Arts & Entertainment Listings

May 3, 2007 at 5:59 pm

Please send your information to 640 S. Fourth St., Louisville, Ky. 40202, fax to 895-9779 or e-mail to [email protected]. Deadline is Wednesdays at 3 p.m. Include a daytime phone number. Events published on a space-available basis. Listings marked with the LEO “O” are worth a special look.


Louisville Visual Arts Association —two Derby week events, Boat Race Party, for the whole family, $5-$35, May 2, 3:30-8pm, and The Unstable Barn Party, costume party, DJs, and live music by Sativa Gumbo, $10, May 3, 7pm, both events at the Water Tower, 896-2146.

Kindergarten Derby — hosted by Louisville Collegiate, jockeys mount hobbyhorses, musical performance of “My Old Kentucky Home” & “blanket of roses,” May 3, 10:30am, 2427 Glenmary Ave., 479-0376.

Brown Theatre — Stage One brings Family Fun Fest indoors to watch Pegasus Parade, children’s activities & snacks, $22-$27, May 3, 3pm, 315 W. Broadway, 584-7777.

KY Museum of Art & Craft — “Oaks Brunch Fundraiser” at The Brown Hotel, cocktails, crafts & silent auction, $125, $1,250 (table for 10), May 4, 9:30am, 335 W. Broadway, 589-0102.

Hillbilly Outfield — to benefit Make-A-Wish Foundation, food & live music, $30-$45, req. tickets, May 4, 6pm, thru May 6, noon, 12202 Old Shelbyville Rd., 327-0705,

Lynn’s Paradise Café — “Frenzy at the Finish,” live music by Caminos Flamencos & Louisville Leopard Percussionists, basket weaving instruction by Dennis Shaffner, reservations recommended, May 6, 8am-10pm, performers start at 10am, 984 Barret Ave., 583-3447.

Special Events

Mike Linnig’s Music Fest — to benefit Crusade for Children, bluegrass bands, karaoke competitions, dancers, guest DJ, hot rods & classic cars, raffle for Epiphone Electric guitar & Harley Davidson motorcycle, thru May 13, 9308 Cane Run Rd., 937-6197.

Bluegrass Jam Cruise — the International Bluegrass Music Museum partners with Carnival Cruise Lines, May 28-June 2, 1-888-448-4224 or visit

Collaboratory — 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

Steelskin Gallery — Spring Sculptural Object Collection by Jen Pellerin & Samantha Griffith, May 2-June 30, reception May 4, 312 W. Main St., 287-8201.

Carr & Waite Studios — “Infra Red Photographs” by Geoff Carr & “Mixed Media Collages & Assemblages” by Caroline Waite, May 4-24, 221 Hancock St., 298-2110.

Carnegie Center — work from New Albany-Floyd County Secondary Schools Art Show & Competition, free, May 4-19, reception May 17, 6:30-8pm, awards at 7pm, 201 E. Spring St., New Albany, Ind.

uzoMa Art Space— Frankfort Ave newest art space presents “uzoMa’s first: a celebration of birth and creation”, thru May 18, 4-7pm Wed & Thurs, 6-9pm Fri & Sat,1813 Frankfort Ave, 895-9805,

Huff Gallery — Spalding University presents “Prime,” new photographs by Mary Yates, thru May 27, reception, May 9, 4:30-6:30pm, 853 S. Fourth St., 585-7122.

Flame Run — “A Fire Within,” showcasing glass work by its own team of artists, thru May 31, closed May 5 (Derby), 828 E. Market St., 584-5353.

Mary Anderson Center — exhibits by Penny Sisto, Conner Burns & Wini Harrison, thru June 16, reception May 12, 5-7pm, Mt. St. Francis, Ind., (812) 923-8602 or

Metro Deli — presents “Now is the Time,” paintings by Richard Francis, curated by Chez Moi Art Gallery, thru July 4, reception May 4, 6-9pm, 400 W. Market St., 561-6206.

Pyro Gallery — “Between the Lines, a Look at the Negative,” paintings by Corie Neumayer, thru May 5, 624 W. Main St., 587-0106.

Bernheim Gallery — presents “New Artists of China,” free, thru May 11, Main Library, 301 York St., 574-1845.

Mad About Art — “Women Rule,” Anne O’Connor oil on canvas, Elaine Crowder Siebert on acrylic, reception May 11, 6-8pm, thru June 30, 625 Baxter Ave., 568-4916.

Pegasus Gallery — hometown community photos by Kentucky Youth Association photography class, opening reception May 11, 9am, Airport, 345-6609.

Gallery Hertz — “Albertus Gorman: New Sculpture from Falls of the Ohio,” thru May 12, 711 S. Third St., 584-3547.

