Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

December 20, 2012

Coming Up — 12/20/2012


The Independent

ASHLAND — CINCINNATI MUSEUM CENTER

Special exhibits

‰Through Jan. 6 — “Holiday Junction.” Featuring Duke Energy holiday trains.

‰Through Jan. 6 — “The Photographic Legacy of Paul Briol.”

‰Through Jan. 13 — “Cincinnati and the Civil War: The Queen City Responds 1861-1862.”

‰Through mid-April —  “Dead Sea Scrolls.” Largest collection of artifacts ever to tour outside of Israel.

Cincinnati History Museum

“Cincinnati in Motion.”

“Cincinnati Goes to War.”

“From Settlement to 1860.”

“Forming a New World.”

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

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

Exhibits

‰Through Dec. 30 — “Traditions: A Celebration of Heritage.”

‰Friday through March 30 — “American Quilts in the Modern Age, 1870-1940.”

‰Jan. 11 through April 21 — “Tamarind Touchstones: Fabulous at Fifty.”

Films

‰Through March 8 — “Shackleton’s Antarctic Adventure.”

‰Jan. 5 — “Dinosaurs” opens.

Planetarium Shows

‰Through Jan. 6 — “Reason for the Season.”

‰Jan. 9 — “The Planets” opens.

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

Exhibits

‰Jan. 23 through Feb. 20 — Annual MSU art faculty exhibition. Closing reception on Feb. 20, 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.



THE FRENCH ART COLONY

Exhibits

‰Through today — Toys, Trains and Trees of Imagination.

‰Jan. 2 through 30 — “Remember When: The Story in Print and Pictures.”

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.



GRAYSON GALLERY and ART CENTER

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

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.



GREATER HUNTINGTON

SYMPHONIC BAND

‰Today, 7 p.m. — Annual Christmas concert at Ohio University Southern in the Riffe Center Mains Rotunda, Ironton.



HIGHLANDS MUSEUM AND 

DISCOVERY CENTER

Shopping

‰The gift shop has beautiful handmade Kentucky jewelry, Kentucky Proud food products and Ashland and Kentucky souvenirs.

Exhibits

‰Through January — “Beauty and Extravagant Vanity.”

‰Through May — “The Ballantyne Collection.”

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.”

Events

‰Through Jan. 4 — Gingerbread houses on display.

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 years old and younger admitted free. Rentals of Main Hall for wedding receptions or private parties are available. (606) 329-8888; Fax: (606) 324-3218; email: info@highlandsmuseum.com; Web address: Highlandsmuseum.com. The museum is at 1620 Winchester Ave. in Ashland.



HUNTINGTON MUSEUM

OF ART

Exhibits

‰Through Jan. 27 — “Tracks: Photography and the Railroad” from the George Eastman House Collection.

‰Through Feb. 3 — Curator’s choice: Barrie Kaufman.

‰Through Feb. 3 and Feb. 23 through Oct. 20 — Huntington Federal Savings Bank presents: Mr. Fitz: Celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Huntington Museum of Art.

‰Through Feb. 17 — Selected paintings from “The Daywood Collection.”

‰Through April 7 — “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.

Events

‰Jan. 22, 7 p.m. — Tuesday Tour.

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.



JESSE STUART

FOUNDATION

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

‰The JSF Store will be open this Saturday and on Christmas Eve from noon to 4 p.m.. 

‰The JSF Regional Readers book discussion group takes a break in December. The next meeting will be Tuesday, Jan. 29 at 5:45 p.m. The January selection is “The Lacuna” by Barbara Kingsolver. The book group is open to all and new members are always welcome.

‰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.



THE KENTUCKY CENTER FOR THE ARTS

‰Today, 10 a.m. and noon — “Best Christmas Pageant Ever.” Tickets start at $19.75.

‰Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 7:30 p.m. — “Nutcracker.” Tickets start at $30.

‰Saturday, Sunday, 1:30 p.m. — “Nutcracker.” Tickets start at $30.

