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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.

CURED Bacon Fest 2015

CURED Bacon Festival

Cured: Central Virginia Bacon Festival sponsored by Starr Hill Brewery and the Rock Barn. Inaugural festival focused on the love for bacon. A selection of Charlottesville’s finest locally owned restaurants will each be on site offering small plates of 2-3 bacon-themed dishes.  VIP Tickets get you in at noon for this amazing event!

Tickets on sale now!

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.

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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Kathy Galvin Outlines City Education Challenges

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One is rising school enrollment, with another need a sustainable financial plan to pay for new construction.

in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Election, Local, Surrounding Counties

Council Candidate Wes Bellamy: “Make Housing More Affordable”

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He points out that nearly half of the city's residents have to put at least one third of their income toward housing costs.

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Man Accused Of Abduction At City Hotel

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A man has been charged with several offenses after a woman says she was held against her will in a hotel on Emmet Street.

in Local, Surrounding Counties

Greene Residents Fired Up Over Barkley Loan

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Some Greene residents are upset over loan to County Administrator John Barkley.

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Soccer rocked as top FIFA officials arrested in U.S. corruption probe

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Seven of the most powerful figures in soccer face extradition to the U.S. after their arrest in Switzerland, where authorities also announced a criminal investigation into the awarding of the next two World Cups.

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BEST OF: Cavs sweep Hawks to head to NBA Finals

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Watch Cleveland win the Eastern Conference Championship through the lens of a high-def slow-motion camera.

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NHL Preview: Ducks battle Blackhawks in Game 6

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Here's a look at Game 6 in the Western Conference Finals.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

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A look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Wednesday, May 27.

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Venus Williams fined at French Open after snubbing media

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The tennis star has been fined $3,000 by tournament organizers.

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GPS leads alleged drunken drivers straight to police station

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A couple driving to a hotel in suburban Philly ended up with a place to stay for the night, though it's not where they were headed.

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‘Got kidney?’

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man in need of a kidney donor is taking his search on the road…

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From the ‘big house’ to your house: Burglars share break-in tips

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Three convicted burglars are sharing tips of their trade in a new YouTube video.

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Why did the bear cross the road?

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A Polish brown bear went to great lengths for love.

in Weird

Foiled by a hat

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A man evading police almost got away - if it wasn't for his lost hat.

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Perry Stone

Welcome to the Machines

I love the fact that our lives have been enriched by computers, cell phones, I-pads, Dick Tracy watches, blah, blah,…

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Doing 180 in an Indy Car

If you watched the Indy 500 this year, and wondered what it would be like to ride around the track, check out this video-

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Coolest Father/Daughter dance of all time

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This Father of the Bride said his daughter has always been different so a traditional, sappy dance just wouldn't do!

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Today in entertainment history: May 28

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A look at the news that made Hollywood headlines in years past.

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Tracy Morgan settles suit with Walmart over fatal crash

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The "SNL" star sued the retail giant over a semi crash that killed one man and left Morgan and two friends seriously injured.

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Baby goat doesn’t care about dog’s nap

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Keep on keepin' on, goat. We like your style.

in Entertainment

LiLo is (finally) finishing her community service

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The "Mean Girls" star had to log 125 hours before May 28 after a judge rejected her previous effort.

in Music

U2’s longtime road manager dead as band prepares for L.A. shows

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The tour manager worked with the band for more than three decades.

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Bob Barker is a boss at retirement

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The former "Price is Right" host and avid animal lover says he is a "complete success" at retirement, and is enjoying his free time.

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Community Awareness Grant

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Area non-profits are encouraged to apply now!  Deadline is June 19th.

WWE Live Returns to John Paul Jones Arena

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See all of your WWE superstars in action at John Paul Jones Arena Saturday, September 5th. Daniel Bryan Dean Ambrose…

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