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Blue Grass Council hires James Armishaw The Blue Grass Council, Boy Scouts of America has ap-
The Hamburg Journal is happy to provide the following business-related news from our area:
pointed James “Chip” Armishaw as scout executive and CEO. Armishaw has over 23 years of experience with the BSA
Midway College receives special year-end gift funds earmarked to assist college’s nursing/science programs Midway College is pleased to announce a special gift it received in December 2012 that will benefit the students and faculty in the nursing or science program. The gift of $40,000 from the Raymond Foundation is to be used for student awards for those majoring in nursing and/or science. Eight students will receive $5,000 scholarships for the 2012-13 academic year. “We are grateful to the Raymond Foundation for its support of the College with this generous gift. Our nursing program continues to grow and train many of the top nurses in the state,” said Roy Mundy, vice president of Advancement for Midway College. “It is because of supporters like the Raymond Foundation that Midway College can continue to fulfill its mission of serving the underserved students throughout the Commonwealth.” Midway College was founded in 1847 as the Kentucky Female Orphan School and since that time the residential campus has remained the only college for women in Kentucky. Co-educational programs are offered in the evening and online in an accelerated format for working adults.
Talk with doctors, check out equipment at Central Baptist Hospital’s new Beaumont facility Ever wanted to chat up several doctors so you could select
most recently serving as the chief operating officer at the The public will get a chance to meet physicians and check
Last Frontier Council in Oklahoma City, Okla.
out imaging equipment at Central Baptist Hospital’s new
Beaumont facility at 3084 Lakecrest Circle on February 5.
Armishaw will lead a strong team of professionals at the
Visitors can tour the facility as well as enjoy light refresh-
council which covers 55 counties in central and eastern
ments during the open house event from 4-7 p.m.
The new facility is home to Baptist Internal Medicine &
“I’m thrilled to join such a successful and dynamic team
Endocrinology at Beaumont, where female internal med-
committed to strengthening the foundation on which the
icine physicians Christine Ko, MD; Vinette Little, MD;
leaders of tomorrow will grow,” Armishaw said.
Carol Mitchell, MD; Chitra Raghavan, MD, and Shannon
Roberts, DO, provide a full spectrum of adult primary
Armishaw will formally begin his duties Feb. 1.
care to both men and women. Providers Sarah Grimm,
PA-C, and Angela Lanter, APRN, can accommodate
The Boy Scouts of America® (BSA) is one of the largest
same-day visits for patient convenience.
youth organizations in the United States, with over 4.5
million youth members in its age-related divisions. Since
Also in the practice are endocrinologists Kristina
its founding in 1910 as part of the international Scout
Humphries, MD, and Anna Marino, MD., who each have
Movement, more than 110 million Americans have been
specific interests in care for diabetes and thyroid disor-
members of the BSA.
The BSA goal is to train youth in responsible citizen-
Central Baptist Hospital Breast Imaging Services is
ship, character development, and self-reliance through
also in the new facility, providing state-of-the-art digi-
participation in a wide range of outdoor activities,
tal screening mammography and bone densitometry.
educational programs, and, at older age levels, career-
It is one of six CBH Breast Imaging Services locations
oriented programs in partnership with community or-
serving the region under the guidance of breast radi-
ologists Sandra Bates, MD; Molly Hester, MD; Francie Masters, MD; Angela Moore, MD, and Medical Direc-
For younger members, the scout method is part of the
tor Tamara Patsey, MD.
program to inculcate typical scouting values such as trustworthiness, good citizenship, and outdoors skills,
Hours of operation for Baptist Internal Medicine & En-
through a variety of activities such as camping, aquatics,
docrinology at Beaumont are 8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. Monday
through Friday. Call 859-219-6440 to schedule an appointment. Central Baptist Hospital Breast Imaging Services at Beaumont is open extended hours on Mondays from 8 a.m. - 7 p.m., and from 8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday.
The Blue Grass Council was chartered in 1913 and delivers the scouting program throughout 55 counties in central and eastern Kentucky. The council provides service to more than 280 units, 3,000 adult volunteers and over 12,000 youth.
one you really gelled with? Guys, have you ever wondered
To schedule a mammogram at any of the CBH Breast Im-
just what is involved when your wife/girlfriend/signifi-
aging Services location, call 859-260-6050 or 1-877-360-
For more information, visit the council website at www.
cant other has a mammogram?
bgbsa.org or call 859-831-8711.
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Fancy Date with Your Fling: Make a date with your sweetheart for Valentine’s eve as BeLoved Lexington hosts its second annual gala. Learn
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what a young child learns occurs through the use of vision. Therefore, young children with severe vision loss are at significant risk of experiencing delays in all areas of development.
dustry through awareness, connecting and care. Help stop human trafficking and have an
Fashion’s Night Out: Grab your female (and male) friends and head out to Susan G. Komen Lexington Affiliate’s hosting of Couture for the Cure 2013 presented by Quantrell Cadillac on February 22 from 7 to 11 p.m. at the Aviation Museum of Kentucky. The 1940s themed night will be filled with live entertainment, a silent action, large varieties of tasty bites from local venues and an amazing runway fashion show. There will also be door prizes, fun themed drinks and much more. Tickets are $75 available online at www. komenlexington.org and 75 percent of the proceeds will stay in the 58 county service area of Komen Lexington to fund screening, treatment, education and patient navigation assistance programs to uninsured and underinsured men and women. The remaining 25 research to find the cure.
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with the Pros” Superbowl XLVII on Feb. 3 to fund Visually Impaired Preschool Services (VIPS). Hosts, (former New England Patriot) Marty Moore and (former Cleveland Brown) Frank Minnifield join central Kentucky football fans to support the only agency in Kentucky specifically dedicated to meeting the
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February is festive and fabulous. Despite frigid weather forecasts, focus on these fantastic fundraising events:
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Tickets on sale for Kentucky Crafted: The Market Artists, musicians, food producers to participate Producers of the state’s finest art, craft, literature and artisanal food products will set up shop March 1-3 at the Lexington Convention Center as participants of Kentucky Crafted: The Market. Tickets are on sale now at artscouncil. ky.gov/KentuckyArt/2013Market for the Kentucky Arts Council’s signature arts marketplace, now in its 31st year. Kentucky Crafted: The Market is the nation’s premiere state-sponsored arts marketplace for wholesale buyers and the general public. Artists exhibiting at Kentucky Crafted: The Market are juried participants in the arts council’s Kentucky Crafted Program. “Kentucky is known and respected for being a state that is home to top-notch artisans,” said Gov. Steve Beshear. “Artists in the Kentucky Crafted Program really are the state’s artistic ambassadors, and Kentucky Crafted: The Market brings together the best of the arts in our state under one roof.”
