Louisville.com's Weekender: Events for March 14-17, 2013

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Organ Symphony at the Kentucky Center
 
Under conductor Jorge Mester, the Louisville Orchestra and pianist Chu-Fang Huang are set to perform Respighi's "Rossiniana," R. Strauss's "Burleske" and Saint-Saens's "Symphony No. 3 in C Minor (Organ Symphony)."
 
March 14, 10:30 a.m.
The Kentucky Center, Whitney Hall
501 W. Main St.
800-775-7777
kentuckycenter.org/Louisville-Orchestra/12-13/Organ-Symphony/9319#tab-show-information-link
$15.00 and up
 
 
Patricia Green Winemaker Dinner at the Wine Studio at 610 Magnolia
 
Patricia Green Cellars is located in the Ribbon Ridge district of Yamhill County, Oregon on a 52-acre estate purchased in 2000 by Patty Green and Jim Anderson. The winery, and thus the two friends, are noted for producing a broad selection of Pinot Noirs from far-flung vineyards representing some of the better sites in the Ribbon Ridge, Dundee Hills, Chehalem Mountains and the Yamhill-Carlton growing regions.
 
March 14, 6:30 p.m.
610 Magnolia at the Wine Studio
621 W. Magnolia Ave.
502-636-0783
610magnolia.com
$85.00
 
 
Bon Jovi: Because We Can - The Tour at the KFC Yum! Center
 
For nearly three decades, Bon Jovi has steadfastly earned its reputation as ambassadors of American rock ‘n' roll, performing for more than 34 million fans and selling more than 125 million albums around the globe. Along the way, the New Jersey-based quartet (lead singer Jon Bon Jovi, guitarist Richie Sambora, keyboardist David Bryan, and drummer Tico Torres) have racked up a stellar resume of career highlights and accomplishments.
 
March 14, 7:30 p.m.
KFC Yum! Center
1 Arena Plaza
ticketmaster.com/event/1600497391C52705?artistid=734608&majorcatid=10001&minorcatid=1
$16.50-$569.00
 

Indoor Football - Kentucky Xtreme at Freedom Hall
 
The Kentucky Xtreme (2-1) look to continue their winning streak when they take on the Owensboro Rage (2-2). Promotion for the Night: Youth Night (ages 12 & under are only $5.00, excludes the Front Row wall level seating). Halftime performances by the lovely Lady Xtreme Dance Team and rock band Beyond Doubt.
 
March 15, 7:30 p.m.
Freedom Hall
937 Phillips Lane
502-367-5144
kentuckyxtreme.com
Children $5, adults $12, wall $25
 
 
'Gnit' at Actors Theatre
 
Watch as Peter Gnit, a funny-enough but so-so specimen of humanity, makes a lifetime of bad decisions of the search for his True Self.
 
March 15-April 7
Actors Theatre of Louisville
316 W. Main Street
502-584-1205 
actorstheatre.org
Call box office
 
 
Celebrate the 200th Anniversary of 'Pride & Prejudice' at Locust Grove
 
Join the Greater Louisville Region of the Jane Austen Society as they celebrate the 200th Anniversary of "Pride & Prejudice" with an evening of trivia, movie and book discussions, tea and scones, and more. This event is open to anyone and leads up to the sixth Annual Jane Austen Festival, July 20-21 at Locust Grove.
 
March 15, 7 p.m.
Locust Grove
561 Blankenbaker Lane
502-897-9845
locustgrove.org
Free
 

 

 

Blood, Sweat & Tears and The Louisville Orchestra at the Kentucky Center
 
One of the greatest horn bands in the history of popular music will relive some of its biggest hits, such as “You’ve Made Me So Very Happy,” and “Spinning Wheel.”
 
March 16, 8 p.m.
Kentucky Center's Whitney Hall
501 W. Main St.
502-584-7777
kentuckycenter.org/Louisville-Orchestra/12-13/Blood-Sweat--Tears/9280#tab-show-information-link
$27
 
 
Louisville Leopard Percussionists Big Gig at the Brown Theater
 
The Big Gig showcases the Louisville Leopard Percussionists, the unique music education program created by award-winning educator Diane Downs. This performing ensemble is composed of approximately 50 musicians ages 7 to 12 from neighborhoods across Metro Louisville. The ensemble plays jazz, classical, ragtime, Latin jazz, pop and original compositions on a full range of percussion instruments.
 
March 16, 2 p.m.
Brown Theater
315 W. Broadway
888-775-7777
kentuckycenter.org/Events/Louisville-Leopard-Percussionists/10151#tab-performances-link
$15
 
 
They Might Be Giants with Moon Hooch at Headliners
 
Brooklyn originals They Might Be Giants are on tour with a new show. TMBG's boundless creativity, rowdy and spontaneous performance, combined with their vast repertoire of memorable songs has made their live shows the thing of legend. With a new album, DVD, and iPhone app, there is much for They Might Be Giants to celebrate.
 
March 16, 6:30 p.m.
Headliner's Music Hall
1386 Lexington Road
502-584-8088
headlinerslouisville.com
$22 in advance, $25 day of the show

 

The Wild and Woolly Film Series Presents “Jacques Cousteau’s Silent World” at the Clifton Center
 
The evening will include a special presentation by Bob Braunbeck, Cousteau’s helicopter pilot from 1975 to 1990, who will share stories from his forthcoming book, as well as a highlight reel of some of his adventures with Cousteau. "Le Monde Du Silence (The Silent World)" is a French documentary film co-directed by the famed oceanographer Jacques-Yves Cousteau, and is noted as one of the first films to use underwater cinematography.
 
March 17, 7 p.m.
The Clifton Center
2117 Payne St.
502-896-8480
cliftoncenter.org/?post_type=events&p=2389
$5 or free for Friends of the Clifton Center
 
 
Yes at the Louisville Palace
 
Yes is an English rock band that achieved worldwide success with its progressive, art and symphonic style of rock music. Regarded as one of the pioneers of the progressive genre, Yes is known for its lengthy songs, mystical lyrics, elaborate album art and live stage sets.
 
March 17, 7 p.m.
Louisville Palace
625 S. 4th Street
concerts.livenation.com/event/1600498B80C531A1?crosssite=TM_US:736506:180463
$25.00-$75.00
 
 
'Hamlet' at IUS's Robinson Theater
 
Join the IUS Theatre Department for its spring production of Shakespeare's 'Hamlet.'
 
Through March 17
The Robinson Theater at IUS
4201 Grant Line Rd. 
New Albany, Ind.
812-941-2525
ius.edu/oglecenter/events/hamlet.html
$12 adults, $6 seniors and students
 
 
 
 
 

 

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