Arts & Entertainment Listings
Special Events••International Women’s Day — to celebrate women’s contribution to community w/ artists & live music, will highlight women’s issues thru history and more, free, March 8, 5:30pm, Americana Community Center, 4801 Southside Dr., 852-7014.Gerald Ford Papers — on display in Berheim Gallery at Main Library, free, exhibit runs March 8-31, 527 W. Jefferson St., 574-1845.Louisville Ballet — presents Choreographers’ Showcase, first look at 11 new pieces by local artists, $15, March 9-10, 8pm, 315 E. Main St., 583-2623.••Home, Garden & Remodeling Show — sponsored by Trend Appliances, featuring local top chefs, “The Mole Hunter,” “The Renegade Gardener,” local landscaping & garden experts, designer rooms & local celebrities, $9-$10, March 9-10, 10am-10pm, March 11, 10am-5pm, KY Fair & Expo S. Wing, 585-4663.Collaboratory — evening of live music, poetry, graphic arts, collaborative and spontaneous multi-media jams, free, all ages, last Sat./month, 7:30pm, James Lees Presbyterian Church, 1741 Frankfort Ave., 896-0172.Visual ArtsUnderground Art Space — exhibiting “A Collection of Clay Works” by Suzanne Edds, March 7-31, reception March 17, 7-9pm, inside Louisville Tattoo Company, 1235 Bardstown Rd.Kaviar Forge & Gallery — hosting “Living On Clay & Louisville Soil,” corresponds to NCECA Conference, March 8-31, reception March 15, 5-8pm, 1718 Frankfort Ave., 561-0377.••Project Women — “Women of Wisdom” presented by National City Bank, thru March 8, 4th and Muhammad Ali, 584-8090. Carnegie Center for Art and History — “Form, Not Function: Quilt Art at the Carnegie,” thru March 8, Tue-Sat 10am-5:30pm, 201 E. Spring St., New Albany, 812-944-7336.Atomic Saucer — presents “Nightshades: Existing Light Photography of Germantown/Paristown” by C. Read, thru March 31; also, art by Casey Matthew McKinney, thru April 1, reception March 9, 1000 E. Oak St., 637-5399.••Flame Run — exhibiting 20 artists including Che Rhodes in conjunction to upcoming NCECA w/ show “Ten Years Out – 1996-2006: Ceramic & Glass Alumni, Tyler School of Art,” March 9-April 20, 828 E. Market St., 584-5353.Riverside, the Farnsley-Moreman — exhibit of photography by Jim Pullen, thru March 10, 7410 Moorman Rd, 935-6809. Butcher Block Gallery — hosts “Necromancing the Screw,” six artists from Nashville, thru March 12, 931 E. Main St., 802-9993.Glassworks — hosting four NCECA Exhibitions called “Serving the U.S.: Master Kiln Builders Invitational,” March 12-16, 815 W. Market St., 584-4510.Arts on the Green — juried fine arts & crafts show calling for entries, scheduled for June 2-3 in La Grange, submit applications by March 15, space limited to 120 artists, 243-9879, www.oldhamcountyarts.org.Krantz Gallery — displaying ceramic exhibition “The Firm: Inspiration & Evolution” in conjunction w/ NCECA conference, now thru March 30, reception March 15, 6-8pm, in VTI 115 at JCTC, First & Chestnut, 213-2117.Huff Gallery — hosts “Stardust Memories: Fifty Years at IU Bloomington,” showcases 20 active ceramic artists who have taught at IUS, now thru March 25, reception March 15, 6:30-8:30pm, Spalding University, 853 S. Fourth St., 585-7122.••Gallery at the Brown Hotel — in conjunction with galerie hertz, presents the works of Goeffrey Pagen, know for his ceramic wall sculptures, thru March 16, 335 W Broadway, 583-1234.Webster University— hosting two NCECA shows in Visual Arts Center, “At Home & Away: Intimate Portraits” by Amy Sanders & Alyssa Wood & “Out of My Mind” by Mitch Lyons, thru March 17, 1031 Zorn Ave., 896-1835.KY Museum of Art & Craft — presents “The Best of KY Clay & Euro-o-Centric Works,” sponsored by YUM! Brands, thru March 17, 715 W. Main St., 589-0155.Deven 7 Studios — presents “Winter Works” by Mike Sebastian, a collection of industrial geometrics and portraits, thru March 24, 825 S. Floyd St., 582-2333.Speed Art Museum — exhibiting photographs by landscape photographer Michael Kenna, now thru March 25, 2035 S. Third St., 634-2700.Pyro Gallery — exhibitions of work by five artists to be shown thru March 31, Thu-Sat 11am-6pm, 624 W. Main St., 587-0106. Buzzworx Coffee — “Awaken: A Collection of Clay Works” by Suzanne Edds, thru March 31, 718 W Main St., firstname.lastname@example.org.Muhammad Ali Center — presents “Surviving Darfur,” a photo essay on loan from the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, March 31, 9:30am-5pm, 144 N. Sixth St., 584-9254.Zephyr Gallery— exhibiting works of artists Stephanie Potter & JP Begley, thru April 1, 610 E. Market St., 545-1412.