Arts & Entertainment Listings
Special Events••Spina Bifida Association — sailors from the USS Kentucky join WQMF personalities Dave & Simon for annual fundraiser, April 20, 5pm-midnite, $5, Molly Malone’s, 933 Baxter Ave., 637-7363.Downtown Louisville Ghost Walk — tour haunted and historic places such as the Brown and Seelbach hotels, Palace Theatre, more, 90-minute walking tours, April 21 & 28, 7:30pm, $10 adults, $5 children under 12, Kentucky Theater, 651 S. Fourth St., 245-0643.Louisville Stoneware — three Derby entertaining classes including cooking tips, and a farmer’s market, April 22, 12:30-2:30pm, cost $25, 731 Brent St., 582-1900 x125 or www.louisvillestoneware.com.Providence High School — “Jellicle Ball” for K-8th grade students features workshop for prospective child thespians including “Cats” pre-show, April 22, 11am-1pm, $10 first child in family, $5 additional child, Activity Center, Clarksville Providence High School, 386-7031.••Ursuline Campus Art Fair — “A Kaleidoscope of Creativity” features student artwork including jewelry, painting and pottery, April 25, 5:30-7:30pm, Ursuline Campus, 3105 Lexington Rd., 212-1750.Metro United Way Book Harvest — now thru April 28, need new, donated books for children, various locations, including Carmichael’s Bookstore, www.metrounitedway.org.Louisville Science Center — “Earth Exhibit,” thru May 7, 727 W. Main St., 560-7159.Oldham County History Center — “World’s Largest Whiskey Jug Collection,” thru May 15, 469 jugs from all over KY, exhibit features films on distilling and moonshining, Tue.-Sat. 10am-4pm, 106 N. Second Ave., La Grange, 222-0826.Frazier Historical Museum — “Andre Jeunet: A French Soldier’s View of WWI” including 200 self-snapped photos of the war, thru June 10, 829 W. Main St., 836-5347.“Discover Louisville” Landmarks — tours scheduled second Sun., 1-4pm, Water Tower on River Road, $45, 574-2868.DerbyShawnee Library — Derby Fever celebration themed “The Hat Is On” displays large collection of Derby hats, food and karaoke accompany, April 20, 11:30am, Shawnee Golf Course Clubhouse, 460 Northwestern Pkwy., 574-1845.Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft — “Hats and Hpnotiq” features lecture “The Art of Betting” by John Asher, presents hat trunk shows of “top designers,” April 20, 5-8pm, 715 W. Main St., 589-0155 x217.Running of the Rodents — 3rd annual begins with hat decorating contest, rat race features a .024-furlong track and 10 rats vying for coveted Fruit Loop trophy, April 21, Spalding Ballroom, 824 S. Fourth St., 585-9911 x2235.••Luna Boutique — exhibits collections of Derby hats from celebrity designer Christine Moore Millinery and takes custom orders in time for the Derby, April 21-22, May 3-6, 2pm, Avalon, 1310 Bardstown Rd., 454-7620.Thunder Riverboat Dinner Cruise — Aboard Celebrations Riverboat, passengers cruise to Kentucky side of river for special show, includes open bar, buffet and DJ, April 22, 4:30pm, $200 per person, $35 tax-deductible as Easter Seals donation, 584-9782 x167.ThunderFun Barbeque — Thomas Edison House presents its annual barbeque and Thunder viewing, including presentation by master BBQ griller, April 22, 1:30-10pm, $50 adults, $25 for 18 and under, 729 E. Washington St., 585-5247.Actors Theatre Rooftop Bash — offering dramatic view of air show and fireworks and featuring live music from Big Diggity and Los Gattos, April 22, 2pm, tickets free for kids 3 and under, $15 kids ages 3-14, $40 subscribers, $50 general public, Theatre Parking Garage, 584-1205.Louisville Science Center — 8th annual “ThunderBlast” features catered meal, view of fireworks and all day access to Science Center, with option to purchase discount IMAX tickets, April 22, 1-11pm, admission $55 members, $65 non-member adults, $25 kids ages 2-12, 727 W. Main St., 560-7159.Visual Arts••Filson Historical Society — “Mary Cobb: A Retrospect,” open thru summer, Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, Sat 9am-12pm, 1301 S. 3rd St., 635-5083.UofL