Arts & Entertainment Listings

Jan 23, 2007 at 7:08 pm
Special Events

Portraits and Figurative Art Class — taught by Judy Grundy, Jan 25, 6-9pm, $75, Douglas Community Center, 2305 Douglas Blvd, 456-8120.

F.A.T. Friday Trolley Hop & Ball — Mardi Gras-style ball features contests, door prizes and more, Jan. 26, 9pm, Mellwood Arts Center, 1860 Mellwood Ave., 721-9148.

••Bond Lobster Bond — Actors Theatre’s annual fundraiser lobster dinner, Jan. 27, 8pm, $175,The Seelbach, 500 S. 4th St, 584-1265.

The Brass Gala — U of L School of Music fundraiser to help send The Cardinal Brass to Germany this summer, Jan. 28, 7:30pm, Comstock Concert Hall, 852-7857.

Francisco’s Farm Arts Festival at Midway College — Artist Application Deadline Jan. 31, show dates June 16-17, 598-9063.

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, 1741 Frankfort Ave., 896-0172.

Visual Arts

Pigment Gallery — presents hand-painted silks by Luci Mistratov & mixed media works by Roxanne Clark, Jan. 25-Feb. 28, artist reception Jan. 25 followed by Frankfort Ave. Mardi Gras Ball, 9pm-12am, 1860 Mellwood Ave., 895-3650.

Jim Mahanes Studio & Gallery — watercolor paintings “Floral Delights” by Tomy Lee, weekends thru Jan. 28, Fri. 6-9pm, Sat. 1-6pm, Sun. 2-5pm, 1611 Story Ave., [email protected].

••Flame Run — “The Glass Canvas” highlights Swedish technique, solo exhibit featuring works by Susie Slabaugh, Jan. 27-Feb. 28, 828 E. Market St., 584-5353.

••Speed Art Museum & Louisville Ballet — host a community day to celebrate African Art and Culture, Jan. 27, 12-3pm, 2035 S. Third St, 583-0006.

Red Tree Showcase — artists Dan Torpey, Carol Tait and Laura Faber display works, thru Jan. 31, 701 E. Market St., 582-2555.

Inspired Leap — Artist Richard Francis presents a retrospective collection, thru Jan. 31, Days Coffee, 1420 Bardstown Rd., 458-5036.

Morrison Gallery — “Nesting Instinct” by Dennis Shaffner, thru Jan. 31, 610 College St. Rd., Elizabethtown, Ky.

Buzz Worx — 12 geometric-abstract Quilt Paintings by Richard Francis, thru Jan. 31, 718 W. Main St, 583-4004.

Butcher Block Gallery — Joseph Lappie’s exhibition “As if They Never Left Us” will be on display, through Jan. 31, by appointment, 931 E Main St., 802-9993.

Cutting Corners — the works of Brent Michael take a look at Louisville’s street corners, thru Feb. 2, Brown Hotel Gallery, 335 W Broadway, 583-1234.

Jacque Parsley Gallery and Studio “Jacqued Up,” an exhibit of mixed media collages, through Feb. 3, 620 Baxter Ave., 396-5383.

••The 930 — artist Ying Kit Chan and photographer Michael Wilson display their work, thru Feb. 5, 930 Mary St., 494-7042.

Pyro Gallery — “Heal Thyself” prints by Kate Sedgwick, thru Feb. 10, 624 W. Main St., 587-0106.

Zephyr Gallery — Sarah Lyon photography, thru Feb. 10, 610 E. Market St., 585-5646.

Hite Art Institute — presents Masters Thesis exhibitions by Michael Brohm & Sheila Flener, thru Feb. 11, Schneider Hall, U of L Belknap Campus, 852-4483.

Huff Gallery at Spalding University — “Jen Pellerin: Private/Public” sculpture exhibit, thru Feb. 11, 8am-10pm, 853 S 4th St., 585-7122.

Mellwood Arts & Entertainment Center — Artist in Residency Program opening, application deadline Feb. 15, 895-3650.

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, 1718 Frankfort Ave., 561-0377.

Paul Paletti Gallery — presenting “Art of Photogravure,” 713 E. Market St., thru Feb. 28, 589-9254.

••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.

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.

Oldham Co. History Center — Oldham County Barns, an exhibit by Ann Carter, thru April 15, 106 N. Second Ave., LaGrange, Ky., 502-222-0826.

