Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

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June 6, 2013

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ASHLAND — THE SPEED ART MUSEUM

Through Sept. 14, 2014 — “Rembrandt, Rubens, Gainsborough and the Golden Age of Painting.”

2035 S. Third St., Louisville. Call (502) 634-2700 or visit speedmuseum.org.

THE UPSTAIRS GALLERY

Fridays, 5:30 to 8 p.m. — First Friday art walk.

Gallery and framing hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and by appointment.

The Upstairs Gallery has new art and gifts available from its 25 tri-state artists.

1428 Winchester Ave., Ashland. The Thoroughbred Gallery is at 1430 Winchester Ave., Ashland.

Hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. For more information, call Barbara at (606) 325-2470 or (304) 633-4401 or visit yessy.com/TUG.

LITERATURE

JESSE STUART

FOUNDATION

‰June 15, noon to 2 p.m. and 16, 1 to 3 p.m. — Sales table at Word & Song Cafe during Old Central City Days in Huntington, W.Va.

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

‰The JSF Regional Readers will meet at 5:45 p.m. last Tuesday of the month. June’s selection is “Tara’s Healing” by Janice Holt Giles.

‰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 Book Store offers a wide variety of new, used and collectible books; fine art prints; vintage linens; JSF t-shirts; Granville Pottery; jewelry from the Gastineau  Studio in Berea; The Kentucky Explorer magazine; and Ruth Hunt’s “Blue Monday” candy bars, Mom Blakeman’s Cream Pulled Candy, 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.

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.

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