Tag Archives: Events

The BrotherSisters Sing for the W.Va. Institute for Spirituality

November 26, 2012

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The BrotherSisters do a benefit concert 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30 for a place in Charleston, W.Va., that has been a “spiritual friend” to many a person.

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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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You should come to this: it might be good for you. And us

July 27, 2012

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The BrotherSisters make their formal Charleston, W.Va., debut in a free show 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday at Bluegrass Kitchen in Charleston, W.Va. We’ll be playing triple-harmony folk-rock and hippie sh*t.

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Restoring a sign of the times in Huntington

September 21, 2011

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This Friday, Huntington hosts the Save Our Sign Benefit Concert benefit to restore the Keith-Albee theater’s sign — knocked down earlier this year in a windstorm — to its dashing glory.

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Art of the Day: Still Life in Hallway

September 16, 2011

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Kate Long’s photographic portrait of Barbara Bayes may fool the eye at first blush. Is it a painting? At a glance, the lighting and composition recall something from a Rembrandt portrait.

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Jam of the Day from the High Land Jam in Elkins

September 1, 2011

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This ‘Jam of the Day’ video from the recently concluded High Land Jam in Elkins, W.Va., is convincing evidence to head that way next summer when the 10th annual jam takes place the last weekend of August 2012.

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A Sampler of Songs by Casandra at the After Hours Cabaret

July 10, 2011

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Here’s a sampler of three songs by Casandra at the After Hours Cabaret that followed a June 24, 2011 performance of “Saint Stephen’s Dream: A Space Opera.”

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Listening in on the recent march on Blair Mountain

July 5, 2011

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Take a listen to Catherine Moore’s 10-minute audio documentary on the recent 50-mile march on Blair Mountain by a colorful crew of hundreds of marchers, intent on preserving the historic site.

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Introducing the characters of ‘Saint Stephen’s Dream”

June 16, 2011

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Meet the cast of characters in the 2011 FestivALL Charleston production of “Saint Stephen’s Dream: A Space Opera,” along with a pocket history of New Earth and the Third Eye Cabaret. A Web Theater of WestVirginiaVille production

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Space Opera Cookbook: The Art of the Sign, Part 1

May 31, 2011

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So, we’re doing this space opera. But first we need a sign. In the first of an occasional series, a behind-the-scenes peek at the making of Third Eye Cabaret, where much of “Saint Stephen’s Dream” takes place.

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‘Space Opera’ cast announced for FestivALL shows

May 18, 2011

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The cast and performers have been chosen for “Saint Stephen’s Dream: A Space Opera,” the first production of The Web Theater of WestVirginiaVille.com.

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‘Saint Stephen’s Dream: A Space Opera’ an official FestivALL event

April 25, 2011

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FestivALL Charleston has added “Saint Stephen’s Dream: A Space Opera” as an official event to this year’s citywide cultural event in late June. So what is a ‘space opera’ anyway?

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Out standing on a bridge

March 9, 2011

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Hundreds of colorfully dressed marchers met in the middle of the South Side Bridge in Charleston, W.Va., as part of a worldwide event to meet on bridges on behalf of women’s rights around the world.

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Song of the Day: Music for a Solstice Ball

December 12, 2010

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“Light Show,” a ruminative music video by The Silent Gondoliers, samples some of the music featured at the Solstice Ball coming up Sunday, Dec. 19 in Charleston, West Virginia.

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The Professor and the Porn Legend 2: Got Purple?

December 3, 2010

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Zoot-suiting up for the Purple Wedding to the Mountains, wherein former porn legend Annie Sprinkle and her professor-artist wife from West Virginia stage an eco-sensual event.

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The Professor and the Porn Legend Who Married the Appalachian Mountains

November 10, 2010

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Encountering former porn star Annie Sprinkle in a West Virginia restaurant, she and her West Virginia native wife reveal their upcoming Purple Wedding to the Mountains.

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Recalling the Great 1985 Flood in West Virginia

November 5, 2010

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Click over to the Charleston Gazette’s remembrance in story and video recalling the 1985 Flood, which devastated several towns in West Virginia and washed away 47 lives.

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A Few Words on Zombies

November 3, 2010

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Let us ponder why some folks are enthralled by zombies. I mean, pick your zombie manifestation in the culture inside or outside WestVirginiaVille.

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Where social media, porn, hip-hop and cool theaters meet

October 20, 2010

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Social media trumps pornography, Huntington hip-hop impressarios, notable exercises in theatrical renovation in the Mountain State and other echoes from Create West Virginia 2010.

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