Design House 2013: Luxury home helps battle domestic violence
Published on May 4th, 2013
0 comments Throngs turned out for a Thursday, May 2, preview of Design House 2013. The two-week charity event showcases local designers while raising money for Shelter for Help in Emergency, which provides...
Diversity on display: The 64th Annual Dogwood Parade
Published on Apr 22nd, 2013
14 comments The 64th Annual Charlottesville Dogwood Festival Grand Feature Parade went down Market Street on April 20 and it did not disappoint. Indeed, Charlottesville's diversity was on display as scout troops...
Multiplex: Ruth Caplin Theatre curtains go up
Published on Apr 21st, 2013
1 comments Okay, UVA's state-of-the-art Ruth Caplin Theatre doesn't actually have a curtain for its thrust-style stage, but it does have windows– unusual for a theater– and the windows have screens...
Horsin' around: Crowds converge on Montpelier Hunt Races
Published on Nov 5th, 2012
1 comments When it comes to steeplechase races, Foxfield, held twice a year since 1978, may be the best known around Charlottesville. But the Montpelier Hunt Races, held the first Saturday in November at the...
Photo Gallery: the Dalai Lama's visit to the Downtown Mall
Published on Oct 12th, 2012
0 comments You've likely seen plenty of photos of the Dalai Lama's visit to Charlottesville on October 11 already, thanks to Facebook and cameras in cell phones, but it's unlikely you've seen photos quite like...
Jail time: Governor signs life-sentence law for pedophiles
Published on Sep 7th, 2012
35 comments Nothing says "tough on crime" better than a jail, and on September 7, that was the setting for the photo-op signing of six bills that toughened penalties on child molesters, four of them carried by...
Opposition: 'Oust Obama' rallies Tea Party
Published on Aug 29th, 2012
26 comments On the same day President Barack Obama swung his campaign through Charlottesville, the Jefferson Area Tea Party hosted an "Oust Obama" rally in Lee Park. Some 150 citizens gathered to show their...
Fall comes to Ragged Mountain Natural Area
Published on Oct 9th, 2011
28 comments More photos A recent Thursday afternoon was an opportunity to check out the colors on display at the Ragged Mountain Natural Area. The place may soon become one of the biggest construction sites in...
Gusty: Byrom Park gets breezy opening
Published on Sep 22nd, 2011
0 comments Albemarle County dedicated its second new park in three months, the Patricia Ann Byrom Forest Preserve Park, on August 19. The family of Byrom joined county officials and neighbors to cut the...
Summer tunes: Dave Matthews Band Caravan rocks
Published on Jul 12th, 2011
6 comments After telling their fans they were sitting tight this summer, the Dave Matthews Band had a change of heart and decided to headline four concert festivals featuring a smorgasbord of talent....
Toasty: Grammy-winning Arcade Fire fires up hot Pavilion
Published on Jun 10th, 2011
15 comments Last year this time, you might have had a hard time finding anyone who'd heard of Arcade Fire. Their third album, The Suburbs, which was released last year, changed all that in February by winning...
Whole Foods goes affordable (for a day anyway)
Published on Jun 5th, 2011
11 comments For passerbys on Sunday morning, it may have appeared as if Whole Foods had been taken over by a mob of Toyota Prius owners armed with reusable shopping bags.With a new and highly-anticipated store...
Dogg/Williams: Two stars in one night thrill downtown
Published on Apr 26th, 2011
6 comments It may have seemed like just a typical spring night in Charlottesville, but Monday, April 25 held the distinction of showcasing the talents of two nationally renowned– yet somehow different...
Rolling wonder: Elks showcase some sweet rides (slideshow)
Published on Apr 11th, 2011
0 comments On Saturday, April 9, sixty classic cars were on display at the second annual Charlottesville Elks Club Car Show on Stony Point Road, including a beauty owned by Bob Archer of Bob's Wheel Alignment:...
Jefferson Swoonfest: Yorn and Kweller take Charlottesville
Published on Mar 18th, 2011
0 comments Pete Yorn, a 36-year-old New Jersey native, captured the hearts of hot-blooded Americans with his debut rock album, musicforthemorningafter, in 2001. Rolling Stone named him one of the "Ten Artists...
