Rick and Lola had organizers from the BEX arts and Entertainment Exhibition in the studio this week.  They shared events going on all week long –  Take a listen here:

This Interview was recorded on June 25, 2019

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Week of June 25-29: Various events are planned during the BEX Arts and Entertainment Exhibition
throughout the week.
The list of BEX events happening this week include:
All week: Artwork is displayed in the window of downtown buildings, plus there is an art scavenger hunt at
participating businesses
Tuesday, June 25th, 2019
11 AM – 4 PM: Academy of Creative Arts Theater Camp.
4 PM – 6 PM: Bead-Making Workshop. Brown Dog Bottom. $$ – All Ages
7 PM – 9 PM: Music: Street Jam Session. Neville St., Beside WVU Tech Building. Free Event –
All Ages
7:30 PM – 9:30 PM: Live Theater: Annie. Theatre West Virginia. $$ – All Ages
9 PM – 10:30 PM: Treehouse Arts Ensemble Projected Art Exhibition. Artwork will be projected
onto the side of WVU Tech Building as a rolling exhibition. Open Mic and Drum Circle Element
included. Neville St., Tech Building. Free Event – All Ages
10:45 PM–1 AM: BEX After Hours: Music Appreciation with Archie (Open Mic). Foster’s. $$,
21+(Bar)
Wednesday, June 26th, 2019
11 AM – 4 PM: Academy of Creative Arts Theater Camp.
4 PM – 6 PM: Zine-Making Workshop: Sir Walter’s Tavern. Free Event – 13+
6 PM – 7 PM: Monuments, Murals / Public Art and Markers Walking Tour. Location: Starts
at Word Park on Neville Street – Visit 55 sites around downtown. Free Event – All Ages
7 PM – 10 PM: Travelin’ Appalachians Revue: Live Music, Readings, and Other Performances
from Touring Artists and Locals. The Underground. Free Event – All Ages.
7 PM – 10 PM: Gary Vaughan Solo Exhibition. Brown Dog Bottom. Free Event – All Ages
7 PM – 10 PM: A Rural Collective: Zine Exhibition. Sir Walter’s Tavern. Free Event – All Ages
Until 9 PM, then 21+
7:30 PM – 9:30 PM: Live Theater: Annie. Theatre West Virginia. $$ – All Ages
Thursday, June 27th, 2019
11 AM – 4 PM: Academy of Creative Arts Theater Camp.

5 PM – 8 PM: Pop-Up Exhibition: Camera Obscura Rooms. Three Camera Obscura Rooms
Installed in Downtown Beckley open in visitation. Soldier’s Memorial, Bair Building, and 331
Neville St. (Above Top Knot Cafe). Free Event – All Ages.
6 PM – 7 PM: Scott Worley Walking Architecture Tour. Scott Worley will lead a group through
town discussing History, Architecture, and make stops at three Camera Obscura Rooms along
the way. Free Event – All Ages
7:30 PM – 9:30 PM: Live Theater: Annie. Theatre West Virginia. $$ – All Ages
Friday, June 28th, 2019
11 AM – 4 PM: Academy of Creative Arts Theater Camp.
11:30 AM – 1 PM: Fridays in the Park – Youth performers: 11:30 – Max Phillips, 12:00 – Rebecca
New, 12:30 – Mia Grace Bailey. Word Park. Free Event – All Ages.
4 PM – 6 PM: Creator Content Workshop. Focused on Effective Social Media Presence/Usage.
Ambrosia Inn. Free Event – 13+
5 PM – 6:30 PM: Academy of Creative Arts Theater Camp Recital. Raleigh Playhouse. $$ – All
Ages.
6 PM – 10 PM: Oddities and Curiosities Fair. Beckley Intermodal Gateway. Free Event – All
Ages
7:30 PM – 9:30 PM: Live Theater: Annie. Theatre West Virginia. $$ – All Ages
8 PM – 10 PM: WV Music Hall of Fame Showcase. Beckley Intermodal Gateway. Free Event –
All Ages.
Saturday, June 29th, 2019
10 AM – 11 AM: Monuments, Murals/Public Art and Markers Walking Tour. Starts at Word
Park on Neville Street – Visit 55 sites around downtown. Free Event – All Ages.
1:30 PM – 3 PM: Galaxy Painting Project. Raleigh County Public Library. $$ – All Ages
2 PM – 4 PM: Hemp Workshop. Beckley Underground. $$ – All Ages
3 PM – 5 PM: Bob Ross Pop-Up Painting Workshop. Shoemaker Square. $$ – All Ages
5 PM – 8 PM: Downtown Maker Fair/City of Beckley June Motorcycle & Car Show. Free
Event – All Ages.
Beckley’s Annual June Motorcycle and Car Show – will be held on Saturday, June 29, from 5-8
pm along Main and Heber Streets in downtown Beckley. Attendees can enjoy a free concert by
Matt Jones and the Road along with family activities. Vehicle registration for the show will be
from 5-6 pm – the $10 vehicle registration fee enables owners to be eligible for awards and
prizes. The show is being held in conjunction with the new BEX Arts Week, which will offer art
maker vendor fair spaces along Neville Street and in Word Park. Other activities include a mass
Bob Ross painting event at Shoemaker Square from 3-5 pm, and the Youth Museum’s pottery
wheel at the square from 5-8 pm. Plus, an up-and-coming musician showcase is being planned
at Word Park from 5:30 – 7:00 pm for youth artists.
5:30 PM – 7 PM: Up-and-Coming Musician Showcase. Word Park. Free Event – All Ages.
7:30 PM – 9:30 PM: Live Theater: Annie. Theatre West Virginia. $$ – All Ages

8 –10 PM: Member’s Exhibition Closing Celebration. Beckley Art Center. Free Event – All Ages
Sunday, June 30th, 2019
2 PM – 4 PM: Living History at Wildwood House: Mark Twain. Wildwood House. $$ – All Ages.
4 PM – 5 PM: BEX Farewell Brunch. A Reflection of the Week’s Events. Location TBD.
7:30 PM – 9:30 PM: Live Music: Rubber Soul (Beatles Tribute). Theatre West Virginia