Forty voices strong, The Charlottesville Women’s Choir performs in honor of its commitment to peace. Photo: Publicity photo

ARTS Pick: The Charlottesville Women’s Choir

Thirty-two years after an informal beginning, The Charlottesville Women’s Choir continues to perform in honor of its commitment to peace and justice. With minimal percussion, the a cappella group, comprised of 40 voices, soars to inspirational heights on songs such as “One” and “Born This Way,” and the tribute “Ruth Bader Ginsberg.” This year’s spring […]

Jane Fellows’ New Works in Fabric and Thread quilts exhibit opens on June 3 at The Women’s Initiative. Photo: Ryan Jones

June First Fridays Guide

Self-taught quilt artist Jane Fellows has always been drawn to fabric and the natural world. After exploring several techniques, Fellows left her nursing practice last year to dedicate herself fully to quilt-making. “With an eye toward my surroundings and nature, I focused on botanicals and landscapes,” Fellows says of her initial process. “I wanted to […]

Kristian Matsson lets his love of ’60s folk singers shine through in The Tallest Man on Earth show on Tuesday. Photo: Cameron Wittig

ARTS Pick: The Tallest Man on Earth

Swedish singer-songwriter Kristian Matsson approaches his music as a folk purist reminiscent of early Bob Dylan in his delivery and aesthetic. Performing under the moniker The Tallest Man on Earth, Matsson has four albums, the latest being Dark Bird, in which The Man pulls in mysterious backing voices credited in the liner notes as “angel […]