Things to do Sunday, June 24, 2012
CHARLESTON HARMONY: 3 to 6 p.m. Tickets $20. A cappella barbershop concert with Denver's award-winning Storm Front plus the Kanawha Kordsmen, Almost Heaven Chorus and Charleston Harmony Youth Chorus. Clay Center. Call 304-561-3570 or visit www.theclaycenter.org.
"MOUNTAIN STAGE": 7 p.m. Advance tickets $15, at the door $25. With Dar Williams, Ray Wylie Hubbard, The dBs, New Rope String Band and Arthur Alligood. Culture Center Theater. Call 800-594-TIXX or visit www.mountainstage.org.
"DOWN BY THE RIVER": 3 p.m. Free. The traveling theater troupe from The Rivers Institute at Indiana's Hanover College presents its educational, family-friendly production about the Ohio River Valley. The hourlong production includes history, folklore and science, as well as musical performances and audience participation. Scottish Rite Temple, 406 Capitol St. Visit www.festivallcharleston.com.
"NEXT TO NORMAL": 5 p.m. Tickets $20. Pulitzer Prize-winning rock opera about a family dealing with mental illness. Presented by Charleston Light Opera Guild. Charleston Civic Center Little Theater. Call 304-343-2287 or visit www.charlestonlightoperaguild.org.
"PROOF": 2 p.m. Adults $15, students and seniors $10. A troubled young woman deals with romance, the discovery of a mysterious notebook and the fear of madness. This show contains strong language. Alban Arts Center, 65 Olde Main St., St. Albans. Call 304-721-8896 or visit www.albanartscenter.com.
DR. SKETCHY'S ANTI-ART SCHOOL: 7 to 10 p.m. Advance tickets $8, at the door $10. Burlesque figure drawing. Bring your own supplies. Must be 21 or older. The Broadway, 210 Leon Sullivan Way. Call 304-807-9496.
CHILDREN'S ART FAIR: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Kids' art activities and family-friendly music and stage performances. Capitol Street at Kanawha County Public Library. Visit www.festivallcharleston.com.
CAPITOL STREET ART FAIR: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sixty new and returning artisans sell and display everything from paintings, pottery and photography to jewelry, metal flowers and kaleidoscopes in this juried fine arts and crafts fair. Situated on Capitol Street from Quarrier Street to Washington Street East. For a list of vendors and their location, visit www.festivallcharleston.com.
WEST VIRGINIA PROFESSIONAL DANCE COMPANY: 12:30 and 1:15 p.m. Free. The state's only professional touring dance company will dance a blend of entertaining and thought-provoking modern compositions. Charleston Town Center Mall. Visit www.festivallcharleston.com.
FESTIVALL 2012: Various locations throughout the city. For a complete list, see The Gazz section in the June 21 issue of The Charleston Gazette.
72-HOUR FILM CHALLENGE: 6 to 8 p.m. Free. A screening of all participants' films and an awards ceremony. Capitol Center Theater, 123 Summers St. Visit www.festivallcharleston.com.
LITTLE LECTURE SERIES: 2 p.m., McFarland-Hubbard House, 1310 Kanawha Blvd. E. Features Denise Giardina speaks about her work, "Storming Heaven," about the beginnings of the West Virginia mine wars. Admission is $10 and includes a reception following the program. Call 304-346-8500.
KANAWHA TRAIL CLUB HIKE: Fayetteville City Park. Carpool at 12:30 p.m. from Ohio and Randolph streets. The hike is approximately 5 miles on easy trails with moderate grades to the long point and back.