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Longtime supporters are allies for the arts
F. BRIAN FERGUSON | Sunday Gazette-Mail
Longtime supporters are allies for the arts

As many arts groups prepare to begin their new seasons, renewed interest is paid to them and their offerings. But there’s one group that gets left out of the attention: their supporters.

It’s true that these folks are not up on...

Longtime supporters are allies for the arts
Longtime supporters are allies for the arts

As many arts groups prepare to begin their new seasons, renewed interest is paid to them and their offerings. But there’s one group that gets left out of the attention: their supporters.

It’s true that these folks are not up on...

Remembering Tarzan’s visit to Charleston

One thing that makes the job of a bush league newspaper reporter worthwhile is the wide range of people you encounter in the course of a career. Well, that and the free coffee.

I’ve had the good fortune to meet everyone from...

Autumn means activities in West Virginia
Autumn means activities in West Virginia

Associated Press

Autumn’s arrival in West Virginia means the leaves and the weather will be changing – and the fun is just getting started.

Celebrations of the legend of Mothman, parachute-jumping, roadkill and leaf-peeping...

Art-a-Palooza: Art event for artists’ sake
Art-a-Palooza: Art event for artists’ sake

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Charleston has another returning venue to celebrate West Virginia art. The city will host the Tamarack Artisan Foundation’s second annual Art-a-Palooza next Saturday simultaneously from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the East ...

International film festival returns, expands focus
International film festival returns, expands focus

The West Virginia International Film Festival returns this year with a new location, a new addition to its name and a brand new approach.

The festival, now the West Virginia International Food and Film Festival, will kick off Friday at the...

WV Travel Team: B&Bs complement fall festivals
WV Travel Team: B&Bs complement fall festivals

By Toni Harvey

WV Travel Team

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Planning a weekend getaway to your favorite West Virginia fair or festival? Create a complete experience with West Virginia hospitality at a West Virginia Bed and Breakfast...

Smell the Coffee: I’m late, I’m late

By Karin Fuller

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — If running late counted as exercise, then my daughter has been training for marathons her whole life.

She was born two weeks early, and I suspect she’s spent the past 17 years getting those ...

WV Style Team: Fall face trends
WV Style Team: Fall face trends

By Morgan Robinson

Staff writer

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The runways have spoken! From hints of metallic to glowing, radiant skin, the face of fall is no longer matte and muddy.

If you want to switch up your summer face to match...

Garden Guru: What type of grass is best?
Garden Guru: What type of grass is best?

By John Porter

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — September means cool evenings, colorful trees, football and shorter days. September also means that it is the best time to take care of your lawn or establish a new one.

Many of the questions I...

Counter Intelligence: Blackened halibut for fish lovers
Counter Intelligence: Blackened halibut for fish lovers

By April Hamilton

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Growing up in Florida with the warm Atlantic Ocean in my backyard was the best possible environment for a kid — except when it came to dinner. I flat refused to savor its bounty when it was...

CindySays: Kids benefit from physical activity

By Cindy Boggs

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — With the kids back in school, parents eagerly switch gears and reconnect with routine. Fixed schedules bring with them an element of comfort. Instead of randomly racing through each day shuttling them to ...

WV Design Team: Spruce up a tired room
WV Design Team: Spruce up a tired room

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A shift in the season evokes the decorator in all of us. Fall brings on the color show by Mother Nature and the promise of cooler days ahead. A return to indoors makes many of us want to spruce up our living areas.

The ...

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