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‘Serpent of Venice’ another delight from Christopher Moore
‘Serpent of Venice’ another delight from Christopher Moore

Fans of William Shakespeare will tell you that once you get past the intricate language of his works, the plays are truly wild stories of adventure, tragedy and humor with more than a little inappropriateness. In fact, it could be said that...

‘Serpent of Venice’ another delight from Christopher Moore
‘Serpent of Venice’ another delight from Christopher Moore

Fans of William Shakespeare will tell you that once you get past the intricate language of his works, the plays are truly wild stories of adventure, tragedy and humor with more than a little inappropriateness. In fact, it could be said that...

Things to do today: Friday, July 25

MARSHALL PETTY & THE GROOVE: 5 to 8 p.m. Free. 5 Corners Cafe, corner of Delaware Avenue and Virginia Street. Call 304-205-7817.

THE WILHELM BROTHERS: 7 p.m. Free. Cello rock. Bluegrass Kitchen, 1600 Washington St., E. Call 304-346-2871....

Puppet theater puts twist on Twain’s greatest tales
Puppet theater puts twist on Twain’s greatest tales

The Cincinnati-based performance group Madcap Puppets brings several of Mark Twain’s most beloved characters to life in “Twain’s Twisted Tales,” which it will perform at several Kanawha County libraries on Friday and...

Things to do today

ANNALISE EMERICK: 7 p.m. Free. Americana. Bluegrass Kitchen, 1600 Washington St., E. Call 304-346-2871.

THE BAND WAGON: 7 p.m. Adults $5. Kids $3. Bluegrass. Jerry Run Summer Theater, 824 Cleveland Road, Cleveland, W.Va. Call 304-493-6574....

‘Detroit’ challenges theatergoers’ perceptions of themselves, their world
‘Detroit’ challenges theatergoers’ perceptions of themselves, their world

Sometimes it's not enough for a piece of theater to entertain. Sometimes, it has to show you something, maybe even show you yourself.

Tyler Eldridge and Marlette Carter say that's what "Detroit" is trying to do — hold a mirror up to...

The Tennessee Tramp returns to Comedy Zone
The Tennessee Tramp returns to Comedy Zone

Back again by popular demand, Janet Williams — aka “The Tennessee Tramp” — returns to the Comedy Zone at the Holiday Inn and Suites in South Charleston this weekend, along with Jerry Harvey. Williams, has toured nationally...

Marshall Artists announces new season
Marshall Artists announces new season

Retired “Tonight Show” host Jay Leno, actor and television presenter Alan Thicke, and real-life “Jersey boy” Frankie Valli headline the 2014 Marshall Artist Series at the Keith-Albee Performance Center in Huntington....

‘Ring of Fire’ dated but still interesting
‘Ring of Fire’ dated but still interesting

With the presentation of “Ring of Fire” in the ElectricSky Theater, the Clay Center seems to have officially entered the flashback film business.

“Ring of Fire,” which opens Sunday at the arts and science center,...

FestivALL Dance Gala offers up a little of everything

FestivALL danced on Wednesday night with a collaboration between the Charleston Ballet and the River City Youth Ballet Ensemble with the presentation of “Dance Gala,” featuring dancers from the New York City Ballet. The short but...

Attack Theatre to invade Charleston
Attack Theatre to invade Charleston

Pittsburgh’s Attack Theatre wants to blow your mind.

This weekend, the music and dance troupe will perform “Some Assembly Required” at several Charleston public works of art.

The group, soon to be celebrating its 20th...

Italian performance art troupe comes to FestivALL
Italian performance art troupe comes to FestivALL

The Italian performance troupe Compagnia TPO returns to FestivALL with its new performance piece, “Bleu!” The immersive production incorporates dance, music, sculpture, multimedia and more to tell the story of a sailor and a sea nymph in ...

FestivALL events: June 26-30, 2014
FestivALL events: June 26-30, 2014

The 10th anniversary edition of FestivALL officially concludes Sunday, though one last event squeezes in on Monday. All activities are free unless noted. Visit www.festivallcharleston.com for more information.

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