Arts & Entertainment Listings

Special Events

••Guerrilla Girls — performances use gorilla masks and humor to push anti-sexist message, April 12-14, art workshop offered Wed., 4-6pm, performances 7pm, $5, Speed Art Museum, 634-2960.
••The Jazz Factory — “Great Black Music Poetry Event,” featuring poets Frank X Walker, Mitchell L.H. Douglas, Tyehimba Jess, April 13, 7:30pm, $10, 815 W. Market, 992-3242.
Downtown Louisville Ghost Walk — tour haunted and historic places such as the Brown and Seelbach hotels, Palace Theatre, more, 90-minute walking tours, April 14, 21 & 28, 7:30pm, $10 adults, $5 children under 12, Kentucky Theater, 651 S. Fourth St., 245-0643.
InKY Reading — three Kentucky poets help celebrate National Poetry Month with a free performance, April 14, 7pm, Rudyard Kipling, 422 W. Oak St., 636-1311.
Rudyard Kipling Storytelling — Sarah Elizabeth and Ron Whitehead release new music and a new book together including live performance, April 15, 7-9pm, $7, 422 W. Oak St., 636-1311.
New Albany Library — Friends of Library annual Easter book sale including $2 videos, $1 cds and hardcovers, April 15, 9am-1pm, Annex Building, 180 W. Spring St., 944-9784.
American Friends Service Committee — honors fallen National Guard personnel in addition to Iraqi civilians with traveling memorial, thru April 16, Mon.-Wed. & Sat., 11am-7pm, Thu., 12:30-6pm, Fri., 3-7pm, Sun., 1-7pm, Christ Church Episcopal Cathedral, 421 S. Second St., 558-9124.
Metro United Way Book Harvest — now thru April 28, need new, donated books for children, various locations, including Carmichael’s Bookstore,
Louisville Science Center — “Earth Exhibit,” thru May 7, 727 W. Main St., 560-7159.
Oldham County History Center — “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.
••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.
“Discover Louisville” Landmarks — tours scheduled second Sun., 1-4pm, Water Tower on River Road, $45, 574-2868.


American Breast Cancer Society — “Hats for Hope” fundraising auction, April 13, 6-9:30pm, $20 adv., $25 door, Bellarmine University, Frazier Hall, 2001 Newburg Rd., 896-5938.
Louisville Stoneware — three Derby entertaining classes including cooking tips, and a farmer’s market, April 15 and 22, 12:30-2:30pm, cost $25, 731 Brent St., 582-1900 x125 or

