Former Roanoke Times reporter Beth Macy will discuss her bestselling book “Factory Man” during the Roanoke Valley Reads kick-off event Oct. 14 at Jefferson Center.
“Small Victories” is a delight for Anne Lamott fans. A collection of new and selected old essays, it encompasses the best of Lamott’s writing. Her essays are the perfect mix of personal storytelling and “big picture” ideas.
The band’s music started as “upbeat ska party pop” before transitioning into what it has become popular for on the East Coast: ‘60s retro rock ‘n’ roll with a slightly psychedelic twist, all layered over horn-infused Southern soul.
The summer TV season is technically already upon us, thanks to recent premieres of shows like the M. Night Shyamalan-directed mystery “Wayward Pines,” which has a serious “Twin Peaks” vibe, and the return of reality fare like “The Bachelorette” and “MasterChef.”
Country music continues to evolve as a genre from both outside influences and advances in musical technology.