OffScreen and TMBG

March 16th, 2008 · 3 Comments · By

Hope y’all caught last night’s Boxcutter Cabaret at the Tea House; it was pretty cool. Tonight a film called “Hannah Takes the Stairs” is showing at OffScreen. Wesley from OffScreen describes it thusly: Any aspiring filmmakers or independent film enthusiasts should try to come to OFFscreen this Sunday. We’re really excited to be bringing the […]

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Pelican and Pulsoptional

March 14th, 2008 · Comments Off on Pelican and Pulsoptional · By

Pelican’s excellent Australasia EP The well-renowned heavy-indie-rock/instrumental-metal outfit Pelican will be playing at Outback Lodge tonight; they’re touring with Black Cobra (from SF)and Unearthly Trance (from Brooklyn), neither of whom I know much about, but it should be a good show. Satellite Ballroom is presenting it (although the show itself is at Outback); tickets are […]

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Trees, Coal, Gypsies, Boxcutters, Etc.

March 13th, 2008 · 2 Comments · By

Tonite is a special benefit show to “raise awareness” (and hopefully funds) to prevent the proposed new coal fire power plant in Wise County. More generally, it is a show to spread the word about mountaintop removal coal mining, a pernicious practice native, unfortunately, to the Virginias. This is an issue important to, ya know, […]

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Second C.L.A.W. Match!

March 11th, 2008 · 1 Comment · By

(Charlottesville Lady Arm Wrestlers ) The second match of the Charlottesville Lady Arm Wrestlers is tonight! The first match last month was filled with out-of-control crazyness; truly an overwhelming spectacle of beer, bribery, and tough broads. It was simultaneously the most silly and the most dramatic thing I’ve seen in a while. Seriously, the level […]

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Sidney Tapscott is 85

March 9th, 2008 · 2 Comments · By

(Sidney!) Tonight there’s a show at the Blue Moon Diner, to celebrate Sidney Tapscott’s 85th birthday. Sidney is a true Charlottesville institution, and he’s been a regular at the Blue Moon for as long as I can remember (through at least three previous incarnations of the Diner). He can often be found at Miller’s or […]

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metal and more

March 8th, 2008 · 1 Comment · By

(horsefang) Saturday night Horsefang, Valkyrie and Suzukitron will rock Outback Lodge. The Nice Jenkins and Quiet, My Dear will be at Zinc. And Accordion Death Squad will play at Miller’s. The Coast, Takka Takka and Blake Hunter will be at the Tea Bazaar.

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hook article on satellite/plan 9 vs. cvs

March 7th, 2008 · 1 Comment · By

“I think a big chain retail store would be great for the Corner.” -Terry Vassalos, property owner. Read the article here.

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on the radio

March 6th, 2008 · Comments Off on on the radio · By

  Via CE Conversations: WVTF’s “Captive Audio” has a segment on Gene & the Teen Beats, who were on Arcania International‘s Ol’ Virginia Soul, Part 1, and Captain Darby and The Buccaneers, who were on AI’s Aliens, Psychos & Wild Things, Volume Fore. And they’ve also got a segment on Brent Hosier, founder of the […]

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plan 9 and satellite ballroom to be replaced by CVS?

March 5th, 2008 · 6 Comments · By

You’ve likely heard the rumors. What do you think? Read more here.

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tuvan throat singing

March 3rd, 2008 · 1 Comment · By

(huun-huur-tu) It’s not every day that a group like Huun-Huur-Tu comes to town. So, I’d say it’s time to empty your piggy bank and go check them out at Gravity Lounge. I wrote about them in my C-VILLE column here, but this quote from the San Francisco Bay Guardian pretty much sums it up: “The […]

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