Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

March 27, 2013

Coming Up: 3/28/13

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ASHLAND — VISUAL ARTS



ALADDIN’S ART GALLERY

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

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

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



BLENKO GLASS CO.

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.



CINCINNATI MUSEUM CENTER

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

Omnimax Theater

‰Mondays through Thursdays, 2 and 4 p.m.; Fridays 2, 4, and 6 p.m.; Saturdays and Sundays, noon, 2, 4 and 6 p.m. — “Rocky Mountain Express.”

Cincinnati History

Museum

“Cincinnati in Motion.”

“Cincinnati Goes to War.”

“From Settlement to 1860.”

“Forming a New World.”

Duke Energy Children’s Museum

“Kids’ Town.”

“The Energy Zone.”

“Little Sprouts Farm.”

“The Woods.”

Duke Energy Cincinnati Convention Center

Museum of Natural

History and Science

“LITE Lab.”

“Nature’s Trading Post.”

“The Cave.”

“The Ice Age.”

“In Memory of Neil Armstrong.”

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

‰Through Saturday — “American Quilts in the Modern Age, 1870-1940.”

‰Through April 21 — “Tamarind Touchstones: Fabulous at 50.”

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

‰Wednesday through April 10 — Annual MSU sophomore art exhibition. Opening reception at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

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.



COLUMBUS MUSEUM OF ART

Exhibits

‰Through spring — “The Essential Elijah Pierce.”

‰Through spring — “Song for the New Millennium, 1812-2012.” Works by Aminah Robinson.

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

‰Through Aug. 25 — “Strings Attached: The Living Tradition of Czech Puppets.”

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



COSI

Exhibits

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

‰Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. — Nano Science Day.

‰April 6, 1 to 3 p.m. — Columbus Childrens Theatre Mini Performance "Willy Wonka."

‰April 20, 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. — Week of the Young Child Family Day.

‰April 26, 5 to 9 p.m. — Family Friday Night.

‰April 27, 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. — Backyard Science Day.

‰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, Ohio. 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. (606) 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

Production

Exhibits

‰Through Sunday — Gallia County Local Schools Art Show (public reception, March 8, 5 to 7 p.m.).

‰April 5 through April 28 —Gallipolis City Schools Art Show (Public reception tba).

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.



GALLERY 842/MARSHALL

UNIVERSITY

Theatre

April 24, 8 p.m. — “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum.”

842 Fourth Ave., Huntington. Open noon to 7 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. marshall.edu/cofa/art/?page_id=830.



GATEWAY REGIONAL

ARTS CENTER

Exhibits

"Colored Memories" paintings by Ruth Hunt Wood.

Events

 ‰April 5, 4:30 to 7 p.m. — Julie Warren Conn Sculpture Exhibition, free.

‰April 27, 7 p.m. —  Kentucky Bach Choir. Tickets, $15 Adults, $10 Youth.

‰April 18, 7 p.m. —  Open Mic in the Cafe.

‰April 19 and 20 — Bluegrass Area Has Talent.

‰April 27, 8 a.m. — Regional Student Art Competition.

‰April 28, 1 to 3 p.m. —  Regional Student Art Show and Awards.

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

‰Last Friday of each month, 6 to 9 p.m. — “Women in the Arts.” Bluegrass group the Hazel Holler Girls.

301 E. Third St. (Corner of Carol Malone Boulevard 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

Shopping

‰The gift shop has beautiful handmade Kentucky jewelry, Esther Price Candy, and Ashland and Kentucky souvenirs.

Exhibits

‰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.”

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.”

‰ “Interactive dig pit.”

Events

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

Collections

‰”The Daywood Collection.” Contains important American artists from the mid-19th century up to 1940.

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

‰”The Touma Near Eastern Collection” catalog. Highlights selected art and artifacts from the Touma collection, which features 400 objects.

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

‰”American Collection.” Encompasses paintings, sculptures, prints, drawings, glass, folk art, decorative arts and material culture objects; also small collections of Native American works from North, Central and South America.

‰”European Collection.” European painting, sculpture, drawings and prints range in date from the mid 16th century up to the mid 20th century and contains approximately 555 works.

