THE CLAY CENTER
‰Through April 7 — “Why Look at Animals?” photo exhibit.
‰Through April 7 — “Migrations,” fine art prints from six Native American artists.
‰Through April 7 — “It’s all Relative,” photography by WVU photography professor Michael Sherwin based on YouTube sources.
‰April 21 through July 1 — “The Curious World of Patent Models.”
April 24, 7:30 p.m. — Straight No Chaser, a male a cappella group.
‰Feb. 18, 8 p.m. — Ragamaia Dance.
‰May 15, 7:30 p.m. — Burn the Floor dance group.
All activities, unless noted, are included with gallery admission, which is free for members or $5.50 for children and $7 for adults.
One Clay Square, Charleston; (304) 561-3570. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Visit theclaycenter.com.
FAT CAT ART STUDIO
Featuring original oil paintings and drawings. Artists welcome to bring in works from every medium. All work is original and available for purchase.
Camayo Arcade Suite 24 on Winchester Avenue in Ashland. Open Monday through Wednesday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (606) 739-9296. Visit fatcatstudioashland.com or email email@example.com.
THE FRENCH ART COLONY
‰Through Feb. 26 —The Art of Kate Kerr.
‰March 9 through April 1 — Gallipolis City Schools Art Show.
‰April 6 through 29 — The Gallia County Local Schools Art Show.
‰Friday, 7 p.m. — Joe Clark’s “Types of Hauntings and Entities.”
‰March 3 — “Everything’s Mardi Gras” annual dinner and silent auction.
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.
Child and adult class registration under way.
530 First Ave., Gallipolis; FACs family workshops require advance registration by calling (740) 446-3834. Visit frenchartcolony.org.
Through Feb. 24 — Thermal Traces. Reception 6 to 8 p.m. Friday.
The gallery is at 842 Fourth Ave., Huntington. Hours are Tuesday through Sunday from noon to 7 p.m. For more information, go to marshall.edu/cofa/g842.
GRAYSON GALLERY and ART CENTER
‰Feb. 24 — Solo exhibit for Jerry Johnson. Reception 5 to 8 p.m. for Final Friday Art and Antiques Walk with refreshments and live music.
The gallery will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday for Second Look Saturday.
‰March 12, 2012, will be the 100th birthday of the Girl Scouts of America. On March 12, Girl Scouts of Carter County will display their exhibit, “100 Years of Girl Scouts — A Walk Down Memory Lane,” at the center. The exhibit will include pictures, games, cookies, patches and other memorabilia. Those who have pictures or memorabilia they’d like to donate or loan for the event or for the Girl Scout time capsule, call Bobbi Talbert at (606) 474-4067 or (606) 585-4443. Dropoff location will be at Edward Jones in the Town Mall in Grayson. Donations should be made by March 1.
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 in Grayson. For more information, e-mail Dan Click at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (606) 922-0927.
HIGHLANDS MUSEUM AND DISCOVERY CENTER
‰Gift shop: The museum carries a variety of jewelry for men and women, Candleberry candles and more.
‰Through April — “Mr. Watson Come Here.”
‰“World War II/Salute to Our Military” exhibit has been renovated and features never-before-seen items from the existing collection as well as new items.
‰“From Necessity to Novelty” features items that were once part of our daily lives.
‰“Windows to the Past” World War II Traveling Exhibit.” For more information, call the office or visit the website.
‰Country Music Heritage Hall”
‰Margaret Adkins’ “Forces of Nature” Weather Wall
‰“The Legacy of Jean Thomas”
‰“Digging Deeper: Prehistoric Man in the Ohio River Valley”
‰Treehouse of My Own”
‰“The Aqua Zone”
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: $5.50; seniors, students and children: $4.50; Members and children 2 and younger admitted free.
Phone: (606) 329-8888; Fax: (606) 324-3218; e-mail: email@example.com; Web address: Highlandsmuseum.com. The museum is at 1620 Winchester Ave. in Ashland.
The Touma Near Eastern Collection catalog. The catalog highlights selected art and artifacts from HMA’s Touma collection, which features 400 objects.
‰Through Sunday — “Macy’s Presents Haiti to Huntington: A Journey of Color.”
