Arts & Entertainment Listings
Comedy Caravan Fundraiser â€” 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 â€” 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.
â€¢â€¢Bizarre Bazaar at the Brick House â€” big indoor yard sale, March 24, noon-?, $7 a booth, $5 for members, free to browse, 1103 S. 2nd St., 589-4978 or www.savethebrickhouse.org.
Manual High School benefit for Darfur Refugees â€” hosting JAMnesty, featuring a lineup of 10 well-known Louisville and regional Bands, March 24, 5pm-12:30am, $10, The Templeâ€™s Klein Center, corner of Brownsboro and Lime Kiln, 802-6728.
â€¢â€¢Amuse Les Sens â€” presented by & benefiting Art Sanctuary, featuring 70 artists, local bands & food by Jeniccaâ€™s, $10, March 24, 7pm-2am, Mellwood A&E Center, 1860 Mellwood Ave., 386-7114, http://art-sanctuary.org.
Lillyâ€™s â€” hosting â€œClassic American Cocktail Partyâ€ to celebrate Kathy Caryâ€™s â€œKY Tapasâ€ 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 â€” 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 â€” on display in Berheim Gallery at Main Library, free, thru March 31, 527 W. Jefferson St., 574-1845.
Bluegrass Jam Cruise â€” the International Bluegrass Music Museum partners with Carnival Cruise Lines, May 28-June 2, 1-888-448-4224 or visit www.jammingcruise.com.
Collaboratory â€” 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.
â€¢â€¢Chez Moi â€” Parkinsonâ€™s Fun Raiser & â€œDonâ€™t Like this Worldâ€ close silent auction, featuring exhibit of five artists w/ Parkinsonâ€™s, March 22, Shekinah Studio, 982 Barret Ave., 582-3000.
Shekinah Studio â€” presentation & hands-on for Mandala Art, $50, March 24, 6pm, 982 Barret Ave., 593-6966.
Deven 7 Studios â€” presents â€œWinter Worksâ€ by Mike Sebastian, a collection of industrial geometrics and portraits, thru March 24, 825 S. Floyd St., 582-2333.
Speed Art Museum â€” exhibiting photographs by landscape photographer Michael Kenna, now thru March 25, 2035 S. Third St., 634-2700.
Huff Gallery â€” hosts â€œStardust Memories: Fifty Years at IU Bloomington,â€ showcases 20 active ceramic artists who have taught at IUS, thru March 25, Spalding University, 853 S. Fourth St., 585-7122.
Krantz Gallery â€” displaying ceramic exhibition â€œThe Firm: Inspiration & Evolutionâ€ in conjunction w/ NCECA conference, now thru March 30, in VTI 115 at JCTC, First & Chestnut, 213-2117.
â€¢â€¢Kaviar Forge & Gallery â€” hosting â€œLiving On Clay & Louisville Soil,â€ corresponds to NCECA Conference, thru March 31, 1718 Frankfort Ave., 561-0377.
Atomic Saucer â€” presents â€œNightshades: Existing Light Photography of Germantown/Paristownâ€ by C. Read, thru March 31; also, art by Casey Matthew McKinney, thru April 1, 1000 E. Oak St., 637-5399.
Pyro Gallery â€” exhibitions of work by five artists to be shown thru March 31, Thu-Sat 11am-6pm, 624 W. Main St., 587-0106.
Buzzworx Coffee â€” â€œAwaken: A Collection of Clay Worksâ€ by Suzanne Edds, thru March 31, 718 W Main St., firstname.lastname@example.org.
Muhammad Ali Center â€” presents â€œSurviving Darfur,â€ a photo essay on loan from the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, March 31, 9:30am-5pm, 144 N. Sixth St., 584-9254.
â€¢â€¢Zephyr Galleryâ€” exhibiting works of artists Stephanie Potter & JP Begley, thru April 1, 610 E. Market St., 545-1412.
The 930 â€” exhibiting photography by James R. Southard called â€œOne Step Back,â€ thru April 1, 930 Mary St., www.the930.org.
B. Deemer Gallery â€” presents â€œSummer Passage,â€ paintings by Ellen Glasgow, thru April 4, 2650 Frankfort Ave., 896-6687.
Oldham Co. History Center â€” presents â€œBarns of Oldham County,â€ works collected by Glenn Yost, thru April 15, 106 N. Second Ave., LaGrange, Ky., 502-222-0826.
Patio Gallery â€” presents paintings by Kentucky Watercolor Society, thru April 16, Jewish Community Center, 3600 Dutchmans Ln, 238-2753.
Flame Run â€” exhibiting 20 artists including Che Rhodes in conjunction to upcoming NCECA w/ show â€œTen Years Out â€“ 1996-2006: Ceramic & Glass Alumni, Tyler School of Art,â€ thru April 20, 828 E. Market St., 584-5353.
Speed Art Museum â€” presents â€œBuilding Books: The Art of David Macaulay,â€ $4-$8, thru May 13, 2035 S. Third St., 634-2700.
