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April 25, 2015

James C. Nicholson book signing at Joseph-Beth

Each year on the first Saturday in May, the world turns its attention to the twin spires of Churchill Downs for the high-stakes excitement of the “greatest two minutes in sports,” the Kentucky Derby. No American sporting event can claim the history, tradition, or pageantry that the Kentucky Derby holds. For more than 130 years, spectators have been fascinated by …

Start: April 25, 2015 2:00 pm
End: April 25, 2015 4:00 pm
Venue: Joseph-Beth Booksellers
Address:
161 Lexington Green Cir #B, Lexington, KY, United States

April 27, 2015

Open Mic Night with Coralee at Willie’s Locally Known

Local songbird Coralee hosts an all-inclusive open mic night on the Willie’s stage. Sign ups start at 7. www.willieslex.com  

Start: April 27, 2015 8:00 pm
End: April 27, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Willie's Locally Known
Address:
805 North Broadway Road , Lexington, KY, 40508 , United States
Cost: Free

April 28, 2015

Sarah Mlynowski book signing at Joseph-Beth

“Beauty Queen: Whatever After #7″ The magical seventh installment in this New York Times bestselling series! This time, the magic mirror sucks Abby and Jonah into the story of Beauty and the Beast. When Jonah angers the Beast by picking flowers from his garden, he becomes the Beast’s prisoner. Abby has to save her brother by finding Beauty, whom the …

Start: April 28, 2015 7:00 pm
End: April 28, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Joseph-Beth Booksellers
Address:
161 Lexington Green Cir #B, Lexington, KY, United States

April 29, 2015

Holler Poets Series #83 at Al’s Bar

Holler will celebrate national poetry month with the return of Normandi Ellis, author of Words on Water, and the debut of two-time National Poetry Slam Champion, Roger Bonair-Agard, his latest Bury My Clothes, a long list finalist for the National Book Award. Providing music is Louisville based old time/folk artist Alejandro Udisco Kentucki (Alex Udisco). www.alsbarlexington.com

Start: April 29, 2015 8:00 pm
End: April 29, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: Al's Bar
Address:
601 North Limestone, Lexington, KY, United States

April 30, 2015

Write Or Die Poetry Slam at The Raven House

As National Poetry Month comes to a close, celebrate local and regional poets who will compete for first, second, and third place cash prizes in an elimination-round poetry slam. Presented by Bianca Spriggs, this fast-paced event in a living room setting will offer spectators an opportunity to cheer on the spellbinding power of poetry delivered by seasoned spoken word artists.  …

Start: April 30, 2015 7:00 pm
End: April 30, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: The Raven House Show
Address:
3229 Raven Cir, 40502, KY, United States
Cost: $20

May 2, 2015

Independent Book Store Day at Morris Book Shop

For the first time ever, the magical, mythical independent book stores are getting their own national celebration. For one day only, enjoy browsing exclusive books, art prints, and Kentucky bookmarks. www.morrisbookshop.com

Start: May 2, 2015 10:00 am
End: May 2, 2015 7:00 pm
Venue: the Morris Book Shop
Phone: 859-276-0494
Address:
882 E. High Street, Lexington, KY, United States

May 4, 2015

Open Mic Night with Coralee at Willie’s Locally Known

Local songbird Coralee hosts an all-inclusive open mic night on the Willie’s stage. Sign ups start at 7. www.willieslex.com  

Start: May 4, 2015 8:00 pm
End: May 4, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Willie's Locally Known
Address:
805 North Broadway Road , Lexington, KY, 40508 , United States
Cost: Free

May 11, 2015

Open Mic Night with Coralee at Willie’s Locally Known

Local songbird Coralee hosts an all-inclusive open mic night on the Willie’s stage. Sign ups start at 7. www.willieslex.com  

Start: May 11, 2015 8:00 pm
End: May 11, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Willie's Locally Known
Address:
805 North Broadway Road , Lexington, KY, 40508 , United States
Cost: Free

