Arts & Entertainment Listings

Special Events

••Ghost Hunters at Nunnlea Historic Home — Keith Age, president of Ghost Hunters Society, conducts look at haunted Nunnlea House, Oct. 5, 7pm, 1940 Hurstbourne Pkwy., free, 491-7343 or
Fashion Rocks — 3rd Annual fashion presentation at Dillards, Oct 5, 6:30pm, 5000 Shelbyville Rd,
Oktoberfest — Celebration of Louisville’s rich German Heritage, Oct 6, 4-11pm, Oct 7, 1-11pm, free, 600 Block of S. 4th, 583-0333.
Comedy Night — Our Mother of Sorrows hosts, Oct 7, 8pm, $12 & $15, 760 Eastern Pky, 291-3159.
Glassworks Tours — to celebrate their 5th birthday, Oct 7, 10am-5pm, on the hour, $5, 815 W Market, 584-4510.
••Chamber of Horrors — features maze of profound events and terrible tales of New Albany’s past, basement of Louisville Stained Glass, corner of Pearl and Market St. in downtown New Albany, thru Oct. 29, Thu-Fri, (812) 949-2991.
Nightmare Forest at Otter Creek — mile-long trail of spooks and terror, opens at dusk Thu.-Sun. thru Oct. 31, $14, Otter Creek Park, 384-4754 or
Collaboratory — evening of live music, poetry, graphic arts, collaborative and spontaneous multi-media jams, free, all ages, last Sat./month, 7:30pm, 1741 Frankfort Ave., 896-0172.

