Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

September 20, 2012

Coming Up — 09/20/2012

For The Independent


Free activities at Capitol Market on the second Saturday of each month between 10 a.m. and noon.


‰Through Nov. 11 — “Gallery Divided.” A head-to-head match-up between Marshall and WVU art faculty.

‰Oct. 6 through Dec. 9 — Associated American Artists: Art by Subscription.

Events and Lectures

‰Oct. 16 —  Collecting Essentials (lecture).


‰Through Nov. 9, Wednesday through Saturday at noon, 1, 3 and 4 p.m. and Sundays at 1, 3 and 4 p.m. — Bears.


‰Sunday, 8 p.m. — Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo.

‰Sept. 27, 8 p.m. — Earth, Wind and Fire.

‰Oct. 6,  7:30 p.m. — Jim Hurst.

Stage shows

‰Oct. 3 and 4, 7:30 p.m. — Blue Man Group.

‰Oct. 12, 8 p.m. — Philadanco.

For ticket information, call or visit the website.

One Clay Square, Charleston; (304) 561-3570. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. Noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Visit theclaycenter.org.



‰Through Oct. 11 — “Family Portraits: Works by Stafford Smith, Nicole McCormick Santiago, Leslie Shiels and Dale Inglett.”

‰Oct. 24 through Nov. 20 — New Country: Contemporary Depictions of Ruralism.  Opening reception on Oct. 24, 5 to 7 p.m.

The gallery is on the campus of Morehead State University. For more information, call (606) 783-5446. Hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. moreheadstate.edu/content_template.aspx?id=5271.



‰Through Sept. 30 — "Collector's Gallery"  Original works of art on loan from local collectors.

‰Oct. 5 through 28 — "Paint Brush Studio" works by artist, Gerry Enrico, and his students.


‰Oct. 12 — 2nd Friday featuring Shelby Merry with opening act Joey Wilcoxen and Sunny Sundquist.

530 First Ave., Gallipolis; FACs family workshops require advance registration by calling (740) 446-3834. Visit frenchartcolony.org.



842 4th Ave., Huntington. Open noon to 7 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays.


Final Friday Art and Antiques Walk from 6 to 9 p.m. on the last Friday of the month.


‰Sept. 28, 6 to 9 p.m. — Opening reception for “Art Cars/Car Art Show.” Live music by Carrier and refreshments will be served. Free.


‰The gallery will have a new exhibit, in partnership with the Cruisin' Grayson Car Show, for F!nal Fr!day!

In addition to art this month, cars and other vehicles that are custom painted, decorated will be shown and showcased inside and outside the gallery. Vintage car items and related mechanical and service station collectibles will be on display.

Artists 18 and older may submit original works of art in any media with car-themed or other vehicle-related themes. Work will be received Saturday from noon to 3 p.m. and Monday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Art currently on display from August may be picked up during these dates and times.

‰Through summer — Partnering with the Cruisin’ Grayson Car Show and featuring collectible, vintage and various show cars nearby.

‰Oct. 3, 5:30 p.m. — Grayson native Dawn McGuire M.D. will read from her new collection, “The Aphasia Café.” The gallery is available for special showings by appointment.

The gallery is in the former Grayson Fire Station at Carole Malone Boulevard and Third Street and is seeking volunteers for all programs and operations (artists and advocates). For more information, email Dan Click at graysongallery@gmail.com or call (606) 922-0927. graysongalleryartcenter.weebly.com.




‰Gift shop: The museum carries a variety of jewelry for men and women, Candleberry candles and more.


‰Through Sept. 29 — “A River Runs Through It.”

‰Through Jan. 2013 — “Beauty and Extravagant Vanity.”

The museum is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday. Cost for adults: $6.50; seniors and children: $5; Members and children two and younger admitted free.

Phone: (606) 329-8888; Fax: (606) 324-3218; email: info@highlandsmuseum.com; Web address: Highlandsmuseum.com. The museum is at 1620 Winchester Ave. in Ashland.




‰Through Oct. 7 — Visiting Inspiration: Twenty Years of Gropius Artists.

‰Through Oct. 7 — The Collection of Alex E. Booth Jr.

‰Through Oct. 21 — Tri-State Arts Association.

‰Through Oct. 28 — Walter Gropius Master Artist Series Presents: Enrique Chagoya.

‰Through Nov. 18 — “Harvey Littleton: Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Glass Studio Movement.”

‰Through Feb. 17, 2013 — Selected Paintings from The Daywood Collection.

‰Through April 7, 2013 — American Impressionism. American Impressionists within the permanent collection include: Childe Hassam, J. Alden Weir, John Singer Sargent, Frank Benson, W. Elmer Schofield and Arthur Meltzer to name a few.


‰Tuesday, 7 p.m. — Tuesday Tour. Free. Refreshments served.

‰Oct. 21, 2 p.m. —  Author Discussion and Book Signing. Dr. Jean Edward Smith speaks about his latest book titled "Eisenhower in War and Peace."


‰Saturdays, 1 to 3 p.m. — KidsArt Club. Free.

For more information, call (304) 529-2701 or visit hmoa.org.



Jesse Stuart Foundation preserves the human and literary legacy of Jesse Stuart and other Kentucky and Appalachian writers.

‰The annual Jesse Stuart Weekend will be Sept. 28 through 29 at the Jesse Stuart Lodge at Greenbo Lake State Resort Park in Greenup County. Friday’s activities include a short hike through the Jesse Stuart Nature Preserve led by Bud Vanzant and Stacy Nelson; a talk on Stuart’s collection of poems, Songs of a Mountain Plowman by James Gifford; and a welcoming reception. Saturday’s activities include a bus tour of W-Hollow; a musical drama based on Songs of a Mountain Plowman, adapted by Anne Stephens, at the John P. Stephens Cultural Center in Raceland; and evaluations of Stuart’s first editions and other hard to find Stuart books. For more information, call the foundation at (606) 326-1667 or visit the website at jsfbooks.com; to make room reservations, call the park at (606) 473-7324.

