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Sam Wilson – Live @ WNRN

July 31 2014, 12:46pm
Categories: In-Studios

Sam Wilson


WNRN Member Gives for 7/28

July 29 2014, 2:05pm
Categories: Membership

Our members are treated to offers and giveaways every week! Find out more and become a member here: www.wnrn.org/membership

Concerts and Events:
1. A pair of passes to see David Gray at Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, MD on Thursday, August 7.

2. Two tickets to Mountain Jamboree, featuring Blind Owl Band, Hot Day at the Zoo and Larry Keel Experience at Massanutten Resort on Saturday, August 30. More information can be found here: www.massresort.com/jamboree.

3. Tickets for you and a friend to see Ash Lawn Opera’s production of Fiddler on the Roof at The Paramount Theater on Wednesday, August 6, or Friday, August 8. Please specify which date you would like to attend in the subject line. More information can be found here: http://www.ashlawnopera.com.

4. Tickets for you and a friend to see Bob Mould at the 9:30 Club in Washington, DC on Saturday, September 6.

5. A pair of tickets to Jerry Garcia’s Birthday Bash feat. Alligator at The Jefferson Theater on Friday, August 1.

6. Two tickets to see Cody Purvis at The Jefferson Theater on Saturday, August 2.

Club Shows:
7. Two tickets to The Southern Belles at The Camel in Richmond on Friday, August 1.

8. Tickets for you and a friend to see Bob Log III at The Southern Cafe and Music Hall on Friday, August 1.

9. Tickets for you and a friend to see Mipso at Clementine in Harrisonburg on Friday, August 1.

10. A pair of tickets to see An Evening with Sam Wilson at The Southern Cafe and Music Hall on Saturday, August 2.

11. Two tickets to see Fear Nuttin Band at The Southern Cafe and Music Hall on Sunday, August 3.

12. Tickets for you and a friend to see Flight of Salt with Jim Waive at The Camel in Richmond on Tuesday, August 5.

13. A pair of tickets to see Holy Ghost Tent Revival at The Southern Cafe and Music Hall on Thursday, August 7.

14. Tickets for you and a friend to see The Horse Flies at Clementine in Harrisonburg on Thursday, August 7.

Movies:
15. Two tickets to see Guardians of the Galaxy at any Regal Cinemas.

Food:
16. A $10 gift certificate to Maharaja off Route 29 in Charlottesville.

17. A $10 gift card to Quiznos Sub in Pantops.

18. A $10 gift certificate for Fardowners in Crozet.

19. A $10 gift certificate to Pasture in Charlottesville.


Opera, Dragon Boats & Patsy Cline make up this week’s WNRN Culture Connection

July 28 2014, 10:25am
Categories: Culture Connection

The second show of Ash Lawn Opera’s season and the Dragon Boat Festival at Rockett’s Landing are hallmarks of summer rolling right along.  Plus a tribute to Patsy Cline rounds out this week’s WNRN Culture Connection.

For information on these events, click on the links below.  To hear this week’s WNRN Culture Connection, click on the podcast triangle at the bottom of this post.

Always Patsy Cline in Lynchburg:

http://www.newsadvance.com/calendar/performing_arts/endstation-theatre-company-s-always-patsy-cline/event_7ca0f750-e115-11e3-a650-10604b9ffeb6.html

Fiddler on The Roof in Charlottesville:

http://www.ashlawnopera.com/summer/fiddler-on-the-roof/

Dragon Boat Races in Richmond:

http://www.gwndragonboat.com/Default.asp?id=161&l=1

FYI:  I saw Avenue Q (part of the Heritage Theatre Festival) over the weekend at it was very good.  If you like irreverent musicals you might want to check it out.

Have a great week and get out there and get cultured.

