Articles Archive for November 2010
This November through January 7, Clay Center’s ElectricSky Theater is featuring this eye-opening film about the endangered river of the that pass through the Grand Canyon.
Narrated by Robert Redford, the film takes viewers to a closer look at the Colorado River. While the sweeping views of the Grand Canyon awes viewers, the journey of Wade Davis, an anthropologists, enthnologist and author, and Robert Kennedy Jr., an environmental activits, takes us on a closer look at the risks the river is facing.
The film aims to educate viewers on the realities of …
The West Virginia Department of Education organized a “Read to Me Day” at Piedmont Elementary, to launch their newest Read West Virginia Project. Read WV has a goal of encouraging reading in children and adults alike — to increase literacy and instill a culture of loving books in West Virginia.
Read WV is a long-term project that is a joint effort by the West Virginia Department of Education, Read Aloud West Virginia, the West Virginia Library Commission, the Imagination Library and American Electric Power.
Read WV recognizes that reading is one of …
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Foodies are sure to enjoy the Bridge Road Mart & Deli’s new additions. Under a new management, they will now be offering fresh salads, deli items and Meditterranean dishes along with the market products.
Hosting a party? Fret not as sandwich platters, festive cakes and other catered meals are available for order.
The Bridge Road Mart & Deli is located adjacent to Lola’s along Bridge Road. Store hours are from 8am to 11pm Mondays to Thursdays, 9am to midnight Fridays to Saturdays and 9am to 10pm Sundays. For inquiries, call (304) 342-5445.
Actress and TV star Jennifer Garner — who grew up in Charleston, spoke on Friday at Ashton Elementary School on behalf of Save the Children. Save the Children is a nonprofit organization that aims to provide impoverished children with quality education, as well as support them through wellness and nutrition programs.
Garner announced that the organization will initiate some of their outreach programs at Ashton Elementary, Beale Elementary and Point Pleasant Primary in Mason County and Geary Elementary, Spencer Elementary and Walton Elementary.
Save the Children volunteers and staff visit …
Title: Michael W. Smith with the West Virginia Philharmonic at the Location: 200 Civic Center Drive, Charleston, WV 25301 304-345-1500Link out: Click hereDescription: Michael W. Smith with the West Virginia Philharmonic at the
Charleston Municipal Auditorium @ 7:00pm
Tickets go on sale 9/17/10 @ 10:00am
$41.75 = groups of 10+ = $36.25
$31.25 = groups of 10+ = $26.25 Date: 2010-12-04
Title: Trains, Trees & TreasuresLocation: One Clay Square, Charleston, WV 25301Link out: Click hereDescription: Model railroad displays
Trees designed and decorated by local artists
Displays by area collectors
$5.50 children/$7 adults
Wednesday – Saturday: 10 am – 5 pm
Sunday: noon – 5 pm
Special Holiday Hours:
Galleries will also be open December 20, 21, 27 and 28, 10 am – 5pm.
Clay Center will close at 3 pm on December 24 and 31.Start Date: 2010-11-26End Date: 2011-01-02
Title: Muriel AndersonLocation: Clay Center Walker Theatre Charleston, WV 25301Link out: Click hereDescription: Woody Hauley Concert Series with TIERRA NEGRA, the Walker Theatre,
Clay Center, One Clay Square, 7:30 PM $18 ($15 seniors/students), 304-561-3570 www.theclaycenter.org
Widely respected as one of the country’s foremost guitarists,
Muriel Anderson is the first woman to have won the National Finger picking Guitar Championship. She is host and originator of the renowned “Muriel Anderson’s ALL STAR GUITAR NIGHT®” and founder of
the Music for Life Alliance, to support music education in schools and grassroots programs nationwide.Date: 2010-11-20
Title: Steppin’ In It – ConcertLocation: West Virginia Cultural Center 1900 Kanawha Boulevard East No 9 1Charleston, WV 25305Link out: Click hereDescription: Friend Of Old-Time Music And Dance “Combining originals and traditionals, old-time music with swing and blues, Michigan’s Steppin’ In It play some of the liveliest and most rocking acoustic roots music around …” Performing
cost:$10 – $20Date: 2010-11-20
Title: River City Youth Ballet Ensemble Presents Fire and IceLocation: Culture Center Theatre State Capitol ComplexLink out: Click hereDescription: River City Youth Ballet Ensemble, West Virginia’s Official Youth Ballet, presents the classical ballet, Firebird, along with Hans Christian Andersen’s fairytale, Snowman, in their fall performance of Fire and Ice.
Influenced by Russian folktales and composed by Igor Stravinsky, Firebird is the whimsical story of a prince, the magical bird he captures, and their collaboration to destroy an evil magician.
Snowman tells the story of a frosty snowman who innocently falls …