Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

May 24, 2012

Coming Up — 05/24/2012

Associated Press


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.


The Birke Art Gallery is on the first floor of Smith Hall on the corner of Hal Greer Boulevard and Third Avenue in Huntington. The gallery’s hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday evenings.

For more information, call (304) 696-2296 or email galleries@marshall.edu.



‰Through July 1 — “The Curious World of Patent Models.”

‰Through July 29 — “Desire for Magic: Patrick Nagatani 1978 - 2008.”

‰July 14 through Sept. 16 — “The Edge of Vision: Abstraction in Contemporary Photograpy.”

‰July 14 through Sept. 16 — “Artist to Icon: Early Photographs of Elvis, Dylan and the Beatles.”


‰Sept. 23, 8 p.m. — Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo.

‰Sept. 27, 8 p.m. — Earth, Wind and Fire.

Stage shows

‰“Hello, Dolly” — Oct. 26 and 27 and Nov. 2 and 3 at 7:30 p.m. and Oct. 28 and Nov. 4 at 2 p.m.


‰Through July 6 — “Roar: Lions of the Kalahari.”

‰Through July 6 — “Mystery of the Nile.”

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.



‰June 2 through Aug. 31 — The Bluegrass Biennial r2012: A Kentucky Juried Exhibition. Opening reception: June 2 from 3 to 5 p.m.

‰Aug. 31 through Sept. 21 — Pattern Play: Works by Rachel Hellmann, Jonas Criscoe, Lorraine Glessner and Ian Hagarty.

‰Aug. 31, 5 to 7 p.m. — Opening Reception.

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.


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.



‰Through Sunday — Ohio University, Southern Student and Faculty Show.

‰June 1 through 24 — The Paintings of Terry Norris.

‰June 29 through July 29 — Summer Festival Competition Show.

‰Aug. 3 through Aug. 26 — "Scenes of Our River Communities"  Community Photography Exhibit.

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.


‰June 8 — Sam Stephens.

‰June 10, 3 p.m. — RTG Puppet Playhouse Summer Spectacular on the FAC Patio.

‰July 13 — Stillwater Lite.

‰July 27 through July 29 — Laura Ingalls Wilder: Voice of the Prairie at Bob Evans Farm Amphitheater.

‰Aug. 10 — Joey D and the Dub-V’s.

‰Aug. 17 at 7 p.m. and Aug. 18 at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. — Fairy Tale Courtroom on the FAC Patio.

‰Sept. 29 and 30 — The Ransom of Red Cheif on the FAC Patio .

Gates open at 5:30 p.m., with music beginning at 6 p.m.  Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for students (K-College).  Enjoy music on the lawn and dancing on the patio.  Food from local vendors, beer and wine will be available for purchase. Attendees are asked to bring lawn chairs.


‰Summer Arts Adventure Camps:

Each day is filled with art, games, team activities, creative fun, guests artists & more!  Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Open to youth, ages 8 to14. 1st week of attendance $80, additional weeks $75.  Five exciting weeks to choose from, or pick all five!

June 11 through June 15:  “Time Machine” blast 2 the past & zoom 2 the future.

June 25 through 29: “Pop! Goes Imagination” pop culture fun.

July 16 through 20: “Imagination on Stage” theater, fashion & more!

July 23 through 27: “Camp Creepenstien” monsterous fun!

Aug. 13 through 17: “Creative Castle” dragons, damsels & art!

‰Little Artists Day Camps:

Open to youth, ages 5 to 7. Cost is $40 per camp.

Tuesday through Thursday, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on the following dates:

June 5 through June 7 “Circus Fun.”

July 10 through 12 “Bark! Meow! Tweet!”

Aug. 7 through 9 “Once Upon A Time.”

‰June 22, 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. — Night in the Museum: Mystery Solvers. “From Scooby-Doo to CSI” Fun!!!  All Night Long! Open to youth ages 8 to 14.

