Events

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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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VA Film Festival Year Round Movies

Free outdoor movies all summer

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Summer Movie Express

Regal 14 Cinemas in Charlottesville is hosting their Summer Movie Express every Tuesday and Wednesday at 10. $1 kids and family movies!

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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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Crackdown Against Illegal Behavior On James

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Albemarle Police will be patrolling the James River in kayaks this summer to crack down against illegal behavior.

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UPDATE: House Fire On Washington Avenue

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City firefighters battled a house fire early Wednesday on Washington Avenue.

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Superintendent Rosa Atkins Gets Pay Raise

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The Charlottesville School Board is boosting the salary of Superintendent Rosa Atkins by 2%.

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Trucks Collide With Huge Backup On I-64

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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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U.S. runs hundreds of counter-terrorism investigations

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Police tape cordons off the site of a car bomb attack in Sanaa, Yemen, Tuesday, June 30, 2015. The explosion occurred near a military hospital in the Yemeni capital on Monday, causing dozens of casualties including civilians, security officials said. The Islamic State's Sanaa Division claimed responsibility on Twitter for detonating the parked car bomb, according to the SITE Intelligence Group monitoring service. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)

U.S. authorities are pursuing hundreds of active counter-terrorism investigations embracing all 50 American states.

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After ‘gratifying’ week, Obama has long to-do list for his time left in office

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The President, who has about 18 months left in his second term, hopes to work with Congress on infrastructure funding and reforming the criminal justice system.

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Nearly one in three Americans owns a gun

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About 29 percent of people nationwide reported owning a gun.

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U.S., Cuba restoring diplomatic ties after 54 years

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The previous Cold War enemies agreed to reopen embassies in each other's capitals, with the Cubans saying that could happen as soon as July 20.

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10 FOR TODAY: Wednesday, July 1

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

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY: 26 freebies to help you celebrate

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On your birthday you can have your (free) cake and eat it too!

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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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Les Sinclair

60 Second Thought Adventure

Achilles & the Tortoise

Sherry Taylor

Videos We Love This Week {June 25}

Little girls, puppies and cats!

Lisa Allen

4th of July Safety Tips for Pets

Let’s make sure our fur babies have fun, too this weekend-

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Kids explain gay marriage

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Jimmy Kimmel took to the streets to see how America's future feels about the Supreme Court decision and the answers are hilarious.

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Journey drummer Deen Castronovo denied bail

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The troubled drummer will remain in an Oregon jail.

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Sam Smith channels Elvis

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The "Stay With Me" hitmaker celebrated getting his singing voice back after vocal cord surgery by posting a video of him crooning an Elvis classic.

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Alex Trebek raps the ‘Fresh Prince’ theme song on ‘Jeopardy!’

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The "Jeopardy!" host has skills ... "smell ya later!"

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Miguel says new ‘Wildheart’ album rooted in L.A.

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The Grammy-winning R&B singer brings his hometown to the forefront in his latest release.

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Katy Perry wants to buy a convent

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It's the "Roar" hitmaker against a pair of nuns.

What's Happening

UVA College World Series Championship Highlights.

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Full highlights of Virginia’s 4-2 victory over Vanderbilt to claim the program’s first national title

How to Remove an Earworm

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That’s a song stuck in your head.

95 Days of Summer!

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Great Music, Events & PriZes!

Women’s 4 Miler Info Page

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Everything you need to know about Virginia’s largest all-women’s race.

Z-Team with Diet Pepsi 2015

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The Z95/Diet Pepsi Z-Team is set to help raise money for the Women’s Four Miler. This year’s goal is to raise…

Z95 Book Club

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June book ~ The Nightingale by Kristen Hannah