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Sunday, November 17th, 2019

Featured Events

Open Studio & Sales

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Venue Art on 12th

2 to 4:30 p.m., Art on 12th, 422 12th St. Celebrate the studio's 10th anniversary, meet the artists and see their artwork. Details: (434) 401-1620.

Jones Memorial Library Lecture Series: 'Bullet Bill Dudley'

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Venue Jones Memorial Library

5 to 6 p.m., Jones Memorial Library, 2311 Memorial Ave. “Bullet Bill Dudley: The Greatest 60 Minute Man in Football” by Steven Stinson, tells the story of Virginia’s first All-American from his unlikely rise to stardom through his Football Hall of Fame career. Open to public. Free. Details: (434) 8…

Coffee & Cards

Date and time
Venue Gilded

5:30 to 8 p.m., Gilded, 1103 Church St. A live screen printing event where attendees can handprint a Christmas card. For adults and children. Cost: $10 for coffee from Nomad Coffee and a card, $5 for each additional card, with proceeds benefiting Miriam’s House. Purchase also includes entry into a …

Gifford Lecture Series: Daymond John

Date and time
Venue University of Lynchburg

7 p.m., Turner Gymnasium, University of Lynchburg. Daymond John, a renowned entrepreneur and star of “Shark Tank,” will speak about “The Five SHARK Points: Daymond John’s Fundamental Keys to Success in Life and Business.” Free and open to public, but tickets are required. Details:…

WNRN Presents: Dead Air II

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Venue Historic Academy of Music Theatre

7 to 11:30 p.m., Historic Academy Theatre, 524 Main St. Twenty-three bands will perform 23 versions of Grateful Dead tunes to celebrate 23 years of WNRN radio. Among the bands performing are Hackensaw Boys, Chamomile and Whiskey, Firecracker Jam, Tony Camm and the Funk Allstars, and Lord Nelson. Co…

Come Together - Tommy Cox and Will Newman Beatles Tribute

Date and time
Venue The Glass House

7 p.m., The Glass House, 1019 Jefferson St. No cover, all ages show. Details:

Featured Stories from The Burg


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They say the streaming service's disclaimer should more clearly identify racist elements of some of its classic movies.


Commentary: 'The Mandalorian' is first TV show that actually looks like movie, and that might be problematic

If television looks this visually stunning, why would fans shell out for movie tickets?


Stephanie Owens returns to Dunbar with music and message

Of all the songs in the musical “Annie,” Stephanie Bettcher Owens’s favorite is “It’s the Hard Knock Life.”


Multidisciplinary artist Xia Zhang explores identity in Sweet Briar exhibit

Seven terra cotta sculptures, each with a large “X” at its center, are lined up in Sweet Briar College’s Pannell Gallery, resembling tombst…


'The Crown' is back with midlife crises, heavy heads and sterling performances

Olivia Colman triumphs as Queen Elizabeth. That doesn't keep some episodes from dragging.


CMA Awards 2019: The best and worst moments, the list of winners and the night's best images

The first 10 minutes of the show were a whirlwind, as more than a dozen female artists took the stage for a medley of classics by female country stars.


Despite female push, Garth Brooks bests Underwood at CMAs

Brooks did highlight female acts during his acceptance speech at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee.


Randolph theater goes old school with 'The Sea Voyage'

What do you get when you mix together French pirates, a mysterious island inhabited by Amazonian women and a pair of castaways?


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E.C. Glass brings bizarre true story to the stage in 'Elephant's Graveyard'

Most places have one of those strange but true stories.

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