DOJ Filing Supports Transgender Student’s Right to Appropriate Restroom Facilities

Virginia ACLU

On June 30, the Department of Justice filed a statement of interest in federal court explaining that transgender students must be allowed to use the restroom that corresponds with their gender identity under Title IX of the U.S. Education Amendments of 1972.

The DOJ filed the statement in G.G. v. Gloucester County School Board, a case brought by the American Civil Liberties Union and ACLU of Virginia on behalf of transgender male student Gavin Grimm, a junior at Gloucester High School. (more…)

July 1, 2015

Court Square: Cool Summer Entertainment


It’s a blockbuster summer, taking you right into the FALL with amazing entertainment! Get out there and have fun! features : Clouds of Sils Maria ; Ex Machina ; If There’s A Rock & Roll Heaven
    Your local community theater, is the place to be this summer
        Court Square Theater


June 4, 2015

Local Art & First Fridays

June 2, 2015

Court Square: Hit Movies, Rockin’ 80s and New York class Comedy


Your spring holds some real entertainment with upcoming award winning moview, Rockin’ from the 80′s, a benefit concert and extreme comedy straight from the New York stand-up scene! Get out there and have fun! Your local community theater, Court Square Theater is the place to be this summer …


May 22, 2015

ACLU of Virginia Condemns Vote to Continue Policing for Profit

Virginia ACLU

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Virginia today condemned the Senate for failing to adopt Governor McAuliffe’s amendment to SB 721 that would have ensured that a person’s property could not be forfeited to the government without a criminal conviction. (more…)

April 20, 2015

Rocktown Beer & Music Festival

Rocktown Beer Fest



April 18, 2015

The Duhks coming to Court Square Theater on May 2nd

The Duhks

One of the most musically adventurous bands to come from the roots scene in the past decade, The Duhks return to the stage is definitely a cause for celebration. Hailed by The New York Times as one of the artists at the forefront of the neo-folk movement, The Duhks (pronounced Ducks) have won admirers as diverse as David Crosby, Dolly Parton and Doc Watson. The Duhks released their long-awaited new studio album Beyond the Blue on June 24, 2014 through Compass Records.


April 14, 2015

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