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Rainy weather marks end of FestivALL, West Side Wonder Mural unveiling
Rainy weather marks end of FestivALL, West Side Wonder Mural unveiling

Local artist’s West Side Wonder Mural unveiled with

celebration, parade

Mason County furniture maker turns derecho into decor
Mason County furniture maker turns derecho into decor

LEON, W.Va. — Retired Washington Post photo editor Joseph Elbert didn’t have to go looking for inspiration when he decided to start building furniture.

It nearly fell on him.

When a derecho swept across West Virginia on June ...

Capitol Street Art Fair’s 10th year is bigger than ever

Artisans from three states and more than three dozen West Virginia counties will participate in the Capitol Street Art Fair this Saturday and Sunday.

Event organizer Betty Rivard said 95 vendors will have their work available at the fair....

Audience members help create works of art
Audience members help create works of art

Company’s dance production aims to get audience involved with public art

By JOSEPHINE E. MENDEZ

daily mail staff

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Members of Attack Theatre, a Pittsburgh-based performance ensemble, want to give...

Rain, storms may postpone FestivALL events
Rain, storms may postpone FestivALL events

Rain or shine, the show must go on.

The weather might have not been ideal for the opening day of FestivALL Friday, but despite looming gray clouds after the evening thunderstorm nearly 1,000 people ventured out to see USFLOYD, a Pink Floyd...

Social media campaign promotes local activities in Charleston, encourages participation
Social media campaign promotes local activities in Charleston, encourages participation

Do The Charleston started after spill, aims to promote tourism, give morale boost

Longtime host Peter Marshall brings “Hollywood Squares” to home state
Longtime host Peter Marshall brings “Hollywood Squares” to home state

After more than 30 years, longtime “Hollywood Squares” host Peter Marshall is bringing the show to his home state...with a little West Virginia twist.

As part of Charleston’s FestivALL celebration, Marshall will tape four...

Icon Festival comes to St. George Orthodox
Icon Festival comes to St. George Orthodox

An Icon Festival of early Christian art will be part of FestivALL 2014.

“We will have antique icons and four iconographers with some working on site so people can see the process involved,” said the Rev. Father Stephen De Young,...

Chili cook off to kick of FestivALL
Chili cook off to kick of FestivALL

The Kanawha Boulevard is going to get a little chili Saturday as enthusiastic cooks compete in the 16th annual Smoke on the Water Chili Cookoff at Haddad Riverfront Park.

Cookoff committee chairwoman Darlene Carnochan has been involved with the ...

Aaron Neville brings doo wop to the Clay Center
Aaron Neville brings doo wop to the Clay Center

The voice is unmistakable.

All it takes is one high, warbling note and you know it’s Aaron Neville.

For nearly 50 years, that voice has carried Neville to the top of the pop music charts and to stages all around the world....

‘Catch Me If You Can’ takes flight this weekend
‘Catch Me If You Can’ takes flight this weekend

Charleston Light Opera Guild’s ‘Catch Me If You Can’ opens on Friday

By JOSEPHINE E. MENDEZ

DAILY MAIL STAFF

For Chris Terpening, being a professional actor has nothing to do with a paycheck.

A stage...

Black string band music kept alive by Carolina Chocolate Drops
Black string band music kept alive by Carolina Chocolate Drops

Before rock and roll, before rhythm and blues, there were banjos.

It is widely acknowledged much of American popular music can be traced directly to the syncopated rhythms Southern slaves brought from Africa.

But what many do not realize, ...

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