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Symphony guest violinist also a heavy metal fiddler
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Symphony guest violinist also a heavy metal fiddler

The line dividing classical music and heavy metal music isn’t all that thick — at least, it doesn’t seem so for world-renowned violinist Rachel Barton Pine.

“So many of the serious heavy metal genres were influenced...

Symphony guest violinist also a heavy metal fiddler
Symphony guest violinist also a heavy metal fiddler

The line dividing classical music and heavy metal music isn’t all that thick — at least, it doesn’t seem so for world-renowned violinist Rachel Barton Pine.

“So many of the serious heavy metal genres were influenced...

Samoan wrestlers uphold legacy in the ring
Samoan wrestlers uphold legacy in the ring

On Friday night, it’s the Usos versus Goldust and Stardust versus Big E and Kofi Kingston in the WWE Tag Team Triple Threat Championship Match during WWE Live at the Charleston Civic Center. For the Uso brothers, it’s another bid to...

The Black Diamond digs in coal country for new band
The Black Diamond digs in coal country for new band

Tonight, Theron “The Black Diamond” Denson returns to Charleston to record a live album at The Empty Glass.

For fans, it's another chance to see Denson perform, with sometimes eerie facsimile, the hits of Neil Diamond, but this...

International film festival closes Sunday
International film festival closes Sunday

Four days remain of the West Virginia International Food and Film Festival at South Charleston’s LaBelle Theater, 311 D St. Tonight’s films kick off with the Roger Ebert documentary “Life Itself” at 5:45 p.m., followed by...

Monthly ArtWalk takes place Thursday
Monthly ArtWalk takes place Thursday

This month’s Downtown Charleston ArtWalk runs 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at nearly two dozen venues, including the Art Emporium, 823 Quarrier St., which has recent works by Emily Roles and Traci Higginbotham, such as Higginbotham’s...

‘Life is a Cabaret’ with the Gay Men’s Chorale
‘Life is a Cabaret’ with the Gay Men’s Chorale

Join the Charleston Gay Men’s Chorale for “Life is a Cabaret!” at 5:30 p.m. Friday in the Culture Center Great Hall. The concert features 14 songs from the stage and screen. Plus, light hors d’oeuvres will be served....

Highly-anticipated ‘Gotham’ among week’s premieres
Highly-anticipated ‘Gotham’ among week’s premieres

This week starts the fall network season in earnest with a half dozen series premieres between Sunday and Wednesday. Here’s a look at what’s new:

“Madam Secretary,” 8:30 p.m. Sunday, CBS.

Tea...

Super Heavy Duty and Farnsworth on latest PopCult video round-up

“RFC MINI SHOW” No. 38, online now at the PopCult blog (blogs.wvgazette.com/popcult), stars Super Heavy Duty, a supergroup consisting of members of The Pistol Whippers, The Tom McGees, Beaver Knievel and 69 Fingers.

The...

In short: Sept. 18-24

James Taylor tickets

Tickets for James Taylor’s Nov. 28 concert at the Charleston Civic Center go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday. They are $65 and $85, plus additional fees. Purchase through the Civic Center box office, by phone at 800-745-...

Community Music returns with new entertainment
Community Music returns with new entertainment

It’s no secret. Despite its best efforts and a devoted core of supporters, Charleston Community Music has struggled for years to stay afloat and fill seats at its shows.

“It’s a great organization,” Community...

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...

Montclaire quartet plays conversational music with drama and flair

The Montclaire String Quartet began its 25th season with a new lineup Sunday afternoon at the University of Charleston’s Emma Byrd Gallery.

Anton Shelepov, formerly the ensemble’s second violinist, won the concertmaster’s...

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