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Green Day's American Idiot at The Kentucky Center
American Idiot is a one-act, through-sung stage musical. The show is an adaptation of punk rock band Green Day's concept album of the same name. The story, expanded from that of the concept album, tells the story of three lifelong friends, forced to choose between their dreams and the safety of suburbia. Their quest for true meaning in a post 9/11 world leads them on the most exhilarating theatrical journey of the season. American Idiot is suitable for audiences aged 12 and up (Strong language and simulated drug use).


January 30, 7:30 – 9 p.m.
Robert S. Whitney Hall - The Kentucky Center
501 W Main St
Louisville, Kentucky 40202
www.louisville-theater.com
(502) 584-7777
Prices Vary

 

Danny Browning at Comedy Caravan
Three-time festival winner Danny Browning has a unique mass appeal not commonly found in comedians. He headlines clubs, colleges, corporate shows, fundraisers - all while being edgy without being offensive. A seasoned pro, he has also performed in a plethora of casinos, resorts, military bases, colleges, high schools, and even one "nudist" resort. With his laid back demeanor and sharp wit, Danny finds humor in situations that everyone can relate to, and blends it with the perfect balance of improv.

January 30, 7:30 – 11:45 p.m.
The Laughing Derby - Comedy Caravan
1250 Bardstown Rd
Louisville, KY 40205
http://laughingderby.com/index.cfm
502-459-0022
Thursday $12, Weekend $15


The Kentucky Center Presents Tiempo Libre
Three-time Grammy-nominated Cuban music group Tiempo Libre is one of the hottest young bands today. Equally at home in concert halls, jazz clubs and dance venues, Tiempo Libre’s Miami-based members are true modern heirs to the rich tradition of the music of their native Cuba. Classically trained at Cuba’s premier conservatories, today the group is a hit in the U.S. and abroad, celebrated for its sophisticated performances of timba, a joyous mix of high-voltage Latin jazz and the seductive rhythms of son.

January 30, 8 – 10 p.m.
The Kentucky Center, Bomhard Theater
501 West Main Street
Louisville, Kentucky 40202
www.kentuckycenter.org
(502) 584-7777
Tickets start at $25

2014 Bourbon Classic Day 1: Cocktail Challenge 
The 2014 weekend-long event delivers education and entertainment exclusively focused on the Bourbon enthusiast. Hundreds of Bourbon enthusiasts will gather in Louisville, the gateway to all the heritage and innovation of Kentucky’s Bourbon Country, to explore the “best of the best” in the world of Bourbon—from the craftsmanship of distilling to the pure enjoyment of the spirit in its many forms. Bourbon Classic 2014 is a rare, interactive opportunity for attendees to experience all facets of Bourbon education, from production to promotion, and Bourbon enjoyment, from cocktails to culinary creations.

January 31, 7 – 11 p.m.
Kentucky Center, Main Lobby
501 W Main St
Louisville , KY 40202
www.kentuckycenter.org
502-584-7777
Standard Package: $249.00 VIP Package: $355.00


The Rock and Worship Roadshow 
Come out to the KFC Yum! Center and see Skillet and Third Day! Some of contemporary Christian music’s most popular artists will perform at the KFC Yum! Center this Friday. Other performers include Jamie Grace, Andy Mineo, Royal Tailor, Soul Fire Revolution, We as Human, The Neverclaim and Vertical Church Band.

January 31, 7 – 10 p.m.
KFC YUM! Arena
1 Arena Plaza
Louisville, Kentucky 40202
(502) 690-9000

Prices Vary


Bourbon and Fashion Show at Bourbons Bistro
Bourbons Bistro and Clodhoppers have come together for an evening of Bourbon & Fashion. The event is $20 per person at the door-includes passed appetizers and one cocktail per person. Join us on January 31st at 7:00 pm, a portion of the evening’s proceeds will benefit the APRON Foundation. Clodhoppers, located in the Vogue Theatre on Lexington Road, sells several designer lines of men’s and women’s clothing and accessories. Over the past decade, Clodhoppers has matured into Louisville’s premier purveyor of the luxury fashion.


