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Rock the Park benefit set for Saturday
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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...

Review: ‘The Golf Club’ stays true to the game
Review: ‘The Golf Club’ stays true to the game

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — One of the things that first attracted me to the game of golf is the sport’s inherent simplicity. There are no frills, no unnecessary moving parts. There are no teammates, no coaches and no officials — just a...

WV Book Team: Ghost stories in ‘Fireside Folklore’
WV Book Team: Ghost stories in ‘Fireside Folklore’

“Fireside Folklore of West Virginia, Volume II: Ghost, Spirits, Legends & Dark History,” by Sherri Brake. West Virginia Book Co. 136 pages. $15. Paperback.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — “Fireside Folklore” is a series...

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...

Saturday music and art festival honors Diamond Teeth Mary
Saturday music and art festival honors Diamond Teeth Mary

The fifth annual Diamond Teeth Mary Blues & Art Festival runs 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday at Harris Riverfront Park in Huntington. Charleston’s The Diablo Blues Band (pictured), Tee Dee Young, Ray Fuller & The Bluesrockers, Gary Applegate, the...

New ‘Doctor Who’ arrives on BBC America this weekend
New ‘Doctor Who’ arrives on BBC America this weekend

The new season of “Doctor Who,” with Peter Capaldi as the 12th Doctor, premieres Saturday, and BBC America is going all out for it.

First, on Friday, there’s the “Doctor Who: Earth...

In Short: Aug. 21-27, 2014

Dierks Bentley

Tickets for Dierks Bentley’s Nov. 20 concert at Huntington’s Big Sandy Superstore Arena with Randy Houser and Eric Paslay go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday. They are $23 and $42.75, available through Ticketmaster....

Mini-show features C2J2, which appears on Empty Glass’ 30th anniversary project

A new episode of “The RFC MINI SHOW,” online at the PopCult blog (blogs.wvgazette.com/popcult), digs up a gem from the “Radio Free Charleston” vault. It’s a performance by progressive-jazz quartet C2J2, recorded at...

W.Va. painting wows ‘Antiques Roadshow’ appraiser
W.Va. painting wows ‘Antiques Roadshow’ appraiser

“Antiques Roadshow,” the national PBS show that invites people to bring in their old items and find out how much they’re worth, kicked off its first visit to West Virginia on a high note with the appraisal of an original Edward...

Review: ‘The Last of Us’ even better on PS4
Review: ‘The Last of Us’ even better on PS4

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — With enough Game of the Year awards to its credit to fill a small apartment, there’s no denying Naughty Dog’s “The Last of Us” is one of the most unforgettable video game experiences of the modern ...

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