••The 930 — exhibiting photography by James R. Southard called “One Step Back,” thru April 1, 930 Mary St., www.the930.org.B. Deemer Gallery — presents “Summer Passage,” paintings by Ellen Glasgow, thru April 4, 2650 Frankfort Ave., 896-6687.Oldham Co. History Center — Oldham County Barns, an exhibit by Ann Carter, thru April 15, 106 N. Second Ave., LaGrange, Ky., 502-222-0826. Patio Gallery — presents paintings by Kentucky Watercolor Society, thru April 16, Jewish Community Center, 3600 Dutchmans Ln, 238-2753.Speed Art Museum — presents “Building Books: The Art of David Macaulay,” $4-$8, thru May 13, 2035 S. Third St., 634-2700.21C Museum — “New Acquisitions and Highlights,” ongoing daily, 700 W. Main St., 217-6300.Brown Williamson Tower, Middleton Reulinger firm — photographer/attorney Donald 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.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.Call for Subjects — local photographer seeks women who lost their mothers as children (age 20 or younger), 891-0434.Co-op Gallery — opening for one serious artist in 3D or fiber, Gallery 10 Seventy at Mellwood Arts Center, 548-3921.Louisville Artists — join “Louisville Art Talk” forum on Louisville art-related topics, www.groups.yahoo.com/group/louisvillearttalk.Mary Anderson Center — looking for emerging, serious artists to exhibit at Mount St. Francis in Floyds Knobs, two small galleries, (812) 923-8602 or maryandersoncenter.org.••Full Moon Yoga — free space available for artists to use as gallery during F.A.T. Fridays, 2001 Frankfort Ave., 894-0094.Pyro Gallery — seeking experienced artists who are interested in dynamic co-operative gallery, 624 W. Main St., 587-0106.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.Access to the Arts Inc.— an arts and disability advocacy organization, making arts accessible to people with disabilities, www.accesstothearts.org.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 and tours, tour hot-glass and cold-glass studios, 10am-4pm, free, 828 Market St, 584-5353. Glassworks — offers classes, 992-3016.Performing ArtsThe Indicators — improv comedy troupe will perform at Comedy Caravan, $3-$5, March 7, 8pm, 1250 Bardstown Rd., 459-0022, www.indicatorsimprov.com.••Trinity High School — Dept. of Theatre Arts presents “Kiss Me, Kate,” $5-$7, March 7-10 & 14-17, 7:30pm, March 11 & 18, 2pm, in auditorium, 115 N. Sherrin Ave., 736-2177.••Sacred Heart Academy — & Ursuline School for the Performing Arts present “The Glass Menagerie,” $5-$7, March 8-10, 8pm, in Angela Hall at Ursuline, 3105 Lexington Rd., 897-1816.Walden Theatre — presents “World Premier” by KY author George Ella Lyon, $8-$10, March 8-10, 7:30pm, March 10, 2:30pm, 1123 Payne St., 589-0084.PNC Broadway Across America — presents “Riverdance: the Original International Phenomenon,” $17-$62, March 9-10, 8pm, March 10, 2pm, March 11, 1pm & 6:30pm, in Whitney Hall, 584-7777.Floyd Central High School — Theatre Dept. presents “Zombie Prom,” $10-$15, March 9-10, 7:30pm, March 11, 2pm, 6575 Old Vincennes Rd. in Floyd Knobs, 923-8811 x 333.••LEO — presents “A Little Off Center” Series w/ Varla Jean Merman, may contain mature content, $23-$28 (tables), March 10, 8pm, in Bomhard Theater at KY Center, 584-7777.Stage One — & D.D. Williamson present “Miss Nelson Has a Field Day,” $13.50-$20.50, March 11 & 17, 2pm, in Bomhard Theater at KY Center, 584-7777.Derby Dinner Playhouse — presents “Beehive,” featuring music from popular girl groups of the '60s, thru April 1; also “Jack and the Beanstalk,” thru March 24, multiple times and costs, 525 Marriot Dr, Clarksville, 812-288-8281.WhoDunnit Murder Mystery Theater — presents latest MacCrimmon Mystery “Murder by Quarry: The Case of the Murderous Masterpiece,” $39.95 includes meal, thru March 31, Saturdays at 6:30pm, Masterson's, 1830 S. Third St., 426-7100.Humana Festival — 31st annual festival opens with two full-length plays, “The Unseen” by Craig Wright (thru April 1) and “Dark Play or Stories for Boys” by Carlos Murillo's (thru March 31), Actors Theatre, 316 W. Main St., 584-1265. Auditions/ContestsMusic Theatre Louisville — auditions for 2007 season, including “Hello, Dolly,” “42nd Street,” “Oliver,” need all ages, March 9-12, 16-18, 589-4060 or www.musictheatrelouisville.com.KY Repertory Theater — auditions for upcoming 2007 season, appointments req., March 10, 10am-4pm, 107 E. Main St. at Horse Cave Ky. (270) 786-1200.