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David Wax Museum brings energy to new Clay Center series

The room was filled with chatter when the David Wax Museum took the Clay Center’s main stage Friday, but almost instantly when the band’s leading duo began harmonizing the sweet, sad tune of “Lavender Street,” a natural...

Photo of the Week: April 19, 2015
Photo of the Week: April 19, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — This week’s Photo of the Week comes from Laura Moul, who captured the image of a lone cross-country skier at Blackwater Falls State Park following a winter snow.

Women revel in educational travel adventures
Women revel in educational travel adventures

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Pamela Bowen had never been on one. Rose Marie Ritter had been on 45.

So it was that last May 21, Ritter set out to share with Bowen just why she was hooked on traveling the country and the world to take part in the...

Record Store Day returns Saturday
Record Store Day returns Saturday

Christmas comes but once a year. The same is true for Record Store Day, which for vinyl record fans is the next best thing to Christmas.

Since 2007, on the third Saturday in April, independent record stores around the country bring out special,...

Michael Cerveris talks about the ‘draining, exhausting’ ‘Fun Home’
Michael Cerveris talks about the ‘draining, exhausting’ ‘Fun Home’

NEW YORK — As a kid in Huntington, West Virginia, Michael Cerveris was a big fan of black-and-white monster movies — but his loyalties weren’t always with the humans.

“I always identified...

In short: April 16-22, 2015

The West Virginia Division of Culture and History will feature the premier performance of “Adrift” during a 7:30 p.m. program on Saturday, in the Culture Center’s Theater. The concert, which brings together...

'Catch and Release' opens Friday at the Alban Arts Center
'Catch and Release' opens Friday at the Alban Arts Center

Playwright Jeremy Richter's play, “Catch and Release,” started off as a kind of emotional bait and switch.

“The first half of it was kind of fun and funny. It was about two teenage boys, friends growing up, but by that second ...

W.Va. International Film Festival Schedule

General Admission: $8, Six pack of tickets $30. Students $5.

W.Va. International Film Festival returns to LaBelle Theatre
W.Va. International Film Festival returns to LaBelle Theatre

Once again, the West Virginia International Film Festival returns, this year to the LaBelle Theatre, in South Charleston.

From April 17-26, the festival will present critically acclaimed films, most of which weren’t shown in West Virginia....

Single session launched Percy Sledge, No. 1 hit, and a sound
Single session launched Percy Sledge, No. 1 hit, and a sound

MUSCLE SHOALS, Ala. (AP) – Sound engineer Jimmy Johnson knew he had captured something special on tape as Percy Sledge finished singing “When a Man Loves a Woman” in a recording studio in 1965.

Sledge, who died Tuesday, grew...

Community notes

HUNTINGTON — The Red Caboose Artisan Center and Gift Shop, 210 11th Street, Huntington, inside the Cabell-Huntington Convention and Visitors Bureau, will hold a Spring Fling open house Saturday...

Expect a ‘ramp’age to hit the East End this weekend
Expect a ‘ramp’age to hit the East End this weekend

Ramps have gone from being foraged greens favored among the very poor to a rising star on the fine dining scene.

Locally, people still go out and pick their own wild leeks from secret patches all over the West Virginia but, just as often, they...

‘Game of Thrones’ episodes leaked as new season begins
‘Game of Thrones’ episodes leaked as new season begins

LOS ANGELES (AP) – HBO says leaked episodes of “Game of Thrones” came from within a group given approval to receive them.

The premium cable channel said it is “actively assessing” how the breach occurred,...

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