In our new world of celebrity chef-dom and 24-hour networks with shows dedicated to cooking, baking and eating, epicurean stars come and go as quickly as Halley’s Comet. Chef James Major, the new executive chef for Funky’s Catering Events, is the latest bright light in the city’s cooking constellation, thanks in large part to one of those afore-mentioned cooking shows.
ArtWorks is celebrating the completion of their summer projects with public dedications taking place over the next three months. ArtWorks hired 120 Youth Apprentices and 34 teaching artists to transform the city of the course of the summer with 11 different projects.
River Cities Relay, Northern Kentucky’s signature running event, a relay that will take teams of four through some of the most scenic parts of Northern Kentucky’s riverfront highlighting Newport, Bellevue, Dayton and Covington over the 15-mile course returns August 26, 6 p.m.
@ The LB Rookwood, the area’s newest premium shared venue space, is offering more than 50 free classes through August 28, as part of the opening celebration for the new facility at 3825 Edwards Road. Classes range from barre to boot camp, from salsa dancing to yoga.