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Arts Notes: Oct. 19, 2014
Photo courtesy of CARNEGIE HALL
Arts Notes: Oct. 19, 2014

Barbara Nissman concert

LEWISBURG, W.Va. — Carnegie Hall presents concert pianist Barbara Nissman Oct. 26 at 3 p.m. The performance will feature works by Beethoven, Rachmaninoff, Chopin, Prokofiev and...

Drummers will dazzle on Rhythm Journey Tour
Drummers will dazzle on Rhythm Journey Tour

San Jose Taiko, a performance ensemble inspired by traditional Japanese drumming, brings its Rhythm Journey Tour to West Virginia State University on Tuesday. Taiko is the Japanese word for drum, and in North America, it’s used to describe both ...

The Gala of the Royal Horses struts into the Civic Center
The Gala of the Royal Horses struts into the Civic Center

The Gala of The Royal Horses comes to the Charleston Civic Center at 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Created, produced and led by world-renowned riding master Rene Gasser, the program features performances that celebrate the tradition, athleticism, grace and...

Lecture: Genocide warning signs, prevention
Lecture: Genocide warning signs, prevention

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — At the end of World War II, Holocaust survivors vowed to end genocide by remembering their own experiences and educating others about man’s potential inhumanity to man.

Over the decades since, genocide has...

The end of the fall TV premiere season nears
The end of the fall TV premiere season nears

The stream of new fall shows has slowed to a trickle with only three newbies premiering this week and just three more to go after that. The last of those is in November, which means not long after it, we’ll be at the midseason mark and doing...

‘RFC MINI SHOW’ features Velvet Brothers, Rod Run
‘RFC MINI SHOW’ features Velvet Brothers, Rod Run

This week, the “RFC MINI SHOW,” online at the PopCult blog (blogs.wvgazette.com/popcult), presents reunited lounge legends The Velvet Brothers. The band of rum-drinking, laidback virtuosos got back together at Bruno’s last month,...

In short: Oct. 9-15, 2014

Stand-up comedy

The FireSide Bar & Lounge will host a free show with three local stand-up comedians from 8:30 to 10 p.m. Friday. The venue is located above Little India, 1604 Washington St. E. Visit www.facebook.com/firesidebarandlounge....

Sold out show for “Mountain Stage” mostly delivers the goods

On “Mountain Stage” Sunday night, Curtis McMurtry sang, “It’s only a race, if I win,” a line from a song off his debut solo record “Respectable Enemy.” “Mountain Stage,” of course, is not...

Aretha Franklin to sing at Clay Center in November

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The Queen of Soul is coming to the Clay Center.

Aretha Franklin, whose classic songs include “Respect,” “A Natural Woman” and “Chain of Fools,” will perform at 7:30 p.m. Nov....

W.Va.-Romania museum partnership brings cultures together
W.Va.-Romania museum partnership brings cultures together

What could be more paradoxical than playing the pan flute, considered to be the world’s first mouth organ, in a Google+ hangout? Or discussing the origins of Appalachian bluegrass from thousands...

Under the Streetlamp brings slick crooning to Clay Center

The Clay Center’s 2014-2015 Broadway in Charleston series kicked off last night with Under the Streetlamp, a retro-styled quartet of silk voiced crooners — all former members of the “Jersey Boys” touring company —...

Arts Notes: Oct. 5, 2014
Arts Notes: Oct. 5, 2014

Grand opening set for Art Store’s new location

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — More than 40 artists will be on exhibit at The Art Store’s new location, 233 Hale St., beginning Saturday and running through Nov. 14.

Many of the...

Book event: Author writes strong Southern women
Book event: Author writes strong Southern women

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Born and raised in Charleston, Mary Ann Henry graduated from West Virginia State College, then earned a master’s degree at Ohio University.

After working as a public schoolteacher for five years, Henry spent her ...

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