July 29, 2012 - 8:02pm
The writer and journalist discusses China’s plans for aeronautics in his latest book ‘China Airborne’. Join him at the Louisville Free Public Library’s Main branch tomorrow evening, Wednesday, May 23rd, at 7pm.
In the wake of today’s first commercially funded rocket launch in Cape Canaveral, the future of human space travel is inching ever-so tantalizingly close to becoming as casual as a drive to Starbucks. Decades after Man first left footprints on the face of our lone, beloved satellite (...
May 8, 2012 - 11:09am
The man who made your childhood dreams a reality left the world today, Tuesday, May 8th.
Wild Things everywhere should raise a mournful howl. Following complications from a recent stroke, Maurice Sendak, author and illustrator of many a classic children’s tale, died today – Tuesday, May 8th – at the age of 83. The author of a collective childhood favorite...
July 29, 2012 - 8:02pm
The Mayor’s Book Club turns to the arid and unforgiving landscape of the American desert as the poignant true story behind ‘The Devil’s Highway’ is discussed for April’s meeting, this upcoming Wednesday, the 18th at noon.
The Mexican/American border is a line that continues to haunt the minds and opinions of both nations like a shimmering heat mirage. A line both thin and utterly heavy in its ability to cause controversy, violence and heated-debate, that invisible and electric demarcation in the desert...
March 21, 2012 - 11:15am
Ready to read for free in some new and improved swank? The Fairdale branch of the Louisville Free Public Library is opening its fresh doors this Saturday, March 24th at 1pm.
A cosmetic overall doesn’t always need to walk hand-in-hand with vanity, a shallow soul and botox. As an unabashed (and quite obvious – seriously, it’s absurd how much eye-liner I use. No.
July 29, 2012 - 8:01pm
…ok, maybe just in their imaginations, but there’s no shame in that. Join the group at the Library’s Main branch this Wednesday, March 21st at noon to discuss the Parisian-based novel chosen for this month’s meeting, ‘The Elegance of the Hedgehog’.
The political climate is heating up. As the clusterf*ck of great, red elephants clash tusks and trumpet about in preparation for the looming Presidential election, it is hard not to notice that slow, creeping bite that worms its way into otherwise benign conversation. We choose our...