Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

April 25, 2013

04/25/2013 — Coming Up


The Independent

ASHLAND — VISUAL ARTS



ALADDIN’S ART GALLERY

The gallery is at the corner of 13th Street and Lexington Avenue in Ashland.

Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Saturday.

For more information, call (606) 325-2597 or email aladdinsart@windstream.net. Visit us on Facebook at facebook.com/AladdinsArtGallery.



BLENKO GLASS COMPANY

Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. — Free glass-making demonstrations; lunch break from noon to 12:30 p.m.

Hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; noon to 5 p.m. Sunday.

9 Bill Blenko Drive, Milton. For more information or to confirm schedule, call (877) 425-3656. blenko.com.



CINCINNATI MUSEUM CENTER

Omnimax Theater

‰Mondays through Thursdays, 2 and 4 p.m.; Fridays 2, 4, and 6 p.m.; Saturdays and Sundays, noon, 2, 4 and 6 p.m. — “Rocky Mountain Express.”

Cincinnati History

Museum

“Cincinnati in Motion.”

“Cincinnati Goes to War.”

“From Settlement to 1860.”

“Forming a New World.”

Duke Energy Children’s Museum

“Kids’ Town.”

“The Energy Zone.”

“Little Sprouts Farm.”

“The Woods.”

Duke Energy Cincinnati Convention Center

Museum of Natural

History and Science

“LITE Lab.”

“Nature’s Trading Post.”

“The Cave.”

“The Ice Age.”

“In Memory of Neil Armstrong.”

Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday; and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.

1301 Western Ave., Cincinnati. For more information, call (513) 287-7000 or (800) 733-2077 or email information@cincymuseum.org. cincymuseum.org.



THE CLAY CENTER

Through Aug. 4 — “All the Time in the World,” works by Gail Wright and Mary Tsiongas.

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.



CLAYPOOL-YOUNG ART GALLERY

‰Through May 8 — Annual MSU senior juried art exhibition. Opening reception on April 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.



COLUMBUS MUSEUM OF ART

‰Through spring — “The Essential Elijah Pierce.”

‰Through spring — “Song for the New Millennium, 1812-2012.” Works by Aminah Robinson.

‰Through May 26 — “Mark Rothko: The Decisive Decade 1940-1950.”

Hours are 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday; 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday; closed Monday.

480 East Broad St., Columbus. For more information call (614) 221-6801; 24-hour information at (614) 221-4848; or email info@cmaohio.org. columbusmuseum.org.



COSI

Exhibits

‰Friday, 5 to 9 p.m. — Family Friday Night.

‰Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. — Backyard Science Day.

‰May 11, 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. — Robot Science Day.

‰May 19, Noon to 4 p.m. —  EMS and Safety Day.

‰May 31, 5 to 9 p.m. — Family Friday Night.

‰Classic — Exhibits include Space, Live Shows, Lab Spaces, Big Science Park, Ocean, WOSU@Cosi, Innovation Showcase, Life Body Mind Spirit, Gadgets, Progress and Little Kidspace.

Adventure in the Valley of the Unknown.

Extreme Screen Theater

‰Mondays through Saturdays, noon, 2 and 4 p.m.; and Sundays, 12:15, 2 and 4 p.m. — Sharks 3D.

‰Mondays through Saturdays, 11 a.m., 1 and 3 p.m.; and Sundays, 1, 3 and 5 p.m. — Meerkats 3D.

Some exhibits require additional ticket. Hours through Jan. 6 are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday; noon to 6 p.m. Sunday; and evening hours for Body Worlds are 5 to 9 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays.

333 W. Broad St., Columbus, OH. For more information, call (614) 228-2674. cosi.org.



FAT CAT ART STUDIO

Featuring original oil paintings and drawings. Artists welcome to bring in works from every medium. All work is original and available for purchase.

Camayo Arcade Suite 24 on Winchester Avenue in Ashland. Open Monday through Wednesday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (606) 739-9296. Visit fatcatstudioashland.com or email fatcatstudio@zoominternet.net.



THE FRAME UP GALLERY

& CAFE ZEAL

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.



