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September 2014

Sunday Salons in September, Moveable Feast Lexington

September 21 @ 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Every Sunday in September, Moveable Feast Lexington will sponsor a gathering at a different historic, architecturally significant Lexington home with a special host to celebrate art, music, and literature. These events are being called September Sunday Salons. Each event will be uniquely styled by the individual hosts. Each Sunday program will serve up food, drink, and plenty of interaction with the arts and fine art collections. On Sunday, September 21st, historian and author David Burg will open his 1920s Craftsman…

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Books: Joan Walsh Anglund, Farish Theater

September 20 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Farish Theater (Central Library),
140 E. Main St. , Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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“Author of more than 95 books with 45 million in sales, Joan Walsh Anglund is a literary icon adored by generations of readers. Join us to learn more about her extraordinary career. Special guest author/illustrator Mary Engelbreit will also speak.” This event will take place at 2:30 pm at the Farish Theater.

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Books: Mark Schimmoeller, Morris Book Shop

September 20 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Morris Book Shop,
882 E. High St., Lexington, KY 40502 United States
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Mark Schimmoeller will be signing his book Slowpoke: a Unicyclist’s Guide to America at the Morris Book Shop, on September 20, at 2 pm.

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Books: Kim Harrison, Joseph-Beth

September 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Joseph Beth Booksellers,
Lexington Green, Lexington, KY United States
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New York Times bestselling author Kim Harrison discusses and signs The Witch with No Name Tuesday, September 16 at 12 pm at Joseph-Beth.

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Stars with Accents Readings, Carnegie Center

September 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Carnegie Center,
251 West Second Street, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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On Sunday, September 14, there will be Stars with Accents readings by Leatha Kendrick, Paulette Livers, and Lisa Williams, moderated by Katerina Stoykova-Klemer. The event will begin at 7 pm at the Carnegie Center.  

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Lecture: Oliver Leaman, UK Art Museum

September 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
UK Art Museum,
405 Rose Street, Lexington, KY United States
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“Join UK professor of philosophy and Zantker Professor Judaic Studies Dr. Oliver Leaman for Modern Islamic Art and Its Sources in the Middle East, a lecture in association with UK College of Arts & Sciences’ Year of the Middle East.” Sunday, September 14th at 2 pm at the UK Art Museum.  

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Wild Women of Poetry Slam, Transy

September 13 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Transylvania University’s Carrick Theater,
300 North Broadway Road, Lexington, KY 40508 United States
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On Saturday, September 13, Transylvania University’s Carrick Theatre will be hosting the Wild Women of Poetry Slam, part of the Kentucky Women Writers Conference. The Slam, which will start at 6:30 pm, will include headliner and celebrity judge Ellen Hagan, and emcee Bianca Spriggs.  

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Books: Jean P. Moore, Joseph-Beth

September 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Joseph Beth Booksellers,
161 Lexington Green Circle, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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Jean P. Moore discusses and signs Water on the Moon, at 2 pm September 12 at Joseph-Beth.

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Kentucky Women Writers Conference, Carnegie Center

September 13 @ 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Carnegie Center,
Second Street, Lexington, KY United States
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The annual Kentucky Women Writers Conference will be taking place September 12-13. Launched by UK in 1979, the Kentucky Women Writers Conference is the longest actively running women’s literary festival in the nation. On Saturday, September 13, the Carnegie Center will be hosting a number of readings, discussions, and workshops, starting at 8 am.  Daytime sessions require a general admission or student pass to attend.  

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Kentucky Women Writers Conference Keynote, Memorial Hall

September 12 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
UK Memorial Hall,
Lexington, KY United States
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As part of the Kentucky Women Writers Conference, Tracy K. Smith and Tina Chang will be doing a keynote reading at Memorial Hall, starting at 7:30 pm.

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Kentucky Women Writers Conference, Carnegie Center

September 12 @ 8:00 am - 7:30 pm
Carnegie Center,
Second Street, Lexington, KY United States
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The annual Kentucky Women Writers Conference will be taking place September 12-13. Launched by UK in 1979, the Kentucky Women Writers Conference is the longest actively running women’s literary festival in the nation. On Friday, September 12, the Carnegie Center will be hosting a number of readings, discussions, and workshops, starting at 8 am.  Daytime sessions require a general admission or student pass to attend.    

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Sonia Series Lecture, Asha Bandele, Lyric Theatre

September 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Lyric Theater,
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On Thursday, September 11, at 7 pm, the Lyric Theatre will be hosting a community lecture as part of the Sonia Sanchez Series. The keynote address by Asha Bandele, covers racial and social justice, poetry, and how they all relate to Lexington. Chaired by Patrice Muhammad.  

