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The Daily Progress - Entertainment


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

Japanese Breakfast’s Michelle Zauner: redefining her identity

Representation and identity politics has become an important topic in modern culture, and Japanese Breakfast’s Michelle Zauner talks about it a lot. Read more

For Parachute’s Will Anderson, Charlottesville remains an anchor point

Parachute formed at Charlottesville High School more than a decade ago as Sparky’s Flaw, performing in Battle of the Bands and then shows in Virginia and across the East Coast. Read more

Things to do

Mystery Plant: Lemon-yellow flowers bring stars within reach

Here is a plant in the lily family which is widespread in just about every state of the eastern U.S., and from the Great Plains down to Texas. Read more

Best Bets for Tuesday, July 16

An Evening with Charlie Hunter Trio featuring Lucy Woodward: concert scheduled for the Southern Cafe and Music Hall has been canceled, (800… Read more

Lectures for July 16 through July 22

Ecovillage Charlottesville hosts Allison Farole presenting “Emergency Preparedness at Home” at 2 p.m. Saturday. 480 E. Rio Road. (434) 826-… Read more

Gardening events starting July 17

The Center offers “Creating a Bird-Friendly Environment at Home” from 11 a.m. to noon Wednesday. 491 Hillsdale Drive. (434) 974-7756. Read more

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On Par Golf Guide profiles the people, places and events that make golf special in Central Virginia. Read more


Our reporter Ruth Serven is keeping up with UVa, PVCC and the landscape of higher education at large. Read more


The Daily Progress shares great offers, deals and updates from our local sponsors and advertisers. Sent a few times a week. Read more