The Harlem Globetrotters at the Siegel Center 

Sunday, December 27.

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When machines eventually rise up against the human race, we can all take comfort that our new overlords still will suck at basketball. Proof of this came just a few weeks ago when Harlem Globetrotter legend Curly Neal went head-to-head in a free-throw contest against a basketball-shooting robot at the Carnegie Science Center in Pittsburgh. With the stationary mechanism, dubbed Hoops, having a history of 98-percent accuracy, the 67-year-old Neal still managed to fend off the challenge of the automaton, keeping the team's unbeaten streak alive at more than 1,200 games. After serving as grand marshals to this year's soggy Christmas parade, the younger members of the Globetrotters are poised to entertain audiences with plenty more skillful tricks and competition when they help raise money for the Central Virginia Foodbank at the Siegel Center on Sunday, Dec. 27, at 2 p.m. $21. 1200 W. Broad St.


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