It’s a humid July day, and UVA fourth-year Henry Ilnicky just wants a sandwich. From where he’s standing on 15th Street, Ilnicky could walk under a train trestle and through a third of a mile of busy Corner streets to reach his destination: Take It Away on Elliewood Avenue. But he saves over three blocks […]
Inside the Gothic-revival sanctuary on Market Street under sunlight streaming through stained-glass windows, a woman is getting a massage. Flowers decorate tables in the dining area, where the day’s breakfast menu offers an omelet with meat, mushroom and onion, grits, granola and yogurt, using as much locally sourced food as possible.
In a different kind of religious revival, Broadway musical Godspell delivers a jazzed up and dressed down interpretation of the final seven days of Jesus’ life. The spectacular Stephen Schwartz play imbibes the gospel of Matthew with jazz, country and of course, gospel tunes—all accented with fantastic costumes. As biblical as the plot is, don’t […]