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Under the Streetlamp brings hits of yesteryear to Clay Center Friday
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Under the Streetlamp brings hits of yesteryear to Clay Center Friday

It’s not unusual for performers working on a big musical production to become friends. It’s a little unusual for them to decide after the show is over to strike out on their own, but that’s what Michael Cunio, Michael Ingersoll,...

Three Dog Night plays on

Three Dog Night graced the Clay Center stage Sunday evening to an almost sold out auditorium. After more than four decades of hit music, the band has quite a repertoire of chart toppers to draw from, including such smashes as “Never Been to...

Carpe Diem siezes the chance to play music by a woman

The performance of music by a living composer who is a woman is big news in Charleston. Well, outside of the local choral groups, who perform music by female composers all the time.

The Cavani String Quartet gave a memorable concert of music by...

Innerviews: Musician finds soul-stirring niche as composer  
Innerviews: Musician finds soul-stirring niche as composer  

He's a multifaceted, quintessential "Music Man." Mark Scarpelli has created music, in one form or another, for most of his 60 years. He plays piano, keyboards, accordion and drums.

His...

Broadway benefit will help local student move to the Big Apple
Broadway benefit will help local student move to the Big Apple

“If I can make it there, I’ll make it anywhere….”

— “New York, New York,” 1977

There is little doubt that 13-year-old singer Hannah Peterson, of Kanawha City, can make it onstage in West...

Eric Church, Dwight Yoakam, bridge generational gap at Civic Center

Eric Church fans sure got their money’s worth Friday night.

The platinum-selling country star played more than 20 songs and didn’t seem to want to stop.

Church, along with guests Dwight Yoakam and Brothers Osborne, brought...

‘Anomaly 2’ introduces online multiplayer

‘Anomaly 2’

11 bit Studios

Sony PlayStation 4 (PC)

$14.99 Download

ESRB rating: Teen

review rating: 4.0 stars

Now that the popularity of Tower Defense games is waning, companies have to offer something ...

Braden Stover following his dreams of country music stardom
Braden Stover following his dreams of country music stardom

Lewis County native carves out country career in Nashville, one song at a time

By Samira Shahbandy

George Washington High School

Braden Stover, a native of Jane Lew in Lewis County, began singing when he was just 4 years old....

“School Girl Zombies” Take Campy to the Extreme

Thursday night the Contemporary Youth Arts Company staged a brand new musical by Mark and David Scarpelli and Dan Kehde, “School Girl Zombies from Hell High.” Although the name brings to mind some of the great B-budget horror movies of...

Clay Center to offer free admission Saturday
Clay Center to offer free admission Saturday

The Clay Center will offer free admission to science and art galleries Saturday, in celebration of Smithsonian magazine’s 10th annual Museum Day Live!

More than 1,500 museums across the nation are involved in the partnership with the...

Who ya gonna call? Ghostbusters — West Virginia Division!
Who ya gonna call? Ghostbusters — West Virginia Division!

Standing outside the Beni Kedem Shrine Center on Quarrier Street Monday evening, the Ghostbusters West Virginia Division waited for a photographer to arrive.

They’ll be at ShockaCon, the area’s horror/sci-fi convention, when it...

It’s a Three Dog Night 
Band still going strong after 47 years
It’s a Three Dog Night Band still going strong after 47 years

Three Dog Night’s Danny Hutton doesn’t always know what to make of today’s pop music.

Hutton, who performs Sunday evening with Three Dog Night at the Clay Center, said, “It’s funny what’s taken over rock ...

An outsider and an old-timer: Eric Church brings Dwight Yoakam on the road
An outsider and an old-timer: Eric Church brings Dwight Yoakam on the road

Country star Eric Church admitted he might be a little bit nervous about this new Outsiders World Tour he’s headlining.

On Friday night, Church rolls into the Charleston Civic Center, along with Dwight Yoakam and Brothers Osborne. He...

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