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Review: Brad Paisley returns to happier themes
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Review: Brad Paisley returns to happier themes

Brad Paisley backs away from social issues and strikes up a party on his 10th studio album, “Moonshine In The Trunk” (Arista Nashville). However, that doesn’t mean he suddenly starts to play it safe.

Musically,...

Review: Mixed results for “Mountain Stage”

Last week “Mountain Stage” had a sold-out show on their hands. This week, the recorded live radio program struggled to fill seats with the lower half the theater only around half capacity.

Weak-selling shows are always sort of...

‘Maleficent’ a magnificent new twist on an old tale
‘Maleficent’ a magnificent new twist on an old tale

Angelina Jolie (“Tomb Raider”) stars as the titular character in the new Disney blockbuster “Maleficent,” named for the villain in “Sleeping Beauty.” Already a dead ringer with her high cheekbones and pouty...

‘Fault in Our Stars’ a thoroughly enjoyable adaptation
‘Fault in Our Stars’ a thoroughly enjoyable adaptation

Nearly seven years after John Green inconclusively sold the film rights to his novel “Looking for Alaska” to Paramount Pictures, another one of his novels, “The Fault in Our Stars,” has finally come to the big screen. The...

Review: ‘Mountain Stage’ show full of surprises

“Mountain Stage’s” 819th show was a night of surprises big and small.

The first surprise was a little one. Folk rock group, The Head and The Heart, fresh off their appearance this weekend at the Nelsonville Music Festival in ...

Book review: Sheriff Walt Longmire tackles another case
Book review: Sheriff Walt Longmire tackles another case

When Craig Johnson was a youngster growing up in Huntington, he had some of his teachers shaking their heads. They wondered what would become of the boy. By his own admission, young Craig spent much of his time looking out the schoolroom window...

WV Book Team: Skip Johnson stalks W.Va.’s big cats
WV Book Team: Skip Johnson stalks W.Va.’s big cats

“West Virginia Mountain Lions: Past, Present, and Future of the Long Tailed Cat.” By Skip Johnson, with an afterword by Edwin Daryl Michael Ph.D. West Virginia Book Co. 200 pages. $15.95. Paperback.

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Outdoors writer and...

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