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    Friday, June 16

    Old Forester Speakeasy Series

    This night of Old Forester Bourbon fun at the Frazier Museum will awe guests with experiential circus act performances by CirqueLouis, toe-tappin’ Bourbon Jazz tunes by Louisville’s own Billy Goat Strut Revue, delicious bites by Marketplace Restaurant - Theater Square, and a free signature craft cocktail! Guests will get a chance to taste Old Forester’s special selection of bourbons while exploring the museum’s gorgeous exhibition about Prohibition and Kentucky.

    When: Friday, 6/17/16, 6:30pm-9:30pm
    Where: Frazier History Museum, 829 West Main Street
    Website: http://fraziermuseum.org/old-forester-speakeasy

    Cost: $35 per person

     

    Frederick the Younger with Reality Something

    Mayor Jeff M. Gahan and the City of New Albany Present The the Bicentennial Park Summer Concert Series. Free after-work concerts every Friday from 6:30pm-9:30pm. The Bicentennial Park is located in downtown New Albany. All concerts are family-friendly, featuring local, regional, and national acts.

    When: Friday, 6/17/16, 6:30pm-9:30pm
    Where: Bicentennial Park, 118 E. Spring Street, New Albany
    Website: http://www.fredericktheyounger.com

    Cost: Free

     

    2016 Sundance Film Festival

    Showcasing a wide variety of story and style, this program of eight short films was selected from this year’s Sundance Film Festival- the launchpad for now-prominent independent filmmakers. Consisting of fiction, documentary, and animation from the around the world, this edition features vibrant styles from wild comedy to reflective poetry.

    When: Friday, 6/17/16, 7pm – 8:45pm
    Where: Speed Art Museum, 2035 S. Third Street
    Website: http://www.speedmuseum.org/event/speed-cinema-presents-2016-sundance-film-festival-short-film-tour/

    Cost: $7 for members, $9 for non-members

     

    Kentuckiana Pride Festival

    The 16th annual Kentuckiana Pride Festival, Concert, and Parade is proud to announce several of its 2016 Tito’s Vodka Main Stage entertainment line-up including Jordin Sparks, Mary Lambert, Who is Fancy, Indiana Queen, Meghan Linsey, and Hank and Cupcakes. 

    When: Friday, 6/17/16 - Saturday, 6/18/16, 8pm-12am 
    Where: The Belvedere, 129 River Road
    Website: http://www.kypride.com

    Cost: $5 per person

     

    Too Much, Too Much, Too Many

    Bittersweet, poignant, and touchingly funny, Too Much, Too Much, Too Many sinks the audience into a world of love too great for words.

    When: Friday, 6/17/16, 8pm
    Where: Mex Theater, 501 W. Main Street
    Website: http://www.kentuckycenter.org/facility-rentals/mex-theatre

    Cost: $22 per person

     

    Awolnation with Irontom

    This concert is presented by 93.1 The Fox.

    When: Friday, 6/17/16, 8pm
    Where: Mercury Ballroom, 611 S. Fourth Street
    Website: http://www.mercuryballroom.com//EventDetail?tmeventid=1600507CA3D71CFF&offerid=0

    Cost: $35 per person

     

    Smug Brothers, Projector, & Memory Gloss

    The Cure Lounge will host Dayton, OH indie rockers, Smug Brothers with post rock locals, Projector and Memory Gloss.

    When: Friday, 6/17/16, 9pm
    Where: The Cure Lounge, 1481 S. Shelby Street
    Website: https://www.facebook.com/TheCureLounge/

    Cost: $5 per person

     

    TruTV Impractical Jokers’ “Santiago Sent Us” Tour

    The cast of TruTV's Impractical Jokers a.k.a. acclaimed comedy troupe, The Tenderloins have announced a brand new live show and tour titled "Santiago Sent Us." Following the smash success of their "Where's Larry?" tour, the "Santiago Sent Us" tour will see the troupe performing a new batch of their special blend of comedy.

    When: Friday, 6/17/16, 10pm
    Where: Whitney Hall at The Kentucky Center, 501 W. Main Street
    Website: http://www.kentuckycenter.org/all-shows/select-tickets?performanceID=14675&pageID=3dafcab5-31a0-6cc4-9a84-ff00001988fd

    Cost: $52.50 per person

     

    Exacta Cube Live

    Intricate textures mashed with complex and evolving rhythms, Exacta Cube’s debut cassette last year was the first release on the new, Louisville-based City State Tapes label.

    When: Friday, 6/17/16, 10pm
    Where: Kaiju, 1004 E. Oak Street
    Website: http://www.kaijubar.com

    Cost: $5 per person

     

    “This Is Not The Play”

    Distrust and prejudice abound when a black playwright tries to wrangle a story out of white characters. After an intensely personal confrontation, it looks as though she might be getting somewhere, building a rapport. But then she discovers things about her potential protagonist that make her wary of putting the girl on the stage. Winner of the New York Innovative Theater Award!