THE FRENCH ART COLONY

‰Through Sunday —Gallipolis City Schools Art Show (Public reception tba).

‰May 3 through May 30 — Kate Kerr and Molly Markley "Mythological Creatures" (2-D and 3-D).

Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday.

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



GALLERY 842/MARSHALL

UNIVERSITY

Wednesday, 8 p.m. — “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum.”

842 Fourth Ave., Huntington. Open noon to 7 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. marshall.edu/cofa/art/?page_id=830.



GATEWAY REGIONAL ARTS

CENTER

Exhibits

"Colored Memories" paintings by Ruth Hunt Wood.

Events

‰Saturday, 7 p.m. —  Kentucky Bach Choir. Tickets, $15 Adults, $10 Youth.

‰Saturday, 8 a.m. — Regional Student Art Competition.

‰Sunday, 1 to 3 p.m. —  Regional Student Art Show and Awards.

‰May 3, 4:30 to 7 p.m. — Regional Student Art Show Exhibition Opening Reception, free.

‰May 10 through 12, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Sunday, 3 p.m. — “Nunsense.”

‰May 16, 7 p.m., — Open Mic, free.

Classes

Mondays and Fridays, 9 to 10:15 a.m. — Yoga with instructor Rena Hauck.

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 email to r.prindle@moreheadstate.edu. Visit gatewayartscenter.com.



GRAYSON GALLERY and ART CENTER

‰Friday, 6 to 9 p.m. — Final Friday event, “Celebrate the Earth”. Live music from the Hung Jury.

‰Friday, 6 to 9 p.m. — Earth Day. Live music by Will Wilhoit and the Hung Jury Band.

‰Open Saturday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

301 E. Third St. (Corner of Carol Malone and Third Street).

For more information, email Dan Click at graysongallery@gmail.com or call (606) 922-0927 or visit graysongalleryartcenter.weebly.com.



HIGHLANDS MUSEUM AND 

DISCOVERY CENTER

‰Through May — “The Ballantyne Collection.”

‰Through June — “Civil War Sesquicentennial.”

‰Through July — “The Victorian Era: The Queen’s Way” and “Votes for Women: From Seneca Falls to the 19th Amendment.”

Permanent exhibits

‰“Early Kentucky.”

‰“Digging Deeper.”

‰”Country Music Heritage Hall.”

‰“School Daze.”

‰“C.I. Haeberle Medical Exhibit.”

‰“William E. Martin Military Exhibit.”

‰“The Legacy of Jean Thomas.”

Children’s Exhibits

‰”Treehouse of My Own.”

‰”Discovery Cavern.”

‰“The Aqua Zone.”

‰“River Expedition.”

‰ “Interactive dig pit.”

Events

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 2 and younger admitted free. Rentals of Main Hall for wedding receptions or private parties are available. Call the museum for details.

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



HUNTINGTON MUSEUM

OF ART

‰Through Sunday, 6 to 7 p.m. — Studio Selections.

‰Through May 5 — Walter Gropius Master Artist Series Presents: C.F. Payne, illustrator.

‰Though May 26 — Walter Gropius Master Artist Series Presents: Kate Bingaman-Burt, illustrator.

‰Through Oct. 20 — “Huntington Federal Savings Bank presents: Mr. Fitz: Celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Huntington Museum of Art.”

For more information on events call (304) 529-2710, or visit hmoa.org.



KENTUCKY ARTISAN CENTER

AT BEREA

‰Through Aug. 24 — Gallery Exhibit, The Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea: Celebrating Ten Years.

Open daily 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free admission. Cafe open daily 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

200 Artisan Way, Berea, KY 40403. Phone (859) 985-5448; Fax (859) 985-5449. kentuckyartisancenter.ky.gov.



KENTUCKY FOLK ART CENTER

‰Through May 25, 5 p.m. — “The Things We Made: Decorative Works from Lee Clay Products.”

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.



KENTUCKY MUSEUM OF ART AND CRAFT

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.



MiAPPA

‰May 16, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. — Featured artist/artisan reception.

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



OUR HOUSE MUSEUM

Opens July 2013 —1950s: Building the American Dream.

