September 5, 2006

Arts & Entertainment Listings

Special EventsCorn Island Storytelling Festival — three days of storytelling performances at multiple venues, Sept 7-9, $10 adults, $5 children 6-12, children under 6 free,••Quitumbe Andean Ballet — first of 10 performances aimed at area school children, Sept 7-8, 10am, noon, free, reservations required, Ogle Center, 4201 Grant Line Rd., New Albany, (812) 941-2544.InKy Reading Series — celebration of publication of New Southerner literary magazine, free reading and music, Sept. 8, 7pm, free, Rudyard Kipling, 422 W Oak St., 636-1311.•• ‘Gypsies on the River’ — collaboration between Middle Eastern dancing troupes Gypsies of the Nile and Shazadi, includes Middle Eastern food vendors, Sept. 8, 7:30pm, $8 adv., $10 gate, New Albany Amphitheatre, Pearl St., 931-4254.Carnegie Center for Art & History — announces 10th annual “Taste for Art & History,” which offers world-class wines and food, silent auction and more, Sept. 8, 6:30pm, $55 members, $60 non-members, 201 E Spring St., New Albany, 944-7336.‘Fiesta Italiana’ — three days of all things Italian, including wine and beer garden, authentic dishes and music and more, Sept. 8-11, $1, St. James Church, 1826 Edenside Ave., Heart Street Dance — annual fundraiser features live music, food, beverages and more, Sept. 9, $5, Sacred Heart, 1840 E. 8th St., Jeffersonville,••Highview Arts & Crafts Festival — more than 130 artists and crafters, food and more, Sept. 9, 9-4pm, Highview Baptist Church, 7711 Fegenbush Ln., 239-2509.Original Highlands Arts & Music Festival — “Celebration of Local Diversity” offers two stages of free live music, local artists and vendors, food and more, Sept. 9, 11-11pm, free, Baxter Ave. between Highland/Breckenridge Ave., 216-2602.Bellewood Art & Craft Fair — includes Old Fashioned Ice Cream Social, free food, arts & crafts, face painting and live Afro-Brazilian music, Sept. 9, 10-5pm, donations accepted, 11103 Park Rd., Anchorage, 245-4171.Hidden Hill Nursery and Sculpture Garden — free “Bluegrass Music & Buffalo Burgers Weekend,” the band Relic will perform, Sept. 9-10, noon-5pm, free, 1011 Charlestown Rd., Utica, Ind., (812) 282-0524.Oldham County History Center — “A History of Free Masonry and the English Culture of Oldham Co.” exhibit, thru Sept. 9, 222-0826.Fashion Encore — 31st annual fundraiser offers visitors all manner of clothing, as well as furniture and collectibles, proceeds go to National Council of Jewish Women, Sept. 10-11, 10-5pm, free, Nearly New Shop, 1250 Bardstown Rd., 454-6633.•• ‘Food for Thought’ luncheon — includes guest speaker Meg Higgins, award-winning writer and visual artist, presented by Louisville Visual Arts Association, reservations required, Sept. 11, noon, $20, Water Tower, 3005 River Rd., 896-2146.National Quartet Convention — nearly 70 names in Southern Gospel Music will appear at the 49th annual show, Sept. 11-16, 9:30am, $24, Kentucky Fair & Expo Center, (800) 846-8499.‘Discover Louisville’ Landmarks — tours scheduled second Sun., 1-4pm, Water Tower on River Road, $45, 574-2868.Visual ArtsCathedral of the Assumption — exhibit “She Speaks: Forgotten Goddess” features quilts of Penny Sisto, thru Sept 6, 10-4:30pm, 433 S. Fifth St., 583-3100.••Devel 7 Studios — present “Artist Appreciation Show” in conjunction with “Luminosity,” featuring local artists, opening reception Sept. 8, 6-11pm, Sept. 9, 11-4pm, thru Oct. 28, 825 S Floyd St., 582-2333.Louisville Visual Art Association — hosts paintings of Cheryl Chapman and photographs of Julius Friedman in “Palette de Deux,” thru Oct. 21, reception Sept 8, 5:30-7:30pm at the Water Tower, 3005 River Rd., 896-2146.Douglas Loop Heine Bros. — photography by Laura Skinner on display thru Sept 10, 7am-11pm, 2200 Bardstown Rd., 515-0380.Comstock Auditorium in the School of Music — hosts “Photographs from the Front Lines,” presentation by James Nachtwey, Sept. 10, 7-9pm, $25 adults, $10 students, 2100 S Floyd St., 589-9254.