Here’s what you need to know to enjoy this year’s Virginia Film FestivalWe know; you’re a cinephile and you had your heart set on attending this year's Virginia Film Festival in Charlottesville.. But, for the first time in its storied history, due to the current pandemic, the 33rd Annual Virginia Film Festival will shift to a virtual format this year.
By Cameron Vest ‘15Charlottesville and her surroundings boast 35 of the state’s 300+ vineyards. Not surprisingly some of the best are led by UVA alumni. We spoke with eight about their vineyards, their love of Charlottesville, and how their UVA experiences shaped the wineries they’ve built.But first, let's set the stage. Twelve years before the University of Virginia was established,
Nearly three decades have passed since John Crotty last laced up his shoes for Virginia basketball, but he still owns the Cavaliers’ records for career assists (683), single-season assists (214), 10-assist games (13), and tied for single-game assists (14, twice).
In late February the 8’ fences that surround its construction site will be removed to reveal one of the newest and most elegant architectural landscapes in the world, the University’s Memorial to Enslaved Laborers (MEL). The site officially opens on April 11.On ground once fallowed but now hallowed, alongside The Corner on a line to The Rotunda, the site represents
Chris Slade is one of the most popular players to ever grace Virginia’s Scott Stadium, and one of the program’s most successful.When George Welsh’s program signed both Slade and Tabb High School running back teammate Terry Kirby, who was the USA Today National Player of the Year, Welsh predicted that in four years it might be Slade who made the
' (EDITOR’S NOTE: This is another in a monthly series about former University of Virginia athletes and coaches, and what they do, where they go, when they return for visits to their old college town, Charlottesville)In 2000, when Al Groh resigned as head coach of the NFL’s New York Jets to return home and take over his alma mater’s football program
Bruce Arena is arguably the most successful coach in the history of American soccer, and it all started in Charlottesville During an 18-year career at the University of Virginia, Arena set an impossibly high bar to follow for Cavaliers men’s soccer, winning five national championships -- including four in row from 1991-94 -- and posting a record of 295 wins, 58