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New York City Scenario 6: The Sound in the Subway

March 25, 2013

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What is that sound? Descending into the Grand Street subway station in Chinatown in New York one cold day in March 2013, we hear a flute and something else. What is it?

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“Asteroid M” by electronic music composer David Synn

January 26, 2013

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Attention, cabaret appreciators, electronic music fans and spacey music video devotees. Here’s a music video that accompanied a cool electronic composition by David Synn, titled “Asteroid M,” from last Thursday’s Third Eye Cabaret.

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A Glimpse and a Snapshot or Two Dropping in on Third Eye Cabaret

January 23, 2013

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“Third Eye Cabaret” recommences at The Cellar this Thursday as the weekly multimedia cabaret showcases our first visiting electronic music artist.

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CabaretCam 2: Blazing Guitars and Spoken Word

December 15, 2012

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In this second installament of footage from the official Cabaraet Cam of Third Eye Cabaret, we hear Raymond Wallace on a snippet of Leon Redbone’s “Champagne Charlie,” Crystal Good performing her poem “Coach” and Bobby Altmann on blazing blues guitar.

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CabaretCam No. 1: Hip-hop to experimental pop

November 16, 2012

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Last night, we launched the fourth installment of ThirdEyeCabaret at The Cellar. No footage yet but here are some video excerpts from past cabarets.

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Scenes from a Cabaret, Old Chum

October 29, 2012

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If you missed this past Thursday’s soft launch of ThirdEyeCabaret at The Cellar in downtown Charleston, W.Va., you missed a pretty good time. Here’s the kind of thing you might see if you come to the cabaret.

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Introducing “FLOW the VIDEO,” featuring The Flow

October 14, 2012

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TheWebTheater.com presents the world premiere of ‘Flow the Video,’ featuring The Flow. And some cool Final Cut Pro filters. And some really cool music.

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Gone to Grinfest 2012: A mini-documentary

September 26, 2012

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Here’s a 10-minute audiovisual visit to GrinFest 2012, a musical gathering alongside the Greenbrier River in the heart of West Virginia, full of fine music, much dancing and not a few rubber duckies.

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The BrotherSisters invite you to Taylor Books Friday Sept. 28

September 21, 2012

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Next Friday, Sept. 28, from 7 to 9 p.m., the BrotherSisters play their first gig at Taylor Books in Charleston. We invite, exhort and encourage you to come and hoist a double cappuccino, chardonnay or cup of Earl Gray.

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On the Mountaintop with Stiltwalkers, Firebreathers and Disco Balls

September 15, 2012

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A trip to the Magic Mountain in iPhone photos reveals two-story tall human beings, people who breathe fire, a troupe of troubadours and the stray jackalope drumming round the fire before the dawn.

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Mohawk Bartenders and the Road to Grinfest

September 2, 2012

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Nick sports one impressive Mohawk and scenes along the way and along the river at this year’s GrinFest. A triple play of photos and videos from Out & About in West Virginia.

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The BrotherSisters head for the stars. Literally, like, the Milky Way

August 30, 2012

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So, our triple-harmonic trio, The BrotherSisters, will perform next Friday at the world music and arts gathering, Culturefest. Here are some reasons you should consider following our breadcrumbs to the mountaintop..

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Tell and Show at Digiso: ‘So, You Want to Make a Space Opera?’

June 8, 2012

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The “Tell & Show at Digiso” series profiles new multimedia works-in-progress at the digital arts space. On Wed., June 13, come view music-video drafts of ‘webisodes’ from a space opera coming to a computer near you soon.

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Song of the Day: “Pretty Bird” by Becky Kimmons

May 31, 2012

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The setting: a going-away party for Bob Webb and Heidi Muller, who are headed West to Oregon, exiting stage left from West Virginia. “Will you sing ‘Pretty Bird’ by Hazel Dickens?” someone asks Becky Kimmons. Ever the trooper, she gives it a go.

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Duet for Musical Saw and Guitar. Plus, Some Animals

May 6, 2012

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In a new episode of WVTV, the web channel of WestVirginiaVille, see what happens when a musical saw meets a gypsy-fired guitar. Plus, animals we have met on the backroads of West Virginia.

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The Encyclopedic ‘Country Roads’ Video Compendium: Part 3

March 1, 2012

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As part of WestVirginiaVille’s occasional ongoing quest for the oddest, most psychotronic video versions of “Country Roads,” herewith a charming duet between John Denver and Johnny Cash from their helmet hair days.

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Song of the Day: “He Saved My Soul” by the Carpenter Ants

January 21, 2012

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In honor of their CD release concert at the Empty Glass, take a listen to the Carpenter Ants version of “He Saved My Soul,” by Claude Jeter of the Swan Silvertones.

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‘I’ll be your Santa, baby, come sit on my knee…’

December 11, 2011

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The Berkely Springs-based band The Weber Brothers are back with a new Christmas tune, “I’ll Be Your Santa Baby.” The vampy piano tune sits squarely in that small but breathy genre of Christmas come-on tunes.

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Coming Soon To A Computer Near You

November 12, 2011

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TheWebTheater of WestVirginiaVille.com, presents “Saint Stephen’s Dream: a Space Opera.” Coming Soon To A Computer Near You. Spring, say. Or maybe Summer.

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