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In Short: Jan. 30-Feb. 5, 2014

By Staff reports

Jason Isbell tickets

Tickets go on sale Friday for a March 27 concert by Jason Isbell and Cory Branan at The V Club in Huntington. They're $20. Visit www.vclublive.com.

'Twelve Angry Men'

Huntington's Arts Resources for the Tri-State opens the classic courtroom drama "Twelve Angry Men" this weekend at its theater in the old Huntington High School, 900 8th St. Performances are Friday, Saturday and Feb. 7-8 at 8 p.m.

Audience members will enter through the jury room door to witness the juror's deliberations. The show is staged with arena style seating, and the audience will be on both sides of the arguments.

Tickets for the performance only are $15. Tickets for dinner and a show are $30, with reservations required by calling 304-733-2787. Saturday's dinner is sold out.

Visit www.artstristate.org.

Winter music festival

The second annual Greenbrier Valley Winter Music Festival runs 5 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday at various Lewisburg locations. Tickets are $20.

Music at the Greenbrier Valley Theatre starts at 5 p.m. and features Lorie Evans, Groovus Phaticus, Gary Roper, Rush Run Philharmonic, Jim Snyder, The Spanglers, Treble 'n Bass and the West Virginia Jazz Orchestra.

The Irish Pub acts start at 6 p.m. and include the Half Bad Bluegrass Band, Richard Hefner & the Black Mountain Bluegrass Boys, The Jar Movers, Corey Lee McQuade and Paul Johnson, Patrick O'Flaherty and the Susanna Robinson-Kenga Trio with Don Drummer.

Harmony Creek Junction, Marguerite and the Possum Holler Glee Club are at The Wild Bean beginning at 7 p.m., and both The Lewis Theatre and The Sweet Shoppe start their music at 8 p.m. The Lewis has Lawless Brown, the Rivertown Gypsies, Vital Shock and The Weight; The Sweet Shoppe has Jeannie Hoffman, Kilroy, Majestic 12 and Butch White & the Whitewalls.

Call 304-645-3838.

Autograph signing

WVU football player Pat Eger, a member of the 2012 Orange Bowl Championship Team, will sign autographs at Rio Grande in Nitro from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday and then again during the Super Bowl for those who come to the Mexican restaurant to watch the game.

One lucky fan will win a dinner with Eger that evening and get to watch the first half of the Super Bowl with him. Autographs are free with the purchase of an item to be signed ($10 for photos and programs or $30 for footballs and mini helmets) or $10 if you bring your own item.

The event, which also includes door prizes and food specials, is presented by Collectibles Etc. Rio Grande is at 503 1st Ave. S. Call 304-776-0020.

'Godspell' cast

The Charleston Light Opera Guild has announced the cast for its production of "Godspell," to be staged Feb. 7-9 and 14-16 at the Guild Theater on the West Side.

The ensemble cast features Cameron Vance as Jesus and Stephen Hayward as John the Baptist/Judas, as well as Steve Brannon, Cassia King, Katlin Kouns, Lauren Meyer, Lily Odekirk, Katherine Shaver, Carl Simpkins, Clayton Strohmenger, Carly Thaw and Austin A. Thomas.

Nina Denton Pasinetti is the director and choreographer, Bobby Hodges Jr. is the musical director and orchestra conductor, Mary Ellen Logsdon is the pianist and Thomas P. Pasinetti is the technical director.

Tickets for opening night are $50 and include the performance, plus a celebration and reception honoring Kathy Mattea. All other performances are $15 with general admission seating. Call 304-342-9312 or visit www.charlestonlightoperaguild.org.


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