Local blues rocker Moby and the Dicks brings its hard-drivin Southern rock to The Southern in celebration of the new release, Abandon All Hope. Publicity photo

ARTS Pick: Moby and the Dicks

If you’ve yet to see Moby Brown perform with his band, you’ve been missing a rock ‘n’ roll firestorm. Originally formed at UVA in 2002, the local power troupe’s line-up has evolved over the years resulting in high-energy gigs that draw comparisions to Otis Redding, Chris Robinson, and Joe Cocker and have made Moby and […]

Frequent co-stars Drew Barrymore and Adam Sandler take another shot at comic coupling in Blended.

Film review: Blended relies on clichés to stay afloat

It just so happens that Adam Sandler once made good movies. More than once, even. There’s Billy Madison and Happy Gilmore. And on the odd occasion he acts in a drama, he gives good performances in the so-so Punch-Drunk Love, the flawed Reign Over Me and the highly flawed but watchable Funny People. But whatever. There […]

Jami Sieber music blends mystery and depth into the serene flow of her lyrics to create a transformative, brooding euphoria. Publicity photo

ARTS Pick: Jami Sieber

Few artists dare to reach as deeply into music and shake it alive in the way that Jami Sieber does. Donning her electric cello, the composer and musician invites audiences to explore the exhilarating arrangements of original music that know no boundaries and to approach music as a tool for powerful connections. Perhaps her most […]