Monday, December 5, 2022

Arts

Greater First Colony Art Trail Scheduled For December 4 In Williamsburg

JAMES CITY —Greater First Colony, a community along the Greensprings corridor in James City County, will host its second annual Art Trail on Sunday, December 4. The event will run from 11am to 5pm and offer an opportunity to...

New Art Exhibit Opening At Williamsburg Winery

JAMES CITY-Williamsburg Winery, in collaboration with The Art People, will hold an opening reception for its latest art exhibition, “Art at Wessex Hundred: Winter Romance” on Thursday, December 1, from 5:30pm to 7:30pm in Susan Constant Hall. The event is...

Exhibit Created By CNU Professor Examines Human Toll Of Racist Housing Policies

NEWPORT NEWS-- A multi-media exhibition created by a Christopher Newport University professor entitled “Living Apart: Geography of Segregation in the 21st Century,” will be showcased in the Fleming Gallery at the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) in Virginia Beach. The...

Fall 2023 Opening Anticipated For New Performing Arts Facilities At William & Mary

WILLIAMSBURG-College of William & Mary students and faculty as well as members of the community can expect to enjoy new performing arts facilities next year. The college anticipates a fall 2023 opening for Phi Beta Kappa Memorial Hall, which is...

New Mural Debuts In Williamsburg’s Midtown Row

WILLIAMSBURG – Food Lion is not normally where one goes to view fine art, but that’s where the Williamsburg Public Art Council’s first commissioned mural was unveiled at a recent ceremony attended by city leaders, members of the Art...

Newport News Looking For Artists To Paint Yard District Mural

NEWPORT NEWS—The City of Newport News recently announced the release of a new commission opportunity for qualified artists and artist-teams to create a public mural in the Downtown Newport News Yard District. The city is accepting proposals for a 3,900-square-foot...

Kathleen Turner Brings One-Woman Show To Hampton

HAMPTON—Actor, author, director, teacher, and Hollywood legend Kathleen Turner, who is famous for her roles in blockbuster movies including “Romancing the Stone,” “Jewel of the Nile,” “Prizzi’s Honor,” and “Peggy Sue Got Married,” as well as the voice of...

Melissa Orendorff Art Offers Upcycled Paper Collage and Fabric Pieces For The Holidays

WILLIAMSBURG-Melissa Orendorff created her small business, Melissa Orendorff Art, three years ago after she was invited to participate in a Thanksgiving art show held at Art House on Bacon in Williamsburg. She quickly developed a fanbase with her upcycled...

Wine & Design Opening In Newport Square Shopping Center

NEWPORT NEWS-There’s a new paint and sip art studio opening on the Peninsula. The Virginia Peninsula Chamber and Brandon Gist, owner of the new establishment, invite the public to a ribbon cutting ceremony from noon to 1pm on Friday,...

New Ballet School Opens In Victory Village Shopping Center

YORK-Alexia Redick Bartlett, owner of the new Conservatory Ballet dance school in Greater Williamsburg, comes from a family of professional dancers. Both Bartlett’s grandmother and mother as well as her two brothers are all dancers. Her mother is the founder...

Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation Set To Debut New Exhibit November 5

JAMES CITY-The new special exhibition “Reign and Rebellion” will open at Jamestown Settlement as well as American Revolution Museum at Yorktown on Saturday, November 5. The exhibit delves into the Stuart monarchy, beginning with James Charles Stuart, and focuses on...

Family Fun Series Returns To The American Theatre In Hampton

HAMPTON—Hampton Arts, which is commemorating its 35th anniversary season, continues its commitment to cultivating the arts and introducing new audiences to different forms of live and visual arts programs. That commitment includes the Saturday Morning Club, which offers live performances...

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York County Seeking Citizen Input On Water Street Area Master Plan

YORK-York County is seeking input from community members about the future of the Water Street area. Citizens will have the opportunity to offer their feedback regarding the Water Street Area Master Plan during the Christmas Market on Main event...

Hampton Mayor Delivers State Of The City Address

HAMPTON—On Thursday, December 1, more than 500 people gathered at the Hampton Roads Convention Center in Hampton to hear the State of the City Address. This marked the first time since 2019 the address was delivered in front of...

Warwick Moose Lodge To Hold Merry Market Craft And Vendor Fair December 4

NEWPORT NEWS—Warwick Moose Lodge, in conjunction with Giving Hope in Hampton Roads, will host a Merry Market Craft and Vendor Show on Sunday, December 4 from 9am to 4pm at 1711 Warwick Moose Ln. in Newport News. The event is...