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September 2014

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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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: 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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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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March 2015

Mike Daisey, EKU

March 5, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
EKU Center,
1 Hall Drive, Richmond, KY 40475 United States
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Mike Daisey will perform “Life During Wartime” at the EKU Center for the Arts on Thursday March 5 at 7:30 pm.

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April 2015

David Sedaris, EKU

April 14, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
EKU Center,
1 Hall Drive, Richmond, KY 40475 United States
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David Sedaris will be performing at EKU on Tuesday April 14 at 7:30 pm.

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