Arts & Entertainment Listings
Holiday Events••A Little Peace Café — presents Holiday Gift Show, works by local artists, 1860 Mellwood Ave.: Nov. 17-28; Mellwood Arts Center Artists Reception Nov. 24, 11am-midnight, 238-7301.Special EventsDiversity in France — films, student performances & lectures at UofL, sponsored by Commonwealth Center for Humanities & Society, 300 Bingham Humanities building: free, Nov. 15, 2pm, 852-0496.••Festival of Contemporary Writing — presented by Spalding University’s MFA in Writing Program at Brown Hotel, featuring speaker Pulitzer Prize-winning poet W.S. Merwin, 335 W. Broadway: free, Nov. 17, 7:30pm, 585-9911, ext 2423.Good Folk Fest — featuring more than 80 local, regional and internationally known outsider, visionary & folk artists, w/ performances from “primitive” musicians, at Mellwood Arts Center, 1860 Mellwood Ave.: lecture Nov. 17, 7pm, Nov. 18-19, 9am-5pm, 895-3650, www.junkabilly.com/goodfolkfest. Louisville Antiques, Art & Collectibles Show & Sale — 200 antique dealers & juried KY artists showcasing, 3813 W. Hwy 146 in Buckner Ky.: Nov. 24-26, Fri. & Sat. at 10am-5pm, Sun. at 11am-4pm.Full Moon Ghost Tours — tours of Old Louisville’s Victorian neighborhood: Dec. 5, every tour departs from the Visitors Center at 9pm, 218 W. Oak St., 637-2922.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 ArtsKentucky Foundation for Women — accepting requests for individual artist residencies at Hopscotch House, deadline Nov. 15, www.kfw.org or 228-4875.Quilt Collection Exhibit — by Ruth Klingenfus; dinner/lecture at Irish Rover Too featuring Peggy Lynch, on antiques quilts & dolls, 117 E. Main St. in La Grange, Ky.: $15-$18, Nov. 15, 222-0826.••Jane Morgan Studio & Gallery — presents “Transitions: Works on Paper & Canvas” by E. Gregory Siler, 4838 Brownsboro Center: reception Nov. 16, 5-8pm, thru Dec. 20, 592-7835.African-American Art Exhibit — hosting call for entries for exhibit at Actors Theatre Jan. 30-Feb. 24, original artwork in all media, slides only, deadline Nov. 17, 585-1265 x3145.Hite Art Institute — presents two exhibits: “Northern/Southern Exposure” in Schneider Hall & opening of Trisha Hamilton-Cooper’s master thesis in Covi Gallery; UofL Belknap Campus: thru Nov. 17, 852-4483.Pyro Gallery — presents “Off the Wall: Great Art at Great Prices,” featuring members, includes variety of mediums, prices from $25-$500; also showing “Wrinkle: a National Printmaking Portfolio” organized by Susan Harrison, includes work of printmakers from all over country, 624 W. Market St.: Nov. 17, 5-8pm.New Center for Contemporary Art — presents Melissa Dadourian, 742 E. Market St.: reception Nov. 17, 7pm, runs thru Jan. 23, 552-2994, www.new-center.org.Garner-Furnish Studio — presents “The Brown Paintings” by Joyce Garner, 642 E. Market St.: reception Nov. 17, 5-9pm, thru Dec. 23, Wed.-Sat., 12-5pm, 641-8086.••Glass Dreamz — art supply shop announces its grand opening, 2005 Bonnycastle Ave.: Nov. 18, 10am, 454-8588, www.glassdreamz.com.Blow Ho Ho! — Glassworks invites the public to blow their own glass ornament, Nov 18, 815 W Market, $40, reservations required, 992-3056.Ghost Town — photo, painting and sculpture exhibit, thru Nov 20, 9am-5pm, 1860 Mellwood Ave, 895-3650.Krantz Art Gallery — exhibiting mixed media paintings by Carolyn Whitman at Jefferson Community & Technical College, First & Chestnut Sts.: now thru Nov. 22, Mon.-Thu. at 8am-4pm, Fri. at 9am-noon, 213-2393.Bon Air Regional Library — displaying work of Pallette Club, 2816 Del Rio Place: thru Nov. 25, 574-1795.Howard Steamboat Museum & Mansion — exhibiting “Fall Into Art” by Norman Kohlhepp, 1101 E. Market St. in Jeffersonville, thru Nov. 26, (812) 283-3728.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.Howard Steamboat Museum — presents Norman Kohlhepp exhibit “Fall into Art,” 1101 E. Market St. in Jefferson Ind.: thru Nov. 26, Tue.-Sat., 10am-4pm, Sun., 1-4pm, (812) 283-3728.Gallery at the Kentucky Center — group exhibit by consortium of art galleries, thru Nov. 27, M-F 9am-6pm, Sat & Sun 12-5pm, 501 W Main St, 562-0159.Metro Arts — student pottery exhibition, 8360 Dixie Hwy.: thru Nov. 29, Mon.-Thu. at 10am-8pm, Fri. & Sat. at 10am-4pm, 937-2055.Butcher Block Gallery — new art gallery celebrating opening w/ group art show titled “New Kids on the Block,” 931 E. Main St., exhibit on display thru Nov. 30, 544-2043.