‰The Jesse Stuart Room features Stuart memorabilia, rare books and collectible items.

‰The Leming Art Gallery features works by area artists and photographs by William “Pictureman” Mullins.

‰The Book Store offers a wide variety of new, used and collectible books; fine art prints; pottery; gift items; and Ruth Hunt’s “Blue Monday” candy bars, assorted chocolates, and bourbon balls and mint julep bourbon balls. Also featured are books in the “Images of America” series of local pictorial histories.

‰The Young Readers’ Corner features Jesse Stuart’s junior books as well as books for children by Billy C. Clark and other regional authors; books in the “Childhood of Famous Americans” series; and resources for teachers of reading.

The Jesse Stuart Foundation is located at 1645 Winchester Ave. in Ashland and is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. For more information, call (606) 326-1667, visit jsfbooks.com, or friend us on Facebook.


‰Today, Tuesdy, Wednesday and Sept. 27, 7:30 p.m. — “Wicked.” Tickets start at $32.75.

‰Sunday and Sept. and 30, 1 p.m. — “Wicked.” Tickets start at $32.75.

‰Friday, Saturday and Sept. 28 and 29, 8 p.m. — “Wicked” Tickets start at $32.75.

‰Saturday and Sept. 29, 2 p.m. — “Wicked.” Tickets start at $32.75.

‰Sunday and Sept. 30, 6:30 p.m. — “Wicked.” Tickets start at $32.75.

‰Friday and Sept. 28, 8 p.m. and Sept. 23, 2 p.m. — Kentucky Opera “Tosca.” Tickets start at $27.

‰Saturday, 8 p.m. — Richard Kogan. Tickets $25.

‰Oct. 2, 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. — Manhattan Short Film Festival.  Tickets $9.50.

‰Oct. 2, 6 p.m. — Steven Pinker. Tickets $20.

‰Oct. 3, 8 p.m. — Antibalas. Tickets $22.50.

‰Oct. 5, 8 p.m. — Louisville Orchestra “Dvořák 7.” Tickets start at $25.

‰Oct. 5 and 6 — Louisville Ballet “Lady of he Camellias.”  Tickets start at $30.

‰Oct. 5, 6, 8, 12, 13, 8 p.m. and Oct. 14, 2 p.m. — Reefer Madness: The Musical. Tickets start at $16.

501 W. Main St., Louisville. (502) 562-0100. kentuckycenter.org. 



‰Through Oct. 27 — “Linvel Barker: Works from the Collection of Rita Biesiot.”


‰Oct. 18, 6 to 9 p.m. — A Night in Horse Country at Lexington's Lansdowne Club.

The center is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday. 102 W. First St., Morehead. (606) 783-2204. kyfolkart.org.



‰Through Sunday — Hollers and Harvests.

‰Through Nov. 11 — “Storytelling as Craft: Chapter One.”


‰Through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. — Reading of the Iliad.

‰Oct. 19, 8 p.m. — Sic Alps Musical Performance.

‰Oct. 20 — Bourbon Bash.

The museum is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Admission is free for members; $6 for adults; $5 for seniors and military members. Family admission is (two adults and all children) $12. Children younger than 12 and students with ID are admitted free.

The museum is at 715 W. Main St., Louisville. For more information, call (502) 589-0102 or visit kentuckyarts.org.


Potters’ Loft

New classes starting either Mondays from 7 to 9:30 p.m. or Tuesdays from 6:30 to 9 p.m. in the upstairs of the L Style Salon’s Potter's Loft, 1516 Winchester Ave., Ashland. Bill Meadows is the instructor. All skills levels are accepted; students work on their own wheel. For registration information, call (304) 654-9948 or e-mail wmmeadows63@gmail.com.



‰Saturday and Sunday, 2 p.m. — “Oz.” Tickets $17 for adults and $14 for children. Recommended for ages 6 and older.

‰Saturday, 7 p.m. — “Oz.” Tickets $17 for adults and $14 for children. Recommended for ages 6 and older.

‰Oct. 21, 27 and 28, 2 p.m. — “Wiley and the Hairy Man.” Tickets $17 for adults and $14 for children. Recommended for ages 8 and older.

 418 West Short St., Lexington. For more information, call (859) 254-4546 or visit lctonstage.org.


‰Today, 8 p.m. — Guest Recital: Montgomery Cole, clarinet.

‰Monday, 8 p.m. — Guest/Faculty Recital: Andres' Saborio (Costa Rica) and Julio Alves.

‰Wednesday, 8 p.m. — Faculty Recital: Solen Dikener, cello and Henning Vauth, piano.

‰Sept. 27, 8 p.m. — Faculty Trio Recital: Wendell Dobbs, flute; John Ingram, piano and Ezgi Karakus, cello.

‰Sept. 28, noon — Music Alive Series: Combinations Dobbs-Ingram-Karakus Trio (First Presbyterian Church, 1015 5th Ave.).

‰Oct. 4, 8 p.m. — MU Jazz 12.0 Ensemble.

‰Oct. 8, 8 p.m. — MU Jazz Combos (Jomie Jazz Forum).

‰Oct. 10, 8 p.m. — Jome Jazz Visiting Artists: James Miglia, saxophone. Brazilian Exchange Student's Recital.

‰Oct. 11, 8 p.m. — MU Wind Symphony and Symphonic Band.