Kentucky Crafted: The Market offers buyers from galleries, shops and online retail venues across the nation the opportunity to select products from more than 200 exhibitors of fine art and craft, books, CDs and specialty foods. The market is open exclusively to the trade on March 1. On March 2-3, the marketplace opens to the public. Besides shopping for fine art and craft, visitors can enjoy musical performances, sample regional food products, participate in hands-on activities, and explore Kentucky traditions through special exhibits. “The market is a one-of-a-kind event where visitors can browse and purchase the highest quality fine art and craft produced in the Commonwealth,” said Lori Meadows, executive director of the arts council. “Last year’s event was a huge success, and we’re looking forward to building on that success this year.” Discounted event tickets are currently available online at ecure.kentucky.gov/renewalservices/kac/kentuckycrafted/. One-day
tickets are $8 online, $10 at the door. Twoday tickets are $12 online, $15 at the door. Children 15 and younger are admitted free of charge. Craft from contemporary glass and over-thetop ceramics to jewelry, brooms and baskets, paintings from abstracts to pastoral landscapes, and books from modern short stories to poetry printed on a letterpress are just a few of the items available at The Market. The market also features two days of live music performances by some of the state’s most exciting acts on the Kentucky Stage.
Blues, bluegrass, jazz, Americana and everything in between are on the lineup for this year’s show. Participating musicians are listed in the arts council’s Performing Arts Directory at artistdirectory.ky.gov/Pages/ PerformingArtistDirectory.aspx. The annual award-winning wholesaleretail marketplace drew a crowd of more than 10,000 people in its four-day stint in Lexington in 2012. Visitors spent more than $750,000 at the market that featured 115 Kentucky Crafted artists in addition to 59 other vendors from Kentucky and surrounding states.
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This month’s cover feature, a retirement community that provides gracious southern living in a country club comfortable setting at a low cost. Life at Brooks Place, no matter the season, is always filled with a variety of events and activities. Whether it is the Quilt Show, cruising on the river, attending History Club, going out with the lunch bunch or shopping, the list is endless. Activities are tailored to the personal preferences of the residents. Only 20 minutes from Hamburg, nestled in Clark County. Pages 16-17. As always, thank you for continued support. We will continue to provide you with the valuable resource for the growth and development of Hamburg and the surrounding area. Sincerely,
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Opera House launches piano fund-raiser Lexington Center and The Opera House Fund are seeking 88 “key” donors to fund the restoration of the classic 9’ Steinway “D” Concert Grand piano back to original factory condition. Gifted by an anonymous donor in 1976, at the time of the original Opera House renovation, the valuable instrument has served patrons at the theatre for past 37 years. It has been played by such notable Grammy Award-winning performers as Randy Newman, George Winston and Diane Schuur, among others. UK Opera Theatre, Lexington Singers, SCAPA and many other local arts organizations utilize the piano annually as well. The cost for restoration of the Steinway Grand is estimated at $52,800. Lexington Center Corporation intends to match the funds raised through the Opera House Fund Key Donors campaign. Donors can pay tribute to the rich legacy of the Lexington Opera House with a tax deductible donation to the Opera House Fund rang-
ing from $100 to $1500 for key sponsorship of one of the 88 keys on the Steinway piano. Proceeds will go toward a complete restoration by the Steinway & Sons Factory in Astoria Queens, New York. Restoration work is expected to take place over 12 to 15 months with a completion date set for early 2014. “Through the “88 Keys” campaign, patrons who enjoy the rich sounds of the Steinway can show their appreciation and help to insure the legacy of great musical performances at the Opera House,” Opera House Director of Performing Arts Luanne A. Franklin said. The campaign, named for the number of keys on a standard piano, gives donors a chance to “purchase” one or more keys toward the overall goal. Each “key” will be assigned a value, depending on location on the register. All donors will be publicly recognized at the end of the campaign and everyone who contributes will receive an invitation to a piano concert to
celebrate the project’s completion. “We will put all the donors’ names on a plaque that will be placed in the Opera House,” Franklin said. “Everyone who purchases a key will be recognized. This campaign gives the community a chance to be a part of the Opera House legacy and develop a sense of ownership for this wonderful community treasure.” “Each of the 88 keys on a piano keyboard is assigned a dollar value of $100 for lower and higher octaves, $200 - $800 for center octaves and $1,500 for Middle C. Donors can purchase one or more keys — even an entire octave. Or, groups can join together to make a purchase. Special thanks to Lexington Center for sponsoring the matching challenge grant and to Dr. Everett McCorvey from UK Opera Theatre for the purchase of Middle C.” “We are so fortunate to have an opera house which brings top-notch shows to our community in all areas of performing arts,” lead donor Everett McCorvey said. “Having a fully functioning piano with an excellent touch and
a beautiful sound is essential to the success of any show that incorporates the piano. The renovation of this piano is important to the success of our beloved opera house. I am proud to be part of the movement to get the piano again in tip-top shape.” Bill Owen, Lexington Center Corporations president and CEO said the “goal is to raise $26,400 in two months through this fundraising effort. All donations should be directed to the Opera House Fund and are tax deductible. The Lexington Center Corporation will match the funds raised to cover the anticipated $52,800 cost of the restoration.” For purchase information, please visit: www. lexingtonoperahouse/88keys and rollover each key below for availability. Download a donor card and mail with payment to: The Opera House Fund, c/o Dean, Dorton & Ford. 106 W. Vine St. Ste. 600, Lexington, KY 40507 If you have questions, please call the Lexington Center Performing Arts Department at (859) 233-4567.
