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The Daily Progress - Entertainment



Hawke among big names coming to Virginia Film Festival in October

“Once again, we have a lineup of films that includes some of the year’s most heavily discussed titles of the awards season, plus some of the most exciting work from around the globe." Read more

David Berman leaves rich legacy as musician, songwriter and poet

David Berman, of the Silver Jews, attended the University of Virginia in the late 1980s. In Charlottesville, the music part of his life came together.  Read more


In the '80s, U-Hall was a key stop for big-name bands

With an official capacity of 8,457, U-Hall was the largest available local venue for rock concerts. Read more

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Shops at Stonefield's Regal expansion plans include cafe, bar and new screen technology

Completion of the project is expected in the summer of 2021. Read more


Mystery Plant: It's not a palm, but it certainly can brighten winter

The predecessors of our modern gymnosperms dominated the green landscapes of the world during the Age of the Dinosaurs. At that time there weren't any flowering plants at all; flowers are a relatively recent, and successful, botanical "invention." Read more

Best Bets for Tuesday, Dec. 10

» Llama Drama: 7 p.m., Durty Nelly’s Pub, (434) 295-1278, no cover. Read more

Gardening events starting Dec. 10

Fifth Season Gardening offers Creating the Perfect Holiday Centerpiece from 11 a.m. to noon Saturday. $35 includes all materials. 900 Prest… Read more

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