Entertainment

Music by the Pool
Published on Jul 31st, 2010
0 comments The cool of the pool. PHOTO By Lee Coursey - Flickr Fry's Springs Beach club presents their summer concert series, Music by the Pool. The fun includes food, beverages, swimming, kids activities,...
Sheffield writes again: Second book an ode to girls, Duran Duran
Published on Jul 28th, 2010
6 comments Rob Sheffield, the Rolling Stone music critic who got his start here in Charlottesville and whose first book, Love is a Mix Tape, detailed his love affair with his late wife and was the subject of a...
Snap: Moriah Harris at Blue Moon
Published on Jul 28th, 2010
3 comments Moriah Harris PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER Singer-songwriter Moriah Harris (who sounds a little like Norah Jones) performs at Blue Moon Diner Monday, July 26 in support of her new album of rainy-day music...
Aaargh!
Published on Jul 27th, 2010
0 comments Swashing and buckling abounds as Robert Louis Stevenson's classic Treasure Island is brought to life by local children and youth through a partnership between Old Michie Theatre and PVCC. Pirate...
Primus Ribbing: Claypool on how to be a goofball--- er, satireball
Published on Jul 27th, 2010
6 comments In the early and mid '90s, Les Claypool quickly became a major influence on an entire generation of bassists when his band hit it big on mainstream alt-rock radio. This was fairly unreasonable,...
The angler: Hamner makes fishy contribution
Published on Jul 26th, 2010
0 comments Earl Hamner is mum about who gets his papers. FILE PHOTO BY JEN FARIELLO Let's be clear: Earl Hamner, the creator of the TV classic, The Waltons, quipped this story's "fishy contribution" headline...
Landlord gives Bel Rio a thumping of its own
Published on Jul 16th, 2010
28 comments The view from inside Bel Rio. FILE PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER After a persistent controversy over its musical volume and allegations of late-night rock-and-roll bass thumping disturbing the sleep of...
Movies in the Park
Published on Jul 14th, 2010
0 comments The cool of the pool. PHOTO BY Lee Coursy - Flickr Charlottesville Parks and Recreation invites swimmers and others over to Meade Park for a free swim at Onesty Family Aquatic Center from 5:30-7:...
11-year-old local girl wins on Jeopardy
Published on Jul 7th, 2010
17 comments Jeopardy's Alex Trebek greets Millner. PHOTO BY JEOPARDY The Chalottesville-area girl who went to California to participate in Kids Week on America's longest-running game show came back with $15,000...
Emmylou Harris coming to Paramount
Published on Jul 6th, 2010
6 comments Emmylou Harris poses with local musician Dave Matthews and Elvis Costello. PHOTO FROM THE EMMYLOU HARRIS WEBSITE Singer-songwriter-legend Emmylou Harris will perform at the Paramount Theater...
Les Yeux du Monde presents "Academy Concert VI" with Wolfgang Seierl
Published on Jul 3rd, 2010
0 comments Wolfgang Seierl, Untitled. Les Yeux du Monde, in conjunction with the Wintergreen Summer Festival and Academy, presents "Academy Concert VI (LYDM)" with Austrian guitarist and artist Wolfgang Seierl...
Les Yeux du Monde presents Wolfgang Seierl concert, "The Painter as Composer and Guitarist"
Published on Jul 3rd, 2010
0 comments Wolfgang Seierl, Untitled. Les Yeux du Monde presents "The Painter as Composer and Guitarist," a concert of acoustic and electronic music by Austrian guitarist and painter, Wolfgang Seierl, whose...
The Jungle Book
Published on Jul 1st, 2010
0 comments Ever been abandoned in the jungle, adopted by wolves, taught by a bear, befriended by a panther, and chased by a tiger? Join Mowgli and your favorite bunch of Jungle Book characters when the...
Movies in the Park
Published on Jul 1st, 2010
0 comments Charlottesville Parks and Recreation invites folks to pack a picnic dinner and bring a blanket over to the park and stay for movie night starting at 8:30pm. 970-3260. Saturday, August 21 at Forest...
Vive la France
Published on Jul 1st, 2010
0 comments Ash Lawn-Highland. PHOTO BY Tony the Misfit - Flickr Ash Lawn-Highland, the home of President James Monroe, celebrates Bastille Day. Visitors can get an education in the French ways of war–...
Cry of the Mountain
Published on Jul 1st, 2010
0 comments In the summer of 2009, Charlottesville's Adelind Horan interviewed Appalachian mining company executives, environmentalists who were protesting mining operations known as mountaintop removal, and...
Reel to Tweel: Filmmaker scores at LA film fete
Published on Jun 30th, 2010
2 comments Producer Steven Klein and Director J. Clay Tweel at the LA Film Festival Awards Brunch PHOTO COURTESY WIREIMAGE.COM Sometimes, the first time is the charm. Out of a pool of over 2,000 submissions,...
Empty ice: Park closes after 14 years
Published on Jun 30th, 2010
3 comments Maren, 5, and her mother, Sara Willard come off the ice at 4:38pm Wednesday. PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER One of Charlottesville's landmarks, a building credited with symbolizing– if not sparking...
Chess Club
Published on Jun 29th, 2010
0 comments Play Chess. PHOTO courtesy of CCC The Community Chess Club offers players of all ages and skill levels the chance to learn and practice the game every Thursday evening. Children are welcome,...
Snap: Fas times in Waynesboro
Published on Jun 24th, 2010
3 comments Riders race on the figure eight. PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER Googling the words "Waynesboro" "va" and "go-karts" brings up all kinds of things, but it's not until page 5 of the Google results that this...
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