Photos of Jeff Tweedy at the Paramount
Published on Dec 13th, 2010
5 comments Tweedy at the Paramount. PHOTO BY TOM DALY He played on the 30th anniversary of John Lennon's death and appropriately performed Lennon's "God" as the final song of the evening. Tweedy at the...
DMB at JPJ: Last chance for at least a year
Published on Nov 20th, 2010
33 comments Dave rocks JPJ Friday night. –->Click photo for SLIDESHOW PHOTO BY TOM DALY Dave Matthews Band returned to entertain its hometown on the first of two consecutive nights at John Paul Jones...
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.
Obama time: Prez gives Perriello re-election push
Published on Oct 29th, 2010
108 comments President Barack Obama appears in shirtsleeves on a chilly October evening in Charlottesville to rally support for Tom Perriello. –->SLIDESHOW PHOTO BY LISA PROVENCE They waited for hours....
Zomb-er event: Inaugural Zombie 5K draws hundreds
Published on Oct 18th, 2010
0 comments Zombies race past City Hall and MORE PHOTOS. PHOTO BY JEANNE NICHOLSON SILER When director Brian Wimer first conceived of the zombie-laden running race as a guerrilla marketing tool for his new film...
Slideshow: Crozet Music Festival
Published on Oct 5th, 2010
2 comments At the annual Crozet Music Festival October 1-3, banjos were plucked, guitars were strummed, and voices soared, as dozens of musicians and bands entertained a boisterous crowd. The skies cleared...
Black Keys rock Pavilion (Slideshow)
Published on Sep 21st, 2010
1 comments A fan aptly says it all with his shirt as the Pavilion fills with Black Keys devotees. PHOTO BY TOM DALY Akron, Ohio based blue-sy bluegrass duo Black Keys played to a packed house at the...
X Prize gallery
Published on Sep 21st, 2010
1 comments Oliver Kuttner and his Edison2 team cheer following the announcement of their X Prize victory. PHOTO BY JEN FARIELLO Oliver Kuttner and his Edison2 team won the $5 million top prize in the...
Monticello brings festival to West Lawn
Published on Sep 12th, 2010
5 comments Goats, recently legalized in Charlottesville, appear king of the mountain at Monticello. PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER The 4th annual Heritage Harvest Festival combined music and food with a love of the...
Glitter, Glitz, & Glam: Lady Gaga rocks the JPJ
Published on Sep 9th, 2010
78 comments Lady Gaga dons a fan's home-made UVA shirt during "Telephone." PHOTO BY TOM DALY Update: Check out the SLIDESHOW from Lady Gaga's Glitterway. –––––––...
Of Montreal rocks the Jefferson
Published on Jun 3rd, 2010
3 comments Click for a slideshow. PHOTO BY TOM DALY The Memorial Day concert by Of Montreal at the Jefferson Theater was a spectacle, and photographer Tom Daly was there.
The Flaming Lips! (Again)
Published on Apr 16th, 2010
20 comments PHOTO BY TOM DALY Either you missed them in the fall of 2006 or you missed them Thursday, April 15– but we can guarantee that if you made it to one, you didn't miss much. Just as wild, just as...
Tea party at the P.O.
Published on Apr 16th, 2010
26 comments Tea party protesters and last-minute tax filers congregate at the congested U.S. Post Office on Seminole Trail April 15. See the Hook's photo gallery of the event by clicking here. Updated April 19.
DMB honors fallen mate with performance hall
Published on Apr 12th, 2010
3 comments The surviving members of Dave Matthews Band honored LeRoi Moore, who died two years ago, by donating the proceeds of their last Charlottesville concert so that the Music Resource Center could tear...
Harrington, Seccuro help UVA 'take back the night'
Published on Apr 10th, 2010
29 comments [caption id="" align="alignleft" width="262" caption="Dan Harrington"][/caption] The father of murdered college student Morgan Harrington paid a visit to an annual rally against sexual violence...