Art & Culture

Quarantine Comics Series: Original Cartoons About COVID Pandemic

Quarantine Comics and Cartoons

At Weelunk, we’re all about keeping you connected to your community. Since that looks a little different right now, we’re bringing you ways to engage while staying safe and healthy. We hope Weelunk ca...
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Art in the Time of Coronavirus

Whether their work documents the period or adds commentary or levity, five Wheeling artists who are creating art throughout this COVID-19 time report the same ends to their artistic means. Peace. Artists ...
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Getting to Know the OV Hip-Hop Scene

Editor’s note: This week, Weelunk will pause our normally scheduled programming to highlight stories that feature Black narratives. We have chosen to take this time to amplify those voices that are so often sil...
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Ghost Signs of Wheeling

At Weelunk, we’re all about keeping you connected to your community. Because that looks a little different right now, we’re bringing you ways to engage while staying safe and healthy. We hope Weelunk can contin...

Ananga Martin Band Album Release Party at Towngate

Live music returns to Oglebay Institute’s Towngate Theatre, and first up is the Ananga Martin Band at 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17. Adrian Niles, Matt Smith, Chad Burrall, Michael Iafrate and John Whorton will j...

Plein Air International Coming to Wheeling

The first week of July will see artists from throughout Europe gathering in Wheeling for a week-long plein air painting experience. For more than 20 years, painters from Great Britain, Switzerland, Germany, ...

Brooke Hills Playhouse Season to Begin

The Brooke Hills Playhouse has announced the cast for its 48th season-opening comedy, "Ghost of a Chance," while also noting a change in the performance times for the show's second weekend. According to Juli...

Towngate Ends 50th Season With ‘Our Town’

Oglebay Institute’s Towngate Theatre ends its 50th season of community theater with Thornton Wilder’s Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece “Our Town,” considered by many to be greatest American play ever written....

Wheeling Heritage (Part 1): A Big Win Today!

J ust like on a reality television show, Jake Dougherty and Alex Weld knew how the competition ended more than seven months ago — and had to keep it hush-hush. Until today. The exciting news — that Wheeli...

Irish Comedy Coming to Towngate Stage

Oglebay Institute’s Towngate Theatre continues its main stage season with a production of Dion Boucicault’s Irish comedy/melodrama “The Shaughraun,” to be staged March 15, 16, 17, 22 and 23. The story revolv...

Lecture Series Explores a Powerful Photo-Documentary

Photographer Angelo Merendino will discuss his internationally recognized photo-documentary, “The Battle We Didn’t Choose – My Wife’s Fight with Breast Cancer,” at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 7, at Oglebay Institute...

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...