Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

June 26, 2014

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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.



BIRKE ART GALLERY

‰Through July 4 — Ohio Valley Camera Club of West Virginia's 2014 exhibition.

The gallery, in Smith Hall on Third Avenue at Marshall University in Huntington, is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

For more information, call (304) 696-2296.



THE CLAY CENTER for the ARTS and SCIENCES

Current exhibits

‰“Every Living Thing: A Closer Look at Nature.” Take a closer look at the natural world through artworks and interactive experiences featuring paintings, prints and drawings from the Clay Center’s collection.

‰“Faith and the Devil.” Investigate the philosophical and existential conundrums of evil and underlying faith in this large-scale installation by artist Lesley Dill.

Upcoming exhibit

‰Opening Aug. 15 — “ARCADE/ARCADIA: Ellen Harvey.” A summer of thought-provoking installations continues with an immersive experience where an amusement arcade collides with a gallery. Step inside an old-fashioned aluminum fairground sign, and discover hand-engraved mirrors offering a 360-degree view of a derelict seaside resort, creating an unsettling embodiment of how easily the desire for the sublime can collapse into an acceptance of commercial spectacle.

The Clay Center is at One Clay Square in Charleston.

The museum and galleries are closed on Monday and Tuesday; hours are Wednesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday noon to 5 p.m. For more information, call (304) 561-3570.



CLAYPOOL-YOUNG ART GALLERY

‰Through Aug. 27 — “The Bluegrass Biennial: A Kentucky Juried Exhibition,”  closing reception and juror’s gallery talk will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Aug. 27.

The gallery is in the Claypool-Young Art Building on the campus of Morehead State University. The gallery is open from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday; admission is free. For more information, email gallery director  Jennifer Reis at j.reis@moreheadstate.edu or call her at (606) 783-5446.  



THE FRAME-UP GALLERY & CAFE ZEAL

The art of Harley Fannin.

First Thursdays in each month — Steve Free.

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

Exhibits

‰Through Sunday —  “Fashions: Then and Now.”

‰Tuesday through July 27 — Festival Competition Exhibit.

530 First Ave., Gallipolis. For more information, call (740) 446-3834.

Office hours: Tuesday through Friday 9 a.m to 4 p.m. Sat. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Gallery Hours: Tuesday through Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Sunday 1 to 5 p.m.



GALLERY 842

The gallery is at 842 Fourth Ave., Huntington. Hours: Noon to 7 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. For more information, call (304) 696-2296 or email farley53@marshall.edu or visit the website at galleries@marshall.edu.



GATEWAY REGIONAL

ART CENTER

‰Today, 7 p.m. — Open Mic Night; free.

‰Through Friday, 9 a.m. to noon — Youth Choral Camp, 9 a.m. to noon. Cost: $40.

‰July 7 through 11, 10 a.m. to noon — 7-11 - Batik workshop, Grades 1 through 3. Cost: $50.

‰July 7 through 11, 1 to 3 p.m. —  Sculpture Workshop, Grades 4 through 6; Cost: $50.

‰July 28 through Aug. 2, 9 a.m. to noon — Summer Playhouse Theater Camp, ages 7 through 9. Cost: $45.

‰July 28 through Aug. 2, 1 to 4 p.m. — Summer Stock Theater Camp, ages 10 through 12. Cost: $45.

101 E. Main St., Mount Sterling.



GRAYSON GALLERY

AND ART CENTER

‰Friday, 6 to 9 p.m. — Final Friday art walk with solo exhibit, “Fine Art and Photography” by artist Rhonda Kretzer. Live music by Erica and Michael Berry performing “Two of Us”. Refreshments will be served.

The gallery will be open on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. all summer as part of the Carter County’s 12 Weeks of Summer events.

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

Exhibits

‰Through July — “Old Friends: Playthings of the Past,” 100 years of toy history. Learn about the origins of some of the most popular toys as you walk by displays featuring dolls, board games, action figures and more.

‰Through August — “Beauty by the Sea,” history of swimwear from the 1900s to the present.

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.”

‰“Interactive dig pit.”

The museum will stay open until 7 p.m. every Thursday.

The museum is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday and Friday; 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursdays; and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays.

Cost for adults: $6.50; seniors and children: $5; Members and those 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

Current exhibits

‰Through Sunday — “Barbizon Paintings.”

