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Va. troupe brings intimate version of “Hamlet” to Charleston

This Friday, Charleston will host a performance of “Hamlet” presented the way Shakespeare himself would have wanted it to be seen, play organizers say.

Virginia’s American Shakespeare Center will present...

The Horse Traders saddle up for tour supporting new CD
The Horse Traders saddle up for tour supporting new CD

Travis Egnor, front man for The Horse Traders, had a plan mapped out for his musical career. It was all roughly based around his wife’s job.

“My wife was a travel nurse,” he explained. “Her job would send her...

Fairy tale fun with Capital High’s ‘Cinderella’
Fairy tale fun with Capital High’s ‘Cinderella’

The Capital High School Theater Department will stage three performances of “Cinderella” this weekend at the school’s performing arts center, 1500 Greenbrier St. The school’s theater director, Kristopher Corbett, directs...

Children’s Theatre stages a ‘Schoolhouse’ sing-along
Children’s Theatre stages a ‘Schoolhouse’ sing-along

It’s been five years since the last original batch of “Schoolhouse Rock” episodes (2009’s direct-to-video “Earth Rock” series) and more than 40 since the show first debuted with the pilot episode named for the ...

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...

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