Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

May 16, 2013

05/16/2013 — Coming Up

Kenneth Hart
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.



CINCINNATI MUSEUM CENTER

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

Exhibit

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

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

‰June 1 through Aug. 30 — “STITCH+7: Contemporary Textile Art” from Kentucky and surrounding states. Opening reception on June 1, 3 to 5 p.m.

The gallery is on the campus of Morehead State University. For more information, call (606) 783-5446. Hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. moreheadstate.edu/content_template.aspx?id=5271.



COLUMBUS MUSEUM OF ART

Exhibits

‰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 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

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

‰June 28, 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

Exhibits

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

‰June 1 through June 30 —Salon Group, "Collected Works."

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

Today, 7 p.m. — Open Mic, free.

Sunday — Author Georgia Stamper.

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 23, 7 to 9 p.m. — Open poetry reading.

May 24 — Final Friday Third Annual “Regional Favorites.” Live music by Larry Whitt, Brent Jack and Tom Berry.

May 25, 10 a.m to 1 p.m. — Gallery will be open.

May 31, 6 to 9 p.m. — Final Friday Art and Antiques Walk. Live music by Rock Therapy.

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.”

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.”

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.

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

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 10 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.



KENTUCKY MUSEUM OF ART AND CRAFT

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.



THE PENDLETON

ART CENTER

Featured artists for May will be Fatima Azimova, Diane Smallwood, Linda Vaughn and the late Charles Moore, all of 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 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 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.



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.

‰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

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

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

June 30, 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 closing, 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

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

Mondays — A League darts.

Tuesdays, 7 p.m. — Dart Association, Pool tournament; 8 p.m. to midnight — karaoke. Ladies auxiliary will operate the kitchen.

Wednesdays in May, all day — Happy Hour.

Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays in May — The Return.

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

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

Kitchen is open Tuesdays from 6 to 10 p.m.; Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays from 6 p.m. to close; Pickup orders are available.

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



ASHLAND ELKS 350

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

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

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

Saturday, 11 a.m. — Bake sale.

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.

June 2, noon to 4 p.m. — Free Kids Carnival.

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

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.

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



CALLIHAN’S AMERICAN PUB AND GRILL

Friday, 8 p.m. — Jason Mayes and Rodney Crisp.

Saturday, 8 p.m. — Paul Pace (Tribute to George Jones).

May 24, 8 p.m. — Carrier.

May 31, 8 p.m. — The Kevin Prater Band.

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.



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

‰May 24 and 25, 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. — Gypzy Roze.

‰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

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

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 Is.

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 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.



THE KENTUCKY CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS

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



LIVING WITH A CAUSE

“TG” entertainment’s upcoming events:

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

‰Saturday, 7:30 p.m. — Majestic Sound Quartet, Foundation Quartet, The Uplifters.

‰Sunday, 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. —  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

‰Saturday — 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

‰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.

Seventh Avenue and 10th Street, Huntington.



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.

Fridays — DJ Tinia.

Come in and try out our dart board, pool tables and large dance floor.

In the Grandview Inn, County Road 450, South Point. For more information and tickets, call (740) 377-9077. Kitchen open until 2 a.m.



WHISKEY ROCKS

Fridays and Saturdays, 9 p.m. to 3 a.m. — Music.

Food, beverages and entertainment; features will be 25 cent wings; 99 cent draft beer; and DJ Atom Bomb nightly from 10 p.m. to close. Free parking across from the Holiday Inn.

The club is at 809 Third Ave., Huntington. For more information, call (304) 697-2789.



WHITEY’S MUSIC BARN

‰Fridays, 7 to 10 p.m. — Country Junction Band, open mic.

‰Saturdays, 7 to 10 p.m. — New Sounds Band and guest.

Cost: $6. Children younger than 10: $3. New performers are welcome and needed. Guitar lessons are available.

Hot food on Fridays and Saturdays. No alcoholic beverages or drugs permitted.

Exit Ohio 522 onto Park Street in Wheelersburg.

Call (740) 357-3571 for more information or directions. whiteys-music-barn.webs.com.



THEATERS



THE ARIEL-ANN CARSON DATER PERFORMING ARTS CENTRE

‰Friday, 7 p.m. — Suzuki Strings Recital.

‰Saturday, 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

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

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

‰May 24, 8 p.m. — Old Crow Medicine Show.

For ticket information, call or visit the website.

Exhibits

‰Through Aug. 4 — All the Time in the World, works by Gail Wight and Mary Tsiongas, curated by Arif Khan.

