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Jason Aldean returning to Charleston May 28

Country music superstar Jason Aldean will return to the Charleston Civic Center on May 28, with a show that also features Cole Swindell, Tyler Farr and Dee Jay Silver.

Aldean is one of the reigning performers in country music today and over the...

‘The Lion in Winter’ prowls across the local stage

There was no physical fighting Friday night, but there was no lack of sparring on the Capitol Centre Theater stage at the Limelight Theater Company’s premier of “The Lion in Winter.” The characters used their rapier sharp wit to...

Review: Symphony gives a memorable Mahler performance

Whenever the West Virginia Symphony and conductor Grant Cooper have turned to Mahler’s symphonies, the performances have been memorable. Friday night’s concert at the Clay Center featuring the composer’s Sixth Symphony in A Minor...

N’Awlins invades Clay Center

The first few pages of online audience reviews of Harry Connick Jr.’s concerts are almost invariably negative, talking about phoned-in performances, not enough singing, late starts and short shows.

Apparently, those folks are clueless...

Things to do: Saturday, Feb. 28

ANTHONY HOEY: 7 p.m. Free. Multi-genre, Irish singer/songwriter. Bluegrass Kitchen, 1600 Washington St., E. Call 304-346-2871.

NO REGRETS: 7 to 10 p.m. Admission $8. Marmet Recreation Center, 8500 MacCorkle Ave. Call 304-949-9692.


From inside the WV Symphony: Playing Mahler’s Sixth
From inside the WV Symphony: Playing Mahler’s Sixth

Playing any of Gustav Mahler’s nine symphonies is a big deal. Almost all of them require huge orchestras with extra players in the winds, brass and percussion section (the Fourth is the only one that doesn’t).

Artistic Director...

Things to do today: Feb. 27, 2015

MARSHALL PETTY AND THE GROOVE: 5 to 8 p.m. Free. 5 Corners Cafe, corner of Delaware Avenue and Virginia Street. Call 304-205-7817.

COUNTY LINE COUNTRY: 7 to 10 p.m. Cover $5. Elk River Community Center, 1047 Main St., Elkview. Call 304-965-3722....

Contemporary Christian singer tries to play to his strengths
Contemporary Christian singer tries to play to his strengths

Contemporary Christian singer David Crowder said it’s all very humbling to look through a hymnal at all the songs that have been written about faith and God over the years.

Crowder, who headlines The Rock and Worship Roadshow at the...

In short: Feb. 26-March 4

The Clinton Gregory Bluegrass Band, out of Nashville, brings its tight harmonies and musical virtuosity to the Milton Opry House for a show beginning 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Admission is $15 adults,...

Community theater
Community theater

"My mom tried to keep me in dance when I was younger," Phillips said. "Honestly, it just wasn't my favorite thing."

At 17, Phillips auditioned for a musical theater program and moved to New York to attend college.

In New York, she took...

Bibb shines at Mountain Stage

The melting snow and slush that covered area streets and sidewalks may have kept some people home from the Culture Center theater Sunday night. The crowd at Mountain Stage was a little thin. The bottom of the auditorium was nearly full but the balcony ...

Eat, Ray, Love: Don’t feel guilty about what you read
Eat, Ray, Love: Don’t feel guilty about what you read

There’s a serious problem that’s plaguing many people: reader’s block.

It’s sort of like writer’s block, but for readers — you keep trying to read the same book, but you can never finish it. You stop in...

Things to do Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015


THAT HIGH COUNTRY REVIVAL: 7 p.m. Free. New and old-time mountain. Bluegrass Kitchen, 1600 Washington St. E. Call 304-346-2871.

THE BOB THOMPSON UNIT: 6:30 p.m. Tickets $15. D Street Art and Music Series. LaBelle Theater, 311 D St.,...

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