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Breiding at Tunes On TuesdaysThe music of Tom Breiding will be featured from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 17, at the Vagabond Kitchen's Tunes On Tuesdays.Originally from Wheeling, Breiding has lived in Pittsburgh for a number of years. He is a singer-songwriter who has been honing his singing, guitar ...

M-80s to Rock River City on Valentine’s Day

New wave music rocks River City at 14th and Main streets in Wheeling starting at 9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 14 in a special Valentine's Day performance by the M-80s. This theatrical power pop-rock band specializes in New Wave music from the 1980s. Evocative of the era, the M-80s band plays music of ...

Romantic Evening or ‘Hot’ Date?

Whether you are looking for a romantic evening in an elegant setting or searching for a "hot" date, the Museums of Oglebay Institute offer unique ways to spend Valentine's Day, director of marketing Misty Klug said."The Museums will present two special programs the weekend of Feb. 13-15 that ...

Burrus Guest at Lunch With Books

In celebration of Black History Month, Wheeling-born William Burrus will be at Lunch With Books at noon Tuesday, Feb. 10, at the Ohio County Public Library.Burrus attended Lincoln High School, graduating in the last class segregated by race in 1954. He went to work for the U.S. Postal Service ...

Ottoson to Discuss Imperial Glass at Lecture Series

In a joint effort to promote awareness of the rich Ohio Valley history, the Bellaire Public Library and the Great Stone Viaduct Historical Education Society are teaming up to sponsor the Local History Winter Lecture Series.This well-attended lecture series is in its third year.Lectures are ...

‘The Last Five Years’ at The Strand

The Strand Theatre Preservation Society will present the Independent Theatre Collective's production of "The Last Five Years,"?over Valentine's Day weekend.The production, a West Liberty University capstone project for ITC co-founder, Liz Richter, will run at 7 p.m. Feb. 13 and 14 and 2 p.m. ...

WHAT’S GOING ON

Mother-Daughter Duo to Open Holy?Grounds SeasonHoly Grounds Cafe will welcome Roz & Lynn to the stage to kick off the new music season on Thursday, Feb. 12.The coffeehouse is open from 7-9 p.m.For the first hour, the cafe offers open mic. Roz & Lynn will take the stage for a ...

‘Aladdin’ Comes to Life

Wheeling Jesuit University's annual children's play will bring the tale of "Aladdin" to life this month when the production takes center stage at Troy Theater in Swint Hall.Performances are at 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, Feb. 12-14, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 15. "Aladdin" is open to the ...

Ziolkowski To Open Show Tonight

Sandi Ziolkowski has produced another fascinating show for Artworks Around Town at the Centre Market, 2200 Market St., Wheeling. The First Friday opening and Gallery Hop takes place from 5:30-8 p.m. today.The February show in the Studio Gallery features items produced by an artist who is always ...

Two Bridges Takes You To River City on Saturday

Home-brewed music with a distinct Ohio Valley flavor will be on tap Saturday night at River City Ale Works in Wheeling when local group The Two Bridges serves up a live sampling of the band's soon-to-be-released debut album.Active on the local music scene for nearly a year, The Two Bridges has ...

‘Big Band Jazz In Black W.Va.’ At Lunch With Books

In celebration of Black History Month, Christopher Wilkinson, professor emeritus of music history at West Virginia University, will be at Lunch With Books at noon Tuesday, Feb. 3, at the Ohio County Public Library to discuss his book, "Big Band Jazz in Black West Virginia, 1930-1942."The coal ...

Judge Sargus to Kick Off OV History Lecture Series

In a joint effort to promote awareness of the rich Ohio Valley history, the Bellaire Public Library and the Great Stone Viaduct Historical Education Society are again teaming up to sponsor the Local History Winter Lecture Series.Lectures are scheduled at 6 p.m. each Wednesday during February ...

WHAT’S GOING ON

Brooks, Yearwoodin Concertin Pittsburgh Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood will be in concert Feb. 5 through Feb. 8 at the Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh. Concerts are slated for 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb 5; 6:30 and 10:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 6 and Feb. 7; and 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 8. For ...

‘The Reluctant Dragon’ at Towngate

Towngate's Children Theatre presents "The Reluctant Dragon," a delightful tale of the unlikely friendship between a peace-loving, poetry-spouting dragon who prefers a cup of tea to a battle, and a young boy who dreams of becoming a brave knight.Filled with magical effects, colorful costumes and ...

Karp/Foley at BluesTuesdays

American troubadour Peter Karp and blues guitarist Sue Foley will kick off the new year's Heritage Music BluesTuesdays series at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 27, at River City Restaurant.Karp is a master songsmith with an art for spinning true-to-life emotions, humor and candor, and Foley is considered ...

Patron Party Kicks Off Ball Festivities

The Saturday, Jan. 24 Patron Party sets the stage for the 34th annual Viennese Winter Ball, which will unfold Saturday, Jan. 31 at Oglebay Resort's Glessner Auditorium.Patrons of the ball have been invited to Saturday's party as a prelude to the big event. The Patron Party will begin at 7 p.m. ...

Staged Reading of Stobart’s ‘…Ever After…’ at Towngate

Oglebay Institute's Towngate Theatre will offer a staged reading of Wheeling playwright T.S. Stobart's one-act play "...Ever After..." at 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 24.A love story, "...Ever After..." chronicles the course of the relationship between Fred, a lonely middle-aged coffee shop owner, and ...

Alaska’s Fiddling Poet Comes to Tyler County

When Alaska's fiddling poet Ken Waldman makes a Thursday,?Jan. 29 visit to the Tyler County Senior Center in Middlebourne, it will mark his first Tyler County appearance and first public West Virginia show in nearly eight years.Waldman will visit Tyler and Wetzel counties Jan. 28-29 as part of ...

WHAT’S GOING ON

Art &?Craft Guild Exhibit atArtisan CenterThe 10th West Virginia Art & Craft Guild Juried Competition exhibition is on display through Feb. 21 in the 3rd Floor Loft Gallery at the Wheeling Artisan Center.The exhibit features more than 70 pieces of work represented by artists ...

WJU Employees to Present ‘This Side of Heaven’

Wheeling Jesuit University employees, David "Puddy" Agans, Tom Breiding and the Rev. Matt Cortese, S.J., have spent the past six months writing and recording 13 new songs that make up "This Side of Heaven," a full-length compact disc.The original music of the three Wheeling Jesuit employees and ...