Butcher Block Gallery — presents paintings of skateboard artists Don Pendleton & Dave Ackels, thru May 12, 931 E. Main St., 802-9993.

Speed Art Museum — “Building Books: The Art of David Macaulay,” $4-$8, thru May 13, 2035 S. Third St., 634-2700.

Zephyr Gallery — exhibit of paintings, photography and more from Kenneth Hayden and Patrick Donley, thru May 14, 610 E Market St., 585-5646.

930 Gallery — “Tribute for Kings” oilgraphy by Kevin Rolly, thru May 27, 930 Mary St., 494-7042,

Gayle Cerlan and Jacque Parsley Gallery — “SisterArtists” majolica ceramics by Cerlan and collage/assemblages by Parsley, thru May 30, 620 Baxter Ave., 396-5383.

Mona & Lisa’s Boutique & Gallery — “The Derby Girls,” paintings by Andre Foreman, thru May 31, 2031 Frankfort Ave., 896-9499.

Mellwood A&E Center — mixed media & fiber Artist in Residency Kim Sandage w/ exhibition “Saving Face,” thru June 1, 1860 Mellwood Ave., 895-3650.

Kaviar Forge & Gallery — “Prints & Paintings” by John Haywood, thru June 2, 1718 Frankfort Ave., 561-0377.

Gallery, The Brown — showcasing paintings by Jamie Corum, thru June 8, Fourth & Broadway, 583-1234.

KY Museum of Art & Craft — “Clay National” & “The Best of Kentucky Clay,” thru June 23, 715 W. Main St., 589-0155.

Deven 7 Studios — Plein Art Paintings by Dan DeYoung, thru June 23, 825 S. Floyd St. on 2nd floor, 582-2333.

21C Museum — “New Acquisitions and Highlights,” ongoing daily, 700 W. Main St., 217-6300.

Gallery 10 Seventy — local artists showing eclectic mix of work, ongoing, Mellwood A&E Center, 891-1565.

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., Ind., (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 — classes and tours, tour hot-glass and cold-glass studios, 10am-4pm, free, 828 Market St, 584-5353.

Glassworks —classes, 992-3016.

Performing Arts

Floyd Central High — Theater Dept. presents “The Odd Couple,” $6-$10, May 3 & 4, 7pm, May 6, 2 & 7pm, 6575 Old Vincennes Rd. in Floyd Knobs, (812) 923-8811 x 333.

Actors Theatre — “Italian American Reconciliation,” $20-$51, thru May 13, 316 W. Main St., 584-1205 or

Derby Dinner Playhouse — presents “Oklahoma!,” thru May 20, multiple times and dates, 812-288-8281 or


uzoMa Art Space — seeking bicycle-themed artwork, “art bikes”, recycled bike sculptures & any other medium involving bicycle themes, thru May 25, 1813 Frankfort Ave, for more info, 895-9805 or

Soap Box Derby — taking place June 9, for kids 8-17, inspection & check-in June 2, register by May 19, 759-5946,

Photo Contest — “Focus on Metro Louisville Architecture” hosted by the American Institute of Architects, thru May 22, $10, up to 3 photos submitted,

Louisville Jazz Society — offering two tuition scholarships for Jamey Aebersold Summer Jazz Workshops held at UofL July 1-6 & 8-12, deadline May 25, former winners ineligible, 741-7272 or

St. James Art Show — holding poster competition for 2007 show Oct. 5-7, $1,000 cash prize, must include name “Saint James Court Art Show,” “2007” & “51st Annual,” $20 fee to enter, deadline June 15, 635-1842,

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.

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.


Carmichael’s Bookstore — authors Kathryn Cocquyt (“Little Freddie at the Kentucky Derby”) and Shelley Fraser Mickle (“Barbaro: America’s Horse”), May 3, 6pm; also Elizabeth Gilbert ( “Eat, Pray, Love”), May 6, 4pm; and Pulitzer Prize-winner Anna Quindlen (of “Rise and Shine”), May 10, 7pm, free, 2720 Frankfort Ave., 896-6950.

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, Ind., 949-3523.

Science Fiction/Fantasy Readers Group — meets 7pm, fourth Mon. of the month, Barnes and Noble, 801 S. Hurstbourne,


End of the Year Concert — Louisville Leopard Percussionists and special guest Todd Hildreth, free, May 2, 7pm, Comstock Hall at UofL, 635-2LLP.

UofL School of Music — KMEA State Concert Band Festival, May 7-8, 8am, Comstock Hall, 852-4137.

Open Stage with Heidi Howe — “Show Up and Go Up” Thursdays, open to local musicians, free, 8pm, Losers Bar at O’Malley’s Corner, 117 W. Jefferson St., 415-3643.

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

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