Arts & Entertainment Listings

Feb 13, 2007 at 6:00 pm
Special Events

••Valentine Guy — presents free couple’s check-up session, by relationship counselors Marc Leibson and Carrie Hunter, now thru Feb. 28, 895-3388.
Soapbox Sirens — free open forum for artistry/music/poetry/politics, third Thu., 8pm, Alternative 1032 Story Ave., 561-7613.
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, with opening reception and party on Feb. 14 at 7pm, 930 Mary St.,
Barr Gallery — hosts BA Senior Show for IUS students, opening reception Feb. 15, 5-7pm, runs through Feb. 27, at IUS, 4201 Grant Line Rd.
Mellwood Arts & Entertainment Center — Artist in Residency Program opening, application deadline Feb. 15, 895-3650.
Zephyr Gallery — exhibiting works of artists Stephanie Potter & JP Begley, reception Feb. 16, runs thru April 1, 610 E. Market St., 545-1412.
Application for Art Fair — Ursuline Campus accepting applications for 2007 Art Fair, deadline Feb. 16, available online at or 896-3999.
••Chapman Friedman Gallery — New Paintings by Tamar Kander and Patrick Adams, thru Feb. 17, 624 W. Main St., 584-7954.
Mary Anderson Center — Loftus House exhibit “Saving Face” by Kim Sandage (mixed media) and Blackburn Gallery exhibit 
”Briarpatch Fairy Tales” by Elizabeth Spotswood Alexander (carved wood), both thru Feb. 24, Mount St. Francis in Floyds 
Knobs, (812) 923-6942.
Kaviar Forge & Gallery — “Painting as Meditation” the work of Brian Millar, thru Feb 24, Thu & Fri 1pm-6pm, Sat 12pm-4pm, artist reception Feb. 23, 6-9pm, 1718 Frankfort Ave., 561-0377.
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.
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.
••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.
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.
Atomic Saucer — presents “Nightshades: Existing Light Photography of Germantown/Paristown” by C. Read, thru March 31, 1000 E. Oak St., 637-5399.
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.
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.
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

••Hanover College — theater dept. presents “Two Rooms,” $5-$12, Feb. 15-18, 7:30pm, Parker Auditorium, (812) 866-7200 (tickets), (812) 866-7010 (info).
Wayward Actors Co. — presents “Frozen,” $15, Feb. 15-17 & 22-24, 8pm, Feb. 18 & 25, 2pm, MeX Theatre at KY Center, (812) 923-1003.
The Indicators — improv group, w/ Paradigm will perform together, $5, Feb. 16, at BBC, 3929 Shelbyville Rd.; show at Bearno’s by the Bridge, $2, Feb. 18, 131 W. Main St.; 852-8448.
Floyd Central High — Theatre Arts Dept. presents “Beauty & the Beast,” $5-$15, Feb. 16-17, 23-24, 8pm, Feb. 18 & 25, 2pm, 6575 Old Vincennes Rd. in Floyds Knobs, (812) 923-8811 x333.
Louisville Ballet — presents “Uncharted Realms,” $21-$76, Feb. 16-17, 8pm, Feb. 17, 2pm, at Whitney Hall in KY Center, 584-7777.
Specific Gravity Ensemble — has extended “Elevator Plays: Ascent-Descent/Assent-Dissent,” $10, Feb. 16-17, 23-24, 8pm, Starks Bldg., 455 S. Fourth St., 384-2743.
Bagged Edge Community Theatre — presents “The Boys in Autumn,” $10, Feb. 16-18, Fri. & Sat. at 8pm, Sun. at 3pm, 111 Main St. in Harrodsburg, (859) 734-2389.
Museum Theatre — presents “Nothing New for Easter: Shopping for Civil Rights,” free w/ museum adm., Feb. 17 & 24, 1:30 & 3:30pm, Thomas D. Clark Center for KY History, 100 W. Broadway in Frankfort, 564-1792 x4454.
WhoDunnit Murder Mystery Theater — presents latest MacCrimmon Mystery “Murder by Quarry: The Case of the Murderous Masterpiece,” $39.95 includes meal, Feb. 17-March 31, Saturdays at 6:30pm, Masterson’s, 1830 S. Third St., 426-7100.
Drama Studio — presents “I Am My Own Wife,” $10, Feb. 17, 23-24, 8pm, Feb. 18, 3pm, Encore Performing Art Center, 128 E. Bell Ave. in Clarksville, (812) 284-0280.
Derby Dinner Playhouse — presents “Divorce Southern Style,” thru Feb. 18, 525 Marriott Dr., Clarksville, 812-288-8281.
Comedy Caravan — presents “Experimental Comedy Night,” featuring sketches, characters, ventriloquism, improv, stand-up & more, $2-$4, Feb. 20, 8pm, 1250 Bardstown Rd., 459-0022.
••PNC Broadway Across America — presents “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” $22-$58, Feb. 20-25, Tue.-Sat at 8pm, Sat. matinee at 2pm, Sun. matinee at 1pm, Sun. night at 6:30pm, KY Center, 584-7777.
Actors Theatre — presents “Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure,” thru Feb. 24, $26-$51; 3rd & Main St., 584-1205.


