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October 27, 2014

Open Mic with Coralee at Willie’s Locally Known

Willlie’s Locally Known hosts their weekly open mic series with Coralee. 

Start: October 27, 2014 8:00 pm
End: October 27, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Willie's Locally Known
805 North Broadway Road , Lexington, KY, 40508 , United States

October 29, 2014

Holler Poets Series #77 at Al’s Bar

Holler 77, ‘Hollerween’, features the return of Mikey Swanberg and the debut of Rabbit Catastrophe Press founder Robin LaMer Rahija. Providing the music is open mic regular and local hip-hop artist, Zach Daddy aka Zachary Johnson. As usual open mic begins and ends the show with signups beginning at 6:45.  www.alsbarlexington.com   

Start: October 29, 2014 9:00 pm
End: October 29, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Al's Bar
601 North Limestone, Lexington, KY, United States

October 30, 2014

Heather Greene Discussing and Signing “Whiskey Distilled” at Joseph-Beth

In this lively and authoritative guide, Greene uses bright visuals, an easy-to-read format, and the familiar vocabulary of wine to teach readers about whiskey and encourage them to make their own evaluations. Peppered with wry anecdotes drawn from her unusual life–and including recipes for delicious cocktails by some of today’s most celebrated mixologists–Whiskey Distilled will be enthusiastically greeted by the …

Start: October 30, 2014 7:00 pm
End: October 30, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Joseph-Beth Booksellers
161 Lexington Green Cir #B, Lexington, KY, United States

November 1, 2014

Writing Workshop at The UK Art Museum

Join poet and UK Professor of English, Julia Johnson, for “Poetry in the Museum” a workshop inspired by the “Take My Word For It” exhibition. This event is appropriate for writers of all ages and experience.

Start: November 1, 2014 10:00 am
End: November 1, 2014 12:00 pm
Venue: UK Art Museum
Phone: (859) 257-5716
405 Rose St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $20 , $15 for members and students

November 7, 2014

Carnegie Center Classics: Catcher In The Rye

  Step into mid-century New York City. Spend an evening in the world of Holden Caulfield. This November, our annual “Carnegie Classics” happening will celebrate J.D. Salinger’s classic, “Catcher in the Rye.”   www.carnegiecenterlex.org

Start: November 7, 2014 7:00 pm
End: November 7, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
251 W. Second St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $15 advance, $20 at the door

January 20, 2015

‘Dwellings’ Artist Talk with Libby Rowe at Morlan Gallery

Texas artist Libby Rowe deconstructs notions of home, house, and neighborhood in this one-person exhibition that features photography and sculpture. In three major works, Inside/Out, (sub)Division, and Dwell, Rowe cleverly casts a fresh gaze on the façade- like quality of the American home, questions the success of the urban subdivision, and considers the philosophical meaning of “dwellings.”  

Start: January 20, 2015 12:30 pm
End: January 20, 2015 1:30 pm
Venue: Morlan Gallery
Phone: (859) 233-8142
300 N Broadway, Lexington, 40508

March 5, 2015

Mike Daisey: ‘Life During Wartime’ at EKU Center for the Arts

Groundbreaking author, actor, and monologist Mike Daisey’s new work, “Life During Wartime” was inspired by his father, a veterans’ counselor, and focuses on the lives of veterans after they come home, and the changing face of our military. A captivating piece by an artist The New York Times calls “one of the finest solo performers of his generation.” www.ekucenter.com

Start: March 5, 2015 7:30 pm
End: March 5, 2015 9:30 pm
Venue: EKU Center for the Arts
Phone: 859-622-7469
Hall Drive, Richmond, KY, United States
Cost: $20-$34