Madame Foo Foo Couture Derby Hat Show at Rodeo Drive: April 18-20

 

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Get your hat for Derby from Madame Foo Foo and your jewelry from Gypsy at Rodeo Drive from Thursday April 18 through Saturday April 20.  These beautiful custom made hats are made by local designer Lisa Roedemier.  Gypsy jewelry is made by Jeanette Simon.

Additional Happenings

Jan 30: Maker’s Mark After Dark

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Maker’s Mark is hosting a unique opportunity to tour the picturesque distillery after hours on Friday, January 30. Tour leaves at 1:30 p.m. from the Galt House and returns at 7:30 p.m. Enjoy a behind-the-scenes, guided tour of the distillery, showcasing the bourbon making process, from grain to bottle. Experience a specialized bourbon tasting inside a warehouse, […]

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Thru Feb 1: Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous at the Frazier History Museum

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Starting October 4 and running through February 1, The Frazier History Museum will present Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous: Art, Fashion & Luxury in the Gilded Age presents the spirit and material culture of the Gilded Age (ca. 1870-1915) through the era’s most iconic artwork and objects. Fashionable dresses and accessories, American Impressionist paintings, and luxury […]

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Thru Jan 31: Clearance Sale at The Fashion Post

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Through January 31: Clearance Sale at The Fashion Post If you are looking to stock your man’s closet, now is the time to head over to The Fashion Post, where markdowns on suits, sport coats, trousers, ties, shirts and more are steep. For more information, click here: www.thefashionpost.com

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Jan 6-Feb 1: The Brothers Size at Actors Theatre

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The play The Brothers Size opens on January 6 and runs through February 1 at Actors Theatre. “Just out of prison and taken in by his brother, Oshoosi Size is ready to start his life anew. When his former cellmate appears at the garage where the brothers fix cars, Oshoosi finds himself struggling with conflicting loyalties […]

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Jan 31 – Feb 1: Derby Hat Making Workshop

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Formé Millinery Hat Shop is hosting four hat making workshops this spring to get ladies ready for Derby season. The first workshop is January 31 through February 2, and is called “Blocking Straw Into a Derby Hat”. Each person will learn the different types of straw for blocking and how they are best used. You […]

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Jan 31: Science with a Twist

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The annual Science with a Twist, a fundraiser for the Louisville Science Center will be on January 31 at 7 p.m., to raise money for science literacy. This is an adult night out at the Science Center, complete with remote control race tracks, interactive Pac Man and  Lego lounge, but,  all these things feature bourbon […]

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Jan 31: The Ben Folds Orchestra Experience

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Ben Folds, leader of the band Ben Folds Five, will perform his own piano concerto with the Louisville Orchestra on Saturday, January 31 at 8 p.m. at Whitney Hall at the Kentucky Center. This is one night only and tickets start at $35. For tickets and more information, click here: www.louisvilleorchestra.org

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Feb 2: Chocolate Dreams Fundraiser

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Do you love chocolate? Be sure to attend GuardiaCare’s 10th Annual Chocolate Dreams Fundraiser will be February 2 at 6 p.m. at Bellarmine’s Frazier Hall. 25 local chefs will be participating in this Chocolate Dream, where they have created their own chocolate concoctions for sampling. Light appetizers, wine and bourbon will also be available. Tickets […]

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Feb 4: Tuscan Dinner Series at Bourbon Barrel Foods

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On February 4, join Chef Gina Stipo at Bourbon Barrel Foods for an Italian Cooking Class from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. This is the last in her series, part of her Ecco la Cucina cooking classes. Classes are $55 per person, per class. Classes include traditional winter dishes from Italy. Classes are limited to 20 […]

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Feb 5: GLOW Financial Workshop for Women

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Women need to take care of their financial situations and GLOW can help with that. They are offering free financial workshops throughout the year. The next workshop is Thursday, February 5  from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Tim Faulkner Gallery in Portland. Topics of this workshop include buying real estate, obtaining credit and how to […]

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Feb 6: First Friday Trolley Hop

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Friday, February 6 is the First Friday Trolley Hop downtown. The Trolley Hop takes place on the first Friday of each month from 5 to 11 p.m., rain or shine. Most of the galleries close around 9 p.m. but the restaurants, clubs, and shops stay open later. The trolleys run until 11 p.m. The Republic Bank First […]

