Entertainment

The Bridge Film Series hosts two-night Bela Lugosi Birthday Bash
Published on Oct 9th, 2010
0 comments The Bridge Film Series celebrates Bela Lugosi's birthday with a two-night bash hosted by UVA adjunct film lecturer, Matt Marshall. On Tuesday, October 19, enjoy Dracula and The Raven. On Wednesday...
Spirit Walk
Published on Oct 9th, 2010
0 comments IMAGE courtesy of the ACHS The Albemarle Charlottesville Historical Society hosts their 16th Annual Spirit Walk. It's a ghoulish guided evening tour of historic Charlottesville where "spirits" from...
New wave: Lots o' new movies at VA Film Fest, plus 'Hellboy' filmmaker and 'Belle' voice
Published on Oct 7th, 2010
2 comments Film fest director Jody Kielbasa offers 100 movies in four days, and says there could be more. PHOTO BY LISA PROVENCE You read what's hot at Sundance, at Toronto, at Cannes, and wonder, when will...
Zombie 5k: Director wants you to race until you're undead
Published on Oct 7th, 2010
14 comments With these lovelies behind you, wouldn't you run? PHOTO COURTESY BRIAN WIMER Anyone who says they'll only run if someone's chasing them now has an opportunity to prove it. The Zombie 5k, taking...
Slideshow: Crozet Music Festival
Published on Oct 5th, 2010
2 comments At the annual Crozet Music Festival October 1-3, banjos were plucked, guitars were strummed, and voices soared, as dozens of musicians and bands entertained a boisterous crowd. The skies cleared...
7 festivals... and other 'Achievements' for local film
Published on Oct 5th, 2010
0 comments Chris Farina's film, subject of a February cover story, is screening this month at festivals as far away as Norway. HOOK COVER Seven months after it premiered at the South By Southwest film festival...
Bring Your Fire Truck
Published on Oct 4th, 2010
0 comments Meet Sparky the Fire Dog and have fun with the moonbounce, jugglers, face-painting, and refreshments when Charlottesville Fire Corps hosts "Bring Your Fire Truck" to benefit the Central Virginia...
Furr in the Forest
Published on Oct 4th, 2010
0 comments Precious. PHOTO courtesy of Rikki's Rescue Animal lovers of all ages are invited to come celebrate fall with the critters when Rikki's Refuge hosts a Fall Furr Fest. Meet Vincent the Fortune Teller...
Healthy Living Fair
Published on Oct 4th, 2010
0 comments Whole Foods Market. PHOTO courtesy of Whole Foods Market Whole Foods Market hosts a Healthy Living Fair with vendors, cooking and educational classes, movie screenings, samplings, and more. Be sure...
New venue gem? Outback out, Deuces in
Published on Sep 28th, 2010
2 comments One of the recent theme nights that Deuces Lounge hopes will attract folks who want to get down. PHOTO FROM DEUCES FACEBOOK PAGE In case you haven't heard, the old Outback Lodge at 917 Preston...
Interview: Ratatat on the science of strange instrumentals [plus: free tickets!]
Published on Sep 27th, 2010
46 comments Ratatat's Evan Mast and Mike Stroud have been squawking away on their guitars for years, but now that hybrid electronic dance-rock has become defined by LCD Soundsystem (that'd be this week's marquee...
UVA screens Teshigahara Horishi's THE FACE OF ANOTHER (Tanin no kao)
Published on Sep 25th, 2010
0 comments The University of Virginia's East Asia Center and Asia Institute's Japan Foundation Film Series, "Japanese Films of the 1960s," presents director Teshigahara Hiroshi's 1966 sci-fi post-war film,...
Grownup flicks: ATO launches feature films with 'Mao'
Published on Sep 21st, 2010
0 comments Chi Cao and Camilla Vergotis strike a ballet pose in the new ATO film. PHOTO BY SIMON CARDWELL/SAMUEL GOLDWYN FILMS/ATO PICTURES With Netflix and YouTube grabbing eyeballs, and with blockbusters...
Lion on the lam: Bazan leaves church while still speaking to flock
Published on Sep 20th, 2010
1 comments David Bazan was the brains behind Pedro the Lion, that rare breed of devotedly Christian rockers who win mainstream raves while thrilling the faithful with music far edgier than singalongs. A few...
Hair apparent: Local stylist does Fashion's Night Out
Published on Sep 13th, 2010
2 comments Gisele gets ready for her 'do. PHOTO COURTESY LUCAS SHAFFER New York's Fashion Week can seem a world away, but for Charlottesville-based hairstylist Lucas Shaffer, it was an opportunity to show the...
Charlotte's Web
Published on Sep 13th, 2010
0 comments E.B. White's loving story of the friendship between a pig named Wilbur and a little gray spider named Charlotte comes to life in Charlotte's Web. This 60-minute play is performed at the Paramount...
Hook launches "Dinner on a Dime"
Published on Sep 13th, 2010
5 comments Think Restaurant Week was a deal? Check this out: entr©e plus an app or dessert at places like The Biltmore, Brookville Restaurant, Enoteca Italian Wine and Panini Bar, La Cocina del Sol, Mono Loco,...
Veggie Love
Published on Sep 10th, 2010
0 comments Everyone is invited to eat more veggies at Charlottesville's 15th annual Vegetarian Festival. It's a celebration of a healthy and humane lifestyle that brings together diverse individuals and...
Join the Parade
Published on Sep 10th, 2010
0 comments Ever dreamt of being in a parade? Now's your chance. The Crozet Library is participating in the Crozet Volunteer Fire Department's 100th Year Celebration Parade, and we're looking for some fun folks...
GermanFest
Published on Sep 10th, 2010
0 comments Shenandoah Germanic Heritage Museum (SGHM) hosts GermanFest, an Oktoberfest-like festival featuring children's activities; re-enactors from the Revolutionary, Civil, and French and Indian Wars; arts...