Mary

The Culture Maven

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Walgreens Richmond International Dragon Boat Race


Wake Up Call: Future of Route 29

July 27 2014, 12:46pm
Categories: Sunday Morning Wake Up Call

On the  July 27th Wake Up Call, Rick is joined by Sean Tubbs, senior reporter for Charlottesville Tomorrow. During the hour they discuss various  upcoming plans, changes, improvements, and legal battles regarding route 29 and the local bypasses.


WNRN Member Gives for the Week of July 21

July 22 2014, 1:57pm
Categories: Membership

More awesome opportunities for our members this week! Find out more and become a member here: www.wnrn.org/membership

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WNRN will be at LOCKN’ Music Festival September 4-7 in Arrington, Virginia. A portion of your purchase supports WNRN and you get free parking when you enter the promo code “WNRN” at checkout. Get your ticket for LOCKN’ Music Festival featuring Furthur, Willie Nelson, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, The Allman Brothers Band, The Wood Brothers, Gary Clark, Jr., Wilco, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Widespread Panic, and many, many more by using this link: http://locknfestivalpromo.tix.musictoday.com/calendar.aspx

Concerts and Events:
1. A pair of passes to see Old Crow Medicine Show at The Rockingham County Fair in Harrisonburg on Thursday, August 14.

Club Shows:
2. Two tickets to The Northerners at The Camel in Richmond on Friday, July 25.

3. Tickets for you and a friend to see Against Me! at The Southern Cafe and Music Hall on Friday, July 25.

4. Tickets for you and a friend to see Big Hoax at Clementine in Harrisonburg on Friday, July 25.5. A pair of tickets to see Sonny Landreth at The Southern Cafe and Music Hall on Saturday, July 26.
6. Two tickets to The Former Champions at The Camel in Richmond on Saturday, July 26.
7. Tickets for you and a friend to see Quimby Mountain Band at Clementine in Harrisonburg on Saturday, July 26.
8. A pair of tickets to see Hospitality and Ex Hex at The Southern Cafe and Music Hall on Sunday, July 27.
9. Tickets for you and a friend to see Moon Hooch at The Southern Cafe and Music Hall on Wednesday, July 30.
Movies:

10. Two tickets to see Hercules at any Regal Cinemas.

Food:
11. A $10 gift certificate to Maharaja off Route 29 in Charlottesville.

12. A $10 gift card to Quiznos Sub in Pantops.

13. A $10 gift certificate for Fardowners in Crozet.

14. A $10 gift certificate to Pasture in Charlottesville.


Horse Thief – Live @ WNRN

July 21 2014, 3:45pm
Categories: In-Studios

Horse Thief


WNRN Culture Connection for July 21 – 27

July 21 2014, 2:19pm
Categories: Culture Connection

One of my favorite musicals (that’s right, I said, “musical”) opens this week in Charlottesville while a different musical plays at one of my favorite summer venues in Richmond.  The weather is so nice right now, it is just great to be outside in general so two of my picks are night time outdoor events.  To learn more click on the podcast below.  For information about featured events, click on the corresponding link.

Lawn Chair Movies:

http://quirkgallery.com/events/lawn-chair-movie-series/

Avenue Q:

http://tickets.artsboxoffice.virginia.edu/single/eventDetail.aspx?p=3846

42nd Street:

http://www.richmondgov.com/parks/documents/BrochureDogwoodDell.pdf

Have a great week and get out there and get cultured.

Mary

The Culture Mavenavenueq

 


On Our Own of Charlottesville Open House

July 17 2014, 1:53pm
Categories: Community Connection

On Our Own will host an all-day Open House on July 26th from 11 to 5pm. This will be on a Saturday so that everyone has the opportunity to check us out! Drop in for part of the day or stay for the duration. We will have snacks, beverages, and door prizes.


