In conjunction with Black History Month, local historian and former Filson staffer, Peg Bogert, will explore the history of slavery in Kentucky this Thursday, February 16th at 12pm at The Filson Historical Society.
Rising poetic talents from colleges throughout the state were honored this past Sunday with a round of prize money, applause and – of course – pie at Sarabande Books’ 2012 Pie Party.
The need to provide care for an ill or aging family increases as we round the corners of maturity. Let the Library’s Boom Time Series provide some options, ideas and personal experiences about care-giving for your life this Wednesday, February 15th at 6pm.
Head out to everybody’s favorite local bookstore this Sunday, February 12th at 4pm, and join local author John E. Findling as he presents a diverse look at one of Louisville’s most popular boroughs.
Let Cupid’s arrow strike your heart with poetic desire. Head out to The Bard’s Town tomorrow, Friday, February 10th, and spread the love at the monthly InKY Reading Series with poets Katerina Stoykova-Klemer and Alyssa Knickerbocker.
UofL’s English department will feature computer scientist and author, Brian Christian, as part of the Axton Reading Series. Join Christian for a free reading tomorrow, Thursday, February 9th, on-campus at 4:30pm.
The Boom Time Series continues in the month of February with the next health and wellness chapter, ‘My Other Life – three different perspectives’. Get the dirt on farming, gardening and green-thumbing 101 this Wednesday, February 8th at 6pm, and enrich your mind and body.
Co-authors Kenneth Clay and Mervin Aubespin share their memories of life in Louisville’s bustling Walnut Street neighborhood tomorrow evening, Tuesday February 7th at 6pm.
Seventy-five years ago the Ohio flooded our River City in Louisville’s worst natural disaster of the 20th century. Join a team of local historians, authors and journalists this Tuesday, February 7th at 7pm, as the Library explores the extraordinary measures taken during The Great Flood.
Hey Diddle Diddle, Don't miss this cat's fiddle. The cow made love to the moon. The little dog drank till he got in a fight, and the bitch ran away with the spoon.
It’s time to dust off your poetry shoes and don your favorite literary festoons! The 2012 season of Sarabande Books’ 21c Reading Series starts tonight at 7:30pm!
Join historian James A. Ramage at The Filson Historical Society today at noon as he discusses his new book, ‘Kentucky Rising: Democracy, Slavery and Culture from the Early Republic to the Civil War’.