Arts & Entertainment Listings

Special Events

••Soapbox Sirens — free open forum for artistry/music/poetry/politics, third Thu. (starting Nov. 2), 8pm, Alternative 1032 Story Ave., 561-7613.
Annual Ceramic Sale — by Louisville Clay, at Frazier Hall in Bellarmine University, 2200 Norris Place: Nov. 4, 10am-4pm,
Full Moon Ghost Tours — tours of Old Louisville’s Victorian neighborhood: Nov. 5, Dec. 5, every tour departs from the Visitors Center at 9pm, 218 W. Oak St., 637-2922.
••Ballads Between Life and Death — featuring Kentucky artist and musician Dan Dutton, Nov 8, 2pm, 21C Museum, 700 W Main, 736-3465.
Louisville Antiques, Art & Collectibles Show & Sale — 200 antique dealers & juried KY artists showcasing, 3813 W. Hwy 146 in Buckner Ky.: Nov. 24-26, Fri. & Sat. at 10am-5pm, Sun. at 11am-4pm.
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

Butcher Block Gallery — new art gallery celebrating opening w/ group art show titled “New Kids on the Block,” 931 E. Main St.: opening reception Nov. 3 part of Gallery Hop, 5-11pm, exhibit on display thru Nov. 30, 544-2043.
Annual Student Show — hosted by Arts Marketing Group, Nov 3, 5-8pm, 236 Woodbine St, 637-8676.
Jazz Factory — presents art work from chef Michael Palmer, including acrylic and oil paintings, charcoal drawings, Nov. 3, 5-8:30pm, 815 W. Market St., 992-3242.
Somewhere in Between — Video Installation by a UofL BFA candidate, Nov 3, 6-9pm, Rouge Noir Gallery, 592-3752.  
••Beyond Dimensions — exhibiting works by Patrick Gallagher, 9428 Brownsboro Rd.: Nov. 3-4, 429-6068.
Lionheart Gallery — exhibiting new abstract paintings by Eugene Thomas from “Belvedere,” Hyatt Regency, 313 S. Fourth St.: opening Nov. 3 at 5-9pm, thru Dec. 31, 568-3030.
Day of the Dead Celebration — sponsored by UofL Latin-American Studies Program, panel discussion, public welcome to bring pictures of loved ones, candles, food, & flowers to build community altar, at KMAC during Gallery Hop: Nov. 3, 589-0155 ext 217.
•• “Pillows Talk” — exhibit about pillows, Gallery Hop opening, 624 W. Main St.: Nov. 3 thru Dec. 23, gallery hours Tue. & Wed., 1-5pm, 584-7954.
Mellwood Center — hosting Louisville Artisans Guild Holiday Showcase, sponsored by BellSouth, 1860 Mellwood Ave.: Nov. 4 at 10am-6pm, Nov. 5 at 11am-4pm, 777-9792.
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 Huff Gallery — Margot Anne Kelley photography & stories “Local Treasures: Geocaching Across America,” 853 S. Fourth St., thru Nov. 5, 585-7122.
Howard Steamboat Museum & Mansion — exhibiting “Fall Into Art” by Norman Kohlhepp, 1101 E. Market St. in Jeffersonville, Nov. 5-26, (812) 283-3728.
••Heine Brothers Coffee — hosting art show to benefit Habitat for Humanity trips for 30 employees to travel to Guatemala, Bardstown Rd./Douglass Loop location: thru Nov. 7, 515-0380.
Kentucky Watercolor Society — 29th annual juried exhibition, thru Nov 8, Tue-Sun 5-10pm, 316 W Main, 326-9256.
KY School for the Blind — exhibiting “Animals from the Wild” by Bill Santen, 1867 Frankfort Ave.: thru Nov. 9, 10am-2pm & 4-7pm, 897-1583 ext 262.
Pyro Gallery — presents solo show by Lisa Austin, thru Nov. 11, 624 W Main, 587-0106.
Heine Brothers — art show fundraiser to build houses in Guatemala, thru Nov 12, Douglass Loop Heine Bros, 802-9803.
Kentucky Foundation for Women — accepting requests for individual artist residencies at Hopscotch House, deadline Nov. 15, or 228-4875.
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.
Hite Art Institute — presents two exhibits: “Northern/Southern Exposure” in Schneider Hall & opening of Trisha Hamilton-Cooper’s master thesis in Covi Gallery; UofL Belknap Campus: thru Nov. 17, 852-4483.
••Ghost Town — photo, painting and sculpture exhibit, thru Nov 20, 9am-5pm, 1860 Mellwood Ave, 895-3650.
Krantz Art Gallery — exhibiting mixed media paintings by Carolyn Whitman at Jefferson Community & Technical College, First & Chestnut Sts.: now thru Nov. 22, Mon.-Thu. at 8am-4pm, Fri. at 9am-noon, 213-2393.
Bon Air Regional Library — displaying work of Pallette Club, 2816 Del Rio Place: thru Nov. 25, 574-1795.
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.
Metro Arts — student pottery exhibition, 8360 Dixie Hwy.: thru Nov. 29, Mon.-Thu. at 10am-8pm, Fri. & Sat. at 10am-4pm, 937-2055.
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.
Zephyr Gallery — presents show by Jenni Deamer & Liz Watkins, thru Nov. 30, 610 E. Market St. 585-5646.
UnderGround Art Space — presents “Masquerade” exhibit, thru Dec. 2, 1235 Bardstown Rd., 459-8005.
Brown Hotel — local artist Jeaneen Barnhart showing pieces from “Equine Passion” series for Gallery Showcase; Fourth St. & Broadway, thru Dec. 6, 583-1234.
galerie hertz — exhibiting Tom Pfannerstill’s works “From the Street,” 711 S. Third St.: now thru Dec. 9, Wed.-Fri. at 11am-5pm, Sat. at 11am-3pm w/ appointment, 584-3547.
Bardstown Art Gallery — exhibiting oils, watercolors, & drawings by Jim Cantrell from past three decades, 214 W. Stephen Foster Ave.: thru Dec. 10, Tue.-Sat. at 10:30am-6pm, 348-6488.
••Call for Entries — women artists invited to submit work for Women of Wisdom Exhibit, “A Woman’s Journey” on March 2-8: deadline Dec. 6, 584-8090,
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, 10635 Watterson Trail, Jeffersontown, Ky., 261-8290.
Kaviar Forge & Gallery — exhibiting painter Rick Wilson’s new works, 1718 Frankfort Ave., thru Dec. 30, 561-0377.
Artist’s Appreciation Show — by Deven 7 Studios Custom Picture Framing & Fine Art Restoration, 100 percent proceeds to 10 local artists showing, 825 S. Floyd St.: now thru Dec. 31 Tue.-Sat., 582-2333.
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

