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A&E events: May 15-21, 2014

THURSDAY, 5.15

*Music*

THE DREAD PIRATE, ROBERTS: 7 p.m. Free. Lounge grass. Bluegrass Kitchen, 1600 Washington St., E. Call 304-346-2871.

BIG BAD VOODOO DADDY: 7:30 p.m. Tickets $18.50, $28.50 and $38.50. Clay Center. Call 304-561-3570 or visit www.theclaycenter.org.

THE GLENDA AND TAVRO SHOW: 8:30 p.m. Free. Towne and Country Bowling Alley, 409 1st Ave., Nitro. Call 304-727-2259.

ADAM BENZ: 10 p.m. Free. The Empty Glass, 410 Elizabeth St. Call 304-345-3914 or visit www.emptyglass.com.

OPEN MIC: 10 p.m. Free. Hosted by John Poole. The Boulevard Tavern, 806 Kanawha Blvd. E. Call 304-205-7951 or visit www.theboulevardtavernwv.com.

*Stage*

COMEDY OPEN MIC: 9 p.m. Free. Hosted by Patrick Felton. Mojo's, 312 7th Ave., South Charleston. Call 304-744-0099.

*Dance*

GOOD TIME COUNTRY DANCERS: 6:30 to 9 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.

SHAG: 7 to 9:45 p.m. Members $4. Non-members $6. Charleston Area Shag Society of West Virginia. 2805 Kanawha Blvd. E. Call 304-722-5719 or visit www.wvshag.com.

*Film*

“LADYBEARD”: 5:30 p.m. Free. Locally produced film about a man who fights to continue pretending to be his lesbian best friend’s boyfriend. West Virginia Library Commission, Culture Center, Capitol Complex. Call 304-521-8491.

WEST VIRGINIA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL: Adults $8, students $5, six-pack $30. Schedule: 6:30 p.m., “Watermark” (Canadian documentary); 8:15 p.m., “Frances Ha” (Noah Baumbach comedy-drama). Capitol Center Theater, 123 Summers St. Call 304-342-6522 or visit www.wviff.org.

*Etc.*

DRAG QUEEN KARAOKE: 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Free. Karaoke hosted by drag queens. Broadway, 210 Leon Sullivan Way. Call 304-343-2162 or visit www.broadwaywv.com.

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FRIDAY, 5.16

*Music*

COUNTRY SWINGERS AND KENNY AND BECKY: 7 to 10 p.m. Cover $5. Country. Elk River Community Center, 1047 Main St., Elkview. Call 304-965-3722.

CELTIC WOMAN: 7:30 p.m. Tickets $46.50 and $66.50. Irish music and dance. Clay Center. Call 304-561-3570 or visit www.theclaycenter.org.

THE MARANANTHA CHURCH CHOIR, THE GUARDIANS QUARTET, GOSPEL HARMONY BOYS AND MORE: 7 p.m. Donations accepted. Benefit for Jennifer Chambers Shaw to help with leukemia treatments. St. Albans High School, 2100 Kanawha Terrace, St. Albans. Call 304-550-3178.

DREAD PIRATE ROBERTS: 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Free. Lounge Grass. Taylor Books, 226 Capitol St. Call 304-342-1461 or visit www.taylorbooks.com.

DUGAN CARTER AND FRIENDS: 9 p.m. Free. Bruno's, 222 Leon Sullivan Way. Call 304-720-7295.

JOHNNY COMPTON: 9 p.m. Free. Acoustic show. Lane 13 Taproom at Dunbar Lanes, 1212 Ohio Ave. Call 304-768-2191 or visit www.facebook.com/dunbar.lanes.1.

SUPER DOUBLE BUZZ: 10 p.m. Cover $5. Jazz/funk. The Boulevard Tavern, 806 Kanawha Blvd. E. Call 304-205-7951 or visit www.theboulevardtavernwv.com.

RENEGADE MARY: 10 p.m. Free. Dave's 2, Route 65, Mount Gay. Call 304-601-3957.

MICKEY AND THE BONEPICKERS: 11 p.m. Cover $7. The Empty Glass, 410 Elizabeth St. Call 304-345-3914 or visit www.emptyglass.com.

*Stage*

"9 TO 5": 7:30 p.m. Tickets $20. Musical based on the film and song by Dolly Parton. Presented by the Charleston Light Opera Guild. Charleston Civic Center Little Theater. Call 304-343-2287.

SPANKY BROWN AND MARY ASHER: 8 p.m. Admission $10. The Comedy Zone, Holiday Inn, 400 Second Ave., South Charleston. Call 304-414-2386 or visit www.comedyzonecharleston.com.

DIVAS OF BROADWAY: Midnight and 1:30 a.m. Cover $5. Drag queen show. Broadway, 210 Leon Sullivan Way. Call 304-343-2162 or visit www.broadwaywv.com.