‰Oct. 12, 8 p.m. — Faculty Recital: George Palton, tuba.

‰Oct. 13, 8 p.m. — MU University Chorus.

‰Oct. 16, 8 p.m. — MU Orchestra.

All events in Smith Recital Hall unless noted otherwise.

The Department of Music, Marshall University, One John Marshall Drive, Huntington. (304) 696-3117. marshall.edu/cofa/music.


‰Today, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. — Featured Artist/Artisan Reception.

In the Uniquely Huntington Anitques Mall at 926 Fourth Ave., Huntington, W.Va., across from the Keith-Albee Theater. For more information, call (740) 464-3559 or visit miappa.com.


The gallery will celebrate spring and summer with new and exciting original artwork from local artists in a wide variety of styles, colors and sizes.

Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and noon to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Each Tuesday, the gallery turns into a studio home for an assortment of artists to work on their artwork. Watercolor instructions are also offered by appointment each Tuesday.

Studio home for the Lawrence County Arts Council, 103 S. Main Cross St., Louisa (across the street from the Lawrence County Courthouse).

For more information, call the gallery at (606) 638-1313 or visit paintedcowgallery.com. Also visit the site on Facebook.



The Pendleton Art Center at 1537-1539 Winchester Ave., Ashland, houses the working and retail sale studios of the Tri-State's premier artists with a wide range of talents. Open Tuesday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m..

First Fridays from 5 to 9 p.m. for the First Friday Art Walk in downtown Ashland.

Second Look Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Some studios are open daily; some are open by appointment with the artist. Contact information for artists is available in the lobby.


‰Oct. 1 — Last day to bring your painted, carved and/or decorated pumpkin to the center to be displayed/judged on First Friday.

‰Oct. 5 — Pumpking Decorating Contest. Display of, and awards for, the pumpkin contest. Cash awards for 12 years and younger and 12 years and older.

Artist of the Month

Courtney Thompson, Photographer.

Art classes

The following classes are offered at the Pendleton:

‰Mondays, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.: Watercolor class with Janet Lester (606) 928-8965 and Sylvia Jackson (606) 928-0257. Call to preregister and get a supply list. Enroll now.

‰Tuesdays: 10 a.m. to noon. Watercolor class with Janice LeBrun. Children’s art classes at 4 p.m. with LeBrun. (606) 329-0048. Beginning watercolor from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. with LeBrun (606) 329-0048.

‰Wednesdays: 10 a.m. to noon. — Learn to Draw/Sharpen Your Skills/Learn the Art of Using Color with Sylvia Jackson. (606) 928-0257.

‰Thursdays: 3 to 5 p.m. — Craft classes with Angy Hall (606) 831-3592 and Amy Litteral (828) 713-5862.


‰The CCC Trail Cafe is now open 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. daily.

For more information about renting a studio, call Denise Spaulding at (606) 465-5589 or email dspaulding_fineart@yahoo.com or Melanie Osborne (606) 615-0022 or email melsartworks@aol.com.

For more information about the center, call (606) 920-9863 or visit pendletonartcenter.com.



Large landscape painting by artist Susan Tschantz.


‰Mondays, 10 a.m. to noon — Painting (adult) with F. Christian.

‰Wednesdays, 1 to 3 p.m. — Painting and Fine Arts (adult-high school) with S. Tschantz.

‰Wednesdays, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. — Junior drawing with S. Tschantz.

‰Wednesdays, 6 to 8 p.m. — Drawing fundamentals with S. Tschantz.

‰Beginning Oct. 19, Fridays, 1 to 3 p.m. — Advanced watercolor by Pati Payne.

‰Beginning Oct. 13, every other Saturday 1 to 3 p.m. — Beginner watercolor by Pati Payne.

‰Saturdays, 10 a.m. to noon — Painting and Fine Arts with F. Christian.

Unless otherwise noted, classes are taught at the gallery at the old high school, ground floor.

The gallery is open 12 to 4 p.m., Friday and Saturday; 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday.

Studio hours are  10 a.m. to noon, Monday; 1 to 7:30 p.m., Wednesday; and 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday.

The gallery is at 900 Eighth St., Suite 20, Huntington. For more information, call (304) 453-3187 or (304) 525-3235. Visit orgsites.com/wv/renaissance or email gallerywv@yahoo.com.




Through Sept. 28 —”On the Farm” juried Exhibit.

Month of October — Jason Ratcliff Exhibit.

Month of October — “Bloody Rowan!” Historical exhibit.

On the Lawn and Shows

‰Friday, noon — Noon Tunes on the Lawn featuring Ford McNeill.

‰Sept. 28, noon — Noon Tunes on the Lawn featuring Glenn and Lisa Ginn.

‰Oct. 5, 6, 12 and 13, 7:30 p.m. and Oct. 7 and 14, 2 p.m. — “Bloody Rowan.”


‰Saturday, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. — Zentdoodles Class. Cost is $20 and materials are provided.

At 205 E. Main St. in Morehead; open from noon to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday. For more information, call (606) 783-9857 or e-mail info@rcartscenter.org. rcartscenter.org.


‰Through Sept. 28 — Tri-State Arts Association Summer Exhibition. Featuring works from approximately 40 area artists.

‰Oct. 5 through Nov. 30 — Earth and Sky: Photography works by Jeff Ball.

1414 WInchester Ave., Ashland. (606) 393-5190. tshdarchitects.com/the-1414-gallery-at-tshd-architects-p_12.html.



‰Through Sept. 28 — Black and White Photography Show in the Thoroughbred Gallery.

September’s featured artist is Chris Hayes, photographer.

October’s featured artists are Dan and Andrea Morgan , photographers.


