Monthly Archives: June 2015

Dixie Donuts, Cary St, Richmonf

I am not that big a donut fan but I needed something to tide me over for a couple of hours at work so I stopped at  Dixie Donuts across from the Byrd Theatre when the closed sign was still … Continue reading

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Sunday, crepe day

Sunday is nearly always crepe day. They are so simple to make. For 6 large crepes, 3 eggs, 1.5 cups milk, a teaspoon of vanilla and 1.2 cups flour. Whisk the eggs with a wire whip, add the milk and … Continue reading

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Helen’s RVA

After sprinting across the parking lot to the car from a rained out performance of Much Ado About Nothing at Agecroft Hall we drove around Richmond looking for a spot with power as most of Carytown was without. We ended … Continue reading

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Billy Crystal Fingers @Portrait house

I landed at Portrait House in the Carytown neighborhood and was lucky enough to catch Billy Crystal Fingers spinning old country 45’s, most of which were unknown to me, seemingly both B-sides. Although I used to have hundreds of LPs … Continue reading

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Brass Bands, bands with Brass

It was a good weekend for non-guitar music or non-guitar-centric bands. Friday night started off with a strret performance next to the Byrd Theatre in RVA. A tuba, drums and the remainder of the group comprising trombones. The lead trombone … Continue reading

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Spiral Noodles, RVA

Spiral Noodle, 螺旋, in Carytown has been open about a week and serves noodles. No real surprise there. The place was not very crowded on a steamy summer Saturday night, as they had done no advertising. The walls were painted … Continue reading

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Friday Cheers, Ardent Anniversary RVA

Joe Pug Okay you have friends in the audience that one-up you on Buffalo  football  trivia. Very emblematic of your folk? songs, played in a trio of two guitars and standup bass. A guitarist that solos  in the bass string … Continue reading

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