Not everything in Graves International Art collection is on display. John and Alex Graves welcome queries on pieces not seen. Photo: Amy Jackson

The bountiful collection at Graves International Art

Charlottesville has had an active, if continually changing, gallery scene for many years, but there now seems to be a critical mass developing that could turn our maturing city into a serious art collector’s destination. With the opening of some new downtown art venues there is more reason for art lovers to make a trip […]

Led by the enigmatic Matthew Healy, The 1975 takes the stage at the Sprint Pavilion. Photo: Publicity photo

ARTS Pick: The 1975

Thirteen years ago, four school friends just south of Manchester, England, got together to play music and The 1975 was born. Fronted by the enigmatic Matthew Healy, the alt-rock group lyrically combines notions of upheavals, triumphs, traumas and losses on its latest album, I Like It When You Sleep For You Are So Beautiful Yet […]

Cougar face, Belize Photo: Frans Lanting

Festival captures collaborative spirit

The LOOK3 Festival of the Photograph takes place June 13-19 at various city locations, and includes free community events, exhibitions and outdoor projections, talks by professional photographers and opportunities for aspiring photographers to share their work not only with each other but with the pros as well. We highlight some of this year’s featured photographers, followed […]