In Short: Dec. 29, 2011-Jan. 4, 2012
Paula Clendenin art show
Award-winning painter Paula Clendenin will exhibit works at Bluegrass Kitchen, 1600 Washington St. E., beginning Friday and running through the beginning of February. The artwork will cover "all available wall space" at the restaurant, owner Keeley Steele said.
Holiday exhibit closing
The seasonal Clay Center exhibit, "Illuminations: Holiday of Light," closes Saturday. It features creative trees by local artists, model railroads, intriguing collections and original artwork by emerging artists. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today through Saturday. Admission is $7.50 for adults and $6 for children. Call 304-561-3570 or visit www.theclaycenter.org.
Landau Murphy performances
Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. has been confirmed for a Jan. 20 concert at the Beckley-Raleigh Convention Center. Tickets for the show are $37 for floor seats and $27 for balcony seats. To purchase, call 888-695-0888 or visit www.beckleyconventioncenter.com. For questions, call the venue, at 304-252-7361.
The singer also will perform a 30-minute set during the Clay Center and Charleston Ballet's "Carnavale Rio!" fundraiser on Jan. 21. Tickets are $125 if purchased by Jan. 6, $150 after that or $95 for those age 30 and under (use code trinta at checkout if buying online). Attendees must be at least 21. Call 304-561-3570 or visit www.theclaycenter.org.