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Sensory-sensitive screening of ‘Annie’ Saturday
Sensory-sensitive screening of ‘Annie’ Saturday

At 10 a.m. Saturday, Park Place Stadium Cinemas will hold a sensory-sensitive showing of the recently-released “Annie” for people with developmental disabilities. The film, an update of the beloved musical, stars Oscar nominee...

Bhopal drama to screen, marking 30th anniversary of disaster
Bhopal drama to screen, marking 30th anniversary of disaster

To mark the 30th anniversary of the Bhopal Disaster, “Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain” will have its West Virginia premiere at 7 p.m. today at the LaBelle Theater, 311 D St., South Charleston. The fictionalized drama is based on the industrial ...

Review: Bonamassa brings cool to Clay

Dang.

Blues performer Joe Bonamassa blasted off at the Clay Center Tuesday night to a mostly full concert hall.

The floor and first balcony were filled, while fans were scattered along the walls in box seats and at the top of the venue....

Smokey Joe’s Café serves up enjoyable, if bland, fare

Monday night as part of their Broadway in Charleston series the Clay Center presented “Smokey Joe’s Café: The Songs of Leiber and Stoller.” The show is a review of some standard pop tunes, a few rhythm and blues classics and...

Consummate performer James Taylor puts on a great show
Consummate performer James Taylor puts on a great show

James Taylor has made a mint off of being a homesick/heartsick kid from the Carolinas, but at 66 years old, he is hardly still a child. Nevertheless, on Friday night he brought his white-boy-sings-the-blues brand of American folk to the Charleston...

St. Paul and the Broken Bones rock ‘Mountain Stage’

Paul Janeway brought the gospel to Charleston, as he and his band St. Paul and the Broken Bones shook Mountain Stage with thunderous spirit on Sunday night.

Janeway, from Alabama, was brought up in the Pentecostal Church, evident in his...

‘Mockingjay: Part 1’ a glum set-up for ‘Hunger Games’ finale
‘Mockingjay: Part 1’ a glum set-up for ‘Hunger Games’ finale

Dark and hazy, relentlessly glum and dull, “The Hunger Games — Mockingjay: Part 1” is the first film in this sci-fi series to refuse to even attempt to stand on its own.

If you haven’t seen the previous films, good...

Review: Lively Baroque ensemble brightens a dreary Autumn day

It may have been cold and rainy Sunday but Red Priest brightened the day considerably. It returned to Charleston with its high-energy take on Baroque music in a concert for the Charleston Chamber Music Society at Christ Church United Methodist....

Pianist makes triumphant return with W.Va. Symphony

When Pianist Valentina Lisitsa was forced to cancel a performance of Brahms’s Piano Concerto No. 1 in D Minor with the West Virginia Symphony in January, she offered to return this season and perform both of the composer’s piano...

Park Place opens critically acclaimed ‘Birdman’ Friday
Park Place opens critically acclaimed ‘Birdman’ Friday

The stunningly unique visual style and sacrificial slaughter of stardom makes “Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)” a modern day “Sunset Boulevard” — where winning and losing recognition can be a...

Nitro brings ‘Billy Elliot’ musical to big screen
Nitro brings ‘Billy Elliot’ musical to big screen

At 12:55 p.m. Saturday and 7 p.m. Tuesday, Regal Nitro Stadium 12 will screen “Billy Elliot the Musical Live,” recorded at the Victoria Palace Theatre on London’s West End. Adapted from the Oscar-nominated film, the musical tells...

‘Beyond the Lights’ a pain-behind-the-music romance that works
‘Beyond the Lights’ a pain-behind-the-music romance that works

Movie Review

“Beyond the Lights” HH1/2

RATED: PG-13 (sexual content including suggestive gestures, partial nudity, language and thematic elements)

DIRECTOR: Gina Prince-Bythewood

CAST: ...

George Washington High to stage ‘A Doll’s House’

The Theatre of the Nevertheless, George Washington High School’s drama club will stage Henrik Ibsen’s “A Doll’s House” beginning Friday at the school’s auditorium, 1522 Tennis Club Rd. Performances are 7 p.m....

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