Things to do today: Friday, Feb. 15
BEN WILLIAMS AND SOUND EFFECT: 7:30 p.m. Tickets $12 to $21. Rising Jazz star. Carnegie Hall, 105 Church St. Lewisburg. Call 304-645-7917.
COUNTRY SWINGERS with BECKY AND KENNY SMITH: 7 to 10 p.m. Adults $5. Students free. Elk River Community Center, 1047 Main St., Elkview. Call 304-965-3722.
COLLEEN ANDERSON AND GEORGE CASTELLE: 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Free. Taylor Books, 226 Capitol St. Call 304-342-1461 or visit www.taylorbooks.com.
RALPH STANLEY: 7:30 p.m. Tickets $29. Morgantown's Metropolitan Theater. Call 800-745-3000.
HARLEM RENAISSANCE CELEBRATION: 7:30 p.m., theater in West Virginia State University's Davis Fine Arts Building. Celebrates the music and poetry of the Harlem Renaissance era. The Core Ensemble, an internationally traveling chamber music trio, will perform its theatrical piece "Of Ebony Embers: Vignettes of the Harlem Renaissance." Tickets are $15. Call Donna Simon at 304-766-3363.
LARRY XL: 8 p.m. Admission $50 (Special Valentine's weekend package). The Comedy Zone, Holiday Inn, 400 Second Ave., South Charleston. Call 304-414-2386 or visit www.comedyzonecharleston.com.
"SLEUTH": 8 p.m. Adults $16, children and students $10. Cat-and-mouse mystery. Presented by Kanawha Players. KP Theater, 309 Beauregard St. Call 304-343-7529 or visit www.kanawhaplayers.org.
EXTREME COUNTRY DANCE CLUB: 8 to 10 p.m. (Lessons at 6:30 p.m.) Admission $5. Elk Elementary Center, Mink Shoals exit of Interstate 79. Call 304-949-3973 or 304-549-0910.
FOOTMAD CONTRA DANCE: 8 to 11 p.m. (workshop at 7:30 p.m.) Adults $7, students $3, children under 13 free. Family package $15. Music by Joe Dobbs and friends. Caller Frank Buschelmann. Sponsored by FOOTMAD. Columbia Gas Transmission Auditorium, 1700 MacCorkle Ave. Call 304-415-3668.
GOOD TIME COUNTRY DANCERS: 6:30 to 10 p.m. Cost $5. Line dance and patterned couples dance. Jefferson Volunteer Fire Department, 6313 MacCorkle Ave. Call 304-545-6377 or 304-550-7144.
"ANONYMOUS": 7:30 p.m. Free. Film about who created the works of William Shakespeare. Rated PG-13. Third Friday Film Series. Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 520 Kanawha Blvd. W. Call 304-345-5042.