Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

August 30, 2012

Coming Up — 08/30/2012

The Independent


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


‰Through Sept. 16 — “The Edge of Vision: Abstraction in Contemporary Photography.”

‰Through Sept. 16 — “Artist to Icon: Early Photographs of Elvis, Dylan and the Beatles.”

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


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


‰Sept. 23, 8 p.m. — Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo.

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

‰Oct. 14, 8 p.m. — Wayne Brady.

Stage shows

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

‰Oct. 12, 8 p.m. — Philadanco.

‰Oct. 26 and 27 and Nov. 2 and 3 at 7:30 p.m. and Oct. 28 and Nov. 4 at 2 p.m. — “Hello, Dolly.”

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 Friday — The Bluegrass Biennial 2012: A Kentucky Juried Exhibition.

‰Sept. 12 through Oct. 11 — Family Portraits: Works by Stafford Smith, Nicole McCormick Santiago, Leslie Shiels and Dale Inglett.

‰Sept. 12, 5 to 7 p.m. — Opening Reception.

‰Oct. 24 through Nov. 20 — New Country: Contemporary Depictions of Ruralism.

‰Oct. 24, 5 to 7 p.m. — Opening Reception.


Oct. 31, 6 to 9 p.m. — Annual Halloween Costume Contest and Rocky Horror Picture Show. Sponsored by ALLYance, Art and Design, CCHSS.


Oct. 11, 10:20 a.m. and 12:40 p.m. — Nicole McCormick Santiago, painting.

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.



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


‰Sept. 14 — 2nd Friday featuring Dex and Joey from Becker's Brew.

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.




Through Sept. 7 — On Desire, artwork by Kate Shannon.

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.


‰Friday, 6 to 9 p.m. — Opening reception for “Patriotic-Themed Art and Memorabilia” Exhibit. Free to the artists and public. Live music by Larry Whitt and Brent Jack. Refreshments provided by Catering by Laura.

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


‰Today through Monday — Vietnam War Memorial Exhibit.

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 Tuesday — Nightscapes Photo Exhibit.

‰Sept. 6, 6 to 8 p.m. — Opening night for "A River Runs Through It" art exhibit featuring Kentucky wine-tasting and hot hors d'oeuvrres. $25 reservations - $30 at the door. For reservations call 606-329-8888.

‰Sept. 7 through Sept. 29 — “A River Runs Through It.”

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

Permanent exhibits

‰“Early Kentucky.”

‰“The Ballantyne Collection.”

‰“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.”

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.




‰The Daywood Collection. This collection contains important American artists from the mid-19th century up to 1940.

‰The Folk Art Collection. This collection includes more than 200 examples of paintings, drawings, sculpture, textiles and “eccentric” furniture by nationally known and self-taught artists.

‰The Touma Near Eastern Collection catalog. The catalog highlights selected art and artifacts from HMA’s Touma collection, which features 400 objects.

‰The Herman P. Dean Firearms Collection. This collection is the result of a lifetime of collecting. Dean was known internationally for his collection and expertise on the subject of firearms.


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

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

‰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 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.


‰Sept. 25, 7 p.m. — Tuesday Tour. Free. Refreshments served.


‰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. 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 John Howard Spurlock and 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 JSF Regional Readers book group meets the last Tuesday of the month at 5:45 p.m. September’s selection is “Velva Jean Learns to Drive” by Jennifer Niven. The complete reading list for 2012 is available at the JSF website at jsfbooks.com.

‰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 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.


‰Sept. 6, 7, 8, 14 and 15, 8 p.m. and Sept. 16, 2 p.m. — The Vagina Monologues. Tickets start at $15.

‰Sept. 7, 7:30 p.m. — Johnny Mathis. Tickets start at $43.50.

‰Sept. 8, 8:30 p.m. — Louisville Orchestra “Fanfara.” Tickets start at $25.

‰Sept. 12, 13, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26 and 27, 7:30 p.m. — “Wicked.” Tickets start at $32.75.

‰Sept. 13, 16, 23 and 30, 1 p.m. — “Wicked.” Tickets start at $32.75.

‰Sept. 14, 15, 21, 22, 28 and 29, 8 p.m. — “Wicked” Tickets start at $32.75.

‰Sept. 15, 22 and 29, 2 p.m. — “Wicked.” Tickets start at $32.75.

