Articles Archive for May 2012
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Charleston, WV has a wide array of restaurants to fit any taste or craving. Dinner hankering for some fresh Japanese sushi can head to Kaifu, a small restaurant tucked in the corner storefront on Court street.
Owner Toshiaki Yoshioka prepares the sushi himself, using only the freshest seafood. Born in Japan and trained in France, Yoshioka-san has developed a menu that appeals to the American palate, with cooked ingredients. If you’re after the raw seafood, worry not as Kaifu also serves the traditional sashimi, sushi and maki as they enjoy it …
Title: Charleston Light Opera Guild presents “Next to Normal”Location: 200 Civic Center Drive, Charleston, WV 25301Link out: Click hereDescription: Charleston Light Opera Guild presents “Next to Normal”
June 15 and 16, 2012 – 7:30pm
June 17, 2012 – 5:00pm
June 22 and 23, 2012 – 7:30pm
June 24, 2012 – 5:00pm
Call the Guild Box Office at (304) 343-2287 for tickets and more information.
The Charleston Light Opera Guild production of NEXT TO NORMAL is sponsored by Mrs. Alex Schoenbaum.
NEXT TO NORMAL is an inventive, emotional and powerful production about one family trying to …
Title: 2012 Festival of SoccerLink out: Click hereDescription: This is the fourth year of the Festival of Soccer Tournament. The first year, we welcomed 25 teams and each year we have expanded that number with local and regional talent. Our aim for this year’s tournament is 50 teams. We feel this will be a wonderful addition to recreational and travel team schedules because it is also a mini vacation for the entire family. This tournament coincides with Charleston’s FestivALL. In between games or in the evening you can spend …
Title: 2012 Capitol City Biker BashLink out: Click hereDescription: Registration is $15.00 per person for all 3 days
1 Free 16oz. mug per person
Entertainment all 3 nights
$2.00 Beverages per person on Kanawha Boulevard with arm band and mug
CCBB will be giving back to a Charity called River Cities Therapy and Recreation Center, Inc. RCTRC is a non-profit organization located at the farm of Joel and Connie Boggess – Golden – Aire Farm. They started their programs in 1995 and over the years have provided services to 300+ …
Title: Bayer Symphony Sunday 2012 New York, New YorkLocation: University of Charleston LawnLink out: Click hereDescription: Join Maestro Cooper, the WVSO and the West Virginia Symphony League as they take a bite out of the big apple with Bayer Symphony Sunday 2012 – New York, New York! Events begin on Friday, June 1, 2012 with the Symphony Sunday finale concert on the lawn on June 3, 2012. This annual tradition is full of music and family fun with that special WVSO touch. We can’t wait to see …
On June 8 and 9, the Stonewall Resort brings you back to back festivals: The Mountain Heritage Festival and the Mountain Lakes Food and Wine Festival.
Kicking off on June 8th, the Mountain Heritage Festival opens with traditonal West Virginian music performed by the Falling Branch Band. It’s followed by a children’s storytelling by the Mountain Echos at 8pm.
The following day, activities for the Mountain Lakes Food and Wine Festival starts at 11am. There will be wine samplings, craft booths, barnyard petting zoo and pony rides. A $10 admission fee is …
Title: CAMC HealthFestLocation: 200 Civic Center Drive, Charleston, WV 25301 Link out: Click hereDescription: This community event features screenings, activities and up-to-date health information on dozens of topics. This year’s HealthFest is Saturday, June 2 from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Charleston Civic Center. Blood work and some other screenings require pre-registration. Call (304) 345-9051 to register (8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday).
There is no charge for admission, many screenings are free, and blood work is done for a small fee. With health care and insurance costs …
Title: American Academy BalletLocation: 200 Civic Center Drive, Charleston, WV 25301Link out: Click hereDescription: Exemplary training personal touch classes for both the professional & recreational student.
Official School of the Charleston Ballet
100 Capitol Street, Charleston, WV 25301
Kim R. Pauley, Director
The American Academy Ballet is committed to training and educating students in the classic tradition and promoting the interest of the art of ballet and other dance forms to the highest artistic standards.
As the official school of the Charleston Ballet, the school provides a wide range of dance education. It is …
Title: 2012 Vandalia GatheringLocation: The grounds of the State CapitolLink out: Click hereDescription: Friday, May 25, 2012 – Sunday, May 27, 2012
The free, three-day festival featuring traditional arts, music, dance, stories, crafts and food of West Virginia includes old-time fiddle, bluegrass banjo and mandolin contests on Saturday and old-time banjo, lap dulcimer and flat-pick guitar on Sunday. Competitions for best pound cake and best cupcake are scheduled for Saturday, and the Liars’ Contest is held on Sunday.
Start Date: 2012-05-25End Date: 2012-05-27
Title: Beckley UnpluggedLocation: John W. Eye Conference CenterLink out: Click hereDescription: Saturday, May 19
11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
John W. Eye Conference Center
“Beckley Unplugged,” an all-day acoustic music festival May 19 on the Mountain State University campus, blends together gospel, country, bluegrass, jazz and reggae acts under one roof.
Featured performers include members of The Boatmen, Lady D, the MSU Appalachian Bluegrass Band, Heart of God Ministries Mass Choir, Diggin’ the Wetha (jazz), The Hatfields (bluegrass), Cody Wickline, The Songcatchers, Shayar and Friends (reggae) and Euphoric Acoustic.
Organized by MSU’s Student Government Association, …