May 30, 2006

Arts & Entertainment

Special EventsOldham County History Center — “A History of Free Masonry and the English Culture of Oldham Co.” exhibit, June 2-Sept. 9, 222-0826.Glassworks — Father’s Day glass-casting a gift, participants can create personalized sand molds, appt. times limited, June 2, 5-9pm, June 4, 10am-5pm, 815 W. Market St., 992-3056.••Earth Mamas Dance Company — present Inner Chi of Gaia, June 3, 7:30pm, $8, Kentucky Theater, 651 S. Fourth St., 589-6419.Highlands Douglass Art Show — features over 50 regional artists, live music, food, artwork juried by Louisville Visual Arts Association, June 3-4, 9am-5pm, Douglass Park Community Center, 2301 Douglass Blvd., 454-5800.••Louisville Ballet Yard Sale — fundraiser for P.A.L.S. (Parents Association of Louisville Ballet School), June 3, 8am-noon, 1707 Nole Dr., Jeffersonville, Ind., 583-3150.Asian Water Festival Family Day — festival celebrating Asian culture includes martial arts demonstrations, dancers, crafts, food and more, June 3, 11am-3pm, free, Waterfront Park, 635-2240.Arts on the Green — juried fine arts and crafts show of varied original artwork, produced by Oldham Country Arts Assoc., June 3-4, 10am-5pm, free, Oldham 8 Theatre, 410 South 1st St., La Grange, Ky., 243-9879.“Instant Cinema” — with The Louisville Improvisors and Todd Hildreth, mixture of film, improv and comedy, June 3, $5, 11pm, Jazz Factory, 815 W. Market, 992-3242.21C Museum Hotel Grand Opening — featuring Cirque du Soleil performers, show by Comedy Central regular Adam Ferrara and more, June 9, 584-7777 or 292-6095.Frazier Historical Museum — “Andre Jeunet: A French Soldier’s View of WWI” including 200 self-snapped photos of the war, thru June 10, 829 W. Main St., 836-5347.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.“Discover Louisville” Landmarks — tours scheduled second Sun., 1-4pm, Water Tower on River Road, $45, 574-2868.Visual ArtsPaul Paletti Gallery — “AZO>Contact>Print” exhibit spotlighting large format photography, thru May 31, 713 E. Market St., 589-9254.••Photography Solo Show — Josh McNally’s work displayed at River Bend Winery, thru May 31, 120 S. 10th St, 540-5650.Iroquois Library Community Gallery — “Coming Down the Backstretch: Klein Center Creations” features artwork from the backside at Churchill Downs including quilting and watercolor, thru May 31, 601 W. Woodlawn Ave., 574-1845.Nebula Gallery — featuring collaboration works by local artists, thru May 31, Mon.-Fri. 1-6pm, The Spot, 107 E. Market St.Nitty Gritty — exhibits paintings by Angela Raines in conjunction with anniversary sale and celebration, thru May 31, Mon.-Sat. 11am-6pm, Sun. 11am-5pm, 996 Barret Ave., 583-3377.••Mona & Lisa Gallery — “TWIGGY,” original paintings by Carla Terwilleger, and jewelry artist Craig Johnson’s “PHAZES,” thru June 1, Tue.-Sat. 11-6pm, 2031 Frankfort Ave., 896-9499.Oldham Co. History Center — “Oldham County’s English Immigrants: Freemasonry and the Eastern Star” exhibit runs June 1-Aug. 26, 222-0826.Kaviar Gallery and Forge — “Turn, Turn, Turn: Contemporary American Wood Carvings,” features three regional artists, June 1-July 1, 1718 Frankfort Ave., 561-0377.Rouge Noir — new gallery hosting drawing invitational featuring work from local artists and UofL students, June 2, open first Fri. 4-9pm, and Sat. noon-4pm, 333 E. Market, 428-9710.KY Museum of Art and Craft — Color in Clay Workshop for adults, June 3, 12-4pm, cost: $35, lab fee: $5; also, opening reception for artist Bill Santon, June 2, 5-9pm during the Trolley Hop, 715 W. Main, 589-0102.galerie hertz — artist Russ Vogt paintings, thru June 2, 5-8pm, 632 E. Market, 584-3547.Old Louisville Coffee House — two-person art show w/ Katy Horan and Kathleen Lolley, opening reception June 2, 7-11pm, 1489 S. Fourth St., 635-6660.Louisville Free Public Library — photos from the book “Louisville In World War II” by Dr. Bruce Tyler are exhibited in the Bernheim Gallery, thru June 4, free, 301 York St., 574-1845.KY Foundation for Women offers weekend