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Bar band listings: Week of Dec. 17

129½ American Jazz Grille, 129 N. Cortez St., Prescott, 443-9292. The Dave Russell Trio kicks off the weekend from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Friday. The hip sounds of Jazz ala Mode with Rosemary and Frankie Chavez tickle the stage from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Saturday. Ramon Dana and Barry Barbe smooth out the weekend from 6-9 p.m. Sunday. From 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 23, it's Ramon Dana and Denny Garr.

Wordthieves scratches funk, groove tunes

PRESCOTT - He may be an old-school vinyl record kind of a guy, but DJ Allen Huddleston's mind is focused firmly on the future.

"I've gone digital and am going from a DJ, disc jockey, to a VJ, video jockey," he said during his weekly gig at Raven Café in Prescott. "I use the turntable as a control device, not for playing records."

Plugged In ... Southern Flight band

Mikel Amich, left, and Jack Markert of the Southern Flight band play the Jersey Lilly Saloon this past - and every - Thursday night. Check them out for everything from easy country to light rock.

Now Playing: Week of Dec. 17

The following movies are showing at Harkins Prescott Valley Cinemas, 7202 Pav Way, Prescott Valley (Highway 69 between Glassford Hill and Lake Valley roads). 775-7444;

Art & Exhibits: Week of Dec. 17

"Come one, come all" and enjoy a stroll around the courthouse plaza and downtown Prescott Friday, eat some homemade cookies and meet up with friends, say the artists of Mountain Spirit Co-Op, who invite the public into their gallery for the 4th Friday Art Walk and CookieFest, which takes place Friday rather than next Friday, which is Christmas Eve. Rebecca Cutehands will be doing some henna and Robert Karney will entertain with his music during the holiday event. Mountain Spirit Co-Op is located at 107 N. Cortez, Suite 100, in Prescott.



Furniture company begins segue to fourth generation

Q & A with Joe Rietz, president/chief executive officer of Joe's Furniture Co. at 3787 Karicio Lane in Prescott. The store is open from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays and from noon to 4 p.m. Sundays. 778-7593;

Q: What service do you provide in the community?

A: "A name-brand home furnishing and accessory showroom, gallery and design center."

Q: How did you get into this business?

A: "I grew up in my father's appliance and furniture business that started in Arizona in the 1930s. At age 19, in 1969, I took the reins when his health failed him. I thought it would only be temporary, but 41 years later, here I am, loving the business."