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.
Works by Barry Morrison, Grand Hall; and works by Aaron Raitiere, Farmers National Bank Gallery, through March, Community Arts Center, 401 W. Main St. Winter hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, 1-4 p.m. Sunday; closed Monday and Tuesday. Information: (859) 236-4054. Web site: www.communityartscenter.net.
Live country music, every Friday and Saturday, Fredia’s Country Music, 4221 Dry Ridge Road, Liberty. Cost: $5; under 12 free. Information: (606) 787-0118.
Live country and Southern rock by Aces High, 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.
Lee McDougall, pop, 8 p.m. March 10, Zanzabar, 2100 S. Preston St., Louisville. Cost: $5. For ages 21 and older. Information: (502) 635-9227. Websites: www.myspace.com/leemacdougall or www.zanzabarlouisville.com.
Dean Phelps, acoustic guitarist, singer and songwriter, 8:30 p.m. March 12, The Hub Coffee House and Café, 236 W. Main St. Phelps performs original and traditional music set to the toe-tapping beat of acoustic thumb-style guitar. H recently won the thumb-pick guitar competition at the Indiana State Picking and Fiddling Championships. Website: www.deanphelpsmusic.com.
Chanticleer, 8 p.m. March 7, Norton Center for the Arts, Centre College. Cost: $35, $40, $45. Tickets: (859) 236-4692.
American Chamber Players, 8 p.m. March 15, Norton Center for the Arts, Centre College. Cost: $30. Tickets: (859) 236-4692.
Acoustic Jam, 7 p.m. every second and fourth Tuesday, Community Arts Center, 401 W. Main St. Enter through back door. Information: John Hughes, (859) 236-4054.
Mike Archer, classic rock, beginning at 8:30 p.m. Friday, 4th Street Deli and Tap; evening will be a Mardi Gras-themed party. Dump Truck on the Run, classic and contemporary rock, beginning at 8:30 p.m. Saturday. Fat Tuesday Cajun meal marking end of Mardi Gras. Wednesday is Trivia Night with Mike Archer, 7 p.m. Information: (859) 236-7953.
Gordon Crowe, live acoustic music, 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. every Friday, El Campestre Mexican Grill, in Walmart complex on Nicholasville Road/Man O’War next to Shell station, Lexington. Free.
Cumberland River Band, bluegrass, 1 p.m. June 4, White Acres Campground, Bardstown. Website: www.cumberlandriverband.com or www.bluegrass101.com/BardstownFestival2011.htm.
Play Reading Week, 2:30 p.m. March 6, 6:30 p.m. March 7-9, West T. Hill Community Theatre’s West’s Wing on Third Street. Information: (859) 236-8607.
“Brundibár,” presented by the University of Kentucky Opera Theatre in partnership with The Cypress Committee of Evansville, Ind., 2 and 4 p.m. March 13, Singletary Center for the Arts, Lexington. Ela Weissberger, a survivor and member of the original Theresienstadt concentration camp cast, will speak with audiences after the performances. “Brundibár,” a children’s opera, was used as a propaganda tool by the Nazis to show the world that detainees in the concentration camps were happy and productive. Tickets: (859) 257-4929. Website: www.UKOperaTheatre.org.
“Anne Frank and Me,” adapted from the book by Cherie Bennett, 2 p.m. March 5 and 6, 7 p.m. March 5, Lexington Children’s Theatre, 418 W. Short St. Cost: $13/adults, $11/children. Tickets: (859) 254-4546. Website: www.lctonstage.org.