October 6th, 2005 issue #0440

October 6th, 2005
  • Notable UVA rock shows

    1959 Fats Domino 1963 Ray Charles 1967 Isley Brothers, Shangri-Las, and "Little" Stevie Wonder 1969 Janis Joplin 1970 The Band (they returned just before their break-up in 1976) 1971 The Byrds The Beach Boys Faces (w/ Ron Wood & Rod Stewart) 1972 Ike & Tina Turner Revue Chuck Berry 1973 Paul Simon Manassas (Stephen Stills & Chris Hillman) 1974 Bruce Springsteen Sha Na Na

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  • School of rock: Tripping down UVA's memory lane

    When the Rolling Stones turn up their amps in Scott Stadium, their loud, live sounds will mark a significant change in tune for the University of Virginia. As any nearby resident can attest, idle chatter at an iTunes-generated beat is the usual din emanating from Rugby Road– nothing like the sonic volcano that's sure to erupt when Keith Richards strums the first chord of Thursday's show.

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4Better Or Worse

  • The week in review

    Best Nobel connection: UVA research professor Barry J. Marshall is awarded the Nobel in physiology and medicine for discovering that most peptic and gastric cancers are cau...

The Dish

  • Island vibes: South o' border on 29 north

    As October's autumnal air provides a preview of the colder months ahead, I feel the urge to plan an island getaway. One of the intense powers of food– well known to P...


  • Brass tax: Reasons to bring back Pep Band

    As I prepare to button up my sweater and head off to Scott Stadium to watch our own Cavaliers in action, I suppose I should be used to the fact that the Pep Band no longer ...

Question of the Week

Real Estate

  • Which road? House could go either way

    ADDRESS: 606 Watson Ave. NEIGHBORHOOD: Park Street ASKING: $650,000 CITY ASSESSMENT: $410,500 YEAR BUILT: 1948 SIZE: 3,512 fin. sq. ft.; 1,607 unfin. LAND: 1.08 acres CURB...

Real Estate - $old

  • $old

    ALBEMARLE 6/27  Lawrence H. Crawford to Nina S. and Lawrence H. Crawford Jr., 2.0 acres at 3715 Pritchett Lane, State Route 785, gift. Arthur G. and Roberta V. Willi...

Real Estate - Commercial Construction Permits

  • Commercial construction permits

    CHARLOTTESVILLE 9/1  First States Investors 3300, 123 East Main Street, relocating walls, $25,000. Monticello Lodge #97 IOOF, 400 East Market Street, replace 13 alum...

Real Estate - On the Block

Real Estate - Update


    APPEARED IN THE HOOK: September 23, 2004 in issue 0338 ADDRESS: 2803 Huntington Road ASKING: $469,000 LISTED BY: Laney Kaminer 242-4585, 974-1500

Real Estate Property auctions

  • Property auctions

    October 12 at 9:30am at the Fluvanna County Courthouse Property: Lot 13, Heritage Woods, Troy Debtor: Florence H. and Meredith Y. White Amount owing: $114,000 Bidder bring...

DR. HooK

  • Eastern standard: Tai Chi works wonders

    We were the only Asian people in the small town in Ohio where I grew up. In fact, many of the people thought we were Mexican because they weren't used to seeing Asian peopl...

Movie Reviews

  • Sole sisters: 'In Her Shoes' toes the line

    Philadelphia becomes the City of Sisterly Love (not the Sapphic kind) in In Her Shoes, a refreshingly (or irritatingly, depending on your point of view) testosterone-free d...


  • 'Our only hope': ALS patients get drug

    Ten months after UVA pulled the plug on an experimental drug study for the devastating neurodegenerative disease ALS, the study's surviving original participants have resum...

  • DeLayed: Questerra charges dropped

    Ronnie Earle is the Travis County, Texas, prosecutor who persuaded a grand jury to indict former House majority leader Tom DeLay September 28 for illegal fundraising activi...

  • Going once...: Stones tickets on eBay

    After Ticketmaster allegedly sold out the local October 6 Rolling Stones performance back in May, fans might have been expected to turn to eBay for help. But sellers on the...

  • Judge says neigh: Horse can't be 'Sally Hemings'

    LEXINGTON, KY– A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit by a thoroughbred race horse owner who sued to name one of his fillies after Sally Hemings, a slave who was rep...

  • Literally: Not in my backyard

    Paul Minnerly is used to developments springing up around his Crozet home. What he isn't prepared for: a future road connection going through his one-acre lot. "It was a co...

  • What if? Film explores Confederate nation

    In light of the recent spate of racial intolerance incidents at the University of Virginia, school officials and leaders have been struggling to find ways to combat bigotry...

  • Whitman's sample

    Mitch Van Yahres shares a laugh on the Downtown Mall with Christine Todd Whitman and Tom McCrystal on Wednesday, September 21. The Republican on the right is vying for the...

On Architecture

  • Bor-ing: Architects blast UVA vision

    Earlier this year, UVA parted company with the architectural firm working on the South Lawn project. Now, a scathing rebuke of the Board of Visitors for indulging in archit...

The Brazen Careerist

  • Nola libre: Lessons from Katrina

    The footage from New Orleans reminds me of my own experience at the World Trade Center. The first couple of weeks after the hurricane are just the beginning. So much of the...

Strange But True

  • Ringers: Tree's age easy to gauge

    DRAWING BY DEBORAH DERR McCLINTOCK Q. Along the seashore you and your gang discover an old Viking longship buried in mud. How might you ever date the age of the vessel? C...


  • Course work: Glickman comes out swinging

    Pictures of Dolly Parton, Bill Clinton, and dozens of other celebrities line the walls of Mark Glickman's office at the east end of the Downtown Mall. But this is not a cas...

  • Stick it: Howard pulls right strings

    Charlottesville will watch with fascination when the Rolling Stones, some of the foremost practitioners of classic rock in history, take the stage this week. We have some s...


  • Fall on the knife, R.S.

    The letter by R.S. Faris expressing a philosophical conflict with Marlene Condon's pinpoint and ecologically sound yellow jacket management technique of yellow jackets is a...

  • Fantasy women sow discord

    Works of art are to be ogled at, women are not. [September 15: Paige's pages: Cav is Playboy's Miss October"] Made of flesh and blood, they have feelings, aspirations, and ...

  • He's gettin' plenty

    When Jen Fariello approached me for comments about the Rolling Stones concert ["20 Questions," September 29], my reply that I "still can't get any satisfaction" referred to...

  • I'm realistic, not cruel

    I am responding to R. S. Faris' letter about my suggestion that one use a bowl instead of pesticides to eradicate yellow jacket nests [September 22: "Condon was cruel"]. I ...

  • Nipples rock

    For those who objected to seeing a nipple in print [September 22 letters: "Paige's breasts too clear" and "Paige too topless"], your rationality is sexist. Had a male model...

Cultural preview

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Real Estate Property auctions

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