OPEN STAGES/WRITER'S NIGHTS

Cafe Dog, a gallery/cafe at 713 S. First Street in Louisville, has a regular open stage program on Fridays at 8:00 p.m. Performances can be scheduled in advance. No equipment available.

Butchertown Pub, 1335 Story Avenue, Louisville, debuted its Writer's Night on Tuesday, March 14, at 9:00 p.m. and will continue each Tuesday, same time, same place, with Layton Howerton as host. Sign-ups day of performance preferred. Phone (502) 896-8665 between 3:00 and 5:00 p.m. Sign-ups also available at the bar.

Mr. C, 1265 College Street, Bowling Green, Ky. 42101: Open stage for writers and entertainers every Tuesday from 5:00 p.m. until 12:00 midnight. Phone (502) 781-8888.

The Rudyard Kipling, 422 West Oak St., Louisville, continues its regular Monday night acoustic open stage, starting at 9:00 p.m. and ending at about 1:00 a.m. In-person sign-ups start at 7:30 p.m. at TRK. Sponsored by Louisville Area Songwriters' Cooperative; hosted by Paul Moffett. L.A.S.C. members get first chance at the 15-minute slots on first and third Mondays (meeting nights). Performances are not limited to original material.

Uncle Pleasant's, 2126 S. Preston, Louisville, Wednesday evenings, starting at about 10:00 p.m. For more info call Mark Smalley at (502) 634-4804.