‰Through Aug. 24 — “Excavations from the Vault: Herman Dean and the Hudson Bay.”

‰Through Nov. 2 — “The Daywood Collection.”

Upcoming exhibits

‰Through July 13 — “69th Allied Artists of West Virginia Juried Exhibit.”

‰July 12 through Oct. 12 — “Huntington Calligraphers’ Guild: Celebrating 30 Years.”

‰Through Aug. 3 — “The Macy’s Foundation Presents: North of Sixty: Canadian Inuit Prints.”

‰Through Aug. 10 — Work by Jeanne Quinn.

‰Through Aug. 24 — “Excavations from the Vault” Herman Dean and the Hudson Bay.”

‰Sept. 6 through Oct. 5 — “Tri-State Arts Association.”

Events

‰Aug. 16 and 17 — “Macy’s Presents Hilltop: Books Only.”

‰Sept. 20, 7 p.m. — Pianist Ethan Uslan will accompany a silent film starring Mary Pickford.

The museum offers free admission to military personnel and their families this summer in collaboration with the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families and the Department of Defense.

Open from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday; and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. 2033 McCoy Road, Huntington. For more information, call (304) 529-2701 or visit hmoa.org.



KENTUCKY FOLK ART

CENTER

‰Through Aug. 22 — “Chester Cornett: Beyond the Narrow Sky.”

Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

On the campus of Morehead State University. For more information, visit kyfolkart.org or call (606) 783-2204.



PAINTED COW GALLERY

Gallery hours are 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and noon to 4 p.m. Saturday. Gallery features a series of paintings called “Memories of Old Lawrence County” and works by artists who live in Lawrence County.

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.



PAUL PALETTI

GALLERY

‰Through Monday — “Stars of the Silver Screen: Through the Lens of George Hurrell.”

The gallery is at 713 E. Market St., Louisville. Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and by appointment. For more information, email Paul Paletti at prpjr@msn.com or call Mary Burks at (502) 589-9254 or visit paulpalettigallery.com.



THE PAINTED PALETTE

ART GALLERY

 824 10th St. in Huntington. Hours are, Friday, 6 to 8:30 p.m.; Saturday, noon to 6 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 6 p.m. For more information call (304) 416-2081 or visit paintedpaletteartstudio.blogspot.com or patriciareed.artist@gmail.com.



THE PENDLETON

ART CENTER

Andy’s Sweet & Savory Café open Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Classes

‰Daily classes, 3 to 8 p.m. — private or small group by Jeremy Grizzle. For more information, call Jeremy Grizzle at (606) 922-1731 or email mrjeremygrizzle@gmail.com.

‰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.

The center at 1537-1539 Winchester Ave., houses the working and retail sale studios of the Tri-State premier artists. Hours of operation, open from 5 to 9 p.m. on the first Friday of the month for the First Friday Art Walk and from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday for second look. Some studios are open daily and some by appointment with the artist. Contact information for artists is available in the lobby.



RENAISSANCE ART GALLERY

Theater

‰The gallery will close at 4 p.m. on Wednesday’s in June and will resume in July.

‰Aug. 15, 16, 22, 23, 29 and 30, 8 p.m. — “Much Ado About Nothing.”

‰Oct. 24, 25, 31 and Nov. 1, 8 p.m. and Oct. 26 and Nov. 2, 2 p.m. — “Crazy for You.”

‰Dec. 5,6,12 and 13, 8 p.m. — “Rabbit Hole.”

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.

‰Workshop for photography will be by Laura Moul.

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.



THE UPSTAIRS 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 area 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



JESSE STUART

FOUNDATION

Jesse Stuart Foundation is celebrating 35 years of preserving the human and literary legacy of Jesse Stuart, other Kentucky and Appalachian writers and the Appalachian way of life.

‰The Regional Readers book discussion group meets last Tuesday of the month at 5:15 p.m. July selection is “That Summer of ‘45, A Boy’s Adventure Story” by G. Sam Piatt who will have Author Talk at the July 29 meeting.

‰Used book sale, paperbacks are $.50 and hardcovers are $1.

