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Review: Brad Paisley returns to happier themes
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Review: Brad Paisley returns to happier themes

Brad Paisley backs away from social issues and strikes up a party on his 10th studio album, “Moonshine In The Trunk” (Arista Nashville). However, that doesn’t mean he suddenly starts to play it safe.

Musically,...

Review: Brad Paisley returns to happier themes
Review: Brad Paisley returns to happier themes

Brad Paisley backs away from social issues and strikes up a party on his 10th studio album, “Moonshine In The Trunk” (Arista Nashville). However, that doesn’t mean he suddenly starts to play it safe.

Musically,...

Review: ‘The Golf Club’ stays true to the game
Review: ‘The Golf Club’ stays true to the game

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — One of the things that first attracted me to the game of golf is the sport’s inherent simplicity. There are no frills, no unnecessary moving parts. There are no teammates, no coaches and no officials — just a...

Review: ‘The Last of Us’ even better on PS4
Review: ‘The Last of Us’ even better on PS4

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — With enough Game of the Year awards to its credit to fill a small apartment, there’s no denying Naughty Dog’s “The Last of Us” is one of the most unforgettable video game experiences of the modern ...

‘Fez’ is Nostalgic Fun

Trapdoor

Sony PlayStation 4 (PS Vita)

$12.99 Download

ESRB rating: Everyone

Review rating: 4.5 stars

It’s not often that a fun video game can teach players a thing or two about physics or philosophy, but...

Review: Death’s all in the family in ‘Rogue Legacy’
Review: Death’s all in the family in ‘Rogue Legacy’

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — There was a moment during my time with “Rogue Legacy” that I considered turning off my PlayStation 4 and never turning it on again. OK, that’s not entirely true. There were several of those moments....

Light Opera Guild’s ‘Wedding Singer’ a lighthearted, entertaining romp

The Charleston Light Opera Guild’s summer comedy, “The Wedding Singer,” which opened Friday night in Charleston Civic Center’s Little Theater, appeals across the board to an audience of all ages. Based...

REVIEW: Drum Corps International’s Drums Across the Tri-State

The green turf at Laidley Field turned “blue” Monday night by the end of Drums Across the Tri-State when the Bluecoats of Canton, Ohio, turned in a dominant performance of its show, “Tilt.”

The Bluecoats were one of...

Old Crow and friends highlight summer concert season at Power Park
Old Crow and friends highlight summer concert season at Power Park

Saturday afternoon, The Clay Center and Appalachian Power Park treated Charleston to what might have been the highlight of the summer season: an outdoor concert featuring Old Crow Medicine Show that felt less like a one-off show and more like somebody ...

Review: Catching up with ghosts, guns, guillotine chokes and ‘Transformers’
Review: Catching up with ghosts, guns, guillotine chokes and ‘Transformers’

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — As my yearly self-imposed summer vacation draws to a close, it is time once again to look back at some of the games I’ve been playing recently. It’s an eclectic mix, to be sure, but I was somewhat disappointed...

‘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...

‘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...

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