*Film*

WEST VIRGINIA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL: Adults $8, students $5, six-pack $30. Schedule: 5:45 p.m., "Surviving Cliffside" (West Virginia documentary); 7 p.m., "Enough Said" (American comedy-drama); 8:45 p.m., "The Past" (subtitled Iranian/French mystery-drama). Capitol Center Theater, 123 Summers St. Call 304-342-6522 or visit www.wviff.org.

*Etc.*

TEAM TRIVIA: 7:30 p.m. Free. Timothy's Lounge, 1022 Quarrier St. Call 304-610-5182.

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SATURDAY, 5.17

*Music*

JEFFREY THOMASSON: 7 p.m. Free. Jazzy, laid-back guitar. Bluegrass Kitchen, 1600 Washington St., E. Call 304-346-2871.

FIDDLERS GALORE! with QIET QARTET: 7 p.m. Tickets $10. Colesmouth Concert Series. St. Andrew United Methodist Church, 815 Kanawha Terrace, St. Albans. Call 304-661-0655.

KEN SIZEMORE: 7 p.m. Suggested donation $10. Folk music. Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 520 Kanawha Blvd. W. Call 304-345-5042.

WEST VIRGINIA TRAVELERS: 7 p.m. Adults $5. Kids $3. Bluegrass. Jerry Run Summer Theater, 824 Cleveland Road, Cleveland, WV. Call 304-493-6574.

FLETCHER'S GROVE and BEGGAR'S CLAN: 7 p.m. Adults $5. Children $1. LaBelle Theater, 311 D St., South Charleston. Call 304-744-9711.

TIME AND DISTANCE, MOTION THEATRE and THE LETTERS: 7 p.m. Cover $5. Indie rock. Lane 13 Taproom at Dunbar Lanes, 1212 Ohio Ave. Call 304-768-2191 or visit www.facebook.com/dunbar.lanes.1.

CHARLIE ABSTEN AND THE DISTANT THUNDER BAND: 7 to 10 p.m. Admission $8. Marmet Recreation Center, 8500 MacCorkle Ave. Call 304-949-9692.

WILLIAMSON BRANCH BAND: 7:30 p.m. Adults $15. Seniors $12. Children $5. Bluegrass. Mountaineer Opry House, Milton. Call 304-743-5749 or visit www.mountaineeropry.com.

UNIVERSITY CLUB DANCE: 7:30 p.m. Members $25. Non-members $35. Semi-formal dance. Charleston Women's Club, 1600 Virginia St. E. Call 304-984-1939.

FORT HILLBILLIES and DUO GROVES: 8 p.m. Cover 45. Bluegrass. The Boulevard Tavern, 806 Kanawha Blvd. E. Call 304-205-7951 or visit www.theboulevardtavernwv.com.

AN ELEPHANT IN THE ROOM, NEEDFUL THINGS, NO PRETTY PICTURES AND MORE: 8 p.m. Cover $7. Annual Junior Juvenile Diabetes Research benefit. The Empty Glass, 410 Elizabeth St. Call 304-345-3914 or visit www.emptyglass.com.

WILL JONES: 9 p.m. Free. Crumbpecker's Bar, 107 West Main St., St. Albans. Call 304-727-7200.

RENEGADE MARY: 10 p.m. Free. Dave's 2, Route 65, Mount Gay. Call 304-601-3957.

*Stage*

SPANKY BROWN AND MARY ASHER: 7 and 9 p.m. Admission $10. The Comedy Zone, Holiday Inn, 400 Second Ave., South Charleston. Call 304-414-2386 or visit www.comedyzonecharleston.com.

"9 TO 5": 7:30 p.m. Tickets $20. Musical based on the film and song by Dolly Parton. Presented by the Charleston Light Opera Guild. Charleston Civic Center Little Theater. Call 304-343-2287.

DIVAS OF BROADWAY: Midnight and 1:30 a.m. Cover $5. Drag queen show. Broadway, 210 Leon Sullivan Way. Call 304-343-2162 or visit www.broadwaywv.com.

*Dance*

4TH ANNUAL BOLLYWOOD NIGHTS: 6 p.m. Tickets $100. Fashion show, Bollywood style performance, food. Charleston Civic Center. Call 304-444-2177.

UNIVERSITY CLUB DANCE: 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Members $25. Guests $35. Music by WV Dance. Charleston Women's Club, 1600 Virginia St. E. Call 304-984-1939.

*Kids*

READ-A-LOUD with SARAH SULLIVAN: 10:30 a.m. Free. Author Sullivan will read from some of her favorite children's books, plus complimentary snacks and an art project for the kids. Taylor Books, 226 Capitol St. Call 342-1464 or visit www.taylorbooks.com.

*Film*

WEST VIRGINIA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL: Adults $8, students $5, six-pack $30. Schedule: 4:30 p.m., "Blue Jasmine" (Woody Allen comedy-drama); 6:30 p.m., "Wadjda" (subtitled Saudi Arabian drama); 8:30 p.m., "The Great Beauty" (subtitled Italian comedy-drama). Capitol Center Theater, 123 Summers St. Call 304-342-6522 or visit www.wviff.org.