Visual Arts

Crane House — Bob Jones presents a slide illustrated program detailing doctrine and expression in Buddhist art, April 12, 6-7pm, members free, $5 non-members, 1244 S. Third St., 635-2240.
Glassworks — Blow a Glass Egg, thru April 15, $40, 815 W. Market, 992-3056.
Carnegie Center — “Threads of Strength and Fortitude: Penny Sisto’s Slavery Series,” portrays slavery through depictions of servitude, thru April 15; “Ordinary People, Extraordinary Courage: Men and Women of the Underground Railroad” permanent exhibit now open, 201 E. Spring St., (812) 944-7336.
••Dunbar-Bryant Art Studio — New York COUTOUR hat designer, Gwendolyn Gleason, making and showing hats thru April 15, 2003 Frankfort Ave., 905-5966.
Kaviar Forge & Gallery — Fred Giovanni: “Alyeska The Great Land,” thru April 15, Thu.-Fri. 1-6pm, Sat. 11am-5pm, 1718 Frankfort Ave., 561-0377.
Hite Art Institute — an exhibition of the candidates for the Bachelor of Fine Arts, Schneider Hall Belknap Campus, thru April 15, 852-4483,
Project Women — “Women of Wisdom: Wise Women of Myth, Legend and History,” featuring art exhibits from local women artists, thru April 15, Bernheim Gallery, Louisville Free public Library, 301 York St.,
Jewish Community Ctr. — artist/costume designer Zhanna Goldentul, in patio gallery, thru April 17, 3600 Dutchmans Ln., 238-2753.
Tobin-Hewett Gallery — “Clear Impact: Kentucky’s Current Place in Studio Glass” features works of three influential glass artists, April 18-May 27, 10am-5pm Tue.-Sat., Glassworks, 815 W. Market St.,
Glassworks Theater — artists Hideki Kanno and Stephen Ausherman present a short film and digital renderings of works, April 19, 6-7pm, 815 W. Market St., 584-4510.
••IU Southeast Barr Gallery —BFA senior exhibit, “Two Guys, A Girl and a Printmaker,” thru May 11, M-Th 9-9pm, Fr 9-5pm, April 20 opening reception (5-7pm), Ogle Center, 4201 Grant Line Rd., (812) 941-2000.
Crescent Hill Gallery — “An Evening With Spike Frederick: New Paintings,” thru April 22, 2720 Frankfort Ave., 893-0511.
New Center for Contemporary Art — “Nowhere,” an art exhibit drawing on Louisville locales, thru April 22, Wed.-Sat. 11am-6pm, 742 E. Market St., 561-7621.
Jeffersontown Historical Museum — Jeffersontown Family Quilts dating from 1870s-1960s, thru April 26, M-Fr 10-5pm, Sa. 10-2pm, 10635 Watterson Trail, 261-8290.
A Little Peace Cafe — “Celebration of Life” photography contest winners exhibit, thru April 27, 1860 Mellwood Ave., 238-7301.
Portland Museum — Michael W. Farmer’s “Inside Out” exhibit, thru April 28, 2308 Portland Ave., 776-7678.
Buzzworx — Old Louisville artist David Walinski exhibits paintings of Louisville urban scenes, thru April 28, 7am-4pm Mon.-Fri., 718 W. Main St.
Photographic Imaging Education Assoc. — International Student Show, thru May 3, 9am-10pm M-Th, Sa. 8am-12pm, Webster University 1031 Zorn, 2nd Level, 896-1835.
KY Foundation for Women seeking KY for 2-week summer artist-in-residence at Hopscotch House, artist retreat and residency center, June 26-July 9, application deadline May 5, 228-4875 or
PYRO Gallery — “IN SITU/IN TRANSIT” paintings by PYRO member artist Angie Reed Garner, thru May 13, 221 Hancock, 432-6418.
Zephyr Gallery — “Absence,” title work shown by Reba Rye shares opening with Letitia Queensberry drawings, thru May 13, 610 E. Market St., 585-5646.
••Kentucky Center Gallery — new work by Robert Halliday, “Celebrating the Center,” thru May 15, 501 W. Main St., 562-0118.
Kentucky Watercolor Society — AquaVenture, art show featuring watercolor paintings, thru May 21, Tues.-Sat. 11am-11pm, with opening reception and awards ceremony April 18, 5:30-8pm, River Bend Winery, 120 S. 10th St., 241-0717.
Chase Gallery, presented by Lou. Visual Art Assoc. — mixed media work by Joe McGee, “Pictorial Meditations on Verrocchio’s Equestrian Statue of Colleoni,” thru May 26, 416 W. Jefferson St., 896-2146.
Flame Run Gallery — Matt Urban exhibit, thru May 28, Tue.-Sat., 10am-4pm, 828 E. Market St., 584-5353.
Paul Paletti Gallery — “AZO>Contact>Print” exhibit spotlighting large format photography, thru May 31, 713 E. Market St., 589-9254.
KY Foundation for Women offers weekend artist residencies at Hopscotch House, June 9-11, 228-4875.
Headley-Whitney Museum — “A Cottage Industry: Sweaters Designed by Helen Bond Carruthers,” thru June 10, 4435 Old Frankfort Pike, Lexington, (859) 255-6653.
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.
“Window Comics” — ongoing public art installation by Jeffrey Scott Holland, 1661 Story Ave., 582-1674.
KFW Female Mechanics — individual artist grant winner Sarah Lyon seeks female mechanics for shop photos to dispel stereotypical images, 558-3230 or
Louisville Artists — join “Louisville Art Talk” forum on Louisville art-related topics,
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.
Mary Anderson Center — offers Art Educators Fellowships, (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.
George and Helen Segal Foundation — awards grants to young painters who are at least 21.
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.
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.
Mary Anderson Center for the Arts — offers classes, 987-6470.

