The 411 with Sherlene Shanklin


by Sherlene Shanklin

Posted on February 11, 2010 at 5:07 PM

Updated Sunday, Feb 21 at 4:28 PM

Welcome to this week's The 411.....The "Greatest" Muhammad Ali joins forces with a pop star to benefit Haiti relief efforts.
The Louisville native and Christina Aguilera appear in a public service announcement to help with the United Nations World Food Programme.  The psa urges people from around the globe to give five dollars by texting FRIENDS to 90999.  The psa was underwirtten by Louisville based Yum! Brands Foundation.

DESTINY 2010 presents "An Agenda For Change" with special guest Dr. Maya Angelou.  The dynamic poet, educator and author just to name a few of her amazing talents will be at Canaan Christian Church Sunday, April 18th at 6pm.  Tickets are already available and they won't last long for this "Phonomenal  Woman". For more information call 778-8369.

It's time to take you back to the 40's with a USO style dinner and dance at the Frazier International History Museum.  The fundraiser is in conjunction with the WWII: 48 Local Stories that Changed the World Exhibit.  It all takes place on Saturday, February 13th and tickets are only $45 a person and $85 a couple.  For a complete list of Valentine and Mardi Gras events go to the entertainment section on

Do you know a Louisville family who deserves a home makeover?  ABC's Extreme Makeover: Home Edition seen right here on WHAS is looking for that special family.  You have until February 15th to submit a deserving family.  Just imagine Ty Pennington and his crew pulling up in front of your home and yelling your name.  I have a link on this week's the 411 to view the requirements.
Instead of mailing your entry and due to the time frame and the date of the deadline send your entry via email to

Now, if you have an event you would to have posted on The 411 please send it to  With The 411 I'm Sherlene Shanklin for WHAS 11 news.

The 411 Calendar

30 Something Entertainment Poetry Slam
Thursday, February 11th
Ali Center

Vagina Monologues
February 11-13
U of L Playhouse
Admission $8 student with id
Faculty & staff $10
Tickets call 852-2663

Four Roses Flower Hour
Thursday, Feb 11th
Nanz & Kraft Forist, 141 Breckenridge Lane
Minimum $5 donation at door

Terrance Simien and the Zydeco Experience
Friday, Feb. 12th
Kentucky Center
Tickets $27.50
For more info call 584-7777

Chocolate Lovers Tasting Event
Friday, Feb 12th
Westport Village For more info call 298-3077
Valentine's Day Gift Fair
Saturday, February 13th
Rainbow Blossom, St. Matthews

Mardi Gras Party@ Fourth Street Live
Saturday, Feb. 13th
Eve 6 live in concert
6 p.m.
21 and up for admission

Fourth Annual Red & Black Ball
For the Love of Harriett
Saturday, Feb. 13th
Galt House Hotel
Tickets $250 each
For more info call 562-4651
A Book of Prayers: The Medieval Bestseller
Now to February 14, 2010
Speed Art Museum
For additional information call 502-634-2700

Family-History Workshop
Saturday, Feb. 13th
Thomas D. Clark Center, Frankfort
To make a reservation call 502-564-1792
Heart & Soul Jam

Maze featuring Frankie Beverly & After 7
Sunday, February 14th
Louisville Palace, 625 S. 4th Street
For ticket information call 877-598-8698

Soweto Gospel Choir
Tuesday, February 16th
The Brown Theatre
Tickets range rom $25 to $36
For more information call 584-7777

Brian Posehn at the Improv
Feb. 18-20
4th Street Live

2nd Annual Derby City Film Festival
Friday, February 19th
The Eifler Theater, Clifton Center
For more info call 502-618-3192

Thursday, Feb 25th
Brown Theatre
Single tickets $20-$26

Sinbad at the Improv
Feb 25-28
4th Street Live

Saturday, Feb 27th
Ogle Center, IUS
Single tickets $20-$26
2010 Education Summit
"Growing a College Going Culture"
Saturday, Feb. 20th
Central High School, 1130 West Chestnut St
To register 502-566-3383
Comedian Brian Regan in concert
Saturday, Feb. 27th
Brown Theatre
$39.50 single tickets
For more info call 584-7777