March 1, 2013 - 1:06pm
Fill up your shelves at the Locust Grove Spring Book Sale
Gorge yourself on literature this weekend as Locust Grove dishes out used books for sweet prices at their Spring Book Sale. Friday through Sunday, 10am – 4:30pm. I’ll be there with bells on. Literally, bells, if I can manage it. Because bells are just great.
If Anais Nin had been my mother we would have compared eye liner.  Or so I like to imagine. Kohl around the lash line, water line – smudged at the edges, dirty, sultry – is something I know the two of us could have shared.  A bond.  My bird-like little literary lady-...
March 1, 2013 - 12:44pm
by rauch
Please join the University of Louisville Women's Center and Gheen's Science Hall and Rauch Planetarium to view this powerful film about how the future of millions of girls around the world can be changed simply by providing an education. “Girl Rising” tells the stories of 9 remarkable...
March 2, 2013 - 8:31pm
The Kentucky Waterways Alliance presents the 5th annual Wild and Scenic Film Fes
It's a celebration of environmental awareness at the Clifton Center!
Have you talked about the weather recently? Of course you had. It's one of those weird cultural clichés which actually turns out to be frighteningly accurate. Every so often I'll be conversing with someone and suddenly realize to my consternation that we have been actually discussing the...
March 1, 2013 - 10:24am
The Floyd Theater presents 'Anna Karenina'
Presenting the most recent adaptation of Tolstoy's classic novel.
Nothing like a good epic novel to get the juices flowing. 1000+ pages? Bring it on. I read “Atlas Shrugged” last year. That was a trip. We can talk about that sometime. Also: I cannot recommend highly enough David Foster Wallace's “Infinite Jest.” A longtime favorite,...
February 26, 2013 - 1:45pm
Film Noir Wednesdays at the Dreamland Film Center presents 'The Asphalt Jungle'
Jewel heists and presidential assassinations at the Dreamland Film Center.
As a teenager, I discovered Stanley Kubrick. It was 2001: A Space Odyssey that did it. Captivated, I immediately sought out Dr. Strangelove, one of the greatest black comedies ever created. The villain is General Jack D. Ripper, who takes matters into his own hands during the Cold War and orders a...