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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...

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...

Community notes

Vintage Fair

ELKINS — The Kump Center, located at 401 Randolph Avenue in Elkins, will host “Vintage Fair on the Lawn” on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the historic home of former WV Governor H.G. Kump. It will feature...

Escape the ordinary:

“I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach…”

Henry David Thoreau’s words have been haunting echoes in my...

Lynn’s Drive-In one of state’s best kept secrets
Lynn’s Drive-In one of state’s best kept secrets

BLUEWELL — The small, brick restaurant along U.S. 52 may look unassuming to passersby, but generations of faithful customers will tell you Lynn’s Drive-In is one of West Virginia’s best-kept secrets.

Located in the...

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The Gazz

Sounds of summer: An eclectic mix
Q&A with local band A Story Told

Events

Gliding into town: Dancing with the Stars tour heads to Charleston
Best bet: W.Va. Hall of Fame Jimmy Dickens tribute
Best bet: Blenko Festival of Glass
Best bet: Appalachian String Band Music Festival

Arts

WV Book Team: Mountaineer football illustrated in ‘Snapshots’
Young Logan fiddler draws raves for prodigious playing
Photo of the Week: Aug. 2, 2015
Arts Notes: Aug. 2, 2015
Me Talk Pretty One Ray: Nonrequired summer reading

Books

Escape the ordinary:
“The Other Side of Christmas” is two books in one

Film

Review: ‘Cabaret’ a night of drama
Review: Mission accomplished for Cruise in new ‘MI’ flick
Review: ‘Vacation’ reboot is a summer bummer
Marshall Artist Series announces 2015-16 lineup
Movie Listings: July 30, 2015

Music

On Floydfest: music, a phoenix effigy and wonderful people
Ex-POW Lynch to be featured at veterans benefit concert
Drums Across the Tri-State highlight of band season

Reviews

Stage

‘Cabaret’ star shies away from spotlight
In short

Television

“Facing Off” with WV native Jordan Patton

Video Games

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