Ekstrom Library — photographic exhibit and panel discussion call attention to homelessness while offering possible solutions, panel discussion April 19, 2-4pm, exhibit runs thru April 30, 2301 S. Third St., 852-7589.Glassworks Theater — artists Hideki Kanno and Stephen Ausherman present a short film and digital renderings of works, April 19, 6-7pm, 815 W. Market St., 584-4510.IU Southeast Barr Gallery —BFA senior exhibit, “Two Guys, A Girl and a Printmaker,” thru May 11, M-Th 9-9pm, Fr 9-5pm, April 20 opening reception (5-7pm), Ogle Center, 4201 Grant Line Rd., (812) 941-2000.Carnegie Center for Art and History — annual New Albany-Floyd County secondary schools Art Show and Competition features 360 pieces, April 21-May 20, Tue.-Sat., 10am-5:30pm, reception for artists May 11, 6:30-8pm, 201 E. Spring St., (812) 944-7336.Crescent Hill Gallery — “An Evening With Spike Frederick: New Paintings,” thru April 22, 2720 Frankfort Ave., 893-0511.••New Center for Contemporary Art — “Nowhere,” an art exhibit drawing on Louisville locales, thru April 22, Wed.-Sat. 11am-6pm, 742 E. Market St., 561-7621.Jeffersontown Historical Museum — Jeffersontown Family Quilts dating from 1870s-1960s, thru April 26, M-Fr 10-5pm, Sa. 10-2pm, 10635 Watterson Trail, 261-8290.Kaviar Gallery — “The Familiar: Recent Encaustic Works by Dane Waters” exhibit questions human understanding of self in time and place, April 26-July 1, 1718 Frankfort Ave., 561-0377.A Little Peace Cafe — “Celebration of Life” photography contest winners exhibit, thru April 27, 1860 Mellwood Ave., 238-7301.Portland Museum — Michael W. Farmer’s “Inside Out” exhibit, thru April 28, 2308 Portland Ave., 776-7678.Buzzworx — Old Louisville artist David Walinski exhibits paintings of Louisville urban scenes, thru April 28, 7am-4pm Mon.-Fri., 718 W. Main St.Cinderblock Gallery — exhibits “Serendipitous Crossroads” photography, a collaborative project between UofL photo program and St. Joe’s Children’s Home, thru April 30, free, 931 E. Main St., 852-0836.Photographic Imaging Education Assoc. — International Student Show, thru May 3, 9am-10pm M-Th, Sa. 8am-12pm, Webster University 1031 Zorn, 2nd Level, 896-1835.KY Foundation for Women seeking KY for 2-week summer artist-in-residence at Hopscotch House, artist retreat and residency center, June 26-July 9, application deadline May 5, 228-4875 or www.kfw.org. PYRO Gallery — “IN SITU/IN TRANSIT” paintings by PYRO member artist Angie Reed Garner, thru May 13, 221 Hancock, 432-6418.Zephyr Gallery — “Absence,” title work shown by Reba Rye shares opening with Letitia Queensberry drawings, thru May 13, 610 E. Market St., 585-5646.Kentucky Center Gallery — new work by Robert Halliday, “Celebrating the Center,” thru May 15, 501 W. Main St., 562-0118.Kentucky Watercolor Society — AquaVenture, art show featuring watercolor paintings, thru May 21, Tues.-Sat. 11am-11pm, with opening reception and awards ceremony April 18, 5:30-8pm, River Bend Winery, 120 S. 10th St., 241-0717.Chase Gallery, presented by Lou. Visual Art Assoc. — mixed media work by Joe McGee, “Pictorial Meditations on Verrocchio’s Equestrian Statue of Colleoni,” thru May 26, 416 W. Jefferson St., 896-2146.Tobin-Hewett Gallery — “Clear Impact: Kentucky’s Current Place in Studio Glass” features works of three influential glass artists, thru May 27, 10am-5pm Tue.-Sat., Glassworks, 815 W. Market St., www.tobinhewettgallery.com.••Flame Run Gallery — Matt Urban exhibit, thru May 28, Tue.-Sat., 10am-4pm, 828 E. Market St., 584-5353.Paul Paletti Gallery — “AZO>Contact>Print” exhibit spotlighting large format photography, thru May 31, 713 E. Market St., 589-9254.KY Foundation for Women offers weekend artist residencies at Hopscotch House, June 9-11, 228-4875.Headley-Whitney Museum — “A Cottage Industry: Sweaters Designed by Helen Bond Carruthers,” thru June 10, 4435 Old Frankfort Pike, Lexington, (859) 255-6653.