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8 - Hinton News Tues. Sept. 5, 2017 in in Pipestem, WV- The 14th annual South America, and she has been a Culturefest World Music and Arts featured performer at music Festival will take over Appalachian festivals and concert venues South Folldife Center in Pipestem, throughout the eastern US, WV September 7-10 with a weekend including Culturefest in West longimmereion in the creative arts. Virginia, and BuddhaFest in This unique event is a cornerstone Washington, DC. of the dynamic creative community Option 22 is an eclectic in Southern West Virginia. It Americana ensemble featuring the features three stages of music and original music of the organizers of dance performances by artists from Culturefest, Lori McKinney and all around the east coast ranging Robert Blankenship, along with wi'll-b-e~ available for purchase Named APScholar including but not limited to BBQ, homestyle Mexican, sandwiches, NamedA1P Scholar vegetarian options, coffee and ice cream. Christian Lilly, A senior at Tickets are available online at Summers Co. High School has been culturefestwv.cem and at the gate; named as an AP Scholar. This award advance tickets are recommended, is given by the college board an A full weekend pass costs $50 online organization that bridges students and includes all four days' activities to college opportunities. Recognition plus camping. Day passes do not as an AP Scholar is granted to include camping. They are $15 on Students who receive scores of 3 or from Americana and Appalachian dynamically talented artists James Thursday, $20 on Friday, $25 on higher or 3 or more AP exams. Folk to Soul-Reck, Funk and World Hart, KaylaMcKinneyandAry'an Saturday and $15 on Sunday. College credits are Earned by those Fusion to experimental genres like Graham. Together, they make up the Children's tickets are sharply individuals passing the Final AP Quantum Dub, plus performence creative arts collective that is discounted; see the website for those Exams. Christian was the only art, performance poetry, fire dance transforming downtown Princeton, prices. Kids 5 & under are free. student to be awarded AP Scholar and more. In addition to WV into a vibrant neighborhood performances, the festival offers with their music, art and positive The event is presented by in his class. workshops in yoga, drnmming, hoop energy. Their music is infectious and LLyniuM entertainment and The In addition, Christian was selected by the U.S. Navy Academy dancing, up-cycled art and more, flavorful, featuring powerful, yet RiffRaff Arts Collective with AT Annapolis, M.D. to attend a plus facilitated discussions called blissfully soothing female vocals assistance from these sponsors: preparatory Summer Seminar "Conversations at Culturefest" on atop a steady, dance inducing Free2Luv, Princeton Health Care which he successfully completed topics such as Appalachian art, groove. Positive Iyrics inspire unity Center, Princeton Communityearning recommendations from his cultural exploration, forrest farming Hospital, Seaver Funeral Home, and healing botanicals. Astrenomer and call for change. Dancing Magick and Metal, Star-95, WVVA, squadleader. Christian is the son of Eddie & Dave Buhrman of WV Sky Tours will inevitably erupts. Ramey Princeton, Adventure Radio, Jill Lilly and has a sister Kylie of be on hand with his telescopes for Other WV acts include The Little Buddy Radio, Ledger Wayside star and planet gazing and fire Change (Funk/Rock), SpurgieProductions and a host of Hankins (Soulful Rock), The Kind advertisers. Additional information can be found online at and by calling 304-320-8833 Notice spinners will light up the night. Artisans will vend their wares Thieves (Appalachian JamGrass), from handmade clothing to jewelry The Ball & Chain (Blues/Funk), to fine art and more. The children's Whiskey Victor (Indic Folk), The village will feature special yoga Parachute Brigade (Folk/ classes, found object art, a kids' Americana), Adam Cox & Friends costume parade and other activities. (Folk), The Magnum Opus (Rock), Inflatable furniture lounges make Jermaine Jay Lane (poetry), Crystal relaxing spots to kick back and Good & Tuesday Taylor (poetry), relax, and provide shelter so the fun Kathleen Coffee (Folk), The Gin can continue in case of rain. Guests Mills (Rock/Blues), Liberty High, Dos And Don'ts To Help You Keep On Truckin' (NAPS)--Picture this: You're at the wheel of a real truck, driving down the highway, with everything you own in the back. That's not just some escapist fantasy. It's a great way to save time and money the next time you move. It can also be a ' grand adventure. Take the scenic route; fit a little "me time" in along the way. Become a tourist for a few days; expe- rience national landmarks or visit long- Driving off with all your worldy lost relatives; let your relocation be a bit goods in the back of a rental truck of a vacation. If you make your move an can be more than a move, it can be adventure, you can arrive at your desti- an adventure. nation more refreshed