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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.

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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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.

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ACC Preseason Poll Released

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The writers have made their preseason picks in the ACC

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Tom Sox Win, Keep Pace For Post Season

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The Tom Sox are one step closer to the post season.

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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.

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How to get money back on your favorite things

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Here's how to make finding deals on your favorite things - everything from tech and clothes to travel - a snap.

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Rest up! Sleep, exercise may ward off Alzheimer’s, researchers say

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New research suggests poor sleep and a lack of exercise may increase the risk of the disease, and make coping with it difficult after it has taken hold.

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Time really is flying by

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This interactive timeline shows why each passing year seems to go by faster than the last.

National News

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IOC expects U.S. 2024 bid despite Boston pullout

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The deadline for applicant city submissions for the 2024 Games is Sept. 15 with Hamburg, Paris, Rome and Budapest already having entered the race.

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Boy Scouts lift ban on gay leaders, employees

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The policy, which takes effect immediately, comes three years after the organization removed its prohibition on gay youth, but local Boy Scout units chartered by religious organizations will still be permitted to exclude gay adults.

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Kerry warns Congress scrapping Iran deal would mean path to nuclear weapon

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The Republican-controlled Congress has until Sept. 17 either to endorse or reject the agreement.

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Human trafficking report blacklists Thailand, raises awareness about modern day slavery

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The State Department's annual report highlights the world's worst human-trafficking centers.

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10 FOR TODAY: Tuesday, July 28

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Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

Weird News

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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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Creepy clown spotted in Chicago cemetery in dead of night

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Police say they don't know who this person dressed up like a clown is - or why they'd scale a cemetery fence and trespass in the dark of night - but it was all caught on tape.

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Streets closed as police hunt #MKELion

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Police closed off streets near a park in north Milwaukee on Saturday night after reports of a "lion-like animal," which came days after people said they had a seen a lion prowling city streets.

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No one puts Dairy Queen in a corner

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There's a D-Q that won't be K-O'd by company H-Q.

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Pot spaghetti is high on the menu

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Any Italian will tell you: pasta is healthy and makes you feel good. But what about spaghetti made from cannabis?

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Flash Flood Warning For Many Families

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The National Weather Service has posted a flash flood warning for Albemarle, Charlottesville, and Orange.

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Library Trustees Get Report On NOW Display

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The trustees of the Jefferson-Madison Regional Library have received a report on a controversial display that appeared at the Central Branch

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Home Sales Improved During Spring Quarter

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New figures show improved home sales for the April through June quarter.

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Early Jamestown Settlers’ Remains Found

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Archaeologists have found the remains of four of the earliest leaders at Jamestown.

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Tom Cruise takes on Jimmy Fallon in latest lip-sync battle

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The Weeknd, the Righteous Brothers, and Meat Loaf are among the artists to get reinterpreted in this battle between "The Tonight Show" host and the "Mission Impossible" star.

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WATCH: Ohio State football players ‘dummy’ prank

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This Nike uniform "mannequin" did a better job bringing quarterback Cardale Jones to the ground than any Oregon player.

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Orangutan is a big fan of this mom-to-be

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This pregnant woman's trip to the zoo was a one-of-a-kind experience.

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Ed Sheeran lands role in Medieval drama

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The "Thinking Out Loud" hitmaker has revealed he is set to join the cast of a new series about a 14th-century warrior who gives up fighting to become an executioner.

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Sam Smith calls vocal chord surgery a ‘blessing’

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The "Stay With Me" hitmaker says the medical drama was a blessing in disguise as it gave him perspective on his fast rise to fame.

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