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Slant Culture Festival

Experience Walden Theatre’s 6th annual Slant Culture Festival, which has brought new plays by rising writers that feature complex teen characters that challenge young actors. Grab barbecue from Momma’s Mustard, Pickles, & BBQ Food Truck on Thursday night and enjoy a series of entertaining performances throughout the weekend.
November 20-23
Walden Theatre
1123 Payne Street
Louisville, KY 40204
(502) 589-0084
$12 - $25
 
 
 
 
Temptations: 23rd Annual Holiday Gift Show at the Olmsted
Temptations Holiday Gift Show, benefitting National Multiple Sclerosis Society, entices shopping for yourself or others showcasing antiques, clothing, gifts, photography, pillows, pottery, paper, stationery, handbags, jewelry, foods and more!
November 19, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
The Olmsted
3701 Frankfort Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
temptationsholidayboutique.com/Welcome.html
502-721-8636
Free!
 
 
Tap Takeover! Tin Man Brewing on Nov. 20th at BBC St. Matthews
Thursday will be a busy day at BBC St. Matthews this week. Tin Man Brewing be out with a Tap Takeover with three of their beers; Circuit Pilsner, Rivet Irish Red and the Overlord Imperial IPA. Just arrived in Louisville. Tin Man Brewing celebrates their 2nd anniversary this month. Let's help them celebrate!
November 20, 11:30 a.m.
Bluegrass Brewing Co. St. Matthews
3929 Shelbyville Road
Louisville, KY 40207
bbcbrew.com
502-899-7070
Free!
 
 
Hubble Rumble in the Hood at Lilly's
Forks and knives - instead of leather jackets and chains - will be the accessories of choice at an event that celebrates the legacy and birthday of former Louisville resident, Edwin Hubble, while raising funds for a planetarium-sponsored science program at Bloom Elementary School. Educators will be on hand during peak dining hours to chat with those interested in Hubble's contributions to space exploration. After dinner, patrons can feast their eyes on delectable morsels in the sky as they join members of the Louisville Astronomical Society who will have telescopes set up on the sidewalk in front of Lilly's, weather permitting. Reservations are recommended but not required.
November 20, 11a.m. - 3 p.m. for lunch and 5 p.m. - 10 p.m. for dinner
Lilly's Bistro
1147 Bardstown Road
Louisville, KY 40204
louisville.edu/planetarium/events/hubblerumble
502-451-0447
Meal prices vary
 
 
Wave 3 Concert Series at KFC Yum Center's Healthcare Plaza
Don’t miss the last concert of the Wave 3 Concert Series  with an up-and-coming local artist who entertains patrons over their lunch hour. A variety of popular food trucks will be onsite to offer diverse food options for purchase. The concert will be broadcast on WAVE 3 Listens Live! from 12:30 – 1 p.m.
November 20, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
KFC Yum Center's Norton Healthcare Plaza
1 Arena Plaza
Louisville, KY 40202
502-690-9000
Free
 
 
The Tillers Downtown County Band at Zanzabar
Musically, The Tillers wear many hats, with a range of traditional folk, bluegrass, jazz, punk rock, and anything else they might run into. They continue to plot their travels from Cincinnati, from city to city, electrifying new places and making new friends along the way. From place to place, they carry with them new instruments, new songs, and funnier stories. Join Cincinnati’s traveling minstrels at Zanabar on Friday to make even more memories and funnier stories.
November 20, 8 - 11:55 p.m.
Zanzabar
2100 S Preston St.
Louisville, Ky 40217
zanzabarlouisville.ticketfly.com/event/702707-tillers-louisville/
502-635-9227
$10
 
 
 
 
A Family Affair at Copper & Kings
Bring the family to Butchertown distillery’s outdoor courtyard to support the Louisville-based non-profit, which provides housing and other support services for single-parent college students and their children. Inventive Copper & Kings brandy and Willett bourbon cocktails and numerous food options will be available for purchase as well as special kid-friendly treats and drinks. All proceeds will go to the Family Scholar House. Attendees are encouraged to bring seasonal gifts for parents and children at Family Scholar House or make a suggested
November 21, 6 - 11 p.m.
Copper & Kings American Brandy Co.
1121 E. Washington St.
Louisville, KY 40202
eventbrite.com/e/a-family-affair-tickets-14173787179
502-721-0335
Suggested donation of $10, Children 12 and under free

 
Bobcat Goldthwait at the Laughing Derby
Bobcat Goldthwait is one of the most recognizable comedians in show business and was ranked as the 61st greatest comedian of all time by Comedy Central. The genre-defying Police Academy alum has been on the creative fast track over the past several months unleashing his one-of-a-kind brand of comedy in his new Showtime special "You Don’t Look the Same Either" and his newest movie God Bless America. In his newest special, Bobcat returns with a self-deprecating and topical instant comedy classic, taking the audience on a hilarious journey through his 30 year career as an eighties icon.
November 21, 7:15 - 10 p.m.
The Laughing Derby at Comedy Caravan
1250 Bardstown Road
Louisville, KY 40204
(502) 459-0022
$12

 
"The Sardonic Eye: Bob Lockhart in Context"  Opening Reception
“The Sardonic Eye” showcases the sarcastic, cynical, somewhat acid part of Lockhart’s work. Several of Lockhart’s ink or oil pastel pieces as well as wooden and ceramic sculptures will be on display next to 15 other artists’ works in video, print, photography and installation art that were created in the same vein as Lockhart’s sardonic work. The show includes pieces from the Hite Art Institute Print Collection and private collections.
November 21, 7 - 9 p.m.
University of Louisville’s Cressman Center for Visual Arts
100 E. Main Street
Louisville, KY 40202
louisvillevisualart.org/event/sardonic-eye-bob-lockhart-friends-2/
502-584-8166
Free!

