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Though strung out along East Coast, Yarn still a tight-knit band
Though strung out along East Coast, Yarn still a tight-knit band

Blake Christiana said his band Yarn doesn’t get back to Brooklyn much these days.

The Americana/alt country band, which headlines the season’s final Live on the Levee Friday, was founded in New York in...

Toothless Ruth returns to rockin’
Toothless Ruth returns to rockin’

Drummer Mike Felty knew the moment he heard Chris Short sing that he’d found the perfect guy to front that cool, new rock band he wanted to put together.

It’s just where he found him that didn’t seem all that cool....

Though strung out along East Coast, Yarn still a tight-knit band
Though strung out along East Coast, Yarn still a tight-knit band

Blake Christiana said his band Yarn doesn’t get back to Brooklyn much these days.

The Americana/alt country band, which headlines the season’s final Live on the Levee Friday, was founded in New York in...

Rock the Park benefit set for Saturday
Rock the Park benefit set for Saturday

On Saturday, car fanatics and music lovers will Rock the Park at Kanawha State Forest. The free event, a benefit for the Kanawha State Forest Foundation sponsored by the Hot Rod Devils, runs noon to 6 p.m. in the swimming pool parking lot. (And if you ...

Park Place flashes back with ‘Raiders of the Lost Ark’
Park Place flashes back with ‘Raiders of the Lost Ark’

Harrison Ford wasn’t in quite as much danger as his character, Indiana Jones, when he fell into the snake pit in “Raiders of the Lost Ark.” Many of the snakes were indeed real and poisonous, but in the case of the arched cobra...

In Short: Aug. 28-Sept. 3, 2014

Tickets for an Oct. 26 concert by rising hip-hop star Chance the Rapper at the West Virginia University Coliseum go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday. They are $28 and $38. Call 800-745-3000 or visit www.ticketmaster.com.

Labor Day weekend marathons lacking
Labor Day weekend marathons lacking

It’s another holiday weekend, so that, of course, means another round of holiday weekend marathons in TV land. And, unfortunately, it’s more of the same old, same old.

That means networks showing a lot of the same series that they ...

Plaid Clash crashes ‘RFC MINI SHOW’

A brand-new “RFC MINI SHOW,” online now at the PopCult blog (blogs.wvgazette.com/popcult), features Plaid Clash. The Celtic four-piece consists of Chris Higgins, Garrett Maner, Dan Carney and Vaughn Gold, who sing and play a variety of...

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...

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