Apr 11, 2013
ARTS Preview: 5 bands to catch at Tom Tom Fest 2013
The David Wax Museum may be the only band at the Tom Tom Festival to play the quijada, an instrument that makes its sound by rattling the dried out teeth on a donkey's jawbone.
Spotlight on Free Uniona
Area: Free Union Price range: $55,000-$9,650,000 Schools: Meriwether Lewis, Henley, Western Albemarle Pros: dramatic scenery, privacy, proximity to Blue Ridge Cons: high prices, distance to town, potentially difficult access in bad weather In 1761, the small town of Nicksville, named for the spot where a freed slave set up a blacksmith's shop, ... (more)
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Oh, you should have seen me. It was a double-take right out of vaudeville. As I skidded to a flailing stop on my Nikes, all I could think was: What the hell? Why are they doing this? I'd been blissfully running along Wesley Chapel Road in Albemarle County.
Potter's Craft Cider Discovers Its Popularity
Dan Potter and Tim Edmond launched Potter's Craft Cider nearly two years ago not knowing what to expect, and now they are barely keeping up with demand for their two styles of crisp, dry, favorful hard cider.
Suspects Charged With Stealing From House Where They Worked
Several suspects have been accused of stealing from a house where they were doing work.