The Opus Chorale of Charleston, West Virginia will be presenting the American premiere of Requiem by Norwegian composer Kim André Arnesen on April 12 at 3pm. The Requiem Mass is one of the oldest liturgies of the church with centuries old versions in existence. Arnesen uses traditional musical settings and text while in the third movement seamlessly weaving in the Emily Dickenson poem “If I Can Stop One Heart From Breaking”. Though out the 50 minute work Kim Arnesen’s passion for composing music that strengthens the soul is heard in a variety of rhythmic and musical techniques.
MVB Financial Corp., celebrated the grand opening of its newest financial center location in downtown Charleston, West Virginia, with a ribbon cutting ceremony and grand opening celebration Thursday, March 26, 2015. The ceremony marked the official grand opening of the new financial center, the first for MVB Bank in the Kanawha Valley and the first Class A office construction in downtown Charleston in two decades.
The Humane Society of Raleigh County, Inc. is a non-profit organization, which has been serving people and pets since 1979. Its mission is to prevent animal abuse and neglect. Located in Beckley, West Virginia, the animal shelter staff provides adoption opportunities and public education. The shelter has transitioned from euthanizing 80 percent of the animals housed there to euthanizing none, just over two years ago. With this change in philosophy, the shelter’s operating costs have increased exponentially.
With the Big Game just around the corner, I thought it would be a great time to take a look back at some action that's a little closer to home. Starting back in August, WCHSTV.com and The Media Center teamed up to bring HD, broadcast quality High School football right to people's home via live web streaming. This was the FNFExtra Webgame of the Week, presented by First Bank of Charleston.