A growing chorus of calls to move Confederate memorials out of public squares and into museums or graveyards is beginning to impact local city councils all across the state of Virginia. But due to a 1950’s era piece of State Code, it’s not as easy as simply allocating a budget for removal.
It seemed inevitable that we would have this conversation.
Thursday 5-10pm: Don’t miss Third Thursday at the Chrysler Museum of Art featuring the School of Rock House Band. You can also check out the event at the Glass Museum across the street (for this part of the event, you’ll need to reserve a spot due to space limitations).
“You beat us up when we’re alone come back later and then you’re gone. Now you’re tucked away in your bed and I’ve got stitches in my head…”
Let me start out by stating something that is a matter of fact to anyone who knows my mom: she is one of the smarter and funnier people you will ever meet.
“After the horrendous display of racism, bigotry, and white supremacy in Charlottesville, we, the citizens of the City of Norfolk, take a stand against white nationalism by removing one of its symbols, the Confederate monument,” the petition, which can be found here, starts.
Virginia NORML is relaunching the Hampton Roads chapter.
There was a quick succession of loud bangs — loud enough to be heard over the hundreds of singing and chanting protesters.
We chat with one of the brightest spots in Norfolk’s musical landscape about the past, present, and future of his band.
The Virginia Beach Historic Preservation Commission has announced four grant awards for research projects that will provide additional scholarship in a variety of subject areas for Virginia Beach history.
The NEON Festival, presented by Business Consortium for Arts Support, in Downtown Norfolk’s NEON (New Energy of Norfolk) District will be held October 19 and 20.
Outside Emancipation Park, you could almost fool yourself. This could have been any summery Saturday morning in this college town. Vendors were set up in historic downtown. Families dined on patios. The sun shone through after a morning of on-and-off rain.
Maybe you have a desire to know more about yoga , or have talked with others who have participated in a training program, or you just find the idea of yoga teacher training intriguing.
Thursday 4-8pm: It’s a Food Truck Rodeo during Rolling on the River at the Elizabeth River Boat Landing and Park.