Opera House welcomes back Black Mountain Bluegrass Boys

Longtime Opera House favorite, the Black Mountain Bluegrass Boys, return to Marlinton on Saturday, August 30, at 7:30 p.m.   The Black Mountain Bluegrass Boys are among West Virginia’s longest-running bluegrass bands. The group first organized...

Opera House celebrates Mountain Music in September

September brings a month-long celebration of mountain music to the town of Marlinton. The month kicks off with a concert by Pocahontas County’s own Black Mountain Bluegrass Boys on September 2. September 15 and 16...

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...

‘Cahoots’

Diana Clarke, Lisa Burns and Andrew Lacasse will appear in the Pocahontas County Drama Workshop presentation of the comedy “Cahoots.” Performances will be Friday, May 16, and Saturday, May 17, at 8 p.m....

Anna Roberts-Gevalt and Elizabeth Laprelle explore storytelling and tradition, weaving sparse arrangements of traditional Appalachian music—ballads, fiddle tunes and harmonies—with storytelling, shadow puppetry and scrolling illustrations called crankies. They have shared their multimedia show—to...

‘Angel’s Perch’ picked up for national cable release

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer It’s been an amazing year for producers J.T. Arbogast and Kim Dilts. Their film, “Angel’s Perch,” began its country-wide tour in June at FestivALL in Charleston; it had a limited DVD release...

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...

Austin Walkin’ Cane returns to the Opera House stage

Original and classic delta blues featuring slide guitar and soulful vocals.  A blues gumbo repertoire that can conjure up the ghosts of Highway 61 and the delta blues experience.  Austin Walkin’ Cane comes to the...