Arts & Entertainment Listings

Mar 20, 2007 at 6:17 pm

Special Events

Comedy Caravan Fundraiser — in conjunction with Comprehensive Care MS Center to raise money for the aqua aerobic program at Baptist East Milestone Wellness Center, March 21, $25-$35, 1250 Bardstown Rd., 569-4183 ext 14. A Taste of Uganda — featuring authentic Ugandan music and food, assorted displays and a slide show, March 23, 12-1:30pm, Muhammad Ali Center, 144 N Sixth St., 451-4564. ••Bizarre Bazaar at the Brick House — big indoor yard sale, March 24, noon-?, $7 a booth, $5 for members, free to browse, 1103 S. 2nd St., 589-4978 or Manual High School benefit for Darfur Refugees — hosting JAMnesty, featuring a lineup of 10 well-known Louisville and regional Bands, March 24, 5pm-12:30am, $10, The Temple’s Klein Center, corner of Brownsboro and Lime Kiln, 802-6728. ••Amuse Les Sens — presented by & benefiting Art Sanctuary, featuring 70 artists, local bands & food by Jenicca’s, $10, March 24, 7pm-2am, Mellwood A&E Center, 1860 Mellwood Ave., 386-7114, Lilly’s — hosting “Classic American Cocktail Party” to celebrate Kathy Cary’s “KY Tapas” w/ signature Chambord cocktails, live music w/ Steve Crews, $49.50, March 27, 6:30pm, 1147 Bardstown Rd., 451-0447. Shawnee/Mackin Boys & Girls Club — hosting a photography display and contest, thru March 30, Shawnee Branch of the Louisville Free Public Library, 3912 W Broadway, 299-0794. Gerald Ford Papers — on display in Berheim Gallery at Main Library, free, thru March 31, 527 W. Jefferson St., 574-1845. Bluegrass Jam Cruise — the International Bluegrass Music Museum partners with Carnival Cruise Lines, May 28-June 2, 1-888-448-4224 or visit 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

••Chez Moi — Parkinson’s Fun Raiser & “Don’t Like this World” close silent auction, featuring exhibit of five artists w/ Parkinson’s, March 22, Shekinah Studio, 982 Barret Ave., 582-3000. Shekinah Studio — presentation & hands-on for Mandala Art, $50, March 24, 6pm, 982 Barret Ave., 593-6966. 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. Huff Gallery — hosts “Stardust Memories: Fifty Years at IU Bloomington,” showcases 20 active ceramic artists who have taught at IUS, thru March 25, Spalding University, 853 S. Fourth St., 585-7122. Krantz Gallery — displaying ceramic exhibition “The Firm: Inspiration & Evolution” in conjunction w/ NCECA conference, now thru March 30, in VTI 115 at JCTC, First & Chestnut, 213-2117. ••Kaviar Forge & Gallery — hosting “Living On Clay & Louisville Soil,” corresponds to NCECA Conference, thru March 31, 1718 Frankfort Ave., 561-0377. Atomic Saucer — presents “Nightshades: Existing Light Photography of Germantown/Paristown” by C. Read, thru March 31; also, art by Casey Matthew McKinney, thru April 1, 1000 E. Oak St., 637-5399. Pyro Gallery — exhibitions of work by five artists to be shown thru March 31, Thu-Sat 11am-6pm, 624 W. Main St., 587-0106. Buzzworx Coffee — “Awaken: A Collection of Clay Works” by Suzanne Edds, thru March 31, 718 W Main St., [email protected]. 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. ••Zephyr Gallery— exhibiting works of artists Stephanie Potter & JP Begley, thru April 1, 610 E. Market St., 545-1412. The 930 — exhibiting photography by James R. Southard called “One Step Back,” thru April 1, 930 Mary St., B. Deemer Gallery — presents “Summer Passage,” paintings by Ellen Glasgow, thru April 4, 2650 Frankfort Ave., 896-6687. Oldham Co. History Center — presents “Barns of Oldham County,” works collected by Glenn Yost, thru April 15, 106 N. Second Ave., LaGrange, Ky., 502-222-0826. Patio Gallery — presents paintings by Kentucky Watercolor Society, thru April 16, Jewish Community Center, 3600 Dutchmans Ln, 238-2753. Flame Run — exhibiting 20 artists including Che Rhodes in conjunction to upcoming NCECA w/ show “Ten Years Out – 1996-2006: Ceramic & Glass Alumni, Tyler School of Art,” thru April 20, 828 E. Market St., 584-5353. Speed Art Museum — presents “Building Books: The Art of David Macaulay,” $4-$8, thru May 13, 2035 S. Third St., 634-2700. 21C Museum — “New Acquisitions and Highlights,” ongoing daily, 700 W. Main St., 217-6300. 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

