Time to legislate
The 2014 Kentucky General Assembly convenes at noon in Frankfort. At 7 p.m., Gov. Steve. Beshear delivers the annual State of the Commonwealth Address to a joint session of the House and Senate. It will air live on KET.
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Cats go after Bulldogs
SEC play begins for the No. 15 University of Kentucky men's basketball team when Mississippi State visits Rupp Arena. Both teams are 10-3. 8 p.m., SEC Network.
Twice as much Paisley
Country star Brad Paisley makes two weekend stops in Kentucky with his Beat This Winter Tour, featuring Chris Young and Danielle Bradbery. Shows are at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Eastern Kentucky Expo Center in Pikeville and 7:30 p.m. Saturday at KFC Yum Center, Louisville. Tickets are $37.75 to $57.75. 1-800-745-3000, Ticketmaster.com.
Ropin' and ridin'
The Professional Roughstock rodeo series rides into Alltech Arena at the Kentucky Horse Park, 4089 Iron Works Parkway, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $8-$50. 1-888-695-0888. Professionalroughstock.com.