Angela Flournoy’s critically acclaimed novel, The Turner House, is JMRL’s February Books on Tap selection. It will also be featured when Flournoy comes to Charlottesville for the Virginia Festival of the Book in March. Photo: LaToya T. Duncan

Drink to that: Books meet beer in new series from JMRL

By boasting a statistically impossible number of local bookstores and authors, it’s clear that Charlottesville is a town with an ardent love for all things literary. It’s also a beer town, supporting more than a few local breweries and countless other watering holes that serve up brews from nearby ZIP codes. Inspired by these two […]

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ARTS Pick: Blade Runner

With Harrison Ford’s name buzzing thanks to the new Star Wars release, and director Ridley Scott’s The Martian up for a Best Picture Oscar, the time is right to revisit Blade Runner. Although the 1982 sci-fi flick portrays a vision of 2019 that now seems far-fetched, it’s easy to get lost in the dystopian world […]

Gorilla Theater rolls out playful staging and witty banter for Pride and Prejudice on Sunday. Photo: Anna Lien

ARTS Pick: Pride and Prejudice

Experience the epic romance of Elizabeth Bennet and Mr. Darcy in Gorilla Theater Productions’ staging of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. The tale, written in 1813, is riddled with drama, lust, love and conditions of human nature that ring true, even in the present day. Through 1/31. $10-15, 2pm. The Director’s Studio, 1713 Allied St. Ste. […]