Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

May 7, 2014

Coming up: 5/8/14

Staff reports
The Independent



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.


May 15, 5 to 7 p.m. — Student Art Show and Auction sponsored by Area Education Grants, 2000 Ashland Drive, Ashland. Live music and refreshments. For more information, call (606) 922-1596.



The Clay Center is at One Clay Square in Charleston, W.Va.

The museum and galleries are closed on Monday and Tuesday; hours are Wednesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday noon to 5 p.m. For more information, call (304) 561-3570.


The art of Harley Fannin.

First Thursdays in each month — Steve Free.

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.




‰Through June 1 —  Valerie Thomas, "World of Dragons."

‰June 6 through 29 —  “Fashions: Then and Now.”

‰July 1 through 27 — Festival Competition Exhibit.

530 First Ave., Gallipolis. For more information, call (740) 446-3834.


‰Saturday, 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. — “A Thousand Cranes” by Katherine Schultz Miller. RTG's Studio, 59 Court St., Gallipolis.

Office hours: Tuesday through Friday 9 a.m to 4 p.m. Sat. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Gallery Hours: Tuesday through Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Sunday 1 to 5 p.m.


The gallery is at 842 Fourth Ave., Huntington. Hours: Noon to 7 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. For more information, call (304) 696-2296 or email farley53@marshall.edu or visit the website at galleries@marshall.edu.



Today, 6:30 p.m. — Camera Club.

Friday, 6:30 p.m. — Summer Drum Circle.

Saturday, 7 p.m. — Chia-Ling Hsieh concert. Admission: $15 adults/$5 students.

May 22, 7 p.m. — Open Mic Night.

May 30 and 31, 7 p.m. —  Bluegrass Area Has Talent.

101 E. Main St., Mount Sterling.



‰May  22 — Memory Days Celebrations with a poetry reading.

‰May 23 and 24 — Fourth annual “Regional Favorites” Art Show.

‰May 30 — Final Friday Art Walk. Opening reception for Regional Favorites.

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.




‰Through July — “Old Friends: Playthings of the Past,” 100 years of toy history. Learn about the origins of some of the most popular toys as you walk by displays featuring dolls, board games, action figures and more.

‰Through August — “Beauty by the Sea,” history of swimwear from the 1900s to the present.


‰Through May — A Victorian Tea, delicious delicacies and tea and served by notable gentlemen. Call the museum for reservations.

‰Saturday, 2 p.m — Victorian Tea, featuring delicious delicacies and tea served by notable gentlemen in the community. Call the museum for reservations.

‰May 15, 7 to 9 p.m. — Open mic night. Country or bluegrass songs only. Open mic night is every third Thursday. Cost: $3 per person.

‰June 6, 4 to 8 p.m. — First Friday’s. Free face paintings and games. Admission to main floor is free and Discovery Center is $3.50.

‰June 19, 7 to 9 p.m. — Open mic night. Country or bluegrass songs only. Open mic night is every third Thursday. Cost: $3 per person.

‰July 4, 4 to 8 p.m. — First Fridays (of every month). Free face paintings and games. Admission to main floor is free and Discovery Center is $3.50.

‰July 17, 7 to 9 p.m. — Open mic night. Country or bluegrass songs only. Open mic night is every third Thursday. Cost: $3 per person.

‰Aug. 1, 4 to 8 p.m. — First Friday’s (of every month). Free face paintings and games. Admission to main floor is free and Discovery Center is $3.50.

‰Aug. 21, 7 to 9 p.m. — Open mic night. Country or bluegrass songs only. Open mic night is every third Thursday. Cost: $3 per person.

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.”

‰“Interactive dig pit.”

The museum will stay open until 7 p.m. every Thursday.

The museum is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday and Friday; 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursdays; and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays.

Cost for adults: $6.50; seniors and children: $5; Members and those 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.



Current exhibits

‰Through June 1 — Work by Don Pendleton.

‰Through June 29 — “Barbizon Paintings.”

‰Through Nov. 2 — “The Daywood Collection.”

Upcoming exhibits

‰Through Sunday — “Portfolio,” an exhibit of art by area middle and high schools.

