Articles Archive for March 2012
The City of Charleston Parks and Recreation and Electric 102.7 brings us the It’s Magic! Easter Egg Hunt on April 7, 2012. The eggs will be hidden all around Magic Island. The hunt is open to kids ages 3-10, while older kids and other family members can participate in other activities happening that day.
The hunt starts at 11:00 am, and for those not hunting can watch the magic of Garry Boothe. Jupiter Jump, Giant Slide and 3-in-1 Obstacle Combo will also be provided by H & H Enterprise, while mascots …
Mystery Theatre Unlimited makes it way to West Virginia with their show, Maltese Ferret. One of the company’s Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre series, the show is a parody of the game “Clue,” wherein detective Elliot Brick tries to solve the case with six possible weapons, nine possible locations and six suspects.
It is a musical-comedy play that is performed in a room, amongst dining guests. While the play is scripted, there is plenty of opportunities for improvisations and audience participation.
The troupe will perform on April 14 at the Stonewall Resort, who …
The highly anticipated West Virginia Chocolate Festival is happening this weekend, March 31, in Ripley, WV.
Chocolate lovers will surely love the choice chocolate offerings from West Virginia chocolatiers. Delectable samples will surely delight festival goers, while the little ones can participate in the children’s games.
There is a parade at 11am, and live entertainment featuring rising country music singer and Charleston Teen Idol winner Colton Pack. Admission to the festival is free.
The chocolate festival will be held on 701 W. Main Street from 10am to 4pm. The venue is …
Budding artists need all the help they can get. The Arts Council of Kanawha Valley is addressing that need by organizing the Square Meal, wherein proceeds from a dinner goes toward a grant that will be awarded to one artist. The next Square Meal will be held at Timothy’s at Quarrier Diner on 1022 Quarrier Street on Tuesday, March 27 from 6-8pm.
To participate, interested parties must buy a ticket for $21. This gives them one meal and a vote to select the artist to be awarded with the grant. The …
Title: Rick Springfield Location: One Clay Square, Charleston, WV 25301Link out: Click hereDescription: Sunday, April 15, 8 pm
Skyrocketed into stardom with mega-hit, “Jessie’s Girl,” this American icon has entertained audiences for more than twenty-five years. Sing along to your favorite 80’s hits such as “Don’t Talk to Strangers,” and “Love Somebody,” during this high-octane performance that will rock the Clay Center.
Tickets: $25, $40, $50Date: 2012-04-05
Title: The Moody Blues Location: One Clay Square, Charleston, WV 25301Link out: Click hereDescription: Sunday, April 1, 8 pm
They set the early stage for progressive rock and helped define the psychedelic period in the early ‘70s, earning them legions of fans. Relive that same cutting edge sound in a sensational show of legendary hits and fan favorites.
Tickets: $35, $60, $75, $90 Date: 2012-04-01
Title: West Virginia Home ShowLocation: 200 Civic Center Drive, Charleston, WVLink out: Click hereDescription: The West Virginia Home Show is the largest exhibit of its kind in the State of West Virginia, and one of the largest in the Eastern United States. Over 250 exhibitors set up in the Charleston Civic Center for the West Virginia Home Show. This Show offers everything from bricks and sticks to furnaces and flowers to computers and wiring. The West Virginia Home Show is a “must see” if you’re planning to build or remodel, …
Though monoprints use materials that can make multiple copies of one design, the technique utilizes and single impression of an image, then reworking the image so no two prints are exactly alike.
This technique will be taught at the March ReArt:Monoprints event on Saturday, presented by the Habitat for Humanity ReStore.
The workshop will be taught by local artist Naomi Bays, who is also the chairwoman of the Arts Council of Kanawha Valley. The technique to be taught in the workship requires no press, and can be used with simple household items. …
Title: University of Charleston Energy SeriesLocation: University of Charleston, Geary AuditoriumLink out: Click hereDescription: Each year, the UC Speaker Series brings distinguished speakers and thought-provoking events to Charleston, West Virginia. Speakers have included astronaut Sally Ride, crusader Erin Brokovich, comedian Dave Barry, White House chef Walter Scheib, Time Magazine editor Nancy Gibbs, and many others. The Forum on the Future of Energy in 2010 pitted environmentalist Bobby Kennedy against coal magnate Don Blankenship in a debate watched around the world.
March 27 – “The Power of Coal” – …