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Three Dog Night plays on

Three Dog Night graced the Clay Center stage Sunday evening to an almost sold out auditorium. After more than four decades of hit music, the band has quite a repertoire of chart toppers to draw from, including such smashes as “Never Been to...

Barton Pine joins WVSO for illuminating performance

Samuel Barber’s subversively modern Violin Concerto received an illuminating, imaginative performance from Rachel Barton Pine and the West Virginia Symphony, Friday night at the Clay Center.

Pine, a violinist of the highest quality,...

Chorus sings for causes (photos)
Chorus sings for causes (photos)

Mound Festival winners named

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Winners have been announced for the 36th South Charleston Mound Festival, which took place Sept. 13:

First-place winners: Scott Stephens, painting/sculpture/graphics; Bridget Tudor, photography; Lesa Cook,...

‘Destiny’ Lacks Variety

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Sony PlayStation 4 (Xbox One, PS3, Xbox 360)

$59.99

ESRB rating: Teen

Review rating: 3.5 stars

Combining game genres is pretty common in the video game industry. Sometimes it even creates a brand new genre,...

Things to do Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014

Music

FRIENDS: 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Free. Variety. 5 Corners Cafe, Delaware Avenue and Virginia Street West. Call 304-205-7817.

JOHN LILLY: 9 to 11 p.m. Free. Singer-songwriter. Black Sheep Burrito and Brews, 702 Quarrier St. Call 304-343-...

Arts Notes: Sept. 21, 2014
Arts Notes: Sept. 21, 2014

Photography class

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Laura Moul will teach a three-part intermediate digital photography class at Paintbrush Studio, 303 Pennsylvania Ave., on Wednesdays from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. beginning Oct. 15. The fee is $75 for all...

‘Traveling 219’ shares highlands highway heritage
‘Traveling 219’ shares highlands highway heritage

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The New Deal Federal Writers’ Project from the 1930s and early ’40s is long gone, but it inspired a West Virginia heritage tourism and history project that is going strong.

The Federal Writers’...

Calling all horror, sci-fi fans for ShockaCon
Calling all horror, sci-fi fans for ShockaCon

When thinking of autumn, many people picture leaves changing colors, holidays with the family, time changes or football. Others, though, imagine another exciting event that more people are slowly yet surely learning about: ShockaCon. On Sept. 26-28,...

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...

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