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.


Potters’ Loft

New classes starting Monday and Tuesday: An eight-week, wheel-thrown pottery class will be either Mondays from 7 to 9:30 p.m. or Tuesdays from 6:30 to 9:30 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.


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.


‰Tuesday — New cafe opening. Join us in welcoming this new business to the Pendleton.

Artist of the Month

Angie Hall, jewelry, wearable art and photography.

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.

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.

‰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.




Month of August — Gary and Lisa Mesa-Giado “Fuse the Muse.”

‰Friday, 5 to 7 p.m. — Opening reception: Gary and Lisa Mesa-Giado Fuse the Muse Exhibit.

Month of September — On the Farm Juried Exhibit.

Month of October — Jason Ratcliff Exhibit.

On the Lawn and Shows

‰Sept. 21 and 28, noon — Noon Tunes on the Lawn.

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


‰Sept. 15, 10 to 6 p.m. — Morehead Arts and Eats Festival.


‰Sept. 22, 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.


‰Saturday — Artwork entries for the art show must be submitted by 4 p.m. Entry fee $2 per item, ages 18 or under; $3 per item for adults.

‰Sept. 7 through 9 — Old fashion street festival in downtown Louisa.

For more information call (606) 638-1313 or email paintedcow1313@bellsouth.net. septemberfest.net.



‰Through Sunday — Blue Star Museums. By showing a military ID, Blue Star Families will have access to the Museum’s permanent collection and the award winning Art Sparks interactive family gallery.

‰Through Sept. 23 — “Unveiling the New Speed: A Model of the Future.”

‰Through Sept. 23 — “A Kentucky Masterpiece Unveiled!”

‰Through Sept. 23 — “Inside/Out.”

‰Through Fall — Quick Start Story Gallery.

‰Through Fall — “Souvenirs of Europe: An Early Kentucky Artist Collects.”

The museum is at 2035 S. Third St., Louisville. Call (502) 634-2700 or visit speedmuseum.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.


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.

August’s featured artist is Derek Holston of Greenup with his multi media.

‰Seventh annual photography show in the Thoroughbred Agency office at 1430 Winchester Avenue, Ashland. Traditional black and white photography show. Receiving through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 :30 p.m. Closed jury date is Saturday. Opening reception during First Friday, 6 to 9 p.m. with awards at 7 p.m.

September’s featured artist will be Chris Hayes, photographer.

‰Sept. 7, 6 to 9 p.m. — Opening for Black and White Photography Show.

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

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 gallery is at 1428 Winchester Ave. in Ashland.

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


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.



‰Sept. 8, 8 p.m. — Saturday Night Jamboree, Classic Country Show.

‰Sept. 22, 8 p.m. — A Touch of Country, Shana Smith and guests.

‰Sept. 23, 3 p.m. — Johannes Dietrich, Duo Terlano, Violin and Cello.

‰Oct. 6, 8 p.m. — The Dukes of Dixieland, Ohio Valley Symphony.

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



‰Sept. 7 through 9 and 14 through 16 — “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.


‰Friday, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. — Larry Pancake.

‰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.



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.



‰Sept. 16, 7:30 p.m. — Need To Breathe at Keith Albee Performing Arts Center. Tickets start at $22.

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

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.

‰Oct. 27 — Republik Steele and Open Rail. Tickets: $10.

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.


‰Today, 7 p.m. — Songwriters Night featuring George Molton, Bobby Cyrus, Dustin Burchett, Sasha Colette, Rupert Wilhoit and special guests. Tickets: $5.

‰Friday, 8 p.m. — Carrier.

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

The venue is at Kyova Mall on U.S. 60.


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

‰Wednesday through Sept. 8 — Fraley Festival of Traditional Music.

‰Sept. 15 — 2012 Unbridled Adventure Race Series.

‰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.

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.


‰Sept. 20 — 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.


‰Today, 7 p.m. — DJ Franky Frank. Free.

‰Friday, 7 p.m. — Fuel. $20.

832 Gallia St, Portsmouth. columbiamusicarena.com.


‰Sept. 7, 14, 21 and 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.

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

Admission is $5 for adults; $3 for 3 to 12; and children under 3 are 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.




‰Sept. 6, noon to 1 p.m. — Steve Free.


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. — River Cities Dart Club.

