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Arts & Entertainment

Special Events

Blue Apple Players — annual benefit “Louisville Salutes Blue Apple on Broadway” skits and songs preformed by community leaders and local celebrities, Feb. 24, 7pm, $75, Brown Theatre, 315 W. Broadway, 587-7990.

••Aegis — presents Biennial Symposium on Art History & Culture, Feb. 24, 9:30 breakfast, 10am-5pm, 5pm gallery reception, w/ keynote address by Dr. Pamela Beattie, 1pm, Ekstrom Library, 852-1550.

Music Theatre Louisville’s Broadway Boot Camp — musical theater training program, ages 6-17, Sats., thru Feb. 24, 589-4060.

Celebrate Oscar Night — Family & Children First to host eighth annual Oscar Night America fundraiser, Feb 25, 6pm, $175, The Olmstead, 3701 Frankfort Ave, 893-3900 x260.

Humana Festival Premiere — 31st annual festival opens with two full-length plays, “The Unseen” by Craig Wright (Feb. 25-April1) and “Dark Play or Stories for Boys” by Carlos Murillo’s (March 2-31), Actors Theatre, 316 W. Main St., 584-1265.

••Speed Art Museum — looking for U of L students to give opinions and ideas to make the museum more appealing, Feb. 28 & March 1, 12:15pm, Speed Art Museum, 2035 S. 3rd St, 634-2700.

Valentine Guy — presents free couple’s check-up session, by relationship counselors Marc Leibson and Carrie Hunter, now thru Feb. 28, 895-3388.

Soapbox Sirens — free open forum for artistry/music/poetry/politics, third Thu., 8pm, The Alternative 1032 Story Ave., 561-7613.

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 Arts

Antiques Marketplace — Louisville antiques, art, and collectibles show and sale, Feb. 23-25, 10am-5pm, 3813 W. Hwy. 146, Buckner, Ky., 222-6633.

••Kaviar Forge & Gallery — “Painting as Meditation” the work of Brian Millar, thru Feb 24, Thu & Fri 1pm-6pm, Sat 12pm-4pm, artist reception Feb. 23, 6-9pm, 1718 Frankfort Ave., 561-0377.

Mary Anderson Center — Loftus House exhibit “Saving Face” by Kim Sandage (mixed media) and Blackburn Gallery exhibit 
”Briarpatch Fairy Tales” by Elizabeth Spotswood Alexander (carved wood), both thru Feb. 24, Mount St. Francis in Floyds 
Knobs, (812) 923-6942.

Riverside, the Farnsley-Moreman — exhibit of photography by Jim Pullen, Feb. 25-March 10, 7410 Moorman Rd, 935-6809.

Gallery at the Brown Hotel — in conjunction with galerie hertz, presents the works of Goeffrey Pagen, know for his ceramic wall sculptures, reception Feb. 25, 1-4pm, runs thru March 16, 335 W Broadway, 583-1234.

Barr Gallery — hosts BA Senior Show for IUS students, through Feb. 27, at IUS, 4201 Grant Line Rd.

The 930 — “Love: An Art Exhibit,” thru Feb. 28, 930 Mary St.,

Paul Paletti Gallery — presenting “Art of Photogravure,” 713 E. Market St., thru Feb. 28, 589-9254.

Pigment Gallery — presents hand-painted silks by Luci Mistratov & mixed media works by Roxanne Clark, thru Feb. 28, 1860 Mellwood Ave., 895-3650.

Flame Run — “The Glass Canvas” highlights Swedish technique, solo exhibit featuring works by Susie Slabaugh, thru Feb. 28, 828 E. Market St., 584-5353.

••Butcher Block Gallery — hosts opening reception for “Long Days Short Life” by Patrick Gilbert, collection of new drawings & paintings sponsored by Blood is the New Black, thru Feb. 28, 931 E. Main St., 802-9993.

Embroiderer’s Guild of America — presents “Verse-Atility,” an exhibition of verse in needlework, thru Feb. 28, 9am-5pm, Mon-Fri, 426 W. Jefferson St, 589-6956.

Diamante Grill — presents “Sacred Grounds,” photographs & paintings by Julia Youngblood, thru Feb. 28, 2280 Bardstown Rd., 456-1705.

Louisville Free Public Library — photo exhibit by Walter Dean Myers, thru March 2, Main Library, 301 York St., 574-1845.

••Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft — presents two folk art exhibitions “Slow Time” and “Lebanon Junction,” thru March 3, Mon.-Fri. 10am-5pm, Sat. 11am-5pm, 715 W. Main St., 589-0102.

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.

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.

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.

Atomic Saucer — presents “Nightshades: Existing Light Photography of Germantown/Paristown” by C. Read, thru March 31, 1000 E. Oak St., 637-5399.

Pyro Gallery — exhibitions of work by five artists to be shown thru March 31, Thu-Sat 11am-6pm, 624 W. Main St., 587-0106.

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.

Oldham Co. History Center — Oldham County Barns, an exhibit by Ann Carter, thru April 15, 106 N. Second Ave., LaGrange, Ky., 502-222-0826.

