Beckley, WV
Monday, June 26, 2017
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Bassist Rufus Reid

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

Harpers Ferry National Historical Park on June 24 will honor pianist Barry Harris and bassist Rufus Reid during the sixteenth annual Don Redman Jazz...
Vandalia Gathering 2017

More than 25,000 expected to attend Vandalia 2017

An estimated 25,000 are expected to turn out this weekend to celebrate regional culture at the West Virginia capitol during the 41st annual Vandalia...
Sunset in the New River Gorge, New River Gorge National River, Wendy Parks Scott

Photographer of iconic New River Gorge photo found

For more than a year after this iconic photograph of the New River Gorge hit social media, West Virginia Explorer editor David Sibray spent countless...
Support West Virginia Artists, State of the Art Magazine

Top 10 West Virginia Arts Communities: 2014

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. -- What makes for a good arts community? According to John Villani, the author of “The 100 Best Small Art Towns in...
Paddlers on Shenandoah River, Eastern Panhandle Region

“Country Roads” to be adopted as an official state song

CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- West Virginia this week formalizes the adoption of "Take Me Home, Country Roads," as an official state song, according to a...