The Charlottesville Symphony at the University of Virginia, University Singers and trumpeter John D’earth join forces for family holiday concerts conducted by Michael Slon. Photo by Jackson Smith

LIVING Picks: Week of November 29-December 5

NONPROFIT Grand Illumination! Friday, December 1 This community event includes musical performances, kids crafts, a visit from Santa, a free movie screening and the main event—the lighting of a tree decked out in more than 20,000 LED bulbs. Don’t forget to bring your Toy Lift Charities donations. Free, 5:30pm. Central Place, the Downtown Mall. charlottesville. […]

Kebabish Sizzling and Fire Grille offers authentic, fast dishes, including gyros (both meat and veggie), dumplings, curries, fried noodles and, of course, kebabs. BELOW:  Did you know: Hardywood Park Craft Brewery’s Gingerbread Stout is the first commercially brewed gingerbread stout? Photo by Paul Whicheloe

Kebabish sizzles with fusion dishes

By Erin O’Hare and Sam Padgett Kebabish Sizzling and Fire Grille, a new restaurant that fuses Turkish, Indian, Nepali and Mediterranean cuisines, is now open at 111 W. Water St. downtown, in the space most recently occupied by Downtown Thai. The restaurant, owned by Uzzwal Khadka (who also owns Taste of India located at 310 […]