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,

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,

Mary Anderson Center — looking for emerging, serious artists to exhibit at Mount St. Francis in Floyds Knobs, two small galleries, (812) 923-8602 or

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,

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 Arts

Ursuline School for the Performing Arts — presents “Charlotte’s Web,” Feb 21-22, 10am, Feb. 23, 7:30pm, Feb 24, 2pm, $3-$6, Ursuline Campus bldg #5, 3105 Lexington Rd, 897-1816.

Wayward Actors Co. — presents “Frozen,” $15, Feb. 22-24, 8pm, Feb. 25, 2pm, MeX Theatre at KY Center, (812) 923-1003.

••Floyd Central High — Theatre Arts Dept. presents “Beauty & the Beast,” $5-$15, Feb. 23-24, 8pm, Feb. 25, 2pm, 6575 Old Vincennes Rd. in Floyds Knobs, (812) 923-8811 x333.

Bellarmine University — presents “The Vagina Monologues,” Feb 23-25, 8pm, $7-$10, 2001 Newburg Rd., 360-1466.

Silver Creek High School — presents “Godspell,” Feb 23-24, 7:30pm, March 1-3, 7:30pm, Feb 25, 2:30pm, $6-$10, 503 N. Indiana Ave, Sellersburg, Ind., 812-246-7440.

Specific Gravity Ensemble — has extended “Elevator Plays: Ascent-Descent/Assent-Dissent,” $10, Feb. 23-24, 8pm, Starks Bldg., 455 S. Fourth St., 384-2743.

Drama Studio — presents “I Am My Own Wife,” $10, Feb. 23-24, 8pm, Encore Performing Art Center, 128 E. Bell Ave. in Clarksville, (812) 284-0280.

••Actors Theatre — presents “Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure,” thru Feb. 24, $26-$51; 3rd & Main St., 584-1205.

Museum Theatre — presents “Nothing New for Easter: Shopping for Civil Rights,” free w/ museum adm., Feb. 24, 1:30 & 3:30pm, Thomas D. Clark Center for KY History, 100 W. Broadway in Frankfort, 564-1792 x4454.

PNC Broadway Across America — presents “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” $22-$58, thru Feb. 25, Tue.-Sat at 8pm, Sat. matinee at 2pm, Sun. matinee at 1pm, Sun. night at 6:30pm, 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.


CenterStage — holding auditions for 2007-2008 season, looking for children & adults ages 6 & up, Feb. 21, 6-10pm, Jewish Community Center, 3600 Dutchmans Ln., 238-2753.

••Fred Wiche Awards — seeking nominations for those who continue Fred’s legacy of promoting beautification and environmental consciousness, deadline March 16, 574-5000 or

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,

Women Who Write — accepting entries for 11th annual Poetry & Short Prose Contest, deadline April 30, cash prizes, 451-7941 or

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

Pigment Gallery — call for artists submit artwork for solo or group exhibits for 2007, open to Mellwood Arts tenants & non-tenants, [email protected].

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.


••Cathedral of the Assumption — NY Times Bestselling Author Bruce Feiler will discuss new book “Where God was Born,” co-sponsored by Carmichael’s, Feb. 27, 7pm, free, 433 S. Fifth St., 584-2550.

Louisville Free Public Library — “The Big Read Louisville” community-wide book discussion of “Their Eyes Were Watching God,” thru Feb. 28, 574-1611 or

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

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,

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,


••African Film Festival — documentary “Lost Boys of Sudan” Feb. 24, 1pm, Iroquois Library, 601 W Woodlawn, 574-1720.

Louisville Slugger Museum — presents free film festival for Black History Month w/ current exhibition Reel Heroes: The Black Athlete on Film, 3pm; “The Bing Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings,” Feb. 24-25; 800 W. Main St., 588-7228.

Paul Robeson Film Festival — films to be shown on successive weekends: “Song of Freedom,” “Jericho,” “Dark Sands,” “Big Fella,” “The Emperor Jones,” $5 donation; Feb. 24, 11am, Shelby Park Branch Library, Mid-City Mall, 1250 Bardstown Rd.; Feb. 25, 4 & 7pm, Elaine Chao Auditorium in Ekstrom Library, UofL; 409-8706 or 852-7589.


U of L School of Music — Jazz Week, Feb. 21-25, multiple well known jazz artists playing, for more details or 852-6907.

••Filson Historical Society — historic blues music by the 10th Street Blues Band, Feb. 23, 7pm, $35, Oxmoor Farm, 635-5083.

Borders Bookstore — Nashville artist Kristen Cothron will play an in-store performance from her album Love Letters from a Fool, Feb 23, 7pm, 4600 Shelbyville Rd, 893-0133.

IUS Concert Band — presents Winter Pops Concert, Feb 25, 3pm, Corydon Central High School, Country Club Rd, 812-738-4181.

Music fellowship — at Mary Anderson Center, includes a stipend, or (812) 923-8602.

MERF — Musicians Emergency Resource Foundation needs volunteers, 244-4790.