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



KENTUCKY FOLK ART CENTER

Exhibits

‰Feb. 7, 6 to 9 p.m. — Works from the Lee Clay Plant of Clearfield.

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

Exhibits

‰Through Feb. 3 — “Wendell Castle: Forms within Forms.”

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.



L STYLE

Potters’ Loft

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



MARSHALL UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MUSIC

‰Jan. 18, 5 p.m. — Lecture: “Guitar Arrangements of J.S. Bach's Solo Violin Works.” Smith music room 112.

‰Jan. 24, 8 p.m. — Guest recital: Millefrori Trio.

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.



MiAppa

‰Today, 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.



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

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.

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

Events

‰Dec. 31, 8:30 p.m. — New Year’s Revolution with a Beatles concert performed by Sister Redden Hair. Tickets are $20 and includes appetizers.

Artist of the Month

Libby and Katie Wurtz, hand crafted decor, jewelry and children’s clothing.

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. 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.

‰Thursdays: 3 to 5 p.m. — Craft classes with Angy Hall (606) 831-3592.

Cafe

‰The CCC Trail Cafe is open 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday.

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.

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



RENAISSANCE ART GALLERY

Exhibits

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.

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.



ROWAN COUNTY

ARTS CENTER

Exhibits

December — Jennifer Reis and Seth Green, “Between Heaven and Earth.”

December — “Youth ArtWorX.”

January — Jonathan Nickels exhibit.

Classes

‰Jan. 12, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. — Jewelry making class. $25. Call or email for more information or to register.

‰Jan. 26, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. — Pastels for all ages! $20 and all materials provided. Call or email for more information or to register.

205 E. Main St., 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 email info@rcartscenter.org. rcartscenter.org.



SOUTHERN OHIO MUSEUM

Exhibits

‰Through Dec. 31 — “A Face in the Crowd.”

‰Through Dec. 30 — Art Werger, printmaker.

Collections

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

‰Art of the Ancients: The Ohio Valley is a stunning collection of 10,000 ancient objects. Ranging in age from 1500 to 8,000 years old.

‰The Clarence Carter Collection is the largest single 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.

Events

‰Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. — “A Gift Wrapped 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.



TSHD ARCHITECTS/1414 GALLERY

‰Through Jan. 25 — Art by MiAppa (Made in Appalachia) Artists.

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



THE UPSTAIRS GALLERY

‰Saturday — Open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

Exhibits

December’s and half of January’s featured artist is Nikki Holmes, photographer.

Events

Thoroughbred Gallery will have an art showing of all sorts. “Breath of Legend” by Jessica Brooks, Sharon Shmutz, Renee Shmutz-Sowards, and Courtney Thompson.

Classes

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

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

The Upstairs Gallery has new art and gifts available from its 25 tri-state artists.

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.



AMERICAN LEGION POST 23

‰Fridays in December, 8:30 p.m. — Donna C. band.

‰Fridays in January and Ja. 5, 8 p.m. — KYOVA band.

‰Fridays in February and Feb. 2, 8 p.m. — Flynt Band.

Wednesdays, 5 p.m. — Hamburger fry.

Beginning January, 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 in December, 7 to 10 p.m. — Silver Strings Band.

‰Friday, 7 to 10 p.m. — Silver Strings Band. Christmas dance with prizes.

‰Dec. 31, 8 p.m. to midnight — Silver Strings Band.

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.



AMERICAN LEGION POST 76

‰Dec. 31 — New Year’s Eve party. Tickets are $25 per person.

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

Monday through Saturday, 5 p.m. to close — Front Line Grill open.

Wednesdays — Karaoke with Honey Brown.

Thursdays — Karaoke with Stacy.

Fridays and Saturdays, 9 p.m. to 1 p.m. — Split Decision Band.

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

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.

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.



ARIEL-ANN CARSON DATER

PERFORMING ARTS CENTRE

‰Dec. 29, 8 p.m. — Unplugged, Matt King and Shelby Merry.