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Books: John Scalzi, Joseph-Beth

September 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Joseph Beth Booksellers,
Lexington, KY United States
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John Scalzi, New York Times bestselling author, Hugo Award winner, and author of Lock In, will be at Joseph-Beth Booksellers at 7 pm on September 11.

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Poetry Reading: Jill McCorkle, UK Art Museum

September 10 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
UK Art Museum,
405 Rose Street, Lexington, KY United States
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Poet and novelist Jill McCorkle will be reading poetry at the UK Art Museum at 8 pm.

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Books: Angela Pneuman, Joseph Beth

September 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Joseph Beth Booksellers,
161 Lexington Green Cir B1, Lexington, KY 40503 United States
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Kentucky author Angela Pneuman discusses and signs her debut novel Lay it on My Heart at 7 pm at Joseph-Beth Booksellers. “A moving, hilarious portrait of mothers and daughters, “Lay It on My Heart” brings us into the heart of a family weathering the toughest patch of their lives. But most of all, it marks out the seemingly unbearable realities of growing up, the strength that comes from finding real friendship, and the power of discovering–and accepting–who you are.”

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Books: Jan Karon, Joseph-Beth

September 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Joseph Beth Booksellers,
Lexington Green, Lexington, KY United States
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Jan Karon will be discussing and signing Somewhere Safe with Somebody Good: The New Mitford Novel on September 3, at 7 pm. “Jan Karon is the #1 ‘New York Times’-bestselling author of twenty-three books, including the Mitford novels, the Father Tim novels, a popular cookbook, and several books for children.”

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August 2014

Books: Kate Horning, Joseph Beth

August 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Joseph Beth,
161 Lexington Green Circle, Lexington, KY 40503 United States
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Certified holistic health coach and chef Kate Horning signs Healthy Living Redefined: Live It. Share It. at Joseph Beth, at 7 pm.  

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Wandering Storytellers, Farish Theatre

August 25 @ 7:00 am - 8:45 pm
Farish Theater (Central Library),
140 E. Main Street, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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Gwenda Johnson and Pam Holcomb present “Bee Still” at the Farish Theatre at the Central Library, at 7 pm.

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Anne Caudill & Terry Cummins, Joseph Beth

August 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Joseph Beth Booksellers,
Lexington Green, Lexington, KY United States
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Anne Caudill and Terry Cummins share The Caudills of the Cumberlands: Anne’s Story of Life with Harry at Joseph Beth at 2 pm.

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Books: Katherine Mooney, Morris Book Shop

August 22 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Morris Book Shop,
882 E. High Street, Lexington, KY 40502 United States
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Friday, August 22, Katherine Mooney signs “Race Horse Men: How Slavery and Freedom Were Made at the Racetrack” at Morris Book Shop 5:30 pm.

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Daryl Brown, Morris Book Shop

August 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Morris Book Shop,
882 E. High St., Lexington, KY 40502 United States
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Daryl Brown signs Inside the Godfather of Soul at 7 pm at the Morris Book Shop on Sunday August 17th.

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Charles Dodd White, Morris Book Shop

August 16 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Morris Book Shop,
882 E. High St., Lexington, KY 40502 United States
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Charles Dodd White will sign “A Shelter of Others” at 2 pm on Saturday August 16th at the Morris Book Shop.

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Dr. Thomas G. Barnes, Morris Book Shop

August 9 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Morris Book Shop,
882 E. High St., Lexington, KY 40502 United States
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Dr. Thomas G. Barnes signs “Kentucky, Naturally” at Morris Book Shop on Saturday August 9th at 2 pm.

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Jane Hicks and George Ella Lyon, Morris Book Shop

August 9 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Morris Book Shop,
882 E. High St., Lexington, KY 40502 United States
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Jane Hicks and George Ella Lyon sign “Driving with the Dead” and “Many Storied House” at pm on Sunday August 9th at 2 pm.

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Quest Pastor Pete Hise, Joseph Beth’s

August 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Joseph Beth Booksellers,
Lexington, KY United States
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Quest Pastor Pete Hise shares his book “What Life are You Waiting For? Push Play on the Adventure God Has for You.” at 7 pm at Joseph Beth’s.

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Poetry: Rebecca Gayle Howell, Wild Fig

August 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Wild Fig Bookstore,
Lexington, United States
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The Wild Fig Bookstore will be hosting a “A Field Office Conversation,” with Rebecca Gayle Howell, Ada Limo, and Marcus Wicker, at 7 pm.  

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Teen Howl Poetry Series, Morris Book Shop

August 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Morris Book Shop,
882 E. High St., Lexington, KY 40502 United States
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On the first Thursday of each month at 6:00 pm, it’s the Teen Howl Poetry Series! Hosts Elizabeth Beck and Jay McCoy present an open mic opportunity for the under-21 crowd to read or perform their own work: just come in, sign up, and wait for your turn to howl! Each month we also have several featured performers to cap off the evening. The open mic list can fill up fast: come early if you wish to read your work!  

