December 15, 2011 - 11:00am
Both a founder and Editor-in-Chief of Louisville’s own Sarabande Books, Poet Sarah Gorham sits down to talk books, words and the secrets of independent publishing.
A trip to The Bookstore can sometimes be a daunting endeavor in that ever-elusive quest for the right read. Bibliophages thirsty for their next word-fix often crumble in the face of the thousand titles vying for their attention on the shelf. Which to choose? Which venture to risk?
December 12, 2011 - 12:53pm
Members of The Filson Historical Society, rejoice! Actors Theatre performer, William McNulty, will participate in a free reception and special reading of Truman Capote’s "A Christmas Memory" starting tonight at 5pm.
Even the stodgiest of historians love Christmas! All jibes aside, now is the time of year when most amongst us don those festive frocks and flock together in merry bands of food, drink and tradition. All types of social and biological families unite for the glittering joys of the season...
December 12, 2011 - 10:58am
This is not Pottery Barn. Join Warren and Julie Payne as they present their new book, "Clear as Mud: Early 20th Century Kentucky Art Pottery", at The Filson Historical Society tomorrow at noon.
The art of sculpting clay into usable form by hand is perhaps one of our oldest human traditions. Buried underneath the top layer of our concrete and technological modern detritus are the collected shards of our hand-formed story, hidden in the dirt. We make things well; we are a breed...
December 6, 2011 - 11:30am
Prepare to be amazed with the grandeur and the glow of our Earth at night. Douglas Keeney will present Lights of Mankind: The Earth at Night as Seen from Space at the Library's St. Matthew's branch tomorrow, December 7th, at 7pm
It has been said that the night belongs to lovers. I suppose “said” is a subtle term – wailed as a raw and sexual anthem is perhaps more appropriate. Being the diurnal creatures that we are biologically meant to be, the nighttime has forever held an intoxicating allure...
December 6, 2011 - 11:00am
Now truly ask yourself: does Dad really need another scarf this year? Give the gift of erudition! Shop local and buy books; Carmichael's has got you covered with their 2011 Holiday Catalog.
It’s that most wonderful time of the year. Have you retrieved your boxes from the basement, yet? For ‘tis now when garlands slither around banisters, lights glow from the boughs of bushes and the ugly ornaments are placed at the back of the tree. Ah…Christmas...