June 1, 2012 - 11:50am
Storytime doesn’t need to end with kindergarten. Get in on the tradition as The Little Loomhouse presents music, demonstrations and storytelling from eleven talented locals this Saturday, June 2nd, at 11am.
As much as I treasure the soft and supple physical skin of my beloved books, their prominence in our human history is a relatively newfangled innovation. Before every plebeian on the planet was hip to the literacy jive – and long before reading became vogue (did this actually happen...
May 31, 2012 - 11:17am
Kick off your summertime reading (because, yeah, people still do that) with a fresh stack of books priced for pocket change. The Friends of the Louisville Free Public Library hosts their annual Spring Book Sale this weekend, Friday, June 1st – Sunday, June 3rd.
What goes best with that tall glass of lemonade (besides gin)? That’s right. I’m talking about our sweet and spine-ed friends, those quiet confections of wonder and wood pulp. Ahhh…The Book. As we prepare for the Ohio Valley’s savory blend of...
July 29, 2012 - 8:02pm
Kicking off the Grassroots Gala, Rooibee Red Tea and the Center For Neighborhoods are proud to host an event with the authors of ‘Two Centuries of Black Louisville: A Photographic History’. Join Merv Aubespin, Kenneth Clay and J. Blaine Hudson at the Henry Clay building this Friday, June 1st, at 5pm.
These streets have a story. To all those habitual pavement pounders (such as myself), a sense of ownership over paths well-traipsed is inevitable. While I may have been bred, born and reared in the slightly bland soup of Louisville’s East End, my heart beats for Old Louisville...
July 29, 2012 - 8:07pm
Visit Carmichael’s Bookstore this Thursday evening, May 31st, at 7pm for a special event featuring a new book by Sister Monica Weis, ‘The Environmental Vision of Thomas Merton’.
Human Beings differ in their beliefs of the Earth’s origin. Was it formed from a great combustion of concentrated energy? Did it grow from the back of an immense turtle? Did an ancient, Middle-Eastern deity sculpt it in 7 days? Is it billions of years old? Thousands?
July 29, 2012 - 8:07pm
The native Louisvillian and critically-acclaimed author of modern fiction brings her latest release to Carmichael’s Bookstore this coming Wednesday, May 30th, at 7pm.
We have come full circle. As a collective people, Modern Man has done a fine job disassembling the concept of “home” so popular to the identities of older generations. As the world shrinks in size and scope in the bright eye of the technological beast of our era, human...