Through a collaboration between faculty and students, the UVA Department of Drama’s annual Fall Dance Concert offers a variety of works that explore sound, space, and movement, from November 15 through 18. Photo by Tom Daly

ARTS Pick: Fall Dance Concert

Through a collaboration between faculty and students, the UVA Department of Drama’s annual Fall Dance Concert offers a variety of works that explore sound, space, and movement. In Benevolence, guest choreographer Chien-Ying Wang examines communal bonding by “investigating the effects of a dysfunctional family, community, congress, and so forth,” she says. Other pieces look at shifting […]

In Seven Homeless Mammoths Wander New England, Dean Cindy Wreen is fed up with a lot of things: her tiny college’s financial difficulties, plans to close an obscure natural history museum, and monogamy, to name a few. See it at Live Arts through December 15.

ARTS Pick: Seven Homeless Mammoths Wander New England

In Seven Homeless Mammoths Wander New England, Dean Cindy Wreen is fed up with a lot of things: her tiny college’s financial difficulties, plans to close an obscure natural history museum, and monogamy, to name a few. While her New England town battles to save a historically inaccurate woolly mammoth exhibition from a dark fate, […]

Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen play the Prism Coffeehouse series on Saturday.

ARTS Pick: Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen

Bluegrass’ roots grow deeper with Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen, whose instrumental finesse has won acclaim from a 2015 best bluegrass album Grammy nomination to International Bluegrass Music Association’s Instrumental Group of the Year awards in 2014 and 2016. Monster mandolinist Solivan and company promise another simmering set of tunes with the release of If […]

Susie & The Pistols is one of the local acts playing the Six Pack Songwriter Series at The Southern on November 20.

ARTS Pick: Susie & The Pistols

Susannah Hornsby heads the locally assembled bluesy supergroup Susie & The Pistols for a PACEM benefit that also includes Rob Cheatham, Chlöe Ester, Andrew Neil, Rusty Speidel, and Justin Storer. The roots-tinged, Americana-laced lineup is part of Jason Burke’s Six Pack Songwriter Series, and a testament to the spoils of living in a talent-rich music community. […]