Articles Archive for February 2012
Allied Artists of West Virginia will be exhibiting works by member artists through March 31 at the Robert C. Byrd U.S. Courthouse.
The artworks in the exhibit include watercolor, oil, acrylic, photography, charcoal and collage work by Homaira Ahmed, Pat Anderson, Angelina Ashley, Norma Bartlett, Brenda Beatty, Robert Berchtold, Rebecca Burch, Sheila Caim, Linda Clifford, Judy Douglas, Sharon Harms, Deborah Herndon, Steven Holsclaw, Jo Anne Jacobs, Kathleen Kimble, Jane Long, Deborah McHenry, Nancy Louise Mottesheard, Laura Moul, Justine, Mounts, Tom Ogle, Judith M. Pratt, Martha C. Reynolds, Pat Roberts, Mary Russell, …
The Life Writing Class is a 10-week course for writers who would like to put together memoirs, confessionals, devotionals, how-to nonfiction, short stories and novels anchored on real-life experiences.
The class will take place from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. every Tuesdays beginning 6th March. It will be held at the Rhododendron Room, Riggleman Hall, University of Charleston.
The fee for the course is $195 for new students and $175 for returning students. To register or for further information, contact Grace at 304-617-1292 or 304-697-3236 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
To view a sampling of …
Kanawha County Public Library offers an introduction to the basics of quilling for children ages 6 to 11.
Quilling is a craft form where thin strips of paper are coiled and pinched into beautiful designs.
Please sign up by calling one of the following libraries:
Riverside Public Library: 6 p.m. March 8, 304-949-2400
Cross Lanes Branch Library: 6:30 p.m. March 22, 304-776-5999
Sissonville Branch Library: 6 p.m. April 10, 304-984-2244
Main Library: 2 p.m. April 25, 304-343-4646
St. Albans Branch Library: 6:30 p.m. May 10, 304-722-4244
The Children’s Therapy Clinic will be ho.ding its 8th Annual Night With the Stars Oscar Gala this Sunday at Embassy Suites Hotel.
The event will begin at 6:30 p.m. and will continue throughout the live broadcast of the Academy Awards — which will shown live on a big screen.
Tickets are $74 in advance, $100 at the door and $750 for tables of 10. For tickets or information, contact Valicia Leary at 304-342-9515.
Disney On Ice will be hosting a a Disney story time event at noon on Thursday (23rd February) in Macy’s Court at Charleston Town Center.
Children are invited to come dressed as their favorite Disney character. Parents are encouraged to bring their cameras.
Disney On Ice: 100 Years of Magic (Charleston) will be running Thursday through Sunday at the Charleston Civic Center. Please see the schedule below:
February 23, 2012 7:00 PM
February 24, 2012 10:30 AM
February 24, 2012 7:00 PM …
The 2012 West Virginia Book Festival committee is accepting applications from exhibitors and vendors who would like to take part Festival’s 12th annual event. This year’s festivities are set for the 13th and 14th of October at the Charleston Civic Center.
The Festival’s Marketplace is a great place for books and other reading-related merchandise. The festival attracted 7,000 attendees in 2011, and is looking to welcome more people this year. Prospective exhibitors are asked to contact the organizers at wvbookfestival.org or call 304-343-4646 (extension 246) as soon as possible to secure …
The Ramada Charleston is now the Holiday Inn and Suites!
In addition to the name change, the hotel has made exciting changes to its layout and decor. It is now part of the Charleston Conference Center complex, which includes its sister property, the Wingate by Wyndham Charleston, and over 10,000 square feet of meeting space.
The newly renovated public areas are contemporary and comfortable and the new pool complex is perfect for unwinding on a weekend stay-cation or after a long day of business travel.
They have added new …
Title: Alison Krauss & Union StationLocation: 200 Civic Center Drive, Charleston, WV 25301Link out: Click hereDescription: In April of 2011, Rounder Records released the eagerly anticipated Alison Krauss and Union Station album, Paper Airplane. The album debuted at #1 on the Billboard Country Albums Chart, Bluegrass Albums Chart and #3 on the Top 200 Album Chart. A truly breathtaking collection of 11 exquisite songs, Paper Airplane is Krauss’ 14th album and the band’s follow-up to 2004′s triple Grammy® winning Lonely Runs Both Ways (Rounder). It is Krauss’ first release …
Title: 2012 World Tour Harlem GlobetrottersLocation: 200 Civic Center Drive, Charleston, WV 25301Link out: Click hereDescription: The Charleston Civic Center welcomes the Original Harlem Globetrotters to the Coliseum on Tuesday, March 6, 2012 at 7:00pm.
Ticket Prices: $99.00; $45.75; $36.25; $31.25; $27.25; $20.75
The Magic Pass Pre-game Event is $15.00 and is a half an hour of BBall Fun.
Tickets are on-sale at the Civic Center Box Office, ticketmaster.com or by phone at 1-800-745-300.