August 26, 2009 RSS feed / Entertainment

Ralph Stanley II to perform

The Jenkins Homecoming Days Festival committee is proud to announce that our Saturday n ight headliner on August 29 will be the exciting country music entertainer Ralph Stanley II, "Two" to his friends. More...

Tim Michaels and the Drillers to headline Jenkins festival

"Dyn-o-mite" is usually the first word I hear in describing the dynamic Tim Michaels of Pikeville. The first time I saw Tim perform was last winter at the American Legion in Jenkins. More...

To perform

Dawson Creek, a bluegrass band, will perform at the Hemphill Community Center at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Aug. 28. For more information, call 855-4075 or 855- 7683. More...

'Music Man' closes shop for career in Hollywood

Owner of famous record store closing doors after parts in films 'The Hangover' and 'I Love You, Man'

LOS ANGELES The 45s, the 78s, the vinyl LPs, the CDs are all spinning to a halt, and you can push the stop button on those old cylinder recorders. Music Man Murray — who for almost a half-century has been L.A. More...

'Consequences' is tender story of forbidden love

"The Consequences of Love" (Random House Inc., 303 pages, $25), by Sulaiman Addonia: Love always has consequences, but for most, those consequences don't include gruesome punishments or slow, painful death. More...

Bluegrass group to play

East KY Tyme, a country bluegrass band, will perform at 7:30 p.m., August 29, at The Country Cabin II in Norton, Va. The facility is located across Alternate Rte. 58 from the original Country Cabin, 1 1/2 miles west of Norton. More...

Tyme to play

East KY Tyme, a country bluegrass band, will perform at the Lays Hardware Building in Coeburn, Va., Friday, Aug. 28 at 7:30 p.m. The group will also perform Saturday, Aug. 29, at the Country Cabin in Norton, Va., beginning at 7:30 p.m. More...

Marlow Tackett returns to Jenkins

At last year's Jenkins Homecoming Days Festival, Marlow Tackett put on one of the most memorable shows of the decade. More...

Coming events

This guide is published by The Mountain Eagle as a public service to help keep readers informed about entertainment events within driving distance of Letcher County. All dates are subject to change. More...

Book reviews

'Vanished' has unpredictable plot twists

"Vanished" (St. Martin's Press, 384 pages, $25.99), by Joseph Finder: Shortly after Nick Heller ingeniously recovers $24 million in stolen government cash, he gets a panicky call from his brother's 14-year-old stepson, Gabe. More...