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Oakhart Social: Welcome to Midtown

December 8, 2014 by


“[It all started] sitting in a tide pool [with an octapus] in Costa Rica drinking too much,” explained Benjamin Clore. Clore and Tristain Wraight, the childhood friends and collaborators behind Midtown’s newest eatery, Oakhart Social, share a love of food and the entrepreneurial drive to open a restaurant. Over the past five years, Clore and Wraight […]

Local Artist Check-in: Amanda Patterson

October 29, 2014 by


Amanda Patterson is living proof that the artistic community of Charlottesville draws filmmakers year-round, not only in November when the Virginia Film Festival comes to town.  A native Virginian, Amanda moved to Charlottesville this summer to begin work as a mentor for young filmmakers at Light House Studio. Her film Goodish, a comedy about whether or […]

Local Artist Check-In: Virginia Rieley and Eliza Evans

August 6, 2014 by


Local people, local places, local wine. Mixed media artist Virginia Rieley and acrylic portrait painter Eliza Evans are collaborating for a show at Blenheim Vineyards, opening this Friday. One of their many collaborative projects, the exhibit will highlight a few of Charlottesville’s familiar “faces and places.” Eliza’s portraits of Blenheim staff along with Virginia’s mixed-media Charlottesville […]

New eatery: The Boneyard

March 11, 2014 by


If you have a $20 bill in your pocket and a grumbling in your stomach, there is a relatively new eatery in Charlottesville that can hit the spot without breaking the bank. The Boneyard offers affordable food with a gourmet touch. The restaurant opened in early January on the corner of East Market Street and […]

The Buzz of the Week: 10.10 – 10.16

October 10, 2013 by


Check out this week’s buzz! Thur 10.10 | Those Darlins w/ Dwight Howard Johnson @ The Southern Fri 10.11 | Food Truck Fridays @ Stonefield | Trouvére @ Fellini’s #9 Sat 10.12 | Walk to End Alzheimer’s | Crozet Arts and Crafts Festival | Moby and Julian Acoustic Performance @ Maya Sun 10.13| The Festy | Yoga in the Park @ […]

Buzz of the Week: 7.25 – 7.31

July 25, 2013 by


Check out this week’s buzz! Thur 7.25 | Dan Deacon Ensemble @ The Jefferson Fri 7.26 | Scott T. @ Fridays After 5 | Belmont Brown Beer Release @ Champion Sat 7.27 | Ol’ Fashioned Peach Festival @ Carter Mountain Orchard Sun 7.28 | Last Day of Cville Shopping Week @ Participating Stores Mon 7.29 | Half off Bottles of […]

Juerga Session tonight at Maya

June 30, 2011 by


“Full Moon Juerga” by Chicho Lorenzo It’s flamenco Thursday again tonight at Maya Restaurant with Toma Que Toma, and on a warm summer eve, under the moonlight, there is nothing more serene. Special guest tonight – Brian Caputo – a local drummer influential in the jazz and rock scene of Charlottesville, including Monday nights at […]

Beleza Brazil

February 10, 2010 by


The heart and soul of Brazilian music has been filling Charlottesville’s air since 2005. However, for Humberto and Madeline Sales, it all began in Salvador, Brazil, where they met and began playing music together. Madeline traveled to Brazil as a “gift to herself,” or a break from her Arlington cubicle job, and fell in love with the […]