‰Through Feb. 19 — “From Rugs to Riches: Treasured Textiles from the Permanent Collection.”
‰Through Feb. 19 — “Fifty Years of Contemporary Prints 1960-2010”
‰Through Feb. 19 — “Lenny Lyons Bruno: Coal Camp Series 2000-2010.”
‰Through May 13 — “Table Top Bronze Sculptures by Women Artists.”
‰Through Nov. 18 — “Harvey Littleton: Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Glass Studio Movement.”
Feb. 25, 6 p.m. — “A Fairy Tale” museum ball.
For more information, call (304) 529-2701 or visit hmoa.org.
The Jesse Stuart Foundation preserves the human and literary legacy of Stuart and other Kentucky and Appalachian writers.
What’s new at the JSF? Three books by Allan W. Eckert are available on iPad: “The Frontiersman: A Narrative,” “The Scarlet Mansion: The Terrifying Story of America’s Most Bizarre Serial Killer” and “The HAB Theory: The Chilling Novel of Global Disaster.”
‰The JSF Regional Readers book group meetse the last Tuesday of the month at at 5:45 p.m. February’s selection is “Billy Creekmore: A Novel” by Tracey Porter. The book group is open to all and new members are welcome. The complete reading list for 2012 is available at jsfbooks.com.
‰The Jesse Stuart Room features Stuart memorabilia, rare books and collectible items.
‰The Leming Art Gallery features works by area artists and photographs by William “Pictureman” Mullins.
‰The foundation book store offers a wide variety of new, used and collectible books, fine art prints, pottery, gift items and Ruth Hunt’s Blue Monday candy bars, Derbies, assorted chocolates and bourbon balls and mint julep bourbon balls. Also featured are books in the “Images of America” series of local pictorial histories.
‰The Young Readers’ Corner features Jesse Stuart’s junior books as well as books for children by Billy C. Clark and other regional authors; books in the “Childhood of Famous Americans” series; and resources for teachers of reading.
The foundation is at 1645 Winchester Ave. in downtown 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.
Kentucky Artisan Center
‰Through Feb. 25 — “An Artful Array: Bowls by Kentucky Artisans.”
Open daily from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Free admission. Visitor Center off I-75 featuring crafts and art, travel info and cafe.
The center is at 200 Artisan Way, Berea, KY 40403. For more information, call (859) 985-5448; or kyartisans.ky.gov; or facebook.
THE KENTUCKY CENTER FOR THE ARTS
Friay, 8 p.m. — Angel Street.
Saturday, 8 p.m. — Angel Street.
Sunday, 2:30 p.m. — Angel Street.
Feb. 17, 8 p.m. — “The Merry Widow”
Feb. 18, 8 p.m. — Anthony Bourdain and Eric Ripert.
501 W. Main St., Louisville. (502) 562-0100. kentuckycenter.org.
KENTUCKY FOLK ART CENTER
Through March 31 — “Scenes from a Lost American: The Works of Jo Neace Krause and Charles Spellman.”
April 5 — “Outside in Ohio: A Century of Unexpected Genius.”
June 2, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. — “A Day in the Country Folk Art Fair,” Morehead Conference Center near KFAC.
102 W. First St., Morehead. (606) 783-2204. kyfolkart.org.
KENTUCKY MUSEUM OF ART AND CRAFT
The museum is open from 10 a.m. Monday through Friday and Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Through Feb. 25 — Gold Key Awards Show.
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 West Main St., Louisville. For more information, call (502) 589-0102 or visit kentuckyarts.org.
A eight-week, wheel-thrown pottery class will be either Mondays from 7 to 9:30 p.m. or Tuesdays from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. in the upstairs of the L Style Salon’s Potter's Loft, 1516 Winchester Ave., Ashland. Bill Meadows is the instructor. All skills levels are accepted; students work on their own wheel. For registration information, call (304) 654-9948 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
PAINTED COW GALLERY
New artists, new artwork and a new look are at the gallery in celebration of Valentine’s Day. Artwork makes a unique gift and gift certificates are available.
“Show the Love,” an exhibit by local artist Sally Salyers, continues. Proceeds from the sale of her work or her husband’s work go toward defraying her medical costs.
Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and noon to 4 p.m. Saturday. Visit paintedcowgallery.com.
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. Call Maureen for prices and times.
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 paintedcow.com. Also visit the site on Facebook.
Shop for the perfect handmade Valentine’s Day gift from a variety of shops at the Pendleton Art Center, 1537-1539 Winchester Ave., or visit with the many artists in their studios. Some artists will be in their open studios for Second Look Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 4.
Artist of the Month
Amy Litteral, jewelry artist, Studio 139.
Graphics and printing
Fine art graphics and printing by Denise Spaulding, (606) 465-5589.
The Angry Frenchman Cafe open for lunch 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
The following classes are offered at the Pendleton:
‰Mondays: Watercolor class with Janet Lester (606) 928-8965 and Sylvia Jackson (606) 928-0257 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Call to preregister and get a supply list. Enroll now.
‰Tuesdays: 10 a.m. to noon. Watercolor class with Janice LeBrun. Children’s art classes at 4 p.m. with LeBrun. (606) 329-0048. Beginning watercolor from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. with LeBrun.
‰Wednesdays: 10 a.m. to noon. — Learn to Draw/Sharpen Your Skills/Learn the Art of Using Colored Pencils with Sylvia Jackson. (606) 928-0257.
‰Thursdays: Craft classes from 3 to 5 p.m. with Angy Hall (606) 831-3592 and Amy Litteral (828) 713-5862.
To become a part of this artist community, rent one of our wide-range of studios to accommodate your individual needs as a working artist or as a beautiful showcase for your work. Hang your work in our gallery with the finest to be seen in the area. $50 off your initial deposit on studios rented between 3 to 7 p.m. Thursdays during our open house. For more information about studio rental, call Chrissie LaLonde at (606) 920-1890 or e-mail email@example.com.
For more information, call (606) 920-9863 or visit pendletonartcenter.com.
Thursdays, 8 p.m. — Open Mic Night.
At 205 E. Main St. in Morehead; open from noon to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday. For more information, call (606) 783-9857 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
THE SPEED ART MUSEUM
‰Through March 11, 2012 — “Unveiling the New Speed: A Model of the Future.”
‰ Through Spring 2012 — Minimalism: Now/Then/Again.
The museum is at 2035 S. Third St., Louisville. Call (502) 614-2700 or visit speedmuseum.org.
TSHD ARCHITECTS/1414 GALLERY
Through March — “Why Do you Do What You Do?,” exhibit by Paul G. Blazer High School art students.
1414 WInchester Ave., Ashland. (606) 393-5190.
THE UPSTAIRS GALLERY
First Friday art walk
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.
All artwork is 10 percent off at the gallery until Christmas.
Gallery and framing hours are from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and by appointment.
The Upstairs Gallery has new art and gifts available from its 25 Tri-State artists.
The gallery is at 1428 Winchester Ave. in Ashland.
For more information, call Barbara at (606) 325-2470 or (304) 633-4401 or visit yessy.com/TUG.
ACTC CHILDREN’S THEATRE
Feb. 17 and 18, 8 p.m. and Feb. 19 at 2:30 p.m. — Rodgers and Hammerstein’s G2K “Cinderella.”
To reserve tickets, call (606) 326-2073.
AMERICAN LEGION POST 23
Fridays in February, 8:30 to 11:30 p.m. — Southern Thunder.
705 Court St., Portsmouth. For more information, call (740) 353-3030.
AMERICAN LEGION POST 43
Fridays, 7:30 p.m. — Karaoke with Honey B.
Saturdays — Silver Strings Band.
The club is at U.S. 23 and Legion Drive in Raceland. Call (606) 836-8355 for more information.
AMERICAN LEGION POST 76
Monday, 7 to 10 p.m. — Jimmy Stevens.
Monday to Thursday, 4 to 7 p.m. — Happy Hour.
Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. — Happy Hour.
Wednesday, 7 p.m. — Pool tournament.
Thursday, 7 to 10 p.m. — Karaoke with Stacy.
Friday, 8 p.m. — Queen of Hearts drawing.
Friday and Saturday, 9 p.m. — Split Decision Band.
In the kitchen — Grumpy Gordon’s open Monday through Saturday for lunch and dinner. Carryout is available for non-members. To place orders, call (606) 329-2162.