 
Disney's Newsies at Whitney Hall
They delivered the papers, until they made the headlines…direct from Broadway comes Newsies, the smash-hit, crowd-pleasing new musical from Disney. Winner of the 2012 Tony Awards for Best Score and Best Choreography, Newsies has audiences and critics alike calling it “A musical worth singing about!” (The New York Times). Filled with one heart-pounding number after another, it’s a high-energy explosion of song and dance you just don’t want to miss. Based on true events, Newsies tells the captivating story of a band of underdogs who become unlikely heroes when they stand up to the most powerful men in New York.
November 21, 8 - 10 p.m.
Whitney Hall
501 W Main Street
Louisville, KY 40202
kentuckycenter.org/Broadway/Disney-s-Newsies/Louisville/12697#tab-show-information-link
502-584-7777
Tickets starting at $28

 
Clayton Anderson at The Mercury Ballroom
Winner of Kenny Chesney’s Next Big Star Competition, Clayton Anderson has been traveling across the country playing back rooms, side stages, and honky tonks from Michigan to Florida, each time gaining a few more fans and a better foothold on areas that aren’t traditional country strongholds. He will be performing songs from his new album, “Right Where I Belong,” here in Louisville, marking yet another stop on his musical, self-taught journey.
November 21, 9 - 11:55 p.m.
The Mercury Ballroom
611 S 4th St,
Louisville, KY 40202
www.mercuryballroom.com
502-583-4555
Ticket prices vary
 
 
 
 
 
St. Jude Give Thanks. Walk. at the Louisville Zoo
Join St. Jude supporters in the Louisville community and in more than 65 cities nationwide in the St. Jude Give thanks. Walk. to raise money for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. In a single day we will come together to help St. Jude change the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer. Registration for this family-friendly event is free. All participants are encouraged to raise money to help save kids battling cancer and other deadly diseases. Register today to get started!
November 22, 8:10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
The Louisville Zoo
1100 Trevilian Way
Louisville, KY 40213
givethankswalk.org
502-584-9802
Registration is free. Participants encouraged to help raise money.
 
 
Holiday Artisan's Sale in Middletown Market
Get a jump on your Holiday shopping and wrapping! Unique and handmade gifts, decor, jewelry, textiles, art, and antique glassware. Great music, no admission fee, and free parking! Special feature only on this Holiday Market - bring your Christmas gifts that need to be wrapped for a donation to the church's elevator expansion project. Also free gift wrapping when buying from select vendors!
November 22, 9 a.m. -2 p.m.
Celebration Hall in historic Middletown
11711 Main Street
Louisville, KY 40243
middletownoutdoormarket.com/
502-245-7889
Free!
 
 
Derby City Comic Con Presents: Cavalcade of Comics
Derby City Comic Con' s Cavalcade of Comics will serve up 21,800 square feet of exhibitor space at the Ramada Plaza Louisville. In this new show space, we will ring the exhibit hall with a solid mix of regional comic creators and artists. In the middle of the show floor we will pack in a wide mix of comic book, toy and related geek culture focused vendors for you to enjoy. This will be a spot where you can shop for holidays, support local artists and mix in a convention environment with other comic book enthusiasts. Why would you shop anywhere else?
November 22, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Ramada Plaza Louisville - Triple Crown Pavilion
9700 Bluegrass Parkway
Louisville, KY 40299
derbycitycomiccon.com
513-800-8606
$5
 
 
St. Paul & The Broken Bones at Headliners
Grit, elemental rhythm, tight-as-a-drumhead playing, and a profound depth of feeling: these are the promises of a great soul band. And St. Paul & The Broken Bones deliver on those promises.
November 22, 9 - 11:55 p.m.
Headliners Music Hall
1386 Lexington Road
Louisville, KY 40206
headlinerslouisville.com
502-584-8088
$20 advanced, $22 day of
 
 

 
 
Little Sisters of the Poor's Holiday Festival & Chicken Dinner
This Holiday Festival featuring a delicious chicken dinner will feature games, a bake sale, raffles, crafts, live music, and more! Bring the whole family to help support the Little Sisters of the Poor.
November 23, 12 - 6 p.m.
St. Joseph's Home
15 Audubon Plaza Drive
Louisville, KY 40217
littlesistersofthepoorlouisville.org
502-636-2300
$5 - $9
 
 
Tribes at Actors Theatre
Billy is the youngest of three adult siblings in a boisterous family. He was born deaf and raised to read lips, but has never really been heard. When he meets Sylvia, who is losing her hearing and grew up using sign language, he is introduced to new perspectives that tug at the bonds that have defined his life until now. Tribes is an emotionally charged drama about the struggle to find a voice when no one’s truly listening, and the power of language to lock us out—or let us in.
November 23, 2:30 and 7:30 p.m.
Actors Theatre of Louisville
316 W Main Street
Louisville, KY 40202
502-584-1205
$45- $65

 
Fear and Loathing Watch Party at the Monkey Wrench
Channel your inner Hunter S. Thompson and join us for a very special showing of Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas. In honor of the upcoming inaugural Gonzo-Style beer festival, Beer and Loathing in Louisville, we're hosting a Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas Watch Party. Best of all, we'll have a limited supply of discounted $30 Beer and Loathing in Louisville tickets! That's a $15 savings!
November 23, 8 - 10 p.m.
Monkey Wrench
1025 Barret Ave
Louisville, KY 40204
502-582-2433
 
 


 
 
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