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From ‘Africa’ to Charleston: Toto at Clay Center Sunday
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From ‘Africa’ to Charleston: Toto at Clay Center Sunday

It used to be one of the crown jewels of rock ‘n’ roll: getting your band’s picture on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine. 

Dr. Hook famously rhapsodized about the mind-blowing pleasure it would bring — and...

From ‘Africa’ to Charleston: Toto at Clay Center Sunday
From ‘Africa’ to Charleston: Toto at Clay Center Sunday

It used to be one of the crown jewels of rock ‘n’ roll: getting your band’s picture on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine. 

Dr. Hook famously rhapsodized about the mind-blowing pleasure it would bring — and...

Former Hendrix bassist home for Live on the Levee
Former Hendrix bassist home for Live on the Levee

It was pouring rain the day Billy Cox met Jimi Hendrix.

“I was on post in the Army, and I was coming from a theater,” he said. “We all ran for cover, and I wound up on the doorstep of Service Club number one, along with some ...

Tyler Childers plays solo showcase in Huntington Friday
Tyler Childers plays solo showcase in Huntington Friday

Working his way from the backroads of Kentucky to a club near you, Americana singer/songwriter Tyler Childers is making a name for himself with his thoughtful songwriting and earnest delivery that has been compared to everyone from Sturgill Simpson to ...

W.Va. drama to screen at Capitol Center Theater Thursday
W.Va. drama to screen at Capitol Center Theater Thursday

The Capitol Center Theater, 123 Summers St., will host the West Virginia premiere of “Moving Mountains” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday. The film by writer/journalist Penny Loeb, based on her award-winning book of the same name, stars Theresa...

Visit New Orleans via ArtWalk on Thursday
Visit New Orleans via ArtWalk on Thursday

This month’s Charleston ArtWalk runs 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at nearly two dozen downtown galleries and businesses. Among the participants is Gallery Eleven, 1025 Quarrier St., which will feature works by Jean Pennington (pictured) that were...

Saturday music and art festival honors Diamond Teeth Mary
Saturday music and art festival honors Diamond Teeth Mary

The fifth annual Diamond Teeth Mary Blues & Art Festival runs 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday at Harris Riverfront Park in Huntington. Charleston’s The Diablo Blues Band (pictured), Tee Dee Young, Ray Fuller & The Bluesrockers, Gary Applegate, the...

New ‘Doctor Who’ arrives on BBC America this weekend
New ‘Doctor Who’ arrives on BBC America this weekend

The new season of “Doctor Who,” with Peter Capaldi as the 12th Doctor, premieres Saturday, and BBC America is going all out for it.

First, on Friday, there’s the “Doctor Who: Earth...

In Short: Aug. 21-27, 2014

Dierks Bentley

Tickets for Dierks Bentley’s Nov. 20 concert at Huntington’s Big Sandy Superstore Arena with Randy Houser and Eric Paslay go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday. They are $23 and $42.75, available through Ticketmaster....

Mini-show features C2J2, which appears on Empty Glass’ 30th anniversary project

A new episode of “The RFC MINI SHOW,” online at the PopCult blog (blogs.wvgazette.com/popcult), digs up a gem from the “Radio Free Charleston” vault. It’s a performance by progressive-jazz quartet C2J2, recorded at...

Few TV tributes planned for Robin Williams this week
Few TV tributes planned for Robin Williams this week

Of all the celebrities tweeting and speaking out about Robin Williams’ death this week, “Glee” star Chris Colfer’s was one that really stood out to me. It said, in part, “You know someone is special when the whole...

Mirror, mirror in the gallery: new Clay Center exhibit opens Friday
Mirror, mirror in the gallery: new Clay Center exhibit opens Friday

Art lovers and history buffs alike can enjoy the thought-provoking installations of “Arcade/Arcadia” by internationally-acclaimed artist Ellen Harvey beginning Friday at the Clay Center. The artist said she hopes to show how...

Josh Gracin'
still has nothin' to lose
Josh Gracin' still has nothin' to lose

After each season of “American Idol” ends, the Top 10 hit the road for an American tour. It’s good exposure for the budding pop stars and a chance for them to connect with fans as well as launch their careers.

Josh Gracin...

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