Margaret Glaspy plays the Southern on Wednesday, February 8.  Publicity image.

Margaret Glaspy gets to the point on new album

Margaret Glaspy doesn’t mince words or deal in excess. Clocking in at a brisk 34 minutes, the singer-songwriter’s debut, Emotions and Math, made several best-of lists in 2016 with its blend of bluesy riffs and pared down rock ’n’ roll. “I do like things boiled down to their kind of most distilled nature. That was […]

Jouwala Collective plays The Ante Room on Thursday. Publicity photo

ARTS Pick: Jouwala Collective

Richmond band Jouwala Collective builds on the foundation of Gnawa music, which has its roots in Northern African spiritual celebrations, using the ancient form for a layered transcendence, blending it into modern, rhythmic trance music that meanders through funk, jazz, soul, reggae and electronic. Thursday, February 2. $7, 8pm. The Ante Room, 219 Water St. […]

Broadway vets and married couple Kenneth H. Waller and Linda Poser star in Love Letters at Four County Players.

ARTS Pick: Love Letters

A.R. Gurney’s Love Letters takes a poignant look at what passes between two people who share a deep bond despite vastly different lives. Childhood friends Melissa and Andrew correspond over 50 years, revealing a lifelong connection that examines multiple angles of human emotion. Broadway vets and real-life married couple Linda Poser and Kenneth H. Waller […]