Your favorite Red Penguins are getting gussied up for poetry night. Head out tonight, Monday February 27th, for Sarabande Books’ monthly poetry series. Poets Adam Day and Michael Jeffrey Lee will unleash their words starting at 7:30pm.
Culture much? Wax your mustache and put on your spectacles, the 40th anniversary of The Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900 kicks off tomorrow, Thursday, February 23rd, featuring free keynote speakers discussing today’s zeitgeist.
Curious what Grandma’s musty copy of “War and Peace” might be worth? Head out to Locust Grove this Thursday, February 23rd before you head to eBay. Local book appraiser, Charles Bartman, will talk about valuing your collection starting at 7pm.
The Crescent Hill neighborhood gets touted again! Join local authors Sam and Debbie Thomas at The Filson tomorrow, Tuesday February 21st, at 6pm as they share the stories that contributed to the creation of their popular books.
World-renowned author, scientist and brainiac, Michio Kaku, will be interviewed this Wednesday, February 22nd at 5pm in conjunction with the Kentucky Author Forum ‘Great Conversations’ Series.
Carmichael’s Bookstore is pleased to host a reading and signing with author Silas House this coming Monday, February 20th, at The Clifton Center. Starting at 7pm, mix and mingle with the author as he celebrates the release of his latest venture in young-adult fiction, ‘Same Sun Here’.
Rising poetic talents from colleges throughout the state were honored this past Sunday with a round of prize money, applause and – of course – pie at Sarabande Books’ 2012 Pie Party.
In conjunction with Black History Month, local historian and former Filson staffer, Peg Bogert, will explore the history of slavery in Kentucky this Thursday, February 16th at 12pm at The Filson Historical Society.
The need to provide care for an ill or aging family increases as we round the corners of maturity. Let the Library’s Boom Time Series provide some options, ideas and personal experiences about care-giving for your life this Wednesday, February 15th at 6pm.
Head out to everybody’s favorite local bookstore this Sunday, February 12th at 4pm, and join local author John E. Findling as he presents a diverse look at one of Louisville’s most popular boroughs.
Let Cupid’s arrow strike your heart with poetic desire. Head out to The Bard’s Town tomorrow, Friday, February 10th, and spread the love at the monthly InKY Reading Series with poets Katerina Stoykova-Klemer and Alyssa Knickerbocker.
UofL’s English department will feature computer scientist and author, Brian Christian, as part of the Axton Reading Series. Join Christian for a free reading tomorrow, Thursday, February 9th, on-campus at 4:30pm.