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    The New Vintage's Last Weekend

    With their closing at the end of January, The New Vintage is celebrating their last weekend with four days of awesome music. Thursday through Sunday, come out to hear a variety of great bands. The times and costs vary, but some are free! Check out the link below for more details. Bid adieu to a Louisville staple with one last hurrah.
    When: Thursday-Sunday, January 26-29, times vary
    Where: The New Vintage, 2126 S. Preston St.
    Website: The Last Weekend
    Cost: Prices vary



    Trivia Night | Boys and Girls Haven

    It's time for the 3rd Annual Trivia Night, hosted by and benefiting the Boys and Girls Haven! This Friday, compete in eight different categories to see whose team can win the most. You can bring friends or come alone, but teams can consist of no more than eight people. There will be popcorn and other snacks available to buy, as well as beer, but you're welcome to bring your own food.
    When: Friday, January 27, 7-10 p.m.
    Where: Boys and Girls Haven, 2301 Goldsmith Lane
    Website: Trivia Night
    Cost: $26 single ticket; $180 group of eight


    Great Good Fine Ok | Zanzabar

    Brooklyn synthpop duo Great Good Fine Ok met one evening in 2013 and by the next morning had written their first song together, “You’re the One for Me.” This gauzy, heart-thumping anthem hit #1 on Hype Machine twice in one month. Is it possible to be nostalgic for the future? Come out to Z-bar this Friday for some retrofuturism.
    When: Friday, January 27, 8 p.m.-midnight
    Where: Zanzabar, 2100 S. Preston St.
    Website: Great Good Fine Ok
    Cost: $12


    Zmaj Absinthe Launch Party with Squallis Puppeteers | Copper & Kings

    Copper & Kings is proud to partner with Squallis Puppeteers for the launch of their new, limited release Serbian Juniper Barrel-Aged Absinthe Superior. There will be a tour, tastings, a cash bar and Squallis Puppeteers will present the legend of the Balkan folkloric dragon Zmaj.
    When: Friday, January 27, 6-9:30 p.m.
    Where: Copper & Kings, 1121 E. Washington St.
    Website: Zmaj Absinthe Launch Party
    Cost: $15


    Offstage at Actors: Circle Mirror Transformation | Actors Theatre

    Come out for a free pre-show reception sponsored by Yelp Louisville in Actors Theatre's lobby. There will be entertainment and free treats from Art Eatables, The Arctic Scoop and City Barbeque. Then there will be a performance of “Circle Mirror Transformation” at 8 p.m. In Actors Theatre's latest production, set in a community center acting class, real-life drama hides beneath imaginative — and sometimes awkward — theater games.

    When: Friday, January 27, 6:30-10 p.m.
    Where: Actors Theatre, 316 W. Main St.
    Website: Offstage at Actors

    Cost: Free reception; tickets start at $25

    The Flat Five | Lola

    Come out for a night at Louisville's premiere lounge and bar with the Flat Five. This Chicago-based pop vocal group is made up of five in-demand musicians who individually spend much of their time touring and recording with bands like NRBQ, The Decemberists, Andrew Bird, Iron and Wine and many other heavy hitters. Despite their busy schedules, these shameless harmony junkies consistently come together to make music as The Flat Five.
    When: Friday, January 27, 9 p.m.-midnight
    Where: Lola, 1076 E. Washington St.
    Website: The Flat Five
    Cost: Free to attend


    Live Music Friday with Mike Hood | Goodwood Brewing

    Come out to Goodwood for a night of live music with Mike Hood. Born in Louisville, Mike spent 15 years performing in New Orleans clubs and playing alongside Louisiana hall-of-famers.
    When: Friday, January 27, 8:30-10:30 p.m.
    Where: Goodwood Brewing, 636 E. Main St.
    Website: Live Music Friday
    Cost: Free to attend


    Alonzo King LINES Ballet | Brown Theatre

    Hailed by critics as “stunning, fierce and evocative", Alonzo King LINES Ballet leaps to uncharted heights with bold new dance innovations that redefine what ballet can be. King’s visionary choreography is renowned for connecting audiences to a profound sense of shared humanity.
    When: Friday, January 27, 8-10 p.m.
    Where: Brown Theatre, 315 W. Broadway
    Website: Alzon King LINES Ballet
    Cost: $25+



    The Kentucky Opera's Carnevale | Louisville Marriott Downtown

    Kentucky Opera’s 2017 black-tie gala Carnevale will be filled with vibrant colors, heavenly drinks, delicious food and an evening of memorable experiences. Kentucky Opera is partnering with CirqueLouis, Jecorey Arthur (1200) plus additional local talent, to make this a night to remember for years to come! After the event, the after party kicks off with DJ Garrett Crabtree and a laser light show.
    When: Saturday, January 28, 6 p.m.
    Where: Louisville Marriott Downtown, 280 W. Jefferson St.
    Website: Carnevale
    Cost: $250


    Flat12 Anniversary Beer Festival | Flat12 Bierwerks

    Flat12 Bierwerks is celebrating six years of brewing in Indiana and two years at their southern home in Jeffersonville. To mark the milestone and thank their supporters, they're inviting their partners and loyal customers to the Jeffersonville taproom for another epic Anniversary Party Beer Festival. The festival will feature more than 30+ beers and live music from the 502 String Band from 4-6 p.m.

