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[23 May 2014 | Comments Off | 21 views]
Music @ the Market

Enjoy live musical entertainment as you shop at the Capitol Market this weekend!
Multi-talented musician and private instructor Chris Reese will be performing today from 11 am to 1 pm. On Saturday, May 24, John Bird will be performing at the porch from 1 pm to 3 pm, and on Sunday, Jennifer Griffith will take her turn on the same time slot.
Music @ the Market will conclude on Saturday, May 31, with The Dread Pirate, Roberts, performing at 1 pm.
The Capitol Market is the place to get the freshest farm …

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[21 May 2014 | Comments Off | 10 views]
Allen Edmonds & Custom Clothing Trunk Show

Get discounts up to 50% at the End of Season Trunk Show of Allen Edmonds, Adrian Jules, and Gladson Fabrics on Thursday May 22, at Tony The Tailor in Charleston, WV.
Representatives from Adrian Jules and Gladson Fabrics will be present to answer your questions about their product, so you can pick the best choice. Jim Norwood will also be present to help you find the perfect footwear from Allen Edmond. You can also check out Master-Tailor Anthony Paranzino’s fine collection of bespoke suits.
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[19 May 2014 | Comments Off | 57 views]
Moses Live on the Levee 2014

Summer is almost here, and that can only mean one thing: Live on the Levee is back!
On May 23, 2014, this outdoor concert series will commence, and will continue every Friday evening until August 29. The concert will be held at the Schoenbaum Stage on the banks of the Kanawha River. Entry to the venue starts at 5:00 pm, and music starts at 6:30 pm. Headliners will perform starting at 7:30 pm, and the event will end around 9:00 pm. All the shows are free of charge!
Several food vendors will …

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[16 May 2014 | Comments Off | 5 views]
30th Annual Spring Film Festival

If you haven’t had the chance to catch the movies participating in the West Virginia International Film Festival, you still have a chance to do so before it closes tomorrow, May 17, 2014.
Films showing this evening are Surviving Cliffside (5:45 pm), Enough Said (7:00 pm), and the Past (8:45 pm). Tomorrow, the film line up are as follows: Blue Jasmine (4:30 pm), Wadjda (6:30 pm), and The Great Beauty (8:30 pm). Movie synopses and trailers are available at the WVIFF website.
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[14 May 2014 | Comments Off | 31 views]
Bayer Symphony Sunday

On June 1, 2014, the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra and the West Virginia Symphony League presents the Bayer Symphony Sunday, an all-day music festival that showcases the music of West Virginian artists.
Starting at 1:00 pm, there will be musical entertainment in two venues: the main stage, and the artisan tent. Among those taking the stage are the Mountain State Brass band, Kanawha Valley Community Band, Brass Band of the Tri-State, WV Youth Symphony, Charleston Metro Band, Chamber Groups of the WV Youth Symphony, and the Mountain State Brass Quintet.
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[12 May 2014 | Comments Off | 6 views]
Ethan Bortnick: The Power of Music

One of the youngest philantropists in the world is making a stop at the Clay Center on May 25, 2014.
Ethan Bortnick, the 13 year old wunderkind, will be in Charleston, WV, as part of the Power of Music national tour. Joining him is Damian McGinty from the popular TV show, Glee, and the Appalachian Children’s Chorus.
A pianist, singer, composer, and entertainer, Ethan promises an evening of great music and performances. This is his second PBS concert.
Ethan started playing the piano when he was just three years old, and has the …

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[9 May 2014 | Comments Off | 21 views]
West Virginian performers at the Clay Center

Homegrown talents Adam D. Tucker and Wyatt Turner are taking the stage at the Maier Foundation Performance Hall of the Clay Center on May 24, 2014 at 7:30 pm.
Adam Tucker is a Tim McGraw tribute artist. Though he does most of Mr. McGraw’s signature moves when he’s on the stage, Adam displays his own style when he’s performing his own songs. He has performed all around the country, and has been an opening act for performers like Taylor Swift and Blake Shelton.
Wyatt Turner, a singer and songwriter who has tried …

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[7 May 2014 | Comments Off | 22 views]
Celtic Woman in Charleston

The all-women Irish musical group Celtic Woman is once again gracing the stage of the Clay Center in Charleston WV on May 16, 2014, as part of the Emerald tour.
Currently comprised of four vocalists Susan McFadden, Lisa Lambe, Mairead Carlin, and Lynn Hilary, and fiddler Máiréad’s Loughmore, the group has evolved from its formation in 2004 — some members have taken a break and came back, or have gone on a permanent leave — but remain to deliver the amazing musical repertoire their fans have come to expect.
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[5 May 2014 | Comments Off | 172 views]
Vandalia Gathering 2014

Celebrate West Virginia’s culture with music, storytelling, and of course, food, at the 38th Vandalia Gathering, happening on May 23 to 25, 2014 at the West Virginia Capitol Complex.
The Vandalia Gathering is an annual event that showcases the best of Appalachian music, using folk instruments like the banjo, dulcimer, fiddle, flat-pick guitar, and the mandolin. In this year’s event, there will be several musical performances throughout the three days, as well as musical contests for different instruments and age groups. There will also be Appalachian Heritage Dancing, art activities, storytelling, …

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[2 May 2014 | Comments Off | 9 views]
Quilt Workshop

Quilters young and old, beginners and intermediate, are invited to join the Quilt Workshop offered by the West Virginia Division of Culture and History on May 9, 2014, 10 am, at the Culture Center of the State Capitol Complex in Charleston, WV.
The workshop will be headed by National Quilting Association (NQA) certified judge Marcel Miller. The first segment of the workshop is a 2-hour session wherein participants will be given practical advice on selecting the best quilting design for their quilts. They will be taught the system of choosing a …