Arts & Entertainment Listings

Special Events

••Flamenco Louisville — 3-night festival celebrates Spanish culture with traditional Flamenco music and dance, July 6-8, 7-10pm, Downtown Marriott, 280 W. Jefferson St., 627-5045.
Southeast Indiana Trails to Freedom Driving Tour — three separate tours track accounts of slaves using the Underground Railroad in Indiana, event celebrates release of booklet telling verbatim stories, July 7, 3-5pm, free, Carnegie Center, 201 E. Spring St., New Albany, Ind.,
Downtown Louisville Ghost Walks — guided tours of downtown haunt spots, July 14 thru end of summer, 90-minute tours, 7:30pm, $10 adults, $5 children, 367-1664.
Louisville Stoneware Tent Sale — 33rd annual event offers food, entertainment, artist demonstrations, thru July 16, 10-6pm Mon-Fri, 9-6pm Sat, noon-5pm Sun, 731 Brent St., (800) 626-1800.
Oldham County History Center — “A History of Free Masonry and the English Culture of Oldham Co.” exhibit, thru Sept. 9, 222-0826.
“Discover Louisville” Landmarks — tours scheduled second Sun., 1-4pm, Water Tower on River Road, $45, 574-2868.

Visual Arts

Studio Sale — featuring art, antiques, clothing, books, records, furniture, etc. 1024 W. Main, every Saturday in July, noon-5pm.
••Kentucky Center Gallery — “Snap Shots: Nature Around Us” by Patricia Brock, July 5-Sept. 15, 501 W. Main St., 562-0118.
Summer Gallery Hop — a scavenger hunt, a “Christmas in July” sale and many new art exhibits are featured in the First Friday Gallery Hop, free trolleys run on Main and Market streets, July 7, 5-11pm, free, 561-5122.
••Art Jam Art Show — various works on display at the Buzzworx Coffee House, exhibit runs July 7-31, 6-9pm, 720 W. Main, [email protected]
Old Louisville Coffee House — painter Carly Whitmer to display her work at one-day art show, July 7, 5-8pm, free, corner of 4th and Hill St., 931-9919.
Lionheart Gallery — painters and textile artist featured at the gallery, exhibit runs July 7-Aug 31, gallery hours 10-6pm Mon-Tue, Wed-Sat 10-9pm, 10-5 Sun, 313 S. 4th St., 568-3030.
KY Museum of Art and Craft — exhibit titled “Life InSight: The Human Experience,” features work of nearly 90 artists working in sculpture, fiber, metalwork and more, Gail Brown is curator, July 7-Nov. 4, free, 715 W. Main St., 589-0102.
Carnegie Center — “Elmer Lucille Allen: Shibori and Ceramics,” thru July 8, 201 E Spring St, New Albany, 944-7336.
galerie hertz — closing sale includes minimum 25% discounts, closing party offers hot dogs and refreshments and appearance by Billy Hertz, July 15, 4pm, 632 E. Market St., 584-3547.
New Center for Contemporary Art — featuring Seven Suns and Jen DeNike works, thru July 21, 742 E. Market St., 561-7621.
B. Deemer Gallery — paintings by Mark Cowden currently on display through July 26, 2650 Frankfort Ave., 896-6687.
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.
Huff Gallery at Spalding — Small But Weird exhibit featuring art no bigger than 5 inches, half of proceeds go to New Orleans, thru July 29, [email protected].
Hite Art Institute — three shows: “Sam Gilliam Masters Thesis Drawings,” “Early Imprints from Margaret Bridwell Library” and “Large Scale Relief Prints,” thru July 30, UofL, 852-4483.
••Louisville Tattoo Company — paintings and clay works by local artists Pony Boy, Gary Bell, Suzanne Edds, Eric Haines and Matt Kirk, thru July 31, Mon-Sat noon-10pm, 1235 Bardstown Rd., 459-8005.
Deven 7 Studios — Geoff Carr’s French Series on display through July 31, 825 Floyd St., 582-2333.
21C Museum Hotel — “Hybridity” exhibit on display thru summer, 700 W. Main St., 589-4690.
Zephyr Gallery — artist Michelle Amos will show vessels and costumes, thru Aug. 12, 610 E. Market St., 585-5646.
Pyro Gallery — “The Nature of Things” featuring work of Kay Grubola, Susan Moffet and Marilyn Whitesell, thru Aug. 12, 221 Hancock St., 587-0106.
Wedding Fashion/Tradition Display — LVAA’s “The Ritual Myth and Magic of Weddings” displays multicultural wedding-inspired art, thru Aug 19, Water Tower, 3005 River Rd., 896-2146.
Bernheim Gallery — exhibit of jazz albums on display, thru Aug. 31, Free Public Library, 301 York St., 574-1611.
Oldham Co. History Center — “Oldham County’s English Immigrants: Freemasonry and the Eastern Star” exhibit runs thru Aug. 26, 222-0826.
1950s Leisure Wear Exhibit — exhibits at the Jeffersontown Historical Museum currently on display through Aug. 29, museum open 10-5pm Mon-Fri, 10-2pm Sun, 10635 Watterson Trail, Jeffersontown, Ky., 261-8290.
Chase Gallery — “Emerging Artists” exhibit, by Louisville Visual Art Assoc., thru Sept. 1, 416 W. Main St., 896-2146.
Speed Art Museum — “Sam Gilliam: a retrospective,” now on exhibit thru Sept. 3, 2035 S. Third St., 634-2700 or
Frazier Historical Museum — “André Jeunet: Images of WWI by a Pacifist Soldier,” thru Sept. 4, 829 W. Main St.,
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.
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.
Mellwood Arts Center — looking for raw, rough primitive artwork representing traditional and contemporary artwork, 1860 Mellwood Ave., 895-3650.
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,
••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
Louisville Artists — join “Louisville Art Talk” forum on Louisville art-related topics,
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.
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.

