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Trampled Under Foot Sibling To Play at BluesDay in Wheeling

WHEELING — Albert King Award-winner Nick Schnebelen will perform at BluesDays at River City at 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 17. Schnebelen came to widespread attention as a member of Trampled Under Foot, the Kansas City family band that was founded in 2004 and won the 2008 International Blues ...

The Wildwoods Bring Roots Music to Barnesville

BARNESVILLE — Skyflight Productions presents an evening with The Wildwoods on Saturday, July 13, at The Grange Hall in Barnesville. Nebraska natives The Wildwoods, a band from Lincoln, Neb., bring a pioneering sound to Americana roots music. Formed in 2012, The Wildwoods released their ...

Mystery Theatre Offers Free Show at Wheeling Park

WHEELING — Mystery Theatre Unlimited will present a hilarious musical comedy murder mystery to Wheeling Park’s Amphitheatre starting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 16. As a part of the City of Wheeling’s “Toe Tappin’ Tuesdays Too” summer outdoor concert series, the comedy group will ...

‘The Upside’ showing at Moundsville Public Library

MOUNDSVILLE — The Moundsville-Marshall County Public Library will present a “Think Outside the Book” film at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, July 16, Tuesday. The feature will be “The Upside,” a comedy/drama based on a true story. The film takes a comedic look at the relationship between a ...

Program to examine health impacts of cracker plants

WHEELING — Ned Ketyer, M.D., consultant for SWPA Environmental Health Project, board member of Physicians for Social Responsibility — Pennsylvania, and Climate Reality Project Leader; along with co-panelist Matthew Mehalik, Ph.D., executive director of the Pittsburgh-based Breathe ...

City of Wheeling to host ‘Mutts & A Movie Night’

WHEELING — The City of Wheeling will host “Mutts & A Movie Night” at 9:30 p.m. today, Friday, July 12, at Heritage Port, 1201 Water St. The public is invited to bring their canine companions for the screening of Disney’s “101 Dalmatians,” starring Glenn Close as Cruella de ...

ABBA’s Music in ‘Mama Mia!’ Unites Generations at Brooke Hills Playhouse

WELLSBURG — The Brooke Hills Playhouse’s actors in the musical comedy “Mamma Mia!” — with cast members ranging in age from their teens to their 60S — find themselves united by a love of ABBA’s music, according to director Emily Hores of Wellsburg. The musical features a book by ...

Artworks’ July Gallery Hop Taking Place Today in Wheeling

WHEELING — Bridgeport artist Tammy L. Gross will present her works at Artworks Around Town’s Gallery Hop today, Friday, July 12. The free reception from 5:30-8 p.m. is open to the public and takes place at the newly refurbished Studio Gallery in historic Centre Market’s north building. ...

Parcel Players Stage ‘The Bold, The Young and The Murdered’ in Wheeling

WHEELING — Oglebay Institute’s Parcel Players will stage “The Bold, the Young and the Murdered” by Don Zolidis at 7 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, July 10-13, at Towngate Theatre. The long-running soap opera “The Bold and the Young” is in its last days: its hunky hero has ...

Brooke Hills Playhouse’s ‘Mama Mia’ Is a Team Effort

WELLSBURG — When the Brooke Hills Playhouse’s production of the musical comedy, “Mama Mia” opens this weekend, it will be the result of a team effort, according to director Emily Hores of Wellsburg. The so-called “ABBA Musical” features a book by Catherine Johnson and music and ...

‘Pine Mountain Anthology’ Is Topic at Lunch With Books

WHEELING — “Pine Mountain Anthology: Homegrown Revolution” will be the topic at the next Lunch With Books program at noon Tuesday, July 9, at the Ohio County Public Library in downtown Wheeling. “There is a great deal of fear raging throughout our country these days. One of the most ...

ArtsLink Summer Coffeehouse Series set to kick off Thursday

NEW MARTINSVILLE — ArtsLink’s Summer Coffeehouse Series will kick off on Thursday, July 11, with a concert by the 40+ Band, with members from all over the Upper Ohio Valley. The free concert will begin at 7 p.m on the lawn of the Francis Creative Arts Center at the corner of Maple Avenue ...

World-Class Music Returns to New Martinsville This Weekend

NEW MARTINSVILLE — The third annual Back Home Appalachian Music & Arts Festival takes over downtown New Martinsville this weekend, featuring world-class, nationally touring music artists, local talent and much more. The event is free for all main stage concert acts. There will be food, ...

Santini Set To Perform Tuesday At River City in Wheeling

WHEELING — Five ... count ’em, five BluesDays at River City are coming up weekly, leading to a weekend of blues at the August Heritage Music Festival. And as a special bonus, Bruce Wheeler, producer of BluesDays at River City and of the Heritage Music BluesFest, is offering patrons the ...

The Wildmans to Play Tonight in Barnesville

BARNESVILLE — Skyflight Productions presents an evening with The Wildmans today, Friday, June 28, at The Albert S. George Youth Center at Barnesville Memorial Park. The up-and-coming, neo-traditional string band The Wildmans features the award-winning talents of siblings Eli and Aila ...

International Artists Gather in the Ohio Valley to Paint in the Open Air

WHEELING — The first week of July will see artists from all over Europe gathering in Wheeling for a week-long plein-air painting experience. For more than 20 years, painters from Great Britain, Switzerland, Germany, the United States and France have gathered to paint in a different host ...

Reception in Wheeling Kicks Off Weeklong Art Event

WHEELING — Artists from several countries in Europe and from the United States will gather at Artworks Around Town in Centre Market at 6 p.m. on Sunday, June 30, for a reception signaling the beginning of a weeklong plein-air painting event. The party is free and open to the public. This ...

10th Annual Ohio Valley Rib & Chicken Cook-Off Set

WHEELING — The 10th annual Ohio Valley Rib & Chicken Cook-Off kicks off today, Friday, June 21, at Heritage Port in Wheeling. The event takes place today and Saturday from noon to 11 p.m. each day. Rib burners will be firing up their grills in hopes of capturing the Carl Carenbauer ...

Cast of ‘Ghost of a Chance’ Comes Together for Laughs

WELLSBURG — The cast of the Brooke Hills Playhouse’s 48th season-opening production of the Flip Kobler-Cindy Marcus comedy, “Ghost of a Chance,” has come together as an ensemble to produce laughs and a few tears for the show’s audiences, despite their different backgrounds and levels ...