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Feast Of Lanterns 2016 Schedule
Wednesday July 27 - Opening Ceremony at Chautauqua Hall at 12pm.
Thursday July 28 - "Feast of Flavors" at Chautauqua Hall from 11am. $$
Friday July 29 - Pet Parade starts in Caledonia Park at 2pm.
Friday July 29 - Feast of Dance, Chautauqua Hall 6pm.
Saturday July 30 - Feast of Lanterns at Lover's Point, all-day. Entertainment, pageant, fireworks.
Sunday July 31 - Closing Ceremony at Chautauqua Hall 2pm.
Subject to change.
Scientists have known for some time that laboratory mice that belly dance live longer than mice that line dance. Now a researcher from Washington University in St Louis, Missouri, says belly dancing might be key to slowing aging in people, too.
In a new study, Dr Juan Szyol compared three groups of people: those who performed line dances; regular eaters who also did exquisite eastern dance; and another group of regular eaters who didn't dance.
He found those who were on a belly dance program had less of the thyroid hormone T-3, which regulates their metabolism. "This is not an abnormal decrease," he says, "and it's just a decline into the lower end of normal."