LOOK3 Festival of the Photograph

June 8th, 2012 · Comments Off on LOOK3 Festival of the Photograph · By

The LOOK3 Festival of the Photograph is underway and continues through Sunday, June 9th. LOOK3 Festival of the Photograph is a three-day celebration of “peace, love, and photography” with exhibitions, presentations, interviews, workshops, and outdoor presentations. The full schedule for the festival is available here, but here are a few highlights to look out for: […]

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win a pair of Mogwai tickets

June 8th, 2012 · Comments Off on win a pair of Mogwai tickets · By

We’re doing a ticket giveaway for Sunday’s Mogwai show at the Jefferson! (Tickets for that show are $18 advance, $23 at the door, so winning them here would be a pretty good deal.) Just email us with “Mogwai” somewhere in the subject line, and we’ll pick a winner tomorrow night. In the meantime, here’s what […]

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Beams, Gods at the Southern

June 7th, 2012 · Comments Off on Beams, Gods at the Southern · By

Tonight’s show at the Southern should be pretty great: Borrowed Beams of Light is the power-pop group of Adam Brock, who despite his status as a killer drummer is actually a fantastic singer and frontman. His songs are both exuberant and catchy and whimsically bizarre, and it definitely doesn’t hurt that he’s backed by a […]

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Henningham Family Press give Artist Talk & Performance

June 6th, 2012 · Comments Off on Henningham Family Press give Artist Talk & Performance · By

There is a rad performance art/workshop event happening next Monday and we want to give you enough notice so you can plan to be there. New City Arts Initiative has teamed up with Piedmont Council for the Arts and Virginia Arts of the Book Center to present the Henningham Family Press on Monday, June 11th […]

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tUnE-yArDs at The Jefferson

June 5th, 2012 · 1 Comment · By

tUnE-yArDs performs at The Jefferson Theater this evening (remember when she played a sweaty, packed show at the Tea House in the not-too-distant past?). Under the moniker tUnE-yArDs, Merrill Garbus summons eclectic pop by way of loop pedals, a ukelele, her own distinctive voice, and a heavy dose of what we’d call performance art. Here […]

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Hip Hop photography, plus rappers, at The Bridge

June 1st, 2012 · Comments Off on Hip Hop photography, plus rappers, at The Bridge · By

I’m excited about tonight’s event at The Bridge; it’s the opening of a monthlong photography exhibit of work by Jared Soares, a former photojournalist who’s spent some time documenting the underground Hip Hop scene down in Roanoke. I wrote a column about Jared’s photos in the paper this week, and I’m excited to see the […]

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