Datebook: April 5 - Bette Davis Turns 105
Until the late 1940s, Bette Davis was one of America's most celebrated film actresses, known for her forceful and intense style, for her willingness to play unsympathetic characters, and distinct public persona. She was placed second, after Katharine Hepburn, on the American Film Institute's list of greatest female stars of all time.
It’s Friday, April 5
Maiden Alley Cinema in Paducah presents “On the Road” tonight at 7 and 9:30. Based on the iconic novel of Jack Kerouac, the film tells the story of a young writer who travels cross-country on a personal quest for freedom and the pure essence of experience. Find ticket prices and additional showtimes at maidenalleycinema.com.
The Nature Station at Land Between the Lakes offers “Make Way for Reptiles” tomorrow morning at 11:30. Spring can be a dangerous time for reptiles on the roadways. Find out what types of reptiles you may encounter this spring, and learn how to safely help them avoid danger. The program is free with admission to the Nature Station.
The Yeiser Art Center in Paducah honors “Fantastic Fibers 2013” with an opening reception tomorrow night from 5 until 7. The exhibit features 54 works from around the world, selected from over 700 entries. Find details at theyeiser.org.
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