” seeking men/women with dance/musical background for paid, non-union gig, www.arkarts.com.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••UofL presents poet Susan Snively, March 1, 7:30pm, Bingham Poetry Room, UofL Ekstrom Library; also poetry discussion March 2, 10am, free, Bingham Humanities Bldg., Room 300, 852-6171.Barnes & Noble offers two literature discussions March 4, Ken Grimes signs book “Camptown … 150 years of stories from Camptown, Kentucky,” 2-4pm; Metro Councilman Tom Owens discusses DVD project “Butchertown,” 4100 Summit Plaza Dr., 327-0410.Barnes & Noble Hurstbourne presents Bruce Tyler signing copies of “Louisville in World War II,” March 4, 3pm, 801 S. Hurstbourne Pkwy., 426-0255.Kentucky Crafted hosts David Domine book signing, March 4 & 5, 10am-4pm, KY Fair & Expo Center, booth 714 in South Wing B, (270) 388-9388.••Carmichael’s Bookstore presents two author discussion of spirituality, featuring Father Jerry Eifler’s “Unpacking for the Journey,” and Dr. Jane Thibault’s “10 Gospel Promises for Later Life,” March 5, 4pm, 2720 Frankfort Ave., 896-6950.Frazier Historical Arms Museum presents historian Victor Davis Hanson, to sign and discuss “A War Like No Other: How Athenians and Spartans Fought the Peloponnesian War,” March 6, 7:30pm, 829 W. Main St., 753-5663.New Albany Public Library hosts young adult book discussion club, March 7, 6:30pm, meets in upper level of library “Teen Scene” section, 180 W. Spring St., (812) 944-8464.Women Who Write welcomes women writers, meets first Thu. of month, Highland-Shelby Park Library, 
Mid-City Mall, 6:30-8:30pm, 635-1391.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.FilmJewish Community Center presents eighth annual Louisville Jewish Film Festival, thru March 1, Village 8 Theatres, 238-2731.Louisville Cinema Society presents 2nd Annual Academy Awards Party and Fund-Raising Event, “The Oscars at Oscar’s Party,” March 5, 6pm, $10, Oscar’s Bar and Grill, 252 E. Market St., 429-0443.••UofL presents “Season of Dissent Film Festival,” thru April 2, free, for schedule, see Flick Central or http://campuslife.louisville.edu/sac/sab/seasonofdissent.Louisville Cinema Society meets fourth Thu. of month, Oscar’s Bar and Grill, Floyd & Market, 6:30pm, also Movie Trivia Night fourth Thu. at Oscar’s, 7pm, 533-0683, www.louisvillecinemasociety.com.MusicLouisville Orchestra presents guest conductor Edwin Outwater, performances includes works from Brahms and Stravinsky, March 2, 10:30am and March 4, 8pm, $16-$35 first concert, $18-60 second, 584-7777.Saint Meinrad presents National Players in two free performances of “Taming of the Shrew” and “Dracula,” March 3-4, 7pm, 200 Hill Drive, (812) 357-6501.••IUS Ogle Center presents annual Young Artist Piano Competition, by Arts Council of S. Indiana, March 4, free, 1pm, (812) 949-4238.Downtown Sounds, Third Thursday Trolley Bop, every third Thursday of the month, many varieties of live music throughout downtown, trolley on extended hours and free of charge, www.thirdthursday.info.UofL School of Music presents weekly performances and recitals; for schedule, call 852-1787.MERF needs helping hands. Musicians Emergency Resource Foundation needs volunteers. 244-4790.