625 S. 4th St.
Dec. 11, 8 p.m.
My 60-something Mom saw comedian Lewis Black in Boston a few months ago and declared his performance "f!@#ing awesome." Tickets are $42.50.
Holiday card workshop
Museum of the American Printing House for the Blind
1839 Franfkort Ave.
Dec. 12, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Ever since I got married, I've had a hard time creating Christmas cards, on account of my wife shooting down all of my ideas for being racist, so I probably could use this workshop. The museum staff will guide you through designing holiday cards and adding messages in Braille. The workshop is free, but registration is required (call 502-899-2365).
Porter: A History of Style
Liquor Barn Springhurst
4301 Towne Center Drive
Dec. 12, 2-4 p.m.
The owner of the New Albanian Brewing Company, Roger Baylor, is teaching this two-hour class on porters, which will be paired with tastings of two of them from New Albanian. If you go, please ask Baylor why porters are tasty, but not as good as stouts. The class is $4, which includes a 4-ounce sample of each porter, some cheese and Blue Dog bread.
Celebrate Day's 15 anniversary
1420 Bardstown Road
Dec. 13, 6-9 p.m.
Day's Espresso, the purveyor of Louisville's best iced lattes
, is celebrating its 15th anniversary with music, wine and, yes, coffee, Sunday night.
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