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Published on Sep 19th, 2013 (All day)
6 comments "In art everything is possible, but everything is not necessary.” ― Arvo Pärt Icelandic band goes dark You could count the number of famous music acts to come out of Iceland on one hand–...
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Published on Sep 12th, 2013
2 comments “The ultimate goal of farming is not the growing of crops, but the cultivation and perfection of human beings.” ― Masanobu Fukuoka On the Road Again for local farms Country legend Willie Nelson...
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Published on Sep 5th, 2013
4 comments “Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.” -Robert Louis Stevenson Reap what they sow Thomas Jefferson was a legendary gardener, and if around today, would...
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Published on Aug 29th, 2013 (All day)
5 comments "The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes." - Marcel Proust Trying To Be Cool America is no stranger to French culture. From Monet to Camus, Bardot...
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Published on Aug 20th, 2013
0 comments Beauty and femininity are ageless and can't be contrived, and glamour, although the manufacturers won't like this, cannot be manufactured. Not real glamour; it's based on femininity. - Marilyn...
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Published on Aug 15th, 2013 (All day)
5 comments "What we don't need in country music is divisiveness, public criticism of each other, and some arbitrary judgement of what belongs and what doesn't." - Charley Pride Aaron Lewis: A simple man...
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Published on Aug 8th, 2013 (All day)
0 comments "I see artists bored by light-without-heat, irked at gigantic galleries pushing out art-as-product, leaving behind the overdetermined for the undetermined, guided by interior voices and bringing...
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Published on Jul 25th, 2013 (All day)
3 comments Loretta Lynn Benefit Concert for the Charlottesville Free Clinic Country music legend Loretta Lynn will be headlining an unforgettable benefit concert at the nTelos Wireless Pavilion all in the name...
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Published on Jul 18th, 2013
1 comments “Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go to the making of genius. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius.” ― Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart A pretty daze...
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Published on Jul 11th, 2013
1 comments "Don't ever try and be like anybody else and don't be afraid to take risks." - Waylon Jennings He Put the "O" Back in Country  Shooter Jennings is the only child of country stars Waylon Jennings...
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Published on Jul 4th, 2013
2 comments "Those who won our independence believed liberty to be the secret of happiness and courage to be the secret of liberty." ~Louis D. Brandeis   Fireworks and Freedom Oh, say can you see those...
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Published on Jun 27th, 2013
0 comments "If you don't know the blues... there's no point in picking up the guitar and playing rock and roll or any other form of popular music."–Keith Richards   He's got the blues Born in...
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Published on Jun 19th, 2013
4 comments "If you want to sing out, sing out, and if you want to be free, be free, cause there's a million ways to be, you know that there are..." – Cat Stevens, If You Want to Sing Out   Sing out...
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Published on Jun 13th, 2013
4 comments "Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others." – Jonathan Swift   LOOK3 at the Pavilion On most weekends the Pavilion is a feast for the ears, but this weekend it becomes a...
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Published on Jun 5th, 2013
2 comments “You can look at a picture for a week and never think of it again. You can also look at a picture for a second and think of it all your life.” ― Joan Miró   Picture this: LOOK3 is a must seeWe...
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Published on May 27th, 2013
0 comments "Rock music should be gross: that's the fun of it. It gets up and drops its trousers." – Bruce Dickinson, British rock guitarist and lead singer for Iron Maiden.   Quirkfest at the...
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Published on May 15th, 2013
6 comments "Home is the place where, when you have to go there, they have to take you in." – Robert Frost   Bell returns to her roots After playing in Europe this spring, Charlottesville native...
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Published on May 8th, 2013
2 comments “I think the age of being too cool for things is so incredibly over. If you’re a real artist out there, you don’t care who your fans are. If people connect with your music, what more could you ever...
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Published on May 1st, 2013
0 comments “Long you live and high you'll fly, and smiles you'll give, tears you'll cry, and all you touch and all you see is all your life will ever be.” ― Pink Floyd   Floydian experience The Machine,...
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Published on Apr 25th, 2013
0 comments “If I should ever die, God forbid, let this be my epitaph: The only proof he needed for the existence of God was music." ― Kurt Vonnegut   Stringdusters play for the MRC Appropriately enough for...
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Published on Apr 17th, 2013
2 comments "Music has to breathe and sweat. You have to play it live." - James Brown   FAF finally here! It's a sure sign that spring is really here–free Fridays After Five concerts at the Pavilion...
Video Special: Tom Tom Festival round-up
Published on Apr 13th, 2013
6 comments The Tom Tom Festival is still going. Indeed, a reporter hears jazz plating right outside his window. But videographer Anwar Allen has already covered some of the action. Enjoy!   So, what do...
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Published on Apr 11th, 2013
0 comments "Spring is nature's way of saying, 'Let's party!'" - Robin Williams   Schoolhouse block partyBlock parties are just plain cool. Although still in its infancy, the Tom Tom Festival this weekend...
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Published on Apr 3rd, 2013
14 comments “If you treat an individual as he is, he will remain how he is. But if you treat him as if he were what he ought to be and could be, he will become what he ought to be and could be.” ~ Johann...
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Published on Mar 20th, 2013
0 comments "If a little dreaming is dangerous, the cure for it is not to dream less but to dream more, to dream all the time." – Marcel Proust   Lose your head Ever been tempted to escape the...
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Published on Mar 19th, 2013
3 comments "You know the kind of joke that's super-hilarious but also points in some genius way to the whole thing of the universe? Like that."—Daniel Handler, on Paul Legault's The Emily Dickinson Reader...
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Published on Mar 13th, 2013
1 comments "Art washes from the soul the dust of everyday life." - Pablo Picasso   Eyes of the world on Wolf Trap If you haven't made a visit to the art gallery Les Yeux du Monde, atop a hill on Wolf Trap...
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Published on Mar 6th, 2013
5 comments “Let us step into the night and pursue that flighty temptress, adventure.” ― J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince   Shredding, plunging, climbing"Living this...
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Published on Feb 26th, 2013
3 comments “What would an ocean be without a monster lurking in the dark? It would be like sleep without dreams.” ― Werner HerzogOtherness to the sceneMonsters invade March's First Friday art lineup at the...
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Published on Feb 19th, 2013
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