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Out & About

The GeezCats in Concert in St. Clairsville

The GeezeCats Band will perform from 7-9 p.m. Tuesday at the City of St. Clairsville Central Park Complex Amphitheater. What's a GeezeCat, you ask? Some cool old guys? Aging hipsters, hepcats? A topnotch premium quality show band from Cleveland, Ohio? The GeezCats is a quartet of veteran ...

Parcel Players to Open Season With ‘Tomorrow’s Wish’

Oglebay Institute's Parcel Players open their summer theater season with Wade Bradford's "Tomorrow's Wish," which will be staged at 7 p.m. July 9-12 at OI's Towngate Theatre, 2118 Market St., Wheeling.Directed by P.D. Gregg, "Tomorrow's Wish" is a three-act comedy-drama with a bit of fantasy ...

‘Monuments Men’ Is Upcoming Pic of the Lit at Library Series

"The Monuments Men" will be the next film in the Moundsville-Marshall County Public Library's summer cinema series, Pic of the Lit, which features movies based on books, at 6 p.m. Monday.Director and co-writer George Clooney adapted Robert M. Edsel's book "The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi ...

Major Drumming

"STOMP"?veteran and Smithield native Elec Simon will bring the power of percussion to River City Ale Works on July 11. He and fellow "STOMP" performer Justin Myles will be joined by more than a dozen musicians beginning at 9 p.m. River City Restaurant is located at 14th and Main streets in ...

Author David Giffels Explores Rust Belt Cultural Landscape

Author David Giffels will be at Lunch With Books at noon Tuesday at the Ohio County Public Library to discuss his new book "The Hard Way on Purpose," a collection of linked essays about the quirky, hardbitten cultural landscape of the Rust Belt and the people who thrive there. An assistant ...

Amanda Jones & The Family Band To Appear at St. C. Central Park

The ever popular Amanda Jones & The Family Band is returning to St. Clairsville from 7-9 p.m. Tuesday at the Central Park Complex stage.Amanda Jones and The Family Band is fronted by Amanda Jones whose powerful belting vocals have been the key to the band's success.From her original ...

Oglebay Has Patriotic Holiday Celebration in Store

An exciting Independence celebration is planned at Oglebay on Thursday, July 3, and Friday, July 4."The most-popular event - the fireworks display - will take place on July 3 at Schenk Lake," said John Hargleroad, Operations Director for the Wheeling Park Commission. The fireworks will begin at ...

Multicultural Festival Makes Debut Sunday At Heritage Port

The first Upper Ohio Valley Multicultural Festival will be held from 1-8 p.m. Sunday at Wheeling's Heritage Port.This free festival is set to be an annual event at the Wheeling Heritage Port, with entertainment and activities reflecting the rich cultural heritage of the Upper Ohio Valley.The ...

Library Presents ‘Philomena’

The Moundsville-Marshall County Public Library will begin its Summer Cinema series "Pic of the Lit" featuring movies based on books - at 4 p.m. Monday.The first film will be "Philomena," directed by Stephen Frears and starring Steve Coogan and Judi Dench.A comedy-biographical drama, based on ...

Summertime Blues:

"Why do we only get national quality blues entertainment one week per year? ... Could Wheeling sustain a year-round blues club?"These and other questions, challenged Bruce Wheeler, founder of the Heritage Music BluesFest to create the Summertime Blues series leading up to this year's Heritage ...

Rib, Chicken Cook-Off Kicking Off Today

If great tasting ribs and chicken and all your favorite summertime treats with a variety of fine entertainment is what you want, then head to Wheeling Heritage Port today and Saturday for the fifth annual Ohio Valley Rib & Chicken Cook-Off.Competing for trophies this year will be Quaker ...

Ohio County Schools Stifel Summer Strings Camp Concert Tonight

The talents of the dedicated strings students of Ohio County Schools will be on display tonight at the Wheeling Park High School J.B. Chambers Performing Arts Center.Ohio County Schools Stifel Summer Strings Camp began Monday at WPHS, and it concludes with the concert at 6 p.m. today. The camp ...

‘Vanya and Sonia and Masha And Spike’ Ready for Final Run

The Brooke Hills Playhouse production of Christopher Durang's Tony Award-winning comedy, "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike," posed some special challenges for both the actors and the director, according to Diana Mendel of Wellsburg, who directed the show."Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike" ...

Wheeling Arts Fest Saturday

The fourth annual Wheeling Arts Fest is set for 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, offering a variety of arts and cultural programs, including live music, visual arts, theater, dance, literature, culinary demonstrations and historical arts.Events will be held at West Virginia Northern Community ...

Terry Lee Goffee Walking the Line in St. C

"Keep Your Eyes Wide Open" may be words from Johhny Cash's song "I Walk the Line," however that is exacly what you'll be doing when attending international artist, Terry Lee Goffee's "Ultimate Johnny Cash Tribute Concert," which will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the City of St. Clairsville ...

‘Vanya and Sonia and Masha And Spike’ Will Make You ‘Laugh Out Loud’

"Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike," promises a show that is "the kind where you laugh out loud and feel good doing it, " Brooke Hills Playhouse veteran Diana Mendel said.Mendel, who recommended the Christopher Durang's Tony Award-winning comedy as part of the season, is directing the ...

Characters From Wheeling’s Past Visit Greenwood Cemetery

Greenwood Cemetery in Wheeling will be the site of historic tours from noon until 4 p.m. Sunday.Members of Friends of Wheeling will portray 14 characters from Wheeling's history - none of whom has been portrayed in prior tours. The event, which is free and open to the public, is not intended as ...

New Age Adenas to Peform At Artworks’ Third Friday

New Age Adenas will perform tonight for Third Friday at Artworks Around Town, 2200 Market St., Wheeling.Refreshments will be available. Patrons may bring their own beer to the event.New Age Adenas consists of Eric Wellman, guitar and vocals; Mary Blake, vocals and hand percussion; and Greg ...

Lunch With Books: Great War 100 Years Later

At noon Tuesday, a century after the assassination of Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand sparked war in Europe, David Javersak will be at Lunch With Books at the Ohio County Public Library to discuss the impact of the First World War on the people and industries of the Upper Ohio Valley. Lunch ...