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The Daily Progress - Entertainment


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

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

Things to do

Actress playing Peppa Pig at Paramount also is a happy camper

“There’s such an element of wonder to it,” Emily Killian said. “Honestly, there are moments in the show I get a little misty-eyed.” Read more

Best Bets for Friday, Sept. 20

Smooth Hound Smith with Kyshona Armstrong: 8:30 p.m., doors open at 6:30 p.m., the Southern Cafe and Music Hall, (800) 594-8499, $14, $12 a… Read more

Activities for Sept. 20

Active Aging Fair showcases the community resources available to seniors with vendors, provider representatives and speakers from 12:30 to … Read more

Buzz Bites: A barbecue competition in Scottsville and heirloom vegetables at Monticello

The 13th annual Heritage Harvest Festival is back at Monticello on Saturday with guest speakers, chefs’ demonstrations and a seed swap that’ll have you enjoying a new crop of heirloom vegetables next year. Read more

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