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Arts

  • Shelby minister publishes book about U.S. and Israel

    Joel League, founding minister at Living Waters Church in Clay Village, has a book he wrote in 2011 about his travels in Israel and that country’s relationship to the U.S. The book, called Deliverance from Another Place, is based on the Biblical principles about how Israel was created and should be viewed. League answered some questions from Sentinel-News reporter Spencer Jenkins

     

    The Sentinel-News: What prompted you to write this book?

  • That face on your TV may be someone familiar

    “It seems like only yesterday when she graduated from [Shelby County] high school, and now she’s living in Hollywood, within walking distance of the Walk of Fame.”

    Those are the words of Eve Lawson Lewis, the mother of Ruby Lewis, a member of the Class of 2003 who just finished up a national tour of the Broadway musical Greaselast year and has moved on from musical theater to television.

  • Woman with Shelby ties earns Oscar nomination

    Jennifer Lawrence has come a long way from the little girl who was raised in Louisville and enjoyed summers at a camp facility her family owns in Shelby County.

    At the tender age of 20, Lawrence was nominated Tuesday for the Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in Winter’s Bone, which also was named a finalist for Best Picture.

    Lawrence’s competition? Nicole Kidman, Natalie Portman, Annette Bening and Michelle Williams.

  • A storyteller tells all

    Shelbyville resident and author Byron Crawford says he considers himself a good listener.

    He says he learned the art of listening while at his mother’s knee, in the tobacco barns, at the feedlots and fishing ponds of Lincoln County. He says he loved to listen to his parents’ friends tell stories.

    “I had great upbringing, and storytelling was a part of it,” Crawford says. “Some of the best storytellers I have ever met were the men and women I grew up listening to.

  • Arts bulletin board: Aug. 8, 2014

    Sutherland to have

    poetry reading

    Eric Sutherland will be reading poetry from his latest book "Pendulum" on August 16th at 6th and Main Coffee House.  Sutherland is a native of Shelby County and now resides in Lexington. For more information, contact the Sixth and Main Coffeehouse at Kathryn@6amcoffee.com.

     

    New Shelby Artists on Main workshops

  • Arts bulletin board: Aug. 1, 2014

    Free guided tours

    at Kentucky Artisan Center

    On Saturday, Aug. 9, the Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea will offer visitors free guided tours through the center’s gallery exhibit, “Repurposed & Recycled: Works by Kentucky Artisans,” and the lobby exhibit, “Kentucky Bourbon: Distillation and Inspiration.”

  • Arts bulletin board: July 25, 2014

    Marilyn Foulke to demonstrate

    during Berea’s Quilt Extravaganza

     

  • Arts bulletin board: June 20, 2014

    Jerry Bruckheimer

    book signing

    Film director/producer Jerry Bruckheimer will be signing copies of Michael Singer’s book “Jerry Bruckheimer: When Lightning Strikes – Four Decades of Filmmaking” at Nettie Jarvis Antiques/The Old Sugar Valley Country Store, 111-113 Taylorsville Road, in Bloomfield. The event will be from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on July 5, and refreshments will be served.

  • Arts bulletin board: June 6, 2014

    13 museums offer free admission to


    active military personnel and families

     

    Thirteen Kentucky museums are offering free admission to active military members and their families this summer as part of the Blue Star Museums initiative. The window for free admission runs through Labor Day, Sept. 1.

  • Arts bulletin board: May 30, 2014

    Arts council offering grants to

    help add arts in curriculum

     

    The Kentucky Arts Council is accepting applications through June 15 from schools and school districts interested in having a consultant assist in developing plans and assessment tools for integrating the arts across the curriculum.