Incorporating live music with stunning multimedia effects, Chip Davis’ Mannheim Steamroller Christmas has remained among the top holiday celebrations in America for over 25 years.
The Homecoming, a play by Christopher Sergel based on the book by Earl Hamner (creator of T.V.’s “The Waltons”), takes place in a familiar location—a Virginia town lodged in the Blue Ridge Mountains.
Growing up in a bluegrass family in Ohio, brother and sister act The Mayfields got their start in the family band One Way Rider.
Joel Harrison has made a career guitar-playing, singing, composing, arranging, and songwriting across genres.
Double bubble Crush-pop Charlottesville natives Parachute received national attention through two major label albums, and non-stop touring that includes stage-sharing with the likes of Kelly Clarkson and megastar Taylor Swift. The group of five best friends has had anything but the slow descent implied by its name—it’s been a crash-landing into musical success. For its annual homecoming […]
The Twisted Branch team features a special booking of Mark Fosson, Daniel Bachman, and Nathan Bowles at Christ Episcopal’s Meade Hall.
No holiday season is complete without traditions, and the Paramount has formed a triple-bill to launch it big on “black Friday.”
Mistaken identity, misplaced romance, and missing laundry—these three commonplace topics typify the daily existence of the college student. UVA graduate Jason Averett’s new comedy, Chance, aims to harness the overlooked drama of an ordinary student’s day and depict it on stage, with all its relatable humor intact.
Music critics have deemed Angel Olsen’s voice “blood-curdling” for a reason. Sliding from nearly spoken word to the theatricality of cabaret in an instant, her range makes a chilling impact on each song she records.
One of the most consistent names in the Americana genre, Lyle Lovett hasn’t slowed down since his 1986 country debut. With 13 albums and an impressive filmography under his belt, he’s never allowed his style to grow stale.
Every James Bond film deserves a grand-scale debut, so pairing Skyfall with the opening of the new Regal Stonefield Stadium 14 seems fitting.
Fifteen albums comprise an impressive repertoire for any musician. Make that artist a contemporary jazz pianist surrounded by critical enthusiasm and the reverence sky-rockets.
If you think that 107 minutes seem too few to screen eight very different films, the Virginia Film Festival wants you to know that you’re wrong. With eight original, exciting, and even provocative short pieces by seven directors, the Shorts Program contains more movies in under two hours than most people see in a week. […]
Colors and patterns have adorned the path Maryann Lincoln follows to inspiration since the start of her creative journey. Carefully choosing her fabrics, the fiber artist blends materials to compose pieces ranging in tone from peaceful and wave-like to sparklingly bright. Whether stitching together a city scene or a natural landscape, she reaches artistic harmony […]
Who says you can’t celebrate a holiday for two weekends in a row? Halloween may be on the 31st, but the Virginia Film Festival continues the fright with creepy offerings to audiences every night during its four days in Charlottesville beginning on Thursday. THURSDAY:The waters haven’t been this unsafe since Jaws in Thursday night’s mockumentary […]
The Waynesboro Symphony Orchestra has more than doubled its original 23-member size since its debut performance in 1996. This increase in membership has brought with it nothing less than musical growth and a series of memorable performances. Led by Music Director Dr. Peter Wilson, former conductor of the National Symphony Orchestra, the group celebrates the […]