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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.

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Dave Matthews Band

Tickets are on sale now!

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The Eagles at John Paul Jones Arena!

Be a member of our text club and you could win floor seats to the show!

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Groups Want Answers About Juvenile Arrests

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Advocates for juvenile justice reforms demand answers from City Hall.

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Juvenile Arrested In Woodbrook 7-11 Robbery

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Albemarle Police say the female who robbed the Woodbrook 7-11 was a juvenile.

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Westbound 64 Down To One Lane Tuesday

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A section of westbound I-64 in the Ivy area will be down to one lane Tuesday.

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Local Lawyer’s License Gets Suspended

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A Charlottesville attorney has had his law license suspended.

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MLB: 4 Royals elected All-Star starters

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Houston second baseman Jose Altuve passed Kansas City's Omar Infante in the final days of voting, leaving four Royals as starters for the All-Star Game.

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Serena downs Venus to reach Wimbledon quarters

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A contest featuring the sisters, who between them have hoisted the Rosewater Dish 10 times, should have been a blockbuster but turned out to be yet another awkward anti-climax.

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McIlroy suffers severe ankle injury ahead of British Open

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Rory McIlroy's defense of golf's British Open has been thrown into doubt.

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WATCH: Women’s World Cup highlights

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A true explosion of goals between the United States and Japanese made for a very entertaining Women's World Cup Final.

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U.S. triumph caps truly global Women’s World Cup

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The United States returned to the pinnacle of women's soccer with a 5-2 crushing of Japan in Sunday's Women's World Cup final at the end of a riveting tournament that pushed the sport into new territory.

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Man posing as security guard steals $75K from Walmart

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The suspect was dressed in clothes similar to those of an armored truck employee and was able to walk out without raising suspicion.

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Police: Man shoots off firework from top of his head, dies

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A man celebrating the Fourth of July used his head as a launch pad.

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Woman’s parking citation tossed because of missing comma

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An appeals court has agreed with an Ohio woman who said her parking citation should be tossed because the village law was missing a comma.

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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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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Creative dentistry

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Hey kids, don't try this at home ... or maybe do, and become Internet famous.

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Today in entertainment history: July 7

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A look back on the Hollywood headlines of years past.

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Cosby said he got drugs to give women for sex

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The AP reports that during a 2005 deposition "The Cosby Show" star admitted to giving sedatives to at least one woman.

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Nicolas Cage almost played ‘Superman’

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And there's video to prove it!

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Postal carriers getting a panic button

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It used to be that mail carriers had to just contend with dogs and weather but a rise in other work-related dangers has pushed the postal service to adopt new technology.

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Anthrax producing limited edition bourbon

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The rockers have teamed up with Knob Creek.

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Back at work: Congress facing busy agenda, funding deadline

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Lawmakers return to Washington on Tuesday with a long to-do list.

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