Articles Archive for March 2010
Title: Clay Center – Cherryholmes and Ralph Stanley & the Clinch Mountain BoysLocation: Clay Center One Clay Square Charleston, West Virginia 25301 (304)561-3570Link out: Click hereDescription: $35, $25, $20
Thrilling audiences from coast to coast, Cherryholmes has taken the bluegrass world by storm. The group\’s sounds is made up of hard-driving instrumental virtuosity and explosive vocal harmonies. With work featured in the film O Brother, Where Art Thou and a 2002 Grammy, Ralph Stanley is a legendary American bluegrass artist known for his distinctive singing and banjo playing.
Title: Osbra Eye Memorial WalkLocation: Kanawha State Forest Rte. 2, Box 285 Charleston, West Virginia 25314 (304)558-3500Link out: Click hereDescription:
Registration: 9:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at the pool area. Choose from a variety of led wildflower walks on trails throughout the forest. One of WVs best spring interpretative walks. $ Contact: Shirley Schweizer (304) 925-2771 Date: 2010-04-24
Title: Clay Center – Woody Hawley Concert Series: Mad AgnesLocation: Clay Center One Clay Square Charleston, West Virginia 25301 (304)561-3570Link out: Click hereDescription: Saturday, 7:30 pm
From simple a cappella to breathtaking instrumentation, Mad Agnes delights, incites and heals. The trio “brims with funny showmanship, the most agile, rambunctious harmonies and intense beauty” (The Boston Herald)
Title: Cinderella, Snow White, Sleeping Beauty and the Poor PrinceLocation: 4110 MacCorkle Avenue, SE Charleston, WEST VIRGINIA 25304 Kanawha County 304-925-3262Link out: Click hereDescription: Everyone but the poor Prince lives happily ever after when the River City Youth Ballet Ensemble, the West Virginia Youth Symphony, and the Appalachian Children\’s Chorus re-tell the stories of the three princesses, with endings that may surprise you. The performance is at 7:00pm on Friday, April 9, at the Clay Center. Call the Clay Center box office at 304-561-3500 for tickets. For …
Title: A Raisin in the Sun By Lorraine HansberryLocation: Kanawha Players 309 Beauregard St. Charleston, WV 2530 (304)343-7529Link out: Click hereDescription: April 9, 10, 16, 17 @ 8 P.M.
April 11 @ 2 P.M.
Civic Center Little Theatre
Set on Chicago’s South Side, the plot revolves around the divergent dreams and conflicts within three generations of the Younger family: son Walter Lee, his wife Ruth, his sister Beneatha, his son Travis and matriarch Lena, called Mama. When her deceased husband\’s insurance money comes through, Mama dreams of moving to a new home …
Title: Hispanic Flamenco BalletLocation: Charleston Civic Center 200 Civic Center Drive Charleston, Wv 25301 (304)345-1500Link out: Click hereDescription: HFB is proud to maintain and preserve Hispanic roots and heritage, cultivating the genre through artistic dance. The unique blend of folkloric dance and music leaves a long-lasting understanding and appreciation of the captivating heritage of different cultures. Featured dances and music programs provide valuable insights into the origins and historical background of the Hispanic peoples.
HFB is honored to present you with a variety of shows that deliver enjoyment and knowledge …
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Artists from 4 to 64 are encouraged to submit their art work with the theme “Racism Hurts Everyone” for a juried art exhibit at the Clay center on April 27 to May 2, 2010. This is in part of the YWCA’s Stand Against Racism Day on April 30.
Artwork can vary from paintings, sketches, posters and photographs, as long as it is no larger than 11″ x 17″, it is eligible for exhibition. The artwork must show the artist’s interpretation of the theme or anything that embodies the message of eliminating …
Opening just as other establishments are closing, the Bistro Express is a daring move by Bridge Road Bistro’s Chef Robert Wong. Chef Wong believes there’s a market for a quick service restaurant in downtown Charleston, WV.
The Bistro Express features a menu similar to that of Bridge Road Bistro’s, and is run by the same people. Diners can expect the same great flavor in their dishes. Moderately priced at $5 to $8, Bistro Express’ lunch menu includes daily soups, salads, sandwiches and entrees. All of the dishes are prepared for easy …
The Unity of Kanawha Valley is once again hosting another round of Open Mic for Kids on Friday, March 26, 2010. Like all the open mic events, kids from 3 to 15 are asked to bring their talent to the stage. Sing, dance, recite or tell a joke, every talent is welcome!
Registration starts at 6pm, while the show proper begins at 6:30pm. The show is hosted by Ron Sowell.
The Unity of Kanawha Valley has recently moved to its new building at 804 Myrtle Road (corner of Bridge Road and Myrtle …