and less stressed. To further reduce stress, follow these Don't load the truck until you know dos and don'ts: how to drive it. Take a practice ride first. Do plan ahead. When planning your Make sure you can find and understand trip, take into account the time of day the use of all the truck's switches and you intend to travel and likely traffic pat- gauges. Adjust the seat and side mirrors terns. Always leave lots of extra time and so they match your height and comfort be aware of possible bottlenecks along zone. the way. Do be extra vigilant. "Trucks are tall- Don't pack problems. Most truck er, wider and may weigh up to 10 times rental agreements say something like the more than the average car:' explained language from the U.S. Department of Don Mikes, senior vice president-rent- Transportation that prohibits the "car- al, Penske. rying or hauling of explosives and oth- Don't neglect to get insurance. "Most er dangerous articles:' That means you insurance and credit card companies can't pack paint, chemicals and cleaning won't cover truck rentals under existing materials, flammable solvents, propane, policies;' Mikes added. If your insurance gasoline and the like. Check with your company is among them, consider sign- rental agent if you're not sure about a ing up for additional coverage options particular item to protect yourself and your belongings. Do know about the "NO" zone.You may feel more confident knowing Trucks also have big blind spots, what that his company offers free 24/7 emer- the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Ad- gency roadside assistance. ministration calls the "No-Zone" You Learn More should know where the~e areas are, es- You can find other moving facts and pecially when changing lanes or coming tips at to a stop. and (800) GO-PENSKE. It's easy to pick children whose mothers are good housekeepers; they are usually found in other yards. --Anonymous e may camp Tim & Maggie (Folk), The One Voice on site for the weekend, and Project (Reck, Pop), Emmalea Deal Event Postings V~la Expl Everyone who joins the Arborred maple, river birch, silver maple, The trees will be shipped immerse themselves in the colorful and Ashley Adair Surface Summers County Tourism Day Foundation in September will northern red oak, and Colorado postpaid at the right time for experience in the beautiful WV (Contemporary Christian/Gospel/ me, ratline ~)r they may enJew the Pop/Country). Other out-of state Website receive i0 free trees as part of the blue spruce. " planting between October 15 and ~en|ties~'~" ofnedrby ~pes~emSt~~ ..... ~ ..... m~t~ ii~ch{d~' ~'~ ~a .... anti [~h~ Garde~ r If your business.or organization Foundation's Trees for America"These trees are carefully December 10. The 6- to 12-inch Park. The goal of the festival is to Of (Uni~erSOUL), Soul Prospect has any Upcoming eventeyouwould program " ~ ~ i select~dtoyieldyear-rbundbenefits,k rt~bes are gt~tr~nteed to ~Ta~w or "(Alterna~ive/Rock/Soul), All The like help promoting please go to Through Trees for America, including beautiful spring flowers, they will be~rc~pl~ced free of L~harge. promote unity and respect for Best Kids (Alternative HipHop), everyone is encouraged to plant cool summer shade, spectacular Easy-to-followplantinginstructions diversity, and bring people together Spaceship Earth (QuantumDub), submitevent and complete the form trees, whichbenefittheenvironment autumn colors, winter berries, and are enclosed with each shipment of though music and the arts in a Lucas TheFlow (Liquid Electronic so we can add your event to our calendar and help further promote beautiful mountain setting. Music) and Ignes Proles (Fire it through social media. You can find Organizers say they take great Dance). care in curating the performance lineup, searching for musicians who have passion and purpose, unique styles and seasoned skills. This year's performance lineup is, always, stacked with amazing talent. Africa Unplugged is a dynamic group, led by djembe master, guitarist and songwriter, Atiba Retie. The band uses traditional percussion instruments from West Africa in combination with guitars and bass to play traditional rhythms while drawing from influences across the world. Their creativity results in a funky, soulful blues and dance music that keeps the audience moving as they tell stories from the old world and the new. Morgantown, WV based Fletcher's Grove is known for their high energy shows, mixing a fierce rhythmic foundation, dual guitar solos, and an Appalachian tinged mix of genres that makes standing still nearly impossible. By fecusing on musical intricacy and creating seamless improvisation, Fletcher's Grove has captured the imaginations of thousands in the Mountain State and beyond. The music of Gypsy-At-Heart weaves a fusion of eclectic musical genres from East Indian Ragas and Middle Eastern scales, to Latin, European Classical and American Folk, Original compositions take audiences on a musical journey; blending movements that are spatial, and beautiful; flowing into compositions that are breathtaking