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BluesDays Returning to River City in March

WHEELING — How many times have you heard people say, “Wheeling? Sure, I’ve passed through there.” Wheeling certainly is a throughway to many places, and luckily for blues fans, many blues musicians finding themselves on the way from gig to gig love to make a bonus stop in Wheeling for ...

Freshman Plays To Be Presented at Wheeling Park High School

WHEELING — Wheeling Park High School’s Introduction to Speech and Theater classes will present two one-act plays at 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 1, in the Phyllis A. Beneke Theater. The plays, “It’s Not You, It’s Me” and “10 Ways to Survive the End of the World,” both by Don ...

Grave Creek Mound Tablet Talk at Library Wednesday

MOUNDSVILLE — The Moundsville-Marshall County Public Library invites the public to hear buried truths uncovered at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, March 4, in the program “Hoax-Buster: Delf Norona on the Grave Creek Tablet.” A research paper titled “Norona’s Risk of Criticism” will be ...

Lunch With Books Eyes 19th Amendment

WHEELING — March is Women’s History Month, and Dr. Katharine Antolini present a program at noon Tuesday at the weekly Lunch With Books program at the Ohio County Public Library in Wheeling to observe the 100th anniversary of Congress passing the 19th Amendment recognizing the right of women ...

Bridge Street Middle School To Present ‘Into the Woods’

WHEELING — Bridge Street Middle School presents “Into the Woods” at 7 p.m. on March 6 and 7 and at 3 p.m. on March 8 at the Wheeling Park High School J.B. Chambers Performing Arts Center. Tickets can be purchased beginning Monday at Bridge Street Middle School or at the Performing Arts ...

Celebrate Beethoven with Brew Keepers And The Wheeling Symphony Orchestra

WHEELING — Wheeling Symphony Orchestra announces the next WSO on the GO concert, Beethoven and Brews, featuring our Clarinet Quintet. The performance will be held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 4, at Brew Keepers in Wheeling. The concert is free and open to the public. Beethoven turns ...

Enjoy the Sound of WLU’s Wind Symphony on Wednesday Night

WEST LIBERTY — The West Liberty University Wind Symphony, conducted by Dr. Gretchen L. Pohlman and featuring special guest conductor Professor Patrick Garrett, will present a spring concert at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 4, at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, located at 141 Kruger St., ...

Marshall County Strings Benefit Concert Slated For Tuesday

GLEN DALE — The Marshall County Strings Program will present “Decades” at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 25, in the John Marshall High School Center for Performing Arts. This concert will feature well-known music from each decade, beginning with the 1960s. Motown, classic rock and pop music ...

Mystery Theatre Unlimited’s Comedy ‘Popguy’ Comes to The Vue

MOUNDSVILLE — Mystery Theatre Unlimited’s original musical comedy dinner theatre production “Popguy the Sailor Man” will be presented at the Vue Bar and Grill in Grand Vue Park at 7 p.m. today, Friday, Feb. 21. The family-friendly original comedy features musical parodies and ...

MSM Plays Towngate on Saturday

WHEELING — Live music returns to Oglebay Institute’s Towngate Theatre. MSM: Miller, Smith and Mazure will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22. Having played music together for many years, band members wanted to go back to their roots: acoustic music. Leaving the big amplifiers, drum kit ...

Classical Guitar Quartet to Play At Lunch With Books

WHEELING — Quaternaglia Guitar Quartet, one of the world’s top guitar ensembles, will perform at noon on Tuesday, Feb. 25, at the Lunch With Books program at the Ohio County Public Library in downtown Wheeling. Composed of Brazilian guitarists Chrystian Dozza, Fabio Ramazzina, Thiago ...

Public Invited to Show Choir Competition Saturday

RAYLAND —Show choirs from schools throughout Ohio and West Virginia will make their way to the Ohio Valley this weekend as the St. C. Singers host their annual competition, the St. Clairsville Division III Show Choir Invitational. The event takes place all day Saturday at Buckeye Local ...

‘Strand of Love’ Concert Sends Sweet Harmonies

MOUNDSVILLE — “A Strand of Love” Valentine concert will be presented at 7 p.m. today, Friday, Feb. 14, at the Strand Theater, 811 Fifth St., Moundsville. The concert features The Ron Retzer Trio performing your favorite love songs from the ’50s through today in all genres including ...

Local Dancer Brings Aerial Act to Capitol Theatre

WHEELING — Wheeling Symphony Orchestra and Wheeling Symphony Auxiliary present two special fundraising performances of Duo Quintessence, featuring aerial artist and Wheeling native Megan Wilson and her husband, Andy Parrish. The event takes place on Saturday, Feb. 15, with performances at 1 ...

Award-Winning Artist Alice Wallace Performs Thursday in Barnesville

BARNESVILLE — Skyflight Productions presents an evening with Alice Wallace on Thursday, Feb. 20, at The Albert S. George Youth Center at Barnesville Memorial Park. Wallace has taken honors as 2017 California Country Awards Female Vocalist of the Year and 2016 LA Music Critic Awards for Best ...

Trotter to Speak at Lunch With Books Tuesday

WHEELING — The next Lunch With Books program at noon on Tuesday, Feb. 18, at the Ohio County Public Library in Wheeling will feature an Ann Thomas Memorial Lecture with Dr. Joseph William Trotter Jr. Trotter is the Giant Eagle Professor of History and Social Justice and past History ...