Through December 2013 — “Faces of Appalachia: Photographs by Albert J. Ewing.”

Tour of the Federal style tavern, and view the taproom, dining room, and other usual facilities. Tour admission: adults $4; children/students $1; seniors $3; Ohio Historical Society members free; adult bus tours $50/bus.

432 First Ave., Gallipolis, OH 45631. (740) 446-0586. ohiohistory.org.



PAINTED COW GALLERY

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

Cardinal Valley Exhibit continues through April. The Pendleton Art Center at 1537-1539 Winchester Ave., Ashland, will be open from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Contact information for artists is available in the lobby.

Art classes

‰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 for our next six week session.

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

‰Fine art graphics and printing, call Denise Spaulding (606) 465-5589. 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.

‰Jurying for Tri-State Arts Association will be March 23 at the Pendleton. For more information, call Sylvia Jackson at (606) 928-0257.

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



RENAISSANCE ART GALLERY

The gallery has a new fall fashion show of autumn themed art. This includes abstracts, watercolor and photography.

Classes

‰Mondays, 10 a.m. to noon — Painting with Fern Christian, (304) 453-3187.

‰Wednesdays, 1 to 3 p.m. — Adult drawing with Susan Tschantz, (304) 552-2006.

‰Wednesdays, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. — Junior art with Susan Tschantz, (304) 552-2006.

‰Wednesdays, 6 to 7:30 p.m. — Adult drawing with Susan Tschantz (304) 552-2006.

‰Saturdays, 10 a.m. to noon — Painting with Fern Christian, (304) 453-3187.

‰Saturdays, 1 to 3 p.m. — Watercolor with Pati Payne, (740) 533-1516 or pati.payne@yahoo.com.

Artists

Friday, Linda Helgason and Gary Lapelle.

Saturday, Susan Tschantz. Come talk to her.

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

The gallery is open noon 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.

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.



SOUTHERN OHIO MUSEUM

Collections

‰The Anna Louise Stanton Doll Collection offers 18th, 19th and very early 20th century in bisque, china, papier mache and tin.

‰Art of the Ancients: The Ohio Valley, collection of 10,000 ancient objects ranging in age from 1,500 to 8,000 years old.

‰The Clarence Carter Collection, largest collection of American Scene paintings created by the important 20th century American artist born in Portsmouth in 1904.

‰The Carl Ackerman Collection of Historic Photographs. More than 10,000 historic local photographs archived at the museum.

825 Gallia St., Portsmouth. Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and from 1 to 5 p.m. on Saturday. For more information, call (740) 354-5629, or email info@somacc.com. somacc.com.



THE SPEED ART MUSEUM

Through Sept. 14, 2014 — “Rembrandt, Rubens, Gainsborough and the Golden Age of Painting.”

2035 S. Third St., Louisville. Call (502) 634-2700 or visit speedmuseum.org.



THE UPSTAIRS GALLERY

Featured Artist for April Laura Moul, nationally certified master craftsman photographer, “A Photographic Journey”.

Fridays, 5:30 to 8 p.m. — First Friday art walk.

May 3, 5:30 to 8 p.m. — Virgina Monti and Andrea Monti Riffe, book signing. Live music by Brian Brown and crew. Lisa Smith will do pencil drawings. Bill and Sally Salyers Art Showing in Thoroughbred Gallery.

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.

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

Hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. For more information, call Barbara at (606) 325-2470 or (304) 633-4401 or visit yessy.com/TUG.



LITERATURE



COFFEETREE BOOKS

Today, 7 p.m. — Evening reading group.

Tuesday, 6:45 p.m. — Mystery reading group.

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



JESSE STUART

FOUNDATION

Tuesday — Tim Callahan, Author Talk!

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

‰The JSF Regional Readers will meet at 5:45 p.m. Tuesday to discuss “Timmy and Susie and the Bootleggers’ Revenge” by Tim Callahan.

‰What’s New at the JSF?  “A Guest on Earth: The Life and Poetry of Joy Bale Boone, Kentucky Poet Laureate 1997-1999” by Loretta Martin Murrey. The hardback edition is available for $30 and the softback for $25.  

