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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...

Lovers and ballet companies unite for ‘Romeo and Juliet’
Lovers and ballet companies unite for ‘Romeo and Juliet’

Radenko Pavlovich said it’s always wonderful to bring his dancers to Charleston.

The Yugoslavian native is the artistic director for the Columbia Classical Ballet in South Carolina. The group performs this weekend with The Charleston...

From Jethro Tull to Mozambique: a conversation with Dennis Miller
From Jethro Tull to Mozambique: a conversation with Dennis Miller

It amused Dennis Miller to hear that Jethro Tull frontman Ian Anderson had a show across town the same night — Friday — that he and Bill O’Reilly come to Charleston for their Bolder and Fresher Tour at the Municipal Auditorium....

Forget Gerald Bostock, Ian Anderson prefers talking climate change
Forget Gerald Bostock, Ian Anderson prefers talking climate change

Contrary to some reports, Gerald Bostock doesn’t really figure into Jethro Tull frontman Ian Anderson’s latest record, “Homo Erraticus.” At least that’s what Anderson, who performs Friday night at the Clay Center,...

NBC adds ‘Constantine’ to supernatural Fridays, ‘Happy Endings’ alum gets ‘Benched’ on USA
NBC adds ‘Constantine’ to supernatural Fridays, ‘Happy Endings’ alum gets ‘Benched’ on USA

NBC must assume that folks are going to be out celebrating Halloween next week, so they’re premiering their Friday night supernatural block this week instead. First up is the season premiere of “Grimm” at 9 p.m....

FestivALL Fall schedule of events
FestivALL Fall schedule of events

In addition to HallowEast, this weekend is also FestivALL Fall. Besides the ballet, there are several other events you can find your way to for non-Halloween seasonal fun. Have a look:

“HAMLET”: 7:30 p.m. Friday....

In Short: Oct. 23-29, 2014

Shakespearian reading

Scholar, international director, actor and playwright Baron Kelly will give a free reading from his play in development about Ira Aldridge, the 19th century African-American Shakespearean actor, at noon Thursday at the...

Get your game on at CharCon
Get your game on at CharCon

Get your game on this weekend when CharCon, Charleston's annual gaming convention, returns for year eight at the Charleston Civic Center.

This year's theme is superheroes. The convention features three days of card games, board games, role-...

The Jasons on the ‘RFC MINI SHOW’

The latest “RFC MINI SHOW,” starring The Jasons, is online now at the PopCult blog (blogs.wvgazette.com/popcult). The “Friday The 13th”-inspired horror punk band from Crystal Lake, New Jersey (by way of the Mountain State), ...

Singers, storytellers grace ‘Mountain Stage’

One thing that can be said about Sunday night’s “Mountain Stage” is that Charleston has missed Todd Snider. After the warm reception the singer/songwriter received as he crept onto the stage, pausing to deliver an unexpected hug...

Evil Dead returns
Evil Dead returns

For musician and actor Steve Wandling, the scariest part about 2014 wasn’t getting the lead role in the Kanawha Players’ production of “Evil Dead: The Musical.”

The show, based on director Sam Raimi’s...

W.Va. native Bill Withers nominated for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

When the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced its short list of nominees for next year’s class of inductees into the hall in Cleveland, West Virginia’s own Bill Withers was among the names.

The 76-year-old Raleigh County-native is...

Cable TV cancellations, renewals and more
Cable TV cancellations, renewals and more

Cable show cancellations and renewals are more difficult for me to keep track of than regular broadcast shows because A) they have varied season schedules, so there’s not as firm a timetable for such announcements and B) there are WAY more...

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