Scene and Heard

By on January 25, 2011



through Jan. 30

times vary, $22.50 – $64.50

Die-hard rockers and theater lovers alike should be sure to check out Whitney Hall in the Kentucky Center for Performing Arts for “Rock of Ages.” Set in 1987 on the Sunset Strip, “Rock of Ages” follows the story of two unlikely lovers whose romance is told through the songs of ‘80s rock legends such as Journey, Styx, REO Speedwagon, Twisted Sister, Poison and Whitesnake.

-Aaron Williams

MEN’S BASKETBALL vs. West Virginia university

Jan. 26

7 p.m., prices vary

The No. 15 ranked Louisville Cardinals head back to the KFC Yum! Center on Wednesday, Jan. 26, looking for a win against the Mountaineers of West Virginia University, after a heart-breaking road loss to the Providence College Friars. Tipoff is set for 7 p.m. Tickets are available for purchase at the ticket office in the SAC or at the Yum! Center box office. Can’t get tickets? Tune in to ESPNU or Sportstalk 790 AM.

-Michael Baldwin


through Feb. 20

times vary, $39 per person

The Derby Dinner Playhouse presents “Weekend Comedy,” a soon-to-be classic comedy pitting two couples from different generations against each other. After a mix-up finds them both vacationing in the same small cabin, the two couples are forced to get along, but they aren’t always successful. The show starts at 6 p.m. on evenings, with 11:45 a.m. matinees available on Wednesdays and Sundays.

-Baylee Pulliam


Jan. 25

11 a.m. – 1 p.m., free

Have any unused or unwanted school supplies saved over from last year? Stop by the Red Barn on Jan. 25 and give them away. Sigma Gamma Rho will be collecting school supplies and $3 donations to support the youth of a less fortunate school in Jefferson County. The donation drive is open to all members of the community and free food will be provided.

-Elijah McKenzie


through Jan. 30

times vary, $18

Visit the Jewish Community Center to see the CenterStage production of “Man of La Mancha.” Based on Miguel de Cervantes’s infamous “Don Quixote,” this production is focused on music inspired by the story. The classic Spanish work describes Quixote’s search for adventure. The Jewish Community Center is located at 3600 Dutchmans Lane. Call (502) 459-0660 for more information.

-Hannah Hundley


Jan. 26

6:30 p.m., $1 per person

Do you have an impressive knowledge of ‘80s hair bands? Can you name all of the state capitals in alphabetical order? Then come check out Trivia Night at the Red Barn. Individuals and teams of up to six members will play for cash and prizes. Refreshments are complimentary.

-Baylee Pulliam

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