We are Davis & Elkins College’s program for the Heritage Arts. Augusta provides instruction and performances, folklife programs, and a home for significant collections of field recordings, oral histories, photographs, instruments, and Appalachian art. We teach. We share. We celebrate the wonder and diversity of the heritage arts.
The Brazenhead Inn offers guests that Irish pub atmosphere in the mountains of West Virginia. The Inn owners, Will and Jill Fanning, hold tight to their roots and have created an Irish haven through the food, the hospitality and the music.
Built in 1902, Carnegie Hall was incorporated in 1983 as a regional not-for-profit arts and education center. Today, the cultural center annually serves more than 75,000 patrons with live performances by outstanding companies and artists from around the world, award-winning arts in education programming, classes and workshops, fine art exhibits, an independent film series and more!
Michael and Carrie Kline weave West Virginia stories and folklore with spine tingling harmonies on voice and guitar. They live and breathe Appalachian music and culture. Their voices carry the songs with truth and authenticity. The Klines present their music both as entertainment and social history, with engaging ease and hard-hitting passion. Their high mountain harmonies meld with their intertwining bass lines on two guitars, with Michael’s melodic flat-picking and Carrie’s rhythmic backup.
About me: My grandmother studied the piano and her sister studied the violin. My grandmother could play piano, autoharp, guitar, harmonica, and spoons. She spent many years dressing and performing skits and music as Minnie-Pearl from the show Hee-Haw. Even on her death bed she said, “Howdeee! Sure is nice to be here!”, just as […]
The Randolph County Community Arts Center, a non-profit organization promoting and supporting the arts in Randolph County and surrounding areas, is located at the corner of Randolph Avenue and Park Street in Elkins. Our Mission is to enhance the cultural and economic life of our region by providing facilities and arts programming that will entertain, educate, and inspire all of our citizens.
Talking Across the Lines provides tailor-made folklife and arts-centered tours, oral history and music classes and live performances of “mountain music for these times” by Michael and Carrie Kline, music makers and folklorists. Call (304) 636-5444 or write email@example.com.