••Barr Gallery — presents “The Colors of Rust” paintings by Bruce Linn, Sept. 11-Oct. 16, 9-5pm, 4201 Grant Line Rd., New Albany, (812) 941-2544.Bon Air Regional Library —windows at Bon Air Library will feature work by the Watercolor Group, thru Sept. 12, 2816 Del Rio Place, 574-1795.Kentucky Center Gallery — “Snap Shots: Nature Around Us” by Patricia Brock, thru Sept. 15, 501 W. Main St., 562-0118.Actors Theatre Gallery — Landscape paintings by Mary F. Burnley and Nana Lampton on display during season-opening musical “My Fair Lady,” thru Sept. 23, 584-1265.Bon Air Regional Library — featuring pottery by Amy Rieger thru Sept. 23, 2816 Del Rio Place, 574-1795.Jefferson Community College — Kentucky Watercolor Society will hold juried all-member competition, thru Sept. 28, 9-5pm, 2nd and Broadway, 213-2393.University of Louisville — photographs of trappist monastery Gethsemani and Cherokee Park by award-winning photographer Theodore Eitel, display at U of L’s Photographic Archives, thru Sept. 29, 2301 S Third St., 852-1861.Merton Institute for Contemplative Living — presents photography exhibit “Abbey of Gethsemani and Cherokee Park,” thru Sept. 29, Ekstrom Library, UofL, 899-1991.Ekstrom Library — presents “Peaceful Places” photographic exhibit by Theodore Eitel, includes photographs of Gethsemani Abbey & Cherokee Park, thru Sept. 29, 9-5pm, free, 2100 S Floyd St., 852-6752.Louisville Free Public Library — Main branch, “Ground Zero Gallery,” fifth anniversary exhibit of the 9/11 photos, thru Sept. 30, free, 574-1662.Gallery Janjobe — “Journey Jots: The Art Dolls’ Adventure,” a collaborative art dolls by six Kentucky Artists, thru Sept. 30, 6-9pm, 1850 Mellwood Ave., 899-9293.21C Museum Hotel — “Hybridity” exhibit on display thru Sept. 30, 700 W. Main St., 589-4690.Zephyr Gallery — features artists Debbie Thomas and Brenda Wirth, thru Sept. 30, 610 E. Market St., 585-5646.Bernheim Forest — two new outdoor sculptures, “Growth” by Erin Fletcher and “The Persistence of Solitude” by Jesse Levesque, thru Sept. 30, free, Mon.-Fri., $5 per car, Sat. and Sun., 955-8512.Kaviar Gallery & Forge — “Artists in our Midst” celebrates the work of at least 19 artists from Clifton, Crescent Hill and Clifton Heights, thru Oct. 1, 1718 Frankfort Ave., 561-0377.Krantz Art Gallery — presents sculpture by Keith C. Spears III, reception Sept. 6, 4-6pm, free, exhibit runs thru Oct. 6, 8-4pm Mon.-Thu., 9am-noon Fri., First and Chestnut Sts., 213-2393.Oldham County History Center — “Key Ingredients: America by Food,” Smithsonian Traveling Exhibit, thru Oct. 14, (502) 222-0826.Mellwood Arts & Entertainment Center — “The Last Picnic,” collage artwork by Heather Hunter at the Tenant Art Gallery, thru Oct. 16, 9-5pm, 1860 Mellwood Ave., 895-3650.Winfrey Blackburn Fine Arts Gallery — exhibit of Emily Trick’s small clay sculptures, thru Oct. 21, by appointment only, 101 St. Francis Dr., Mt. St. Francis, Ind., 923-8602.Jeffersontown Historical Museum — display artifacts from various historic Jeffersontown schools, as well as video oral history documenting history of various J-town residents, thru Dec. 21, artifacts from Jeffersontown Masonic Lodge will be on display through Oct. 25, 10635 Watterson Trail, Jeffersontown, Ky., 261-8290.KY Museum of Art and Craft — exhibit “Life InSight: The Human Experience,” with work of nearly 90 artists working in sculpture, fiber, metalwork and more, Gail Brown is curator, thru Nov. 4, free, 715 W. Main St., 589-0102.••Falls of the Ohio Interpretive Center — new exhibit “The Nature of Shells” shows the history and beauty of shells, thru Nov. 26, free, 201 W Riverside Dr., Clarksville, (812) 280-8689.Paul Paletti Gallery — presents “Witness,” a gallery of photographs by renowned photojournalist James Nachtwey, thru Nov. 30, 5-9pm, free, 713 E Market St., 589-9254.