April 5, 2014 - 3:48pm
Ever wished you could dance like they did in Jane Austen novels? The tradition is alive and well in Louisville, and has been for ten years.
March 15, 2013 - 12:22pm
Two centuries later, and people are still obsessed. Join the fine folks of the Jane Austen Society tonight at Locust Grove for a special celebration of the classic novel starting at 7pm.
This is not a good day for me to write about Jane Austen. Because today I am wearing the high polish space helmet of insanity. The Good kind. We’ve talked about it before. The spider-fingers dash of Crazy creativity that gives me thousands of words at a time, and I...
February 15, 2013 - 12:51pm
Writing is difficult. I’m sweating right now. Curious to know how the famous novel came to be? Join Dr. Glynis Ridley and the Jane Austen Society this Sunday, February 17th at 2pm at Locust Grove and hear the story.
I never turn on the light. A bright room turns the windows into mirrors, and then I must look at myself with the alien blue halo over my face as I sit at the computer. Sucked into the computer. Merging cyborg love – painful – with the computer. Because I am...
January 24, 2013 - 10:00am
Waltz into the weekend at the Historical Ball this Saturday at Locust Grove
This Saturday, January 26, a historical ball will be held at Locust Grove from 7:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.Held in the Audubon Room auditorium in the Visitor’s Center, the ball will feature live music with dances called by Tom and Toni Tumbusch.And?Guests are encouraged to wear historic dress from...
January 18, 2013 - 3:51pm
Ink to parchment went down 200 years ago and ‘Pride & Prejudice’ was born. The Jane Austen Society of Louisville jumpstarts the anniversary this Sunday, January 20th, with the meeting “Reliving the ‘Pride & Prejudice’ Tour”. Locust Grove. 2pm. There will be tea.
Nobody in London likes pigeons. You can tell because of the spikes. You’ve seen pigeon spikes before – even Louisville has them. But the breed of spike in London is of a nature far more severe and serious than any thin fan of needles we may use. These are...