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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

David Wax Museum's new album takes thoughtful approach to pain, healing

“How can we put out a message that’s more about bringing people together?” David Wax asked. The first single is “very much us processing this event as parents. How do we make sense of such ugliness and strife?” Read more

Best Bets for Sunday, Aug. 25

Music on the Deck with Dennis Foster: 2-5 p.m., Cardinal Point Winery and Vineyard in Afton, (540) 456-8400, no cover. Read more

Jorgen Vik: Do-it-yourself investing can succeed; there's nothing wrong with seeking help

Sarcasm aside, if you have the time, temperament, and inclination to continuously keep up with all of this, then investing actually may not be too much to keep up with. If not, maybe you should consider asking a professional for help. Read more

Classes for Aug. 24 to Aug. 30

Albemarle County Police Department accepts applications through Wednesday for its 2019 Citizen’s Police Academy, which will be from 6 to 8:… 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


From football to field hockey and beyond, C'ville Varsity delivers high school sports news. Sent once weekly with occasional news alerts. Read more


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