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April 25, 2014 7:30 pm | $8.00 | Website

Cherry Hill

Cherry-HillCherry Hill formed in 2011 with musicians from central Virginia regional bands Volume 3 and the Paddy Dougherty Trio. In a very short time, Cherry Hill has evolved into a powerful unit featuring incredible vocal harmonies, songwriting and the musical talents of Tommy Cox, Tim Echols, Eric Hollandsworth and William Newman. Their unique acoustic approach to covers and original songs keeps audiences wanting more. Their first album, Jenny Reynolds and Cherry Hill, featuring vocalist Jenny Reynolds and violinist Daniel Kepel-Young was released in 2012. (more…)

April 26, 2014 7:30 pm | $8.00

New: Appalachian Ensemble

The D&E Appalachian EnsembleBased at Davis and Elkins College, theAppalachian Ensemble’s repertoire focuses mainly on the music and dance of the Appalachian region, and includes other music and dance traditions as well.

The Davis & Elkins dancers, under the direction of Becky Hill, will present many pieces that include clogging, flatfooting, French Canadian, waltz clog and hambone body percussion. The Appalachian Ensemble string band, under the direction of Emily Miller, will play all of the music for the dance pieces as well as perform several traditional songs from West Virginia and surrounding Appalachian regions.

Appalachian Ensemble was named the “People’s Choice for Entertainment” for its performance at the 2013 Ramps and Rails Festival in Elkins, and it was featured in a recent edition of Goldenseal, the magazine of West Virginia traditional life produced by the Division of Culture and History.

May 16, 2014 8:00 pm | $8.00

Cahoots

cahootsThe Pocahontas County Drama Workshop presents Cahoots, a comedy of crime, conspiracy and cover-up, on Friday May 16 and Saturday May 17 at 8:00 p.m.

Farce runs rampant as two couples who are long-time friends conspire and mis-conspire in this witty and fast-paced caper. A three foot pepper mill, a pink dinner napkin and a Manhattan high rise balcony work their way into the plot’s absurdity. (more…)

May 17, 2014 8:00 pm | $8.00

Cahoots

cahootsThe Pocahontas County Drama Workshop presents Cahoots, a comedy of crime, conspiracy and cover-up, on Friday May 16 and Saturday May 17 at 8:00 p.m.

Farce runs rampant as two couples who are long-time friends conspire and mis-conspire in this witty and fast-paced caper. A three foot pepper mill, a pink dinner napkin and a Manhattan high rise balcony work their way into the plot’s absurdity. (more…)

June 7, 2014 7:30 pm | $8.00 | Website

Hilby the Skinny German Juggle Boy

HilbyAs a boy growing up in Berlin, young Hilby boasted no traumatic childhood experiences and exhibited no particular talents other than making funny faces at strangers and, as Hilby himself describes it, “breezing rhyzmically.” Hilby grew up doing all the fun things that people do when they’re not in school until they began to call him a grown-up. That’s when he packed up his old kit bag, gave his mom a big kiss on the cheek, and set out on a journey that was to lead him all over the world.

Hilby travelled across the European continent to Asia. One of the talents he learned along the way was juggling. From that day forward his social life took a distinct downward turn as countless weeks went by during which he wouldn’t listen to anybody but his own inner voice saying. Hilby perfected his art on the road–from his first performance on the famous Islamabad Friday Market to Lhasa, Tibet, from Calcutta to Bangkok, Pnom Penh to Hong Kong. (more…)