FRIDAY - DEC. 14After Hours at the Speed Speed Art Museum $18 nonmembers | 5-10 p.m. Its the monthly evening takeover of the Speed Art Museum. Decembers event includes plenty of performances and chances to take in art, including flamenco dancers, a movie screening of the award-winning South Korean film Burning (tickets sold separately) and a collaborative abstract painting experience with local artist, Liz Richter. If youre not participating in a scheduled activity, theres always the cash bar and a special menu designed by Wiltshire at The Speed Art Museum, as well as a variety of games and puzzles located throughout the museum.
SATURDAY - DEC. 156th Annual Indoor Holiday Bazaar and Gift Sale Kentucky International Convention Center Free | 11 a.m.-6 p.m. If you think youre holiday shopped out, you forgot about The Flea Off Markets annual holiday bazaar. The market, on Saturday and Sunday, will feature 300 vendors, including artists and antique sellers. Oh, and there will be a hodgepodge of other activities to partake in (essentially everything fun youve ever heard of), including yoga, movies, ice skating, tons of food and craft beer, free photos with Santa, workshops and live music and performances all day, both days.
Mele Kalikimaka Hawaiian Holiday Party Against the Grain Brewery and Smokehouse No cover | 7 p.m.-2 a.m. Its (sort of) cold outside, but its tropical inside Against the Grain this Saturday. The restaurant and brewery is throwing a Hawaiian-themed party with drinks and food (including a special randalled tiki beer) and surf jams from Louisville band Tusnami Samurai. Also come for sexy Santa and a special prize if you dress up.
Otis Junior & Dr. Dundiff with ZLynn Harris Headliners Music Hall $10 | 9 p.m.-midnight Louisvilles internationally popular hip-hop duo is releasing their third album Cool and celebrating the achievement with a hometown concert. Theyll be joined by ZLynn Harris, another local artist who is featured on the song Poems. LEO music writer Syd Bishop says Otis Junior and Dr. Dundiffs new album juxtaposes public perception with insecurity and anxiety the pursuit of popularity versus the reality of dealing with it.