“The Sound of Music” returns this weekend to the Clay Center for performances at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, with a final matinee at 2 p.m. Sunday. Gazette-Mail reviewer Autumn Hopkins called the Charleston Light Opera Guild’s opening-night performance a “magical and nostalgic evening,” g…

Indie rockers Hawthorne Heights perform at Rock City Cake Company Saturday night in an all-ages show. The Dayton, Ohio-based band, known for a string of well-received records including “Fragile Future,” “Skeletons” and “If Only You Were Lonely,” is celebrating the 15-year anniversary of its …

Guy Ritchie’s honor-among-thieves meta-caper “The Gentlemen,” with Matthew McConaughey, has all the tailored tweed suits and smoky atmosphere of a handsome scotch commercial. “The Gentlemen” might not be an ad, but Ritchie’s film is most assuredly selling something.

In 1965, Julie Andrews starred in a melodious film about singing children and Nazi invasion. Already a hit on the Broadway stage, the blockbuster movie was my parents’ first date. (Nevermind that they had both seen it several times already, or that my mother, set up on a blind date, thought …

Snuggle up with a great book during these chilly winter days. Our list today ranges from novels to picture books that will warm your heart and soul. Make some hot cocoa grab and one of these wonderful books.

Country singer-songwriter Ward Davis comes to the Boulevard Tavern in Charleston Sunday night. Songs Davis has written have been recorded by Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard, Trace Adkins and more. The show begins at 7 p.m. Tickets are $15.

The Harlem Globetrotters bring their 2020 “Pushing the Limits” World Tour to the Charleston Coliseum at 4 p.m. on Saturday and at 3 p.m. on Sunday to the Big Sandy Superstore Arena in Huntington. Tickets for both shows start at $20. For more information, call 800-745-3000 or visit ticketmaster.com.

The West Virginia Youth Symphony’s annual winter concert is 3 p.m. Sunday at the University of Charleston’s Geary Auditorium. The program includes selections from Bizet, Corelli, Holst and more. Tickets are $10 for adults. Children 18 and under admitted free. Call 304-957-9888 or visit wvyou…

Funerals for Thursday, January 23, 2020

Ball, Mamie - 2 p.m., Handley Funeral Home, Danville. 
Browning, Molly - 1 p.m., Evans Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Chapmanville.

Coleman, Jason - 1 p.m., Keller Funeral Home, Dunbar.

Eskew, George - 1 p.m., Curry Funeral Home, Alum Creek.

Friend, Raymond - 1 p.m., Foglesong-Casto Funeral Home, Mason.

Fuller, Ellen - 11 a.m., Chapman Funeral Home, Hurricane.

Hood, Melissa - 2 p.m., Gatens - Harding Funeral Home Chapel, Poca.

King, Mildred - 1 p.m., Sharon Church of God, Dry Branch.

Miller, LouEllen - Noon, Koontz Funeral Home, Hamlin.

Sovine, George - Noon, Culloden Community Cemetery.

Ward, Debra - 1 p.m., Graceland Cemetery, Alum Creek.