Arts, Sciences & Humanities
The Classic Film Series
All new films!
View some of the finest movies ever made. Explore them with a film historian who will share the background stories of how they were made and why they are significant.
Greg Willihnganz, graduate of filmmaking certificate program at BCTC, independent filmmaker in Louisville for seven years
Classic Film Series #14
Nosferatu (1922, German, silent); Shadow of the Vampire (2000); On the Town (1949); The Postman Always Rings Twice(1946); Advise and Consent (1962)
09/10-10/085 Tuesdays, 6:30-8:30 p.m.$79 - #149CPS
Classic Film Series #15
The Miracle of Morgan’s Creek (1944); The Asphalt Jungle (1951); Gone with the Wind (1939) two nights*; Enchanted April (1992)
*Different lectures each night.
10/22-11/195 Tuesdays, 6:30-8:30 p.m.$79 - #149DPJ
Discovering Louisville Architecture
Learn how our beautiful city’s built environment was designed. From landmark architecture like the Humana building and Water Tower to signature architects Clark & Loomis and William Dodd, this class explores the who, what, when, where and why of Louisville architecture. The final two sessions consist of walking tours in Old Louisville and downtown. All participants will receive the Louisville Landmarks and Legends DVD.
Steve Wiser, AIA, Louisville architect, historian and author several books including Louisville Sites to See by Design and Distinctive Houses of Louisville
09/26-10/173 Thursdays*, 7-8:30 p.m.$89 - #149CPC
*Skips 10/10. Includes two field trips on Saturdays, 10/19 & 10/26 from 10-11:30 a.m.
I appreciated the step-by-step breakdown and the instructor’s humor, personality and patience.
Introduction to Screenwriting: Act I
A screenplay not only tells a story, it serves as a blueprint for creating a film. During this class, you'll discover how to plot your story, create fascinating characters, and structure the three acts. You'll leave with your screenplay plotted out, your story outlined, and a completed first act. Examples from a variety of genres will be reviewed, as well as samples from popular screenplays. Both novice and experienced writers are welcome.
John M. Risner, B.S., Film Production, professional screenwriter, script consultant, screenwriting instructor and story analyst
9/19-10/246 Thursdays, 6:30-8:30 p.m.$89 - #149CPM
Developing Commercial Voice Talent for Radio and TV
Discover the world of commercial voice work as you learn about taking direction, creating voices, and the ingredients of a voice demo. You’ll then participate in a mock audition and record a variety of commercial reads including straight pitch, characters, dialogue spots, PSAs and cartoon voices. Register early! Class size is limited to 16 and it always fills.
Barbara Polk, freelance voice talent and 37-year veteran of radio, TV and the ad agency business
09/9-10/217 Mondays, 6:30-8:30 p.m.$99 - #149CPY
Geology of Kentucky
Kentucky’s landscape is influenced by rocks beneath the soil and processes that build mountains and erode them back to the sea. Come explore our Commonwealth’s ancient past in-class and first-hand during two field trips to Central Kentucky. Site visits will bring this course to life.
Alan Goldstein, 40-year explorer of Kentucky’s geology, member/past president of Kentuckiana Geological Society
9/19-11/7*7 Thursdays, 7-9 p.m.$99 - #149CPU
*Skips 10/31. Includes 2 field trips on Saturdays, 9/28 & 10/19.
Henna (Mehndi) Body Art
Are you intrigued by tattoos but wary about their permanence? Henna (Mehndi) body art is a safe, natural and temporary form of adornment originating in India, North Africa, and the Middle East. This new class explores the 5000-year-old history and cultural traditions of this art form. Learn how to mix and apply henna using basic design techniques. You’ll also learn about the dangers of “black henna.” The instructor will apply a small henna design on attendees who desire one.
Rose Flowers, artist, professional face painter, and henna artist for 10 years
11/14-11/212 Thursdays, 6:30-8:30 p.m.$59* - #149EPD - $59
*Includes supplies and instruction sheets