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Book Notes: Aug. 2, 2015
Book Notes: Aug. 2, 2015

Book signing

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Retired adult education teacher David Greene, of Newark, Ohio, will present his most recent work, “Unfit to be a Slave: A Guide to Adult Education for Liberation,” at Taylor Books, 226...

Review: ‘Cabaret’ a night of drama

Friday night, in the intimate confines of The Charleston Light Opera Guild’s church-cum-theater on Tennessee Avenue, an audience was transported through time. Swept back to the burgeoning underworld of Berlin — a city in the throes of an ...

Review: Mission accomplished for Cruise in new ‘MI’ flick
Review: Mission accomplished for Cruise in new ‘MI’ flick

There's some interesting talk in the cleverly satisfying script of “Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation” about the element of luck. As in: How much is luck a factor in the success of Ethan Hunt and his IMF cohorts? After all, in the...

Review: ‘Vacation’ reboot is a summer bummer
Review: ‘Vacation’ reboot is a summer bummer

There must be a way to pay tribute to '80s comedy classics like “National Lampoon's Vacation” without using the opportunity to traffic in archaic sexism, gender panic and off-color racial jokes. The reboot of the franchise, “Vacation,...

Young Logan fiddler draws raves for prodigious playing
Young Logan fiddler draws raves for prodigious playing

LOGAN, W.Va. — He might not be tall enough to reach the microphone or play a full-size fiddle, but at just 5½ years of age, Liam Farley has the makings — and the sounds — of a gifted...

Book Notes: Aug. 2, 2015
Book Notes: Aug. 2, 2015

Book signing

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Retired adult education teacher David Greene, of Newark, Ohio, will present his most recent work, “Unfit to be a Slave: A Guide to Adult Education for Liberation,” at Taylor Books, 226...

Me Talk Pretty One Ray: Nonrequired summer reading
Me Talk Pretty One Ray: Nonrequired summer reading

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — There are rumors going around the newsroom that sometimes people take these things called “vacations,” and that sometimes this means they go to the beach. And for those as terrified of the ocean (and of shark...

WV Book Team: Mountaineer football illustrated in ‘Snapshots’
WV Book Team: Mountaineer football illustrated in ‘Snapshots’

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — West Virginia University Press is excited to announce the publication of “Saturday Snapshots: West Virginia University Football,” by John Antonik, director of digital media...

Photo of the Week: Aug. 2, 2015
Photo of the Week: Aug. 2, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Our Photo of the Week gets nosy with a hairy friend.

Meet Loki. This young raccoon currently calls the woods in front of Shannon Thornton’s house his home. Loki was practically a newborn when Thornton found him...

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...

Arts Notes: Aug. 2, 2015
Arts Notes: Aug. 2, 2015

Teachers’ artwork

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — The Berkeley Arts Council is holding an exhibit of works by teaching artists Jean Kellogg and Judith Becker. The exhibit is in the Back Space at the Berkeley ...

“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...

‘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...

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Television

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