FRIDAY, Aug. 7Out of the Bars, Into the Streets: Volume 2 Planet of the Tapes Free | 6 p.m. Members of Louisvilles vast music and entertainment community are coming together for a second time to march for Black lives and against police brutality. Bring banners, cheap noisemakers (pots, pans, hand drums, etc.), megaphones, and any instruments with which you can comfortably march, organizers wrote. Theyll be walking two-ish miles from the new Planet of the Tapes video rental and comedy venue on Barret Avenue to Jefferson Square Park. Any member of the scene is welcome, including musicians, bookers, venue owners, sound techs, managers, stage builders and label owners. Water and snacks will be provided, and marchers are asked to wear a mask.
SATURDAY, Aug. 8Open Air Summer Yoga Series New Albany Riverfront Amphitheater $10 | 9 a.m., 10 a.m. You might have a case of the 2020s if youre feeling anxious and exhausted by life. Luckily Heart 2 Heart Wellness Center, a Black-owned business in New Albany, has a salve: outdoor, healing yoga on Saturdays through the month of August. Come restore balance & inner peace with our yoga classes that are designed to reduce anxiety, strengthen your mental wellness and your body, organizers say. You have two choices: Holy Yoga at 9 a.m. with scripture as mantras or, at 10 a.m., a more traditional flow both at the Riverfront Amphitheater in New Albany, Indiana. If you bring a friend, the price for both of you remains at $10. The classes are every Wednesday at 7 p.m. and Saturday at 9 and 10 a.m. for month of August.
Healing Ceremony Shawnee Park Free | Noon Black Lives Matter Louisville is organizing a Week of Action to take what organizers call actionable steps toward obtaining justice for Breonna Taylor. On the first day, theyre holding a day of healing at Shawnee Park with meditation, singing, artwork and speeches from organizers Talesha Wilson and Chanelle Helm and the BLM Healing Team. The focus is on uplifting and loving one another, organizers say.