Cost is $30. Register By June 20.

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



Free classes, a collaboration between the gallery and the Carter County Public Library as part of the Heart of the Park project, are under way, including:

‰Creative Writing — 10 a.m. to noon Saturdays, Grayson branch, Carter County Public Library; instructor James Shope.

‰Book Illustrating — 1 to 3 p.m. Saturdays, Grayson Gallery and Art Center, 301 E. Third St., Grayson.

‰Learning to Play Guitar — Noon to 1 p.m. Saturdays, Grayson branch, Carter County Public Library; Randy Satterfield, instructor. Free.


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

The gallery is available for special showings by appointment.

The gallery is in the former Grayson Fire Station at Carole Malone Boulevard and Third Street. For more information, email Dan Click at graysongallery@gmail.com or call (606) 922-0927.




‰Gift shop: The museum carries a variety of jewelry for men and women, Candleberry candles and more.


‰Through July — “Remembering the TItanic: 100 Years Later.”

Permanent exhibits

‰”Country Music Heritage Hall”

‰”River Expedition”

‰“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”

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; email: info@highlandsmuseum.com; Web address: Highlandsmuseum.com. The museum is at 1620 Winchester Ave. in Ashland.




‰The Daywood Collection. This collection contains important American artists from the mid-19th century up to 1940.

‰The Folk Art Collection. This 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. The catalog highlights selected art and artifacts from HMA’s Touma collection, which features 400 objects.

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


‰Through June 26 — Doodle 4 Google™ WV Finalists Exhibition.

‰Saturday through July 22 — “Fine Arf,” an exhibition of images of dogs from the permanent collection.

‰Through Aug. 5 — “Modern Mexico: Works from the Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art, Auburn University.”

‰Through April 7, 2013 — “American Impressionism.”

‰June 2 through Oct. 7 — Visiting Inspiration: Twenty Years of Gropius Artists. Opening reception at 6 p.m. June 16.

‰June 2 through Oct. 7 — The Collection of Alex E. Booth Jr. Opening reception at 6 p.m. June 16.

‰July 24, 7 p.m. — Tasting Tour of the Conservatory.

‰Through Nov. 18 — “Harvey Littleton: Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Glass Studio Movement.”

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.

‰The JFS will be closed on Monday, May 28, in observance of Memorial Day.

‰The JFS Regional Readers book group will meets the last Tuesday of the month at 5:45 p.m. May’s book selection is “40 Acres and No Mule” by Janice Holt Giles. The book group is open to all, and new members are always 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 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, 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.


‰Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m. — The Drowsy Chaperone. Tickets start at $16.

‰Sunday, 2:30 p.m. — The Drowsy Chaperone. Tickets start at $16.

‰Tuesday, 6:30 p.m. — Marina Abramović: The Artist is Present. Tickets start at $12.

‰June 7 through June 9, 8 p.m. — “A Streetcar Named Desire.” Tickets start at $16.

‰June 11, 8 p.m. — A Streetcar Named Desire. Tickets start at $11.

‰June 8 through 10, 7 p.m. — Joseph Technicolor Dreamcoat. Tickets start at $24.75.

‰June 10, 1:30 p.m. — Joseph Technicolor Dreamcoat. Tickets start at $24.75.

‰June 12 through 17, 7 p.m. — Joseph Technicolor Dreamcoat. Tickets start at $24.75.

‰June 14 through June 16, 8 p.m. — A Streetcar Named Desire. Tickets start at $16.

‰June 16, 1:30 p.m. — Joseph Technicolor Dreamcoat. Tickets start at $24.75.

‰June 17, 2 p.m. — A Streetcar Named Desire. Tickets start at $16.

‰June 24, 4 p.m. — Open mic. Admission is free.

‰June 26 through 28, 7:30 p.m. — Billy Elliot. Tickets start at $22.75.

