The Herald-Dispatch Features / Entertainment RSS 2014-12-18T10:36:22-05:00 urn:uuid:7ca9a236-5c54-47d4-aa6b-eb94b95fd21f Original content available for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons license (Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported), except where noted. Have a holly jolly Christmas, HSO style DAVE LAVENDER urn:uuid:f309174f-0c6a-482a-8d89-3ef89d5e9599 2014-12-18T08:05:51-05:00 <p> One of the coolest, homegrown musical tours rolling coast to coast is &#8220;America&#8217;s Got Talent&#8221; winner Landau Eugene Murphy, Jr., who is out touring off of his hit Christmas CD, &#8220;Christmas Made for Two.&#8221; Murphy wheels his Motown-fueled Christmas tour into the historic Keith-Albee Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 20, as a special guest of a special holiday-sized Huntington Symphony Orchestra.</p> While shoppers are away, hit a museum today DAVE LAVENDER urn:uuid:4899df5d-cc28-43c5-a7a0-ffc3ce43ca5a 2014-12-18T07:29:51-05:00 <p> I&#8217;ve always been a fan of going to things off-season really early, really late, on Tuesday, Friday morning or whatever and whenever it takes to beat pushy crowds.</p> Let there be lights DAVE LAVENDER urn:uuid:e1026f1a-e86d-4282-81ce-0ffcf6486b10 2014-12-18T07:22:34-05:00 <p> Terry Griffin has had the kind of year that makes you want to call it quits.</p> Holiday charities The Herald-Dispatch http://www.herald-dispatch.com/2014+1218_1218_holidaycharities 2014-12-18T00:01:01-05:00 <p>The Herald-Dispatch is making a list of organizations planning holiday-related charity fundraisers. Send your holiday ch ... </p> Brenda Lucas: Community news for Thursday, Dec. 18 The Herald-Dispatch http://www.herald-dispatch.com/2014+1218_1218_brenda 2014-12-18T00:01:01-05:00 <p>CARD: Lives are way too busy these days, especially when there's not enough time to get together with those we love. It' ... </p> Mall celebrates release of new app geared for children The Herald-Dispatch / 2014 urn:uuid:abc578fa-1449-482f-8810-508c538dae02 2014-12-17T22:39:00-05:00 <p> BARBOURSVILLE &#8212; The Huntington Mall celebrated the release of Captain McFinn Swim &amp; Play available on the Apple iTunes Store with a special Come Play with Us event last week. The program combines innovative technology with pro-social learning to change the way children and parents play together. It is geared toward children ages 3-5.</p> Career Services offers help during holiday break The Herald-Dispatch http://www.herald-dispatch.com/2014+1218_1218_herdcareer 2014-12-17T22:29:31-05:00 <p> HUNTINGTON &#8212; Today&#39;s Winter Commencement marks the beginning of winter break for Marshall University students, though faculty and staff will be sticking around for another week.</p> Local artists display their work at The Red Caboose The Herald-Dispatch http://www.herald-dispatch.com/2014+1218_1218_openhouse 2014-12-18T07:14:14-05:00 <p> HUNTINGTON &#8212; The Red Caboose hosted a Holiday Open House featuring local artists on Saturday, Dec. 13 at Heritage Station in downtown Huntington.</p> Build your glutes in the offseason The Herald-Dispatch http://www.herald-dispatch.com/2014+1218_1218_gethealthy 2014-12-17T22:22:18-05:00 <p>When May hits, a scramble to prepare for swimsuit season sweeps the gym. But why wait until spring? Now, in the dead of ... </p> Lights Under Louisville, a unique holiday display underground The Herald-Dispatch / 2014 urn:uuid:ebc2cf3e-b5e5-4c8e-8c1a-9dba921dd203 2014-12-17T08:56:07-05:00 <p> LOUISVILLE &#8212;&#160; Billed as the world&#8217;s only fully underground drive-through display of holiday lights, Lights Under Louisville is a unique way for families and other groups to get in the Christmas spirit.</p>