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New recruits give WVU fans hope for ’14

December 25, 2013 Even those of us who believe West Virginia University should have dismissed Dana Holgorsen from his position as its head football coach want him to succee. more »»

It takes a special kind of person to be a dedicated football fan

December 25, 2013 Football fans catch a lot of flak for being crazy. Funny hats, body paint, standing out half-naked in cold weather — all of this looks pretty mentally unbalance. more »»

Making headlines: Timeline of events for 2013 (so far...)

November 27, 2013 January -The French military begins a five-month intervention into the Northern Mali conflict, targeting the militant Islamist Ansar Dine group. more »»

All Qiet on the eclectic music front

October 30, 2013 Recently, Huntington, WV’s uniquely interesting Qiet took time to answer a few questions for Graffiti. The band is made up of Christopher Harris- lead vocal, guitar; Mike Waldeck Jr. more »»

Holiday attractions

October 30, 2013 - Hallmark Channel Presents Trans-Siberian Orchestra 2013; Charleston Civic Center, Charleston; Nov 20, 7:30 p.m. www.ticketmaster.com. more »»

Chaos and drama aside, holidays are for families

October 30, 2013 I can’t remember how old I was when I first started helping with holiday cooking. Old enough to handle a sharp knife, clearly, but not quite tall enough to comfortably reach the counters. more »»

Need your shock rock fix? Go ask Alice

September 26, 2013 Alice Cooper is one of the most recognized and revered rock ‘n’ roll stars in the entire world. more »»

Paranormal investigations group takes hauntings seriously

September 26, 2013 The same daft haunted house attractions pop up everywhere this time of year, wrought with the same old bags of tricks: mish-mashed concoctions of typical characters that are culled from popular... more »»

Daredevil event postponed

September 4, 2013 It looks like no one will be crossing the Ohio River by any method other than boat or bridge this year. Ohio Outdoor Heaven Inc. more »»

Robbie Knievel takes a leap of faith — over the Ohio River

August 29, 2013 Before Robbie Knievel jumps from Ohio to West Virginia on a motorcycle, another man will cross the Ohio River on a tight rope suspended between two cranes. more »»

All about soul: Hybrid Soul Project

July 31, 2013 A shared love of musical expression is what brought seven talented musicians together to form Hybrid Soul Project in Charleston. more »»

Road trippin’: Some not-to-be-missed attractions

June 27, 2013 Graffiti can’t guarantee that all of these W.Va. more »»

Festivals, fairs and music

May 29, 2013 Summer fairs & festivals around the state MAY --------------------------- 30-June 2 - Blue & Gray Reunion, Phillipi 31-June 1 - Elk River Fest Clay JUNE --------------------- 1 - White Oak Rail... more »»

Column: Hike for charity continues through the desert

May 29, 2013 Hot! Well, that’s what they said the desert would be like. It’s 7:30 in the morning, Thursday the 9th of May, and I’m shivering. more »»

Cultivating the environmental ethic

April 29, 2013 Many people have come around to the idea that people have a responsibility to protect the land. more »»

Chum alum Lancaster talks family, new music

April 29, 2013 I remember seeing a segment on the evening news, back around 1988, about a musical project involving a handful of local artists and bands. The album was to be called First Ste. more »»

America’s whitewater wonderland in good ol’ W.Va.

April 1, 2013 Water released from the Summersville Dam every fall provides the most intense whitewater rafting east of the Mississippi; that’s why the Gauley is called the “Beast of the East. more »»

The evolution of Beckley’s Motion Theatre

February 28, 2013 Recently Graffiti had the opportunity to chat with the exceptionally polite Jason Lockart, manager of the Beckley area band, Motion Theatre, and the equally pleasant members Greg Lilly, Robbie... more »»

Weighing in on romantic flicks: Voices from around WV

January 31, 2013 By Tony Rutherford What romantic movies will be popped into DVD players for the Valentine’s Day holiday? Instead of giving my own Top Ten favorites, a selection of regional artists, reporters,... more »»

Love gone wrong songs from the heart of Appalachia

January 31, 2013 By Marc Minsker The penning of a classic love song can be the touchstone in an artist’s career, particularly in pop music. Think Neil Diamond or Paul Anka. more »»

 
 

 

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