    When: Friday, 6/17/16, 7:30pm
    Where: The Bard’s Town, 1801 Bardstown Road
    Website: http://www.thebardstown.com/this-is-not-the-play.html

    Cost: Tickets range from $14-$18

     

    Grackle Album Release

    Please join Grackle for our debut CD Release Party! Joining Grackle will be the incomparable Alex Wright, who will be debuting songs from his upcoming release. Only adults 18 and older may attend.

    When: Friday, 6/17/16, 8pm
    Where: Haymarket Whiskey Bar
    Website: http://www.haymarketwhiskeybar.com/calendar/

    Cost: $8 per person

     

    Saturday, June 18

    Hawaii 502 Pop-Up Party

    Join Louisville.com at Against The Grain to celebrate the start of summer! Louisville band Tsunami Samurai plays at 9, ATG's Tropical Drink will be flowing all night, and Poorcastle Festival will be there to give away passes to the festival, as well as sell pre-sale passes! While you're there, pick up a complimentary copies of Louisville Magazine's City Guide and Swig.

     

    Pinkalicious

    What happens when a little girl eats too many pink cupcakes? She turns pink, of course! See how Pinkalicious and her brother handle it in this hilarious musical based on the New York Times Best Seller.

    When: Saturday, 6/18/16, 10am and 1:15pm
    Where: Derby Dinner Playhouse, 525 Marriott Drive, Clarksville
    Website: http://derbydinner.com

    Cost: Tickets range from $16-$21

     

    Summer Sunrise Hike

    Be serenaded by the dawn chorus of Bernheim, courtesy of migrating neotropical birds and our native feathered friends. Volunteers Naturalists will lead this early morning stroll along the Overalls Loop and historic fire roads, stopping along the way for wildlife observations and engaging stories – including a break by the cattail pond to investigate aquatic life. Registration is required by 4pm the day prior to the hike.

    When: Saturday, 6/18/16, 5am-7:30am
    Where: Bernheim Forest, 2499 Clermont Road
    Website: http://bernheim.org/event/summer-sunrise-hike/

    Cost: $10 for members, $12 for non-members

     

    St. Stephen United Church of Christ’s Indoor Yard Sale

    This church-wide indoor yard sale will showcase loads of items, including baked goods. Proceeds will benefit local missions.

    When: Saturday, 6/18/16, 8am-2pm
    Where: St. Stephen United Church of Christ, 1875 Farnsley Road
    Website: http://ststephenucc.net

    Cost: Free to attend

     

    Festival of the Arts

    Celebrate the arts at this shopping event.

    When: Saturday, 6/18/16, 10am-5pm
    Where: Paddock Shops, 4300 Summit Plaza Drive
    Website: http://paddockshops.com

    Cost: Free to attend

     

    Ohio River Sweep

    The Clark County effort is part of a multi-state program to remove trash from the banks of the river. A free tee shirt is provided. Come to the Falls - and bring your friends! We welcome scouts, schools and civic organizations to volunteer and help us clean up the riverbank.

    When: Saturday, 6/18/16, 8:30am-5pm
    Where: Falls of the Ohio, 201 W. Riverside Drive, Clarksville
    Website: http://www.fallsoftheohio.org

    Cost: Free to volunteer

     

    Walk With a Doc

    Lace up your walking shoes and get some exercise, while having your health questions answered at the same time! Walk with a Doc, hosted by KentuckyOne Health, is part of a nationwide program that empowers people to improve their health through physical activity while they exercise side-by-side with health care providers. Walkers have the opportunity to learn about important health topics, and they receive free health screenings, refreshments and giveaways.

    When: Saturday, 6/18/16, 10am-11am
    Where: Iroquois Park, 1080 Amphitheater Road
    Website: http://www.kentuckyonehealth.org/walkwithadoc

    Cost: Free to attend

     

    The Louisville Quest! Highlands Route

    A sight-seeing tour, scavenger hunt & race, all rolled into one. Our Highlands Route starts at the gazebo in Willow Park, and explores the fun locations along Bardstown Road in the Highlands. Each team uses a phone app to score the highest amount of points before time runs out. All Quests end with an award ceremony where teams compare notes, enjoy refreshments, and the top teams earn token awards.

    When: Saturday, 6/18/16, 10:30am
    Where: Willow Park, 1402 Willow Ave.
    Website: thelouisvillequest.com

    Cost: $45 for adults over 21; $35 for those under 21; free for children 10 and under

     

    Big Bubble Fun at the Arctic Scoop

    Spring is here, so it is time to bring back our popular Big Bubbles. Have fun making bubbles with us.

    When: Saturday, 6/18/16 2pm-4pm
    Where: The Arctic Scoop, 841 S. Hurstbourne Pkwy.
    Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/1167818986571212/

    Cost: Free

     

    Eco Kids Discovery Days: Looking at Leaves

    Identify trees by their leaves, using the On Your Own Challenge page to recognize leaf form, arrangement, and shape.

