Va. Beach mayor says he plans to reach out to Pharrell in hopes of SITW returning as he reflects on College Beach Weekend

“It’s time now for me to extend the olive branch and get together with Pharrell and bring him back to his home and capture that feeling of positivity that we had,” said Dyer.

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Virginia Beach's City Manager wrote to Pharrell Williams, expressing his disappointment that Williams is considering cancelling the festival and requesting a meeting with the artist and city leaders. Williams responded in a letter saying Virginia Beach failed to respond to the shooting death of his cousin, Donovan Lynch, by a police officer.

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