Visual Arts

••Zephyr Gallery — presents show by Jenni Deamer & Liz Watkins, thru Nov. 30, opening reception Oct 6, 610 E. Market St. 585-5646.
Pyro Gallery — presents solo show by Lisa Austin, thru Nov. 11, opening reception Oct 6, 6-9pm, 624 W Main, 587-0106.
Krantz Art Gallery — presents sculpture by Keith C. Spears III, exhibit runs thru Oct. 6, 8-4pm Mon.-Thu., 9am-noon Fri., First and Chestnut Sts., 213-2393.
Higgins Maxwell Gallery — showing work by Wellspring & Bridgehaven, 1200 Payne St., exhibit thru Oct. 7, 584-7001.
Louisville Free Public Library — Main branch, “Ground Zero Gallery,” fifth anniversary exhibit of the 9/11 photos, thru Oct. 8, free, 574-1662.
Call for Artists — art sought about yoga, health, & wellness, deadline Oct 11, 561-6206.
Bon Air Regional Library — presents Watercolors by Linda Jones, thru Oct. 14, 2816 Del Rio Place, 574-1795.
Oldham County History Center — “Key Ingredients: America by Food,” Smithsonian Traveling Exhibit, thru Oct. 14, (502) 222-0826.
••Barr Gallery — presents “The Colors of Rust” paintings by Bruce Linn, thru Oct. 16, 9-5pm, 4201 Grant Line Rd., New Albany, (812) 941-2544.
Mellwood Arts & Entertainment Center — “The Last Picnic,” collage artwork by Heather Hunter at the Tenant Art Gallery, thru Oct. 16, 9-5pm, 1860 Mellwood Ave., 895-3650.
Hite Art Institute — presents a Stow Chapman retrospective “40 yrs of Art, Design & Architecture” thru Oct 19, 9am-4:30pm M-F, 10am-2pm Sat, 1pm-6pm, free, U of L Schneider Hall, 852-4483.
Winfrey Blackburn Fine Arts Gallery — exhibit of Emily Trick’s small clay sculptures, thru Oct. 21, by appointment only, 101 St. Francis Dr., Mt. St. Francis, Ind., 923-8602.
UnderGround Art Space — features “Photo Show” by Mary Yates, thru Oct 21, 1235 Bardstown Rd., 459-8005.  
Louisville Visual Art Association — hosts paintings of Cheryl Chapman and photographs of Julius Friedman in “Palette de Deux,” thru Oct. 21, Water Tower, 3005 River Rd., 896-2146.
Devel 7 Studios — present “Artist Appreciation Show” in conjunction with “Luminosity,” featuring local artists, thru Oct. 28, 825 S Floyd St., 582-2333.
Jeffersontown Historical Museum — display artifacts from various historic Jeffersontown schools, as well as video oral history documenting history of various J-town residents, thru Dec. 21, artifacts from Jeffersontown Masonic Lodge will be on display through Oct. 25, 10635 Watterson Trail, Jeffersontown, Ky., 261-8290.
••Chez Moi Art Gallery — calling artists to submit work for upcoming Halloween show “The Art & Craft of Magick!”; themes should be more about magic of autumn, nature, & elements, less to do w/ monsters & gore, 561-6206, [email protected].
Old Louisville Coffeeshop — local artists presenting “The Bird Show: Ornithologically Inspired Works” benefit show for Raptor Rehab. of KY; at 1489 S. Fourth St. & Hill, thru Oct. 31, 635-6660,
KY Museum of Art and Craft — exhibit “Life InSight: The Human Experience,” with work of nearly 90 artists working in sculpture, fiber, metalwork and more, Gail Brown is curator, thru Nov. 4, free, 715 W. Main St., 589-0102.
Carnegie Center — presents “Rhapsody in Rugs: Rags to Rugs at the Carnegie” exhibit, thru Nov 4, free, 201 E Spring St. New Albany, 944-7336.
Spalding University — Margot Anne Kelley at Huff Gallery, photography & stories “Local Treasures: Geocaching Across America,” 853 S. Fourth St., thru Nov. 5, 585-7122.
Kentucky Watercolor Society — 29th annual juried exhibition, thru Nov 8, Tue-Sun 5-10pm, 316 W Main, 326-9256.
Heine Brothers — art show fundraiser to build houses in Guatemala, thru Nov 12, Douglass Loop Heine Bros, 802-9803.
••African-American Art Exhibit — hosting call for entries for exhibit at Actors Theatre Jan. 30-Feb. 24, original artwork in all media, slides only, deadline Nov. 17, 585-1265 x3145.
Falls of the Ohio Interpretive Center — new exhibit “The Nature of Shells” shows the history and beauty of shells, thru Nov. 26, free, 201 W Riverside Dr., Clarksville, (812) 280-8689.
Gallery at the Kentucky Center — group exhibit by consortium of art galleries, thru Nov. 27, M-F 9am-6pm, Sat & Sun 12-5pm, 501 W Main St, 562-0159.
Paul Paletti Gallery — presents “Witness,” a gallery of photographs by renowned photojournalist James Nachtwey, thru Nov. 30, 5-9pm, free, 713 E Market St., 589-9254.
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.
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.
“Window Comics” — ongoing public art installation by Jeffrey Scott Holland, 1661 Story Ave., 582-1674.
Mellwood Arts Center — looking for raw, rough primitive pieces 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,
••Call for Artists — Julius Friedman looking for sculptors or anyone willing to haul rocks to help create “rock city,” [email protected].
Call for Subjects — local photographer seeks women who lost their mothers as children (age 20 or younger), 891-0434.
Chez Moi Art Gallery — Erotic Art by RonBo for Oct/Nov gallery showing, artist commissioned for 4 pieces with the help of female artist/model, 495-1652.
Co-op Gallery — looking for serious artists for Gallery 10 Seventy at Mellwood Arts Center, 548-3921.
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.
Pyro Gallery — seeking experienced artists who are interested in dynamic co-operative gallery, 452-2008.
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.
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.
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 — art classes for pre-school to adult, New Albany, 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

