Things to do: June 6-7

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Marissa Mitchell

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Friday, June 6

Summer Mixtape @ Block Party Handmade Boutique

560 S. Fourth St.

5pm, free

A collection of artwork from local artists. A majority of the artwork will be representative of summer, or capture summer moments. There will be a DJ hosting the opening of the gallery. The art will be on display until June 30.

 

Joy Wilson’s “Conversations of Space” @ Regalo

140 N. Fourth St.

5:30pm-9pm, free

Joy Wilson is a Chicago artist whose recent works will be on display at this gallery. She says that these works are “based on recent and past experiences of progression toward and involving balance.” A portion of the proceeds from this gallery will be donated to the Louisville AIDS Walk.

 

RENT @ Tim Faulkner Gallery

1512 Portland Ave.

2pm, $18

This show’s proceeds will be donated to Acting Against Cancer, a non-profit organization that raises money to support cancer research. In the past they have raised over $350,000. So, enjoy your time and sing along to this classic performance. It’s for a good cause!

 

CARRIE: The Musical @ KY Center for the Arts

501 W. Main Street

$16, various times, runs through June 15

Many of you may be familiar with Carrie, one of Stephen King’s most popular stories. It was turned into a movie in 1976, and later re-made in 2013. This performance was a Broadway hit two years ago, and features music from the producers of other performances such as Footloose and Flashdance.

Saturday, June 7

 Americana World Festival @ Iroquois Amphitheater

1080 Amphitheater Rd.

11am-9pm, Free

The Americana Community Center is celebrating their 24th annual “World Fest,” where Louisville’s diverse citizens can come together and express their cultures. There will be a $1,500 raffle, arts and crafts, and two stages for live music and entertainment. The Americana Community Center supports citizens of Louisville from over 100 different nations. In the past, the World Fest has had over 5,000 attendees, all supporting the Americana Community Center’s cause.

 

Butchertown Art Fair

800 and 900 blocks of E. Washington St.

10am-6pm (or 11am-5pm Sunday), Free

The sixth annual Butchertown Art Fair is known as one of the best in Louisville. It will host over 80 vendors, along with food trucks and a pet adoption station. All proceeds will be used to support the Butchertown Neighborhood Association, and those attending are encouraged to donate school supplies for Lincoln Elementary.