Dreamcoats, Bavaria & stomach massages

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COVINGTON, Ky. - Nine days in, and you’re still strong on those New Year’s Resolutions, right?
 
So if they involved a new “you” trying something new, we have an array of suggestions below this weekend in #LoveTheCov, all of them perfect for the dreary days of January.
 
.. azure & lemon & russet & grey
That amazing coat of many colors and a whole lot of catchy singing (with a little Bible history thrown in) comes to Covington this weekend with the opening of “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.”
 
Listen as Joseph, Jacob and the Elvis-sounding pharaoh tell their tales at The Carnegie. Saturday is opening night, Sunday a matinee.
 
Info and tickets, HERE.
 
Experimental makers’ workshop
What’s the Trial and Error Club? Let the folks at Pique art space answer:
 
“Are you a recent graduate or working artist looking to expand your practice? Have a project you’ve been dreaming about? Or are you just looking to work through the frustrations of art making with a creative hive-mind?”
 
The yearlong experimental maker’s club, led by local artist Kat Burke, begins Sunday with the first of four workshops. It ends with an exhibition that starts in November.
 
Details, HERE.
 
Taste of Covington’s past ... in cans
Everybody’s heard of Bavarian-style beer. But “Bavarian Beer” with a capital “B” - well old-time beer drinkers know that was made by the Bavarian Brewery, established in Covington in 1866, in that huge building near I-75 that now houses county offices. Until 1966, when it closed.
 
Three years ago, Braxton Brewing revived the Bavarian Brand heritage with its own version of that old-style lager ... and on Saturday, for the first time, you can get Bavarian Select Lager in cans.
 
The can-release party includes limited-edition prints, a warm soft-pretzel bar, a little history, and live music.
 
Info, HERE.
 
Trying something new
Have you ever wanted to develop a “new you” but weren’t sure where or how to get started? Whether you resolved to get more politically engaged or just try something different and interesting, this list is for you:
  • Yoga Basics on Friday evening at Baoku’s Village, HERE
  • A workshop on the single-payer health-care movement on Sunday at The Center for Great Neighborhoods, presented by Dr. Jeanne Corwin, a member of the Cincinnati Area Returned Volunteers (an active affiliate of the National Peace Corps Association),HERE
  • “Next Level: Abdominal Massage” workshop on Saturday at Warrior Spirit Wellness, taught by a licensed massage therapist, HERE
  • A workshop on grassroots lobbying and non-violent direct action, called “Making Our Voices Heard,” on Saturday at the Kenton County Public Library, sponsored by the N.Ky. chapter of Kentuckians for the Commonwealth, HERE
Covington Farmers Market
Every Saturday you can expect local farmers and artisans at Braxton Brewing Co., often accompanied by some of your favorite live bands.
 
This Saturday, the Covington Farmers Market is under roof at Braxton Brewing Co., and the band - appropriately enough - is Moonshine & Wine.
 
Info, HERE.
 
Miscellaneous
And then ... Holtman’s Donut Bar on Friday morning at Braxton Brewing Co., HERE ... a Bracelet Design class on Saturday at Purple Paisley, Local Artisan Shop, HERE ... The Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Show on Saturday, HERE ... Library Playgroup on Saturday for kids at the Kenton County Public Library, HERE.
 
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