Thursdays, noon to 3 p.m. — Watercolor classes for beginners and intermediate painters. Call ahead to join. First class is free. Barbara Delligatti, instructor. Cost is $20.

Gallery and framing hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and by appointment.

The Upstairs Gallery has new art and gifts available from its 25 Tri-State artists.

The Upstairs Gallery is at 1428 Winchester Ave. in Ashland. The Thoroughbred Gallery is at 1430 Winchester Ave., Ashland.

For more information, call Barbara at (606) 325-2470 or (304) 633-4401 or visit yessy.com/TUG.



‰Through Sept. 29 — Bebe Miller: Tracing History.

‰Today through Dec. 30 — “Annie Leibovitz.” Come to the Wexner Center this fall to explore the work of photographer Annie Leibovitz in an exhibition that fills all our galleries.

Performing Arts

‰Through Sunday — “Palissimo The Painted Bird Trilogy: Bastard, Amidst and Strange Cargo.”

‰Sunday — “São Paulo Underground.”

‰Sept. 27 through 30 — “Bebe Miller Company: A History.”

‰Oct. 1 — Julia Holter.

‰Oct. 3 — The Corin Tucker Band.


‰Through Oct. 21 — “The Story of Film: An Odyssey.”

‰Friday through Oct. 4 — “Red Hook Summer.”

‰Tuesday — Double Feature: “Natalia Almada Introduces El General” and “Al Otro Lado.”

‰Wednesday — Double Feature: “Natalia Almada Introduces El Velador” and “All Water Has a Perfect Memory.”

‰Sept. 27 — “Ornette: Made in America.”

Public Programs

‰Sept. 27 — Found Magazine's 10th-Anniversary Tour: “My Heart Is an Idiot.”

‰Oct. 4 — Pop! Impact: A Symposium on the Humanities and Popular Culture.

‰Oct. 4 through Dec. 6 — Look: Contemporary Portraiture.

Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday; and 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday; closed Monday.

The center is at North High Street at the corner of 15th Avenue on the campus of The Ohio State University in Columbus. For more information, call (614) 292-0330 or (614) 292-3535. wexarts.org.


705 Court St., Portsmouth. For more information, call (740) 353-3030.


Fridays, 7:30 p.m. — Karaoke with Honey B.

Saturdays in September — Silver Strings Band with Ted and Gail.

Wednesdays, 5 to 8 p.m. — Acoustic Jam.

The club is at U.S. 23 and Legion Drive in Raceland. For more information, call (606) 836-8355.


Everyday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. — Happy Hour.

Mondays and Thursdays, 7 p.m. — Karaoke with Stacy.

Fridays and Saturdays, 9 p.m. — Split Decision Band.

Kitchen open nightly except Tuesdays, call for operating hours or to place an order (606) 329-2162.

Banquet room available.

405 20th St. at Carter Ave. in Ashland. (606) 329-2162.


Mondays — Bingo. Early birds at 5 p.m. Games at 6 p.m. All packs are $5.

For more information, call (304) 453-6722.

302 Eighth St. in Kenova.


Fridays, 4:30 p.m. — Bingo.

Wednesdays — Euchre Tournament. Register before 7 p.m.

Saturdays, 7 p.m. — Karaoke.

The Legion is in Flatwoods. (606) 836-4141.


Fridays, 7 to 11 p.m. — Karaoke with Bobbi.

Saturdays, 8 p.m. to midnight — Kyote. Beer $1 and free hot dogs from 4 p.m. to close.

Saturdays, 7 p.m. — All-you-can-eat fish fry, $7. No takeouts.

Monday through Saturday, 4 to 6 p.m. — Happy hour.

Every Second Monday, 7 p.m. — Post meeting.

Every Third Monday, 7 p.m. — Ladies auxiliary meeting.

Every Fourth Monday, 7 p.m. — Sons of the AmVets squad meeting.

No cover charge.

The club is at 1425 Chestnut St. in Kenova. (304) 453-3086.


Saturdays, 8 p.m. to midnight — Karaoke with Beth.

Wednesdays and Fridays — Ladies and sons of AMVETS serving food.

Saturdays and Sundays — Bingo.

New members welcome.

The club is off Ky. 2 in Greenup. Call (606) 473-7805 for more information.



‰Friday, 9:30 a.m. — Art, Antiques and Entertainment with Orva Heissenbuttel.

‰Saturday, 8 p.m. — Shana Smith, Gary Tolley and Band, and Chase Likens.

‰Sunday, 3 p.m. — Duo Terlano: Johannes Dietrich, violin; Marie-Aline Cadieux, cello.

‰Sept. 29, 6 p.m. — Southern Gospel Spectacular 2012 – Tim Lovelace and Faith Harmony Boys Quartet.

The center is at 426 Second Ave., Gallipolis. (740) 446-2787 or visit arieltheatre.org.



‰Friday through Sunday — “Songs for a New World.”

‰Oct. 12 through 14 and 19 through 21 — “Macbeth.”

900 8th St., Huntington, W.Va. For reservations and more information call (304) 733-ARTS. Visit 733arts.org.


‰Fridays and Saturdays in September, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. — Steel Horse.

First and third Mondays, 7 p.m. — Men’s meeting.

Mondays — A-League darts.

Tuesdays, 7 p.m. — Dart Association; 8 p.m. to midnight — karaoke. Ladies auxiliary will operate the kitchen.

Thursdays, 8:15 p.m. — Blind-draw darts; open mic night and cornhole tournament.

Fridays and Saturdays, 9:15 p.m. — Blind draw darts.

Kitchen is open Mondays from 7 p.m. to close; Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 6 p.m. to close. Pickup orders are available.

