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From inside the WV Symphony: Playing Mahler’s Sixth
From inside the WV Symphony: Playing Mahler’s Sixth

Playing any of Gustav Mahler’s nine symphonies is a big deal. Almost all of them require huge orchestras with extra players in the winds, brass and percussion section (the Fourth is the only one that doesn’t).

Artistic Director...

From inside the WV Symphony: Playing Mahler’s Sixth
From inside the WV Symphony: Playing Mahler’s Sixth

Playing any of Gustav Mahler’s nine symphonies is a big deal. Almost all of them require huge orchestras with extra players in the winds, brass and percussion section (the Fourth is the only one that doesn’t).

Artistic Director...

Contemporary Christian singer tries to play to his strengths
Contemporary Christian singer tries to play to his strengths

Contemporary Christian singer David Crowder said it’s all very humbling to look through a hymnal at all the songs that have been written about faith and God over the years.

Crowder, who headlines The Rock and Worship Roadshow at the...

In short: Feb. 26-March 4

The Clinton Gregory Bluegrass Band, out of Nashville, brings its tight harmonies and musical virtuosity to the Milton Opry House for a show beginning 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Admission is $15 adults,...

Community theater
Community theater

"My mom tried to keep me in dance when I was younger," Phillips said. "Honestly, it just wasn't my favorite thing."

At 17, Phillips auditioned for a musical theater program and moved to New York to attend college.

In New York, she took...

“The Lion in Winter” to roar at Capitol Theater
“The Lion in Winter” to roar at Capitol Theater

Actors fall in love with plays. Kelly Strom and Alex Bannerman fell in love with James Goldman’s “A Lion in Winter.”

“I’ve always been a Katherine Hepburn fan,” Strom said.

“She...

Disney on Ice: Treasure Trove
Disney on Ice: Treasure Trove

Part of what makes Disney on Ice fun for the skaters is that each stop on the tour, they get a little time off.

Sometimes, it’s like a mini-vacation, where they get the chance to explore the area and sample the culture.

Skater...

In Short: Feb. 19-25, 2015

Bob Thompson at La Belle

The “D” Street Art & Music Series presents The Bob Thompson Quartet in concert on Saturday at the La Belle Theater, 311 D St., South Charleston.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m., with a showing of work by...

5 questions with Kill Matilda
5 questions with Kill Matilda

Not every Canadian punk trio can boast that they also kill zombies, but for Toronto-based Kill Matilda, it’s a way of life.

The energetic, female-fronted powerhouse comes to The Empty...

Up with Justin Townes Earle
Up with Justin Townes Earle

Justin Townes Earle is just in a much better place these days. The 33-year-old indie singer/songwriter, who performs Tuesday night at the V Club in Huntington, is happily married, almost deliriously so, and really, just happy in general, which is ...

In Short: Feb. 12-18, 2015

Marshall Petty will perform and host an open mic in a benefit from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at 5 Corners Cafe, 423 Virginia St. W, ...

‘Brilliant Traces’ at the Alban
‘Brilliant Traces’ at the Alban

Director Leah Turley believes the Charleston area is hungry for challenging, thought-provoking theater.

“When we do theater, we usually get an older audience,” she said.

“Or we get a very young audience, but...

SWM seeks souls: Sidewalk Prophets
SWM seeks souls: Sidewalk Prophets

The life of a musician on the road can be rough ­— particularly if you’re married.

It’s not unusual for a touring band to play 100 to 150 shows in a year, which can mean upwards of 200 days traveling.

That can...

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