Banquet room available.
405 20th St. at Carter Ave. in Ashland.
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 177
6024 U.S. 60 E., Barboursville. (304) 733-0177.
AMERICAN LEGION POST 325
Friday, 4:30 p.m. — Bingo.
Wednesday — Euchre Tournament. Register before 7 p.m.
Saturdays: 7 p.m. — Karaoke.
The legion is in Flatwoods. (606) 836-4141.
AMVETS POST 14
Friday, 7 to 11 p.m. — Karaoke with Bobbi.
Saturday, 8 p.m. to midnight — Kyote Band. Beer $1 and free hot dogs from 4 p.m. to close.
Monday through Saturday, 4 to 6 p.m. — Happy hour.
Every Second Monday, 7 p.m. — Post meeting.
Every Third Monday, 7 p.m. — Ladies auxiliary meeting.
Every Fourth Monday, 7 p.m. — Sons of the AmVets squad meeting.
No cover charge.
The club is at 1425 Chestnut St. in Kenova. (304) 453-3086.
AMVETS POST 95
Saturdays, 8 p.m. to midnight — New Review Band.
New members welcome.
The club is off Ky. 2 in Greenup. Call (606) 473-7805 for more information.
ARIEL-ANN CARSON DATER PERFORMING ARTS CENTRE
Sunday, 12:30 p.m. — Valentine’s Day Luncheon and Dance.
Feb. 25, 8 p.m. — Hot Country on a Cold Winter Night with Bill Hawks.
March 10, 8 p.m. — Ohio Valley Symphony, “The Trumpets Shall Sound.”
April 28, 8 p.m. — Ohio Valley Symphony with violinist Chin Kim.
May 19, 7 p.m. — Tri-County Gospel Sing.
The center is at 426 Second Ave., Gallipolis. (740) 446-2787 or visit arieltheatre.org.
Friday, Saturday, and Feb. 17 and 18 — “Love Letters,” a Pulitzer Prize nominated drama by A.R. Gurney. Cost: Dinner and show is $25; dinner begins at 6:30 p.m. Show is $15 and starts at 8 p.m. Renaissance Ballroom at 900 Eighth St., Huntington. For more informartion, call (304) 733-ARTS.
Fridays and Saturdays in February, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. — Rock Candy.
First and third Mondays, 7 p.m. — Men’s meeting.
Monday — A-League darts.
Tuesday, 7 p.m. — Dart Association; 8 p.m. to midnight — karaoke. Ladies auxiliary will operate the kitchen.
Thursday, 8:15 p.m. — Blind draw darts.
Friday and Saturday, 9:15 p.m. — Blind draw darts.
Jan’s Kitchen is open Mondays from 7 p.m. to close; Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 6 p.m. to close. Pickup orders are available.
The club is at 701 Carter Ave. in Ashland. For more information, call (606) 324-7644.
ASHLAND ELKS 350
First and Third Wednesdays, 7:30 p.m. — Lodge meetings.
Thursdays, 8 p.m. to midnight — Karaoke by Lazer Jam.
Fridays and Saturdays in February, 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. — Private I’s, formerly Kyova.
Monday through Friday: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. — Lunch served. Daily specials.
Thursday through Saturday: 6 to 9 p.m. — Dinner served.
Call (606) 325-3557 for lunch specials and carryout orders.
ASHLAND MOOSE 892
Mondays — A league darts.
Tuesdays — B league darts.
Daily drink specials from 3 to 7 p.m.
Activities for Moose members and guests only.
The club is at 2314 Winchester Ave. in Ashland. For more information, call (606) 324-4644.
Doors open at 6 p.m. Admission: $6.
No drugs or alcohol permitted. 2.5 miles off U.S. 52 on Highway 140 North off South Webster, Ohio, exit.
For more information, call (740) 285-2183 or (740) 574-2991.
Saturdays, 8 p.m. live music by TLH and the Beechy Creek Boys. Admission is $5 and children younger than 11 free.
Second Sunday of the month, 1:30 p.m. — Gospel music. Free admission, free food; bring a dish if you like. Donations accepted at the door.
There will be door prizes, 50-50, a restaurant area and a wooden dance floor.
