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Brasabana hosts Latin American Culinary Heritage Tour Sept.15 to Oct. 12

5pm - 9:30pm

Lexington
Join chef Miguel Rivas, a Dominican Republic native, and the Brasabana team on a culinary excursion through Latin America with a series of dinners meant to inform and satisfy during National Hispanic Heritage Month. The Latin American Culinary Heritage Tour will take place from Sept. 15 to Oct. 12, with each week celebrating a different region. The authentic meals will include a traditional appetizer, entrée and dessert for each guest, offered from 5 to 9:30 p.m., for $28.95 per person. For reservations, call (859) 303-5573. To learn more about Brasabana, visit brasabana.com.

“As a native of the Dominican Republic, I am proud of my Latin heritage and I look forward to interpreting, showcasing and sharing some of the special dishes from each region,” said Rivas, who was previously the head cook at New York City’s acclaimed Latin eatery, Patria Restaurant. “Join us to learn more about the increasingly popular cuisine of Latin America.”

The Latin American Heritage Culinary Tour menu includes:

Sept. 15 to 21: Tour of South America
Venezuelan cachapas of fresh corn pancakes with crispy pork and jalapeño aioli
Chilean charquicán of beef and vegetable stew with white rice and ensalada típica
Colombian cholados with tropical fruit cocktail, crushed ice and coconut

Sept. 22 to 28: Tour of Central America
Salvadorian-style papusas with flour arepas stuffed with black beans, pork and avocado
Panamanian carne en palito of chicken and vegetable skewers with yellow rice, black beans and sweet plantains
Costa Rican budín de pan (Costa Rican bread pudding)

Sept. 29 to Oct. 5: Tour of the Caribbean
Dominican pionono of stuffed sweet plantains with spiced ground beef
Puerto Rican of arroz con gandules and lechón asado
Flan Cubano with custard tart

Oct. 6-12: Tour of Brazil and Mexico
Brazilian vatapá of seafood and coconut milk stew
Mexican flautas stuffed with chorizo and potato
Mexican churros of fried pastry dough
Alexas Gregory. intern@estespublicrelations.com, 5027210335

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Latin American Culinary Heritage Tour at Brasabana

5 - 9:30pm

Brasabana, 841 Lane Allen Rd., Lexington, KY
Join chef Miguel Rivas, a Dominican Republic native, and the Brasabana team on a culinary excursion through Latin America with a series of dinners meant to inform and satisfy during National Hispanic Heritage Month. The Latin American Culinary Heritage Tour will take place from Sept. 15 to Oct. 12, with each week celebrating a different region. The authentic meals will include a traditional appetizer, entrée and dessert for each guest, offered from 5 to 9:30 p.m., for $28.95 per person. For reservations, call (859) 303-5573. To learn more about Brasabana, visit brasabana.com.
Samantha Feck, 502-721-0335 ext. 103, samantha@estespr.com

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Burlesque Performer Training

1:30 - 3:30 PM, 6:00 - 8:00 PM and 8:30 - 10:30 PM

Defiance Studios, 1555 E New Circle Rd #182, Lexington, KY 40509
Are you interested in becoming a burlesque performer? Do you have a strong affinity for theatricality and glamour and all things Oh-La-La!? Well, you've come to the right place!

Learn the basics of burlesque performance from award-winning professionals in sixteen 2 hour classes that provide all the skills you will need to create a marketable stage identity, successful acts and glamorous costumes, all while gaining confidence and poise, expressing sensuality and creativity, and having fun! This course is also VERY beneficial for pole dancers/athletes, exotic dancers, and aerialists as it will help to expand your floor work skills while helping to give your performances a theatrical edge that audiences, booking agents and producers crave!

The first hour of class is comprised of lectures and demonstrations while the second hour of class is in the format of a traditional dance class, referred to as “theory” and “movement.”

Theory Topics:
-Burlesque History
-Creating a Stage Identity
-Creating an Act Concept
-Music & Musicality
-Developing Character
-Choreography & Choreography of Events
-Professional Networking
-Burlesque Politics & Social Theory
-Costuming Basics
-Connecting with the Audience
-Makeup for Stage & Photography
-Hairstyling for Stage & Photography
-And MORE!

Movement Topics:
-Body Flow
-Powerful Entrances & Exits
-Bumps
-Grinds
-Shimmies
-Dancing in High Heels
-Walks & Struts
-Turns
-Level Changes
-Kicks
-Extensions
-Glove & Stocking Peels
-Dancing with Boas
-Fan Dancing
-Chair Dancing
-Muscle Isolation
-Dancing with Props
-Tassel Twirling
-Creating Exciting Reveals
-And MORE!

Required materials:
-The Burlesque Handbook by Jo Weldon (hardcopy or digital acceptable)
-A pen and notebook for notes.
-Ballet slippers, jazz, or contemporary dance shoes of your choice.
-Please dress in form-fitting stretchy clothing that will be appropriate for moving around!

Choose from three time slots:
Tuesdays 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Tuesdays 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Tuesdays 8:30 PM to 10:30 PM

$480 for sixteen classes, $250 for eight classes, $130 for four classes, or $35 drop-in. Tuition assistance is available for those who qualify.
Siobhan Durham, 859-264-1117, kentuckyburlesque@gmail.com

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R.C. May Photography Lecture Series: LAUREL NAKADATE

2pm

UK Art Museum, 405 Rose St., Lexington, KY
Photography exhibition
Free Admission
Dorothy Freeman
859.257.5717

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