••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.Jennica’s — exhibit “Blue Highways” oil on canvas paintings by Richard Rink, 636 E. Market St.: thru Nov. 30, 587-8720.Zephyr Gallery — presents show by Jenni Deamer & Liz Watkins, thru Nov. 30, 610 E. Market St. 585-5646.UnderGround Art Space — presents “Masquerade” exhibit, thru Dec. 2, 1235 Bardstown Rd., 459-8005.Brown Hotel — local artist Jeaneen Barnhart showing pieces from “Equine Passion” series for Gallery Showcase; Fourth St. & Broadway, thru Dec. 6, 583-1234.Call for Entries — women artists invited to submit work for Women of Wisdom Exhibit, “A Woman’s Journey” on March 2-8: deadline Dec. 6, 584-8090, www.projectwomen.org.galerie hertz — exhibiting Tom Pfannerstill’s works “From the Street,” 711 S. Third St.: now thru Dec. 9, Wed.-Fri. at 11am-5pm, Sat. at 11am-3pm w/ appointment, 584-3547.Bardstown Art Gallery — exhibiting oils, watercolors, & drawings by Jim Cantrell from past three decades, 214 W. Stephen Foster Ave.: thru Dec. 10, Tue.-Sat. at 10:30am-6pm, 348-6488.Huff Gallery — presents “Adam Alli: Road to Exile” curated by Craig Bunting, Spalding University, thru Dec. 14, 853 S. Fourth St., 585-7122.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, 10635 Watterson Trail, Jeffersontown, Ky., 261-8290.“Pillows Talk” — exhibit about pillows, Gallery Hop opening, 624 W. Main St.: thru Dec. 23, gallery hours Tue. & Wed., 1-5pm, 584-7954.••Carnegie Center for Art & History — exhibit “Ed Hamilton: The Making of a Man and a Monument,” thru Dec 30, 201 E. Spring St., New Albany, 812-944-7336. Lionheart Gallery — exhibiting new abstract paintings by Eugene Thomas from “Belvedere,” Hyatt Regency, 313 S. Fourth St.: thru Dec. 31, 568-3030.Kaviar Forge & Gallery — exhibiting painter Rick Wilson’s new works, 1718 Frankfort Ave., thru Dec. 30, 561-0377.Carnegie Center — announces new exhibit “Ed Hamilton: The Making of a Man and a Monument,” with guest curator Dr. Dario Covi, 201 E. Spring St. in New Albany Ind.: thru Dec. 30, Tue.-Sat., 10am-5:30pm, (812) 944-7336.Artist’s Appreciation Show — by Deven 7 Studios Custom Picture Framing & Fine Art Restoration, 100 percent proceeds to 10 local artists showing, 825 S. Floyd St.: now thru Dec. 31 Tue.-Sat., 582-2333.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.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, coffeemailart.websiteanimal.com.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, www.groups.yahoo.com/group/louisvillearttalk.Mary 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.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.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, www.accesstothearts.org.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, 584-5353. Glassworks — offers classes, 992-3016.Performing ArtsUofL Theatre Department — presents “Romeo & Juliet,” at Playhouse, between Second & Third sts on Cardinal Ave.: $7-$10, Nov. 15-19, 852-7682.Clarksville Little Theater — presents “A Christmas Survival Guide,” $30-$40, Nov. 15-Dec. 31, evening, 6pm, Sun. & Wed. matinee, 11:45am; also “To Kill a Mockingbird,” $8-$15, Nov. 16-18, 8pm, 301 E. Montgomery Ave., Clarksville, (812) 253-6522.JCTC Southwest Campus — presents “Hedwig & the Angry Inch,” in auditorium, 1000 Community College Dr.: $10, Nov. 16, 7pm, Nov. 15-16, 6pm, Nov. 17-18, 8pm, 213-7266.••Sacred Heart Academy — with Ursuline School for Performing Arts present “Seven Brides for Seven Brothers,” at Ursula Auditorium, 3105 Lexington Rd.: $8-$10, Nov. 16-18, 8pm, 896-6033.Silver Creek High School Theatre — presents “The Wizard of Oz,” 503 N. Indiana Ave. in Sellersburg, Ind.: $6-$10, Nov. 16-18, 7:30pm, (812) 246-7440.Floyd Central Theatre — presents “Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamboat,” 2813 Grant Line Road in New Albany: $8-$15, Nov. 17-18, 7:30pm, Nov. 19, 2pm, 923-8811 ext 333.••As Yet Unnamed Theatre Company — presents “The Scarlet Pimpernel,” at KY Center in MeX Theater: $14, Nov. 17-18 & 24-25 at 8pm, Nov. 19 & 26 at 2:30pm, 584-7777 (tickets), 445-3203 (info).WhoDunnit Murder Mystery Theater — presents “The Twelve Murders of Christmas,” at Masterson’s, 1830 S. Third St.: $39.95 includes meal, Nov. 18-Jan. 6, 6:30pm, Sat. evenings, 426-7100.Kentucky Repertory Theatre — presents political comedy “Lying in State,” thru Nov. 18, 6pm, 101 E Main St., Horse Cave, Ky., (270) 786-1200 or www.kentuckyrep.org.Jewish Community Center — presents “The Sound of Music,” 3600 Dutchmans Ln., thru Nov. 19, $12-$18, 459-0660.Actors Theatre — presents Fifth Third Bank’s “A Christmas Carol,” $17-$40, Nov. 21-Dec. 23; “The Chosen,” an adaptation from Chaim Potok’s novel, thru Dec. 9, $20-$36; and “A Tuna Christmas,” thru Jan. 4, $17-$40, 316 W. Main St., 584-1205.