‰Jan. 20, 2 p.m. — Brittany’s 23rd Annual Prom Style Review.

‰Jan, 26, 8 p.m. — Comedy. Henry Phillips and Auggie Smith (18 and up).

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



ASHLAND EAGLES

‰Thursdays, 8 p.m. to midnight, Fridays and Saturdays in December, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. — Gypzy Roze.

‰Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m. — Children’s Christmas party.

‰Dec. 31 — New Years Eve party, Gypzy Roze.

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.

Memebership drive — $25 for membership and re-enrollment.

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

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 AA Highway on Beechy Creek, Greenup. For more information, call (606) 932- 2011.



BLACK SHEEP BURRITO & BREWS

‰Today, 9 p.m. — Gillgumesh.

‰Friday, 9 p.m. — Good ol’ Boys and a Girl.

‰Saturday, 9 p.m. — The Allure and Richard Stewart.

‰Sunday, 9 p.m. — Open mic night.

‰Dec. 27, 9 p.m. — The Disappearing Man.

‰Dec. 30, 9 p.m. — Open mic night.

‰Jan. 3, 9 p.m. — Big Rock & the Candy Ass Mountain Boys.

‰Jan. 5, 9 p.m. — Wilbur By The Sea and Bill Amrhein.

‰Jan. 6, 9 p.m. — Open mic night.

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



BLUE RIBBON FOX HUNTERS

‰Dec. 31, 8 p.m. — Bobby Maynard and Breakdown, Firing Line and Bottom Line. Tickets: $12.

‰Jan. 12 — The Velvet Blue and Hazel Holler. Tickets: $10.

‰Jan. 26 — Schults Creek and Mountain View. Tickets: $10.

4643 Blue Ribbon Road, Catlettsburg.

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

For more information, call (304) 634-8232. blueribbonfoxhunters.com.



CALLIHAN’S AMERICAN PUB AND GRILL

‰Through today — Hobbit Feast.

Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. — jam night.

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



CARTER CAVES STATE RESORT PARK

‰Jan. 25 through 27 — “Winter Adventure Weekend.”

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

‰Jan. 4, 7 p.m. — Winter Jam 2013. Tickets $10.

‰Jan. 6, noon to 4 p.m. —  The Charleston Wedding Expo.

‰Jan. 11 and 12, 7:30 p.m. — Rough n’ Rowdy Brawl. Tickets at the door are $18 for adults and $8 for children.

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

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



COFFEETREE BOOKS

‰Jan. 12, 10 a.m. — “American Emperor” discussion.

‰Jan. 17, 11 a.m. — “Angel Makers” discussion.

‰Jan. 31, 7 p.m. — “The Art Forger” discussion.

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.



COMMUNITY MUSIC

ASSOCIATION

‰Jan. 20, 3 p.m. — The Water Coolers. At the University of Charleston's Geary Auditorium in Riggleman Hall. For more information, call (304) 744-1400. communitymusicassociation.com.



COUNTRY CLUB

Fridays, 7 p.m. to midnight — Karaoke and open mic.

Saturdays, 5:30 p.m. — Line dance class.

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 ages 3 to 12; and children younger than 3 admitted free. Family atmosphere and no alcohol permitted. Concessions available.

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



EASTERN KENTUCKY

EXPO CENTER

‰Feb. 23, 7:30 p.m. — Rascal Flatts with The Band Perry and Kristen Kelly. Tickets start at $49.75.

‰April 20, 7:30 p.m. — Brantley Gilbert “Hell on Wheels Tour!” With Kip Moore.

126 Main St., Pikeville. Tickets may be purchased at ticketmaster.com. Visit eastkyexpo.com.



FIRST STAGE THEATRE

COMPANY, INC.