in intricacy and speed.As "Gypsy At Heart" musicians reveal progressive, uniquely original soundscapes and arrangements, their original melodies are flavored with a familiarity that touch on timeless music World Musicindeed Global Music! While most pieces are instrumental, Lyrical songs make known deeply thought provoking, inspirational poetry. CassiRaye is an emerging artist whose creative vision is as expansive as her soul. Born in the Maryland suburbs of Washington, DC, and strongly influenced by her southern roots, audiences find themselves captivated by her earthy, sensual voice, and her original songs lead listeners into the most intimate depths of the human experience. Cassi Raye's music continues to find its wayinto hearts across North and Attendees will also have the us on Facebook under =Explore chance to participate in music Summers County.~ We also have a bulletin beard in our window if you have event fliers for display. making during facilitated drum circles. Late night jams by the fire pit are a popular feature, and guests will encounter opportunities to connect with the performers and workshop providers in a laid back atmosphere throughout the site. A popular Culturefest tradition is the community art boards, which will be available throughout the weekend stocked with paint and brushes, and anyone is welcome to leave their mark. These spontaneous, collaborative works of art ~re a vibrant centerpiece of the festivities. A v~.rietv of delicious food and drink DILAPIDATE STRUCTURE The Summers County Dilapidated Structure will meet Thursday, September 21 at 1 p.m. at the Summers Memorial Building. Please contact Stacy Ford for further information at 304-466-7113 or ,sford2, Regular Meeting Agenda: Welcome and Determination of Quorum; Old Busines; Review and Approval of Minutes; New Business; Other Business; Adjourn. Choose New River CTC for: Over 60 degree and certificate programs to help you reach your goal of employment or completing a four-year degree. * Affordable tuition. Classes offered at a convenient location or online. Call 304-929-5450 to learn morel FOR ARTICLES SUBMITTED PUBLICATION FOR IN THE HINTON NEWS IS THURSDAY OF DESIRED PUBLICATION and improves quality of life. nesting sites for songbirds," said trees. With nearly 1 million members Matt Harris, chief executive of the New members of the Arbor and supporters, the Arbor Day Arbor Day Foundation. Day Foundation will also receive Foundation is the nation's largest "These trees will also add to The Tree Book, which includes nonprofit organization dedicated to the proud heritage of your state's information about tree planting planting trees. Tree City USA communities." and care. Everyone joining this month will Harris continued. "For the To receive the 10 free trees, send receive one of the following tree past 40 years, Tree City USAa $10 membership contribution to packages based on their location: has supported effective urban Ten Trees, Arbor Day Foundation, 10 Arizona Cypress, 10 Live Oak forestry management across the 100 Arbor Ave., Nebraska City, or 10 Mix trees including eastern country, and' planting these trees NE 68410, by September 30, 2017, redbud, white pine, sugar maple, will enhance this tree-planting or join online at white flowering dogwood, pin oak, tradition." september. BARNS OF SUMMERS CO UNTY- West Virginia Heritage 9~An extract from the book ..... for your enjoyment By Phyllis Campbell Whitley Old Gwinn Barn on Forren Farm on Elton Mountain Built in the early 1930's byto the location where it is today - on Historical Society. Clarence Hill Gwinn and his father land now owned by my sister, Tina The book can be purchased at the David Gwinn, this chestnut log (Gwinn) Forren. Summers County Public Library or barn is now resting in a different The farm originally was over 100 by order at barnsofsummerscounty. spot from it's original location, acres in its heyday but had been com. Mrs. Whitley's latest book According to Reverend Nathaniel split up and sold off over the years, is entitled "Photographer on Gwinn, son of Clarence, his father The barn was used for horses and Horseback - John C. Wiker'. It and grandfather "used an axe to cattle and hay." details life of a photographer who hew out and notch logs so they Clarence Hill Gwinn was thelived along Little Wolf Creek in the would fit together, paternal grandfather of both early 1900s. Stanley and Peggy Gwinn said Stanley and Tina. It can be purchased from that in 1954 the barn was moved to They are happy to have the barn members of the Summers County its present location, on a piece of the old home place. It Historical Society or by order at Stanley was eight years old at is located in the Elton Mountain the time and he remembers the and Lane area ofthe Green Sulphur Sale of the Barn book benefits event. He said, "they dissembled District. the Library and sale of the Wikel the barn and moved it, log by log, on Mrs. Whitley is a lifetime book benefits the Summers County an old wooden sled pulled by horse member of the Summers County Historical Society.