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‘The Lion in Winter’ prowls across the local stage

There was no physical fighting Friday night, but there was no lack of sparring on the Capitol Centre Theater stage at the Limelight Theater Company’s premier of “The Lion in Winter.” The characters used their rapier sharp wit to...

‘The Lion in Winter’ prowls across the local stage

There was no physical fighting Friday night, but there was no lack of sparring on the Capitol Centre Theater stage at the Limelight Theater Company’s premier of “The Lion in Winter.” The characters used their rapier sharp wit to...

Review: Symphony gives a memorable Mahler performance

Whenever the West Virginia Symphony and conductor Grant Cooper have turned to Mahler’s symphonies, the performances have been memorable. Friday night’s concert at the Clay Center featuring the composer’s Sixth Symphony in A Minor...

N’Awlins invades Clay Center

The first few pages of online audience reviews of Harry Connick Jr.’s concerts are almost invariably negative, talking about phoned-in performances, not enough singing, late starts and short shows.

Apparently, those folks are clueless...

Things to do: Saturday, Feb. 28

ANTHONY HOEY: 7 p.m. Free. Multi-genre, Irish singer/songwriter. Bluegrass Kitchen, 1600 Washington St., E. Call 304-346-2871.

NO REGRETS: 7 to 10 p.m. Admission $8. Marmet Recreation Center, 8500 MacCorkle Ave. Call 304-949-9692.

THE...

From inside the WV Symphony: Playing Mahler’s Sixth
From inside the WV Symphony: Playing Mahler’s Sixth

Playing any of Gustav Mahler’s nine symphonies is a big deal. Almost all of them require huge orchestras with extra players in the winds, brass and percussion section (the Fourth is the only one that doesn’t).

Artistic Director...

Contemporary Christian singer tries to play to his strengths
Contemporary Christian singer tries to play to his strengths

Contemporary Christian singer David Crowder said it’s all very humbling to look through a hymnal at all the songs that have been written about faith and God over the years.

Crowder, who headlines The Rock and Worship Roadshow at the...

In short: Feb. 26-March 4

The Clinton Gregory Bluegrass Band, out of Nashville, brings its tight harmonies and musical virtuosity to the Milton Opry House for a show beginning 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Admission is $15 adults,...

Bibb shines at Mountain Stage

The melting snow and slush that covered area streets and sidewalks may have kept some people home from the Culture Center theater Sunday night. The crowd at Mountain Stage was a little thin. The bottom of the auditorium was nearly full but the balcony ...

In Short: Feb. 19-25, 2015

Bob Thompson at La Belle

The “D” Street Art & Music Series presents The Bob Thompson Quartet in concert on Saturday at the La Belle Theater, 311 D St., South Charleston.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m., with a showing of work by...

5 questions with Kill Matilda
5 questions with Kill Matilda

Not every Canadian punk trio can boast that they also kill zombies, but for Toronto-based Kill Matilda, it’s a way of life.

The energetic, female-fronted powerhouse comes to The Empty...

Up with Justin Townes Earle
Up with Justin Townes Earle

Justin Townes Earle is just in a much better place these days. The 33-year-old indie singer/songwriter, who performs Tuesday night at the V Club in Huntington, is happily married, almost deliriously so, and really, just happy in general, which is ...

W.Va. Youth Symphony’s online auction still open
W.Va. Youth Symphony’s online auction still open

Organizers of West Virginia Youth Symphony’s online auction are hoping Thursday’s cocktail reception will be the final push they need to reach their fundraising goal.

To mark the...

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