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

‰”Asian Collection.” The works in the museum’s holdings date from 206 B.C. through A.D. 220 to early 20th century. Most are from Japan and China.

‰”Winslow Anderson Collection of Haitian Art.” Collection of 156 paintings, metal cut-outs, and wooden sculptures, have not been seen outside of the Tri-State Region, with the exception of five works that were part of the exhibition titled “Haitian Art,” organized by The Brooklyn Museum in 1978.

‰”Dr. Marion C. Korstanje Collection of Natural History Prints.” More than 200 natural history prints, concentrating on bird and botanical subjects.

‰”Wilbur Myers Art Glass Collection.” Contains more than 4,000 examples of the glassmaker's art.

‰”Print Collection.” Features works by old masters such as Durer and Rembrandt as well as contemporary artists including Jasper Johns, Chuck Close and Kiki Smith.

‰”Sculpture Collection.” Includes outstanding examples by 19th and 20th century artists.

Exhibits

‰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.

‰Through Oct. 20 — “Huntington Federal Savings Bank presents: Mr. Fitz: Celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Huntington Museum of Art.”

Events

‰Friday, 7 p.m. — Walter Gropius Master Artist Public Presentation.

‰Tuesday, 7 p.m. — March 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.



KENTUCKY ARTISAN CENTER

AT BEREA

Exhibits

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

Events

‰Saturday, 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. — Sculpted Wood Flowers Demonstration with Jim Sams.

‰Saturday, 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. — Sculptural Clay Demonstration with David Waltz.

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

Exhibits

‰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.



KENTUCKY MUSEUM OF ART AND CRAFT

Exhibits

‰Through Sunday, — Matthew Ronay.

‰Through Sunday — Aegis third biennial Symposium on Art History and Visual Culture “Taking the ‘S’ out of Craft” exhibit.

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.



MiAPPA

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

‰April 18, 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.



OUR HOUSE MUSEUM

Opens July 2013 —1950s: Building the American Dream.

Through December 2013 — “Faces of Appalachia: Photographs by Albert J. Ewing.”

Tour of the Federal style tavern, and view the taproom, dining room, and other usual facilities. Tour admission: adults $4; children/students $1; seniors $3; Ohio Historical Society members free; adult bus tours $50/bus.

432 First Ave., Gallipolis, OH 45631. (740) 446-0586. ohiohistory.org.



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.

Art classes

‰In April — Cardinal Valley Juried Art Show. For prospectus or more information, call Janet Lester at (606) 928-8965 or Denise Spaulding at (606) 465-5589.

‰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.

‰CCC Trail Cafe will be open Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and on First Friday from 5 to 9 p.m.

‰Jurying for Tri-State Arts Association will be March 23 at the Pendleton. For more information, call Sylvia Jackson at (606) 928-0257.

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



PROCTORVILLE CENTER

Pamela Wise, marketing and public information officer, 1804 Liberty Ave., Ironton, OH 45638. (740) 533-4656 or email, ohio.edu/southern, facebook.com/ohiouniversitysouthern.



RENAISSANCE ART GALLERY

Exhibits

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

Classes

‰Through April 21 — Earth, Wind, and Fire-Class Acts. Works from Leona Mackey, Vernon Howell, and Robert Fulks.

‰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.



ROWAN COUNTY

ARTS CENTER

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

Collections

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

‰Art of the Ancients: The Ohio Valley, collection of 10,000 ancient objects ranging in age from 1,500 to 8,000 years old.

‰The Clarence Carter Collection, largest 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.

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.



THE SPEED ART MUSEUM

Through April 21 — “The Speed Art Museum at the Mansion” at the Governor’s mansion in Frankfort. Visit governorsmansion.ky.gov/visiting for information.

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



TSHD ARCHITECTS/1414 GALLERY

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



THE UPSTAIRS GALLERY

Featured Artist for the Month of April Laura Moul, nationally certified master craftsman photographer, “A Photographic Journey”.

Events

April 5, 6 to 9 p.m. — First Friday Art Walk,Thoroughbred Gallery will have a Photo Show “Anything Goes”. Live entertainment with Brian Brown.

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.



