The Seldom Scene, Seen in town April 18

April 5, 2015

ACLU of Virginia Warns Legislators: Governor’s Amendments Would Take Away the Privacy of Virginians

Virginia ACLU

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Virginia has sent emails to all members of the General Assembly last Friday and today urging them to reject Governor McAuliffe’s amendments to bi-partisan privacy legislation that passed during the 2015 General Assembly Session almost unanimously. (more…)

April 4, 2015

Stephen Bennett next up in the Music Series at Harrisonburg’s Court Square Theater

Stephen Bennett

Whether playing his great-grandfather’s harp guitar, his 1930 National Steel or a standard 6-string, Stephen Bennett is a musician to hear. His playing has won awards and critical praise. In live performance and on record, his diverse musical influences and interests are joined with a lifelong love affair with the sound of guitar strings. (more…)

April 2, 2015

Rockingham County: Turkey Capital of the World (This is the rest of the story)

This was posted on Facebook in honor of National Poultry Day, which was March 19th. So many people wanted to view the whole story, we decided to host the article here. Enjoy!

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March 20, 2015

ACLU of Virginia Applauds Governor’s Decision to “Ban the Box”

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Virginia today applauded the Governor’s action on “ban the box” that will help lead the way to greater opportunities for former offenders seeking to reenter the workforce. The Governor’s Executive Order No. 41 prohibits asking about criminal history on state applications, ties any inquiry about past criminal histories to the requirements of individual jobs, and makes sure that criminal background checks are only done by state agencies after a person has been found eligible for a job and is being considered for employment. (more…)

March 19, 2015

Art, music, theater, entertainment

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Bundle up, bring a friend, grab some popcorn and enjoy some of the best live entertainment you’ll see in and around the Valley! Your local community theater, Court Square Theater is the place to be this winter … (more…)

February 25, 2015

Call to Artists : everyone is an artist, everything is art!

Harrisonburg's Court Square Theater part of the Arts Council

unJURIED will be presented by Jon Henry of the Old Furnace Artist Residency; at the Darrin-McHone Gallery

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            Everything is art.

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February 24, 2015

ACLU of Virginia Victory in Case Striking Down Charlottesville Begging Restrictions in Downtown Mall

Virginia ACLU

On February 20, U.S. District Court Judge Norman K. Moon ruled in favor of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Virginia in a case involving a Charlottesville prohibition on begging in certain parts of the downtown pedestrian mall. Judge Moon’s ruling found the city’s ordinance to be unconstitutional, and ordered the City to stop enforcing the ban. The ACLU of Virginia represented the plaintiffs in the case, homeless men who regularly ask passersby for contributions on the mall.

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February 23, 2015

Let’s go to the movies … Best Picture Nominees Imitation Game and The Theory of Everything

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Winter won’t hold on much longer, we’re roaring toward the spring with a blue chip line-up of movies and entertainment including two Academy Awards — Best Picture Nominees Imitation Game and The Theory of Everything! Your local community theater is the place to be this winter … (more…)

February 20, 2015

Harrisonburg promo video . . .

February 7, 2015