Louisville.com's Weekender: Events for Jan. 17-20, 2013

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Best-selling novelist Leah Stewart at Carmichael's

Carmichael's is thrilled to host best-selling author Leah Stewart for a signing and reading of her new novel "The History of Us." Come in out of the cold and meet Stewart.

Jan. 17, 7 p.m.
Carmichael's Bookstore
2720 Frankfort Ave.
502-896-6950
carmichaelsbookstore.com
Free

 

Flashdance: The Musical at The Kentucky Center

Flashdance: The Musical the stage adaptation of the 1983 hit film that defined a generation, will perform at The Kentucky Center through January 20.

Jan. 17, 7:30 p.m.
The Kentucky Center
501 W. Main St.
502-584-7777
kentuckycenter.org
$25

 

Arpetrio at Hideaway Saloon

Arpetrio's diverse sound combines trip-hop, electronic, and jazz music, and has drawn fans to festivals and shows nationwide.

Jan. 17, 10 p.m.
Hideaway Saloon
1607 Bardstown Road
502-485-0114
songkick.com/artists/3491096-arpetrio
$7


 

Bridal Experience at The Brown Hotel

Brides are invited to bring their friends and family to the Brown Hotel on Friday, Jan. 18 for the eighth annual Bridal Experience. This premiere bridal showcase brings the full affair of a lavish reception in the hotel’s famous Crystal Ballroom, designed to reflect the hottest trends in wedding day fashion and décor. From 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., brides-to-be will meet with a select group of Louisville’s best bridal vendors, enjoy a sampling of food and cocktails, and take in the unmatched beauty of a Brown Hotel wedding in an intimate atmosphere.

Jan. 18, 5:30 p.m.
The Brown Hotel
335 W. Broadway
502-583-1234
brownhotel.com
Brides are free, guests $15

 

Louisville Cardinals vs. Cincinnati at the KFC Yum! Center

The Louisville Cardinals women's basketball team is set to host the Cincinnati Bearcats women's basketball team at the KFC Yum! Center. Doors open at 6 p.m.

Jan. 18, 7 p.m.
KFC Yum! Center
1 Arena Plaza
502-690-9000
http://www.kfcyumcenter.com/events/detail/womens-basketball-vs-cincinnati
$8

 

American Aquarium at Uncle Slayton's

From the college coeds to tattooed bikers and hipsters, the band has demonstrated its ability to cross boundaries, breathing life into a performance that is equal parts Springsteen-esque rock bravado, old-school country lyrical heartbreak, and indie-rock introspection. Show is 21 and up.

Jan 18, 8:30 p.m.
Uncle Slayton's
1017 E. Broadway
502-657-95555

http://www.uncleslaytons.com/shows.html
$10

 

 

Louisville Cardinals vs. Syracuse at KFC Yum! Center

The Louisville Cardinals men's basketball team is set to host Syracuse at the KFC Yum! Center. Doors open at 2:30 p.m.

Jan. 19, 4 p.m.
KFC Yum! Center
1 Arena Plaza
502-690-9000
kfcyumcenter.com/events/detail/mens-basketball-vs-syracuse
$37

 

 

Swashbucklers Ball 2013 at the Seelbach Hotel

It's time for the 8th annual Swashbucklers Ball which is planned for Saturday, January 19th. This magical evening of fun is the signature fund-raising event for St. Mary’s Center and is held at The Seelbach Medallion Ballroom from 6:30 p.m. to 11:45. The party includes dinner, live music by Velvet Soul, dancing and an opportunity to win exciting prizes.

Jan. 19, 6:30 p.m.
Seelbach Hotel
500 S. 4th St.
502-244-0082
http://www.saintmaryscenter.org
$125

 

Rodney Carrington at The Louisville Palace

Stand-up comedian, Rodney Carrington will be at The Louisville Palace tonight to give you a few laughs.

Jan. 19, 8 p.m.
Louisville Palace
625 S. 4th St.
502-583-4555

louisvillepalace.com/event/1600496EC63A39B1
$44.75

 

 

Harlem Globetrotters at KFC Yum! Center

Before the game, take part in a once-in-a-lifetime experience with your family where you get to actually spend time on the court with the Globetrotters - shooting, trying out ball tricks, autographs and photos! The unique 30-minute pre-show, "Magic Pass," will create memories of a lifetime. All customers must have a game ticket and Magic Pass for entry. Soft/rubber soled shoes must be worn on court.

Jan. 20, 12 p.m.
KFC Yum! Center
1 Arena Plaza
502-690-9000
ticketmaster.com/event/1600494CB5F35990?artistid=1638358&majorcatid=10005&minorcatid=0
$20

 

Highlands Latin All School Open House at Cresent Hill Campus

Choosing the right school for your child is important; make an informed decision by attending their Open House. HLS has scored in the top 1 percent of schools in the nation for eight years in a row. Visit the Crescent Hill Campus Sunday, January 20, to learn about HLS and classical education. Meet their faculty, founder, and current families. Examine their curriculum and the work of current HLS students.

Jan. 20, 2p.m.
Cresent Hill Campus
2800 Frankfort Ave.
502-895-5333
http://www.TheLatinSchool.org
Free

 

Tyrone Cotton at The Clifton Center

Clifton Center will host a performance by local musician Tyrone Cotton on Sunday, January 20th at 6:00pm for the first in a new series of Sunday “No-Fi” concerts, part of MINI of Louisville Live at the Clifton Center. A cash bar will be available beginning at 5:30pm.

Jan. 20, 6 p.m.
Clifton Center
2117 Payne St.
502-896-8480
http://www.cliftoncenter.org
$5

 

  

 

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