Sep. 10, 2014 @ 03:17 PM
Here’s a video of author Marc Brown talking about how he created, “Arthur,” the book series which has sold more than 70 million copies and which was turned into a long-running PBS kids show.
Brown will be speaking at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 19 at the Big Sandy Superstore Arena about “Turning One Bedtime Story into 70 Million Books.”
A book-signing and the Cabell County Public Library’s used book sale will follow the presentation which is part of the Ohio River Festival of Books.
Running Monday, Sept. 15 through Saturday, Sept. 20, the biennial Ohio River Festival of Books builds toward a main event on Saturday, Sept. 20, at the Big Sandy Superstore Arena, but authors will also appear in schools, branch libraries and Woodlands Retirement Center during the preceding week.
Go online at www.ohioriverbooks.org for more info and a full schedule. Read the Sunday Life section Sunday, Sept. 14 for a story about the ORFOB.
Sep. 10, 2014 @ 02:55 PM
With his former, long-time guitarist Rick Huckaby, Lawrence is rolling in for a big Marshall Homecoming Weekend concert.
Tickets are $25 and are on sale now at the V Club, 741 6th Ave., Huntington, as well on the web at www.vclublive.com. The concert is set for Friday, Oct. 10. Doors will open at 7 p.m. and the concert begins at 9 p.m. sharp. The entertainer has put 22 songs on the Billboard top ten charts with 18 No. 1 singles, selling more than 13 million albums.
Go online at www.rickhuckaby.com to hear Huck’s music and check out Tracy’s latest tunes at www.tracylawrence.com
Sep. 10, 2014 @ 02:48 PM
Here’s the official video for Kelly Richey Band’s “Fast Driving Mama.” The Cincinnati-based blues band, which features Freekbass, will be headlining the annual Col. Bill Williams Heritage Festival Saturday at Greenbo Lake State Resort Park Amphitheater.
The fest opens at 4:30 and music starts at 5 p.m. with the Chris Kitchen Combo, Jeremy Short, Keith Hubbard & the Hubcats and the Kelly Richey Band
Go online at www.kellyricheyband.com for more info.
Sep. 03, 2014 @ 10:29 AM
Here's a look at Huntington native Nick Mishoe's dance duo Blue Journey performing Tuesday, Sept. 3 on NBC's America's Got Talent show.
Sep. 03, 2014 @ 10:22 AM
Huntington native dancer Nick Mishoe and his partner are Blue Journey, a dance team trying to make the finals of NBC's America's Got Talent, which airs at 9 p.m. Tuesdays with the results show airing on at 9 p.m. Wednesdays. Blue Journey will find out Sept. 3 if they make it into the top six and into the finals.
Aug. 28, 2014 @ 02:48 PM
Here’s the official video to the Qiet song, “Get Found.” The eclectic indie rock act will be playing Chilifest at 2:45 and 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6 at Pullman Square in downtown Huntington.
The 31st annual Chilifest, the West Virginia State Chili Championship runs 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6 in downtown Huntington. Read more about Qiet and watch more videos at www.qietmusic.com
Aug. 27, 2014 @ 07:20 PM
The West Virginia-based outdoors group, Dyer Outdoor, teaches survival/pioneer skill workshops, reviews outdoor gear and does informative YouTube videos on the outdoors.
Aug. 27, 2014 @ 06:54 PM
Here’s the official video for Sundy Best’s song “Mountain Parkway.”
The dynamic Lexington, Ky.-based powerhouse duo Sundy Best is heading back to the V Club, 741 6th Ave., Huntington, Saturday, Aug. 30.
Doors open at 7 p.m., and the sure-to-sell-out show is at 9 p.m. Jordan Reeves Band opens up for the duo, whose latest video just debuted on CMT. Cover is $10 advance or $12 day of show.
Rolling Stone called the band one of the “10 artists you need to know: Summer 2014.”
Go online at http://www.sundybest.net/home/.
Aug. 20, 2014 @ 01:04 PM
At 7 p.m. Thursday at Pullman Square, West Virginia’s chicken-fried soul gospel rockers The Carpenter Ants make a star-studded return to the Heiner’s Bakery Dutch Miller Pullman Square Summer Concert Series bringing along WV native John Ellison (who wrote the smash hit “Some Kind of Wonderful”) as well as killer instrumentalist Randy Gilkey (of The Boatmen).
Aug. 20, 2014 @ 12:03 PM
Michael Murdock and the ARTS team work up “Much Ado About Nothing” with a cool 1960s Las Vegas lounge vibe.
“Much Ado About Nothing,” takes place at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Aug. 22-23 and Aug. 29-30 at the ARTS Renaissance Theatre, 900 8th St., Huntington. Tickets are $15 show only and $30 for dinner and a show. Call 304-733-2787 or go online at artstristate.org.