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"CULTURE BITES: Northern Kentucky's Food Traditions"

April 22 - July 23

The impact of food from immigrants on Northern Kentucky's social and cultural development is the focus of a new exhibit developed by students in Northern Kentucky University's Public History Graduate Program in cooperation with Behringer-Crawford Museum.

"CULTURE BITES: Northern Kentucky's Food Traditions" will run from April 22 to July 23. On display will be old cookbooks, antique cooking utensils and everyday items immigrants brought with them on their journeys from their home countries to Northern Kentucky, such as clothing and steamer trunks. Visitors will have the opportunity to smell the spices from various ethnic recipes and to create their own cookbooks as they tour the exhibit.

Admission is free for BCM members and included with regular museum admission for future members.

 

Brown Bag Luncheon: Beverly Hills Supper Club Fire

Thursday, May 25, 12-1 p.m.

The Beverly Hills Supper Club in Southgate, KY was a popular nightclub frequented by such celebrities as Frank Sinatra, Marilyn Monroe, Dean Martin and Rosemary Clooney. The blaze that destroyed the club in 1977, killing 165 people, was considered one of the worst in U.S. history. Bob Webster, vice president of the Kenton County Historical Society and author of "The Beverly Hills Supper Club: The Untold Story Behind Kentucky's Worst Tragedy," will tie together all the bits and pieces of evidence and delve into the intrigue surrounding the fire. The lunch and lecture will take place from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the BCM Education Center. Bring your own brown bag lunch. Drinks and desserts will be provided. Cost: $3 for BCM members; $10 for future BCM members. Reservations recommended: (859) 491-4003.

 

Music@BCM: "Bourbon 'n' Blues"

Thursday, May 25, 7-9 p.m.

It’s the Cheryl and Shorty Show, with “Goddess of the Blues” Cheryl Renee on keyboard and vocals and Shorty Pullie Star on drums and backup vocals. The family-friendly performance takes place in BCM’s amphitheater overlooking Devou Park. In the event of rain, the performance moves indoors. Doors open at 6 p.m. with food and refreshments, with the performance running from 7 to 9 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for children ages 3-12. Museum members pay for one admission and get the second one free. Adult beverages are available for purchase. Concert-goers can also purchase food by Colonial Cottage of Erlanger, KY, supporting local community organizations. Parking is free.

Music@BCM 2017 Schedule

 

Splash Bash at NaturePlay@BCM

Tuesday, May 30, 1-2 p.m.

Start your summer off with a splash! Children from preschool to age 8 will play staff-guided water activities and games, hear a summer-themed story and enjoy a light snack. Dress in clothes that can get wet! Shorts (over bathing suits) and shoes must be worn at all times. Children must be accompanied by an adult. All activities will take place in NaturePlay@BCM. Admission is $2 per child; adult companions free. Does NOT include admission to the museum. Reserve by May 26 by calling 859-491-4003 or emailing This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . In case of bad weather, the event will be canceled.

 

 

Music@BCM: "Something Old, Something New"

with Jake Speed & The Freddies

Thursday, June 1, 7-9 p.m.

Jake Speed & The Freddies are back by popular demand! Music@BCM's concert, "Something Old, Something New," takes place in BCM’s amphitheater overlooking Devou Park. In the event of rain, the performance moves indoors. Doors open at 6 p.m. with food and refreshments, with the performance running from 7 to 9 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for children ages 3-12. Museum members pay for one admission and get the second one free. Adult beverages are available for purchase. Concert-goers can also purchase food by Colonial Cottage of Erlanger, KY, supporting local community organizations. Parking is free.

2017 Music@BCM Schedule

 

Northern Kentucky Heritage League Art Show

June 4-30

Winners of the Northern Kentucky Heritage League's annual Duveneck Memorial Art Show, featuring portraits of local structures more than 50 years old, will be on display. Included with museum admission.

 

 

Music@BCM: "Beer 'n' Brass" with the Mount Auburn Brass Fellowship

Thursday, June 8, 7-9 p.m.

It's BCM’s annual night of fun with fireflies with an old-time, 18-piece brass choir concert. The Mount Auburn Brass Fellowship will perform in BCM’s amphitheater overlooking Devou Park.
Doors open at 6 p.m. with food and refreshments, with the performance running from 7 to 9 p.m.
Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for children ages 3-12. Museum members pay for one admission and get the second one free. Adult beverages are available for purchase. Concert-goers can also purchase food by Colonial Cottage of Erlanger, KY, supporting local community organizations. Free parking.

2017 Music@BCM Schedule

 

 

Colonial Cooking with Matt

Friday, June 9, 7 p.m.

Matt Grimes, owner of The Colonial Cottage in Erlanger, KY, teaches cooking basics and demonstrates some of the restaurant’s goetta recipes. Cost: $10 for BCM members and $15 for future members. Reservations required by June 2 at (859) 491-4003.


 

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