A new creative process brought Rita Dove, Matthew Burtner and the EcoSono Ensemble together to make The Ceiling Floats Away. Courtesy subjects

Matthew Burtner-Rita Dove collaboration takes flight

What was the last thing you made? Be honest with yourself. Perhaps you made dinner last night, but think hard about the last time you spent an afternoon knitting, strumming a guitar or doodling in a sketchbook. Maybe instead you’ve been reading, listening to albums, looking at paintings or watching “Stranger Things” on Netflix? Are […]

The Honey Dewdrops perform Friday at The Prism at C’ville Coffee. Publicity photo

ARTS Pick: The Honey Dewdrops

Most descriptions of The Honey Dewdrops point to an honesty in the duo’s music—a sound they refer to as rock and reel. Conduits of the Americana tradition, Laura Wortman and Kagey Parrish (former C’ville locals) have been touring for almost 10 years, perfecting tunes that enlighten the soul with songs such as “Guitars,” a tribute […]

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ARTS Picks: New Year, New Vibes Part 1

Local hip-hop artists gather to celebrate when SGtheDJ presents New Year, New Vibes Part 1, the first showcase of 2018 hosted by DenzyFromDaBlock and featuring Dino Jones, Gio Dolla (Str8CrudBoyz), P.G. (Cedric Jones), Murda Delinquent and Save Game (Savion Garcia) in a Trapseekers edition loaded with talent. Thursday, January 11. $10, 8pm. The Ante Room, […]