Out & About

Lunch With Books to examine perspectives on Pearl S. Buck

WHEELING — Jay Cole will discuss the new book from WVU Press, “Beyond The Good Earth: Transnational Perspectives on Pearl S. Buck,” at noon on Tuesday, June 25, at the Ohio County Public Library in Wheeling during the weekly Lunch With Books program. How well do we really know Pearl S. ...

Film ‘Stan & Ollie’ showing at the Moundsville Public Library

MOUNDSVILLE — The Moundsville-Marshall County Public Library will present a “Think Outside the Book” film at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, June 25. The feature will be “Stan & Ollie,” a bio-drama/comedy based on real events. The legendary comedy duo of Laurel and Hardy is portrayed by ...

Week-Long Children’s Theater Camp Is Offered at the Strand

MOUNDSVILLE — The Strand Theatre has been awarded a grant from the BB&T Evan G. Roberts Charitable Trust to bring the Missoula Children’s Theatre program to Marshall County for the eighth consecutive year. Missoula Children’s Theatre is a professional children’s theatre company ...

Phish Gives Fans a Good Excuse to Make a Midweek Ohio Trek

CUYAHOGA FALLS, Ohio — Who in their right mind would travel for hours to Northeast Ohio in the middle of a work week with the threat of downpouring rain ... just to see a concert? Judging from the capacity crowd that flocked outside Blossom Music Center on Wednesday night to see Phish, ...

The Vue Presents Comedy Mystery Dinner Theatre Show

MOUNDSVILLE — Noir pulp fiction is spoofed in Mystery Theatre Unlimited’s original interactive musical comedy murder mystery dinner theatre show, “The Case of the Ms. and the Show Biz Whiz,” to be presented today, Friday, June 21, at The Vue Bar and Grill in Grand Vue Park, ...

Auditions For ‘The Little Mermaid Jr.’ Are Saturday

NEW MARTINSVILLE — Auditions will be held for ArtsLink’s presentation of the Wayward Players’ children’s theater production of Disney’s “The Little Mermaid Jr.” at 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 22, at the Lincoln Theater in New Martinsville. Roles are available for students going into ...

Pennsylvania Beer Festival Is On Tap at Seven Springs

SEVEN SPRINGS, Pa. — Seven Springs Mountain Resort is proud to present the Pennsylvania Beer Festival, June 22-23. This inaugural celebration of Pennsylvania beer gives guests the rare opportunity to enjoy the finest craft beers from a vast and unique selection of breweries from across the ...

‘Ghost of a Chance’ Haunts The Barn at Brooke Hills Playhouse

WELLSBURG — The cast and director of the Brooke Hills Playhouse’s 48th season-opening production of the Flip Kobler-Cindy Marcus comedy, “Ghost of a Chance,” are haunting the former pre-Civil War apple barn in Brooke Hills Park with spectral laughter as they rehearse for the show, ...

BluesDays Series Returns to River City

WHEELING — A full slate of concerts is coming to BluesDays at River City, all leading up to a weekend of award-winning blues at Heritage Music BluesFest on Aug. 9-11. On Tuesday, June 11, Selwyn Birchwood kicks off the BluesDays series, followed by Brandon Santini, Tuesday, July 2; Lindsay ...

18th Annual Wheeling Feeling Chili Cookoff Slated for Saturday

WHEELING – Combine one part live music, two parts festive atmosphere and a dash of a car cruise for the perfect Wheeling Feeling Chili Cookoff recipe! The 18th annual event is set for Saturday, June 1, at Wheeling’s Heritage Port, and organizers are aiming for the biggest and best ever. ...

String Quartet to Play Free Show at Black Sheep Vineyard in Adena

WHEELING — Wheeling Symphony Orchestra’s string quintet will perform at 7:30 p.m. at today, Friday, May 31, Black Sheep Vineyard in Adena. The concert is free and open to the public. Set on a small family-owned vineyard and winery located in rural Adena, Black Sheep Vineyard has been open ...

Spotlight Shines for Night of Singer-Songwriters Wednesday in Barnesville

BARNESVILLE — Skyflight Productions presents an evening with Mark Stuart, Kyle Cox and Adrian Niles on Wednesday, June 5, at The Albert S. George Youth Center at Barnesville Memorial Park in Barnesville. Doors will open at 7 p.m., and show will begin at 7:30 p.m. For more information, ...

Wheeling Symphony Orchestra’s 90th Anniversary Season Is Taking Shape

WHEELING — Wheeling Symphony Orchestra announces its 90th Anniversary season with seven subscription concerts and the return of Ohio Valley’s number one family holiday event, Symphony On Ice. The symphony will continue its Fourth of July Tour, Music Under the Stars, Young People’s Concert ...

It’s the Ohio Valley’s very own version of Comic-Con Saturday

WHEELING — The Wheeling YWCA’s Cultural Diversity and Community Outreach department will be throwing the area’s only Mini-Con on Saturday, May 25. The event takes place from noon to 5 p.m on the second floors of the Wheeling YWCA at 1100 Chapline S. If you didn’t have the luck of ...

‘Dear Evan Hansen’ Packs Sold-Out Crowds Into Heinz Hall in Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH — Heinz Hall in Pittsburgh’s Cultural District has been filled to capacity on a nightly basis this week as the touring production of Broadway’s most recent smash has made its way to the Steel City. The entire six-day Pittsburgh run for “Dear Evan Hansen” — which ...

Glenn Miller Orchestra Kicks Off Summer Concert Series

NEW CUMBERLAND — The World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra will kick off the 2019 Chester City Park Summer Concert Series at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 28, at the Davis Brothers Pharmacy Pavilion in a special concert to commemorate Memorial Day. Admission will be free for the outdoor event. Attendees ...

The Sea The Sea Will Take the Stage Tuesday in Barnesville

BARNESVILLE — Skyflight Productions presents The Sea The Sea on Tuesday, May 21, at The Grange Hall in Barnesville. The Sea The Sea is an Upstate New York-based indie, folk-pop duo band featuring what the Huffington Post calls, “Two of the loveliest male-female voices you might ever hear ...

Bridges Makes Annual Stop at Towngate Thursday

WHEELING — Acoustic and soft rock band Bridges along with special musical guests take the Towngate stage at 8 p.m. Thursday, May 23. Together since 2005, this three-part harmony, featuring talented vocalists Kim Butler, Doug Pettit and Dave Pettit, always draws a crowd and will provide an ...