Ursuline School for the Performing Arts youth drama— presents “School House Rock Live!,” March 21 & 22 at 10am, Mar 23 & 34 at 7:30pm, $3-$6, 3177 Lexington Rd, 896-6033. ••Necessary Theatre — presents “Sailor’s Song,” $12-$15, March 22-24 & 29-31, at MeX Theatre in KY Center, 584-7777. KY Center — presents Merce Cunningham Dance Company, $30-$43, March 23, 8pm, Brown Theatre, 501 W. Main St., 584-7777. Kentucky Repertory — Theatre Youth Performers Production presents “Hamlet,” March 23 7pm, March 24 2pm & 7pm, March 25, 2pm, Horse Cave, KY, 1-800-342-2177. Anchorage Theatre — Mummers & Minstrels Inc. presents “Big: The Musical,” March 23-24, 8pm, March 25, 2pm, $12, 11400 Ridge Rd, 241-6575. ••Little Colonel Players — present “Crimes of the Heart,” March 23-24, 8pm, $12, Mt. Mercy Dr., Pewee Valley, 588-1557. Le Petomane Theatre Ensemble — presents Moliere’s “Don Juan,” March 23-24, 30-31, 7:30pm, $8-$20, Rudyard Kipling, 422 W. Oak St., 636-1311. Blue Apple Players — presents “Red Riding Hood: A Vaudeville Romp,” $8, March 24, 11am, Brown Theatre, 315 W. Broadway, 584-7777. Stage One — & Aegon present “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” $13.50-$20.50, March 24, 7pm, at Bomhard Theater in KY Center, 584-7777. Derby Dinner Playhouse — presents “Beehive,” featuring music from popular girl groups of the '60s, thru April 1; also “Jack and the Beanstalk,” thru March 24, multiple times and costs, 525 Marriot Dr, Clarksville, 812-288-8281. ••WhoDunnit Murder Mystery Theater — presents latest MacCrimmon Mystery “Murder by Quarry: The Case of the Murderous Masterpiece,” $39.95 includes meal, thru March 31, Saturdays at 6:30pm, Masterson's, 1830 S. Third St., 426-7100. Jewish Community Center — presents “Guys and Dolls,” thru April 1, Multiple Times and Dates, $18, 3600 Dutchmans Ln., 459-0660. Humana Festival — 31st annual festival opens with two full-length plays, “The Unseen” by Craig Wright (thru April 1) and “Dark Play or Stories for Boys” by Carlos Murillo's (thru March 31), Actors Theatre, 316 W. Main St., 584-1265.


