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Mystery Theatre Satirizes ‘Star Trek’

The crew of the starship Secondprize is seeking out strange new comedy and going boldly where no joke has gone before as Mystery Theatre Unlimited stages “Space Trek: The Rash of Budda Kahn” premiering at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 26, at River City Restaurant in Wheeling. The  show ...

WHAT’S GOING ON

Film screening Monday, discussion set for Tuesday The Ohio County Public Library will offer a free screening of the 2014 British historical comedy-drama, “Pride,” at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 23. Based on a true story, the critically acclaimed film depicts an unlikely alliance ...

Music With Meaning Presents Memorial Concert to Honor OUE’s David Noble

Music with Meaning, a collection of alumni and current students at Ohio University’s Eastern Campus, will present a memorial concert to honor long-time Eastern Campus faculty member David Noble, who recently passed away after a courageous battle with cancer. The concert will take place ...

Stifel Exhibit Features Student Artwork

By BETSY BETHEL Life Editor The 28th annual Regional High School Student Art Exhibition at the Oglebay Institute Stifel Fine Arts Center in Wheeling features 160 pieces of art — from sculptures to watercolors to photographs — created by students at tri-state high schools. The ...

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Always Something Happening At Quaker Steak& Lube

By SCOTT McCLOSKEY Staff Writer While chicken wings — featuring more than 25 different sauces — star on the American menu at this casual automotive-themed chain restaurant located at The Highlands ...

WLU Art Faculty Members Kick Off Show

The winter semester at West Liberty University kicks off with the annual Art Faculty Exhibition, titled “The Toy Show.” Art faculty members participating in this year’s exhibition are Sarah Davis, Brian Fencl, James Haizlett, Martyna Matusiak, Moon Jung Kang, Nancy Tirone and Robert ...

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Fabio’s Pizza Has 25 Years of Customer Loyalty

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — For nearly 25 years, customers have returned to Fabio’s Pizza for its variety of Sicilian, Napolitana and Chicago styles pizza, salads, pasta and a variety of sandwiches. It is that kind of customer loyalty that has made this St. Clairsville business stand the test of ...

Cast Members Sought for Hope Play

The Hope Players theater organization is are seeking two males and two females 16 years of age and older to complete the cast of their upcoming production of John Cariani’s romantic comedy, “Almost, Maine.” The play will be performed  March 3-5 at Harrison East Elementary School in ...

OUE Theater Dept. Sets Auditions

The Theater Department of the Ohio University Eastern Campus will hold community auditions for its upcoming production of Christopher Durang’s comedy “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike.” Auditions will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 17, and Wednesday, Jan. 18, in the Shannon Hall ...

WHAT’S GOING ON

Binge Eating Is Topic of Lunch With Books Christina Fisanick Greer will be at Lunch With Books at noon Tuesday, Jan. 17, at the Ohio County Public Library to discuss her new book, “The Optimistic Food Addict: Recovering from Binge Eating.” Inspirational, honest and motivating, ...

Two Days of MLK Events Set

Wheeling Jesuit University and its community partners have set the schedule of events for this year’s Dr. Martin Luther King celebration, which will be held Sunday, Jan. 15, and Monday, Jan. 16. New this year will be a presentation featuring an alumnus from Wheeling Jesuit University. ...

AMEN Players to Present Annual Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre

The AMEN Players of Elm Grove United Methodist Church will present their 2017 Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre production “Malice in Wonderland” on Jan. 13-14 at the church. The Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre is sponsored by the Elm Grove UMC Mission Committee and is the most significant ...

‘Robert Burns, A Bard for All Seasons’ Topic of Lunch With Books

Isabel Harrar will be at Lunch With Books at the Ohio County Public Library on Tuesday, Jan. 10, to present “Robert Burns, A Bard for All Seasons,” a tribute to the Scotland’s greatest poet, whose birthday is Jan. 25. The program will include factual information, amusing vignettes from ...

WHAT’S GOING ON

Arts & Culture,    YWCA Accepting Applications             for Festival The City of Wheeling Arts & Cultural Commission and the Wheeling YWCA are accepting applications for the seventh annual Wheeling Arts & Cultural Fest, set for June ...

Jewelry Workshops at Stifel Fine Arts Center

Jewelry artists and aspiring jewelry artists now have a new, fully equipped studio in which to work. Oglebay Institute’s Stifel Fine Arts Center expanded its jewelry-making capabilities. Funding from the Elizabeth Stifel Kline Foundation enabled OI to transform a large area in the Stifel ...

ArtsLink Exhibit Showcases Local Photographer

The photography of Sistersville resident, Jane Knight, will be on display at ArtsLink’s upcoming exhibit set for 2-4 p.m. Jan. 8. There also will be a few of her paintings on display. The free event will be held at the Francis Creative Arts Center at the corner of Maple Avenue and ...

Arts Council to Kick Off 16th Year With Annual Meeting

ArtsLink, the arts council of Wetzel and Tyler counties, will kick off its 16th year with the annual meeting scheduled for 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 9, at the Francis Creative Arts Center. The public is invited, and light refreshments will be served. The handicapped-accessible center is located ...

AP Film Writers Reveal Their Choices for Best 2016 Films

Press Film Writers Jake Coyle and Lindsey Bahr name their choices for the best films of 2016: JAKE COYLE 1. “Moonlight.” The life of Chiron, the young man who grows up in three distinct chapters in Barry Jenkins’ masterpiece, is hard and full of pain. And yet “Moonlight” is so ...

Associated Press Lists Picks of Top Songs for 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — A list of the year’s top 10 songs from Associated Press Music Editor Mesfin Fekadu. 1.  “Cranes In the Sky,” Solange: On a song about trying to move on, Solange tries a few things to get on with life: drinking, having sex, shopping and running away. It’s an honest ...

O’Leary shares poems at Lunch With Books

Hal O’Leary, Wheeling’s legendary community theater actor and director, and the founder of Oglebay Institutes’s Towngate Theatre, will be at Lunch With Books at noon, Tuesday Jan. 3, at the Ohio County Public Library to ring in the New Year by sharing poems from his new collection, “For ...