At Jean Carlo Stephenson Auditorium, Huntington City Hall, 800 Fifth Ave., Huntington, W.Va. Adults $12; children and seniors $10. Visit firststagetheatre.org or find us on Facebook at facebook.com/pages/First-Stage-Theatre-Company/151408134941398.



FORT FALLS AND FRIENDS

‰Fridays and Saturdays in December — Paid in Full.

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

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



THE FRAME UP GALLERY

& CAFE ZEAL

Exhibits

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.



FROGTOWN USA

‰Friday and Saturday, 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. — Lickety Split.

‰Dec. 28 and 29, 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. — Southern Thunder.

‰Dec. 31, 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. — Black Bottom Congregation.

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

Thursdays, 7 to 11 p.m. — Live music with Jimmy Jack.

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

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).



KYOVA GOSPEL MUSIC

ASSOCIATION

‰Friday — The Heavenbound James Gang, The West Virginia Couriers, All 4 Him and  Rita Broyles.

‰Dec. 28 — His Own, The Tignors, Kay Baden and New Journey.

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 — Christmas show with Terry Hall and the Dave Morrison Band.

‰Dec. 28 — The Joe Freeman Bluegrass Band.

‰Jan. 20, 3 p.m. — Pure American Girl Pageant.

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.



MOUNTAIN ARTS CENTER

‰Jan. 12, 7 p.m. — The Lyrick Talent Quest.

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.



MOUNTAINEER OPRY HOUSE

‰Dec. 29 — The Kevin Prater Band.

‰Jan. 5 — Country Grass.

‰Jan. 13 — The Grascals.

‰Jan. 20 — Newtown (formerly Kati Penn).

‰Jan. 27 — The Boxcars.

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. 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.



PARAMOUNT ARTS CENTER

Events

‰Jan. 10, 7 p.m. — “Beauty and the Beast.” Tickets start at $45.

‰Jan 14, 7 p.m. — “Romeo and Juliet.” Tickets $12.

‰Jan. 17, 7 p.m. — Ritch Collins 3-0. Tickets $5.

Lap seats are for children 12 months and under.

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



PIONEER PLAYHOUSE

‰Jan. 19, 26, 29, Feb. 2, 5, 8, 12, 21, 23 and 28, 1 p.m. — Steel Magnolias

‰Jan. 20, 27, Feb. 10, 17 and 24, 2:30 p.m. — Steel Magnolias.

840 Stanford Road Danville. For more information, call (866) 597-5297 or (859) 236-2747. pioneerplayhouse.com.



PORT CITY CAFE AND PUB

‰Today, 7:30 p.m. — Steve Free.

‰Friday, 9 p.m. — Karaoke.

‰Dec. 28, 9 p.m. — Karaoke.

‰Dec. 29, 8 p.m. — Private “I”s.

‰Dec. 31, 9 p.m. — New Year’s Eve with The Interns.

‰Jan. 3, 8 p.m. — Poetry open mic with Neil Carpathios.

‰Jan. 12, 9 p.m. — The Return acoustic.

‰Jan. 17, 7:30 p.m. — Steve Free.

‰Jan. 19, 8 p.m. — Acoustic open jam session.

‰Jan. 25, 7 p.m. — Robert Burns supper (ticket required).

‰Jan. 26, 8 p.m. — Fintan

‰Jan. 31, 8 p.m. — Roger Drawdy & The Firestarters.

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



RATTLESNAKE RIDGE

COMMUNITY CENTER

‰Jan 5 — Fire-n-Line Band (Bo Lambert).

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

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



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 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.



SIPP THEATER

‰Jan. 19, 7 p.m. — Coaltown Dixie.

336 Main St., Paintsville. For more information, call (606) 297-1469. cityofpaintsville.net/sipp.



STUART’S OPERA HOUSE

‰Jan. 19 — Fourth annual Cabin Fever Festival with Freakwater and more. Tickets start at $15.

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. — Rockin’ Country.

‰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 7 p.m.

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



THE V CLUB

Shows

‰Friday, 8 p.m. — The Tom McGees, Mad Anthony and Farnsworth.

