(andy friedman) Andy Friedman and The Other Failures play at Miller’s on Saturday night. Here’s an e-mail interview that I did with Andy back in January of 2007. Check out some of his tunes here and then go see a great show! Nailgun: You’ve been working as an artist in various degrees since your were […]
February 29th, 2008 · 2 Comments · By John
February 29th, 2008 · Comments Off on enjoy the rest of your leap day · By John
At the Tea Bazaar: Keith Morris (with a band consisting of many notable local musicians), Stratton Salidis (with David Bartok) and Jeff Crawford. 9:30pm. At Gravity Lounge: Girlfriend in a Coma, a Smiths/Morrissey cover band from Baltimore. Dance party will follow. 7pm. At R2 (Rapture): The Sometime Favorites and Dear Dear. 9:30pm.
February 28th, 2008 · 2 Comments · By James
Apologies for the lack of frequent updates recently; I broke my computer and got the flu. Hopefully things will be up and running again soon… Tonight I’m hosting a film screening at The Bridge; we’re showing short experimental films by Maya Deren, Curtis Harrington, Kenneth Anger, Matthias Müller and Lewis Klahr. It starts at 7pm, […]
(Khadak) Tonight at Offscreen: Khadak. $3. 7 and 9:30pm. Newcomb Hall Theater. Monday at WTJU’s Movie Night: Punk: Attitude. 8pm. Free. Olsson Hall (UVA), Room 011.
February 22nd, 2008 · 2 Comments · By John
Another busy weekend ahead! (orion rigel domisse) Friday night: Orion Rigel Domisse, Evangelicals, Headlights and Wes Swing will play at the Tea Bazaar. A packed lineup of music that’s all worth checking out. I’ve listened to Orion’s CD a bit and it’s nice. RIYL Joanna Newsom and stuff in that vein. (wrenn mangum) Wrenn Mangum […]
(Tapeworms) Tonight Tapeworms are playing at the Tea Bazaar, along with Statehood. Tapeworms are an excellent new local band, with former members of Cataract Camp and The Fingerpainters. Statehood are from DC and I’m told their rhythm section is made up of members of The Dismemberment Plan. Starts 10ish, cover is $5 or less. Also, […]
(Jim Waive and the Young Divorcees) Jim Waive and the Young Divorcees will have a release party for their second album tonight at the Satellite Ballroom. I really enjoy their live show, and their first record had some fine moments, so I’m excited to hear the new one. Here’s a truncated mp3 of my favorite […]
February 14th, 2008 · 2 Comments · By James
So if you actually have a significant other, you probably already have something “fun” planned for tonight, but for the rest of us eligable bachelors and bachelorettes (ahem), there’s plenty of promising events tonight to distract us all from our loneliness and sorrow: (Buster Keaton in The Scarecrow) First, the Film Series that I run […]
Looks like the new version of Monkeyclaus is up. Go check it out! There’s tons of great stuff.
February 12th, 2008 · 4 Comments · By James
First, and most importantly: if you are a Virginia resident, don’t forget to vote in the presidential primary election tomorrow (Tuesday, Feb. 12). It’s not often that Virginia’s primary actually counts, since it comes so late in the nomination cycle — I’m 25 and have never voted in a primary before. So; if you live […]