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TURN: Washington’s Spies will return to Virginia for third season

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced Wednesday that the AMC television series TURN: Washington’s Spies will be returning to Virginia for a third season.

Doah Fest announces lineup

Doah Fest Music and Arts Festival has announced its official full lineup and activities list. Doah prides itself on the diversity of its bands and this year is no different: bluegrass, reggae, jam, hip hop, brass, gypsy jazz, rock, soul, world beats and more will be represented on The Farm at Doah 2015.

Red Wing Roots Music Festival set for July 10-12

The third annual Red Wing Roots Music Festival takes place next week, July 10-‐12, at Natural Chimneys Park in Mount Solon.

UVA student radio station WXTJ to begin broadcasting on FM

WXTJ, a radio station run entirely by University of Virginia students, is slated to begin broadcasting at 100.1 FM – supplementing its continuing online broadcast – sometime within the coming months.

Come on down! The Price is Right Live! is Coming to Richmond’s Altria Theater

Altria Theater will host The Price is Right Live!™ on Wednesday, October 28 at 7:30 pm. The Price is Right Live!™ is the hit interactive stage show that gives eligible individuals the chance to “Come On Down” to win.

Bach Festival, in its 23rd year, draws appreciative crowd for diverse classical repertoire

In his 23rd year as artistic director and conductor of the Shenandoah Valley Bach Festival, Kenneth J. Nafziger just laughs when asked if he is most looking forward to conducting any one particular piece.

At the Movies: Big Stone Gap to open nationwide Oct. 9

Picturehouse has acquired all U.S. rights to Big Stone Gap from Altar Identity Studios and will release the film nationwide on Oct. 9.

NPR’s ‘Wait, Wait…Don’t Tell Me’ Paula Poundstone at The Paramount Theater on Dec. 4

The Paramount Theater announced Tuesday that Paula Poundstone will be performing in Charlottesville on Friday, December 4th at 8 p.m. Tickets start at $32.50 and are available this week.

A Memoir of Place: Sue Eisenfeld and Shenandoah National Park

When and how does a place become the subject of a memoir? Author Sue Eisenfeld will discuss with C-ville Weekly writer Elizabeth Derby how a form of writing that is usually focused on the author’s personal experience can expand to encompass place and history.

Alabama, Lynyrd Skynyrd headlining 2015 Rockingham County Fair

The Rockingham County Fair has announced two of its three big concerts for the 2015 Fair, with Alabama and Lynyrd Skynyrd headlining concert dates on Tuesday, Aug. 18, and Wednesday, Aug. 19.

Podcast: Tammy Rogers of The SteelDrivers talks upcoming Harrisonburg appearance

CGI host Chris Graham interviews Tammy Rogers of The SteelDrivers, who will be performing at Clementine Cafe in Harrisonburg, Va., on Thursday, May 28.

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New State Fair attraction blends ag education, entertainment

The State Fair of Virginia’s mission is to increase agricultural awareness in a fun, family-friendly setting. One of this year’s new attractions means mission accomplished.

CGI Podcast: Breaking down Daily Show, WrestleMania news

CGI host Chris Graham breaks down the news that Comedy Central has hired South African comic Trevor Noah as the next anchor of The Daily Show, then shifts attention to a recap of the wild night that was WrestleMania 31.

Comedian Brian Regan to perform at Paramount in October

Comedian Brian Regan was seen in the Chris Rock movie, Top Five, and he was nominated for a 2014 American Comedy Award for Best Concert Comic. In February 2014, Regan performed two sold-out shows at the 12,500-seat EnergySolutions Arena in Salt Lake City, and in August of 2013, Regan sold out the legendary, 8,600-seat Red Rocks Amphitheater outside of Denver.

No-budget filmmaking seminar set for Jan. 8

Join the Shenandoah Valley District of the Virginia Production Alliance and special guest John Johnson of Darkstone Entertainment for an illuminating evening about no-budget filmmaking.

Live entertainment lineup for Snowshoe Mountain

Snowshoe Mountain, recently ranked top ten lodging & après ski resort by SKI Magazine, today announces its schedule for the 2015 winter entertainment season.

Statement game: UVA puts college basketball on notice

Top-ranked Kentucky put up a 24-0 run and led 41-7 at the half in beating UCLA 83-44 on Saturday. On Sunday, #6 UVA came out of the gate against Harvard up 30-4, led 39-8 at the break and won 76-27.

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Annual Lights of Love tree lighting ceremony at Augusta Health on Dec. 7

The annual Lights of Love Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration, benefitting the Gifted Care Program at the Shenandoah House and the Nursing Scholarship Program, will be Sunday at 4:30 pm in the Augusta Health Atrium Lobby.


Tickets for Opening Day of 2015 ACC Men’s Basketball Tournament on sale Friday

Ttickets for “Opening Day Presented By Food Lion” of the 2015 ACC Men’s Basketball Tournament (Tuesday, March 10) will go on sale to the general public on Friday at 10 a.m.

TNA Impact Wrestling leaving Spike for Destination America

TNA Impact Wrestling will make the move from its long-time home on Spike TV to Destination America, an offshoot of Discovery Communications that reaches roughly half the homes that Spike TV is in currently.

Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine art exhibit to feature medical avatars

The powerful effects of habit on health will come to life in the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine’s newest art exhibit, Medical Avatar: The Health Time Machine.

Author Bruce Holsinger to read from thriller at W&L

Author and scholar Bruce Holsinger, professor of English at the University of Virginia, will give a Glasgow reading at Washington and Lee University on Monday.

Reserve space now in Augusta Free Press: The Magazine

Augusta Free Press: The Magazine will hit newstands in January 2015 and will be offered bimonthly. AugustaFreePress.com launched in 2002 to provide news and information to people throughout the region online.

Downtown Safe Halloween returns to nTelos Wireless Pavilion

The annual “Downtown Safe Halloween” event will take place Saturday, October 25, from 2 – 5 pm at the Ntelos Wireless Pavilion located on the Downtown Mall.

Harlem Globetrotters coming to Richmond Coliseum Jan. 4

The world famous Harlem Globetrotters, featuring some of the greatest athletes and entertainers on the planet, will bring their unrivaled family show to Richmond Coliseum on January 4, 2015 at 3PM during the Harlem Globetrotters 2015 “Washington Generals’ Revenge” Tour.