On this West Virginia Week, we learned about plants that can thrive in former mine lands, we kayaked along the Gauley River, we learned about an art exhibit inspired by recent cuts at West Virginia University, and we saw dogs fly from Charleston to Michigan to reach their forever homes.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Andre Van Damme
Dancer Andre Van Damme was born in Belgium on December 16, 1919. He moved to Charleston, W.Va. in 1948 and opened the American Academy of Ballet. In 1956, he founded the Charleston Ballet, which, in 1972, was designated the official West Virginia State Ballet.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
The Charleston Ballet is one of the oldest ballet companies in America.In a new documentary directed by company member and three time Emmy Award winner,…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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