artist residencies at Hopscotch House, June 9-11, 228-4875.Lobby Gallery — of Mellwood Art & Entertainment Center, features “Old Friend Series,” w/ photographer Laura Faber, thru June 9, 1860 Mellwood Ave., 895-3650.Headley-Whitney Museum — “A Cottage Industry: Sweaters Designed by Helen Bond Carruthers,” thru June 10, 4435 Old Frankfort Pike, Lexington, (859) 255-6653.Speed Art Museum — Louisville artist Gaela Erwin exhibits paintings of herself portrayed as Christian martyrs and saints, thru June 25; “Documenting Dissent” features 26 photographs depicting variety of protests, thru June 11, 2035 S. Third St., 634-2700.••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.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.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 31, 10am-4pm weekdays, 10am-8pm Thu., Ekstrom Library, 852-6752.Deven 7 Studios — Geoff Carr’s French Series on display through July 31, 825 Floyd St., 582-2333.Kaviar Gallery — “The Familiar: Recent Encaustic Works by Dane Waters” exhibit questions human understanding of self in time and place, 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.Deven 7 Studios — features artist Geoff Carr’s French series, thru July 31, 825 S. Floyd St., 582-2333 or www.de7enstudios.com.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.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.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 ArtsJuneteenth Legacy Theatre — seventh annual jamboree of new plays, presented by Theatre Alliance of Louisville, June 2-17, 8pm, tickets $10, Actors Theatre of Louisville, 584-1205.PNC Bank Broadway Louisville — “Little Women — The Broadway Musical,” featuring Maureen McGovern, June 6-11, $21.75-$56.75, Kentucky Center, 584-7777.••Crescent Hill Baptist Church — youth choir presents musical “Love, You Spoke A Word” by Ken Medema, June 11, 6:30pm, 2800 Frankfort Ave., 896-4425.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/ContestsAncient Order of Hibernians — sponsoring Louisville Irish Art contest for artists, must be turned in thru June 3 at All Things Celtic, 623 Baxter Ave., 568-8899.Scott County Heritage Center — casting call for “Rumplestiltskin,” June 3, 10am, 1050 S. Main St., Scottsburg, Ind., (812) 752-1050.••Wayward Actors Company — auditions for “Glengarry Glen Ross” June 4, 4pm, June 5, 7pm, Conrad-Caldwell House, 1402 St. James Court, Georgetown Ind., (812) 923-1003.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.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.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.BooksAtomic Saucer — presents author Marlene Mitchell to sign new novel “Return to Ternberry,” June 3, 9am-noon, 1000 E. Oak St., 637-5399.••Borders Bookstore — presents author Carol Higgins Clark to discuss and sign “Hitched,” June 6, 7pm, Shelbyville Rd. location, 893-0133.Carmichael’s Bookstore — presents author Chuck Palahniuk to read from his collected works, June 8, 7pm, Clifton Center Reception Hall, 2117 Payne St., 456-6950.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/.FilmAustin Film Festival — accepting entries for Screenplay and Teleplay competitions, cash prize, deadline June 1; Teleplay deadline June 1, 800-310-3378, www.austinfilmfestival.com.••Kentucky Theater — showing “Paradise,” 2005 Academy Award nominee for Best Foreign Language Film, Arabic sweets and coffee from Grape Leaf Rest., June 2, 7pm, $5-$10 donation, Kentucky Theater, 651 S. Fourth St., 589-6419.New Local Film — full-length detective comedy “FINALE: The Last Case” filmed in Louisville, debuts at Comedy Caravan, suitable for all ages, June 4, 2:30pm, 1250 Bardstown Rd., 459-0022.Bluegrass Independent Film Fest. — accepting entries for regional filmmakers, scheduled in Oldham County, Sept. 8-10, (502) 241-1006, www.bluegrassfilmfest.com.Music••Jamey Aebersold Jazz Quartet — free concert at New Albany-Floyd County Public Library, June 6, 7pm, 180 W. Spring St., 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.