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Voices HEaRd 2018

Date and Time:
02/24/2018 - 02/25/2018
8:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Event Description:
Voices HEaRd: Kentucky is BACK with more artists and activism than before! Voices HEaRd will span the entire weekend of February 23-25, and we are thrilled to be featuring artists from all over the country in this spectacular event! Check out the lineup list below to know what to expect for the weekend! Friday, February 23 Spoken Word at the Chocolate Holler 6:30 PM, Lexington, FREE Featuring works by long time TGP guest artist and writer Donna Ison, Matthew Hutchins, Kaitlin Rucker, Voices HEaRd returnee Tara Wilkinson, and pieces from The Girl Project Alumni Voices HEaRd Singer Songwriters at The Barn at Fritz Farm 7:30 PM, Lexington, FREE Come hear original songs from singer songwriter Vanessa Davis ranging in genres including pop, folk, country, bluegrass, jazz, blues, and classical composition​. Sharing the performance hour will be Rainbow Star sharing songs with soul, sentiment, and a beautiful mountain dulcimer. Saturday, February 24 Bodies HEaRd Community Movement Workshop with Lora Wilson Mau, DMT 11:00 AM-2:00 PM, Woodford Theatre, $30 As we lift our voices to speak our truth, sometimes words are not enough. In this two hour workshop we will invite the language of the body into the evolving conversation about gender equality, empowerment, and the freedom to be that flourishes in an environment that is safe and respectful. Weaving together simple, guided movement improvisation with facilitated discussion, this workshop offers participants the opportunity to discover new layers of the truth they need to speak, to witness with non-judgement the truths of others, and the opportunity to discover in community how to move this new awareness forward into action. No dance experience required. All bodies welcome. PD Credit Available. Premiere Screening of the JUMP Documentary by Julie Edwards Fauxe, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM, Woodford Theatre, $10 or Pay What You Can (PWYC) J.U.M.P. Project Documentary by Julie Edwards Fauxe and Talkback, part of the Voices HEaRd 2018 weekend! The premiere screening of the collaboration between Step by Step Lexington, The Girl Project, and other local artists. This film documents the process of the creation of the performance piece Just Us Moms Performing. Giving a voice to young single mothers. This event is $10 or Pay What You Can (PWYC). To utilize PWYC pricing, please call the Woodford Theatre Box Office at 859.873.0648 weekdays 11:00 AM-3:00 PM. Teen Voices HEaRd featuring GPNG and TGP Alumni performers, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM, Woodford Theatre, $10 or PWYC To celebrate 5 years of TGP programming, we are celebrating the girls who have been part of the program for the last 5 years. Kicking off the Teen Voices HEaRd will be performances by The Girl Project: Next Generation Leestown and Woodford students, followed by performances from our high school alumni and Mindy's Jessamine School of Classical Dance. The alumni will be performing pieces from each year of TGP scripts and we cannot wait to share these stories with you! Voices HEaRd MainStage Performance (Rated PG-13) 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM, Woodford Theatre, $15 students, $20 adults Featuring performances by Agape Theatre, Broad Brigade, Trish Clark, Free the Virgo, The Girl Project Alumni, Movement Continuum, Suspend, Northern Kentucky University Department of Theatre and Dance, University of Kentucky Department of Theatre and Dance, Bonnie Stuck, the Women of The Girl Project, and local actors. Sunday, February 25 Gender Equity Panel Discussion and Brunch, 11:00 AM- 1:00 PM, Davis Marksbury Building, Lexington, $10 1. Candice Hargons, PhD, Assistant Professor, UK Department of Educational, School, and Counseling Psychology will discuss her work on early life sexual debut to highlight the issues women face related to gender and other identities across the lifespan:https://education.uky.edu/fac/candice-crowell/ 2. Jill Schinberg, MFA, Assistant Professor of Arts Administration at UK, discussing her work examining gender gap issues in arts administration along with the notion of presenter as aesthetic gatekeeper:http://finearts.uky.edu/arts-administration/faculty-staff/jill-schinberg 3. Christine Leistner, MA, graduating in May 2018 with a PhD in Health Promotion from the UK Department of Kinesiology & Health Promotion, will present on her research related to the role of mother in relationships, sexuality, and society: http://www.kristenmark.com/research/shp-lab/ 4. Margaret McGladrey, ABD in Sociology at UK, and several of her teenaged co-researchers will present their team's findings in evaluating The Girl Project at its five-year mark: https://www.thegirlprojectky.org/copy-of-community-1 Voices HEaRd MainStage Performance (Rated PG-13) 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM, Woodford Theatre, Versailles, $15 students, $20 adults

Event Location:
275 Beasley Road
275 Beasley Road
Versailles, KY 40383

Directions:
FROM LEXINGTON Take US-60/Versailles Road Take the Bluegrass Parkway ramp on right toward Lawrenceburg/Elizabethtown and continue 3 miles Take Exit 68 (KY-33/Troy Pike) toward Versailles Turn Right at the top of the ramp onto KY-33/Troy Pike Turn Left onto Falling Springs Blvd. at the traffic light and travel two miles, through two lights Turn Left onto Beasley Road in front of Senior Citizens Center Park in parking lot Woodford Theatre is on the left side of the lobby of Falling Springs Arts and Recreation Center. FROM LOUISVILLE Take I-64E toward Lexington Take Exit 58 onto US-60 toward Versailles, Frankfort Keep Right onto US-60E Business toward Versailles Continue onto South Main Street Continue onto Troy Pike Turn Right onto Falling Springs Blvd. at the traffic light and travel two miles, through two lights Turn Left onto Beasley Road in front of Senior Citizens Center Park in parking lot Woodford Theatre is on the left side of the lobby of Falling Springs Arts and Recreation Center. FROM FRANKFORT Take US-60 toward Versailles Keep Right onto US-60E Business toward Versailles Continue onto South Main Street Continue onto Troy Pike Turn Right onto Falling Springs Blvd. at the traffic light and travel two miles, through two lights Turn Left onto Beasley Road in front of Senior Citizens Center Park in parking lot Woodford Theatre is through the lobby doors of the Falling Springs Arts and Recreation Center


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