21C Museum â€” â€œNew Acquisitions and Highlights,â€ ongoing daily, 700 W. Main St., 217-6300.
Brown Williamson Tower, Middleton Reulinger firm â€” photographer/attorney Donald Vish exhibit â€œEccentric Views of Louisville,â€ photos of Louisville landmarks and businesses, top floor, ongoing, 584-1135.
Carnegie Center â€” â€œOrdinary People, Extraordinary Courage: Men and Women of the Underground Railroadâ€ permanent exhibit now open, 201 E. Spring St., IN, (812) 944-7336.
Call for Artists â€” MailArt project seeking postcard-sized submissions for theme â€œCoffee - How Does it Make You Feel?,â€ results displayed at Day's Espresso & Coffee Bar in March 2007, coffeemailart.websiteanimal.com.
Call for Subjects â€” local photographer seeks women who lost their mothers as children (age 20 or younger), 891-0434.
Co-op Gallery â€” opening for one serious artist in 3D or fiber, Gallery 10 Seventy at Mellwood Arts Center, 548-3921.
â€¢â€¢Louisville Artists â€” join â€œLouisville Art Talkâ€ forum on Louisville art-related topics, www.groups.yahoo.com/group/louisvillearttalk.
Mary Anderson Center â€” 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 â€” free space available for artists to use as gallery during F.A.T. Fridays, 2001 Frankfort Ave., 894-0094.
Pyro Gallery â€” seeking experienced artists who are interested in dynamic co-operative gallery, 624 W. Main St., 587-0106.
Gallery Hops â€” 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.â€” an arts and disability advocacy organization, making arts accessible to people with disabilities, www.accesstothearts.org.
Jewish Community Center â€” offers art classes, 459-0660.
Bernheim - offers watercolor painting classes for adults and children, 955-8512 x 251.
Flame Run Gallery â€” offers classes and tours, tour hot-glass and cold-glass studios, 10am-4pm, free, 828 Market St, 584-5353.
Glassworks â€” offers classes, 992-3016.
Ursuline School for the Performing Arts youth dramaâ€” presents â€œSchool House Rock Live!,â€ March 21 & 22 at 10am, Mar 23 & 34 at 7:30pm, $3-$6, 3177 Lexington Rd, 896-6033.
â€¢â€¢Necessary Theatre â€” presents â€œSailorâ€™s Song,â€ $12-$15, March 22-24 & 29-31, at MeX Theatre in KY Center, 584-7777.
KY Center â€” presents Merce Cunningham Dance Company, $30-$43, March 23, 8pm, Brown Theatre, 501 W. Main St., 584-7777.
Kentucky Repertory â€” Theatre Youth Performers Production presents â€œHamlet,â€ March 23 7pm, March 24 2pm & 7pm, March 25, 2pm, Horse Cave, KY, 1-800-342-2177.
Anchorage Theatre â€” Mummers & Minstrels Inc. presents â€œBig: The Musical,â€ March 23-24, 8pm, March 25, 2pm, $12, 11400 Ridge Rd, 241-6575.
â€¢â€¢Little Colonel Players â€” present â€œCrimes of the Heart,â€ March 23-24, 8pm, $12, Mt. Mercy Dr., Pewee Valley, 588-1557.
Le Petomane Theatre Ensemble â€” presents Moliereâ€™s â€œDon Juan,â€ March 23-24, 30-31, 7:30pm, $8-$20, Rudyard Kipling, 422 W. Oak St., 636-1311.
Blue Apple Players â€” presents â€œRed Riding Hood: A Vaudeville Romp,â€ $8, March 24, 11am, Brown Theatre, 315 W. Broadway, 584-7777.
Stage One â€” & Aegon present â€œA Midsummer Nightâ€™s Dream,â€ $13.50-$20.50, March 24, 7pm, at Bomhard Theater in KY Center, 584-7777.
Derby Dinner Playhouse â€” presents â€œBeehive,â€ featuring music from popular girl groups of the '60s, thru April 1; also â€œJack and the Beanstalk,â€ thru March 24, multiple times and costs, 525 Marriot Dr, Clarksville, 812-288-8281.
â€¢â€¢WhoDunnit Murder Mystery Theater â€” presents latest MacCrimmon Mystery â€œMurder by Quarry: The Case of the Murderous Masterpiece,â€ $39.95 includes meal, thru March 31, Saturdays at 6:30pm, Masterson's, 1830 S. Third St., 426-7100.
Jewish Community Center â€” presents â€œGuys and Dolls,â€ thru April 1, Multiple Times and Dates, $18, 3600 Dutchmans Ln., 459-0660.
Humana Festival â€” 31st annual festival opens with two full-length plays, â€œThe Unseenâ€ by Craig Wright (thru April 1) and â€œDark Play or Stories for Boysâ€ by Carlos Murillo's (thru March 31), Actors Theatre, 316 W. Main St., 584-1265.
