Arts & Culture

The Xponauts Converge
4:56 pm
Mon September 29, 2014

Cityworks (X)po: Big Ideas for Better Places

CityWorks (X)po starts this week in downtown Roanoke.  It’s an annual event, a summit actually, for people passionate about creating vibrant and dynamic communities.

CityWorks (X)po is dubbed as a place-making event—bringing together entrepreneurs, community organizers…really, anyone interested in boosting connectivity within and between localities.

This year's speakers include new media scholars, investors, authors, a chef, experts in recreation and transportation.

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A Jazz Documentary
11:51 am
Thu September 25, 2014

The Music Never Dies

Jimmy Norman at Roth's Steakhouse in New York

“The Music Never Dies: A Jazz Documentary” will tell the story of several legends of jazz and blues as the movie producers catch up with them in their later years.

Some of them are in their 60s and 70s and still laying gigs entertaining jazz and blues loving audiences around the country and beyond.

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Graphic Novel is Stage Play
5:58 pm
Wed September 24, 2014

The Intergalactic Nemesis

What happens when a reporter and her assistant set off on a story...and what if that story is told in a way that really brings it alive? No, it’s not Public Radio. It’s a Stage Play/Graphic Novel.  It’s called “ The Intergalactic Nemesis” and it’s playing tonight and tomorrow night at the Moss Center for the Arts at Virginia Tech.

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Supporting Autism Friendly Entertainment
4:41 pm
Tue September 16, 2014

SAFE Film Screening in Blacksburg

A showing of the space adventure movie, Guardians of the Galaxy in Blacksburg will be “Autism Friendly.”

Lights in the Lyric Theater in Blacksburg will be low but not off and so will the sound.  There’ll be no trailers before the show starts and patrons are allowed to bring their own food. Standing up or moving around the theater while the movie is on will also be allowed; A comfortable atmosphere not only for people with Autism.

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Arts & Culture
7:16 am
Mon September 15, 2014

An Interview with Dr. Judith Orloff: Learning to Surrender

Dr. Judith Orloff
Credit http://www.womensconference.org/judith-orloff-md/

Tab O'Neal talks with psychiatrist and New York Times bestselling author Judith Orloff about her latest book. It's called The Ecstasy of Surrender - ​the art of letting go. She puts her principles of Daosim to the test, learning that the art of living is to savor it - to go with the flow.  

DrJudithOrloff.com

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