The center is seven miles west of the Greenup Locks and Dam off the A-A Highway on Beechy Creek, Greenup. For more information, call (606) 932- 2011.
BIG SANDY SUPERSTORE
March 11, 3 p.m. — The Newsboys.
April 19, 7:30 p.m. — Barry Manilow. Tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Friday.
April 20 through 22 — 42nd annual Dogwood Arts and Crafts Festival.
April 27, 7:30 p.m. — Billy Currington with special guests David Nail and Kip Moore. Tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Friday.
May 12, 6:30 p.m. — Godsmack and Staind with Halestorm. Tickets: $42.50 in advance, general admission floor and bowl, $45 day of show.
At Keith-Albee Performing Arts Center
March 3 — Richard Nader’s Doo Wop Cavalcade.
To place ticket orders or charge by phone, go to Ticketmaster.com or (800) 745-3000.
BLUE RIBBON FOX HUNTERS
Saturday — Back Woods Drive and 5 Miles from No Where.
Feb. 25 — Billie Renee and Cumberland Gap and Blackberry Jan.
March 10 — Tommy Webb Band and Moron Brothers.
March 24 — Bobby Maynard and Breakdown.
April 7 — Sammy Adkins and The Sandy Hook Mountain Boys and Junior Blankenship.
4643 Blue Ribbon Road, Catlettsburg. All shows start at 7 p.m. and are $12 unless otherwise noted.
Wednesday — Jam Night with Eddie Riffe.
Saturday, 8 p.m. — The Return.
Feb. 24 — Tony Ramey.
Feb. 25 — Dana Romanello
March 2, 8:30 p.m. — The Beagles with Eddie Riffe. Limited seating; tickets $5 and on sale now.
Callihan’s is at the Kyova Mall on U.S. 60.
Season passes are available for $49.99 per person. To order, call (866) CAMDEN.
The park is off Exit 6, Interstate 64, Huntington.
First and third Monday of each month, 7 to 9 p.m. — Pickin’ at the Caves.
344 Caveland Drive, Olive Hill. Phone (606) 286-4411 or (800) 325-0059.
March 2 through 4 — Tracking and Woodslore Weekend. Cost: $25 adults, $15, children 15 and younger.
For more information and reservations, call the park at (800) 325-0059. For a list of the weekend's activities, visit winteradventureweekend.com/TrackingWoodsLoreFlyer.pdf
CHARLESTON CIVIC CENTER
Friday — Blake Shelton.
Feb. 23 through 26 — Disney on Ice: 100 Years of Magic.
March 6 — Harlem Globetrotters.
April 18 — Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Circus.
To purchase tickets, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000.
200 Civic Center Drive, Charleston, WV 25301. (304) 345-1500.
THE CHATTER BOX
Fridays, 7 to 10 p.m. — Live music.
Saturdays, 7 to 10 p.m. — Bill Marcum and the Country Boy Band.
Tuesdays — Open Mic.
Thursdays — Line dancing lessons.
Fridays, $5 cover charge.
Music nights special is two hot dogs and fries for $4.99. Homecooked meals.
1404 Poplar St. in Kenova. To place orders or more information, call (304) 453-5007.
Thursdays, 6 p.m. — Traditional music open mic night.
Tuesday, 7 p.m. — Artists’ discussion of Fuse the Muse project.
The store is at 159 E. Main St., Morehead. (606) 784-8364.
Saturdays, 8 to 11 p.m. — The Almost Country Club Band.
Reservations are being taken for weddings and receptions.
Admission is $6 for adults; 13 to 18 years, $4; 12 and younger admitted free. Family atmosphere and no alcohol permitted. Concessions available. Open Fridays and Saturdays from 8 to 11 p.m. Cover charge at the door, children 12 and younger admitted free.
The club is at 5405 Roberts Drive in Ashland.
DEBBIE’S MUSIC SHOW HOUSE
Watch for information about upcoming talent show.
The venue is on Highway 60, Salt Lick. For more information, call (606) 683-2299 or (606) 776-6780. Visit debbiewilsonmusic.com or debbiesmusicshowhouse.com.
April 21, 7:30 p.m. — Eric Church with Brantley Gilbert and Blackberry Smoke.
