Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

May 9, 2013

05/09/2013 — Coming Up


The Independent

ASHLAND — VISUAL ARTS



ALADDIN’S ART GALLERY

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

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

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



BLENKO GLASS COMPANY

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

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

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



THE CLAY CENTER

Exhibits

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

‰Aug. 17 through Jan. 5 — “Positions of Power, Land View,” a solo exhibit by Boston artist Ethan Murrow.

Shows

‰Friday, 8 p.m. — Lyle Lovett and His Acousitc Group.  Maier Foundation Performance Hall.

‰May 16, 7:30 p.m. — Lewis Black. Maier Foundation Performance Hall.

‰May 19, 7 p.m. — Mountain Stage. Maier Foundation Performance Hall .

‰May 24, 8 p.m. — Old Crow Medicine Show. Maier Foundation Performance Hall.

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.



COLUMBUS MUSEUM OF ART

Exhibits

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

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

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



COSI

Exhibits

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

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

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

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

Adventure in the Valley of the Unknown.

Extreme Screen Theater

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

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

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

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



FAT CAT ART STUDIO

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

Camayo Arcade Suite 24 on Winchester Avenue in Ashland. Open Monday through Wednesday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (304) 739-9296. Visit fatcatstudioashland.com or email fatcatstudio@zoominternet.net.



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.



THE FRENCH ART COLONY

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

Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, and closed on Mondays.

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



GATEWAY REGIONAL ARTS

CENTER

Exhibits

"Colored Memories" paintings by Ruth Hunt Wood.

Events

‰Friday through Sunday, 7:30 p.m. — “Nunsense.”

‰May 16, 7 p.m., — Open Mic, free.

Classes

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

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

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



GRAYSON GALLERY and ART CENTER

May 24 — Final Friday Third Annual “Regional Favorites.”

May 25 — Carter County Art Guild, “Anna Robinson Memorial Art Show,” at Grayson City Park. For more information, call Sandra Stephens at (606) 474-7088.

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

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



HIGHLANDS MUSEUM AND 

DISCOVERY CENTER

‰Through May — “The Ballantyne Collection.”

‰Through June — “Civil War Sesquicentennial.”

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

Events

‰Saturday, 2 p.m. — A Victorian Tea. Tickets are $20.

The museum is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday. Cost for adults: $6.50; seniors and children: $5; Members and children 2 and younger admitted free. Rentals of Main Hall for wedding receptions or private parties are available. Call the museum for details.

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



HUNTINGTON MUSEUM

OF ART

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

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



KENTUCKY ARTISAN CENTER

AT BEREA

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

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

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



KENTUCKY FOLK ART CENTER

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

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



MiAPPA

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

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



THE PENDLETON

ART CENTER

Featured artwork for May is by Fatima Azimova, Diane Smallwood, Linda Vaughn and the late Charles Moore, all in Studio 109-111. The Pendleton Art Center at 1537-1539 Winchester Ave., Ashland, will be open from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Contact information for artists is available in the lobby.

Art classes

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

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

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

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



RENAISSANCE ART GALLERY

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

Classes

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 RED CABOOSE REGIONAL

ARTISAN CENTER

Today, 1 to 4 p.m. — Picture Perfect and Color More at the Heritage Station. Wine and cheese from 3 to 4 p.m.

For more information please call (304) 525-7333, or visit wvvisit.org.



THE SPEED ART MUSEUM

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

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



THE UPSTAIRS GALLERY

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

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

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

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

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





LITERATURE



COFFEETREE BOOKS

May 16, 11 a.m. — Morning Reading Group.

May 18, 10 a.m. — Non-fiction Reading Group.

May 30, 7 p.m. — Evening Reading Group.

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



CARTER COUNTY

POETRY SOCIETY

May 17, 7 p.m. — Works of art themed, “This Ordinary Life,” poems, music and photos inspired by life in Eastern Kentucky, Rowan County Art Center, 205 East Main St., Morehead. Family friendly. More information call, (606) 783-9857,or email, rcartscenter@gmail.com.



JESSE STUART

FOUNDATION

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

‰The JSF Regional Readers will meet at 5:45 p.m. last Tuesday of the month. May’s selection is “Above the Slate: An Appalachian Love Story,” by Lou Martin.

