Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)


June 20, 2014

06/20/2014 — Coming Up

ASHLAND — Dementia session will be July 24


A free question-and-answer session on dementia and Alzheimer’s disease will be from 6:30 to 8 p.m. July 24 at the Center for Health Education and Research Room 102-E at 316 W. Second St.

The live, interactive video is presented by the UK Sanders Brown Center on Aging and the Alzheimer’s Association.

Registration deadline is July 17; to register, call Sarah Tarrant at (859) 323-1331 or email sarah.tarrant@uky.edu. 

For directions, call Mary Horsley at (606) 783-6476.

Area filmmakers’

works offered


West Virginia author and filmmaker Daniel Boyd will presents his controversial new graphic novel, “Carbon” from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday at The Bluegrass Kitchen at 1600 Washington St. East as part of FestivALL.

Boyd will appear as part of a panel with other noted West Virginia-based authors for book signings and fan question-and-answer sessions for their works. The panel will be hosted by Dave Mistich of West Virginia Public Radio.

Boyd also will host a screening of his 1990’s cult classic “Strangest Dreams: Invasion of the Space Preachers” at 7 p.m. June 23 at Park Place Stadium Cinema, 600 Washington St. E. He will be joined by the original cast and crew for over-the-top sci-fi comedy adventure. 

Screening tickets are $9 for adults, $7 for seniors and students. Tickets are available in advance at the Park Place Stadium Cinema box office or the website and at the box office prior to the screening. The movie is rated PG13.

For more information, visit danielboyd.com.

State writer

to receive award

Northern Kentucky Author Robert Schrage’s latest book, “Eyewitness to History: A Personal Journal,” has received an honorable mention award from the New York Book Festival. 

The award for non-fiction will be presented in New York today at the Grolier Club.

Old-Fashioned Meeting set


More Than the Music will present Old-Fashioned Meeting concert for the 141st annual Ruggles campmeeting  from 7 to 9 p.m. July 17 at the Ruggles Camp and Retreat Center.

Services will continue through July 27.

The concert is produced by Darrell Polley and features the More Than the Music family of singers and musicians.

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