CULTURE

Karmic

A new and exciting phenomenon in the entertainment world is the concept of the web series. It is, in many ways, the video version of independent publishing. The...

Ladysmith Black Mambazo

As a huge fan of Alan Paton’s classic tale of South Africa, Cry, the Beloved Country, I was so excited to hear that the group that contributed most of the tradi...

Savana Skye Designs

Recently,  I have become involved with The Parkersburg Art Center. While taking a tour of the facility, I visited the gift shop and fell in love with all of the...

Joni Deutsch

The West Virginia music scene is as strong as it's ever been. One of the people helping the scene grow is a 24 year-old girl from Charleston who can't play musi...

Monty Python’s Spamalot

There were two conflicting issues at play in my mind as I took my seat to view the Actors Guild of Parkersburg’s upcoming production of Monty Python’s Spamalot....

Selena

Director Gregory Nava’s biopic of the titular Tejano songstress was released in 1997; just around the time millennials were hitting double digits. So, like most...

Margaret Glaspy

Margaret Glaspy could be the next powerhouse in indie-rock. At 27 years old, her debut album, “Emotions and Math,” released June 17th on ATO Records, is already...

Shakespeare by the River

Professional-quality, outdoor Shakespeare is being offered for free to residents of Marietta and the entire Mid-Ohio Valley this month courtesy of Shakespeare b...

Land Sharks

Mike Scott isn’t your typical international photojournalist. Or maybe he is. To be fair, I know exactly zero international photojournalists. But his adventures ...

NMF 2016

It's been 12 years since the First Annual Nelsonville Music Festival was held in a small town, seemingly near nowhere, in 2005. Since then, while the Nelsonvill...
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