Updated: 5:09 PM There are tons of great shows going on around town this week, but in this economy, who could afford to get tickets to them all? If you have to pick one performance to check out, my vote is the Ray LaMontagne and Brandi Carlile at the nTelos Wireless Pavilion Thursday.
Updated: 5:32 PM As we near the 10 year anniversary of the September 11th attacks on our country, people everywhere are remembering and reflecting. I was a senior in high school about 30 minutes from Washington, DC on that day. Here is my experience... I invite you to share yours.
Updated: 4:35 PM Lots to tell you all about! I've finally learned all of the steps to my Critter Ball Rumba, had the exciting honor of playing in a charity ice hockey game with NHL legends, and had an unfortunate accident that may keep me out of the Tough Mudder... for this year (not hockey related).
Updated: 9:37 PM As you all know, I'm dancing in Charlottesville's version of "Dancing WIth The Stars", The Critter Ball, to raise money for the SPCA. I've been working with my expert partner and our Rumba is coming along nicely! Today, we had a special guest at our rehearsal to make sure we were on point!
Posted: 4:49 PM I've always dreamed of being on "Dancing with the Stars" and now I get to have a taste of that experience. I've been asked to participate in Charlottesville's Version: The Critter Ball, to raise money for the SPCA and I just finished my first lesson with my dance instructor!
Updated: 9:08 PM Myself, Dan Schutte and plenty of others will be tackling the "Tough Mudder" at Wintergreen this October... It's Iron Man meets Burning Man in a 10 mile obstacle course full of teamwork and camaraderie and it's raised over $1 Million for the Wounded Warrior Project. I'll be documenting our training.
Updated: 6:44 PM Wardrobe Malfunction: I was invited to host the Charlottesville Heart Ball this past weekend and had the perfect gown to wear... after dieting for weeks to fit into it, I got the thing zipped and headed to the ball... turns out, I should have brought a back up.
Updated: 9:34 PM As the country reacts to the killing of the world's most wanted terrorist, I want to take a minute to thank our troops who are serving, who have lost their lives, and who have been permanently wounded.
Posted: 4:59 PM While everyone was glued to their TV's waiting to see what gown Kate Middleton would wear as she became royalty, I was some royalty of my own: 3 Miss DC's all lined up at the crack of dawn for the Running of the Brides!
Posted: 4:09 PM Charlottesville is home to many great entertainers and has seen several home-grown acts make it on the national level. Now one, local music duo has their sights set on a big stage and they need your help to get there.
Updated: 8:49 PM If you follow me on Twitter @CBS19_TaraW, then you know how the Charlottesville Twitter community came together to save my smile when I chipped my front tooth over the weekend. Here's the story.
Updated: 4:35 PM All this March Madness has made me think back to my time playing ice hockey at Penn State... and the surprising memories that stand out in my mind from our two trips to the national tournament.
Updated: 8:38 PM Sunday I was invited to the Verizon Center in Washington, DC to interview legendary Washington Capitals tough-guy, Kevin "Killer" Kaminski... Oh, and DJ Pauly D from the Jersey Shore stopped by too.