Performing Arts

The Ix complex, a former industrial site now home to shops and restaurants, is getting a makeover led by Brian Wimer. Photo courtesy Brian Wimer

Kickst-Art: Fundraiser helps Ix undergo creative metamorphosis

In the past several weeks, the Ix property between Elliott and Monticello avenues has begun to transform from a former industrial complex that’s home to retail businesses, restaurants, and the Newsplex television offices to an art park. Ix developers Ludwig and Fabian Kuttner envision a European-style piazza where the community can mingle amid a thriving […]

Gossip girls Lucienne (Amy Barrick left) and Raymonde (Kate Gadzinski) dish the dirt in UVA Drama’s production of A Flea In Her Ear.

ARTS Pick: A Flea in Her Ear

With a few simple plot twists, the characters in UVA Drama’s A Flea in Her Ear set off on an increasingly outrageous romp through a variety of misunderstood lover’s cues. Impotence, jealousy, attempted murder, and entrapment combine to make this Belle Époque farce into a laugh riot from the start. Through 4/26. $8-14, times vary. Ruth Caplin […]