Entertainment

Organizations benefit from Black History Month screenings

February 8th, 2016

To celebrate Black History Month, Winchester Film Club 3.0 is working with the Winchester-Frederick-Clarke chapter of the NAACP and the Douglass Alumni Association to bring noteworthy black films to the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema.

Weekend Events

February 3rd, 2016

The following are some of the area events that will be held this weekend:

Weekend Events

January 29th, 2016

The following are some of the area events that will be held this weekend:
Heritage Day
The Museum of the

Lost Weekend V sells out in minutes

January 28th, 2016

Moviegoers are confident enough in Winchester Film Club 3.0’s selection of indie films for its Lost Weekend V that all weekend passes for the event sold out before the list of titles was announced on Wednesday.

Coal Country Tours leader hits screens

"The Mine Wars" director Randall MacLowry, left, and Coal Country Tours leader Doug Estepp set out to see Blair Mountain in relation to the new documentary, which is set to air on PBS at 9 p.m. Jan 26. Photo courtesy of Doug Estepp

January 21st, 2016

After years of delving into the deep history of West Virginia mining communities, Toms Brook resident Doug Estepp is now sharing his knowledge further with his recent contributions to documentaries.

Weekend Events

January 15th, 2016

The following are some of the area events that will be held this weekend:

Harpeth Rising returns to area

Louisville, Kentucky-based folk band Harpeth Rising will be hitting Bright Box Theater while touring for their 2015 album, "Shifted." Photo courtesy of Da Ping Luo

January 14th, 2016

After the August release of their new album, “Shifted,” folk band Harpeth Rising has been toting its new tunes all over the country and they’ll soon be stopping in Winchester.

Author adds third mystery installment

January 8th, 2016

In the latest addition to his mystery series, titled “Dying to Tell,” Winchester author TJ O’Connor continues chronicling the discoveries of his intangible investigator protagonist.

January plays feature personal, complex themes

January 8th, 2016

After the light-hearted jollity of theatre productions during the holiday season, audiences can sink into some thought-provoking and emotionally mature performances in January.

Weekend Events

January 6th, 2016

The following are some of the area events that will be held this weekend:
Winchester Little Theatre
The Winchester Little

Bryce sees historic late opening

December 29th, 2015

Christmastime temperatures reaching into the 70s – helped along by El Niño – didn’t bode well for snowmaking at Bryce Resort.

Weekend Events

December 25th, 2015

The following are some of the area events that will be held this weekend:
Dickens’ classic
Theatre Shenandoah in Edinburg

Fans awaken The Force at Winchester Alamo

Amanda Scott, 26, left, and Matt Manuel, 24, both of Stephens City, hold out their lightsabers inside the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema as they wait for the premiere of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" on Thursday night. Rich Cooley/Daily

December 17th, 2015

Paying tribute to their favorite Jedi or Sith lords and decked out in Tshirts and full-out costumes with glowing lightsabers, devoted fans flocked to Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in droves to catch the anticipated premiere of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.”

Tattoo contest sends fan to Star Wars marathon

John Edward Lee shows off the "Star Wars" tattoo that won him Alamo Drafthouse Cinema's contest to see a movie marathon in Austin, Texas, before the premiere of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens."  Rachel Mahoney/Daily

December 17th, 2015

WINCHESTER – After showing off his Star Wars tattoo, Clarke County resident John Edward Lee was off to a 17-hour movie marathon in Austin, Texas, leading up to the much-anticipated premiere of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.”

Weekend Events

December 16th, 2015

The following are some of the area events that will be held this weekend:
Holiday party
Bowman Library in Stephens

New ebook celebrates 10 years of ‘Christmas Jars’

"Christmas Jars" author Jason F. Wright adds coins to his family's Christmas jar. Courtesy photo by Kodi Wright

December 11th, 2015

After 10 years of hearing “Christmas Jars” inspired stories of giving, author Jason Wright is providing his readers with the jar’s origin tale in his new ebook novella, “Christmas Jars Journey.”

First Night Winchester to show off new acts

December 10th, 2015

At a press conference for First Night Winchester on Thursday, board members announced plans for the 2016 event, the 29th consecutive year for the non-alcoholic family celebration of the arts on Dec. 31.

Museum dresses green for the holidays

Chantal Ludder, horticulturalist at the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley, finishes her holiday decoration dress at the museum with a sprig of yew. Photo courtesy of Perry Mathewes

December 10th, 2015

Museum of the Shenandoah Valley’s holiday decoration this year is a more organic addition to the gowns already on display there – but this dress only has a week or two of time on the museum lobby floor before it wilts away.