• Arts bulletin board: March 7, 2014

    ‘Hepburn Girls’ to be show on Sunday

    The Hepburn Girls, an independent film shot in and around Shelby County – locations include Tracy's Home Furniture, Science Hill Dining Room, Sixth and Main Coffeehouse and Grove Hill Cemetery – and including Shelby County actors will have a 1-time, encore screening on Sunday.

    You can see the film, written and produced by Ashley Raymer-Brown and Rachael Yeager – at 3 p.m. at the Village 8 theaters on Dutchman's Lane in Louisville.

  • Arts bulletin board: Feb. 28, 2014

    Christian artists perform at Cornerstone tonight

    Cornerstone Christian Academy is hosting The Hands of God Tour, featuring contemporary Christian recording artists Francesca Battistelli, Sanctus Real, All Things New and Jon Bauer, is Saturday at the school.

    Doors open at 6 p.m., and the concert begins at 7. 

    Tickets $24 advance general admission and $26 at the door. Groups of 10 or more are $22 each. Limited VIP tickets for assigned front-section seating are $40.

  • Arts bulletin board: Feb. 21, 2014

    Shelby artist featured at arts council’s event

    Sandy Hensley of Shelby Count is among the artists featured in Kentucky Crafted: The Market, the Kentucky Arts Council’s annual fine art and craft showcase featuring thousands of handcrafted items created by the commonwealth’s best artists.

  • Arts bulletin board: Feb. 14, 2014

    Magician Cottrell performing at library

    Simpsonville magician Dave Cottrell will entertain Saturday in a special family fun day at the Shelby County Public Library.

    His magic show will begin at 11 a.m. in the Hudson room. The show is free and for all ages.

    For more information, contact 633-3803, ext. 11 or marketing@scplibrary.net.


    Stuart in Frankfort tonight

  • Arts bulletin board: Feb. 7, 2014

    Grammy winner Stuart performing in Frankfort

    Country music star Marty Stuart will appear at the Grand Theatre, 308 St. Clair St. in Frankfort at 7:30 p.m. on Valentine’s Day.

    Stuart won the first of five Grammy awards in 1992, when he and Travis Tritt collaborated on “The Whiskey Ain’t Workin’.” He also has recorded duets with performers as diverse as B.B. King and Willie Nelson.

  • Arts bulletin board: Jan. 31, 2014

    Shelbyville native part of ‘100 fascinating’ women

    JoAnn Childs James, a native of Shelbyville who resides in Prospect, is featured in a collection of stories and pictures titled 100 Fascinating Louisville Women.

    She will participate in a discussion and book signing at 3-5 p.m. Feb. 9 at Elim Baptist Church,  3114 Greenwood Ave. in Louisville.


    Tickets go on sale for ‘Nunsense’

  • Arts bulletin board: Jan. 24, 2014

    Tickets going on sale

    for comedy ‘Nunsense’


    Tickets go on sale next Friday for Shelby County Community Theatre's upcoming production of Nunsense, a musical comedy by Dan Goggin. The show is directed by Mike Seely.

    Performances will be at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 14, 15, 21 and 22 and at 2 p.m. Feb 16 and 23.

    Tickets are $15 for adults, $12 for seniors and $10 for students. For reservations, call 502-633-0242.

    SCCT is located at 801 Main Street in Shelbyville.

  • Arts bulletin board: Jan. 17, 2014

    Auditions scheduled for new comedy

    Shelby County Community Theatre has scheduled auditions for John Cariani’s romantic comedy Almost, Maine, to be directed by Larry Chaney as part of the Upstairs at 801 Series.

    Auditions will be at the theater at 7 p.m. Jan. 26-27. Parts are available for four women and four men ages 21 and older. The audition will consist of cold readings from the script.

    Performance dates are March 21-23.

    For more information, call 502-633-0222.


  • Arts bulletin board: Jan. 10, 2014

    Shelby children’s choir

    launching new season

    Shelby County Community Choir (SC3) is embarking on its third season, following a year that has included performing at the Shelbyville Horse Show, Celebration of Lights, in four major concerts (Broadway, Rock and Roll, SC3 and Friends and Cool Yule) and at special places such as a Louisville Bats game.

  • Arts bulletin board: Jan. 3, 2014

    Shelby County authors to appear at library

    Authors William Matthews and Ronald Van Stockum will appear at 6 p.m. Jan. 14 at the Shelby County Public Library to discuss and sign copies of their latest books.

    Matthews released last fall his coffee-table-style book, Historic Postcard Art – Shelby, Henry, Spencer counties – 1900-2013, which contains more than 200 postcards issued as long ago as the early 20th century. The cards tell much about the rich history of the three counties.