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Feb 6 – Mar 27: “Female Icons & Identity” at The Green Building Gallery

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The Green Building Gallery is hosting a very special exhibition of all female artists starting February 6 and running through March 27. This is a group exhibition featuring local, regional, and national female artists whose work thematically deals with feminine identity.  Identity as women, masculine/feminine duality, iconic female identity and disparities between real and fantasized ideals, shared […]

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Feb 6: National Wear Red Day

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Wear red on February 6 for National Wear Red Day to recognize this silent deadly disease amongst women. Go to the website for more information: goredforwomen.org Why does National Wear Red Day matter? Heart disease is still the no. 1 killer of women, killing more women than all forms of cancer combined. Heart disease kills more […]

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Thru May 29: Free Yoga Fridays at Kentucky Center

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Fridays are now Free Yoga Fridays at the Kentucky Center as part of Get Centered Yoga Series. Classes are free, open to the public, and beginners are welcome. Students need to sign in by 11:50 a.m. each Friday, and class runs promptly from noon to 1 p.m. Classes are taught by Jamie Calzi, a regular […]

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Feb 7 & 12: Music without Borders, Flute Virtuoso

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On February 7 and February 12 from 7:30 to 9 p.m. the Louisville Orchestra will bring its “Music Without Borders” out into Louisville neighborhoods. This concert series will feature the Flute Virtuoso Kathy Karr and conductor, Jason Seber. Tickets are $20. The February 7 performance will be held at the Middletown United Methodist Church and the February […]

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Feb 7: Fight for Air Climb

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Be a part of the Second Louisville Fight For Air Climb in the iconic National City Tower on February 7 at 9 a.m. Whether you are an extreme athlete seeking a challenge, enjoy exercising with friends or climbing to honor a loved one, join us for this one-of-a kind experience. The climb involves 38 floors […]

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Feb 7: Lobster Feast at Actors Theatre

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Saturday, February 7 is Actors Theatre’s annual costumed fundraiser, Lobster Feast 2015: The Spirit of New Orleans. Guests love the all-you-can-eat lobster buffet dinner, signature cocktails and great band. Tickets for this event at the Downtown Marriot can be purchased online here: actorstheatre.org

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Feb 9: Dinner and a Movie at Seviche

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Seviche will bring back the popular Dinner and Movie event Monday, February 9 at 6:30 p.m. with the film Chef starring Jon Favreau and Sofia Vergara. The evening’s five-course menu will feature caviar, French onion soup, pasta agilo e olio and chocolate lava cake for dessert. Dinner will be held in the restaurant’s spacious private […]

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Feb 12: “The Queen’s Pictures” Lecture

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On February 12 at 6:30 p.m. the Surveyor of the Queen’s Pictures, Desmond Shawe-Taylor, will be speaking as part of the Speed Art Museum’s Global Speed Series: The United Kingdom. His talk is titled “Through the Eyes of the Royals: The Queen’s Pictures from Henry VIII to Elizabeth II” and it will be held at […]

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Feb 12: Luke Bryan at the KFC Yum! Center

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Get your tickets quick for the Luke Bryan concert at the KFC Yum! Center on February 12 at 7:30 p.m. He will be performing his “That’s My Kind of Night Tour” with guests Randy Houser and Dustin Lynch. Bryan regularly sells out his shows, as reigning American Country Music Entertainer of the Year. Ticket prices […]

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Feb 13: Four Roses Flower Hour at Nanz & Kraft

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Celebrate Valentine’s Day a day early on February 13 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at Nanz & Kraft. This is a special shopping and bourbon tasting event, with a portion of the proceeds going to the American Heart Association. Master Distiller Jim Rutledge will be on hand to guide guests through the bourbon tasting. Admission is $10 […]

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Feb 13 & 15: “Streetcar Named Desire” with the Kentucky Opera

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Friday February 13 and Sunday, February 15 will be the finale of the Kentucky Opera’s 2014-15 Brown Forman Season where they will perform A Streetcar Named Desire. Adapted from Tennessee William’s Pulitzer Prize winning play, this opera in three acts will be performed at the Brown Theatre. “The opera tells the story of Blanche DuBois, a […]

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Feb 14: Musique Romantique from The Louisville Chorus

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The Louisville Chorus, with Music Director Daniel Spurlock, will perform their 21st Annual Valentine Dinner Show, with dancing and a silent auction on Valentine’s Day this year at the Seelbach Hilton from 6 to 9:30 p.m. This is a fundraising event for the organization and tickets are $125 per person. For tickets or more information, […]

