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Windhand's Dorthia Cottrell to release first solo record, tour - RVA release show in March

Richmond born Windhand is known for their unique brand of doom/sludge metal, and their lead singer Dorthia Cottrell's pipes usually guide the train through the fuzz.

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I'm Gonna Die Alone (And I Feel Fine): A Conversation with Jen Kirkman

As we grow older, we must all face questions about the direction our lives will take. For some, the answers may lead to building a family. For others, they could lead to comfort in pursuing what you really love doing. Only a remote few are able to find success in the world of comedy and engage their audiences with a unique style of therapeutic humor. Jen Kirkman--who will be appearing at the Arlington Cinema Drafthouse in Arlington, VA on Feb. 27 and 28--is among this number, and it has informed the approach she's taken for several of the projects she's worked on in recent years.

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RVA Shows You Must See This Week 2/25-3/3

FEATURE SHOW
Friday, February 27, 6 PM
Winter Apocalypse Festival 2, Day One: Ramlord, Scuzz, Autarch, MSD
Saturday, February 28, 6 PM
Winter Apocalypse Festival 2, Day Two: Young And In The Way, Neutron Rats, Vomit Stain, Braincell, 45 AD, Unnerve
@ Strange Matter - $10

I love it when Strange Matter does shows like this--huge multi-day extravaganzas full of brutal bands from all around the country who come together to rip everyone's faces off.

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'Girls Night' takes audience behind the scenes of one rough ladies night Thursday at the Byrd (Part of RIFF)

“I really wanted it to feel like you’re really there,” said Lindsey Copeland, writer and director of Girls Night, a new movie playing Thursday at the Richmond International Film Festival.

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RVA Festival of Laughs returns with national and local comedy acts

The RVA Festival of Laughs brings 20 comedians to Richmond for a three-day event. Capital Ale House Downtown is hosting four shows, Feb.

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Win Tickets to see JJ Grey & Mofro at The Jefferson Theater!

Look out, all you rock n' rollers--Southern rock/blues/soul kingpins JJ Grey & Mofro are returning to the central VA area next week to rock your faces off, and you could go see the show for free courtesy of your friends at RVA Mag!

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World Bartender Appreciation Day is today - get to know your local bartender!

World Bartender Day is upon us and here are a few of our favorite drink slingers from our favorite spots.

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Sparse & Bombastic: Ben Elkins Of ELEL Opens Up Before Thursday’s Show At Strange Matter

So much has been written about the Nashville music scene, both good and bad, but the city still carries enough weight to make you turn your head when a new band from the area is coming out. The indie pop collective known as ELEL is just another one of those bands to make you turn your head.

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UR responds to "F*CK VCU" tweet form star guard, says it's a fake

Update: 2:20 PM UR has responded to the "tweet controversy" set in motion yesterday by saying the photo of one of their players was altered in an effort to "[arouse] controversy before the Richmond-VCU game."

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