EFHS choral groups receive highest ratings
Trophies may decorate the East Fairmont High School classroom where choral director Skip Wilson teaches, but shiny gold awards can’t hold a candle to the impact students say he has made.
St. Paul School of Music recital Sunday
After Anne Schooley retired from the Marion County school system, where she worked as a full-time vocal teacher, she felt as if she still had more to offer.
Region 10 Band Festival opens today
From his childhood days, Michael Ford has always enjoyed music.
First learning to play the trumpet and then expanding his musical talent to guitar, he attended Salem College on a scholarship to play in the jazz band.
Theater students to see art come alive
Art is meant to be a form of expression, a way to get people to look at life differently.
And at North Marion High School today, theater students will have an opportunity to see art come to life as the West Virginia Dance Company takes the stage. A special workshop will follow the performance.
Listen to the music playing in your head
Summer is the perfect time for outdoor concerts. And North Central West Virginia is conveniently located amid the many venues that offer music ranging from country to pop to rock and more.
The following is a list of concerts scheduled throughout the summer in the area.
TRF: three days of excitement
Whether you like country, pop or magic, you will enjoy the entertainment at this year's Three Rivers Festival.
From now through Saturday night, Palatine Park will be a hub of music, laughter and excitement at the 30th annual festival.
The following entertainment will take place at the Palatine Park Main Stage and is free of charge.
Town & Gown Players set summer productions
The play’s the thing this summer, courtesy of the FSU School of Fine Arts and Town & Gown Players.
• “Always, Patsy Cline” will be presented at 8 p.m. May 30-31 and June 4-6, 12-13 at the Pricketts Fort State Park Amphitheatre.
Directed by Troy Snyder, this is the story of the friendship between Houston housewife Louise Seger and legendary country singer Patsy Cline.
- Fairmont filmmaker part of ‘Faces of Schlock’ premiere in Morgantown The Warner Theatre in Morgantown will host the world premiere screening of “Faces of Schlock” at midnight Saturday. The film is a horror-comedy anthology, featuring four different short films from horror directors from four different states, including West Virginia filmmaker Justin Channell, Henrique Couto (Ohio), Chris LaMartina (Maryland) and Andrew Shearer (Georgia).
Tony Orlando kicks off WVPT summer season May 15
No entertainer can move and excite an audience like Tony Orlando. One of America’s most endearing and enduring stars. Tony and America celebrated the 34th anniversary of his recording of “Tie A Yellow Ribbon ‘Round The Ole Oak Tree.”
Orlando will kick off the summer season for West Virginia Public Theatre’s 25th anniversary at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 15, at Chestnut Ridge Community Church Threatre, 2223 Cheat Road, Morgantown.
Mountain Lakes Amphitheater has music for you this summer
If you like country, bluegrass or gospel music, Mountain Lakes Amphitheater has what you want.
The entertainment complex, located in Sutton, kicks off its 2009 concert season.
• May 9: Country star Randy Travis at 7 p.m. Opening act is The Davisson Brothers. Advance tickets are $35.
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