Learn the impressive story of Frenchwoman Jeanne Baret , the disguised 18th explorer and first woman to circumnavigate our planet. University of Louisville professor, Glynis Ridley, will present her tale as part of Locust Grove’s Afternoon Lecture Series this Wednesday, June 6th, at 1pm.
Kicking off the Grassroots Gala, Rooibee Red Tea and the Center For Neighborhoods are proud to host an event with the authors of ‘Two Centuries of Black Louisville: A Photographic History’. Join Merv Aubespin, Kenneth Clay and J. Blaine Hudson at the Henry Clay building this Friday, June 1st, at 5pm.
Visit Carmichael’s Bookstore this Thursday evening, May 31st, at 7pm for a special event featuring a new book by Sister Monica Weis, ‘The Environmental Vision of Thomas Merton’.
The native Louisvillian and critically-acclaimed author of modern fiction brings her latest release to Carmichael’s Bookstore this coming Wednesday, May 30th, at 7pm.
Spotlighting Kentuckians restoring health and culture to the Bluegrass, local author, Kelly Van Winkle, Campbell presents her new book, ‘Saving Kentucky: Greening the Bluegrass’ at Locust Grove, tomorrow, Wednesday, May 23rd, at 7pm.
University of Louisville associate professor of history, A. Glenn Crothers, will present his new book, ‘Quakers Living in the Lion’s Mouth’, at The Filson Historical Society tomorrow, Tuesday, May 22nd, at 6pm.
The state’s largest reading series, featuring dozens of contemporary talents, will be held Saturday, May19th through Friday, May 25th.
Join fellow Louisvillian Andrew V. McNeill for the launch of his first novel at Carmichael’s Bookstore tomorrow, Wednesday, May 16th at 7pm.
The best of the Bluegrass’s literary ladies will convene this weekend, Saturday, May 16th, for the 6th annual Kentucky Woman’s Book Festival held at UofL’s Ekstrom Library.
Nationally-renowned writer, Sallie Bingham, returns to the Bluegrass as she presents her newest release, ‘The Blue Box: Five Lives in Letters’, exploring the dramatic life of her four times Great-Grandmother, Margaret Haskins. Catch her at The Filson Historical Society tomorrow night, Tuesday, May 15th, at 6pm.
Like any good lover, Louisville has a secret past. Journey into the darkened alleys of River City’s more scandalous tales of old as author and historian Keven McQueen shares his new book, ‘Louisville Murder and Mayhem’ tomorrow, Saturday, May 12th, at 4pm.
Author, teacher and Sarabandista, Kirby Gann, will share his latest literary release, ‘Ghosting’, tomorrow afternoon, Saturday, April 21st at Carmichael’s Bookstore. Stop by at 4pm – you’ve got hours to kill before all that nonsense at the waterfront.