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Cover by Alex Beck
The Steel Wheels
Going from simple picking sessions at the local cafe to hosting their own annual music festival, these touring Americana heroes have seen the growth of the Shenandoah Valley mirror their own.
Virginia Ska Fest
Three bands reflect on what it means to keep a scene alive for the long haul, skanking all the way.
A Day in the Life of a Self-syndicated Political Cartoonist
Comic by Clay Jones
Comic by Greg Steele
Comic by Christine Skelly
Featuring Addy, Ing, Sports Bar, You’re Jovian, and Large Margin.
When this South Korean artist first engaged with glass, the medium spoke back in the subdued organic landscapes of her childhood—a conversation that continues to this day.
The photographs are his own, but the stories? Those amount to nothing less than a multi-generational oral history of the Charlottesville music scene.