May 18, 2015

Open Mic Night with Coralee at Willie’s Locally Known

Local songbird Coralee hosts an all-inclusive open mic night on the Willie’s stage. Sign ups start at 7. www.willieslex.com  

Start: May 18, 2015 8:00 pm
End: May 18, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Willie's Locally Known
Address:
805 North Broadway Road , Lexington, KY, 40508 , United States
Cost: Free

May 21, 2015

Antony and Cleopatra–Stratford Festival Screening at Fayette Mall Theater

 The Cinemark Theater at Fayette Mall will be joining with Fathom Events and BY Experience for a special cinematic event: three screenings of Stratford Festival‘s Shakespearean performances. The screenings will start with King Lear on Wednesday, February 25, followed by King John on Wednesday, April 8 and Antony and Cleopatra on Thursday, May 21. For more showtimes and to purchase …

Start: May 21, 2015 5:00 pm
End: May 21, 2015 5:00 pm
Venue: Cinemark Fayette Mall
Address:
3800 Mall Rd. Plaza, Lexington, KY, 40503, United States

May 25, 2015

Open Mic Night with Coralee at Willie’s Locally Known

Local songbird Coralee hosts an all-inclusive open mic night on the Willie’s stage. Sign ups start at 7. www.willieslex.com  

Start: May 25, 2015 8:00 pm
End: May 25, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Willie's Locally Known
Address:
805 North Broadway Road , Lexington, KY, 40508 , United States
Cost: Free

June 1, 2015

Open Mic Night with Coralee at Willie’s Locally Known

Local songbird Coralee hosts an all-inclusive open mic night on the Willie’s stage. Sign ups start at 7. www.willieslex.com  

Start: June 1, 2015 8:00 pm
End: June 1, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Willie's Locally Known
Address:
805 North Broadway Road , Lexington, KY, 40508 , United States
Cost: Free

June 8, 2015

Open Mic Night with Coralee at Willie’s Locally Known

Local songbird Coralee hosts an all-inclusive open mic night on the Willie’s stage. Sign ups start at 7. www.willieslex.com  

Start: June 8, 2015 8:00 pm
End: June 8, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Willie's Locally Known
Address:
805 North Broadway Road , Lexington, KY, 40508 , United States
Cost: Free

June 15, 2015

Open Mic Night with Coralee at Willie’s Locally Known

Local songbird Coralee hosts an all-inclusive open mic night on the Willie’s stage. Sign ups start at 7. www.willieslex.com  

Start: June 15, 2015 8:00 pm
End: June 15, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Willie's Locally Known
Address:
805 North Broadway Road , Lexington, KY, 40508 , United States
Cost: Free

June 20, 2015

Thomas Merton Talk at Shaker Village

Join Dr. Paul Pearson of The Thomas Merton Center at Bellarmine University to discuss Shaker Village’s summer exhibition, A Hidden Wholeness: The Zen Photography of Thomas Merton. www.shakervillageky.org

Start: June 20, 2015 5:00 pm
End: June 20, 2015 7:00 pm
Venue: Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill
Phone: (859) 734-1545
Address:
3501 Lexington Road , Harrodsburg, KY, United States

June 22, 2015

Open Mic Night with Coralee at Willie’s Locally Known

Local songbird Coralee hosts an all-inclusive open mic night on the Willie’s stage. Sign ups start at 7. www.willieslex.com  

Start: June 22, 2015 8:00 pm
End: June 22, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Willie's Locally Known
Address:
805 North Broadway Road , Lexington, KY, 40508 , United States
Cost: Free

June 29, 2015

Open Mic Night with Coralee at Willie’s Locally Known

Local songbird Coralee hosts an all-inclusive open mic night on the Willie’s stage. Sign ups start at 7. www.willieslex.com  

Start: June 29, 2015 8:00 pm
End: June 29, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Willie's Locally Known
Address:
805 North Broadway Road , Lexington, KY, 40508 , United States
Cost: Free