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‘Hero’s Salute’ fundraiser set for Saturday

Staff reports

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Classic Beauties presents “A Hero’s Salute!,” a World War II-themed fundraiser for West Virginia’s veterans, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Executive Air hangar at...

‘Hero’s Salute’ fundraiser set for Saturday

Staff reports

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Classic Beauties presents “A Hero’s Salute!,” a World War II-themed fundraiser for West Virginia’s veterans, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Executive Air hangar at...

Clay Center Spooktacular
Clay Center Spooktacular

Halloween is approaching, so get into the spirit with the Clay Center’s annual Spooktacular from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday. Come in costume for spooky holiday fun including a Trick-or-Treat Trail and Ghoulish Games (noon to 4 p.m.), Haunted Fun...

Free fallin’ fun at Bridge Day
Free fallin’ fun at Bridge Day

The 35th annual Bridge Day kicks off — or jumps off, rather — at 9 a.m. Saturday at the New River Gorge Bridge in Fayetteville. That’s when hundreds of BASE jumpers will begin taking their flying leaps off the bridge into the...

Event preview: Leno loves connecting with audience
Event preview: Leno loves connecting with audience

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — “The thing about show business is, everybody is nice to you,” said comedian and former late-night talk-show champion Jay Leno in a phone interview from California.

Leno, who performs Thursday night at the ...

W.Va. native Lisle Wilkerson headlines Huntington anime festival
W.Va. native Lisle Wilkerson headlines Huntington anime festival

The last time Charleston native Lisle Wilkerson remembers coming home was around 1986. She was a teenager and had come back to visit family.

“I just didn’t get back to the States much after that,” she said.

She...

The Gala of the Royal Horses struts into the Civic Center
The Gala of the Royal Horses struts into the Civic Center

The Gala of The Royal Horses comes to the Charleston Civic Center at 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Created, produced and led by world-renowned riding master Rene Gasser, the program features performances that celebrate the tradition, athleticism, grace and...

Lecture: Genocide warning signs, prevention
Lecture: Genocide warning signs, prevention

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — At the end of World War II, Holocaust survivors vowed to end genocide by remembering their own experiences and educating others about man’s potential inhumanity to man.

Over the decades since, genocide has...

Holocaust series aims to ensure remembrance
Holocaust series aims to ensure remembrance

Helen Lodge converted to Judaism in 1995, after being raised in a Southern Baptist home where she was taught a “healthy respect” for the Jewish people, she said.

Her work as co-chairwoman of the Holocaust Remembered: Witness and...

Blackhawk headlines Ravenswood Octoberfest
Blackhawk headlines Ravenswood Octoberfest

The 14th annual, free Ravenswood Octoberfest runs Friday through Sunday at Ravenswood Riverfront Park. In addition to activities including a car show, parade, petting zoo, contests, children’s activities and youth fishing derby, there is live...

Three Dog Night plays on

Three Dog Night graced the Clay Center stage Sunday evening to an almost sold out auditorium. After more than four decades of hit music, the band has quite a repertoire of chart toppers to draw from, including such smashes as “Never Been to...

Clay Center to offer free admission Saturday
Clay Center to offer free admission Saturday

The Clay Center will offer free admission to science and art galleries Saturday, in celebration of Smithsonian magazine’s 10th annual Museum Day Live!

More than 1,500 museums across the nation are involved in the partnership with the...

Who ya gonna call? Ghostbusters — West Virginia Division!
Who ya gonna call? Ghostbusters — West Virginia Division!

Standing outside the Beni Kedem Shrine Center on Quarrier Street Monday evening, the Ghostbusters West Virginia Division waited for a photographer to arrive.

They’ll be at ShockaCon, the area’s horror/sci-fi convention, when it...

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