Articles Archive for January 2010
Team Trivia, a live trivia game played in teams has found its way to West Virginia. Charleston natives and trivia fanatics Eric & Courtney Bergman are bringing the franchise to WV.
Here’s how Team Trivia work: teams of four (or less) work together to come up with the correct answer to the question asked by the host. Teams are must discuss the question, decide on an answer, set the number of points they want the question to count, and write down their answer in the sheet provided. All thems must present …
Title: Rowdy Friends 2010 Tour Hank Williams, Jr with very special guests Jamey Johnson – Eric Church & The GrascalsLocation: Charleston Civic Center ColiseumDescription: GET YOUR SEAT EARLY! With special presale offer!
ON LINE ONLY!
From Thursday @ 10:00 AM till Friday @ 10:00 PM
USE CODE: ROWDY
Tickets go on sale to the general public
Saturday, January 30th
All Seats Reserved $61.25 – $51.25 and $26.25
A Special VIP / Gold Circle Package will include early entry to the venue (5:30 PM)
A reception room from 5:30 to 7:00 PM
2 drink tickets (cash bar after) …
The Charleston Light Opera Guild starts the year with a winter staging of the popular opera, The Pirates of Penzance. This comic opera by Gilbert and Sullivan tells the story of Frederic, who was apprenticed to a band of pirates, instead of being apprenticed to a pilot. This musical farce has been performed countless times in Broadway, garnering awards for Best Revival and Outstanding musical. The cast includes Gary Brown as the Pirate King, Marina Jurica as Mabel and Mark Hornbaker as Frederic.
Box office opened in January 20, and the …
Title: The Bolland Brothers and Friends Location: the Main Library in CharlestonDescription: Travel back in time with the Bolland Brothers and Friends as they perform golden classics.You\’ll hear some Temptations, Little Anthony and the Imperials, Elvis and even some Willie Nelson, to name just a few of the recording artists they cover.
Funding for this series is provided by the Kanawha County Public Library Annual Book Sale. For more information, contact McDougal at 304-343-4646
On five consecutive Sundays, a musician or group of musicians will be featured from 2 …
Title: ComparsaLocation: the Main Library in CharlestonDescription: ¡Comparsa! is an acoustic world beat ensemble dedicated to exploring the rhythms and melodies of various cultures, including Latin America, Africa, Spain and the Caribbean. Performances include covers, originals and percussion jams; everything from salsa and merengue to gypsy styles, Bossa Nova and Venezuelan folk music.
On five consecutive Sundays, a musician or group of musicians will be featured from 2 to 3:30 p.m. in the Children\’s Department on the third floor. Some of the artists will have CDs available for sale following their …
Title: West Virginia Youth Symphony Ensembles Location: the Main Library in CharlestonDescription: Spend a leisurely Sunday afternoon listening to various chamber ensembles of the West Virginia Youth Symphony. Students in groups of two, three, four and five members perform music from various composers throughout history. The West Virginia Youth Symphony is a non-profit arts organization that supports five music ensembles and numerous chamber groups. Today\’s West Virginia Youth Symphony consists of more than 90 members, including players from Ohio, Kentucky and seven counties in West …
Title: The DaddyRabbit Band Location: the Main Library in CharlestonDescription: The DaddyRabbit Band is a large show band with a complete horn section that plays classic rock, soul, funk, disco and swing and covers a wide range of music from the 1960s to some of today\’s hits.
On five consecutive Sundays, a musician or group of musicians will be featured from 2 to 3:30 p.m. in the Children\’s Department on the third floor. Some of the artists will have CDs available for sale following their program.Date: 2010-02-14
Headlining this weekend’s show at the Comedy Zone is Paul Hooper, a self-confessed OCD-sufferer who uses it to come up with his own brand of provoking, politically incorrect comedy.
Also featured this weekend is another comedian with a disorder: Sid David has ADD. A Psycology degree holder, Davis calls upon his experiences to keep the audience howling with laughter.
Together, Paul Hooper and Sid Davis will be entertaining the crowds at the Comedy Zone Charleston at the Ramada Plaza Hotel on Janaury 22 (8:00pm) and January 23 (8:00pm and 10:15pm). For details …
On January 25, 2010, the Bridge Road Bistro and Commercial Insurance Services will host a special fundraising dinner to assist the American Red Cross in their mission of providing care for the victims of the devastating Haiti earthquake.
Last January 12, a 7 magnitude earthquake hit the country, flattening the capital city of Port-au-Prince and leaving approximately 200,000 dead, 250,000 injured and about 1.5 million homeless. The dust still haven’t settled when a 6.1 magnitude aftershock hit just this morning. This is in the midst of rescuers still searching for survivors …
Open Stage is back and the first show of 2010 is on January 22. Kids aged 5 to 15 can bring their talents to the stage, whether playing an instrument, singing, dancing, telling a joke, showing a piece of artwork, magic, or just talking into a microphone. Silly songs are even welcome!
Open Stage 4 Kids will be held at the Unity of Kanawha Valley, 3102 Blaine Ave, North Charleston. Sign up begins at 6:00pm,
the music starts at 6:30pm and ends by 7:30pm. The show will be hosted by …