Forcht Bank names new chief financial officer Forcht Bank has named Justin Badeau as the bank’s new chief financial officer (CFO). Badeau has over 14 years of banking experience and has been with Forcht Bank since 2002, most recently as controller. “Justin is a wonderful asset to the Forcht Bank organization, and I am confident that he will help us strengthen our business strategies and allow us to continue to deliver valuable financial products and services to our customers,” said Tucker Ballinger, president & CEO of Forcht Bank. Badeau earned his undergraduate degree from Murray State University. He also served in the U.S. Army National Guard for eight years. Forcht Bank (www.forchtbank.com), operates 29 banking centers in Fayette, Jefferson, Boone, Grant, Madison, Taylor, Pulaski, Laurel, Whitley, Knox, McCreary and Green
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Come out for a night of ‘Mischief, Magic & Murder’ In a world where death and taxes are the only guarantees, it’s nice to know that there are still forces out there conspiring for love. Enjoy a night of Mischief, Magic & MURDER as Venus calls together her minions to cast spells of love in this hysterical comedy by Leslie Kemp. Starring Stephanie Peniston, Jeff Roberts, Ginny Johnson, Fred Zegelian & Dana L. Edison. Guess the killer and you could win the prize. SHOW DATES/VENUES: Feb. 1 - Equus Run Midway $48 plus tax includes a 3 course meal & show. $3 wine tastings begin at 6:15. Show starts at 7:30pm Call (859)846-WINE to purchase tickets Feb. 9 - Boone Tavern Berea $40 includes a 3 course meal & show. Show begins at 7pm. Call (859)985-3700 to purchase tickets. Feb. 16 Family Counseling Service fund-raiser
Hyatt Regency, Lexington $125/couple or $65/single. Show time is 7:30. Go to www.deathbyvalentine.com to purchase tickets and for more information. Feb. 23 My Old Kentucky Dinner Train
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Lexington Children’s Theatre presents ‘Pinkalicious The Musical’ The Lexington Children’s Theatre presents “Pinkalicious The Musical” based on the book written by Elizabeth Kann & Victoria Kann. Tickets are on sale for the production for February 24 at 2 pm, March 2 at 2 pm, March 2 at 7 pm and March 3 at 2 pm. Lexington Children’s Theatre is located at 418 W. Short St. Tickets are $17 for adults and $14 for children.
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One not-so-ordinary day, Pinkalicious eats a few too many pink cupcakes and wakes up the next morning vibrantly pink from head to toe! She’s overjoyed until she learns that life can really stink when you’re pink. This musical adaptation of the popular book shows that eating your greens can actually be delicious! Founded in 1938, LCT is in its 74th Season of producing plays for young audiences. LCT is a non-profit organization dedicated to the intellectual and cultural enrichment of young people. It is one of the oldest continuously operating theatres for youth in the country and is proud to be the State Children’s Theatre of Kentucky. You Won’t Believe Your Eyes!
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Is your child ready for preschool? By: Michelle Walker Campbell Most preschools will start accepting children anytime between 18 months through 3 years, but that doesn’t mean your child is magically ready when they reach that age. Readiness for preschool has more to do with the social, emotional, physical and cognitive development of each child. Is your child ready to participate in a 3-, 4- or 5-day structured, educational program with a group of other children? The best way to determine preschool readiness is to spend time thinking about your child and talking to other people who know them well, such as your spouse, your pediatrician and your child’s current caregiver. Points to consider when thinking about preschool readiness include: Independence Preschool usually involves lots of activities that require concentration and the ability to focus on an individual task. If your child likes to build with blocks or gets involved while working puzzles, they are a strong candidate for preschool. However, if your child seems
to need reassurance, you can establish solo playtimes where they entertain themselves for 30 minutes each day. For example, you may encourage your child to work with an activity while you fold a load of laundry or prepare a meal. Gradually build up to longer stretches of solo playtime. The goal is to keep yourself moderately occupied so your child can manage activities with independence. Experience Separating If a childcare provider has cared for your child on a regular basis, your child will be better prepared to separate from you when they arrive at preschool. Children who are used to being away from their parents often make the adjustment to preschool with little effort. If your child hasn’t had many opportunities to be away from you, you might consider planning a weekly date night with your spouse or a night out with friends. This will give your child practice separating from you and will make for a smoother transition to preschool. In addition, many preschools begin the school year with orientation periods or shorter class times, allowing the child to practice separating from the parent while gradually adjusting to the classroom environment.
Group Activities Many preschool activities such as “circle time” require that all children participate at the same time. These interactions give children an opportunity to play and learn together, but also require that they sit relatively still, listen to stories and sing songs. If your child is not used to group situations, you can provide opportunities for practice—take them to story time at your local library or sign them up for a classes at a Kindermusik or Gymboree to help them become more comfortable playing with other children in a small group setting. Routine Preschools follow a predictable schedule— circle time, playtime, snack, then home. Children feel most comfortable and in control when the same things happen at the same time every day. So if your child doesn’t keep to a schedule, it will help them if you plan and implement a more structured routine. You can start by offering meals on a regular schedule and establishing a bedtime routine (bath, books, bed). You could also plan daily activities, such as a visit to the park each afternoon.
Stamina Whether half-day or full-day, preschool is active. How and when does your child currently nap? If they require rest mid-morning, it is most likely not time to start school. You can work toward building stamina by ensuring plenty of sleep for your child—usually 10 to 12 hours of uninterrupted sleep each night. After considering the above points and if you observe that your child is eager to learn and explore new things, isn’t getting enough stimulation at home or daycare, or seems ready to broaden their social horizons and interact with other children, chances are… it’s the perfect time to start preschool! Michelle Walker-Campbell is head of school for Harmony Day School, a Montessori preschool program located on the corner of Old Todds Road and Mt. Tabor. Convenient to Hamburg, Andover and Richmond Road, Harmony Day School serves families with children ages 18 months through 6 years. To contact Michelle, please call 859.519.6759 or email info@ harmonydayschool.com. For more information about Harmony Day School, plan to attend the Open House scheduled for Sunday, February 17 from 4 to 5:30 pm.