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., www.projectimprov.com.Auditions/Contests••IUS Theatre Department — auditions for spring 2007’s “Bus Stop,” roles available for five men & three women, cold readings, bring resume & headshot, Robinson Theater in Ogle Center, 4201 Grant Line Rd., New Albany, Nov. 14-15, 6pm, (812) 941-2227.Derby Festival Princesses — Derby Festival seeking candidates, deadline Dec. 31, must attend screening Nov. 18, applications at www.kdf.org.••Louisville Repertory Co. — auditions for “The Laramie Project” by Moises Kaufman and the Members of the Tectonic Theatre Project, looking for four males, four females, adults 18 and up, Nov. 19, 3-5pm, Nov. 20, 6-9pm, Thomas Jefferson Unitarian Church, 4936 Brownsboro Road, 459-7412.Show Biz Kids — holding auditions for “The Wizard of Oz” for ages 7-17, Nov. 27-28, 228-9028.Pigment Gallery — call for artists submit artwork for solo or group exhibits for 2007, open to Mellwood Arts tenants & non-tenants, email@example.com.Call for Scripts — Specific Gravity Ensemble Theater Company requesting submission of 90 second plays for upcoming production “Elevator Plays: Ascend-Descend/Assent-Dissent” for Jan. 2007: deadline Dec. 15, firstname.lastname@example.org.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, www.msco.com.Celebration of Life Photography Contest — showcase for new/emerging artists, winners featured in Louisville galleries during Derby ’07, deadline Feb. 17, www.celebratelifephotocontest.com.IU Southeast — needs instrumentalists and singers to join ensembles, (812) 941-2655 or www.ius.edu/music.Louisville Chorus — auditions on-going for qualified singers, all sections, 968-6300.BookCarmichael’s Bookstore — journalist Joe Miller and one student he writes about will discuss new book “Cross-X,” Nov. 15, 7pm, 2720 Frankfort Ave., 896-6950.Jewish Festival of the Book — authors presentations at Jewish Community Center, 3600 Dutchmans Ln.: $5, 7:30pm, Jonathan Miller Nov. 15, Liel Leibovitz Nov. 28, Kay Gill Nov. 30, Ruth Ellenson Dec. 5, Rich Cohen Dec. 7; 459-0660. Barnes & Noble — presents DuPont Manual High School Bookfair, mention school this weekend & will donate percentage of sales to school, 801 S. Hurstbourne Pkwy: Nov. 17-19, 426-0255.••Borders Books — author signings include Billy Reed signing & reading “Lombardi & Me,” Nov. 18, 6pm at Hurstbourne; Sharon Thompson signing for book “Flavors of Kentucky” at Hurstbourne on Nov. 19 at 1pm & downtown location at 4pm; 2520 Hurstbourne Gem Ln., 495-6640, 400 S. Fourth St., 562-2100.Women Who Write welcomes women writers, meets first Thu. of month, Highland-Shelby Park Library, â€¨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, www.vault.oseland.net.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, http://scifi.meetup.com/32/.Film‘Jesus Camp’ — presented by UofL’s Commonwealth Center for Humanities, premiere screening of documentary, Nov. 16, 18-19 at 6 & 8:30pm, Nov. 17, 7 & 9pm, w/ matinees Nov. 17, 4pm; Nov. 19, 3pm, $2, Floyd Theater, 2100 South Floyd St., 852-6691.••Center for Faith & Action — sponsoring pizza and movie “Never Cry Wolf,” at James Lees Presbyterian Church, 1741 Frankfort Ave.: donations for pizza, Nov. 17, 6pm, 896-0172.MusicBorders — in-store performance & CD signing by Kristen Cothron for album Love Letters From a Fool, 400 S. Fourth St.: Nov. 17, 7pm, 562-2100.••IUS Orchestra — performing Brahms, Borodin, & work by IUS composer Erich Stem, Recital Hall in Ogle Center, 4201 Grant Line Rd.: $5-$7, Nov. 19, 3pm, 361-3100 (tickets), (812) 941-2655 (info).Kentucky Theater — presents Songwriters/Artist’s Open Stage/Mic, hosted by Mark “Big Poppa” Stampley, every third Thu., 7:30pm, 651 S. Fourth St., 472-2548.Downtown Sounds — third Thursday Trolley Bop, third Thu. of month, many varieties of live music throughout downtown, www.thirdthursday.info.MERF — Musicians Emergency Resource Foundation needs volunteers, 244-4790.