July 30, 2012 - 10:30am
Sarabande Books brings poets James Allen Hall and Ada Limon to 21c Reading Serie
The Red Penguins strike again! The Sarabande Books hosts another round of poets at tonight’s 21c Reading Series. The words will flow this evening starting at 7:30pm.
We are so close.  Hour by hour and day by unbearable day, the march towards Fall and respite from this swampish, sun-laden drudgery of Summer has a tangible end.  The heavy, timberwolf skies of Autumn cast a cool, gray light at the end of this long, blazing tunnel, and my languishing...
July 29, 2012 - 8:08pm
Tea and Top hats: Reviving Regency England at the Jane Austen Festival
Bare-knuckle boxing anyone? Not all Saturday afternoons are created equal. This year’s fifth annual Jane Austen Festival at Locust Grove brought to life the characters, fashions and Regency flair of the beloved 19th century author.
It’s a fair day; a soothing combination of breeze, sun and cloud that welcomes a stroll outside. The normally wearisome heat has parted company, inviting a parade of colorful gowns to saunter on the arms of dapper gentlemen. Parasols bloom in the sunshine and afternoon tea is casually served...
July 29, 2012 - 8:07pm
Regency Red-Carpet: Locust Grove hosts the 5th annual Jane Austen Festival this
The pages of Jane Austen’s timeless novels descend on the 21st Century at this weekend’s Jane Austen Festival. Head out to Locust Grove Saturday, July 21st and Sunday, July 22nd for all the tea, scones and hoop skirts you can handle.
The time has come to dust off your best cravat, press those trousers and curl that mustache.  No, it’s not Saturday night at the Nachbar, kids. This weekend Historic Locust Grove will open its doors, grounds and hearts to the 5th Annual Jane Austen Festival for two days filled with...
July 29, 2012 - 8:02pm
‘New York Times’ reporter Patricia Cohen discusses culture and middle age identi
The reporter and author brings the social viewpoint of middle-agedness to the table with her new book, ‘In Our Prime’. Join Patricia Cohen at the Louisville Free Public Library’s Main branch tomorrow, Wednesday, July 18th, at 7pm.
We live in a mad dash. We scurry tirelessly in an unspoken race to whatever end we face at life’s final hour. Although very few amongst us admittedly relish the idea of aging and death, we humans are hyperactively obsessed with squeezing just as much “living” as we possibly can...
July 29, 2012 - 8:07pm
Judith Jennings presents on coal and community in Appalachia through the life of
Judith Jennings, the executive director for the Kentucky Foundation for Women, will discuss the inspiring life of local activist Helen Matthews Lewis as she brings her book ‘Helen Matthews Lewis: Living Social Justice in Appalachia’ to Carmichael’s Bookstore today, July 14th, at 4pm.
It's easy to get distracted these days.  Ours is a world constantly plugged in, hyped up and tuned out with a myriad of devices, gizmos and gadgetry aimed to promote ease and "connectivity".  I believe it is beyond safe to say that we are more isolated from one another in...