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.Mellwood Arts Center — looking for raw, rough primitive pieces representing traditional and contemporary artwork, 1860 Mellwood Ave., 895-3650.University of Louisville  — looking for artist(s) for short-term contract work to help create art for the Web site and promotional literature, 456-5810.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, Female Mechanics — individual artist grant winner Sarah Lyon seeks female mechanics for shop photos to dispel stereotypical images, 558-3230 or Artists — join “Louisville Art Talk” forum on Louisville art-related topics, Anderson Center — seeking artists to exhibit, (812) 923-8602.Full Moon Yoga — free space available for women artists to use as gallery during F.A.T. Fridays, 2001 Frankfort Ave., 894-0094.Wild Honeysuckle Studio/Gallery — offers holistic art classes, 4121 Shelbyville Rd., St. Matthews Pavilion, Tue. evenings/Thu. mornings, 592-3774.Pyro Gallery — seeking experienced artists who are interested in dynamic co-operative gallery, 452-2008.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.Kentucky Arts Council — recruiting artists to work in Kentucky schools, 1-4 weeks, and Helen Segal Foundation — awards grants to young painters who are at least 21, 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, Center for Art and History — art classes for pre-school to adult, New Albany, IN, 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, 584-5353. Glassworks — offers classes, 992-3016.Performing Arts‘Diversity of Dance’ — program features a short lecture, dance demonstrations and audience participation, program will study historic influences on different forms of dance in different regions, hosted by Theresa Bautista, Sept. 6, 20; Oct. 4, 18; Nov. 1, 15, 6:30pm, Iroquois Library, 301 York St., 574-1720.Kentucky Repertory Theatre —30th season opens with political comedy “Lying in State,” Sept. 8-Nov. 18, 6pm, 101 E Main St., Horse Cave, Ky., (270) 786-1200 or••Music Theatre of Louisville — presents musical “Brigadoon” about two New Yorkers finding love in the Scottish Highlands, Sept. 8-10, 13-17, 7:30pm, $20 adult, $15 students, Iroquois Amphitheatre, 624 W Main St., 589-4060.Clarksville Little Theatre — presents musical “Oklahoma!” in honor of its 60th anniversary season, Sept. 8-9, 14-16, 8pm, Sept. 10, 2pm, $15 adult, $12 senior and teen, $8 child, 301 E Montgomery St., Clarksville, (812) 283-6522.•• ‘Friends of Bob & Tom Show Comedy Tour’ — features many Bob & Tom regular guests, Sept. 9, 7pm, $32.50, Brown Theatre, 315 W. Broadway, 584-7777.Actors Theatre — presents “Gone Missing,” play built on real-life interviews that explores what it means to lose something, Sept. 12-24, 7:30pm, $27-$37, 316 W Main St., 584-1265.Sight and Sound — presents of “Dr. Jekyll an Mr. Hyde” at MeX Theater at KY Center, Sept. 13-16, 7:30pm, $14, 501 W Main St., 584-7777.Actors Theatre — Brown-Forman Mainstage series presents production of “My Fair Lady,” Pamela Brown Auditorium, thru Sept. 23, 7:30pm, 316 W Main St., 584-1265.Derby Dinner Playhouse — presents regional premiere of “Peace Like a River,” gospel musical comedy, thru Oct 1, 525 Marriot Drive, Clarksville, (812) 288-8281.Blue Apple Players — reconnecting BAP alumni to celebrate 30th anniversary, public is asked to contact theater with their most memorable BAP performance, deadline Oct 31, 587-7990.Indicators Improv — performs every first Thu., 11pm, free, Diamond’s Pub and Billiards, 3814 Frankfort Ave., (423) 943-8150.Project Improv, a long form improv troupe — performs every Fri., 9pm, KY Theater, 651 S. Fourth St., Zoo — actors 17+ needed for Largest Halloween Party Ever, offering paid main character positions and unpaid volunteer roles, Sept. 6-7, 797-5634.