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Out & About

‘The Sword and the Shield’ Next at Lunch With Books

WHEELING — The Ohio County Public Library’s next Lunch With Books Live Stream event will feature the book “The Sword and the Shield” and author Dr. Peniel E. Joseph. The event will take place virtually at noon on Tuesday, March 30. This dual biography of Malcolm X and Martin Luther ...

The Muddle Makes Its Way Up, Down the River for Live Music

POWHATAN POINT — The Muddle will perform from 7-10 p.m. on Saturday, March 27, at the Riverside Restaurant in Powhatan Point. Next weekend, the band will perform live at River City in Wheeling from 8-11 p.m. on Friday, April 2.

Irish Folktale Set For Online Program At Moundsville Library

MOUNDSVILLE — It’s a great time of year to enjoy a wee bit o’ magic, suspense and humor from the Emerald Isle. Judi Tarowsky will share a very old Irish folktale in a virtual presentation of the story “The Thief of Sloan and the Knight of the Glen.” The Moundsville-Marshall County ...

Chess Queen Jennifer Shahade Featured At Next Lunch With Books

WHEELING — The Ohio County Public Library’s next Lunch With Books live stream program will feature chess champion and author Jennifer Shahade. The program will take place online at noon on Tuesday, March 23. If you enjoyed the recent Netflix miniseries, “The Queen’s Gambit,” you ...

ArtsLink Annual Meeting Kicks Off 20th Year

NEW MARTINSVILLE — ArtsLink, the arts council of Wetzel and Tyler counties, will kick off its 20th year with the annual meeting scheduled for 5 p.m. Monday, March 22. Because of the coronavirus considerations, this meeting will be held via Zoom. If you’re interested in attending, please ...

Celebrating ‘A History Of Ireland in Songs & Poetry’

WHEELING — In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, Irish American Heritage Month and Women’s History Month, the Ohio County Public Library’s Lunch With Books Livestream program will broadcast “A History of Ireland in Song and Poetry.” The program will take place virtually via livestream at ...

Towngate Theatre Presents Classic ‘The Quiet Man’

WHEELING — Towngate Theatre will show the 1952 American romantic comedy/drama “The Quiet Man” at 7:30 p.m. today, Friday, March 12. The film follows retired American boxer Sean Thornton’s (John Wayne) return to the village of his birth in Ireland, where he falls for spirited redhead ...

Local Music Roundup

Live Music Returns Saturday At the Black Sheep Vineyard ADENA — Live music returns to the Black Sheep Vineyard, U.S. 250, near Adena, with the music of the New Age Adenas from 7:30-10 p.m. on Saturday, March 13. The New Age Adenas will also perform from 7-11 p.m. on Thursday, March 18, ...

Tonight Is Comedy Night in Shadyside!

Comedy Night returns to Shadyside tonight, Friday, March 12, with a double shot of laughs at the Matt’s Tiger Pub, 3932 Central Ave., Shadyside. Two comedians will take the stage with comedy ventriloquist Phil Hughes headlining. For reservations or for more information, call the Tiger Pub at ...

Werk Out Music & Arts Festival Returns to Legend Valley

THORNVILLE, Ohio — Nearly a year after America began its fight with the coronavirus pandemic, The Werk Out Music & Arts Festival is bouncing back stronger than ever. By adapting to the socially distanced era for events, The Werk Out will continue to rock with two nights of music July ...

Artworks’ March Exhibits on Display

WHEELING — March at Artworks Around Town promises to be an exciting bright spot in this otherwise dreary winter. Betsy Cox is keeping her Retrospective Collection in the Studio Gallery for another month, and a new artist is debuting his skills in the Student Gallery. Cox’s painting ...

Wheeling Poetry Series Hosts Cameron Barnett

WHEELING — The Ohio County Public Library’s weekly Lunch with Books Livestream will feature Cameron Barnett as part of the Wheeling Poetry Series. A Pittsburgh-based poet, Barnett is the guest for the library’s 16th Wheeling Poetry Series program so far. The Lunch With Books Livestream ...

West Liberty University’s MADFest Continues to Inspire High School Students

WEST LIBERTY — West Liberty University’s MAD (Media Arts and Design) Festival continues this spring with the competition, awards ceremony and more. The deadline for submissions to this year’s competition is this Sunday, March 7. “Every spring for more than 20 years, WLU has held ...

Rt. 40 Lumber Jaxe Presents The Muddle

MORRISTOWN — The Muddle will perform live from 7-10 p.m. on Saturday, March 6, at Rt. 40 Lumber Jaxe, located on U.S. 40 (National Road) in Belmont near Morristown.

Wheeling Celtic Festival Events to Take Place Virtually

WHEELING — The 25th Annual Wheeling Celtic Festival — organized by Wheeling Heritage — is going virtual this year. The popular celebration of Celtic culture and traditions will take place from noon to 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, and there is no cost for the public to view the special ...

Family Game Night Set at Kruger Street Toy, Train Museum

WHEELING — The Kruger Street Toy and Train Museum is holding its Second Annual Family Game Night this weekend. The Game Night will be held from 6-8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27. Along with a life-sized Candyland, where guests are the game pieces, the museum will be having a “Jeopardy” ...

Irishman and Author Billy O’Callaghan Is Featured at Program

WHEELING — The Ohio County Public Library’s next weekly Lunch With Books Livestream will feature Irish author Billy O’Callaghan. The livestream will take place beginning at noon on Tuesday, March 2. O’Callaghan is the author of three short story collections: “In Exile” (2008), ...