‰June 29, 8 p.m. — Billy Elliott. Tickets start at $22.75.

‰June 30, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. — Billy Elliot. Tickets start at $22.75.

‰July 1, 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. — Billy Elliot. Tickets start at $22.75.

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



‰Through Saturday — Masks of Michoacan.

‰June 1 — “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.



‰Today, 6 p.m. — Screening of Art 21′s Season 6 Episode of Boundaries featuring artists: assume vivid astro focus, David Altmejd, Lynda Benglis, Tabaimo.

‰June 1, 5 p.m. — First Friday Trolley Hop.

‰June 1, 7 p.m. — Artist talk with Laura Donefer.


‰June 11, 9 a.m. — Kids Art Camp begins. K-2nd grade. Register online.

‰June 16, 1 p.m. — Family workshop. For parents and children age 4 and up.

‰July 23, 9:15 a.m. — Blackacre Art Camp begins. Grades 6-8. Register online.


‰Through July 1 — “50 Years of Studio Glass.”

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.


Potters’ Loft

New classes starting Monday and Tuesday: 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 wmmeadows63@gmail.com.


The gallery will celebrate spring and summer with new and exciting original artwork from local artists in a wide variety of styles, colors and sizes, in time for gift giving Father’s Day and graduations.

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. 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 paintedcowgallery.com. Also visit the site on Facebook.



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. Pendleton Studios are open on the first Friday of the month from 5 to 9 p.m. for the First Friday Art Walk in downtown Ashland and the next day for Second Look Saturday 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.

Artist of the Month

Rhonda Pennington, potter.

Now open

The Angry Frenchman Cafe open for lunch 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday.

Art classes

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 (606) 329-0048.

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

‰Thursdays: 3 to 5 p.m. — Craft classes with Angy Hall (606) 831-3592 and Amy Litteral (828) 713-5862.

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

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



In the visitors center at Heritage Station in Huntington, W.Va. Hours are Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more informaiton, call (304) 525-7333. wvvisit.org.



‰Saturday, 4 to 6 p.m. — Figure drawing classes by Bruce Bowersock in the Kumkum Majumdar Exhibition Hall.

‰Mondays, 10 a.m. to noon — Painting (adult) with F. Christian.

‰Wednesdays, 1 to 3 p.m. — Painting and Fine Arts (adult-high school) with S. Tschantz.

‰Wednesdays, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. — Junior drawing with S. Tschantz.

‰Wednesdays, 6 to 8 p.m. — Drawing fundamentals with S. Tschantz.

‰Saturdays, 10 a.m. to noon — Painting and Fine Arts with F. Christian.

Unless otherwise noted, classes are taught at the gallery located at the old high school, ground floor.

The gallery is open 12 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.

The gallery is at 900 Eighth St., Suite 20, Huntington. For more information, call (304) 453-3187. Visit orgsites.com/wv/renaissance/.



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 info@rcartscenter.org.



‰Through Spring — John Pfahl: Altered Landscapes.

‰Through June 3 — Unveiling the New Speed: A Model of the Future.

‰Through Sept. 23 — Inside/Out.

‰Through Fall — Quick Start Story Gallery.

‰July 6 through Fall — “Souvenirs of Europe: An Early Kentucky Artist Collects.”

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


‰Through Friday — Student Art Show featuring works by Russell Middle School students.

‰Through May — “Bowls for Hunger,” exhibit of a variety of media by Russell Middle School art students.

‰June 1 through July 27 — Photography by Tom Worden.

‰Aug. 3 through Sept. 28 — The art of Dianne Smallwood Arthur.

1414 WInchester Ave., Ashland. (606) 393-5190.


May’s featured artist is Deborah Navy of Huntington with her paintings and collages.

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.

June’s featured artists are: Michal Perrine Adams of Louisa with her transparent watercolor paintings; Rob Caines of Ashland with his wood designs; and live musical entertainment by Glo and Embers.

