For one month each year Coco's Bistro, located downtown at 250 Warren Street, serves up a Sunday brunch to support Stivers School for the Arts. This nine year tradition features a different group of student artists performing while you enjoy a scrumptious meal and fifteen dollars from each $30 brunch served goes directly to the school. The Henri Rousseau painting, “The Sleeping Gypsy” was the inspiration for this years promotion as wll as 14-ft-high by 21-ft-wide rendition that was painted live on stage by Stivers visual artists at the 2016 Stivers Celebrates, the school’s annual … [Read more...] about Savor Your Sunday Brunch Benefits Stivers
Get ready to raise your wine glass this Sunday at Carillon Park , because Dayton's premier wine and gourmet food festival arrives!! That's right, the one and only shindig known as "FLEURS ET VIN" (flowers and wine in French) takes place this weekend! This is a Food Adventure and Wine extravaganza that you don't want to miss. The Big Ragu will be there in full force! WHAT: FLEURS ET VIN FESTIVAL WHERE: At Historic Carillon Park, 1000 Carillon Blvd. Dayton, Ohio 45409 WHEN: SUNDAY MAY 18th from 1pm - 4pm WHY: To benefit AIDS Resoruce Center of Dayton Ohio MUST … [Read more...] about Here Comes the FLEURS ET VIN Festival!
It's happened every February for the past six years. On Sunday's in February Coco's Bistro opens up for a fabulous musical brunch. Each Sunday a different group of Stivers artists will entertain you as you dine at the fabulous Coco's Bistro. Reserve your Sunday(s?) in February: Feb 2 The Stivers Singers Feb 9 The Stivers Strings Feb 16 The Stivers Jazz Group Feb 23 The Stivers Concert Pianists Reservations from 10am to 1:30pm. Tickets are $30 per guest ($15 is a tax-deductible donation). Brunch is ordered off the menu which hasn't been finalized yet. If it follows previous … [Read more...] about The Art of Brunch Returns To Coco’s To Benefit Stivers
Did you miss it? Endless wine tasting and all the food samplings you wanted were featured at the 2013 Fleurs et Vin Festival held at Carillon Park on May 19th. The Big Ragu was on hand with Dayton Most Metro's staff, greeting the massive crowds and sample the various offerings. It was a Food Adventure paradise in the heart of Dayton, and a must eat on our list of events. If you were not able to make it to this annual benefit for the AIDS Resource Center Ohio, then check out our recap, below. Here's the Skinny: --- FLEURS ET VIN is Dayton's Premier Wine and Gourmet Food Festival, … [Read more...] about Fleurs Et Vin: A Great Success at Carrillon Park
Here is a great way to enjoy a delicious lunch at Coco's Bistro that will also help Stivers School for the Arts - come to one of the "Savor Your Sunday" events on any Sunday in February and for $30 you will not only feast on some delectable food but you'll also enjoy entertainment by Stivers student musicians! Plus, an 18 foot high rendition of the original masterpiece "The Goldfish" by Henri Matisse that was recently painted live in under nine minutes by 22 Stivers visual artists will be on display (pictured). Stivers School for the Arts is a public arts magnet school in the St. Anne's … [Read more...] about Savor Your Sundays at Coco’s Bistro for Stivers School for the Arts
Hello Everyone, Huge changes are just around the corner for THE NEON. Before I get to the source of my anxiety, let's talk movies. If you still want to see THE MASTER, Thursday will be your last chance to see it with us. On Friday, we will open a film that has had the most requests this year - SLEEPWALK WITH ME. ARBITRAGE had a solid opening weekend...so it will stick around. Synopsis for SLEEPWALK WITH ME: From the producers of THIS AMERICAN LIFE, this is the film that Ira Glass has been talking about! "When an aspiring stand-up fails to express his true feelings about his girlfriend … [Read more...] about SLEEPWALK WITH ME at THE NEON + Big Benefit News!
Hello Everyone, In October, THE NEON plans to shut down for a few days in order to install new digital projectors. Though we'd love to keep our 35mm projectors running, we're being "forced" by the industry to make this change in order to stay in business. Within the coming year, bigger distributors will stop making 35mm prints, and their titles (like THE KING'S SPEECH, THE BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL, MOONRISE KINGDOM, etc.) keep us in business...and subsequently allow us to play smaller gems like THE KID WITH A BIKE and I AM LOVE. In addition to exploring the options and trying to obtain … [Read more...] about THE NEON Announces Benefit with AMELIE
Coco's Bistro is tempting theater goers to visit their restaurant for a fantastic pre-show 3 course meal deal. From June 14 to July 10 they will be offering a Lion King 3 course meal for $20.11. Start with a house or Caesar salad, then choose from one of their Entree specials: Beef Filet Skewers Char-grilled beef filet skewers with BBQ spice, melted bleu cheese, drizzled with a Worcestershire syrup and cabernet reduction and tobacco onions, served with a chived potato cake Creole Chicken Cajun grilled chicken breast topped with andouille sausage, sautéed onions, diced … [Read more...] about Lion King’s The Ticket To A $20.11 3 Course Meal
You may or may not have been with the love of your life this Valentine's Day, but hopefully it was a great one! Guys…now with the pressure off, hopefully you’ll be able to relax and have some fun at some of these events! On Wednesday, all you writers can head to Books & Co. for their Second Sunday Free Writers' Workshop. Is your bike just collecting dust in the garage or are you going to try cycling for the first time? If so, you’ll want to participate in Five Rivers MetroParks’ Introduction to Bicycle Maintenance. It may not be such a secret that this is going on, but over at … [Read more...] about Jane’s Best Bets (2/16 – 2/20)
Hello February…and hello icky weather! If you’re reading this, that means you still have power, which is a great thing! I hope you also have the power to get up off the couch and enjoy some of these events! On Groundhog Day (a.k.a. Wednesday), eat lunch at Smokey Bones for their $5 Lunch Special. Over at the Schuster Center, check out the Visual Voices Art Exhibit: Dayton Skyscrapers 2011, which celebrates “women and men who stand tall as role models in the Dayton African-American community.” There will be a sea of food at Dorothy Lane Market as part of their Oyster Bar Happy Hour, as … [Read more...] about Jane’s Best Bets (2/2 – 2/6)