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Doc Ramos: Staying Free of Feeling Green. Avoid the Flu.

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, doc ramos

Every year we try to prepare for the flu season. But what is a flu season and why is it that it always comes in January and February?  Another interesting question is why does it run in the northern hemisphere and not the southern hemisphere at the same time? We can answer these questions by […]

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WV Artist on Display: When Not Breaking Things.. Diane Hall is Gluing them Together.

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

Meet Diane Hall, a Lewisburg artist who creates beautiful mosaic mirrors, tables, teapots, and lamps using broken dishes, figurines, and found objects.  This talented artist makes jewelry from gemstones and silver, and from recycled tin and found objects. She is also a trained aromatherapist and has created a variety of her own mixtures of essential […]

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The Hippo Cometh? + Lutzapalooza 40 at the Wild Bean!

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog

Ian Lutz is a local comedian, musician, show producer and Lewisburg’s next potential entrepreneur. We heard through the grapevine that he is working on something new and sat down to chat with him. HL:  So what’s the scuttlebutt? IL: I’m pursuing a lifelong dream. HL: We’re listening… IL: I am working towards opening an entertainment […]

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Saturday, March 14: Poteen is Bringing Appal-Irish Blessings to Hill & Holler.

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Local Beat

Downtown Lewisburg is in for an Irish blessing on Saturday, March 14th. Starting at 6pm, Hill and Holler will host Poteen (Pa’cheen), a traditional Celtic/Irish band with Appalachian roots. “Appalirish.” The band consists of Don Dransfield, Eamon Payton, Logan Payton, Tim Payton, and Dr. Timothy Pence.  On this special night, they will welcome special guest […]

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Cancelled: Sunday, March 29: Singing of World Peace at Carnegie Hall

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, What's Going On

Greenbrier Valley Chorale Spring Concert Cancelled Due to concerns about the health and safety of singers and audience members, the Greenbrier Valley Chorale Spring concert scheduled for March 29 has been cancelled. Artistic Director Barbara Lutz said that is possible the concert will be rescheduled for Sunday, May 3, if conditions allow. Please check www.greenbriervalleychorale.org or […]

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The Hippo Cometh? w/ Hashtag Lewisburg City Paper this March!

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog

The Hippo Cometh? w/ Hashtag Lewisburg City Paper this March! Ian Lutz is a local comedian, musician, show producer and Lewisburg’s next potential entrepreneur. We heard through the grapevine that he is working on something new and sat down to chat with him. Pick us up to learn about Ian’s plans for the Hippo! Also […]

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Healing Corner: Healing a Broken Heart.

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Healing Corner, Sherry McLaughlin

Recognize before you there is a gem that has been mishandled and needs your constant attention and care. Hearts that have been hurt long to be caressed with loving words, adoring gazes and meticulous tenderness. Hearts on the mend must be acknowledged with complete and total admiration in spite of their misshapen, Less than perfect […]

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Acting Out: Something for Everyone at Greenbrier Valley Theatre!

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

Greenbrier Valley Theatre (GVT), the State Professional Theatre of West Virginia, is excited to announce that Season Tickets for its 53rd season are on sale now! GVT’s 2020 line-up features everything from romance to history; zany comedies to moving classics. Since the theatre was founded on the banks of the Greenbrier River, it has provided […]

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Remarkable Moments: How to be a “Really Good” Person

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, D.P. Witt, Remarkable Moments

Welcome to 2020. An age where there is more regard for thoughts and feelings, and less reverence of bullying, mansplaining, and racism. With all that change, navigating today’s society can be pretty tricky. But have no fear… whether you’re one of those pesky Millennials just trying to establish yourself, a middle-aged Generation Xer just slugging […]

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Friday, Feb 7: Dale Watson and His Lonestars at Carnegie Hall

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Local Beat

On Friday, February 7th, Dale Watson and his Lonestars will grace the stage of Carnegie Hall in Lewisburg, WV. Dale is a keeper of the true country music flame, latest album Call Me Insane, was recorded in Austin with veteran producer Lloyd Maines (Robert Earl Keen, Jerry Jeff Walker, etc.). The Austin-based honky-tonker carries on […]

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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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