Wednesdays, 9 p.m. to close — “Beer Drinkers and Hell Raisers Jam Night” with Hurricane Hager. All musicians welcome.

Live music every Thursday, Friday and Saturday night.

Sundays — Bike Day.

2515 S. Third St., Ironton. (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.


‰Sept. 7, 4:30 p.m. — Opening Reception - Kentucky Guild of Artists and Craftsmen.

‰Sept. 7, 7 p.m. — Coffeehouse Sampler featuring Billy Stegll. Admission $5.

‰Sept. 13, 6:30 p.m. — Gateway Camera Club, guest speaker, Carol Shutt.

‰Sept. 14, 7 p.m. — Coffeehouse Sampler featuring Dustin Cantrell. Admission $5.

‰Sept. 20, 6:30 p.m. — Open Mic in the Cafe'. Free.

‰Sept. 21, 7 p.m. — Coffeehouse Sampler featuring Jim Beckner. Admission $5.

‰Sept. 22, 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. 7 and 8 — Camper Trade Days.

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.


Fridays, 6 to 10 p.m. —  Dancing. Admission: $5. Music by Jazz R Us. Concessions for sale. Dances are at Greenup Senior Center, 1617 Ashland Road, Greenup (Applegate Shopping Center).


‰Saturday — Fall Harvest Festival.

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 and Saturday, 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. — May Day Band.

‰Saturday, noon — College football on the big screen with hamburgers, hot dogs and chili cheese fries.

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


‰Oct. 12, 17, 18 and 19, 10 a.m. — “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.”

‰Oct. 12, 13, 18 and 19, 7:30 p.m. — “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.”

Proceeds will benefit the theater’s operational budget. (606) 886-9274. jwtheatre.com.



‰Friday — Open Mic Night.

‰Sept. 7 — The New Vision Trio, Pure ‘N Heart, Bronson Bush and The West Virginia Couriers.

‰Sept. 14 — The Artrip Family, Crimson River, Rita Broyles and The Tignors.

‰Sept. 21 — The Heavenbound James Gang , New Jerusalem, The Journeymen and Tammy Vickers.

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.


2704 N. 2nd St., Ironton. (740) 532-4001.


“TG” entertainment’s upcoming events:

‰Sept. 14 — The Joe Freeman Bluegrass Band.

‰Sept. 15 — Rita Broyles, Soulshine Drive and Kendall and Debbie Woodard.

‰Sept. 21 — Country/Classic Rock Show with Crossroad Station.

‰Sept. 22 — 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 Jones Family Singers and The Quicks.

‰Oct. 12 — The Joe Freeman Bluegrass Band.

‰Oct. 13 — Soul’d Out Quartet, Soulshine Drive.

‰Oct. 19 and 20, 7 p.m. and Oct. 21, 3 p.m. — JAX Theatre Presents: the Legend of Sleepy Hollow.

‰Oct. 26 — Terry Hall and the Dave Morrison Band.

‰Oct. 27 — The Men of Music.

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.


‰Sept. 20, 8 p.m. — John Legend at the Keith-Albee Performing Arts Center.

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

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

‰Oct. 12 through 17 — Fall International Film Festival 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.

Suitable for 10 and older, unless otherwise noted. Tickets are $8 for adults, $5 for students (with student I.D.). Purchase tickets st moreheadtheatre.org (Paypal), Coffee Tree Books or at the door.

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.


‰Friday, 7 p.m. — Front Porch Pickin’. Free.

‰Saturday, 7:30 p.m. — Billie Jean Osborne’s Kentucky Opry Summer 2012. Tickets start at $9.

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. — The Grass Stains.

‰Sept. 15, 7:30 p.m. — No One You Know 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.


Saturday, 1 p.m. — Gospel Sing Benefit. Admission is free, donations are appreciated.

Located at East Carter High School in Grayson

All proceeds will help feed seniors, disabled, single parent families and the economically deprived via Papaw’s Chuckwagon Mobile Soup Kitchen. For more information call (606) 474-5514; (606) 831-4376 or (606) 407-0875.



‰Friday, 8 p.m. — Sean Parsons Quintet. Tickets start at $15.

‰Sept. 6, 7 p.m. — Guy Penrod. Tickets start at $10.

‰Sept. 11, 7:30 p.m. — Midtown Men. Tickets start at $35.