‰Saturday through Aug. 3 — “The Macy’s Foundation Presents: North of Sixty: Canadian Inuit Prints.”

‰May 15 through Aug. 10 — Work by Jeanne Quinn.

‰May 24 through Aug. 24 — “Excavations from the Vault” Herman Dean and the Hudson Bay.”

‰June 14 through July 13 — “69th Allied Artists of West Virginia Juried Exhibit.”

‰July 12 through Oct. 12 — “Huntington Calligraphers’ Guild: Celebrating 30 Years.”

‰Sept. 6 through Oct. 5 — “Tri-State Arts Association.”


‰Tuesday, 5:30 p.m. — Book signing for “Hippie Homesteaders” by Carter Seaton.

‰May 15, 7 p.m. — Quinn will speak about her work in ceramics.

‰May 16 through 18, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. — Three day work shop by Jeanne Quinn titled “Line Into Form”. For more information call (304) 529-2701

‰Aug. 16 and 17 — “Macy’s Presents Hilltop: Books Only.”

‰Sept. 20, 7 p.m. — Pianist Ethan Uslan will accompany a silent film starring Mary Pickford.

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.



The center is at 144 N. Sixth St., Lexington. For more information, call (502) 584-9254 or visit alicenter.org.


Gallery hours are 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and noon to 4 p.m. Saturday. Gallery features a series of paintings called “Memories of Old Lawrence County” and works by artists who live in Lawrence County.

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.



Through June 30 — “Stars of the Silver Screen: Through the Lens of George Hurrell.”

The gallery is at 713 E. Market St., Louisville. Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and by appointment. For more information, email Paul Paletti at prpjr@msn.com or call Mary Burks at (502) 589-9254 or visit paulpalettigallery.com.



Friday through May 18 — Jan L. Maloney, exhibits of photographs.

Friday, 6 to 8:30 p.m. — Reception.

 824 10th St. in Huntington. Hours are, Friday, 6 to 8:30 p.m.; Saturday, noon to 6 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 6 p.m. For more information call (304) 416-2081 or visit paintedpaletteartstudio.blogspot.com or patriciareed.artist@gmail.com.



Artist for May is, Becky Fletcher of Studio 137. Vintage, Repurposed and Southwest jewelry design.

Andy’s Sweet & Savory Café open Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.


‰Daily classes, 3 to 8 p.m. — private or small group by Jeremy Grizzle. For more information, call Jeremy Grizzle at (606) 922-1731 or email mrjeremygrizzle@gmail.com.

‰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.

The center at 1537-1539 Winchester Ave., houses the working and retail sale studios of the Tri-State premier artists. Hours of operation, open from 5 to 9 p.m. on the first Friday of the month for the First Friday Art Walk and from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday for second look. Some studios are open daily and some by appointment with the artist. Contact information for artists is available in the lobby.



‰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.

‰Workshop for photography will be by Laura Moul.

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.


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 area 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.


‰Through Friday — “Creative Diversity,” an exhibition of artistic collaborations.

‰May 18 through June 1 — Spot 5 Art Studio, collaborative artwork by young student artists with disabilities and professional working artist.

For more information, visit vsartsky.org.




Jesse Stuart Foundation is celebrating 35 years of preserving the human and literary legacy of Jesse Stuart, other Kentucky and Appalachian writers and the Appalachian way of life.

‰The Regional Readers book discussion group meets last Tuesday of the month at 5:15 p.m. May selection is “Nightwoods” by Charles Frazier.

‰Used book sale, paperbacks are $.50 and hardcovers are $1.

‰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; Ruth Hunt’s “Blue Monday” candy bars, and Mom Blakeman’s Cream Pulled Candy, 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 on Facebook.



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.


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

Fridays and Saturdays in May, 8 to 11 p.m. — The Kruzers.

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


Sundays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. — Happy Hour.

Sundays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 7 p.m. — Karaoke with Honey Brown.

Sundays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 7 p.m. — Pool tournament.

Sundays, 2 to 6 p.m. — Bluegrass Jam Session.

The Big Blue Café is open for lunch to 2 p.m. Sunday through Saturday. Dinner Sunday through Saturday. Closed for dinner Thursday.

