Out & About

OUE Stages ‘Prodigal Son’

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — “He was born with the gift of laughter and a sense that the world is mad.” That quote may sum up the essence of OUE Theatre’s upcoming production of John Patrick Shanley’s autobiographical play, “Prodigal Son.” The Theatre Department of Ohio University Eastern ...

Wheeling Symphony Quintet To Perform At Lunchtime

WHEELING — Wheeling Symphony Orchestra announces a WSO on the GO event, featuring a meet-and-greet with music director finalist candidate, Andres Franco, and a performance from the Wheeling Symphony Orchestra string quintet. The event will be held at noon Thursday at the Artworks area of ...

Jazz at the Stifel Slated for Saturday With Jenny Wilson Trio Performing

WHEELING — Wheeling Symphony Orchestra announces a WSO on the GO event, featuring a meet-and-greet with music director finalist candidate, Andres Franco, and a performance from the Wheeling Symphony Orchestra string quintet. The event will be held at noon Thursday at the Artworks area of ...

Crazy 8s Improv Troupe at Towngate Saturday

Oglebay Institute’s Towngate Theatre welcomes back the The Crazy 8s for an evening of improvisational comedy at 8 p.m. Saturday. These young performers are brave, talented and oh, so funny! The show is fun for all ages. The Crazy 8s improv troupe is made up of high school and college-aged ...

Nashville-Based Band Roanoke Delivers a Slice of Americana to Barnesville

BARNESVILLE — Skyflight Productions presents an evening with Roanoke on Saturday at The Albert S. George Youth Center at Barnesville Memorial Park in Barnesville. Roanoke is a rising folk/Americana band based out of Nashville, Tenn. Lead by Joey Beesley and Taylor Dupuis, the two come ...

Dancing with the Ohio Valley Stars takes stage Saturday in Wheeling

WHEELING — Dancing with the Ohio Valley Stars, set for 7 p.m. Saturday, promises more glamour, glitz and sequins as this year’s cast prepares to “light up the night” with their sparkling personalities and lightning dance moves. All proceeds from the annual event benefit Augusta ...

‘How Dog Became Man’s Best Friend’ Takes the Stage in Wheeling

WHEELING — Oglebay Institute presents “How Dog Became Man’s Best Friend” for one show only at 3 p.m. at Towngate Theatre. Dogs have provided protection, companionship and hunting assistance to humans since the days of the earliest settlements. We embrace them as part of our home and ...

Meet artist Helen Sweeney tonight at the Studio Gallery in Wheeling

WHEELING — Helen Sweeney, well known and celebrated artist will be the guest exhibitor at Artworks Around Town for the month of November. She will be honored at a reception in the Studio Gallery from 5:30-7 p.m. today. The opening is free and open to the public. Sweeney resides in ...

Band Honeysuckle Plays Barnesville On Wednesday

BARNESVILLE — Skyflight Productions presents an evening with Honeysuckle on Wednesday at The Albert S. George Youth Center at Barnesville Memorial Park in Barnesville. Honeysuckle is a progressive folk act that blends older influences and traditional instrumentation with modern effects and ...

Pittsburgh Gets Ready to Bring ‘Hamilton’ To The Benedum

PITTSBURGH — Producer Jeffrey Seller and the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust announce that single tickets for “Hamilton” will go on sale to the public at 9 a.m. on Monday at TrustArts.org and at the box office at Theater Square, 655 Penn Ave., Pittsburgh. Tickets will be available for ...

St. C. Singers to Host Spaghetti Dinner Thursday

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Things behind the scenes are cooking for what promises — beyond a shadow of a doubt — to be another show-stopping season by the St. C. Singers, and this week the local community has an opportunity to help support the group as the 2018-19 season officially gets ...

Disney’s ‘The Nutcracker and the Four Realms’ Falls Flat

By MARK KENNEDY AP Entertainment Writer So Disney has gone ahead and made a Christmas movie from “The Nutcracker.” Is this what we’re doing now? We’re making big Hollywood movies from 19th century ballets? Anyone have any fresh ideas at all? Talk about low-hanging fruit: It’s a ...

‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Won’t Rock You, But Malek Will

By JAKE COYLE AP Film Writer Where does a preening, pansexual rock god get his powers? The Freddie Mercury biopic “Bohemian Rhapsody” traces his sonorous majesty to an unlikely place: his back teeth. Mercury, nee Farrokh Bulsara, was born with four extra incisors, giving him a bigger ...

Nutting Gallery Features Works By Decorated Artist Wharton

WEST LIBERTY — West Liberty University’s Nutting Gallery will showcase paintings by award winning artist Thomas Wharton in its latest art exhibition, “Courting Wonder,” which will remain on display through Nov. 15. A former resident of Wheeling, Wharton recently returned after building ...

Seinfeld Returns To Wheeling On Jan. 25

WHEELING — Capitol Theatre and JS Touring announced that America’s premier comedian, Jerry Seinfeld, will return to the Capitol Theatre stage on Jan. 25, 2019. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. today. Seinfeld has been hailed for his uncanny ability to joke about the little things in life ...

Morristown Original DiCarlo’s Pizza Shop Offer Variety of Tasty Menu Choices

Morristown — Whether it’s their traditional crispy square cut pizza, fresh baked pepperoni rolls or delicious calzones, the Original DiCarlo’s Pizza shops in Morristown and downtown St. Clairsville offer their customers a variety of delicious menu choices, according to Nate King, owner ...

Letitia VanSant Bringing Unique Brand of Indie Folk to Barnesville

BARNESVILLE — Skyflight Productions presents an evening with Letitia VanSant with her band tonight at The Albert S. George Youth Center at Barnesville Memorial Park in Barnesville. Letitia VanSant’s lyrics are at once personally and politically relevant. Hailed as one of Baltimore’s ...

Halloween Classics Invade Strand Theatre Saturday in Moundsville

MOUNDSVILLE — The Strand Theatre in Moundsville will be hosting a Halloween classic marathon this Saturday. First, a Vintage Horror Movie Marathon will take place from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Enjoy a day of vintage black and white horror films. Featured classics include “The Devil Bat,” ...

New Season of Monster Jam Hits Wheeling This Weekend

WHEELING — Feld Entertainment, the worldwide leader in live family entertainment, will drive Monster Jam into Wheeling beginning today. The new season will bring motorsport fans to the edge of their seats with adrenaline-charged, high-flying, four-wheel excitement that is fun for the ...