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The Esquires 50 Years Celebration Dance

Lose yourself in the smooth rhythm and blues sounds straight from the 60’s as the The Esquires Band celebrates their 50 years in music this December.
The Esquires was formed in 1963, and debuted at the Stonewall Jackson High School assembly. They performed all around the Southeastern United States, at clubs and colleges. The band members took their own paths in 1971, and the group reunited in 1983 wildly successful holiday reunion dance, that attracted the crowd who grew up to their music. Though the band members have changed throughout the …

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The Esquires 50 Years Celebration Dance

Lose yourself in the smooth rhythm and blues sounds straight from the 60’s as the The Esquires Band celebrates their 50 years in music this December.
The Esquires was formed in 1963, and debuted at the Stonewall Jackson High School assembly. They performed all around the Southeastern United States, at clubs and colleges. The band members took their own paths in 1971, and the group reunited in 1983 wildly successful holiday reunion dance, that attracted the crowd who grew up to their music. Though the band members have changed throughout the …

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[8 Dec 2014 | No Comment | 4 views]
Lola’s

Pizza comes in all flavors and sizes, but if there’s a hankering for a pie that goes beyond the usual, there’s no better place to go in Charleston, WV than at Lola’s.
Located just down the road from the Bridge Road shops in a charming little house, Lola’s makes homemade Neapolitan style pizza. Cooked on a stone hearth, the pizzas here have a great combination of toppings and sauce, baked on top of a deliciously crispy crust.
Diners have the choice to pick from Lola’s tried and tested gourmet pizzas, or create …

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Shows this December at The Comedy Zone

This December, have a laughter-filled weekend at The Comedy Zone in Charleston, WV.
John Betz, Jr. will entertain the crowd with the exciting tales of his life working for the Federal Government and later on teaching high school Mathematics. He will be joined on stage by Jourdain Fisher on December 5 at 8pm, December 6 at 7 pm and again at 9 pm. Tickets for this show costs $10. This is a 21+ show.
Donna Carter will be sashaying on to the stage with her signature syrupy southern drawl on December 12 …

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Manna Meals: Also for the working poor

Manna Meal has served more than 2 million meals since it opened its doors in 1976.
Charleston’s largest soup kitchen is located on Quarrier Street, inside St. John’s Episcopal Church. Established mainly to serve meals to the homeless, Manna Meals has now started feeding low-income individuals, recently unemployed, or anyone who have no other means to get sustenance. Many of their recent visitors are workers, who need a little help to get by until their next paycheck.
Manna Meals serves breakfast (8 am – 9 am) and lunch (11:30 am to …

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Another year has passed, and it’s time to reflect on the months and days that have passed, and think back on the blessings we received and the lessons we have learned.
Wishing you and your family a Happy Thanksgiving!

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Holidays at the Clay Center

Get pumped for the coming holiday season at The Clay Center in Charleston, WV!
The festivities start on Friday, November 28, as the Trees of the World exhibit opens. See and experience the different ways people from around the world celebrate the holidays with their unique traditions through trees decorated by local students. The highlight of the exhibit is the “Peace on Earth” tree, which is in the middle of the global miniature village. The tree will also hold personalized ornaments, and will be on display until January 4.
Friday is also …

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[20 Nov 2014 | Comments Off | 47 views]
Capitol City Art & Craft Show

The Capitol City Art & Craft Show, one of the longest running in West Virginia, is back once more this weekend, from November 21 through November 23, 2014 at the Charleston Civic Center in Charleston, WV.
The events feature over 150 artists and crafters from all over West Virginia, and the continental United States. From artwork to handmade jewelry, you’ll definitely find something that catches your fancy. Many of the works on display shows the traditions and style of the Appalachian.
Started in 1968, the Capitol City Art & Craft Show attracts …

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[29 Oct 2014 | Comments Off | 19 views]

Cross Terrace Blvd
Charleston WV 25309
Phone: (304) 400-6000

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Fiddler on the Roof

Tickets are still available for the Fiddler on the Roof, a performance co-presented by the Charleston Light Opera Guild and the Clay Center for the Arts and Sciences of West Virginia on October 31, November 1, 2, 7, 8, and 9.
The musical features music by Jerry Bock and lyrics by Sheldon Harnick. It is based on the short story “Tevye and his Daughters,” penned by Sholem Aleichem, which was then made into a book by Joseph Stein.
It is the first musical that surpassed 3,000 performances, and was the longest …

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[20 Oct 2014 | Comments Off | 6 views]
FOOTMAD Concert Series

Did you miss the Red Tail Ring’s performance last weekend? No worries, as the FOOTMAD Concert Series continues on until April 2015 with a once-a-month show.
The Kanawha Valley chapter of the Friends of Old Time Music and Dance gives Charleston, WV locals the chance to watch and enjoy performances of acclaimed musician. This chance to discover and appreciate folk music and dance is further heightened by the venue of each performance: the West Virginia Culture Center, where each seat is “the best in the house.”
Upcoming performances include the Glenville State …