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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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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.

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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Drug Charges Against Former Cavalier Scott

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Former UVA basketball star and current Atlanta Hawk Mike Scott has been arrested on drug charges.

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Beer To Be Sold to Some VT Football Fans

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Some Virginia Tech football fans will be able to buy a beer while attending games at Lane Stadium.

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Former 5-Star PF Nichols Transferring To UVA

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Tony Bennett secures a major recruit for 2016-17.

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London Secures Yet Another Recruit

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Virginia gets another talented recruit for the class of 2016.

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Blanding Named To Preseason All-ACC Team

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Virginia's talented Free Safety recognized by the ACC media.

Lifestyle News

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Chevrolet the latest car to be ‘hacked’

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A researcher is advising drivers not to use a mobile app for OnStar vehicle communications system, saying hackers can exploit a security flaw in the product to unlock cars and start engines remotely.

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TOP 5: Worst things to buy online

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Money expert Matt Granite explores what items are best purchased online and what items are better left to the in-store shopping experience.

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Windows 10 debuts today

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No one's expected to line up overnight for the new Microsoft operating systems the way people did 20 years ago for Windows 95, but today marks the first update in three years.

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The Internet is no substitute for a doctor

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Online symptom checkers often misdiagnose problems, encouraging people to seek care for minor issues that don’t need immediate attention or incorrectly telling people with true emergencies that treatment can wait.

National News

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Making headlines this week

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A look back at some of the week's biggest headlines and the stories you may have missed.

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Congress heading on vacation, putting off messy decisions

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Congressional lawmakers are heading for recess and leaving behind a pile of unfinished business.

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Pentagon chief gives nod to arm more troops in U.S. after shooting

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U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter signaled on Thursday that he would allow more troops to be armed at facilities inside the United States.

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Plane debris on remote island points to breakthrough in MH370 mystery

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Plane debris washed up on the French island of Reunion in the Indian Ocean is almost certainly part of a Boeing 777, a Malaysian official and aviation experts said, potentially the biggest breakthrough in the search for missing Flight MH370.

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Killing of Cecil the Lion triggers probe by U.S. agency

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The killing of Cecil the Lion in Zimbabwe by American dentist and trophy hunter Walter Palmer is being investigated by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to see if it was part of a conspiracy to violate U.S. laws against illegal wildlife trading.

Weird News

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Grandma’s the get-a-way driver

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It's not exactly quality time with grandma.

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WATCH: Miami Marlins play dirty

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After the Washington Nationals started playing soft rock during opponent's batting practices, the Marlins decided to pay them back with some trolling in the form of fart noises.

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Here kitty, kitty …

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An Ohio man who posted a video of himself petting cougars at an Ohio zoo has to spend two days in jail and pay more than $200 in fines.

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These Jimmy John’s thieves are real-life ‘ham burglars’

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Two crooks made off with more than just cold, hard cash.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Reporter confronts woman accused of stealing his identity

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An accused credit card thief picked the wrong guy when she used a credit card number belonging to Texas consumer affairs reporter Steve Noviello.

Local News

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Area Residents Look Back At 9-11

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Area residents have been reflecting on the 9-11 attacks following a ceremony at the Fontaine Avenue fire station.

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Va. Can Take Confederate Flag Off Plates

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A federal judge has ruled the state is allowed to remove Confederate flags from Virginia vanity license plates.

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City Police Look For Burglary Suspect

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Charlottesville Police are asking for the public's help in finding a burglary suspect.

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Drug Charges Against Former Cavalier Scott

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Former UVA basketball star and current Atlanta Hawk Mike Scott has been arrested on drug charges.

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WATCH: Chris Farley in ‘Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation’

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This mashup is both hilarious and impressive.

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Facebook has an heiress

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Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, are expecting their first child.

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TV: What’s new on Netflix, Amazon & Hulu

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August is shaping up to be a good month for streaming some hit movies and the TV series you've been meaning to check out.

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REVIEW: Strong cast helps ‘Rogue Nation’ create a blast of entertainment

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In the latest installment of the "Mission: Impossible" franchise, Tom Cruise may have finally found a marriage that will work.

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Yoko Ono unveils Ellis Island tapestry dedicated to John Lennon

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The tapestry was commissioned by Art For Amnesty to thank Ono for donating royalties from covers of Lennon's solo songs to Amnesty International.

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