Photography en Natural Virginia: Capturing the Beauty of the Old Dominion <p></p><p>At a time when almost every American carries a cell phone camera, it takes courage to try and publish a book of photographs, but a Virginia man was determined to celebrate the beauty of this state in print.<br />&nbsp;</p><p>Ben Greenberg began taking pictures as a new father – 44 years ago -- but was quickly drawn to landscapes in Virginia.</p><p>“All the way from the Eastern Shore to the mountains, from Southwest Virginia Highlands all the way to the Potomac.&nbsp; There’s so much to be seen and to be photographed.”</p> Fri, 09 May 2014 13:10:25 +0000 Sandy Hausman 21139 at Natural Virginia: Capturing the Beauty of the Old Dominion Freedom Now <p></p><p>Students of American history learn about the Civil Rights movement in this country – about marches and sit-ins in places like Birmingham and Selma, but at Virginia Commonwealth University there’s a new project underway – an online display of photographs from one of many <u>other </u>cities where such protests took place.&nbsp;</p><p>VCU is hoping the public can help identify participants and share details of what went on.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 20:33:30 +0000 Sandy Hausman 20172 at Freedom Now Photography Exhibit Features Evolution of Charlottesville's Linen Building <p>It’s been said that Americans no longer make anything, but one group of people begs to differ.&nbsp; A new generation of craftsmen has taken over an old industrial building in Charlottesville, and they’re featured in an exhibit of photography opening tonight.&nbsp;</p><p>Lauren Danley is a surprising woman in a surprising place.&nbsp; She’s got tattoos on her arms, a bandana on her head and a big smile on her face as she turns up the music and gets down to work at her company &nbsp;– Metal, Inc.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 12:05:43 +0000 Sandy Hausman 19825 at Photography Exhibit Features Evolution of Charlottesville's Linen Building Printing the Future in 3D <p>3-D printers have quickly found a home on many college campuses and businesses in just the past few years.&nbsp; One such printer in Western Virginia is geared toward educating the public on what the future holds. Star Trek fans are familiar with “replicators”.&nbsp; You just tell the machine what you want and it immediately appears.&nbsp; Science might not be that advanced yet but it’s well on its way.</p><p>At first glance, the MakerBot Replicator 2, located at the Taubman Museum of Art in Roanoke, looks like an ordinary inkjet printer, but. . .</p> Thu, 09 Jan 2014 09:00:00 +0000 Beverly Amsler 15683 at Printing the Future in 3D Martha Rosler's Theatre of Drones <p></p><p>Charlottesville is the first city in the nation to pass a law restricting the use of drones in its airspace, and now a New York City artist has created a special show on that subject.</p> Tue, 25 Jun 2013 16:33:56 +0000 Sandy Hausman 6596 at Martha Rosler's Theatre of Drones