For operating hours or to place an order, call (606) 329-2162. Banquet room available.

405 20th St. at Carter Avenue in Ashland. (606) 329-2162.


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.


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

Mondays all day $1.50 bottle beer.

Every second Monday, 7 p.m. — Post meeting. Call (304) 453-3086 for more information.

Every third Monday, 7 p.m. — Ladies auxiliary meeting. Call (304) 453-3086 for more information.

Every fourth Monday, 7 p.m. — Sons of the Amvets squad meeting. Call (304) 453-3086 for more information.

No cover charge.

1425 Chestnut St. in Kenova. (304) 453-3086.


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.


May band — The Return.

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, open mic night with 9 Lives Records.

Wednesdays, 8 p.m. to midnight — Karaoke with 2 Cat Studios.

Thursdays, 5 to 10 p.m. — Bingo.

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

Saturdays, 7 p.m. — Pool tournaments.

Sundays, 8 p.m. to midnight — Karaoke with 2 Cat Studios; 5 to 10 p.m. — Bingo.

Daily, 5 to 7 p.m. — Happy Hour

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.


May band — Split Decision.

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

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

Thursdays, 7 p.m. — Pool tournament.

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

May 30, 7 p.m. — Judge Talford Band benefit concert for Ashland Animal Rescue Fund. Admission: $15.

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.


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 N. off South Webster 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 free for children younger than 11.

Second Sunday of the month, 1:30 p.m. — Gospel music. Free admission, free food; attendees may bring a dish.  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.


‰Today, 9 to 11 p.m. — Big Rock & the Candy Ass Mountain Boys.

‰Friday, 9 to 11 p.m. — David & Valerie Mayfield.

‰Saturday, 9 to 11 p.m. — C&S Railroad Quartet.

‰Sunday, 9 to 11 p.m. — Music & Mason Jars Open Mic Night.

‰Wednesday, 9 to 10 p.m. — Black Sheep's Comedy Open Mic Night.

‰May 15, 9 to 11 p.m. — Gillumesh.

‰May 17, 9 to 11 p.m. — Andrew Hankins & Andy Ferrell.

‰May 18, 9 to 11 p.m. — Music & Mason Jars Open Mic Night.

‰May 22, 9 to 11 p.m. — Luna & the Mountain Jets.

‰May 24, 9 to 11 p.m. — Brett Def & Family / Brittany Franklin.

‰May 25, 9 to 11 p.m. — Music & Mason Jars Open Mic Night.

‰May 28, 9 to 10 p.m. — Black Sheep's Comedy Open Mic Night.

‰May 29, 9 to 11 p.m. — Colten Settle & Friends.

‰May 31, 9 to 11 p.m. — Travis Egnor / Jeremy "Wood" Roberts / Sheldon Vance.

‰June 5, 9 to 11 p.m. — Big Rock & the Candy Ass Mountain Boys.

‰June 11, 9 to 10 p.m. — Black Sheep's Comedy Open Mic Night.

‰June 12, 9 to 11 p.m. — The Modock Rounders (Final Thursday Show).

‰June 14, 9 to 11 p.m. — Sasha Colette.

The restaurant is on the corner of Hal Greer Boulevard and Third Avenue in Huntington.



‰Tuesdays — Party on the Patio.

‰Wednesdays, 6:30 p.m. — Jam night with Eddie Riffe.

‰Thursdays — Local acts.

Reds baseball happy hour with Cincinnati beers.

The venue is at Kyova Mall on U.S. 60. Visit callihanspub.com or Facebook at facebook.com/callihans.


Saturdays, 8 to 11 p.m. — National Redneck Association.

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.


2515 S. Third St., Ironton. For more information, call (740) 532-8337.


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.



‰June 21 — Picnic with the Pops, featuring Cabell Midland Show Choir.

‰July 19 — Picnic with the Pops, The Beatles featuring Rubbersole.

‰Aug. 16 — Picnic with the Pops, Nickelodeon featuring Beth McVey and Ethan Uslan.

800 Fifth Ave. No. 10, Huntington, (304) 781-8343.


‰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.



