halloween

October 31st, 2008 · 2 Comments · By

Hey there. Since James is quite busy helping make the Virginia Film Festival awesome this weekend (go see lots of the great films!), I figured, since I’m back in town for a few days, I’d jump in and give you a run down of what’s happening. There’s always a ton of stuff going on for […]

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Who Wants Film Festival Tickets? You Do!

October 30th, 2008 · Comments Off on Who Wants Film Festival Tickets? You Do! · By

Hey guys, I’ve got some free tickets to give away for the Film Festival this weekend; there are three awesome screenings this Saturday, and I’ve got tickets in my pocket with your name on them. The screenings are “Kuchars in Space” at Vinegar Hill, and “Ancient Astronauts” and “Secrets of the Shadow World” at the […]

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Vinegar Hill Theater closing

October 30th, 2008 · 3 Comments · By

Also, the Vinegar Hill Theater is closing. This is their last weekend. The word on the street is that they’ll re-open in two weeks under new management. It’s a sad thing to hear. They’ve been bringing great independant films to town since 1976, and I saw a great many excellent films there over the years […]

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FILM FEST WEEKEND

October 30th, 2008 · 2 Comments · By

The Film Festival is this weekend. I will be running around like a maniac trying to keep things running smoothly. You should come see some movies, because there are a whole lot of really good ones. Check out the write-up I wrote back in September. …or if you’re short on time, here are the films […]

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whoops

October 30th, 2008 · 1 Comment · By

I’m a jerk for not even mentioning the Tea House show Wed. night.  I’ve been working so much I didn’t realize that it was already wednesday and that wednesday was the day that show happened.  Anyhow it was Joe Pollock, Anni Rossi, Jameson from LTDS, Emily Lacy, and Sam and Chris from the Hill & […]

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archival Robert Ashley anecdote

October 29th, 2008 · 4 Comments · By

Something over on DJ Helvidious’ blog tangentially reminded me of the time I saw Robert Ashley perform … for lack of any other appropriate opportunity to do so, I had the sudden urge to post that story here.

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sBACH and Tapeworms COSTUME PARTY

October 28th, 2008 · 2 Comments · By

Last night’s Madame Psychosis Hour playlist is on the WTJU blog… it was Halloween-ilicious. Speaking of Halloweenishness… sBACH and Tapeworms are playing at The Bridge on Tuesday night at 8pm. AND it’s a costume party!!! so wear a costume!!!  I’m probably going to be working super-late on Actual Halloween, so I’m gonna have to have […]

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Decay of Fiction at OFFscreen

October 26th, 2008 · Comments Off on Decay of Fiction at OFFscreen · By

Pat O’Neill’s The Decay of Fiction is showing at OFFscreen tonight, at 7 and 9:30. It’s an excellent film, and a really entertaining one; if you’re put off by the idea of a feature-length experimental film, you should know that this one is really enjoyable and accessable.  Pat O’Neill is an LA-based filmmaker who’s done […]

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Hooliganship, Nice Jenkins release tonight

October 24th, 2008 · Comments Off on Hooliganship, Nice Jenkins release tonight · By

Hooliganship are doing a thing at The Bridge tonight, at 7pm. I don’t know too much about them, but I know enough that I’ve been really excited about this show since like, February. Somebody asked me yesterday “is this gonna be a sit-down-and-watch thing, or a stand-up-and-dance thing?” and I’m not totally sure. Maybe a […]

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misc. charlottesville music updates

October 23rd, 2008 · 1 Comment · By

This week’s C-Ville Weekly has a big cover story on Danny Shea, and by extension the future prospects for touring independent musicians appearing locally. Well done to Brendan Fitzgerald for a solid article; this type of journalism has the dangerous potential to be either a gossipy tell-all or a drooling lionization, and Brendan’s article on […]

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