‰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 JSF Bookstore offers a wide variety of new, used and collectible books; fine art prints; Granville Pottery; gift items; Mom Blakeman’s Creamed Pull Candy; and Ruth Hunt’s “Blue Monday” candy bars, assorted and sugar-free chocolates; and 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 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.



CLUBS & SHOWS



AMERICAN LEGION POST 23

Wednesdays, 5 p.m. — Hamburger fry.

Fourth Monday of the month, 7 p.m. — American Legion Riders meeting.

705 Court St., Portsmouth. For more information, call (740) 353-3030. americanlegion23ohio.org.



AMERICAN LEGION POST 43

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

Fridays in April, 7 to 10 p.m. — Silver Strings Band with Ted and Gail.

Saturday, 7 to 10 p.m. — Silver Strings Band with Ted and Gail.

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



AMERICAN LEGION POST 76

Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. — Happy Hour.

Tuesday, 6:30 - ?, — Open mic night. Bring guitar, keyboard. Sound system available.

Wednesdays — Karaoke with Honey Brown.

Friday and Saturday, 9 p.m. to 1 p.m. — Split Decision Band.

The Front Line Grill is now open for lunch and dinner, 1 p.m. to ?, Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday. Closed Tuesday and Thursday. Great food and prices.

Call for operating hours or to place an order (606) 329-2162.

Banquet room available.

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



AMERICAN LEGION POST 93

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.



AMERICAN LEGION POST 325

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.



AMVETS POST 14

Monday through Saturday — Open at noon.

Fridays, 8 p.m. to midnight — Karaoke with Bobbi.

Saturdays, 8 p.m. to midnight — Kyote with Butch Caldwell, Tom Cripple and David McCoy. Free hot dogs every Saturday night.

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

Every second Monday, 7 p.m. — Post meeting. Please call (304) 453-3086 for more information.

Every third Monday, 7 p.m. — Ladies auxiliary meeting. Please call (304) 453-3086 for more information.

Every fourth Monday, 7 p.m. — Sons of the Avets squad meeting. Please call (304) 453-3086 for more information.

No cover charge.

1425 Chestnut St. in Kenova. (304) 453-3086.



AMVETS POST 95

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. For more information, call (606) 473-7805.



ASHLAND EAGLES

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.

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.

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



ASHLAND ELKS 350

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.

Clubroom hours 10 a.m. to midnight Monday through Wednesday; 10 a.m. to 1 a.m. Thursday; 10 a.m. to 2 a.m. Friday and Saturday.

900 Carter Ave. Call (606) 325-3557 for lunch specials and carryout orders. elks.org/lodges/home.cfm?lodge=350.



ASHLAND MOOSE 892

Every Monday is A Dart League.

Every Tuesday is B Dart League.

New electronic bowling game.

Daily drink specials from 3 to 7 p.m.

Activities for Moose members and guests only.

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



B&B JAMBOREE

HIGHWAY 140

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

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

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



BEECHY CREEK

MUSIC CENTER

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

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.



BLACK SHEEP BURRITO & BREWS

‰Sunday, 9:13 to 11:13 p.m. — Black Sheep Comedy Open Mic Night.   

1555 Third Ave., Huntington. For more information, call (304) 523-1555 or visit blacksheepwv.com.



CALLIHAN’S AMERICAN PUB AND GRILL

Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m. — Jam Night hosted by Tim Holmes.

Thursdays 7:30 p.m. — Thursday Nights FM (Corbin Fitzpatrick and Louie McNeal).

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



FORT FALLS AND FRIENDS

Fridays and Saturdays, 8 to 11 p.m. — Paid In Full.

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.



FROGTOWN USA

‰Wednesdays, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. — Beer drinkers and hell raisers open mic night. Must be 21 years of age.

‰Thursdays, 7 to 11 p.m. — live music.

‰Friday and Saturday, 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. — Gypzy Roze.

