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Local Music Check-In: Lester Seal

June 3, 2015 by


Lester Seal has an extraordinary voice. During a recent show opening for the Will Overman Band at The Southern, Seal took the stage with just his guitar and a mic. He strummed, sang, and stomped his bare feet on the carpeted stage, sounding at times like the second coming of Jeff Buckley. “I grew up […]

Local Artist Check-In: Charlene Cross

February 18, 2015 by


At the McGuffey Art Center downtown, housed in a building that has stood since 1916 and used to serve as a school, you will find jewelry-maker Charlene Cross’s studio, among 44 other artists renting space. Among those other artists is painter Jean Sampson who describes Cross as “a wonderful and extremely creative jewelry-maker.” The McGuffey […]

Brendan Rijke – Filmmaker

November 6, 2014 by


Brendan Rijke is the fourth year University of Virginia student filmmaker and director behind the film Fifth Street. Cville Niche caught up with Brendan to chat candidly about his passion for film, love for UVA, and his excitement for this year’s Virginia Film Festival. Be sure to catch his short film Fifth Street, premiering before the Festival’s […]

Local Musician Check-in: Hicham Benhallam

February 19, 2014 by


Since forming last September, Post Sixty Five has exploded onto the Charlottesville music scene, working hard and playing show after show after show to establish themselves on a terrain already saturated with serious talent. Their hard work seems to have paid off, with their shows drawing sizable crowds to local venues such as The Southern, […]

25 Faces of The Virginia Film Festival — Part IV

November 1, 2012 by


PART IV of the 25 Faces of The Virginia Film Festival series includes… Dave Norris, Charlottesville City Councilor and founder of the Charlottesville Institute, Jon Parrish Peede, VFF first timer, UVA Faculty, and Panelist for Chasing Ice, Joel and Jennifer Jones, founders of Big Blue Door, Chloe Kougias, VFF intern, and Jessica Lee, VFF enthusiast and resident designer/part owner at Community Collective. […]

25 Faces of The Virginia Film Festival — Part I

October 30, 2012 by


To celebrate The Virginia Film Festival’s 25th Anniversary, Cville Niche contacted 25 people who are (or have been) a part of the VFF family of volunteers, interns and staff, local enthusiasts that help continue to make this event an annual event, and even first timers who are on the edge of their seats with excitement! […]