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We Sing America II at the Frazier History Museum
Presented in partnership with the Kentucky Opera and Fund for the Arts, We Sing America is a free happy hour event that includes gallery access at the Frazier History Museum. A Frazier Museum interpreter will perform in conjunction with Kentucky Opera studio artists to provide a vivid tour of our country’s history through American folk songs.
Feb. 7, 5 p.m.
Frazier History Museum
829 W. Main St.
Citizen Cope at Headliners Music Hall
Dug deep into the rich soil of American music, Cope’s roots are complex You may think of Bill Withers or Neil Young or John Lee Hooker or Van Morrison or Willie Nelson or Al Green. Yet, listening to Cope, you also may think of none of the above. You may not think at all, but rather feel a man exposing stories that haunt his heart. Doors open at 8 p.m. for this 18 and over show.
Feb. 7, 9 p.m.
Headliners Music Hall
1386 Lexington Road
$30/VIP package $125
Young Playwrights Festival 2013 at Walden Theater
A fully produced festival of short plays celebrating the talents of Walden Theatre's student playwrights, featuring actors from Walden's Conservatory acting program.
Through Feb. 9
1123 Payne St.
A Slice of Life at the Clifton Center
Thomas Edison's 166th Birthday Party at the Thomas Edison House
Thomas Edison turns 166 this month—and Louisville is throwing a birthday party for the celebrated inventor and scientist. The historic Thomas Edison House in Butchertown will host a day-long birthday party that includes a cake shaped like a light bulb.
Feb. 9, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Thomas Edison House
729 E. Washington St.
Admission is half price for adults and children under 12 are free
Derby City Roller Girls vs. Glass City Rollers at Champs Rollerdome
The Derby City Roller Girls are back in action and are set to host the Glass City Rollers at the Rollerdrome. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the bout starts at 8 p.m.. Music by DJ Kim Sorise.
Feb. 9, 7 p.m.
9851 Lagrange Road
$9 advanced, $11 door
2013 Jewish Film Festival at Village 8 Theatre
The 15th Annual Louisville Jewish Film Festival strives to show the richness and diversity of the Jewish experience by presenting the best contemporary international films. Through feature films, shorts, documentaries and student films, as well as conversations with guest speakers, the festival explores Jewish identity with the hope of increasing tolerance and educating its audiences. Some of the films shown have gone on to be nominated for Academy Awards and remade into Hollywood films. Many of them have received Israel’s highest awards for films. Since our beginning over 100 outstanding films have been shown at a variety of venues accompanied by exciting speakers and receptions.
Village 8 Theatre
4014 Dutchmans Lane
$8.50 in advance, $10 at the door, $6 students
Grammy Viewing Party: Music’s Most Exciting Night