Artists needed – Proposals for Creative Classrooms sought

Carnegie Hall is seeking proposals for the 2014-2015 school year from artists who wish to present Creative Classrooms in the public school systems in our region. Creative Classrooms are hands-on art integration workshops offered to supplement the curriculum classrooms across the Greenbrier Valley. These two-hour workshops give school children of all More...

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René Marie
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, May 9th, 2014

I Wanna Be Evil: Vocalist René Marie jazzes up Garth Newel Music Center

René Marie Jazz Vocalist René Marie returns to Garth Newel Music Center for one evening only – Saturday, May 10 – bringing her hot band, songs from her recently released album I Wanna Be Evil (With More...

The five day long FloydFest starts July 23rd!
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, May 9th, 2014

FloydFest celebrates 13th year with ‘Revolutionary’ lineup and streamlined logistics

The five day long FloydFest starts July 23rd! Since its inception, FloydFest, the summer outdoor music festival near Floyd, VA, has celebrated its status as a truly unique, fiercely independent festival experience More...

Jack Cirillo as Mark Rothko and Nick Reynolds as his assistant Ken (Photo courtesy Greenbrier Valley Theatre)
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, May 9th, 2014

GVT explores artist’s conflict in ‘Red’

Jack Cirillo as Mark Rothko and Nick Reynolds as his assistant Ken (Photo courtesy Greenbrier Valley Theatre) Greenbrier Valley Theatre (GVT) will present “Red” by John Logan, a play that explores the process More...

“Marking Time: Voyage to Vietnam”
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, April 25th, 2014

Traveling exhibit on display at Carnegie Hall

The traveling exhibit “Marking Time: Voyage to Vietnam” will be on display in Carnegie Hall’s Museum Gallery May 1 – June 28, with an opening reception on May 8 from 5-8 p.m. The reception is free and More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Friday, April 25th, 2014

Alderson Miss Fireworks scholarship pageant upcoming

The Alderson Miss Fireworks Pageant has been open to Greenbrier, Summers and Monroe counties for age 16 to 22. Contestants will compete for the title of Miss Fireworks who will reign over the 4th of July activities More...

PublicDomainPictures / Pixabay
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, April 25th, 2014

Forager’s Fling set for May 16

The Spring’s Chef, Al Pettijohn, says wild asparagus patches are like good fishing holes: you keep the location to yourself, because the treasure is too precious to share. It’s much the same way for morels, More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Friday, April 25th, 2014

Greenbrier Dance Academy wins big at major dance event

In Concord, Greenbrier Valley Dance Academy competed against dozens of dance studios from around the state and area for prestigious top honors at Showstopper, the largest Dance Competition in the Country. Their More...

Appalachian Ensemble
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, April 18th, 2014

Opera House presents weekend entertainment during Great Greenbrier River Race

The Pocahontas County Opera House presents two evenings of musical entertainment when the Great Greenbrier River Race comes to Marlinton. Cherry Hill On Friday, Apr. 25, central Virginia band Cherry Hill takes the More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, April 18th, 2014

2014 Ivy Terrace Series at Carnegie Hall

Carnegie Hall is pleased to announce the lineup for its 2014 Ivy Terrace Concert Series. Enjoy free live music on the lawn of Carnegie Hall June through August. Concerts are held the second and fourth Thursday of More...