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Light Opera Guild stages a Christmas ‘Miracle’
KENNY KEMP | Gazette
Light Opera Guild stages a Christmas ‘Miracle’

With Christmas just a few days away, there’s not much time left to get the shopping finished or put the Christmas cards in the mail. There’s a little less time for the cast and crew of the Charleston Light Opera Guild’s production...

Light Opera Guild stages a Christmas ‘Miracle’
Light Opera Guild stages a Christmas ‘Miracle’

With Christmas just a few days away, there’s not much time left to get the shopping finished or put the Christmas cards in the mail. There’s a little less time for the cast and crew of the Charleston Light Opera Guild’s production ...

Jacob Marley and the Kanawha Players look for redemption
Jacob Marley and the Kanawha Players look for redemption

"A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens is one of the best-known Christmas stories. Through the intervention of a trio of ghosts, the miserly miscreant Ebenezer Scrooge is shown the error of his ways, redeemed and becomes a new man.

But...

We three brothers: siblings bring podcast home for live recording
We three brothers: siblings bring podcast home for live recording

Justin McElroy and his brothers, Travis and Griffin, weren't looking to become Internet stars when they launched their podcast, "My Brother, My Brother and Me," in 2010....

Jimmy Beasley benefit set for Friday
Jimmy Beasley benefit set for Friday

The Boulevard Tavern, 806 Kanawha Blvd. E., will host a benefit for Jimmy Beasley beginning at 8 p.m. Friday. On April 26, Beasley (pictured with wife Donna), a bouncer at Capitol Street’s now-defunct The Cellar, was shot 12 times while...

Final 2014 ArtWalk is Thursday
Final 2014 ArtWalk is Thursday

The final ArtWalk of 2014 runs 5 to 8 p.m. today in 17 galleries and shops downtown. At the Capitol Conference Center, the Tamarack Artisan Foundation will host 11 artists, including photographer Molly Wolff (whose “Lily Pad” is pictured ...

LimeLight Theatre Co. hosts ‘An Old Fashioned Christmas’
LimeLight Theatre Co. hosts ‘An Old Fashioned Christmas’

This weekend, the LimeLight Theatre Company will stage “An Old Fashioned Christmas and a Movie” at the Capitol Center Theater, 123 Summers St. The events begin with a concert featuring original and traditional Christmas songs, followed...

The gift that keeps on giving: Idiot Box’s 9th annual character gift guide
The gift that keeps on giving: Idiot Box’s 9th annual character gift guide

There are only seven shopping days left until Christmas, and I haven’t bought any of my gifts yet — for the recipients on my annual character gift guide, that is. With Christmas just a week away, I’ve decided to start my...

In Short: Dec. 18-24, 2014

Mall music

Charleston Town Center closes out its season of holiday music in Macy’s Court on Saturday with the Glenville State University Brass Ensemble, which will perform throughout the day. A dozen other groups also perform Thursday and ...

Total Meltdown makes ‘RFC’ debut
Total Meltdown makes ‘RFC’ debut

Total Meltdown debuts this week on the “RFC MINI SHOW,” online now at the PopCult log (blogs.wvgazette.com/popcult). The band uses traditional mountain instruments to interpret modern songs in a progressive instrumental style all its own....

Alban actors do their best to lift up Dickens’ bleak ‘Carol’

Last night, the Alban put on Charles Dickens’ classic holiday morality tale, “A Christmas Carol.” While the acting was up to snuff and the set design was lovely, this Christmas staple is more than 170 years old, so it may be time...

Ted Brightwell returns for annual role in ‘The Nutcracker’
Ted Brightwell returns for annual role in ‘The Nutcracker’

It’s maybe not the role of a lifetime, but Ted Brightwell said he loves playing Mother Ginger.

On Friday night, Charleston’s best-known female impersonator returns to the role in Charleston Ballet and West Virginia Symphony...

‘The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe’... and Kennie Bass in a kilt
‘The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe’... and Kennie Bass in a kilt

Director Ariana Kincaid said there are a lot of reasons to come see Children Theatre of Charleston’s production of “The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe.”

The show, which opens Friday night at the Civic Center Little...

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