••As Yet Named Theatre Co. — holding auditions for “The Fantasticks,” March 25, 2pm, March 26, 7pm, Third Lutheran Church, 1864 Frankfort Ave., 445-3203. WhoDunnit — murder mystery theater company seeking actors for “Ye Olde Murdyr Mysterie,” three men & three women ages 17-60, prepare two-minute monologue (comic preferred), bring headshot & resume, March 27, 6pm, 2907 Carlingford Dr., 426-7100. Mary Anderson Center — offering five-night Writing Fellowship, includes $100 stipend, deadline March 30, (812) 923-8602. ••4th Annual Louisville Playwrights Festival — Pet Fish Productions is now accepting applications, deadline March 30, 345-3581 or Lynne Heyman Talent Agency — interviews/auditions for actors/singers/dancers/models to be held during Cine-Fest, March 31, noon-6pm, Hartford Building at JCC, 1st and Broadway, Miss Kentucky — looking for contestants to compete in beauty pageant for KY residents of Hispanic origin, between ages 14-27, must be single, never married & w/out kids, deadline April 1, (646) 924-6106. Scholarship Opportunity — offered by Business & Professional Women of New Albany for resident students in Floyd, Clark & Harrison counties in two-year technical or associate program, four year degree or graduate program, in good academic standing, full-time undergraduates & half-time graduate students, deadline April 15, (812) 246-9573. DeerPark Neighborhood — sponsoring competition to design & build metal bike rack to honor recipient Gil Norris of annual Neighborhood Appreciation Award, should hold at least six bikes, $1,000 to winner, submissions due April 15, 459-8708. Actors Theatre — calling for art proposals for its April event called “The Late Night Seating,” April 27, 10:30pm, aims to create place to showcase artists & ignite conversation, 316 W. Main St., Women Who Write — accepting entries for 11th annual Poetry & Short Prose Contest, deadline April 30, cash prizes, 451-7941 or 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 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.


••Barnes & Noble — hosting DuPont Manual High School Bookfair, free, March 23-25, 801 S. Hurstbourne Pkwy, 426-0255; meet Rupert Boneham of “Survivor,” free, March 26, 7pm, 4100 Summit Plaza Dr., 327-0410. Borders Books — Animal Gambill brings her dog Riley and her cat Hobo to book reading and signing, March 24, 3-5pm, 2520 Hurstbourne, 649-6864. ••Carmichael’s Bookstore — presents Louisville native Elizabeth Hickey to read/sign from book “The Wayward Muse,” March 29, 7pm; also freelance writer/former C-J reporter Beverly Bartlett will read/sign from “Cover Girl Confidential,” March 31, 4pm; also author Mary Helene Rosenbaum to read/sign “A Seal Upon the Heart,” story of the prophet Jeremiah, April 1, 3pm; all events 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, IN, 949-3523. Science Fiction/Fantasy Readers Group — meets 7pm, fourth Mon. of the month, Barnes and Noble, 801 S. Hurstbourne,


••Darfur Documentaries — “A Journey to Darfur” and “Escape from Darfur,” both 30 minutes, March 21, 5:30pm, March 25, 2pm, March 28, noon, Muhammad Ali Center, 144 N Sixth St., 584-9254. Metro United Way — accepting applications for 2007 Karen Gallagher Kennedy Film Festival, theme is “What does it take to build the most vital, caring community in the nation?” aimed for high school students, entries due March 31, 334 E. Broadway, 261-9100,


U of L School of Music — Student Composers present “World Premieres,” March 22, 8pm, Comstock Hall, Belknap Campus; End of Organ Recital Series w/ Robert Boozman, March 23, 8pm, Comstock Hall; Suzuki Violin Studio, March 25, 1pm, Malcolm Bird Hall, 852-4137. ••Messengers for Christ Choir Concert — interpret the “coded” spirituals of the Underground Railroad, March 24, 7pm-8:30pm, $7.50, IUS Ogle Center, 4210 Grant Line Rd, New Albany, Ind., 812-944-7336. Congregation Adath Jeshurun — presents family of small African village of Abayudaya Jews to play music, March 25, 7pm, 2401 Woodbourne Ave., 458-5359. ••Lenten Concert — meditative music by Randy Mark Miles, Thu. evening series runs thru March 29, Central Christian Church, 1315 E. Spring St. in New Albany, (812) 944-1736. Music fellowship — at Mary Anderson Center, includes a stipend, or (812) 923-8602. MERF — Musicians Emergency Resource Foundation needs volunteers, 244-4790.