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,
••Stephen Foster Productions — auditions for 2007 Summer Season, seeking actors, singers & dancers over 17, Feb. 18, 2-4pm, at Annex in Louisville Performing Arts School, (800) 626-1563.
CenterStage — holding auditions for 2007-2008 season, looking for children & adults ages 6 & up, Feb. 18, noon-7pm, Feb. 21, 6-10pm, Jewish Community Center, 3600 Dutchmans Ln., 238-2753.
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,
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.


••Borders Bookstore — presents author Carol Whayne, reads & signs “A Grandmother’s Lullaby,” Feb. 14, 10:30am, 2520 Hurstbourne Gem Ln., 495-6640.
Louisville Free Public Library — “The Big Read Louisville” community-wide book discussion of “Their Eyes Were Watching God,” thru Feb. 28, 574-1611 or
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,


••Ursuline Sisters — present film “Panihari, the Water Woman of India,” free, Feb. 15, 6pm, Ursuline Motherhouse Library, 3115 Lexington Rd., 212-1750.
Iroquois Library — presents “The India Culture Showcase” followed by discussion, Feb. 17, 1pm, 601 W. Woodlawn, 574-1720.
Louisville Slugger Museum — presents free film festival for Black History Month w/ current exhibition Reel Heroes: The Black Athlete on Film, 3pm; “The Jackie Robinson Story,” Feb. 17-18; “The Bing Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings,” Feb. 24-25; 800 W. Main St., 588-7228.
Paul Robeson Film Festival — films to be shown on successive weekends: “Song of Freedom,” “Jericho,” “Dark Sands,” “Big Fella,” “The Emperor Jones,” $5 donation; Feb. 17 & 24, 11am, Shelby Park Branch Library, Mid-City Mall, 1250 Bardstown Rd.; Feb. 18 & 25, 4 & 7pm, Elaine Chao Auditorium in Ekstrom Library, UofL; 409-8706 or 852-7589.
••ZaZoo’s — hosting free screening of documentary “9/11: Press for Truth,” Feb 19, 7:30pm, 102 Bauer Ave, 894-8030.


••Louisville Orchestra — presents “Love Songs Through the Ages,” free Valentine’s concert; Feb. 15, 6:30-7:30pm, Myers Middle School, 3741 Pulliam Dr.; 456-3253.
Kentucky Center — Fifth Third Bank World Rhythms Presents Terrance Simien and the Zydeco Experience, Feb. 16, 8pm, $27, Bomhard Theater, Kentucky Center, 501 E. Main St., 584-7777.   
UofL Music Dept. — presents Chamber Choir Competition Contest, Feb. 16, 5pm; Concert Band Festival & University Wind Symphony, Feb. 17, 8pm; KY Center Chamber Players Concert w/ Lipatti Aubade & works by Walter Piston & Johannes Brahms, Feb. 18, 3pm; and more, 852-4137.
••IUS Music Dept. — presents New Millennium Duo in recital, $4-$6, Feb. 18, 7:30pm, in Stem Hall at Ogle Center, 4201 Grant Line Rd. in New Albany, 361-3100.
Borders Bookstore — presents the Open World Jazz Quintet in-store performance, Feb. 18, 4pm, 2520 Hurstbourne Gem Ln., 495-6640; UofL Graduate Jazz Combo in-store performance, Feb. 19, 7pm, 400 S. Fourth St., 562-2100.
Music fellowship — at Mary Anderson Center, includes a stipend, or (812) 923-8602.
MERF — Musicians Emergency Resource Foundation needs volunteers, 244-4790.