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Building to become home to Appalachian artists

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A vacant garment factory in Huntington’s Westmoreland neighborhood will be converted into artists’ apartments and work areas.

Coalfield Development Corp. executive director Brandon Dennison said the...

Building to become home to Appalachian artists

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A vacant garment factory in Huntington’s Westmoreland neighborhood will be converted into artists’ apartments and work areas.

Coalfield Development Corp. executive director Brandon Dennison said the...

Multi-tasking guitarist comes to the Empty Glass
Multi-tasking guitarist comes to the Empty Glass

Although he is a solo guitarist, Zach Deputy does not travel light.

Deputy performs from behind a special rack that holds four microphones, an electronic drum pad, a mixer, a tangle of wires that must give fire marshals nightmares and a...

Florida reggae band pays tribute to West Virginia with bluegrass tune
Florida reggae band pays tribute to West Virginia with bluegrass tune

Group’s new album includes bluegrass tune about time in state

Local actor gets first starring role in “The Wedding Singer”
Local actor gets first starring role in “The Wedding Singer”

Actor says he’s prepared for first lead role in ‘overboard’ production

By ZACK HAROLD

DAILY MAIL LIFE EDITOR

From the first time he stepped onstage as an elementary schooler, Scott Jarrell has wanted to be the...

Arts and Culture briefs for July 31, 2014
Arts and Culture briefs for July 31, 2014

The 25th annual Multifest will be held at the State Capitol Complex from Friday to Sunday.

The event celebrates diversity in the area with live music, cultural foods, arts and crafts and kids corner activities. The event begins at 6 p.m. on...

Appalachian Children’s Chorus expands music therapy program
Appalachian Children’s Chorus expands music therapy program

Appalachian Children’s Chorus adds to music therapy program

Braxton County fair geared toward youth
Braxton County fair geared toward youth

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Opening ceremonies for the Braxton County Fair will begin at 6:30 p.m. today at the Holly Gray Park on Airport Road in Sutton.

This year the fair will feature country music stars, monster trucks and more, but Braxton...

WV family wins Band-Aid jingle competition
WV family wins Band-Aid jingle competition

Parkersburg mom, sons recorded bluegrass-style version of Band-Aid song

Japanese fans speak on the evolution of ‘Godzilla’
Japanese fans speak on the evolution of ‘Godzilla’

Associated Press

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese fans want it known: The radiation-breathing, skyscraper-stomping monster they call "Gojira" was born right here in Japan, 60 years ago.

No matter its evolution in Hollywood over the decades,...

18-year-old WV author churns out ‘Ecclesiastes’

West Virginia author Joshua Higginbotham, who turned 18 on Wednesday, released his new book today entitled “Ecclesiastes.”

“It is called Ecclesiastes because it is a fictional rendering of the Biblical book by the same name,...

Donna the Buffalo’s loyal “Herd” heads to Charleston
Donna the Buffalo’s loyal “Herd” heads to Charleston

The Herd is coming to Charleston.

But they won’t have the letter “M” plastered to their chests or shout “We are Marshall” across a crowded stadium.

Instead, they will be singing and dancing to the music...

The heart of rock and roll is still beating for Umphrey’s McGee
The heart of rock and roll is still beating for Umphrey’s McGee

In their sixteen years, Umphrey’s McGee has been called a lot of things. Often called “a jazz band on steroids” or noted for technical proficiencies, the group’s tendency to stretch the length of songs in the live setting...

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