Fall Into Books, a program sponsored by SOKY Book Fest partners, brought Evelyn THurman award winning author Crystal Hubbard and illustrator Robert McGuire to Bowling Green this week. Ms. Hubbard and Mr. McGuire visited area elementary schools, to discuss their picture book The Last Black King of the Kentucky Derby. The book is about Jimmy Winkfield, one of history’s finest horsemen and the last African American to win the Kentucky Derby. Ms. Hubbard and Mr. McGuire will be honored on Friday at the Evelyn Thurman Award luncheon held at the KY Museum.
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Singer/songwriter Kevin Renick for St. Louis, best known for his hit song “Up in the Air” thrilled the crowd today at Java City with his mellow and thoughtful music.
The Java City Noon concert series returned on Wednesday with a performance by Technology vs. Horse. Bowling Green’s premier alt-rock group performed to an appreciative crowd outside the newly renovated Java City cafe in Helm Library. The concerts have become a tradition here on campus over the last few years as a great way to take a break while listening to live music. Don’t miss next week’s concert featuring singer/songwriter Alec Vincent.