Entertainment

New look: Kielbasa puts stamp on 23rd Film Fest
Published on Nov 8th, 2010
6 comments Stanley Nelson discusses his documentary after the screening of Freedom Riders. PHOTO BY DEBRA COHEN At 10am on Saturday, with a day of screenings left to go, the Virginia Film Festival broke its...
Snap: Dylan Sneed at the Garage
Published on Nov 8th, 2010
1 comments 8:31pm, Thursday, November 4. PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER Texicana musician Dylan Sneed performed last Thursday, November 4, at the Garage.
Snap: A Fine Frenzy at Old Cabell
Published on Nov 4th, 2010
0 comments Click photo for SLIDESHOW. PHOTO BY TOM DALY Photos of the November 2 performance by A Fine Frenzy–- the best musical act you've never heard of–- have now been put online in a slideshow.
CHS Orchestra director to accompany A Fine Frenzy tonight
Published on Nov 2nd, 2010
4 comments Laura Mulligan Thomas. FILE PHOTO BY JEN FARIELLO The director of the Charlottesville High School Orchestra, a group whose students have been launched into Taylor Swift's and other internationally...
Del Toro bags Film Fest appearance
Published on Oct 29th, 2010
7 comments Hellboy creator Guillermo del Toro, who was scheduled to present his new movie, Don't Be Afraid of the Dark, as the Virginia Film Festival's Saturday night showcase, has canceled because of a "...
The Bridge and Kevin Everson present The Digital Media Gallery
Published on Oct 28th, 2010
0 comments In association with the Virginia Film Festival, The Bridge and UVA art prof Kevin Everson present "The Digital Media Gallery," featuring a diverse and interactive installation of film and video art...
Perriello survives Colbert
Published on Oct 28th, 2010
14 comments The Colbert Report Mon - Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c Indecision 2010 - Revenge of the Fallen - Tom Perriello www.colbertnation.com Colbert Report Full Episodes 2010 Election March to Keep...
Snap o' the day: Caution--- Scary zone
Published on Oct 27th, 2010
0 comments Haunting images from Greene County. PHOTO BY LISA PROVENCE The Grim Reaper awaits hapless trick-or-treaters in Stanardsville.
Concentrated E'Ville: 6 Day Bender's new album kicks like a mule
Published on Oct 25th, 2010
4 comments Not a poor man's Avett Brothers. PUBLICITY PHOTO 6 Day Bender has a new record coming out, and it's got some promise. (Yeah, I still call them "records"–- so sue me for going to college before...
Family Day at the Film Festival
Published on Oct 25th, 2010
0 comments The Virginia Film Festival invites young film buffs to walk the red carpet before attending free screenings of Walk the red carpet before attending a free screening of the Hollywood classic "National...
The Diary of Anne Frank
Published on Oct 25th, 2010
0 comments Her words have kept her spirit alive in the minds and hearts of readers all over the world. Relive the remarkable life of Anne Frank as she shares with you her hopes, dreams, and observations on...
Piano gal: An angst-free Frenzy offers broken-hearted romance
Published on Oct 23rd, 2010
7 comments The posters have hit the streets of Charlottesville, but the distinctive red hair has gone missing. PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER Some female singer-songwriters try humor (Ingrid Michaelson), some try...
Snap: Getting ready for laughs
Published on Oct 20th, 2010
5 comments Emcee Blake Wilding offers the comedians a pre-performance briefing at 8:59pm on October 19. PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER Comedians ready for their five minutes in the spotlight Tuesday night at 12th...
Carter's cars: Interstate traffic snarled by... apple festival
Published on Oct 19th, 2010
11 comments Carter Mountain a week before the frenzy. FILE PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER Cars backed up for miles on Saturday, October 9, snaking from Route 53 onto Route 20 South and then even further–- onto...
Interview- How to: Industry vets 311 on the secret to musical success
Published on Oct 18th, 2010
13 comments 311, twenty years strong. PUBLICITY PHOTO To all aspiring musicians or hopeful up-and-comers in the music biz, Omaha natives and industry veterans 311 have some advice for you: keep working hard,...
Zomb-er event: Inaugural Zombie 5K draws hundreds
Published on Oct 18th, 2010
0 comments Zombies race past City Hall and MORE PHOTOS. PHOTO BY JEANNE NICHOLSON SILER When director Brian Wimer first conceived of the zombie-laden running race as a guerrilla marketing tool for his new film...
Win free concert tickets with your Halloween costume
Published on Oct 18th, 2010
12 comments Electronic jamband rockers The Disco Biscuits have big plans for Charlottesville on Halloween. First, they're headlining a show at the Pavilion, which will then be followed by a late night all-...
Parking Lot Movie on PBS
Published on Oct 13th, 2010
15 comments Documentary filmmakers dream of finding a wide audience for their work, and for the directors of The Parking Lot Movie, that dream comes true with the Tuesday, October 19 national airing of the film...
Festy inaugurates in Nelson
Published on Oct 12th, 2010
3 comments A tent gleams in the Festy night. PHOTO BY G. MILO FARINEAU A new musical tradition was launched in Nelson County over the Columbus Day weekend: the Festy, which took place at Devil's Backbone...
Inaugural Dinner on a Dime wrapped up Sunday
Published on Oct 12th, 2010
0 comments Participating restaurant Cocina del Sol in Crozet appeared packed Friday, October 8. PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER Charlottesville's first-ever "Dinner on a Dime," a sort of discount version of the...