‰Saturday — Rally Roast and Raffle with The Return. Hillbilly Clan No. 1, Outhouse 8. Tickets $10 per person, $15 per couple. Poker Run Signups at 11 a.m., run begins at 1 p.m., eating at 4 p.m., and raffle at 5 p.m.. Poker run best hand $500.

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



FUZZY DUCK

Mondays — Pool tournament and open mic.

Tuesdays — Karaoke.

Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays — Live music.

Thursdays — Ladies night with DJ Slim from The Planet.

Sundays — Live bluegrass.

Bar opens at 10 a.m. Kitchen is open from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. 100 Center St., Ironton. For more information, call (740) 532-3223 or email info@fuzzyduckironton.com. fuzzyduckironton.com.



GREENUP DANCE CLUB

Saturdays, 5 to 6 p.m. — singles or couples ballroom dance classes, admission: $5 per person. For more information contact, Gayle Riggs (304) 453-1250 or email at rigg1209@zoominternet.net. Classes are at Greenup Senior Center, 1617 Ashland Road, Greenup (Applegate Shopping Center).



IRONTON EAGLES

Thursdays karaoke 8 to 12 p.m. with Dave and Christina.

Fridays and Saturdays 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. — May Day Band.

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



KYOVA GOSPEL MUSIC

ASSOCIATION

‰Friday — His Own, Fellowship Trio, The Jenkins Family, Tammy Vickers.

‰May 3 — The New Vision Trio, New Jerusalem, Crossfire.

‰May 10 — The Artrip Family, The Singing Shafers, The Waymarks, Rose Fisher.

‰May 17 — The Heavenbound James Gang, The West Virginia Couriers, East to West Trio, David Smith.

‰May 24 — His Own, Blind Faith.

‰May 31 — To be announced.

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

Friday night's at KYOVA are  at the New Life Center of Princess Chapel. It is at the intersection of Ky. 5 and old US 60.

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



LIVING WITH A CAUSE

“TG” entertainment’s upcoming events:

‰Friday, 7:30 p.m. — Terry Hall and the Dave Morrison Band.

‰Saturday, 7:30 p.m. — Bobby Blanton.

‰May 4, 7:30 p.m. — The Jones’s, Good News, Pure Praise, Skeeter, and Speed Bump.

‰May 6, 6 p.m. — Alice’s Wonderland Auditions.

‰May 7, 6 p.m. — Alice’s Wonderland Auditions.

‰May 11, 2 p.m. — Wilburn & Wilburn, The Lore Family.

‰May 11, 7:30 p.m. — Wilburn & Wilburn, The Lore Family.

‰May 18, 7:20 p.m. — Jimmy (TG Entertainment’s House comedian and MC).

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 updates, go to songs23.com or tgentertainmentlive.com.



MOUNTAINEER OPRY HOUSE

‰Saturday — Eddie and Martha Adcock.

‰May 4 — The Spinney Brothers.

‰May 11 — The Williamson family, also, Redwing Reunion.

‰May 18 — TBA

‰May 25 — Wendy Smith and Blue Velvet, also, Stillwater.

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 12 and younger.

Mountaineer Opry House off the Milton exit of Interstate 64. For more information, call (304) 743-5749. mountaineeropry.com.



PORT CITY CAFE AND PUB

Tuesday, 5:30 p.m. — Steel tip darts.

Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. — Moon Travelers reunion featuring Andy Russell and Keith Edwards.

Thursday 6 p.m. — The Seven Nations Celtic Club. 7:45 p.m. — Port City’s grand Pub Quiz.

Saturday, 8 p.m. — Fintan, a Southwest Ohio Irish Pub band.

Hours of operation: Monday and Tuesday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 1 a.m., Sunday, Closed.

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



RATTLESNAKE RIDGE

COMMUNITY CENTER

‰May 4 — Velvet Blue Band (Bryan Cooper).

‰May 18 — Hammertowne Band (David Carroll and Scott Tackett).

All shows are $8 and start at 7 p.m., but 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.



RED BARN

‰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 is on Ky. 7 in Greenup County. Now serving hamburgers, fries and onion rings.

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

No alcohol allowed.

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

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



STUART’S OPERA HOUSE

‰May 9 through 12 — ABC Players present “First Things First.”