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Feb 14: Buying a Historic Building Workshop

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Have you considered buying a historic building or home? Preservation Louisville hosts ongoing workshops to teach buyers about financing, historic preservation tax credits and insurance and will connect you with experts who specialize in historic properties. The panel includes a realtor, architect, loan officer, tax credit consultant, contractor, insurance agent (to protect investment). Workshop is from […]

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Feb 15-21: 20 Free Yoga Classes at Rainbow Blossom

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Rainbow Blossom Natural Food Markets in the Highlands will be offering 20 free yoga classes to promote their “Taste of Yoga” week. They will be showcasing the many styles of yoga offered in Louisville and connecting their customers to local yoga studios and teachers. Participants should dress comfortably and bring a yoga mat, towel, water or any […]

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Feb 16: Taste of the 502

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Taste of the 502, the event which kicks off 502 Restaurant Week, will take place Monday, February 16, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Hotel. There will be opportunities to sample special menu items from restaurants which participate in 502 Restaurant Week this month from February 18 to March 4 and 502 […]

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Feb 20: Lewis Black at the Louisville Palace

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Grammy Award-winning stand-up comedian Lewis Black will be performing at The Louisville Palace on February 20 from 8 to 11 p.m. Black is a stand-up comedian, actor and author. Tickets start at $49.50 and can be purchased here: www.louisvillepalace.com

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Feb 21-22: Making a Fascinator Workshop

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Formé Millinery Hat Shop is hosting four hat making workshops this spring to get ladies ready for Derby season. This second workshop is February 21 and 22 and is called “Making a Disk Fascinator”. Each person will learn how to make a disk fascinator. This is a two day course and students will take  Sinamay and block […]

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Feb 21: Heart Ball

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On February 21 from 6 p.m. to midnight, the American Heart Association will host its annual fundraiser the Heart Ball. This is a black-tie event includes a gourmet dinner, live and silent auctions and entertainment at the Marriot downtown. Contributions received support cardiovascular research, professional and community education and advocacy efforts. For tickets, please visit […]

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Feb 27: Maker’s Mark After Dark

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Maker’s Mark is hosting a unique opportunity to tour the picturesque distillery after hours on Friday, February 27. Tour leaves at 1:30 p.m. from the Galt House and returns at 7:30 p.m. Enjoy a behind-the-scenes, guided tour of the distillery, showcasing the bourbon making process, from grain to bottle. Experience a specialized bourbon tasting inside a warehouse, […]

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Feb 27-Mar 1: Tulips and Juleps Gift Market by the Junior League

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The Tulips and Juleps Art and Gift Market, sponsored by the Junior League of Louisville is February 27 through March 1 at Louisville Slugger Field. This event was the former HollyDays gift market held during Christmas. See hours below for shopping times. For more information, visit their website at www.juniorleaguelouisville.org.

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Feb 28: Speed Art Museum Ball

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On February 28 at 6 p.m. the Speed Art Museum Ball, the annual fundraiser for this Museum, will be held at the Seelbach Hilton. The Museum is currently under a renovation and expansion, and will open in spring 2016. There are tickets available for dinner and for dancing. There will be two musical acts, one […]

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Feb 28: Harry Connick Jr. at the Palace

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Ladies, get ready. Saturday, February 28 Harry Connick, Jr. is coming to town as part of a 20 city tour. Connick’s show will feature music from his vast catalog, including songs from his most recent releases “Smokey Mary” and “Every Man Should Know.” He will be performing at The Louisville Palace at 8 p.m. and tickets […]

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Mar 1: Making a Fascinator with Horsehair Workshop

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This third hat making workshop offered by Formé Millinery on March 1 involves making a fascinator using horsehair. An assortment of horsehair and straw bases for attendees will be provided. Attendees will need to bring needles, large pins, thread and scissors. Also bring any embellishments to decorate your hat like feathers, ribbon, broaches etc. All millinery […]

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Mar 7-8: Making a Derby Hat Workshop

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Formé Millinery Hat Shop is hosting four hat making workshops this spring to get ladies ready for Derby season. The final workshop is March 7 and March 8, and is called “Blocking Straw Into a Derby Hat”. Each person will learn how to make a straw hat from scratch. They will walk away with a beautiful Derby hat […]

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