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Theater troupe dons wearable lights for holiday show
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Theater troupe dons wearable lights for holiday show

Just like Bruce Springsteen, Eleanor Carvey is used to dancing in the dark.

It’s a skill she has had to perfect as a member of Lightwire Theater, the performance troupe she founded with her husband, Ian, and fellow husband-and-wife...

Mini ‘Middle’ marathon and more this Thanksgiving weekend
Mini ‘Middle’ marathon and more this Thanksgiving weekend

If you’re up bright and early Thursday and looking for a way to kick off your Thanksgiving that doesn’t involve the Macy’s parade, might I suggest ABC Family’s mini “The Middle” marathon?...

Theater troupe dons wearable lights for holiday show
Theater troupe dons wearable lights for holiday show

Just like Bruce Springsteen, Eleanor Carvey is used to dancing in the dark.

It’s a skill she has had to perfect as a member of Lightwire Theater, the performance troupe she founded with her husband, Ian, and fellow husband-and-wife...

Yakety yakin’ with The Coasters’ J.W. Lance
Yakety yakin’ with The Coasters’ J.W. Lance

Fans of The Coasters will get a treat when the current incarnation of the band comes to the Clay Center Monday night as part of the musical revue "Smokey Joe's Cafe."

J.W. Lance, lead vocalist for the group, said, "The show is very, very nice....

A good year for bluesman Bonamassa
A good year for bluesman Bonamassa

When it's all said and done, Joe Bonamassa thinks 2014 will go in the books as a one of the good years.

The bluesman who performs Tuesday night at the Clay Center said, "A lot of stuff happened this year. On November 8, I celebrated 25 years as...

Clay Center has full slate of holiday fun
Clay Center has full slate of holiday fun

The Clay Center kicks off its holiday fun today with its annual Holly Day.

The family fun day runs noon to 4 p.m. and includes art activities, science demos and games. There are also, of course, some visits from the holly, jolly man himself...

ArtWalk: Black Friday edition

If crowded malls and shopping centers aren’t your ideal Black Friday locales, then bundle up and head downtown for ArtWalk’s special Black Friday edition from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Several downtown galleries and stores will be open for you ...

Contemporary Youth Arts Company opens ‘Mary’
Contemporary Youth Arts Company opens ‘Mary’

On Friday, the Contemporary Youth Arts Company will raise the curtain on its 18th annual production of the Dan Kehde-Mark Scarpelli musical, “Mary.” The holiday rock opera tells the story of the nine months leading up to the birth of...

James Taylor at Civic Center Friday
James Taylor at Civic Center Friday

The last two times James Taylor has been to town, his shows have sold out. When he played the Clay Center in 2006, ticket requests averaged 50 per second when they went on sale, crashing the venue’s website. When he returned in 2011 to perform...

In Short: Nov. 27-Dec. 3, 2014

Landau appearance

Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. will be at Adams Hallmark in Charleston Town Center from 10 p.m. to midnight Thursday to sign books and CDs. Call 304-342-3864.

Christmas play

The Historic Fayette Theater opens the...

Anthony Hoey, Diablo Blues Band and The Company Stores on ‘RFC’
Anthony Hoey, Diablo Blues Band and The Company Stores on ‘RFC’

This week’s “Radio Free Charleston,” online now at the PopCult blog (blogs.wvgazette.com/popcult), presents music from Anthony Hoey, the Diablo Blues Band and The Company Stores.

Irish-born Anthony Hoey recently returned to ...

Talking love and mileage with songstress Amy LaVere
Talking love and mileage with songstress Amy LaVere

For touring performers, living on the road becomes a lifestyle. You either embrace and learn to love it, or it’s something you come to hate but accept as a means to an end.

Memphis-based singer/songwriter Amy LaVere loves the road....

Artisans offer one-of-a-kind scarves at annual craft show
Artisans offer one-of-a-kind scarves at annual craft show

The finished product isn’t always the main goal when it comes to arts and crafts. Sometimes, it’s the experience, the chance to personally create something new that’s important. The finished product is just documentation of an...

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