The day the music died


Why we’re no longer hosting live music. And how the music industry is helping kill Main Street across the nation.

Pre-Spring Fling specials all week

Pre-Spring Fling

Every night this week we’ll have specials ranging from a St. Paddy’s Day feast with music to a Girls’ Night Out to a Spring Prix Fixe. Check the blog for more.

A little holiday mood

Christmas card

I’ll admit that I have a bias against early holiday decorating. I love Halloween, so I want to enjoy it to the hilt in October, planning costumes and figuring out whether to hold the haunted bash, or attend one. When November rolls around, my mind is on all kinds of autumnal foods, seasonal foods, new […]

Tuesday nights open acoustic jams

Acoustic Jams at AVA

You asked and we listened. (Or maybe it was, you sang and we listened.) And what was it that we lent our ears to so eagerly? Music, of course! Open jams So here’s the backstory. For a while now I’ve had more than a few people come to me looking for a place for to […]

Grunge Prom at AVA

Grunge Prom at AVA

Back in high school music was my thing, my favorite thing. I could listen to records all day with any free time I had and put in my, ahem, walkman, when I was multi-tasking — or slacking! It also happened to be my great good fortune to have grown up during the height of the […]

Seymour and Seymour Art Show with Chakra Khan

Chakra Khan Logo

Tomorrow night we will be hosting our dear friends, Kelly and Jeff Seymour, in their first art show since launching their home business. Kelly makes gorgeous mosaics and beautifully scented soaps and lotions and Jeff makes wonderful petrified wood and metal necklaces. Our friend, Greg Burns will be playing with his newest band Chakra Khan […]