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Last-minute gift ideas for gamers
Last-minute gift ideas for gamers

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The good news? You’ve survived Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, Cyber Monday and all the other creatively named shopping holidays with both your sanity and bank account in one piece. The bad news? There’s...

WV Book Team: A few of our favorite things
WV Book Team: A few of our favorite things

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Never ask a librarian for her favorite book.

We can’t choose! They’re all wonderful!

But we are here for you, dear readers, so we polled the staff of the Kanawha County Public Library and came up...

Nora Jane Struthers at The Empty Glass Friday
Nora Jane Struthers at The Empty Glass Friday

Singer/songwriter Nora Jane Struthers gained national acclaim when her band, The Bootleggers, won the band competition at the prestigious Telluride Bluegrass Festival in 2008, and since then, her star has continued to rise on the Americana scene. At...

Bob Thompson’s “Joy to the World” on Thursday
Bob Thompson’s “Joy to the World” on Thursday

Bob Thompson’s annual “Joy to the World” concert kicks off at 8 p.m. Thursday at the Culture Center Theater. Joining the jazz pianist as this year’s guest vocalist is Wheeling native Mollie O’Brien (pictured), who...

womanSong provides ‘Comfort and Joy’ with holiday concert
womanSong provides ‘Comfort and Joy’ with holiday concert

At 7:30 p.m. Saturday, the womanSong Chorale, directed by Emily Capece, will present its winter holiday concert, “Comfort and Joy,” at Christ Church United Methodist, 1221 Quarrier St. The concert features guests Larry Groce and the...

Kanawha Valley Community Band holiday concert Friday
Kanawha Valley Community Band holiday concert Friday

The Kanawha Valley Community Band will host its free holiday concert at 7 p.m. Friday at the LaBelle Theater, 311 D St., South Charleston. Get in the holiday spirit with songs including “Sleigh Ride,” “White Christmas” and...

The 10 most fascinating fictional folks on TV in 2014
The 10 most fascinating fictional folks on TV in 2014

On Sunday, Barbara Walters’ annual “10 Most Fascinating People” special will air at 9 p.m. on ABC. Among the featured folks are Neil Patrick Harris, Oprah and Taylor Swift.

But what if the show...

In Short: Dec. 10-17, 2014

‘A Christmas Carol’ at Tamarack

The Treehouse Arts Ensemble will present “A Christmas Carol” at 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday at Tamarack, located off the1-64/77 Exit 45 near Beckley. Tickets are $7.50 in advance...

Music and more on latest ‘Radio Free Charleston’

Episode 205 of “Radio Free Charleston” is online now at the PopCult blog (blogs.wvgazette.com/popcult). The show features music from Chad Foss & Sean Sydnor, The Big Bad and Travis Egnor, plus a new Prelinger compilation from Frank...

Shop hopes used books make for ‘beloved resource’
Shop hopes used books make for ‘beloved resource’

It started with a back room that had only a cat and a mountain of cardboard inside.

With a little vision and some elbow grease, Taylor Books has changed that ignored spaced into a used book room.

Joe Solomon, curator of the shop’s...

Kathy Mattea returns home for Christmas
Kathy Mattea returns home for Christmas

Country star and West Virginia native Kathy Mattea and her husband, singer/songwriter Jon Vezner, have a schedule they try to adhere to during the holidays.

Mattea, who performs at Carnegie Hall in Lewisburg on Thursday and at the Keith-Albee...

Patti LaBelle, Kathy Griffin, Harry Connick Jr. headline new Clay Center series
Patti LaBelle, Kathy Griffin, Harry Connick Jr. headline new Clay Center series

Vocal powerhouse Patti LaBelle, jazz/pop star Harry Connick Jr. and comedian Kathy Griffin will headline the Clay Center's 2015 spring performance season.

The lineup, along with a new performance series featuring emerging artists, was announced...

Review: Last show of “Mountain Stage” season terrific

Sunday night, “Mountain Stage’s” 31st season came to a satisfying close at the Culture Center Theater with a crowd-pleasing show that might have been the best in the last couple of months.

Since the beginning of October, the ...

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