Variety Live presents Spencers Theatre of Illusion at opera house Variety Live and the Opera House Fund present Spencers: Theatre of Illusion, February 15 and 16 at 7:30 p.m at the Lexington Opera House. Tickets start at $26 and are on sale now at the Lexington Center Ticket Office (859) 233-3535 or Ticketmaster.com. Spencers: Theatre of Illusion is not your run-of-the-mill magic show and the Spencers are not your typical magicians. The Spencers carry a lot of equipment in their 65-foot customized truck and trailer, but a rabbit and a top hat are not in the inventory. Kevin and Cindy Spencer, known professionally as The Spencers, are among the world’s most recognized magical performers. They have mesmerized millions of people with sold-out performances in 19 countries on five continents. And they have left a trail of accolades in their wake. They have been named Performing Arts Entertainers of the Year an amazing six times and, in 2009, were bestowed magic’s highest honor, the Merlin Award for International Magicians of the Year joining the ranks of Henning, Copperfield, and Penn & Teller. The Spencers’ production is a unique fusion of magic and illusion, humor and mystery, and persona and personality. With a background in clinical psychology, Kevin likes to say “I was going to help people’s minds but now I just mess with them.” Their show, Theatre of Illusion,stands in stark contrast to the traditional magic show. Spencer sees it not as a stage full of tricks used to fool people but as a way to inspire viewers with a sense of wonder. By blending the theatrical elements of a Broadway-style production with the high energy of a rock concert, these artists take their audience on a journey to the brink of impossibility and back again. Audience members don’t simply watch the show, but are also invited to participate in the magic. Using magic much like a storyteller uses words, Spencer fuses this family-friendly production with a gamut of emotions. And
with the skills of a master showman, he creates a world where nothing is impossible and anything can happen. Kevin Spencer has committed his life to magic both on stage and off. When he’s not working with his crew to set up a show, Spencer can be found spreading the word about the therapeutic and educational benefits of learning magic for persons with a variety of disabilities. He is widely considered the leading authority on the functional and academic benefits of the art of illusion. HEALING OF MAGIC uses simple magic tricks as a form of rehabilitative therapy. HOCUS FOCUS integrates magic tricks into the classroom as a way of motivating students in the learning process. Both projects have an international reputation with published research in leading scientific journals. Spencer received the Harry Chapin Award for Contributions to Humanity in recognition of his work in healthcare and education. A Healing of Magic Workshop will be held on Saturday, February 16 at the Lexington Convention Center. The course is fully accredited and is designed for occupational therapists, occupational therapy assistants and other therapy professionals including physical, speech and recreation therapists. For registration information, visit www. magictherapy.com/pdfs/Lexington_Registration_Form.pdf. Magic is no longer merely about baffling the audience by doing something seemingly impossible. We’ve seen it all before. Magic these days is about spectacle, drama, danger, and personality. Kevin and Cindy Spencer are the masters of this new magic theatre. Entertainers come and go, but few make a lasting impression on their audience or their art. The Spencers are that rare exception! This is one show you won’t want to miss! For more information visit www.SpencersMagic.com
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Adult Spring Softball Sign-Ups (February 1–March 1, Dunbar Community Center)–Parks & Recreation will once again offer an adult spring softball league. This league, which is open to those 16 & over, will begin in April and conclude in July. Leagues offered include Men’s (Independent, Major, Industrial and Church), Women’s (Independent and Church) and Coed (Competitive, Recreational and Church). Priority registration for teams returning from spring 2012 leagues is February 1–8. Registration for new or returning teams is February 11–March 1. Registration is limited to teams only and spots are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. The cost to participate is $325 per team plus the 2013 team sanction fee of $25. Managers of teams may call the Athletics Office at 288-2917 to request a registration form or for more information. Valentine’s Day, A Romantic Natural History (1 pm, Saturday, February 9, Raven Run Nature Sanctuary)–A program for the true romantic. Participants engage in a short walk to a historical home for a discussion of Valentines celebrations of the 18th and 19th centuries. This is followed by an indoor presentation on the language of flowers. Join us and make a whimsical Victorian valentine for someone special. This tour is appropriate for older children and adults. To learn more, call 272-6105. Junior Naturalist “Fall in Love with Nature”
(11 am–noon, Saturday, February 16, McConnell Springs)–Youth 10 and younger will learn about nature journaling and will get to make their own journal. The Junior Naturalist program is held monthly and will have a different theme so plan on attending each month. Call McConnell Springs at 225-4073 to register. Salamander Search (1 pm, Saturday, February 16, Raven Run Nature Sanctuary)–Come out to Raven Run and explore the creek for salamanders and other signs of aquatic life. At this time of the year, these amphibians are breeding in the woodland streams providing us with a unique opportunity to observe these secretive animals. This free program will include a short woodland walk. Register by calling 272-6105. President’s Day (Monday, February 18)–Parks & Recreation offices and all community centers will be closed on Monday, February 18, in observance of President’s Day. Weekend Workout (10 am, Saturday, February 23, McConnell Springs)–McConnell Springs is looking for a few good volunteers! Individuals will be helping with garden upkeep, weed pulling, trail maintenance and more. Please dress for the weather and wear sturdy shoes and work gloves. Volunteers should come to the Education Center at 10 am and stay as long as your schedule permits. For more information, call 225-4073.
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love ]The Friends of the Kentucky (FOTK) invites citizens to spend Valentine’s Day evening with their favorite friend or significant other supporting Lexington’s most famous movie house. “Sabrina” — the 1954 Oscar®-winning Hollywood romantic comedy favorite, directed by Billy Wilder, and starring Humphrey Bogart, Audrey Hepburn and William Holden — will be shown at 8 p.m., Feb. 14. Proceeds will benefit the Friends of the Kentucky Theatre Charitable Fund. In addition, a variety of rare and highly collectable, classic film memorabilia and personal letters from legendary actors and directors donated by former Boston Globe Film Critic Michael Blowen will be on display in the adjacent State Theatre lobby during the month of February. The items will be eventually shipped to an auction house in California and be live auctioned via the internet at a date to be determined. All proceeds from the auction will be split 50/50 between The Kentucky Theatre and Old Friends Thoroughbred Retirement Farm. Auction items include
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autographed celebrity photos, a shirt autographed by legendary actor Jack Nicholson worn by Nicholson in the movie “Chinatown,” and more.
