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Raphael Bell previews the Charlottesville Chamber Music Festival

Raphael Bell previews the Charlottesville Chamber Music Festival

Now in its 13th season, the Charlottesville Chamber Music Festival has become a local institution: a fortnight’s worth of nationally and internationally renowned composers and performers sharing the most intimate and contemplative form of music stretching back through centuries of western civilization. It has been said that chamber music is a conversation amongst friends, so […]

Student work shines at Light House Youth Film Festival

Student work shines at Light House Youth Film Festival

On Friday, September 7th, Light House Studios will present a Youth Film Festival. The festival will showcase a selection of video work made by Light House students over the past year, including the Iranian Job, the winner of last November’s Adrenaline Film Festival (in which the Light House students were the youngest participants). “I’m so […]

Live From the DNC: Making Arithmetic Swing

Live From the DNC: Making Arithmetic Swing

As you may have heard, Bill Clinton knocked the socks off the crowd in Time Warner Arena on Wednesday night. I thought I’d grown immune to  adrenaline rushes from political speeches, but by the end of that one, when Obama materialized and the entire audience rose screaming, I was feeling it. I will even admit […]