Archive for March, 2013

Ruki Dreyfuss ~ RIP

Posted in Music with tags , , on March 29, 2013 by kozmicdogz

I just heard that Ruki Dreyfuss who played drums with “the Chumps” and “1/2 Japanese” passed away earlier this month from cancer. Ruki and his brother John were a couple of really nice guys.

Here is a video of “the Chumps” playing at  the Atlantis in DC from 1977:

Marriage For All

Posted in Politics on March 27, 2013 by kozmicdogz


James River Film Festival

Posted in Film with tags on March 27, 2013 by kozmicdogz


The 20th Annual James River Film Festival will be in just a few weeks. April 11-17. The festival of independent filmmaker’s has brought the likes of Stan Brakhage, Richard Kelly, Albert Maysles, and Ross McElwee to Richmond for film showings and discussions.

A week long immersion into the independently minded film creators. The schedule will be coming soon.

This year’s wonderful poster is by Michael Clautice. Let’s just hope it doesn’t snow.

French Film Festival ~ Starts Today

Posted in Film with tags , on March 21, 2013 by kozmicdogz


Richmond is host to the 21st French Film Festival which runs through Sunday March 24th at the Byrd Theatre.

Badlands ~ 1973

Posted in Film with tags , on March 18, 2013 by kozmicdogz

Here is the original trailer from the 1973 film “Badlands” directed by Terrence Malick, starring Sissy Spacek and Martin Sheen.

The folk from the Criterion Collection have posted lots of cool items up on youtube.

Oh Danny Boy!

Posted in Music with tags , , on March 17, 2013 by kozmicdogz

For St. Patrick’s Day a special treat. This is Richmond’s Indigenous Gourd Orchestra performing their rendition of the Irish classic:

Our favorite gourd orchestra has also been asked to submit a video to the TV show “America’s Got Talent.”

One wacky world!

French Film Festival ~ March 21-24

Posted in Film with tags , on March 16, 2013 by kozmicdogz

The 21st Annual Richmond French Film Festival starts Thursday running through Sunday at the Byrd Theatre.

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