••Iroquois High School — presents “Don’t Drink the Water” by Woody Allen, Nov. 1-2, 7:30pm, $3, 4615 Taylor Blvd., 485-8269.
‘Diversity of Dance’ — program features a short lecture, dance demonstrations and audience participation, program will study historic influences, hosted by Theresa Bautista, Nov. 1, 15, 6:30pm, Iroquois Library, 301 York St., 574-1720.
IU Southeast Theatre Dept. — presents “Proof,” Nov. 2-4 at 8pm, Nov. 5 at 2:30pm, $6-$10, Robinson Theatre at Ogle Center, 361-3100.
Louisville Repertory Co. — presenting “Visiting Mr. Green,” MeX Theater, Kentucky Center, $15, Nov. 2-4 & 10-11 at 8pm, Nov. 12 at 2pm, 584-7777.
••Actors Theatre — presents “A Tuna Christmas,” Nov. 2-Jan. 4, $17-$40; and adaptation from Chaim Potok’s novel “The Chosen,” Nov. 7-Dec. 9, $20-$36, 316 W. Main St., 584-1205.
Jewish Community Center — presents “The Sound of Music,” 3600 Dutchmans Ln., Nov. 2-19, $12-$18, 459-0660.
UofL’s Studio Theatre — presents “Patriot Acts,” Thrust Theatre, corner of Floyd & Warnock: Nov. 3-5, 8pm, Sat. matinee at 3pm, 852-8448.
Louisville Ballet — presents “Four For All,” Whitney Hall at KY Center: $21-$76, Nov. 3, 8pm, Nov. 4, 2 & 8pm, 584-7777.
Le Petomane Theatre Ensemble — presents “KA-BLAM!” Nov. 3-4, $8-$20, at Rudyard Kipling, 422 W. Oak St.,
••WhoDunnit Theater Co. — presents “Murder by Post: The Strange Case of Nigel Drew,” Nov. 4 at 6:30pm, $39.95 (dinner & show), Hyatt Regency, 320 W. Jefferson, 426-7100,
Walden Theatre — presents “Vote with Anger” w/ Project Improv & Chris Anger, Nov. 4 at 8pm, $8, 1123 Payne St., 589-0084.
Stage One — presents “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland,” at Bomhard Theater at KY Center, $13.50-$25, Nov. 5 & 11 at 2pm, 584-7777.
PNC Broadway Across America — presents “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels,” KY Center: $22-$65, Nov. 7-12, Tue.-Sat. at 8pm, Sat. at 2pm, Sun. at 1 & 6:30pm, 584-7777.
Derby Dinner Playhouse — presents “Smoke & Mirrors,” now thru Nov. 12, evenings at 6pm, Sun. & Wed. matinee at 11:45am, $30-$40, 525 Marriott Dr., Clarksville, (812) 288-8281.
Kentucky Repertory Theatre — presents 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.,


••UofL Theatre Arts Dept. — auditions for three 2007 spring plays, at Thrust Theater on 2314 S. Floyd St.: Nov. 5, 2-6pm, Nov. 6, 7-10pm, 852-7682.
Show Biz Kids — holding auditions for “The Wizard of Oz” for ages 7-17, Nov. 27-28, 228-9028.
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.


••Jewish Festival of the Book — authors presentations at Jewish Community Center, 3600 Dutchmans Ln.: $5, 7:30pm; Marion Winik: Nov. 8, Jonathan Miller: Nov. 15, Liel Leibovitz: Nov. 28, Kay Gill: Nov. 30, Ruth Ellenson: Dec. 5, Rich Cohen: Dec. 7; 459-0660.
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,


••The Temple — hosting film “Sentenced to Marriage,” about Jewish woman’s right to divorce, proceeds benefit Center for Women’s Justice, $10 donation, Nov. 5, 2-4pm, 5101 Hwy 42, 852-3406.


Comstock Hall — presents Al Sur, Flamenco Ensemble to perform “Los Cuatro Elementos (four elements),” UofL School of Music, Nov. 2, 8pm, $5, 819-3124.
Stacey Earle house concert — with Mark Stuart, Nov. 3, 7pm, 415-3643.
Memorial Auditorium — organist Timothy Baker accompanies three silent film classics, 940 S. Fourth St.: $5 donation, Nov. 5, 2pm, 584-4911.
••IU Southeast Music Dept. — presents Commonwealth Brass band to perform “Beethoven to Beatles,” Ogle Center, 4201 Grant Line Rd., New Albany, $5-$7, Nov. 5, 3pm, 361-3100.
Kentucky Theater — presents Songwriters/Artist’s Open Stage/Mic, hosted by Mark “Big Poppa” Stampley, every third Thu., 7:30pm, 651 S. Fourth St., 472-2548.
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.