Aaron Williams & the Hoodoo will release its album “10:49” on Saturday at Mother Duncan’s in Paducah.Contributed photo
Imagineocean will debut at the Carson Center on Oct. 21. Contributed photo
Exile coming to Kentucky Opry
The popular 1980s chart-topper “Exile” is performing in Benton on Saturday. The band, which reunited in 2008, is most famous for their song “I Want to Kiss You All Over,” but also had several hits on the country charts.
Exile is performing at the Kentucky Opry, 88 Chilton Road in Benton, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $28, and are available by calling 1-888- 459-8704.
Quilt documentary making waves
“Stitched,” a documentary on the quilt world that was filmed partly at the National Quilt Show and Contest in Paducah, has been accepted to four film festivals. The film, which features Paducah’s own Caryl Bryer Fallert, was accepted into the Rivers Edge Film Festival in Paducah and three others, including the Carmel Art & Film Festival in Carmel, Calif.
Residency program sponsors spooky crafts
A.I.R Studio, home of Paducah Arts Alliance’s Artist in Residency program, will host a Day of the Dead Celebration. The event runs from noon to 3 p.m. on Saturday. Activities include a chalk mural, sugar skull decorating, cut tissue paper flags, memorial picture frame decorating, and face painting.
The celebration costs $10 a person and all ages are welcome. Organizers ask guests to bring a photo of a family member, friend, or pet for the memorial picture frame. Contact the Yeiser Art Center at email@example.com for more information.
Mother Duncan’s holds CD release party
Aaron Williams & the Hoodoo will be releasing its album, “10:49,” Saturday in downtown Paducah. The CD debuted at No. 44 on the national Roots Chart and currently holds a steady spot in the Top 5 CDs in Wisconsin.
“We’re so proud of our new album, ‘10:49’ and it has taken on a whole new life since we released it this past August,” Williams said. “For a truly indie band to chart the first week our CD was released on the national blues charts made us realize we had something great.”
The release will be at Mother Duncan’s, 225 Broadway, starting at 9 p.m.
Distiller’s Dinner will feature Samuels
The Carson Center’s 7th Annual Distiller’s Dinner will feature Bill Samuels Jr., former president of Maker’s Mark. Samuels Jr. is the guest of honor at the event, which will feature a five-course meal prepared by Artisan Kitchen. All proceeds go to the Carson Center, a non-profit organization.
The dinner, which will be held on Saturday, Oct. 29, begins at 6:30 p.m. A charity auction will also be held. Tickets for the event are $125 and can be purchased on thecarsoncenter.org or by calling 270-443-9932 ext. 240.
PAPA Gallery announces sales
Christmas time is just around the corner, and the Paducah Area Painter’s Alliance has announced some of its holiday events. The reception for its winter show will be on Saturday, Nov. 12, from 6-8 p.m. The third annual Christmas Charity Art Sale will be on Saturday, Dec. 3, starting at 10 a.m.
The gallery is home to artists in the Paducah area who need space to sell their work. During the charity art sale, all pieces offered will be at $10 each. The Alliance advises people to come early, seeing as the show sold out last year in only a couple hours.
Maiden Alley Cinema brings in Oktoberfest
In celebration of bavarian food and the month of October, Maiden Alley Cinema teamed with Max’s Brick Oven Cafe, Schlafly Brewery and Kirchhoff’s Deli & Bakery to bring in their own, unique Oktoberfest celebration.The outdoor event, which will take place in the parking lot between Maiden Alley Cinema and Kirchhoff’s Bakery, will feature a full spread of food, including German sausages, sauerkraut, and schwarzbier brownies.
Tickets for Oktoberfest are $25 in advance and $30 at the door. The price of admission covers food, a beer in a commemorative stine, live music by the Solid Rock’it Boosters and the Paducah Jazz Ensemble Polka Group, and a showing of the movie “Strange Brew” at Maiden Alley Cinema. Tickets can be purchased at maidenalleycinema.com.
Symphony holding fundraiser at winery
The Paducah Symphony orchestra is holding a fundraiser at Purple Toad Winery on Tuesday, Oct. 18. Tickets are $25, and include a dinner by Outback Steak House, wine tastings, and a live performance from Bawn in the Mash. The event is from 6-8 p.m. Reservations can be made by calling 270-444-0065.
Rap group to hold label signing
Da Hit Squad, a band out of Ohio, will be holding a label signing with Anthony Burton and Fliptown Records on Saturday. The two-hour event will take place from 5-7 p.m. at Hampton Inn Suites in Paducah.
Carson Center kids’ coming
Imagineocean, a live, glow-in-the-dark puppet show, debuts at the Carson Center next Friday and Saturday. The musical follows three fish who discover a treasure map and must venture through the ocean.
Tickets for the shows, which are at 6 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. Saturday, are available through the box office or at thecarsoncenter.org.
Dance club holds anniversary
Night Moves Dance Club is celebrating its 20th anniversary on Wednesday, Oct. 21, at the Robert Cherry Civic Center. The group is asking past and present members, along with spouses to come to the event. Admission is free, and the reunion begins at 7 p.m.
The Robert Cherry Civic Center is located at 2701 Park Ave. Call 270-442-3186 for more information.