‰June 1, 6 p.m. — First Friday Art Walk.

‰June 1 through June 29, 6 p.m. — 8”x10” Photography Show in the Thoroughbred Gallery, 1430 Winchester Ave. in Ashland.

July’s featured artists are: Michal Perrine Adams of Louisa with her transparent watercolor paintings; and Rob Caines of Ashland with his wood designs.

August’s featured artist is Derek Holston of Greenup with his multi media; live violin music by Ann Adkins of Ashland.

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.

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.



Fridays in May, 8:30 to 11:30 p.m. — Dipstick.

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


Fridays, 7:30 p.m. — Karaoke with Honey B.

Saturdays in May — Poaceous.

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


Monday to Thursday, 4 to 7 p.m. — Happy Hour.

Thursdays — Karaoke with Stacy.

Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. — Happy Hour.

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

Kitchen has new hours, call for operating hours or to place an order (606) 329-2162.

Banquet room available.

405 20th St. at Carter Ave. in Ashland.


The post is in South Shore.


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.


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.


Fridays, 7 to 11 p.m. — Karaoke with Bobbi.

Saturdays, 8 p.m. to midnight — Kyote. Beer $1 and free hot dogs from 4 p.m. to close.

Saturdays, 7 p.m. — All-you-can-eat fish fry, $7. No takeouts.

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

Every Second Monday, 7 p.m. — Post meeting.

Every Third Monday, 7 p.m. — Ladies auxiliary meeting.

Every Fourth Monday, 7 p.m. — Sons of the AmVets squad meeting.

No cover charge.

The club is at 1425 Chestnut St. in Kenova. (304) 453-3086.


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

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

Saturdays and Sundays — Bingo.

New members welcome.

The club is off Ky. 2 in Greenup. Call (606) 473-7805 for more information.



‰June 2, 5 p.m. — The Hoppers. Tickets start at $10.

‰June 16, 7:30 p.m. — Midnight Cloggers’ 25th anniversary spectacular. Tickets start at $6.

‰June 17, 3 p.m. — Midnight Cloggers’ 25th anniversary spectacular. Tickets start at $6.

‰June 20 through Oct. 6, 8 p.m. — Ohio Valley Symphony.

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



 900 8th St., Huntington, W.Va. For reservations and more information call (304) 733-ARTS. Visit 733arts.org.


Fridays and Saturdays in May, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. — Mayday.

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.

Wednesdays, 6 to 10 p.m. — Bike Night. Members and guests welcome.

Thursdays, 8:15 p.m. — Blind-draw darts; open mic night and cornhole tournament.

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.

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


Saturday, 9 a.m. — Charity rummage sale.

Fridays and Saturdays in May, 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. — Whip.

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

Thursdays, 8 p.m. to midnight — Karaoke by Lazer Jam.

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

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

900 Carter Ave. Call (606) 325-3557 for lunch specials and carryout orders.


June 2, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. — Yard sale to benefit children’s spring carnival.

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.



‰June 2, 7:30 p.m. — George Jones. Tickets start at $23.

‰June 24, 5 p.m. — WWE Presents Raw World Tour. CM Punk vs. Chris Jericho. Last Man Standing Match for the WWE Championship.

‰Oct. 10 — The Fresh Beat Band at Keith Albee Performing Arts Center.

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


4643 Blue Ribbon Road, Catlettsburg.

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


Friday, 8 p.m. — Carrier.

Saturday — The Thrillbillys.

Wednesday nights at 7:30 p.m. are jam night hosted by Eddie Riffe.

The venue is at Kyova Mall on U.S. 60.


Through Today — Every Breath You Take – The Science of Breathing!

Wednesday through May 31 — The Commotion about Motion. Register online.

Season passes are available for $59.99 per person. Parking passes are $14.99 each. To order, call (866) 8CAMDEN or visit camdenpark.com.

