Wendell Berry in Louisville, May 20
16 May 2011
Friday, May 20 -- Louisville-- Carmichael's Bookstore and Heine Brothers Coffee present the third annual Louisville Loves Mountains Festival, a fundraiser for Kentuckians for the Commonwealth. Longest Avenue at BARDSTOWN ROAD will be closed to host a street party, concert and author event. The festival celebrates the unique natural beauty and ecological importance of Kentucky's Appalachian Mountains and is designed to educate the community on the destructive practice of mountain top removal mining. Festivities begin at 4pm with music, beer and food, and continue until 10pm with speakers, poets, bands, and entertainment. Wendell Berry will deliver the keynote address at 6pm and Sally Campbell, author of Saving Kentucky, will speak at 7pm. Additional participants include readings by Affrilachian poets, a rousing performance by the River City Drum Corps, and music from the Reel World String Band, Relic, Appalatin and more. Carmichael's Bookstore - 1295 BARDSTOWN ROAD, Louisville KY 40204 - (502) 456-6950
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