126 Main St., Pikeville. Tickets may be purchased at ticketmaster.com. Visit eastkyexpo.com.
FORT FALLS AND FRIENDS
Fridays and Saturdays in January, 8 to 11 p.m. — Harry Hogan and The Hoe Handlers.
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
Hours: Monday, noon to 5 p.m.; Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Hard-to-find gift items and custom framing design.
Andi Sword’s oil paintings.
Gallery is at 1436 Winchester Ave. in Ashland, across from the Ashland Plaza Hotel. (606) 324-8565.
Mondays, 6 p.m. — Cornhole.
Tuesdays, 7 p.m. — Ladies Bike Night.
Wednesdays, 6 p.m. — Cornhole.
Wednesdays, 8 p.m. — Open Mic “Beer Drinkers and Hell Raisers.”
Thursdays — Southern Thunder.
2515 S. Third St., Ironton. (740) 532-8337.
Hitchins School is at the intersection of Route 1 and 773, in Hitchins, Carter County.
HUNTINGTON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
March 17 — An evening of Gershwin, Copland and Bernstein featuring jazz pianist and Grammy Award winner Bill Cunliffe. For tickets and more information, call (304)781-8343.
Saturday, 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. — Music.
Sundays and Mondays — NFL specials.
Thursdays, 8 p.m. to midnight — Karaoke with Lisa.
1305 South Third St. Guests welcome. (740) 532-4847.
Every Wednesday and Friday, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. — Open Mic Acoustic Jam with Ray Rodrigo.
Saturdays, 9 p.m. — Karaoke.
15th Street and Greenup Avenue in Ashland. For more information, call (606) 325-5283.
KYOVA GOSPEL MUSIC
Friday — The Artrip Family, The Community Praise Band, The Bluegrass Hymn Trio and Tony Wilson.
Concerts begin at 7 p.m. at the New Life Center of Princess Chapel at the intersection of Ky. 5 and U.S. 60. Doors open at 6 p.m.
For more information, call Arnold Sexton at (606) 836-5582; visit kyova.org or email Arnold@kyova.org.
LIVING WITH A CAUSE
“G” — entertainment’s upcoming events:
Friday — WNTX Celebrity Comedy Show: Midwest clean comedy
Saturday — Gospel show: Kendall and Debbie Woodard, others to be announced.
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.
MARSHALL ARTISTS SERIES
Feb. 21, 7:30 p.m. — “In the Heights.”
March 1, 7:30 p.m. — Larry King.
April 13, 6:30 and 9 p.m. — “Oh! What A Piano Can Do.”
April 29, 7 p.m. — Mountain Stage Salutes 75 years of the Marshall Artists Series.
May 29, 7:30 p.m. — Riverdance. Tickets on sale at noon Friday.
Tickets can be purchased at the Marshall Artists Performing Arts Center. Call (304) 696-6656 or visit marshallartistsseries.org for information.
MOUNTAIN ARTS CENTER
Feb. 18, 6:30 to 11 p.m. — Melvin Goins’ fifth annual homecoming concert in honor of troops and veterans. Admission: $15 in advance, $18 at the door.
March 3, 7 p.m. — Tyler Stephens with Josh Addair of Matewan, W.Va. Tickets: $15.
March 16 — “Legally Blonde.”
To order tickets or for more information, call (888) MAC-ARTS or (606) 886-2623 or visit macarts.com. The venue is at 50 Hall Rogers Drive in Prestonsburg. For more information, call (888) 622-2787 or visit macarts.com.
MOUNTAINEER OPRY HOUSE
Saturday — Bluegrass band competition.
Feb. 18 — Mike Lilly/Wendy Miller Band.
Feb. 25 — Larry Stephenson Band.
Doors open at 5 p.m. All shows begin at 7:30 p.m. Cost is $15 for adults; $12 for seniors and $5 for children 12 and younger. Concessions are available.
Milton, W.Va., off Exit 28 on Interstate 64. For more information, call Larry or Mary at (304) 743-5749.
OHIO UNIVERSITY SOUTHERN
Brown Bag Concert Series
Feb. 22 — OUS Community Band
Feb. 29 — Open mic
Concerts are noon to 1 p.m. Wednesdays at the Riffe Center.
