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Theater troupe dons wearable lights for holiday show
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Theater troupe dons wearable lights for holiday show

Just like Bruce Springsteen, Eleanor Carvey is used to dancing in the dark.

It’s a skill she has had to perfect as a member of Lightwire Theater, the performance troupe she founded with her husband, Ian, and fellow husband-and-wife...

Jefferson Starship plays free show Saturday honoring Vietnam vets
Jefferson Starship plays free show Saturday honoring Vietnam vets

Paul Kantner, band leader and guitarist for Jefferson Starship, bristled slightly at the mention of that other Starship and the song “We Built This City.”

“Totally not,” he said. “It’s not my band,...

Feast on National Geographic’s ‘Story of Food’ this weekend
Feast on National Geographic’s ‘Story of Food’ this weekend

We’re in a little bit of a lull in TV land right now in regards to comings and goings. We’ve seen the last of new scripted shows until the new year (sans one miniseries next month), and we’ve still got a few weeks before most...

‘Mockingjay: Part 1’ a glum set-up for ‘Hunger Games’ finale
‘Mockingjay: Part 1’ a glum set-up for ‘Hunger Games’ finale

Dark and hazy, relentlessly glum and dull, “The Hunger Games — Mockingjay: Part 1” is the first film in this sci-fi series to refuse to even attempt to stand on its own.

If you haven’t seen the previous films, good...

5 Questions with Blag the Ripper of the Dwarves
5 Questions with Blag the Ripper of the Dwarves

On Monday night, smutty, drug-fueled San Francisco-based punk band the Dwarves’ will play 123 Pleasant Street in Morgantown with The Queers. In advance of the show — the band’s first in the ...

Appalachian Children’s Chorus concert highlights ‘The Joy of Music’
Appalachian Children’s Chorus concert highlights ‘The Joy of Music’

The Appalachian Children’s Chorus’ presents its Ione Guthrie Holiday Concert, “The Joy of Music,” at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Clay Center. The two-hour program features Christmas selections, winter favorites and some songs from ...

Blue Yonder plays back-to-back gigs
Blue Yonder plays back-to-back gigs

Americana trio Blue Yonder — John Lilly, Robert Shafer and Will Carter — is best known for its acoustic sound, but the band will crank things up a bit on Friday night for “Blue Yonder Boogies,” an evening of plugged-in jams ...

Steve, Lynn Payne to display new works
Steve, Lynn Payne to display new works

Artists Steve and Lynn Payne will host a “Sip & See” opening reception for their new works from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday in the Ellis Room at Bridge Road Bistro, 915 Bridge Road. Lynn will show paintings reflecting observations from her...

Under the Radar reunion on ‘RFC MINI SHOW’

The new “RFC MINI SHOW” is online now at the PopCult blog (blogs.wvgazette.com/popcult). Recorded Halloween night at The Bowling Alley-Dunbar, the mini show captures the reunion of Under The Radar, which...

In Short: Nov. 20-26, 2014

‘An Enemy of the People’

The West Virginia State University theater department will stage Henrik Ibsen’s classic drama, “An Enemy of the People,” re-imagined in the world of steampunk, at 7:30 p.m. Thursday...

YouTube performance sets U.K. guitarist’s career on fire
YouTube performance sets U.K. guitarist’s career on fire

WANT TO GO?

Mike Dawes, with Spencer Elliott

WHERE: Fireside Bar and Lounge (above Little India), 1604 Washington St. E.

WHEN: 7:30 p.m. Friday

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Ron Sowell headlines this month’s Woody Hawley show
Ron Sowell headlines this month’s Woody Hawley show

This month’s Woody Hawley Series concert at the Clay Center Walker Theater on Saturday will showcase some of West Virginia’s finest musicians. Series founder Ron Sowell (pictured) will be joined by mandolin virtuoso Johnny Staats, West...

Bill Maher brings his political punchlines to town Sunday
Bill Maher brings his political punchlines to town Sunday

Midterm elections had a lot of liberal pundits grumbling and predicting doom of one kind or another with the country moving more to the right. Comedian and satirist Bill Maher, who performs Sunday night at the Clay Center, acknowledged that the...

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