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

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

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

‰The JSF 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; and Ruth Hunt’s “Blue Monday” candy bars, “Turtles”, assorted and sugar-free chocolates, and bourbon balls.  Also featured are books in the “Images of America” series of local pictorial histories.

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

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





CLUBS & SHOWS



AMERICAN LEGION POST 23

Wednesdays, 5 p.m. — Hamburger fry.

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

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



AMERICAN LEGION POST 43

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

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

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

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



AMERICAN LEGION POST 76

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

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

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

Banquet room available.

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



AMERICAN LEGION POST 93

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

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

302 Eighth St. in Kenova.



AMERICAN LEGION POST 325

Fridays, 4:30 p.m. — Bingo.

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

Saturdays, 7 p.m. — Karaoke.

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



AMVETS POST 14

Monday through Saturday — Open at noon.

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

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

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

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

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

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

No cover charge.

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



AMVETS POST 95

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

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

Saturdays and Sundays — Bingo.

New members welcome.

The club is off Ky. 2 in Greenup. For more information, call (606) 473-7805.



ASHLAND EAGLES

Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays in May — The Return.

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

Mondays — A League darts.

Tuesdays, 7 p.m. — Pool tournament and Dart Association; 8 p.m. to midnight — karaoke.

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

Sunday, 1 to 7 p.m. — Happy hour; 3 p.m. — Pool tournament; food will be served. Karaoke at 7 p.m.

During May — Happy Hour all day on Wednesday.

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

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



ASHLAND ELKS 350

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

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

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

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

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



ASHLAND MOOSE 892

Every Monday is A Dart League.

Every Tuesday is B Dart League.

New electronic bowling game.

Daily drink specials from 3 to 7 p.m.

Activities for Moose members and guests only.

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



BEECHY CREEK

MUSIC CENTER

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

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

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

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



BLACK SHEEP BURRITO & BREWS

Today, 9 to 11 p.m. — The Modock Rounders.

Saturday, 9 to 11 p.m. — C&S Railroad Quartet.

May 16, 9 to 11 p.m. — Gillumesh.

May 18, 9 to 110 p.m. — Mark Bates and Clark Paterson.

May 22, 9 to 10 p.m. — Black Sheep Comedy Open Mic Night.

May 23, 9 to 11 p.m. — The Disappearing Man.

May 25, 9 to 11 p.m. — Josh Mathis.

May 30, 9 to 11 p.m. — Jeff Ellis and Tim Browning.

May 31, 9 to 11 p.m. — Chris Bell.

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



CALLIHAN’S AMERICAN PUB AND GRILL

‰Today, 8 p.m. — Eddie and the Cougars.

‰Friday, 8 p.m. — The Whipps.

‰Saturday, 8 p.m. — Carrier.

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

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

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



FIRST CAPITAL MUSIC HALL

Friday — Kip Winger.

27 W. Second Street, Chillicothe, Ohio. (740) 774-7827.



FORT FALLS AND FRIENDS

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

Owner is Audrey Blevins. Doors open at 6 p.m. Adults, $6 and children younger than 12 admitted free.

At Junction 182 on Carter Caves State Park Road. Half-and-half drawings, cash drawings on every break. Concessions served; no alcohol.

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



FROGTOWN USA

‰Tuesdays, 5 to 8 p.m. — Craig Haney. for more information email Craig at hanester@yahoo.com

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

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

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



FUZZY DUCK

Mondays — Pool tournament and open mic.

Tuesdays — Karaoke.

Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays — Live music.

Thursdays — Ladies night with DJ Slim from The Planet.

Sundays — Live bluegrass.

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



GREENUP DANCE CLUB

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



IRONTON EAGLES

May 24 and 25, 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. — The Private I’s.

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 — The Artrip Family, The Singing Shafers, The Waymarks, Rose Fisher.

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

‰May 24 — His Own, Blind Faith.

‰May 31 — To be announced.

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

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

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



LIVING WITH A CAUSE

“TG” entertainment’s upcoming events:

‰Saturday, 2 p.m. — Wilburn and Wilburn, The Lore Family.

‰Saturday, 7:30 p.m. — Wilburn and Wilburn, The Lore Family.

‰May 17, 7:30 p.m. — Larry Whitt and Blue Eyed Soul.

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

‰May 19, 3 p.m. — Michael Combs.

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

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

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



MOUNTAINEER OPRY HOUSE

‰Saturday, 7:30 p.m. — Reunion Show, The Williamson family, and Redwing Band.

