Public art addresses complex social issue with optimism in the ViBe District. “Domestic violence is something that we know is multidimensional and complex.” – Eva Fuze, Samaritan House
Hello Hampton Roads. We are here with the 1st Annual Altdaily Theatre Awards (ATA’s). We’re excited, are you? Our judging panel has seen over 30 shows. All their hard work is compiled into this awesome list of wonderful actors and actresses, directors, musical directors, choreographers, lighting designers, sound designers, set designers and costume designers.
Look out your window. Can you see me dancing in the street to the soulful, classic sound of Martha Reeves and the Vandellas? Oh yes I am, because the Virginia Symphony Orchestra is showcasing my favorite music in the world. The VSO will join with conductor Gonzalo Farias. on Friday, November 23 at Chrysler Hall […]
Hello Hampton Roads. We are excited and we hope you are too. The first annual AltDaily Theatre Awards are underway. Our judging panel has seen over 30 shows. All their hard work is compiled into this awesome list of wonderful actors and actresses, directors, musical directors, choreographers, lighting designers, sound designers, set designers and costume […]
Williamsburg Players makes the bold attempt to “Let the Sun Shine In” with their second show of their 62nd season. Honoring the 50th anniversary of the Broadway premiere of the production, this show was a pleasant surprise to see on a local community theater stage. Director Dana Margulies Cauthen, along with musical directors, Roy George […]
A new exhibit by Norfolk artist Carl Medley III will be on view at BOJUart gallery in Virginia Beach’s ViBe District from November 16 to December 22, 2018. The work ranges in scale from small paintings to large murals and even site-specific installations. His work explores an idea that he refers to as “unpopucultural” which […]
Little Theatre of Norfolk is located in the West Ghent area of Norfolk. It is an area of older homes along a fast growing area of bakeries, breweries and other businesses of note. This is LTN’s 92nd season and it occurred to me that they must be doing something right to continue to produce quality […]
“Usually the scarier the process seems, the more rewarding,” Nikki Leone
If you are a believer in cannabis law reform in Virginia — and chances are you are, given that 76% of Virginians support decriminalization — then next week is blooming with green for you.
I have five grandchildren. I am very lucky that four of them live right here in Hampton Roads. I am not that Nana who had enough of raising her own children and then moved away to Sunset, Florida to enjoy her retirement years. Not me. I moved closer to my grandchildren to enjoy my retirement […]
“We need our Arts to teach us how to breathe.” — Ray Bradbury Hampton Roads is blessed with an embarrassment of riches when it comes to folks with the creativity and the grit to shape ideas into solid substance. Some do so in order to start a trade. Others are possessed of the drive to […]
Art and public service collide in an innovative opportunity for city employees to expand their minds and take a creative approach to problem-solving. The city will hire an artist as part of a new Artist-in-Residence program to join our team of dedicated public servants.
Join us for an exciting, thought-provoking evening of dance artistry! The University Dance Theatre Fall Concert presents original choreography in a variety of dance styles, such as modern, jazz, hip hop, and contemporary ballet, performed by Old Dominion University students. The dances are choreographed by Old Dominion University dance faculty, guest artists and select students.
I walked into Smithfield’s production of Legally Blonde not really knowing what to expect. I had not seen the musical nor the 2001 Reese Witherspoon comedy film on which it was based. I figured there would be some blonde jokes turned on their heads, a supremely silly take on Harvard Law School, songs showing female empowerment, and […]