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Published Poet Hoppenthaler Appearing at Lunch With Books

WHEELING — West Virginia Poet Laureate Marc Harshman welcomes award-winning poet John Hoppenthaler to Lunch With Books. The program takes place at noon on Tuesday, Aug. 13, at the Ohio County Public Library in downtown Wheeling. Hoppenthaler is the author of three books of poetry, “Lives ...

Final Performances of Noir Comedy Thursday and Friday

WHEELING — The final performances of Mystery Theatre Unlimited’s noir pulp fiction spoof is scheduled for Thursday and Friday, Aug. 15-16. The original interactive musical comedy murder mystery dinner theatre show, “The Case of the Ms. and the Show Biz Whiz,” will be presented on ...

Chrisagis Brothers To Present Book Talk

MOUNDSVILLE — The popular Christian music duo the Chrisagis Brothers will present their new book “A Legacy of Love” at the Moundsville-Marshall County Public Library at 6 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 12. Twins Brian and Shawn Chrisagis are nationally known performing artists who have published ...

Heritage Music BluesFest Features Grammy Nominees, Music of the Stones

WHEELING — You can’t always get what you want … but if you attend the Heritage Music BluesFest, you will get “Chicago Plays the Stones,” five Grammy-nominated acts, International Blues Challenge winners and several returning fan favorites - all in one award-winning weekend. The 19th ...

Nation’s Top Marching Bands Ready to Dazzle

PITTSBURGH — Drum Corps International will present 2019 DCI Pittsburgh on Sunday, Aug. 4, at 7 p.m. at Warrior Stadium in Elizabeth, Pa., located just south of Kennywood along the Monongahela River. The show is part of the 2019 Summer Tour that includes more than 100 shows in 37 states ...

Parcel Players Stage ‘The Tale of Captain Ficklebeard’

WHEELING — Oglebay Institute’s Parcel Players will stage “The Tale of Captain Ficklebeard” by Zachary Michael at 7 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, July 31-Aug. 3, at Oglebay Institute’s Towngate Theatre. In this original play, Captain Ficklebeard and his band of pirates go on a ...

Brooke Hills Playhouse to Present ‘Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs’

WELLSBURG — The Brooke Hills Playhouse has announced the cast for its upcoming production of “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs,” adapted by Michele L. Vacca from the beloved Grimm Brothers fairy tale. The Playhouse’s annual production for young actors and audiences will be presented at 8 ...

Triple Threat Sue Foley To Play on Aug. 2 At BluesDays

WHEELING — Canadian-born Sue Foley, a triple-threat guitarist, songwriter and vocalist, will perform at BluesDays at River City, at 9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 2. “Sue will be returning to Wheeling for the fifth time since her debut performance at the 2007 BluesFest,” said Bruce Wheeler, ...

‘Goldilocks’ Puppet Show Slated At Marshall County Libraries

MOUNDSVILLE — The nationally acclaimed Stevens Puppets will present two shows of “Goldilocks and the Three Bears” on Monday, July 29, in Marshall County. The first show will be at 11 a.m. at the Moundsville-Marshall County Public Library. The second performance, for the ...

Lunch With Books Looks Back at Doughboys of the Great War

WHEELING — “Play Ball! Doughboys and Baseball during the Great War” with author Peter L. Belmonte will be featured during the next Lunch With Books program at noon Tuesday at the Ohio County Public Library in downtown Wheeling. Baseball is the most American game. No other sporting ...

Tales Told Of Historic Homestead Strike, 1892

MOUNDSVILLE — Professional storyteller Alan Irvine will present “Homestead: 1892” at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, July 29, at the Moundsville-Marshall County Public Library. This event is aimed at adults but would be suitable for older youngsters as well. “Homestead: 1892” will share ...

Ventriloquist, Puppet Show Set at Library In Moundsville

MOUNDSVILLE — The Moundsville-Marshall County Public Library will host the Pittsburgh Puppet Works at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 27, for a special performance of “Destination: Imagination!” The event is aimed at young children and is free and open to the public. This show features ...

Rockin’/Soulful Nikki Hill Comes to BluesDays in Wheeling

WHEELING — A couple of weeks ago, “the love child of Amy Winehouse and Little Richard,” Lindsay Beaver, performed at BluesDays at River City. Next week, at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, July 24, it’s Nikki Hill, who will perform, and according to the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, “If Tina ...

Fred Rogers Is the topic of Lunch With Books program

WHEELING — “The Good Neighbor: The Life and Work of Fred Rogers” will be the topic of the next Lunch With Books program at noon Tuesday, July 23, at the Ohio County Public Library in downtown Wheeling. This is a rescheduled program that originally had been booked for Jan. 15. Fred ...

A Taste of Greece Offered at St. John the Divine in Wheeling

WHEELING — The parishioners of St. John the Divine Greek Orthodox Church invite everyone to their 19th Annual Grecian Food Festival beginning Wednesday and continuing through Saturday, July 24-27. The festival takes place from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily. The authentic food, electric ...

Fifteen Minute Film Festival Set for Saturday at Towngate in Wheeling

WHEELING — Planet 23 Studios and Oglebay Institute’s Towngate Theatre present The Fifteen Minute Film Festival at 7 p.m. Saturday, July 20, at the historic Towngate Cinema, located at 2118 Market St. in Wheeling. The festival consists of 15 films, all 15 minutes or less in duration, which ...

Blame My Roots Country Music Fest kicks Into full gear today in Belmont County

BELMONT — Country Music fans are ready to kick off a full day of festivities at Valley View Campgrounds across National Road from the Jamboree In The Hills site as the three-day weekend party at the first Blame My Roots Country Music Festival continues today, Friday, July 19. Music begins at ...

Two film showings scheduled at Moundsville Public Library

MOUNDSVILLE — The Moundsville-Marshall County Public Library has two film showings coming up. The first is “Captain Marvel,” showing at 3 p.m. on Saturday, July 20. In this Marvel Studios action-adventure-sci-fi feature, Carol Danvers becomes one of the universe’s most powerful heroes ...