TGIF

Mystery Takes to the Water on ‘Luv Boat’

Love isn’t just in the air, but also on the water this Valentine’s Day season as Mystery Theatre Unlimited presents its original musical comedy dinner theatre production “Murder on the Luv Boat.” The production opens Jan. 26 at River City in Wheeling. “Murder on the Luv Boat” ...

‘Wicked’ Flies Back Into Benedum Center

“Wicked,” the Broadway sensation that looks at what happened in the Land of Oz from a different angle, will be on stage Jan. 25 through Feb. 11 at the Bendum Center in Pittsburgh. Long before Dorothy arrives, there is another young woman, born with emerald-green skin—smart, fiery, ...

‘Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum’ at Pittsburgh Public

  Pittsburgh Public Theater continues Ted Pappas’ grand finale season with “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum.” This riotous musical comedy features music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, book by Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart, and direction and choreography by Ted Pappas. ...

Craft Beer Tasting at Stifel

Craft beer enthusiasts are invited to the Stifel Fine Arts Center’s next Art & Ale event, 6:30 p.m., Friday, Jan. 19. These social gatherings feature a variety of beer styles paired with foods provided by Ye Olde Alph that complement each flavor. Beer & food pairings for the Jan. ...

Hope Players To Hold Auditions

Auditions for the upcoming Hope Players production of the comedy, “Our Miss Brooks,” adapted by Christopher Sergel from original material by R. J. Mann, are set for 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 13, and 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 15, according to the organization’s executive director, Andrew Pelegreen ...

Bands to Play at Third Friday

Dear Other and Mr. Fancy Pants are the featured guest bands for the Third Friday event Jan. 19 at Artworks Around Town in Wheeling’s Centre Market.  Sponsored by The Bridge and Tunnel Collective, these two groups promise the audience a mix of what Sean Decker calls, “the finest and ...

‘Distill My Beating Heart’

 Oglebay Institute’s Mansion Museum is hosting another can’t miss event on Saturday, February 24: the second annual “Distill My Beating Heart —Bourbon Tasting.” Sample 10 small batch, unusual and hard-to-find bourbons paired with food selections from Ye Olde Alpha. You’ll also ...

WHAT’S GOING ON

 Honky Tonk Sweethearts concert at Brilliant American Legion Brilliant American Legion and Brilliant American Legion Auxiliary will host the Honky Tonk Sweethearts at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 14. Tickets can be purchased in advance by calling the Brilliant American Legion at 740-598-4853, ...

Thursday Rail Jams at Oglebay

The winter sports season is in full swing at Oglebay’s Nutting Winter Sports Complex, and now guests have one more reason to hit the slopes this winter — Thursday night Rail Jams. Sponsored by Alpine Skis & Boards, the Thursday night Rail Jam series challenges skiers and snowboarders ...

Jimmy Gyro Offers Great Food for Great Value

WHEELING — The recently opened Jimmy Gyro diner located on the ground floor of the former Roger’s Hotel building on 14th Street, offer a variety of tasty Greek and Mediterranean dishes. In addition to menu favorites such as: the Jimmy Stewart-steak gyro, Jimmy “The Greek”-traditional ...

Theo Yianni’s Offers Authentic Greek Cuisine

By SCOTT McCLOSKEY Staff Writer WEIRTON — Theo Yianni’s Restaurant in Weirton continues to provide the best authentic Greek and American cuisine in a relaxing and fun family environment, according to co-owners Yianni Bourbakis and Shawn Mihellis. The tasty new Theo salmon salad and hot ...

Monet’s Work Topic Of ‘Exhibition on Screen’

Experience the wonder of Claude Monet by seeing his masterpieces on the big screen Saturday, Jan. 6, and Sunday, Jan. 7 at Oglebay Institute’s Towngate Theatre. “Exhibition on Screen: I, Claude Monet” reveals the heart and soul of arguably the world’s most loved artist. Monet’s ...

Cabin Fever at Stifel Center Saturday

Some of the region’s best bluegrass, Americana and roots music artists perform in Wheeling as part Oglebay Institute’s popular Mountain Moon Coffeehouse, held at the historic 100-year-old Stifel Fine Arts Center. The series continues Saturday, Jan. 6, with the Cabin Fever String ...

‘Old Friends, New Work’ on Display at Artworks

January brings a year full of promise for Artworks Around Town. “What’s New: Old Friends, New Work” will usher in the new year of exhibits with an opening reception at 5:30 p.m. Friday in the Studio Gallery at the historic Centre Market, 2200 Market St. Members and guests will ...

Gallery at Towngate to Host Events

Dust off that post-holiday funk tonight at Oglebay Institute’s Towngate Theatre. Enjoy some engaging new art, fun Japanese action TV and improv with the Left of Centre Players. Programs are part of Wheeling’s monthly First Friday events and are free and open to the public. Doors open ...

Spend New Year’s Eve at ‘My Big Fat Reality Wedding’

  A unique way to celebrate New Year's Eve is offered by Froehlich's Classic Corner in Steubenville, as Mystery Theatre Unlimited brings to the restaurant its hilarious show “My Big Fat Reality Wedding.” The original musical-comedy murder mystery satire will be presented as a ...

Final Goodbye to Many Notables in 2017

They made music that inspired legions of fans. Rock ‘n’ roll founding father Chuck Berry and Fats Domino, rockers Tom Petty and Greg Allman, grunge icon Chris Cornell, country superstar Glen Campbell and jazz great Al Jarreau were among the notable figures who died in 2017, leaving a ...

Pittsburgh Public Theater Presents ‘The Play’

The four-time Super Bowl champ brings his one-man show back to The O’Reilly. Pittsburgh Public Theater welcomes back former Pittsburgh Steeler Rocky Bleier to perform his one-man show, “The Play,” live on the O’Reilly Theater stage. Based on Rocky’s life story, “The Play” was ...

Victoria Jamboree Christmas Show

The Victoria Jamboree will entertain patrons at its 23rd annual Christmas show at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 16. The Victoria specializes in classic Christmas songs. The show will be full of old-time fun, warmth and great songs sung by favorite entertainers. Santa Claus will make a special ...

Same iconic taste keeps customers returning to DiCarlo’s

WHEELING — Customers can expect the same iconic taste that has been passed down through the generations for more than 70 years when visiting the downtown Wheeling DiCarlos Pizza shop, according to owner Toni DiCarlo. “It’s our unique way of making pizza. We have always been the best ...