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Sparkly starbursts, north stars, and a magnetic brew

Pick: Theocles

Solo and soulful: The one-man band Theocles is the project of local singer-songwriter Theo Herrin, who left a job at...

For the love of it

Slapstick meets operetta in Charlottesville Opera’s new season

Pick: Shakespeare at the Ruins

Ruin(s) your evening: Song, comedy, and theater make a magical midsummer evening at Shakespeare at the Ruins. Four...

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Secret session: After 18 years together as musical and life partners, Kate McGarry and Keith Ganz have unlocked the...

Pick: Little Women

March on: An old classic is infused with modern sensibilities at the Virginia Theatre Festival. Acclaimed playwright...

Pick: Silas Frayser

Break loose: Local singer-songwriter Silas Frayser formed a sound that rests between acoustic beach rock and folk...

The Boys are back in town

The Hackensaw Boys release first full-length since 2016

Pick: Nicole Atkins

Pop-noir: New Jersey-bred singer-songwriter Nicole Atkins captured the romance and danger of the Jersey Shore’s...

Pick: The Sound of Music

Do-Re-Mi: The hills are alive with The Sound of Music. The Charlottesville Opera, directed by Cara Consilvio, brings...