The park is off Exit 6, Interstate 64, Huntington.


First Monday of each month, 7 to 9 p.m. — Pickin’ at the Caves.

‰June 16 — Tygart Gorge and Arches Hike.

‰July 23 through July 29 — Pioneer Life Week.

344 Caveland Drive, Olive Hill. Phone (606) 286-4411 or (800) 325-0059.

For more information and reservations, call the park at (800) 325-0059. For a list of the weekend's activities, visit parks.ky.gov/parks/resortparks/carter-caves/events.aspx.


‰Sunday, 7:30 p.m. — Appalachian Festival of Young Voices.

‰June 1 — Winfield High School Graduation.

‰June 1, 7 p.m. — Kanawha County Public Library: Homer Hickam.

‰June 2 —CAMC HealthFest.

‰June 3 — Poca High School Graduation.

‰June 5 — Hurricane High School Graduation.

‰June 15, 7:30 p.m. — Ring of Honor Wrestling.

‰June 15 and 16, 7:30 p.m. — Charleston Light Opera Guild presents "Next to Normal."

‰June 17, 5 p.m. — Charleston Light Opera Guild presents "Next to Normal."

‰June 17 — Taste of All.

‰June 22 and 23, 7:30 p.m. — Charleston Light Opera Guild presents "Next to Normal."

‰June 24, 5 p.m. — Charleston Light Opera Guild presents "Next to Normal."

‰July 5 through 8 — Battered But Not Broken.

‰July 27, 7:30 p.m. — WWE Presents Raw World Tour.

‰July 27 and 28, 7:30 p.m. — Charleston Light Opera Guild presents "Legally Blonde."

‰July 29, 3 p.m. — Charleston Light Opera Guild presents "Legally Blonde."

‰Aug. 3 and 4, 7:30 p.m. — Charleston Light Opera Guild presents "Legally Blonde."

‰Aug. 5, 3 p.m. — Charleston Light Opera Guild presents "Legally Blonde."

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

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


Fridays — Mike Marshall.

Saturdays, 7 to 10 p.m. — Bill Marcum and the Country Boy Band.

Tuesdays — Open Mic.

Thursdays — Line dancing lessons.

$5 cover charge on band nights.

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.


‰Tuesday, 7 p.m. — Mystery Reading Group: “Detective Inspector Huss” by Helene Tursten.

‰Friday, 7 p.m. — Bedtime Stories. Geared towards pre-school age story lovers with a craft and snack provided.

‰Saturday, 10 a.m. — American Girl Reading Group. Miss Ronets will lead the discussion and craft, a snack will be provided.

‰May 31, 7 p.m. — Evening Reading Group: “The Sense of an Ending” by Julian Barnes.

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



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.


Watch for information about upcoming talent show.

The venue is on U.S. 60, Salt Lick. For more information, call (606) 683-2299 or (606) 776-6780. Visit debbiewilsonmusic.com or debbiesmusicshowhouse.com.



‰July 27, 7:30 p.m. — The Bob & Tom Show.

‰Oct. 12 through 14 — Sesame Street Live: Can't Stop Singing.

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


Band for May — Kentucky Backroads.

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.



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.


The art of Al Cornet.

Gallery is at 1436 Winchester Ave. in Ashland, across from the Ashland Plaza Hotel. (606) 324-8565. Visit theframeupgallery.com.


Tuesdays, 7 p.m. — River Cities Dart Club.

Wednesdays, 9 p.m. to close — “Beer Drinkers and Hell Raisers Jam Night” with Hurricane Hager. All musicians welcome.

Live music every Thursday, Friday and Saturday night.

Sundays — Bike Day.

2515 S. Third St., Ironton. (740) 532-8337.




‰Through May — Paintings by Ruth Hunt.

‰June 1, 4:30 p.m. — Gallery Reception - Gate City Art Guild.

‰June 8, 7 p.m. — Coffee House Sampler.

