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Minneapolis Folk Rocker 'The Wrong Omar' Solo Acoustic Show at The Rudyard Kipling
Singer/songwriter Joey Shaheen aka The Wrong Omar continues his Sled Dawg Slushy tour in support of his recent release, "Shoot Up The Town." The Wrong Omar presents a night of roots, folk and rock with blues harp, stories and rock n' roll aphorisms.
Feb. 14, 7 p.m.
The Rudyard Kipling
422 W. Oak St.
U of L Presents 'The Vagina Monologues'
The University of Louisville will participate in V-DAY 2013, a global movement to end violence against women. The university will feature a benefit production of “The Vagina Monologues,” the award-winning play by Eve Ensler about women’s experiences, panel discussions and other events.
Through Feb. 16
The Playhouse Theater
1911 S. Third St.
$8 college students, $10 all others
Horsing Around With Art at the Kentucky Derby Museum
Each year the Kentucky Derby Museum sponsors a student art competition for students in Jefferson County to showcase their talents and celebrate the Kentucky Derby.
Through Feb. 15
Kentucky Derby Museum
704 Central Ave.
Journalist and Louisville native Sarah Garland at Carmichael's
Carmichael's welcomes journalist and Louisville native Sarah Garland for a discussion of her new book "Divided We Fail: The Story of an African American Community That Ended the Era of School Desegregation." In 2007, a court case originally filed in Louisville, was argued before the Supreme Court and officially ended the era of school desegregation. In "Divided We Fail," Garland deftly and sensitively tells the stories of the families and individuals who fought for and against desegregation.
Feb. 15, 7 p.m.
2720 Frankfort Ave.
Rick Springfield at the French Lick Resort
Burning up? Fever on the rise? We’d better call the doctor. Dr. Noah Drake, that is. The one and only Rick Springfield, singer, songwriter, musician, composer, actor and a household name on two continents, performs for one night only at French Lick Resort. With success in a band, as a solo artist and an actor, Springfield is best known for "Jessie’s Girl," "I’ve Done Everything for You" and "Don’t Talk to Strangers."
Feb. 15, 8 p.m.
French Lick Resort
8670 West State Road 56
French Lick, Ind.
Around the Table: Planning Louisville's Food Economy
Around the Table: Planning Louisville’s Food Economy will feature a series of kitchen table discussions focusing on key issues related to developing a thriving local food economy, on the heels of the release of a promising new study that identifies significant unmet demand for local food in Louisville. Mayor Greg Fischer will give his third annual State of the Local Food Economy address, and will have a chat with Kentucky’s beloved farmer and poet, Wendell Berry about what the local food “movement” means for farmers and our urban/rural relationships.
Feb. 16, 9 a.m.
Louisville Free Public Library
301 York St.
The Who at the KFC Yum! Center
The Who, will be performing on their Quadrophenia and More Tour.
Feb. 16, 7:30 p.m.
KFC Yum! Center
1 Arena Plaza
'Killjoy' at the Derby Dinner Playhouse
Carol is being driven crazy by her charming monster of an ex-husband so she decides he has to die! This clever and romantic comedy/thriller is full of fascinating characters and deals with the humor and drama of marriage.
Through Feb. 16
Derby Dinner Playhouse
525 Marriott Drive
'Girlfriend' at Actors Theatre
Nebraska, the 1990s. Two teenage boys—one a social outcast, the other the quintessential jock—explore a relationship during a summer of self-discovery between high school graduation and the rest of their lives. Set to irresistible songs from Matthew Sweet’s landmark pop album of the same name, this rock musical gives voice to those of us who grew up in small towns, those of us who didn’t quite fit in and learned we were somehow different, and anybody who remembers the terror and thrill of first love.
Through Feb. 17
Actors Theatre of Louisville
316 W. Main St.
'Million Dollar Quartet' at the Kentucky Center
'Million Dollar Quartet' brings that legendary night to life with an irresistible tale of broken promises, secrets, betrayal and celebrations featuring an eclectic score of rock, gospel, R&B and country hits including; “Blue Suede Shoes,” “Fever,” “Sixteen Tons,” “Who Do You Love?,” “Great Balls of Fire,” “Matchbox,” “Folsom Prison Blues,” “Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On,” “Hound Dog,” and more.
Through Feb. 17
Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts
501 W. Main St.
Ticket prices start at $25
'Downton Abbey' Season 3 Party: Two Events, One Finale
The Brennan House Historic Home has two ways for you to indulge for the finale of your favorite British aristocratic show, "Downton Abbey." A VIP Dining Experience like eating with the Dowager Countess herself— treat your Valentine in Victorian elegance to a seven-course served meal from some of the city's finest. Or attend the Champagne & Sweets "Downton Abbey" Finale Viewing Party and answer trivia and win door prizes, and sample British treats. As a memento of the event we will have a make sure to stop and see our professional photographer and get a portrait of you and your Valentine in our Victorian Mansion!
Feb. 17, 6 p.m.
The Brennan House Historic Home
631 S. Fifth St.
VIP dining experience: $85 Individual or $150 a Couple. Viewing party, $20, $15 for Preservation Louisville Members