‰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 Book Store offers a wide variety of new, used and collectible books; fine art prints; vintage linens; JSF T-shirts; Granville Pottery; jewelry from the Gastineau Studio in Berea; The Kentucky Explorer magazine; Ruth Hunt’s “Blue Monday” candy bars, and Mom Blakeman’s Cream Pulled Candy, 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 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

Fridays and Saturdays in June 8 to 11 p.m. — Karaoke with Ben.

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

Wednesdays, 7 p.m. — Karoake with Honey Brown.

Wednesdays, 7 p.m. — Pool Tournament.

Fridays and Saturdays in June, 8 p.m. to midnight — Split Decision

The Big Blue Café is open for lunch to 2 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Dinner Monday through Saturday. Closed for dinner Thursday.

For operating hours or to order, call (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, 4 to 6 p.m. — Happy hour.

Mondays all day $1.50 bottle beer.

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

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

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

No cover charge.

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



AMVETS POST 95

Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m. to midnight — String Therapy.

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

Saturday, 4 p.m. — Luau hog roast.

Band for July — Split Decision.

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

Mondays — A League darts.

Tuesdays, 7 p.m. — Dart Association, pool tournament; 8 p.m. to midnight, open mic night with 9 Lives Records.

Wednesdays, 8 p.m. to midnight — Karaoke with 2 Cat Studios.

Thursdays, 5 to 10 p.m. — Bingo.

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

Saturdays, 7 p.m. — Pool tournaments.

Sundays, 8 p.m. to midnight — Karaoke with 2 Cat Studios; 5 to 10 p.m. — Bingo.

Daily, 5 to 7 p.m. — Happy Hour

Kitchen is open Tuesdays from 6 to 10 p.m.; Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays 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.

Thursdays, 7 p.m. — Pool tournament.

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

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 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; attendees may bring a dish. 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

‰Today, 9 to 11 p.m. — Tyler Childers.

‰Saturday, 9 to 11 p.m. — My Brother’s Keeper.

‰July 3, 9 to 11 p.m. — Big Rock and Candy Ass Mountain Boys.

‰July 5, 9 to 11 p.m. — Lara Donahoe.

‰July 10, 9 to 11 p.m. — The Modock Rounders (Final Thursday Show).

‰July 12, 9 to 11 p.m. —  Sean Knisely and Troy Dixon.

‰July 17, 9 to 11 p.m. —  Patrick Stanley.

‰July 19, 9 to 11 p.m. — Sasha Colette.

‰July 24, 9 to 11 p.m. — Tyler Childers.

‰July 26, 9 to 11 p.m. — Paul Callicoat.

The restaurant is on the corner of Hal Greer Boulevard and Third Avenue in Huntington.

                

CALLIHAN’S AMERICAN PUB AND GRILL

‰Friday, 8 p.m. — Hung Jury.

‰Saturday, 8 p.m. — Larry Whitt.

‰Tuesdays — Party on the Patio.

‰Wednesdays, 6:30 p.m. — Jam night with Eddie Riffe.

‰Thursdays — Local acts.

Reds baseball happy hour with Cincinnati beers.

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



FORT FALLS AND FRIENDS

Saturdays, 8 to 11 p.m. — Peanut Click and the Badley Bent Band.

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

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.



HUNTINGTON SYMPHONY

ORCHESTRA

‰July 19 — Picnic with the Pops: The Beatles featuring “Rubber Soul.”

‰Aug. 16 — Picnic with the Pops: Nickelodeon featuring Beth McVey and Ethan Uslan.

800 Fifth Ave. No. 10, Huntington, (304) 781-8343.



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, The Tignors, Providence, Stephanie Presley.

‰July 4 — New Vision Trio, The Trinity Heirs, The Southern-aires, Ruth Martin.

‰July 11 — The Artrip Family, The Singing Shafers, Pure Gold, Genesis.

‰July 18 — The Heavenbound James Gang, The Community Praise Band, Yesterday’s Gospel, Pamela Hall.

‰July 25 — His Own ,The Spiritual Echoes, The Blakey Quartet, Tammy Vickers.

Concerts begin at 7 p.m. and doors open at 6 p.m. Friday nights at KYOVA are  at the New Life Center of Princess Chapel at the intersection of Ky. 5 and old U.S. 60.

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



THE LAMP POST CAFE

‰Every third Thursday of each month — Steve Free.

The restaurant is at the corner of Greenup Avenue and 15th Street in Ashland. (606) 325-5283.



