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Folklife Program coming to the Opera House

State folklorist Emily Hilliard will bring the West Virginia Folklife Program, a project of the West Virginia Humanities Council, to the Pocahontas County Opera House Thursday, April 19, for a public interest meeting. “What...

Playfest presents ‘Daughters These Days’ and ‘Riding Lessons’

“Daughters These Days” by T.K. Lee is a short drama about a pair of sisters who must make hard decisions regarding the sale of the property of their childhood home following the tragic death...

‘Beans and Franks…’

Bonnie Gifford Contributing Writer The second of a five-part series about Opera House PlayFest 2018, this year’s production by the Pocahontas County Drama Workshop.  Beans and Franks Never Tasted So Good is a short play by Jonathan...

My favorite Christmas movies

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer What could be more fun than settling in on the couch with a bowl of popcorn and a Christmas movie? Now’s the time to rent or buy a few movies to have on hand...

PlayFest presents ‘Bankin’ on the Grand’

Bonnie Gifford Contributing Writer Bankin’ on the Grand explores the aftermath of a weather occurrence familiar to those who live  in Pocahontas County. This short play depicts Buddy and M. Lou, a man and...

Create Christmas cheer with the Art Guild

Trimming the Christmas tree with heirloom and handmade ornaments is a family tradition and a seasonal joy. Learn to make your own simple, yet beautiful, Christmas tree balls December 8 with the Pocahontas County Art...

PlayFest 2018 presents ‘Petting Zoo Story’

Bonnie Gifford Contributing Writer This is the first of a five part series about Pocahontas County Opera House PlayFest 2018, this year’s production by the Pocahontas County Drama Workshop. The 10-minute play “Petting Zoo Story” depicts what...

Opera House welcomes Lone Raven

The Pocahontas County Opera House will present a concert with multi-instrumental world music ensemble Lone Raven Saturday, April 7, at 7:30 p.m. Garnering rave reviews throughout the country, Lone Raven performs an eclectic blend of...