Arts & Entertainment Listings

Special Events

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.

70th Annual Fryberger Greek Sing & Dance Competition — March 4, 5pm-7:30pm, $7, Louisville Memorial Auditorium, 970 S 4th St, 989-5977.

••Comic book speaker — “Zot” creator Scott McCloud to lecture, March 6, 6pm, U of L’s Ekstrom Library, free, 852-4483.

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

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.

••Butcher Block Gallery — hosts opening reception “Necromancing the Screw,” six artists from Nashville, March 2-12, opening reception March 2, 6pm, 931 E. Main St., 802-9993.

B. Deemer Gallery — presents “Summer Passage,” paintings by Ellen Glasgow, reception March 2, 5:30-7:30pm, runs thru April 4, 2650 Frankfort Ave., 896-6687.

Glassworks — hosting four NCECA Exhibitions called “Serving the U.S.: Master Kiln Builders Invitational,” partial show on March 2, during gallery hop, full show March 12-16, 815 W. Market St., 584-4510.

The 930 — exhibiting photography by James R. Southard called “One Step Back,” March 2 reception, 7-9pm, runs thru Apr. 1, 930 Mary St.,

KY Museum of Art & Craft — presents “The Best of KY Clay & Euro-o-Centric Works,” sponsored by YUM! Brands, March 2 reception, 5-9pm, runs March 3-17, 715 W. Main St., 589-0155.

••Atomic Saucer — presents “Nightshades: Existing Light Photography of Germantown/Paristown” by C. Read, thru March 31; also, art by Casey Matthew McKinney, March 2-April 1, reception March 9, 1000 E. Oak St., 637-5399.

Project Women — “Women of Wisdom” presented by National City Bank, March 2-8, 4th and Muhammad Ali, 584-8090.

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.

Buzzworx Coffee — “Awaken: A Collection of Clay Works” by Suzanne Edds, March 3-31, 718 W Main St., [email protected].

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.

Patio Gallery — presents paintings by Kentucky Watercolor Society, March 4-April 16, Jewish Community Center, 3600 Dutchmans Ln, 238-2753.

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.

••Riverside, the Farnsley-Moreman — exhibit of photography by Jim Pullen, thru 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, 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.

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.

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

••U of L’s Thrust Theater — presents “My Secret Language of Wishes,” $7-$10, Feb. 28-March 4, Floyd & Warnock, 852-8442.

Walden Theatre — presents “World Premier” by KY author George Ella Lyon, $8-$10, March 1-3 & 8-10, 7:30pm, March 3 & 10, 2:30pm, 1123 Payne St., 589-0084.

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

••Sight and Sound productions — presents “Dinner and a Show,” four local one-act plays, March 2, 9:45pm, March 3, 9-10, 7:30pm, $7, Rudyard Kipling, 422 W. Oak St, 636-1311.

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 (March 2-31), Actors Theatre, 316 W. Main St., 584-1265.

Latent Muse Productions — presents three benefit performances for Rudyard Kipling titled “Fate. A Trilogy,” March 4, 4 & 7:30pm, March 5, 7pm, 380-5516.

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.


••Music Theatre Louisville — auditions for 2007 season, including “Hello, Dolly,” “42nd Street,” “Oliver,” need all ages, March 5-6, 9-12, 16-18, 589-4060 or

••KY Repertory Theater — auditions for upcoming 2007 season, appointments req., March 6 & 10, 10am-4pm, 107 E. Main St. at Horse Cave Ky. (270) 786-1200.

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,

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.,

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.


UofL KY Author Forum — presents Bill McKibben, author of “Deep Economy,” and writer Wendell Berry, $100, Feb. 28, wine & cheese at 5pm, interview by KET & WFPL at 6pm, Q&A & signing at 7pm, dinner at 8:15pm, Kentucky Center, 584-7777.

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

••Borders — Kim Lavine signing & discussing her book “Mommy Millionaire,” March 1, 7pm, 2520 Hurstbourne Gem Ln., 495-6640; Rick Bell signing his book “The Great Flood of 1937,” March 3, 2pm, 4600 Shelbyville Rd., 893-0133.

Barnes & Noble — local author Jack DuArte discussing & signing his WWII thriller “The Resistance,” March 3, 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, 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,


••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,


UofL Music Dept. — Faculty Jazz, Feb. 28, 8pm, Bird Hall; Faculty Artists present Black History Jazz Recital, March 1, 8pm, Bird Hall; University Chorus, Chorale & Cardinal Singers, March 1, 8pm; Celebration of Grawemeyer Awards in Music, $10, March 4 preview concert, 7:30pm, 852-6907.

Louisville Orchestra — presents “Petrouchka,” Brown-Forman Coffee Classics Series, $15-$37, March 1, 10:30am, Hilliard Lyons Classic Series, $15-$60, Mar. 3, 8pm, both at Whitney Hall in KY Center, 584-7777.

••Black Voices of Inspiration — hosted by UofL’s Black Diamond Choir student gospel group, free, March 2, 6pm, Rm. 100 in Humanities Bldg., 852-6656.

KY Homefront — hosting Robin & Linda Williams, w/ guests Mickey Clark & Caryl P. Weiss, $12-$15, March 2, 8pm, The 930, 930 Mary St.,

••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, or (812) 923-8602.

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