Ben Affleck requested that the PBS documentary series "Finding Your Roots" not reveal he had a slave-owning ancestor, according to emails published online by whistleblower site WikiLeaks, and the information never appeared on the program.
After anonymously buying Elvis' first-ever recording at a January auction, Jack White is offering a limited-run vinyl re-release of "My Happiness" and "That's When Your Heartaches Begin" at his Third Man Records in Nashville.
The Washington Post, C-Ville Weekly and Charlottesville Tomorrow each won received two best-in-show awards for entries in the Virginia Press Association's annual competition for writing, photography, artwork and presentation.
As Megan Ritzi played her way through a tricky series of notes during her clarinet lesson, she needed to relax, to get comfortable with breathing and playing in rhythm with the demanding beat of the metronome.
Holding up her copy of "The Leather Satchel," Helen K. Jordan gave a little chuckle and said she hopes her readers don't ask for a third book as her "mind is blank." She justified it, saying, "when you're going on 89 years old, that's to be expected."
Robert Doran was born and raised in Manhattan, but since becoming the historic facilities project director for the Owosso Historical Commission, he has worked to bring what he has learned from past experiences to the area and collaborate with other nonprofit organizations.
"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" is about a generational transfer in more ways than one. Set 30 years after the events in "Return of the Jedi" and coming to theaters just over 30 years after the film first debuted, that idea remained top of mind for the film's brand new production design team, fans learned at Star Wars Celebration on Saturday.