WEXNER CENTER FOR THE ARTS

Exhibits

‰Today, 5:30 p.m. — Walk-In Tours: Winter 2013.

‰April 6, 1 p.m. — Walk-In Tours: Winter 2013.

‰Through April 7 — “More American Photographs.”

‰Through April 7 — Christian Marclay: “The Clock.”

‰Through April 7 — “Josiah McElheny: Towards a Light Club.”

Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday; and 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday; closed Monday.

1871 N. High St. at the corner of 15th Avenue on the campus of The Ohio State University in Columbus. For more information, call (614) 292-0330 or (614) 292-3535. wexarts.org.



LITERATURE



COFFEETREE BOOKS

‰Today, 7 p.m. — Evening Reading Group.

‰April 4, 6 p.m. — Open Mic Night.

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.



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 for the month of April at 5:45 p.m. last Tuesday of the month to discuss “Timmy and Susie and the Bootleggers’ Revenge” by Tim Callahan.

‰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 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.



SCENIC HILLS REALTY

Scenic Hills Realty is at 143 Railroad Road in Olive Hill. Visit FredLCook.com.



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

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

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

Saturdays in March, 8 to 11 p.m. — The Poaceous Band.

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

April 13, 7 to 10 p.m — Silver Strings Band with Ted and Gail.

April 20, 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

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 276

The post is in South Shore.



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

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.

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

Kitchen is open Mondays from 7 p.m. to close; Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 6 p.m. to close. Pickup orders are available.

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.



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



BLACK SHEEP BURRITO & BREWS

‰Today, 9:29 to 11:29 p.m. — The Disappearing Man, Folk Punk.

‰Sunday, 9:13 to 11:13 p.m. — Black Sheep Comedy Open Mic Night.

‰April 7,  9:13 to 11:13 p.m. — Black Sheep Comedy Open Mic Night.

‰April 14, 9:13 to 11:13 p.m. — Black Sheep Comedy Open Mic Night.

‰April 21, 9:13 to 11:13 p.m. — Black Sheep Comedy Open Mic Night.

‰April 28, 9:13 to 11:13 p.m. — Black Sheep Comedy Open Mic Night.    

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



BLUE RIBBON FOX HUNTERS

‰April 6 — Sammy Adkins and the Sandy Hook Mountain Boys. 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

‰Friday, 8 p.m. — Jason Mays, Rodney Crisp and Tom Berry.

‰Saturday, 8 p.m. — String Therapy. Tickets $5.

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.



THE CHATTER BOX

Home cooked meals.

1404 Poplar St. in Kenova. To place orders or more information, call (304) 453-5007.



CHIMNEY CORNER

1624 Carter Ave. in Ashland. (606) 324-7500.



COLUMBIA MUSIC ARENA

832 Gallia St, Portsmouth. columbiamusicarena.com.



COMMUNITY MUSIC

ASSOCIATION

‰April 14, 3 p.m. — Saxton's Cornet Band.

University of Charleston's Geary Auditorium in Riggleman Hall. For more information, call (304) 744-1400. communitymusicassociation.com.



COSMOPOLITAN

The venue is in Blue Ribbon Lanes in Ashland.



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

‰Friday and Saturday, 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. — Gypzy Roze.

‰Sundays in March, 6 to 10 p.m. — Live Bluegrass.

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

‰Thursdays in March, 7 p.m. 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

Thursdays karaoke 8 to 12 p.m. with Dave and Christina.

Fridays and Saturdays 8:30 to 12:30 p.m. Dennis Smith Band.

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



IRONTON VFW

3028 S. Third St., (740) 532-3000.



KYOVA GOSPEL MUSIC

ASSOCIATION

‰Friday — KYOVA Gospel Gathering.

‰April 5 — The New Vision Trio, The Moore Family, Violet Maynard and Family, Jim Shelton.

‰April 12 — The Artrip Family, The Waugh Family, The Homelighters Quartet, Ronnie Kinser.

‰April 19 — The Heavenbound James Gang, The Spiritual Echoes, The Couch Family, Rita Broyles.

‰April 26 — His Own, Fellowship Trio, The Jenkins Family, Tammy Vickers.

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.



