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Weekend Events: February 1 - 3

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Stravinsky's L'Histoire du soldat ("The Soldier's Tale")

Sunday, Feb. 3 at 5 p.m.

The Margaret Comstock Hall at the University of Louisville School of Music

$12, $10 Seniors, $2 Students

Igor Stravinsky's 1918 chamber ballet, L'Histoire du soldat ("The Soldier's Tale") will be presented by The Kentucky Center Chamber Players in collaboration with former Louisville Ballet Artistic Director Alun Jones.

The concert will also feature Beethoven's Sonata No. 3 for Cello and Piano in A major, Op. 69 performed by Megumi Ohkubo, cello and Joanna Goldstein, piano.

For additional information about The Kentucky Center Chamber Players go to www.kyccp.org  

The Winter Jam Tour Spectacular

Saturday, February 2, at 6 p.m.

Freedom Hall

$10 at the door

Christian music's hottest talent will come together for one evening in Freedom Hall.

Slated to headline the event is Grammy®-winning artist TobyMac with appearances by RED, Matthew West, Jamie Grace, Sidewalk Prophets, Royal Tailor, Capital Kings, Jason Castro, OBB and Newsong. Featured speaker for the evening is Nick Hall.

For more information about the Winter Jam Tour Spectacular, visit their website at www.jamtour.com  




January 8 through February 16

Derby Dinner Playhouse, 525 Marriott Drive, Clarksville, IN

In the production Carol is being driven crazy by her charming monster of an ex-husband, Victor, and his young new wife, who try every trick in the book to end Carol's alimony.

To make things worse, Carol's quirky kids work at Victor's restaurant and she is sure he is bullying them to get to her.

When Carol has an affair with Victor's lawyer, they both decide Victor has to die!

This hilarious tale of deception focuses on the humor and drama of marriage.

For ticket information please call 812-288-8281 or visit http://www.derbydinner.com/

Va Va Vixens: Va Va Valentine

Saturday, February 2 at 8 p.m.

18+ / Doors at 7pm

$20 Advance, $30 VIP Tables

HEADLINERS Music Hall, 1386 Lexington Road, Louisville, KY 40206

This Modern Day Vaudeville-style Burlesque Variety show, hosted by Leah Roberts, will blow your mind with over 25 beautiful and talented women (and men)!

They will be crooning, screeching, flying through air, dancing with flair, contorting, adorning glittery costumes, flirting and kissing at the "kissing booth"!

They have also been cooking up several new surprises just for YOU!

This will be a Valentine's Day that you will never forget!




First Friday Trolley Hop

Friday, Feb. 1, 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Trolleys will take participants to various art galleries, restaurants and shops along the Main and market Street corridors.

Free parking is available on the street after 6 p.m. or at Slugger Field, Main Street at Jackson Street, and the 4th St. live garage after 6 p.m.

For additional information or to view a map of the trolley route and parking options, visit www.ldmd.org  

Body World's Vital

Jan. 20-May 19




or call 1-800-591-2203.

Gallery on Pearl's "Translating Texture"

Friday, January 25 through March 8

On opening night, a special reception will be held from 6 to 8 PM including the Artists' Talk at 7 PM. Refreshments will be served.

Painter Jeanne McCutcheon and glassblower Chad Balster are featured.

White House Centre at 222 Pearl Street in downtown New Albany. Normal hours are Tues. through Fri. 11-5 and Sat. 11-3.

812-542-0780. www.thegalleryonpearl.com 

Archaeology Wash Day: Volunteers Needed

Saturday, Feb. 2: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Oldham County History Center

The Oldham County History Center will conduct a washing and bagging day for the artifacts collected from the 2012 archaeology workshops conducted at the Gatewood Site for the Henry Bibb Project.

Volunteers will use soft brushes, cloths and trays to help wash the artifacts and then place them in appropriate bags for tagging and identification.

These artifacts are being collected as a part of the Henry Bibb Project.

The Henry Bibb Project began in 2004 initiated by a grant from the Kentucky Heritage Council to verify and locate places from Henry Bibb's narratives that he wrote about as his experience as a slave in Henry, Trimble and Oldham Counties.

Bibb finally escaped slavery and became a prominent abolitionist prior to the Civil War.

Call for further information: 502-222-0826.

"Spirits of the Passage: The Story of the Transatlantic Slave Trade"

February 2 to June 16

The Frazier History Museum, 829 W. Main Street

"Spirits of the Passage" is included in regular museum admission.