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, 584-1135.21C Museum Hotel — “Hybridity” exhibit on display thru summer, 700 W. Main St., 589-4690.Carnegie Center — “Ordinary People, Extraordinary Courage: Men and Women of the Underground Railroad” permanent exhibit now open, 201 E. Spring St., (812) 944-7336.“Window Comics” — ongoing public art installation by Jeffrey Scott Holland, 1661 Story Ave., 582-1674.KFW Female Mechanics — individual artist grant winner Sarah Lyon seeks female mechanics for shop photos to dispel stereotypical images, 558-3230 or www.sarahlyon.com/calendar.Louisville Artists — join “Louisville Art Talk” forum on Louisville art-related topics, www.groups.yahoo.com/group/louisvillearttalk.Winfrey Blackburn Gallery at Mary Anderson Center — looking for artists to exhibit, send 10 slides, artist statement and resume to MACA, 101 St. Francis Dr., Mount St. Francis, IN 47246, (812) 923-8602.Mary Anderson Center — offers Art Educators Fellowships, (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 talented artists who are serious about exhibiting and selling works. 452-2008.Gallery Hops — first Fridays from 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. www.kyarts.org.George and Helen Segal Foundation — awards grants to young painters who are at least 21. www.segalfoundation.org.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, New Albany — art classes for pre-school to adult. 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.Mary Anderson Center for the Arts — offers classes, 987-6470.Performing Arts••Actors Theatre — “Crowns,” by Regina Taylor, feat. gospel-infused stories, April 19-May 14, $20-$50, 316 W. Main St., 584-1205.U of L Playhouse — Shakespeare’s “Winter’s Tale,” April 19-23, Wed.-Fri. & Sun, 8pm, matinee Sat. & Sun, 3pm, $10, $9 seniors/UofL staff, $7 students, 1911 S. Third St., 852-6814.Floyd Central Musical Theatre Lab — “The Robber Bridegroom,” Southern folk tale set in 18th century Mississippi, April 19-21, 7:30pm, April 23, 2 and 7pm, $12, 923-8811, ext 333.Blue Apple Players — 30th anniversary celebration including behind-the-scenes look at growth of theater company, open house April 19, 10am, 625 E. Market St., 587-7990.Decent Exposure — two new shows by improv duo, April 27, Lisa’s Oak St. Lounge, 1004 E. Oak St. 8pm, $5, 636-5848.Ursuline School for Performing Arts — “Feelin’ Your Oats” offers comedic glimpse of children locked in supermarket after hours, April 19-20, 10am, April 21, 7:30pm, April 22, 3pm, $4 students, $6 adults, Ursula Theatre, 3105 Lexington Rd., 897-1816.Pandora Productions — “Bed, Boys & Beyond,” featuring music by Alfredo Alvarez, April 20-21 & 27-29, 8pm, April 23, 26 & 30, 7pm, matinee April 23 & 30, 2pm, MeX Theatre, 501 W. Main St., 584-7777.North Oldham High School — Fine Arts Department presents Rogers and Hammerstein musical “Carousel,” April 20-21, 7pm, April 23, 2pm, Oldham County Arts Center, 7105 Floydsburg Rd., 228-0158.IU Southeast — “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum,” April 20-29, Robinson Theatre in Ogle Center, 4201 Grantline Rd., New Albany, $10, 941-2655.••Hayswood Theatre — “The Curious Savage,” April 21-22, 8pm, April 23, 2pm, April 28-29 8pm, April 30, 2pm, $12, 115 S. Capitol Ave. Corydon, Ind., 738-8075.CulturShoc — dance troupe performs ballroom, Latin, jazz and hip-hop dance, April 21, 7:30pm, April 23, 2 & 7pm, tickets at Carmichael’s Bookstore, $15 adv., $20 door, $10 students/seniors, Clifton Center, 2117 Payne St., 239-2509.UofL Opera Theater — performance of Gilbert & Sullivan’s farcical political commentary “The Mikado,” April 21, 8pm, April 23, 2pm, $20 general, $10 students, Kentucky Center Bomhard Theater, 501 W. Main St., 584-7777.Studio M — performance of “M on Broadway” features songs and monologues from nine famous Broadway musicals including “The King and I” and “Grease,” April 22, 3pm, $7, East Oldham Middle School, Highway 22, 320-9178.Stage Lab Theatre Training — ongoing training for theater artists, spring session includes 3 training workshops, April 23-May 14, session times 1-3:30pm, 3:30-6pm