Art & Culture

September Art and Music Events in Wheeling

Wheeling’s September is proving to be full of lively entertainment, with ample opportunities to experience some quality art as well. Whether you’re catching some live jazz, rock, or folk music at one of the cit...

WEEREAD: Foote, A Mystery Novel

Meet James “Big Jim” Foote: longtime Morgantown resident, private investigator, and bigfoot. After decades spent hiding in plain sight as a bigfoot, observing and blending in come naturally to Jim, so working a...

Wheeling Arts Roundup – August Edition

Wheeling is known for its rich industrial history as a blue-collar Ohio River town, but it also boasts a vibrant arts scene. Whether you’re browsing the galleries in Centre Market, catching a play at Towngate, ...

New Vrindaban: Home of the Palace of Gold

If you grew up in the Ohio Valley you’ve probably heard of the Palace of Gold, but have you ever visited it? New Vrindaban is filled with extraordinary temples, gardens, and food. The palace was built in 197...

Talented Cast Delivers New Take on Well-Known Story

Oglebay Institute’s Parcel Players present a new stage adaptation of Louisa May Alcott’s beloved novel “Little Women.” The production is staged July 14-17 at Towngate Theatre in Wheeling. “Little Women” f...

WEEREAD: The Marrowbone Marble Company

On all accounts, protagonist Loyal Ledford seems to be a typical American man: The Marrowbone Marble Company opens on an eighteen-year-old Ledford working for the Mann Glass Company while taking classes at Mars...

From Abandoned Baby in Wheeling to Hollywood Hills

“Tally Ho Baby” was the name the local media gave to an unidentified, 10-day-old, baby girl found in a cardboard box inside the front door of the Tally Ho Apartment Building on National Road in Wheeling many ye...

Local Students to Create Downtown Public Art

The Wheeling Arts & Cultural Commission received a $1,500 matching grant from the State Department of Arts, Culture and History to support student-created art in downtown Wheeling. The purpose of the pro...

Songs About Wheeling: Part 2

Wheeling has long been a place with a lot going on. Rivers, roads, and railways have allowed folks to both breeze into town as well as venture away with ease. Some songs about West Virginia are well known (look...

Show Buildings Some Love with Volunteer Wheeling

If you take a walk through Downtown Wheeling - what places stick out most in your mind? Is it the Capitol Theatre that hosts several Broadways shows and is home to the Wheeling Symphony Orchestra? Perhaps it’s ...

Have You Heard These 10 Songs About Wheeling?

Wheeling has long been a place with a lot going on. Rivers, roads, and railways have allowed folks to both breeze into town as well as venture away with ease. Some songs about West Virginia are well known (look...

Annual Stifel Holiday Tea Set For Tuesday, Nov. 16

Welcome the holiday season with an afternoon tea at the historic Stifel Mansion. An annual tradition, the Stifel Holiday Tea takes place from 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, November 16 at Oglebay Institute’s Stifel Fine ...