Metro Calendar

Feb. 4-7- Louisville Loves Mountains Week
various locations
Start Date:
Tuesday, February 04, 2014
End Date:
Friday, February 07, 2014
Event Details:
Jefferson County Chapter of Kentuckians For The Commonwealth hosts Louisville Loves Mountains Week, a week of events aimed at promoting the I Love Mountains Day rally at the State Capitol in Frankfort on February 12. On I Love Mountains Day concerned citizens of all ages come together to call attention to the scale of destruction created by mountaintop removal coal mining in Kentucky and the need to begin a just transition to a more diverse, sustainable, and thriving economy in the mountains.

"From Louisville to Appalachia: Celebrating Our Common Heritage"
Tuesday, February 4, 7pm to 10pm
Hillbilly Tea, 120 S. 1st Street, Louisville
$5 suggested donation

Come celebrate Kentucky's African American heritage in Appalachia. Kentucky writers, musicians, and Eastern Kentuckians will share their work and personal stories in celebration of the unique natural beauty, ecological importance, and cultural heritage of Kentucky's Appalachian Mountains and mountain communities.

I Love Mountains Day Poster-Making Party
Thursday, February 6, 6pm to 9pm
Four Sisters, 2246 Frankfort Ave, Louisville
Free, food and beverages available for purchase

Come make your homemade I Love Mountains Day rally poster, mingle with fellow mountain lovers and enjoy delicious Vietnamese cuisine. Poster-making supplies will be available, but feel free to bring your own. This party is co-hosted by KFTC and Kentucky Interfaith Power and Light.

Premiere Film Screening of “Appalachia 2050”
Friday, February 7, 7pm to 9pm
Clifton Center, 2117 Payne Street, Louisville
$5 suggested donation

This new documentary film by Ralph Davis features interviews with Eastern Kentuckians affected by coal mining practices. Louisville author Sam Avery will facilitate a post-screening discussion featuring the filmmaker and individuals featured in the film.
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