Snap o' the Day

Snap: It's snowing naked men, hallelujah
Published on Dec 16th, 2010
8 comments Three men and one pair of shoes. PHOTO BY NATALIE KROVETZ So this is what happens when it snows at UVA. Natalie Krovetz captured a scene of streaking today on the Lawn.
Snap: Afternoon light on barn
Published on Dec 12th, 2010
2 comments 3:31pm, December 11 in Greenwood. PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER The Saturday afternoon sun illuminates a barn and sailboat in Greenwood yesterday. While yesterday was perfect for shooting skeet and other...
Snap: Apartment changeover at the Jefferson
Published on Dec 8th, 2010
1 comments Tools of living, as seen in the vestibule of the Jefferson on the afternoon of November 11. PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER One of the many cool things about the Jefferson Theater is that there are several...
Snap: Cinderella at Play On!
Published on Dec 3rd, 2010
0 comments Spoiler alert: the characters played by Hott and co-star Mark Ambrose find happiness in the end. PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER The Rogers & Hammerstein musical version of Cinderella, which was written...
Snap: Utility pole-raising
Published on Dec 2nd, 2010
1 comments Workers raise the pole at 9:29am Thursday. PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER Ever wonder how a utility pole gets raised? Well, it appears to involve a boom on a truck, as this December 2 install along Second...
Snap: Diana Krall at the Paramount
Published on Nov 29th, 2010
0 comments Krall talks to the Paramount audience. PHOTO BY ROB GARLAND The Paramount Theater may still be basking in the glow from having hosted the world's top-selling female jazz musician. On November 18, in...
Snap: How the City sucks its leaves
Published on Nov 26th, 2010
1 comments The traffic-snarling operation takes place on Market Street at 8:12am on Tuesday, November 23. PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER The City sucks up leaves from its street trees by having one worker blow the...
Snap o' the day: Butchered tree in autumn
Published on Nov 23rd, 2010
15 comments Bury my heart at wounded tree: Railroad Avenue in Crozet, photographed November 21. PHOTO BY LISA PROVENCE Despite an unfortunate proximity to power lines and a brutal haircut, this Crozet oak hangs...
Snap: Short-term wayfinding duplication
Published on Nov 22nd, 2010
2 comments This pair stand in front of the Tarleton Oak gas station, photographed November 9. PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER Old and new stand back-to-front during the final days of the old downtown signs with cut-out...
Snap: Grand Illumination
Published on Nov 20th, 2010
0 comments Twas an 18-foot fir. PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER The city's holiday tree (as it's ecumenically called) was lit Friday night on the Downtown Mall in a ceremony that featured kids events and the...
Snap: Sunset over Ragged Mountains
Published on Nov 16th, 2010
0 comments The sun sets behind the Ragged Mountains at 5:56pm on Sunday, November 14. PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER As seen from the 9th floor of the former Monticello Hotel.
Snap: Spirit Walk
Published on Nov 15th, 2010
1 comments Actors and history lovers swarmed downtown sites such as this 5:58pm October 24 gathering at the Albemarle County Courthouse. PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER The 16th annual Spirit Walk, a creation of the...
Snap o' the day: Lights on Ridge-McIntire
Published on Nov 13th, 2010
7 comments It's getting dark earlier, the holiday lights are up earlier. PHOTO BY LISA PROVENCE It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas, though the Halloween decorations have barely been put away and we...
Snap 'o the day: Naptime in autumn
Published on Nov 11th, 2010
1 comments Lee Park, around 4:30pm November 10. PHOTO BY LISA PROVENCE A glorious fall day in Lee Park under a brilliant red canopy–- what better place to take a snooze?
Snap: Dylan Sneed at the Garage
Published on Nov 8th, 2010
1 comments 8:31pm, Thursday, November 4. PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER Texicana musician Dylan Sneed performed last Thursday, November 4, at the Garage.
Snap: Firewood time is upon us
Published on Nov 5th, 2010
9 comments One of the local sellers makes a household delivery on October 30. PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER It's that time of year when firewood sellers are busily delivering loads to eager warmth-lovers. As anyone...
Snap: A Fine Frenzy at Old Cabell
Published on Nov 4th, 2010
0 comments Click photo for SLIDESHOW. PHOTO BY TOM DALY Photos of the November 2 performance by A Fine Frenzy–- the best musical act you've never heard of–- have now been put online in a slideshow.
Snap o' the day: Flags for Owen Pickett
Published on Nov 3rd, 2010
0 comments Virginia lost a congressman. PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER Some wondered if the flags at half-staff at City Hall on November 3, the day after Dem Congressman Tom Perriello was defeated, was the official...
Snap: JFK speechwriter Sorensen dies
Published on Nov 1st, 2010
0 comments Sorensen, center, with Bob Gibson and Robert Patterson. FILE PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER Ted Sorensen, the man widely credited with penning JFK's immortal "Ask not what your country can do for you..."...
Snap: Waiting for Obama
Published on Oct 29th, 2010
0 comments Behind this group of "Western Warriors," free speech monument overseer Josh Wheeler performs the regular Friday scrubbing at 9:20am. PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER This group of Western Albemarle High...