MOUNTAINEER OPRY HOUSE

‰Saturday — No Show, Rudy Fest in Grayson and Summersville Festival.

‰July 5 — The Easter Brothers and The Easter Family.

‰July 12 — Sideline Bluegrass Band.

‰July 19 — Adkins and Loudermilk Band.

‰July 26 — Vernon McIntyre and Appalachian Grass.

Family atmosphere where there is no smoking or alcohol.

Doors and concessions open at 5 p.m. Shows start at 7:30 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

‰Friday, 9 p.m. to midnight — Jason Burton.

‰Saturday, 9 p.m. to midnight — Poverty String Band.

‰July 5, 9 p.m. to midnight — The Return.

‰July 12, 9 p.m. to midnight — Stanley.

‰July 19, 9 p.m. to midnight — Rose Mountain Ramblers.

‰July 26, 9 p.m. to midnight — Mothman.

Monthy events

‰Theology on Tap — Every Monday, 6 to 8 p.m.

‰Poetry Open Mic — First Wednesday of the month, 8 to 10 p.m.

‰Acoustic Open Mic— Second Wednesday of the month, 8 to 10 p.m.

‰Singer Songwriter Night — First and third Thursday, 8 to 10 p.m.

‰Pub Quiz — Second and fourth Thursday, 8 to 10 p.m.

‰Karaoke — First & Third Friday, 9 p.m. to midnight.

‰Acoustic Open Jam — Fifth Friday, 9 to midnight.

‰Live bands — Every Saturday, 9 p.m. to midnight.

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

All shows start at 7 p.m. but are subject to change.

The 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; 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 OPRY HOUSE

July 11, 7 p.m. — Summer Wine Express, Hocking Valley Scenic Railway, Nelsonville, Ohio.

July 17, 8 p.m. — Conjunto Chappottin.

July 19, 8 p.m. — Jolie Holland.

The opry house is at 52 Public Square in Nelsonville, Ohio. Visit stuartsopryhouse.org.



TIMBO’S BAR

Fridays and Saturdays — Karaoke with Honey Boggs.

719 Oak St., Kenova. (304) 453-4320.



THE V CLUB

‰Today, 10 p.m. — This Ain’t No Disco presents Couch Life. Admission: $3.

‰Friday, 10 p.m. — Ona, Knockin’ Spirits, Andrew Hankins. Admission: $5.

‰Saturday, 8 p.m. — Bobaflex, Romantic Rebel, Zero Dark Thirty, When Fair Means Fail and Noise. Admission: $14.

‰July 31, 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. — The Front Bottoms/The So So Glos.    

The venue is at 741 Sixth Ave. in Huntington. For more information, visit     vclublive.com.    



VFW POST 1168

Sundays, 3 p.m. — Euchre tournament.

Mondays, 7:30 — pool tournament.

Wednesdays and Thursdays, 5 p.m. — Bingo.

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 Tina.

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. whiteys-music-barn.webs.com.



YEARS OF FARMING

BLUEGRASS

All shows will be at Double S Entertainment, 150 Foster St., Flemingsburg. For more information, email Paula Hinton at paulahinton2000@yahoo.com or call (606) 748-0798.





THEATERS



THE ARIEL-ANN CARSON DATER PERFORMING ARTS CENTER

‰Friday, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. — The Diamond Project, Neil Diamond Tribute Band.

‰Aug. 8, 8 p.m. — Bill Hawks, Hot Country Music.

‰Aug. 10, 2 p.m. — Back to school Essential Oils with Nancy Tawney.

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

426 Second Ave. Gallipolis.



THE CLAY CENTER

Concerts

‰July 26, 4 p.m. — Old Crow Medicine Show at Appalachian Power Park. Tickets: $45; $50 at the door. Opening acts: Qiet, The Del McCoury Band, others.

‰July 25, 6:30 p.m. — Live on the Levee featuring Donna the Buffalo, Haddad River Front Park.

‰July 27, 7 p.m. — Mountain Stage featuring Umphrey’s McGee, West Virginia Cultural Center.

Giant screen films

Shows noon and 4 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday and 1 and 4 p.m. Sunday.

Planetarium shows

Shows 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday and noon and 2 p.m. Sunday.

