July 26, 2012 - 11:42am
Dr. Bruce Tyler discusses racial segregation as African-American baseball exhibi
In conjunction with the new African-American baseball exhibition, UofL professor Bruce Tyler explores the societal effects of segregation with the presentation ‘Separate, Not Equal: The Ideology of Racial Segregation in America’. Catch him tonight at the Louisville Free Public Library’s Main branch at 7pm.
At some point in most American life experiences, the term “good sport” has been casually tossed about in some show of complimentary fashion.  America is a decidedly firm country of sports enthusiasts (this is perhaps a generously-worded understatement), and phraseology related to...
July 29, 2012 - 8:04pm
Elizabeth Leonard presents the story of Civil War Kentuckian Joseph Holt with ‘
Join professor and author Elizabeth Leonard as she restores this tireless Bluegrass Unionist to his rightful place in history. Stop by The Filson Historical Society at noon this Thursday, June 14th.
The Civil War is a subject often broached by the minds of both creatives and historians.  Stories of undaunted heroism gleam in gritty glory on the silver screen, fill the pages of historical fiction and create endless towers of impressive biographies, histories and scholarly examinations in...
June 1, 2012 - 11:50am
The Little Loomhouse presents the 4th annual Spin-a-Yarn Storytelling Festival t
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 30, 2012 - 10:34pm
The Speed Museums presentation of the Kent Bicentennial Portfolio and the Stone copy of the Declaration of Independence set off the Memorial Day weekend exhibits.
The Speed Art Museums exhibit of the Declaration of Independence is the Stone Copy of the Kent Bicentennial Portfolio. A rare 1823 engraved facsimile of the Declaration of Independence, donated to Jefferson County in 1986 by William P. Mulloy & Sons, thanks to the generosity of Mayor Greg...
May 28, 2012 - 12:24pm
The Speed Museum gives everyone a chance this Memorial holiday to get a look at some history of our United States.
The Speed Art Museum Announces the Declaration of Independence: The Stone Copy and the Kent Bicentennial PortfolioMay 26 through July 15, 2012 in Louisville, Kentucky, The Speed Art Museum beginning Memorial Day weekend, visitors to the museum will have the opportunity to see a rare 1823 engraved...
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