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...
July 29, 2012 - 8:02pm
Louisville Free Public Library hosts teen Survivor Night [Family & Parenting]
Think you have what it takes to survive an evening at the library? Find out at a teen-only after-hours party filled with challenging activities based on some of your favorite books from this year’s Teen Summer Reading list.
Some people may think of antiquated books, research papers, and absolutely mind-numbing silence when anyone mentions the library.  On Friday, July 13, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m., nothing could be farther from the truth. When the doors close to the public at 5 p.m., the Louisville Free Public...
July 29, 2012 - 8:07pm
A Journalist’s Journal: Local reporter Barry Bernson shares his new book at Carm
A local TV personality for almost five decades, Barry Bernson now brings his reporting career to a shelf near you. Join Bernson as he presents his new book, ‘Bernson’s Corner: A Reporter’s Notebook’, to Carmichael’s Bookstore this upcoming Thursday, July 12th, at 7pm.
I am a creature of habit.  Sincere and sincerely strange habit – especially in regards to the sacred hours of dawn.  Unlike most of my 20-something brethren I am an early-rising morning sparrow, emerging in the smoky darkness of the wee hours to begin my daily rituals; 6am, whether...
July 29, 2012 - 8:04pm
Explore “Old Louisville” through the memory books of historical ‘Louisville Time
“Old Louisville” hasn’t always been so Old, folks. See this historic neighborhood through the eyes of one of its historical inhabitants as the The Filson Historical Society discusses the girlhood memory books of writer Melville Otter Briney this upcoming Friday, July 6th, at noon.
My life involves a lot of pinkies in high places.  Not to brag or anything, but my current living situation affords me many a smug smile of pleasure as I casually lounge on my wrought iron balcony and/or wave to Ashley Judd’s father (he’s kind of my next door neighbor; we’re...
July 29, 2012 - 8:07pm
Make a pit-stop at A Reader’s Corner Bookstore at tonight’s Trolley Hop
Sure, it may be 1,000 degrees outside, but nothing keeps you cooler than books! Enjoy refreshments and live music at A Reader’s Corner Bookstore from 6-10pm.
I am a regular user of public transportation.  Living in the belly of the beast as I do, it is quite easy for me to navigate Louisville’s downtown and surrounding boroughs via bus.  My morning commute rarely involves a car, and I relish my daily rides for both the economical value...