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Documentary project aims to capture some of region’s history, culture before it’s gone
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Documentary project aims to capture some of region’s history, culture before it’s gone

Shane Simmons said he and Jason Barton had no idea what they were getting into when they started "The Appalachian Project," an ongoing documentary that "is committed to promoting and preserving the heritage and culture of the Southern...

Arts Notes: Aug. 24, 2014
Arts Notes: Aug. 24, 2014

Daywood Collection

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — The Huntington Museum of Art’s Fourth Tuesday Tour, scheduled for Tuesday at 7 p.m., will focus on the Daywood Collection, with a reception to follow. With a ...

From ‘Africa’ to Charleston: Toto at Clay Center Sunday
From ‘Africa’ to Charleston: Toto at Clay Center Sunday

It used to be one of the crown jewels of rock ‘n’ roll: getting your band’s picture on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine. 

Dr. Hook famously rhapsodized about the mind-blowing pleasure it would bring — and...

Review: ‘The Golf Club’ stays true to the game
Review: ‘The Golf Club’ stays true to the game

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — One of the things that first attracted me to the game of golf is the sport’s inherent simplicity. There are no frills, no unnecessary moving parts. There are no teammates, no coaches and no officials — just a...

WV Book Team: Ghost stories in ‘Fireside Folklore’
WV Book Team: Ghost stories in ‘Fireside Folklore’

“Fireside Folklore of West Virginia, Volume II: Ghost, Spirits, Legends & Dark History,” by Sherri Brake. West Virginia Book Co. 136 pages. $15. Paperback.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — “Fireside Folklore” is a series...

Former Hendrix bassist home for Live on the Levee
Former Hendrix bassist home for Live on the Levee

It was pouring rain the day Billy Cox met Jimi Hendrix.

“I was on post in the Army, and I was coming from a theater,” he said. “We all ran for cover, and I wound up on the doorstep of Service Club number one, along with some ...

Tyler Childers plays solo showcase in Huntington Friday
Tyler Childers plays solo showcase in Huntington Friday

Working his way from the backroads of Kentucky to a club near you, Americana singer/songwriter Tyler Childers is making a name for himself with his thoughtful songwriting and earnest delivery that has been compared to everyone from Sturgill Simpson to ...

W.Va. drama to screen at Capitol Center Theater Thursday
W.Va. drama to screen at Capitol Center Theater Thursday

The Capitol Center Theater, 123 Summers St., will host the West Virginia premiere of “Moving Mountains” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday. The film by writer/journalist Penny Loeb, based on her award-winning book of the same name, stars Theresa...

Visit New Orleans via ArtWalk on Thursday
Visit New Orleans via ArtWalk on Thursday

This month’s Charleston ArtWalk runs 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at nearly two dozen downtown galleries and businesses. Among the participants is Gallery Eleven, 1025 Quarrier St., which will feature works by Jean Pennington (pictured) that were...

Saturday music and art festival honors Diamond Teeth Mary
Saturday music and art festival honors Diamond Teeth Mary

The fifth annual Diamond Teeth Mary Blues & Art Festival runs 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday at Harris Riverfront Park in Huntington. Charleston’s The Diablo Blues Band (pictured), Tee Dee Young, Ray Fuller & The Bluesrockers, Gary Applegate, the...

New ‘Doctor Who’ arrives on BBC America this weekend
New ‘Doctor Who’ arrives on BBC America this weekend

The new season of “Doctor Who,” with Peter Capaldi as the 12th Doctor, premieres Saturday, and BBC America is going all out for it.

First, on Friday, there’s the “Doctor Who: Earth...

In Short: Aug. 21-27, 2014

Dierks Bentley

Tickets for Dierks Bentley’s Nov. 20 concert at Huntington’s Big Sandy Superstore Arena with Randy Houser and Eric Paslay go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday. They are $23 and $42.75, available through Ticketmaster....

Mini-show features C2J2, which appears on Empty Glass’ 30th anniversary project

A new episode of “The RFC MINI SHOW,” online at the PopCult blog (blogs.wvgazette.com/popcult), digs up a gem from the “Radio Free Charleston” vault. It’s a performance by progressive-jazz quartet C2J2, recorded at...

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