Entertainment

Karaoke
Published on Dec 26th, 2010
0 comments Be a star. PHOTO BY Derek Gavey - Flickr Rock stars and others in grades 6-12 can beat the winter break boredom and show off your star potential at Northside Library's karaoke party. Sign up to...
Grown-up Game Night
Published on Dec 26th, 2010
0 comments Playing games. PHOTO courtesy of Charlottesville Chess Club Big kids can come unplugged and meet your neighbors at Gordon Avenue Library. We'll have great board and card games on hand for casual...
Games Go Green
Published on Dec 26th, 2010
0 comments PHOTO BY Linda J. Kobert Games go green at Crozet Library where players in grades 6-12 can take a break from the digital world and play some lively board games where the only power you need is...
Snap: Rudolph's ready
Published on Dec 24th, 2010
0 comments Tuesday, December 21 at 2:02pm. PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER The 9th reindeer made a stop on the Downtown Mall a few days before Christmas in the form of Jeffrey Norford. The man who delivers the Hook and...
Epic memento: Schoolteacher gets second chance at poster
Published on Dec 7th, 2010
34 comments Wendy Marsters during her 12-hour wait to get in to the DMB show at JPJ. PHOTO COURTESY WENDY MARSTERS It was only a poster, but it meant everything to Wendy Marsters. The Northern California high...
Snap: Cinderella at Play On!
Published on Dec 3rd, 2010
0 comments Spoiler alert: the characters played by Hott and co-star Mark Ambrose find happiness in the end. PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER The Rogers & Hammerstein musical version of Cinderella, which was written...
Cinderella
Published on Nov 29th, 2010
0 comments Play On! Theatre presents Roger & Hammerstein's Cinderella, a musical fairy tale for the whole family. Play On: The Theatre at IX, 983 Second St., SE. 872-0184.
Artistic Abandon
Published on Nov 29th, 2010
0 comments Artistic Abandon, a new endeavor that combines, friends, food, and fantastic art instruction, hosts a fundraiser to help Camp Holiday Trails, a camp in Charlottesville for special needs children....
Prince and Princess Fun
Published on Nov 29th, 2010
0 comments Young royals of all ages (with an accompanying adult) can join their friends at Northside Library for Prince and Princess Fun. It's 45 minutes of stories, songs, and crafts the whole family will...
Snap: Diana Krall at the Paramount
Published on Nov 29th, 2010
0 comments Krall talks to the Paramount audience. PHOTO BY ROB GARLAND The Paramount Theater may still be basking in the glow from having hosted the world's top-selling female jazz musician. On November 18, in...
Now it's Comcast whose internet went down
Published on Nov 29th, 2010
16 comments So say the Twieeters and the bloggers. (A week ago, CenturyLink either did or did not have a problem.)
Thrusting forward: Caplins offer UVA a new theater
Published on Nov 22nd, 2010
2 comments A rendering of UVA's new Ruth Caplin Theatre. Willam Rawn Associates Last month, UVA held a ceremonial ground-breaking at the future site of the Ruth Caplin Theatre, a three hundred-seat, 20,500...
Mellow Cold: Cold War Kids grow up
Published on Nov 22nd, 2010
1 comments photo by Lucy Hamblin Cold War Kids are self-professed "soul punks," but they might just be settling down a bit with age. After six years together, they prefer to talk books over booze, and they...
DMB at JPJ: Last chance for at least a year
Published on Nov 20th, 2010
33 comments Dave rocks JPJ Friday night. –->Click photo for SLIDESHOW PHOTO BY TOM DALY Dave Matthews Band returned to entertain its hometown on the first of two consecutive nights at John Paul Jones...
The winner: Kathy Erskine takes National Book Award
Published on Nov 18th, 2010
5 comments Kathy Erskine before the National Book Award seal went on her book, Mockingbird. PHOTO BY JEN FARIELLO Charlottesville writer Kathryn Erskine now possesses one of the most prestigious literary...
Not scary: New Deuces tries to shake Outback rep
Published on Nov 18th, 2010
7 comments Deuces Lounge owner Jerome Cherry, right, runs the new club with his son, Jerome Cherry Jr., left, and Jatavious Calloway. PHOTO BY LISA PROVENCE Before the Outback Lodge on Preston Avenue closed...
Children's Holiday Festival
Published on Nov 11th, 2010
0 comments PHOTO courtesy of Amazement Square Kick off your holiday season with a Children's Holiday Festival. The fun includes pictures with Santa, Hope Harris concert, pancake breakfast, holiday crafts,...
It's a Wonderful Life
Published on Nov 10th, 2010
0 comments As part of the holiday movies at The Paramount, the theater presents the holiday classic It's A Wonderful Life. Enjoy concessions during the movie. On the Downtown Mall. 979-1333.
Family Christmas Movie Marathon
Published on Nov 10th, 2010
0 comments Come see family movie classics like Rudolph The Red-nosed Reindeer, Frosty the Snowman, and Santa Claus is Coming to Town at The Paramount Theater's Family Christmas Movie Marathon. 979-1333.
Holiday Spotlight
Published on Nov 10th, 2010
0 comments The Paramount Theater hosts Holiday Spotlight, a festive extravaganza with performances from local music and dance groups every half-hour. On the Downtown Mall. 979-1333.