Workshops/Classes

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

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

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

‰Through Sunday —  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. 



PARAMOUNT ARTS CENTER

‰Saturday, 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

‰Friday through Sunday 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

‰Friday and Saturday, 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.



CARRIER

May 24 — Callihan’s American Pub and Grill.

Carrier plays classic rock of the ’70s and ’80s. Band members are Jordan Ware, Jeff Preston, Denver Rice and Jeff Ware.



CITY HEAT

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



DWAIN MESSER

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



GILLUMESH

‰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.



GYPZY ROZE

Friday and Saturday, 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. — Fuzzy Duck in Ironton.

May 24 and 25, 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. — Frogtown in Ironton.



LARRY WHITT

AND BLUE EYED SOUL

May 24, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. — TG Entertainment, Wheelersburg.



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

‰June 29, 1 p.m. — Greenbo Shelter House Jam. Greenbo Lake.

‰June 29, 5 p.m. — Greenbo County Music Festival. Greenbo Lake.

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

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



PRIVATE Is

May 24 and 25 — Ironton Eagles.



THE RETURN

Today through the 25 — Ashland Eagles.

Band members are Mike Fitzpatrick, guitar, keyboards, vocals; Gary Kesling, drums, keyboards, vocals; Dave Copley, bass, keyboards, backing vocals.

Visit thereturnlive.com or email thereturn2000@hotmail.com. (606) 324-5545 or (606) 324-1439.



RICK HUCKABY

May 31, 7 p.m. — Huck Acoustic Show with Tracy Lawrence, The Clay Center, Charleston, W.Va.

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

For more information, visit rickhuckaby.com.



ROB MCNURLIN

June 7, 10 p.m. —  Whitesburg, Seed Time On the Cumberland.

June 9, 5 p.m. — Russell Railroad Days.

Visit robmcnurlin.com.



SILVER STRINGS BAND

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

‰June 30, 7 to 10 p.m. — American Legion Post 43, Raceland.

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.



THE WHIPPS

June 23, 7 p.m. — Schooner’s Waterfront, Huntington, W.Va.

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

‰Friday, 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.



CAMDEN PARK

‰May 25 through 27, 2 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. — Steve Free will be performing. Balloon creations by Gary Boothe begins at 1 p.m. on the Midway for kids.

Off Exit 6, I-64, Huntington, W.Va. For more information about tickets and special discounts visit, camdenpark.com.



CARTER CAVES STATE RESORT PARK

‰Saturday, 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.



COLLIS P. HUNTINGTON

RAILROAD HISTORICAL

SOCIETY

Shows and Events

‰June 9 through 12 — New York City Trip.

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



EASTERN KENTUCKY

EXPO CENTER

June 7 and 8 — Good Ole Boy’s Car Club Presents, Muscle on Main.

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



GREENBO LAKE

STATE RESORT PARK

‰Aug. 17 — Eight-hour Adventure Race. (Registration closes Aug. 3). $75 registration fee. For more information, call Diane Bonfert at (502) 564-8110.

965 Lodge Road in Greenup. For more information, call (606) 473-7324 or email greenbolake@ky.gov.

Various packages of lodging and food available. Call (800) 325-0008. http://parks.ky.gov/parks/resortparks/greenbo-lake/default.aspx.



HAWKS NEST STATE PARK

‰Sept. 7 — “Cornstalk’s Raid.” 250th commemoration of this historic event.

49 Hawks Nest Park Road, Ansted, W.Va. For more information, call (304) 658-5212 or email hawksnestinfo@wv.gov. hawksnestsp.com.



HERITAGE FARM

MUSEUM AND VILLAGE

June 1 — Hatfield and McCoy Tribute.

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

June 14, 6 p.m. — Semi Finals.

June 15, 6 p.m. — Semi Finals.

July 13, 7:30 — Finals.

Aug. 17, 7:30 p.m. — Carl Hurley with special guests The Moron Brothers.

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

‰May 24 through 27 — Memorial Day Weekend.

‰June 1 — National Trail Day Weekend.

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



RUPP ARENA

Sept. 6, 7 p.m. — Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey Circus.

Sept. 7, 11 a.m., 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. — Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey Circus.

Sept. 8, 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. — Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey Circus.

Sept. 21 — Blake Shelton, Easton Corbin and Jana Kramer (Time TBA).

Oct. 19 — Luke Bryan, Thompson Square and Florida Georgia Line (Time TBA).

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