Datebook: August 21 - Joe Strummer Turns 60

Aug 21, 2012

Joe Strummer (1952-2002) was an iconic figure in the British punk movement, and co-founder, guitarist, and vocalist for The Clash. He died of a heart defect in 2002. Shortly after his death, The Clash were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Blast some "London Calling" today, as tribute.

It’s Tuesday, August 21

Young musicians are invited to audition for the 2012-2013 Paducah Symphony youth string programs.  Doug Van Fleet leads the Paducah Symphony Youth Orchestra, and Patty Story leads a new preparatory string ensemble called Sinfonia.  For audition requirements and dates, visit

An estate planning workshop is scheduled for Thursday at West Kentucky Community and Technical College.  The workshop starts at 6PM in the Emerging Technology Center.  The cost is $10.  To register, call WKCTC Workforce Solutions at (270) 534-3335.

Master Hairstylist Patrick Lomantini will be at The Hair Studio in Murray on Thursday raising funds for the Humane Society of Calloway County.  For a suggested $20 donation, men and women can receive a basic haircut by Lomantini.  Walk-ins are welcome, or make an appointment by

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