Pick Your Community: | Hopkins | Muhlenberg | Daviess | Christian | Fayette | Henderson | Lakes | McCracken | Warren | Webster
Davis Motor Sales banner ad

The Girl Project Promotes Self Esteem and Confidence in Local Girls and Women

girl project 2

LEXINGTON, Ky. (8/27/13)—The Girl Project, the Kentucky Conservatory Theatre’s arts an activism initiative, has brought 18 high school girls to together to provide a performance this weekend to promote self-esteem and confidence.

The 2012-2013 Girl Project consists of girls who attend Fayette County Public Schools who have had self-image issues and want to speak out and help other girls in their community. They worked with artists from across the nation to put together a show that will be eye opening and touching to those who come to watch.

The girls will perform an original work inspired by themes of power, history, identity, objectification and more at The Downtown Arts Center in Lexington, Ky. August 30 and 31 at 7:30 p.m. and September 1 at 2:00 p.m.

‘Through spoken word, physical expression and multimedia, The Girl Project will examine the internal and external pressures of body image that teenage girls struggle with day to day and how these pressures affect the development of their self esteem,” according to a statement from the group.

For more information about The Girl Project that will be showing this weekend, view their webpage or call 859-225-0370.

Bonnie Dailey
SurfKY News

© Copyright 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story by using one of the social media links below.

In Other News...

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports - April 17, 2014

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (4/17/14) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following arrest reports Thursday, April… Read More

Sheriff's Deputies Nab Central City Burglar

CENTRAL CITY, Ky. (4/16/14) ― A Central City home was broken into by a burglar that kicked the door in to gain entry.… Read More

Most Read This Week (Site-Wide)

April 16, 2014 18568

UPDATE- Sheriff's Office Following Leads…

in Top Stories by Taylor Riley, SurfKY News Reporter
April 14, 2014 6156

U.S. Bank Hanson on Lockdown Due to Bomb…

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
April 14, 2014 5196

Pedestrian Killed During Two Vehicle…

in Top Stories by Chris E. King
April 13, 2014 4391

One Dead in Two Vehicle Head On Collision

in Top Stories by Chris E. King
April 15, 2014 2949

Police Searching for Sureway's 'Baby…

in Top Stories by Taylor Riley, SurfKY News Reporter

Most Read Stories from Hopkins County

April 14, 2014 5196

Pedestrian Killed During Two Vehicle…

in Top Stories by Chris E. King
April 13, 2014 4391

One Dead in Two Vehicle Head On Collision

in Top Stories by Chris E. King
April 15, 2014 2949

Police Searching for Sureway's 'Baby…

in Top Stories by Taylor Riley, SurfKY News Reporter
April 15, 2014 2584

Multi-Agency Investigation Leads to Drug…

in Top Stories by Lori Blakeley
April 13, 2014 1848

One Injured in ATV Accident in Dawson…

in Top Stories by Chris E. King

Most Read Stories from Owensboro

April 14, 2014 1934

Grow Garden Grow - Spring Has Sprung

in News by Barbara Cecil Russ
April 15, 2014 1441

Owensboro Police Investigate Auto Accident

in News by Michael Hathaway
April 15, 2014 1134

Owensboro Parks Offers Tennis Lessons

in News by Britni Bunn
April 13, 2014 977

Two Daviess County Men Busted for…

in Top Stories by Scott Gibbs
April 15, 2014 734

Happenings and Meetings Owensboro

in News by Dennis Beard, SurfKY News

Most Read Stories from Muhlenberg County

April 13, 2014 2926

Muhlenberg 4-H is Buzzing

in Top Stories by Janie Culton
April 16, 2014 2625

Sheriff's Deputies Nab Central City…

in Top Stories by Sheriff Curtis McGehee
April 14, 2014 2383

MCC Staff Shares Good News with…

in Top Stories by Paul McRee, SurfKY News Reporter
April 15, 2014 1744

'Walk Right Back' An Everly Brother's…

in Top Stories by Paul McRee, SurfKY News Reporter
April 15, 2014 1592

Local MCHS Students Train at Job Corps

in Top Stories by Karen Robinson

SurfKY News Group, Inc. Central Office & Printing Division
1125 Nebo Rd.  •  Madisonville, KY 42431  •  270.452.2249 (fax)
Main Number: 270.452.2727 (phone)  •  Printing Division Direct Line: 270.821.8600 (phone)

SurfKY Owensboro News Bureau
920 Frederica St. / Suite 210  •  Owensboro, KY 42301  •  270.683-8060 (phone)


Contact a member of our staff: www.surfky.com/contact
Copyright © 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc.  •  Terms of Use  •  Site Map

social 06social 21social 22social 04social 03