Entertainment

Baffling: nTelos Pavilion gets sound upgrade
Published on Apr 16th, 2012
3 comments Crews take down the old acoustic panels at the nTelos Wireless Pavilion in anticipation of a new set of panels to baffle sound away from adjacent neighborhoods and focus it into the popular concert...
FunStuff: Charlottesville events April 19 and beyond
Published on Apr 15th, 2012
1 comments From windows to wisteriaIf you're a do-it-yourselfer, have a green thumb, or just get excited about home renovation projects, this three-day event is probably the most fun you can have without a...
Tom Tom takes McGuffey
Published on Apr 14th, 2012
0 comments The downtown block party to kick off a month's worth of events for the inaugural Tom Tom Founders Festival took place as planned April 13 with a blocked-off Second Street NW in front of the McGuffey...
It came from beneath
Published on Apr 12th, 2012
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Spellbound at the Paramount
Published on Apr 11th, 2012
3 comments A team called "Spellbound" from the Daily Progress won Wordplay, a benefit cultural literacy game at the Paramount Theater Wednesday night. The April 11 event was organized to benefit the Literacy...
American Reunion: Déjà vu all over again for Stifler etc.
Published on Apr 11th, 2012
1 comments American Reunion Directors: Jon Hurwitz, Hayden Schlossberg Starring: Jason Biggs, Alyson Hannigan, Seann William Scott, Jennifer Coolidge, Eugene Levy Playing: Carmike  ~ R - 113 min. Has...
Tom Tom beat: McGuffey block party kicks off month-long fest
Published on Apr 10th, 2012
1 comments Paul Beyer's ambitious vision for Charlottesville's own South by Southwest– the Tom Tom Founders Festival– debuts April 13, a kick-off to 30 days of music, art, and innovation on Thomas...
Super 'Tramp': Van Etten laughs a lot more than you'd think
Published on Apr 10th, 2012
0 comments "I’m not trying to fancy things up too much," says Sharon Van Etten with a laugh. “I’m just a girl in a sweater and jeans playing songs with my friends." It’s a humble understatement for a woman...
Fridays kicks off: Free concert series features lots o' locals
Published on Apr 10th, 2012
1 comments It's been warm so long it might look like summer to you, but in fact, spring is just now sprung, and there's no surer sign than the kick-off of Fridays After Five. The free concert series that brings...
FunStuff: Charlottesville events April 12 and beyond
Published on Apr 8th, 2012
1 comments TJ's b-day Happy birthday to youuuuuu. Happy birthday to youuuuuuuuuuuu! Happy Birthday, dear TJ... It's Thomas Jefferson's 269th birthday! Even if America's third president can't be here in...
Get Nick: Can 'Hot Air' filmmakers raise $65K?
Published on Apr 6th, 2012
9 comments Derek Sieg and Jeremy Goldstein want Nick Nolte bad. So badly that they've launched a "Let's get Nick" campaign, with website and videos. They've taken to the streets– and the Downtown Mall...
Down and dirty: New mud race draws thousands
Published on Apr 5th, 2012
13 comments It was less than two months before race day when Joshua Bare got the bad news: the owner of the Ruckersville-area property where Bare had planned to hold his upcoming Mud Warrior mud race was backing...
Pho-nomenon: Vietnamese soup comes to West Main
Published on Apr 5th, 2012
15 comments Related stories: • Savory spheres: Interior work begins at One Meatball Place • Purple days: Feast! celebrates 10 cheesey years Pho, the hearty Vietnamese noodle soup filled with big chunks of beef...
No coincidence: In Jeff, Duplass brothers win at whimsy
Published on Apr 3rd, 2012
0 comments Jeff, Who Lives at Home Directors: Jay and Mark Duplass Starring: Jason Segel, Ed Helms, Susan Sarandon, Judy Greer Playing: Regal Downtown ~ R - 83 min. Jeff is 30, unmarried, unemployed, and...
Commuter information
Published on Apr 2nd, 2012
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Crozet Geese
Published on Mar 29th, 2012
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Spoofing in Spanish: Ferrell puts twist on his usual cheek
Published on Mar 28th, 2012
0 comments Casa de mi Padre Director: Matt Piedmont Starring: Will Ferrell, Gael Garcia Bernal, Diego Luna – Coming Soon – ~ R - 84 min. Casa de mi Padre is a cheeky comedy by Will...
Eating out's in: City meals tax revenue rebounds
Published on Mar 27th, 2012
6 comments With the recent announcement that Charlottesville and Albemarle County are expecting double-digit increases in meals tax revenue for 2013, it looks like our flair for gastronomy is an indicator of...
FunStuff: Charlottesville events March 29 and beyond
Published on Mar 26th, 2012
0 comments The scent of a neighborhoodOne of Charlottesville's oldest neighborhoods, Belmont is known as one of its most colorful places as well. Now comes photographer Peter Krebs, a recent transplant from...
Madmen... and saucy women
Published on Mar 25th, 2012
2 comments The TV show Madmen had its season premiere on the night of Sunday, March 25, so the Paramount Theater held a party with twinkling martini glasses to celebrate. Upstairs, the Payne Ross ad agency had...