The club is at 701 Carter Ave. in Ashland. For more information, call (606) 324-7644.


Fridays and Saturdays in September, 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. — Karaoke.

First and Third Wednesdays, 7:30 p.m. — Lodge meetings.

Monday through Friday: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. — Lunch served. Daily specials.

Thursday through Saturday: 6 to 9 p.m. — Dinner served.

900 Carter Ave. Call (606) 325-3557 for lunch specials and carryout orders.


‰Sundays — Golf Scramble. Call (606) 324-4644 to sign up.

‰Tuesdays — B League darts.

Daily drink specials from 3 to 7 p.m.

Activities for Moose members and guests only.

The club is at 2314 Winchester Ave. in Ashland. For more information, call (606) 324-4644.



Doors open at 6 p.m. Admission: $6.

No drugs or alcohol permitted. 2.5 miles off U.S. 52 on Highway 140 North off South Webster, Ohio, exit.

For more information, call (740) 285-2183 or (740) 574-2991.



Saturdays, 8 p.m. live music by TLH and the Beechy Creek Boys. Admission is $5 and children younger than 11 free.

Second Sunday of the month, 1:30 p.m. — Gospel music. Free admission, free food; bring a dish if you like. Donations accepted at the door.

There will be door prizes, 50-50, a restaurant area and a wooden dance floor.

The center is seven miles west of the Greenup Locks and Dam off the A-A Highway on Beechy Creek, Greenup. For more information, call (606) 932- 2011.



‰Friday. 21, 7:30 p.m. — George Jones. Tickets start at $25.

‰Sept. 28, 6:30 p.m. — Pilot Club of Huntington’s 60th annual Antiques Show and Sale.

‰Oct. 10, 6:30 p.m. — The Fresh Beat Band at Keith Albee Performing Arts Center. Tickets start at $32.50.

‰Oct. 12 through 14, 10 a.m. — Tsubasacon. Three day registration for $35.

To place ticket orders or charge by phone, go to Ticketmaster.com or (800) 745-3000. Visit bigsandyarena.com.


‰Oct. 13 — Tommy Webb Band. Tickets: $8.

4643 Blue Ribbon Road, Catlettsburg.

All shows start at 7 p.m. and are $12 unless otherwise noted.

For more information, call Jim McCormick at (606) 928-9984; Doug Daniel at (606) 928-4584; or Jenny Roswall at (304) 429-5047. blueribbonfoxhunters.com.


‰Friday, 8 p.m. — Paul Pace.

‰Saturday, 8 p.m. — Rob McNurlin and Paul Pace.

‰Sept. 28, 8 p.m. — Traci Ann Stanley.

‰Sept. 29, 8 p.m. — Dana Romanello.

Wednesday nights at 7:30 p.m. are jam night hosted by Eddie Riffe.

The venue is at Kyova Mall on U.S. 60. Visit callihanspub.com or find us on Facebook at facebook.com/callihans.


‰First Monday of each month, 7 to 9 p.m. — Pickin’ at the Caves.

‰Oct. 12, 13, 7:30 to 10 p.m. — Carter Caves Haunted Trail. $8 admission.

‰Oct. 19 and 20, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. — Carter Caves Haunted Trail. $8 admission.

‰Oct. 26 through 28 — Halloween Campout Celebration and Ghost Stories in the Cave. $2 admission.

344 Caveland Drive, Olive Hill. Phone (606) 286-4411 or (800) 325-0059.

For more information and reservations, call the park at (800) 325-0059. For a list of the weekend's activities, visit parks.ky.gov/parks/resortparks/carter-caves/events.aspx.


Tuesdays — Open Mic.

$7 cover charge on band nights.

Homecooked meals.

1404 Poplar St. in Kenova. To place orders or more information, call (304) 453-5007.


Thursdays, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. — Sister Redden Hair.

1624 Carter Ave. in Ashland. (606) 324-7500.


‰Today — Morning Reading Group. “The Time In Between.”

‰Oct. 18 — Morning Reading Group. “The Girl In The Blue Beret.”

Hours: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday. 159 E. Main Street, Morehead. For more information call (606) 784-8364 or visit coffeetreebooks.com.




New River Train

‰Wednesday — Greenbrier Day Trip.

‰Oct. 20, 21, 27 and 28 — New River Train Excursion.

Shows and Events

‰Oct. 19, 20, 26 and 27, 7 p.m. — “Another Fistful of Bullets” (interactive murder mystery) at Heritage Station, 210 11th St., Huntington.

For tickets or more information, call (304) 523-0364 or 866-639-7487; email newrivertrain@aol.com or visit newrivertrain.com.


‰Friday, 8 p.m. — Wheels of Misfortune. $8.

‰Sept. 28, 8 p.m. — Campbell Sisters. The Dons. $8.

‰Sept. 29, 8 p.m. — While we Wait. Shook Like Dead. Men, No Guts. $8.

832 Gallia St, Portsmouth. columbiamusicarena.com.


‰Friday and Sept. 28 — The Jabberwocky.

‰Sept. 22 — Tee Dee Young and his Blues Band.

The venue is in Blue Ribbon Lanes in Ashland.


Thursdays, 6 to 8 p.m. — Line dance classes.

Thusdays, 8 p.m. to midnight — Karaoke.

Fridays and Saturdays, 7 p.m. to midnight — DJ Rodney Stanley.

Fridays, 8 to 11:30 p.m. — Teen Dance Night. Admission: $3.

Reservations are being taken for weddings, receptions and parties; call (606) 369-1335.

Admission is $5 for adults; $3 for ages 3 to 12; and children younger than 3 admitted free. Family atmosphere and no alcohol permitted. Concessions available.

