Out & About

World slavery, Haitian revolution, rise of American music to be explored

WHEELING — The Ohio County Public Library in Wheeling will explore “World Slavery — The Haitian Revolution and the Rise of American Music” with Ray Kamalay at noon on Tuesday during its weekly Lunch With Books program. Kamalay, a long-time professional musician who contributes ...

‘Night of the Hunter’ returns to Moundsville on the big screen

MOUNDSVILLE — Join the Strand Theatre for a free screening of this iconic film, featuring shots of the Moundsville Penitentiary and Moundsville’s Fish Creek. Starring Robert Mitchum, Shelley Winters and Lillian Gish, “The Night of the Hunter” is based on the true story of Harry ...

Film ‘At Eternity’s Gate’ set to show at Moundsville library

MOUNDSVILLE — The Moundsville-Marshall County Public Library will present a “Think Outside the Book” film at 6 p.m. Monday. The feature will be “At Eternity’s Gate,” an historical bio-drama directed by Julian Schnabel. It features a remarkable performance by Willem Dafoe as ...

Show Choirs to Invade Ohio Valley on Saturday

RAYLAND — Ten outstanding show choirs from schools throughout Ohio and West Virginia will travel to the Upper Ohio Valley on Saturday to compete in the annual St. C. Division 3 Show Choir Invitational. Hosted by the area’s only high school show choir —the award-winning St. C. Singers ...

Mystery Theatre Continues Live Rock-Themed Comedy

MOUNDSVILLE — Mystery Theatre Unlimited rocks with its current show, featuring live original music — entirely performed by the actors. In “Rock ‘em Dead,” a musical-comedy murder mystery dinner theatre show, a rock band that once enjoyed great success, but dissolved in a bitter ...

Marshall County Strings Benefit Concert to Take Place Tuesday

MOUNDSVILLE — The Marshall County Strings Program will present “Light the Night” at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the John Marshall High School Center for Performing Arts. The concert will feature an eclectic collection of music including original concert string works performed by the electric ...

WLU Wind Symphony Kicking Off New Season

WEST LIBERTY — The West Liberty University Wind Symphony will present its first concert of the Spring Concert Series at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, located at 141 Kruger St., Wheeling. The concert is free and open to the public and will feature works composed by ...

WSO’s Percussion Ensemble Takes Stage at Historic Strand Theatre

WHEELING — Wheeling Symphony Orchestra announces the next performance of the WSO on the GO series, featuring Wheeling Symphony’s percussion ensemble. The performance will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday at The Strand Theatre in Moundsville. This concert is free and open to the public. The WSO ...

Slideshow: Greensky Bluegrass Heats Up Stage AE

PITTSBURGH — Greensky Bluegrass drew a crowd that packed into Stage AE in Pittsburgh on Thursday, February 7, 2019. The Steel City has been a stronghold for the band for many years, and the recent stop brought the band and their growing legion of fans to their first Pittsburgh show in a much ...

St. C. Singers to Perform At Spaghetti Dinner Wednesday

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Come out for a hot meal and a cool show this Wednesday 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 Wednesday, Feb. 13, in the ...

Beatlemania Magic to Strike New Martinsville

NEW MARTINSVILLE — The Wetzel County Convention and Visitors Bureau (Visit Wetzel County) will continue its prelude to the Back Home Appalachian Arts & Music Festival with Beatlemania Magic, set to take over New Martinsville’s Lincoln Theater on Saturday, Feb. 9 at 7 p.m. The ...

Undo’s Elm Grove To Host Easy Street Band

WHEELING — Undo’s knows how to throw a party – high-energy music from a touring band, appealing food and drink specials and a great atmosphere. The SportsBar in Undo’s Elm Grove is well known for their special event shows. And tonight, they’re excited to host the return of Easy ...

Ron Retzer Trio presents: A Strand of Love in Moundsville

MOUNDSVILLE — Join the Strand Theatre this Saturday for an evening of love songs with the Ron Retzer Trio. Fresh off their performance at the White House, the Trio has prepared a night of beautiful harmonies and romantic music perfect for a Valentine’s date. The show begins at 7 p.m. ...

Lunch With Books takes look at the NAACP’s Walter F. White

WHEELING — The Ohio County Public Library will present its Lunch With Books program at noon on Tuesday, when Ron Lewis will discuss his book, “Walter F. White: The NAACP’s Ambassador for Racial Justice” (WVU Press). White was head of the NAACP from 1929 until his death in 1955. ...

‘The Hate U Give’s showing at Moundsville Public Library

MOUNDSVILLE — The Moundsville-Marshall County Public Library will present a “Think Outside the Book” film at 6 p.m. Monday. The feature will be “The Hate U Give,” a drama based on the best-selling young adult novel by Angie Thomas. This acclaimed film, scheduled to coincide with ...

‘Jack and the Beanstalk’ Back at Towngate

WHEELING — Fee-Fi-Fo-Fum. We smell another wonderful fairytale coming to Oglebay Institute’s Towngate Theatre. “Jack and the Beanstalk” wraps up this weekend with performances tonight and on Saturday afternoon. The production is part of Oglebay Institute’s children’s theater ...

Musical Puppet Show To Be Presented at The Library in Moundsville

MOUNDSVILLE — The Moundsville-Marshall County Public Library will host the Pittsburgh Puppet Works at noon on Saturday for a very special performance of “Tales to Tunes.” The event is aimed at young children and is free and open to the public. This new edition of “Tales to Tunes” is ...

Jazz at Stifel Welcomes Boilermaker Jazz Band This Saturday Evening

WHEELING — Oglebay Institute continues its tradition of bringing big city jazz shows to Wheeling. Pittsburgh’s Boilermaker Jazz Band will perform in the historic Stifel Mansion at 8 p.m. Saturday. The Boilermaker Jazz Band interprets the great American songbook in their own unique ...

Pinkalicious Event on Tap At Library In Moundsville

MOUNDSVILLE — It’s a Pinkalicious Valentines Day coming to the Moundsville-Marshall County Public Library at 11 a.m. on Thursday. The beloved character from the picture books by Victoria Kann is now also the star of a PBS Kids show. A new episode of the animated program “Pinkalicious ...

Mansion Museum Offers Unique Way To Celebrate Valentine’s Day Together

WHEELING — Oglebay Institute presents a Valentine’s Champagne Tour of the Mansion Museum in Oglebay from 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday. During the champagne tour, guests will learn about the lives and loves of three generations of the Oglebay Family— secret engagements, tragedy, young love, ...