‰Friday — His Own, The Waugh Family, The Kidds, Joy Dillow.

‰May 16 — The Heavenbound James Gang, Crimson River Revival, Pure Gold, New Hope.

‰May 23 — The Artrip Family, Crimson River, Ashley Repast.

‰May 30 — To be announced.

Concerts begin at 7 p.m. and doors open at 6 p.m. Friday nights at KYOVA are  at the New Life Center of Princess Chapel. It is at the intersection of Ky. 5 and old U.S. 60.

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


Every third Thursday of each month — Steve Free.

The restaurant is at the corner of Greenup Avenue and 15th Street in Ashland. (606) 325-5283.


‰Saturday — Eddie & Martha Adcock.

‰May 17 — Williamson Branch Band.

‰May 24 — Newtown.

‰May 31 — The Rarely Herd.

‰June 7 — No Show, Mud River Dam Festival

‰June 14 — Southridge Band with special guests.

Family atmosphere where there is no smoking or alcohol.

Doors and concessions open at 5 p.m. Shows start at 7:30 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.


‰Today, 8 to 10 p.m. — Pub Quiz.

‰Friday, 9 p.m. to 12 a.m. — Ryan Sprinkle.

‰Saturday, 9 p.m. to 12 a.m. — Rose Mountain Ramblers.

Monthy events

‰Theology on Tap — Every Monday, 6 to 8 p.m.

‰Poetry Open Mic — First Wednesday of the month, 8 to 10 p.m.

‰Acoustic Open Mic— Second Wednesday of the month, 8 to10 p.m.

‰Singer Songwriter Night — First & Third Thursday, 8 to 10 p.m.

‰Pub Quiz — Second & Fourth Thursday, 8 to 10 p.m.

‰Karaoke — First & Third Friday, 9 p.m. to midnight.

‰Acoustic Open Jam — Fifth Friday, 9 to midnight.

‰Live bands — Every Saturday, 9 p.m. to midnight.

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.



All shows start at 7 p.m. but are subject to change.

The 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.


‰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; 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.


Fridays and Saturdays — Karaoke with Honey Boggs.

719 Oak St., Kenova. (304) 453-4320.


‰Friday, 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. — Rev. Peyton's Big Damn Band.

‰May 16, 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. — Chris Knight / Ona.

‰June 20, 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. — Sundy Best.

‰July 31, 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. — The Front Bottoms/The So So Glos.           


Sundays, 3 p.m. — Euchre tournament.

Mondays, 7:30 — pool tournament.

Wednesdays and Thursdays, 5 p.m. — Bingo.

The post is off Ky. 2 in Greenup. (606) 473-6333.


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.


Tuesdays — Karaoke.

Wednesdays — Advanced line dance class. Free.

Thursdays — Beginner line dance class. Free.

Fridays — DJ Tina.

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, 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.


‰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. whiteys-music-barn.webs.com.



‰May 18, 2 p.m. — The Spinney Brothers.

All shows will be at Double S Entertainment, 150 Foster St., Flemingsburg. For more information, email Paula Hinton at paulahinton2000@yahoo.com or call (606) 748-0798.



For more information, call (740) 446-2787, visit at arieltheatre.org. Tickets available online or at the box office.

426 Second Ave. Gallipolis.



June 11, 7:30 p.m. — Jeff Tweedy. Tickets are $40 for reserved seating at the Brown Theatre.

For tickets call (502) 584-7777 or (800) 775-7777 or visit kentuckycenter.org/presents.

Located at 315 W. Broadway in Louisville.


Giant screen films

Shows noon and 4 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday and 1 and 4 p.m. Sunday.

Planetarium shows

Shows 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday and noon and 2 p.m. Sunday.

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. For tickets visit tickets.theclaycenter.org/public/.


‰May 30, 8 p.m. — Black Jacket Symphony, performing Prince's "Purple Rain." Tickets start $30.

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



Friday, 6 p.m. — Cosmic Journey; 7 p.m. — Laser Country; and 8 p.m. — Laser Spirit.

Saturday, 1 p.m. — Live Tour of the Universe; 2:15 p.m. — Night Sky over Morehead; 3:30 p.m. — Cosmic Journey.