‰May 30 through June 2 — Ninth annual Nelsonville music festival with Wilco, John Prine and more. Tickets start at $90.

52 Public Square, Nelsonville, Ohio. For more information, call (740) 753-1924 or visit stuartsoperahouse.org.



TIMBO’S BAR

Fridays and Saturdays — Karaoke with Honey Boggs.

719 Oak St., Kenova. (304) 453-4320.



VALLEY MUSIC

‰Fridays, 8 to 11 p.m. — Lundy Wright, The Ravens.

‰Saturdays, 8 to 11 p.m. — Get ‘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 7 p.m.

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



VFW POST 1064

Tuesdays through Thursdays — Karaoke with Pam.

Fridays and Saturdays in April, 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. — Eddie and The Cougars.

Kitchen open late, new menu.

7th Avenue and 10th Street, Huntington, W.Va.



VFW POST 1168

Mondays, 7:30 — pool tournament.

Wednesdays and Thursdays — Bingo.

Thursday, 8:30 p.m. — Queen of Hearts drawing, bingo hall. ATMs available at post and bingo hall.

Friday — Karoke with Allen Grubb.

Saturday, 8 p.m. — Keybo Cyrus and Bluegrass Revolver. Admission: $10.

The post is off Ky. 2 in Greenup. (606) 473-6333.



VFW POST 8850

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.



WHISKEY RIVER SALOON

Tuesdays — Karaoke.

Wednesdays — Advanced line dance class. Free.

Thursdays — Beginner line dance class. Free.

Fridays — DJ Tinia.

Come in and try out our dart board, pool tables and large dance floor.

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



WHISKEY ROCKS

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.



WHITEY’S MUSIC BARN

‰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.



YEARS OF FARMING

BLUEGRASS

‰May 5,  2 p.m. — The Spinney Brothers.

The venue is at Double S Entertainment (Bowling Alley) 150 Foster Street in Flemingsburg. For more information, call Paula Hinton at (606) 748-0798 or email paulahinton2000@yahoo.com.



THEATERS



THE ARIEL-ANN CARSON DATER PERFORMING ARTS CENTRE

‰Saturday,  8 p.m. —  Ohio Valley Symphony: The Amazing Cello with Efe Baltacigil. All ages.

‰May 18, 7 p.m. — Tri-County Gospel Sing.

For more information, call (740) 446-2787, visit at arieltheatre.org. Tickets available online or at the box office.

426 2nd Ave. Gallipolis, Ohio.



ARTS RESOURCES

FOR THE TRI-STATE

‰May 24, 25, and June 1, 8 p.m. and May 26 and June 2, 2 p.m. — “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying.” General admission $15; dinner and show $30.

900 Eighth St., Huntington. For reservations and more information, call (304) 733-ARTS. Visit 733arts.org or Facebook at facebook.com/artstristate.



THE CLAY CENTER

Concerts

‰May 10, 8 p.m. — An Evening with Lyle Lovett and his acoustic group.

‰May 11, 7:30 p.m. — Peter Yarrow.

‰May 14, 8 p.m. — Old Crow Medicine Show.

‰May 16, 7:30 p.m. — Comedian Lewis Black.

‰May 19, 7 p.m. — Mountain Stage with Larry Groce: Mary Chapin  Carpenter with Shawn Colvin.

Shows

‰May 7, 7:30 p.m. — “Rock of Ages.”

Workshops/Classes

Second Saturday of each month, noon to 4 p.m. — Fun Lab.

 ‰Today — Figure it Out. Use your mind and body to navigate puzzles and timed challenges.

 ‰May 9 — Test the Waters. Play in the stream at Kanawha State Forest as you perform water investigations to determine what indicates a healthy body of water.

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.



CURTAINS UP PLAYERS

‰May 17 through 26, Thursdays through Saturdays, 8 p.m., Sundays, 2:30 p.m. — The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged). Tickets $10.

At the Jeslyn Performing Arts Center, 1030 Fourth Ave., Huntington. For more information, call (304) 942-8576. curtainsupplayers.org.