The club is at 5405 Roberts Drive in Ashland. Call Roy Hicks for more information (606) 369-1335.


Restaurant now open 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Owner is Audrey Blevins. Doors open at 6 p.m. Adults, $6 and children younger than 12 admitted free. At Junction 182 on Carter Caves State Park Road. Half-and-half drawings, cash drawings on every break. Concessions served; no alcohol.

For more information, call (606) 474-6400 or (606) 475-3664.




The art of Al Cornet.

Hours: Monday, noon to 3 p.m.; Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday by appointment.

Hard-to-find gift items and custom framing design.

Gallery is at 1436 Winchester Ave. in Ashland, across from the Ashland Plaza Hotel. (606) 324-8565. Visit theframeupgallery.com.


Tuesdays, 7 p.m. — Kyova Dart Association League Night.

Wednesdays, 7 to 11 p.m. — Live music.

Thursdays, 8 to 11 p.m. — Southern Thunder Band.

Sundays, 3 to 7 p.m. — Bike Night. Live music, weather permitting.

‰Friday and Saturday, 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. — Against the Grain.

‰Sept. 28 and 29, 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. — Gypzy Roze.

2515 S. Third St., Ironton. For more information call (740) 532-8337.




"Colored Memories" paintings by Ruth Hunt Wood.

‰Nov. 2, 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. — Gallery Exhibit Opening, MSU Student Exhibit.


‰Today, 6:30 p.m. — Open Mic in the Cafe'. Free.

‰Friday, 7 p.m. — Coffeehouse Sampler featuring Jim Beckner. Admission $5.

‰Saturday, 3 and 7 p.m. — "Hansel & Gretel" by Missoula Children’s Theatre participants at McNabb Middle School.

Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday.

Gateway Arts Center is at 101 E. Main St. in Mount Sterling. For more information, call (606) 783-2481 or e-mail to r.prindle@moreheadstate.edu. Visit gatewayartscenter.com.


‰Sept. 28 and 29 — Jesse Stuart Weekend.

965 Lodge Road in Greenup. For more information, call (606) 473-7324 or email greenbolake@ky.gov.

Various packages of lodging and food available. Call (800) 325-0008. http://parks.ky.gov/parks/resortparks/greenbo-lake/default.aspx.


‰Oct. 13 — Metal Works.

3300 Harvey Road, Huntington. For more information, call (304) 522-1244. heritagefarmmuseum.com.


‰Thursday, 8 p.m. to midnight — Karaoke with Dave and Christina.

‰Friday — DJ and karaoke with Dave and Christina.

‰Saturday, 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. — Lickity Split Band.

1305 S. Third St. Guests welcome. (740) 532-4847.


Fridays in September — Legacy.

1110 S. 2nd St., (740) 532-7010.


Sundays, 6 to 10 p.m. — Legacy.

3028 S. 3rd St., (740) 532-3000.



‰Friday — The Heavenbound James Gang, New Jerusalem Bluegrass, The Journeymen and Tammy Vickers.

‰Sept. 28 — His Own, Cornerstone Gospel, Donetta Conley and Highway 316.

‰Oct. 5 — The New Vision Trio, The Trinity Heirs, Heirs Of Grace and Greg Edens.

‰Oct. 12 — The Artrip Family, The East To West Trio, Chuck Compton, The Gospel Tide and Providence.

‰Oct. 19 — The Heavenbound James Gang, Crossfire, Juanita Phillips and The Community Praise Band.

‰Oct. 26 — His Own, Violet Maynard and Family, Rich Adkins and The Waymarks.

Concerts begin at 7 p.m. and doors open at 6 p.m.

For more information, call Arnold Sexton at (606) 836-5582; visit kyova.org or email Arnold@kyova.org.


“TG” entertainment’s upcoming events:

‰Friday — Country/Classic Rock Show with Crossroad Station.

‰Saturday — Gospel/Comedy Show with The Lore Family, Isaiah’s Cry and the comedy of Grandpa.

‰Sept. 28 — Terry Hall and the Dave Morrison Band.

‰Sept. 29 — The Good News Trio, Sincere, Day 3.

‰Oct. 6 — Forever Blessed, The Quicks and The Jones Family.

Unless otherwise noted, all shows start at 7:30 p.m. and are always “G” rated.

The venue is at 8805 Ohio River Road, Wheelersburg. Call (740) 574-6000.

For more information and to check updates, go to songs23.com or tgentertainmentlive.com.


‰Today, 8 p.m. — An Evening with John Legend. Performance and Lecture at Keith-Albee Performing Arts Center.

‰Oct. 1, 7:30 p.m. — “Titanic: The Broadway Musical” at Keith-Albee Performing Arts Center.

‰Oct. 11, 7 p.m. — Skateistan at the Keith-Albee Performing Arts Center.

Tickets can be purchased at the Marshall Artists Performing Arts Center. Call (304) 696-3326 or visit marshallartistsseries.org for information.


‰Oct. 5 through 7 — “Bloody Rowan!”

‰Oct. 12 through 14 — “Bloody Rowan!”

Audience advisory: Bloody Rowan! depicts violent historical events - not recommended for young children.

Rowan County Arts Center (Old Courthouse Square), 205 East Main St., Morehead. For more information, call (606) 776-4447 or (606) 784-5669. Visit moreheadtheatre.org.


‰Sept. 29, 6 p.m. — Bluegrass Through The Years. Tickets start at $21.

To order tickets or for more information, call (888) MAC-ARTS or (606) 886-2623 or visit macarts.com. The venue is at 50 Hal Rogers Drive in Prestonsburg.


‰Saturday, 7:30 p.m. — Open Rail.

