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Summertime Blues winds down

July 24, 2014 WHEELING — With vocals compared to Janis Joplin and guitar slinging skills compared to Stevie Ray Vaughan, Carolyn Wonderland will bring her Texas blues to River City as the finale to the Heritage... more »»

 
 
 
An evening celebrating Italy’s regions for Aug. 1

July 24, 2014 WINTERSVILLE — From Italian culture to cuisine to music, residents of the Tri-State Area are invited to attend the Italian American Cultural Club’s 10th anniversary of Una Serata — Festa delle... more »»

‘Romance’ on stage through Aug. 2

July 24, 2014 PITTSBURGH — The Kinetic Theatre Co. will produce the Pittsburgh premiere of Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright David Mamet’s “Romance” running through Au. more »»

Yanni coming to Pittsburgh

July 24, 2014 PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust announces the Yanni: World Tour 2014. more »»

‘The Lounge’ takes local stage Saturday

July 24, 2014 STEUBENVILLE —During a time when cultural stage plays have the same predictable content and have become increasingly commercialized, Fulfillment Entertainment’s “The Lounge” is adding a touch of... more »»

Broken Arrow at Froehlich’s

July 24, 2014 STEUBENVILLE —The doors will open at 8 p.m. Saturday at Froehlich’s Classic Corner, 501 Washington St., for a show by the Broken Arrow band featuring rock ‘n’ roll of the 1960s. more »»

Weirton concerts resume

July 24, 2014 WEIRTON —After a two-week break, the Weirton Event Center will start its concert series back up with a concert/car show duo at 7 p.m. Friday. more »»

Brooke Hills presents ‘Vagina Monologues’

July 24, 2014 WELLSBURG — The Brooke Hills Playhouse will present Eve Ensler’s Obie Award-winning comedy-drama, “The Vagina Monologues,” this Friday and Saturday. more »»

‘Cats’ takes to the CLO stage

July 17, 2014 PITTSBURGH — Join the Jellicle Ball Friday through July 27 with the Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera’s production of “Cats. more »»

OPINION: It’s time for some great Elvis

July 17, 2014 This week I preview an upcoming release by the King from Sony. more »»

‘Chicago’ continues at Brooke Hills

July 17, 2014 WELLSBURG — Nic Taylor of Wellsburg, director of the Brooke Hills Playhouse production of the classic Jon Kander-Fred Ebb-Bob Fosse musical comedy, “Chicago,” says the cast of the production is the... more »»

Folk music club accepting applications

July 17, 2014 FRANKFORT SPRINGS — The Appalachian Folk Music Club, a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving, promoting, playing and teaching Appalachian mountain music, is accepting applications for new... more »»

Nighthawks in Wheeling

July 17, 2014 The Nighthawks will bring its blues roots music to Heritage Music’s Summertime Blues series at 8 p.m. Tuesday at River City Ale Works. more »»

‘Chicago’ on stage at Brooke Hills

July 10, 2014 WELLSBURG — The Brooke Hills Playhouse has announced the cast for its production of the John Kander-Fred Ebb-Bob Fosse classic musical comedy, “Chicago,” which will be presented 8 p.m. more »»

OPINION: Call him Joe, or Hoseff or Jose, and wish him luck

July 10, 2014 This week I discuss one of my former guitar and bass students who is really making a name for himself. more »»

Trampled Under Foot at River City

July 10, 2014 WHEELING — Trampled Under Foot will play as the third installment of the Summertime Blues series Tuesday at River City Restaurant in Wheeling, presented by Heritage Music. more »»

Park to hold mud bog, starwatch

July 10, 2014 Park to hold mud bog, starwatch WELLSBURG — Brooke Hills Park will hold a mud bog at 1 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $5, with children under 3 admitted free and pit passes available for another $5. more »»

‘Evita’ to be staged in Pittsburgh

July 3, 2014 PITTSBURGH — Experience the passion and seduction in the Civic Light Opera’s production of “Evita,” running Tuesday through July 13 at the Benedum Cente. more »»

Free concert offered in New Cumberland

July 3, 2014 NEW CUMBERLAND — The New Cumberland Veteran of Foreign Wars and the Hancock County Arts Council under the wing of the Hancock/Brooke Convention Visitors Bureau are working together to present a free... more »»

‘Fairy Tale Courtroom’ ready for stage

June 26, 2014 WEIRTON — Striplight Theatre will present “Fairy Tale Courtroom,” by Dana Proulx, at 7 p.m. Saturday and July 5 and 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Sunday and July 6 at Weir High School’s Milton J. more »»

Good Willie leads all the way to bad Brazil

June 26, 2014 This week I review some new releases courtesy of Sony. ¯ Willie Nelson — “Band of Brothers” This single disc CD, released June 17, shows the older Willie gets the better he gets. more »»

 
 

Block Party August 16, 2014

Block Party at Finley Church 958 Lincoln Avenue Steubenville, Ohio

Saturday, August 16th

12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

For ALL ages

FREE Food and Games And don’t forget the “Great Giveaway”!

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