KEITH-ALBEE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER

‰Sunday, 7 p.m. — “The Addams Family” at Keith-Albee Performing Arts Center.

Tickets can be purchased at the Marshall Artists Performing Arts Center. For more information, call (304) 696-3326 or visit marshallartistsseries.org.



THE KENTUCKY CENTER FOR THE ARTS

‰Today, 10:30 a.m. and Friday, 8 p.m. — Louisville Orchestra “Pictures and Paintings.” Tickets start at $17.

‰Today, 7:30 p.m. — Brian Regan. Tickets start at $38.50.

‰Saturday, 8 p.m. — Louisville Orchestra “The Music of the Who.” Tickets start at $26.

‰Tuesday and Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. — Shen Yun. Tickets start at $62.75.

‰May 11 and 18, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. — “Charlotte’s Web.” Tickets start at $14.75.

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



LEXINGTON CHILDREN’S

THEATRE

‰Sunday, 2 p.m. — “The Hundred Dresses.” Tickets $17 for adults and $14 for children. Recommended for ages 3 and older.

‰May 5, 11 and 12, 2 p.m. and May 11, 7 p.m. — “The Tallest Tale Ever Told.” $14 for adults and $12 for children. Recommended for ages 8 and older.

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



LEXINGTON OPERA HOUSE

‰May 11, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. and May 12, 2 p.m. — Kentucky Ballet Theatre, “Peter Pan.” Tickets start at $16.

430 W. Vine St., Lexington. (859) 233-4567. lexingtonoperahouse.com.



MARSHALL UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MUSIC

‰Today, 8 p.m. — MU wind symphony and symphonic band.

‰Saturday, 8 p.m. — MU choral union.

‰Sunday, 3 p.m. — MU choral union.

‰Sunday, 8 p.m. — Senior recital: Tim Fererston, viola.

‰Tuesday, 8 p.m. — MU jazz 12.1.

‰May 2, 8 p.m. — Jomie Jazz visiting artist: Guy Remonko at Jomie Jazz Forum.

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.

ARAMOUNT ARTS CENTER

NOTE: Dwight Yoakam concert has moved to Oct. 5. Tickets purchased for the original show will be honored for the October show.

‰Today, 7:30 p.m. — STOMP. Tickets start at $25.

‰Friday, 8 p.m. — Loretta Lynn. Tickets start at $35.

‰May 18, 8 p.m. — The Bob Thompson Unit.  Tickets $25 adult, $15 student.

Lap seats are for children 12 months and younger.

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



UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY

SINGLETARY CENTER FOR THE ARTS

‰May 9 through 12, May 17 through 19 and May 25, 8 p.m., and May 26, 2:30 p.m. — “Funny Money” by the Studio Players.

Shows by the Studio Players are at the Carriage House Theatre, Lexington.

405 Rose St., Lexington. Main office (859) 257-1706; for tickets, call (859) 257-4929. finearts.uky.edu/singletary-center.



MUSIC



BETTER DAY PARADE

‰May 4, 6 p.m. — Win 2 Tickets to Soilwork, Jeff Loomis, Blackguard, The Browning, Wretched, Alrosa Villa, Columbus, Ohio.

‰May 17 and 18, 10 p.m. — Frogtown USA, Ironton.

Band members are Andy Mayo, lead vocals, guitar; Bill Byerley, lead vocals, bass; Jamie Cain, guitar, harmonica, backup vocals; and Chuck Burke, drums, back up vocals. Visit facebook.com/betterdayparadeband.



EDDIE AND THE COUGARS

Fridays and Saturdays in April, 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. — VFW Post 1064 in Huntington.



GILLGUMESH

‰May 30, 2 p.m. — 12th annual Appalachian Uprising.

Original funky, jazzy, groove music performed by the Gillum brothers, Andrew and Nathan Gillum. Visit facebook.com/gillgumesh.



GYPZY ROZE

Friday an Saturday, 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. — Frogtown.

Band members are Robin Fraley, lead vocals, Jason Fields, bass and lead vocals, Donnie Stacy, guitars and sound, Mike Boggs, guitars and Josh Kitchen, drums and lead vocals. Visit myspace/gypzyroze06 or facebook.com/pages/Gypzy-Roze/205022341087.



