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Haunted Happenings: Get your spook on

This is not a definitive listing. Readers are strongly encouraged to contact the event prior to going as Graffiti is not responsible for cancellations or misinformation.- Dungeon of HorrorsMoundsville, WV304-845-6200www.wvpentours.com/tours_ghostadventures.htm- Haunted School ofTerrorWeirton, ...

Mandatory fun required at Weird Al show

When "Weird Al" Yankovic takes the stage at the Clay Center on Sept. 22, the concert will be a little different than the other dates on the second installment of his Mandatory World Tour."For this particular gig, I'm going to say, 'Hello, Charleston,'" deadpanned the four-time Grammy winner and ...

Acclaimed illusion act comes to WV

SubmittedSt. Albans - Reed and Ashton Masterson's award-winning illusion show, "Impossible Magic Live" has invaded conventions and theaters all across the Midwest. They have been featured on ABC, the CW Network, and just recently performed for over 1,000 during the filming of an A&E ...

Big names at Ohio Valley Music Festival

Marietta, Ohio's first country music festival will be held on Aug. 20 in the Reno Business Park and will include national and regional country artists such as CMA award winner Clint Black, W.Va. favorite, The Davisson Brothers, Parkersburg native Taylor Sams, High Valley and John Michael ...

Comedian & actor Izzard landing in WV

In the 1970s, Monty Python was something new. They introduced sketches to a televised audience, but their comedy was a dry kind, that had a keen sensibility. Just like Lenny Bruce did for standup in the 1960s, Monty Python effectively set standards that American comedians would try catch up to ...

Fairs & Festivals 2016

Fairs & Festivals in West Virginia, unless otherwise noted. *List is not all-inclusive. Check with venue for any updates/cancellations. Websites listed when provided.MAY24-29Webster County Woodchopping Festivalwww.webstercountywoodchopping.com26-29Maryland Deathfest 2016(Baltimore, ...

California calling: A Cracker interview

In a world of pushing limits, California natives Cracker have been setting the bar for awhile.Harboring influence from several styles, their most recent project Berkeley to Bakersfield, is the band's 10th release. The lively dual album showcases their artistic genius not only through unique, ...

Food & Farm Trail promotes the state’s agritourism industry

SubmittedCHARLESTON - Wild, Wonderful West Virginia encourages industry partners to submit events, attractions and/or destinations to be considered for the West Virginia Food and Farm Trail which will highlight agritourism in the state."Our research has shown that travelers seek out real food ...

Shuttered library houses books…and spirits

I was in Parkersburg on a sun drenched spring day in 2005. I was exploring the inside of an old bookstore on Green Street when I stumbled on the wooden staircase and nearly fell flat on my face. "Don't worry," a voice behind the desk said softly. "The Ghost Girl occasionally trips someone on ...

From the editor: Saying goodbye to some of my heroes

2016 has gotten off to a rather shaky start, if you are a fan of music and movies. Hell, let's call it what it is: damn crappy. Thanks universe :-(I look at the artists we've lost recently and each and every time it's been like a punch in the gut. The singers of songs and actors of scenes that ...