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‘Harriet’ To Show At Library In Moundsville

MOUNDSVILLE — The Moundsville-Marshall County Public Library will present a “Think Outside the Book” film at 6 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 17. The feature will be “Harriet.” This historical bio-drama is the extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman’s escape from slavery and transformation ...

‘Sweeney Todd’ Staged By West Liberty University’s Hilltop Opera

WEST LIBERTY — West Liberty University’s Hilltop Opera, in partnership with Striplight Community Theatre, will present “Sweeney Todd: in Concert” at 7:30 p.m. today, Friday, Feb. 7, and Saturday, Feb. 8, at the Ashley Marie Performing Arts Center, 2850 Weir Ave., Weirton. “This is a ...

Festival Celebrates Filmmakers Of Color Today at Wheeling Heritage

WHEELING — Wheeling Heritage and the YWCA Wheeling present The Ohio Valley Festival for Filmmakers of Color today, Friday, Feb. 7. This first-time event will showcase creative amateur filmmakers from Wheeling, Martins Ferry, Bridgeport, Pittsburgh, Los Angeles and Duarte, Calif. This is ...

Artworks Around Town Brings Photography Into Focus in February

WHEELING — Artworks Around Town in Wheeling celebrates the opening of its February exhibits at the Studio Gallery in Centre Market today. The title of February’s show, “Departure From Reality,” promises to provide a stunning glimpse into the perceptions of three of the area’s finest ...

Rolling Stones to Perform at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh on June 23

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Rolling Stones are returning to some North American cities where they haven’t played in years. The iconic rock’n’roll band will perform in Pittsburgh on Tuesday, June 23, at Heinz Field. The band announced Thursday that it will kick off a 15-city leg of its No ...

Lunch With Books Program Will Explores Black Music in America

WHEELING — The Ohio County Public Library, in partnership with YWCA Wheeling, invites you to an afternoon of entertainment, education and great performances during Tuesday’s Lunch With Books program “A History of Black Music in America.” This unique program will take you on a journey ...

Musical Duo Brings Strings and Sweet Harmonies to Barnesville

BARNESVILLE — Skyflight Productions presents an evening with Golden Shoals on Wednesday, Feb. 12, at The Albert S. George Youth Center at Barnesville Memorial Park in Barnesville. Golden Shoals are the sum of two parts: guitarist Mark Kilianski and fiddler Amy Alvey. Each are songwriters ...

St. C. Singers to Perform During Spaghetti Dinner Tuesday

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Come out for a hot meal and a swashbuckling show this Tuesday night as the St. C. Singers present their annual winter spaghetti dinner. One of the Singers’ biggest annual fundraisers —the winter spaghetti dinner will take place from 4-8 p.m. this Tuesday, Feb. 11, in ...

Show Review: ‘Miss Saigon’ Takes Flight In Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH — The national tour of “Miss Saigon” has landed in Pittsburgh with shows continuing daily at the Benedum Center through Sunday, Feb. 9. There are prime time performances each night, as well as matinees on Saturday and Sunday. The Steel City stop for the new U.S. tour of ...

Towngate Theatre in Wheeling Stages ‘Rapunzel’

WHEELING — Oglebay Institute continues its tradition of bringing beloved fairy tales to life with an imaginative production of “Rapunzel,” which will be staged today through Sunday, Jan. 31 through Feb. 2, and next Fridy and Saturday, Feb. 7-8, at Towngate Theatre in Wheeling. Adapted ...

‘Miss Saigon’ to Land In Pittsburgh Tuesday

PITTSBURGH — Legendary Broadway Musical “Miss Saigon” opens at the Benedum Center in Pittsburgh on Tuesday, Feb. 4, as part of the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust’s PNC Broadway series. The show will take the Benedum stage each night from Tuesday through Sunday, Feb. 4-9. Casting was ...

Author Greg Bottoms at Lunch With Books in Wheeling

WHEELING — Desegregation in the South will be explored at noon on Tuesday, Feb. 4, during the next Lunch With Books program at the Ohio County Public Library in Wheeling. In his new memoir from WVU Press, “The Lowest White Boy,” Greg Bottoms writes about growing up white and working ...

Review: Umphrey’s McGee Heats Up Stage AE in Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH — A steady winter rain poured down onto the Steel City on Jan. 24 when Umphrey’s McGee made its annual trek to Stage AE, much to the delight of a capacity crowd. Despite the dreary weather, fans of the progressive rock, jam-band juggernaut were warm and toasty inside the ...

A Look Back at Wheeling, Crossroads of America, At Next Lunch With Books

WHEELING — During the next Lunch With Books program at noon on Tuesday, Jan. 28, at the Ohio County Public Library in Wheeling, C.J. Kaiser will discuss a little-known event that took place in Wheeling, Va., in 1840. The talk was inspired by an 1840 broadside promoting Wheeling as host ...

‘Downton Abbey’ Slated To Show at Moundsville Library

MOUNDSVILLE — The Moundsville-Marshall County Public Library will present a “Think Outside the Book” film at 6 p.m on Tuesday, Jan. 28. The feature will be “Downton Abbey,” an acclaimed historical drama-romance arising from the world-wide phenomenon television series, written and ...

Youngsters Dress to Impress for Fun at The Royal Snowflake Ball

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Young people throughout the Ohio Valley and their families are invited to come celebrate winter in style at the 2020 Royal Family Snowflake Ball. Presented by the St. C. Singers, the annual winter family dance will take place from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 24, in the St. ...

Moundsville Bluegrass Band Crandall Creek to Compete in Nashville

MOUNDSVILLE — Crandall Creek Band will compete in the 46th annual Society for the Preservation of Bluegrass Music of America Bluegrass Music Awards Show on Feb. 1 in Nashville, Tenn. Bell Buckle recording artist Crandall Creek is a high-energy bluegrass band based in Moundsville, W.Va. ...

Lunch With Books Celebrates Martin Luther King Jr.

WHEELING — Marvin Jefferson portrays Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. through Chautauqua (first-person historical characterization), followed by a question and answer session during the upcoming Lunch With Books program beginning at noon on Tuesday, Jan. 21, at the Ohio County Public Library in ...

Pittsburgh Public Theater Presents ‘Little Shop of Horrors’

PITTSBURGH — In artistic director Marya Sea Kaminski’s first musical at Pittsburgh Public Theater, a legendary plant meets an irresistible pop score. Pittsburgh Public Theater starts 2020 with the musical comedy “Little Shop of Horrors,” with book and lyrics by Howard Ashman and music ...