Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

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June 14, 2012

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ASHLAND — JESSE STUART

FOUNDATION

The Jesse Stuart Foundation preserves the human and literary legacy of Stuart and other Kentucky and Appalachian writers.

‰The JFS Regional Readers book group will meets the last Tuesday of the month at 5:45 p.m. June’s selection is “At the Breakers” by Mary Ann Taylor-Hall.  The book group is open to all and new members are always welcome.  The complete reading list for 2012 is available at the JSF website at jsfbooks.com.

‰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 book store offers a wide variety of new, used and collectible books, fine art prints, pottery, gift items and Ruth Hunt’s Blue Monday candy bars, Derbies, assorted chocolates, bourbon balls and mint julep 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.

The foundation, at 1645 Winchester Ave. in Ashland, 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.

THE KENTUCKY CENTER FOR THE ARTS

‰Through Sunday, 7 p.m. — “Joseph and the Technicolor Dreamcoat.” Tickets start at $24.75.

‰Today through Saturday, 8 p.m. — “A Streetcar Named Desire.” Tickets start at $16.

‰Saturday, 1:30 p.m. — “Joseph and the Technicolor Dreamcoat.” Tickets start at $24.75.

‰Sunday, 2 p.m. — “A Streetcar Named Desire.” Tickets start at $16.

‰June 24, 4 p.m. — Open mic. Admission is free.

‰June 26 through 28, 7:30 p.m. — “Billy Elliot.” Tickets start at $22.75.

‰June 29, 8 p.m. — “Billy Elliott.” Tickets start at $22.75.

‰June 30, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. — “Billy Elliot.” Tickets start at $22.75.

‰July 1, 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. — “Billy Elliot.” Tickets start at $22.75.

‰July 15, 7 p.m. — Diane Krall. Tickets start at $45.

‰Aug. 12, 7:30 p.m. — Jackson Browne. Tickets start at $44.50.

‰Sept. 12, 13, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26 and 27, 7:30 p.m. — Wicked. Tickets start at $32.75.

‰Sept. 13, 16, 23 and 30, 1 p.m. — Wicked. Tickets start at $32.75.

‰Sept. 14, 15, 21, 22, 28 and 29, 8 p.m. — Wicked. Tickets start at $32.75.

‰Sept. 15, 22 and 29, 2 p.m. — Wicked. Tickets start at $32.75.

‰Sept. 16, 23 and 30, 6:30 p.m. — Wicked. Tickets start at $32.75.

‰Oct. 6, 8 p.m. — An evening with Ira Glass. Tickets start at $30.

‰Oct. 13 and 20, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. — Wiley and the Hairy Man. Tickets start at $14.75.

‰Nov. 24, Dec. 8 and 15, 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. — Best Christmas Pageant Ever. Tickets start at $19.75.

‰Dec. 20, 10 a.m. and noon, Best Christmas Pageant Ever. Tickets start at $19.75.

501 W. Main St., Louisville. (502) 562-0100. kentuckycenter.org.

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