‰June 14, 6:30 p.m. — Gateway Camera Club-Guest Speaker Tim Webb.


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

Saturdays, 9:30 a.m. — Mommie and Me Class.

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 located at 101 East Main Street in Mount Sterling, Ky. For more information call 606-783-2481 or e-mail to r.prindle@moreheadstate.edu. Visit gatewayartscenter.com.


Fridays — Live gospel music.

Serving breakfast 7 to 11 a.m. and lunch 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Saturday and after 3 p.m. Thursday through Saturday.

The venue is in Willard. For more information, call (606) 474-8186. graysonmealsonwheels.com.


Various packages of lodging and food available. Call (800) 325-0008.


Fridays, 6 to 10 p.m. —  Dancing. Admission: $5. Music by Jazz R Us. Concessions for sale. Dances are at Greenup Senior Center, 1617 Ashland Road, Greenup, (Applegate Shopping Center).


‰June 2 — Sheep to Shawl.

‰July 14 — Ice Cream Social.

‰Aug. 4 — Engines, Tractors, Cars.

‰Sept. 1 — Fall Harvest Festival.

‰Oct. 13 — Metal Works.

‰Nov. 3 — Hot Glass and Pottery.

‰Dec. 1 — Holiday Market.

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


‰June 27 through June 29, 9 a.m. to noon — KID’s Camp (for 9 to 12 year olds).

‰July 11 through July 13, 9 a.m. to noon — KID’s Camp (for 10 to 12 year olds).

‰July 20, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. — KID’s Camp (for 6 to 8 year olds).

911 Third Ave., Huntington. (304) 522-0877 or huntingtons-kitchen.org.


Thursdays, 8 p.m. to midnight — Karaoke with Dave and Cristina.

Fridays and Saturdays, 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. — Mo Jo King Band.

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


June 16, 6 p.m. — “The Marvelous Wonderettes” musical will be presented at the Wilkinson Stumbo Convention Center during the season-opening event “Marvelous Dreams.” Heavy hors d’oeuvres and punch will be served with “prom” photos by Clark Photography; a silent auction and a raffle are planned. Cocktail attire is suggested.

Proceeds will benefit the theater’s operational budget. (606) 886-9274.



‰Friday — His Own, The Singing Shafers, Forgiven WV, and Donetta Conley.

‰Monday, 1:30 p.m. — KYOVA Gospel Music Association 11th Annual Memorial Day Gospel Sing in the Park, Flatwoods City Park. Concessions available. Bring lawn chairs.

‰June 1 — New Vision Trio, The Gospel Tide, and Greg Edens.

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

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


“G” — entertainment’s upcoming events:

‰Today, 6:30 p.m. — NSAI meeting.

‰Friday, 7:30 p.m. — Gospel show with The Bates Family.

‰Saturday, 7:30 p.m. — SONGS with The Commonwealth Quartet and GloryWay Quartet.

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.


NOTE: Riverdance, originally scheduled for May 29, has been canceled.

Tickets can be purchased at the Marshall Artists Performing Arts Center. Call (304) 696-6656 or visit marshallartistsseries.org for information.


The Met: Live in HD presents the cinematic premiere of Wagner’s “Ring Cycle.”

The presentations are at the theater at Huntington Mall.


‰July 27 through 29 — “A Little Princess.”

‰Aug. 3 through 5 — “A Little Princess.”

‰Oct. 5 through 7 — “Bloody Rowan!”

‰Oct. 12 through 14 — “Bloody Rowan!”

Audience advisory: Bloody Rowan! depicts violent historical events - not recommended for young children.

Suitable for 10 and older, unless otherwise noted. Tickets are $8 for adults, $5 for students (with student I.D.). Purchase tickets st moreheadtheatre.org (Paypal), Coffee Tree Books or at the door.

