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Entertainment Is on Tap At Mountaineer Brewfest

WHEELING — The Mountaineer Brewfest, presented by Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack, announced the entertainment lineup for the 2019 festival to be held Saturday Aug. 17, at the Heritage Port in Wheeling. On the VIP stage from 3-4:10 p.m. will be The Cherry Trio, a folk/blues band ...

Band Ezra & The Relativs to Drop 1st Full-Length Album Tonight in Wheeling

WHEELING — The Ohio Valley’s own organic soul/r&b/pop group ezra & the reletivs, led by Ezra John Hamilton, are set to host the release party for their first full-length album “Guayaba” today, Friday, Aug. 16, at The Capitol Theatre Ballroom in Wheeling. Band members include ...

Singer Wilson-Toliver To Perform in Concert

WHEELING — Bass-baritone Miles Wilson-Toliver is featured in the anniversary music series of St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 1410 Chapline St., with a concert at 7 p.m. Saturday. A free-will donation is accepted at the door. St. Matthew’s is accessible to wheelchairs from its 15th ...

Brewing History Is on Tap At 2nd Annual ‘Pier-Pint’ Event

WHEELING — History and hops will take center stage at the Francis Pier-Pint Historic Brew-Off: Prohibition Edition. The event, which takes guests back to prohibition-era Wheeling, is part beer tasting, part trivia, part interactive history. The Brew-Off takes place today, Friday, Aug. 16, ...

Ananga Martin Band Album Release Party Hits Saturday

WHEELING — Live music returns to Oglebay Institute’s Towngate Theatre this weekend when the Ananga Martin Band performs at 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17. Adrian Niles, Matt Smith, Chad Burrall, Michael Iafrate and John Whorton join Martin onstage and the group will perform songs from ...

ArtsLink Summer Coffeehouse Series Presents Ryan Ritchea on Thursday

NEW MARTINSVILLE — Singer songwriter Ryan Ritchea, originally from New Martinsville, continues the 2019 ArtsLink Summer Coffeehouse Series. The free show will begin at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 22, on the lawn of the Francis Creative Arts Center at the corner of Maple Avenue and ...

WLU Steel Drum, African Drum/Dance Ensemble to Perform

MIDDLEBOURNE — ArtsLink’s Coffeehouse Series will partner with “Bands on Broad” in Middlebourne on Thursday, Aug. 15, for a concert by West Liberty University Steel Drum Band and African Drum/Dance Ensemble. The free concert will begin at 6 p.m. near the town gazebo, located at the ...

After-Hours Film ‘A Walk On the Moon’ to Show at Library

MOUNDSVILLE — The Moundsville-Marshall County Public Library will offer a special after-hours film presentation of “A Walk On the Moon” at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 15. Regular library operations will close at 6 p.m. but anyone interested in viewing the movie in the library’s lower ...

Published Poet Hoppenthaler Appearing at Lunch With Books

WHEELING — West Virginia Poet Laureate Marc Harshman welcomes award-winning poet John Hoppenthaler to Lunch With Books. The program takes place at noon on Tuesday, Aug. 13, at the Ohio County Public Library in downtown Wheeling. Hoppenthaler is the author of three books of poetry, “Lives ...

Final Performances of Noir Comedy Thursday and Friday

WHEELING — The final performances of Mystery Theatre Unlimited’s noir pulp fiction spoof is scheduled for Thursday and Friday, Aug. 15-16. The original interactive musical comedy murder mystery dinner theatre show, “The Case of the Ms. and the Show Biz Whiz,” will be presented on ...

Chrisagis Brothers To Present Book Talk

MOUNDSVILLE — The popular Christian music duo the Chrisagis Brothers will present their new book “A Legacy of Love” at the Moundsville-Marshall County Public Library at 6 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 12. Twins Brian and Shawn Chrisagis are nationally known performing artists who have published ...

Heritage Music BluesFest Features Grammy Nominees, Music of the Stones

WHEELING — You can’t always get what you want … but if you attend the Heritage Music BluesFest, you will get “Chicago Plays the Stones,” five Grammy-nominated acts, International Blues Challenge winners and several returning fan favorites - all in one award-winning weekend. The 19th ...

Nation’s Top Marching Bands Ready to Dazzle

PITTSBURGH — Drum Corps International will present 2019 DCI Pittsburgh on Sunday, Aug. 4, at 7 p.m. at Warrior Stadium in Elizabeth, Pa., located just south of Kennywood along the Monongahela River. The show is part of the 2019 Summer Tour that includes more than 100 shows in 37 states ...

Parcel Players Stage ‘The Tale of Captain Ficklebeard’

WHEELING — Oglebay Institute’s Parcel Players will stage “The Tale of Captain Ficklebeard” by Zachary Michael at 7 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, July 31-Aug. 3, at Oglebay Institute’s Towngate Theatre. In this original play, Captain Ficklebeard and his band of pirates go on a ...

Brooke Hills Playhouse to Present ‘Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs’

WELLSBURG — The Brooke Hills Playhouse has announced the cast for its upcoming production of “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs,” adapted by Michele L. Vacca from the beloved Grimm Brothers fairy tale. The Playhouse’s annual production for young actors and audiences will be presented at 8 ...

Triple Threat Sue Foley To Play on Aug. 2 At BluesDays

WHEELING — Canadian-born Sue Foley, a triple-threat guitarist, songwriter and vocalist, will perform at BluesDays at River City, at 9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 2. “Sue will be returning to Wheeling for the fifth time since her debut performance at the 2007 BluesFest,” said Bruce Wheeler, ...

‘Goldilocks’ Puppet Show Slated At Marshall County Libraries

MOUNDSVILLE — The nationally acclaimed Stevens Puppets will present two shows of “Goldilocks and the Three Bears” on Monday, July 29, in Marshall County. The first show will be at 11 a.m. at the Moundsville-Marshall County Public Library. The second performance, for the ...

Lunch With Books Looks Back at Doughboys of the Great War

WHEELING — “Play Ball! Doughboys and Baseball during the Great War” with author Peter L. Belmonte will be featured during the next Lunch With Books program at noon Tuesday at the Ohio County Public Library in downtown Wheeling. Baseball is the most American game. No other sporting ...