January 31, 7 – 9 p.m.
Bourbons Bistro
2255 Frankfort Ave
Louisville, Kentucky 40206
www.bourbonsbistro.com/events_new.html
502-894-8838
$20 per person

2014 America's Best Nationals Cheer & Dance Competition
The two-day cheer and dance competition will showcase competition in a variety of divisions including individual, stunt groups, and dance solos. Free programs to every spectator.

February 1-2, times vary
Kentucky International Convention Center
221 Fourth Street
Louisville, KY 40202
www.abchampionships.com
1-877-237-8118
$12 one day adult pass, $20 two day adult pass
 

The Louisville Orchestra Presents the Magic of Disney
The Louisville Orchestra Yum! Family Series presents a Disney tribute that is sure to delight audiences young and old. The show will feature music from The Lion King, Beauty and the Beast, Mary Poppins, and more. The Magic of Disney show is conducted by Jason Seber.

February 1, 11:00-12:30 PM
The Brown 
Theatre
315 W Broadway
Louisville, KY 40202
502-584-1205
$15


Craft Beer 101 at The Holy Grale
Do you love beer and want to learn more about this internationally beloved, foamy fermented beverage? If so, this is the class for you! Throughout four sessions of "beer school", Lori Beck (Holy Grale's beer curator) and beer-loving guests will introduce you to some of the basics of craft beer. Through movies, tastings, food pairings, demonstrations and lectures, you will explore the history and culture of beer, brewing ingredients and processes, the art of fermentation, beer styles, tasting techniques, and food pairing secrets.

February 1, 1 – 3 p.m.
Holy Grale
1034 Bardstown Rd
Louisville, Ky 40204
louisville.edu/lifelonglearning/classes/beer-wine
(502) 852-0365
$99


Bob Marley’s Birthday Celebration at Addis Bar & Grill
Come to the celebration of the life and legacy of Bob Marley at Addis Bar & Grill. Music starts at 10 p.m. with DJ Chinaman and DJ Mixa playing your favorite reggae, R and B, Soca and more. Come celebrate with us through music and dance!

February 1, 10 p.m. – 3 a.m.
Addis Bar & Grill
109 S. 4th St.
Louisville, Kentucky 40202
www.facebook.com/events/1902297133243716/
502 418 3414
$5


Thrust Theatre Present's Dead Man Walking
This searing drama provides an eyewitness account of the death penalty in the U.S. as seen through the eyes of Sr. Helen Prejean, a Catholic nun who became the spiritual advisor of Mathew Poncelent, a convicted rapist and murderer. Dead Man Walking was written by Tim Robbins and directed by Russell Vandenbroucke.

February 2, 3 – 5 p.m.
University of Louisville's Thrust Theatre
2314 S Floyd Street
Louisville, Kentucky 40292
louisville.edu/artsandsciences/events/theatre-dead-man-walking
(502) 852-6814
$15 adults, students receive reduced ticket price

 

Discover the Dinosaurs at the Kentucky Fair and Expo Center
Discover the Dinosaurs is a unique hands-on exhibit that consists of over 40 moving and replica museum quality dinosaurs that gives you the opportunity to actually get close and touch the dinosaurs! Beyond the exhibit, additional fun activities are available for kids of all ages, which make spending the day with the dinosaurs a great experience for the entire family.

February 2, 10 – 7 p.m.
Kentucky Fair and Expo Center
937 Phillips Lane
Louisville, KY 40209
www.kyfairexpo.org
502-367-5000
$13 - $22

 

Louisville's Best Wedding Show 2014
The wedding show at the Frazier History Museum is a boutique wedding show and is as elegant as they come. Enjoy free show admission, cake and catering samplings, while talking to Louisville's best wedding vendors.

February 2, 1 – 4 p.m.
Frazier History Museum
829 W. Main St.
Louisville, Kentucky 40202
www.louisvilleweddingnetwork.com/Louisvillesbestwedshow.html
(502) 215-4514
Free, preregister through website

 


  

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