Saturday, 7 p.m. — Laser Country and 8 p.m. — Laser Spirit.

Selected laser shows can contain unedited language. Tickets for the planetarium are, $2 adutls; $1 students and senior citizens; free for 4 and under.

Tickets for laser programs are, $5 adults; $4 students and senior citizens; and free for 4 and under.

For more information call (606) 789-9593 or visit moreheadstate.edu/startheater.


‰Today, 7 p.m. — Peter Nero. Tickets start at $20.

‰Saturday, 8 p.m. — TCR 103.3 presents John Berry. Tickets start at $15.

‰May 16 — Jazz Alley with Phil Degreg & Brasilia.

‰June 6, 7:30 p.m. — Josh Turner.

‰June 13 — Jazz Alley with Diane Marino & Houston Person.

‰June 28, 7:30 p.m. — Bruce Hornsby and the Noisemakers.

‰July 19, 7:30 p.m. — Ashley Monroe and Logan Brill.

‰July 25, 7 p.m. — Michael W. Smith.

‰July 31, 7:30 p.m. — Paramount Players presents CATS.

‰Aug. 1, 7:30 p.m. and Aug. 2, 3 p.m. — Paramount Players presents CATS.

‰Aug. 15,8 p.m. — Jazz Alley 2014 Greg Abate Quartet.

‰Sept. 12, 7 p.m. — for King & Country.

‰Sept.19, 8 p.m. — Zazz Alley 2014 Bob Thompson Quartet.

For more information, visit paramountartscenter.com or call (606) 324-3175. To purchase tickets online, go to Paramountartscenter.com.



May 18, 1 p.m. — Good Time Bluegrass Clubs Annual Picnic in Jackson, Ohio.

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


Every first Thursday of each month — The Frame Up Gallery.

Every third Thursday of each month — The Lamp Post Café.

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

For more information, visit stevefree.com.


Fridays and Saturdays in May, 8 to 11 p.m. — American Legion Post 43.



‰May 18, 3 p.m. — Brooke Hyland and Friends at the Paramount Arts Center with Have2Have. Tickets go on sale April 18.

For more information, call (606) 923-3006.



‰Sunday, 7 p.m. — Willie Nelson and Family and Alison Krauss and Union Station.

‰May 15, 7 p.m. — Jake Owen, Eli Young Band, The Cadillac Three.

‰May 16, 8 p.m. — Alice in Chains.

‰May 31, 10 a.m. — Tri-State Comic Con (Tricon).

‰June 21 — Picnic with the Pops.

‰July 19 — Picnic with the Pops.

‰July 30, 7 p.m. — Happy Together 2014.

‰Aug. 16 — Picnic with the Pops.

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



May 17 and 18, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. — Welsh Heritage Days.

May 18, 6 to 7:30 p.m. — Six piece Welsh-American band from Frederiksburg, Va. Tickets are $3 and kids 5 and under are free. For more information call (740) 245-7186 or visit rio.edu/madog/welsh-heritage-days.cfm or facebook.com/#!/welshheritagedays.

Through Dec. 23, 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. — Wizard of OZ collection on Display. Admission is free.

Ohio 588 just off U.S. Route 35, Rio Grande, Ohio.


67th annual May School Days.

‰Today — Local history.

‰Wednesday through 16 — West Virginia natural science.

‰May 21 and 22 — Physics and amusement park rides.

For more information or to register, visit camdenpark.com or call (866)-8CAMDEN.

5000 Waverly Road, Huntington.


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

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



‰Friday through Sunday — Appalachian Festival, featuring hundreds of crafts, music on four stages, storytelling performances, traditional dance performances and food.

‰May 17 — Walk Now for Autism Speaks.

‰May 24 — Opening Day.

‰May 24 — Tri For Joe. Event to benefit the Down Syndrome Association of Greater Cincinnati. The Sprint Triathlon consists of a 700-meter swim (two long laps around Sunlite Pool perimeter), a 20-kilometer bike ride (flat and fast course along scenic U.S. 52) and a five-kilometer run inside the park. You also have the choice of participating in the Duathlon (five-kilometer run, 20-kilometer bike, five-kilometer run), or the five-kilometer Run/Walk with a Kids Fun Run (for children 8 and younger).

