mildred pierce release party

May 31st, 2008 · 2 Comments · By

Don’t forget to come check out the release party for issue #3 of Mildred Pierce, a zine put together by local awesome dude (and Nailgun contributor) John Bylander and Megan Milks. It starts at 8pm tonight at The Bridge. Remember to bring a few bucks to snag yourself a copy. Here’s the lineup for the […]

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more nailgunners on the radio

May 30th, 2008 · 4 Comments · By

You should turn on WTJU right now (i.e. 1-3 am Thursday night / Friday morning) and check out “The Interesting Times Tribune,” hosted by Juan Bylar a.k.a. nailgun writer John Bylander. If you’ve met John (and you probably have) you know what an insightful and knowledgeable fellow he is, and he’s rocking some sweet late-night […]

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Memorial Day Gamelan at the Bridge

May 25th, 2008 · Comments Off on Memorial Day Gamelan at the Bridge · By

The Charlottesville Gamelan ensemble is performing at The Bridge on Monday afternoon; chances are, you’ve probably got the day off of work, so you should definitely come check it out. As the name implies, they’re a local group of 10-12 folks who play Javanese Gamelan. For those of you who are unfamiliar with Gamelan music: […]

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Satellite Ballroom

May 25th, 2008 · 1 Comment · By

Sorry about the total lack of blogging yesterday; I spent all weekend attempting to recover from food poisoning in time to DJ a wedding reception. Anyhow, I’m sad to say that the Satellite Ballroom is no more. John Ruscher had a nice article on the place over at his C-Ville Weekly column this week, and […]

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penultimate Satellite show

May 23rd, 2008 · Comments Off on penultimate Satellite show · By

The second-to-last night of the Satellite Ballroom is tonight; two jam bands (the well-respected Trees on Fire and the somewhat jokier Kings of Belmont), plus some legendary C-ville hip-hop (The Beetnix). Tomorrow’s last show is an all-acoustic line-up; more info on that tomorrow (or you can click the calendar on yr right).

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satellite rock

May 22nd, 2008 · Comments Off on satellite rock · By

Don’t miss this one. The Nice Jenkins, Marshall Costan’s Awesome Few, Truman Sparks, The Invisible Hand (Adam Smith) and The Cinnamon Band say farewell to Satellite. Beforehand you can catch The Bridge Film Series’ May ’68 screening at 8pm. Click here for more on that.

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satellite, metal and more

May 21st, 2008 · 1 Comment · By

Lots going on tonight.   Q.Black and the Illville Crew, Endless Mic and GeT start off Satellite Ballroom‘s last four days of shows. Come check out some sweet local hip-hop. I wrote a C-VILLE column about Satellite. (Also: Don’t miss the sweet rock show on Thursday with The Nice Jenkins, Truman Sparks, Marshall Costan, The […]

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Gong Fu and Kung-Fu

May 20th, 2008 · Comments Off on Gong Fu and Kung-Fu · By

We’re doing a movie night at the Tea House tonight; we’ve got a video projector and we’re going to show some kick-ass Kung-Fu movies on the newly-renovated back patio. It should start around whenever things get dark; it’s a double-bill of Legend of the Drunken Master and then either Street Fighter or Enter the Dragon, […]

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well-known musician is local food critic

May 20th, 2008 · Comments Off on well-known musician is local food critic · By

As cvillenews.com pointed out, The Hook has started doing restaurant reviews again. What they fail to point out is that the food critic, Ned Oldham, is an accomplished musician (both for his solo work and in his band The Anomoanon; also, he’s Will Oldham’s brother).  Ned was a UVa Grad and has recently returned to […]

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i have a radio show

May 19th, 2008 · 9 Comments · By

(a long tradition of nerds on the radio) Ladies and Gentlemen, your worst fears have come to pass; they have allowed me on the radio. I’m doing a 1am-3am show on WTJU on Sunday nights (technically it’s early Monday morning), called “The Eclectic Mayhem,” because I couldn’t think of a better title and stealing from […]

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