‰May 18 —  Nu-Blu Band.

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

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

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

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



PORT CITY CAFE AND PUB

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

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



RATTLESNAKE RIDGE

COMMUNITY CENTER

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

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

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



RED BARN

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

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

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

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

No alcohol allowed.

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

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



STUART’S OPERA HOUSE

‰Today through Sunday — ABC Players present “First Things First.”

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

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



TIMBO’S BAR

Fridays and Saturdays — Karaoke with Honey Boggs.

719 Oak St., Kenova. (304) 453-4320.



VALLEY MUSIC

‰Fridays, 8 to 11 p.m. — Nashville singer songwriter Charlie Ison with Slow Burnin’ Country Band.

‰Saturdays, 8 to 11 p.m. — Get ‘er Done Band.

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

Doors open at 7 p.m.

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



VFW POST 1064

Tuesdays through Thursdays — Karaoke with Pam.

Kitchen open late, new menu.

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



VFW POST 1168

Mondays, 7:30 — pool tournament.

Wednesdays and Thursdays — Bingo.

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

Friday — Karoke with Allen Grubb.

Saturday, 8 p.m. — Flint Band. Admission is free.

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



VFW POST 8850

Fridays, 7 to 11 p.m. — Legacy Band.

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.

Friday, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. — Private Is.

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.





THEATERS



THE ARIEL-ANN CARSON DATER PERFORMING ARTS CENTRE

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

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

426 2nd Ave. Gallipolis, Ohio.



ARTS RESOURCES

FOR THE TRI-STATE

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

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



THE CLAY CENTER

Concerts

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

‰Saturday, 7:30 p.m. — Peter Yarrow.

‰Tuesday, 8 p.m. — Old Crow Medicine Show.

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

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

Workshops/Classes

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

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

For ticket information, call or visit the website.

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



CURTAINS UP PLAYERS

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

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



THE KENTUCKY CENTER FOR THE ARTS

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

‰Tuesday through May 19 —  West Side Story. Tickets start at $28. Ages 13 and up.

‰May 23 through May 25 — SPANK! The Fifty Shades Parody. Tickets start at $45. Mature Content.

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



LEXINGTON CHILDREN’S

THEATRE

Shows

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

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



LEXINGTON OPERA HOUSE

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

‰Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. — The Time Jumpers: Western Swing Night. Tickets start at $45.50.

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



PARAMOUNT ARTS CENTER

Events

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

Lap seats are for children 12 months and younger.

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



UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY

SINGLETARY CENTER FOR

THE ARTS

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

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

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





MUSIC



BETTER DAY PARADE

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

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



CITY HEAT

May 24, 8:30 p.m. — Grayson Memory Days.



DWAIN MESSER

May 23, 8:30 p.m. — Grayson Memory Days.



EDDIE AND THE COUGARS

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





GILLGUMESH

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

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



LEGACY

Fridays, 7 to 11 p.m. — Ironton VFW.

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



POACEOUS

‰Saturday, 8 p.m. — End Zone in Ironton.

June 1, 8 to 11 p.m. — American Legion on Ky. 174 in Olive Hill.

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

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



PRIVATE Is

Friday, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. — Whiskey River Saloon in Grandview Inn in South Point.

May 24 and 25, 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. — Ironton Eagles.



RICK HUCKABY

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

For more information, visit rickhuckaby.com.



SILVER STRINGS BAND

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

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





OTHER FUN



BIG SANDY SUPERSTORE

ARENA

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

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



CARTER CAVES STATE RESORT PARK

‰Saturday, 10 a.m. — “BYOK” Tygart Creek Kayak Float.

‰Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. — “BYOK” Tygart Creek Kayak Float.

‰Sunday, 10 a.m. — Tygart Creek Regretta Canoe Excursion.

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

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



EASTERN KENTUCKY

EXPO CENTER

Friday and Saturday — Good Ole Boy’s Car Club Presents, Muscle on Main.

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



HERITAGE FARM MUSEUM AND VILLAGE

Today, 1 to 4 p.m. — The Red Caboose Regional Artisan Center to host “Picture Perfect and Color More.”

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

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



NORTH BEND STATE PARK

‰Friday and Saturday — 19th annual North Bend Bluegrass Festival. Overnight package available for lodge, cabins and campground.

‰May 24 through 27 — Memorial Day Weekend.

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