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OUE Theatre Presents Tony Winner  

The Theater Department of Ohio University Eastern will present Christopher Durang’s comedy “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike”at 8 p.m. today and Saturdayin the Shannon Hall Theater.  Winner of the 2013 Tony Award for Best Play, the story revolves around middle-aged siblings Vanya ...

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Surviving Brother of Partisan Brigade to Speak at Library

The incredible true story of the Bielski brothers was chronicled in books and made famous by the 2008 biographical movie “Defiance.” Tuvia, Asael, Zus and Aron Bielski each played a pivotal role as partisans fighting the Nazi regime while also rescuing Jews and organizing a community in the ...

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Oglebay Institute Events to Honor the Bard

Oglebay Institute has teamed up with West Virginia’s only professional traveling Shakespeare troupe, The Rustic Mechanicals, to offer a series of programs to celebrate the birth of the Bard and his legacy. Public events include a madrigal celebration at Camp Russel today and a free matinee ...

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Poet at Lunch With Books Jessie Janeshek will be at Lunch With Books at noon Tuesday, April 25, at the Ohio County Public Library to  read from her second full-length book of poems, “The Shaky Phase,” forthcoming from Stalking Horse Press. An assistant professor of English and the ...

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Park Players to Present Enchanted Musical

By PHYLLIS R. SIGAL Design Editor The classic Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Cinderella,” will enchant audience members when the Park Players of Wheeling Park High School present the magical, romantic musical for three performances April 28-30. The adaptation, based on the favorite fairy ...

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Cameron’s Dragon Players to Perform Murder Mystery

Cameron High School’s Dragon Players will present “Who Killed Vernon Malone?: A Mystery in Three Acts,” Friday, April 28, through Sunday, April 30. Written by director Whitney Healy, an English teacher at CHS, the show is a spin-off of a scene from last year’s production of “Channel ...

Local Spoken Word Artists Return to Towngate Theatre

Area residents can experience the art of spoken word poetry at 8 p.m. Saturday, April 22, at Oglebay Institute’s Towngate Theatre, 2118 Market St., Wheeling with The Prosers, a group of local spoken-word artists. This performance is far different from a traditional poetry reading, according ...

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Fabio’s Pizza Satisfying Customers for Nearly 25 Years

By SCOTT McCLOSKEY Staff Writer ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Located just inside the front entrance of the Ohio Valley Mall in St. Clairsville, Fabio’s Pizza can now be ordered online by visiting www.eatinnow.com. Offering a variety of Sicilian, Napolitana and Chicago styles pizza, calzones, ...

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Wheeling Jesuit Gaudiosa To Highlight Talents of Students

Wheeling Jesuit University will highlight the talents of students and alumni during Gaudiosa 2017 — the university’s annual gala to support student scholarships. Gaudiosa, Latin for a joyous feast, is set for 6 p.m. Saturday, April 29. In addition to great food and fabulous entertainment, ...

Orphan Annie, played by Tori Bates, and her dog, “Sandy,” will take the Capitol Theatre stage in Wheeling at 7 p.m. Thursday.

‘Annie’ Comes to Capitol Theatre in Wheeling

In theater, understudies are some of the most valuable and versatile players. Todd Berkich knows. As the understudy for Oliver “Daddy” Warbucks in the current tour of “Annie,” at a moment’s notice, he may have to step into the leading role of the magnanimous millionaire, bald head ...

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‘Gallery At Towngate’ To Host Events

Oglebay Institute’s Towngate Theatre is hosting events today, and Saturday, April 8, to showcase the latest exhibit on display in The Gallery at Towngate, which showcases the work of West Liberty University students.  Films will also be shown on the Towngate big screen. The multi-media ...

‘A Night in Hawaii’ Theme for WLU Great Gala

West Liberty University and its title sponsor, WesBanco, invite guests to enjoy “A Night in Hawaii” this April as the Great Gala takes on a tropical theme. The university’s major fundraiser, the Great Gala includes an evening of fine dining, dancing and entertainment, and will take ...

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Bluegrass tonight at Pennyroyal

Donna Ulisse and the Poor Mountain Boys is the featured bluegrass act tonight at the Pennyroyal Opera House. Opening the show will be Brother Randall and Friends. The Pennyroyal Opera House is located off Interstate 70 at exit 198. The kitchen opens at 5 p.m., and the show starts at 7 p.m. ...

Titanic Dinner To Be Recreated

On April 14, 1912, wealthy Pennsylvanians George and Eleanor Widener hosted a celebratory dinner on board the Titanic in honor of the ship’s captain, Edward Smith, who was scheduled to retire following the maiden voyage. It was later that evening that tragedy struck, costing the lives of ...

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Dinner will honor those who make a difference   An NFL legend and a rising star will highlight the annual Baron Club Awards Dinner, which will be held Saturday, April 22, at Franciscan University of Steubenville. Guest speaker and Pro Football Hall of Famer Kellen Winslow Sr. ...

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Antiques Show This Weekend at Oglebay

Wilson Lodge in Oglebay in Wheeling will be transformed into an antiques marketplace April 7-9 as Oglebay Institute presents its 63rd annual Antiques Show and Sale. The event is the largest and longest running antiques show in West Virginia and among the oldest shows nationwide. Show manager ...

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Classical Mystery Tour Pays Tribute To The Beatles With Wheeling Symphony

If you close your eyes and listen, you’ll think The Beatles magically reunited on stage at The Capitol Theatre. And when you open your eyes, there they’ll be - right in front of you - the spitting images of John, Paul, George and Ringo. Classical Mystery Tour will perform its tribute to ...

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Moundsville Middle School Set To Present ‘Dear Edwina Jr.’

The talented students at Moundsville Middle School will be performing the heartwarming musical titled “Dear Edwina Jr.” at the John Marshall High School Center for Performing Arts at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 12. From the creators of “Junie B. Jones, The Musical,” “Dear Edwina Jr.” ...