Events for this column must be submitted to the Advocate by noon Tuesday to be in the Thursday newspaper. Call (859) 236-2551, ext. 135, with complete information, including hours and admission price, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
“New Year New Art,” works by artists from throughout the state, Grand Hall and Farmers National Bank Gallery, and “The Power of Woman,” works by Paula Whitaker, Lockhart Gallery (for ages 13 and up), through Saturday, Community Arts Center, 401 W. Main St. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. Information: log on to www.communityartscenter.net, call (859) 236-4054 or email mariel@communityarts center.net.
“Interwoven: Rural Traditions, Modern Ties,” baskets from Appalachia and the Andes, through Sunday, Central Library Gallery, 140 E. Main St., Lexington. Information: (859) 231-5559.
Danville Pediatrics presents “Wild West!,” Feb. 6-March 30, Community Arts Center, 401 W. Main St. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Information: log on to www.communityartscenter.net, call (859) 236-4054 or email email@example.com.
Rumors, 8 p.m.-midnight Friday and Saturday, Mae Johnson’s White Barn, Waynesburg. Cost: $5. Pool room opens at 7 p.m. Information: (606) 365-3417.
Live country music by Kentucky Strangers, 7-10 p.m. every Friday night, The Barn, 345 Buster Pike, Burgin. Cost: $8. Food served at 6 p.m.; doors open at 5 p.m. Information: Tommy Hurst, (859) 748-9689.
Klassic Times, beginning at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 303W, 303 W. Main St. Information: (859) 236-2159.
Blues Jam, by the Danville Blues Society, 7:30 p.m. the third Thursday of each month, 303W restaurant, 303 W. Main St. Website: www.TheDanvilleBluesSociety.com.
Acoustic Jam, 7 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month, Masonic Lodge at North Fourth and Smith streets; use Smith Street entrance. Information: (859) 236-4861.
“Swing Shift” Latin/Contra Dance Festival, with caller Vicki Herndon and band BoomChuck, 6:30-11 p.m. Friday, ArtsPlace, 161 N. Mill St., Lexington. Latin dance lesson, 6:30 p.m.; contra dance lesson, 7:30 p.m.; contra dance, 8 p.m. Information: 859-552-5433 or http://swingshift.ltda.ws/.
“Swing Shift” Latin/Contra Dance Festival, with caller Vicki Herndon and band BoomChuck, 2-11 p.m. Saturday, Russell Acton Folk Center, 212 Jefferson St., Berea. Latin and contra dance workshops, afternoon; potluck dinner, 6 p.m.; open waltz, 7 p.m.; contra dance lesson, 7:30 p.m.; contra dance, 8 p.m. Information: 859-552-5433 or http:// swingshift.ltda.ws/.
“Loud & Clear,” Jan. 25-27, Guignol Theatre, University of Kentucky, Lexington. Cost: $10/students, $15/general.
Spring Soiree Social Dance, sponsored by Community Arts Center, 6-8 p.m. Feb. 10, Danville Independent Methodist Church. Lesson, 6 p.m.; open dance, 7 p.m. Free for first-timers; $5 for regulars.
“Why Mosquitoes Buzz,” based on the African folk tale, 2 p.m. Jan. 27 and Feb. 2-3, 7 p.m. Feb. 2, Lexington Children’s Theatre Main Stage, 418 W. Short St., Lexington. Cost: $14/adults, $12/children. Information: (859) 254-4546. Website: www.lctonstage.org.
“Showtime at First Baptist,” Feb. 8-10 and 15-17, West T. Hill Community Theatre. Showtimes: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday. Cost: $12. Tickets: (859) 319-0205 or tickets.westthill.com.