February 1, 2005
If you ever felt like you weren't in the know before attending an arts event, the Community Arts Center may have just the solution for you: Art Smart. The series of lectures, which will be held in February and March at the CAC, has been in the works for more than a year, says Lonnie Harp, CAC education committee chairman. Harp, who has lived in Danville for six years, is a freelance writer and editor, and a former education reporter for The Courier-Journal. "We tried to come up with new ideas that would bring energy to the arts center and give it an identity as a new asset for downtown Danville," says Harp, adding his qualifications in the arts are "I buy tickets to see a lot of stuff.
October 24, 2008
Long-time public relations executive and former broadcast journalist Phil Osborne will be named as this year's winner of the Friend of the College Award from the University of Kentucky College of Communications and Information Studies. The award is presented to a person who has supported the college by volunteering, providing internships to students or being involved in programs or events supported by the college. Osborne will be the ninth person to receive the award. "I thought they'd made a misprint and sent it to me by mistake," he said.
May 26, 2006
When asked why he believes his effort to debunk the theory of evolution has made him a popular guest lecturer, Dr. Grady S. McMurtry doesn't have to go far to find the answer. All he has to do is look in a mirror and see an opposite image of the creationist he is today. "When people want to know about the evils of alcoholism and how to confront them, they search out a recovering alcoholic, and when they want to know about the consequences of drug addiction and how to deal with them, they seek out a recovery drug addict," said McMurtry.
May 17, 2006
Civil War historian Chris Kolakowski will lecture on May 25 in Danville at the Boyle County Public Library as part of the General Lovell H. Rousseau Civil War Lecture Series. The talk will begin at 6:30 p.m. Kolakowski's talk is titled "New York City's Civil War. " The lecture is free and open to the public. According to Kolakowski, New York City suffered from many of the same divisions that roiled the nation during the Civil War. He give an overview of New York City's history from Abraham Lincoln's first visit in 1860 to his funeral procession along Broadway in 1865.
March 1, 2007
The Perryville Battlefield Preservation Association, a nonprofit organization charged with preserving and interpreting Kentucky's largest Civil War battleground, recently announced the schedule for the second season of the Gen. Lovell H. Rousseau Civil War Lecture Series for 2006. The lectures are scheduled the third Thursday of each month from March to November at the Boyle County Public Library. Each event starts at 6:30 p.m. and is free and open to the public. A schedule of speakers and topics is below.
April 30, 2013
Bea Camp and David Summers will deliver the Press Distinguished Lecture at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday in Newlin Hall on the Centre College campus. The lecture is free and open to the public, and counts as a convocation credit for students. Camp and Summers, who are married, will give an address titled “The Lion in the Path,” referring to two lions important in China's long history. “The past 30 years have brought about dramatic changes in U.S. assumptions about the world, a world in which the center of attention has shifted from thawing Europe to the Pacific Rim, and especially to China,” says Milton Reigelman, director of the Center for Global Citizenship at Centre.
September 21, 2006
The Gen. Lovell H. Rousseau Civil War Lecture Series, a monthly event held at the Boyle County Public Library on Broadway, will host a panel discussion about the 1862 Kentucky Campaign at 6:30 p.m. today. The discussion is free and open to the public. The panel will feature representatives of the three major battlefields of the 1862 Kentucky invasion: Paul Rominger of Richmond, Tres Seymour of Munfordville and Chris Kolakowski of Perryville. Stuart Sanders of the Kentucky Historical Society will moderate.
October 29, 2008
Bethel Christian to hold gospel concert There will be a Southern and Bluegrass gospel concert at 6 p.m., Nov. 15, at Bethel Christian Church. Featured groups include Two Journey The Kentucky Duo, The Trinity Heirs, Ashley Parsons, Susanna Lynn and Greg Starbuck. For more information, call Danny Smith at 327-7698. St. Luke to present parish mission St. Luke Catholic Church will present a parish mission entitled "The Kingdom of Heaven is at Hand" Nov. 15-20 at the church located on South Main Street.