Ironton Council for the Arts presents 2011-12 Lawrence County Concert Series
Feb. 25 — The Violata Duo: Flutist Wendell Dobbs and guitarist Julio Alves and Linda Dobbs also will perform.
March 24 — The Bravura Trio.
April 21 — Petar Jankovi Ensemble.
All shows begin at 7:30 p.m. at the OUS campus, Riffe Center Mains Rotunda, 1804 Liberty Ave. Season tickets may be purchased or for individual shows may be purchased at the door.
For more information, go to southern.ohiou.edu/irontonarts/performances.html.
PARAMOUNT ARTS CENTER
Feb. 25, 8 p.m. — Loretta Lynn.
Feb. 26, 3 p.m. — Red Carpet Party. Tickets: $10; $30 for admission and access to the Leopard Lounge.
March 1, 7:30 p.m. — Pop Goes the Rock by Cirque Dreams.
March 14, 7:30 p.m. — The Legendary Original Tribute to the Blues Brothers.
Sunday, 2:30 p.m. — “Love Story.”
For more information, visit paramountartscenter.com or call (606) 324-3175.
PORT CITY CAFE AND PUB
Today, 8 p.m. — Poetry open mic with Neil Carpathios.
Friday, 9 p.m. — karaoke.
Saturday, 9 p.m. — DKJ: Don’t Know Jack.
Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. — Todd Martin.
Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. — John Grubb.
Feb. 16, 7 p.m. — Steve Free.
Feb. 17, 9 p.m. — Jeff Valentine and John Biggs.
Feb. 18, 8 p.m. — Third Saturday Acoustic Music Jam Session.
424 Chillicothe Street, Portsmouth. For more information, (740) 355-9015. portcitycafeandpub.com.
Saturday — Hazel Hollow.
Feb. 25 — Kevin Prater Band of Pikeville.
March 3 — Rowan County Ramblers.
March 17 — Melvin Goins and Windy Mountain.
March 31 — Mountain Melody Band (Wayne Taylor).
April 14 — Summertown Road.
April 28 — Bluegrass Strangers.
May 19 — New River Line Band (final show of season).
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, contact Bill Gilbert at (606) 286-5124 or Larry Carroll at (606) 286-5788.
The “Red Barn” on Ky. 7 at Warnock.
Dance your way to fitness this year on Friday and Saturday nights.
Live music from 8 to 11 p.m. with Main Event Band featuring Paul McGwain.
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.
For more information, call (606) 922-9346.
Fridays and Saturdays, 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. — Average Joe Band.
The venue is in West Huntington.
Feb. 18 — Larry Cordle.
March 17 — Country Wildfire.
April 21 — Tim Michaels.
May 19 — Tyler Stephens.
The theater is at 336 Main St., Paintsville. For more information, call (606) 297-1469.
STUART’S OPERA HOUSE
Feb. 18, 8 p.m. — Elvis impersonator Dwight Icenhower. Tickets available by calling (740) 753-1924 or visit stuartsoperahouse.org.
‰Fridays, 8 to 11 p.m. — Git-er-done Band.
‰Saturdays, 8 to 11 p.m. — The Dusty Roads Band.
Free drawing for a free pass to the show and half and half drawing. Admission is $6; those younger than 12 admitted free. Family oriented. No alcohol. Concessions are available. Free parking.
Doors open at 6 p.m.
The venue is at 28 Grahn Road, Olive Hill. For more information, call (606) 548-0096 or (606) 474-8485.
THE V CLUB
Today — HAVOK, Hard Times HHF and Deckard. Tickets: $8.
Friday — David Mayfield Parade, Sasha Collete and The Magnolias. Tickets: $8 in advance, $10 day of show.
Saturday — Sly Roosevelt, Old Worlds, Sweatband. Tickets: $5.
Feb. 16 — Keller Williams. Tickets: $22 in advance, $25 day of show.
Feb. 17 — Larry Keel and Natural Bridge, Big Rock. Tickets: $10 in advance, $13 at the door.
Feb. 18 — AC30, 600 pounds of sin, Coyotes in Boxes. TIckets: $5.
