Comedy: Erik Griffin
Fans of the hit Comedy Central series “Workaholics” instantly recognize Erik Griffin as the show’s iconic series regular Montez. Most recently, his debut comedy album, Technical Foul: Volume One, was released and his Comedy Central Presents Half-Hour Stand-Up Special premiered this year. Erik is a first generation American-born comedian/actor who made the decision in 2003 to quit his job and plunge headlong into making comedy his full-time occupation.
Wednesday – 7:15pm
Thursday – 7:15pm
Friday – 7:15pm & 9:45pm
Saturday – 7:15pm & 9:45pm
Festival Of The Bluegrass
The Festival of the Bluegrass is the oldest Bluegrass festival in the bluegrass region of Kentucky. This 4-day event provides Bluegrass music performances as well as kids camps and activities for all ages. The festival will be held at the Kentucky Horse Park Campground, and campsites are available for the event.
PlayThink Movement & Flow Arts Festival 2014
“yoga ~ poi ~ hoops ~ staff ~ kirtan ~ art
capoeira ~ aerials ~ qi gong ~ nia ~ beatboxing
drums ~ dance ~ meditation ~ sacred geometry
fire dancing ~ stilt walking ~ circus balancing
PlayThink is a celebration of Art, Sustainability, Music, Performance, FLOW, and Life itself. The PlayThink Movement is an inclusive, participatory, community and family oriented culture of vitality, fun, and well-being, rooted in the belief that each of us has the power to re-shape our own experience mentally and physically to live life to the fullest.
The PlayThink Festival offers an atmosphere of magic letting you experience dance parties, circus camp, and a full four days of play just for you and yours. Inspiring playshops, presentations, and discussions will be led by some of the best known flow arts regional instructors. Musicians, Dancers, Artists, and Lovers of Life will converge in Berea, Kentucky with their full range of unique talents offering a wide range of life enhancing skills and thoughts. “
Bluegrass Flower & Vegetable Show, Masterson Station Park
Each year, the Lexington Council Garden Clubs and Fayette County Master Gardeners Association co-sponsor the Bluegrass Floweer and Vegetable Contest at the Lexington Lion’s Club Bluegrass Fair. Incorporating elements of an old-fashioned county fair contest and a garden club-stan-dard flower show, the contest is open to all. Ribbons and cash prizes are offered for fruits and vegetables; flowers and plants; contain-er-grown plants; floral designs, and anything your kids can grow, too. Masterson Station Park.
Dale Ann Bradley, Thursday Night Live
April 3 – August 28 4:30-9:00pm
September 4 – October 16 4:30-7:30pm
Fifth Third Bank Pavilion at Cheapside Park (251 W. Main Street)
Women Chef Dinner Series
Thai Orchid Cafe is hosting a six-course dinner specially created by a handful of talented women chefs that have made their name in Lexington and surrounding areas.
This event, emceed by Shannon Collins, the day chef at AZUR, is a chance for women chefs from various restaurants to collaborate on one delicious meal, as well as a chance for the community to gather around good food and conversation.
The Women Chefs Dinner Series doesn’t only celebrate these women’s ability to cook, but also their successes as entrepreneurs. In response to a Time Magazine article titled “Gods Of Food,” in which the Dinner Series creator Shannon Collins felt women were underrepresented, the series first showcased local female chefs at AZUR in March with a menu focusing on the power of superfoods.
Jazz: Live at the Library, Farish Theater
Free jazz performances every second Thursday of the month at the Farish Theater.