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Taylor Swift: 1989

November 24, 2014 |

Playing the numbers game seems to be working for the seven-time GRAMMY Award winning artist, Taylor Swift. Her latest album, “1989,” is her fifth studio album that was released on Oct. 27, 2014 and sold 1.287 million copies in its … Read More

Back to the “Futures”

November 17, 2014 |

Jimmy Eat World recently embarked on a countrywide tour to support and celebrate the tenth anniversary of their fifth studio album, “Futures,” on Oct. 21 at the NorVa.

“So far, the response has been great,” said Tom Linton, the band’s … Read More

Brand New

November 17, 2014 |

Brand New performed on the last day of their eighteen-day tour to a sold-out crowd at the NorVa on Oct. 30.

 

Joining the band on their venture was Foxing and Cymbals Eat Guitars. Foxing opened the show and quickly … Read More

A monarch roams with The Last Bison

November 12, 2014 |

Andrew Benfante, a Chesapeake native and a former Old Dominion University student, heard the call of music and acted on it. Benufante began attending ODU in 2010, working toward an electrical engineering degree. During his years at the university, … Read More

Skinnie’s Records & Anthems of the Undesirable pop-up shop

November 8, 2014 |

Nicholas Rayfield Staff Writer

Too often does the term “starving artist” run through one ear and out the other. It doesn’t matter whether you play, collect or just listen. It has almost become habitual to hear the over-saturated expression if … Read More

Hello, This Book Will Change Your Life!

November 5, 2014 |

“The Book of Mormon” is outrageous, offensive and over-the-top, but beneath the crude humor and shock value is a surprisingly sweet story of faith, friendship and the potential for religion to change lives for the better. It’s exactly what audiences … Read More

Brantley Gilbert Concert

November 2, 2014 |

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Artistree Festival

October 30, 2014 |

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“Blue Dream” come true

October 22, 2014 |

It’s always a great feeling to see something absolutely spectacular come out of your hometown. It makes you even more proud of where you’re from. Turnover is the trophy that the Hampton Roads area is finally starting to hold … Read More

El Beso de La Abeja: The Kiss of the Bee

October 22, 2014 |

“El Beso de La Abeja,” or “The Kiss of The Bee,” presented by the Latin Ballet of Virginia, brought a splash of color to the Old Dominion University Theater on Oct. 16.

Red, yellow, green and blue fabrics sprawled across … Read More

The Half-Moon Festival in Virginia Beach

October 15, 2014 |

The environment on 16 St., in Virginia Beach, was a vibrant movement full of spirit throughout the Oct. 11. Color lit the night bringing an explosion of beauty that captured every eye. Music flowed as different bands approached the stage … Read More

Freefall Festival: of beer and loathing in West Virginia

October 8, 2014 |

The Second Annual Freefall Festival at West Virginia’s Snowshoe Ski Resort took place Sept. 26 to 28 and featured a craft beer tasting, a downhill mountain bike race, and live acts which included Michael Franti and Spearhead, G Love and … Read More

Beer and Loathing: Adventures at a nascent West Virginia music festival

October 8, 2014 |

By Sean Davis Copy Editor

 

WODU general manager A.j. McCafferty is almost as bad as I am at pool. This was made painfully clear by the long drawn out game that stagnated over the last solid and the eight-ball, … Read More

Whirr comes to Virginia

September 24, 2014 |

What? What’d you say? Sorry, I couldn’t hear you that well.

The Whirr show was louder than I had anticipated. My ears were ringing and my head was spinning afterwards.

When I tell you it … Read More