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December 26, 2006

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Holiday EventsBlow Ho Ho! — Glassworks invites public to blow their own glass ornament, reservations req., 815 W. Market St.: $40, thru Jan. 6, Thu.-Sun., 992-3056.Special Events••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••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.  B. Deemer Gallery — “Just Paint” new works by Will Wolter, thru Dec. 30, 2650 Frankfort Ave., 896-6687. 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.••Buzz Worx — 12 geometric-abstract Quilt Paintings by Richard Francis, thru Dec 30, 718 W. Main St, 583-4004.Mad About Art Gallery — presents local artist exhibit by Richard Francis, thru Dec. 30, 625 Baxter Ave., 568-4916.Diamante Bar & Grill — presents local artist exhibit by Richard Francis, thru Dec. 30, 2280 Bardstown Rd., 456-1705.Pyro Gallery — presents “Off The Wall: Great Art at great Prices!” includes painting, fiber, ceramics and photography, thru Dec. 30, 11am-6pm, Thu-Sun, 624 W. Main St., 587-0106.E&S Gallery — hosts four masks and one puppet used in upcoming PNC Broadway Across America “Lion King” show, thru Dec. 31, 108 S. 10th St., 568-2005.••Day’s Espresso & Coffee — presents Louisville natives Daina & Christine (VanHeuklon) Selter, displaying art works in oil, pastels and graphite, thru Dec. 31, 1420 Bardstown Rd., 456-1170.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.Bernheim Gallery — exhibiting “Alexander Hamilton: The Man Who Made Modern America” by Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, in Main Library, 527 W. Jefferson St.: thru Jan. 3, 574-1644.The 930 Art Gallery — grand opening, exhibiting “Cross/Purpose,” art forms on cross of Christ, 930 Mary St.: exhibit runs thru Jan. 4.Mackin Boys & Girls Club — installing historical mural & participating in National Fine Arts Program at the Portland Branch of the Louisville Free Public Library, 3305 Northwestern Pkwy: thru Jan. 5, 574-1744.Carr+Waite Studios —showing “Geoff Carr: Photographs of Mexico” and Caroline Waite, mixed media assemblage exhibiting “Matchbox Series,” thru Jan 15; opening reception Jan. 5, 5-9pm, 221 S. Hancock St., 894-9974.••Unabomber Gallery — presents art of Wesley Willis, First Friday (Jan. 5), 6-10pm, 815 E. Market St. 595-7222.Chez Moi Art Gallery — exhibiting “Flight of Angels,” by photographer Michael Skrentny, 974 Barret Ave., thru Jan. 6, 561-6206.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. New Center for Contemporary Art — presents Melissa Dadourian, 742 E. Market St.: runs thru Jan. 23, 552-2994, www.new-center.org.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.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. 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 www.ursulineslou.org/artfairjuryingforms.asp 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, 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 — looking for emerging, serious artists to exhibit at Mount St. Francis in Floyds Knobs, two small galleries, (812) 923-8602 or maryandersoncenter.org.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, 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 and tours, tour hot-glass and cold-glass studios, 10am-4pm, free, 828 Market St, 584-5353. Glassworks — offers classes, 992-3016.Performing Arts••Pandora Productions — presents “Don We Now Our Gay Apparel,” Dec 28-30 & Jan 4-6, 8pm, Dec 31 & Jan 7, 7pm, U of L Thrust Theatre, $13 & $15, 216-5502.Wayward Actors Company — presents “Anger Box”, Dec 28-30, Jan 4-6, 8pm, Dec 31, 7pm, Jan 7, 2pm, MeX Theatre at Kentucky Center, 501 W Main St, www.waywardactors.org.Squallis Puppeteers — presents Monstruppets, Dec 29-31, 8pm, $10 & $15, 414 Baxter Ave, 540-4977. ••Derby Dinner Playhouse — presents “A Christmas Survival Guide,” $30-$40, thru Dec. 31, evening, 6pm, Sun. & Wed. matinee, 11:45am, 525 Marriott Dr., Clarksville, (812) 288-2632.Actors Theatre — presents “A Tuna Christmas,” thru Jan. 4, $17-$40, 316 W. Main St., 584-1205.WhoDunnit Murder Mystery Theater — presents “The Twelve Murders of Christmas,” at Masterson’s, 1830 S. Third St.: $39.95 includes meal, thru Jan. 6, 6:30pm, Sat. evenings, 426-7100.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/ContestsGirls 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.••Pigment Gallery — call for artists submit artwork for solo or group exhibits for 2007, open to Mellwood Arts tenants & non-tenants, www.junkabilly@juno.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.BookWomen 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, 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/.MusicDowntown 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.