OR: “How to Re-Examine Your Entire Life in One Day: A Journalist Makes Coffee”. Louisville welcomes His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama to the Yum! Center this Sunday and Monday, May 19th and 20th, for an extremely special talk and teaching: ‘Engaging Compassion’.
With the release of her new cookbook, ‘Passions of the Black Patch: Cooking and Quilting in Western Kentucky’, Bobbie Smith Bryant will impart dose of good dishes with a dash of good memories. Join her tomorrow, Saturday, May 11th, at Carmichael’s at 7pm.
Nobody is taking opposing corners tonight. With the annual Kentucky Interfaith Power and Light’s Awards Dinner slated for 6:30pm, former pastor and author, Michael Dowd, will present “Beyond Sustainability: A Realistically Inspiring Vision”.
If ever there was a native son of Derby City worth laud and laurel…well…duh. Reflections on Hunter S. Thompson’s 1970 short story “The Kentucky Derby is Decadent and Depraved” as we gear up for anudder bout of deep debauchery and fast horseflesh.
With his latest book, ‘Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation’, fresh off the press, bestselling author Michael Pollan comes to the Clifton Center tonight for a special interview with Wendell Berry.
‘Tis the season for skies that break open. Join author Lee Sandlin for a special reading and signing of his new book, ‘Storm Kings: The Untold Story of America’s First Tornado Chasers’ tonight at Carmichael’s Bookstore starting at 7pm.
With this year’s volunteers hitting the streets tonight starting at 5pm, be on the lookout for the Carmichael’s crew as strangers offer strangers the best gift: free books. April 23rd, 2013 is so totally World Book Night.
With his first book, Snapper, author Brian Kimberling explores the eccentricities of his own roots in backwater Indiana. Join him this Sunday, April 21st, for a special reading and signing at Carmichael’s bookstore starting at 4pm.
Experience the love of poetry from local pens. Join Carmichael’s tomorrow, Saturday, April 20th, as they welcome Jeffrey Skinner, Frederick Smock and Jerriod Avant for a special Poetry Month reading at 4pm. Because Thunder is really awful. No - really.
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.
As part of the Naamani Memorial Lecture Series, University of Louisville history scholar, Lee Shai Weissbach will present on Jewish cultures in small-town America tomorrow, Tuesday, April 9th, at 7:30pm
Food. People blogging about food. These are both things. With the release of the new book, ‘The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook’, the founder of the popular food blog of the same name, Deb Perelman, will present tonight at the Louisville Free Public Library’s Main branch at 7pm.
I think I’m already a fan of what’s happening here. I have not read this book, but I appreciate anything that is described as “a poignant and hysterical look at the dark, disturbing, yet wonderful moments of our lives”. Join Jenny Lawson tonight at the Summit area Barnes & Noble for a signing of her new memoir ‘Let’s Pretend This Never Happened’ at 7pm.
Spring is going to happen. Like – almost tomorrow (Wednesday, actually). Rediscover the outside world and traipse the trails with the nature nuts and writers, Sean Patrick Hill and Valerie Askren today, Monday, March 18th, at 7pm.
This makes me so full of the Crazy that I can’t even speak. Wonderful. Join author Andrew Shaffer tomorrow, Saturday, March 16th, at Carmichael’s Bookstore for a special reading and signings of his new book, ‘Literary Rogues: A Scandalous History of Wayward Authors’.