Chris Smither – Live @ WNRN

July 17 2014, 10:13am
Categories: In-Studios

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Second Annual Kegs & Corks Microbrew and Wine Festival

July 16 2014, 10:19am
Categories: Community Connection

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The Bedford Area Chamber of Commerce invites you to support their mission of connecting businesses and strengthening communities by attending the Second Annual Kegs & Corks Microbrew and Wine Festival this Saturday in Forest. Sample from 5 Virginia wineries and over 15 Regional breweries. Visit www.bedfordareachamber.com for ticket information


WNRN Member Gives for July 14

July 16 2014, 9:20am
Categories: Membership

Our members receive offers for music events, movies, restaurants and more! Want an email like this every Monday? Sign up here and become a member now.

Concerts and Events:
1. Tickets for you and a friend to see Shawn Colvin & Steve Earle at the Paramount Theater in Charlottesville on Wednesday, September 17.

2. A pair of passes to see Old Crow Medicine Show at Richmond’s Music at Maymont on Sunday, August 17.

3. A pair of passes to Rockn’ to Lockn’ with with Kings of Belmont, Steal The Prize, Erin & The Wildfire and We Are The Design, at The Jefferson Theater on Friday, July 18.

4. A pair of tickets to see The Milk Carton Kids at The Jefferson Theater on Saturday, July 19.

5. Two tickets to Killswitch Engage at The Jefferson on Tuesday, July 22.

Club Shows:
6. Two tickets to Fireworks at The Camel in Richmond on Friday, July 18.

7. Tickets for you and a friend to see King Buzzo (of the Melvins) solo at The Southern Cafe and Music Hall on Friday, July 18.

8. A pair of tickets to see Ha Ha Tonka at The Southern Cafe and Music Hall on Saturday, July 19.

9. Two tickets to Wakey! Wakey! with Christian Marston and Ben Berumez at The Camel in Richmond on Saturday, July 19.

10. Tickets for you and a friend to see Hey Mavis at Clementine in Harrisonburg on Saturday, July 19.

11. A pair of tickets to see Tony Lucca and Tyler Hilton at The Southern Cafe and Music Hall on Sunday, July 20.

12. Tickets for you and a friend to see Scars on 45 at The Southern Cafe and Music Hall on Tuesday, July 22.

13. A pair of tickets to see The Clientele at The Southern Cafe and Music Hall on Wednesday, July 23.

Movies:
14. Two tickets to see Planes: Fire and Rescue at any Regal Cinemas.

Food:
15. A $10 gift certificate to Maharaja off Route 29 in Charlottesville.

16. A $10 gift card to Quiznos Sub in Pantops.

17. A $10 gift certificate for Fardowners in Crozet.

18. A $10 gift certificate to Pasture in Charlottesville.


Rockn’ to Lockn’ – Battle of Virginia Bands @ The Jefferson Theater

July 15 2014, 6:10pm
Categories: Uncategorized

This Friday, July 18th don’t miss Rockn’ to Lockn’ Round 3 at The Jefferson Theater featuring Kings of Belmont, Erin and The Wildfire, Steal the Prize, and The Design. Each band will compete for the last slot in the final battle on August 9th to play Lockn’ 2014 and also receive a cash prize, a feature in Relix Magazine, and more. Event Info HERE.

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Virginia Repertory Theatre Presents “The Color Purple” – 3 Aug

July 15 2014, 10:37am
Categories: Community Connection

Virginia Rep TheatreVirginia Repertory Theatre invites you  to our production of the Broadway musical, The Color Purple, starring Desiree Roots Centeio and Felicia Curry.  Based on Alice Walkers Pulitzer Prize winning novel, the score features ragtime, gospel, jazz, African music, and blues.  The show runs through August 3rd at the Historic November Theatre in downtown Richmond.  Virginia Rep is one of the largest professional performing arts organizations in Central Virginia.  You can find more about us and our shows at our website.


Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection’s “Night at the Museum” – 21 Aug

July 15 2014, 10:29am
Categories: Community Connection

Night at the Museum

Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection presents a summer series titled Night at the Museum. On Thursday August Twenty-First, we’re keeping our exhibitions open until 9 pm and opening up our backyard for live music by Erin and the Wildfire, local beer from Devil’s Backbone Brewery, and an assortment of Charlottesville food trucks, including the Australian Pie Guy. The Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection of UVa is the only museum of Australian Aboriginal art in the United States, and one of two in the world. It is located on Pantops next to Martha Jefferson Hospital. Visit our website for more information.


Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection’s “Night at the Museum” – 18 Sep

July 15 2014, 10:24am
Categories: Community Connection

Night at the Museum

Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection’s presents a summer series titled Night at the Museum.  On Thursday September Eighteenth, we’re keeping our exhibitions open until 9 pm and opening up our backyard for live music by Red and the Romantics, local beer from Devil’s Backbone Brewery, and an assortment of Charlottesville food trucks, including the Australian Pie Guy.  The Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection of UVa is the only museum of Australian Aboriginal art in the United States, and one of two in the world. It is located on Pantops next to Martha Jefferson Hospital.  Visit our website for more information.


Frontier Culture Museum’s Oktoberfest – 3 and 4 Oct

July 15 2014, 10:16am
Categories: Community Connection

Frontier Museum

The Frontier Culture Museum in Staunton invites you to Oktoberfest, October 3rd and 4th .  There will be authentic Bavarian music, German beer, food, and the Sauerkraut Races.  For more information on this event and other happenings at the museum, visit our website.


Campus Kitchen at Washington and Lee’s Free Food for Families in Need

July 15 2014, 10:11am
Categories: Community Connection

The Campus Kitchen at Washington and Lee.  Campus Kitchen is comprised of student volunteers who develop partnerships, plan menus, run cooking shifts, organize drivers, garden, glean and teach nutrition education to children and families.  We will be setting up free family portioned food items for families in need in five locations around the Rockbridge area.  For more information,call 716-307-4878 or visit our website.


Ash Lawn Highland Hosting the Albermarle County Fair – 31 Jul to 2 Aug

July 15 2014, 10:06am
Categories: Community Connection

Albemarle County FairAsh Lawn-Highland, the home of President James Monroe, is hosting the Albemarle County Fair: Thursday, July 31st through Saturday, August 2nd.  Presented by Southern States Cooperative, this three-day agricultural celebration will bring family fun in a historic setting.  You can enjoy farm animals, exhibits, craft demonstrations, live music, games and activities, children’s rides, contests, and programs for the entire family.  The fair is open from four to ten pm on Thursday, and from ten to ten on Friday and Saturday.  Admission is five dollars and free for children under 6 years of age.  For more information about fair programming, or to submit an entry for a contest, visit our website.


WNRN Culture Connection for July 14 – 20

July 14 2014, 10:21am
Categories: Culture Connection

This week: a historical distorted iPhonetography Culture Connection.  More information on these events available via the links underneath the event titles.  To hear this week’s Culture Connection, click on the podcast below.

Ghostbusters… Bent Improv:

http://benttheatre.weebly.com/

I-Distort:

www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10152508690366092&set=pcb.10152508698876092&type=1&theater

Quoit tour:

http://www.historicrichmond.com/about-quoit-events.php

 

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Photo by Marc Borzellica

Have a great week getting out there and getting cultured.

And..

Stay Cool!

Mary

The Culture Maven

Full Disclosure:  Apologies to Big Blue Door.   We found your event listed on another website and initially included it in this week’s Culture Connection.  We now understand that you will be taking the summer off and coming back in the fall to tell more stories and award more jam.


Wake Up Call: Espionage

July 13 2014, 12:39pm
Categories: Sunday Morning Wake Up Call

On the July 13th Wake Up Call, host Rick Moore is joined by Frederick Hitz, ex CIA operations officer, Statutory Inspector General and author of  The Great Game: The Myth and Reality of Espionage . During the hour they discuss the veiled history of Intelligence, from real-life cases to fictional spies, the definition of espionage, means of recruitment, methods of spying, and more.