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Theater troupe dons wearable lights for holiday show
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Theater troupe dons wearable lights for holiday show

Just like Bruce Springsteen, Eleanor Carvey is used to dancing in the dark.

It’s a skill she has had to perfect as a member of Lightwire Theater, the performance troupe she founded with her husband, Ian, and fellow husband-and-wife...

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....

Jessie J’s powerful vocals the highlight of ‘Sweet Talker’
Jessie J’s powerful vocals the highlight of ‘Sweet Talker’

After taking the world by storm with her hit songs “Price Tag” and “Domino” in 2011, British singer/songwriter Jessie J seemed to disappear for a while. This year, however, Jessie J came back with a “Bang...

‘Interstellar’ is a movie as ambitious as spaceflight itself
‘Interstellar’ is a movie as ambitious as spaceflight itself

Christopher Nolan’s “Interstellar” is the most ambitious science fiction film — maybe ever and certainly since “2001: A Space Odyssey.” Long, filled with lengthy passages of exposition and explanations of...

Disney has another animated winner with ‘Big Hero 6’
Disney has another animated winner with ‘Big Hero 6’

“Big Hero 6” is Walt Disney Animation’s lovely and sometimes touching attempt to do anime with computer-generated animation. Based on Marvel comic book characters, it’s a story-driven kid-pleasing mashup of plots,...

Can you solve the mystery of ‘The Murdered Mistress’?
Can you solve the mystery of ‘The Murdered Mistress’?

The South Charleston Chamber of Commerce will host an interactive murder mystery dinner theater at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday at The Comedy Zone. “The Murdered Mistress,” presented by Huntington’s Murder and Merriment, centers on ...

‘Fiddler’ a wonderful close to Light Opera Guild’s 65th season

The Charleston Light Opera Guild revitalized a beloved classic for the close of their 65th season with “Fiddler on the Roof,” the heartwarming tale of a Jewish family on the cusp of change, both in their beloved tradition, and in the...

Taylor Swift begins new era with ‘1989’
Taylor Swift begins new era with ‘1989’

At the young age of 24, Taylor Swift is well on her way to taking over the music world. Her fifth studio album, “1989,” not only comes with a new sound, but it creates a new era for her career. It makes it evident that Swift is no longer ...

An unusual trio with new music makes for a superb concert

Musicians who have an interest in chamber music but work outside the usual ensembles of string instruments or string instruments plus piano don’t have centuries worth of repertoire from which to choose for putting together a program.

For ...

Alan Thicke to host dance show in Huntington
Alan Thicke to host dance show in Huntington

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Professional dancers will take the stage Thursday night at the Keith-Albee Theater in Huntington when the Marshall Artists Series presents “Dancing Pros Live.”

The show features world-renowned dancers and ...

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