Rowan County Arts Center (Old Courthouse Square), 205 East Main St., Morehead, Ky. For more information call (606) 776-4447 or (606) 784-5669. Visit moreheadtheatre.org.


‰Today, 7 p.m. — The McKameys.

‰June 2 — What’s Up Weatherman.

‰June 8, 7:30 p.m. — Goosecreek Symphone.

‰Jun 16, 7:30 p.m. — Road to Fame.

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.


‰Saturday, 7:30 p.m. — Wendy Smith and Blue Velvet, also Robin Tackett and Stillwater.

‰June 2, 7:30 p.m. — Lincoln County Mud River Dam Bluegrass and Gospel Festival.

‰June 9, 7:30 p.m. — 26th Annual Bill Morris Bluegrass Band Competition.

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

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

Mountaineer Opry House in Milton, W.Va. is the local hot spot for Bluegrass music in the Huntington/Charleston area. Located at the Milton exit of I-64. Ten minutes east of Huntington or 20 minutes west of Charleston.



‰Saturday, 7 p.m. — Ashland Regional Dance Theatre Showcase.

‰June 8, 8 p.m. — Jay Flippin Quintet.

‰June 22, 8 p.m. — Clint Black.

‰July 13, 8 p.m. — Sweet Lipzz Dixieland Band.

‰Aug. 23, 7 p.m. — Guy Penrod.

‰Aug. 31, 8 p.m. — Sean Parsons Quintet.

‰Sept. 14, 8 p.m. — Greg Abate Quartet.

‰Oct. 12, 8 p.m. — The Bob Thompson Unit.


June 4 and 5, 6 p.m. — “Disney’s Camp Rock The Musical.” Ages 12 through adult sought. Come prepared to sing 16 bars of a musical theater pop song (accompanist will be provided). Production will be Aug. 2, 3, 4 and 11.

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


‰Friday, 9 p.m. — Karaoke.

‰Saturday, 8 p.m. — Dale Kulchar.

‰Wednesday, 7 p.m. — John Biggs.

‰May 31, 7:30 p.m. — The Grave Robbers.

‰June 1, 9 p.m. — The Interns.

‰June 2, 8 p.m. — Jeff Valentine’s 1st Saturday Open Mic.

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


The “Red Barn” on Ky. 7 at Warnock.

Dance every Friday and Saturday night.

Live music from 8 to 11 p.m.

Fridays and Saturdays — The Red Barn House Band featuring Paul McWain, Larry Evans, Mike Moore, Chris Hayes, Robin Hayes and George Hayes.

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.


‰June 1 — Dinner at the Winery.

‰June 8 — Cook Your Own Steak.

‰June 15 —Dinner at the Winery.

All dinners are from 6 to 9 p.m. and include wine tasting (5 wines) at 6 p.m. and a four course meal starting at 6:30 p.m.

The cost is $35 unless other wise stated. 1081 Rock Springs Road, Grayson, Ky. For reservations call (606) 923-9085 or (606) 474-2315. Visit rockspringswinery.biz.


‰June 17 — The Tommy Money Orchestra.

All performances begin at 2 p.m. and are held at the Jeremy Shoemaker Amphitheater in the Paul T. Billups Park, adjacent to the Ceredo-Kenova Middle School.

Sunday in the Park is a family enrichment program funded entirely by the town of Ceredo and offered free of charge. For more information call (304) 453-6814 or email at nprice@zoominternet.net.


‰Fridays, 8 to 11 p.m. — Country Strong with Kenny Lee.

‰Saturdays, 8 to 11 p.m. — Git-er-Done Band.

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

Doors open at 6 p.m.

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



‰Friday, 8 p.m. — Hellyeah, Bobaflex, Split Nixon.

‰Saturday, 9 p.m. — 4 Mile.

Saturday, 10 p.m. — Horseburner, Close the Hatch, John Lancaster, Sweatband.

‰Tuesday, 10 p.m. — The Goddamn Gallows, The Disappearing Man.

