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Wisdom from the Woods: Life Difficulties. by Jim Shock

By: Christina / Category: Blog, Jim Shock, Wisdom from the Woods

Wisdom from the Woods: Lessons Learned from being around People Experiencing Life Difficulties. It’s insane to think you’re not a little crazy. Recently, I willingly spent time in a health center, I made a brilliant discovery there. First, truly crazy people don’t seek help. Understanding you need treatment requires cleverness. I had the most intelligent […]

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Celebrate 1st Friday in Downtown Lewisburg, June 7th

By: Christina / Category: Blog, C M, Mountain Scene

Lewisburg’s next First Friday Celebration takes place in Historic Downtown Lewisburg on June 7th. Always free to the public, the event kicks off at 5pm, with things wrapping up in the evening. Plenty of special appearances scheduled throughout the night, including live entertainment, and much more. The geographic center of June’s First Friday will occur […]

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BADLANDS Bluegrass Festival June 14 & 15

By: Christina / Category: Blog, Music Reviews

Fill the hills and valleys this June 14th & 15th at Badlands Bluegrass Festival held at the Poor Farm Festival Grounds, in Williamsburg, West Virginia. This two-day event will feature 15 bands including regional country and bluegrass acts. New this year is a Tie Dye Tunnel for kids and adults, sponsored by Spiral Light Productions. […]

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Brown Chicken Brown Cow String Band on TOUR!

By: Christina / Category: Blog, Christina Entenmann

Coming to us from Maui, Hawaii, Brown Chicken Brown Cow String Band (BCBCSB) is touring through our beautiful West Virginia hills this June. They’ve already arrived and have performed a few veneus here in the state. Fortunately, there’s still 5 shows ahead so be sure to check them out: The Wild Bean in Lewisburg, WV, […]

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NEW LBSPY Coming out SOON!

By: Christina / Category: Blog

LBSPY #34 Features: Badlands Bluegrass Festival, Ronceverte River Festival, Brown Chicken Brown Cow String Band on Tour, First Friday in Lewisburg, and so much more! Pick up the latest issue!!! FacebookTwitterE-mail

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Appalachian Street Jubilee in Marlinton, May 25th

By: Christina / Category: Blog, Michelle Evans, OffBeat

One of the things I love about living, working, and playing in West Virginia – perhaps my most favorite thing – is how well the people here have preserved their truly unique heritage and how joyously and proudly they celebrate it, from canning to dancing to music-making. There is an authenticity and genuine “American-ness” in […]

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Wisdom From the Woods: Life Lesson Learned from Being Around Mother Nature by Jim Shock

By: Christina / Category: Blog, Jim Shock, Wisdom from the Woods

Wisdom from the Woods – Life Lesson Learned from Being Around Mother Nature Picking a favorite season in West Virginia is like choosing a favorite child. I love each equally for different reasons. Spring is a definite Godsend though. It’s a season budding with beautiful beginnings. It reminds us that the soil of the land […]

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TURNING 30 and the Five Kübler-Ross Stages of Grief by Tiffany Blair

My sister is turning thirty. For some reason, this makes me feel really old. I’m two years older than she is, yet somehow I feel as though her turning thirty is like my turning thirty a second time. I’ve decided that the five Kübler-Ross stages of grief are the only way I can possibly work […]

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Mountain Paradise by Craig Miller

By: Christina / Category: Blog

A mountain paradise like no other, Adventures on the Gorge in Fayetteville, WV provided the perfect one-night getaway for my birthday celebration last week. I was turning one year younger again, and during the start of this new cycle, all I wanted to do was listen to running water, stare off into the distance from […]

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David Wax Museum at Carnegie Hall

By: Christina / Category: Blog, Sound of the Town, Susanna Robinson

A rainy night in Lewisburg, but there’s music to be heard, something not the run-of-the-mill, something young and different. Something with a girl and an accordion. Something with a nice young man in a suit and his sweetly scruffy companions. David Wax Museum, fresh from just plain busting loose at last year’s Newport Folk Festival, […]

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What Would the Quarantined Bunny Drink? w/ Hashtag Lewisburg City Paper this April!

What Would the Quarantined Bunny Drink w/ Hashtag Lewisburg City Paper - This April, what would the quarantined Easter bunny drink? Vodka, rum, tequila, brews? Find out with Robert Aquilino here. The impact of COVID-19 continues to affect us all in unprecedented ways. Along with fun/engaging content this month, we have included helpful information about the Paycheck Protection Loan Program for small businesses. In this issue, Grandpa […]

 

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Best Things to Do in Lewisburg WV! - Spending a day in Lewisburg? Here are a few of the best things to do while you’re visiting. Start your day at the Wild Bean coffee shop.  Located downtown, this cafe offers premium coffee, tea, veggie cuisine, wi-fi, entertainment, and more! The breakfast menu consisting of breakfast burritos, egg scrambles, breakfast sandwiches and granola w/ […]

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