Psychosis Hour / Dance Party playlists

August 24th, 2009 · 3 Comments · By

Last night’s radio show was a special 2-hour education edition to welcome the students back to town… all songs on the theme of school, higher education, lower education, etc.  Here’s the playlist. … and while I’m at it; I’m pretty sure this is what I played at the WTJU dance party last Friday. Or at […]

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Shorts for Shorties at The Bridge

August 23rd, 2009 · Comments Off on Shorts for Shorties at The Bridge · By

The Bridge Film Series is doing another Shorts for Shorties program this weekend — that is, short films for children. We’re doing it at 4:00pm this afternoon, in the hopes that this one might be attended by some actual children. But you grown-ups should come check it out too, because we’re showing some really cool […]

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And also…

August 21st, 2009 · Comments Off on And also… · By

In addition to the WTJU Dance Party (see James’ post, below), there are some folks doing a one act play festival called TheatreMania ’09 at The Bridge tonight at 8PM. Should be easy to hit both events tonight, for those so inclined, especially given that the Tea Bazaar will be staying open late tonight. The […]

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WTJU Dance Party Tonight!

August 21st, 2009 · Comments Off on WTJU Dance Party Tonight! · By

Yes indeed, there’s a Dance Party at the Tea House tonight, featuring no fewer than six DJs from WTJU: Mother of Pearl (Nathan Ragain) from the Garage Sale, Zak Krone from Circadian Rhythms, DJ Splinterfoot (Isabella Scott) from Postcards from Tiny Islands, DJ Law (Sarah Lawson) from Aunt Beast’s Radio Theatre, Colin Powell (yes, that’s […]

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Great Wednesday Choices

August 19th, 2009 · 1 Comment · By

Wow, so there’s quite a lot going on for a Wednesday! I’ll start where I’ll be: Really awesome bill at The Bridge. Dance-pop duo Bear War are back again. They’ve had some great initial appearances and as soon as they get critical mass on the dance floor these guys are going to make a lot […]

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Good Tea Bazaar Show Tonight

August 18th, 2009 · Comments Off on Good Tea Bazaar Show Tonight · By

A couple very solid (and very under-the-radar) Nashville-based touring acts are stopping in at the Tea Bazaar tonight. They are James Wallace & The Naked Light and Tallest Trees. The Naked Light is basically a very fun summer-timey alt-country rock act, sounding a good bit like Bishop Allen at their more charming ramshackle moments. Meanwhile Tallest […]

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This Frontier Needs Heroes (and an audience)

August 15th, 2009 · Comments Off on This Frontier Needs Heroes (and an audience) · By

A nice little duo by the unwieldy name of This Frontier Needs Heroes hits the stage tonight at the Tea Bazaar. They are Brad and Jessica Lauretti, on tour out of NYC with a sound something akin to Wilco’s quieter tunes (or at least that’s the best I can do off the top of my […]

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dance party details

August 15th, 2009 · 4 Comments · By

The dance party at the Tap House tonight is a benefit for qMD, a UVA med school organization promoting “the presence of gay, lesbian, and bisexual members of the medical community.” It costs a healthy, hurtful $10 to attend but it is for a good cause. John Johnson, whom I know best from his Vroom […]

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Hand To Become Visible Tonight

August 14th, 2009 · 3 Comments · By

That’s right, the Invisible Hand will become fully visible this evening, beginning around 11PM, reaching full opacity around 11:55PM, and swiftly becoming completely translucent again at approximately midnight. Look sharp if you want to be part of “Charlottesville’s Best Looking Crowd At A Rock Show” (so quoth the C’ville). Prior to that, Lux Perpetua plays. Lux […]

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also: Muslim Punk Bands at The Bridge

August 12th, 2009 · 2 Comments · By

Thought somebody else might blog about this, but it’s getting late in the day, so here it is: In addition to the Jonathan Kane show, there’s a “Taqwacore” show at The Bridge. Quoth the press release:   South Asian Punks the Kominas (Boston) and Sarmust (DC) are embarking west on a three week tour to bring […]

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