THE KENTUCKY CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS

‰Today and Friday, —  Music Unwound, The Louisville Orchestra. Tickets start at $15.00. For all ages. Kentucky Center, Whitney Hall.

‰Saturday, 8 p.m. — Indigo Girls, The Louisville Orchestra. Tickets start at $20. For all ages. Kentucky Center, Whitney Hall  

‰Tuesday through April 7, 7: 30 p.m. —  Memphis PNC Broadway in Louisville. Kentucky Center, Whitney Hall. Tickets start at $25.

For tickets, call (800) 775-7777 or visit kentuckycenter.org.



LAID BACK BAR AND GRILL

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



LIVING WITH A CAUSE

“TG” entertainment’s upcoming events:

‰Today, 6:30 p.m. — NSAI Meeting.

‰April 6, 7:30 p.m. — Rita Broyles.

‰April 7, noon — Pure American Girl Pageant.

‰April 20, 7:30 p.m. — Comedian Eric Baker, The Ohio Furnace Youth Group, Isaiah’s Cry.

‰April 26, 7:30 p.m. — Terry Hall and the Dave Morrison Band.

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

‰April 6 — Dale Ann Bradley and Steve Gulley Band.

‰April 13 — The Hart Brothers.

‰April 20 — Larry Cordle and Lonesome Standard Time.

‰April 27 — Eddie and Martha Adcock.

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.



OHIO UNIVERSITY SOUTHERN

Diversity Lecture & Performance Series

April 12, 7 p.m. — Jazz Alive. Ohio University Southern-Ironton, Rotunda. For more information contact Robert Pleasant at (740) 533-4600 or pleasanr@ohio.edu or Michelle Dotts at (740) 547-3874 or md175310@ohioedu.



PORT CITY CAFE AND PUB

‰Today, 6 p.m. — 7 Nations Celtic Club.

‰Today, 8 p.m. — Pub Quiz.

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

‰Saturday — Rowan County Ramblers Band.

‰April 13 — Relay for Life.

‰April 20 — Evans Brothers Band (Dave Evans may appear with band).

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 at Warnock in Greenup County.

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.



SIPP THEATER

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



STUART’S OPERA HOUSE

‰April 21, 3 p.m. — Rhonda Vincent and the Rage. Tickets start at $25.

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.

THEATERS

THE CLAY CENTER

Concerts

‰April 6, 7:30 p.m. — Jonathan Edwards.

‰April 7, 7:30 p.m. — The Capitol Steps. Tickets start at $15.

Shows

‰April 4, 7:30 p.m. — “Fiddler on the Roof.”

‰April 19, 8 p.m. — Jack Hanna’s “Into The Wild Live,” presented by Nationwide Insurance. Tickets start at $20.

‰April 23, 7:30 p.m. — Experience the Beatles with “Rain.”

Workshops/classes

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

 ‰Today — Power it Up. Create simple circuits and explore the power of different types of electricity.

 ‰April 11 — Engineering. Build load-bearing structures and put them to the test to see who’s design can hold the most weight.

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.



KEITH-ALBEE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER

‰April 28, 7 p.m. — “The Addams Family” at Keith-Albee Performing Arts Center.

Tickets can be purchased at the Marshall Artists Performing Arts Center. For more information, call (304) 696-3326 or visit marshallartistsseries.org.



MARSHALL UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MUSIC

‰Today, 8 p.m. — Guest recital: Sarasvati Piano Trio.



PARAMOUNT ARTS CENTER

Events

‰Today, 11 a.m. — French Shoppe of Nashville. Tickets $10 in advance or at the door.

‰April 20, 7:30 p.m. — The Temptations. Tickets start at $29.

‰April 24, 8 p.m. — Mike Tracy Brazilian Ensemble. Tickets $25 adult, $15 student.

‰April 25, 7:30 p.m. — STOMP. Tickets start at $25.

‰April 26, 8 p.m. — Loretta Lynn. Tickets start at $35.

Lap seats are for children 12 months and younger.

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





MUSIC



BETTER DAY PARADE

‰Today, 5 p.m. — Dine Out For Cure — Moe's Southwest Grill, Ashland.

