WMRA is sponsoring the 8th Annual Shenandoah Valley Blues & Brews Festival, and the day’s festivities will have a very special emcee, our own Greg Versen a.k.a “The Professah”, host of Blues Valley. (more…)
The Village Artisans of Port Republic, LLC is holding its Debut Art Show from April 28th through May 1st in the newly renovated Port Republic Town Hall.
Aug 19, 2015 at the Rockingham County Fair . . .
The legacy began some 41 years ago in Jacksonville, Florida, and halted for a decade by the 1977 plane crash that killed three band members, including Ronnie Van Zant and Steve Gaines. Since then, the band tragically lost Allen Collins, Leon Wilkeson and Huey Thomasson, yet Lynyrd Skynyrd rocks on with original member Gary Rossington joined by Johnny Van Zant, Rickey Medlock, Mark “Sparky” Matejka, Michael Cartellone, Johnny Colt, Peter Keys, Dale Krantz Rossington and Carol Chase. (more…)
After the success of 2011’s The End Of The World As We Know It, local playwright and director Jay Zehr brings his newest comedy to the stage at Court Square Theater with the world premiere of If There’s A Rock And Roll Heaven.
MARK YOUR CALENDAR : April 25, 2015 – TICKETS ON SALE NOW
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…)
It happened last week — if you have a news, views or review item to share with harrisonburg readers, please pass it along! Among the better news providers we find WSVA, blogs and others in this week’s news : [*] JMU students accepted into intensive summer medical training program
[*] UNCW’s Adams, JMU’s Brewer Honored as CAA Women’s Golfers of the Week – April 9
[*] Staunton City Council Considering Doubling Cigarette Tax
[*] Mulitple Vehicle Accident Closes US 340 in Virginia
[*] Student Suspended After Alleged Facebook Threats
[*] Teams Volunteer For Blacks Run Cleanup Day
[*] Annual Plane Pull Benefits Fairfield Center
[*] Saturday sunrise in the Shenandoah Valley
[*] Farmers wanted for infrastructure survey
[*] Pamela’s Secrets Building Sold
[*] and more . . . (more…)
Upcoming arts events and happenings in the central Shenandoah Valley … make your plans to enhance your spring with art . Don’t miss the Progressive Party, and other special events . .
What might happen to your work if you replaced every single one of your raw materials, and your main production tools, in one fell swoop? As a surgeon, it might strike fear in the hearts of your clients, not to mention yourself. However, as an artist, taking those risks would put you in the “exciting, I’ve got to see this” category for the community. (more…)
I hear laughter in the thunder I feel comfort on the wind
I see hope in hopeless faces Someday they will love again
People come and walk beside me, until our pathways do divide
Nothin’ much but love to give you, even less have I to hide
– Tim OʼBrien, Darrell Scott, Timothy Page, songwriters (Walk Beside Me)