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Dropkick Murphys invade W.Va.
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Dropkick Murphys invade W.Va.

This weekend, Snowshoe resort’s Ballhooter Festival returns with games, music and a free show in Snowshoe Village by Celtic Punk band The Dropkick Murphys.

Ballhooter is an old logging term that referred to a logger known for pitching the...

Dropkick Murphys invade W.Va.
Dropkick Murphys invade W.Va.

This weekend, Snowshoe resort’s Ballhooter Festival returns with games, music and a free show in Snowshoe Village by Celtic Punk band The Dropkick Murphys.

Ballhooter is an old logging term that referred to a logger known for pitching the ...

‘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...

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,...

Community theater
Community theater

"My mom tried to keep me in dance when I was younger," Phillips said. "Honestly, it just wasn't my favorite thing."

At 17, Phillips auditioned for a musical theater program and moved to New York to attend college.

In New York, she took...

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 ...

Film music played in an intimate setting

Composers of film music do not always write just for films. Many, like John Williams and Bruce Broughton, have maintained vibrant careers as composers of art music, when not spending 80 hours a week working on a film.

The earliest film composers ...

Divinely uproarious, “Sister Act” wows the crowd

Midweek musicals are not always an easy sell, but fans who flocked to the Clay Center Wednesday evening were not disappointed as the slightly sacrilegious, but wildly entertaining “Sister Act” graced the Charleston stage. This hysterical ...

Brilliance lost on “Brilliant Traces”

By Autumn D. F. Hopkins

For the Gazette

Community theater is a tricky thing; participants must walk the tightrope of offering something generically appealing enough to please the masses yet still edgy enough to sate the artistic vision of ...

Arts Notes: Feb. 15, 2015
Arts Notes: Feb. 15, 2015

‘Kommunity Kabaret’

LEWISBURG, W.Va. — The Greenbrier Valley Theatre will present “Kommunity Kabaret: An Evening of Music and Laughter” at 7:30 p.m. Monday in the Daywood...

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