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Check out this week's The411 with Sherlene Shanklin for the week of April 16th

Check out this week's The411 with Sherlene Shanklin for the week of April 16th

by Sherlene Shanklin

Posted on April 17, 2010 at 1:10 PM

Updated Tuesday, Feb 8 at 4:45 PM

Welcome to this week's The411.  I has learned that a Louisville family will be apart of ABC's Wife Swap.
They have already taped the program and the family is just waiting on the airdate.  It will be apart of this season which started just three weeks ago.  The family tells me they are excited about the show and are already getting requests for Kentucky Derby events.  I can't tell you just yet the name of the family but they are apart of the commercial that airs on WHAS and ABC.  Wife Swap can be seen on Fridays 8 pm. 

Speaking of Derby events there's going to be alot of partieis and events.  Some of the names being released Dennis Rodman, Allan Houston, NeNe Leakes of the Real Housewives of Atlanta, Chris Redman and Rodney Harrison.  To find out what events they plan on attending go to and click on Derby/Horseracing section.   
As soon as I get The411 on upcoming events I will pass it along to you. 

Alot of people have been wondering if local groups would get an opportunity to perform during the Hullabalou Music Festival.  Churchill Downs Entertainment will hold a competition for unsigned bands.  Winners will be selected by Leo Weekly Readers.  You need to submit your original music, press kit and contact information to the LEO by April 28th.  Hullabalou is July 23rd through the 25th at Churchill Downs.  

If you have an event send it to I'm Sherlene Shanklin with WHAS11 News.  .  

The411 Calendar

The Laramie Project Play
April 14th - 18th
U of L Dept of Theatre Arts
Tickets $12 general public
Tickets & information call 852-6814 

Outta Sight!
The Inner Vision of Two Blind Guys
Recent works by C.J. Pressman and Keith Kleespies
Carnegie Center, 201 E. Spring Street
Now-April 24th
For more info call 812-944-7336

4th Annual Kentuky Derby Da'Ville Drum Line Showcase
Saturday, April 24th
1 pm-4 pm
Kentucky International Convention Ctr
$10 per person
For more info call 772-7660

8th Annual Slice of Louisville: Spice, Style & Soul 
Saturday, April 24th
St. Augustine, 1310 West Broadway  
Event begins at 6pm
This year's theme:  A Salute to Black Women
Tickets $45 per person
For additional information go to

Royal Kentucky Celebrity Golf Classic &
4th Annual Pre Derby All-Star Jam
Thursday, April 29th
Golf Tournament @ Chariot Run
Event starts at 9am
Official After-Party @ Horseshoe Casino
$40 in advance/$50 at the door/VIP seating available
Celebrity guests:  NeNe Leakes, The Real Housewives of Atlanta, NFL current and former stars Rodney Harrison, Ray Buchanan, Dermontti Dawson, Tony Womack, Peerless Price, Artose Pinner, and Natrone Means.  UK Football coach Joker Phillips, Kenny Walker, Retired NBA & UK Basketball star,  WHAS11 Sports Director Matt Hobbs and WHAS11 Meterologist Ben Pine.  
For more information call 678-628-5616

100 Black Men of Louisville Annual Derby Gala 2010
Thursday, April 29th
KICC Cascade Ballroom
8 pm
Featuring R & B sensation Charlie Wilson
$150 per person
For more info call 291-0485 

The Winners Circle Derby Gala
"Salute to the Black Sports Hall of Fame"
Saturday, May 1st
Kentucky Center of the Arts, 501 West Main Street
Tickets $60 per person 
Hosted by Special performance by Deborah Cox
For tickets call 502-587-7777

Grand Derby Weekend
The First Annual Business Summit
April 29th- May 1st
There will be a business to business roundtable
Events will be held at the Ali Center, and Gillespie 

Barenaked Ladies in concert
Saturday, May 15th
$29.50, $42.50 & $49.50

May 5-23, 2010
Kentucky Center-Whitney Hall

"The Circle" World Tour featuring Bon Jovi
Friday, July 23rd
Churchill Downs

The Most Famous People in the World: Karsh 100
Now-June 27th
The Speed Art Museum
For additional information call 502-634-2700

9th Annual RiverFest
June 25th & 26th
Shady Glen Club, Prospect
$10 per person 

Friday, July 23rd
Bon Jovi
The Doobie Brothers
Gladys Knight
The O'Jays
Colbie Caillat
Richard Marx
Sam Bush
Chrisette Michele
Saturday, July 24th
Kenny Chesney
Jason Aldean
Al Green
Michael McDonald
Jay Kay & Steppenwolf
Gov't Mule
Joan Osborne
Musiq Soulchild

Sunday, July 25th
Dave Matthews Band
Zac Brown Band
Steve Miller Band
Dwight Yoakam Loretta Lynn
The Black Crowes
38 Special
Taj Mahal

15th Annual Gardeners' Fair
May 7, 8 & 9, 2010
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
70 exhibitors and artisans
Silent Auction with art, antiques and lovely handcrafted items

Mothers Day Brunch
Tours of the newly re-restored 1790 Georgian home
Admission $5 adults, $3 children

3rd Annual Jane Austen Festival
July 10 & 11, 2010