I doubt you’ll be bored this weekend…

Hey Blind Date bloggers,

I’m here again to bring all the happenings in one place. Here is a list of events coming up in the near future. If you’re like me, you’re probably going to have some hard choice to make Friday evening…

Wednesday (tonight!), March 5th

Figure Drawing at OPEN
OPEN opens its doors at 7pm for a casual and fun figure drawing session. $ 10 suggested donation. You’re encouraged to bring your own refreshments, though limited amount will be provided by the gallery.
OPEN, 2801 S Floyd St

Prince Smoke the Mic
Presented by Maxwellsounds, an open mic night at Prince Hookah of Louisville hookah bar. $5 for attendance, only $3 if you choose to perform. Doors at 8pm
Prince Hookah of Louisville, 1489 S 4th St

Thursday, March 6th

BrainbheatsIntrovert, & Visiting Nurse @ Zanzabar
Doors at 8pm, show promptly at 9pm. $5 admittance.
Zanzabar, 2100 S Preston St

Friday, March 7th

Art[squared] Anonymous Art Sale
The Louisville Visual Art Association presents this charity auction to raise money for its CFAC program. Work is provided by a large variety of artists on 8 x 8 canvases who will remain anonymous. Friday March 7th is the opening reception, which will be held at their gallery PUBLIC from 6pm to 8pm. Each piece is $100 and all proceeds go to fund art classes for children. There’s also a Selfie contest….just sayin’!
PUBLIC, 131 West Main Street

A Night of Experimental Music @The Bard’s Town!!!
From 7pm to 10:30pm, The Bard’s Town will be hosting a variety of experimental musician. In order of performance:
Thaniel Ion Lee ( experimental improvisational drone, ambient, free noise)
https://humanhoodrecordings.bandcamp.com/
Mathias Davey (improvisational acoustic, melodic noise, punk)
http://mathias1.bandcamp.com/
Institute for Psychic Reform (experimental electronica, ambient, improvisational)
http://www.psychicreform.com/
Cher Von (looped guitars, tribal vocals)
www.chervonmusic.com
Slow Learner (experimental improvisational duo, drums and guitar)
www.soundcloud.com/slowlearner
The Bard’s Town, 1801 Bardstown Rd

Moonface, Saltland, and Tender Mercy at Headliners Music Hall
Blind Date Alumn Mark Kramer aka Tender Mercy along with Saltlands will be opening for Spencer Krug’s solo moniker, Moonface. Spencer Krug is a profilic Canadian musician who was a contributor of bands such as Wolf Parade and Frog Eyes, as well as the creative force behind the now defunct Sunset Rubdown. Moonface is his newest artistic outlet, and he has recently released a new album ‘Julia With Blue Jeans On’. The album is far stripped down from his previous work, only using vocals and piano.
Doors at 9m. $ 15 tickets at the door.
Headliners Music Hall, 1386 Lexington Rd

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Event round up

What’s up listeners?

Wednesday again. This week for your benefit, here is a list of events coming up around our fair city.

Thursday, Feb. 6th

Mind Over Mirrors, Matt Christensen, Shedding
Dreamland, 810 E. Market Street (in the alley behind Decca Restaurant)
As part of the New Media Project, Jaime Fennelly as Mind Over Mirrors, Matt Christensen, and Shedding will be performing at Dreamland Performing and Visual Arts Space. Doors open at 7 PM, and the first act begins at 8 PM. $ 10 admission.

Friday, Feb. 7th


Scholastic Art Awards Exhibit Opening Reception

KMAC, 715 W Main St
Showcasing award winning creative high school students within the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards program. The Louisville Metropolitan Regional Scholastic Art Awards are administered  by Jefferson County Public Schools with support from the Fund for the Arts and the Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft. Reception starts at 6 PM.

The Empire Never Ended
Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art, 1043 Virginia Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46203
A group exhibition based on the Philip K. Dick novel VALIS featuring Blind Date featured artist Prince Rama among many others such as Marc Bijl, Serge Onnen and Benny Sanders. Opening reception 6 PM to 11 PM. The exhibits will run with iMOCA’s new hours of Tuesday-Wednesday 4-8 p.m. and Thursday-Saturday 1-8 p.m.


Shape Show!

Zanzabar, 2100 S Preston St
Blind Date collaborators Ben Traughber (Dream Eye Color Wheel) and Lady Pyramid are performing along with Tall Squares. Doors open at 8 PM, first act begins at 9 PM. $ 5 admission.

Saturday, Feb. 8th

Annual XXX Art Show
Ultra Pop!, 960 Barret Ave
Ultra Pop is holding its 3rd annual group show with a focus on Adults Only subject matter.
Reception opens at 7 PM to 10 PM.