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The Grand Theatre presents Stirfry Musette with special guests Molly Rogers and Jeri Katherine Howell Friday at 7:30 p.m. Stirfry regulars Joanna Hay, Jeff Ellis, Ben Griffith and Jordon Ellis will serve up an exciting mix of originals, Americana, gypsy jazz and Latin acoustic music.

John Gage will host a live taping of his Kentucky Homefront radio show that airs on Louisville’s WFPK 91.9 FM as Stirfry introduces its latest CD, “No String Unturned.”

Tickets priced at $20, $15 and $10 are available through the ticket office, 312 W. Main from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday through Friday, by phone 352-7469 or via the website


The 16th Annual Red Cross Bean Soup Lunch Fundraiser is set for 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 31 at VFW Post 4075, Second Street. Tickets are $5 in advance at the Red Cross Chapter House, Washington Street, or at the door.

Eat in or carry out with free carryout available for 10 or more orders to the same location. The menu includes white or brown bean soup, cornbread, dessert and drink. All proceeds will go to benefit Red Cross disaster relief.

The first ArtWalk of 2013 will be 5-8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8 in downtown Frankfort. Sponsored by Downtown Frankfort Inc. and the Kentucky Employees Credit Union, more than 20 studios, galleries and exhibition spaces will be displaying the works of more than 50 artists, many of whom will be on site during ArtWalk.

Paintings, sketches, photography, pottery, jewelry and more will represent the variety and vibrancy of local artists’ creative expressions. With Valentine’s Day approaching, consider a gift of some special sweetART for that special sweetheart. Complete ArtWalk information is available at

In conjunction with ArtWalk, the Jane Chancellor Moore Gallery will host the ArtWalk “Sneak Peak” Exhibit Jan. 30-Feb. 6. This one-week exhibit will offer a “Sneak Peak” sampling of the art work of the Downtown Frankfort studio artists and gallery owners, a creative group investing in our city’s center, adding each day to its energy and vitality.

An artists reception will be held 5-7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1, at the gallery located in the Kentucky Employees Credit Union, 100 Moore Dr.

The Grand Theatre has a full slate of activities on tap for February. For more information and/or to purchase tickets, visit the box office, 312 Main St., 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday through Friday, call 352-7469 or go to

Lady Black Mambazo featuring African a capella harmonies is 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12.

Dance Kaleidoscope’s “Old Blue Eyes,” contemporary dance to Frank Sinatra classics is 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 15.

Rigoletto by Verdi, “La Donna e Mobile is 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16.

VERSAILLES – The Woodford Theatre will stage Driving Miss Daisy Feb. 1-3, 8-10 and 15-17. Friday and Saturday performances begin at 8 p.m. and Sunday performances begin at 2.

The box office opens one hour before show times and tickets may be ordered on line at or by calling the box office at 859-873-0648.

SHELBYVILLE – Shelby County Community Theatre’s upcoming production of Harvey, by Mary Chase, will be staged Feb. 15-16, 22-23 at 7:30 p.m., and Feb. 17 and 24 at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 for adults, $12 seniors, and $10 students. The reservation line is 502-633-0242 and will open on Feb. 1. The theatre is located at 801 Main St., Shelbyville.

LOUISVILLE – The National Farm Machinery Show and Championship Tractor Pull is set for Feb. 13-16 at the Kentucky Exposition Center. For complete details, visit, or

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