During the evening, patrons may also purchase the theater seat of their choice for a donation of $500 to support the Kentucky Theatre. In return, the patron’s name will be affixed to the chosen seat—a memorable and lasting gift for Valentine’s Day for that special “sweetheart.” Friends of the Kentucky Theatre, a group of civic-minded members of the community, recently united to raise $1.5 million dollars in the coming months to pay for urgently needed upgrades for Lexington’s most famous and beloved movie house. A charitable fund has been established with Bluegrass Community Foundation, a 501 (c) (3). Total funds pledged/raised to date is $250,000! Checks can be made payable to “Friends of the Kentucky Theatre” and mailed to the Blue Grass Community Foundation, 250 W. Main Street, #1220, Lexington, KY 40507
Screening of Billy Wilder classic “Sabrina” starring Audrey Hepburn at 8 p.m. All proceeds to benefit the Friends of the Kentucky fund-raising campaign
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Lexington Diagnostic Center hires two new radiologists
Dr. Robert Pope Lexington Diagnostic Center and OPEN MRI is pleased to announce that two musculoskeletal-trained radiologists have joined the out-patient imaging team. Dr. George Privett and the staff of Lexington Diagnostic Center & OPEN MRI are excited to introduce Dr. Robert Pope and Dr. Jason Harris to our community, patients, referring physicians and their staff. Dr. Robert Pope is a board certified radiologist fellowship trained in musculoskeletal radiology. He completed his residency at Michigan State University, and is a graduate of Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine. Pope served in the Air Force and practiced at Joint Base Balad-Air Force Theater Hospital Iraq where he was chief radiologist. He served as staff radiologist at Eglin Air Force Base where he was the director of MRI and Mammography Services. Pope is experienced in all aspects of medical imaging with a particular interest in musculoskeletal MRI and joint and epidural injections. Dr. Jason Harris is a board certified radiologist, fellowship trained in musculoskeletal radiology. He completed his radiology residency at University of Cincinnati and earned his medical degree at University of Louisville. Harris completed his musculoskeletal and interventional pain management fellowship, including epidural injections, at the Medical College of Virginia. He is experienced in all facets of radiology with a particular emphasis in musculoskeletal MRI and epidural steroid injections.
Dr. Jason Harris Pope and Harris are trained to perform lumbar epidural steroid injections and facet joint injections. Epidural injections place anti-inflammatory medicine into the epidural space to decrease inflammation of the nerve root, hopefully reducing pain in the back or legs. The epidural injection may provide permanent relief or provide pain relief for several months while the injury or cause of pain is healing. Facet joints are small joints in the spine that provide stability and help guide motion. Facet joints can become painful due to arthritis, back injury or mechanical stress. A facet joint injection delivers a steroid medication which anesthetizes the joints and blocks the pain. Lexington Diagnostic Center & OPEN MRI is an out-patient imaging facility specializing in high-field MRI, OPEN MRI, ultrasound, CT, Dexa (osteoporosis screening), X-ray and nuclear medicine tests. Lexington Diagnostic Center has been offering high quality imaging services since 1988. We are on the cutting edge of medical imaging and continue to offer great service at a fraction of the cost of hospital-based facilities. Lexington Diagnostic Center is known as â€œthe patientfriendly imaging center with wide open spaces.â€? The kind, friendly staff is focused on providing excellent service to patients and their families. To learn more about services provided at LDC go to www.LexingtonDiagnostic. com or look for us on these social media websites Facebook, YouTube, Google+ and Linkdin.
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Bollywood Bash to showcase dance performances Like Indian Masala, Bollywood Bash, the 23rd annual H’Artful of Fun will be a spicy mixture of many things: music, dance, art, food, fine spirits, and unique and artful surprises! Bollywood Bash will be a rich and colorful homage to the wildly popular contemporary music and dance of India. Bringing a renewed energy and excitement to this year’s event, the 2013 H’Artful of Fun will be held at a new venue – the Alltech Arena in the Kentucky Horse Park. Bollywood Bash will provide a more intimate experience, with only Lexington’s finest restaurants, bakers, caterers and artists participating. Enjoy sumptuous savory dishes by Season’s Catering, Louisiana Passion and the Hilary J. Boone Center as well as delightfully decadent desserts by Martine’s, Tinker’s Cakes and Catering by Donna Potter. Of course the finest local spirits will be on hand with tastings by Four Roses Bourbon, Pearse Lyons Reserve, Town Branch Bourbon, Kentucky Ale, West Sixth Brewing, Wine Select of Kentucky, Louisville’s Old 502 Winery and Pure Blue Vodka. Lexington’s first Bollywood-themed event will showcase live performances by dancers and musicians of the Mecca Live Studio and Gallery. And, creative artistry will be in all the details as art will be auctioned, music will be made, and participants will enjoy an evening of fun entertainment. Interactive surprises throughout the evening all ensure a lively, artful and elegant ambience.
The silent and live auctions will feature week-long stays in vacation homes, personally catered dinner parties, a special University of Kentucky sports package, travel packages, event tickets, Keeneland boxes, and other unique and one-of-a-kind items. The incredible art auction alone will include over 75 original works of art from painters, jewelers, sculptors, photographers, and the work of other fine artists and craftspeople. H’Artful of Fun is the premier event of the winter. Tickets are $65 in advance, $80 at the door, $85 VIP ticket (1 drink ticket + hand printed, limited edition event poster by Cricket Press) or $700 table for 8 (includes 8 drink tickets + 8 special event gifts) Get your tickets now at www.LASCLEX. org, by calling 859-252-5222 or at Joseph Beth Booksellers in Lexington Greeen. All proceeds benefit the Living Arts & Science Center, a not-for-profit organization that provides programs and services to over 40,000 central Kentuckians each year. H’Artful of Fun benefits the many creative and educational art and science exhibits, classes, workshops, in-school and afterschool programs, and community events presented year-round for children and adults of all ages by the Living Arts & Science Center (LASC), a not-for-profit organization. In addition, the Living Arts and Science Center partners with numerous community agencies, public schools and organizations to provide free hands-on arts activities at community events and programs and classes for special needs and at-risk students.
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Body Structure Medical Fitness Facility promoting healthy hearts To promote healthy hearts in the month of February, Body Structure Medical Fitness Facility is offering: • Free Cardio Classes every Saturday morning in the month of February from 9 a.m. until 10 a.m. This class will increase your heart rate and respiration while using large muscle groups repetitively and rhythmically to create a great workout. • Free Educational Seminar – “Shoulder Pain: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment” by Maggie Tincher, PT, DPT, CSCS at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, February 16 • Overview of shoulder pain/pathology ª Common diagnoses -Can physical therapy help you? The free cardio classes, and our free educational seminar will both be held at the main facility located at: 2600 Gribbin Dr., Lexington, KY 40517. For more information or to reserve a spot in advance, please call us at (859)-268-8190.
