On Wednesday night, I stepped through security at the Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater in Virginia Beach excited to finally see Weezer live. They were preceded by their touring family, Panic! at the Disco and Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness.
It’s hard to get excited about races in Virginia’s 5th Senate district. That’s because it’s been more than 20 years since the Republican Party nominated a candidate to compete in the heavily blue district.
I enjoy Weird Al’s music, because you never know what he will write next. His songs are always funny and surprising. Because of his creativity and ability to make people laugh, he is truly one of my idols.
Our Little Theatre of Norfolk ended their 89th season on a high note: The Addams Family Musical is a treat indeed.
Nanna Bryndís Hilmarsdóttir has a voice that bleeds. It is a lonely voice. It seeps into your skin. Opens wounds without meaning to. Rocks you to bed. Whispers to you in the unmarked grave that is 3am. “It’ll all be okay.” Even if nothing’s ever okay.
Created by internationally celebrated artist Olek, who is in town as part of Virginia MOCA’s completely rad exhibit, “Turn the Page: The First Ten Years of Hi-Fructose.”
As summer is upon us, many Hampton Roads residents may find themselves daydreaming about their next grand getaway, whether it be a solo voyage, a family excursion, or perhaps a sumptuous romantic retreat.
Last week at the Norva, lead singer Rachael Price took a moment to talk about Lake Street Dive’s new album, “Side Pony,” and give the giddy crowd a concise definition of the term.
“I knit so that I don’t kill people, “ said Arnie Lynblad, only half joking. Yes, there are men who knit. Lots of men knit, and they don’t mind knitting in public. Arnie will be proudly knitting on Saturday, June 18 from 10:00 a.m. until noon in the beautiful Huber Court at the Chrysler Museum […]
Do you hate gay people? Are you reading these words right now, thinking to yourself, “Yes. I can’t stand gay people. They’re so.. You know.. Gay.” Stop. Just.. Stop. Right now. Your thoughts are unacceptable. And whatever you need to do to change your mind, do it immediately.
It is beyond sad to have to post this, but in light of the recent anti-LGBT terrorist attack in Orlando, a little re-assurance surrounding this weekend’s PRIDE event might be needed.
“The arms are fair, when the intent of bearing them is just.” –Henry IV, Part 1.
“Freebies.” “Freeloaders.” Welfare queens.” These are the words that get thrown around when people start talking about a city that takes care of its residents.
It’s heartening to see so much of my social media light up with outrage and calls for cultural evolution in the wake of the Brock Allen Turner rape case coming to light.