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So Long, Old Friend: Ian M. Graham, 1982-2014

We lost a member of the RVA Magazine family over the weekend. Ian M. Graham, writer, photographer, editor, and general...

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Check out some killer new post-hardcore jams from Brief Lives

As was previously mentioned, RVA post-hardcore quartet Brief Lives revamped their lineup and kicked things up a notch earlier this year with the addition of Valient Thorr's Valient Himself on vocals. This month brings us the first recorded appearance of Brief Lives' new lineup with the release of their new EP, VHS.

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An action-packed night of RVA art: First Friday Art Walk, September 2014

First Friday has become an RVA institution over the past decade-plus. But what's actually going on down there in the arts district these days? RVA Mag contributor Calyssa Kremer checked out the action on September 5, and brings us a report from the field.

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So Long, Old Friend: Ian M. Graham, 1982-2014

We lost a member of the RVA Magazine family over the weekend. Ian M. Graham, writer, photographer, editor, and general raconteur at large, passed away on Sunday at Duke University Hospital in Durham, NC.

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CHIKARA brings lucha libre insanity to Greater Richmond Convention Center

Professional wrestling is returning to Richmond next month, but in a way most people have never experienced, even if you're a diehard fan. On Sunday, October 26th, Philadelphia based promotion CHIKARA will make its Richmond debut at the Greater Richmond Convention Center in the mid-afternoon for its "Moonraker" event, which is sure to wow even a great wrestling city like Richmond.

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“If the power all goes out, I still have a job": the growing popularity of Sure Hand Signs

Y&H Mercantile, Harvest, and Portrait House are all Richmond small businesses, but that's not the only thing they have in common. Gracing the all-important space above their doors are unique pieces of art: hand-painted signs by Ross Trimmer, the artist behind Sure Hand Signs.

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Black Liquid's Mixtape Double Feature: Gritty City & Hood Committee

Skweeky Watahfawls, Johnny Ciggs & Fan Ran - See Us On the Dance Floor (Bandcamp)

Gritty City is one of Richmond's diamonds in the rough, and like the alcohol they consume, they always give it you straight, no chaser. This time Skweeky and Johnny Ciggs have teamed up with Fan Ran of the legendary Divine Profitz on the beats.

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Energy and camaraderie: Fall Line Fest (Day Two) at Strange Matter

Upon crossing the threshold at Strange Matter for day two of Fall Line Fest last Saturday, I could feel the sense of urgency in the air. The bands were busy unloading their gear and getting equipment set up ahead of time so things would run smoothly throughout the evening, but there was another urgency prevalent as well.

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The Music Never Stopped: Lockn Festival 2014

Bob Weir’s lyrics in “The Music Never Stopped” sounded fresh and symbolic as I sat in the Oak Ridge forest darkness at the 2014 edition of Lockn’ Festival early Saturday morning. It was 3:30 a.m. in the farm’s southeast pocket of woods, yet we looked up on slender sugar maples and white birches still illuminated from below.

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Best of RVA Missed Connections 9/2-9/9

The dying days of summer appear to be drawing some desperation from Richmond's single citizens, if this week's Missed Connections are any indication. Students writing erotic fiction in class, waitresses doing mysterious things under tables, coworkers playing with each other's hair during lunch break, and various assorted filthiness of all sorts are breaking out around town.

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Too Much Awesomeness: Fall Line Fest at The National, Day Two

As I explained in my Fall Line Fest Night One review, I camped myself out at The National all night, a decision I'm honestly debating the merits of with hindsight. The five acts I saw at The National were incredible, but while Night One had the biggest names (with two being at The National), Night Two had the most stacked line-up and was probably the most important day to not stick around at one venue for longer than one set.

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