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Encore performance: actor reprises lead role in Guild’s ‘Fiddler’
CHRIS DORST | Gazette
Encore performance: actor reprises lead role in Guild’s ‘Fiddler’

The last time Joe Romagnoli played Tevye, the central character in “Fiddler on the Roof,” he was a younger man. Maybe not a lot younger, but younger.

“My last time was my first time,” the 71-year-old Charleston native...

WVIFF to screen Tilda Swinton, Tom Hiddleston vampire drama
WVIFF to screen Tilda Swinton, Tom Hiddleston vampire drama

Although Jim Jarmusch’s sly and seductive vampire movie, “Only Lovers Left Alive,” begins with gothic crimson-on-black titles in the vein (sorry) of vintage Hammer horror, this story of two very old souls who suck on O negative...

CBS’ ‘McCarthys’ is final new sitcom of the fall
CBS’ ‘McCarthys’ is final new sitcom of the fall

Tonight, CBS rolls out “The McCarthys,” the last of the new fall sitcoms, at 9:30 p.m., and judging from the trailer, I can see why they waited so long.

It’s about a close-knit, loudmouth, sports-crazy...

Encore performance: actor reprises lead role in Guild’s ‘Fiddler’
Encore performance: actor reprises lead role in Guild’s ‘Fiddler’

The last time Joe Romagnoli played Tevye, the central character in “Fiddler on the Roof,” he was a younger man. Maybe not a lot younger, but younger.

“My last time was my first time,” the 71-year-old Charleston native ...

Yonder Mountain String Band jams on, despite losing founding member
Yonder Mountain String Band jams on, despite losing founding member

In April, mandolin-player, singer and songwriter Jeff Austin, one of Yonder Mountain String Band's founders, split with the progressive band over creative differences and conflicting career goals.

Austin and his wife had just had a baby, and...

Alban Arts Center preps for special Halloween ‘Picture Show’
Alban Arts Center preps for special Halloween ‘Picture Show’

For those who like to get a little Hallow-weird on Halloween, the Alban Arts Center will be presenting a popular, interactive cult film Friday night. Unfortunately, the folks at the Alban Arts Center aren't allowed to say the name of the show — ...

A lightweight chat with Super Heavy Duty
A lightweight chat with Super Heavy Duty

The rock/“skankabilly” band Super Heavy Duty is a lot of fun for its eight band members. You might even say it’s a real hoot for them to play out.

On Friday, the band, comprised of members of The Pistol Whippers and The...

Kanawha Players closes ‘Evil Dead the Musical’ this weekend
Kanawha Players closes ‘Evil Dead the Musical’ this weekend

If you’re looking for a bloody good time this Halloween weekend, you’ve got two more chances to see the Kanawha Players’ “Evil Dead the Musical,...

Clay Center screens ‘Nosferatu’ on Halloween
Clay Center screens ‘Nosferatu’ on Halloween

Before Edward Cullen in “Twilight,” the Salvatore brothers in “The Vampire Diaries” and all of Sookie’s vampire pals in “True Blood,” there was Dracula, and the earliest incarnation of the blood-sucking ...

Community Music Live! hosts tenor Fernando Varela
Community Music Live! hosts tenor Fernando Varela

Sunday marks the halfway point of the newly-rebranded Commnity Music Live! organization’s 2014-15 season at the University of Charleston’s Geary Auditorium. There, modern “popera” tenor Fernando Varela will perform in a 3 p....

‘RFC’ celebrates Halloween
‘RFC’ celebrates Halloween

This year’s “Radio Free Charleston” Halloween episode is online now at the PopCult blog (blogs.wvgazette.com/popcult). In it, host Rudy Panucci and his guests — Penny Maple, Kitty Killton and Mic Bradford — gather at ...

In Short: Oct. 30-Nov. 5, 2014

Halloween party

The Elk River Community and Education Center, 902 Main St., Elkview, will host a free Halloween party for children from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday. Activities include face painting, fortune telling and children’s games. Call 304-...

HallowEast schedule of events
HallowEast schedule of events

This year’s HallowEast slogan is “Six Feet Under,” denoting the East End Main Street event’s age. It kicks off today and runs through Saturday at various locales on the East End. There are five different activities offered...

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