Signature Series

The Signature Series provides enriching cultural and educational experiences for the community that entertain, inform and enlighten. These after-hours programs are free and open to the public; however, free tickets are required.

To request tickets, click on the program's title or phone 859-781-6166, ext. 31. Ticket reservations for individual events will not be accepted before the dates listed below. 

The Signature Series provides enriching cultural and educational experiences for the community that entertain, inform and enlighten. These after-hours programs are free and open to the public; however, free tickets are required. To request tickets, click on the program's title or phone 859-781-6166, ext. 31. Ticket reservations for individual events will not be accepted before the dates listed below.

Beverly LewisBook Cover High ResAward-Winning Author Beverly Lewis

Friday, September 18, 2015
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Carrico/Ft. Thomas Branch
Reserve your free tickets 

Best-selling author Beverly Lewis will discuss her Amish heritage and also share what inspired her new book, The Photograph. Raised in Pennsylvania Amish country, Ms. Lewis is an award-winning author of more than eighty books for adults and children.

A book sale and signing will follow the presentation.

   


Rick-BraggNew York Times Best-Selling Author Rick Bragg

Friday, October 16, 2015
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Newport Branch
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Rick Bragg learned to tell stories by listening to his family, the people of the foothills of the Appalachians. The stories he heard, of deprivation, sacrifice, love, violence and family, form the backbone of all three of his memoirs, the critically acclaimed and best-selling All Over But The Shoutin', Ava's Man, and The Prince of Frogtown. Known as the greatest storyteller of our time, Bragg will talk about his first book, All Over But The Shoutin'

This project partially funded by the Kentucky Humanities Council and the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, finding, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities or the Kentucky Humanities Council


radio-ramblersBluegrass Artists - Joe Mullins & The Radio Ramblers

Friday, November 6, 2015
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Newport Branch
Reserve your free tickets on September 6

Joe Mullins & The Radio Ramblers have an energetic mix of quality Bluegrass and Gospel music. Each performance brings inventive instrumental work and a wide variety of vocal arrangements, including Acapella quartets and tasteful, down-home humor. In July 2013, the group debuted on stage at the historic Grand Ole Opry and has enjoyed regular guest appearances since that time.


Falcon Theatre Presents: "Many-Storied House"

Friday, January 15, 2016
7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Newport Branch
Reserve your free tickets on November 16 

Falcon Theatre brings to the stage their adaptation of "Many-Storied House", a collection of poems written by Kentucky author and poet laureate George Ella Lyon. The production will glimpse into the 68 year long story of the author's childhood home; beginning with its construction by her grandfather and culminating with the poet's memories of bidding farewell to it after her mother's death. Lyon's poetic excavations explore the innermost architecture of love, family, and community.