Oktoberfest: Where we’re all a little German | arts & entertainment

Like St. Patrick’s Day, when everyone seems to be Irish, during the fall, more people tend to claim their German ancestry — thanks to Oktoberfest events happening in communities across the globe, including Frederick. Most Oktoberfests promise to satisfy thirsty patrons, air old-time drinking songs, and provide great food. Frederick’s Oktoberfest, on Sept. 30 and … Read more

Entertainment calendar: Sept. 23–29 | Entertainment

SUPER FOX, 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 23, Mesa Theater, 538 Main St., with Stray Grass and Ricky Bobby, $10, mesatheater.com. JUAN ANDRES OSPINA AND SOPHIA RIBEIRO, 7:30 pm Friday, Sept. 23, Love Recital Hall, Moss Performing Arts Center, 1221 N. 12th St., Guest Artist Series, musicians from Columbia and Portugal on piano and vocals, tickets … Read more

Ethnic celebration | Johnstown Slavic Festival will feature authentic entertainment, food, crafts | Entertainment

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. – Slavic entertainment, food, crafts and presentations will be featured at this ethnic celebration. The seventh annual Johnstown Slavic Festival will be held from 4 to 10 pm Friday and from noon to 9:30 pm Sept. 17 in the parking lot and the courtyard of the Heritage Discovery Center, 201 Sixth Ave., in … Read more

Picks of the Week Sept. 1 | Entertainment

Thursday, Sept. 1 Nathan & The Zydeco Cha Chas 8 pm; Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. Knickerbocker Music Center will host the Rhythm & Roots kick off show with Nathan & The Zydeco Cha Chas. Tickets are $17 in advance and $20 at the door. For tickets or more information, visit knickmusic.com. Friends … Read more

The Kitchen Palace in Aiken focuses on faith, family and food | Business

Robin Michelle Key is a woman who faces both trouble and prosperity with clear vision and a smile. She has to be. She opened a restaurant during the pandemic, after all. The former Philadelphia native has been running The Kitchen Palace at 1084 Reynolds Pond Road with her husband James Barnett since April 11, 2020. … Read more

Get a head start on meals with MIO Coalition recipes | dinning

With area schools back in session, the prospect of preparing breakfast before the kids head out the door and having dinner ready when everyone returns home can be a bit daunting. Fortunately, the Made In Oklahoma Coalition is offering recipes, all made with Oklahoma-grown and Oklahoma-made products that make meal time a little easier, with … Read more

How ultraprocessed foods affect gut microbiome and health

Several studies have demonstrated a potential link between ultra-processed foods (UPF) and chronic inflammation. One recent review published in The Lancet Gastroenterology & Hepatology describes the mechanistic association between the consumption of UPF and chronic medical conditions, especially those involving the gut microbiome. Study: Ultra-processed Foods and Human Health: From Epidemiological Evidence to Mechanistic Insights. … Read more

Lovina’s Amish Kitchen: Holding on to precious memories | Lifestyles

This week I have been busy sewing for nephew Benjamin’s wedding, which will be next week. Once again, I put off my sewing until it was too close to the day. I sewed my dress, cape, and apron on Tuesday. Yesterday I cut out dresses, capes, and aprons for daughters Verena and Lovina and sewed … Read more

RiverFest closes out first trip to Quincy | Community Arts & Entertainment

QUINCY — After announcing the move from Fort Madison, Iowa to Quincy, RiverFest organizer Charles Craft knew there would be some challenges. The weekend was still absolutely a success, though, he said. “Anybody that came out here would have had a great time,” Craft said Sunday morning as crews worked to take down the festival … Read more