â€¢â€¢As Yet Named Theatre Co. â€” holding auditions for â€œThe Fantasticks,â€ March 25, 2pm, March 26, 7pm, Third Lutheran Church, 1864 Frankfort Ave., 445-3203.
WhoDunnit â€” murder mystery theater company seeking actors for â€œYe Olde Murdyr Mysterie,â€ 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 â€” offering five-night Writing Fellowship, includes $100 stipend, deadline March 30, (812) 923-8602.
â€¢â€¢4th Annual Louisville Playwrights Festival â€” Pet Fish Productions is now accepting applications, deadline March 30, 345-3581 or www.myspace.com/petfishproductions.
Lynne Heyman Talent Agency â€” interviews/auditions for actors/singers/dancers/models to be held during Cine-Fest, March 31, noon-6pm, Hartford Building at JCC, 1st and Broadway, www.cine-fest.com.
Miss Kentucky â€” 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 â€” 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 â€” 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 â€” calling for art proposals for its April event called â€œThe Late Night Seating,â€ April 27, 10:30pm, aims to create place to showcase artists & ignite conversation, 316 W. Main St., www.actorstheatre.org.
Women Who Write â€” accepting entries for 11th annual Poetry & Short Prose Contest, deadline April 30, cash prizes, 451-7941 or www.womenwhowrite.com.
Louisville Jazz Society â€” 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 www.louisvillejazz.org.
Cooperative Baptist Fellowship Missionary â€” auditions seeking actors interested in summer missionaries in Eastern Europe focused on drama and English as a second language, 939-1284.
Mellwood Arts Center â€” looking for street performers/acoustical music acts to perform throughout complex, 895-3650.
Heidi's HOWsE Party â€” auditions held last Mon. of month, 415-3643 or www.howseparty.com.
Pigment Gallery â€” call for artists submit artwork for solo or group exhibits for 2007, open to Mellwood Arts tenants & non-tenants, email@example.com.
IU Southeast â€” needs instrumentalists and singers to join ensembles, (812) 941-2655 or www.ius.edu/music.
Louisville Chorus â€” auditions on-going for qualified singers, all sections, 968-6300.
â€¢â€¢Barnes & Noble â€” hosting DuPont Manual High School Bookfair, free, March 23-25, 801 S. Hurstbourne Pkwy, 426-0255; meet Rupert Boneham of â€œSurvivor,â€ free, March 26, 7pm, 4100 Summit Plaza Dr., 327-0410.
Borders Books â€” Animal Gambill brings her dog Riley and her cat Hobo to book reading and signing, March 24, 3-5pm, 2520 Hurstbourne, 649-6864.
â€¢â€¢Carmichaelâ€™s Bookstore â€” presents Louisville native Elizabeth Hickey to read/sign from book â€œThe Wayward Muse,â€ March 29, 7pm; also freelance writer/former C-J reporter Beverly Bartlett will read/sign from â€œCover Girl Confidential,â€ March 31, 4pm; also author Mary Helene Rosenbaum to read/sign â€œA Seal Upon the Heart,â€ story of the prophet Jeremiah, April 1, 3pm; all events free, 2720 Frankfort Ave., 896-6950.
Women Who Write â€” welcomes women writers, meets first Thu. of month, Highland-Shelby Park Library, Mid-City Mall, 6:30-8:30pm, 451-7941 or www.womenwhowrite.com.
Creative fiction writing group â€” Wed., 7-9pm, Old Louisville Coffee House, Fourth and Hill sts., 451-5737.
Wilderness Road Writers' Group â€” meets third Mon., 6:30-8:30pm, Okolona Library (Preston Hwy.), all writers welcome, 966-2327.
The Vault â€” 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 â€” meets the second Wed. of the month, New Albany-Floyd County Public Library, IN, 949-3523.
Science Fiction/Fantasy Readers Group â€” meets 7pm, fourth Mon. of the month, Barnes and Noble, 801 S. Hurstbourne, http://scifi.meetup.com/32/.
â€¢â€¢Darfur Documentaries â€” â€œA Journey to Darfurâ€ and â€œEscape from Darfur,â€ 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 â€” accepting applications for 2007 Karen Gallagher Kennedy Film Festival, theme is â€œWhat does it take to build the most vital, caring community in the nation?â€ aimed for high school students, entries due March 31, 334 E. Broadway, 261-9100, www.metrounitedway.org.
U of L School of Music â€” Student Composers present â€œWorld Premieres,â€ 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.
â€¢â€¢Messengers for Christ Choir Concert â€” interpret the â€œcodedâ€ 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 â€” presents family of small African village of Abayudaya Jews to play music, March 25, 7pm, 2401 Woodbourne Ave., 458-5359.
â€¢â€¢Lenten Concert â€” 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 â€” at Mary Anderson Center, includes a stipend, www.maryandersoncenter.org or (812) 923-8602.
MERF â€” Musicians Emergency Resource Foundation needs volunteers, 244-4790.