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.

Application for Art Fair — Ursuline Campus accepting applications for 2007 Art Fair, available online at or 896-3999.

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 — 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 — 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 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, 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.

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

Glassworks — offers classes, 992-3016.

Performing Arts

Walden Theatre — presents “Moliere’s Tartuffe,” Jan. 25-26, 7:30pm, Jan. 27, 2pm, at MeX Theatre at KY Center, 584-7777.

••The Little Colonel Players — presents a mystery whodunnit of “Ten Little Indians,” Jan 25-28, Feb 2-4, Fri & Sat 8pm, Sun 2:30pm, $10 & $15, Mt. Mercy Dr, Pewee Valley KY, 588-1557.

Actors Theatre — presents “The Late Seating,” a mixture of performance, visual art, and music, Jan. 26, 10:30pm, $12; also, “Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure,” Jan. 30-Feb. 24, $26-$51; also “9 Parts of Desire,” thru Feb. 4, $17-$30; also, “Mary’s Wedding,” a sweeping love story by Stephen Massicotte, thru Feb. 3, $20-$36, 3rd & Main St., 584-1205.

Specific Gravity Ensemble — local environmental theater group presents “Elevator Plays,” Jan 26-27, Feb 2-3, 8pm, $10, Starks Building Elevators, 384-2743.

••UofL Theater Dept. — presents “Refractions,” $7-$10, Jan. 31-Feb. 4, 8pm, Feb. 4, 3pm, Thrust Theater (Floyd & Warnock Sts.),

CenterStage — presents “Chicago: The Musical,” thru Feb. 4, $12-$18, Jewish Community Center, 3600 Dutchmans Ln., 450-0660.

Derby Dinner Playhouse — presents “Divorce Southern Style,” thru Feb. 18, 525 Marriott Dr., Clarksville, 812-288-8281.


Fox in the Morning Idol 2007 — WDRB morning show hosting public singing audition, 16 yrs+, Jan. 27, 9am, Spalding University Auditorium, 4th and York St, 562-5746.

Little Colonel Theater — holding auditions for “Crimes of the Heart,” need men and women 18+, cold readings from script, Jan. 28-29, 7pm, Mt Mercy Dr, Pewee Valley, 797-5634.

••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

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,

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.


Women’s Film Festival — weekly showings thru January, featuring “Born Into Brothels,” Jan. 25, 6pm, free, Ursuline Motherhouse Library, 3115 Lexington Rd., 212-1750.

••Comstock Hall, UofL — School of Music presents “Mark of Zorro,” 1920s film w/ Steiner organ & its 60 sets of organ pipes, Jan. 26,

KinoLouisville —10-minute or less films shown in an open screening, pre-registration required, call for submissions, Jan. 27, 8pm, $5, Mellwood Arts Center, 1860 Mellwood Ave., 807-9202.


••Borders Bookstore — presents author signing/storytelling with “Riley’s Bow-Wow Blast” author Shannon Ganbill, Jan. 26, 6pm, 7807 Shelbyville Rd., 423-9555.

Filson Historical Society — join author James Archambeault for a lecture and signing of photo book “Historic Kentucky,” Jan. 26, noon; also, join Rick Bell as he discusses new book, “The Great Flood of 1937,” Jan 31, noon, 1310 S 3rd St, 635-5083.

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

Abraham-Hicks Book Studyexperience 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 groupmeets second Tues. of month at the Fern Creek Library, 6-8pm, 955-8143.

Wilderness Road Writers’ Groupmeets 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,


UofL School of Music — will perform w/ faculty artists John Moore (saxophone) & Krista Wallace-Boaz (piano), Jan. 24, 8pm; 852-4137.

Hootenanny — celebration at Thomas Jefferson Unitarian Church, Jan 26, 7pm, $5, 4936 Brownsboro Rd.

••IU Philharmonic Orchestra — comes to IUS Ogle Center for concert featuring Russian composers Igor Stravinsky and Sergei Rachmaninoff, Jan. 27, 7:30pm, $5,

••Louisville Orchestra — presents Yum! Brands orKIDStra-Moving Music, Jan. 27, 11am, $15; also, Fund for the Arts hosts a free all-Brahms celebration with Jorge Mester and others, Jan. 28, 3pm, Brown Theatre, 315 W Broadway, 584-7777.

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

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.