In Short: Mountain Stage, Big River Records, 'Sound of Music'

Mountain Stage in Morgantown

“Mountain Stage” returns for 2020 with its first show of the year next Sunday at the WVU Creative Arts Center in Morgantown. Guests on the program include Glen Phillips (Toad the Wet Sprocket), Nellie McKay, Hot Club of Cowtown, Chris Barron (The Spin Doctors) and more.

Tickets for the 7 p.m. show start at $27.

For more information, call 304-293-7469 or visit

Big River Records makes a big play

Big River Records presents Sarah Rudy and Walter DeBarr 3 p.m., Sunday Feb. 9.

The intimate show at Big River Records at 613 Lee Street in Charleston is part of a planned series of artist video recordings before a small audience.

The $20 ticket includes a recording with eight songs, an interview with Sarah Rudy and Walter DeBarr and a meet-and-greet following the show.

For more information, visit

The Hills are (almost) alive

The Charleston Light Opera Guild opens Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “The Sound of Music” 7:30 p.m. January 17th at the Clay Center.

The musical will also run the evenings of January 18 and 25 with matinee showings January 19, 25 and 26 at 2 p.m.

Tickets are $25 and $30, reserved seating.

For more information, call 304-561-3570 or visit

Funerals for Sunday, January 26, 2020

Barker, Betty - 2:30 p.m., Lisa Curry Building, Chesapeake.

Brammer, Cebert - 6 p.m., Tornado Apostolic Church, Tornado.

Bright II, William - 2 p.m., Snodgrass Funeral Home, South Charleston.

Carnes Sr., Homer - 2 p.m., Hafer Funeral Home, Elkview.

Coombs, Robert - 2 p.m., Greene - Robertson Funeral Home, Sutton.

Craigo, Cecelia - 2 p.m., Gatens - Harding Funeral Home Chapel, Poca.

Escue, John - 4 p.m., Chapman Funeral Home, Hurricane.

Floren, Barbara - 3 p.m., Casdorph & Curry Funeral Home, St. Albans.

Jones, Ruth - 2:30 p.m., Pence Springs Community Church.

Legg, Edwin - 2 p.m., Tipton United Methodist Church.

Nagy III, Alex - 3 p.m., Berry Hills Country Club, Charleston.

Truman, Jack - 3 p.m., North Charleston Baptist Church, Charleston.

Wilson, Larry - 2 p.m., Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill.

Workman, Susan - 2:30 p.m., Morris Funeral Home, Cowen.