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. For tickets visit tickets.theclaycenter.org/public/.



KENTUCY CENTER FOR

THE PERFOMING ARTS

‰Aug. 16, 8 p.m. — Bill Maher.

‰Sept. 20, 11 a.m. and 8 p.m. — Cirque de la Syphonie.

‰Sept. 25, 7:30 p.m. — Tommy Emmanuel.

For tickets call (502) 584-7777 or (800) 775-7777 or visit kentuckycenter.org/presents.

315 W. Broadway in Louisville.



LEXINGTON OPERA HOUSE

‰Sept. 12 — Marcus Roberts Trio: A Grand Celebration.

‰Nov. 14 through 16 — “Elf.”

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



MOREHEAD THEATRE GUILD

Aug. 1 through 3 — “Annie Get Your Gun,” directed by Summer Copley, Rowan County Arts Center.

Aug. 8 through 10 — “Annie Get Your Gun,” directed by Summer Copley, Rowan County Arts Center.

Oct. 17 and 18 — Dining With The Dead, Old Town Cemetery and Rowan County Arts Center, directed by J.D. Reeder

Oct. 24 and 25 — Dining With The Dead, Old Town Cemetery and Rowan County Arts Center, directed by J.D. Reeder

Tickets are $10 adults and $5 students. Not recommended for children 10 and younger.

For more information or to purchase tickets, call (606) 783-9857 or visit moreheadtheatre.org.



PARAMOUNTS ARTS CENTER

‰Saturday, 7:30 p.m. — Bruce Hornsby and the Noisemakers; ChessBoxer will be opening act.

‰July 11, 8 p.m. — Jazz Alley with Glenn & Lisa Ginn and Friends

‰July 19, 7:30 p.m. — Ashley Monroe and Logan Brill.

‰July 25, 7 p.m. — Michael W. Smith.

‰July 31, 7:30 p.m. — Paramount Players presents “Cats.”

‰Aug. 1, 7:30 p.m. and Aug. 2, 3 p.m. — Paramount Players presents “Cats.”

‰Aug. 15, 8 p.m. — Jazz Alley 2014 Greg Abate Quartet.

‰Sept. 12, 7 p.m. — For King and Country.

‰Sept. 19, 8 p.m. — Zazz Alley with Bob Thompson Quartet.

For more information, visit paramountartscenter.com or call (606) 324-3175. To purchase tickets online, go to Paramountartscenter.com.



PIONEER PLAYHOUSE

Through July 5 — “Is He Dead?” by Mark Twain and adapted by David Ives.

July 8 through July 19 — “The Wonder Team” by Robby Henson, artistic director and award-winning filmmaker.

July 22 through Aug. 2 — “Walking Across Egypt” by Catherine Bush adapted from a novel by Clyde Edgerton.

Aug. 5 through Aug. 16 — “A Visit from Scarface” by V. Cate and Duke Ernsberger.

Aug. 21, 22 and 23 — Special Comedy Weekend with Etta May, Queen of Southern Sass.

Performances nightly Tuesday through Saturday indoors in case of rain.

Dinner and show — 7:30 p.m.; show only — 8:30 p.m.

840 Stanford Road in Danville. For more information visit pioneerplayhouse@att.net or call (866) KYplays (1-866-597-5297).





MUSIC



POACEOUS

Aug. 21, 7 p.m. — Music in the Park in Campton.

Sept. 16 — Poppy Mountain Bluegrass Festival.



STEVE FREE

Every first Thursday of each month — The Frame-Up Gallery.

Every third Thursday of each month — The Lamp Post Café.

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

For more information, visit stevefree.com.



STRING THERAPY

Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m. to midnight — Amvest Post 95.





OTHER FUN



BIG SANDY SUPERSTORE

ARENA

‰July 19 — Picnic with the Pops.

‰July 30, 7 p.m. — Happy Together 2014.

‰Aug. 16 — Picnic with the Pops.

‰Oct. 10, 7 p.m. — Five Finger Death Punch and Volbeat with special guest, Hellyeah and Nothing More.

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



BOB EVANS

FARM

‰Through Dec. 23, 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. — “Wizard of Oz” collection. Admission: Free.

Ohio 588 off U.S. 35, Rio Grande, Ohio.



CAMDEN PARK

‰Tuesday — Children’s Fest. Music, petting zoo and face painting.