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July 2014

Books: Dr. Paula Trimble, The Morris Book Shop

July 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Morris Book Shop,
882 E. High St., Lexington, KY 40502 United States
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Dr. Paula Trimble to sign Prostitutes, Virgins and Mothers: Questioning Teachings about Biblical Women at Lexington’s The Morris Book Shop on July 13 at 2 pm.

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Books: Andrea Raynor, Joseph Beth

July 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Joseph Beth,
161 Lexington Green Circle, Lexington, KY 40503 United States
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Andrea Raynor will be signing and discussing her book Incognito : Lost and Found at Harvard Divinity School at Lexington’s Joseph-Beth Booksellers on Tuesday, July 1 at 7 pm.

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June 2014

LexPoMo Lexcentric Poetry Open Mic Night

June 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Farish Theater,
140 East Main St, Lexington, KY United States
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“Poetry Open Mic Night, celebrating LexPoMo – come and sign up to read or perform ANY type of poetry! The only requirement is to reference Lexington, or anything Lexington-related, in your piece.”

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Books: Karen White, Joseph Beth

June 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Joseph Beth,
161 Lexington Green Circle, Lexington, KY 40503 United States
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New York Times bestselling author Karen White sign A Long Time Gone at Lexington’s Joseph-Beth Booksellers at 7 pm

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Concert: Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band, The Morris Book Shop

June 23 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Morris Book Shop,
882 E. High St., Lexington, KY 40502 United States
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Latin Grammy winners Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band perform at Lexington’s The Morris Book Shop on June 23 at 3 pm.

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Books: Kevin Hearne, Joseph-Beth

June 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Joseph Beth,
161 Lexington Green Circle, Lexington, KY 40503 United States
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Kevin Hearne will be at Lexington’s Joseph-Beth Booksellers signing and discussing his book Shattered on Thursday, June 19 at 7 pm.

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Books: Kerry Boudreaux, The Morris Book Shop

June 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Morris Book Shop,
882 E. High St., Lexington, KY 40502 United States
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Lexington author Kerry Bourdreaux will be at The Morris Book Shop to sign “PRISM: Seeing the World Through the Hearts of People with Special Needs” on June 14 at 2 pm.

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Books: Jack DuArte, Joseph-Beth

June 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Joseph Beth,
161 Lexington Green Circle, Lexington, KY 40503 United States
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Local author Jack DuArte will sign his book The White Mouse at Joseph-Beth Booksellers on Saturday, June 14 at 1 pm.

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Lexington Poetry Month: Brunch on Mars

June 14 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
Carnegie Center,
251 W. Second Street, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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The Kentucky Women Writers Conference celebrates Lexington Poetry Month: Join Tasha Cotter and Iris Law, poets and board members of Kentucky Women Writers Conference, for a discussion of our keynote speaker, Tracy K. Smith, Pulitzer Prize winner in poetry for Life on Mars. Smith will give a free public reading in Lexington on Sept. 12, 2014. This discussion is free and open to the public, and photocopies of poems will be available, along with complimentary bagels, cream cheese, and coffee.…

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Books: Carolyn Curry, Joseph-Beth

June 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Joseph Beth,
161 Lexington Green Circle, Lexington, KY 40503 United States
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Carolyn Curry comes to Lexington’s Joseph-Beth to sign and discuss her book Suffer and Grow Strong: The Life of Ella Gertrude Clanton Thomas, 1834-1907  on Friday, June 13 at 6 pm.

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Books: Mari Adkins, Morris Book Shop

June 8 @ 2:00 pm
Morris Book Shop,
882 E. High St., Lexington, KY 40502 United States
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Southern gothic fiction writer Mari Adkins will be at The Morris Book Shop on June 8 at 2 pm to sign her book Midnight.

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Books-in-Progress Conference, Carnegie Center

June 6 - 7
Carnegie Center,
251 W. Second Street, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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The 2014 Conference, featuring bestselling nonfiction author Ann Hagedorn (Beyond the River: The Untold Story of the Heroes of the Underground Railroad and Wild Ride: The Rise & Fall of Calumet Farm), among others, is slated for June 6 & 7, 2014. The conference will offer craft & business workshops led by Frank X Walker, Marcia Thornton Jones, Julia Johnson, Peggy DeKay, and other top professionals. Enjoy small workshops & personal attention.

