Live Music

MoJa will celebrate the release of The Hollow with a show at the Jefferson African American Heritage Center on January 29.  Photo: Jack Looney

Dynamic Duo: MoJa embraces lifelong musical lessons

It isn’t the quest for red-carpet accolades, social media props, YouTube views or Spotify listens that drives MoJa. The Charlottesville-based quartet, co-fronted by violinist Morwenna Lasko and guitarist Jay Pun, wants to make better art. “We don’t view making music as a commercial enterprise,” says Pun. “Rather, we think of it as a continual process […]

ARTS Pick: New Year’s Eve

ARTS Pick: New Year’s Eve

First Night Virginia $6-38, 3pm-midnight. Downtown Mall, locations vary. New Year’s in Ireland 7pm. Tin Whistle Irish Pub, 609 E. Market St. 202-8387. Rising Appalachia’s New Year’s Eve Gala $37-65, 8pm. The Jefferson Theater, 110 E. Main St., Downtown Mall. 245-4980. New Year’s Eve with Elby Brass and Grits and Gravy $10-15, 9pm. 21-plus. The Southern […]