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Gliding into town: Dancing with the Stars tour heads to Charleston
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Gliding into town: Dancing with the Stars tour heads to Charleston

Professional dancer Emma Slater admits she didn’t have a “Plan B” career-wise.


From the time that she was 10, the “Dancing With The Stars” performer has always just danced.

“Facing Off” with WV native Jordan Patton
“Facing Off” with WV native Jordan Patton

Jordan Patton had trouble paying attention in class.

The Parkersburg native laughed and said, “In high school, I used to sit and draw monsters and things like that instead of doing my actual class work.”

Who would have...

Gliding into town: Dancing with the Stars tour heads to Charleston
Gliding into town: Dancing with the Stars tour heads to Charleston

Professional dancer Emma Slater admits she didn't have a “Plan B” career-wise.

From the time that she was 10, the “Dancing With The Stars” performer has always just danced.

“I saw a demonstration by a...

‘Cabaret’ star shies away from spotlight
‘Cabaret’ star shies away from spotlight

Steve Brannon doesn’t know why a reporter would want to talk to him about his role in the Charleston Light Opera Guild’s upcoming production of “Cabaret.”

Brannon, who works for a local accounting firm, is a private...

On Floydfest: music, a phoenix effigy and wonderful people
On Floydfest: music, a phoenix effigy and wonderful people

Floyd, Va. — Something was calling me to go to FloydFest.

I’m a fan of the headliner, Grace Potter, and several other acts that were there this past weekend, such as Emmylou Harris, Rodney Crowell, Larry Keel and Keller Williams,...

Sounds of summer: An eclectic mix
Sounds of summer: An eclectic mix

You love music? We love music.

All summer long (and probably longer), the Charleston Gazette-Mail wants to share singers and songs, albums and artists, and maybe entire new genres of music for you to get to know....

Marshall Artist Series announces 2015-16 lineup

The 79th season of the Marshall Artist Series will bring a variety of highly anticipated musicians and Broadway performances to the Keith-Albee Performing Arts Center in the coming months.

The series begins Oct. 1 with comedian Anthony Jeselnik,...

Best bet: W.Va. Hall of Fame Jimmy Dickens tribute
Best bet: W.Va. Hall of Fame Jimmy Dickens tribute

The West Virginia Music Hall of Fame will host an evening celebrating the life and music of Country Music Hall of Famer and West Virginia Music Hall of Famer, Little Jimmy Dickens.

The tribute will be held 7 p.m. Saturday at the Labelle...

Best bet: Blenko Festival of Glass
Best bet: Blenko Festival of Glass

Blenko Glass will hold its 8th Annual Festival of Glass Friday through Sunday at the company's factory and visitor center in Milton.

The weekend will include several classes, guided tours, glass blowing demonstrations and giveaways....

Best bet: Appalachian String Band Music Festival
Best bet: Appalachian String Band Music Festival

The Annual Appalachian String Band Music Festival returns to Camp Washington-Carver in Clifftop this weekend with mountain music, dance, contests, crafts and more.

This year’s festival, which goes through Sunday evening, welcomes Megan B....

In short
In short

Boxes of Darkness

Charleston's Contemporary Youth Arts Company takes on hatred and intolerance in their latest production, "Boxes of Darkness."

The show, which runs 8 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday at the Capitol Theater, is the...

Movie Listings: July 30, 2015

Theater key: M = Marquee Cinemas in South Charleston; N = Nitro Stadium 12; PP = Park Place Stadium Cinemas in downtown Charleston; TV = Teays Valley Stadium 10 in Scott Depot.

“VACATION”: ...

Q&A with local band A Story Told
Q&A with local band A Story Told

Q: How did A Story Told get started?

A: "We started in 2013. We were in separate bands that were breaking up. I was in a band called Some Like It Hot. Somebody else was in a band called Missing in ...

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Sounds of summer: An eclectic mix
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Best bet: W.Va. Hall of Fame Jimmy Dickens tribute
Best bet: Blenko Festival of Glass
Best bet: Appalachian String Band Music Festival

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“Facing Off” with WV native Jordan Patton
‘Cabaret’ star shies away from spotlight
In short
On Floydfest: music, a phoenix effigy and wonderful people
Marshall Artist Series announces 2015-16 lineup

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Escape the ordinary:
“The Other Side of Christmas” is two books in one
Book Notes: July 26, 2015
Giardina’s ‘Storming Heaven’ being cast as a musical
WV Book Team: ‘New’ Dr. Seuss is on the loose

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Movie Listings: July 30, 2015
Raking ‘Muck’: Buckhannon man returns home for film project

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Ex-POW Lynch to be featured at veterans benefit concert
Drums Across the Tri-State highlight of band season
Living Legends of Dance

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