Performing Arts

••KY Shakespeare Fest — Globe Players teens present “Romeo & Juliet,” July 5-9, Clifton Center, 2117 Payne St., $10 (children $5), 7:30pm (2pm matinee on July 9), 637-4933 or
Hayswood Theater — “Once Upon A Mattress,” musical comedy based on the fairy tale “The Princess and the Pea,” 8pm July 7-8; 2pm July 9, 115 S. Capitol Ave., Corydon Ind., (812) 738-8075.
Music Theatre of Louisville — play “Anything Goes” features lively tap numbers in the Cole Porter score, July 7-9, 12-16, $20 adult, $15 student/senior, $5 children 5 and under, 589-4060.
••Walden Theatre Alumni Co. — John Patrick Shanley’s play “Savage in Limbo,” July 7-8, 13-15, 7:30pm, $8, 1123 Payne St., 589-0084.
Indiana’s Riverstage — original musical drama “Little Bear of the Miami” opens July 8-9, 15-16, 8:30pm, free, lawn chair or blanket suggested for seating, Riverside Dr., Jeffersonville, Ind., 454-3793.
Derby Dinner Playhouse — “Steel Magnolias,” thru July 9, various times, (812) 288-8281,
StageLab Classes — classes for speaking voice and improvisational acting taught by Dru Pilmer at Clifton Center, July 9-30, 1-2:45pm, 3-4:45pm, $75 per 4-wk class, 2117 Payne St., 741-8392.
Young Actors Institute — summer workshop for children 10-17 offers eight classes within 65-hour program, July 10-21, 10-4:30pm, $234, 1517 S. 2nd St., 485-6392.
Walden Theatre Summer Academy — production of Roald Dahl’s “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” by young students of three week summer camp, students 8-16 years of age of varied experience accepted, thru Aug. 12, show times vary daily, 1123 Payne St., 589-0084.
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.,


Creative Youth Expo — KY Child Now sponsors 2nd annual expo for talented children age 13-19, top three winners will receive $500 scholarships, July 13, 6-10pm, Galt House, 140 N. 4th St., 227-7722.
••Library Idol — multi-venue competitions for kids 12-19 begins at Louisville Free Public Library, any talents are accepted, July 8, 2:30pm, free, finale July 22, 1pm, 301 York St., 574-1620.
Musicians Wanted — to perform at Smoketown/Shelby Park and Portland/Shawnee Farmer’s Markets, Saturdays, 9am-noon, 775-4041.
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.
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 — signing and reading by author/philosopher Alan Cohen, July 7, 3pm, free; author Barry Southers will discuss new novel “Queens and Crescents,” July 8, 2pm, free, 4100 Summit Plaza Dr., 327-0410.
“Building Great Relationships”  — inspirational speaker Alan Cohen to facilitate seminar at Unity of Louisville, July 7, 6-9pm, $35 at door, $25 adv., 757 Brooks St., 583-5559.
••Reader’s Corner Bookstore — trappist monk Ernest Daniel Carrere will sign new book “Creating a Human World,” July 8, 1-3pm, free, 138 Breckenridge Ln., 897-5578.
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.
Science Fiction/Fantasy Readers Group — meets 7pm, 4th Mon., Barnes and Noble, 801 S. Hursbourne,


Refugee Film Fest — KY Refugee Ministries sponsors film festival at Ekstrom Library at U of L for Louisville’s growing refugee population, July 9, 16 and 23, 3pm, free, 2301 S. 3rd St., 479-9180.
••International Filmmaking Competition — registration for 48-Hour Film Project now open for submission, competition to be held in Louisville, July 21-23,, 459-1262.
Bluegrass Independent Film Fest. — accepting entries for regional filmmakers, scheduled in Oldham County, Sept. 8-10, (502) 241-1006,


International Jazz Café at Library — Russian jazz band of guitar, trombone, saxophone and piano featured at Louisville Public Library’s Centennial Room, July 6, 7-9pm, free, 301 York St., 574-1845.
Roarchestra — featuring Louisville Orchestra at Zoo, “Salute to the Silver Screen” offers various themes from TV and cartoon shows/movies, Disney, July 8, 8:30pm, $5 children, 1100 Trevilian Way, 585-9424.
Mellwood Arts Center — looking for stripped down, raw, traditional with a contemporary bend, lo-fi fiddlers, circuit benders, psycho-billy, one-man bands, 1860 Mellwood Ave., 895-3650.  
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.