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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
Violet

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Listen for the 1:00 Ticket Window for your chance to win tickets, sound check and meet & greet before the show!  Don’t wanna take your chances, go ahead and get your tickets now!

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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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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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FOO Fighters & Friends For the 4th!

Listen for your chance to win tickets!

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Virginia Football Picks Up Another OL Recruit

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Coach London picks up a 6'5", 270 pound lineman in recruiting.

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UVA Has Top Ten Finish In Director’s Cup

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UVA finished #6 in the nation in the latest Directors' Cup standings.

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Dallas Takes Anderson In NBA Draft Round 1

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Former Wahoo Anderson drafted by Carlisle and the Mavs 21st overall.

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UVA Tops Vanderbilt, Plays One More

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Behind the pitching tandem of Adam Haseley and closer Josh Sborz, UVA shut out Vanderbilt 3-0 Tuesday, and will play again Wednesday.

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At 115, NYC woman is world’s oldest

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The world's oldest known woman is a retired child care worker living in Brooklyn.

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Selfie sticks aren’t welcome at the ‘happiest place on earth’

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Planning a vacation to a Disney theme park? Leave your selfie stick at home.

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Road rage: How technology can combat growing gridlock

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The federal government projects gridlock will worsen around the nation as more Americans live in urban regions.

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Google making it easier to ‘undo’ that email

eople are silhouetted as they pose with laptops in front of a screen projected with a Google logo, in this picture illustration taken in Zenica October 29, 2014.

An option to cancel the delivery of an email within 30 seconds of hitting the send button is now a standard safeguard in Gmail.

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The struggles of choosing sunscreen

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Most people know it’s important to use sunscreen, but they’re sometimes confused about how to choose the right protection or how much to use.

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Iranian nuclear talks extended

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Iran and six world powers ramped up negotiations after accepting they would miss a June 30 deadline for a nuclear deal.

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Election 2016: You’ve got mail

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Inboxes are overflowing as political candidates amp up email appeals for cash.

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Few signs of market panic as Greece nears default

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Eurozone stocks, low-rated bonds, and the euro weakened as Greece looked set to default on repayments and plunge deeper into financial crisis.

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Obama plans to expand overtime eligibility for millions of workers

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Nearly 5 million more workers could be eligible for overtime pay, a move that would touch almost every sector of the economy and could face legal challenges.

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10 FOR TODAY: Tuesday, June 30

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. CRUNCH TIME…

Weird News

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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.

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‘Snickers Salad’ among this year’s new fair foods

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How does a mac and cheese cupcake sound?

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Tiny hamster’s tiny BBQ

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Just in time for the Fourth of July, the tiny hamsters are back for backyard tradition.

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All Lanes Cleared On I-64 After Huge Backup

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The driver of a tractor-trailer who slammed his rig into a second vehicle on Interstate 64 has been charged with reckless driving.

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Lee Statue Vandalized

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The words "black lives matter" were spray-painted on the statue in Lee Park.

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Albemarle Fireworks Permit Fee Skyrockets

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There's been a huge increase in the cost of a fireworks permit in Albemarle County, going from $75 to $600.

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Virginia Football Picks Up Another OL Recruit

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Coach London picks up a 6'5", 270 pound lineman in recruiting.

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Oh no! ‘Bennifer’ are divorcing

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Actors Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck say they've decided to divorce after 10 years of marriage.

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Men bring the moves, but ladies take charge in ‘Magic Mike XXL’

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The film, which hits theaters July 1, follows 2012's surprise hit with Channing Tatum rejoining the Kings of Tampa, his rogue band of male entertainers.

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EL James takes ‘Fifty Shades’ of heat during Twitter Q&A

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#AskELJames backfired in terrific style because of course it did.

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20 years after ‘Showgirls,’ Elizabeth Berkley comes ‘full circle’

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The former "Saved by the Bell" actress starred as an exotic dancer in the film, which was initially slammed by critics and flopped at the box office.

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