Films at The Bridge, Rock at IS, Punk at Dust

March 31st, 2009 · Comments Off on Films at The Bridge, Rock at IS, Punk at Dust · By

There’s a film screening at The Bridge tonight, as part of AIA’s Architecture Week events. Unfortunately it hasn’t been promoted as much as I’d like, but I think it’s gonna be a pretty great one and I’d encourage you to come check it out. I didn’t put the program together (Dina Sorenson from VMDO did), […]

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Box tonight

March 30th, 2009 · Comments Off on Box tonight · By

At the Box tonight, it’s Scary River and DBB Plays Cups. Scary River hopped onto the bill at Bridge show a couple of weeks ago; I didn’t hear his set but I heard it was pretty good. DBB have switched their line-up yet again; I think David’s friend Clint, who played with the band at […]

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“World Music” Festival at UVA today

March 29th, 2009 · Comments Off on “World Music” Festival at UVA today · By

Just realized that the “World Music” festival today at UVa is already happening… the time got pushed back to noon from 3:30pm. “World Music” has always been a really stupid term, a way of grouping together various disparate┬á and unrelated non-popularized / non-Westernized cultures into a single “demographically appealing” category … it’s a marketing tool, […]

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great Tea House show, the Laundromat, and a ton old-school Cville bands

March 28th, 2009 · 1 Comment · By

Tons of business to attend tonight. First off, there’s the Tea House show with The Extraordinaires, the Invisible Hand, and the Raquellos. The Extraordinaires haven’t been in town in a while, apparently they have a ton of new material which is a lot more “prog”-y, reportedly due to the influence of some former Folksk├╝nde members, […]

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Wow

March 28th, 2009 · Comments Off on Wow · By

Last night’s thing was one of the best times I’ve had so far this year. Who would have guessed that Gravity Lounge, so ill-suited for almost any other use, is a perfect place to have a dance party? Also, how come I never noticed that “Come On Eileen” is totally a disco song? (It’s even […]

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MEN (ex-Le Tigre) at Gravity Lounge Friday night!

March 26th, 2009 · 6 Comments · By

So this event has received almost zero publicity outside of UVa campus and Facebook, and since I’m not on either of those things it was pretty difficult to confirm that it was actually happening, and when (lots of disinformation about it being tonight… it’s actually TOMORROW night, Friday the 27th). But it IS happening, and […]

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some Art Gallery stuff

March 25th, 2009 · 1 Comment · By

Jocelyn and Sebastijan are having a closing reception for their Bridge installation tonight; it’s from 6-9pm, so come check the show out if you haven’t yet; of all the stuff I’ve seen at The Bridge, it’s perhaps the one that makes best use of that space, physically. Plus they finally got the projections running (there […]

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Tuesday: Norwegian Metal & More

March 23rd, 2009 · 3 Comments · By

I’ll be honest, I don’t know much about metal. I don’t dislike it, it’s just not usually my thing. But my understanding is that it’s kind of a big deal in Scandanavia, and thus that’s where a lot of the good stuff is coming from these days. Or maybe that’s just Metalocalypse. So this brings […]

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and tonight there shall be hip hop

March 23rd, 2009 · 1 Comment · By

I’m happy to host Hot Chicken at the Box tonight. I first discovered them at last year’s Macrock hip hop showcase. They captured my heart in the basement of Blue Nile and made me glad I didn’t go see Aloha instead (in spite of my deep, shameful nostalgia for the 12th grade.) Needless to say, […]

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Mod Night POSTPONED

March 21st, 2009 · Comments Off on Mod Night POSTPONED · By

Update: This thing isn’t actually happening. Turns out the reason I know so little about is it that everyone basically forgot we had picked this date it was never finalized anywhere. So, we’re gonna try the whole thing again in a few weeks when we actually have time to plan it and promote it etc. […]

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