‘Diversity of Dance’ — program features a short lecture, dance demonstrations and audience participation, program will study historic influences, hosted by Theresa Bautista, Oct. 4, 18; Nov. 1, 15, 6:30pm, Iroquois Library, 301 York St., 574-1720.
Necessary Theatre — presents “The Mercy Seat,” Oct 5-7, 8pm, $15, MeX Theatre, Kentucky Center, 584-7777.
••Providence Players — present “John Lennon & Me,” Oct 6-8, 7pm, $9, 707 W Hwy 131, Clarksville, 945-2538 ext 114.
Floyd Central Theatre — presents “Zombie Prom,” Oct 6-7, 7:30pm, Oct 8, 2pm, $15, $8, 6575 Old Vincennes Rd, 812-923-8811 ext 333.
PNC Broadway Series — presents “Rent,” Oct 6-7, 8pm, Oct 8, 1pm, $24-$49, Louisville Palace Theatre, 625 S 4th St, 361-3100.
Looking for Lilith Theatre Co. — presents “Women Speak: Iraq,” Oct. 5 at 9:30pm, Oct. 6-7 at 7:30pm, Oct. 8 at 2pm, $10-$12, Rudyard Kipling, 422 W. Oak St., 636-1311.
Little Colonel Playhouse — presents “George Washington Slept Here,” Oct. 6-7 at 8pm, Oct. 8 at 2:30pm, $10-$12, 302 Mt. Mercy Dr. in Pewee Valley, 588-1657 or 241-9906.
••Mad Camp Cabaret — presents “Reunited” Oct 7, 7pm, $5, Connections Theatre, 130 S. Floyd St, 812-987-2601.
WhoDunnit Theater Co. — presents “Murder by Post: The Strange Case of Nigel Drew,” Oct. 7 & 13, Oct. 21 & 28, Nov. 4 at 6:30pm, $39.95 (dinner & show), Hyatt Regency, 320 W. Jefferson, 426-7100,
Kentucky Repertory Theatre — presents Shakespeare’s “The Merry Wives of Windsor” thru Oct 25, 7:30pm, Downtown Horse Cave, Ky., 270-786-1200.
Actors Theatre — presents “Dracula,” thru Oct. 27; also, “Gem of the Ocean,” thru Oct. 28, $17-$51, 316 W Main St., 584-1265.
Blue Apple Players — reconnecting BAP alumni to celebrate 30th anniversary, public is asked to contact theater with their most memorable BAP performance, deadline Oct 31, 587-7990.
Derby Dinner Playhouse — presents a mystery-comedy “Smoke & Mirrors,” thru Nov 12, $30-$40, 525 Marroit Dr, Clarksville, 288-8281.
Kentucky Repertory Theatre — 30th season opens with political comedy “Lying in State,” thru Nov. 18, 6pm, 101 E Main St., Horse Cave, Ky., (270) 786-1200 or
Indicators Improv — performs every first Thu., 11pm, free, Diamond’s Pub and Billiards, 3814 Frankfort Ave., (423) 943-8150.
Project Improv, a long form improv troupe — performs every Fri., 9pm, KY Theater, 651 S. Fourth St.,


••Bands Wanted — 1st Annual Halloween “Battle of the Bands Benefit” at Stevie Ray’s, Oct. 29, cash prizes, [email protected] or 637-9598.
Drama Studio — ongoing auditions for “On Golden Pond” to be performed in Oct. 13-22, looking for ages 35-50, Encore Performing Arts Center, 128 E. Bell Ave., Clarksville, Ind., (812) 284-0280.
Girls Going Places — Guardian presents seventh annual entrepreneurship program, national call for nominations of young women; 15 girls awarded total of $30,000 thru submission of 750-1,000 word essay; thru Feb. 16, 914-251-1500,
Celebration of Life Photography Contest — showcase for new/emerging artists, winners featured in Louisville galleries during Derby ’07, deadline Feb. 17,
Musicians Wanted — to perform at Smoketown/Shelby Park and Portland/Shawnee Farmer’s Markets, Sat., 9am-noon, 775-4041.
Derby Festival Princesses — Derby Festival seeking candidates, deadline Dec. 31, must attend screening Nov. 11 or 18, applications at
IU Southeast — needs instrumentalists and singers to join ensembles, (812) 941-2655 or
Louisville Chorus — auditions on-going for qualified singers, all sections, 968-6300.


••Barnes & Noble — Lori Lacefield discusses her novel “The Seventh Survivor,” Oct 9, 7pm, free, 4100 Summit Plaza, 327-0410.
Carmichael’s Bookstore — presents young novelist Myla Goldberg, author “Bee Season,” to read from latest book, “Wickett’s Remedy,” Oct. 10, 7pm, 2720 Frankfort Avenue, 896-6950.
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, Fourth and Hill sts., 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 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,


Kentucky Film Lab — now accepting applications for its fall Filmmakers Studio, Oct. 13-15, at IdeaFestival in Louisville,


Kentucky Center — Afro-Cuban/Hip-Hop artists Yerba Buena, Oct 5, 8pm, $25, 501 W Main, 584-7777.
••Filson Music Series — Jazz Night at the Filson w/ UofL Faculty Quintet, Oct. 6, 7:30pm, $20 mem./$30 non-mem., 635-5083 or
Indiana University Southeast — Jazz at the Ogle presents Curtis Stigers, Oct 7, 7pm, $15, 4201 Grant Line Rd, New Albany, 941-2544.
••Louisville Bach Society — Guest Artist Julianne Baird, Oct 8, 3pm, St. Boniface Catholic Church, 531 E Liberty St, 893-7954.
Kentucky Center Chamber Players — Jazz Factory’s new classical brunch series, Oct 8, 3pm, $10, 815 W Market, 327-9675.
Highland-Douglass Big Rock Jazz Fest — Blue Wisp Big Band, U of L Jazz Ensemble, & Bellarmine Jazz Ensemble, Oct 8, 1-5pm, free, Cherokee Park, 741-7272.
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,
MERF — Musicians Emergency Resource Foundation needs volunteers, 244-4790.