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VA Film Festival Preview: Faces in the Mirror

October 29, 2012


In what promises to be a breathtaking visual and musical experience, Faces in the Mirror (created by Dave Matthews Band’s Boyd Tinsley) is a journey through the mystical culminating in an enlightened audiovisual experience. “[Faces in the Mirror] dances. It’s a film that dances with the music and takes you on an emotional roller-coaster ride […]

VA Film Festival Preview: An Evening with Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward

October 19, 2012


How important is the truth? Is it important enough to risk your professional career, or even your life? In the film All the President’s Men, reporters Carl Bernstein (Dustin Hoffman) and Bob Woodward (Robert Redford) are investigate the Watergate scandal for The Washington Post. They are skeptical of both their ability to uncover the truth […]

Do it for the Dames

October 11, 2012


Like any team of determined athletes, the Charlottesville Derby Dames will stop at nothing in the pursuit of victory, so much so that they are willing to sacrifice bruised limbs and even broken bones for the sake of the sport. However, their sport is far from the expected. Much like Ellen Page in Whip It, […]

Become a Jack of all Trades

October 9, 2012


Learning new skills can be enriching. And the Charlottesville Trade School says that they are priceless. Literally. The school offers classes based on a bartering system, in which students bring any item their teacher may request—a plate of cookies, a coffee mug, perhaps an old book or mixed cd—in exchange for a lesson of some […]

Pure Barre Grand Opening Party

September 20, 2012


Val Morini of Pure Barre Charlottesville is calling out to all fitness enthusiasts, experimentalists, occasionalists, and never-seen-the-inside-of-a-gym-ists to celebrate and join the Pure Barre revolution. The Grand Opening Party of the studio will take place this Friday, September 21, at Pure Barre Studios (2200 Old Ivy Road, Suite 101) and will include food, drink, and an opportunity […]