Elegant Elders in the Arts Archive

Elegant Elders in the Arts: Jeff Diehl, West Virginia’s Master Potter

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Diana Hunt, Elegant Elders in the Arts

Calling Jeff Diehl “a Master Potter” is a bit too diminutive compared to the impressive body and largess of his life’s work as a Master Ceramicist, Kiln Builder, Teacher and Authentic Human Being. “I was born with clay in my blood,’ states Diehl matter-of-factly. His great-grandfather worked as a potter in Germany and his grandfather […]

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No Irish Goodbye for Patrick O’Flaherty

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Diana Hunt, Elegant Elders in the Arts

It’s almost impossible if you are a certain age and watched TV to ignore the charisma, charm and characters’ comparisons between our Washington Street’s The Irish Pub and “Cheers”. “Cheers” is a sitcom featuring a neighborhood bar with a cast of great characters that ran for roughly a decade beginning in 1982 and 1993. The […]

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Elegant Elders in the Arts: A Power Couple Encouraging Goodness in the World

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Diana Hunt, Elegant Elders in the Arts

Together they are the epitome of what anyone would desire in a relationship. They encourage goodness in the world and make it a better place by being together.”, Urban Dictionary definition of a Power Couple. There is this definition too, “a couple consisting of two people who are each influential or successful in their own […]

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Elegant Elders in the Arts: An Inside Look – Interview / Allan Sizemore, Carnegie’s Caretaker.

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Diana Hunt, Elegant Elders in the Arts

Any Elegant Elder of the Arts knows the arts can be messy, scary, sketchy, unpredictable and totally challenging. Allan Sizemore is the prime caretaker of one of our most Elder, most Elegant Art venues, Carnegie Hall. He oversees the daily care and maintenance of this elegant member of our community. She stands tall, graces Church […]

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Elegant Elders in the Arts: Enchanting our Valley & Beyond w/ Susanna Robinson

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Diana Hunt, Elegant Elders in the Arts

DIVA is a celebrated female singer; a woman of outstanding talent in the world of opera, and by extension in theatre, cinema and popular music. Our Elegant Elder in the Arts this moon is truly a Diva in the greatest sense of the word. Susanna Robinson’s voice has enchanted the Greenbrier Valley and Beyond for […]

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Mountain Scene: Elegant Elders in the Arts Serving the Greenbrier Valley.

So often, natural aging in our culture is viewed as a withering time of loss and invisibility. Social media, ads, pop culture and endless “shows” encourage us to “fight it”, ignore it and apply umpteen “cures” to keep it at bay. We deny and dye the grey. We shun or glorify the aging population but […]

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Saddle up for June w/ Hashtag Lewisburg City Paper!

Saddle up for June w/ Hashtag Lewisburg City Paper! - Saddle up this June for the best things to do in Greenbrier County and surrounding areas!  Sigrid House, owner of Mounted Blessing LLC, invites you to her farm for summer horseback riding lessons. Jason Scott with B-Sides and Badlands interviews Black Garlic about their new album. They play at the Wild Bean in downtown Lewisburg on Saturday, June 22. Gibbs Kinderman with the Mountain Music Trail celebrates Dwight Diller, who won […]

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