Performing Arts

Floyd Central Theatre Studio — “The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man in the Moon Marigolds,” drama, April 12-15, Studio Theatre One, Floyd Central, $10 adults, $6 students, 923-8811, ext 333.
Silver Creek High School Theatre — “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown,” April 13-15, 7:30pm, $7 adults, $5 students/seniors, matinee offered April 15, 2:30pm, 557 Renz Ave., (812) 246-7440.
Kentucky Foundation for Women — “6 Women Turning 60 in 2006,” featuring plays submitted by baby boomers around the country, April 14-15, 8pm both nights, Sat. matinee at 2pm, $10 adults, students free, Thrust Theatre, 2314 S. Floyd, 636-5836.
••Louisville Repertory Company — “Love Letters” by A.R. Gurney, April 14-15 at 8pm, $12, Kentucky Center, 584-7777.
Blue Apple Players — “The Ugly Duckling,” original musical reminds people to judge by content of character, April 15, 11am, $8, Brown Theatre, 315 W. Broadway, 418-6819.
WhoDunnit Murder Mystery Theater — “Murder in the Court,” centers around courtroom chaos, Saturdays, thru April 15, Hyatt Regency, 320 W. Jefferson St., 426-7100 or
Actors Theatre — “Crowns,” by Regina Taylor, feat. gospel-infused stories, April 19-May 14, $20-$50, 316 W. Main St., 584-1205.
U of L Playhouse — Shakespeare’s “Winter’s Tale,” April 19-23, Wed.-Fri. & Sun, 8pm, matinee Sat. & Sun, 3pm, $10, $9 seniors/UofL staff, $7 students, 1911 S. Third St., 852-6814.
Floyd Central Musical Theatre Lab — “The Robber Bridegroom,” Southern folk tale set in 18th century Mississippi, April 19-21, 7:30pm, April 23, 2 and 7pm, $12, 923-8811, ext 333.
Blue Apple Players — 30th anniversary celebration including behind-the-scenes look at growth of theater company, open house April 19, 10am, 625 E. Market St., 587-7990.
••Decent Exposure — two new shows by improv duo, April 27, Lisa’s Oak St. Lounge, 1004 E. Oak St. 8pm, $5, 636-5848.
Derby Dinner Playhouse — “The Music Man,” classical musical about fast-talking traveling salesman, thru May 21, $30-$40, 525 Marriott Dr., (812) 288-8281.
Ursuline School for Performing Arts — “Feelin’ Your Oats” offers comedic glimpse of children locked in supermarket after hours, April 19-20, 10am, April 21, 7:30pm, April 22, 3pm, $4 students, $6 adults, Ursula Theatre, 3105 Lexington Rd., 897-1816.
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.,


Miss Black Kentucky — accepting applications for Miss Black Kentucky Pageant, held Sept., winner represents KY, 592-8244.
••Short film “Fair Trade” — auditions for film about Hispanic presence in life of ordinary America, need Am. male (mid 60s), Am. female (mid 60s), April 15, Full Circle Films, 609 W. Main St, 11am-6pm, 432 4001.
Wayward Actors Co. — auditions for “The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie,” four men, 11 women, April 17-18, 24-25, 6pm, Conrad-Caldwell House, 1402 St. James Ct., 744-7214.
Bands wanted for Derby Fest. miniMarathon — April 29, 584-3378 ext. 822.
Ancient Order of Hibernians — sponsoring Louisville Irish Art contest for artists, must be turned in May 22-June 3 at All Things Celtic, 623 Baxter Ave., 568-8899.
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, or 812-941-2655.
Louisville Chorus — auditions on-going for qualified singers, all sections, 968-6300.


••Barnes & Noble Booksellers — “Low Down and Derby,” latest release of mystery anthology from Ohio River Valley Chapter of Sisters in Crime, panel discussion and author signing April 15, 1pm, 801 S. Hurstbourne Pkwy., 426-0255.
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.
Mystery Book Discussion Group at New Albany-Floyd County Public Library meets the second Wed. of the month. 949-3523.


••Kino Louisville Spring Screening — features short films of 10 minutes or less from local filmmakers, April 15, 7-9pm, films must be in by 7pm, $5, all-ages event, Brick House Community Center, 1103 S. Second St., 807-9202.
Louisville Cinema Society — meets fourth Thu. of month, Oscar’s Bar and Grill, Floyd & Market, 6:30pm, also Movie Trivia Night third Thu. at Oscar’s, 7pm, 533-0683,


Downtown Sounds — third Thursday Trolley Bop, third Thu. of month, many varieties of live music throughout downtown,
UofL School of Music — weekly performances and recitals; for schedule, call 852-1787.
MERF — Musicians Emergency Resource Foundation needs volunteers, 244-4790.