‰Oct. 6, 7:30 p.m. — The Tommy Webb Band.

‰Oct. 13, 7:30 p.m. — The Gibson Brothers Band.

Concessions are available in a friendly family atmosphere where there is no smoking or alcohol.

Doors and concessions open at 5 p.m. Tickets are $15, $12 for seniors and $5 for children.

Mountaineer Opry House in Milton is the local hot spot for Bluegrass music in the Huntington/Charleston area. Located at the Milton exit of I-64. Ten minutes east of Huntington or 20 minutes west of Charleston. For more information call (304) 743-5749. mountaineeropry.com.



‰Today, 7 p.m. — Don Williams. Tickets start at $35.

‰Saturday — Chili Fest and Cook-Off. Registration starts at 8 a.m. On the parking lot adjacent to the Paramount Arts Center. Visit paramountartscenter.com for registration form and information.

‰Tuesday, 7 p.m. — Schoolhouse Rock Live. Adults $10; Students $8; Lap Seats (children 12 months and under) $5 added to adult ticket.

‰Oct. 4, 8 p.m. — The Bob Thompson Unit. Tickets start at $15.

‰Oct. 6, 6 p.m. — Jeff and Sheri Easter. Tickets start at $25.

For more information, visit paramountartscenter.com or call (606) 324-3175.


‰Today, 7:30 p.m. — Steve Free.

‰Friday, 9 p.m. — The Return.

‰Saturday, 8 p.m. — Todd Martin.

‰Sept. 26, 7 p.m. — Cirque D’Art Celtic Dancers.

‰Sept. 28, 10 p.m. — Karaoke.

‰Sept. 29, 8 p.m. — Dale Kulchar.

‰Oct. 4, 8 p.m. — Poetry Open-Mic with Neil Carpathios.

‰Oct. 5, 9 p.m. — Karaoke.

‰Oct. 6, 8 p.m. — Jeff Valentine’s 1st Saturday Open-Mic.

424 Chillicothe St., Portsmouth. For more information, (740) 355-9015. theportcitycafeandpub.com.



‰Oct. 6 — Hammertown (David Carroll and Scott Tackett).

‰Oct. 20 — Mt. View (David Skeens).

All shows are $8 and start at 7 p.m., but could be subject to change. The community center is on Ky. 3295, 3.8 miles west of Grayson Lake.

For more information, call Bill Gilbert at (606) 286-5124 or Larry Carroll at (606) 286-5788.


‰Every Thursday, 7 to 10 p.m. — Karaoke with Walt and Missy.

‰Live music every Friday and Saturday from 8 to 11 p.m.

The “Red Barn” on Ky. 7 at Warnock in Greenup County.

Cake and admission ticket giveaway each night.

Admission is $5. Children 10 and younger admitted free.

Flat-screen TV and Wi-Fi available.

Available to rent for individual or company occasions.

No alcohol allowed.

Follow the Red Barn on Facebook at facebook.com/kyredbarn.

For more information, call (606) 922-9346.


Dinners occur every 1st and 3rd Friday of the month by reservation only.  Price: $35.00 per person.

All wine tastings start at 6:30 p.m. and dinner at 7 p.m.

1081 Rock Springs Road, Grayson. For reservations call (606) 923-9085 or (606) 474-2315. Visit rockspringswinery.biz.


‰Saturday, 7 p.m. — Custom Made Bluegrass.

The theater is at 336 Main St., Paintsville. For more information, call (606) 297-1469.


‰Friday, 8 p.m. — Red Clay Ramblers. Tickets start at $17.

‰Sept. 28, 7 p.m. — Southeast Engine. Free.

‰Oct. 3, 8 p.m. — An Evening with the Taj Mahal Trio. Tickets start at $42.

Stuart’s is at 52 Public Square in Nelsonville, Ohio. For more information, call (740) 753-1924 or visit stuartsoperahouse.org.


‰Fridays, 8 to 11 p.m. — Pure Country by the Kentucky Valley Boys.

‰Saturdays, 8 to 11 p.m. — Git-er-Done Band.

Free drawing for a free pass to the show and half and half drawing. Admission is $6; those  younger than 12 admitted free. Family oriented. No alcohol. Concessions are available. Free parking.

Doors open at 6 p.m.

The venue is at 28 Grahn Road, Olive Hill. For more information, call (606) 286-1420 or (606) 474-8485.



‰Today, 10 p.m. — Trash Millionaires and Duke Johnson.

‰Friday, 8 p.m. — SAINT VITUS, Weedeater, Sourvein and Hyatari. 10 p.m. — JC Harless, Craig Burletic and Molly Lynn Page.

‰Saturday, 9 p.m. — Abby Walters and Abbey Kimball. 10 p.m. — Grown Ass Folks.

‰Sunday, 9 p.m. — Open Mic. 10 p.m. — Dopapod.

‰Monday, 10 p.m. — DJ Charlie Brown Superstar.

‰Sept. 27, 10 p.m. — The Disappearing Man.

Most tickets are available online at etix.com.

741 Sixth Ave. in Huntington. vclublive.com.


Ladies auxiliary meetings are at 6:30 p.m. first and third Wednesdays of the month.

Memberships accepted.

3028 S. Third St., Ironton. For more information, call Walt Butler at (740) 532-3000.


Saturdays — Line dancing and dance music.

First Friday of every month 9 p.m. — Comedy show.

Mondays and Tuesdays, 8 p.m. — Karaoke Idol performances; grand prize for the 12-week contest is $1,000.

Tuesdays at 9 p.m. — Karaoke with Melinda.

Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m. — Advanced line dancing class. Free; 8 p.m. — Pool tournament.