    When: Saturday, January 28, noon-6 p.m.
    Where: Flat12 Bierwerks, 130 W. Riverside Drive, Jeffersonville, IN 47130
    Website: Flat12 Anniversary
    Cost: Free to attend


    Kickoff Party for the Imagination Library of Louisville | LFPL Main Branch

    Dolly Parton's Imagination Library seeks to provide children with a new, free book every month, and now it's coming to Louisville! The kickoff event for the Imagination Library of Louisville is this Saturday at the Louisville Free Public Library. Kids from anywhere in Jefferson County are invited to enjoy story time, crafts, a snack and free books.
    When: Saturday, January 28, 2-4 p.m.
    Where: LFPL Main Branch, 301 York St.
    Website: Imagination Library of Louisville
    Cost: Free to attend


    Yang Kee Noodle's Chinese New Year Celebration

    On Saturday, the Louisville Lion Dance Team will perform live at the Highlands Yang Kee Noodle to celebrate Chinese New Year! The Louisville Lion Dance Team is known locally for bringing Chinese traditional dance to life. It is a time-honored belief that a lion dance will bring about good luck and fortune while fending off evil spirits.

    When: Saturday, January 28, 6-8 p.m.
    Where: Highlands Yang Kee Noodle, 1004 Bardstown Road
    Website: Chinese New Year Celebration
    Cost: Free to attend


    The Cadillac Three | Mercury Ballroom

    In the midst of a sprawling, often sold-out, two-week European tour, the Cadillac Three have announced a new string of U.S. dates. The Black Roses Tour – presented by the Monster Energy Outbreak Tour series – will arrive in Louisville this Saturday!

    When: Saturday, January 28, 8 p.m.
    Where: Mercury Ballroom, 611 S. Fourth St.
    Website: The Cadillac Three
    Cost: $20


    SpringBreak | The Cure Lounge

    Louisville's longest running throwback party is still going strong! Springbreak Forever will be playing your favorite tracks from the 80s, 90s and 2000s, so bring your friends and don't miss out!

    When: January 28, 11 p.m.-3 a.m.
    Where: The Cure Lounge, 1481 S. Shelby St.
    Website: SpringBreak
    Cost: Free to attend



    Saxophone Sunday | UofL School of Music

    Come out to the University of Louisville's School of Music for a day full of the best saxes around. Saxophone Sunday will include performances by Mike Tracy, one of America's foremost jazz educators, with the Brazilian Ensemble at 1 p.m., the University Saxophone Ensemble at 3 p.m., UofL's Artist Teacher of Saxophone Adam McCord at 5 p.m. and the award-winning Kenari Quartet at 8 p.m. All performances will be in Comstock Recital Hall, with the exception of Mike Tracy in Bird Recital Hall.

    When: Sunday, January 29, 1-10 p.m.
    Where: University of Louisville, School of Music
    Website: Saxophone Sunday
    Cost: Free to attend


    Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill | Actors Theatre

    Join jazz icon Billie Holiday for a cabaret evening of classic songs and the life story of a legend. Funny and heartbreaking, this play is a testament to one woman’s ability to mine humor from hardship—and to the transformative power of song. This is the last day for Lady Day, with two show times, so don't miss it!

    When: Sunday, January 29, 2:30 & 7:30 p.m.
    Where: Actors Theatre, 315 W. Main St.
    Website: Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill
    Cost: $25


    Orchestra Enigmatic | 21c Louisville

    21c Museum Hotel Louisville is pleased to present a series of live musical performances in collaboration with Louisville’s ultramodern Orchestra Enigmatic. The group will kick off its 5th season with a celebration of the city’s vibrant contemporary arts culture at 21c Louisville, presenting four new and noteworthy works, including three world premiere performances, all by composers from Kentuckiana.

    When: Sunday, January 29, 3-5 p.m.
    Where: 21c Louisville, 700 W. Main St.
    Website: Orchestra Enigmatic
    Cost: Free to attend


    Chile and Argentina Wine Tasting | Mid City Mall

    Join your fellow wine lovers this Sunday at the Mid City Mall for the annual Tyler Park Neighborhood Association Wine Tasting. This year’s festive event features wines, hors d’oeuvres and music of Chile and Argentina.
    When: Sunday, January 29, 5-7 p.m.
    Where: Mid City Mall, 1250 Bardstown Road
    Website: Wine Tasting
    Cost: $25


    Sunday Puppetry Arts with Squallis Puppeteers

    SPA (Sunday Puppetry Arts) Workshops are a way for the community to get involved with Squallis Puppeteers. This Sunday, Squallis will be getting ready for their annual Puppet Prom event. Come lend a hand preparing decorations and materials for workshops and maybe even sign up to volunteer the day of the event. Kids are welcome, but must be accompanied by an adult.

    When: Sunday, January 29, 3-5 p.m.
    Where: Squallis Puppeteers, 1228 E. Breckinridge St.
    Website: Sunday Puppetry Arts
    Cost: Free to attend


    Louisville Men's Basketball vs. North Carolina State | KFC Yum! Center

    Come out to the Yum! Center and cheer on the Cards as they take on NC State.
    Go Cards!
    When: Sunday, January 29, 1 p.m.
    Where: KFC Yum! Center, 1 Arena Plaza
    Website: UofL vs NC State
    Cost: $25

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