Out & About

‘Storm Coming’ Featured At Lunch With Books in Wheeling

‘Storm Coming’ Featured At Lunch With Books It is April of 1861. The shocking events at Fort Sumter are having devastating effects on a young man living on his family farm in Pa. just a few miles north of the border with western Va. He watches as Virginia fights its own civil war, as the ...

People’s University Continues World War II Series Tuesday in Wheeling

People’s University continues its WWII series of programs at 7 p.m. Tuesday with Class 4, “On the Homefront and Abroad: West Virginia and Wheeling in WWII.” Dr. Hal Gorby will instruct the class. Gorby is teaching assistant professor and Director of Undergraduate Advising at West ...

Beacon Road to Perform Saturday

BETHESDA — Music in Epworth Park 20l8 presents Beacon Road at 6 p.m. on Saturday at the Epworth Park open air auditorium. The show goes on rain or shine. Food will be available at the auditorium. The public is invited to this free concert with the appreciation of donations. The concerts are ...

Johnny Boys Pasta, Pizza ,Wings And More Offers Plenty of Tasty Dishes

WHEELING — Whether it’s trying their freshly made pizza or building your own calzone or oven baked sandwich, Johnny Boys Pasta, Pizza ,Wings and More has a large variety of tasty dishes that keeps their customers returning for more, according to Owner John Angius. Located next-door to ...

Civil War Story In Song at Moundsville Library

The Moundsville-Marshall County Public Library will have a very special event at 6 p.m. on Monday, when JoAnn Peterson, of Kingwood, W.Va., presents “A Mother’s Heart Divided: A West Virginia Civil War Story,” a program she also wrote. Moving, enlightening and entertaining, this event is ...

Man About a Horse Performs in Barnesville

Tonight, Skyflight Productions presents an evening with Man About a Horse at The Albert S. George Youth Center at Barnesville Memorial Park in Barnesville. Let’s face it, Philadelphia isn’t exactly known as the bluegrass music capital of the world. While the city’s thriving music scene ...

Lounge Lizards Duel in New Mystery Theatre Production

Dueling lounge lizards, a love-conflicted exotic dancer, a down-and-out club owner and a strange Austrian body-builder populate Mystery Theatre Unlimited’s murder mystery, “Murder at the Kit Kat Klub,” playing at 7 p.m. today at River City Restaurant in Wheeling. Written by Bert Furioli ...

Showcase 2018 Summer Concert Series Kicks Off

The Showcase 2018 Summer Concert Series opens its 35th season at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 14, program by Joe Williams & Deep Water from Senecaville. The concert will be held at Community Arts Place on Colonel Drive in Barnesville. A food stand will be open during the evening. Joe ...

Strand Theatre Presents Summer Daze RockNite, Shrimp Boil

MOUNDSVILLE — The Strand Theatre in Moundsville will be offering entertainment all weekend — at the theatre tonight and at Grand Vue Park on Saturday. Tonight, Conerstone productions presents “Summer Daze RockNite” with live music and a movie. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and bands ...

BluesDays Are Back At River City in Wheeling

Jason Ricci is one of the most popular harmonica players on the planet today. That’s what “they” say. And Bruce Wheeler will agree. That’s why he’s bringing him back to Wheeling. Ricci has played at Heritage Music BluesFest and has performed at BluesDays at River City Restaurant. He ...

Director: ‘Marvelous Wonderettes’ Defines Community Theater

The director/choreographer of the Brooke Hills Playhouse production of Roger Bean’s jukebox musical, “The Marvelous Wonderettes: Dream On” says the show “is the definition of community theater.” The musical ends its run this weekend, with performances at 8 p.m. this Friday and 2 p.m. ...

Exhibition on Screen: Manet Film at Towngate

WHEELING — Experience the wonder of Edouard Manet by seeing his masterpieces on the big screen Saturday and Sunday at Oglebay Institute’s Towngate Theatre. “Exhibition on Screen: Manet” takes an unprecedented look at one of the all-time great artists, the ‘father of modern art.” It ...

‘Adrift’ Is a Woman Vs. Nature Tale for the MeToo Era

By JOCELYN NOVECK AP National Writer Woman vs. nature. It certainly has a ring to it, especially when woman wins. But there are too few such stories in our popular culture, and certainly on our movie screens. Enter “Adrift,” based on the harrowing, real-life story of Tami Oldham, who ...

People’s University Series Continues

Economic crisis not only hit the United States during World War II, but spread to other countries, triggering social unrest and ethnic violence. Politicians saw opportunity in fear and chaos. Benito Mussolini became prime minister of Italy in 1922. Adolph Hitler became chancellor of Germany ...

Events

Music June 1 — Lunchtime Live! concert, Logan Wojcik, at Market Plaza, Wheeling, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., free. June 1 — First Friday music with Bob Gaudio, SMART Centre Market, 30 22nd St., Wheeling, 6 p.m., free; StarWatch, 8:15-9:30 p.m. , free. June 1 — Concert, Jill West and Blues ...

BluesDays Are Back At River City in Wheeling

Jason Ricci is one of the most popular harmonica players on the planet today. That’s what “they” say. And Bruce Wheeler will agree. That’s why he’s bringing him back to Wheeling. Ricci has played at Heritage Music BluesFest and has performed at BluesDays at River City Restaurant. He ...

‘After-hours’ Film Showing At Moundsville Library

The Moundsville-Marshall County Public Library will offer a special after-hours film presentation of “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” starting at 6 p.m. on Thursday. Regular library operations will close at 6 p.m., but anyone interested in viewing the movie in the library’s ...

Clock Is Ticking for ‘Cinderella’ at Heinz Hall

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust is pleased to announce Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “Cinderella,” the 2013 Tony Award-winning Broadway musical from the creators of “The King & I” and “The Sound of Music,” continues at Heinz Hall for a limited engagement tonight through Sunday. ...