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Lit: Poetry and Paraphernalia, Morris Book Shop

June 1 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Morris Book Shop,
882 E. High St., Lexington, KY 40502 United States
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To kick-off Lexington Poetry Month, Lexington’s Morris Book Shop will be hosting a poetry open mic starting at 2pm, with Katerina Stoykova-Klemer as emcee. Kentucky For Kentucky will host a pop-up shop from 1pm-4pm

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Lexington Poetry Month 2014

June 1
Lexington,
Kentucky,
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“Lexington Poetry Month was created by Hap Houlihan of the Morris book shop and Katerina Stoykova-Klemer of Accents Publishing to get Lexington, Kentucky writing and sharing poetry for the entire month of June. Last year, Accents Publishing conducted the Lexington Poetry Month Writing Challenge, which allows anyone who wants to the challenge to write a poem every day and share up to ten of them on the Accents Blog.”

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May 2014

BOOKS: Institute 193: Volume One, Morris Books

May 24 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Morris Book Shop,
882 E. High St., Lexington, KY 40502 United States
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On June 1, Lexington’s Institute 193 will release a new book highlighting the work of some 18 artists that the North Limestone gallery has played host to since its 2009 inception. The book, Institute 193: Volume One, is set to be a reflection of both the gallery itself and the artists whose work has hung on or, just as often, echoed off the small shop’s walls. Most Lexington art lovers who pick up the book will already be familiar with some…

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COMICS Free Comic Book Day!

May 3
Collectibles Etc,
115 N. Locust Hill Drive Ste 115, Lexington, KY United States
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Annual event at Collectibles Etc at 115 N. Locust Hill Drive (photos with Star Wars characters). 10 am to 8 pm.

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April 2014

THEATRE: Gossamer, Lex Children’s Theatre

April 19 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lexington Children’s Theatre,
418 West Short Street , Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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Lexington Children’s Theatre Saturday, April 19th 2pm Gossamer, based on a novel by Lois Lowry, is focused on the power of healing dreams. LIVE THEATRE LISTINGS, LEXINGTON KY, 2014

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BOOKS: John Calipari, Joseph Beth

April 17 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Joseph Beth Booksellers,
161 Lexington Green Cir # B, Lexington, KY 40503 United States
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Joseph Beth Booksellers Thursday, April 17th 6 pm John Calipari will be discussing and signing his book Players First: Coaching from the Inside Out. First come first serve for this ticketed event. Tickets are free to those who pre-order or purchase Calipari’s book from Joseph Beth Booksellers. LIVE BOOK SIGNING LISTINGS, LEXINGTON KENTUCKY, 2014

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BOOKS: Story Musgrave, Joseph Beth

April 15 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Joseph Beth Booksellers,
161 Lexington Green Cir # B, Lexington, KY 40503 United States
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Joseph Beth Booksellers Tuesday, April 15th 11 am Story Musgrave will be discussing and signing Blue Grass Airport: An American Aviation Story. Musgrave’s book focuses on the history of aviation in central Kentucky.  LIVE BOOK SIGNINGS, LEXINGTON KY, 2014

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BOOKS: Anne Carmichael, Joseph Beth Booksellers

April 12 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Joseph Beth Booksellers,
161 Lexington Green Cir # B, Lexington, KY 40503 United States
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Joseph Beth Booksellers Saturday, April 12th 2 pm Anne Carmichael discusses Magoo Who? Life Through My Eyes. A portion of the sales will be donated to organizations that assist homeless and handicap animals.  LIVE BOOK SIGNING LISTINGS, LEXINGTON KENTUCKY, 2014

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BOOKS: Ann B. Ross, Joseph Beth

April 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Joseph Beth Booksellers,
161 Lexington Green Cir # B, Lexington, KY 40503 United States
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Joseph Beth Booksellers Thursday, April 10th 7 pm Best selling author Ann B. Ross will be discussing and signing her newest book Miss Julia Stirs Up Trouble. LIVE BOOK SIGNING LISTINGS, LEXINGTON KENTUCKY, 2014

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BOOKS: Milt Toby, Joseph Beth

April 9 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Joseph Beth Booksellers,
161 Lexington Green Cir # B, Lexington, KY 40503 United States
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Joseph Beth Booksellers Wednesday, April 9th 7 pm Milt Toby will be discussing and signing Canonero II, his third book about Thoroughbred racing. LIVE BOOK SIGNINGS, LEXINGTON KENTUCKY, 2014

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BOOKS: Dane Huckelbridge, Merrick Inn

April 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Joseph Beth Booksellers,
161 Lexington Green Cir # B, Lexington, KY 40503 United States
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Bourbon Tasting and Book Signing Hosted at the Merrick Inn Thursday, April 3rd 6 pm Dane Huckelbridge discusses the history of Bourbon while signing his newest release Bourbon: A History of the American Spirit. The ticket price includes the tasting and a copy of the book. The event is hosted by the event location Merrick Inn and Joseph Beth Booksellers. LIVE BOOK SIGNING LISTINGS, BOURBON TASTING, LEXINGTON KY, 2014

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