Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)


August 15, 2013

Best bets: 8/16/13

ASHLAND — For readers


The Huntington Museum of Art will present Macy’s Presents Hilltop: Books Only from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday at the museum. Admission to the event, a major fundraiser for the museum, is $5 on Saturday and free on Sunday courtesy of Macy’s.

 Volunteers and HMA staff members sort and arrange the used books by categories for two weeks prior to the event. Selections include children’s books, mysteries, romances, textbooks, art books and other categories.

For more information, visit hmoa.org or call (304) 529-2701.

For dance fans


The International Folklanders will present the 45th annual Festival of Nations at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Central Park bandstand.

The theme will be Appalachian culture. Admission is free.

Attendees may bring their own seating, Prietzel said.

To purchase a DVD of the group or for information about joining International Folklanders, call Prietzel at (606) (606) 928-9372.

For music fans


Country artist Lee Brice will perform at 7 p.m. Sunday at the Paramount Arts Center.

Brice is know for his single “A Woman Like You,” which reached No. 1 in April 2012. He also had Billboard’s Top Country Song of 2010 with “Love Like Crazy,” the title track to his 2010 debut album; the song spent 56 weeks on the Hot Country Songs chart, peaking at No. 3 and setting a record for the longest run in the chart’s history.

Brice’s second album, “Hard 2 Love,” has produced No. 1 singles in “Hard to Love” and “I Drive Your Truck.”


Feller & Hill & The Bluegrass Buckaroos will perform Saturday at the Mountaineer Opry House in Milton.

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

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

For art lovers


The exhibit “Vestige of a Tree,” art made from wood, will continue through August.

“A Sense of Place: The West Virginia Sesquicentennial Artist Invitational” will continue through Sept. 22.

The museum is 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. It is at 2033 McCoy Road. For more information, call (304) 529-2701 or visit hmoa.org.


Laura Moul has three new photos hanging in The Renaissance Gallery. They are “Caribbean Courtyard,” “Portal of Time” and “Alaska Moon.” For more information, visit moulphotography.com or call (304) 743-8281.

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.

The gallery is at 900 Eighth St., Suite 20.

For more information about the gallery, call (304) 453-3187 or (304) 525-3235. Visit orgsites.com/wv/renaissance or email gallerywv@yahoo.com.


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