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Review: ‘The Order: 1886’ left me wanting more
Review: ‘The Order: 1886’ left me wanting more

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — “Always leave them wanting more.” P.T. Barnum wasn’t talking about video games when he uttered this famous line, but it rings true nonetheless.

Especially in the case of “The Order:...

Old rockers give ‘Mountain Stage’ audience a surprise

If you don’t like surprises, you would have hated Sunday night’s “Mountain Stage.”

If you hated Sunday night’s “Mountain Stage,” I would have given ...

Mendelssohn, found not on new ground, but without fault

Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto in E Minor, Op. 64has long been near the top of the charts for popularity in Western Art music, which means it is so familiar that it is hard to hear anything new in it. Violinist Nikki Chooi, in his debut with the ...

Review: ‘Resident Evil’ back to scare new generation of gamers
Review: ‘Resident Evil’ back to scare new generation of gamers

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The year was 1996. Will Smith was busy saving the world from aliens in “Independence Day,” people everywhere were dancing the macarena and “Resident Evil” was scaring the bejesus out of millions...

Counting down the top games of 2014
Counting down the top games of 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — 2014 was a rather unusual year when it comes to video games. Between an inordinate amount of remakes and re-releases, launch misfires and a disappointingly high number of AAA games delayed until 2015, the year in video games ...

‘Guys and Dolls’ campy Broadway fun comes to Charleston

Friday night the Clay Center kicked off the new year with the best possible choice for the Broadway in Charleston series, “Guys and Dolls.” Due to technical difficulties the show was extremely late getting started, but the performance...

From an embarrassment of riches, Opus sings with grace

When choruses program concerts, they have to sort through an embarrassment of riches: More than 1,000 years of compositions. In its excellent Christmas concert, Opus Chorale, the 16-voice chamber chorus, sampled music from across the choral canon,...

Review: Miracle on 34th Street cute but lacks classic charm

Though “Miracle on 34th Street” was billed as a “beloved holiday classic,” you might have found yourself disappointed if you went expecting something true to the 1947 film starring Maureen O’Hara.

Friday night...

Last-minute gift ideas for gamers
Last-minute gift ideas for gamers

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The good news? You’ve survived Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, Cyber Monday and all the other creatively named shopping holidays with both your sanity and bank account in one piece. The bad news? There’s ...

Music about the cold never bothers womanSong

The choral Christmas season continued Saturday night as womanSong drew a large crowd to Christ Church United Methodist for a fine, if lengthy concert. Just a few empty seats dotted the hall.

Conductor Emily Capece’s program,...

W.Va. Symphony, Charleston Ballet deliver stunning “The Nutcraker”

On Friday night the Charleston Ballet and the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra teamed up for a stunning presentation of “The Nutcracker.” With guest dancers from the English National Ballet School and the Columbia Classical Ballet this...

Alban actors do their best to lift up Dickens’ bleak ‘Carol’

Last night, the Alban put on Charles Dickens’ classic holiday morality tale, “A Christmas Carol.” While the acting was up to snuff and the set design was lovely, this Christmas staple is more than 170 years old, so it may be time...

Thompson, O’Brien shine in annual Christmas concert

At Bob Thompson’s annual “Joy to the World” Christmas show Thursday night at the state Culture Center, Thompson assured the crowd that he and the band wouldn’t play “Grandma Got Run Over By A Reindeer,” a...

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