and 6-8:30pm, $110, Clifton Center, 2117 Payne St., 741-8392.Pleiades Theatre — “Hunting the Basilick,” part of theater’s “Stars of the Future” new play project, April 24, 7pm, $5, Rudyard Kipling, 422 W. Oak St., 636-1311.Whitfield Academy — “Pygmalion,” April 28-29, 7pm, Clifton Center, 2117 Payne St., 239-2509.Derby Dinner Playhouse — “The Music Man,” classical musical about fast-talking traveling salesman, thru May 21, $30-$40, 525 Marriott Dr., (812) 288-8281.Theatre of Innocence — requests applications for staff positions including Costumes Mistress, Stage Manager, Props Master/Mistress, and light and sound operation, 644-8741.Project Improv, a long form improv troupe — performs every Fri., 9pm, KY Theater, 651 S. 4th St., www.projectimprov.com.Auditions/ContestsJefferson Community College — auditions for multi-media class, need 3 adult males, 1 adult female, April 21, 1pm, JCC VTI Building (2nd/Chestnut), Room 112, 213-5333.Wayward Actors Co. — auditions for “The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie,” four men, 11 women, April 24-25, 6pm, Conrad-Caldwell House, 1402 St. James Ct., 744-7214.••Kentucky Opera — general director David Roth auditions for secondary roles and choristers, resume required by April 24, auditions May 8 & 11, 6-9pm, 101 S. Eighth St., 561-7942.Bands wanted for Derby Fest. miniMarathon — April 29, 584-3378 ext. 822.Feature-Length Movie auditions — need 2 male lead roles (20-30 years old), 8 m/f supporting roles (19-35 years old), 3 male supporting roles (40-60 years old), May 13, noon-5pm, Comedy Caravan, 1250 Bardstown Rd., 807-5973.Ancient Order of Hibernians — sponsoring Louisville Irish Art contest for artists, must be turned in May 22-June 3 at All Things Celtic, 623 Baxter Ave., 568-8899.Miss Black Kentucky — accepting applications for Miss Black Kentucky Pageant, held Sept., winner represents KY, 592-8244.Prime Time Singers — preparing musical “Sentimental Journey,” looking for people 50 and over, Mondays, 3pm, Crescent Hill Baptist Church, 2800 Frankfort Ave., 896-4425.Music Theatre Louisville — openings for two paid tech internships in stage sound and carpentry, 432-9943.UofL School of Music — invites instrumentalists, young and old, to participate in UofL Community Concert Band, rehearses Mon., 7:15-9:15pm, School of Music, 852-4665.IU Southeast — needs instrumentalists and singers to join ensembles, www.ius.edu/music or 812-941-2655.Louisville Chorus — auditions on-going for qualified singers, all sections, 968-6300.Books••Marilyn Robinson — author of “Gilead” will speak twice, first at the Presbyterian Theological Seminary April 19, 7pm, Second at Cathedral of the Assumption, April 20, 3pm, free, www.lpts.edu/news-events/.Dave Kindred — signing “Sound and Fury,” April 22, 2pm, Shelbyville Rd. Borders, 893-0133.••Angela Knight — signing “Master of Wolves,” April 22, 10am-1pm, 1001 Paperbacks, 7405 Fegenbush Ln, 239-7224. Rhys Bowen & Mary Anna Evans — sign latest works, April 26, 7pm, Barnes & Noble 801 S. Hurstbourne Pkwy., 426-0255.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 (4th and Hill), 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 at New Albany-Floyd County Public Library meets the second Wed. of the month. 949-3523.Film••Bellarmine University — presents documentary “Shakespeare Behind Bars,” April 20, 6:45pm, Cralle Theatre, Bellarmine, 452-8329. Green Hope Environmental Film Fest — April 20-21, Floyd Theater at UofL SAC, free.MusicLouisville Orchestra — season finale featuring Marietta Simpson, April 20, 10:30am, April 21, 8pm, Whitney Hall, Kentucky Center, 456-3326••IU Southeast — Harpist Emmanuel Ceysson, April 21, 7pm, 4201 Grantline Rd., New Albany, 941-2414.Downtown Sounds — third Thursday Trolley Bop, third Thu. of month, many varieties of live music throughout downtown, www.thirdthursday.info.UofL School of Music — weekly performances and recitals; for schedule, call 852-1787.MERF — Musicians Emergency Resource Foundation needs volunteers, 244-4790.