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Checking in with the Locals: Lauren Stonestreet

December 16, 2014 by

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Charlottesville is a city filled with local-loving people, and a spirit of community and collaboration unlike anywhere else. Every week, Cville Niche will celebrate that spirit by featuring a local’s top picks. Check out previous local check-ins! Lauren Stonestreet This local lady is a photographer and creative director, dancer, and musician. Her presence is invigorating, and […]

Local Artist Check-in: Emily Hancock

November 26, 2014 by

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Beyond the city, off 250 West just before Three Notched Road leads you into Crozet, a large sign in the shape of a hand points you to The Barn Swallow during open hours. It was here on a recent dark winter’s night that I turned in toward the barn that has stood since the 1800s, […]

Local Artist Check-In: Virginia Rieley and Eliza Evans

August 6, 2014 by

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Local people, local places, local wine. Mixed media artist Virginia Rieley and acrylic portrait painter Eliza Evans are collaborating for a show at Blenheim Vineyards, opening this Friday. One of their many collaborative projects, the exhibit will highlight a few of Charlottesville’s familiar “faces and places.” Eliza’s portraits of Blenheim staff along with Virginia’s mixed-media Charlottesville […]

Local Artist Check-in: Brian Wimer and the IX Art Park

June 25, 2014 by

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Local artists of all mediums are reaching to Kickstarter as a means to gain momentum for expanding their creative ideas and work. In Cville’s art scene, locals like film maker and IX Art Park purveyor Brian Wimer have a “why wait?” and “dream big” mentality when it comes to art. In just six months, Wimer has managed […]

Checking in with the Locals: Elizabeth Casey

June 17, 2014 by

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It’s been one year since we started checking in with the local-loving people of Charlottesville, featuring the faces of Cville and their top picks every week. For this special occasion, we’re checking in with the Cville Niche Team! This group of locals is passionate about what they do in this great city. So far we’ve checked […]

Spring Arts Round-up

April 4, 2014 by

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Spring is gearing up to be packed with great local art events happening all over town. We asked art galleries, shops, and locals one question: “What should we look forward to at your upcoming arts events this Spring?” Catch a glimpse of what the galleries, shops, and locals are saying cannot be missed! The Bridge […]

Local Artist Check-in: Anna Bryant

January 29, 2014 by

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There is nothing Cville loves more than food, and that is why local artist Anna Bryant, through her impressionist-like still life paintings of food and drink, has already captured our hearts. Inspired by the simplicity of nature and the everyday, Bryant breaths life and light into ordinary objects through her alla prima technique. With a rich creative […]

Music Venue Check-in: The Garage

March 20, 2013 by

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Sam Bush is the founder and operator at one of the recent – and most unique – music venues to pop up in town, The Garage. Located in the parking lot of Hill and Wood Funeral Home on N. 1st street, on show (or gallery) night, the door to The Garage opens up and transforms […]