Monday Nov 20 - Jan 10 @ 9:00 AM
Altered State: Painting Myanmar in a Time of Transition
UofL Center for Asian Democracy – The UofL Center for Asian Democracy and the Louisville Free Public Library are excited to partner to present an exhibit of paintings from contemporary Burmese artists. The word “thukhuma,” meaning art or culture, is from Pali, the sacred language of Myanmar’s dominant Theravada Buddhist tradition. This collection of paintings, known collectively as Thukhuma, presents a selection of the work of contemporary artists living and working in Myanmar that highlight different perspectives of a society in transition. The paintings are from contemporary Burmese painters who themselves are part of a wider public forum that actively loans or even donates the paintings to public institutions. While we should feel revulsion at the acts of the military and extremists against the Rohingya, we should not paint all Burmese as intolerant nationalists and instead recall the words of the German philosopher Friedrich Schiller that “art is the daughter of freedom.” For decades Myanmar (also known as Burma) was a country closed off from the world. Little was heard about it and few people visited it. When it did make the news it was often for all the wrong reasons, usually for its brutal military government using force against its own people to silence any voices of dissent. In the last five years, much of that began to change. The country finally began to open up both literally and figuratively. Greater numbers of tourists have begun to explore the coun-try’s rich natural and man-made heritage, while significant progress has been made in economic and political reforms. There is still a long way to go. The military continues to play a significant role in the country’s politics and the rise of virulent Burmese nationalism has led to a shocking campaign of eth-nic cleansing against the country’s Muslim minority (known as the Rohingya) in the West of Myan-mar. The latter tragedy reminds us that the journey from authoritarianism to democracy is one that is rarely smooth and that freedom of speech in a society where such freedoms were repressed can give rise to extremism as easily as it can to voices of toleration and harmony. Burma is a spectacularly diverse country, a kaleidoscope of over 135 ethnic groups including the dominant Burmese, the Chin, Kachin, Karen, Karenni, Mon, Rakhine, Rohingya and Shan to name just a few. Between them, these groups speak over 100 distinct languages. Similarly, while the country is overwhelmingly Buddhist there are distinct Christian, Muslim and Hindu minorities. Burmese Bud-dhists are from the Theravada school of Buddhism found in India, Sri Lanka, as well as Burma’s neighbors, Cambodia, Laos and Thailand and among the country’s most dramatic tourist attractions are the more than 10,000 Buddhist temples and pagodas found in the Bagan plains, a site made more dramatic by the fact it is largely deserted today. However, Burma is not a museum frozen in time. In the country’s thriving cities of Yangon and Mandalay you will see evidence of the dramatic economic transformation of the country everywhere. Amidst the traditional teahouses where locals gather to discuss daily life, gleaming new Starbucks-style coffee shops are springing up with the global giant itself set to open in the country shortly.
 
    Monday Nov 20 @ 10:40 AM
Thanksgiving lunch with 2nd, 3rd, and 5th
Bloom Elementary PTA – Make sure to pre-pay and return the completed form sent with the Wednesday letter. Specific time and location for your child's class is listed in the attached flyer.
 
    Monday Nov 20 @ 4:30 PM
IU Southeast's Observatory "Dusk" Open House
Indiana University Southeast School of Natural Sciences – You will have the opportunity to experience a daytime view of observatory instruments and design. And if the weather cooperates, we may get to view a few dusk sky objects. This event will run from 4:30PM-6:00PM EST. For more information and details, please contact CJ Jackson at cj9@ius.edu.
 
    Monday Nov 20 @ 5:30 PM
Beginning Meditation
Rainbow Blossom Natural Markets – HIGHLANDS MARKET 3046 BARDSTOWN RD. This class will meet weekly, every monday night. This class is for anyone who is interested in learning how to meditate and find the stillness within, regardless of background or belief. You will learn how to relax your mind, sharpen your concentration, and generally begin feeling more energized and refreshed. Meditation will also provide you with new tools for dealing with stress/anxiety and help you to overcome negative states of mind such as anger and depression - and instead cultivate a positive mindset of patience, forgiveness, and love. Christi Murphy (class facilitator) is a Licensed Massage Therapist, Certified Lymphatic Therapist, Meditation Facilitator, and has a Bachelor of Science in Natural Health. To sign up, please contact directly by texting 502.645.6588 or by emailing christi.murphy@ymail.com. Her website is www.christimurphy.com Free. Open to the public.
 
