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Holiday Cirque Show at Benedum

"Cirque Dreams Holidaze" lights up the 2014 holiday season with its newest holiday stage spectacular at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 29, and at 2 and at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 30 at the Benedum Center, 237 Seventh Street, Pittsburgh.This event is presented by the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust as part of ...

Make an Early New Year’s Eve of It With Mystery Theatre

Froehlich's Classic Corner in Steubenville offers an opportunity to celebrate New Year's Eve with a great meal and a comedy show - and get you home early.Mystery Theatre Unlimited's original musical comedy murder mystery, "How the West Was Dumb," will be presented at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 31, ...

WHAT’S GOING ON

'The Nutcracker'at TowngateAttending a performance of "The Nutcracker" is like adding a star to the top of your tree. The yuletide season is not complete without it.Area residents have a few more chances to see this treasured holiday event. The show will be performed by Oglebay Institute's ...

There’s No Looking Back for Dopapod

Palindrome (noun): a word, phrase or number that reads the same backward or forward.Despite its palindromic tendencies, there's no looking back for Boston-born band Dopapod, a fierce four-piece outfit that has raised the bar for itself in 2014 and is only looking forward to even bigger things ...

First Night Festivities in Pittsburgh

Each year at the Highmark First Night Pittsburgh, approximately 40,000 people ring in the New Year at 150 events at 50 venues throughout the Cultural District. Highmark First Night Pittsburgh will kick off with children's fireworks at 6 p.m. on the Dollar Bank Stage along with a performance by ...

Taylor Brings 18th Christmas Show to Town

Twenty years ago, B.E. Taylor sat down with a guitar and concocted his own version of the Christmas classic, "Silent Night."In the two decades and four albums since, Taylor has become the voice of Christmas to thousands in the area, spending each December touring the country with his versions ...

Fans Grateful for A ‘Very Jerry Christmas’

Grateful Dead tribute band The Get Down is planning to deliver the gift of a special Christmas nightcap to the Ohio Valley.The Get Down will play host to "A Very Jerry Christmas" at 9 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 25, at the historic Lincoln Theater in New Martinsville, featuring music of the Grateful ...

Neighborhood Nostalgia Features Center Wheeling

The Neighborhood Nostalgia series continues at noon Tuesday, Dec. 23 at the Ohio County Public Library, at 52 16th St., Wheeling,Join friends and neighbors to share memories of Center Wheeling.Lunch With Books programs are free and open to the public. Patrons are invited to bring a bag lunch; ...

Christmas Carolfest At St. Matthew’s

A Christmas Carolfest will be presented at St. Matthew's Episcopal Church, 1410 Chapline St., Wheeling, at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 21.Organist Robert Troeger and singer Sue Pettit will serve as hosts for the one-hour program.They will reprise their July 4 roles with music in the holiday ...

WHAT’S GOING ON

'It's Wheeling Steel' at MuseumAn exhibit featuring the iconic radio program "It's Wheeling Steel" has found a temporary home in the Brooke County Historical Museum and Culture Center in Wellsburg.Visitors can see and hear this unique part of local history at the Brooke County museum, 704 ...

Brass Unlimited Quintet to Perform

The Brass Unlimited Quintet will perform a community Christmas concert at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 20 at the Bellaire Christian Church, 3565 Belmont St. The concert will include various arrangements of holiday favorites.Brass Unlimited is a professional group comprising high caliber musicians from ...

Chrisagis Brothers In Concert

Chrisagis Brothers will present four concerts through the end of the year.They will perform at the Shopping Extravagaza at 7:30 p.m. today at the Hanover VFD, 9 Stark Drrive, Burgettstown, Pa. The event is from 5-9 p.m.The brothers also will perform two Christmas concerts on Sunday, Dec. ...

Holiday Mystery at River City Saturday

A hot-shot elf, a shady reindeer and a couple of down-and-out policemen populate Mystery Theatre Unlimited's holiday murder mystery show "Slay Ride Five - C.S.I.: North Pole."The dinner-theater production will be offered on Saturday, Dec. 20 at River City Restaurant, 1401 Main St., Wheeling.In ...

‘Babes In Toyland’ At Lincoln Theatre

"Babes in Toyland" will take the stage at 7 p.m. today and Saturday, Dec. 20, and 2 and 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 21.This live holiday musical stars many local stage veterans as well as a few newcomers to the Lincoln venue."Babes in Toyland" follows the brother and sister team of Alan and Jane ...

Festival of Sound, Winter Programs Set

Ohio County Schools is celebrating the season through the sound of music with the 20th annual Wheeling Park High School Festival of Sound.Wheeling Park High School's Festival of Sound opened Thursday, and two more performances of the much anticipated event will be held tonight and Sunday, Dec. ...

Holiday Magic at Marshall County Libraries

What could be better during this magical holiday season than even more magic with Dave Powers, magician extraordinaire?He'll perform Saturday, Dec. 13 at the Moundsville-Marshall County Public Library and the Benwood-McMechen Library.The show at the Moundsville Library starts at 11 a.m., and ...

Franciscan Students, Faculty on PBS Documentary

Fifteen Franciscan University of Steubenville students, a faculty member and a Franciscan priest volunteered on a military "Wounded Warriors" pilgrimage to Lourdes that is the subject of a major PBS-TV documentary series."Sacred journeys: Lourdes" premieres at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 16 on most ...

Nutting Gallery’s Senior Exhibition Features Eight Artists

West Liberty University's Senior Exhibition for Fall 2014 features eight student artists who have created varied and interesting art, offering everything from a comic strip-like artwork to interactive graphic design images with audio and sculpture.The students include Sydney Bennett, Lindsey ...

WHAT’S GOING ON

Diane Jordan to Headline Ebert Brothers ShowDiane Jordan will headline the Ebert Brothers Friends and Family Show at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13 at the Lincoln Theater, New Martinsville.Special guests appearing will be Charlie Berwinkle, Daniel Jones, Sandy Brookover and Ben Tharp, also along with ...

Victoria Theater Jamboree Christmas Show Saturday

Christmas at the Victoria Theater Jamboree comes with more enchantment and splendor than the North Pole itself.This year's annual show features seasonal and sacred Christmas songs brought to life by vocal talent from across three states, accompanied by the Friendly City Band.The 19th annual ...