LEGACY

Saturdays in April, 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. — Portsmouth Moose.

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



POACEOUS

‰Saturday, 8 to 11 p.m. — American Legion Post 43 in Raceland.

‰May 11, 8 p.m. — End Zone in Ironton.

Members are Dennis Page, Sheree Page, Greg Combs, Ernie Davis and John Bobo.

Visit facebook.com/pages/Poaceous/90377488472. (606) 923-7232.



PRIVATE  Is

Saturday, 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. — A&E’s Bottoms Up Club, Walker’s Branch Road, Kenova.



THE RETURN

Saturday, 3 to 7 p.m. — Frogtown benefit for Shriners Children’s Hospital.

Saturday, 8 to midnight — End Zone.

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

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



RICK HUCKABY

May 2 and 3 — CD release paty for “Pistols and Diamonds,” Third and Lindsely, Nashville.

May 31, 10 p.m. — The V Club, Huntington.

For more information, visit rickhuckaby.com.



SILVER STRINGS BAND

‰Fridays in April, 7 to 10 p.m. — American Legion Post 43, Raceland.



SOUTHERN THUNDER

Visit the band at facebook.com/southern.thunder.16?fref=ts or myspace.com/thesouthernthunderband01.



SPLIT DECISION BAND

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

Band members are Ray Hale, 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 or visit facebook.com/pages/The-Split-Decision-Band/493658340243.



STEVE FREE

Wednesdays, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m, Market Street Cafe, Portsmouth Ohio.

For more information, visit stevefree.com.



OTHER FUN



BIG SANDY SUPERSTORE

ARENA

‰May 17, 7:30 p.m. — Larry the Cable Guy and Bill Engvall. Tickets start at $25.

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



CARTER CAVES STATE RESORT PARK

‰Through May 11, 10 a.m. — “BYOK” Tygart Creek Kayak Float.

‰Friday through Sunday, — Campers Appreciation Weekend.

‰May 4 and 5, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. — Smoky Bridge High Line Ride.

‰May 11 and 12, 10 a.m. — “BYOK” Tygart Creek Kayak Float.

‰May 18, 9:30 a.m. — Exploring the New Frontier.

344 Caveland Drive, Olive Hill. For more information and reservations, call the park at (606) 286-4411 or (800) 325-0059. For a list of the weekend's activities, visit parks.ky.gov/parks/resortparks/carter-caves/events.aspx.



CHARLESTON CIVIC CENTER

‰Today and Friday,  7:30 p.m, Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey presents “Dragons.”

‰May 8, 7:30 p.m. — Carrie Underwood with guest, Hunter Hayes.

To purchase tickets, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000.

200 Civic Center Drive, Charleston, WV 25301. (304) 345-1500. Visit charlestonwvciviccenter.com.



HERITAGE FARM MUSEUM AND VILLAGE

May 4 — Annual Spring Festival.

Heritage Farm tours of the Museum of Progress, Museum of Transportation and the Country Store Museum are available to the public all year, Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The last tour begins at 2 p.m. (Except for major holidays and in the months of December, January and February, tours are available, weather permitting). Guests may tour the other Heritage Farm exhibits by advance reservation.

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



MOUNTAIN ARTS CENTER

Saturday, 6:50 p.m. — Spring Gospel Concert.

May 4, 6 p.m. — Qualifying Round.

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.



NORTH BEND STATE PARK

‰Saturday, 7 p.m. — Taylor Swift: The Red Tour. Tickets start at $32.

‰May 4 — 9th annual Engines and Wheels Festival. Contact Fred Steed, (304) 628-3396.

‰May 10 and 11 — 19th annual North Bend Bluegrass Festival. Overnight package available for lodge, cabins and campground.

‰May 24-27 — Memorial Day Weekend.

202 North Bend Park Road, Cairo, WV 26337. (304) 643-2931. northbendsp.com.



RUPP ARENA

Saturday, 7 p.m. — Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran.

430 W. Vine St., Lexington. (859) 233-4567.