The Jesse Stuart Foundation preserves the human and literary legacy of Stuart and other Kentucky and Appalachian writers.
‰The JSF will be open for the First Friday Art Walk on June 1 from 5 to 8 pm.
‰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 is at 1645 Winchester Ave. in downtown 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.
THE KENTUCKY CENTER FOR THE ARTS
‰June 7 through 9, 8 p.m. — “A Streetcar Named Desire.” Tickets start at $16.
‰June 11, 8 p.m. — “A Streetcar Named Desire.” Tickets start at $11.
‰June 8 through 10, 7 p.m. — “Joseph and the Technicolor Dreamcoat.” Tickets start at $24.75.
‰June 10, 1:30 p.m. — “Joseph and the Technicolor Dreamcoat.” Tickets start at $24.75.
‰June 12 through 17, 7 p.m. — “Joseph and the Technicolor Dreamcoat.” Tickets start at $24.75.
501 W. Main St., Louisville. (502) 562-0100. kentuckycenter.org.