Been Gone for a Minute...
Hey all, Sorry for the lack of bloggage this summer— and the start of the semester—, we had some internal stuff to work out. But, now that that is all sorted out, expect for all your greater VCU area arts news to be featured here, on the Mainstream (blog).
A TDKR Follow-up article →
If you were wondering what Cory was talking about in the last episode of (digressions), this is an article that better articulates why he thinks Superhero movies exist on a lower plain of film through the Dark Knight trilogy.
Last day of class today!
lunastellaris: Let’s just hope that today is not the day I get stuck in a time loop.
A New Comics Podcast →
In addition to Nerdicus Maximus on WVCW and All Your New Are Belong To Us on the Potboiler Podcasting Network, RVA has a new nerd-culture podcast, Life, Leave Me Alone. Who will rule in the RVA clash of the nerd podcasts ? Honestly you should listen to them all; they all have different styles.
When Carytown Cupcakes sell out of cupcakes before...
Lion King in the Commons
Ever want to sing along to the Lion King in public ? Come to the VCU student commons theater, now!
VCUarts Cinema: Summer Films →
vcuartscinema: The scripts for the summer have officially been selected! Tomorrow the interview process will begin to select crews. We are excited to begin production on the summer intensive films! The selected scripts are as follows: Golden Acres written by Ryan Coleman. Directed by Shane Torres and Line…
Fan of the Fan: Institute for Contemporary Art... →
fanrva: VCU yesterday unveiled the design for a new 3-story museum to be built by 2015 on the parking lot at the southwest corner of Broad and Belvidere. Located at the corner of Broad and Belvidere, near one of the most-traveled entrances to the city, the ICA will be a signature…
We go live in 5!
get at that.
DJ Wars is almost here
potboilervcu: Today, the Potboiler Network stepped out on campus to promote its upcoming event DJ Wars, which will be held this Thursday at 7 p.m. in the Shafer Court Dining Center in the heart of VCU’s campus. At today’s event there was a live DJ Brett Wainner, giving everyone a preview of what was to come. There will be great prizes, great food, and great music. Be sure to check it out!
amber-raleigh: TOO MANY “RVA” BLOGS TO KEEP TRACK OF Truth.
THE SLICE RVA: Radio Lab's Jad Abumrad Speaking at... →
theslicerva: WHOA, Richmond - this is a big deal. For some reason folks are just now being informed that RadioLab’s Jad Abumrad will be speaking at VCU today from 3:30 - 5p at the Commonwealth Theater at 907 Floyd Avenue. Not only does Jad host one of the most incredible radio shows on the air,…
VCU Art Education: Forum Follow-Through →
vcuarted: Join the Art Education Department on Thursday, April 26th where we will extend on the Richmond Forum’s presentation of Sir Ken Robinson and Rafe Esquith! We will be hosting a roundtable discussion to consider the specifics of the Richmond education context and how it can be revolutionized…. If you can’t make to the Richmond Forum, this is your second chance!
Latest episode of What's Up? HERE →
potboilervcu: It’s another day, another podcast! This week’s What’s Up? is all about movies. We’ve got stories from Taylor Clayton, Shane Jones, Victoria Napky, Matt Whitt, Dan Reiner, Michael Allen, Louis Alexis, Jamie Hardesty, and Matt Siegel. Produced by Adrienne Kerr.
potboilervcu: OUR BIG EVENT IS LESS THAN A WEEK AWAY! Whose excited for DJ Wars Thursday, April 26th @ 7 pm?! It’s going to be a great time.
Come at me, bro! (on iTunes)
Ever thought to yourself, “Man, I really wish the Mainstream and (digressions) would just download itself on my computer ?” Well your prayers have been answered. Both have been accepted and updated on iTunes and can be subscribed to! Just because us at the blog have been slacking doesn’t mean you shouldn’t give the boys on the podcast your time! GET AT THEM !!...
youwontlivethisonedown asked: WHAT A GREAT POSTER DESIGN!!!
I'm making this happen-today and tomorrow →
Great plans, great plans
A continuation of The Mainstream (proper), this...
When my friends are going to Belle Island and I am...
wheninrva: And with the way spring has been going, this gets truer and truer
Slackin' on our pimpin'
We at The Mainstream (blog) know that we have been neglecting our duties as blog runners, and we apologize. But if we tell you that it’s the end of semester, would it lessen your disdain ?
The Hollywood Reporter: Stories Behind the Stories →
Iranian Film Series: 'Once Upon a Time, Cinema'
Today @4pm in the Commons Theater, The Iranian Culture Club at VCU presents the first screening of the Iranian Film Series, “Once Upon a Time, Cinema”, a 1992 Iranian comedy film written and directed by Mohsen Makhmalbaf. Admission is free and the event is open to all VCU community members. For more information, contact email@example.com.