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JM Holiday Spectacular ‘Monarch Tidings’ Set

GLEN DALE — The John Marshall High School Music Department is pleased to invite the public to celebrate the holiday season at a combined Christmas concert. “Monarch Tidings” takes place at 6 p.m. on Thursday in the JM Center for Performing Arts. This student-produced, one-night-only ...

WSO String Quartet Plays Holiday Tunes Around Town

WHEELING — Wheeling Symphony Orchestra and The Wheeling Symphony Auxiliary announce two events featuring performances from a WSO string quartet. The concerts will be held on Saturday and are free and open to the public. The Eighth Note Children and Family Concert sponsored by the WSA and ...

Moonbeau Shines Down on Barnesville Tonight

BARNESVILLE — Skyflight Productions presents Moonbeau tonight at The Albert S. George Youth Center at Barnesville Memorial Park in Barnesville. Moonbeau delivers crooning melodies with dynamic distinction. Layered synths and rhythmic guitar textures are remnants of their love for new wave. ...

Donna Ulisse, Crandall Creek To Perform at Strand on Saturday

MOUNDSVILLE — International Bluegrass Music Association Songwriter of the Year Donna Ulisse headlines the Strand’s Saturday night bluegrass show. She will be joined by local band Crandall Creek. The show begins at 7 p.m., with doors opening at 6:30 p.m. Proceeds benefit the Moundsville ...

Local Artists to be Honored at Studio Gallery

WHEELING — Each December, Artworks Around Town presents works by artists who were juried into membership during the current year. Mike Swartzmiller, Diana Wagner and Laura Bitely will be honored during the Gallery Hop in the Studio Gallery from 5:30 to 8 p.m. today. The reception is free ...

Theo Yianni’s Restaurant Offers Best Authentic Greek and American Cuisine

WEIRTON — Theo Yianni’s Restaurant in Weirton continues to provide the best authentic Greek and American cuisine in a relaxing and fun family environment, according to Co-owners Yianni Bourbakis and Shawn Mihellis. In addition to their new Theo Salmon Salad and hot stuffed pepper ...

It’s All About Santa Claus Through Songs, Stories

MOUNDSVILLE — It’s a look at the life of the world’s most famous and elusive gift-giver. “The Story of Santa Claus” will be shared at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Moundsville-Marshall County Public Library. The very talented Tony Martirano — Tony M. Music to many fans — will be ...

Symphony on Ice: Annual Holiday Spectacular Is Thursday Night in Wheeling

WHEELING — Wheeling Symphony Orchestra will hold its annual holiday event, Symphony on Ice presented by Main Street Bank and Murray Energy Corp. and conducted by music director finalist and conductor, Roger Kalia. The performance will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday at WesBanco Arena in Wheeling. ...

LJ’s Hoagie King in Wheeling Offers ‘Famous’ Hoagie Menu

WHEELING — A quaint little eatery located at the corner of 39th and Jacob streets in South Wheeling, called LJ’s Hoagie King, offers a big-time menu of their “famous” hoagies, plenty of side dishes off their “munchies” menu and a recently added breakfast menu. LJ’s Hoagie King ...

Wheeling Symphony Youth Orchestra Concert Set

WHEELING — Wheeling Symphony Youth Orchestra will hold its annual fall concert, featuring both the Sinfonietta and the Philharmonic orchestras. The performance will be held at 7 p.m. Monday at Vance Memorial Presbyterian Church in Wheeling. This concert is free and open to the public. The ...

‘David Hockney at the Royal Academy of Arts’ at Towngate

WHEELING — Widely considered Britain’s most popular artist, David Hockney is a global sensation with exhibitions in London, New York, Paris and beyond attracting millions of visitors worldwide. The documentary film in theExhibition on Screen series allows up-close access to this ...

Vince Villanova Big Band Ready to Ring in Holidays in New Cumberland

NEW CUMBERLAND — The legendary Vince Villanova Big Band, now under the musical direction of Lou Casini and showcasing some of the finest musicians representing Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia, will welcome the Holiday Season with a concert to take place at 7 p.m. Monday at the Oak Glen ...

Ohio Valley Civil War Roundtable in Wheeling Welcomes Judge Frank Fregiato

WHEELING — The Ohio Valley Civil War Roundtable’s monthly meeting will feature Belmont County Judge Frank Fregiato. His lecture will focus on the case of Union soldier Thomas Carr who was found guilty of murder and hanged in St. Clairsville in 1870. The lecture will be held at 6:30 p.m. on ...

Discussion On Human Rights Continues In Library Series

WHEELING — In order to explore what we collectively call “Human Rights,” the Ohio County Public Library, in partnership with the Wheeling Academy of Law and Science (WALS) Foundation, has invited a diverse array of scholars and dynamic speakers from a variety of fields to present ...

Despite Cold and Winds, Balloons Fly At Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

NEW YORK (AP) — Frigid temperatures and blustery winds were no match for holiday cheer as giant character balloons took to the skies, and performers on floats and marching bands made their way through New York City’s streets on Thursday for Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. SpongeBob, ...

Lil’ Ed & The Blues Imperials head back to BluesDays on Sunday

WHEELING — In Chicago, a city overflowing with unrivaled blues talent, world-renowned Lil’ Ed & the Blues Imperials have been standing tall for almost 30 years. The band’s big sound, fueled by Lil’ Ed’s rollicking slide work and deep blues string bending, along with this ...

Park Players To Present ‘You Can’t Take It With You’

WHEELING — What do you get when you take a living room and add a printing press, xylophone, snake case, ballet studio, typewriter and firecrackers? You get an every-man-for-himself room, or the eccentric home and creative haven of Grandpa Vanderhof and his family. Lucky audience members will ...

Left of Centre (Market) Is a Funny Place To Be Saturday Night

WHEELING — Join the Left of Centre Improv Players for a night of improvisational comedy at 8 p.m. Saturday at Oglebay Institute’s Towngate Theatre. Under the direction of Towngate Theatre director Tim Thompson, the troupe comprises veteran performers and talented newcomers. The show ...