Feb. 23 — This Ain’t No Disco, Dream the Electric Sleep, Sly Roosevelt. Tickets: $5.
Feb. 24 — Horseburner, Deckard, Blood Ghost. Tickets: $5.
March 1 — This Ain’t No Disco, Love Wolf. Tickets: $3.
March 2 — Dinosaur Burps, The Yetti. Tickets: $5.
March 3 — Kara Clarkr, Threefold Theory. Tickets: $5.
March 8 — Every Time I Die, Terror, Former Thieves, Stray from the Path.
March 9 — Sister Sparrow and The Dirty Birds, The Belt Notches. Tickets: $8.
March 15 — This Ain’t No Disco, Sweatband. Tickets: $3.
March 17 — The Demon Beat. Tickets: $5.
Mondays, 10 p.m. to 3 a.m. — New Moon on Monday ’80s night. $3.
Tuesday Night Main Event — Deadbeats & Barkers and a royal rumble of guest stars.
Wednesdays, 8 p.m. — Thirsty Ear Open Mic.
Doors open at 8 p.m.
Most tickets are available online at etix.com.
741 Sixth Ave. in Huntington.
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Fridays in February, 8 p.m. — Loose Change Band.
Ladies auxiliary meetings are at 6:30 p.m. first and third Wednesdays of the month.
3026 S. Third St., Ironton. For more information, call (740) 532-3000.
Fridays and Saturdays, 9 p.m. to 3 a.m. — Music.
Food, beverage and entertainment features will be 25 cent wings; 99 cent draft beer; and DJ Atom Bomb nightly from 10 p.m. to close. Free parking across from the Holiday Inn.
The club is at 809 Third Ave., Huntington. For more information, call (304) 697-2789.
WHISKEY RIVER SALOON
Saturdays — Line dancing and dance music.
Mondays, 7 p.m. — Monday Night Football with specials.
Tuesday at 9 p.m. — Karaoke with Melinda.
Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. — Advanced line dancing class. Free.
Thursday, 6 p.m. — Ladies night. Prize giveaways and drink specials for the ladies. Free line dancing class.
In the Grandview Inn, County Road 450, South Point. For more information and tickets, call (740) 377-9077. Kitchen open until 2 a.m.
WHITEY’S MUSIC BARN
Friday, 7 to 10 p.m. — Country Junction Band, open mic.
Saturday, 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.
YEARS OF FARMING
Feb. 19 — Don Rigsby and Midnight Call and Nightflyer.
March 18 — Russell Moore and IIIrd Tyme Out.
April 1 — Paul Williams and The Victory Trio.
All shows begin at 2 p.m.
The venue is at Simons Middle School Auditorium, 242 West Water St., Flemingsburg. For more information, call Paula Hinton at (606) 748-0798 or go to email@example.com.
March 2 — With Eddie Riffe at Callihan’s, Kyova Mall, Cannonsburg. Tickets: $5.
BETTER DAY PARADE
March 30 and 31 — Frogtown USA in Ironton.
Band members are Andy Mayo, lead vocals, guitar; Bill Byerley, lead vocals, bass; Jamie Cain, guitar, harmonica, back up vocals; and Chuck Burke, drums, back up vocals.
March 30 — Ironton High School auditorium. Tickets: $18 in advance, $20 at the door. Visit 2catstudios.com or call (740) 534-3008.
Feb. 20, 8 to 9 p.m. — Rooster’s Texas-style Barbecue in Nashville.
April 4, 7 p.m. — Commodore’s in Nashville.
The Head South band members are Phil Osborne, lead guitar; Larry Deerfield, drums; Tom Hall, bass; and Tom Stephens, keyboards.
Saturday, 9 p.m. — Shamrock’s Pub with Zerokings, 2050 Third Ave., Huntington.
Feb. 24, 7 p.m. — Heritage Elementary School gymnasium. Heritage Hoedowners will perform at 6 p.m. Admission: $5 for adults, $1 for students. Proceeds benefit Heritage Hoedowners.
Wednesdays, 7 to 10 p.m. — Hosting Callihan’s Wednesday night Jam Sessions.
March 2 — With The Beagles at Callihan’s, Kyova Mall in Cannonsburg. Tickets: $5.
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