Sprint Pavilion

The Charlottesville Albemarle Convention & Visitors Bureau plans to leave the Transit Center, where it’s been housed since the center opened in 2007. Staff photo.

Upcoming vacancy: Visitors bureau to depart Transit Center, citing expense and declining tourism

Since the stylish, glass-walled Transit Center first opened in spring 2007 on the east end of the Downtown Mall, the Charlottesville Albemarle Convention & Visitors Bureau has been a tenant in what was the city’s first LEED-certified building. That long-term relationship will soon end. Even before the pandemic turned the mall into a ghost town, […]

Wilco swings through town on its "Ode to Joy" tour this Friday, November 8, at the Sprint Pavilion. Publicity photo

ARTS Pick: Wilco

Been there: Regardless of which collaborative era in Jeff Tweedy’s career got you on board—Jay Farrar, Jay Bennett, Billy Bragg, Nels Cline—you’ve likely heard the frontman of the revered alt-country, punk-leaning, folk-forward, American rock band Wilco at his best—because Tweedy does not disappoint. Twenty-five years after the band’s formation, Wilco’s poetic authenticity continues to thrive […]