The 4,000 sq. ft. exhibition is in conjunction with the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's 1863 Emancipation Proclamation and the turning point it represented for thousands of enslaved people at a pivotal point in the American Civil War.

It's the first exhibition of its kind to examine the entire history of the Transatlantic Slave Trade from the 16th through 19th centuries, while also presenting the most up-to-date research and discoveries to the public.

The Frazier History Museum is open Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday noon to 5 p.m.

For more, including a calendar of events and information on planning a school field trip, visit www.FrazierMuseum.org or call (502) 753-5663.

Museum Row on Main Announces $5 February

Kentucky and Indiana residents: $5 admission at each attraction for the month of February.

The promotion is underway to remind locals of the wonderful attractions to visit right here in their hometown.

Thanks to $5 February, Kentucky and Indiana residents can escape a dreary, cold winter day and take advantage of world class, indoor entertainment without having to travel very far or spend a lot of money.

The following Museum Row on Main partners will offer the discount all month long -

-Frazier History Museum


-Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory

-Muhammad Ali Center

To take advantage of the offer guests must show proof of residency in Kentucky or Indiana, such as a driver's license or alternate ID while purchasing tickets. Others in the party will also receive the $5 admission, a substantial savings over $10 - $13 regular ticket prices. The special offer cannot be combined with other discounts. www.museumrowonmain.com

Beatrice S. Brown, 'Book Signing Presentation'

Saturday, Feb 2: 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Walgreens, 3410 West Broadway

The Western Branch of the Louisville Free Public Library 'Women's Month' with a book signing by author Beatrice S. Brown.

Squallis Puppeteers present: "Three Amigos Present…"

Saturday, February 2

Puppet show at 1:00 p.m.

School of Sharks Theater

770 Eastern Parkway- top floor, Louisville, KY 40217

Puppet show: $5.00

Puppet-making workshop: $5.00

Three Amigos Present:

"Come watch The Three Amigos, the best dance group in Kentucky.

Watch as they flip, dip, and do new tricks…Oh NO! One just tripped.

What are they going to do? Will they find someone to fill the spot? Join them in figuring out who will get to star on stage with The Three Amigos.

Stay after the show to make a critter to take home in our puppet-making workshop.

"Searching for Barney Bright"

February 1 - March 29

Opening Reception February 2, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Pat Harrison Arts center Gallery, Arts COuncil of Southern Indiana, 820 E. Market St., New Albany

The exhibit will feature Barney Bright sculptures that are on loan form the Bright family, video and photos of the creation "The Search."



Shop & Share for Domestic Violence Shelters

Saturday, February 2, 2013

Kroger Stores

Shop & Share is a joint initiative of First Lady Jane Beshear's Office, Kentucky Domestic Violence Association (KDVA), Kroger, Food City, the Kentucky Commission on Women, the Federation of Women's Clubs, and the Girl Scout Clubs of Kentucky to collect needed goods and funds for the 15 domestic violence shelters across the Commonwealth.

Mrs. Beshear began this annual drive in 2008 to provide domestic violence shelters with needed goods, such as canned foods, toilet paper and soap at Kroger stores across the state.

The goods benefit Kentucky Domestic Violence Association (KDVA) shelters.

In Louisville, The Center for Women and Families received over $250,000 worth of goods through 2012 Shop and Share.

Shop & Share raised a total of approximately $759,000 in goods and donations for shelters across Kentucky in its first three years.

St. Francis's IMAGINE! Scholarship Fundraiser

Friday, February at 7 p.m.

The Kentucky Center for African American HeritageIMAGINE!

Many mediums will be featured.

There will be a silent auction and dessert reception.


Assumption High School's Rocket Spectacular

Saturday, February 2: 6 p.m.

$75 per person, $600 for a table of 8

Convocation and Athletic Center, 2170 Tyler Lane

Doors open with cocktails and a viewing of the auction items.

Dinner starts at 7 p.m. with a live auction to follow.

This year's theme "Boot Scootin' Spectacular" welcomes guests to a western evening of fun, laughter and excitement.

For tickets, go to www.ahsrockets.org or call 502-458-6258

An Evening in Wonderland: the 21st annual Heart Ball

Saturday, February 2 at 6 p.m.

Louisville Marriott Downtown

$500 per person

Hundreds of corporate and medical professionals will gather to celebrate the breakthroughs in cardiovascular research.

The black tie event will raise funds to reduce the impact of heart disease and stroke.



Ali: The Greatest

Muhammad Ali Center

Through March 16

This highly anticipated exhibit runs through March 16 as a tribute to "The Greatest" himself.

