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September 3, 2015

Kim Harrison signs and discusses “The Drafter: Peri Reed Chronicles” at Joseph-Beth

The Bourne Identity” meets “Minority Report” in this first highly anticipated installment in Harrison’s sexy new suspense trilogy, featuring a brilliant special task agent at the top of her field and set in a futuristic Detroit. Tickets to meet the author FREE with purchase of ‘The Drafter’. Gives Back members are eligible for a limited number of VIP tickets. www.josephbeth.com

Start: September 3, 2015 7:00 pm
End: September 3, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Joseph-Beth Booksellers
161 Lexington Green Cir #B, Lexington, KY, United States

September 12, 2015

Wild Women of Poetry Slam at The Downtown Arts Center

A poetry slam competition sponsored annually by the Kentucky Women Writers Conference, emceed by Bianca Spriggs, with featured celebrity judge Jessica Helen Lopez and Nashville singer/songwriter Amythyst Kiah. Poets Christina Boyd, Lisa Marie, Jordon Roberts, and Jeannie Woller will compete for the $500 Faith A. Smith prize. This event is free and open to the public.

Start: September 12, 2015 7:30 pm
End: September 12, 2015 9:30 pm
Venue: Downtown Arts Center
141 East Main Street, Lexington, KY, United States

September 13, 2015

Kentucky Women Writers Conference: Stars with Accents at The Carnegie Center

Accents Publishing and the Kentucky Women Writers Conference presents Stars With Accents, featuring readings by Bianca Bargo, Martha Billips, and Allison Joseph and moderated by Katerina Stoykova-Klemer. This event is free and open to the public.

Start: September 13, 2015 10:00 am
End: September 13, 2015 12:00 pm
Venue: Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
251 W. Second St., Lexington, KY, United States

April 22, 2016

Radiolab’s Jad Abumrad: “Gut Churn” at EKU Center for The Arts

Jad Abumrad, host of WNYC’s Radiolab, knows something about creative struggle. Through this IdeaFestival keynote speaking event, Abumrad discusses what he calls “Gut Churn,” the radical uncertainty that he feels exists at the very core of creative process. Using examples from Radiolab’s own evolution, he shares the benefits of negative feedback and how we can look out for “pointing arrows” …

Start: April 22, 2016 7:30 pm
End: April 22, 2016 9:00 pm
Venue: EKU Center for the Arts
Phone: 859-622-7469
Hall Drive, Richmond, KY, United States
Cost: $15 - $38
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