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Forcht Bank recognizes 2012 Star Performers Forcht Bank Chairman Terry Forcht and Forcht Bank President Tucker Ballinger recognized the Forcht Bank Star Performers for 2012 during the bank’s annual Employee Appreciation Dinner held January 15 at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Lexington. The awards were given to employees in various departments for outstanding achievement in 2012. Pictured left to right front: President Tucker Ballinger, Andrea Wilson, Tina Weihe, Stephanie Hoke, Amanda Schmoll, Felicia Stomieroski, Jennifer Mills and Tom Noe. Pictured left to right back: Chairman Terry Forcht, Jonathan Meadows, Nicole Peace, Mike Stone, Matthew DeMoss, Michael Jarboe and Jason Atwell.
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Duchess of Cornwall’s charity comes to U.S. The Brooke, an international equine charity that also helps people, has been assisting working animals (horses, donkeys and mules) and their owners in developing countries for nearly 80 years. Her Royal Highness, the Duchess of Cornwall, wife of Britain’s heir to the throne, Prince Charles, is the organization’s president. Headquartered in London, England, the Brooke has selected Lexington as the location for its base in the United States. Petra Ingram, CEO of the Brooke, said, “the purpose of the American Friends of the Brooke will be to support the world-wide programs of the Brooke in alleviating the suffering of working equines, thus improving the lives of the families who need them.” Americans have a close affinity with horses and are exceedingly generous to the poor, so we believe this will be an excellent partnership,” she said. “We considered a number of cities for our U.S. office: Washington, D.C., Palm Beach, New York, Los Angeles, and others, but in the end, it was the Horse Capital of the World, Lexington, Kentucky, that we chose.” Currently serving her second term as president, Her Royal Highness said “having seen for myself the wonderful work the Brooke does in their clinic in Cairo and Pakistan to help the suffering of working animals, it makes me incredibly proud to be the president of this unique charity and to follow its course with enormous interest.” It is estimated that 50 million working animals are suffering from exhaustion, dehydration, malnutrition, and abuse as a result of excessive workloads and limited animal health services in developing countries.
million people. Their goal is to double that number by 2016. To do this, the Brooke is extending its outreach into North America for awareness, partnership and support. American Friends of the Brooke, a 501(c)3 charitable organization, is poised to generate that support. “Over the next few years the Brooke will be expanding into new countries, to bring it closer to achieving its goal of improving the welfare of two million animals each year. This is a hugely important step,” her Royal Highness said.
These animals are a lifeline to countless poor communities.
The Brooke has more than 800 staff around the world, led by an impressive board of trustees and assisted by an international group of advisors, patrons and ambassadors that include Her Royal Highness Princess Alia bint Al Hussein of Jordan; Sir Peter O’Sullevan, former BBC racing commentator; David Jones, DVM, director of the North Carolina Zoo and president of the American Friends of the Brooke; and Major Richard Waygood (international three-day event competitor and Chef d’Equipe to British equestrian teams).
The Brooke is currently working in Egypt, India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Kenya, Ethiopia, Nepal, Senegal, Jordan, and Guatemala, and last year the Brooke reached approximately 1.1 million animals, benefitting six
The Brooke has recently hired a fund-raising development manager, Cindy Rullman, who will coordinate the fund-raising efforts for American Friends of the Brooke in the United States.
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Recommendation PG-13. For the consider-
Driving Miss Daisy at the Woodford Theatre
babes in arms are not permitted at Broad-
By Alfred Uhry. The place is the Deep South, the time 1948, just prior to the civil rights movement. Having recently demolished another car, Daisy Werthan, a rich, sharp-tongued widow of seventy-two, is informed by her son, Boolie, that she must now rely on the services of a chauffeur. Hoke is a thoughtful, unemployed black man, and Miss Daisy immediately regards him with disdain. He, in turn, is not impressed with her patronizing tone and latent prejudice. In a series of absorbing scenes spanning 25 years, the two, despite their mutual differences, grow ever closer to, and more dependent on each other. Slowly and steadily the dignified, good-natured Hoke breaks down her stern defenses, and it becomes movingly clear they have come to realize they have more in common than they ever believed possible – and that times and circumstances would ever allow them to publicly admit. Rated: PG Adults $19, Students $12. Con-
ation of all patrons, children on laps and/or way Live presentations. Individual Tickets on sale now. Call the Lexington Center Ticket Office at (859) 233-3535.
Piazzolla’s Maria de Buenos Aires Join LexPhil on the surreal journey of a woman seduced by tango into the shadowy underworld of Buenos Aires. The intimate setting of the Downtown Arts Center with guest narrator, soloists and LexPhil tango banda will bring Piazzolla’s sultry tango opera, the downfall and resurrection of aMaria, to life. This performance is intended for mature audiences only and contains sensitive content. NOTE: The Friday and Saturday evening performances have both sold out. Tickets for the Sat./Sun. matinee performances available at www.tix.com. Tickets range from $40 to $55. Matinee is at 2 p.m.
Dance fast, dance cool, that’s Balboa!
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the Hepcats Balboa workshop. See www.luv2swingdance.com for all the details. Time: 1:00 - 5:30 p.m. Location: 1801 Alexandria Dr. (Arthur Murray Dance Studio).
ous life. With nothing more than his boyish
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dollars in forged checks, Frank success-
Saturday Night Swing Dance! Free swing
fully poses as a pilot, a doctor and a lawyer
dance lesson, complimentary refreshments
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of his dreams. Don’t miss this big-hearted
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friends. See www.luv2swingdance.com for
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and in deep, deep trouble. Sunday Eve-
1801 Alexandria Dr. (Arthur Murray Dance
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Kentucky Round-Up and John Michael Montgomery Concert
proximately 2 hours and 30 minutes which
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www.hamburgjournal.com fair, demonstrations of various horse events and much more. This is an event for the whole family. Saturday Night John Michael Montgomery Concert, warm up act is Danny Frazier Band. Tickets at Ticketweb.com. 9 - 4:30 p.m. Concert is at 7 p.m. at the Kentucky Horse Park - Alltech Arena.
