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ARTS FILLED LIVING

Enjoying the arts as spectator, collector, or participant (and sometimes all three)!!

 
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A Turn of the Screw

Head to Louisville to see Kentucky Shakespeare's intimate two-person version of The Turn of the Screw at their new venue in Old...

Hauntings

Looking for a good scare? Well, in Campton, not much more than 30 minutes from Winchester, is the Haunted Barn. Located at 120 Campbell...

Theatres list still available

A list of all Kentucky theatres--current as of January 2021-- is still available. If you are a playwright, an actor, or director this...

One play's development

Sometimes it's helpful to read about how one play has developed. I think that this is particularly for plays that tell a religious-based...

NEW VOICES YOUNG PLAYWRIGHTS FESTIVAL

LOUISVILLE, KY – Actors Theatre of Louisville and Executive Artistic Director Robert Barry Fleming are excited to announce the 16th...

Life Imitating Art

The Gateway Regional Arts Center, 101 East Main Street, in Mt. Sterling is seeking art—paintings, photographs and more—for inclusion in...

Lexington Chamber Music Festival

Join the Lexington Chamber Music ensemble's Nathan Cole, Akiko Tarumoto, Burchard Tang, Priscilla Lee, and Alessio Bax and their 2021...

Kentucky Folk Art Center is now open!

Morehead's Kentucky Folk Art Center at 102 W. First Street in Morehead is now open on Tuesdays and Thursday's weekly from 10 am to 5 pm....

Freelance writing resume

If you'd like a better feel for the breadth of my writing interests and publications--which range from plays to scholarly works to flash...

Kentucky venues

If you are a playwright, a director, producer, performer, or actor check out the listings of theatres and venues. If you have an 'act'...

Deacon King Kong by James McBride

Deacon King Kong (Riverhead Books Kong winner of the 2020 National Book Award for fiction starts out fast: a church deacon shoots a drug...

At the KY State Fair

I'm a huge fan of the Kentucky State Fair. I first went in the summer of 1968 when my grandfather, John Y. Brown, Sr. took my sister...

Are you ready?

The Kentucky State Fair runs August 19 -29, 2021 in Louisville? Are you ready? Have you submitted your photographs or made arrangements...

Gatlinburg and the Great Smokey Mountains

Pictures from a recent trip to Gatlinburg and the Great Smokey Mountain National Park while honeymooning with my new bride, Jeanine Grant...

 

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COUNTRY TRAFFIC JAM

My Country Traffic Jam blog, which lasted six months in 2013-2014, was an effort to write at least one poem a day. I achieved that goal—and then some. And from those some were selected for inclusion in Seasons, a book of poetry with photographs by Jeanine Grant Lister. Seasons is now available on Amazon.