February 13th, 2003 issue #0206

February 13th, 2003
  • Cosmic degrees: Out of body at the Monroe Institute

    I couldn't have been more than 12 years old. Sitting on my bed with uncommon determination, my gaze fixed on the aerial antenna jutting crudely from my pre-remote-control TV, I attempted to master the art of telekinesis. Concentrate. Concentrate.

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4Better Or Worse

  • The week in review

    Best resurrection: Kay Slaughter's seemingly doomed nomination to the State Water Control Board is saved by the House of Delegates in an 86-1 vote in her favor February 6, ...

The Dish


Real Estate

  • Foreclosure auctions

    Friday, February 13, 2003, at 3:05pm at the Albemarle County Courthouse Property: 2.022 acres on State Route 631 Debtor: Michael L. Lloyd Originally owing: $107,250 Bidder...

Real Estate - $old

  • Sold!

    Charlottesville 1/28  Roger T. and Helen H. Breeden to John Marshall Loy and Alaina I. Schroeder, parcel on Blenheim Avenue, $146,000. Doris Lockley to Christina Jac...

Real Estate - On the Block

Real Estate - Update

  • By-gone beauty

    ASKING: $595,000 SIZE: 3,382 finished square feet YEAR BUILT: 1842 ADDRESS: 620 Harrison Street NEIGHBORHOOD: Scottsville in southern Albemarle County CURB APPEAL: 10 of a ...

Movie Reviews

  • One of the best: Talk isn't cheap

    Pedro Almodovar explores uncharted regions of the human mind and heart in Talk to Her (Hable con ella). The writer-director seems to get better with every film, and this on...

Music Reviews

  • Highlighting the best: Songwriters Showcase II

    The music was under way by the time I arrived at Starr Hill for the second installment of the Songwriters Showcase. I got there in time to catch the last few tunes from Ir...

  • Snoredom: Only an occasional wake-up act

    UVA's "Fest Full of Rock," as a first-time effort, had a decent roster; I'd heard of most of the bands and looked forward to the chance to see them in action. Even with min...


Strange But True

  • Eeeww: Farted fish tunes

    Q. From a Hamilton, Ontario reader: "Is it only mammals that fart (oops, flatulate)? A rather exhaustive survey of people at work who keep snakes or fish as pets failed to ...



  • Kevin Castner: Snow day

    Leather sofa and chairs arranged around an area rug, M&Ms on the coffee table, and a golf-putting gizmo in the corner– hey, nice digs. Not exactly what one expect...


  • Let's split hairs

    Hi, my name is James Ralston, a member of Last Days of May, whose album "Inner System Blues" Amy Briggs recently reviewed (quite positively, and thanks!) [Prowl: "LDOM: Org...

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