Articles Archive for October 2011
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Spooky Candy Bars
You will need candy bars, white crepe paper strips, black construction paper, googly eyes, and tape or glue. For the mummy: Glue two googly eyes at the top of the candy bar, and wrap a white crepe-paper strip around it. Seal down on the back with tape.
For the bat: Cut out the shape of a bat from construction paper wide enough to hold a candy bar inside. Glue the bat shape to the back of a candy bar, wrap the wings of the bat around the candy …
The Artist Factory is a series of lectures and workshops that teach marketing and other business-related skills to Kanawha Valley artists, sculptors, and other creators.
The next session is “Approaching Galleries”, which will give practical advice for visual artists who are interested in getting their work put up in local, regional or national galleries.
The instructor for this lecture is Naomi Bays of the Arts Council of Kanawha Valley. The lecture will take place on the 17th of November from 6PM to 8PM, with the venue to be announced.
A $10 fee …
Taylor Books’ Annex Gallery will be exhibiting recent landscape paintings by artist David Berry. The new show is entitled “The Color of Influence”. The show runs through Nov. 10.
David Berry was born in Rochester, NY in 1951 and grew up in Pittsburgh PA. He earned a BA in Fine Arts from Roberts College in Rochester. He has lived in Morgantown for the past 10 years.
Annex Gallery is located at Taylor Books, 226 Capitol St., Charleston. The gallery is open from Hours 7AM to 8 PM Mondays through Thursdasy, 7 …
The West Virginia Division of Culture and History will hold a Halloween party on the 26th of October (Wednesday) from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM. The party will be held at the Culture Center.
The party is free and open to everyone. Refreshments will be served, and there are also plenty of fun activities for kids. Ghost stories from around the state will also be on display to provide creepy fun for all ages.
For more information, please call Charles Morris at 304-558-0220.
Prepare for the season and the holidays with April Hamilton and Luisa DiTrapano’s cooking classes at Ferguson’s on 160 Spring St.
Five classes will be offered in November and December, starting with April Hamilton’s “Weekend Kitchen” on November 8, 2011 at 6 o’clock in the evening. The fee for this class is $85. It is followed by Luisa DiTrapano’s 21st Century Thanksgiving” on November 15, also at 6pm and $85 class fee.
Other classes include “Fall Baking on November 29 ($80, 6pm), “Cater Your Own Holiday Party” on December 1 ($85, …
West Virginian Morgan Spurlock’s latest documentary, “POM Wonderful Presents: The Greatest Movie Ever Sold” continues to do well way beyond its January release.
The film is a tonge-in-cheek commentary on product placement, or the practice of indirect advertising by inserting products in film and television shots where the viewer can see them.
The most ironic and amusing aspect of the film is the way Spurlock financed his film: he utilized product placement. The film title was purchased by POM Wonderful — the pomegranate juice makers, the same way major sporting …
Title: WVSO Share the Music SeriesLocation: Capitol Conference CenterLink out: Click hereDescription: Capitol Conference Center Symphonic Series
8 – 10:00pm
RACH 3 and Sorcerer’s Apprentice
November 11 & 12, 2011, 8:00 p.m.
Jon Kimura Parker, piano
Sergei Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor
Paul Dukas: The Sorcerer’s Apprentice
Igor Stravinsky: Song of the NightingaleDate: 2011-11-11
Title: Claycenter Presents: Air SupplyLocation: One Clay Square, Charleston, WV 25301Description: 8 – 10:00pm
“Lost in Love,” followed by a long string of top five hits, made Air Supply one of the most popular sensations of the 80s. Bring the one that you love and enjoy all the great classics like “All Out of Love,” “Making Love Out of Nothing at All” and “Even the Nights are Better,” in a fun and amazing performance that will bring back all your best memories. Date: 2011-11-18
Title: Blast!Location: One Clay Square, Charleston, WV 25301Link out: Click hereDescription: 7:30 – 10:30pm
BLAST!, winner of the 2001 Tony Award for “Best Special Theatrical Event” and the 2001 Emmy Award for “Best Choreography,” is comprised of 35 brass, percussion and visual performers brought together in a unique explosion of music and theatre. Born on athletic fields across the nation, BLAST! is a novel art form evolved from the showmanship of outdoor pageantry. According to Bruce McCabe of the Boston Globe: “Blast! is an exuberant 15-number show that doesn’t falter while …
Title: HalloweastLocation: Charleston’s East End Main StreetLink out: Click hereDescription: Schedule of Events
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 26
Main Street Murder Mystery Party presented by Moxxee Coffee
Habitat for Humanity ReStore – Dickinson Family Community Center 301 Piedmont Road
The Kanawha Valley’s own No Pants Players deliver another classic “whodunit” that requires you to solve the mystery while enjoying delicious food and drink from Bluegrass Kitchen. This family-friendly evening will prove to top last year’s wildly entertaining and successful event.
Tickets: Available in advance at Habitat ReStore and Contemporary Galleries:
Adults – $25 Kids 13 …