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Betsy Cox

Betsy Cox ARTS Letter Artist Betsy is one of our ARTS Letters artists.  She has created the letter "R" for our installation this year.  The ARTS letters are becoming a tradition for the Wheeling Arts Fest and are displayed around Wheeling after the festival.  We would show you a photo but the grand revealing happens


New Age Adenas

New Age Adenas WVNCC Square Stage 10:00am   The New Age Adenas feature some of Wheeling's own musical talents and inspirations.  Guitarist and singer-songwriter Eric Wellman is a native of Moundsville, WV, where the inspiration for New Age Adenas was instilled; a reflection of the influence, interest, and respect for the Adena Indian culture.  Eric was also instrumental in the development of his former band,


Mahajibee Blues at Wheeling Arts Fest 2013

Mahajibee Blues Saturday, June 22 3:00 PM   "Mahajibee is a nonsense word. It’s a word you use when the word you want to use just isn’t coming to mind. It’s also the name of a no-nonsense blues band out of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. They have been bringing their brand of hard working blues since 2000.” ~Dan Aykroyd,


Wheeling Playwright Presents “Political Little One”.

Wheeling Playwright Presents "Political Little One". WVNCC Auditorium Saturday, June 22 - 2:00PM The Wheeling Arts Commission will offer a staged reading at the Wheeling Arts Fest of Wheeling playwright Jeremy Richter’s full-length play “Political Little One” at 2:00pm in WVNCC Auditorium. The play is based on the case of Lucy Bagby, a young Wheeling woman who was believed to


Arts Fest in the Baltimore Sun

West Virginia celebrates 150 years of statehood June is chock-full of celebrations and re-enactments June 07, 2013|By Karen Nitkin For The Baltimore Sun West Virginia, the only state created during the Civil War, was born 150 years ago, on June 20, 1863, when the state of Virginia was split in two to add a