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‘Faces of Civil War Nurses’ Explored At Lunch With Books

WHEELING — The Ohio County Public Library will take virtual viewers back to the Civil War for a look at women who played a crucial role in American’s most bloody war. The next Lunch With Books program at noon on Tuesday, Oct. 27, will examine the “Faces of Civil War Nurses” with ...

Moundsville Library Hosts a Virtual Visit With Edgar Allan Poe

MOUNDSVILLE — The great American author Edgar Allan Poe rises for a very special “Live Virtually” event just in time for Halloween, hosted by the Moundsville-Marshall County Public Library at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 27. Literary historian Rob Velella portrays Poe, returning from beyond ...

Celebrate the Music, Legacy of Tom Petty

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — For the first time ever, the estate of Tom Petty is working alongside fans and engaging with the music community to celebrate and pay tribute to the legendary musician tonight. In 2017, the first annual Tom Petty Birthday Bash debuted in Petty’s hometown of ...

Mugshots: Wheeling Hot Spot

WHEELING — While some daring people take the risk of diving head first into new business ventures, others raise the bar by doing that same thing at the exact moment a global pandemic is breaking locally. But a with a clear vision behind it, determination to bring success to fruition and a ...

Classic Thriller ‘The Shining’ Returning To Big Screen at Towngate

WHEELING — Nothing screams Halloween like director Stanley Kubrick’s psychological thriller “The Shining.” It will be shown on the Towngate Theatre big screen for one night only on Friday, Oct. 23. The film is part of Towngate’s popular “Dinner and a Movie” film ...

Lunch With Books Offering A Local Tale of True Crime

WHEELING — The sinister underbelly of Wheeling’s past resurfaces at noon on Tuesday when the Ohio County Public Library presents the next Lunch With Books program “The Madam Must Die” featuring guest speakers Tim Botos and Shane Hoover. The program will be livestreamed beginning at ...

Wheeling Poetry Series to Return

WHEELING — The Wheeling Poetry Series is back. After a series of postponements, the Ohio County Public Library is happy to announce that the series recommences virtually at noon on Tuesday, Oct. 13, with Allison Pitinii Davis. A superb younger American poet, she is the author of ...

Artworks Opens New Exhibits for October

WHEELING — Artworks has a special celebration for the month of October. Janet Sheehan, a member of Artworks Around Town, is not only the featured Artist of the Month, she has her own show in the Studio Gallery. Titled “A Few of My Favorite Things,” this exhibit promises to be an ...

Lunch With Books To Continue … Virtually

WHEELING — For those who have missed Lunch With Books and other live programs for adults at the Ohio County Public Library, an initiative is being continued to compensate for the loss of physical programs at the library includes a series of Facebook and YouTube Livestream events. The ...

WLU Presents ‘Sounds of the World’ Virtual Concert

WEST LIBERTY — The public is invited to enjoy a live-streamed musical concert, “Sounds of the World,” featuring West Liberty University instrumental ensembles at 11 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 3. The concert includes music from the Marching Hilltoppers, under the direction of Dr. Gretchen ...

Comedy Night To Hit Martins Ferry

MARTINS FERRY — Comedy Night returns to the Purple City this weekend with a one-two punch of big laughs at the Martins Ferry PNA. The show will take place at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3, with two great comedians. Cam Rowe will be the feature act, and Phil Hughes will be the headliner. The ...

Char House on the Boulevard Quickly Becomes a Local Hot Spot

WHEELING — Braxton Nolte and his father, Jim, had a clear vision in mind when they set out to bring a metropolitan-style restaurant to the Ohio Valley, and that focus has resulted in undeniable success. Located at 1055 E. Bethlehem Blvd. — the former Ernie’s Esquire — the Char House on ...

‘Adventures Of Maid Marian’ Performance Slated Online

MOUNDSVILLE — “The Adventures of Maid Marian” in two acts will showcase the talents of actress, director and writer Carol Weakland in a Moundsville Library Live Virtually program at 6 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 28, via Zoom or the Moundsville-Marshall County Public Library’s Facebook Page. ...

Music Under the Stars: WSO Continues Tradition at a Social Distance

WHEELING — Wheeling Symphony Orchestra will present its annual Labor Day program Music Under the Stars featuring soprano Bridgette Gan and conducted by Music Director John Devlin. The program will be broadcast live on My OV and streaming on WTRF.com at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 6. The ...

Artworks Around Town Presents Art Exhibits Through September

WHEELING — If you haven’t seen the two special shows now on display at Artworks Around Town, you have the month of September to view them. The Associated Artists of Hancock and Brooke Counties present a varied and colorful show full of bold paintings and subtle photographs. Robert ...

Wheeling Symphony Orchestra Plans Fall Chamber Series With Culinary Flare

WHEELING — The Wheeling Symphony Orchestra is ready to kick off its fall concert chamber music series, WesBanco presents SoundBites. This three-concert series will be performed at Oglebay Wilson Lodge Glessner Ballroom on Sept. 13, Oct. 11 and Nov. 8. Each concert will feature two ...

Classic Tale of Chivalry Unfolding Online at The Moundsville Library

MOUNDSVILLE — The classic 14th century tale “Sir Gawaine and the Green Knight” will provide a dramatic mid-day break at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Sep. 3, when it comes to you live on the Moundsville Library’s Zoom and Facebook platforms. Spun from the tradition of King Arthur, the account ...