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CYAC debuts ‘Mercy,’ an original play on the Salem Witch Trials
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CYAC debuts ‘Mercy,’ an original play on the Salem Witch Trials

Thursday night, Contemporary Youth Arts Company debuts “Mercy,” a new musical from playwright Dan Kehde and composer Mark Scarpelli.

Magician, burlesque belly dancer star in variety show at Empty Glass
Magician, burlesque belly dancer star in variety show at Empty Glass

Friday night, Penny Maple and Friends present: Spice of Life! Variety Show, a jam-packed evening that includes a little bit of everything. There’s music, magic, comedy, burlesque and who knows what else, all for the...

In Short: Feb. 11, 2016

Grammy-winning band Old Crow Medicine Show with special guest Parker Milsap comes to Charleston Municipal Auditorium at 8 p.m. on April 2 and tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, costing $27.50, $32.50, $39.50 in advance, with ticket prices...

Best Bet: Disney on Ice
Best Bet: Disney on Ice

The ice will be filled with some of Disney’s favorite characters when “Disney on Ice: Let’s Celebrate” comes to the Charleston Civic Center with eight performances tonight, Friday, Saturday and Sunday,...

Best Bet: At the Monkey Barrel
Best Bet: At the Monkey Barrel

Underground Industries will host its second Capitol City Sessions event featuring some of the region’s premiere electronic music performers and sounds in a show that runs 8 p.m. to 3 a.m. at the Monkey Barrel, 214 Leon Sullivan Way. The lineup: ...

Best Bet: “Of Ebony Embers”
Best Bet: “Of Ebony Embers”

A free performance celebrating the music and poetry of the Harlem Renaissance era takes place today at 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. in the Fannin S. Belcher Theater of the Davis Fine Arts Building at West Virginia State University in Institute....

Community Notes: Feb. 11, 2016

The Department of Communications and Media Studies at West Virginia State University will be holding a casting call for roles in the short film, “The Woman in the Room,” on Feb. 18 (7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m....

Had enough of romance? Celebrate holiday with a good murder mystery
Had enough of romance? Celebrate holiday with a good murder mystery

This weekend, Tops Off Barber Shop would like to help you celebrate Valentine’s Day with good ol’ fashioned murder.

CYAC debuts ‘Mercy,’ an original play on the Salem Witch Trials
CYAC debuts ‘Mercy,’ an original play on the Salem Witch Trials

Thursday night, Contemporary Youth Arts Company debuts “Mercy,” a new musical from playwright Dan Kehde and composer Mark Scarpelli.

Actress Molly Ringwald to screen ‘The Breakfast Club’ in WV
Actress Molly Ringwald to screen ‘The Breakfast Club’ in WV

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) – Actress Molly Ringwald is celebrating the 30th anniversary of “The Breakfast Club” film by screening the movie with audiences in Huntington.

Halftime Review: Coldplay lets guests overshadow band
Halftime Review: Coldplay lets guests overshadow band

Give Chris Martin and Coldplay credit: It takes a certain lack of ego for musicians to essentially let themselves be upstaged at their own Super Bowl show.

John Williams’ music draws packed house for WV Symphony

John Williams didn’t burst onto the scene with his score for Steven Spielberg’s “Jaws” in 1975. Many would have begged for the career he had already had as a composer in film and television. But in the 41 years since cellos,...

Trombones from Costa Rica, different and brilliant

Brass quintets, made up of a couple of trumpets, a horn, a trombone, and a tuba, have appeared occasionally in Charleston.

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