Entertainment

VH cancels, but Shaw sets impromptu gig
Published on Feb 22nd, 2008
1 comments With nothing to do now that Van Halen's JPJ gig has been postponed for the time being, opening act and neo-soul star Ryan Shaw will play a hastily-scheduled show tonight at Outback Lodge. "He came...
Van Halen show postponed
Published on Feb 22nd, 2008
27 comments Charlottesvillians hoping to "Jump," "Dance the Night Away," and go "Running with the Devil" tonight will have to wait a little longer. Van Halen's concert at John Paul Jones Arena scheduled for...
Gladys Knight to play Pavilion
Published on Feb 21st, 2008
3 comments April 12 update: CANCELLED *** Pollstar is reporting that soul queen Gladys Knight will be one of many acts heating up summer nights at the Charlottesville Pavilion this season. Knight began singing...
Tim Gunn gives UVA his guide to post-grad style
Published on Feb 20th, 2008
0 comments "Silhouette, proportion, and fit." Three simple words for Tim Gunn's unofficial guide to style. Of course, his official Guide to Style could be seen on the Bravo network until recently, in addition...
Van Halen tickets still available
Published on Feb 20th, 2008
15 comments Two days away from the Charlottesville show, Van Halen has still not sold out the house at John Paul Jones Arena. A JPJ official concedes that the facility expects a crowd of "upwards of 12,000-13,...
Capshaw estate on the block
Published on Feb 18th, 2008
3 comments Seven Oaks, the historic Greenwood estate owned by DMB manager, Musictoday founder and real estate magnate Coran Capshaw, is for sale for $12.5 million. The 1840s, 6,870-square-foot house is on the...
College shooting movie due out in April
Published on Feb 15th, 2008
2 comments Its release delayed by the April 16, 2007 shootings at Virginia Tech, Dark Matter– a movie about a disturbed student who kills his classmates by shooting them in their classroom– will see...
Tiki writing for Colbert?
Published on Feb 14th, 2008
1 comments With the conclusion of the writer's strike, last night Comedy Central's Stephen Colbert welcomed back each member of his writing staff individually. However, some of these faces were not like the...
Roger Mudd added to Book Fest line-up
Published on Feb 13th, 2008
4 comments Veteran newsman Roger Mudd comes to Charlottesville March 25 to read and discuss his memoir, The Place to Be, at 7pm at the Senior Center. Virginia Festival of the Book organizers announced this...
Calhoun on YouTube’s homepage
Published on Feb 12th, 2008
0 comments [youtube width="225" height="150"]NawDCPnmt1w[/youtube]It's already been viewed over 210,000 times, and since the Gordonsvillian's win at the Grammys, Ann Marie Calhoun's YouTube audition to play...
Sound bite: City proposes new noise restrictions
Published on Feb 11th, 2008
6 comments The city of Charlottesville is proposing a series of amendments to its noise ordinance in an attempt to address concerns about late night noise "emanating from such establishments as the Buddhist...
Calhoun dishes about rock royalty at the Grammys
Published on Feb 8th, 2008
1 comments Local violinist Ann Marie Calhoun is two nights away from finding out if she's going to emerge from the pack of three finalists to win YouTube's "My Grammy Moment" vote and earn a featured slot...
Cirque du Soleil comes to…Waynesboro?
Published on Feb 5th, 2008
0 comments Cirque du Soleil is coming to JPJ...again...but this time you can avoid the $34 to $92 tickets prices and check it out for free in, of all places, downtown Waynesboro. The fantastical stilt walkers,...
Grammy-bound Calhoun makes top three
Published on Feb 5th, 2008
0 comments While voters associate Super Tuesday with politicians, February 5 was also the day that online voting sent Central Virginia violinist Ann Marie Calhoun to the Grammy Awards. As part of a YouTube-...
Feist to open Pavilion season
Published on Feb 5th, 2008
0 comments Canadian songstress Feist will open the 2008 season at the Charlottesville Pavilion. The singer best known to mainstream audiences for her colorful turn in an iPod commercial last year will take the...
Staunton porn case prompts statewide crackdown?
Published on Feb 4th, 2008
7 comments When Staunton prosecutors levied eight felony obscenity charges against the owner of After Hours Video in November, obscenity cases were few in Virginia. Now it appears Staunton may have started a...
Forgery trial continued for publicist to the stars
Published on Feb 1st, 2008
0 comments Posted 2/1/08; updated 2/2/08. After a year of anticipation, Buckingham publicist and chicken farmer Tommy Garrett will have to wait another week to have his day in court. At 2pm Friday, February 1...
Moore keeps yukkin’ on screens big and small
Published on Jan 31st, 2008
0 comments Less than a year after he first shocked late-night cable TV audiences as part of the New York-based comedy troupe the Whitest Kids U' Know, former Louisa County resident and Covenant School alum...
CavDaily lauds Sheffield reading
Published on Jan 31st, 2008
1 comments Former Charlottesville-based rock critic Rob Sheffield, still mourning after the unexpected and way-too-young 1997 death of his wife, gave a reading last week reviewed this morning by the Cavalier...
Local woman gets chance at Grammy gig
Published on Jan 27th, 2008
3 comments A local musician who has already performed with some of the world's greats: Jethro Tull, DMB, and–- most recently–- Ringo Starr, still finds that she has to resort to unusual tactics to...
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