Arts & Entertainment Listings

Feb 6, 2007 at 6:50 pm
Special Events

Louisville Uncorked — “Merlot vs. Pinot Noir” benefit for Louisville Orchestra, featuring light appetizers & music by Ensembles, $10 donation, Feb. 8, 7:30-11pm, The Henry Clay, 300 W. Chestnut St.,
••Young Playwrights Festival — presented by Walden Theater, featuring best works from class, $8-$15, Feb. 8-10, 7:30pm, Feb. 10, 2pm, 1123 Payne St., 589-0084.
PAMA & Passion — party hosted by Speed Art Museum, featuring PAMA liqueur, hors d’oeuvres, coffee & sweets bar, music by Tanita Gaines & tour of lovers in art w/ Cupid, $7 (members), $15 (non), Feb. 9, 7-10pm, 2035 S. Third St., 634-2960.
••InKY Reading Series — celebrates literature w/ music for third B-day, featuring performances by two poets, fiction writer & musician, free, Feb. 9, 7pm, Rudyard Kipling, 422 W. Oak St., 636-1311.
If Music Be the Food of Love — 13th annual Valentine Dinner Show w/ silent auction, music by soloists & Louisville Chorus, $100/person, Feb. 10, 6pm, River Bend Winery, 120 S. Tenth St., 968-6300.
Crane House — presents “Asian All Star Chefs New Year Dinner & Auction,” black tie & Asian attire optional, $150 (member), $175 (non), Feb. 10, 6:30pm, Brown Hotel, 335 W. Broadway, 635-2240.
Pride of KY Chorus — will be singing Valentines to local residents & businesses, $40, Feb. 10-14, 368-7664,
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

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, 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.
Application for Art Fair — Ursuline Campus accepting applications for 2007 Art Fair, deadline Feb. 16, 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 — 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

••Bagged Edge Community Theatre — presents “The Boys in Autumn,” $10, Feb. 9-11 & 16-18, Fri. & Sat. at 8pm, Sun. at 3pm, 111 Main St. in Harrodsburg, (859) 734-2389.
Squallis Puppeteers — present “Outside,” $5-$7, Feb. 9-10, 7pm, Feb. 10, 2pm, Shark Tank Theatre, 414 Baxter Ave., 540-4977.
Louisville Repertory Co. — w/ Thomas Jefferson Unitarian Church present “The Laramie Project,” Feb. 10-11, 2pm, MeX Theatre in KY Center, 584-7777.
Museum Theatre — presents “Nothing New for Easter: Shopping for Civil Rights,” free w/ museum adm., Feb. 10, 17 & 24, 1:30 & 3:30pm, Thomas D. Clark Center for KY History, 100 W. Broadway in Frankfort, 564-1792 x4454.
Monk — a one-man play about the creative genius of Thelonious Monk, Feb. 11, 7:30pm, $5, U of L Comstock Hall,
••Derby Dinner Playhouse — presents “Divorce Southern Style,” thru Feb. 18, 525 Marriott Dr., Clarksville, 812-288-8281.
Actors Theatre — presents “Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure,” thru Feb. 24, $26-$51; 3rd & Main St., 584-1205.


••Crescent Hill Baptist Church — hosting auditions for musical “Geezers!,” need roughly 25 male/female roles, Feb. 10, 9am-noon, 2800 Frankfort Ave., 896-4425.
IUS Music Dept. — offers music scholarship to incoming & current IUS students, Feb. 10, 2-5pm, March 17, 9:30am-3:30pm, Ogle Center, 4201 Grant Line Rd., (812) 941-2655,
••Rose Island Playhouse — auditions for comedy “A Bad Year For Tomatoes,” looking for four women & three men, Feb. 10, 10am-2pm, Charlestown Center, 999 Water St. in Charlestown, (812) 289-1329.
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,
Fred Wiche Awards — seeking nominations for those who continue Fred’s legacy of promoting beautification and environmental consciousness, deadline March 16, 574-5000 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.


Carmichael’s Bookstore — Rick Bell discusses his book “The Great Flood of 1937,” Feb. 10, 4pm, 2720 Frankfort Ave., 896-6950.
••Barnes & Noble — Ohio River Valley Chapter of Sisters in Crime presents mystery author Jim Huang, to speak about genre & sign book “100 Classics That Inspire Today’s Mystery Writers,” Feb. 10, 1:30pm, 801 S. Hurstbourne Pkwy., 426-0255.
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,


••Louisville Slugger Museum — presents free film festival for Black History Month w/ current exhibition Reel Heroes: The Black Athlete on Film, 3pm; “Brian’s Song,” Feb. 10-11; “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. 10, 17 & 24, 11am, Shelby Park Branch Library, Mid-City Mall, 1250 Bardstown Rd.; Feb. 11, 18 & 25, 4 & 7pm, Elaine Chao Auditorium in Ekstrom Library, UofL; 409-8706 or 852-7589.
Center Presbyterian Church — presents “Sir! No Sir!” by David Zeiger, documents movement to end war in Vietnam, panel discussion by Iraq Veterans Against the War after film, free, Feb. 11, 2pm, Fourth & Kentucky, 634-0468.


UofL Music Dept. — presents concerts: Tina Millhorn, soprano, Feb. 7, 8pm; Chu-Fang Huang, piano, Feb. 9, 8pm, School of Music Rm. LL21; Prepatory Dept. Recital, Feb. 10, 1pm, Bird Hall; Gist Piano Competition Winners Recital, Feb. 10, 8pm; African American Music Heritage Institure: Monk – The Play, Feb. 11, 7:30pm; African American Music Heritage Institute: Student Workshop, Feb. 12, 10am; African American Music Heritage Institute: Masterclass, Feb. 12, 3pm; University Student Composers present concert of World Premieres: University Jazz Combos, Feb. 13, 8pm, Bird Hall; 852-4137.
••Diamante Grill — hosting reception for Drum Group Istayapi, Feb. 10, 2-5pm, 2280 Bardstown Rd., 456-1705.
Locust Grove — presents an afternoon of Mozart & Beethoven by period instrument string quartet Mirabel, $15, Feb. 11, 5:30pm, Historic Ballroom, 561 Blankenbaker Ln., 897-9845.
KY Center — presents British Clarinetist Julian Bliss, joins Gheens Great Expectations Concert, $5 (students), $16.75 (adults), Feb. 11, 3pm, Bomhard Theater, 584-7777.
••Derby Dinner Playhouse — presents “The Diamonds,” live in concert, Feb. 12, 6pm, 525 Marriott Dr., (812) 288-8281.
Louisville Orchestra — presents “Love Songs Through the Ages,” three free Valentine’s concerts; Feb. 12, 10-11am, Wilderness Road Senior Center, 8111 Blue Lick Rd.; Feb. 13, 6:30-7:30pm, Sun Valley Community Center, 6505 Bethany Ln.; Feb. 15, 6:30-7:30pm, Myers Middle School, 3741 Pulliam Dr.; 456-3253.
Music fellowship — at Mary Anderson Center, includes a stipend, or (812) 923-8602.
MERF — Musicians Emergency Resource Foundation needs volunteers, 244-4790.