November 9, 2013 - 9:07am
The Bard’s Town lounge slowly filled as people trickled to dark tables with their drinks, while the small wooden stage was illuminated by twinkling red Christmas lights loosely wrapped around the industrial heating pipes. One by one, people approached the microphone – some nervous, some eager, some holding paper, some note-free. They recited haikus, sonnets, open letters, verses on love, and a particular poem which consistently referenced the Woody Allen movie, “Sleeper.”
The Bard’s Town lounge slowly filled as people trickled to dark tables with their drinks, while the small wooden stage was illuminated by twinkling red Christmas lights loosely wrapped around
April 12, 2013 - 10:41am
The Bard’s Town is full of bards again tonight, folks! Kick off National Poetry Night with poets Mitchell L.H. Douglas and Marcus Wicker for the April installment of the InKY Reading Series tonight, Friday, April, 12th, at 7pm.
I bit my lip on March 15th. That’s the ides of March. That’s when Julius Caesar was stabbed and stained the floor with blood and stained history with blood and co
March 8, 2013 - 3:29pm
Spotlighting the performance of Spoken Word art, the month’s InKY Reading Series will feature Truth B. Told, James Wallace and contributors from The Moth. Stop by The Bard’s Town tonight for true poetry performance.
I’m shaking.I’m shaking right now.I’m shaking right now because I’m cold. No. Because I’ve had too much coffee. No. I’m out of breath from dancing in the workplace. It’s the inflammation from my blitzkrieg of fresh tattoos. I...
January 11, 2013 - 12:36pm
There’s something just so good about a fresh season of readings. Let’s do it! Louisville Literary Arts hosts writer Will Lavender tonight at The Bard’s Town for its first round of the InKY Reading Series at 6:30pm.
Have you ever been so completely smitten in the brain and the heart and the soul so perfectly all at the exact same time by some one thing that you instantly become a seasoned junky to its call? Whatever it may be – you see it, smell it, hear it, taste it and it’s undeniably meant...
December 12, 2012 - 1:28pm
This is it. The final InKY poetry jam of the year – possibly the last for all time. Starting at 6:30pm, join writers Rodney Wittwer and Margaret McMullan at The Bard’s Town this Friday, December 14th.
Today is Frank Sinatra’s birthday. That’s it. There’s nothing more important that I’m going to write for December 12, 2012. Whatever follows this simple, clipped sentence is just simply going to fall flat and pale onto the floor. A puddle of oatmeal....