‰June 1, 10 p.m. — Sly Roosevelt CD Release with Love Culture, AC30.

‰June 3, 8 p.m. — Shadows Fall, Trumpet the Harlot, Howitzer, The Number Six.

Most tickets are available online at etix.com.

741 Sixth Ave. in Huntington. vclublive.com.


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.


Saturdays — Line dancing and dance music.

Mondays and Tuesdays, 8 p.m. — Karaoke Idol auditions; Grand prize for the 12-week contest is $1,000.

Tuesdays at 9 p.m. — Karaoke with Melinda.

Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m. — Advanced line dancing class. Free; 8 p.m. — Pool tournament.

Thursdays, 6 p.m. — Singles night with DJ T playing 1980s music.

Fridays, 5 to 8 p.m. — Party on the Patio.

Fridays, 7 to 10 p.m. — Ladies night with DJ T.

Fridays, 9 p.m. — Registration for Sexy and You Know it, a 12-week contest with a grand prize of $500. Contest starts at 11 p.m.

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


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.


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

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

June 2, 7 p.m. — Bronson Bush.

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.


‰Saturday, noon — Greenup Music Festival at the Greenbo Ampitheatre.

‰Monday, 7 p.m. — Bellefonte Memorial Garden Memorial Day Ceremony.

‰June 9, noon — Railroad Days, Russell.

‰June 21, 6 p.m. — Tennessee Sounds halftime show, Nashville, Tenn.

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


‰Friday, 8 p.m — Callihan’s American Pub and Grill.

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


Wednesdays, 7 to 10 p.m. — Hosting Callihan’s Wednesday night Jam Sessions.


The Fugitives are Todd Smith, lead vocals and comedy; Tim Kleinman, drums; Terry Childers, bass; David Panchott, guitar and horns; and Danny Young, B3 and keyboards. Visit the original Fugitives on FACEBOOK.



Sunday, 5 p.m. — Ohio University Souther, Shafer Courtyard. Attendees encouraged to bring lawn chairs. If rain, performance will be in Riffe Center Mains Rotunda.



June 16, July 21 and Aug. 18 — Picnic with the Pops.

Tickets on sale. For more information call (304) 781-8343 or visit huntingtonsymphony.org.


Visit larrypancake.com.


June 3, 2 p.m. — Central Park, Ashland. Other performances include a student group and a smaller combo. Bring a picnic lunch and enjoy the big band sounds.

For more information visit saxophonistjeffcarter.com or call (606) 326-1090.


‰Saturday, 8 p.m. — American Legion Post 43 in Raceland iwth Clarence Gillum and New Ground.

Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m. — Annual Memorial Day dinner at American Legion Post 43. Public is welcome.

The post is at 439 1/2 Greenup Ave., Raceland.

For more information call (606) 836-8355.

Members are Dennis Page, Sheree Page, Bill Riffe, Greg Combs, Allen Dunaway and Johnny Brown.

Visit facebook.com/pages/Poaceous/90377488472.


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

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


Every Wednesday from 7 to 9:30 p.m. — Blue Ribbon Lanes, Cosmopolitan rear entrance, Ashland.

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


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

Visit myspace.comthesouthernthunderband01 or on Facebook.


Fridays and Saturdays, 9 p.m. — American Legion Post 76, 405 20th St. at Carter Ave. in Ashland.

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

Visit splitdecisionband.net or email sdband2007@yahoo.com.


‰Wednesdays — Jam Night at Callihan’s American Pub and Grill.

‰Saturday, 11:22 a.m. — Greenbo Lake State Resort Park.

‰Saturday, 8 p.m. — Callihan’s American Pub and Grill, Kyova Mall.

Members are Eddie Riffe, vocals and guitar; Tony “Country Boy” Maynard, vocals and lead guitar; Jerry Jeff Lewis, bass; Kentucky John Hall, drums.