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Thursday, September 19th, 2019

Featured Events

Book Signing: Lynn Coffey

Date and time
Venue Mt. View Tea Room

5 to 7 p.m., Mt. View Tea Room, 5200 Crabtree Falls Highway, Tyro. Nelson County author will be presenting her new book, "Crazy Quilt," which contains interviews with people who are keeping the old mountain crafts and activities alive, as well as the history of many Nelson County landmarks. Details…

Opening reception: “Children’s Book Illustrations: Visual Storytelling"

The Maier Museum of Art at Randolph College. Highlights the art of several illustrators, including current 2019 Caldecott Medal winner Sophie Blackall, who will give an artist talk there at 11 a.m. Sept. 21. In addition to Blackall, the exhibit features illustrators Vanessa Brantley-Newton, whose w…

The Lynchburg Beer, Wine and Cider Festival

Date and time
Venue Lynchburg City Stadium

Noon to 7 p.m., Lynchburg City Stadium. Featuring 75 different kinds of craft beer, cider and wine. Live music from Five Dollar Shake, That 80’s Show, and Mended Fences. Local artisans, food vendors and more. Cost: $25 advance, $30 gate, $15 for designated drivers at gate. Details: www.lynchburgbee…

Academy Gala 2019 featuring Postmodern Jukebox

Date and time
Venue Academy Center of the Arts Historic Theatre

Historic Academy Theatre, 524 Main St. A 1920s Gatsby-themed party featuring live music by Postmodern Jukebox, known for its vintage renditions of modern pop songs. A pre-show dinner, for an additional cost, starts at 5:30 p.m. The theater lobby will open at 6 p.m. and doors to the theater at 7 p.m…

Featured Stories from The Burg

Making the new old again: Postmodern Jukebox transforms contemporary hits into vintage tunes

You’ve heard the expression everything old is new again.

Plan your weekend, Sept. 19-22

Mark your calendars for these weekend events, chosen by The Burg staff. Looking for more to do? Check out our online calendar.

Spinal Tap meets Americana: Musical parody band The Cleverlys transform today's hits into bluegrass standards

To most people, the urban beat of Blackstreet’s “No Diggity” is about as far removed from mandolins and banjos as you can possibly get.

'Bright Star' brings folk legend to the stage

In a world where theatrical productions are often based on books and movies, it’s rare to find a musical on the Great White Way that doesn’…

Dante Alighieri Society celebrating Italian culture during new event

A taste of Italy is coming to Riverviews Artspace this weekend when the Dante Alighieri Society of Virginia, a group of local enthusiasts o…

Photos: Remembering The Cars' Ric Ocasek, 1944-2019

Ric Ocasek, famed frontman for The Cars rock band, has been found dead in a Manhattan apartment. He was 75. Here's a look back at his life …

The Cars' singer Ric Ocasek dead at 75

Ric Ocasek, famed frontman for The Cars rock band, has been found dead in a Manhattan apartment.

On the Eastern Shore, Virginia's Cape Charles is in the midst of a small-town renaissance

Virginia’s cape may not have the widespread name recognition of Cod, May or Hatteras, but the tide is turning for Cape Charles.

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