March 12, 2014
Kentucky native Paulette Livers will read from and sign her debut novel, Cementville. Set in the eponymous small Kentucky town in 1969, this novel follows the town and its people out of a placid, Eisenhower-era innocence and into the turbulence and uncertainty of the late 1960s as the Vietnam War strikes home—and strikes hard. www.morrisbookshop.com
March 13, 2014
Arvio will be reading from her new book, night thoughts: 70 dream poems & notes from an analysis, which is an intimate memoir and an essay on dreams and dreamwork. Bianca Spriggs will accompany her—she will be reading from unpublished works. www.carnegiecenterlex.org
March 15, 2014
Fab-ri-ca-tion”, a play on words, is an exhibit of fabric collages by Constance Grayson. Each artwork is composed of literally hundreds of bits of vintage, hand-dyed or commercial fabric. By layering the fabrics pieces Grayson is able to convey the impression of shading as a painter would do with paint. Her fabric “paintings” are bold interpretations of color, form and …
March 21, 2014
Neo-Soul Nights combines the artistic elements of live music, visual art, spoken word, and dance. www.beetnik.com
March 22, 2014
The Morris Book Shop welcomes Milton Toby back to our store as he signs Cañonero II: The Rags to Riches Story of the Kentucky Derby’s Most Improbable Winner. The equine establishment scoffed at Cañonero II when he appeared on the American racing scene: he had a crooked foreleg, a trainer who couldn’t speak English, and no pedigree to speak of. When he …
March 23, 2014
Over a festive 3-course brunch, organizers for the 13th annual Give Into the Groove will announce the 11 charities that will benefit from this year’s music and art extravaganza, which takes place at Whitaker Ballpark June 21. For more information, or to register, click here.
March 26, 2014
Dr. Tori Murden McClure will discuss her adventures and transformation while rowing the Atlantic Ocean, solo. She is the author of A Pearl in the Storm: How I Found My Heart in the Middle of the Ocean. www.ccclex.org
April 5, 2014
The Morris Book Shop welcomes journalist Kelly Cogswell as she signs her new book, Eating Fire: My Life as a Lesbian Avenger.In Eating Fire, Cogswell chronicles the beginnings, glory days and bitter end of the short-lived activist group Lesbian Avengers. A rare insider’s look at the process and perils of street activism, Kelly’s memoir is an uncompromising and ultimately empowering story of creative …
April 12, 2014
A KET fundraiser in the style of the hit PBS show ‘Downton Abbey’. Enjoy food, chamber music, cocktails, a best dressed and best hat contest, some entertaining takes on the series, dancing to a live band, and much more. Click Here for information.
April 26, 2014
‘The Redemption’: April 26. Servant Heart Farm, U.S. 68, Wilmore. Music lineup includes Disciple, The Never Claim, Bright Gray and other acts and events to be named later at a later date. Times and ticket information will also be announced.