The outrageous entertainer, Lady Gaga, will perform at the John Paul Jones Arena Wednesday night. Charlottesville fans are preparing to pay homage to their idol's unique style by visiting local party stores.
There were lots of people and lots of mud at Saturday's Rockfish Valley Volunteer Fire & Rescue Department Mud Bog of Dreams. Newsplex photojournalist Jared Guest spent the afternoon at the messy event.
This week's hero, Michael Jones, has moved all over the country, but now calls Charlottesville home. Each stop along the way, Jones has left a mark with his Music for HOPE organization, which works to bring hope to the future through music.
Some Charlottesville residents will join the hundreds of thousands around the world as the World Cup gets underway. Soccer's largest event will generate nearly $2 billion and create thousands of jobs in the host country, South Africa.
In a competition by the Charlottesville Design Center, local nonprofits were given the challenge to create a poster demonstrating the changes they'd like to make to improve the city. More than 50 organizations responded, but only 12 designs were selected to be showcased at Cityspace.
The final competition night of this season's "American Idol" was a lovefest, and Crystal Bowersox got a big share of the affection. The finale, which airs Wednesday night, will feature viewers' decision of Bowersox or Lee DeWyze as the next American Idol.
Brothers Eric and Josh Rogan grew up in Charlottesville and started their eponymous Rogan Brothers Band in 1996 in their mother's basement. This week, they'll headline the weekly Fridays After Five at the Charlottesville Pavilion.
Levy's in Charlottesville is hosting a fashion show Tuesday night to raise funds for Alzheimer's disease and to promote a new book by Jeannette Barron, which details her experiences as her mother suffered from the disease. Barron's mother was a Charlottesville resident for more than 20 years.
Former 'Tonight Show' host Conan O'Brien will begin a new late-night journey in November on TBS. O'Brien left NBC in January after an eight-month stint as the 'Tonight Show' host when Jay Leno reclaimed the hour.
Robert "Joe" Halderman has pleaded guilty to attempted grand larceny after an alleged blackmail incident involving David Letterman. He is sentenced to six months in jail and 1,000 hours of community service.
Super Bowl MVP Drew Brees of the New Orleans Saints will chat with David Letterman on the Late Show Monday night. This is the sixth consecutive year that a Super Bowl-winning quarterback has appeared on the Late Show following the game.
"Tonight Show" host Conan O'Brien reached a deal with NBC to leave the network. He will receive $33 million, while his staff will share the remaining $12 million. O'Brien's final broadcast at the helm of the "Tonight" show will be Friday.
Paris Hilton Won't Get Grandad's Fortune Charity doesn't begin at home, evidently. Hotel magnate Barron Hilton, the 80-year-old grandfather of Paris Hilton, will give $2.3 billion, the bulk of his fortune, to charity.
The Amazing Kreskin Casts His Ballot The Amazing Kreskin doesn't usually predict elections but the mentalist says the name of the next president has come to him. The prediction's been locked in a box and given to a New York bar owner for safekeeping until the polls close in 2008.
Pop Culture's Movers And Shakers Radar Magazine held its first annual "New Radicals" Gala reception and silent auction to benefit the International Fund For Animal Welfare. The event was held at The New Museum in New York.