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8th Annual Best of Both Worlds Dance and Step Competition

Saturday, November 15th 2014 - 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm at Paramount Theater
215 East Main Street

Returns to the Paramount Theater for its 4th Consecutive Year – November 15, 2014

The Best of Both Worlds Dance and Step Competition returns to Charlottesville, Virginia’s historical Paramount Theater on Saturday, November 15, 2014 at 4 p.m. This is the 8th annual competition which produces a fusion of dance and step teams competing for their share of $1,500 plus a trophy the size of a child.  We cannot forget the bragging rights for being the best in this highly competitive event.  Some of the top college, high school and community teams throughout the region will share the stage for one night only. If your team would like to compete or your company is interested in sponsoring this event then call 434.825.0650 or email:  asureshot1@gmail.com.  Just want to see the show?  Get your tickets now!

 

The United Nations of Comedy Tour

Saturday, November 15th 2014 - 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm at The Paramount Theater
215 E Main St

The United Nations of Comedy Tour returns to the Paramount Theater for the 4th consecutive year on Saturday, November 15, 2014. Following last year’s extremely successful visit, the tour’s creator has assembled a heavyweight line-up of national comedians as seen on The David Letterman Show, NBC’s Last Comic Standing, Comedy Central, BET Comic View, MTV, Life After Ellen, Kathy Griffin’s “Life on the D-List”, The Logo Network and many other national programs.

Annual Museum Open House

Sunday, November 16th 2014 - 11:00 am - 5:00 pm at Ash Lawn-Highland
2050 James Monroe Parkway

Join Ash Lawn-Highland, the home of fifth U.S. president James Monroe, for its annual museum open house on Sunday, November 16!

From 11 am to 5 pm, we’ll offer free admission for local residents (Charlottesville and the counties of Albemarle, Augusta, Buckingham, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa, Nelson, Orange and Rockingham), including tours of the Monroe house.

From 12 to 4 pm, visitors will have the chance to meet with Colonel Monroe and the League of Most Interesting Gentlemen, including some of his esteemed colleagues: Thomas Jefferson, Ben Franklin, and Albert Gallatin.

The house tour, revised in 2013, offers new content about Monroe’s contributions to the turbulent early decades of the United States. The guided tour also follows a new route through the original structure, giving visitors a greater understanding of the early architecture

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Baby Basics Moms Club

Monday, November 17th 2014 - 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm at Trinity Episcopal Church
1042 Preston Avenue

Do you have questions about your pregnancy? Come and meet other moms-to-be, enjoy snacks, and get free giveaways at Baby Basics Moms Club. The group covers everything you can expect when your’re expecting. UVA Children’s Hospital and Women’s service host a meeting at Trinity Episcopal on Preston Avenue: 1st & 3rd Mondays, 9:30-11:00 AM and 2nd & 4th Mondays, 5:30-7:00 PM.

PVCC Gallery Exhibit Opening Reception

Friday, November 21st 2014 - 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm at V. Earl Dickinson Building
501 College Drive

40 Years of Printmaking: A Mini-Retrospective of the Work of Frederick Nichols features prints by one of Central Virginia’s most respected artists. Inspired by the beauty and light of the Virginia countryside, he manages to capture the look and feel of our spectacular landscape in his work.

Light Years: Let There Be Light 2007-13 includes documentary photographs of PVCC’s annual night of outdoor light-centered artworks. The images, taken by local artists, visitors to the exhibition and the artists themselves, offer a chance to revisit previous installations that continue to inspire and surprise the viewer.

image: Bacon Hollow, silkscreen, Frederick Nichols

Free Movie Friday, “BoyHood”

Friday, November 21st 2014 - 7:30 pm at V. Earl Dickinson Building
501 College Drive

Filmed over 12 years with the same cast, BoyHood charts the rocky terrain of childhood like no other film has before as seen through the eyes of a child named Mason, who literally grows up on screen before our eyes.

PVCC’s Student Art Club sponsors Free Movie Friday on the big screen in the comfortable and spacious Main Stage Theatre in the V. Earl Dickinson Building.

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Baby Basics Moms Club

Monday, November 24th 2014 - 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm at Trinity Episcopal Church
1042 Preston Avenue

Do you have questions about your pregnancy? Come and meet other moms-to-be, enjoy snacks, and get free giveaways at Baby Basics Moms Club. The group covers everything you can expect when your’re expecting. UVA Children’s Hospital and Women’s service host a meeting at Trinity Episcopal on Preston Avenue: 1st & 3rd Mondays, 9:30-11:00 AM and 2nd & 4th Mondays, 5:30-7:00 PM.

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Baby Basics Moms Club

Monday, December 1st 2014 - 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm at Trinity Episcopal Church
1042 Preston Avenue

Do you have questions about your pregnancy? Come and meet other moms-to-be, enjoy snacks, and get free giveaways at Baby Basics Moms Club. The group covers everything you can expect when your’re expecting. UVA Children’s Hospital and Women’s service host a meeting at Trinity Episcopal on Preston Avenue: 1st & 3rd Mondays, 9:30-11:00 AM and 2nd & 4th Mondays, 5:30-7:00 PM.

PVCC Dance and Theatre present “Karate Tango”

Friday, December 5th 2014 - 7:30 pm at V. Earl Dickinson Building
501 College Drive

This brash, witty contemporary musical takes a bittersweet look at the passion and resentment that comes with both romance and show business. With music that ranges from Broadway to rock and choreography by Dancing with the Stars’ Maksim Chmerkovskiy, PVCC Dance and Theatre’s first ever collaboration promises to have you dancing in the aisles.

Takes place on the V. Earl Dickinson Building Main Stage. Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m. on Sunday.

PVCC Dance and Theatre present “Karate Tango”

Saturday, December 6th 2014 - 7:30 pm at V. Earl Dickinson Building
501 College Drive

This brash, witty contemporary musical takes a bittersweet look at the passion and resentment that comes with both romance and show business. With music that ranges from Broadway to rock and choreography by Dancing with the Stars’ Maksim Chmerkovskiy, PVCC Dance and Theatre’s first ever collaboration promises to have you dancing in the aisles.

Takes place on the V. Earl Dickinson Building Main Stage. Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m. on Sunday.

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