The exhibit consists of multi-media pieces that were chosen based on their aesthetic power in conveying emotions felt in response to the image of Muhammad Ali.

Ali: The Greatest is on loan from Evolve the Gallery of Sacramento, CA and is a part of its effort to showcase various aspects of Muhammad Ali's life through visual art.


Wear Red Day

Friday, February 1: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Oxmoor Mall

On National Wear Red Day, the American Heart Association is asking everyone to help raise awareness that heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women.

The American Heart Association and Norton Health Care will provide free preventative screening while community leaders will teach attendees hands-only CPR.

Free Emergency Disaster Training Classes

Friday, February 1 and Saturday, February 2

Salvation Army Male Campus, 911 S. Brook St.

The first class offered is an Introduction to Emergency Disaster Services and give participants an over view of the Salvation Army's mission and its role within disaster work.

Volunteers will be taught how to prepare and equip themselves for a disaster deployment.

The four hour class is offered both days from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and is a pre-requisite for all other classes offered in the training.

There will also be classes about basic food handling and how to provide emotional support to survivor.

For more information or to sign up, please contact David Yarmuth at 502-671-4917


UCI Cyclo-cross World Championships

Saturday, Feb 2

Men's junior race for ages 17-19: 11 a.m.

Men's U23s (ages 19-22) will take place at 2:30 p.m.

Sunday, Feb. 3

Women's elite race will be held at 11 a.m.

Men's elite race will be held at 2:30 p.m.

Eva Bandman Park

For the first time in the international event's 63-year history, it will be held outside of Europe, at Eva Bandman Park on River Road near downtown Louisville.

The world championships will feature 300 top professional riders from approximately 25 countries and is expected to draw crowds of 5,000 to 6,000 per day, including fans, cyclists and officials from throughout the U.S., Europe and other parts of the world.

The Masters World Championships

Jan. 28-31

Champions Park

Approximately 600 cyclists, ranging in age 30 to 75, will compete in Masters races.

Ticket and other information is available online on the Louisville Championships 2013 website at www.louisville2013.com and on the Louisville Sports Commission website at www.louisvillesports.org  

Maker's Mark Super Bowl Party

Sunday, February 3

446 South Fourth Street, Louisville, KY

Super Bowl Sunday is right around the corner!

Maker's Mark Bourbon House & Lounge invites you to watch the big game in style!

We'll be screening Super Bowl XLVII on all our flat screens and in our 2 private rooms!

We'll also be serving up your game day favorites and $2 domestic beers! Rent out one of our "Man Caves" and you can cheer on your team while getting the VIP treatment!

For more information or to make a reservation, call 502.568.9009 or email Heather at heathermakerslounge@gmail.com

Kentucky Stickhorse Lacrosse

Friday, February 1 at 7 p.m.

Saturday, February 3 at 1 p.m.

Freedom Hall

Adults $12-24

Children 12 & under, $8

Kentucky's only indoor lacrosse team will play the Balitmore Bombers.


2013 America's Best Nationals

Saturday, February 2, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sunday, February 3, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Exhibit Hall 2D

$12 one day, $20 day pass

This two day cheer and dance competition will showcase competition in a variety of divisions including individual, stunt groups, and dance solos to name a few.


Rock for Recovery Benefit

Saturday, February 2 at 7 p.m.

Kyle's I and II


Two Jeffersonville families will raise money and awareness for Serenity House.

Serenity House is a half way house in Jeffersonville for males who mission is to empower residents to find a way of living with spirituality, health, dignity, self respect and transition towards a productive life.

The concert will feature music form DJ Mike and River Shyne, The Juice Box Heroes and Honkywood.

You can purchase tickets at the Jeffersonville's Mayor's Office.


Winter Farmers Market

Saturdays from 9:30am - noon

First Presbyterian Church Gym, 222 Walnut Street, Jeffersonville, In.

Though farmers markets are generally associated with warmer weather, Jeffersonville has had a Winter Market for several years now.



Kentucky Science Center





presents a special collection of specimens designed to show visitors the essentials for human health and wellness. The exhibition includes whole-body plastinates, a large arrangement of individual organs, organ and arterial configurations and translucent slices that give a complete picture of how the human body works.



tells the fascinating story how to best fight, manage and prevent life-threatening diseases -- such as cancer, diabetes, and heart ailments -- through healthy choices and lifestyle changes. Dr. Gunther von Hagens' BODY WORLDS exhibitions are the original anatomical exhibitions of real human bodies. They display authentic human bodies, willed by donors and preserved through plastination. The series is designed to educate the public about the human body and increase health awareness.



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