Art & Culture

Valentine’s Day EVENTS You’ll Adore

♥ KISSES AND CHAMPAGNE Oglebay Institute will present a Valentine’s Champagne Tour of the Mansion Museum in Oglebay from 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb.14. During the champagne tour, guests will learn about the...

And the Mural Contest Winner is …

“I was tickled!” That was Sherri Mestrovic’s reaction when she heard today her mural was chosen by popular vote to enhance the green space at Kossuth Park, located at the intersection of W.Va. 2 and Intersta...

EVENTS TO KEEP YOU HOPPING

HIP-HOP OVER TO ARTISAN CENTER Wheeling Heritage will host an opening reception for Hip Hop: A Black Tie Affair, from 5-8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1, at the Artisan Center, 1400 Main St., Wheeling. The exhibit will...

Which Mural Will It Be?

It’s getting down to the wire with just a few days left to vote on which mural will be displayed at the gateway to Wheeling at Kossuth Park. Sixteen artists submitted ideas for the Wheeling Heritage public a...

EVENTS To Make You Laugh and Cry

FUNNY MAN Jerry Seinfeld returns to The Capitol Theatre stage at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25. Will it be a show about nothing? Will you eat a “big salad” before you arrive? Will you make a “Kramer” entrance? It a...

Oglebay Institute Honors Student Artists

The 30th annual Regional Student Art Exhibition opened earlier this month with a public reception and awards ceremony at OI’s Stifel Fine Arts Center. Several students received cash prizes for their work, and o...

Super EVENTS Set for Coming Days

HOLY CONCERT, BATMAN! Superheroes! with guest vocalists Megan Pachecano and Colin Eaton, conducted by music director finalist Silas Huff, swoops into town at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18, at The Capitol Theatre...

First Day on the Job for Travis Henline

Wheeling Heritage is exploring the creation of a Wheeling museum, and today, history specialist Travis Henline started his job as museum project manager, whose role will be to identify and develop the concept. ...

Jump at the Chance to Attend These EVENTS

SHOOT! Don’t miss the crazy basketball antics of the Harlem Globetrotters, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15 at WesBanco Arena. Join the Globetrotters as they celebrate their fans during the all-new Fan Powered World ...

EVENTS: Kicking Off Wheeling’s 250th

CELEBRATE WHEELING’S 250th The Twelfth Night Costume Ball officially will launch the celebration of Wheeling's 250th anniversary, at 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, at Glessner Auditorium, Wilson Lodge at Oglebay P...

EVENTS: Happy New Year!

SPARKLING WINE TASTING Good Mansion Wines will serve up a bounty of sparklings and other reds and whites to usher in the New Year!  At 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 28, taste and compare Prosecco, Cava, Champagne, Cre...

EVENTS: Feel the Love of Christmas

FEEL THE LOVE The B.E. Taylor tradition returns to The Capitol Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 22, with “Feel the Love — Celebrating a B.E. Taylor Christmas Concert!” B.C. Taylor, the band’s drummer, vo...

Cheryl Pompeo: Happily Dancing Through 55 Years

Everyone is happier when they’re dancing.”  — Cheryl Pompeo ——————————————————————————————————————— Not all teachers go by the book. In fact, I know one who teaches with her heart. Cheryl Pompeo has been a ...

Art Scene Blossoming in Wheeling

It’s no secret when you live in Wheeling — art is everywhere in this small city. It is evident today, possibly more than ever, that art is a main part of the city’s identity and is here to stay. Driving down...

EVENTS: Holiday Music Is in the Air

A VERY BRIDGE + TUNNEL CHRISTMAS A collective of local musicians will continue its annual holiday revue benefiting Wheeling-area neighbors who are especially vulnerable and in need at this time of year. At 8...

Symphony on Ice — A Gift of Holiday Warmth

How can a place as cold as ice make you feel all hot-cocoa, blazing-fire, cozy-blanket, favorite-sweater warm? Maybe it’s those adorable little ones making their way out onto that big ice rink so early in th...

An Evening of Music From the Imperial City

Wheeling Symphony Orchestra will present A Night in Vienna, conducted by music director finalist Andrés Franco, featuring guest artist Alexi Kenney, at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, at The Capitol Theatre. Th...

EVENTS: Oglebayfest, Ecofest, Poe & Poetry

OGLEBAYFEST Artisan crafts, music, food, a 5K race, the parade, the Ohio County Country Fair, fireworks, inflatable rides, more music, gourmet market, antique cars, folk dancing … the list of Oglebayfest act...

The Arts at Work in Wheeling’s Centre Market

The sound of engraving tools mingled in the air with pencil scratching and acoustic guitar music on a recent Friday afternoon as Wheeling’s Artworks Around Town Inc. celebrated its 13th annual Paint Historic Wh...

Art and Technology Converge at Stifel

A crumpled water heater. Footage of a train that looks like it’s been put through a shredder and reassembled. Halting images being projected onto a disc of celluloid film. Metal formed into an image of the fact...

EVENTS: Wine, Music & Theater

 JAZZ IT UP Roger Humphries, one of Pittsburgh’s most celebrated jazz legends, will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, at Oglebay Institute’s Stifel Fine Arts Center as part of the popular Jazz at the Sti...

EVENTS: Here’s to History!

FORT HENRY DAYS History comes to life this weekend as Fort Henry Days brings the Revolutionary War to Oglebay Park, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 1, and Sunday, Sept. 2. Dramatic battle re-enactment...

Long-Time Members Come Out for Board Benefit

More than 400 members and friends of Oglebay Institute attended Friday's annual Board Benefit on the lawn of the Mansion Museum at Oglebay. Perfect weather, delicious food and drinks, snazzy outfits and cama...

Mystery Theatre Offers Free Show

Mystery Theatre Unlimited will present a hilarious musical-comedy, murder-mystery to Wheeling Park’s Amphitheatre starting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 17. As a part of the City of Wheeling’s “Two Tappin’ Tuesdays, ...

Artworks 20 Years Strong

It was 20 years ago this June that Bethany resident Susan Johnston brought together a group of artists to form the co-op, Artworks Around Town, the oldest surviving one of its kind in West Virginia. Under he...

It’s About the Grooves at Nail City

C’mon! This 26-year-old is just a kid, right? What could he possibly know about vinyl records or the history of music? When he was born, country music had overtaken the forefront from rock n’ roll, and rap m...

Why Wharton Came Home to Wheeling

He grew up here. Most of his family has always lived here. And, now, after three decades, he lives here again. Thomas Wharton, brother of long-time Ohio County Commissioner Randy Wharton, returned to Wheelin...

Symphony Set to “Rach” the Capitol Theatre

The Wheeling Symphony Orchestra performs with returning guest artist Christopher O’Riley on Friday, March 10th in the Capitol Theatre, 1015 Main Street, Wheeling at 7:30 p.m. in a concert “Inspired by Dance.” M...

Stages Owners Ready for Retirement

It’s been a costumed life in downtown Wheeling for Gael and Dan Fincham ever since the couple purchased the inventory once available at Wickham’s on National Road in the Woodsdale neighborhood. That was 1990...

Local Theatre Company’s Success No Mystery

The butler has never done it although there have been more than 60 plays composed by a couple of Wheeling men who have anchored a theatre company in the city of Wheeling for the past 20 years. Butch Maxwell ...
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