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Wild & Willowful: Music in the Country.

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Wild & Willowful, Willow Ferguson

There is always music in the country.  It may not be the same music that you’re used to, energetic, loud, and fast-paced, but it’s still dance-worthy.  These songs are beautifully melodic, they’re like a mysterious lullaby that is made up moment by moment.   Who’s the band behind this music that I rave about you […]

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WV Artist on Display: Michael Steven Flynn Creates “Outsider Art”

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, WV Artist on Display

@hashtagwv Today in our newspaper world, we feature Michael Steven Flynn, a ##WV artist! Check out his work at Bloomfield Richwood Fine Art & Objects. ♬ Plastic Beach (feat. Mick Jones and Paul Simonon) – Gorillaz Meet Michael Steven Flynn, WV Artist on Display this month and his work is currently being exhibited at Bloomfield […]

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Around Town/Lewisburg: Gas Station Pizza by Hunt Brothers

By: HashtagWV / Category: Around Town, Blog

Lewisburg is the home of pizza aficionados. With a population of less than 4,000, the town holds strong on pizza places and supports 9 in total including Hill and Holler Pizza, Blackwell’s Catering, The Humble Tomato just in downtown. There’s also Bellacino’s, Alfredo’s, Papa Johns, Godfather’s Pizza, and Little Caesar’s. But did you know about […]

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Joint Art Show in the GBV: Hand-Made Ceramics & Bedazzled Creativity.

By: HashtagWV / Category: Art, Blog, FEATURED EVENTS

During the month of October, check out a joint art show at the Greenbrier Valley Visitor’s Center in downtown Lewisburg featuring Diana Feather Hunt with Mudwoman Arts. She is a potter and weeping willow. Willow Kelly, a jewelry artist, will also have her work displayed. Diana’s show is called “Culinary Cuties and Vital Vessels” and […]

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October 23 & 24: Fall Cider Pressing & Wine Tasting at Old World Libations.

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, FEATURED EVENTS, Mountain Scene

Our state’s signature fruit is in season! While we can indeed get apples at the grocery store year-round, the finest, freshest, most delicious bounty comes in the late summer and fall. Old World Libations in Monroe County invites you to celebrate the harvest. Watch Old World Libations press fresh, unpasteurized apple cider using seven varieties […]

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Eye on the Sky: The Great Myth in the Sky.

By: HashtagWV / Category: Barry Pyne, Blog, Eye on the Sky

Hello once again fellow astrophiles! Well, fall has fallen, and we’re finally done with all the hot, humid nastiness of summer. I for one couldn’t be happier about it. Now we can all look forward to falling leaves and cool temperatures. And crisp autumn air makes for some great stargazing, let me tell you. Just […]

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Saturday, Nov 6: Boys Home of Virginia’s Harvest Hustle!

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, FEATURED EVENTS, Great Outdoors

On Saturday, November 6th, the Boys Home of Virginia is excited to host their 5th Annual Boys Home Harvest Hustle 5K, 10K, and half-marathon! Each year this event has grown bigger and better! This year Boys Home is ready to celebrate with their best event yet! Each year this event has grown bigger and better! […]

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In the Spirit: Oktoberfest, 200 Years of Downing Beer.

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, In The Spirit, Stephen Smith

Oktoberfest is the world’s largest beer festival and has been celebrated for over 200 years. Oktoberfest runs anywhere from 16 to 18 days and runs from mid- or late September to the first Sunday in October, with more than six million people from around the world attending the event every year.  The first Oktoberfest was […]

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How to Be Happy When Everything is Horrible: Frustration.

@rodneydnorman♬ original sound – Rodney Norman I know that you have been frustrated lately. I don’t need to be psychic to know this about you. We all have frustrations that haunt our thoughts. We all have things that we would like to change. It is the very nature of man to see something and want […]

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Oct 29-Nov 6: What is Art? at Greenbrier Valley Theatre

By: HashtagWV / Category: Acting Out, Blog, FEATURED EVENTS, Josh Lapping

At the root of things, it is an extremely simple question. Three words. Three syllables. Infinite possible answers.  What is art? It sounds so simple, and I’m sure the first thing you thought of was something beautiful – and that answer is absolutely correct – to you. To the next person that picks up this […]

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Enter Miller’s Nightmare if you Dare w/ HashtagWV this October!

Michelle Evans Interviews Tyler Childers - Louisa, KY-based musician Tyler Childers has more talent for his 22 years than his fair share. At least, that’s what I’ve heard people say since he was about 19, and I think I’m prone to agree with them. For those who may not know of him – or even for those who do – here’s a little […]
Enter Miller’s Nightmare if you Dare w/ HashtagWV this October!  - Enter Miller’s Nightmare if you dare w/ HashtagWV this October! The spooky season is upon us once again, and that means it’s time for haunted adventures! Chief among the region’s real-time, real-life fright fests is Miller’s Nightmare, an annual favorite that is highly anticipated by those in search of spine-tingling scares. And check out Massive […]

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Michelle Evans Interviews Tyler Childers - Louisa, KY-based musician Tyler Childers has more talent for his 22 years than his fair share. At least, that’s what I’ve heard people say since he was about 19, and I think I’m prone to agree with them. For those who may not know of him – or even for those who do – here’s a little […]
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Michelle Evans Interviews Tyler Childers - Louisa, KY-based musician Tyler Childers has more talent for his 22 years than his fair share. At least, that’s what I’ve heard people say since he was about 19, and I think I’m prone to agree with them. For those who may not know of him – or even for those who do – here’s a little […]
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