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Green Tunnel: Hike The AT In Four Minutes

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

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Green Tunnel: Hike The AT In Four Minutes

Virginia filmmaker Kevin Gallagher hiked the entire Appalachian Trial in 2005, and shot sequences of still photos (on actual film) along the way. Years later, he strung them together to make Green Tunnel, a short film that blasts through more than 2,000 miles in about four minutes. Gallagher, a graduate of Broadway High School (class […]

Harrisonburg Live Music in March

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

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Harrisonburg Live Music in March

As always, If you notice that a show is not included in the listing, leave a comment with the relevant information. 3.2.11 Clementine Main Stage: Students Helping Honduras Benefit w/ JMU Acapellas 9PM 3.3.11 Blue Nile: Binary Marketing Show, Hooking Up, Bip Bip 9PM $4 3.4.11 Adona Music: OK Sweatheart The Basement Lounge: Shaq Rock […]

Harrisonburg Live Music in February

Tuesday, February 1, 2011

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Harrisonburg Live Music in February

As always, If you notice that a show is not included in the listing, leave a comment with the relevant information. 2.3.11 Blue Nile: Lights in the Fog 9:30PM Clementine Main Stage: Frontier Ruckus $5 9:30PM Clementine Lounge: DJ Neals Barkley 2.4.11 Clementine Main Stage: Larry Keel & The Natural Bridge 9:30PM $10 Blue Nile: […]

Dance Move Fridays

Friday, January 21, 2011

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Dance Move Fridays

Kendall New, the creator of a video that’s been shared around the Harrisonburg interwebs lately, has been uploading unofficial dance move tutorials to YouTube for a few months. New and his friend, fellow JMU senior Isaac Hulvey, aren’t part of any dance class or group, and have had no official dance training. But once a […]

Harrisonburg Live Music in January

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

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Harrisonburg Live Music in January

This is the first of what hopefully will become a monthly post showcasing all things live music in Harrisonburg. I’ve made an effort to include as many shows as I can, but inevitably some may be left off. If you book music in Harrisonburg and your show is not on this list, please leave relevant […]

ACV To Screen Indie Docs At ‘Art House 101’

Friday, January 7, 2011

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The Arts Council of the Valley (ACV) announces Art House 101, a new film festival celebrating the visual and performing arts January 20, 21, and 22.

Looking Ahead To The 90s

Wednesday, January 5, 2011

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Looking Ahead To The 90s

Someone recently uploaded several old TV3 commercials and “JMU Midweek” segments from 1989 and 1990 to YouTube. Some of JMUTimeMachine’s videos provide an interesting look back at Harrisonburg fashion and advertising circa 1990.

No ‘First Night Harrisonburg’ 2011

Tuesday, December 28, 2010

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No ‘First Night Harrisonburg’ 2011

For the first time in 18 years, there will be no First Night celebration in downtown Harrisonburg on New Year’s Eve. TV3 and the Daily News-Record reported in November that plans for First Night had been dropped by organizers, who cited “a lack of volunteers and financial support” for the event. Doug Manners reported on […]

How Do You Celebrate?

Friday, December 24, 2010

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How Do You Celebrate?

How do you celebrate the holidays — Christmas in particular? EMU professor Heidi Miller Yoder was quoted in a New York Times story about Christmas outside the mainstream. She says some Mennonites, along with certain other Christian groups, tend to take an alternative approach. Heidi Miller Yoder, an assistant professor of religion at Eastern Mennonite […]

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