The Landmark Hotel is the only thing left standing after the apocalypse. Illustration: Max March; Photo: Ashley Twiggs

Future focus: What’s in store for Charlottesville?

What does the future hold? We examine what has happened in Charlottesville’s past and present to make some zany predictions about what could occur years down the road. But you know what they say: Fact is stranger than fiction. Developing our future Growth is always an issue in both Charlottesville and Albemarle County, and there’s no reason […]

Howard Pape had an “easy, natural generosity,” says his friend Jay Kessler, and he gave people what they needed, both personally and through Building Goodness and Live Arts.
Photo Karen Pape

Live Arts’ loss: Show must go on without Pape

Howard Pape spent his next-to-last day alive installing a real tree—upside down, so that its roots would be the branches—for the set he’d helped design for Live Arts’ upcoming production of To Kill a Mockingbird, according to director Fran Smith. Performing such formidable tasks for the community theater was his creative outlet, say his family […]