Lexington Catholic Mid-Knight in Paris Mid-Knight Stakes is Lexington Catholic’s largest fund-raiser and is set for February 2 in LCHS’s Robert J. Bueter, S.J. Athletic Center. MKS information including ticket pricing, schedule for the evening and more is listed on the website. We hope you will join us at Mid-Knight in Paris Presented by Quantrell Cadillac/Volvo/Subaru. Your support of Mid-Knight Stakes and Lexington Catholic High School is greatly appreciated. Time: 6 p.m. Location: LCHS’s Robert J. Bueter, S.J. Athletic Center
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The 7th Annual Super Bowl Party with the Pros Meet former NFL Players, bid on auction items, & have fun while helping Visually Impaired Preschool Services to help children like Betty Jean learn the skills she needs to succeed in school and beyond. Betty Jean graduated from our VIPS program in 2011 and is now an active preschooler who loves to move. She used to be shy and didn’t like to walk much less run. That’s all changed thanks to her parents and to her VIPS teacher. Betty Jean is confident and nothing is stopping her. Time: 5 p.m. at Embassy Suites.
Wednesday, February 6 The Tillers at Red Barn Radio Punk influenced traditional band based out of Cincinnati. The punk influence gave their sound a distinctive bite, setting them apart from most other folk acts- a harddriving percussive strum and stomp that brought new pulse and vinegar to some very old songs. www.the-tillers.com www. redbarnradio.com. 7 p.m. Artsplace, 161
Lexington’s favorite local boutiques are gathering at the Oleika Shriners Temple to throw the biggest sale of the season. Everything is at least 50 percent off. Boutiques include AJ’s, Baby Bundles, Bella Rose, Bluetique, Cotton Patch, Embry’s, Peggy’s, Peppermint Palm, Sugar & Spice and Worlds Apart. 9:30 - 5:00 at the Oleika Shriners Temple on Southland Drive.
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Whiskers, Whiskey, and Women II: A Benefit for Moveable Feast of Lexington
in advance at AdoptLove.net! 7-10 p.m. at
Moveable Feast delivers meals to people with AIDS or HIV-related illnesses and disabilities and their caregivers. Doors at 7. www.feastlex.org www.cosmic-charlies. com. Time: 8 p.m. at Cosmic Charlie’s.
February 3 Samuel at the Free First Sunday Spiritual or religious? Open minds lead to open hearts. Experience the difference that leads to a life of living love, self-empowerment and vitality at Phoenix Institute, 655 Lima Drive. Discover Samuel at the free First Sunday meeting Feb. 3 at 7:30 p.m. Lea Schultz has been channeling Samuel since 1984. Stay for a vegan reception afterward. Call (859)231-8449 for details or go to www.discoversamuel.com.
Friday, February 8 Lexington Humane Society’s Tails & Ales 2013 LHS’s sixth annual Tails & Ales beer-tasting fund-raiser will be held at Marriott Griffin Gate Resort and Spa (event sponsor) and will also feature snacks and live music by Kenny Owens. Tickets on sale now for $55 the Marriott Griffin Gate Resort & Spa.
Rascal Flatts with special guest The Band Perry Rascal Flatts is known for their highly energetic performances and state-of-the-art production. The Minneapolis Star shared, “country music’s best-selling trio of all time brought lots of harmonies, a little humor and imaginative video. They came across as committed, fun-loving, crowd-pleasing entertainers.” And the Orange County Register claimed Rascal Flatts performance of “What Hurts The Most” in their encore at the mid-September show at Verizon Amphitheater “definitely helped put the show over the top as the best country performance of the fading summer season.” Tickets: $25$54.75. Tickets on Sale Now. Purchase tickets through ticketmaster.com 7:30 pm at Rupp Arena,
Saturday, February 9
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Bollywood Bash An exotic & enchanting concept brings
With Love, Rebel Riot Revue Burlesque & Variety Show
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Join Lexington’s premier burlesque and
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variety show Rebel Riot Revue for our
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full-length Valentine’s production featuring
casing creative artistry, music, spirits,and
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Hepcats Swing Dance - and the Rhythm Cats will perform!
Saturday, February 16
Everyone is invited to this Hepcats swing
25th annual Central Kentucky Heart Ball
dance! The Rhythm Cats Lindy Hop per-
Bluegrass Ballroom, Lexington Center 6
formance group will perform! Free swing
p.m. reception and silent auction. 7:30 pm
dance lesson, complimentary refreshments
dinner, live auction and dancing enter-
and lots of dancing to the best music in
tainment by Black Tie Preferred. 6 p.m.-
town! See www.luv2swingdance.com for all
midnight. Bluegrass Ballroom. 430 W. Vine
Wednesday, February 13
Hepcats Valentine Swing Dance!
Comedy Off Browadway Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Fund-raiser
Be a sweetheart and save me a dance at this
Comedian: Alonzo Bodden Comedy
of dancing to the best music in town! Ev-
specials: “Who’s Paying Attention, Last
eryone is invited. See www.luv2swingdance.
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Thursday, February 14 A Jazzy Valentine with the UK Jazz Ensemble and Lab Band
in the Lexington area. They are having a fund-raiser at the Hyatt Regency Lexington. Bluegrass Murder Mystery is putting on the mystery entertainment event and the Hyatt
7:30 p.m. at the Singletary Center for the
is handling the dinner. The event will in-
clude dancing to live music, a plated dinner,
Valentine’s Day Screening of ‘Sabrina’
a Valentine-themed theater performance and a silent auction. Death By Cupids Arrow In a world where death and taxes are
The Kentucky Theatre will host a special
the only guarantees, it’s nice to know that
Valentine’s Day screening of the 1954 Billy
there are still forces out there conspiring
Wilder film “Sabrina” on February 14. Star-
for love. Enjoy a night of mischief, magic &
ring Audrey Hepburn, Humphrey Bogart,
ing eviction or utilities shut-off. Prizes will receive a free T-shirt 9 a.m. - noon. Start at Triangle Park, end at the Kentucky Theatre
Tuesdays beginning Feb. 19 Swing Lessons 8 p.m. – 10 p.m. Tates Creek Recreation Center. 1400 Gainesway Dr. Call Glenn and Rosalee Kelley for more information at 859-233-9947 or Peter and Robin Young at 859-224-3388.