    Monday Nov 20 @ 6:30 PM
Our Professional Meet & Greet for Louisville & Southern Indiana
The Peer Group – As our group grows you may notice our Meet and Greet fliers on various pages and timelines thanks to our PEERS and advocates! Learn how to effectively network with other professionals like yourself and revitalize your business or organization with our innovitive partnering techniques. Our motto is "when you know better, you can do better ". So lets do better together! Please feel free to invite a business owner or church representative to this exciting event. Please note: You must RSVP by emailing us at info@thepeergroup.info. We look forward to seeing all of you and learning more about your businesses and organizations!
 
    Monday Nov 20 @ 7:00 PM
The Black Heart Procession w/ Sam Coomes + Fotocrime
Headliners Music Hall – The Black Heart Procession reuniting to perform "1" in its entirety & other BHP favorites with Sam Coomes + Fotocrime Monday, November 20 Doors: 7pm Show: 8pm $15 18+
 
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    Tuesday Nov 21 - Nov 22 @ 4:00 PM
Special Vertical Tapping: Goose Island Bourbon Co. Stout
Holy Grale – SPECIAL VERTICAL TAPPING: Goose Island Bourbon County Stout vintages: 2013, 2014, 2015 also featuring: Lolita 2013/15 & Bourbon Co. Barleywine 2015 at Holy Grale on Tuesday, Nov. 21st 21+ only
 
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    Tuesday Nov 21 @ 6:00 PM
New Albany JV/V at Charlestown
New Albany Bulldogs boys' basketball – JV game at 6 p.m.; varsity contest to follow.
 
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    Tuesday Nov 21 @ 7:00 PM
Louisville Cardinals Mens Basketball vs. Southern Illinois Salukis
KFC Yum! Center – Children 2 and under are free. Sale Dates and Times: Public Onsale : Wed, 18 Oct 2017 at 10:00 AM
 
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    Tuesday Nov 21 @ 7:30 PM
It's a Wonderful Life: Live from WVL Radio Theatre
Ogle Center – It’s Christmas Eve in 1945, and only a handful of WVL Radio’s actors have braved the blizzard to perform that evening’s broadcast of It’s a Wonderful Life and keep the station afloat. This 1940s “live broadcast” of Frank Capra’s beloved film takes us back to the Golden Age of Radio. This fresh new adaptation of the film is set in the fictional studio of WVL Radio Theatre on a cold, snowy winter night. Due to the blizzard, the professional voice actors are unable to get through, but the show must go on — so a small but intrepid band of employees manage to create the dozens of movie characters and scenes using just their voices and a sound effects table.
 
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    Wednesday Nov 22 @ 12:15 AM
Zumba Fitness Pre-Thanksgiving Turkey Burn!
My Gym Louisville – Grownups, c'mon out and burn some calories before the big dinner! $5/drop-in. Childcare available in our Practice & Play.
 
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    Wednesday Nov 22 @ 9:00 AM
Dare to Care - Food Sorting
St. Bernard Catholic Community – Join youth and adults from St. Bernard Catholic Church as we meet up at Dare to Care Food Bank (5803 Fern Valley Rd, Louisville, KY 40228) on Wednesday, Nov. 22 to help sort food or other needed duties at the Dare To Care Food Bank. ALL AGES WELCOME. A great Family Service project. Sponsored by the St. Bernard Youth Ministry program!
 