‰Saturday, 8 p.m. — The Butchers Blade, A Soul Disowned, Shallowpoint, Anthems of Imperium, and Downbleed. The Hideaway, Johnson City, Tenn..

‰Saturday, 9 p.m. — Live, Loud and Local at The Upper Level Featuring Under Social, Pointless Pleading, Zeroking, A Burning Hope and Jim Vest, By The Iron Gate's Upper Level. Point Pleasant, W.Va.

‰April 12, 10 p.m. —  Meuwlfest 2013, The Empty Glass,  Charleston.

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.



BRONSON BUSH

For more information, call (606) 831-7595 or visit facebook.com/bronsonbushmusic.

Head South band members are Phil Osborne, lead guitar; Larry Deerfield, drums; Tom Hall, bass; and Tom Stephens, keyboards



DREAMCULT

April 13, 8 p.m. — Whiskey Rocks with The Panic Bar.

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.



EDDIE AND THE COUGARS

Fridays and Saturdays in March, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. — VFW Post 1064.



GILLGUMESH

‰Saturday, 8 p.m. — Iron Horse Bluegrass Live at The V Club,  Huntington.

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



GYPZY ROZE

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

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.



LEGACY

Fridays in March, 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. — Ironton Moose.

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



POACEOUS

‰Saturdays in March, 8 to 11 p.m. — American Legion Post 43.

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

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



ROB MCNURLIN

April 13, 7 p.m.  — Callihan’s American Pub and Grill, Kyova Mall on U.S. 60 in Cannonsburg.

Visit robmcnurlin.com.



SILVER STRINGS BAND

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



SOUTHERN THUNDER

‰Saturday, 7 a.m. — Coal Grove Lions Harold Haney Pancake Breakfast. Dawson-Bryant High School, Coal Grove.

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., Ashland.

Band members are Ray Hale, 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

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

For more information, visit stevefree.com.



STRING THERAPY

Band members are Dave Bond, guitar and vox, Josh Click, bass and vox, Bob Kelley, dobro and vox, Jim Reed, mandolin and vox and Todd Sams, banjo.

Visit the band on Facebook or string-therapy.com.



THE WHIPPS

Band members are Don Hanshaw, lead vocals; Larry Collinsworth, lead guitar; Eric Daniels, bass; Greg Fletcher, drums. thewhipps.com.

For more information, call Paula Hinton at (606) 748-0798 or email paulahinton2000@yahoo.com.





OTHER FUN



BIG SANDY SUPERSTORE

ARENA

‰April 16, 7:30 p.m. — P-U-L-S 2013, The Pink Floyd Ultimate Light and Sound Experience. Tickets on sale March 23, 10 a.m. starting at $32.50, more information visit, britfloyd.com.

‰April 16, 7 p.m. — “Sesame Street Live: Elmo Makes Music.”



CARTER CAVES STATE

RESORT PARK

‰Saturday and Sunday — Easter Weekend Getaway.

‰April 6, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. — Eastern Mining Collectors, Association Spring Meet and Show.

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.



COLLIS P. HUNTINGTON

RAILROAD HISTORICAL

SOCIETY

Shows and events

‰April 17 through 21 — Chicago Trip.

For tickets or more information, call (304) 523-0364 or 866-639-7487; email newrivertrain@aol.com or visit newrivertrain.com.



HERITAGE FARM MUSEUM AND VILLAGE

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.



MOUNTAIN ARTS CENTER

April 5, 6:30 p.m. — Melvins Goins Homecoming Concert.

April 5, 6:30 to 11 p.m. — Veterans and Coal Miners benefit with entertainment by Melvin Goins and Windy Mountain, Joe and Stacy Isaacs of the Cumerland Highlanders, Moron Brothers, Kyle Ramey, CJ the DJ, The Chosen Road, and special guest, former Governor Paul Patton. Blue Ridge guitar will be given away. Tickets are $15 in advance and $18 at the door. For more information call, (888) 622-2787 or (606) 928-6161.

April 27, 6:50 p.m. — Spring Gospel Concert.

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.



NORTH BEND STATE PARK

‰Sunday — Easter Weekend.

‰April 5 and 6 — Murder mystery dinner theater. Overnight package available.

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