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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

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 go on sale Friday, Nov. 20!

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Apparent Murder-Suicide In Louisa

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The Louisa County Sheriff's Office is investigating an apparent murder-suicide at a home on Wild Turkey Drive.

17 hours ago in Albemarle County, Local, Surrounding Counties

Amber Alert Ends – Search For Dad Continues

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The Fluvanna Sheriff's Office says a 3-year-old girl has been found safe and unharmed, but it still has active warrants for her father who's accused of abduction.

19 hours ago in Albemarle County, Local

Attic Fire On Miller School Road

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Fire damaged a house Sunday night on Miller School Road.

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

Voter Registration Deadline Approaches

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5 p.m. Monday is the deadline for anyone who's not already registered to sign up, if he or she wants to participate in the March 1st Virginia Primary.

2 days ago in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Election, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA, Virginia Assembly

GOP Chooses Convention To Pick Nominee

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5th District Republican leaders will hold a May 14th convention to select a nominee for Congress.

Sports

2 hours ago in Sports

Zika fears prompt Olympic concerns

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The United States Olympic Committee told U.S. sports federations that athletes and staff concerned for their health over the Zika virus should consider not going to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in August.

3 hours ago in Sports

Goodell dangles expansion carrot to London

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The National Football League will play three regular season games in London next season and Goodell said he expects that number to rise in the future as the league continues to build a solid British fan base.

3 hours ago in Sports

PHOTOS: Super Bowl 50

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The Denver Broncos won their third National Football League championship with a 24-10 upset victory over the top-seeded Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50.

3 hours ago in Sports

Denver defense kryptonite to Panthers Superman Newton

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The Denver Broncos shocked the Carolina Panthers 24-10 as the Super Bowl closed out its first half-century on Sunday with an upset and a cliffhanger as Peyton Manning left everyone guessing about his future.

3 hours ago in Sports

Monday’s Sports Minute

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Here's a look at some of today's big sports stories.

Weird

2 hours ago in Weird

Cars parked on thin ice get icy bath in Wisconsin

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Call it the polar bear plunge for cars and trucks.

3 days ago in Sports, Weird

Prognosticating Ape picks Panthers to win Super Bowl

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

3 days ago in Weird

The Strangelove Suite: Northern Ireland sells nuclear bunker

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

4 days ago in Weird

A prank call that will make you smash your own windows

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Police in Tucson, Arizona, say pranksters convinced employees at a fast food restaurant to smash windows by pretending to be a fire-suppression company.

5 days ago in Weird

Jury summons directs people to call sex hotline

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That's one way to get people to do their civic duty.

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 –

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3 hours ago in Sports, Trending, Viral Videos

TODAY’S MUST SEE: Super Bowl 50 commercials

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A 30-second commercial spot on Super Sunday can cost up to $5 million. Which Super Sunday ad was your favorite?

News

1 hour ago in Music

Stone Temple Pilots to open auditions for new frontman

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The rockers have now launched a new search for a frontman, and they will be holding open auditions to find a band member to "evolve" with.

1 hour ago in National

Gas prices continue to drop

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The average price of gasoline has dropped 8 cents over the past two weeks, to $1.82 a gallon.

2 hours ago in Music

Wes Scantlin pleads not guilty to vandalism

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He faces up to three years in jail if convicted.

2 hours ago in Entertainment

‘Star Wars’ breaks new record

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The sci-fi epic, directed by J.J. Abrams, previously became the highest-grossing release in North American film history, after recently passing the $760.5 million "Avatar" hauled in in 2009.

2 hours ago in Entertainment

PewDiePie, others set to star in YouTube’s first original shows

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YouTube's viral video stars, many of whom have a fan following in the millions, are set to appear in original movies and a show, as the video site attempts to attract users to its paid service.

2 hours ago in National, World

North Korean rocket puts object into space, angers neighbors, U.S.

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North Korea launched a long-range rocket carrying what it called a satellite, drawing renewed international condemnation just weeks after it carried out a nuclear bomb test.

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