Datebook
10:17 am
Thu September 20, 2012

Datebook: September 20 - George R.R. Martin Turns 64

Happy 64th birthday to George R.R. Martin, best known for his epic fantasy series, A Song of Ice and Fire, aka Game of Thrones. Last year, TIME Magazine listed Martin as one of the most influential people in the world. On reading, he's said, “A mind needs books as a sword needs a whetstone, if it is to keep its edge.”

It’s Thursday, September 20

Market House Theatre offers two final performances of “9 to 5: The Musical,” tomorrow and Saturday evenings at 7:30. Set in 1979, the comedy stars an unlikely trio of women trying to break through the glass ceiling in the white-collar professional world.  Make reservations by calling the box office at 444-6828.

Beginning tomorrow, the Museums of Historic Hopkinsville remember the tobacco wars with a Night Rider Reenactment, a Historic Homes Tour, a dramatic performance of the Night Rider trials, and other events.  See a complete weekend schedule at tobaccowarpilgrimage.com.

Paducah Arts Alliance Resident Artist Eugenia Maximova displays her work during a Meet and Greet at the Maiden Alley Cinema Gallery, tomorrow evening from 5 to 7. Meet the artist who traveled to Paducah from Vienna, Austria, as part of the artist-in-residency program made possible by the Paducah Arts Alliance and the Yeiser Art Center.

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