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CLAW, Anarchist Bookfair, and some concerts

March 24th, 2012 · 1 Comment · By

There’s several events going on around town today, absolutely none of which are convenient for a rainy day, but which are nonetheless still worthy of your investigation (just bring an umbrella!) For the second year in a row, there’s a Charlottesville Anarchist Bookfair at Random Row Books to coincide with the Festival of the Book; […]

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great Garage show tonight (also CLAW)

May 28th, 2011 · 2 Comments · By

I just found out this was happening, but there’s a show tonight at The Garage that looks excellent: Perpetually-touring Chicagoan and experimental bassist CJ Boyd has played in town several times before, and every time I’ve caught his performance he’s been a great part of a great line-up; maybe you heard him opening for Kania […]

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CLAW reunion tonight!

July 25th, 2009 · 2 Comments · By

The Charlottesville Lady Arm Wrestlers, who last ‘rassled back in November, are doing one last big send-off event this evening, entitled the Thrilla in Cvilla. It’s happening behind Blue Moon Diner at 8pm. It’s free, although attendance may be limited by capacity, and betting (both above and below the table) is widely encouraged (all the […]

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CLAWvillians vs. Derby Dames, more cool stuff soon

May 13th, 2008 · Comments Off on CLAWvillians vs. Derby Dames, more cool stuff soon · By

Tonight’s C.L.A.W. match will be a benefit for the Cville Derby Dames; Brendan from the C-Ville (one of this week’s celebrity judges) says: Tonight, the Charlottesville Lady Arm Wrestlers (CLAW) plan to break some wrists, tear some biceps and otherwise wreak havoc on one another to raise money and support for the Charlottesville Derby Dames, […]

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Tuesday: VOTE! also, CLAW!

February 12th, 2008 · 4 Comments · By

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 […]

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VA FILM FEST Coogan’s Picks

November 6th, 2013 · 6 Comments · By

Hello all, I’m resuscitating the Nailgun tradition of posting picks for the Virginia Film Festival. Some of my picks had been on my radar, others were things that I found flipping through the catalog and seemed cool. Hope you’ll appreciate the relaxed quality. And, as always, please feel free to post shit in the comments […]

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DUMP (and much more)

August 13th, 2011 · 2 Comments · By

So, here’s a thing that we’ve all been very excited about: DUMP is, of course, the ongoing solo/side project of James McNew, better known to most as the bassist of that long-standing indie-rock band we all know and love, Yo La Tengo (in trying to describe his role in that group to someone recently, I […]

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Basically Everything in the Entire World Happening Tonight

February 25th, 2011 · 10 Comments · By

Tonight is one of those nights when pretty much everyone in Charlottesville decided to throw an event at the same time. There’s absolutely no way you’ll be able to do even half of it, so choose carefully! Here’s the rundown: The awesome and rightfully-acclaimed Eternal Summers are playing at the Tea Bazaar tonight;  in an […]

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lots of lovely things for this late fall evening

November 12th, 2010 · 2 Comments · By

It’s another busy Friday in Charlottesville; no huge show tonight, but lots of fun stuff is still going on. The Blue Moon Diner is bringing back CLAW for one last hurrah — that’s the Charlottesville Lady Arm Wrestlers, for those who missed it — they’ve got a huge tent set up in the backyard, and […]

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Third C.L.A.W. match tonight!

April 8th, 2008 · Comments Off on Third C.L.A.W. match tonight! · By

(Stiletto vs. Sidewinder) The third assembly of Charlottesville Lady Arm Wrestlers is tonight! If you’ve been to (or heard about) either of the first two matches, then you know how crazy and fun they are. It’s a ridiculous spectacle that’s also super-dramatic, and all the money goes to support various women’s charities and causes: for […]

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