‰Sept. 14, 8 p.m. — Greg Abate Quartet. Tickets start at $15.

‰Sept. 19, 11 a.m.  — French Shoppe of Nashville. Tickets $10. Representatives  from the French Shoppe of Nashville will present the style show and provide the latest techniques to wearing fall/winter fashions and accessories. Reservations required, call (606) 324-5718 or (606) 324-3175, ext. 301.

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


Sept. 14 through 16 — Downtown Ashland.

Check website for lineup and information.



‰Sept. 11 through 15 — Poppy Mountain Bluegrass Festival. Check website for lineup and ticket prices.

3715 US 60 East, Morehead. For more information call (606) 784-2277 Office or (606) 780-4192 Campground or email poppymtn@yahoo.com. poppymountainbluegrass.com.


‰Today, 9 p.m. — The Grave Robbers.

‰Friday, 7 p.m. — Amhrain.

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

‰Sept. 6, 8 p.m. — Poetry Open Mic with Neil Carpathios.

‰Sept. 7, 9 p.m. — Karaoke.

‰Sept. 8, 9 p.m. — Ian Jones and The Tipperary Two.

‰Sept. 14, 8 p.m. — The Ladies of Longford.

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


‰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.


‰Sept. 8 — Reception and wine tasting at 6 p.m., dinner at 7 p.m. The Community Hospice “An Evening at the Vineyard” dinner. Hosted by Dr. John and Sue Bond, owners. Call for reservations or mail a check to Community Hospice, 1480 Carter Ave., Ashland, KY 41101. $125 per couple; $75 per person.

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.


Fridays and Saturdays — Karaoke with Honey Boggs.

719 Oak St., Kenova. (304) 453-4320.


‰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. — The Bloodroots Barter.

‰Friday, 10 p.m. — AC30, The Ready Stance, Sly Roosevelt.

‰Sept. 6, 9 p.m. — Big Rock and the Candy Ass Mountain Boys.

‰Sept. 7, 8:30 p.m. — XFACTOR1, Flounder, The Key, Underthro and 5:42.

‰Sept. 8, 8 p.m. — Fletcher’s Grove. 10 p.m. — Richie Tipton and Grim Charles.

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, beverage 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.


‰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. — Jerry Foster Show at the Commodore, Nashville, Tenn.

‰Sept. 9, 7 p.m. — The Bluebird Cafe, Nashville, Tenn.

‰Sept. 14, 8:45 p.m. — Poage Landing Days with Head South Band, Ashland.

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.


Friday, 8 p.m. — Callihan’s American Pub and Grill.

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


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

September — Holy Family All American Festival. Ashland.


Sept. 16, 12:30 p.m. — Poage Landing Days, 15th Street Stage, Ashland.


‰Sept. 15, 7 p.m. — Poage Landing Days, Ashland.

‰Sept. 22, 10:30 p.m. — The Dirty Bourbon Dance Hall and Saloon, Albuquerque, N.M.

‰Oct. 19, 8 p.m. — Dose Doe Music Cafe, Conroe, Texas.

For more information visit rickhuckaby.com.


Saturday, 5 p.m. — Falls Camp Ground at upper shelter. Bring lawn chairs. All free. (606) 686-3398.


Friday, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. — Ashland Eagles.

Sept. 14, 8:30 p.m. — Poage Landing Days, 16th St., Main Stage, Ashland.

Visit larrypancake.com.


‰Saturday, 7 to 11 p.m. — Nelson’s Place, Lavalette, W.Va.

‰Sept. 11 and 12 — Poppy Mountain Bluegrass Festival, Morehead.

‰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.


‰Sept. 14 through 16, 9 p.m. — Frogtown, Ironton.

‰Sept. 21, 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.


Sept. 16, 7 p.m. — Second Free Will Baptist Church in Ashland. Tickets are $12 and are available at the church office or online at itickets.com. For more information, call the church office at (606) 324-5447 or visit secondfreewill.com.


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.

Visit splitdecisionband.net or email sdband2007@yahoo.com.


‰Sept. 6, noon to 1 p.m. — Frame Up Gallery, Ashland.

‰Sept. 16, 1 p.m. — Poage Landing Days, Ashland.

‰Sept. 20, 7:30 p.m. — Port City Cafe and Pub, Portsmouth.

For more information visit stevefree.com.