*Etc.*

EAST END BAZAAR: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free. Music, crafts, vendors. 1428 Washington St. E. Call 304-767-9800.

ARMED FORCES DAY PARADE: Noon. Free. Route runs along D Street from 1st to 7th Avenue in South Charleston. Call 304-746-5552.

HEART OF APPALACHIA ROLLER DERBY VS. BECKLEY AREA DERBY DAMES: 7 p.m. Advance adults $10, children $5. At the door, adults $12, children $6. West Virginia National Guard Armory, Coonskin Drive. Call 304-206-8108 or www.HARDerby.com

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SUNDAY, 5.18

*Music*

OLD-TIME JAM: 2 to 4:30 p.m. Free. Bring an instrument or just come to listen. Sponsored by FOOTMAD. FireSide Grille, 4170 State Route 34, Teays Valley. Call 484-629-3566.

CHARLESTON CIVIC CHORUS: 3 p.m. Free. Conducted by award-winning composer Eleanor Daley. Charleston Baptist Temple, 209 Morris St. Call 304-767-5466.

MARSHALL PETTY AND THE GROOVE: 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Free. The Fifth Quarter, 201 Clendenin St. Call 304-345-3933.

"MOUNTAIN STAGE": 7 p.m. Advance tickets $15. Day of the show $25.With Rodney Crowell featuring Steuwart Smith and Friends, Infamous Stringdusters, Elephant Revival, The Sea The Sea and Tattletale Saints. Culture Center Theater. Call 800-594-TIXX or visit www.mountainstage.org.

OPEN MIC: 8:30-10:30 p.m. Free. Hosted by George Brackens. Upstairs Lounge at Little India, 1604 Washington St. E. Call 304-720-3616.

POST "MOUNTAIN STAGE" JAM: 10 p.m. Cover $6. The Empty Glass, 410 Elizabeth St. Call 304-345-3914 or visit www.emptyglass.com.

*Etc.*

OPEN STAGE DRAG WARZ: 11 p.m. Free. Local drag queens compete. Atmosphere Ultra Lounge, 708 Lee St. E. Call 304-343-3737.

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MONDAY, 5.19

*Music*

OPEN MIC: 9 p.m. to 12 a.m. Free. Hosted by A Magical DJ. Prizes awarded. Applebees, 1131 3rd Ave., Huntington. Call 304-525-4321.

OPEN MIC: 10 p.m. Cover $5. The Empty Glass, 410 Elizabeth St. Call 304-345-3914 or visit www.emptyglass.com.

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TUESDAY, 5.20

*Music*

SONGWRITER'S STAGE with RON SOWELL, TODD BURGE and RITCH COLLINS: 7 to 10 p.m. Free. Songwriter "in the round." Timothy's Lounge, 1022 Quarrier St. Call 304-984-3325.

BLUE YONDER: 7 to 9 p.m. Free. Country/Bluegrass. Bluegrass Kitchen, 1600 Washington St., E. Call 304-346-2871.

JORDAN SEARLS: 10 p.m. Free. The Boulevard Tavern, 806 Kanawha Blvd. E. Call 304-205-7951 or visit www.theboulevardtavernwv.com.

SPURGIE HANKINS: 10 p.m. Cover $5. The Empty Glass, 410 Elizabeth St. Call 304-345-3914 or visit www.emptyglass.com.

*Dance*

GOOD TIME COUNTRY DANCERS: 6:30 to 9 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.

*Etc.*

KARAOKE: 7 to 10 p.m. Free. Hosted by Patty Hamilton. Lane 13 Taproom at Dunbar Lanes, 1212 Ohio Ave. Call 304-768-2191 or visit www.facebook.com/dunbar.lanes.1.

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WEDNESDAY, 5.21

*Music*

JOSH QUINLAN: 6 to 9 p.m. Free. Jazz saxophonist. Adelphia Sports Bar and Grille, 218 Capitol St. Call 304-343-5551

WEDNESDAYS UNPLUGGED: 8 p.m. Free. Featuring. Creekside Cafe, 3380 Teays Valley Road, Hurricane. Call 304-562-2494.

GROOVEHEAVY: 10 p.m. Free. Funk/jazz. The Boulevard Tavern, 806 Kanawha Blvd. E. Call 304-205-7951 or visit www.theboulevardtavernwv.com.

*Stage*

DANCE PARTY and DIVAS SHOW: Midnight and 1:30 a.m. Free. Dancing and drag queen performance. Broadway, 210 Leon Sullivan Way. Call 304-343-2162 or visit www.broadwaywv.com.

*Etc.*

TEAM TRIVIA: 7:30 p.m. Free. Timothy's Lounge, 1022 Quarrier St. Call 304-610-5182.

KARAOKE: 10 p.m. Free. Atmosphere Ultra Lounge, 708 Lee St. E. Call 304-343-3737.


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