Virginia Democrats printed up Trump-Gillespie signs in hope of using the president's unpopularity against the GOP gubernatorial candidate.
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Dems link Gillespie to Trump in governor’s race

Democrats in the only Southern state that voted for Hillary Clinton for president are now trying to wrap GOP gubernatorial candidate Ed Gillespie around President Donald Trump in hopes Gillespie will sink like a stone in the 2017 electoral waters. State Senator Creigh Deeds, House Minority Leader David Toscano, Mayor Mike Signer and former mayor […]

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ARTS Pick: Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery

Five actors play 40 characters in Ken Ludwig’s Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery. The madcap comedy pays tribute to Arthur Conan Doyle’s The Hound of the Baskervilles and its notorious sleuth, pushing beyond the mansion murder mystery into a who’s who and whodunit farce. Through July 29. $15-30, times vary. Ruth Caplin Theatre, 109 Culbreth […]

Spoon performs at the Pavilion on July 19. Publicity photo

Spoon’s latest sonic adventure began in the woods

For more than two decades, Spoon has forged a path that embodies consistency. Across nine studio albums, the Austin quartet has dabbled in mainstream success (think “I Turn My Camera On” from 2005’s Gimme Fiction), but lives comfortably in the hook-laden, meticulous ebbs and flows that have solidified the group’s status as indie stalwarts. Comprised […]