Vivian Girls tonight!

September 30th, 2008 · 5 Comments · By

The Short Version: Vivian Girls are playing at Outback tonight. They’re fucking great! You should go see them. More Details: I first heard them when they played at the Tea House last January, opening for Ultra Dolphins — actually, nobody had ever heard of them. I even got them mixed up with a shitty german […]

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Virginia Film Festival preview

September 28th, 2008 · 7 Comments · By

{So, I promised you guys a post on the Virginia Film Festival next month, and now that the schedule’s been announced, I can actually talk about the things I’m excited about in this year’s program…} Some of you may know that I work for the Virginia Film Festival every fall. For the past three years, […]

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Metal at Dust, plus an Outback show tonight

September 27th, 2008 · 1 Comment · By

Thanks to everyone who came to the dance party last night. We had a pretty low turnout before midnight (we were competing with the thunderstorm and the Presidential debate) but things picked up later on, and most importantly I think everybody had a lot of fun. I’ll be back at Dust tonight for the metal […]

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Nailgun Presents: a Dance Party on Friday!

September 25th, 2008 · Comments Off on Nailgun Presents: a Dance Party on Friday! · By

I’m throwing a dance party at Dust on Friday night. You should come check it out, because it will be a lot of fun.  I’m DJing it, along with two good friends of mine. MC Chicken is not an MC at all, but a DJ by the name of Will McCutcheon. He and I grew […]

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Jim Waive!

September 24th, 2008 · Comments Off on Jim Waive! · By

Jim Waive is playing at the Blue Moon again tonight… no cover, it’s a solo set from 8 to 10. I’ll be there eating and drinking and listening. The Virginia Film Festival (for which I work) announces it’s program tomorrow, so I’ll be able to fill you guys in about all the cool stuff that […]

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WTJU + misc.

September 22nd, 2008 · 4 Comments · By

Here’s last night’s playlist, as well as the one from the show I subbed on Wednesday. WTJU is also doing the movie-night thing at Olsson Hall again; tonight they’re showing Trainspotting. In other news, it looks like Tyrannosaurus Rock has re-formed. I’ve got high hopes. Also, Nailgun Media is presenting a dance party on Friday […]

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shows tonight, plus a party

September 20th, 2008 · 1 Comment · By

Sorry I never got around to blogging about the shows yesterday… I never even got home until like 1am. The Gunshy are playing at the Tea House tonight, along with Stratton Salidis. Stratton you may know as EMT (Emergency Musical Theater), and the Gunshy have played in town several times and are apparently pretty good. […]

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Terrorist Fist Jabs for everyone!

September 17th, 2008 · 6 Comments · By

Just found out that Michelle Obama will be in Charlottesville this afternoon, along with Jill Biden (about whom I know absolutely nothing). I’ve long been a Barack Obama supporter (voted for him in the primaries), and I think his wife is pretty awesome as well, even if she’s not the former black panther that right-wing […]

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Poetry, Country Music, Pot Luck, Blow-Up

September 17th, 2008 · Comments Off on Poetry, Country Music, Pot Luck, Blow-Up · By

Quite a few things going on tonight; plenty to choose from, depending on your temperment. Local country singer Jim Waive is now doing a weekly gig at the Blue Moon Diner. I caught his inaugural event last week completely by accident; it was pretty excellent. Remarkably subdued, as well –with a full backing band he’s […]

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Tuesday night

September 16th, 2008 · Comments Off on Tuesday night · By

Tonight; Truman Sparks and TapeWorms at The Bridge, along with Kansas City, MO-based band I Love You. Door 8pm, $5 suggested donation, All Ages show. Should be awesome. It’s also the first night of the Virginia Film Society; it’s a preview of the new film Flash of Genius which apparently is some sort of historical […]

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