2014 Hidden History Photo Contest exhibit at Tamarack

2014 Hidden History Photo Contest awarded Best in Show - Adult to Linda Treadway of Beckley for her image “Gospel Echoes Through Time.” Her entry shows the historic spirit of New Salem Baptist Church in Tams, WV.

Explore the history of the local area through the lens of a camera! See an exhibit of the winning entries to the 2014 Hidden History Photo Contest at Tamarack this September. With 21 heritage-based images on display this year, this annual contest provides an opportunity for West Virginia amateur adult and youth photographers to capture hidden and not-so-hidden More...

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Styled wigs for Tammy Wynette  (Photo courtesy of Greenbrier Valley Theatre)
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, September 5th, 2014

Whopping wigs for Wynette

Greenbrier Valley Theatre (GVT), the State Professional Theatre of West Virginia, continues the run of the musical biography of Tammy Wynette with “Stand By Your Man: The Tammy Wynette Story.” The country star’s More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, September 5th, 2014

Carnegie Hall’s Fall Film Series

Carnegie Hall’s Fall Film Series begins with the showing of Ida on Monday, Sept. 8 at 7 p.m. From acclaimed director Pawel Pawlikowski (Last Resort, My Summer of Love) comes Ida, a moving and intimate drama about More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, September 5th, 2014

Auditions slated for Carnegie Children’s Choir

All children interested in joining the Carnegie Children’s Choir for the 2014-2015 year are invited to audition on Tuesday, Sept. 9, between 4 and 5:30 p.m. The choir invites any child age 9-14 who enjoys singing More...

Black Mountain Bluegrass Boys
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 22nd, 2014

Pocahontas County Opera House welcomes back Black Mountain Bluegrass Boys

Longtime Opera House favorite, the Black Mountain Bluegrass Boys, returns to Marlinton on Saturday, Aug. 30, at 7:30 p.m. Black Mountain Bluegrass Boys The Black Mountain Bluegrass Boys are among West Virginia’s More...

Morphoses / The Wheeldon Company
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 22nd, 2014

Garth Newel Music Center’s Summer Season continues this weekend

Garth Newel Music Center’s Summer Season continues with concerts on Saturday, Aug. 23 at 5 p.m. and Sunday, Aug. 24 at 3 p.m. Morphoses / The Wheeldon Company Saturday afternoon’s activities begin at 4 p.m. More...

Hannah McGinley as Tammy Wynette in GVT’s “Stand By Your Man: The Tammy Wynette Story” (Photo by 84 Agency, courtesy of  Greenbrier Valley Theatre)
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 22nd, 2014

GVT presents ‘Stand By Your Man: The Tammy Wynette Story’

Hannah McGinley as Tammy Wynette in GVT’s “Stand By Your Man: The Tammy Wynette Story” (Photo by 84 Agency, courtesy of Greenbrier Valley Theatre) “Sometimes it’s hard to be a woman.” No one knew that More...

Springhouse Entertainers
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 15th, 2014

Greenbrier performers to entertain at Library

The Greenbrier County Public Library invites the public to enjoy the elegance of The Springhouse Entertainers from The Greenbrier, as well as summer-style refreshments at a free event celebrating the conclusion More...

Possum Holler Glee Club
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 8th, 2014

More great Ivy Terrace performances to come in August

Carnegie Hall’s 2014 Ivy Terrace free Summer Concert Series continues with a performance by the Possum Holler Glee Club. The concert will be held rain or shine Thursday, Aug. 14 at 6:30 p.m. Bring a picnic dinner More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 8th, 2014

Background of Alderson’s Bricktop and Cole Porter

Cole Porter was a famous composer of the 1920s to ‘50s. He wrote the music and lyrics for such musicals as Anything Goes and Kiss Me Kate. Songs included, “Night and Day,” “I Get a Kick Out of You,” “I’ve More...