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Trapitol Hill Brings Dance Music And Street Art To Blind Whino May 17 (Ticket Giveaway!)

Trapitol Hill 2014 is a huge dance party taking place on Saturday, May 17 at DC's Blind Whino. You may remember Blind Whino as the former church in DC's SW neighborhood on which Art Whino got Atlanta artist HENSE to paint a full-building mural.

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Win Tickets To See Wolfmother At The Lincoln Theatre!

Never let it be said that Australian heavy-rock trio Wolfmother don't keep fans on their toes.

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Carolina Chocolate Drops Bring A New Perspective To Old-Time Folk Music At Jefferson Theater (Ticket Giveaway!)

The Carolina Chocolate Drops will be coming to Charlottesville's Jefferson Theater on Friday, April 25. Coming to mainstream attention over the past five years or so, the Carolina Chocolate Drops have done a lot to disrupt the typical stereotypes that surround country music.

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Updated: Dorsey-Gate, Local Man Detained at City Council With Depressingly Outlandish Video

Updated: Looks like there's a new video of Dorsey-Gate. See Chris Dorsey fight with the police on the steps of city hall after the jump. There were no winners here.

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Book Review: Vehicular Tankacide by Raven Mack

I've previously let you know about Raven Mack, a writer/zinester/poet/wandering spirit from the Charlottesville area, and his recent quest to bring poetry to the masses through his Rojonekku Hand To Hand Haiku Tournaments. But those events aren't the only things Raven's up to right now; not only does he continue to produce zines (see the ongoing One Thousand Feathers project), he's also self-published a couple of books. His latest is Vehicular Tankacide, a new collection of poetry written in classic Japanese tanka form.

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Get Ready For Record Store Day, RVA-Style--This Saturday!

This coming Saturday, April 19, marks the 7th annual Record Store Day, an international celebration that commemorates the joys of purchasing music in actual stores, from actual people, on actual vinyl. What a concept!

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Black Girls Lay Doubts To Rest With Confident New Album, Claire Sinclaire

What exactly does it take to silence the nonbelievers? The throngs and throngs of commentators that forever criticize a band’s craft? The ones that go so far as to judge a band simply on their name and never their merits? 2014 has given us a partial answer to this concern: the newest release from Black Girls.

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RVA's 'The Metaphysical Circus' To Enter E-Book World

Richmond has been introduced to a new publishing company, one that will redefine the marketing of eBooks and what it means to be a local publisher. Meet The Metaphysical Circus Press (MCP).

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VCU Seniors Bring Video, Sculpture, Performance, More to 'No Fit State' Show

The Sculpture + Extended Media seniors in the School of the Arts at Virginia Commonwealth University are hosting their final show: No Fit State.

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Sigur Rós Performered "The Rains of Castamere" on Game of Thrones Last Night (Spoiler free-ish)

Oh man, I hope you all watched Game of Thrones last night. We're not gonna give any real spoilers here, but if you watched (and listened) carefully, you might have recognized the dudes from Sigur Rós performing "The Rains of Castamere" at Joffrey's wedding.

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