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    Wednesday Nov 22 @ 9:00 AM
Young Authors Boot Camp
The Peer Group – The participant’s work will be published as a chapter in the book, "Moments Matter". Registration includes a Creative Writing workshop, One on One mentoring with teachers, Free ebook, and the, “Moments Matter” book signing event with photos. Cost: $35 Limited Space of 30 People Receive a $5 discount for bringing your own laptop! Register Today @ moments2remember.co/momentsmatter For questions call 502-432-7976 or 502-709-9103
 
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    Wednesday Nov 22 @ 10:00 AM
Wellness Wednesday
Rainbow Blossom Natural Markets – WELLNESS CENTER 3608 SPRINGHURST BLVD. AND HIGHLANDS MARKET 3046 BARDSTOWN RD. Join us every Wednesday at our Wellness Center. Each week a Wellness Practitioner will be on hand for mini consults. This is a time to ask questions about your health, get free advice on diet, lifestyle, and supplements. and at our Highlands Market, Sarah Teeple of Ladybird Holistic will be on hand to do mini consults. FREE. No Registration Required.
 
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    Wednesday Nov 22 @ 11:00 AM
Simply Transforming Qi Gong
Rainbow Blossom Natural Markets – WELLNESS CENTER 3608 SPRINGHURST BLVD. in Ivey Samake's private office. Ancient.. Simple..Beneficial.. Simply Transforming Qi Gong Join Rainbow Blossom Wellness Practitioner every Friday for an instruction to the healing benefits of Qi Gong. A Chinese practice using abdominal breath work, postures and focused intention. Qi Gong is used to increase energy, circulation, balance, reduce stress, symptoms of depression and much much more. It connects the mind and body to enhance the spirit. This gentle activity can be the beginning of a happier, healthier you. $10 suggested donation You are invited to register but it is not required at ivey@simplytransforming.org
 
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    Wednesday Nov 22 @ 11:00 AM
Special Extended Holiday Hours 11a-8p!
Sky Zone Louisville – Special Extended Hours for Thanksgiving Break: Wednesday 11/22: 11a-8p Thursday 11/23: Closed for Thanksgiving! Friday 11/24: Toddler Time 11a-12p Open Jump 12a-7p, GLOW 7p-11p Saturday 11/25: Open Jump 10a-9:30p, GLOW 9:30p-11:30p Sunday 11/26: Open Jump 11a-7p, Special Needs Jump 7-8p
 
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    Wednesday Nov 22 - Nov 26 @ 11:30 AM
Thanksgiving Weekend at Churchill Downs
Churchill Downs – Gather your friends and family and enjoy a day at the track during an action packed Thanksgiving weekend! THANKSGIVING DAY: Enjoy a special Thanksgiving Menu featuring dishes like Sorghum Glazed Ham, Herb Roasted Turkey, and Pumpkin Parmesan Grits while watching two exciting Stakes races: Falls City Handicap (GII) and River City Handicap (GIII). FRIDAY: Exciting Stakes races including: Clark Handicap (GI) presented by Norton Healthcare, Mrs. Revere (GII), and Dream Supreme Overnight Stakes SATURDAY: Come out to the track for a great day of racing including the STARS OF TOMORROW II-Golden Rod (GII) 2018 Kentucky Oaks Points Race, Kentucky Jockey Club (GII) and 2018 Kentucky Derby Points Race.
 
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    Wednesday Nov 22 - Nov 23 @ 5:30 PM
Wild Turkey Night
Proof on Main – Family in town? Reuniting with the whole crew? The night before the big day, head to Proof on Main for a Thanksgiving Eve celebration. In the spirit of the season, we’ll be serving a special Wild Turkey Rare Breed Bone Luge with Bourbon Barrel Kraut, English muffin and XO Butter for $13 – all night long in the dining room and the lounge. Good thing Thanksgiving Dinner is the ultimate hangover cure. > Call 502.217.6360 to reserve a table
 
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    Wednesday Nov 22 @ 6:00 PM
Wild Turkey's Thanksgiving Eve Feast!
Haymarket Whiskey Bar – Join us for the Eve of Thanksgiving! Wild Turkey will be on hand to feed you and we will have all kinds of Turkey specials! We hope you'll join us for some food, warmth and community as we enter this holiday season!
 
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    Wednesday Nov 22 @ 7:00 PM
Mission: Possible Concert featuring Louisville Crashers
Mercury Ballroom – Mission: Possible Concert featuring The Louisville Crashers. The Mercury Ballroom is an all-ages, standing room only venue, all tickets are General Admission unless otherwise stated. Sale Dates and Times: Public Onsale : Fri, 13 Oct 2017 at 07:00 PM