‰May 24 — Cincinnati Warbirds WWII Swing Dance and USO Show, featuring Tom Daugherty Orchestra’s ‘Swing Canteen.”

6201 Kellogg Ave., Cincinnati. For more information, call (513) 232-8230 or visit coneyislandpark.com.



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



‰June 7 — Hatfield-McCoy Reunion.

‰July 5 — Ice Cream Social/ Antique Cars.

‰Aug. 2 — Heritage Farm Music Festival.

‰Sept. 6 — Country roads Cook-off.

‰Oct. 11 — Timber in the Mountains.

‰Nov. 1 — Industry Alive.

‰Dec. 6 — Holiday Market.

The farm is at 3300 Harvey Road, Huntington. Hours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

For more information, visit heritagefarmmuseum.com or call (304) 522-1244.


‰Saturday, 8 a.m. — Norton Audubon Hospital & McDonald’s Restaurants of Kentuckiana present, Throo the Zoo, 5K Run/Walk. Advance registration, $30; late registration, $35; day of race registration, $45. Register on-line at active.com or rivercityraces.com.

‰June 7, 6 p.m. — Adventure Down Under Zoofari! Tickets start at $75.

‰June 21 — Summer care for the rose garden.

Hours of operation; March 15 to Labor Day: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (stay until 6 p.m.), Sept. to March 14: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (stay until 5 p.m.). Visit louisvillezoo.org for admission prices.

The zoo is at 1100 Trevilian Way, Louisville.



Friday — She and I.

May 16 — Tom and Brendan Wintz.

May 23 — Downtown Kings.

Free performances are at noon at Judd Plaza. Events are canceled in case of rain. To check on status of concert, listen to Cool Hits 105.7.


‰Shark Ray Feeds — Monday through Friday, 1:15 p.m.

‰Penguin Palooza Shows — Daily: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

‰Jellyfish exhibit.

‰Touch the Sharks daily in the central exhibit.

‰Dive Show Times — Thursday through Sunday, Noon, 12:20 p.m., 12:40 p.m., 2 p.m., 2:20 p.m. and 2:40 p.m.

One Aquarium Way, Newport, KY 41071. For more information, call (800) 406-3474,or visit newportaquarium.com.



‰Sunday, 8 p.m. — Daryl Hall & John Oates.

‰May 30, 7 p.m. — Lady Antebellum with Billy Currington and Joe Nichols.

‰June 6, 8 p.m. — The Monkees.

‰June 13, 7 p.m. — Zac Brown Band: The Great American Road Trip Tour.

‰June 14, 7:30 p.m. — Ray LaMontagne.

‰June 15, 7:30 p.m. — Backstreet Boys with Avril Lavigne.

‰June 20, 7 p.m. — Brad Paisley with Randy Houser, Leah Turner and Charlie Worsham.

‰June 22, 7:30 p.m. — Lionel Richie with CeeLo Green.

‰June 25, 6:45 p.m. — Journey and Steve Miller Band with Tower of Power.

‰June 27, 7:30 p.m. — Fifth Harmony with Before You Exit.

‰June 28, 6:30 p.m. — O.A.R. and Phillip Phillips.

‰Jun 29, 7 p.m. — Tim McGraw with Kip Moore and Cassadee Pope.

6295 Kellogg Ave., Cincinnati. For more information, call (513) 232-6220 or visit riverbend.org for times and tickets.


‰Friday, 8 p.m. — Mike Epps - After Dark Tour.

‰May 16, 7 p.m.; May 17, 10:30 a.m.; May 17, 2 p.m.

‰May 18, 1 p.m.; May 18, 4:30 p.m. — Sesame Street Live: Elmo Makes Music.

‰June 3, 7 p.m. — WWE Smackdown.

‰June 14, 7 p.m. — PBR: Blue DEF Velocity Tour.

‰June 27, 8 p.m. — Bruno Mars and Aloe Blacc.

‰Aug. 27, 7 p.m. — Austin Mahone, Fifth Harmony, Shawn Mendes, and Alex Angelo.