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David Cross – Making America Great Again!

Emmy Award winner and Grammy Award nominee David Cross is an inventive performer, writer, and producer on stage and screens both big and small.

Named one of the Top 100 Stand-Up Comedians of All Time by Comedy Central, Cross launched his “Making America Great Again!” tour in January 2016. He last toured in 2009 with a solo stand-up show in support of his New York Times Bestseller, I Drink for a Reason. “David Cross: The Pride is Back,” aired on HBO in 1999, and was named one of the 25 best stand-up comedy specials and concert films of all time by ROLLING STONE in July 2015.  Learn more & get tickets!

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Harlem Globetrotters’ 90th Anniversary

 

Celebrating 90 iconic years of providing smiles, sportsmanship and service to millions, The Harlem Globetrotters® are a worldwide icon, synonymous with one-of-a-kind family entertainment and great basketball skills. Throughout their history, the Original Harlem Globetrotters have showcased their iconic talents in 122 countries and territories on six continents, often breaking down cultural and societal barriers while providing fans with their first-ever basketball experience. Proud inductees of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, the Globetrotters have entertained hundreds of millions of fans – among them popes, kings, queens, and presidents – over nine thrilling decades. Sponsored by World Vision, Greyhound Lines and Baden Sports, Harlem Globetrotters International, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Herschend Enterprises, the largest family-owned themed entertainment company in the U.S. For the latest news and information about the Harlem Globetrotters, and to purchase tickets and team merchandise, visit the Globetrotters’ official Web site: www.harlemglobetrotters.com and follow them on Twitter@Globies.

With a star-studded roster featuring Big Easy Lofton, Ant Atkinson, Hi-Lite Bruton, Thunder Law, Bull Bullard and Cheese Chisholm – plus female standout Sweet J Ekworomadu – the Globetrotters’ one-of-a-kind show is unrivaled in the world of family entertainment. Every game will showcase incredible ball handling wizardry, rim-rattling dunks, trick shots, hilarious comedy and unequaled fan interaction.  Get your tickets to see them when they come to the John Paul Jones Arena!

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Elton John & His Band

Check out Elton John and his carpool karaoke on The Late Late Show!

Elton John and his band return to Charlottesville, Virginia for one performance at the John Paul Jones Arena on Saturday, March 19, 2016 at 8 pm as part of a nine-city concert tour that will feature iconic hits and classic album tracks from throughout his incredible five-decade career, as well as selected tracks from his upcoming album Wonderful Crazy Night. Tickets are on SALE NOW!!

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52 mins ago in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA

Chamber Presents Q Award

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Amy-Sarah Marshall is the winner of this year's Q Award from the local Chamber of Commerce.

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Reported Sexual Assault On Brandon Avenue

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A woman reports she was sexually assaulted February 4th on Brandon Avenue.

6 hours ago in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA

Section Of 250 Bypass Closed Overnight

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Part of the westbound side of the 250 Bypass will be closed late Thursday night into early Friday morning.

23 hours ago in Local, Surrounding Counties

House Okays Use Of Electric Chair

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The House of Delegates has approved legislation that would let prison officials execute inmates in the electric chair if lethal injection drugs are not available.

23 hours ago in Local, Surrounding Counties, Virginia Assembly

House Debates Proposed Smoking Fines

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The House of Delegates is debating possible penalties for parents or grandparents who smoke in a car when someone under the age of 8 is a passenger.

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2 hours ago in Sports, World

U.S. to hire disease experts ahead of Rio Games

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The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) is recruiting two infectious disease experts to advise members of the Rio 2016 team who are concerned about the Zika virus outbreak in Brazil.

6 hours ago in Sports

Fantasy sports companies defend embattled industry

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Daily fantasy sports companies say their industry remains viable despite a rocky start to 2016.

7 hours ago in Sports

Vickers to replace Tony Stewart

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Stewart-Haas Racing has scheduled a Friday news conference to discuss its plans for the No. 14 Chevrolet.

7 hours ago in Sports

PREVIEW: AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am

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Brandt Snedeker will look to defend his title as 17 of the top 30 players in the FedExCup standings are in the field.

7 hours ago in Sports

Morris-Goodwin scuffle makes defeat worse for Suns

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The Phoenix Suns' season took another fractious turn on Wednesday when team mates Markieff Morris and Archie Goodwin got into a shoving match during the team’s loss to the Golden State Warriors.

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6 hours ago in Weird

A reporter’s worst nightmare

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That awkward moment when a mugshot looks just like the reporter.

1 day ago in Weird

Do you want fries with that? Man charged with throwing alligator into fast food restaurant

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Workers at a Florida Wendy's got the surprise of a lifetime when a customer tossed a 3-foot-long live alligator through the drive-thru window.

1 day ago in Weird

Serial stomper targeting the feet of Austin, Texas

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Strange but true: Several women have reported incidents of a man stomping on their feet before riding off on a bicycle.

2 days ago in Music, Weird

Lock of John Lennon’s hair could fetch up to $10,000 at auction

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Heritage Auctions, which is selling the hair of the late singer, said it was clipped and saved by a hairdresser in Germany in 1966.

2 days ago in Weird

Court: Wisconsin couple, too drunk to drive, give keys to 9-year-old

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Jason Roth, 36, and Amanda Eggert, 32, pleaded not guilty at the court to charges of recklessly endangering safety and neglecting a child.

Blog

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Working for the Weekend

I’ve always called Thursday the “Unofficial Start of the Weekend”.  Of course, this goes back to the time when I…

Perry Stone

C-Ville, healthy & deadly

Charlottesville is a wonderful town. I know, you’re saying what?  When’s the other shoe going to drop? Don’t worry, it’s…

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32 Reasons Why the Eagles are the Best Band in the Universe

Check out this post from Vulture.com and see if you agree –

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8 hours ago in Trending, Viral Videos

TODAY’S MUST SEE: Russian egg roulette with Peyton Manning & Magic Johnson

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It's the Super Bowl 50 champ versus the NBA legend.

News

1 hour ago in Music

Springsteen promises to show his mind in autobiography

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Springsteen, 66, has been working on the autobiography, called "Born to Run," for seven years.

2 hours ago in National

Wall Street tumbles

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Wall Street was off more than 1 percent on Thursday, pushing the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones industrial average down 10 percent for the year, as investors jettisoned stocks and scurried toward safer shores.

2 hours ago in Entertainment

‘Star Wars’ producers face charges in Harrison Ford’s on-set accident

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The "Indiana Jones" star broke his leg when the door of the Millennium Falcon fell on him during filming in 2014.

4 hours ago in Music

Ace Frehley to release covers album, records with Paul Stanley

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Frehley will release a covers album, entitled "Origins Vol. 1" in April, and on it he teams up with his former bandmate for "Fire and Water," a track originally recorded in 1970 by the English rock group Free.

6 hours ago in Entertainment

‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ headed for Broadway debut

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Harper Lee's classic novel is coming to Broadway for the first time in a new stage version written by "West Wing" writer Aaron Sorkin.

7 hours ago in National

Congress likely to give final OK to local Internet tax ban

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Congress is a step away from sending to President Barack Obama a bipartisan compromise that would permanently keep state and local governments from taxing access to the Internet.

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