‰Wednesday — Pop Top Special. 20 percent discount with a coca cola pop top.

‰July 4 — Honoring our military. 50 percent discount with military ID.

‰July 5, 3 and 7 p.m. — Music by Miss Tess and The Talkbacks. Fireworks follow at 10 p.m.

Off Interstate 64 in Huntington at 5000 Waverly Road.

For more information call (304) 429-4321 or visit camdenpark.com.



CARTER COUNTY THUNDER

‰Wednesday — Music festival featuring Sundy Best, Carter County Fairgrounds, U.S. 60 West, Grayson. Gates open at 5 p.m.



CHARLESTON CIVIC CENTER

‰Aug. 17 — Disney Live.

‰Sept. 26, 7 p.m. — Eric Church, “The Outsiders World Tour, featuring Dwight Yoakam & Brothers Osborne. Tickets start at $25.

‰Oct. 24 — Bill O'Reilly and Dennis Miller Stand Up.

‰Nov. 21 and 22 — Capital City Art and Craft Show.

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

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



DREAMLAND POOL

The city of Kenova will show movies on an outdoor screen.

‰July 12, 9 p.m. — “Vertigo.”

‰Aug. 9, 9 p.m. — “Dial ‘M’ for Murder.”

For more information, call (304) 962-4767.



HERITAGE FARM

MUSEUM & VILLAGE

‰July 5 — Ice Cream social/antique cars.

‰Aug. 2 — Heritage Farm Music Festival.

‰Sept. 6 — Country Roads Cook-off.

The farm is at 3300 Harvey Road, Huntington. Hours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

For more information, visit heritagefarmmuseum.com or call (304) 522-1244.



LOUISVILLE PALACE

‰July 13, 8 p.m. — Rick Springfield. Tickets start at $25.

‰July 22, 8 p.m. — Maxwell.

‰July 29, 8 p.m. — An Evening with YES.

‰Aug. 13, 7:30 p.m. — Chevelle, Middle Class Rut, Dayshell.

For more information or to purchase tickets visit, louisvillepalace.com or ticketmater.com or by phone at (800) 745-3000.

625 Fourth St., Louisville.



LOUISVILLE ZOO

Hours of operation; March 15 to Labor Day: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (stay until 6 p.m.), Sept. to March 14: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (stay until 5 p.m.). Visit louisvillezoo.org for admission prices.

The zoo is at 1100 Trevilian Way, Louisville.



NINTH ANNUAL MOREHEAD OLD TIME MUSIC FESTIVAL

‰July 25 and 26 — Jaycees’ farm about a mile east of downtown Morehead. For more information, visit moreheadoldtime.com or call (606) 780-8699.



NEWPORT AQUARIUM

‰Shark Ray Feeds — Monday through Friday, 1:15 p.m.

‰Penguin Palooza Shows — Daily: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

‰Jellyfish exhibit.

‰Touch the Sharks daily in the central exhibit.

‰Dive Show Times — Thursday through Sunday, Noon, 12:20 p.m., 12:40 p.m., 2 p.m., 2:20 p.m. and 2:40 p.m.

One Aquarium Way, Newport, KY 41071. For more information, call (800) 406-3474,or visit newportaquarium.com.



PULLMAN SQUARE CONCERT SERIES

‰Today — City Heat.

‰July 3  —  Dawg Dazzle with Frankie Ballard & Jon Pardi at Harris River Front Park.

‰July 10 — Red Wanting Blue.

‰July 17 — Oakwood Road Band.

‰July 24 — The Recipe.

‰July 31 — The Mojo Bones.

‰Aug. 7 — “A Night of Woodstock” with Dr. Charles Jarrett from Ohio University Southern featuring music heard at the three-day festival in Woodstock, NY.Y., such as Jimi Hendrix, The Who and Santana.

‰Aug. 14 — Emily Kinner and the Fringe.

‰Aug. 21 — The Carpenter Ants.

‰Aug. 28 — Shane Thomas.

All free concerts start at 7 p.m. at Pullman Square in Huntington.



RIVERBEND

MUSIC CENTER

‰Friday, 7:30 p.m. — Fifth Harmony with Before You Exit.

‰Saturday, 6:30 p.m. — O.A.R. and Phillip Ph