‰Saturday, 8 p.m. — Sasha Colette and the Magnolias, The Good Ol’ Boys and a Girl and Tyler Childers.

‰Dec. 29, 10 p.m. — Qiet.

‰Dec. 31, 8 p.m. — AC30, The Heptanes and Deadbeats and Barkers.

‰Jan. 18, 8 p.m. — Thirty Spokes, The Jeff Ellis Band and Dead Leaves.

‰Jan. 19, 8 p.m. — The Jompson Brothers, Switchmen and Sasha Colette.

‰Jan 29, 8 p.m. — Corey Smith.

Most tickets are available online at etix.com.

741 Sixth Ave. in Huntington. vclublive.com.



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.



BETTER DAY PARADE

‰Dec. 28, 29 and 31, 9 p.m. — The Laid Back, Ironton.

‰Jan. 5 and 12, 10 p.m. — A&E’s Bottom’s Up, Ceredo.

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.



THE CORNBREAD MAFIA BAND

‰Dec. 31, 8 p.m. — Greenup VFW post 1168, Greenup. Tickets $15 for singles and $25 for couples. Free food, party favors and champagne at midnight. Free shuttle within 10 mile radius. Visit facebook.com/TheCornbreadMafiaBand?ref=ts&fref=ts.



DREAMCULT

‰Dec. 29 — Grayson Conference Center, along with three other bands. Admission: $10. BYOB is allowed.

Band members are Kyle Baldridge, drums; Clint Adkins, vocals, guitar, piano; Morton Counts, bass,vocals; and Brad Stewart, lead guitar.

Visit facebook.com/pages/Dreamcult/139670446043905?ref=ts&fref=ts.



GILLGUMESH

‰Today, 9 p.m. — Black Sheep Burrito & Brews, Huntington.

‰Jan. 24, 8 p.m. — Black Sheep Burrito & Brews, Huntington.

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



GYPZY ROZE

‰Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays in December, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. — Ashland Eagles.

‰Dec. 31 — New Years Eve party, Ashland Eagles.

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.



HUNTINGTON SYMPHONY

ORCHESTRA

‰Jan. 10, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. — Mozart’s Birthday Celebration. Fundraiser for HSO with three members of HSO performing. At Touma Museum, 314 Ninth Street, Huntington. Serving wine and cheese. $25 per person. Tickets on sale. For more information, call (304) 781-8343 or visit huntingtonsymphony.org.



POACEOUS

‰Saturday, 8 p.m. to midnight — End Zone, Ironton.

‰Dec. 29, 7 to 10 p.m. — American Legion Post 43, Raceland.

Members are Dennis Page, Sheree Page, Greg Combs, Ernie Davis and Richard Hensley. Visit facebook.com/pages/Poaceous/90377488472.



THE RETURN

‰Friday — Timothy’s Bar, Charleston.

‰Dec. 31 — New Year’s Eve at Timothy’s Bar, Charleston.

‰Jan. 5 — The Endzone, Ironton.

‰Jan. 12 — Port City Pub, Portsmouth.

‰Jan. 18 — Frogtown, Ironton.

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.



SILVER STRINGS BAND

AMERICAN LEGION POST 43

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

‰Dec. 31, 8 p.m. to midnight — American Legion Post 43, Raceland.



SISTER REDDEN HAIR

‰Dec. 31, 8:30 p.m. — Pendleton Art Center, Ashland.

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



SOUTHERN THUNDER

‰Dec. 28 and 29, 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. — Frogtown USA, Ironton.

Band members are John Sharp, rhythm, vocals; Wayne Neal, lead guitar; Jason Neal, bass and keyboard; and Jim Rice, drummer.

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. at Carter Ave. in Ashland.

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

Email sdband2007@yahoo.com or visit facebook.com/pages/The-Split-Decision-Band/493658340243.



STEVE FREE

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

For more information, visit stevefree.com.