••RiverStage — & Spirit Over The Water Productions will hold auditions for “Broadway: An American Celebration” & “Mark Twain On The River” for 2007 summer season, by appt., March 10, 1-3pm, Simmonds Performing Arts, 2101 Woodland in Jeffersonville, 551-2709.Clarksville Little Theatre — will hold auditions for “The Full Monty,” needs 13 men & eight women over 18 & one 12-year-old boy, March 11 & 12 (call backs), 7pm, 301 E. Montgomery Ave. in Clarksville, (812) 283-6522.Specific Gravity Ensemble — auditions for “MacBeth,” March 11, 1-4pm, March 12, 7-10pm, Crescent Hill United Methodist Church, 201 S. Preston Ave., www.specificgravityensemble.com.Fred Wiche Awards — seeking nominations for those who continue Fred's legacy of promoting beautification and environmental consciousness, deadline March 16, 574-5000 or www.brightsideinc.org.IUS Music Dept. — offers music scholarship to incoming & current IUS students, March 17, 9:30am-3:30pm, Ogle Center, 4201 Grant Line Rd., (812) 941-2655, www.ius.edu/music.Actors Theatre — calling for art proposals for its April event called “The Late Night Seating,” April 27, 10:30pm, aims to create place to showcase artists & ignite conversation, 316 W. Main St., www.actorstheatre.org.Women Who Write — accepting entries for 11th annual Poetry & Short Prose Contest, deadline April 30, cash prizes, 451-7941 or www.womenwhowrite.com.Cooperative Baptist Fellowship Missionary — auditions seeking actors interested in summer missionaries in Eastern Europe focused on drama and English as a second language, 939-1284.Mellwood Arts Center — looking for street performers/acoustical music acts to perform throughout complex, 895-3650.Heidi's HOWsE Party — auditions held last Mon. of month, 415-3643 or www.howseparty.com.Pigment Gallery — call for artists submit artwork for solo or group exhibits for 2007, open to Mellwood Arts tenants & non-tenants, email@example.com.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••Filson Historical Society — welcomes Karolyn Smardz Frost to lecture on her book “I’ve Got a Home in the Glory Land,” March 8, 5:30pm, 1310 S. Third St., 635-5083.Locust Grove — presents its annual Used Book Sale, accepting book donations until event, features free book appraisals at 2pm on Sat. & Sun., March 9 preview for Friends, 5-7:30pm, March 10 & 11, 10am-4:30pm, 561 Blankenbaker Ln., 897-9845.Barnes & Noble — Ohio River Valley Chapter of Sisters in Crime presents Scot Johnson to discuss personal computer security, March 10, 1:30pm & Nancy Martin will read & sign for her latest Blackbird Sisters Mystery “A Crazy Little Thing Called Death,” March 13, 7pm; free, 801 S. Hurstbourne Pkwy, 426-0255; local authors Nicole Barnes, Lobo, Stevie Platt & Doris Thompson will discuss & sign their latest work, free, March 10, 2pm, 4100 Summit Plaza Dr., 327-0410.Women Who Write — welcomes women writers, meets first Thu. of month, Highland-Shelby Park Library, Mid-City Mall, 6:30-8:30pm, 451-7941 or www.womenwhowrite.com.Creative fiction writing group — Wed., 7-9pm, Old Louisville Coffee House, Fourth and Hill sts., 451-5737.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 Metro United Way — accepting applications for 2007 Karen Gallagher Kennedy Film Festival, theme is “What does it take to build the most vital, caring community in the nation?” aimed for high school students, entries due March 31, 334 E. Broadway, 261-9100, www.metrounitedway.org.MusicUofL — faculty artist Brett Shuster on trombone w/ guest Chris Moore on Trumpet, March 7, 8pm; guitarist Stephen Mattingly, March 7, 8pm, Bird Hall; 852-4137.••IU Southeast — Music Dept. presents cellist Joseph Kaizer & pianist Nariaki Sugiura, free, March 9, 7:30pm, (812) 941-2655; Ceruti Chamber Players will perform, March 11, 3pm; at Ogle Center, 4201 Grant Line Rd., 361-3100.Louisville Orchestra — presents the band America as part of the Chase Pops Series, March 10, 8pm, $22-$74, Louisville Palace, 625 S 4th St, 361-3100.Lenten Concert — meditative music by Randy Mark Miles, Thu. evening series runs thru March 29, Central Christian Church, 1315 E. Spring St. in New Albany, (812) 944-1736.Music fellowship — at Mary Anderson Center, includes a stipend, www.maryandersoncenter.org or (812) 923-8602.MERF — Musicians Emergency Resource Foundation needs volunteers, 244-4790.