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Bright $1M gift boosts Blanche Lazzell acquisition at WVU

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Nearly 30 years after Patricia Bright was first introduced to the artwork of modernist Blanche Lazzell, she and her husband, Bill...

Trails, conservatory key to mission at Huntington Museum of Art

A blue tropical frog alights on a leaf at the Huntington Museum of Art.
Nature has always been a key component of the mission at the Huntington Museum of Art in Huntington, West Virginia. With a nature trail,...

2022 Golden Horseshoe smithing finalists announced

Every year, eighth grade students of West Virginia History celebrate their knowledge in the Knights of the Golden Horseshoe competition.
First Lady Cathy Justice and the West Virginia Department of Education have announced the names of the five finalists for its Golden Horseshoe Sword-Smithing...

Heroic female figure once almost added to West Virginia state seal

BECKLEY, W.Va. — The figure of a heroic female was proposed to be added to the State Seal of West Virginia in the 1990s,...

Greenbrier Valley Theatre presents New Voices fest through Feb. 3

Kimberly King and Stephanie Bachman perform Dwayne Yancey's The Picture Window in 2017
The Greenbrier Valley Theatre through Feb. 3 will showcase a series of eight 10-minute plays featuring local performers as part of its tenth annual...

White Thing most ferocious of alleged W.Va. monsters

West Virginia Explorer has launched FalloutWV, a newsletter launched to track the development of Fallout 76 in West Virginia.
The "White Thing" or "White Creature" of southwestern West Virginia may be the most ferocious of monsters alleged to haunt the Mountain State and...

Park Service to honor Reid, Harris at Harper's Ferry induction

Bassist Rufus Reid
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park on June 24 will honor pianist Barry Harris and bassist Rufus Reid during the sixteenth annual Don Redman Jazz...

Five authors to discuss UFOs, paranormal in Sutton Nov. 17

The Braxton County Visitors Center will host Bazarre, a forum for authors who specialize in the paranormal Nov. 17, 2018.
Five nationally recognized authors who specialize in paranormal investigations will gather November 17 in Braxton County—home of the legendary Flatwoods Monster—for a public discussion...

West Virginia an ideal destination for young musicians

West Virginia may be an ideal destination for many young musicians.
When you think of the arts, you might not first think of West Virginia, but the state is an ideal destination for musicians, according...

Remarkable stone face attracting curious in New River Gorge

An enigmatic stone face carved into mossy sandstone along the rim of the New River Gorge is attracting increased attention.
An enigmatic stone face carved into mossy sandstone along the rim of the New River Gorge in southern West Virginia is attracting increased attention...

Alliance seeks funds to support three W.Va. preservation organizations

The Preservation Alliance of West Virginia is seeking contributions to help support three state historical-development organizations for which funding has been cut or is...

Peculiar rock face near Ripley, W.Va., attracting more visitors

A six-foot-tall face carved by an eccentric sculptor in a cliff near Ripley, WV, is attracting more attention.
FAIRPLAIN, W.Va. — Carved on a quiet hillside by an eccentric sculptor in the 1950s, a curious rock face near Ripley, West Virginia, is...

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