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West Virginia offers a variety of holiday entertainment
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West Virginia offers a variety of holiday entertainment

Celebrate the holidays with light shows, crafts bazaars, stage productions, parades, concerts and more

West Virginia offers a variety of holiday entertainment
West Virginia offers a variety of holiday entertainment

MARY

The Contemporary Youth Arts Company will present its 18th annual production of “Mary,” opening at 8 p.m Friday at the WVSU Capitol Center Theater on Summers Street.

The rock opera, which examines the birth of Jesus...

Lightwire Theater hopes to create new holiday classic with “A Very Electric Christmas”
Lightwire Theater hopes to create new holiday classic with “A Very Electric Christmas”

Just like Bruce Springsteen, Eleanor Carvey is used to dancing in the dark.

It’s a skill she has had to perfect as a member of Lightwire Theater, the performance troupe she founded with her husband, Ian, and fellow husband-and-wife...

Helium is hero behind scenes of Thanksgiving Day parade
Helium is hero behind scenes of Thanksgiving Day parade

NEW YORK — It’ll never rank up there with turkey and pumpkin pie, but for millions of Americans the Thanksgiving experience just wouldn’t be the same without ... helium.

For 364 days of the year, the colorless and odorless...

Katy Perry set for Super Bowl show
Katy Perry set for Super Bowl show

NEW YORK — Will Katy Perry be a firework at the Super Bowl? Will she show them what she’s worth? Will she let her colors burst?

NFL announced late Sunday — after rumors swirled for weeks — that the pop star will...

Museum gains priceless art
Museum gains priceless art

Collection includes Nazi-looted pieces that will be returned to Jewish heirs

Affleck praises wife Jennifer Garner, talks Maher spat before gala
Affleck praises wife Jennifer Garner, talks Maher spat before gala

NEW YORK (AP) — Ben Affleck feels more comfortable speaking his mind than pretending to say what people want to hear. So before receiving his award at Wednesday’s Save the Children Illumination Gala, he praised wife Jennifer Garner on...

Painter-turned-singer Marti Jones returns to Mountain Stage
Painter-turned-singer Marti Jones returns to Mountain Stage

Marti Jones will

perform songs from her bossa nova album

on Mountain Stage

Taylor Books shows dyslexia documentary
Taylor Books shows dyslexia documentary

Local center reduces misconceptions, helps

affected youths become proficient readers

Rising stars of bluegrass and old time music perform in Charleston
Rising stars of bluegrass and old time music perform in Charleston

Rising stars of dance, bluegrass from local colleges to perform concert

By ZACK HAROLD

DAILY MAIL LIFE EDITOR

This weekend, the Friends of Old-Time Music and Dance will showcase West Virginia’s up-and-coming traditional...

Hemsworth tops ‘Sexiest’ list
Hemsworth tops ‘Sexiest’ list

Chris Hemsworth?!

No offense to Mr. Thor, but ... huh? The 31-year-old Australian actor (as handsome as he may be) wasn’t on anyone’s prediction list for People magazine’s coveted Sexiest Man Alive cover this year. And yet,...

NBC abandons Bill Cosby TV project
NBC abandons Bill Cosby TV project

NEW YORK — NBC says it has scrapped a Bill Cosby comedy that was under development, the second outlet within a day to put off or abandon a Cosby project after another sexual assault allegation against the comic emerged.

NBC spokeswoman...

Arts and Culture briefs for Thursday, Nov. 20
Arts and Culture briefs for Thursday, Nov. 20

Country singer Dierks Bentley, most recently known for his hit “Drunk on a Plane,” will perform at 7:30 p.m. today at the Big Sandy Superstore Arena in Huntington. Bentley will be accompanied by special guests Randy Houser and Eric...

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