Carnegie Hall releases November Calendar of Events

• Nov. 9: West Virginia Music Hall of Fame Concert – Special Event on Friday, Nov. 9, at 7:30 p.m. Carnegie Hall presents the WVMHOF concert High Flying Birds: A Billy Edd Wheeler Tribute. WVMHOF inductee, Wheeler is an extremely successful songwriter who penned “Jackson,” “Coward of the County,” and “High Flying Birds.” Also a successful writer of plays (including the long-running “Hatfields & McCoys” at Beckley), joke books, children’s books and a folk opera. Wheeler will be at the event to talk about and sign his autobiography “Hotter Than A Pepper Sprout.” An all-star list of musicians and vocalists will perform his music. Tickets are $15.

• Nov. 16: Reduced Shakespeare Company in the Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) [revised] – Mainstage Performance on Friday, Nov. 16 at 7:30 p.m. All 37 plays in 97 minutes! An irreverent, fast-paced romp through the Bard’s Plays. Tickets are $30/$35.

Rotating Galleries:

November/December exhibits run from Nov. 2 through Dec. 21.

• Old Stone Room GALLERY – “Home and Away – Images from the travels of photographer Richard Mallory Allnutt.” The opening reception takes place on Friday, Nov. 9, at 5 p.m. Free admission.

• Board Room Gallery/Lobby Gallery – “Water” Works by Richard Pranulis, Laurie Cameron, Doug Chadwick, and John W. Farrell.

Permanent Exhibits:

• West Virginia Music Hall of Fame Exhibit – “The Art of Music in West Virginia” Carnegie Hall is the permanent home of the WVMHOF Exhibit. The exhibit features a rotating selection of memorabilia, artwork, photographs, show posters, stage clothes, instruments, and recordings from artists who have made their mark on the musical landscape of West Virginia. Past inductees into the West Virginia Music Hall of Fame include Kathy Mattea, Bill Withers, and Hazel Dickens, and Tim O’Brien. Free admission. For more information visit carnegiehallwv.org, call 304-645-7917, or stop by 611 Church Street, Lewisburg.

• Arts from the Ashes: The History of Carnegie Hall – The exhibit features memorabilia, photographs, artifacts and more of Carnegie Hall since its construction in 1901. Free admission.

For more information or to get tickets for these events, visit carnegiehallwv.org, call 304-645-7917, or stop by 611 Church Street, Lewisburg.

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