As the old saying goes, “The show must go on.” After a delayed start due to forecasted extreme weather last week, the cast and crew of Virginia Stage Company’s Always… Patsy Cline have created a show under the direction of Amy Jones that embraces sentimentality and introduces a classic country sound to a new generation […]
It isn’t often that a stage production is an adaptation from a movie, but that happens to be the case with Shakespeare in Love. It is a story that flirts with history in an attempt to provide an insight into how Shakespeare may have found inspirations in his daily life to become the acclaimed author […]
This weekend is making up for the near flop of last weekend thanks to Hurricane Florence. We have jets, cars, ships, Oktoberfests, shows, music, and more.
Artist, Geoffrey Thompson, has created a series of mixed media works entitled, Pub Portraits, based on his interactions with the people who inhabit the pub below the studio/gallery space he has occupied for the past two years in Virginia Beach. In the tradition of Lautrec or Van Gogh, he has taken images of people from a […]
There are few things that terrify me more than seeing, with the intent of reviewing, a show that my friends have worked on. (Though the impending doom of Hurricane Florence fast approaching was giving that circumstance a run for its money.) There are few things that please me more than seeing that show and being […]
The American Quilter’s Society, the largest quilting membership organization in the world, is pleased to announce the debut of AQS QuiltWeek in Virginia Beach, Virginia. AQS QuiltWeek – Virginia Beach will be held at the Virginia Beach Convention Center from Oct. 3–6, 2018.
“Best” is very subjective, but I’ve had my fair share of tasty treats in the area (and perhaps a bit more than that), and I’ve received some insanely good input. But if your fave has been missed, list it in the comments (links are awesome)! I am always looking for an excuse to satiate my […]
The ViBe Creative District nonprofit announced today that the City of Virginia Beach’s 19th Street Infrastructure improvements will bring new permanent artwork to the district. The road construction project, which broke ground mid-June is expected to last two years running through all of 2019; two-way traffic will be maintained throughout the road work. Along with […]
A professional graphic designer, Allen Harcourt recently attempted his first mural in the ViBe Creative District.
The Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) celebrates the opening of Andy Harris: A Second Helping of Leftovers. Working in mixed media collage, Harris has a recognizable visual aesthetic. He creates rich textured surfaces using hand painted papers to depict singular objects as bold graphic forms. His works have an immediate allure. They are relatable […]
The Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) celebrates the opening of Todd Schorr: Atomic Cocktail. The public reception takes place at 7:30pm on Friday, September 21. Artist Todd Schorr is a leading figure in the Pop Surrealism and Lowbrow art movements. Schorr is inspired by Renaissance masters such as Hieronymus Bosch, Pieter Bruegel, and Salvador […]
The Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) celebrates the opening of “When the Water Rises: Recent Paintings by Julie Heffernan.”
Ticks. Most people just think ticks are disgusting, blood-sucking, disease-vector, eight-legged, nightmare-fodder little bugs.
Experience the color and shine of intricate beaded artworks in Ubuhle Women: Beadwork and the Art of Independence. On view at the Chrysler Museum of Art from Oct. 18, 2018–Feb. 24, 2019, the exhibition showcases a new form of textile art known as the ndwango and presents a story of rural South African women overcoming hardships and illness […]