The Jesse Stuart Foundation preserves the human and literary legacy of Stuart and other Kentucky and Appalachian writers.
‰What’s new at the JSF? Several books about the Hatfield and McCoy feud, including “Blood Feud - The Hatfields and the McCoys: The Epic Story of Murder and Vengeance.”
‰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
‰Sunday, 4 p.m. — Open mic. Admission is free.
‰Tuesday through June 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.
501 W. Main St., Louisville. (502) 562-0100. kentuckycenter.org.