    When: Saturday, 6/18/16, 1pm-5pm
    Where: Bernheim Forest, 2499 Clermont Road, Clermont
    Website: http://bernheim.org/event/eco-kids-discovery-days-looking-at-leaves/

    Cost: Free for members, $5 for non-members

     

    BeerFit Louisville 2016

    At the BeerFit Running Series, participants learn that a good workout is made great with ice cold beer. Whether it’s a casual jog or a road race, BeerFitters make the most of every mile and toast the journey every step of the way. Sign up now for the Brew Mile or 5K Classic to prove that you are BeerFit!

    When: Saturday, 6/18/16, 4pm
    Where: Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium, 2800 S. Floyd Street
    Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/907628396001031/

    Cost: Prices Vary

     

    Kentucky Refugee Ministries’ United We Sing Concert

    Kentucky Refugee Ministries, Inc. (KRM), in partnership with Harry Pickens, Fred Bogert, and Strive, presents the United We Sing concert celebrating World Refugee Day. Featured music includes original and traditional music performed by members of our local international community. The concert finale will feature a multigenerational, multicultural community.

    When: Saturday, 6/18/16, 5:30pm-7pm
    Where: The Kentucky Center for the Arts, 501 W. Main Street
    Website: http://kyrm.org

    Cost: Free, please rsvp at website

     

    Whisky Live

    This Louisville tasting includes a delicious whisky-infused dinner buffet, open tastings, live entertainment, a souvenir Glencairn tasting glass, event program and a range of educational classes to make learning about whisky fun and stimulating. 

    When: Saturday, 6/18/16, 6pm-9:30pm
    Where: Louisville Marriott Downtown, 280 W. Jefferson Street
    Website: http://www.whiskyliveusa.com/tc-events/whisky-live-louisville/

    Cost: $129 for regular tickets, $179 for VIP tickets

     

    Fight Night

    We will be bringing a show that includes a mix of art, music, and boxing. We have a fight card of extremely talented boxers for the boxing purist as well as music and art that will keep the casual fan well entertained. Conveniently located downtown, we’re in the middle of the newly renovated and historic Portland district.

    When: Saturday, 6/18/16, 7pm-11pm
    Where: Tim Faulkner Gallery, 1512 Portland Ave.
    Website: http://www.eskridgeenterprisesevents.com/about-the-venue.html

    Cost: $30 for general admission tickets; $60 for VIP tickets

     

    Damaged Goods Improv Presents: Woooooo!

    Louisville's most exciting improv troupe is back! Bringing their fantastic and energetic form of improv for you, the audience. Come out for award wininng improv comedy and a down right good time!

    When: Saturday, 6/18/16, 7pm
    Where: The Bard’s Town, 1801 Bardstown Road
    Website: thebardstown.com

    Cost: $10 per person (cash only)

     

    Night Visions Radio’s 5 Year Anniversary

    Listen for a mix of independent and underrepresented dance, electronic, rock and pop music from around the world. We're digging deep in our crates to broadcast unheard artists. Presented by WFPK.

    When: Saturday, 6/18/16, 8pm
    Where: Galaxie, 732 E. Market Street
    Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/1725474291027577/

    Cost: $5 per person

     

    Big Atomic

    Check out this acoustic/pop/rock band!

    When: Saturday, 6/18/16, 10:30pm-11:30pm
    Where: The Hideaway Saloon, 1607 Bardstown Road
    Website: http://www.big-atomic.com

    Cost: $3 per person

     

    Sunday, June 19

    Rivue Father’s Day Brunch

    Treat Dad to all he can eat! Enjoy a bountiful buffet of bourbon glazed baby back ribs, roasted beef strip loin, herb-roasted chicken breast, made to order omelets & waffles, an array of sides and a fabulous assortment of desserts.

    When: Sunday, 6/19/16, 10am-3pm
    Where: Rivue Restaurant & Lounge
    Website: http://www.rivue.com/events/

    Cost: $35 per person; $16 for children 3-10; children under 3 eat for free

     

    Father’s Day at Varanese

    Varanese will host a special brunch beginning at 11:30am, and offer appetizer and entrée specials beginning at 5:00pm, to celebrate Father’s Day. Now families can treat Dad to a meal made with a variety of locally grown ingredients that he’ll love. All items are priced a la carte and the regular menu will be available all day as well. Reservations for both brunch and dinner are recommended and can be made by calling (502) 899-9904.

    When: Sunday, 6/19/16
    Where: Varanese, 2106 Frankfort Ave.
    Website: http://www.varanese.com

    Cost: Special menu items run from $8-$30

     

    Bradd Marquis Sings Sam Cooke – a Jazzy Soul Sunday Father’s Day Edition

    This Soulful Evening of Jazzy Soul brought to you by The Soul Lounge is designed for the music lover with a healthy appreciation for soulful classics as Bradd Marquis sings Sam Cooke.

    When: Sunday, 6/19/16, 7pm-10:30pm
    Where: The Kentucky Center for the Arts, 501 W. Main Street
    Website: https://www.facebook.com/THEHOUSEWHERESOULRESIDES/

    Cost: $40 per person

     

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