July 29, 2012 - 8:07pm
…but don’t worry, it’s not game day, you silly bull-headed basketball nuts. Whiles sports fans swell with pride (and rivalry rage simultaneously…) as the NCAA spotlight falls on the Bluegrass, another Kentuckian makes her splash in the literary world. Join Tracy Coffee Gayle at Carmichael’s Bookstore tomorrow, Friday, March 30th at 7pm for a reading from her first book.
For a great many years, I was not a fan of amusement park rides – decidedly not amused. Those industrial machines painted in flashy, neon hues did little to mask my distrust of mechanical failure at a height from which the probability of death was favorable. In short: too...
July 29, 2012 - 8:01pm
Stop thinking about sports. No, really. Wash off the face pant, put on a shirt and listen up! Literature lord Tobias Wolff will share his work tomorrow night, Thursday, March 29th, for free as the final guest for the University of Louisville’s Axton Reading Series.
Nobody cares about college basketball. And by “nobody” I mean nobody in my house or associated with said house (the Venerable and Most Illustrious House of Day). Bleeding blue; bleeding red…Yada, yada, yada and bunch of other blithering bumper-sticker blather....
July 29, 2012 - 8:04pm
Fresh from her date tonight with 21c’s penguin paramours, poet and publisher, Martha Rhodes, will speak at the University of Louisville tomorrow, Tuesday, March 27th at noon as part of the Axton Reading Series.
Martha Rhodes is a busy lass. Why, it seems only yesterday that she was shining in the light of the world’s premiere hotel, waxing her words for the simmering ears of today’s modern gaggle of lovers and hipsters. Oh wait…that’s actually today.
July 30, 2012 - 8:30am
On Tuesday, March 27th at 7 PM, Carmichael's is thrilled to host Louisville author Julie Marie Wade. In Small Fires, Ms. Wade draws upon her childhood to craft a beautiful collection of essays. Julie Marie Wade recently won the Lambda Literary Award for her memoir Wishbone: A Memoir in...
July 29, 2012 - 8:04pm
A force of social change, the life of Appalachian activist, Helen Matthews Lewis, is revealed through her own notes and letters in a new compilation edited by Judith Jennings. Join Jennings at The Filson Historical Society tomorrow, Tuesday, March 27th at noon to explore the life of a true mover and shaker.
It is sometimes difficult for me – worldly woman that I am – to travel outside of the fair Bluegrass and not endure the occasional taunt, jibe and jab at my Kentucky residence – and, yes, born and bred; I am no transplant. But they can eat their stereotypical wordplays,...