Coming Up

Today’s Mind Bender: It’s Fat Tuesday in New Orleans – Bursting Day in Iceland!

Events

~David Cross 2016 620x400 DL

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!

Globetrotters 90Ann 2016~ 620x400 DL

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!

Sir Elton~ 620x400 DL

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!!

Local

6 hours ago in Local, Local Sports, UVA Sports

Virginia Overwhelms VA Tech 67-49

Basketball JPJ

Virginia with another solid win in ACC play, their seventh straight.

9 hours ago in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Election, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA, Virginia Assembly

Toscano Makes Plea To Lawmakers

Toscano  David   120908

Delegate David Toscano (D- Charlottesville) wants more socially conservative lawmakers to withdraw their proposals to limit gay and lesbian rights.

9 hours ago in Election, Local, Surrounding Counties, Virginia Assembly

Bloomberg Ad Rips Into Governor

McAuliffe Terry 040115 (DZ)

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, a former political ally of Terry McAuliffe, blasted the Governor in a Richmond Times-Dispatch ad.

10 hours ago in Election, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA, Virginia Assembly

Forbes Seeks New Term

U.S. Capitol (Clip Art)

Eight-term Congressman Randy Forbes is seeking another term this year, and his upcoming campaign will be in a different district.

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

Sanders Opens Local Campaign Office

Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. listens to testimony. Over two hundred member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars attended a joint meeting of the House and Senate Veterans Affairs Committee on Tuesday, March 4, 2008 on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Lauren Victoria Burke/WDCPIX.COM)

Presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders will open a new Charlottesville area campaign office Wednesday evening.

Sports

6 hours ago in Local, Local Sports, UVA Sports

Virginia Overwhelms VA Tech 67-49

Basketball JPJ

Virginia with another solid win in ACC play, their seventh straight.

13 hours ago in Sports

NFL bars violent offenders from rookie scouting combine

nfl

The National Football League has decided individuals who have convictions for domestic violence, sexual assault or weapon offenses will no longer be allowed to participate in the NFL Scouting Combine.

20 hours ago in Sports

Party like it’s 1999: Denver to celebrate another Super Bowl

Denver Broncos’ head coach Gary Kubiak, right, reacts after getting soaked with a sports drink by Von Miller (58) after their win against the Carolina Panthers in the NFL Super Bowl 50 football game Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, in Santa Clara, Calif. The Broncos won 24-10. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

The Denver Broncos will board fire trucks and roll slowly through the crowd-lined streets of the Mile High City to celebrate winning the Super Bowl.

21 hours ago in Entertainment, Sports

Super Bowl fans bet record $132.5 million at Nevada casinos

Denver Broncos’ Peyton Manning, center right, holds the trophy after the NFL Super Bowl 50 football game against the Carolina Panthers, Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, in Santa Clara, Calif. The Broncos won 24-10.  (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Denver were a 5-1/2-point underdog to top-seeded Carolina ahead of Sunday's game in Santa Clara, California, but used a ferocious defense to pull out a 24-10 victory.

21 hours ago in Sports

Nearly 112 million watch Super Bowl 50 on TV, below record

Members of the Denver Broncos hold the trophy after the NFL Super Bowl 50 football game against the Carolina Panthers, Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, in Santa Clara, Calif. The Broncos won 24-10. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Super Bowl 50 was the third most-watched Super Bowl in U.S. history with 111.9 million Americans watching the game on television, ratings data showed.

Weird

21 hours ago in Music, Weird

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

johnlennon

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

21 hours ago in Weird

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

justice

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

2 days ago in Weird

Cars parked on thin ice get icy bath in Wisconsin

16-overlay-6

Call it the polar bear plunge for cars and trucks.

5 days ago in Sports, Weird

Prognosticating Ape picks Panthers to win Super Bowl

18-overlay-1

The 1-year-old orangutan named Tuah chewed up a cardboard Panthers sign and later kissed a papier-maché Panthers helmet.

5 days ago in Weird

The Strangelove Suite: Northern Ireland sells nuclear bunker

irishbunker

It has no windows — but offers unrestricted views of Armageddon.

Blog

Tawne Hayes

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…

Roxy

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

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

Trending

21 hours ago in Trending, Viral Videos

TODAY’S MUST SEE: Ben Stiller’s female Viagra ad

12-overlay-6

It was supposed to play during the Super Bowl.

News

1 hour ago in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Feb. 10

Fresh
abdul

A look back at the Hollywood headlines that made history.

14 hours ago in Viral Videos

Will Ferrell wants to be the new animal expert on ‘The Late Show’

15-overlay-7

Stephen Colbert's "The Late Show" doesn’t have an animal expert yet, so why shouldn’t it be Will Ferrell?

19 hours ago in Entertainment

The pouting male models are back for ‘Zoolander 2’

25-overlay-1

Derek and Hansel are back.

19 hours ago in Entertainment

TV producers may start making you wait for new shows online

hulu

Cord-cutters beware: You might have to wait longer for new TV.

19 hours ago in National

Gov’t report: 8 states had significant drop in uninsured

obamacare

They are Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan, and New York. Politically, that's a mix of red, blue and purple states.

20 hours ago in Music

Peter Cetera turns down Chicago Hall of Fame induction

petercetera

Cetera quit the band in 1985 but fans were hoping for a reunion this spring.

Recently Played

What's Happening

Big Greasy Love Songs

~V-day 2016 620x400 DL

  Let’s face it guys, flowers are BORING.  So 97-5 3WV is giving you a chance to win something FUN…

UVA Sports on 97-5 3WV

UVA Sports on WINA & 3WV ~ 620x400 DL Template

  97-5 3WV is proud to be the flagship station for UVA Sports and are grateful to these sponsors who help…

Shop Local

1st Qtr House Ads 2015 #4~ 620x400 DL Template

Local businesses make our community strong!

Elton John & His Band

Sir Elton~ 620x400 DL

Return to Charlottesville and JPJ in March 2016! Tickets On Sale Friday, November 20th at 10am but you can win…

Babe of the Day

Feb. 10, 2016