High school student Rania Zuri has made it her mission to end book deserts in West Virginia. Book deserts are places without libraries and bookstores, threatening literacy rates for young children. A senior at Morgantown High School, Zuri founded the LiTEArary Society to provide books to preschool children across West Virginia.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
“Candy Rain” is the new single from the upcoming self-titled debut album by Hello June. Born out of Morgantown, W.Va., Hello June were named in the inaugural class of NPR Slingshot artists earlier this year. The first single and video for “Mars,” released in June, garnered features from NPR Music, Minnesota Public Radio’s “The Current”, and Broadway World.
The radiant-meets-rustic video for “Candy Rain” is an enchanting companion to the track’s kaleidoscopic glow, conjuring the feeling of an unrushed sunset that lingers longer than it’s supposed to.
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Both “Mars” and “Candy Rain” are available as singles, ahead of the full-length album-produced by WV music luminary Bud Carroll- due on Friday, September 28.
The band will celebrate the release of their debut album on Saturday, Sept. 29 at the Boulevard Tavern in Charleston and they’ll share the bill with Sarah Shook and the Disarmers in Morgantown on October 2.