Articles Archive for April 2012
Charleston residents looking for fresher ingredients that are sourced close to home are in for a treat. Fish Hawk Acres, a local brand that brings together produce from farms within the community, is making fresh, locally grown vegestables and fruits to consumers in West Virginia.
Located in Rock Cave, Fish Hawk Acres brings us Community Supported Agriculture (CSA), wherein you can order the harvest of the season. Each selection vary depending on whatever blooms in time for each distribution.
Some sample of selections include:
A: Black Seeded Simpson Lettuce, Pea Tendrils, Arugula, …
Title: March for BabiesLocation: WV State Capitol ComplexLink out: Click hereDescription: When you walk in March for Babies, you give hope to the more than half a million babies born too soon each year. The money you raise supports programs in your community that help moms have healthy, full-term pregnancies. And it funds research to find answers to the problems that threaten our babies. We’ve been walking since 1970 and have raised an incredible $2 billion to benefit all babies.
Title: Picasso at the Lapin Agile BWW Reader ReviewsLocation: Charleston Stage Company 123 Summers St. Charleston, WV 25301Link out: Click hereDescription: Picasso and Einstein walk into a bar in 1904… Both men are on the verge of an amazing idea (Einstein will publish his special theory of relativity in 1905, and Picasso will paint Les Demoiselles d’Avignon in 1907). They find themselves at the Lapin Agile, where they have a lengthy debate about the value of genius and talent, when a mysterious visitor with blue suede shoes enters to bring …
Title: The Charleston Light Opera Guild Presents: The Color Purple Location: Little TheatreLink out: Click hereDescription: The Charleston Light Opera Guild has selected The Color
Purple as its Spring 2012 production. The Color Purple is a musical adaptation of Alice Walker’s Pulitzer winning novel.
Scott Sanders, Quincy Jones and Oprah Winfrey produced the musical on Broadway in 2005 starring LaChanze with a book by Marsha Norman, music and lyrics by Brenda Russel, Allee Willis and Stephen Bray. The score features a blend of gospel, blues, soul and musical theatre arrangements. …
Title: Trans-Siberian OrchestraLocation: 200 Civic Center Drive, Charleston, WV 25301Link out: Click hereDescription: The Trans-Siberian Orchestra is to visit the Charleston Civic Center Coliseum May 1, 2012 as part of “Beethoven’s Last Night” Rock Theater Tour.
Prices range from $60.50 / $50.50 / $40.50 depending on seating locations.
Tickets will go on sale to the public Friday, December 9, 2011 at 10:00am at the Charleston Civic Center Box Office, ticketmaster.com or by calling Ticketmaster at 1.800.745.3000.Date: 2012-05-01
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A new restaurant joins Charleston, WV’s culinary offerings. Tikka Masala opened last April 17 on 247 Capitol Street, serving the very best in Indian and Pakistani cuisine.
Derived from the popular dish, the word tikka means “cutlet” and masala refers to the sauce it is served in, which is made with a mixture of spices, as is common in South Asian cooking. Expect a medley of dishes accompanied by the delicious aromas that is the trademark of Indian food as you walk in the restaurant for their lunch buffets that runs …
Title: Composting ClassLocation: Habitat For Humanity’s Homeowner Education & Community CenterLink out: Click hereDescription: Lean all about composting, from composter construction to proper use of a composter. Leave this class knowing what is good and what is harmful for healthy and nutritious compost. John Porter, WVU Extension Agent, will teach this free class.
Title: 2012 Charleston Area Alliance Annual CelebrationLocation: Charleston, WVLink out: Click hereDescription: The head of one of the nation’s largest chemical and pharmaceutical companies will headline the 2012 Charleston Area Alliance Annual Celebration, which be held Tuesday, May 8, at the West Virginia Culture Center at the State Capitol.
The event will feature a keynote address from Greg Babe, president and CEO of Bayer Corporation. Babe, who is retiring on June 30, is a 36-year veteran of Bayer. He has been president and CEO since October 2008. A native of New …
Title: The New River Birding & Nature FestivalLocation: New River Gorge National Park, West Virginia Link out: Click hereDescription: The New River Birding and Nature Festival takes place in and around the New River Gorge National River. Administrated by the National Park Service, this area is the heart of the upland, hardwood forests that Cornell Lab of Ornithology has identified as a crucial stopover habitat for the continued survival of species such as Golden-winged, Blue-winged, and Swainson’s Warbler, as well as the Scarlet Tanager. This bird watching festival highlights more …
Title: Appalachian Children’s Chorus Spring Concert 2012Location: One Clay Square Exit 100 – Leon Sullivan Way Charleston, WV 25301Link out: Click hereDescription: Appalachian Children’s Chorus celebrates the beauty of spring with their 2012 Spring Concert.
This event features all seven of the ACC choirs performing individually as well as in special ensemble pieces.