The Parthenon

Locals gather for Blues and Arts Festival

Local band Mojomatic takes the stage Saturday at the Sixth Annual Diamond Teeth Mary Blues and Arts Festival at Heritage Station.

Kalyn Bordman, Reporter

August 30, 2015

The end of summer brought the blues to Huntington. The sixth annual Diamond Teeth Mary Blues and Arts Festival held this past weekend welcomed people from across the region to support local artists and enjoy the sunshine and festivities at the Heritage Station. “I came to the festival today with...


Hunter Morrison, Reporter

April 9, 2015

A local Huntington coffee shop, Bittersweet Coffee House, has an open mic night every other Tuesday. The open mic nights are open to any singers, comedians and poets. Bittersweet employee Bridgette Kidd said she is proud to be a part of it the biweekly event. “We’ve had a really good turn out so ...

“I got sick of class, started makin’ classics.”


William Izzo, Reporter

April 6, 2015

Fans of hip-hop generally consider the genre’s birthplace to be in the Bronx, one of New York City’s five boroughs. The sights and sounds of the Bronx are presumably 10 times as different as someone may find in Huntington. Though the people and experiences are different, elements of culture remain the sa...

#MeganMusicMonday: Festival lineups get graded

Megan Osborne, Life! Editor

April 5, 2015

It’s here, y’all. Festival season is upon us. The lineups have been dropped (though we’re still waiting on some holes to be filled), and anyone who knows me well knows I’ve been contemplating how much money I can realistically spend on music festival tickets. This year’s lineups have made that ta...

Weekend Line-up at the V-Club

Jeremy McComb

Kelsie Lively, Reporter

February 19, 2015

FRIDAY, FEB. 20 CHRIS KNIGHT / SASHA COLETTE & THE MAGNOLIAS THE V-CLUB TIME: 9 P.M. ADMISSION: $13 ARTIST: Chris Knight GENRE: Country / Rock LOCATION: Slaughters, Kentucky Country music artist Chris Knight is bringing his “blunt honesty,” “elegiac truths,” and “raw poetry” to Hunti...

Calling all Grown Ass Folks

Photo courtesy of Obsolete Images

Karima Neghmouche, Reporter

February 13, 2015

Grown Ass Folks is a combination of music where disco, funk and house collide to make a soundtrack for sophisticated men and women to dance their asses off. At least, that’s how DJ Jesse Clark describes his music.  “I realized that playing just one style of music is boring and that people like to p...