First Night Virginia 2019

FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS IN DOWNTOWN CHARLOTTESVILLE NEW YEAR’S EVE First Night Virginia is an annual “community celebration of the arts” that began in Charlottesville in 1982 and is the second oldest First Night in the country. 2019 will be the 37th annual festival of the arts with many family-friendly activities on and around the historic Downtown Mall. HISTORY First


Christoph Waltz – Special Guest Film Festival 2018

ACTOR CHRISTOPH WALTZ ANNOUNCED AS SPECIAL GUEST AT 2018 VAFF Two-time Academy Award-winning actor Christoph Waltz will be a special guest at the upcoming 2018 Virginia Film Festival, VAFF officials announced today. The Festival also announced program additions including Moonlightwriter and director Barry Jenkins’ latest film, If Beale Street Could Talk, and Julian Schnabel’s At Eternity’s Gate, which stars Willem


Vinegar Hill ’76

THE YEAR IS 1976. Punk and disco and rock n’ roll are all thriving. Steve Jobs releases the Apple I computer. The first space shuttle is revealed. Vinegar Hill Theatre opens its doors on February 14. VHT ‘76 is a celebration of a historic theater, a community and the artistic spirit of 1976. Vinegar Hill Theatre will be screening 13


Les Misérables @ Live Arts

About Les Misérables: 19th-Century French peasant Jean Valjean embarks on a quest for redemption after serving nineteen years in jail for stealing a loaf of bread to feed his starving niece.  The world’s longest running musical is deconstructed, reimagined, and rescaled to the inmate 160-seat Gibson Theater.  It’s Hugo’s epic story of love, redemption, sacrifice, revenge, and a nation in


Four County Players presents Little Women on the MainStage

Four County Players is Central Virginia’s longest continuously operating community theater and in it’s 42nd Season, one of the great shows they are bringing to life is LITTLE WOMEN. By Louisa May Alcott​ Adapted for the stage by Miller Murray Susen Directed by Miller Murray Susen Assistant Direction by Gary Warwick White Produced by Charlotte Drummond One of the most