Jesse Stuart Foundation preserves the human and literary legacy of Jesse Stuart and other Kentucky and Appalachian writers.
‰ Tuesday at 5:45 p.m. The JSF Regional Readers book discussion groups will meet. The January selection is “The Lacuna” by Barbara Kingsolver. The book group is open to all and new members are always welcome.
‰The Jesse Stuart Room features Stuart memorabilia, rare books and collectible items.
‰The Leming Art Gallery features works by area artists and photographs by William “Pictureman” Mullins.
‰The JSF Bookstore offers a wide variety of new, used and collectible books; fine art prints; Granville Pottery, gift items; Mom Blakeman’s Creamed Pull Candy; and Ruth Hunt’s “Blue Monday” candy bars; assorted and sugar-free chocolates; and bourbon balls. Also featured are books in the “Images of America” series of local pictorial histories.
‰The Young Readers’ Corner features Jesse Stuart’s junior books as well as books for children by Billy C. Clark and other regional authors; books in the “Childhood of Famous Americans” series; and resources for teachers of reading.
‰What’s new at the Jesse Stuart Foundation? “Changing Lives in Appalacha: The New Opportunity Scholl for Women”, by Jane B. Stephenson. The softcover book is available for $15 per copy.
The Jesse Stuart Foundation is at 1645 Winchester Ave. in Ashland and is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. For more information, call (606) 326-1667, visit jsfbooks.com, or friend us on Facebook.
KENTUCKY ARTISAN CENTER
‰Through Feb. 23 — “The Threads That Bind.” Textile works by Kentucky artisans.
‰Saturday, 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. — Painting Louie Northern.
Open daily 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free admission. Cafe open daily 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
200 Artisan Way, Berea, KY 40403. Phone (859) 985-5448; Fax (859) 985-5449. kentuckyartisancenter.ky.gov.
THE KENTUCKY CENTER FOR THE ARTS
‰Today, 6:30 p.m. — Louisville Orchestra “Classics Goes To The Movies.” Tickets start at $20.
‰Saturday, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. — “Velveteen Rabbit.” Tickets start at $10.
‰Saturday, 8 p.m. — Louisville Orchestra “Tribute to the Boston Pops.” Tickets start at $26.
‰Wednesday, 8 p.m. — “Yo La Tengo and Calexico.” Tickets start at $23.
‰Jan. 31, 10:30 a.m. and Feb. 2, 8 p.m. — Louisville Orchestra “Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto.” Tickets start at $17.
501 W. Main St., Louisville. (502) 562-0100. kentuckycenter.org.