Best of 2021 staff picks
Best of 2021 Results
Knife & Fork
Summer Camp Guide
On Saturday the Virginia Film Festival will screen a selection of short comedies starring Charlie Chaplin in...
ARTS Pick: John Lindaman
John Lindaman hasn’t lived in Charlottesville for years, but he’s fondly remembered by many for his seminal late-’90s...
Dragon is fun, breathtaking, and ridiculous
For Americans seeking a good introduction to the appeal of martial arts films in general, and the talents of Bruce...
Ford and Wayne’s greatest film is also a thoughtful...
John Ford directed almost 150 films. Many of them were Westerns, and more than a few are masterpieces. The Searchers...
Stephen Steinbrink makes his annual return
I first heard Stephen Steinbrink in a suburban basement, around 4am. The evening’s wild, drunken revelries were dying...
Volunteer cupids celebrate 10 years of bicycle-based...
This Friday, volunteers from Community Bikes will be distributing Valentines via bicycle, as part of an annual event...
Singer-songwriter Angel Olsen sets her career on fire
After appearing on a pair of reverb-soaked and long sold-out cassettes, Angel Olsen made a proper full-length debut...
Big Air’s Rob Dobson rises from the ashes of The Fire Tapes
As the line-up of the excellent local rock band The Fire Tapes disintegrated last year, bassist Rob Dobson began...
Deerhunter’s manic dance with praise and punk
Deerhunter’s second album, Cryptograms, made it a household name in indie rock circles. Released in early 2007 by the...
Two films that had significant impact on current pop culture
If you were a cinephile or an aspiring filmmaker in 1994, the influence of Pulp Fiction was impossible to...
PICK: Paula Poundstone
PICK: Corn maze
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