September 21, 2012 - 11:07am
Award-winning author Robert Massie brings the story of Catherine the Great to li
Because there are other royals worth watching besides the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. Brush up on your Russian history and uncover the captivating story of Catherine the Great as Robert Massie presents ‘Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman’ at the Louisville Free Public Library’s Main branch next Thursday, September 27th, at 7pm.
Even in this modern age, the allure of royalty still manages to hold some mystique.  While much of our fawning and fandom now falls to the celebrities of stage and screen (and their incredibly sordid lives), the fascination with the ancient human institution of monarchy continues to find favor...
September 18, 2012 - 1:12pm
A Reader’s Corner presents An Evening of Poetry with a party of local talents
Louisville is never lacking in the poetry department. Kick off the first official day of Autumn with some poetic license at A Reader’s Corner Bookstore this Saturday, September 22nd, at 5:30pm.
I’m tired.  I have homework.  I have deadlines. My personal life is complicated.  Blarg.  Are the bells going off in your head?  Did I just reach through the ether and make a small, little bubble of human connection with you?  The experience of life doesn’t...
September 17, 2012 - 10:57am
Bestselling local author, Kelly Creagh, presents new ‘Nevermore’ sequel at Carmi
Because what teenager isn’t obsessed with Edgar Allan Poe? Catch the next installment in Kelly Creagh’s popular young-adult trilogy tomorrow, Tuesday, September 18th, at Carmichael’s Bookstore at 7pm.
I, like any other self-respecting sub-adult human, enjoyed a pronounced “Poe Phase” as I came of age.  The dark and confusing subterranean world of adolescence finds a twisted and kindred soul in Edgar Allan Poe’s work – the Master of Symbolism.  How can an awkward...
September 14, 2012 - 12:18pm
InKY Reading Series kicks off fall season tonight at The Bard’s Town
Sweater weather is around the corner, and the summer hiatus is over. Don your best boots, embrace a longer night sky and head out to The Bard’s Town this evening, Friday, September 14th, as Louisville Literary Arts launches its fall season of the InKY Reading Series with writers Kirby Gann and Dan Rosenberg, as well as the Savage Rose Theatre Company.
It’s been a helluva summer for me.  One of those whirlwind seasons that blazed the sun into my skin and a gigantic, mythological arrow into my chest.  I’m still gasping under the pressure of those snapped ribs, folks.  But a great man once told me in all his exuberant...
September 10, 2012 - 4:10pm
Stuart Sanders brings the Civil War battlefield to light at The Filson
Sporting a new book, Stuart Sanders will spotlight the battle of Perryville, Kentucky at The Filson Historical Society tomorrow, Tuesday, September 11th. Catch a presentation of ‘Perryville Under Fire: The Aftermath of Kentucky’s Largest Civil War Battle’ at noon.
We don’t live in a war zone.  Of course the semantics of this statement could be easily argued for the alternative depending how the parameters of “war zone” are defined, but, for all intents and purposes, it can be agreed that our current River City landscape is free of any...