Last year, the Dayton Contemporary Dance Company was awarded the highly-coveted Bessie award for Outstanding Revival, for it's revival of Donald McKayle’s iconic “Rainbow ‘Round My Shoulder." The Huffington Post listed it as one of the top 10 dance performances for 2016. Daytonians have the opportunity to see this work, along with two others, as part of DCDC's newest production “Vantage Points: A Read Between the Lines,” March 4 & 5 on Dayton’s historic Victoria Theatre stage. "It is very interesting that a piece choreographed in 1959 — by a master choreographer — is … [Read more...] about Read Between the Lines with DCDC March 4th & 5th
Foodie alert! Jimmie's Ladder 11 has been hosting beer and dinner pairings as of late, and the next one is coming up. This month's event, Rivertown on Brown, features Monroe's Rivertown Brewery and Barrel House on Brown Thursday, February 16th. If you are looking for a food and beer adventure, this event is for you! Five courses are planned and prepared by the Ladder 11 Kitchen to pair with five Beers from Rivertown Brewery. Check out the menu below for full details. Tickets are $50 and include tax & gratuity. Call today to reserve tickets for this one time only event! How to … [Read more...] about Beer & Food Pairing features Rivertown Brewery at Jimmie’s Ladder 11
This weekend there is a fantastic opportunity happening to learn how to heal with your hands. It's true! In PRANIC HEALING® Level 1, you learn the basics of working with your energy aura, including learning to "scan," or feel the energy, to "sweep," or clean away congested energy, and to "energize," or supplement areas in your aura that have a pranic deficiency. You begin by learning to activate the energy centers, or "chakras," in the center of your hands. This enables you to become sensitive to prana and scan a person's - or your own - energy field to identify blockages and then cleanse, … [Read more...] about Learn to Heal with Your Hands at Local Workshop
Ready to make some real changes in the New Year? It's a powerful time to check in with yourself and reassess where you want to be. Do you feel stuck? Unhappy with an aspect (or two or ten) of your current life but aren't sure how to change? Do you feel restless about wanting change but aren't really sure what to do or how to start? Been listing the same New Year's resolutions year after year with no progress? Local author, Katrina Kittle, is offering a class just for you! Her "Leap & the Net Will Appear" class is all about creating positive change so that you're moving closer to living … [Read more...] about Leap and the Net Will Appear in 2017!
If you are looking to live a more balanced life in 2017, the new Heartfulness Master classes in Meditation are for you! And best part, they’re FREE! You can take them online or in person, at the Beavercreek Heartfulness meditation center. Don't be intimidated by the term "masterclass" - they are great for beginners and advanced meditators alike. You can take the classes online or in person over 3 days: Jan 2-4, 2016. Here are the options below: 1st option: Take the classes online at any time during the day. You can register at http://en.heartfulness.org/masterclass/ 2nd option: In … [Read more...] about Start the New Year with FREE Masterclass Meditation Classes
On December 29th, Music Connection Dayton, LLC presents The Dayton Underground Series End-of-Year Bash and The 2016 Best of Dayton Underground Finale! This show will go down at Oscar's Bar on December 29th, which is the Thursday between Christmas and New Year's. Right in time to take a break from the family, and get out party with your friends! The featured live music comes from local bands: Krunk Town Boogie. FOUNDING FATHERS and The Sandwich. All three are great bands definitely worth checking out. They will also have Foto l booth on hand to capture the memories. No excuses to miss … [Read more...] about The Dayton Underground End of Year Live Show
Dayton area musicians and fans are gathering at Therapy Cafe on Wednesday December 21st for the Big Damn Holiday Jam, a special homecoming jam session for the holidays. This unique event includes touring local musicians we don't get to see too often, so this is definitely a "don't miss" event! Not only is there amazing music provided, there's delicious food provided as well. The theme for this week is holiday appetizers. Feel free to bring a dish if you'd like! It's a family gathering vibe, which is what makes it extra special. You can even get some holiday shopping done! Abyss … [Read more...] about Big Damn Holiday Jam at Therapy Cafe
The Dayton Ballet's holiday performance of The Nutcracker has become a beloved family holiday tradition. Make the performance extra special for the little ones by attending the "Sugar Plum Tea" - a special pre-performance annul event presented by the Dayton Ballet Barre. This year's event moves to the Dayton Woman's Club, a beautiful setting that provides tea service, petit fours, mini sandwiches and other yummy delights. Children will have an opportunity for photos with the Sugar Plum Fairy and Nutcracker, learn dance steps, color, and hear the story of The Nutcracker before the … [Read more...] about Children Celebrate the Holidays at the Sugar Plum Tea
Please join in the 11th Annual Santa Pub Crawl on Saturday December 10th from 5pm – 11pm. This fun holiday event benefits the Marine’s Toys for Tots Foundation and is presented by the volunteers at The Gem City Podcast, who love to make sure all kids get a gift at the holidays! This year’s goal is to get a gift to 6,000 local children! Please bring an unwrapped $10 value gift or a $10 cash donation to participate. Registration will be held at both The Dublin Pub and Oregon Express, so you park at either end of the District to get started! Registration starts at 5pm, but you can join anytime … [Read more...] about Join the fun at the Santa Pub Crawl on Saturday December 10th!
Acclaimed Irish singer and Cityfolk favorite Cathie Ryan and her award-winning band celebrate a traditional Irish American Christmas with The Winter’s Heart®. This is the band's very first Christmas Tour, which features Cathie’s heart-stirring vocals, virtuoso musicianship on fiddle, mandolin, guitar, harmony vocals, and percussion, championship Irish step dancing, and beloved stories, this musical celebration of the holidays is sure to warm the heart. The Winter’s Heart: An Irish American Christmas is a holiday event sure to kindle the warmth and joy of the season. How to Go? Wednesday … [Read more...] about Celebrate an Irish American Christmas this Season!