Arts & Entertainment Listings

Jan 9, 2007 at 8:19 pm
Special Events

••InKY Reading Series — readings and music including poet Teneice Delgado, essayist Liz Nethery and singer/songwriter Teneia Sanders, Jan. 12, free, 7pm, Rudyard Kipling, 422 W. Oak St., 636-1311.

UofL Honoring Martin Luther King Jr. — two events with guest speakers Judge Toni Stringer and Glenda Dickerson, on Jan. 12 Stringer will discuss civil rights in the 21st century, 11:30am, Bingham Humanities Building, Rm 100, 852-0229; on Jan. 15 Dickerson will speak and African-American Theatre Program will perform, 1pm, Playhouse at Freedom Park between 2nd and 3rd St, 210-1252.

Sunday, January 14

Martin Luther King Jr. Concert — by Louisville Orchestra, featuring conductor Stuart Chafetz and soprano Laquita Mitchell, Jan. 14, 3pm, free, Whitney Hall, Kentucky Center, 501 W. Main St., 574-5000.

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

Kaviar Forge & Gallery — “Painting as Meditation” the work of Brian Millar, Jan. 11-Feb 24, Thu & Fri 1pm-6pm, Sat 12pm-4pm, 1718 Frankfort Ave., 561-0377.

••Jim Mahanes Studio & Gallery — watercolor paintings “Floral Delights” by Tomy Lee, weekends Jan. 12-28, Fri. 6-9pm, Sat. 1-6pm, Sun. 2-5pm, 1611 Story Ave., [email protected].

Carnegie Center for Art and History — “Form, Not Function: Quilt Art at the Carnegie,” Jan. 12-March 8, Tue-Sat 10am-5:30pm, opening reception Jan. 12, 6-8pm, 201 E. Spring St., New Albany, 812-944-7336.

Underground Art Space — hosting Holiday Sale and show “Enlighten” by Underground Lights Up Louisville Tattoo Co., 1235 Bardstown Rd.: runs thru Jan. 13, 459-8005.

Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft — presents two folk art exhibitions “Slow Time” and “Lebanon Junction.” Jan. 13-March 3, Mon.-Fri. 10am-5pm, Sat. 11am-5pm, 715 W. Main St., 589-0102.

Carr+Waite Studios —showing “Geoff Carr: Photographs of Mexico” and Caroline Waite, mixed media assemblage exhibiting “Matchbox Series,” thru Jan 15; 221 S. Hancock St., 894-9974.

Oldham Co. History Center — Oldham County Barns, an exhibit by Ann Carter, Jan. 16-April 15, 106 N. Second Ave., LaGrange, Ky., 502-222-0826.

New Center for Contemporary Art — presents Melissa Dadourian, 742 E. Market St.: runs thru Jan. 23, 552-2994,

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.

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

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.

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.

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,

••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

••Actors Theatre — presents “10 in 10,” an emerging artist show by Acting Apprentice Company, free, Jan. 10, 10pm, 584-1205.

Stage One — presents viewing of staged reading of “Misfit Christmas,” loosely based on “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer,” Jan. 10, 7pm, free, MeX Theater at Kentucky Center, 562-0161.

Clarksville Little Theatre — presents a musical production “Oliver” based on Charles Dickens’ “Oliver Twist,” Jan. 12-14, & Jan. 18-20, Fri. & Sat. 8pm, Sun. 2pm, 301 E Montgomery Ave, Clarksville, 812-283-6522.

Improvapalooza 7 — 2 nights of improv in the round featuring True Fiction Magazine & Louisville Improvisors, Jan. 12-13, 8pm, $12 & $15, MeX Theatre at Kentucky Center, 501 W. Main St., 584-7777.

••Kentucky Center — “Elmo’s Coloring Book” a rainbow of “Sesame Street” Live friends, Jan. 12 7pm, Jan. 13 10:30am & 2pm, Jan. 14 1pm & 4:30pm, $15, $17, $21, 501 W Main St., 584-7777.

PNC Bank Broadway Across America — Roundabout Theatre Company presents “Twelve Angry Men,” a searing courtroom drama, thru Jan 14, Palace Theatre, 625 S 4th St, 361-3100.

••Actors Theatre — presents “Mary’s Wedding,” a sweeping love story by Stephen Massicotte, thru Feb. 3, $20-$36, 3rd & Main St., 584-1205.

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


••Voices of Kentuckiana — holding registration for new singers, Jan. 14, 3-5pm, Central Presbyterian Church, 4th and Kentucky St, 583-1013.

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 “Osama” Jan. 11; “It Was a Wonderful Life” Jan. 18; and “Born Into Brothels” Jan. 25, 6pm, free, Ursuline Motherhouse Library, 3115 Lexington Rd., 212-1750.


••Borders Booksauthor Duane Campbell signs his book “Inner Strength Defies the Skeptic,” Jan. 13, 2pm, 2520 Hurstbourne Ln., 495-6640.

Barnes & Noble — “Wisdom of the Ages in Modern Words,” a group reads timely works expressing timeless ideals, Jan. 13, 11:30am, 801 S. Hurstbourne Pkwy, 426-0255.

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,


Louisville Orchestra — presents Hilliard Lyons Classics: Beethoven, with guest conductor Daniel Hege, Jan. 13, 8pm, $15-$60, Kentucky Center, 501 W. Main St., 584-7777.

••Laquita Mitchell — Soprano who was a 2004 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions Grand Prize Winner, Jan 14, 3pm, free, Kentucky Center, 501 W Main St, 584-7777.

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.