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UVA specialist talks food allergies
Published on Oct 19th, 2009
0 comments Dr. Peter Heymann, head of Pediatric Allergy and Respiratory Medicine at the UVA Medical Center, spoke with Rick Moore on Sunday about  food allergies. A very informative discussion if you're...
Kelly Watt memorial race gets fifth running
Published on Oct 16th, 2009
1 comments Kelly Watt, the "attitude is everything" 18-year-old whose heat stroke death four and a half years ago rocked the running community and later became the subject of a feature story in Runner's World,...
Armed & Enlightened: Deer hunting for foodies
Published on Oct 13th, 2009
7 comments Jackson Landers, who teaches a deer hunting course for foodies, says he wants to create a "new breed" of hunter in Virginia. PHOTO COURTESY JACKSON LANDERS Back in July, avid hunter Jackson Landers...
Thacker turns 100
Published on Oct 7th, 2009
5 comments Most people can only imagine making it to 100, but for Raymon Thacker, that milestone becomes reality this week. Scottsville's mayor emeritus, Thacker, who's lived in the tiny Albemarle County hamlet...
Nick Lachey delivers merch, feeds hungry
Published on Oct 7th, 2009
3 comments Jessica Simpson's ex will be in town Friday, October 9, to deliver products to three UVA roommates who've low bid on Lachey's reverse auction website, Winnit.com. And he'll volunteer at the Blue...
Poet Taije Silverman at New Dominion
Published on Sep 30th, 2009
0 comments Homegrown poet Taije Silverman reads from her new book Houses Are Fields at the New Dominion Bookshop on Friday, October 30 at 5:30pm. Silverman, who grew up in Charlottesville, has published poems...
Artist & Eccentrics at New Dominion
Published on Sep 30th, 2009
0 comments First time novelist Joanna Smith Rakoff, author of A Fortunate Age, and Dylan Landis, author of the short story collection, Normal People Don't Live Like This, read at the New Dominion Bookshop on...
Chick schtick: Rosenfeld reads at New Dominion
Published on Sep 30th, 2009
0 comments New York chick lit author Lucinda Rosenfeld comes to the New Dominion Bookshop on Wednesday, October 9 at 5:30pm. She'll be reading from her new novel I'm So Happy for You, which explores an average...
A DMB-U2 connection?
Published on Sep 25th, 2009
7 comments Dave Matthews and Mark Roebuck circa 1989. PHOTO BY TALMAGE COOLEY It may not be news to Daveheads, but one of Dave Matthews’ earliest recordings, one that pre-dates the Dave Matthews Band, features...
Blog, reborn: cVillain returns with new masters
Published on Sep 15th, 2009
1 comments Jeff Parsons and Ian Saul have resuscitated gossip blog Cvillain.com. PHOTO COURTESY IAN SAUL Less than two months after its founder shut it down, two-year-old Charlottesville social gossip blog...
Get ready for Playboy's Girls of the ACC
Published on Sep 10th, 2009
2 comments Playboy's Girls of ACC issue hits stands Friday, September 11, featuring one UVA lovely who'll be known in their pages as Jenna Arianna (her first and middle names). The last UVA co-ed picked for the...
Frank Batten dies at 82
Published on Sep 10th, 2009
8 comments Frank Batten, the media magnate who created the immensely profitable Weather Channel, gave UVA its biggest donation, and whose fortune helped build and then prop up the Charlottesville Ice Park, has...
Watergate investigator Ben-Veniste at the Miller Center
Published on Aug 28th, 2009
0 comments Richard Ben-Veniste, who investigated the Watergate break-in and served on the 9/11 Commission, discusses his book The Emperor's New Clothes: Exposing the Truth from Watergate to 9/11 on Friday,...
Straka reads at New Dominion
Published on Aug 27th, 2009
0 comments Andy Straka, author of Kitty Hitter, will read at the New Dominion Bookshop on Thursday, September 17 at 5:30pm. Straka is the author of the Shamus Award-winning and Anthony and Agatha Award-...
Corrigan at New Dominion
Published on Aug 27th, 2009
0 comments Kelly Corrigan, author of The Middle Place, will read at the New Dominion Bookshop on Tuesday, September 15 at 5:30pm. "Kelly Corrigan's utterly absorbing memoir, The Middle Place, is wry, smart, and...
Tietjen reads at New Dominion
Published on Aug 27th, 2009
0 comments Jill S. Tietjen, P.E., the President and CEO of Technically Speaking, Inc., will discuss and sign copies of her book Her Story: A Timeline of the Women Who Changed America at the New Dominion...
UVA's got lots o' Ted tapes
Published on Aug 26th, 2009
0 comments As news of longtime Senator Edward Kennedy's August 25 death circulates, UVA's Miller Center points out that it holds audio of everything from Ted chatting about JFK tributes with LBJ to Nixon...
Wagner traded to Red Sox
Published on Aug 25th, 2009
2 comments Just a week after returning to the Mets' rotation after elbow surgery, relief pitcher and Crozet resident Billy Wagner agreed to be traded this afternoon to the Boston Red Sox, who'll pick up the...
WaPo mag on Synchronicity and the Mumbai attacks
Published on Aug 24th, 2009
0 comments Nearly nine months after the November 26, 2008 terrorist attacks in Mumbai killed a father and daughter from a Nelson County meditation center called Synchronicity, the Washington Post Magazine looks...
Columnist Parsley reads at New Dominion
Published on Aug 10th, 2009
0 comments Columnist Louise Parsley, known for her humorous and insightful stories about parenting, will be reading from her new book Revelations in the Rearview Mirror: One Mother's Hard-won and Hilarious...
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