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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.

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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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FOO Fighters and friends!

Do you have your tickets?!?

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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Waynesboro Boy Dies After SUV Crash

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A Waynesboro boy has died after an SUV Crashed on the Blue Ridge Parkway near Afton.

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

Crackdown Against Illegal Behavior On James

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Albemarle Police will be patrolling the James River in kayaks this summer to crack down against illegal behavior.

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

Big Increase In Local Jobless Rate

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The unemployment rate in the Charlottesville region shot up during May.

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UPDATE: House Fire On Washington Avenue

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City firefighters battled a house fire early Wednesday on Washington Avenue.

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Ex-Cowboys player C.J. Spillman charged with sexual assault

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Spillman, who has played six seasons in the NFL, is suspected of sexual assaulting a woman at a Dallas hotel.

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Federer and Kvitova feast on Wimbledon starters

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The King of Cool began his quest for an eighth title.

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Chicago ships Saad to Columbus

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The Blackhawks have traded forward Brandon Saad as part of a seven-player deal.

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Blatter won’t attend Women’s World Cup final

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Senior executives of Zurich-based FIFA were charged with corruption by prosecutors in the United States over bids for major soccer tournaments.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

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Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Wednesday, July 1.

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For sale: Prison

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Looking for a place that can house hundreds? You're in luck.

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The World Egg Throwing Championship is a real thing

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Be on the look out for flying eggs.

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World’s ‘ugliest’ dog crowned at California pageant

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A plucky mixed breed with a humped back and pit bull heritage is the epitome of ugly excellence.

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Moviegoers flee theater after scary ‘Inside Out’ screening

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An Ohio theater accidentally switched the feel-good Disney flick for a horror movie.

Blog

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The Art of the Album

A couple of weeks go my faith in humanity was restored thanks to you.  After playing a Pink Floyd tune,…

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“Star Spangled Banner” Fails

In honor of the Fourth of July holiday, check out the most comical performances of our National Anthem-

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Kids explain gay marriage

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Jimmy Kimmel took to the streets to see how America's future feels about the Supreme Court decision and the answers are hilarious.

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WATCH: Girls dive out of window in daring escape from fire

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Two girls were trapped in a burning apartment, but thanks to the help of some alert neighbors they made it out alive.

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Older, wiser Schwarzenegger returns in ‘Terminator: Genisys’

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Arnold Schwarzenegger may be older but that doesn't stop him from destroying his younger self, as the former governor returns to one of his most recognizable roles.

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Journey drummer Deen Castronovo denied bail

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The troubled drummer will remain in an Oregon jail.

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U.S. runs hundreds of counter-terrorism investigations

Police tape cordons off the site of a car bomb attack in Sanaa, Yemen, Tuesday, June 30, 2015. The explosion occurred near a military hospital in the Yemeni capital on Monday, causing dozens of casualties including civilians, security officials said. The Islamic State's Sanaa Division claimed responsibility on Twitter for detonating the parked car bomb, according to the SITE Intelligence Group monitoring service. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)

U.S. authorities are pursuing hundreds of active counter-terrorism investigations embracing all 50 American states.

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Rolling Stones planning career xhibition

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The veteran band will display dozens of items from their past, including instruments, personal diaries, and audio and video tracks for the special project, titled "Exhibitionism."

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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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