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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.

Arts Notes: January 24, 2016

Murder mystery performances

Murder and Merriment is hosting two upcoming murder mystery dinner theater performances. The first, “Speak Easy of Murder,” is scheduled for 7 p.m. Jan. 28 at Blossom Dairy Company, 904 Quarrier St....

PBS “Mine Wars” documentary tells a complex tale
PBS “Mine Wars” documentary tells a complex tale

For decades, the history of the West Virginia Mine Wars was forgotten, suppressed and denied on many fronts, including in the very history books taught within the state.

Yet the tale of what has been called the largest insurrection in American...

Things to do today: Jan. 22, 2016

ERIC BIBB: 7:30 p.m. Tickets $25 to $35. Carnegie Hall, 105 Church St., Lewisburg. Call 645-7917 or visit www.carnegiehallwv.com.

DANIELLE CONARD AND STEVE HIMES: 7:30 p.m. Free. Taylor Books, 226 Capitol St. Call 342-1464 or visit www....

Review: Mindless ‘The 5th Wave’ has an unsettling streak
Review: Mindless ‘The 5th Wave’ has an unsettling streak

When the apocalypse happens, all that's going to be left for us are the guns. Which might actually be true, but is also the subtext of the dystopian young adult film hitting theaters this weekend, “The 5th Wave.” The film opens with a...

Folk musician Jen Starsinic brings roots music to Empty Glass
Folk musician Jen Starsinic brings roots music to Empty Glass

Even a traveling musician has to put down roots somewhere, sometime.

It took singer/songwriter Jen Starsinic awhile, but she finally decided to make Nashville home.

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Left of the Dial: A few words about rock star deaths
Left of the Dial: A few words about rock star deaths

In case you haven’t been paying attention, celebrity musician deaths have been happening at a seemingly alarming rate over recent weeks. If you love a respectable musician within the age of their mid-to-late-60s, prepare yourself for tragedy or ...

Eric Bibb brings the blues to Carnegie Hall
Eric Bibb brings the blues to Carnegie Hall

Bluesman Eric Bibb agreed that they don’t make blues musicians like they used to — at least, they don’t make them like blues legend Huddie William Ledbetter, better known as Lead Belly.

Bibb, who performs Friday night at...

Jewish Film Festival returns with history ... and snacks
Jewish Film Festival returns with history ... and snacks

Between the middle of January and Super Bowl Sunday, movie houses sometimes see a dip in attendance.

It’s not a great time for Hollywood to unleash another blockbuster, but it’s not bad for the West Virginia Jewish Film Festival...

Just Press: Play: Old-school tunes for old souls
Just Press: Play: Old-school tunes for old souls

This week’s Just Press Play comes from Ray Whiting, host of “Soulful Sessions” on WTSQ 88.1, The Status Quo. Ray’s show is big on easy feelings and romance with, “a lot of love songs, old-school R&B and some neo-soul,...

In Short: Jan. 21, 2016

Sunday’s “Mountain Stage” at the Culture Center in the state Capitol Complex is sold out. The show features Guster, Robert Earl Keen, Rhett Miller and The Westies. For more on upcoming shows, visit ...

Movie Listings: Jan. 21, 2016

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.

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Best Bet: Empty Glass
Best Bet: Empty Glass

Sunday night at the Empty Glass, 410 Elizabeth St., is always a wild card night when there’s a live “Mountain Stage” that evening as there is this Sunday at the Culture Center in the state Capitol Complex. You just never know who...

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