Thursdays, 6 p.m. — Singles night with DJ T playing 1980s music. 7:30 p.m. — Beginners line dancing class. Free.

Fridays, 5 to 8 p.m. — Party on the Patio. 7 to 10 p.m. — Ladies night with DJ T. 9 p.m. — Registration for Sexy and You Know it, a 12-week contest with a grand prize of $500. Contest starts at 11 p.m.

In the Grandview Inn, County Road 450, South Point. For more information and tickets, call (740) 377-9077. Kitchen open until 2 a.m.


Fridays and Saturdays, 9 p.m. to 3 a.m. — Music.

Food, beverages and entertainment; features will be 25 cent wings; 99 cent draft beer; and DJ Atom Bomb nightly from 10 p.m. to close. Free parking across from the Holiday Inn.

The club is at 809 Third Ave., Huntington. For more information, call (304) 697-2789.


‰Fridays, 7 to 10 p.m. — Country Junction Band, open mic.

‰Saturdays, 7 to 10 p.m. — New Sounds Band and guest.

Cost: $6. Children younger than 10: $3. New performers are welcome and needed. Guitar lessons are available.

Hot food on Fridays and Saturdays. No alcoholic beverages or drugs permitted.

Exit Ohio 522 onto Park Street in Wheelersburg.

Call (740) 357-3571 for more information or directions. whiteys-music-barn.webs.com.


‰Friday and Saturday, 10 p.m. to 2 a.m.  — Frogtown, Ironton, Ohio.


‰Sept. 29, 8 p.m. — Brothers of the Wheel, Ashland.

Band members are Andy Mayo, lead vocals, guitar; Bill Byerley, lead vocals, bass; Jamie Cain, guitar, harmonica, back up vocals; and Chuck Burke, drums, back up vocals.


‰Wednesday, 7 p.m. — Rooster’s BBQ, Nashville, Tenn.

‰Oct. 5, 7:15 p.m. — Greenup Old Fashion Days with Head South Band.

For more information call (606) 831-7595 or visit facebook.com/bronsonbushmusic.

The Head South band members are Phil Osborne, lead guitar; Larry Deerfield, drums; Tom Hall, bass; and Tom Stephens, keyboards.


‰Sept. 28, 6 to 9 p.m. — Grayson Gallery and Art Center.

Carrier plays classic rock of the ’70s and ’80s. Band members are Jordan Ware, Jeff Preston, Denver Rice and Jeff Ware.


‰Sept. 29, 8 p.m. — Callihan’s American Pub and Grill in Kyova Mall on U.S. 60.


Wednesdays, 7 to 10 p.m. — Hosting Callihan’s Wednesday night Jam Sessions.

‰Sept. — Holy Family All American Festival. Ashland.


‰Sept. 28 and 29, 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. — Frogtown, Irontton, Ohio.

The band can be found on myspace/gypzyroze06; or visit Facebook.


‰Saturday, 10:30 p.m. — The Dirty Bourbon Dance Hall and Saloon, Albuquerque, N.M.

‰Sept. 29, 7 p.m. — Carlton Woods, The Woodlands, Texas.

‰Oct. 5, 9 p.m. — Lakeside Tavern, Waco, Texas.

‰Oct. 6, 9 p.m. — O'Briens Irish Pub, Temple, Texas.

‰Oct. 13, 19 p.m. — Willie's Locally Known, Lexington.

For more information visit rickhuckaby.com.


‰Sept. 29, 9 p.m. — South Shore Quilt Festival.

Visit larrypancake.com.


‰Fridays in September — Ironton Moose.

‰Sundays, 6 to 10 p.m. — VFW in Ironton.

Members are Dale Kelly, bass and vocals; Mary Grooms, lead ocals; Raymond Mills, lead guitar and vocals; Keith Wilson, percussion; Lonnie Castle, keys.


‰Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m. — Callihan’s American Pub and Grill in Kyova Mall on U.S. 60.


‰Sept. 29, 8 p.m. to midnight — The Endzone, Ironton.

Members are Dennis Page, Sheree Page, Greg Combs, Ernie Davis and Richard Hensley.

Visit facebook.com/pages/Poaceous/90377488472.


‰Friday, 9 p.m. — Port City Pub, Portsmouth.

Band members are Mike Fitzpatrick, guitar, keyboards, vocals; Gary Kesling, drums, keyboards, vocals; Dave Copley, bass, keyboards, backing vocals.

Visit thereturnlive.com and facebook.com/thereturnlive or email thereturn2000@hotmail.com. (606) 324-5545 or (606) 324-1439.


‰Saturday, 8 p.m. — Callihan’s American Pub and Grill in Kyova Mall on U.S. 60.


Saturdays in September — American Legion Post 43, Raceland.


Thursdays, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. — The Chimney Corner, Ashland.

Playing classic rock. Band members are Angy Hall and Danny Craig. Visit the band on facebook or email sisredhair@gmail.com for more information.


Fridays and Saturdays, 9 p.m. — American Legion Post 76, 405 20th St. at Carter Ave. in Ashland.

Band members are Tim Holmes, lead vocals, guitar and percussion; Mike Allen, lead guitar and vocals; Gary Higginbotham, keyboard and vocals; Tony Thomas, bass and vocals; and Steve Wurts, drums and DJ.

Email sdband2007@yahoo.com.


‰Today, 7:30 p.m. — Port City Cafe and Pub, Portsmouth.

‰Oct. 18, 7:30 p.m. — Port City Cafe and Pub, Portsmouth.

For more information visit stevefree.com.


‰Sept. 28, 8 p.m. — Callihan’s American Pub and Grill in Kyova Mall on U.S. 60.


‰Friday — Hank’s Saloon, Brooklyn, N.Y.