••Jewish Community Center — open call for the following roles: Captain/“The Sound of Music,” All roles/Chicago, 16 bars of music required, be prepared for dance audition, Sept. 7, 8pm, of Kentucky — looking for new singers for 2006-07 concert season, Sept. 10 and 17, 3:30-5pm, Central Presbyterian Church, Fourth and Kentucky sts., 583-1013.Stage One — student auditions for production of “Narnia,” prepare a memorized monologue using British dialect between 30-60 seconds and song, Sept. 10, 10-5pm, Kentucky School for the Blind Auditorium, 1967 Frankfort Ave., 562-0884.Floyd Co. Youth Symphony — auditions for Mini Orchestra, Sept. 11, 3-5pm; for Philharmonic String, Sept. 11, 5:30-8:30pm, New Albany High School, (812) 941-2655.••Clarksville Little Theatre — auditions for “To Kill a Mockingbird,” 20 principal speaking roles, 5 extra roles with lines, 5-10 w/o lines, Sept. 11-12, 7pm, 301 E Montgomery Ave., Clarksville, (812) 283-6522.Drama Studio — ongoing auditions for “On Golden Pond” to be performed in Oct. 13-22, looking for ages 35-50, Encore Performing Arts Center, 128 E. Bell Ave., Clarksville, Ind., (812) 284-0280.Celebration of Life Photography Contest — showcase for new/emerging artists, winners featured in Louisville galleries during Derby ’07, deadline Feb. 17, Wanted — to perform at Smoketown/Shelby Park and Portland/Shawnee Farmer’s Markets, Sat., 9am-noon, 775-4041.Miss Black Kentucky — accepting applications for Miss Black Kentucky Pageant, held Sept., winner represents KY, 592-8244.IU Southeast — needs instrumentalists and singers to join ensembles, (812) 941-2655 or Chorus — auditions on-going for qualified singers, all sections, 968-6300.Book••The Spectrum — hosts release party of Hannah L. Drake’s “View from the Back Pew,” Sept. 9, 7-9pm, free, 911 S Brook St.,’s Bookstore — Dr. Dwight Moody will sign new book, “On the Other Side of Oddville,” Sept. 9, 4pm, free, 4600 Shelbyville Rd., Who Write welcomes women writers, meets first Thu. of month, Highland-Shelby Park Library, 
Mid-City Mall, 6:30-8:30pm, 635-1391.Abraham-Hicks Book Study, experience 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 group meets second Tue. of month at the Fern Creek Library, 6-8pm, 955-8143.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, 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 — hosts premiere of new animated movie “Everyone’s Hero,” Sept. 7, 5:30 reception, 6:30 movie showing, 800 W Main St., (800) 775-8443.Bluegrass Independent Film Fest. — various showings at Great Escape Oldham 8, Sept. 8-10, 241-1006 or of L School of Music — upcoming events include: 14th annual faculty gala of vocal and instrumental music, Sept 8, 8pm, $10, $5 students; faculty recital from Michael Tunnell, trumpet, and Meme Tunnell, piano, Sept. 10, 3pm, free; Louisville String Quartet and guest artist Charles Pikler of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, works in memory of 9/11, Sept. 11, 8pm, free; Comstock Auditorium, 2100 Floyd St., 852-4137.Kentucky Center Chamber Players — new classical brunch series at Jazz Factory, music by Beethoven, Milhaud, Mendelssohn and more, Sept. 10, 1:30pm, 815 W. Market St., 327-9675.••Be the Change Concert — Peace Education Program’s annual concert, directed by Harry Pickens, performed by 100-person choir, Sept. 10, 4-5:30pm, free, First Unitarian Church, 809 S. 4th St. Mellwood Arts Center — looking for stripped down, raw, traditional with a contemporary bend, lo-fi fiddlers, circuit benders, psycho-billy, one-man bands, 1860 Mellwood Ave., 895-3650.  Downtown Sounds — third Thursday Trolley Bop, third Thu. of month, many varieties of live music throughout downtown, — Musicians Emergency Resource Foundation needs volunteers, 244-4790.