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In honor of Cecil the lion, a Salute to Animals, on the Friday Jam, tomorrow starting at 8:50am

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Heritage Theatre Festival

Since 1974, this has been in residence during the summer months as the University of Virginia’s professional theatre.

Leading directors, designers, technicians, and actors from across the country form the
company each year to produce a season of musicals and plays.

Many shows sell out quickly, so get your tickets early!

This year’s line-up includes:
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Monty Python’s Spamalot
I Love a Piano
Almost, Maine
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Friday’s After Five – STILL FREE!

Fridays After Five, presented by Bud Light, continues to be Charlottesville’s favorite live concert series. 2015 will be the 28th year of free live music and fun.  The first event will kick off at the nTelos Wireless Pavilion on April 17th and will run each Friday thereafter ending on September 11. Each week volunteers work the concessions on behalf of a variety of local non-profits who share in the proceeds, which raises tens of thousands of dollars to support their work in our community. The spring and summer schedule features local artists of myriad musical styles; there is something for everyone! Unwind Friday evenings at this fabulous and FREE Charlottesville institution.

FAF for WP 2013 ~1240x800 copy

Friday’s After Five – STILL FREE!

Fridays After Five, presented by Bud Light, continues to be Charlottesville’s favorite live concert series. 2015 will be the 28th year of free live music and fun.  The first event will kick off at the nTelos Wireless Pavilion on April 17th and will run each Friday thereafter ending on September 11. Each week volunteers work the concessions on behalf of a variety of local non-profits who share in the proceeds, which raises tens of thousands of dollars to support their work in our community. The spring and summer schedule features local artists of myriad musical styles; there is something for everyone! Unwind Friday evenings at this fabulous and FREE Charlottesville institution.

FAF for WP 2013 ~1240x800 copy

Friday’s After Five – STILL FREE!

Fridays After Five, presented by Bud Light, continues to be Charlottesville’s favorite live concert series. 2015 will be the 28th year of free live music and fun.  The first event will kick off at the nTelos Wireless Pavilion on April 17th and will run each Friday thereafter ending on September 11. Each week volunteers work the concessions on behalf of a variety of local non-profits who share in the proceeds, which raises tens of thousands of dollars to support their work in our community. The spring and summer schedule features local artists of myriad musical styles; there is something for everyone! Unwind Friday evenings at this fabulous and FREE Charlottesville institution.

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Fridays For Food

nTelos Wireless and the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank are joining forces to engage the community to end hunger locally through a monthly, summertime donation drive.  
During Fridays after Five, a community gathering tradition, patrons are asked to stop by the nTelos Wireless & Blue Ridge Area Food Bank booth to donate on the 1st Friday of every month.

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Leslie Beauregard, who directs the city budget, and Mike Murphy, who's been leading the human services department, will be the co-assistant city managers.

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GOP: Audit McAuliffe Donation

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The party wants to know if a PAC contribution recently returned was illegal.

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Greene County is enacting a Text-To-911 service that allows greater access to emergency services.

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Former Culpeper Prosecutor Reprimanded

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The State Bar has reprimanded a former Culpeper prosecutor for statements he made during a capital murder trial.

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Beijing awarded 2022 Winter Olympics

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Deflategate judge tells NFL, players: Don’t argue. Settle

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady speaks at a news conference in Foxborough, Mass., Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015 as he addresses the issue of the NFL investigation of deflated footballs.

Tom Brady's effort to void his four-game suspension was set back on Thursday as litigation embroiling the New England Patriots star quarterback was sent to a New York judge, who urged a speedy resolution to the "Deflategate" scandal.

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Drug Charges Against Former Cavalier Scott

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Former UVA basketball star and current Atlanta Hawk Mike Scott has been arrested on drug charges.

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An Ohio man who posted a video of himself petting cougars at an Ohio zoo has to spend two days in jail and pay more than $200 in fines.

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An accused credit card thief picked the wrong guy when she used a credit card number belonging to Texas consumer affairs reporter Steve Noviello.

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Courtney Love wants Kurt Cobain’s death records sealed

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Congress heading on vacation, putting off messy decisions

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Congressional lawmakers are heading for recess and leaving behind a pile of unfinished business.

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Pentagon chief gives nod to arm more troops in U.S. after shooting

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HBO says 3 more ‘Game of Thrones’ seasons likely

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