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Arts bulletin board: March 7, 2014

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By The Staff

‘Hepburn Girls’ to be show on Sunday

The Hepburn Girls, an independent film shot in and around Shelby County – locations include Tracy's Home Furniture, Science Hill Dining Room, Sixth and Main Coffeehouse and Grove Hill Cemetery – and including Shelby County actors will have a 1-time, encore screening on Sunday.

You can see the film, written and produced by Ashley Raymer-Brown and Rachael Yeager – at 3 p.m. at the Village 8 theaters on Dutchman's Lane in Louisville.

Tickets may be purchased at the door or in advance by visiting Facebook.com/TheHepburnGirls. Limited seating is available.

Art series announced

Shelby Artists on Main, Inc. announced an Art Speaks! series of art workshops for adults and youth. Thanks to a grant from the Shelby County Community Foundation, Shelby Artists on Main, Inc. has awarded funding to six artists to conduct workshops:

  • Zentangles Art – a workshop for adults, March 29, 10 a.m.-noon, at the Shelby County Cooperative Extension Office. Contact Stephanie Allison at sallison@twc.com.
  • Viking Art – a workshop for youth, grades 6 through 12, April 11, 5:30-8:30 p.m., at the Shelby County Public Library. Contact thomasfreese@bellsouth.net.
  • Acrylic/collage Art – a workshop for adults, May 31, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Shelby County Extension Office. Contact JoAnne Jackson at joannajksn@gmail.com to register.
  • Book Binding Art – a workshop for adults, date TBA in June, location TBA. Contact Joanne Price at contact@snickleprice.com.
  • In the Style of Alexander Calder Wire Sculpture – a workshop for youth ages 9 to 13, date TBA in late summer, location TBA. Contact Rose Flowers at rkflowers@gmail.com.
  • Silk painting – a workshop for mothers and teenage daughters, date TBA in fall, location TBA. Contact Rose Flowers at rkflowers@gmail.com.

Poet laureate at library

Frank X. Walker of Lexington, poet, author and teacher, will be at the Shelby County Public Library, 309 8th St. from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday. Walker was named Kentucky’s 2013-14 poet laureate, the first black writer to receive this honor. For more information, contact 633-3803, ext. 11 or marketing@scplibrary.net.

Author Bryant at library

You can spend an evening with author Bobbie Smith Bryant will be from 6 to 7 p.m. March 13 in the Hudson Room at the Shelby County Public Library, 309 8th St. in Shelbyville.

Bryant is a rising Kentucky author and film-making associate who has authored several books, including Passions of Black Patch: Cooking & Quilting in Western Ky., Farming in Black Patch and Forty Acres and A Red Belly Ford. Registration is requested for seating. For more information, contact 633-3803, ext. 11 or marketing@scplibrary.net.

Winter reading program at library

Adult winter reading will be through March 15 at the Shelby County Public Library, 309 8th St. in Shelbyville. The event is for 18 years old and older, and registration is required. A participant must have a library card in good standing with no fine balance. If a participant does not have a card, signing up will earn him or her a ticket to be placed n the weekly prize drawing. Registration begins Monday at the library or by sending an E-mail to marketing@scplibrary.net. For more information, call 633-3803, ext. 11.

Beatles concert

Shelby County Community Children’s Choir (SC3) will be performing Beatles music at a concert at 7 p.m. March 16 at First Christian Church of Shelbyville, 1000 Eminence Pike. The choice is preparing for its appearance in May at Abbey Road on the River, the annual Beatles celebration in Louisville.

Sweet Kentucky subjects

The Colonel’s finger lickin’ chicken, barbeque and burgoo-Kentucky is known for many culinary creations. But what tops off a fantastic meal is a fabulous dessert, one that leaves you satisfied with that lingering sweet, scrumptious taste that could only come from the Bluegrass state.

Author and Kentucky native Sarah C. Baird has penned a new book about mouth-watering confections titled, Kentucky Sweets: Bourbon Balls, Spoonbread & Mile High Pie. She will speak about her book at 6:30 p.m. on March 20 at the Rob Morris Educational Building on the grounds of the Oldham County History Center campus. Copies of Baird’s book will also be available for purchase and author signing. The cost is $15 for Oldham County Historical Society members and $18 for non-members. Reservations are required by calling 502-222-0826. For more information, visit www.OldhamCountyHistoricalSociety.org or info@OldhamCountyHistoricalSociety.org.

One book – one community

A community-wide read of Ahab’s Wife, written by Sena Jeter Naslund, will be from 6 to 7 p.m. April 17 at the Shelby County Public Library, 309 8th St. A kickoff for the book give-a-way will be March 17. One book per person, no reserves. Registration is requested for seating purposes and notification of any program changes. For more information, contact 633-3803, ext. 11 or marketing@scplibrary.net.

Library story hours

Story hours at the Shelby County Public Library, 309 8th St., will be at 10 a.m. for 2-to-3-year-olds and 11 a.m. for 4-to-5-year-olds on Tuesdays; 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. for 2-to-5-year-olds on Wednesdays; 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. for “Baby Time,” birth to 2-year-olds, on Thursdays. For more information or to register for Baby Time, contact 633-3803. Registration is not required for the other ages.

 

For more listings of arts and entertainment events, visit www.SentinelNews.com/calendar.