Taken from the memoir of James Barbot, the part-owner and “supercargo” of the slave ship The Albion-Frigate, this is an account of the harrowing “middle passage.” It is also a frank look at the slave trade of the late 17th and early 18th centuries.
A fair damsel tells the legend of a young girl who saves a village from a horrible dragon. A wonderful story for the whole family.
Want to learn more about pirates? Come on down to the Frazier History Museum and learn the story of one of history’s most ruthless and successful pirates, who was later known as “Black Bart”.
Want to learn more about samurai history? Come to the Frazier History Museum, where an Historic Interpreter will demonstrate how a samurai of the Edo period (1603-1868) would have armed himself.
Cherry, Land of Tomorrow, Ripped and Wild and Woolly present: An Exhibition of David Markey Films: “Reality 86′d” “The Slog Movie”“Desperate Teenage Lovedolls”“Lovedolls Superstar” “Dine-O-Mite”, “Hey Dummy”, “The Movie of Movies”, “Summer Has Been Over For A Long Time”, & “The Omenous”...
One of the most dynamic First Ladies in American history recounts the attack on Washington by British troops during the War of 1812.
Has it ever struck anyone else that Bill Murray has become something of a weird cultural icon? Perhaps it is too obvious of a question: of course he has. Just look online, there are all sorts of stories about weird, crazy, awesome, or surreal things involving Bill Murray. Who knows how many of them...
The 10th Annual Ken-Ducky Derby Festival is a family-friendly event and host of the fastest 30 minutes in duck racing history. Join us on September 21 for food, music, games, vendors, and to see 30,000 ducks race down the Ohio River! If your duck wins ... you get car!
A 1- and 3-mile walk to raise funds for the American Heart Association as we fund research, education and advocacy for heart disease and stroke - our community's #1 and #4 killers.
A 5K walk/run to raise funds for the Dare to Care Food Bank. Entertainment at the Festival Plaza, as well as along the route. Kidz Zone, information & refreshment booths - Fun for all!
Forgive me while I get a little self-indulgent and sentimental. Michel Gondry is a very important filmmaker to me. The man made his feature film debut in 2001 with Human Nature, a strange movie about a woman whose body is entirely covered in hair and all the wacky shenanigans that ensue. He...
The Derby City Dynamite just concluded their season on Saturday with a game against the Tennessee Train, exiting with the same excitement that they entered with.