Lexington Legends third annual Winter Bash Come to the Kentucky Ale Taproom to cheer on the Wildcats and enjoy a special night in support of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Special guest appearance by the Legends new manager Brian Buchanan. Open bar sponsored by Kentucky Ale and heavy hors d’oeuvres provided by the Lexington Legends. 7 p.m. at the Kentucky Ale Taproom in Whitaker Bank Ballpark.
February 22, 23, 24 New Home & Remodeling Marketplace Thinking about remodeling? Or starting fresh on new home construction? Visit the New Home & Remodeling Marketplace to learn how local building professionals can enhance your lifestyle! The marketplace will be held at the Kentucky Horse Park in the Alltech Arena North Exhibit Hall and Concourse at 4089 Iron Works Pkwy. Event dates and times are Friday, Feb. 22 from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 23 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 24 from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. Admittance fee is $5. Free parking available. For more information, visit www.hbalexington.com. Directions: Enter at Kentucky Horse Park main entrance. Make a left at the roundabout to Cigar Way then left on Alltech Way. Event is
Hamburg Journal8 29 Couture For The Cure A Fashion night out benefiting Susan G. Komen for the Cure Lexington. A 1940s Fashion event! Tickets are $75/person. Time: 7 - 11p.m. at the Aviation Museum of Kentucky - 4029 Airport Rd.
DanceBlue 2013 DanceBlue is a student run philanthropy at the UK. It is a year-long fund-raising effort, which culminates in a 24-hour nositting, no-sleeping dance marathon. All of the money raised by DanceBlue goes to the Golden Matrix Fund at UK Pediatric Oncology and Markey Cancer Center. Time: 8pm-8pm. Memorial Coliseum, University of Kentucky.
LAL’s Fourth Friday Join LAL at Loudoun House for February’s 4th Friday, Lexington’s favorite art and happy hour. On exhibit is The Nude, an exhibition celebrating the human form and exploring its role in contemporary visual art. Admission is FREE ($5 suggested donation); food trucks will be on site. 6-9pm. Loudoun House.
February 23-24 Kentucky Ballet Theatre presents: Wizard of Oz Show information: Saturday, Feb. 23 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24 at 2 p.m. To purchase or inquire about tickets, please call the KBT studio at (859) 252-5245. If you are calling in the evening between 6 and 9 p.m., or on the weekend, please call (859) 2772227. $32 - Center $26 - Sides $16 - Balcony $16 - Children age 12 and under Groups of 15 or more receive a 10% discount if all tickets are purchased at the same time. www. kyballet.com. 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Lexington Opera House.
Sunday, February 24 Pinkalicious: The Musical
in the North Exhibit Hall and Concourse.
One not-so-ordinary day, Pinkalicious eats
murder as Venus calls together her cast of
Friday, February 22
up the next morning vibrantly pink from
and William Holden, the screening of this
minions to try and cast spells of love. Con-
Art in Bloom 2013
head to toe. She’s overjoyed until she learns
romantic comedy classic will be a fund-
tact Darla Coleman Dunn at 859-233-0033.
See the Art Museum at UK in full bloom
that life can really stink when you’re pink.
raiser for the theatre’s restoration campaign.
Time: 7:30 p.m. Location: Hyatt Regency.
with exquisite floral arrangements created
This musical adaptation of the popular book
by designers interpreting works of art from
shows that eating your greens can actually be
the museum’s permanent collection and the
delicious. Feb. 24, March 2 – 3. Showtimes
Tickets will be $10 and all proceeds will
a few too many pink cupcakes and wakes
benefit the Friends of the Kentucky Theatre
Walk for Warmth
and our effort to restore Lexington’s cine-
Lexington Rescue Mission’s Walk for
special exhibition Art and the Animals. Fun
are at 2 p.m. Sun.; 2 and 7 p.m. Sat. (unless
matic treasure. 8 p.m. at Kentucky Theater,
Warmth is a two mile walk to prevent
for all ages! $5 admission. Noon - 5pm at
otherwise noted). Recommended for 3 & UP
214 East Main St., Lexington, KY, 40507.
homelessness in Lexington. Funds raised go
the Art Museum at UK.
Tickets: $17 Adults $14 Child. 2 p.m.
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Foods that boost your metabolism
ieters know that the list of foods to
Vitamin C include strawberries, tomatoes
avoid when trying to lose weight
and sweet potatoes. However, grapefruit
tends to outnumber the list of “good” foods
can interfere with certain medications.
to include in a healthy diet ... or does it?
Make sure to check with your physician prior to adding grapefruits to your diet.
Photo by: Earlane Cox
• Women older than 50 years old need 21 grams per day • Men younger than 50 years old need 38 grams per day • Men older than 50 years old need 30
In fact, there is a bounty of food choices
Also remember that fruits do have natural
available for those looking to shed a few
sugars in them. Decrease other sugars from
pounds. Even better, there are many foods
your diet from your other snacks so your
Dietary fiber can be difficult for the body
that increase metabolism which can help
daily sugar consumption does not rise.
to digest. As a result, the body uses extra
individuals lose weight faster, easier and
grams per day.
energy to break it down, which increases PROTEIN
metabolism. Vegetables are excellent sources
Bodybuilders are known to increase protein
of fiber. Raspberries, beans, and artichokes
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are also high in fiber. One cup of cooked
During a pilot study conducted at Scripps
protein, their theory is to eat more dietary
lentils provides the body with 15.6 grams of
Clinic, researchers found that study partici-
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fiber. Fiber-rich foods like lentils are ideal
pants who added half a grapefruit to each
ever, protein is much more than an impor-
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within a month. A number of the partici-
Georgia State University research reports
pants in the study lost even more weight.
that individuals will have a faster metabo-
Also try green tea. 2-4 cups have been shown
According to one researcher, the partici-
lism when eating frequent meals – but not
to cause 17% more calories burned during
pants did not change their normal dietary
just any meals. Along with a serving of
moderately intense exercise. In addition, spicy
habits; the only change to their diet was the
vegetables, adding a healthy protein source,
foods, like 1 tablespoon of red or green chili
addition of grapefruit.
such as eggs, chicken, fish, protein bar, or
peppers, can increase metabolism, and drink-
protein shake, is more filling.
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excellent sources of Vitamin C. While the
When the body feels threatened by starva-
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